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Boars, Gore, and Swords: A Watchmen Podcast

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Ivan Hernandez and Red Scott break down every episode of Watchmen, Game of Thrones, Westworld, Counterpart and other pop culture properties. In our Patreon, we discuss George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels. For questions, rants, and praise, follow us on twitter at @boarsgoreswords.

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Ivan Hernandez and Red Scott break down every episode of Watchmen, Game of Thrones, Westworld, Counterpart and other pop culture properties. In our Patreon, we discuss George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels. For questions, rants, and praise, follow us on twitter at @boarsgoreswords.

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By alchalant - Nov 06 2019
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Made of clone skins. And he didn’t say Veidt with an A sound it was an I sound - and other characters have said his name with the I sound too - like FBI agent Dale Petey :)

goooood

By Dr.Jayy - May 30 2019
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nice work. you seem to have watched and enjoyed the show

iTunes Ratings

1128 Ratings
Average Ratings
922
48
36
27
95

Space suit fabric

By alchalant - Nov 06 2019
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Made of clone skins. And he didn’t say Veidt with an A sound it was an I sound - and other characters have said his name with the I sound too - like FBI agent Dale Petey :)

goooood

By Dr.Jayy - May 30 2019
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nice work. you seem to have watched and enjoyed the show

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Boars, Gore, and Swords: A Watchmen Podcast

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Ivan Hernandez and Red Scott break down every episode of Watchmen, Game of Thrones, Westworld, Counterpart and other pop culture properties. In our Patreon, we discuss George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels. For questions, rants, and praise, follow us on twitter at @boarsgoreswords.

WYSBW: HBO’s Watchmen

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Despite having the same name as the comic book, Damen Lindelof’s Watchmen is a direct sequel to the source material. Confused? Fortunately Ivan has a doctorate in Graphic Novels (NEVER CALL THEM THAT) and Red’s here to stand in for the audience and ask the questions that need to be asked.

Oct 24 2019

1hr 13mins

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WYSBW: True Detective Season Three

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A bicycle wheel is also a flat circle as Ivan & Red return to discuss HBO’s True Detective. After an inexplicable choice to strap itself to Vince Vaughan for a season, Mahershala Ali single-handedly rights a series.

Jan 16 2019

1hr 29mins

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4x01: Two Swords, One Throat

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With the long awaited Season 4 Premiere of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is upon us, Ivan and Red cut deep into “Two Swords”. They’re joined by third chair Kelly Anneken, and the three of them discuss molten Ice, the sequel to Ser Captain America - The Winter is Coming Soldier, Tall Joffrey, the introduction of Prince Oberyn AKA “The Red Viper”, mc’ing weddings for cake, the newer/higher mountain, Assassin Kenny Rogers, Jaime going full Buster Bluth, The Cannibal Borg, Joffrey’s Saxophone statue, the abbreviated "Ser Duncan the Tall", and the beautiful reunion of a girl and her named sword!

This episode is brought to you by NatureBox, for 50% off your first box of snacks you can feel good about, go to http://naturebox.com/boars

Apr 07 2014

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Clash 1: Hot Pie and The Rainbow Guard

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Prologue, Arya I, and Sansa I are covered in our first Clash of Kings book club episode. Even so early in the book, differences in the book and show emerge, as we cover Stannis wife! Stannis' Daughter! Patches, Hot Pie, The Rainbow Guard, Arya throwing down, smart Sansa, a non-douchey Kingsguard, and so much more. Next week we cover Tyrion I, Bran I, and Arya II.

Jun 10 2012

1hr 28mins

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WYSBW: Star Wars The Force Awakens: Space Cuba

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Red and Ivan, the third best boys, are back and they're talking about Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

They've missed you. Tell them what you want to hear them talk about next on twitter @boarsgoreswords

Feb 14 2016

2hr 8mins

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7x02: Boat Fight

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Stormborn, Season 7, episode 2 of HBO’s Game of Thrones is on tap and Ivan & Red are here to talk disgusting edits, the height of crossbow technology, and the one type of true love.

Come see Red August 3-6 in Sunnyvale, featuring for Michelle Wolf at Rooster T. Feathers!!!

Jul 24 2017

1hr 25mins

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7x05: Is There a Night Queen?

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Author & podcaster Maggie Tokuda-Hall joins Ivan & Red to discuss “Eastwatch”, Season 7, Episode 5 of HBO’s Game of Thrones. They talk incestuous ships, the unburnt grass, The Smuggles, Cersei sliding into the Night King’s DMs, SAM’S STUPID INTERRUPTION, and two Snow Brows hangin’ out.

Check out Maggie’s podcast Let’s Not Panic, and buy her book, Also an Octopus!!!

Come see Red live Aug. 30th through Sept. 2nd in San Francisco, featuring for Joe DeRosa at Punch Line San Francisco!!!

Aug 14 2017

1hr 43mins

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Westworld Season 2 Refresher

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It’s been over 16 months since the last episode of Westworld aired, so Ivan & Red re-watched all ten episodes and get you caught up on what’s happening across Ford’s park.

Apr 18 2018

1hr 16mins

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7x07: The Dragon and Also Another Dragon

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Lisa Corrao joins Ivan and Red to discuss the Season 7 finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones: "The Dragon and the Wolf”. Some alternate titles for this podcast: “Two Dope Queens”, “Beyond The Walmart”, and “Gendry is a Construct”

Come see Red live Aug. 30th through Sept. 2nd in San Francisco, featuring for Joe DeRosa at Punch Line San Francisco!!!

Aug 28 2017

1hr 36mins

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6x05: The Door Was Held

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For this week's episode, "The Door," Ivan and Red are joined by the hilarious Lydia Popovich to discuss the Iron Islands' applause-based political process, theatrical dingdongs, the consequences of grabbing root, and the loss of our dearest, biggest friend.

Support the podcast on Patreon!

May 23 2016

1hr 39mins

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7x04: Sisyphean Dung Beetles

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Ivan and Sick Red are here for "The Spoils of War", Season 7, episode 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones. They talk prancy Mark Gattis, the gold that will never arrive, where Bran stores his knowledge, the theory behind Pod’s balance problems, and Dragons.

Come see Red live Aug. 30th through Sept. 2nd in San Francisco, featuring for Joe DeRosa at Punch Line San Francisco!!!

Aug 07 2017

1hr 26mins

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WYSBW: Westworld

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It's HBO's Westworld under the gun, as Ivan & Red dig deep into video game influences, violence in virtual worlds, homage on top of homage, and more.

Oct 16 2016

1hr 52mins

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WYSBW: Black Panther

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Marvel’s Black Panther is out and it’s time to see what Ivan thinks and if his friendship with Red will survive.

This episode is sponsored by Casper! Get $50 towards select mattresses by visiting Casper.com/bgs and using promo code bgs.

Feb 26 2018

1hr 30mins

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6x10: Egalitarian Baby Smashing

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It's the season 6 finale, "The Winds of Winter", and Ivan and Red are joined by Kelly Anneken to discuss Cersei's continuing stylistic reinventions, possible GIF-based meme density, Arya pulling a Cartman, ginger pride, and the greatest ongoing debate within male culture: how many kids you could fight at once.

Jun 27 2016

2hr 18mins

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2x01: Hat-Based Morality

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Ivan & Red discuss the season two premiere “Journey Into Night”, including Red’s experience at the SF premiere. Starting next week, we’ll be moving our Westworld specific feed, you can make sure you don’t miss an episode by clicking HERE. Support us on patreon or rate and review “Doesn’t Sound like Anything to Me” on Apple Podcasts or Google Play!!

Apr 23 2018

1hr 23mins

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WYSBW: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Reunited at last, Red & Ivan offer the only thing the internet needs: TWO MEN DISCUSSING STAR WARS (The Last Jedi).

Jan 03 2018

2hr 7mins

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3x09: Ivan & Red's Wedding

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S3E09 "The Rains of Castamere" covered by Ivan & Red with guest, Sean Keane! Also, Ivan & Red will join Kelly Anneken and Natasha Muse for a show Sunday June 9th at 7pm! JOIN US!

Jun 04 2013

1hr 53mins

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3x02: Dark Wings, Dark Ducks, and Diana Rigg

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The third chair, Kelly Anneken, host of Downton Abbey podcast "Up Yours, Downstairs!" returns to discuss season 2 along with Ivan and Red! This week Iwan Rheon (AKA Simon on Misfits), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Sam in Love, Actually), and Diana Rigg (now known for this part forever) join the cast. Joffrey experiences sexual awakening, Tarley is sad, there's a sword fight, THOROS OF MYR, and so much more.

Apr 08 2013

1hr 34mins

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ASoS 26: The Red Wedding AKA Truly, God is a Cruel Buscemi

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Catelyn VII & Arya XI of George R.R. Martin’s “A Storm of Swords”. It’s Edmure and Roslin’s wedding day! What could go wrong! Nothing! Ivan and Red discuss Attack The Block, wedding food, stone to lb conversion, the Walder women and body mass index, unspoken threats, spoken threats, and actual murder.

Dec 23 2013

1hr 28mins

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ASoS 38: Unbowed Unbent Unspoiled

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Following the reading guide provided by Michelle Victory, this is the first episode where we skip chapters so as to remain unspoiled. We start with Arya XIII (Hardback page 843/Paperback page 1027) and then skill Samwell and Jon to get to Tyrion XI (Hardback page 871/Paperback page 1062). Sansa VII will be the last chapter we read in ASoS before hopping into the few chapters from A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons that have been covered in the TV Show. This week Ivan and Red yell about chickens, the importance of not leaving your tip on the floor, thirstiness, Arya and process over results, the reunion of a girl and her weapon, the correct pronunciation of croissant, famous last words in morse code, Tysha, gold diggers, and a big lead up to a terrible pun.

Sep 28 2014

1hr 7mins

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Watchmen 1x07: Motherdaughter

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An Almost Religious Awe, episode 7 of Lindelof’s misleadingly named Watchmen sequel is the episode AFTER one of the greatest episodes of television in the past decade. Ivan & Red take you through this episode that manages to have a few enormous twists of its own.

Dec 05 2019

59mins

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Watchmen 1x06: Action Comics Zero

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This Extraordinary Being, episode 6 of Lindelof’s misleadingly named Watchmen sequel takes the viewer through Will Reeves’ Extraordinary (some would say Super) life as seen through his Granddaughter’s overdose. Ivan & Red down a SECOND bottle of illicit Nostalgia pills and get to know the life of the man some would say has a Will of Steel.

Nov 26 2019

58mins

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Watchmen 1x05: Squidler's List

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Little Fear of Lightning, episode 5 of Lindelof’s misleadingly named Watchmen takes us metaphorically and literally behind the mask. Ivan & Red down a bottle of illicit Nostalgia pills and follow Damon back to 1985 Hoboken, New Jersey.

Nov 20 2019

58mins

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Watchmen 1x04: Jean Patents

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If You Don't Like My Story, Write Your Own, episode 4 of Lindelof’s misleadingly named Watchmen sequel takes us completely off the rails in full mid-season genre tv fashion. Ivan & Red sit down for tea in Bezos’ balls and ponder if we’re human or just two swamp clones in a simulation.

Nov 13 2019

54mins

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Watchmen 1x03: Space Junk Mother Mother

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She Was Killed by Space Junk, the third episode of Lindelof’s misleadingly named Lindelof’s Watchmen sequel raises the bar. Ivan force feeds a bound & gagged Red the original graphic novel so that he’s able to process the full weight and glory of Jean Smart & Regina King’s performances.

Nov 05 2019

49mins

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Watchmen 1x02: Bucephalus Was a Good Boy

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Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship, the second episode of Lindelof’s misleadingly named Lindelof’s Watchmen sequel is the main event. Ivan continues to cut through The Thin Blue Line and gets Red up to speed on exactly what the fuck Damon is smoking.

Oct 30 2019

1hr 4mins

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WYSBW: HBO’s Watchmen

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Despite having the same name as the comic book, Damen Lindelof’s Watchmen is a direct sequel to the source material. Confused? Fortunately Ivan has a doctorate in Graphic Novels (NEVER CALL THEM THAT) and Red’s here to stand in for the audience and ask the questions that need to be asked.

Oct 24 2019

1hr 13mins

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WYSBW: Treadstone

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Doug Liman’s foundational deep cover superspy thriller The Bourne Identity has truly been burned when the rights have been sold to the USA Network as Treadstone, and it’s time for Ivan and Red to investigate. They talk Hustlers, Doug Liman’s WILD career, the Disney+ twitter movie dump, and and what it exactly it looks like when a storied secret government program resurfaces on Basic Cable.

Oct 18 2019

54mins

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WYSBW: The Terror: Infamy

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Different Showrunner, different cast, completely different story, same great Terror!  Author Maggie Tokuda-Hall joins Ivan and Red to discuss the second season of the horror drama anthology, AMC’s The Terror Infamy, which moves from 19th ships to World War II era Japanese internment camps in California.

You can Pre-Order Maggie’s upcoming book The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea on Indiebound, Books Inc, or Amazon.

Oct 06 2019

51mins

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WYSBW: Fleabag

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In light of the Phoebe Waller-Bridge vehicle winning Emmys for Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, and pretty much every other award, it was time for Ivan to watch Fleabag. Ivan and Red talk about emotions in comedy, our view of Obama in 2019, and the best new comedy show of the last 10 years.

Sep 29 2019

48mins

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WYSBW: The Righteous Gemstones

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There’s no more high of a brow meeting an extremely low brow than Danny McBride’s The Righteous Gemstones. From the creative coven that brought you Eastbound & Down and Vice Principals comes Jesse Gemstone, the best Danny McBride character in years. Ivan and Red talk John Goodman, establishing the higher ground, churches as startups, and the best way to handle a ransom exchange.

Sep 22 2019

46mins

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WYSBW: Undone

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We dip back into Prime Video with Undone. From the creator of Bojack Horseman comes this gorgeous and intense show which may or may not have time travel. Ivan and Red talk rotoscoping, the MCU, unlivable destinations, and the perfect casting of Bob Odenkirk.

Sep 15 2019

47mins

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WYSBW: Carnival Row

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Should you watch Amazon’s Carnival Row? On one hand it’s *the* most promoted show since NBC’s Whitney, on the other hand a gritty reboot of Tinkerbell is a big promise. Ivan and Red talk prestige fantasy, networks scrambling to replace HBO, the necessary amount of force to life a naked man by his extremities, and the intrigue of a man in a bowler

Make sure and check out the Official Carnival Row store and get your t-shirt with a hat on it.

Sep 08 2019

55mins

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WYSBW: On Becoming a God in Central Florida

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On Becoming a God in Central Florida is a good ass show and worth seeking out even in this, The Golden Age of Television! Ivan and Red the future of every actor getting their own prestige television show, Central Florida, Multi Level marketing, the transformative nature of tuxedos, and the early 90s as a “period”.

Aug 23 2019

42mins

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WYSBW: Swamp Thing

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Swamp Thing on *checks notes* DC Universal dared to ask “what if we rebooted the grossest Super Hero”. Ivan and Red talk a bit more of “The Boys”, alliterative comic book names, and the most disgusting noises you can make for a television show.

Aug 07 2019

49mins

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WYSBW: The Boys

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The Boys is an Amazon Prime production that dares to ask what if a television show had a special effects budget fronted by Meg Ryan & Dennis Quaid’s Love Child. Ivan and Red discuss your girl getting smushed, surprising accent choices by Simon Pegg and Karl Urban, and the upsetting removal of The Chrysler Building.

Jul 31 2019

55mins

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WYSBW: Years and Years

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Years and Years, the HBO/BBC show that asks “what if we made a political Black Mirror show that nobody in the U.S. watched?”. Ivan and Red confront Emma Thompson’s Boris Johnson impression, a future where robot technology has somehow regressed, but creepy snapchat filters have leapt forward.

Jul 25 2019

52mins

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WYSBW: Los Espookys

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HBO’s Los Espookys, a half hour comedy that tests the limits of how high a concept can be. Ivan and Red speak some Spanglish that ranges from fine (Ivan) to terrible (Red) as they discuss Comedy Drummers, boyfriend/brothers, and history's greatest comedic punching bag.

Jul 17 2019

34mins

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WYSBW: Doom Patrol

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Doom Patrol, a DC property that nobody’s ever heard of on a platform that is a well kept secret even among those condemned to the chair. Ivan gives Red the inside track on everything DC including the existence of an Elasti-Girl unrelated to The Incredibles.

Jul 12 2019

1hr 2mins

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