Ka-Pow the Pop Cultured Podcast #97

14Mar

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It's time to catch up on all the news you need to know!  This week, we cover everything from "Celebrity Big Brother" to the final few hours of "Star Wars: Rebels" to Marvel shaking up the release schedule of "Infinity War."  Then we take a deeper dive into the comic book market, how it's structured and how a new digital pre-order system could change things for your favorite local shop.  Equally informational and irreverent, Ka-Pow the Pop Cultured Podcast is happy to have you along for the ride!

Length - 01:58:34

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

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0:04:10 - TV RECAPS & REVIEWS

Szechuan sauce returns to McDonald's, the second season of "Atlanta" begins, video game fanboys invade "Superstore," some final thoughts on "Celebrity Big Brother," the true-life mini-series "Waco," a new sci-fi wrinkle added as "Star Wars: Rebels" nears its end, "The Walking Dead" returns for its second half with a long goodbye and better late than never to IFC's "Brockmire."

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0:29:28 - CROSSING THE STREAMS

"Lost in Space" headed to Netflix, Joel McHale's familiar-looking show, season five of "Voltron: Legendary Defender" drops, Paul Rudd's "Mute" disappoints, the first three episodes of Hulu's political drama "The Looming Tower" released, a funny second teaser for "Cobra Kai," a "Dark Tower" series headed to Amazon, a new generation of "Queer Eye" debuts and another season of the reality-skewering "UnREAL."

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0:46:16 - MOVIE NEWS

Marvel moves "Infinity War" up a week, Disneyland Paris announces new Marvel and Star Wars lands, Joss Whedon drops out of "Batgirl," the first look at Zachary Levi as Shazam, Kristen Wiig as Cheetah?, casting for Tarantino's next movie, "Annihilation" opens in theaters, catching all the Oscar nominated shorts on the big screen and Jordan unveils the Essential Films he caught in February.

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1:15:06 - COMIC BOOK NEWS

Reviewing DC's "The Terrifics" #1, Jonathan Hickman returning to Marvel?, DC launching out-of-continuity "Black Label" line, Neil Gaiman creating his own Sandman universe with four new titles, Bendis adds two new creator owned titles to his workload, Marvel rebooting their line with a "Fresh Start" and Diamond announces a digital pullbox service for local shops.

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1:40:33 - DEEP THOUGHTS

Is there a better way to market comic books to "civilians" outside of the direct market and the typical fan press?