Ka-Pow the Pop Cultured Podcast #90

1Feb

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Welcome to another exciting episode of Ka-Pow the Pop Cultured Podcast!  Come for Cliff's amazing story about trying to stuff a cat inside a box, and stay for discussions of David Letterman's excellent new Netflix show, the debut of "Black Lightning" to the CW's superhero lineup, full details about the unprecedented anniversary issue Action Comics #1000 and much, much more.  Our rap skills may be wack, but our podcast game is tight!

Length - 01:43:50

Language - PG-13.  (Contains mild adult language.)

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0:08:52 - CROSSING THE STREAMS

Reviewing the "Runaways" season finale, "Fun Mom Dinner" spotlights female comedians, Letterman's "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction" expands on the talk show format, the dark British import "The End of the F***ing World," Amazon moving away from aquiring indie films, another appeal for "American Vandal," the quirky "Schitt's Creek" and a gonzo R-rated anime "Devilman: Crybaby."

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0:34:13 - TV RECAPS & REVIEWS

A high-volume "Superstore," Fred Armisen joins "The Last Man on Earth," the more adult spin-off "Grown-ish," pitch-black comedy "Corporate" debuts on Comedy Central, "LA to Vegas" is Michael's new favorite show, the Legion of Super-Heroes backs up "Supergirl," the trial of "The Flash," "Black Lightning" debuts on the CW and a ghost-hunting comedy from Nick Frost and Simon Pegg in development.

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0:54:38 - COMIC BOOK NEWS

Brian Michael Bendis survives a deadly infection, the red trunks return in Action Comics #1000, Stan Lee coming to Cleveland for Wizard World, the U.S. ski team dressing as Marvel heroes in upcoming Olympics, Frank Miller's "300" follow-up "Xerxes," Alan Moore's "Promethea" joining the JLA, the comic nominees for this year's GLAAD media awards, "The Walking Dead" gets a price bump and a new storyline, the "Captain America" road trip stalling out, the weekly "Avengers" story "No Surrender" introduces Voyager, DC's New Age of Heroes begins with "Damage" and TV ads, the "Old Man Logan" prequel "Old Man Hawkeye" launches, Jean Grey returns in "Phoenix Resurrection," "Star Wars Forces of Destiny" one-shots celebrate female heroes and listing the retailer-voted 2017 Diamond Gem Award winners.

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1:25:38 - MOVIE NEWS

A surprise teaser for "Dundee," changing release dates for "Deadpool 2" and "New Mutants" casting Drago's son for the "Creed" sequel, rumors of Jake Gyllenhaal as Batman and a Kitty Pryde film, still unsure of Spider-Man's role in "Venom," starting to scratch off Jordan's 100 Essential Films poster, the destruction of a priceless Stephen King collection and a trailer for the finale of "Star Wars: Rebels."