Jerome and Kevin Present – Cancelled Too Soon: Clerks: The Animated Series

This month, Jerome and Kevin talk about a beloved animated series that came around at the wrong time. The trials and tribulations of the show making it to air and certain behind the scenes decisions are what make its history so fascinating.

Before getting into those details, the hosts discuss their introduction and fandom of Kevin Smith, where that fandom stands today, and the live-action Clerks television pilot. They then discuss all six episodes, their favorite and least favorite moments, the wild array of guest voices, and where they believe it stands in Smith’s overall oeuvre.

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 31: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Ben & Matt continue their Marvel-lous (and never-ending) Journey through the history of the MCU.

Who wants to hear a surprising amount of talk about Iron Fist? Nobody? Well too bad! You also get to hear us gush about Tony Leung and open up the old wounds of Marvel’s third act problem… So there’s that!

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Marvel Mondays – Moon Knight: Episode 5

Plot summary: Steven and Marc must reconcile their troubled past in order to navigate the Egyptian underworld.

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 30: Black Widow

Ben & Matt continue their Marvel-lous (and never-ending) Journey through the history of the MCU.

Black Widow FINALLY came out after extensive Covid-delays but was simply too addicted to drama, giving your hosts a wealth to dig into. Not that there’s much time after all the gushing about Florence Pugh…

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The Superhero Pantheon – Spider-Man ’94: Episodes 17-19

‘The Mutant Agenda’, ‘Mutants’ Revenge’ & ‘Morbius’

Jerome and Brian continue their look at the second season of Spider-Man and examine a huge crossover in the world of Marvel animation as the X-Men (most prominently Wolverine and Beast) are featured.

Morbius also makes an appearance, but it’s not great. Enjoy the discussion about obscure horror and what makes this season so much better. 

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Ranking the Resident Evil Films

The Resident Evil franchise is something I have had my eye on for a long time. I missed them all in the theater, and I am absolutely a Johnny-come-lately when it comes to the greatness of the films and Paul W.S. Anderson. Better late than never (I hope).

But yea, so these films are so much fun and do the #1 most important thing for me when it comes to franchises: each film feels different and unique.

Even with my beloved Fast/Furious and Mission: Impossible franchises, a lot of franchises “figure out” how to make a successful version of what they are doing and then just do it over and over again. Resident Evil mostly avoided that entirely.

Without wasting any more of your time, here is how I have the Resident Evil movies ranked.

6. Apocalypse [2004]

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Ranking the Hollywood Oral History Books

THIS WILL BE AN ONGOING PROJECT THAT WILL BE SPORADICALLY UPDATED AS NEEDED

Hollywood oral history books are getting cranked out fairly quickly right now relatively speaking. I like reading them because they are mostly easy to read and fascinating regardless of how good they are.

Future Updates: Twin Peaks, Top of the Rock

12. Game of Thrones

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Marvel Mondays – Moon Knight: Episode 4

Plot summary: Steven, Layla and Arthur Harrow race to find the secrets of Ammit’s tomb with personal complications and strange creatures making things difficult.

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Ben & Matt’s Marvellous Journey – Episode 29: Loki

Ben & Matt continue their Marvel-lous (and never-ending) Journey through the history of the MCU.

At last, a television show that knows it’s a television show. Bizarrely, we think it’s better for it! Your hosts discuss the tight-knit cast, the consistent quality, the bombastic guest appearance and what it all means for the future.

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