Welcome to the Comparative Opinions podcast! This week picks up the conversation started in Week in Geek Episode 11, which ran long enough to be its own segement. Hosts Holly and David have been talking about this news story for the last few weeks, as well, as it has grown and snowballed. By abuse, there are many meanings, but more than anything what seems to unite all the stories going on right now is “abuse of power.” So the hosts tackle this topic more, and ask, what do you do when it comes to consuming media backed or made by these individuals?
Week in Geek, episode 9, recorded 10/18/17. News since last recording, including: Hollywood is full of stories in the wake of Harvey Weinstein, how long will it last?; a Settlers of Catan movie, apparently; a Hulk 3-movie story arc; looking ahead at Marvel Phase 4; Joss Whedon and director credit for Justice League; Solo: A Star Wars Story; and NetFlix pushing unique content in a big way.
Week in Geek, episode 8, recorded 10/11/17. News since last recording, including: Blade Runner 2049 box office; Scorsese blames Rotten Tomatoes as Hollywood’s biggest problem; Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood’s actual biggest problem; Marvel’s bad NYCC including Punisher delayed, retailers breakfast gone wrong, and a deal with their very own villains; DC’s decent NYCC including Justice League, Batman: The Animated Series coming to Blu-Ray, and Constantine coming to Legends of Tomorrow; and a listing of top current shows for conservatives and liberals, of which the hosts watch some of each.