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Podcast 1: College Football Preview and Batfleck

Podcast Episode 1: College Football Preview and Batfleck
The first episode of weekly podcasts featuring conversations about sports, comics, culture, theology, and more. If you have a good name for this, let us know. Featuring Chris, TJ, and hopefully in later episodes a cast of great guests.

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Found this in the picture book section along with the Berenstain Bears. Childhood oppression, terrorism, and social cleansing through violence & class warfare. For the kids!

Found this in the picture book section along with the Berenstain Bears. Childhood oppression, terrorism, and social cleansing through violence & class warfare. For the kids!

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Two Cents: The Dark Knight Rises

The Movie
The Dark Knight Rises starring Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard, & Morgan Freeman
Written by David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, & Jonathan Nolan
Directed by Christopher Nolan

Tweet the Plot (140 Characters or Less)
8 yrs after TDK, Bane descends on Gotham. Batman returns to try to save his beloved city. Catwoman, social upheaval & urban warfare ensue.

Who will like it?
Batfans, comic book aficionados, those that enjoy Christopher Nolan, people who want an Epic superhero movie, admirers of the various actors and actresses involved, people that enjoy the calming presence of Morgan Freeman.

Who won’t like it?
Rush Limbaugh, those expecting the constant intensity of The Dark Knight, the short attention-spanned, people that don’t like their comic book movies grim, hardcore pacifists, and possibly those with too high expectations coming in.

Favorite Random Scene
Alfred poking fun at Bruce after Selena Kyle steals the latter’s car.

Be warned that after this jump, major spoilers follow.

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Captain America: How It Should Have Ended
I didn’t see Captain America. But a superhero movie-based HISHE means Superman and Batman hanging out in that diner booth and that’s always awesome. Seriously, I would watch a TV show of nothing but Supes and Bats sitting in that booth talking with random superheroes.

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