Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Completely Conspicuous 379: Heroes and Villains

Part 3 of my conversation with guest Matt Phillion as we discuss hero worship. Listen to the episode below or download directly (right click and "save as").

Show notes:
- Check out Matt's book, The Indestructibles: Breakout
- Scared of the stunt guy
- Watch out for the quiet ones
- Comic book movies and shows tend to be pretty dark
- Daredevil series on Netflix has been really good
- Matt: Dark Knight Returns series portrayed heroes as old and fat
- The problem with vigilantes
- Realistic fight scenes
- Why the Punisher hasn't worked as a movie hero
- Superhero comics target new readers
- Rebooting superheroes
- Iron Man's alcoholic years
- Fast and Furious series is quietly the most diverse

Completely Conspicuous is available through the iTunes podcast directory. Subscribe and write a review!

The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

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