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Unprofessional Fridays: 10/04/2019 - Jan Can Cook: Ben Appétit

We've hacked UPF! Now EVERY day can be unprofessional and delicious.

The end of the week is here! You made it! Let's sit back, relax, and close the week out in style with some video games.

Oct. 7 2019

Cast: Ben, Jan

Posted by: Jan

In This Episode:

Deus Ex

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Which is it, colon or parentheses? Come on guys, make a decision.

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These continue to be delightful.

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Jan is thinking of Ex Machina when he mentions Oscar Issac, just FYI.

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Yup. New favorite thing on here.

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Someone link me to the corn dog video

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"I knew Rorie was gonna stick his thing right back in there..."

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This is great!

Jeff should be a guest on one of these sometime.

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Great feature with a lot of promise. 5/5

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These continue to be delightful.

What other episodes are there?

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I would like to see this spun off into its own feature not under the Unprofessional Friday brand. Just Jan Can Cook (Ben Appétit)

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YES

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ooohmygoood move the questions jar from obscuring the food! :D

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AMAZING 6/5 guys

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OK...I'd want to eat these Deus Ex Pork Dumplings. Glad this feature is back!

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a) This is incredible

b) Dear god @benpack please learn how to hold a knife correctly, that was the scariest thing I've ever seen.

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Yay the encoding finished!

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JC Dumpling

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I'll never forget in Ex Machina when Oscar Isaac punches through a wall washes his hands and gently wets the lips of a dumpling.

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I can't wait for the Endurance Run of Deus Ex 2: The Cyber Guys.

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I have to say I enjoyed this episode better than the one on UPF. I think it's a good idea to make it a separate thing. What really irked me the last time was the trolley disposition of Ben. The whole thing just came accross as mean spirited, like the time when I was 11 and I intentionally prepared something vile for my classmates to taste. This seemed to be a genuine effort to make insane yet somehow edible food.

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I think they have too many balls in the air with duders choosing ingredient and theme. I think it would be a better series if it was just themed; i.e. we pick the game and then Jan & Ben pick the ingredients. Second, I think they have to TRY as hard as possible to make something that tastes good.

I like this cooking segment, it brings us back to the old days of having the Tested guys making coffee. But the fun part of that was Will & Norm were trying to make something truly spectacular. With tweaking Jan Can Cook: Ben Appetit could be something solid. I could even imagine them taking it on the road with some portable burners and toaster oven. A game themed cooking show at e3 or PAX? Tell me you would not see that live?!

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Ben is tall

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When are these puppies going up on the GB store?

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This is amazing. Thank you Bombcrew for making this a feature you guys are the best.

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It is a website about video games. I also love this.

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Oh my god, JCC(BA), a bomb.

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Loved this! Jan & Ben can cook!

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@anthony: It's been a segment on UPF a few times

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Ben standing up in videos and his head being cut off is never not funny.

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You should really play some Deus Ex, you're missing out.

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This is great

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@gensmoth said:

a) This is incredible

b) Dear god @benpack please learn how to hold a knife correctly, that was the scariest thing I've ever seen.

Yikes, you weren't kidding. Please Ben for the future of your fingers please learn how to use a knife. This comes from a place of love and grave concern for your fingers.

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I can't believe it, but excellent use of room noise.

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Everyone knew that Rorie would double-dip his pork thing!

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Please do a Dan Ryckert special of this for GOTY. I want to see Dan Ryckert in a kitchen environment cooking with raw ingredients (no dipping cookies in nacho cheese doesn't qualify).

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Fun feature! Have you thought about hiding the theme from the judges to see if they can guess it?

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Of course Rorie is a dirty double dipper! Good shit dudes!

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Bravo duders. This should be a monthly series. Must see GB content.

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This is my new favorite segment. Can there be a special episode called "Iron Jeff" where Jeff Gerstmann judges your cooking skills over your shoulder?

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Ben, pls, i love you

look me in the eyes (camera) when you're talking !

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more food crimes please, I love this feature

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The name of this segment continues to be excellent.

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Tip: It's more fun to bang the Pillsbury tube on the counter

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Looked yummy. Might have inspired me to make my own dumplings. Or at least pan fry some premade ones at home.

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I love being a premium subscriber of this god forsaken web site

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The double dip, people. I share toothbrushes with friends, all of us are alive with reasonable human mouth hygiene intact. Just drink Vodka and Whisky frequently. I assume of course only oral health matters here.

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"Actually, the plural isn't Oscar Isaacs, it's Oscars Isaac."

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@epicpolecat: last week the goal was to breathe less loud. this week my goal is eye contact :)

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That background music reminds me of Tropico for some reason.