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Mar 30 2017

Episode 129: Thornado!

MCUWe’re back, dear listeners, with an episode all about power dynamics in the MCU (Marvel Comics movie universe) and superhero movies in general! And for this extremely long (and kinda drunken) discussion, we are joined by geography professor David Tyler McKay!

If you would like to drink along (and why wouldn’t you?), we recommend either Bushmills Irish Whiskey (Melissa’s choice), Grupo Olarra ‘Acantus’ Cabernet Sauvignon – Tempranillo (Windy’s choice), or New Amsterdam Vodka (which is what Melissa was feeding David).

Show notes behind the cut!

People mentioned:
Bryan Singer
Kevin Feige
Christopher Nolan
Tilda Swinton
Lexi Alexander
Colin Trevorrow
Grant Gustin
Avi Arad
Joss Whedon
Sam Raimi
Zack Snyder
Alan Moore
Jackie Earle Haley
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Patrick Wilson
Lois McMaster Bujold
Aaron Sorkin
Barry Bostwick
Marc Singer
George R. R. Martin

Movies mentioned:
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
X-Men
The Avengers
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Ant-Man
Captain America: Civil War
Iron Man 3
Doctor Strange
Ant-Man
Wonder Woman (comic & TV)
Punisher: War Zone
Fantastic Four
The Flash (TV)
Spider-Man 3
Watchmen
V for Vendetta
Hamilton (stage)
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV)
Beastmaster

Links:

Barry Bostwick performing “Jump for My Love” in 1984
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkJFj_YzFXw

Marc Singer performing as Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew in 1976
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdqOHvcD-VU

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https://twitter.com/Captain_Heck

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