On April 18, 1938, the world was introduced to the first superhero. He looked like a circus strongman. He performed feats of strength and daring like Hercules or Tarzan. He defended the common man and stood up against evil and corruption. He was: Superman. Now 80 years later Superman has become an integral part of western culture and his influence can be seen across the world. In Part 2 of our homage to the Man of Steel, we run through the history of Superman over the airwaves as well as the big and small screens.
We all had a chance to watch The Last Jedi at least once, so John, Jeff, Pat, and Dennis sat down to talk through our feelings — and there were many — about the newest installment in the Star Wars saga.
When the United States and North Korea threaten nuclear war… oops, sorry… jump back 30 years. When the United States and the Soviet Union threaten nuclear war, it takes a mind-wiped Lois Lane and some random school kid’s letter for Superman to decide to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He gets more than he bargained for, however, when Lex Luthor returns to the scene and has engineered the perfect weapon of mass destruction: Golan-Globus… (Sorry… did it again…) Nuclear Man!
Pat, Jeff and John decided to put each other through the torment of having to narrow down their favorite movie composers, scores, individual songs, etc. to a series of “top 5” lists. Here’s part 3!