Archive for April 2017

As Mentioned in Episode 153 – Mermaid Parade

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153 – Mermaid Parade

Art by David Wynne. Contact David to purchase the original!

In which Miles gets an etymology lesson; Nightcrawler is the most dateable guy in the X-Universe; Meggan is basically all the cryptids; Michael Higgins must be stopped; Alistair Stuart is terrible at adulting; we really hope Brian wasn’t too attached to that airplane; and in retrospect, there probably should have been a Spalding Gray joke in there somewhere.

X-PLAINED:

  • The Montesi Formula
  • Excalibur #28-31
  • The Gilded Lady
  • The quintessential post-college experience
  • The word “cooter”
  • Relative gullibility
  • A generally unacceptable issue
  • Loungewear
  • Vampires, kind of
  • Some uncomfortably colonial imagery
  • Krakoa, Jr.
  • The Vega Men
  • The aftermath of Axis
  • Colossus’s probable politics

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Jay & Miles Review the X-Men, Episodes 116 & 117

Jay here!  I’m once again in the middle of prepping for a move–this time, cross-country–and really struggling to keep balls in the air. With that disclaimer in mind, here are respectively more and less belated last two weeks’ video reviews!


Week of 3/2/2017:

In which Uncanny and Extraordinary X-Men conclude!

REVIEWED:

  • Uncanny X-Men #19 (00:34)
  • *Extraordinary X-Men #20 (06:58)

*Pick of the Week (11:55)


Week of 3/29/2917:

In which we say goodbye to one more series, and ResurrXion begins!

REVIEWED:

*Pick of the Week (17:08)

Filmed at Books With Pictures in Portland, OR.


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