This week on Hard NOC Life, Shawn and Keith discuss the news from the waning days of summer, including Childish Gambino’s latest, the new Jack Ryan series on Amazon, and the reveal of Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel.
Shawn kicks it off with a discussion of Eminem’s latest album (1:00) and Childish Gambino’s brand new “Feels Like Summer” video (3:00) with a brief digression into the history of Fresh Prince and Jazzy Jeff. Then Shawn dives into the racial politics of the new Jack Ryan series on Amazon (13:30) and John Krasinski’s political evolution into the avatar of old school Republicanism (18:00). They also offer a spoiler-free take on the John Cho thriller Searching from the points of view of two terrified fathers (23:30), try to figure out what the appeal of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is (28:00) before breaking down all the reveals from Captain Marvel (33:30) and honor the memory of Marie Severin (37:30). Finally, this week the finale of Adventure Time and the debut of Miss Sherlock are what’s nerd poppin’ this week (39:45).
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