In the dying weeks of 2022, the guys discuss the aftermath of the Midterm Elections, how Donald Trump is weaker than ever, a final Kanye-Watch for the year, and the saga of Elon Musk and Twitter.
With the threat of war from Russia making its comeback and media such as 24 in our past, where does the reality of espionage place classic pulp franchises like James Bond? The guys intermittently ask that question while watching 1995’s Goldeneye starring Pierce Brosnan and the X-Men!
The legendary actor Kevin Conroy (November 30th 1955-November 10th 2022) is remembered.
So for the last few months I’ve been re-watching the Spider-Man movies in a peculiar order as training for a podcast special on Earth-2.net called “Flickchart Forum”. Hosted by ginger Leicesterian Ian Wilson, the forum has a panel list their preferred ranking of a series of films by quality, generally from worst to best, and … More Spider-itis, or Donovan explains his take on the Spider-Man films
Cousin Jonathan returns to the studio to discuss the recent ramblings of the artist formerly known as Kanye West, including the tradition of Black Anti-Semitism, Agendas vs. Belief, and struggling with the fall of black celebrities.
This week Donovan returns from New York Comic-Con to discuss the frontlines of modern fandom, the manufactured culture war online, and how we arrived at this point.
This week the guys return to the topic of Zack Snyder, with their focus on his pre-DC action movies: 300 and Sucker Punch. What are the signs found in these that trace all the way towards the DCEU, and is our modern pop culture better or worse off?
This week the trio of Don, Harry and Stella discuss “comfort media”, I.E. the things they run to when the walls start to close in. From television shows and romance novels to video games, what does your comfort media say about you?
Marvel. Predator. Comedies. Action Movies. Sometimes played straight, sometimes played sly, these are examples of media with dual purposes. The guys go over Donovan’s fanboy whining over Thor Love and Thunder, Harry’s ponderous musings over the original Predator film, and discuss the successes and failures of modern animation, action films, and various other “subversive” media.