The Comic Section Podcast Issue 248 episode breakdown!
Recognition by Feedspot: The episode starts with the hosts expressing their gratitude and excitement about the podcast being recognized by Feedspot's Top 70 Charleston Podcasts. Here's the link to the list here: podcasts.feedspot.com/charleston_podcasts/
Condolences: The hosts pay their respects to two notable figures in the entertainment industry who recently passed away: Phyllis Coates, the actress who was the first to play Lois Lane on television, and Suzanne Somers, best known for her roles on "Three's Company" and "Step by Step."
Tara Strong's Controversial Tweets: The hosts discuss the controversial Israel-Hamas tweets made by popular voice actress Tara Strong, which resulted in her being fired from Boxtown.
"Gargoyles" Reboot: They talk about the news of "Gargoyles" getting a reboot as a live-action series, with the project being helmed by the writer of "The Nun" and "It."
Netflix's Streaming Data Transparency: Netflix's Ted Sarandos promises more transparency in streaming data, and the hosts likely share their thoughts on what this could mean for the streaming industry.
Controversial Film Shown in a Classroom: The hosts discuss a Miami teacher who showed a controversial film, "Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey," to a fourth-grade class.
Michael Caine's Retirement: They mention that Michael Caine has officially announced his retirement from acting, reflecting on his illustrious career.
Pressure on SAG-AFTRA Leadership: A group of A-list actors is pressuring SAG-AFTRA leadership to find a solution to the ongoing actors' strike.
Netflix's "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Adaptation: Netflix shares a first look at the Fire Nation in its live-action adaptation of "Avatar: The Last Airbender."
Trailer Previews: The hosts give a preview of upcoming trailers for "Scott Pilgrim Takes Off!," A24's "The Curse," "Monarch: Legacy of Monsters," and the second trailer for "Ferrari."
Reviews: The episode concludes with reviews from the hosts, including Ant's review of "Stop Making Sense," Jason's review of Apple TV+'s "The Changeling," and Rigel's review of the Friday the 13th franchise.
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