Ka-Pow the Pop Cultured Podcast #98

9Apr

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With Cliff off enjoying himself at Disney, it's up to the Mayor, Jared Lowe, to fill his seat.  We get to hear a harrowing tale of Michael's life-threatening big toe injury, say goodbye to Toys 'R Us, recap the fun at a local comic convention and witness Jordan bow to technological peer pressure, along with all the other news and reviews you expect.  At Ka-Pow the Pop Cultured Podcast, you can count on us to cover everyting from A to B!

Length - 01:18:45

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

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0:07:20 - COMIC BOOK NEWS

Stopping by the Classic Plastics Toy & Comic Expo in Parkersburg, WV, Seth picks up the Absolute version of "Identity Crisis" from a struggling retailer, cartoonist Ed Piskor's "X-Men: Grand Design," worrying about Stan Lee's health and circling vultures, South by Southwest gives away red Superman trunks, a variant cover for Tom Beland's touching "Black Panther" art, Bruce Banner returns as the Immortal Hulk, Norman Osborn becomes the Red Goblin, Marvel's "Infinity Countdown" begins, "Jim Henson's Labyrinth: Coronation" reveals the origin of the Goblin King and the first issue of Robert Kirkman's sci-fi "Oblivion Song."

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0:28:30 - CROSSING THE STREAMS

Joel McHale's Netflix show improving, the third and final season of "Love," new episodes of "Jessica Jones," Annabella Sciorra cast as "Luke Cage" villain and Jordan joins the 20th century by switching cable providers.

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0:36:36 - TV RECAPS & REVIEWS

The "Westworld" experience dazzles at South by Southwest, Melissa Joan Hart returning for more "Clarissa Explains it All," recontextualizing "Saved by the Bell" with the "Zack Morris is Trash" shorts, the first table read for final season of "Game of Thrones," more money equals more problems on "Atlanta" and "The Walking Dead" struggling to tie all the threads together.

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0:57:34 - MOVIE NEWS

Michael finally gets out to see "Black Panther," classic comic moments in the second trailer for "Avengers: Infinity War," reshoots for "Deadpool 2," a recommendation for the comedy "Game Night," the serious sci-fi of "Annihilation," revisiting some Hitchcock classics, the first reviews for "Ready Player One" and special features on the "Star Wars: the Last Jedi" include Laura Dern's unique blaster form.