It’s Good, Except It Sucks: The Punisher (1989)

The Punisher (1989) - Miriam Kent joins Tim Worthington for a chat about Frank Castle temporarily sharing a flat with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in It’s Good, Except It Sucks - a movie by movie – and television series by television series – hurtle through the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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 we’re heading into the Multiverse for a look at The Punisher, released in 1989, and joining Tim for a chat about Frank Castle temporarily sharing a flat with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is academic Miriam Kent. What will they find to say about The Punisher’s views on the hey nonny no men on Twitter, potential line-ups for an official in-universe MCU band and what constitutes an acceptable level of nude praying in sewers, and what does any of this have to do with who would win out of Amanda de Cadenet and Batman? Get listening and find out!

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Further Listening

You can find Miriam making further appearances on It’s Good, Except It Sucks talking about Jessica Jones here and Runaways here.

Mic Wright talked about the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of The Punisher on It’s Good, Except It Sucks 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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