In this episode, we explore what happens when someone with superhuman speed tries to finish the nuclear arms race in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987). How easy would it be for Superman to destroy the planet’s nuclear weapons himself? What happens with Lex Luthor decides to rearm the world? Is that a bird? … Continue reading Episode #42: Superman IV – The Quest for Peace
After watching Batman v Superman: Dawn of Nuclear Injustice, the movie made some "interesting" choices for how to portray nuclear weapons, but probably not enough nonsense for a whole episode. Here are some initial thoughts by podcast host Tim. Warning: spoilers for one scene that surprisingly ends up not mattering at all for the plot. … Continue reading Low Yield Hot Take: Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice
One of the first G.I. Joe action figures from the mid-1979s was Mike Power a.k.a. Atomic Man. Basically a copy of the Six Million Dollar Man Steve Austin, Atomic Man came equipped with cyborg limbs where you could attached helicopter blades and other accessories sold separately. Instead of a kung-fu grip, he had an ATOMIC … Continue reading Atomic Man – The First G.I. Joe?
In GI Joe: Retaliation, nefarious Cobra con-artist Zartan's presidential bunker was adorned with a fallout poster on the wall that was similar to an actual 1950s Civil Defense campaign informing people that "you can protect yourself from radioactive fallout." The Civil Defense Museum has a quick description of the poster: http://www.civildefensemuseum.com/artgal/youcan.html Buy your own copy … Continue reading Decorating the President’s Nuclear Bunker
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