As an accompaniment to Episode #38 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast - which saw the team delve into the notion of rebellion within music - we thought we'd supply you with a playlist of sorts featuring some of the tracks and artists that we spotlighted during this week's episode:
Episode #38 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees the team revisit Episode #31 and continue in our quest to identify the ultimate rebel in music. While #31 took a broader approach to the question and identified scenarios from NWA to the Dixie Chicks citing where artists went to war with other artists, audiences, record labels and political parties, this episode sees Imran, Tee-J and Dan each nominate the specific person whose rebellious nature solidified them as icons.
00:00 Hi and hello...
06:41 Rebel Rebel quiz
20:55 Trent Reznor
eEpisode #37 of the Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind podcast sees Tee-J Sutherland and Imran Mirza discuss the complete series of The Falcon & The Winter Soldier.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier premiered on March 19, 2021, and ran for six episodes until April 23. It is part of Phase Four of the MCU. A fourth Captain America film is in development as a continuation of the series.
Following the show's successful run, the Disney+ exclusive explores how Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes each move forward following the events of Endgame and, perhaps more specifically, explores Sam Wilson's journey to the Stars & Stripes. The second of the MCU's incorporation of the streaming service as part of their overall narrative, Tee-J and Imran discuss their expectations of the show going in, how effective this form of series storytelling is compared with film's time restrictions, a look at the returning characters and an in-depth conversation about how impactful the discussion of race has been in progressing Sam's journey. Plus, we take a look at what's coming next down the Marvel/Disney+ pipeline.
04:50 The serialised nature of Marvel's shows
10:27 Expectations of the show at the outset
14:10 Changing the perception of MCU's product through TV vs Film
20:55 First impressions
26:10 John Walker
36:28 Countess Valentina Allegra de Fontaine & The Thunderbolts
39:06 "Dancing" Daniel Bruehl and Baron Zemo
43:04 The Flagsmashers
46:25 Isaiah Bradley and addressing race within the MCU
56:27 Final thoughts: New Falcon?, Dora Milaje and 'Loki'
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