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B6B: RETRO DEEP SIX DIVE: John Wick (2014)

B6B: RETRO DEEP SIX DIVE: John Wick (2014)

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 23, 2019) Somehow, it’s been over five years since the world first visited the Continental Hotel and was introduced to a universe that changed how we view what’s possible in a gritty action franchise. On the surface, John Wick was simple, by-the-book, and straightforward in its approach and in…more

B6B: Golden State Remains Steph’s Show

B6B: Golden State Remains Steph’s Show

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 17, 2019) There’s a difference between “better” and “more fun” or “favorite” in entertainment. Whereas Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof’s mystery, Lost, remains my personal number one show of all-time, I also recognize Breaking Bad and The Wire are probably the two BEST series of my lifetime, and both…more

B6B: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

B6B: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 14, 2019) No big screen franchise, with the exception of the The Fast and the Furious films, has been more surprising in its longevity and success than the John Wick movies. Prior to the first movie’s release, it was largely seen as…well, something that most people wouldn’t see. And then, something…more

B6B: Rockets Playoff Exit is a Recycled, Predictable Plot Line

B6B: Rockets Playoff Exit is a Recycled, Predictable Plot Line

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 11, 2019) “Narrative” can really become an albatross around the neck of someone’s life, whether it be in certain aspects or as an overall summation of that person’s perceived worth. That’s the problem with placing value on one particular thing, even if that thing happens to pay that individual…more

B6B: Avengers: Endgame Review

B6B: Avengers: Endgame Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – April 24, 2019) First thing’s first: There will be zero spoilers here. This is a safe space. The last thing I’m interested in doing is ruining anything for you. You’re not reading to get the answers, because you know where you can find those relatively easily within the next day…more

Shazam! Review

Shazam! Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – April 4, 2019) DC certainly has a bit of a shaky big-screen history, particularly since Marvel stepped up its game in 2008 (or arguably with the first two Spider-Man films starring Tobey Maguire). While it’s not an improper thought to consider the biggest heroes to belong to the former, the…more

B6B: True Detective: Season 3 Finale Review

B6B: True Detective: Season 3 Finale Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 24, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3, EPISODE 8: NOW AM FOUND We got an ending, I guess. But I don’t…do you feel like any kind of closure? I don’t. – Roland West It will be interesting to see what the response is to how Nic Pizzolatto chose to wrap…more

B6B: True Detective: S3E7 Review

B6B: True Detective: S3E7 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 17, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3, EPISODE 7: THE FINAL COUNTRY It’s like 1980 isn’t it? A sudden act of violence, a dead man, and the case is closed. – Elisa Pro tip for aspiring detectives involved in sprawling, seedy murder cases that need to be solved: Don’t murder…more

B6B: True Detective: S3E6 Review

B6B: True Detective: S3E6 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 10, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3, EPISODE 6: HUNTERS IN THE DARK Nothing stays like it used to be. – Wayne Hays (2015) So, that was a doozy of an episode, now wasn’t it? Full disclosure, I’m not EXACTLY sure everything I was supposed to take from the hour,…more

B6B: True Detective: S3E4 Review

B6B: True Detective: S3E4 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 27, 2019) Just like the last time, we got to figure there’s a ticking clock. – Wayne Hays (1990) This week, The Pop 6 podcast launched here as the Big 6 brand expanded and I brought back my weekly audio pop culture show, and as part of it, I…more

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Titans vs Steelers Primer

Titans vs Steelers Primer

Congratulations! You’ve officially made it halfway through preseason NFL football. I know it was hard. I know at times it was painful. But you went through it, you endured it, and now you’re a better NFL fan because of it. I’m so proud of you.

We now welcome Week 3 of the NFL preseason, which is commonly referred to as the “dress rehearsal” for Week 1 of the regular season. Titans’ fans are expecting a full half of a Marcus Mariota-led offense, and based on Week 3 of the 2018 preseason, that should be what they get. A couple teams (the Bears and Colts, specifically) have come out and said they won’t be playing most of their starters this week at all, keeping with the trend of deemphasizing the preseason. But there’s been no indication from Titans’ head coach Mike Vrabel that the starters won’t get a good portion of the first-half work.

Titans vs Steelers: Game Day Info

Titans vs Steelers: Game Day Info

The Tennessee Titans (1-1) host the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0) this week on Sunday Night Football. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium is at 7pm CST.

Titans vs Patriots: Preseason Week 2 Primer

Titans vs Patriots: Preseason Week 2 Primer

The Titans will wrap up a week spent with the defending Super Bowl champs tonight at Nissan Stadium at 6pm CT. It’s unclear how many starters we’ll see from both sides tonight, and for how long, but any time your team gets to use the New England Patriots as a measuring stick for an entire week, it’s a great opportunity. A few things stood out to me during the two joint practices this week, and a few questions remain from last week that you should be looking for tonight.

Make sure you tune in to 104.5 FM or 1045thezone.com at 4pm CT for all the pregame coverage you’ll need!

Titans vs Patriots: Game Day Info

Titans vs Patriots: Game Day Info

(image courtesy of Tennessee Titans) NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The defending Super Bowl champions are in Music City to face the Tennessee Titans on Saturday, August 17th. Here’s everything you need to know on game day info and how to watch/listen: TENNESSEE TITANS vs NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Saturday, Aug. 17 (Nissan Stadium) 6:00 PM CT HOW…

Titans at Eagles: Preseason Week 1 Primer

Titans at Eagles: Preseason Week 1 Primer

After seven months and nine days, the Tennessee Titans head to the City of Brotherly Love to play the first snaps of meaningful football this year. The preseason has admittedly lost some of its luster in the past few seasons, but seeing your team face off against a team in a different colored jersey for…

Road Closure Information for Titans Kickoff Party at Nissan Stadium

Road Closure Information for Titans Kickoff Party at Nissan Stadium

TDOT’s bridge repair, which is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Friday, will render the Shelby Avenue, James Robertson Parkway, Spring Street and Jefferson Street exits unavailable through 5 a.m. Monday. All secondary roadways, however, will be open through the weekend, including Woodland Street and the Woodland Street Bridge. Fans heading to Nissan Stadium Saturday…

B6B: Hobbs & Shaw Review

B6B: Hobbs & Shaw Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – July 31, 2019) Going into Hobbs & Shaw, I had expectations. As nonsensical as much of the Fast and the Furious franchise has been, it’s also been relentlessly and consistently fun. Dating back to Fast Five in 2011, the series took a hard drifting turn to the right and became…

Kevin Byard Extension Makes Him Highest Paid Safety in NFL History

Kevin Byard Extension Makes Him Highest Paid Safety in NFL History

By MADISON BLEVINS (@Madison4Blevins) NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Titans safety Kevin Byard was rumored to receive a contract extension before the 2019 season started, and he just got paid. The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with safety Kevin Byard on a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday; an extension that will make him the highest…

Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend is July 26-28th

Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend is July 26-28th

From July 26 to 28, Tennessee shoppers can purchase certain clothing, school supplies and computers tax-free. Tennessee’s current statewide sales tax is 7%, and many local jurisdictions collect an additional local tax of up to 2.46%. That means that shoppers can save as much as 9.46% in sales tax on qualifying purchases during the Tax-Free…

B6B: Stranger Things: Season 3, Episodes 7-8 Review

B6B: Stranger Things: Season 3, Episodes 7-8 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – July 19, 2019) I’ve just got to say…I really enjoyed how this season ended, and for the most part, despite a slow start, the entire year as a whole. One thing we had not seen were the “big” deaths, meaning the exits for the most important characters or ones with…

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