Episode 206: Pop-Culture In Troubling Times
Why is pop culture so important during turbulent times?
How can comics help us heal?
Greetings adventurers, and welcome to this weeks installment of The Surly Nerd! After our prelude, we kick things off in comics where IDW is getting ready to publish new Disney Books and DC is creating a new line of superheroes. Marvel however, seems to want to bring back the past and it could mean jeopardizing the diversity they have been working so hard to create.
Heading into level two, Nintendo is ready to break our hearts again with an SNES classic announcement. Konami tells us why they still hate us with Bomberman announcements and we get into a big discussion about the new regulations being put in place in DOTA 2
Over in the world of entertainment, Hulu has announced that they are working on a pilot for Locke & Key as well as dropping a trailer for an all new Batman/Bill Finger documentary. We wrap up level three with an announcement by Netflix that’s 105 million dollars in the making.
Our epilogue this week is about the importance of pop culture during difficult social times (warning, this topic is a bit more serious than our usual fare). As always, we appreciate all our adventurers who listen to the show every week and we look forward to your feedback on what we discuss! (firstname.lastname@example.org!)
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All about DOTA 2 : http://blog.dota2.com/
Check out Locke & Key: http://www.idwpublishing.com/trending_titles/locke-key/
Batman cupcakes!: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/batman-cupcakes