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 Spider-Man: No Way Home from 2021, and joining Tim for a chat about Peter Parker, Peter Parker and Peter Parker doing whatever three spiders can is writer and author Gabby Hutchinson Crouch. What will they find to say about MASSIVE PEGGY, Piers Morgan’s chances of survival in the Multiverse and what Kraven the Hunter calls The Muppet Show, and what does any of this have to do with Tom Holland’s ‘Special’ Dance? Get listening and find out!
You can follow Gabby on Twitter at @scriblit.
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You can find Gabby tackling Spider-Man: Far From Home on It’s Good, Except It Sucks here, as well as Anna Cale on Spider-Man: Homecoming here and David Smith on Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse here. Sophie Davies joined us for a chat about Tobey Maguire’s second outing – and Doctor Octopus’ first – in Spider-Man 2 here, and Gary Bainbridge recalled the Peter Parker that time forgot in the seventies television series The Amazing Spider-Man here.
Gabby has also appeared on Tim’s nostalgia podcast Looks Unfamiliar, talking about Parallel 9, The Llŷn Peninsula Earthquake, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Discworld Noir, Feed The Tree by Belly and Craic. You can find it 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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