Bloodbath2 Podcast

He cut his teeth on comics. She cuts media down to size. Born in the 70s in new Jersey to a comic book store owner and a comic book critic, Erik has a lifetime of reading experience and knowledge about all things genre, comic and counter-culture. Born in the 80s to a film major and second-gen software developer, Christa comes from a traditional literary & creative writing background and applies her critical sense to the comics and media she loves. Now they\'ve teamed up to wade through the maze of sci-fi, videogame, wrestling and comic media, and wage war against mediocre critical analysis. This is the Bloodbath 2 Podcast.

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Ep.24 What if Ares had a cellphone?


After a brief look at the problems going on with Destiny 2, the BB2P crew tries out a new format for the show where each host presents one good and one bad thing to discuss Destiny 2 00:00 - 20:15 tangents; writing for video games, cinema technique in cut scenes, Alan Wake, Neil Breen movies, Fallout 4 shenanigans. New Format 20:15 - 21:45 American Gods VS Hannibal 21:45 - 1:25:14 tangents; Bryan Fuller's strengths and weaknesses, Terry Pratchet and Douglas Adams, Neil Gaiman, the Sandman comic, mythological comics, most comics suck, Strange Creatures, Romulus, Wicked and Divine, fantasy genre in comics books, Tolkien sucks, 2000 AD Kingmaker, Saga, Once, the Rise of the cult of Disney, American racism in the works of Neil Gaiman and Grant Morrison, the dark dirty secret of the Moore/Morrison feud, Mark Millar, the nonsexiness of Benedict Cumberbatch and Mads Mikkelsen, Stanley Kubrick's POV and character use, why people don't get Eyes Wide Shut. Close Encounters 40th Anniversary theatrical re-release  tangents; Spielberg as a film maker, the underrated side of Tom Cruise, a brief history of J. Allen Hynek, Danzig art instillation, Joseph Conrad in light of JG Ballard. Marvel's Secret Empire VS DC's Metal tangents; the qabalah and the DC Multiverse, the stakes of changing long running superheroes, the plauge that is Batman, Tom King's Batman and Mr Miracle, deconstruction and the New Heroics in comic books       


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 15 October 2017  2h29m