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 Nick Fury – Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D., first seen in 1998, and joining Tim for a chat about the ongoing war of nerves between HYDRA and S.H.I.E.L.D. entering an alarming new ‘admin’ phase is quiz expert David Smith. What will they find to say about the hidden links between HYDRA’s mythology and Mac And Me, Dum Dum Dugan’s side career as a world-weary newspaper editor and who would win out of David Hasselhoff and Jeremy Clarkson, and what does any of this have to do with a cross between Claudia Winkleman and Joan Jett? Get listening and find out!
You can follow David on Twitter at @DVDSmith.
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David has also joined us on It’s Good, Except It Sucks for a three-part look at Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. here, here and here, as well as Black Widow here, X-Men: First Class here and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse here.
David has also appeared on Tim’s nostalgia podcast Looks Unfamiliar talking about n Earthworm Jim, Torin’s Passage, Bandslam, City Bomber, Little Clowns Of Happytown, Sonic Mountain Quest and Real Robots, which you can find 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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