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 X-Men: Have Yourself A Morlock Little X-Mas, first seen in 1995, and joining Tim for a chat about Gambit mistaking Cajun Spice for the real meaning of Christmas is journalist Mic Wright. What will they find to say about a Republican’s idea of a marauding punk, Victor Meldrew’s stint as a member of the X-Men and who the worst-smelling Marvel character to stand in for Santa would be, and what does any of this have to do with a pissed off Winona Ryder? Get listening and find out!
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You can also find Mic on It’s Good, Except It Sucks talking about Logan here, Thor: Ragnarok here, the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of The Punisher here and Fant4stic here. There’s more Mutant-centric chat with Gabby Hutchinson Crouch on X-Men: X2 here, David Smith on X-Men: First Class here, Emma Burnell on Deadpool here and Phil Catterall on Deadpool 2 here, and further festive Marvel musings with Phil Catterall on Iron Man 3 here, Vikki Gregorich on Hawkeye here and Tim Worthington on The Guardians Of The Galaxy Holiday Special here.
Mic has also appeared on Tim’s nostalgia podcast Looks Unfamiliar talking about The Adventures Of Pete And Pete, Army And Navy Sweets, Emergency by 999, Rock On by David Essex, Thunderbirds comic and the murky origins of a certain unsavoury playground rumour here, and I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape by The Times, Clarissa Explains It All, 2000 AD strip Nikolai Dante, Sharky And George, Jeff Lint and The Game 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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