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 Marvel Cinematic Universe 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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Mic Wright joined us for a chat about the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s take on The Punisher in It’s Good, Except It Sucks here.
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