I daresay that The 9to5 Entertainment System might be the only podcast in the history of podcasts to discuss Godzilla x Kong, Roadhouse and Ingmar Bergman’s 1982 opus Fanny and Alexander in the same hour.

 

Let’s call talking about a massive backdoor discovered in Linux to be a special seasoning on that triumvirate of great cinema.

 

Who’s to say which of those three films is better? Us. We are who is to say.

 

The fact that Godzilla x Kong finally understands that it can make one of the kaijus the actual man character is pretty interesting. We grew up in an age of entertainment where a human viewpoint character was often present, but largely unnecessary. Who was watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or Transformers for April O’Neil and Spike Witwicky? Nobody. Our heroes were the turtles and talking trucks. So too can it be with King Kong.

 

Meanwhile over on Garbage Time – we start off by talking about comics like the 2015 run of Masters of Kung Fu and the Arrowverse comic book tie in from 12 years ago and then things take on a much darker tone when Scott finds out about Ed Piskor’s passing in real time. It’s pretty heavy stuff and comes with the heaviest of trigger warnings. If you would like to show your support and head over to Patreon and subscribe at the 9ES Deluxe tier to listen to this and all past episodes of Garbage Time that would be appreciated.

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