It’s Good, Except It Sucks: Ant-Man With Ben Baker

Ant-Man (2015) - Ben Baker joins Tim Worthington for a chat about Scott Lang falling down a procession of plugholes in It’s Good, Except It Sucks.

It’s Good, Except It Sucks is a movie by movie – and television series by television series – hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hosted by Tim Worthington with a series of superpowered guests.

This time it’s Ant-Man from 2015, and joining Tim to talk about Scott Lang falling down a procession of plugholes is quizmaster Ben Baker. What will they find to say about Avon Barksdale’s post-The Wire career trajectory, George Clooney’s ant leadership qualities and the hot trending hashtag #Cornish4Duck, and what does any of this have to do with what time the Lost finale was actually on? Get listening and find out!

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Ant-Man (2015) - Ben Baker joins Tim Worthington for a chat about Scott Lang falling down a procession of plugholes in It’s Good, Except It Sucks.

You can follow Ben on Twitter at @benbakerbooks.

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Further Listening

You can also find Ben on It’s Good, Except It Sucks talking about Cloak And Dagger here and Avengers: Endgame here. Tim appeared as the guest for a chat with Phil Catterall about Ant-Man And The Wasp here.

Ben has also appeared on Tim’s nostalgia podcast Looks Unfamiliar talking about TV MayhemThe Onion Bag, Fiendish Feet, the early internet craze for misidentifying every comedy song as ‘by’ Weird Al Yankovic, Bingo Brown and the International Youth Service penpal scheme here, ITV’s daytime nostalgia show Looks Familiar here, Toksvig, The Whizzkid’s Guide, Mysteries Of Old Peking, Mo-Ho-Bish-O-Pi, Go (the 1999 film) and Making Your Own TV Listings Magazines hereMr T’s Christmas Dream, There’s Something Wrong In Paradise, God In The HouseTo Hell With The DevilHighwayThe Flint Street Nativity, the 1990 Bullseye Christmas Special, Adam And Joe’s Fourmative Years and TFI 1998 here, EastEnders spinoff single Something Outa Nothing by Letitia Dean And Paul J. Medford here, the original version of Now – The Christmas Album here, and Bernard And The Genie here.

Further Reading

Some Unspoken Thing is a huge feature on the sheer brilliance of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2; you can find it here.

It's Good, Except It Sucks - a movie by movie - and television series by television series - hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hosted by Tim Worthington with a series of superpowered guests.

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