ABC And Marvel Bring Comedic Damage Control To The Small Screen

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Every other issue of your favorite (and non-favorite) Marvel book each month usually sees a drop down, drag out fight between a super hero or super team versus a singular or band of villains.  These battles usually result in a huge amount of property damage.  But as the Avengers head for shawarma and Spider-Man goes to clean up his room, who deals with the aftermath?

Find out after the cut.

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Gabbing Geek 53: Slice And Dice

Gabbing Geek 53: Slice And Dice
Gabbing Geek 53: Slice And Dice

Gabbing Geek 53: Slice And Dice, has 100% more female whale genitalia than you were expecting!  First we cover Lego Dimensions and some Marvel TV news before bringing you an epic, impromptu space adventure featuring things about whales you never knew you always wanted to hear. Finally, we wrap things up with an upgraded spelling test to see who knows their fictional swords!  You can listen to the episode right now or jump after the break to read more!

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Why Lost Sucked From The Start

"The executive said he wanted some answers and he was putting his foot down.  We'll show him!"
“The ABC executive said he wanted some answers and he was putting his foot down. We’ll show him!”

It is no secret that I despised Lost.  It’s come up on the podcast more than once and probably in an article or two here at Gabbing Geek.  I have also been accused of becoming a hater at the end like so many others.  But as a true geek it is important that I stake my claim–I was a Lost hater from season one.  After the break I’ve copied the blog post I wrote and published on April 8, 2005.  The first season of Lost wasn’t over yet and I gave my two biggest reasons for despising Lost. The second reason was from a writing perspective–at the time I was taking a lot of TV writing classes and writing spec scripts so that second item (artificial tension) bugged me a lot.  But that first reason and my prediction for how Lost would end–read this and tell me I didn’t nail it five years before the rest of you had to suffer through that finale!  

Lost sucked then, still sucks.  See what I said back in 2005 after the break.

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Daredevil Has Changed The Future For Superhero Stories On TV

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Like any self-respecting Geek-Girl, I totally binged watched Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix this past weekend. Don’t judge! I’m not ashamed – I love comics, I love Marvel, and I love TV, so this was a win-win for me. But I was weary, yes dear readers, I was weary of how it would all pan out. So the question is, did Daredevil live up to the advertising hype? Spoiler alert: IT DID! And I’ll tell you why it’s changing the future for superhero stories on TV.

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