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Scientific Podcast Goes Boink, Episode 173: Where Did The First Retching Take Place

We discuss the feature film "Deadpool." Here there be spoilers, throughout.

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On this week's episode:

0:00 - did we like the movie
4:55 - the film's violence vs. that of Snider et al, and the suffering
10:12 - the film's portrayal of what it is to be disabled in public
13:05 - the treatment of Colossus and of motivation at large
15:47 - Deadpool's sexualiy and the drudgery of thinkpieces
18:47 - the film's politics vis-a-vis trauma and sex work
21:40 - Gina Carano, powerhouse
23:17 - On the budget difficulties of X-Men and films in general
27:11 - post-credits scenes are awful, and Rob probably hates Bill
31:34 - Liefeld and other terrible artists
35:50 - revisiting Chasing Amy
41:44 - more on Deadpool, his contempt for the fourth wall, and the highest grossing R-rated movie
48:16 - ranking, comic book movies overall, and Apocalypse

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For your full enjoyment, links to things discussed on the podcast:

Everything that was too expensive to include
The 40 Worst Rob Liefeld Drawings
Fuck No Greg Land
Revisiting Chasing Amy