Episode 359

Is Loki A Good Time?

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June 16th, 2021

1 hr 26 mins 38 secs

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About this Episode

Richard Lawson of Vanity Fair is back to talk about the latest product off the Marvel industrial complex assembly line: Disney+'s Loki. We discussed everything from Religion 101 to DB Cooper to mid-century production design to canonical gender identity -- but should you make TIME (...sorry) for the show? Then we went Around The Dial with Younger, Starstruck, Bargain Block, Crime Scene Kitchen, The Housewife and the Hustler, and a weird movie on HBO Max, and then it got REALLY weird when we all sent in the clowns for David Ellis Dickerson's Extra Credit. Richard signed our yearbooks "I hope this overlooked-classic Simpsons episode stays sweet" in his Canon presentation; Farrow won and Toobin (and pooin') lost; and a role-playing Game Time had us all wondering if we'd (IMD)be crowning a season winner. Grab your timey-wimey remote: it's an all-new Extra Hot Great!

Show Topics

  • Loki
  • ATD: Younger
  • ATD: Starstruck
  • ATD: Bargain Block
  • ATD: Crime Scene Kitchen
  • ATD: The Housewife and the Hustler
  • Extra Credit: Send In The Clowns
  • The Canon: The Simpsons S07.E25: Summer Of 4 Ft. 2
  • Winner and Loser of the Week
  • Game Time: Role-Playing Game

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