“Harley Quinn:” Birds of Prey Review

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Harley Quinn is back, she’s got some fantabulous friends and she’s swinging that baseball bat of hers hard for the top spot of DC’s cinematic output. Lengthy, mostly spoiler-free thoughts below…

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The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 48: Harley Quinn Omnibus

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Jerome and Brian are back this week to discuss two major Harley Quinn projects, a DC Universe animated show and a brand new film, Birds of Prey. They have a spoiler free conversation about the show (since you probably haven’t seen it) and have a full spoiler discussion on the latest DCEU movie. After the creative disaster that was Suicide Squad, hear how DC has redeemed the character of Harley Quinn in unique ways. Continue reading The Superhero Pantheon: Volume 2, Episode 48: Harley Quinn Omnibus

Flooping the Pig – Episode 29: Chamomile Tea

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Original Air Date: August 17, 2014

Brad Garoon, Kevin Ford, and Justin Houston examine the goals behind Adventure Time’s gender swap episode series. They also touch upon lemon vs. candy politics, and the ways Adventure Time uses video game playing styles to inform their episode structure and character conflicts. Continue reading Flooping the Pig – Episode 29: Chamomile Tea

Secret Agent Men – Episode 6: Casino Royale

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Ben Phillips & Matt Waters are sick to death of Oscar contenders so have decided to get their spy on instead, examining how the Mission: Impossible, Bourne and James Bond franchises have danced around each other over the years.

Daddy’s Home. That’s right, Daniel Craig steps into some of the most intimidating shoes in the film industry in his first outing in a rebooted James Bond franchise that has traded in its invisible car for a gritty, sexy, back to basics thriller that asks “What if Bond was a person?” Continue reading Secret Agent Men – Episode 6: Casino Royale

Flooping the Pig – Episode 28: Playing God

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Original Air Date: August 10, 2014

Brad Garoon, Kevin Ford, and Justin Houston discuss god complexes in the Land of Ooo, how grim an Adventure Time story line can be without becoming unacceptable, and the subtle delights of the episode Davey.

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Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 1

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After finishing their duties in Neptune, CA, Jerome and Kevin now travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico to cover the smash hit television series Breaking Bad!

This month, Kevin, who has seen the entire series, leads first time viewer Jerome through all the groundwork covered in the inaugural season. After discussing their personal histories with the show (or lack thereof) and some of Vince Gilligan’s career, they go character by character extrapolating the positives and negatives and what they expect or hope to see from them in future seasons. They also take a look at how the culture has changed since 2008 in regards to marijuana, mull over whether or not Walter White is a bad person, and see if the first season succeeded in making Jerome look forward to the rest of the show. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 1

Flooping the Pig – Episode 27: The Trouble with Squirrels

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Original Air Date: August 3, 2014

Kevin, Brad, and Justin are joined by Ryley Trahan, Entertainment Weekly‘s Adventure Time Community contributor. They kick off season 5 coverage with a breakdown of the show’s transition from the mundane to the epic, investigate what makes a great guest voice actor, and even throw in a debate over whether it’s worth getting started on Breaking Bad and Agents of SHIELD.

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