Men’s Journal’s Podcast ‘The Dispatch’ Episodes: Talking Gear, Adventure, Sports, Beer, Entertainment, and More

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Welcome to the Men’s Journal podcast: “The Dispatch.” From the greatest craft beer across America, the best new gear to test out and try, to the latest in adventure, sports, entertainment, culture, and more, “The Dispatch” is your guide to everything you need to know right now from all of us here at Men’s Journal.

In each episode, hosted by Men’s Journal’s Chief Content Officer Greg Emmanuel, Deputy Digital Editor John Lonsdale, Senior Editor Brittany Smith, and Senior Editor Matthew Jussim, we’ll dive into the best new gear, celebrity interviews from the magazine, the new TV series you can’t miss, sports news and events to keep an eye on, upcoming movies to see, what great craft beers our editors are drinking this week, and much more.

Check out the latest episodes below:

Men’s Journal Podcast ‘The Dispatch’ Episode: ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Star Andy Samberg Covers the New Issue, Taste-Testing Brooklyn’s Best Craft Beer, New Spring Gear, and More

In this episode, we cover:

  • Brooklyn’s best craft beer in honor of Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg covering the March 2020 issue of Men’s Journal. The hosts try out some beers from Folksbier Brauerei and Brooklyn Brewery.
  • Matt talks about Samberg’s new movie Palm Springs, which set a record for an acquisition sale at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and the latest season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and how it went from Fox to NBC
  • The hosts discuss Samberg’s funniest SNL Digital Shorts from his time on the show, plus how Samberg is getting into producing with the Hulu series PEN15.
  • Greg talks about some behind-the-scenes moments from Samberg’s photoshoot, including brainstorming ideas with Andy about how to create some funny photographs for the cover story, covering Andy head-to-toe in gear, Andy shooting a bow and arrow, and more.
  • Greg, John, and Brittany speak about the best new spring gear out there from the March Issue Gear Package, including new mountain bikes, outdoor gear, camping gear, running shoes, paddleboards, and more.

Here’s a video version of the Andy Samberg podcast episode:

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Men’s Journal Podcast ‘The Dispatch’ Episode: 2020 Oscars Predictions, ‘Birds of Prey’ Star Ewan McGregor, Gear from Outdoor Retailer, McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Series, and More

In this episode, we cover:

  • Ewan McGregor’s new movie Birds of Prey, where he plays the villain Black Mask opposite Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn. McGregor previously was on the cover of the November 2019 issue of Men’s Journal when Doctor Sleep was released. Plus, we hear from McGregor about why he wanted to take on the role of Black Mask.
  • The editors make predictions for the 2020 Oscars, including picks for Best Actor, Best, Actress, Best Director, Best Picture, and more.
  • Spoiler Alert: Matthew nails the Best Picture pick and predicts Parasite will win ahead of the Academy Awards.
  • The hosts also talk about the performances of Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, how 1917 was made to look like one uncut shot, why we loved Parasite and more.
  • The hosts try some of Denver’s best craft beer from the Crooked Stave Brewery in honor of the Outdoor Retailer expo, where Greg went to check out the new gear coming later this year.
  • Gear to keep an eye on this season, including new options from Nike, sustainable and recycled gear, and developments in running shoes.
  • We also speak about McGregor’s new Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars series that’s coming to Disney+ in the future.

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Men’s Journal Podcast ‘The Dispatch’ Episode: Super Bowl 54 Chiefs vs 49ers Preview, San Francisco Craft Beer, the Funniest Super Bowl Commercials, Party Gear, and More

  • Greg is gathering gear info at Outdoor Retailer this week, so John, Brittany, and Matt take on hosting duties for this episode, which covers some great Super Bowl-related craft beer, the big game in Miami between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, and more.
  • In honor of the 49ers playing in the Super Bowl, we try some craft beer out of San Francisco from Anchor Brewing Company with a Baykeeper IPA.
  • We talk about the best commercials released ahead of the Super Bowl, including ones with actors like Bryan Cranston, Chris Evans, Rachel Dratch, John Krasinski, and more.
  • Brittany and John give recommendations for the best gear and stuff you should use for your Super Bowl party or any future gathering you have coming up.
  • Matt talks about his experience traveling to Atlanta for Super Bowl 53 in 2019 between the Patriots and Rams and what the city was like during Super Bowl weekend.
  • Brittany previews travel packages and options that Miami hotels are offering for Super Bowl weekend.
  • The hosts talk about poll results from Men’s Journal readers about if the Super Bowl should move from Sunday to Saturday and what each of them think about it.

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