Podcast - Episode 87: The Power of Nostalgia

The release of the new Power Rangers movie has gotten us thinking about the power of nostalgia, which seems to be the driving force behind everything these days. As our generation replaces the baby boomers as the target demographic for all nostalgic pandering, Dave and I are pondering this strange hold that things we enjoyed in our childhood has on us.

But, more importantly, Jeremy Renner released an app this past week. And it is SOMETHING ELSE.

I will never understand how these stars you can purchase work. Apparently you use them, after you buy them with REAL MONEY, to show your support for your favourite posts? To let Renner know you are his real, true fan? Gross.

Anyway, the app is worth downloading just so you can get this message when you delete it:

But enough about that wiener. Let's look at this shirtless bathroom selfie that Sebastian Stan posted:

Yes. Yesssssssssss.

Again, this seems wildly out of character for our boy. But for a first attempt, I am impressed. I mean, yes, he could have taken a second to move that fancy bottle of blue handsoap out of the foreground. And maybe move or block the 'slippery floor' sign in the background. Maybe tug the waistband of those Calvin Kleins down a little bit...maybe take the sweatpants clean off...

But overall, very good effort. And if this is just his 'en route to Winter Soldier' body, well...

To be fair, I can achieve that same effect of the underarm muscle wings by wearing a bra that is too small.

Anyway, he is lovely. Please post one of these a week, my darling.

Ok, enjoy the episode everyone! Rate us on iTunes if you have a second!

Podcast - Episode 86: The Devil You Know: Inside the Mind of Todd McFarlane

Iron Fist dropped on Netflix this week, so we're watching the 2000 National Film Board Documentary: The Devil You Know: Inside the Mind of Todd McFarlane.

So, first of all, here is the link to where you can watch the full documentary:

The Devil You Know: Inside the Mind of Todd McFarlane

It's full of HOT. BIDDING. ACTION:

And CLOSETED MEN!

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And THESE GUYS!

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Ok, I don't really have time to write this blog post. Enjoy the episode!!!!

Podcast - Episode 85: Kong Skull Island / King Kong in Comics

I invite you to join Dave and me for a KONGversation!

We saw KONG: SKULL ISLAND, and we talk a bit about that. And Dave has put together a history of King Kong in comic books.

But before all of that, we talk about important things like the newly released images of THOR: RAGNAROK. Like this one:

Oof. Yes please.

And speaking of which, here is the Chris Hemsworth workout video, which you have surely watched hundreds of times by now:

And here is the Fantagraphics trailer for their All Time Comics superhero line:

I feel like that's all I need to post here. Enjoy the episode!

Podcast - Episode 84: Logan

What better way to celebrate International Women's Day than to talk about the latest, and please God final, Wolverine movie, LOGAN?

Also, because it's International Women's Day, I'm gonna totally phone in this blog post and fill the rest of it with pictures of hunks! Enjoy!

 Armie, you dapper son of a bitch. Oh! And you've brought me a gin and tonic! How darling of you! I would like to join this Armie. Sign me the hell up. I'll do many consecutive tours.

Armie, you dapper son of a bitch. Oh! And you've brought me a gin and tonic! How darling of you! I would like to join this Armie. Sign me the hell up. I'll do many consecutive tours.

 Oh, Christopher. With your perfect beard and your Canadian tuxedo and your mild hangover (probably). Let's go somewhere. 

Oh, Christopher. With your perfect beard and your Canadian tuxedo and your mild hangover (probably). Let's go somewhere. 

 Byung-hun Lee. You are far too hot to not be the star of every North American movie. Look at you, with your perfect face and silky hair and flawless body. So engrossed in my Instagram account you don't even notice that your towel is slipping.

Byung-hun Lee. You are far too hot to not be the star of every North American movie. Look at you, with your perfect face and silky hair and flawless body. So engrossed in my Instagram account you don't even notice that your towel is slipping.

 Aw, honey. Is your swimsuit all bunchy? It just seems to be caught on...something. It's really...got a tight grip on you, enveloping you in slick wetness...

Aw, honey. Is your swimsuit all bunchy? It just seems to be caught on...something. It's really...got a tight grip on you, enveloping you in slick wetness...

 I know, Sebastian sweetie. It's cold. And you thought going to work in just some fancy, low-riding sweatpants and a medallion would be warm enough, but alas. Good thing I had this spare fleece throw.

I know, Sebastian sweetie. It's cold. And you thought going to work in just some fancy, low-riding sweatpants and a medallion would be warm enough, but alas. Good thing I had this spare fleece throw.

 Michael B. Jordan (the "B" stands for buhwuhhrngggg), I can't believe you spilled your LaCroix all over yourself AGAIN! Come here, I'll get you cleaned up.

Michael B. Jordan (the "B" stands for buhwuhhrngggg), I can't believe you spilled your LaCroix all over yourself AGAIN! Come here, I'll get you cleaned up.

 Alex, darling. I didn't see Tarzan. But I look at this still from that film every day. 

Alex, darling. I didn't see Tarzan. But I look at this still from that film every day. 

 Trevante...you are my new favourite. I'm sorry to keep you waiting, but you may step into my office now. Thank you for dressing appropriately.

Trevante...you are my new favourite. I'm sorry to keep you waiting, but you may step into my office now. Thank you for dressing appropriately.

 Ohhhh Henry. I love you and your super casual, perfectly-lit work-out photos. 

Ohhhh Henry. I love you and your super casual, perfectly-lit work-out photos. 

 Look at these adorable boyfriends. I will absolutely join you boys in a minute.

Look at these adorable boyfriends. I will absolutely join you boys in a minute.

 Oh, why not a little classic Paul Newman in the mix?

Oh, why not a little classic Paul Newman in the mix?

And let's finish with a slo-mo gif of Chris Evans running his fingers sexily through his hair, with bonus foreground Anthony Mackie.

If I were that interviewer I would be like "What can we expect from Captain America in the upcomin-buuuuuuuuuh..."

Podcast - Episode 83: X-Men Movies VS MCU Movies

Look, I'm aware that a dumb list of reasons why the X-Men movies are better than the MCU movies is not really worth the amount of scorn or attention that we give it in this episode, but, well...we're all on edge these days and sometimes you just have to find an outlet.

Allow me to submit to you this image of Robbie Amell, my current choice for Nightwing:

Right? 

What else...OH! That stupid Jeremy Renner Instagram post! Get ready for your eyes to bleed!

Daily prayer for unity #roughroad #strangedays #smallthingsmatter #beActiveNotReactive

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I mean...my god.

Let's end this with a picture of Chris Evans on the red carpet at the Oscars with his sister, because awwwwwwwwww:

Podcast - Episode 82: The Wolverine

We have reached the end of "Logan's Run" with 2013's THE WOLVERINE. What a long, boring trip it's been.

I know we did a whole episode on this before, but Hugh Jackman's body in this movie was...crazy. Like...way too much.

Here's the side-by-side of Jackman in X-Men (2000) and this movie:

Like, what on earth?

And, like, yeah. Maybe that second body looks more like the way Wolverine is drawn in the comics, but...no one expects a real human being to look like a comic book drawing. I certainly don't expect human actresses to look exactly like the comic book versions. That would be physically impossible.

Here is a blog post I wrote back in 2007 about that comic where Bruce Wayne dresses like a rich lady. And here he is, sans wig, but still wearing the make-up:

So pretty.

Enjoy the episode! Thanks for listening!