Category Archives: Marvel

Episode 37 – Crime Does Pay…For the State

Can you believe that states are complaining that a lack of prisoners is cutting too deeply into their revenue streams?  We also discuss the fact that close to half of all super PAC funding comes from only fifty donors.

In entertainment, Matt and I give our impressions of the Rogue One and Dr. Strange trailers.

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Episode 35 – Delayed Justice

President Obama selected a nominee for the Supreme Court and the GOP continues to block the hearing.  We discuss the qualifications of Judge Garland and how the Republican refusal to vote on a new justice can impact elections in November.  Also we compare and contrast Donald Trump’s campaign with other fascists politicians, like Hitler.

For tech and entertainment we cover a drone bazooka, Daredevil season 2, The Division and more.

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Episode 34 – Crazy Caucus

Episode 34 is packed with news topics and commentary.  There are several articles on police and crime, before we spend quite a while discussing the Democrat and Republican primary results.  Donald Trump and his white supremacist supporters garner a look and in the rest of the episode we cover surprising crime and politics topics.

 

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Episode 32-Countdown

President Obama is on his way out and the contenders are hot to fill his seat.  This week we give our impressions on the State of the Union address and contrast Obama’s vision with the Democrat and Republican candidates views.

Of course, there is some entertainment news and a brief discussion on the quality and quantity of original online programming for streaming services, like Netflix.

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Episode 25 – Right To Vote

Last week California decided to reinstate voting rights for low level offender’s who have completed probation.  This  was a significant move, after the Supreme Court struck down the Voter Registration Act.  We discuss the ramifications of this ruling and the ongoing efforts of other states to limit voters in specific areas.

As usual, we round out the episode with entertainment topics.  This week was dominated by some impressions of upcoming games, like Galak-z, on the PS4.

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Episode 24 – Gun Crazy

Mass shootings are becoming a regular occurrence and the country still refuses to implement tougher gun control laws.  We talk about the latest theater shooting, the Boy Scouts allowing gay troop leaders, and why Pittsburgh is on so many travel lists.

For entertainment we briefly give our impressions of the new Lando Calrissian Star Wars comic and J-Stars PS4 game.

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Episode 16 – Avengers Assemble

This week’s show is light on news as we give our opinions on the Daredevil TV show and Avengers: Age of Ultron (spoiler alert).  For news, we talk about the tragic train crash in Philadelphia and a U.S. special forces raid in Syria.

The reviews of Daredevil and Avengers starts at the 38 minute mark in the podcast.

Be warned, we do spoil the shows if you have not watched them.  So make sure you check out both shows first.

 

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