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From a Certain Point of View, Case Aiken and JMike Folson discuss Superman in all of his incarnations and homages. For people who love the Man of Steel and want to think critically about what the character represents.

From a Certain Point of View, Case Aiken and JMike Folson discuss Superman in all of his incarnations and homages. For people who love the Man of Steel and want to think critically about what the character represents.
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From a Certain Point of View, Case Aiken and JMike Folson discuss Superman in all of his incarnations and homages. For people who love the Man of Steel and want to think critically about what the character represents.

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English


Episodes

Episode 22 - HBO's Watchmen First Impressions

11/10/2019
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Jmike and Case are finally caught up on HBO's Watchmen series and: They. Have. Thoughts.

Duration:01:11:41

Episode 21 - Superboy Prime

10/25/2019
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Jmike wants to talk about Superboy Prime, the Superboy of the real world that we all forget was retconned out of existence, AND THAT MAKES HIM MAD! Find the video that sparked the conversation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw_Rgu6EIXU

Duration:01:07:51

Episode 20 - Pop Quiz Part 2

10/12/2019
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POPQUIZ! AGAIN! Jmike has three more characters who are (loosely) modeled after Superman to ask Case about. Case, being Case, goes deep on each (because what else would you expect?).

Duration:01:07:42

Episode 19 - Pop Quiz Part 1

9/27/2019
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POPQUIZ! Jmike has three characters who are modeled after Superman to ask Case about. Case, being Case, goes deep on each. SPOILER WARNING!!! CASE TALKS ABOUT SOME PLOT DETAILS AND SPOILERS ABOUND!!!

Duration:00:59:35

Episode 18 - Superman Returns

9/15/2019
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Jmike and Case take some time to muse about the 2006 entry into the Superman film series, Superman Returns. Spoilers: They both “liked” it but didn’t “love” it.

Duration:00:55:48

Episode 17 - The Science of Superman

9/2/2019
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Jmike and Case tackle the 2006 special on Superman's powers and use it as a jumping off point to talk about weird examples of his powers of the years.

Duration:01:07:42

Episode 16 - S.H.U. with Jay Munford

8/16/2019
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From the S.H.U. podcast and media property, Jay Munford joins Jmike and Case to talk the creative process behind a Super Hero Universe and their spin-off card game! Check out the stream here: http://twitch.tv/shousestudio The shows: http://shousestudio.libsyn.com The wiki: http://shu.wikia.com/wiki/SHU_Wiki

Duration:00:55:19

Episode 15 - Superman: For Tomorrow with Ben Goldsmith

8/2/2019
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Comic writer and friend of the network, Ben Goldsmith, comes on to talk about his latest comics Kickstarter and then talk Brian Azzarello and Jim Lee's disjointed epic. Support Ben at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1691575473/chango-the-broken-veil-act-1?fbclid=IwAR3zCKYghHKE2PbJAV_hichpnLGehFkm7UbVd9_yXi_L8WNONtkG0lfqvM4

Duration:01:20:14

Episode 14 - PALADINS with Brandes Stoddard

7/19/2019
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Game designer and writer, Brandes Stoddard, joins Jmike and Case to talk about the Paladin archetype in fantasy lore and how it relates to the Superman archetype in comics and science fiction. They talk about Dungeons and Dragons, Warcraft, and actual historical sources, along with the usual tangents. You can find find Brandes’ work at: https://www.brandesstoddard.com and https://www.tribality.com/author/brandes/

Duration:01:13:22

Episode 13 - Captain America: The First Avenger

7/5/2019
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Jmike and Case host an open call on Independence Day 2019 to talk about World War 2 epic that introduced the MCU version of Captain America. They are joined by Matt Storm, host of myriad shows, as they gush about the patriotic tale.

Duration:01:05:50

Episode 12 - The Radio Show Vol. 2

6/22/2019
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ATOMIC RAYS! BUILDINGS ON FIRE! WHAT'S THIS A WOMAN REPORTER? ALL THIS AND MORE AS CASE AND JMIKE DISCUSS EPISODES 7-12 OF THE SUPERMAN RADIO SHOW!

Duration:00:54:09

Episode 11 - Batman V Superman

6/7/2019
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The Real Movie Critic, Hans Martin Jr., is back to vent about a troublesome Superman film with Case and Jmike. Do they find closure? (Spoiler: no)

Duration:01:36:31

Episode 10 - The Radio Show Vol. 1

5/24/2019
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Case has always been a fan of the classic “Adventures of Superman” radio show and now has the chance to subject Jmike to the first six episodes. Did the audio adventures hold up? Find out this time on… The Men of Steel!

Duration:00:55:14

Episode 9 - Whatever Happened To The Man Of Tomorrow

5/10/2019
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Jmike has finally read the classic Alan Moore tale that acted as the finale to the original Superman series, prior to the 1980s relaunch. He sits down with Case to talk about it reflect on how it both deconstructs the character while also refuting the trend in superhero deconstruction from the era.

Duration:01:12:09

Episode 8 - Superman: Red Son

4/28/2019
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Case finally got Jmike to read Superman: Red Son, the book that explores “What if Superman had landed in the Soviet Union instead of the United States.” Now the two of them are going revel in a wonderfully more nuanced take on a very simple pitch.

Duration:00:59:36

Episode 7 - SHAZAM (2019)

4/12/2019
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Jmike and Case are joined by the Real Movie Critic himself, Hans Martin Jr., to review the long awaited screen adaptation of the World's Mightiest Marvel!

Duration:00:55:49

Episode 6 - The Iron Giant (1999)

4/1/2019
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Addy Thomas and Hans Martin Jr. take a break from “Real Movie News and Reviews” to hijack “Men of Steel “ and discuss the classic Brad Bird film, "The Iron Giant"!

Duration:00:24:04

Episode 5 - Captain Marvel The Legacy of Shazam

3/30/2019
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A screen adaptation of the Shazam property is on its way, so JMike grabs Ben and Addy from Certain PoV to quiz Case on the history of the character and why he insists on calling the Big Red Cheese: Captain Marvel.

Duration:01:00:56

Episode 4 - Captain Marvel (2019)

3/15/2019
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Case and Jmike are joined by Ben and Addy from the Certain Point of View podcast to do an opening night review of Marvel's first female led movie.

Duration:01:34:10

Episode 3 - Carol Danvers: From Ms Marvel to Captain Marvel

3/1/2019
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Carol Danvers has a long and complex history, but she has has her own movie coming out soon. Jmike wanted to know more, so he tapped Case to attempt to explain her history concisely and he...tries... But if you wanted to know more about the rambling history of Carol Danvers and the Captain Marvel name, this is "A" place to go.

Duration:00:47:58