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Cody talks Guns N’ Roses at Soldier Field, fireworks, and The Book of Mormon

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Guns N' Roses performs at Soldier Field in Chicago, July 1, 2016(Cody Gough)

Jon and Cody discuss their Independence Day weekend, complete with illegal fireworks displays, The Book of Mormon, and the Guns N’ Roses “Not in This Lifetime…” tour. Plus, hear about a bizarre Anime called Belladonna of Sadness and a check-in with Summer Games Done Quick 2016.

Show Notes:

  • Following a raucous Independence Day weekend, Jon and Cody reflect on their feelings about fireworks, which are strangely similar despite Jon being a cranky old man at this point in his life
  • Life Stuff
    • Cody saw The Book of Mormon in Chicago, and it was worth every penny
    • Cody also saw Guns N’ Roses perform at Soldier field on both Friday, July 1, and Sunday, July 3
  • Oddities
    • Cody discusses Belladonna of Sadness, an obscure 1973 Anime with a highly sexual plot that he saw at the very hipster Music Box Theatre in Chicago
    • Jon discusses Summer Games Done Quick, a charity speedrunning marathon taking place July 3-9, 2016
  • Cody will be attending Podcast Movement Chicago 2016, so keep an eye out for him!
  • Cody will also be co-hosting an upcoming episode of Game/Life Balance Australia, so be sure to follow that show for updates!
  • Learn how to connect with us on the GonnaGeek Network, syndication on WGN Plus, our YouTube channel, and more!
  • Podcast theme song intro/outro credit: ‘Subterranean Kamikaze‘ by Sixto Sounds,zircon, via OverClocked ReMix (
  • Game/Life Balance AUS official web site:
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