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 Runaways, first seen between 2017 and 2019, and joining Tim to talk about Karolina and the gang swiping right on a dinosaur is academic Miriam Kent. What will they find to say about Elizabeth Hurley’s neckline having its own acting ability, whether prehistoric lizards are more cost-effective than regular household pets and how to avoid being best known as Summer Bay’s Ben Lucini, and what does any of this have to do with Tiger from Here Come The Double Deckers!? Get listening and find out!
You can follow Miriam on Twitter at @drmarvel_.
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Ben Baker joined Tim for a chat about Cloak And Dagger – who featured in a crossover with Runaways – here. Vikki Gregorich covered the ‘lost’ Hulu Marvel series Helstrom on It’s Good, Except It Sucks here.
Some Unspoken Thing is a huge feature on the sheer brilliance of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2; you can find it here.
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