Posts by Mike Gravagno

SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 03/04/17- THE FLASH

The Taste Buds dig into the thrillin– excit– fu– middling conclusion to Flash VS Gorilla City as Barry whines to everyone he knows he wants to kill Grodd so he can be like Oliver. They also take the odds on whether Cisco will ever actually find love or if his so-so pop culture references will leave…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 01/27/17- RIVERDALE

SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 01/27/17- RIVERDALE   Riverdale is upon us as the master of all things CW and comb book adaptation, Greg Berlanti, expands his grasp on the entertainment world. Can Archie and his friends exist in a sexy murder mystery alternate universe? Will Archie FINALLY choose between Betty and Veronica now that he’s…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 01/13/17- AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is back and the Taste Buds welcome it into 2017 with some well-intended notes about how to make pop culture references. When AIDA goes full blown Ultron, we learn Mack has an issue with robots he’s just never mentioned before. The Director and Daisy and Simmons go on a fun adventure to…

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Century of the Year 2016!

Century of the Year 2016! It’s that time of year, when end-of-year lists have been done for weeks. Which means it time for the ULTIMATE  2016 end-of-year list, YourPopFilter’s Century of the Year! That’s right, the Taste Buds attempted the impossible again. 2016 wasn’t exactly a year to celebrate, but they do their best to…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 12/30/16- LUKE CAGE

  On a very special episode of The Super Hero Hour Hour, Mike, Ryan, and Taylor tackle the non-pen, simply-ultimate, grand finale, 13th episode of Luke Cage! Did the final show stick the landing? Where will Luke Cage land in the Marvel Netflix rankings? Will it be our next Jessica Jones, or will it suck the same amount of eggs that Daredevil season two sucked?…

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Nutflex 032- The Winter Holiday Variety Special

NUTFLEX 032- THE WINTER HOLIDAY VARIETY SPECIAL It’s that time of year, when the wind blows a bit colder, the cocoa pipes a bit hotter, the presents get stacked and forgotten on top of the car, travel kicks into high gear, and everyone pretends to be happy! As a special holiday gift, the Taste Buds…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 12/09/16- LUKE CAGE

  The boys are back in town after the crossover, and of course they stayed in town, but it’s time to get back to the basics and talk about Netflix’ Marvel’s Luke Cage again! Claire and Luke deal with the acid bath and the thoughts of Riva being something imagined but not but totally real…

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Nutflex 031-My Golden Days

Nutflex 031-My Golden Days From the mind of Arnaud Desplechin, comes My Golden Days, and a lot of French names the Taste Buds struggle to wrap their lips around. A tale of a self-absorbed young man becoming a self-absorbed older man, the film is one at least 4 of the panelists can relate to. Will…

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Nutflex 029- Hush

Nutflex 029 – Hush This week Kay, Mike, Josh, and Ryan say shhhhhh! The Taste Buds try to discuss the 2016 thriller Hush as quietly as possible. Once the realize whispers aren’t needed or possible, they scream their little heads off about what a modern horror movie needs to do to be relevant. Do motives matter? Do tropes need…

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SUPER HERO HOUR HOUR 11/11/16- ARROW

Arrow is the grandaddy of all shows, and this grandaddy dog still knows new tricks. Do those tricks sometimes make no sense and are hodgepodge thrown together mishmash? Sure!  But there’s so much charisma and character work, and the flashbacks are actually fun again! Ollie’s new team learns about his murdery past and they take…

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