Daily Archives: August 27, 2022

The Incredible MCU That Time Forgot…


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Date: August 27, 2022

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“As the Marvel Cinematic Universe heads into Phase 4, 5, 6 and beyond, it’s easy to take for granted. The continuous storytelling from The Infinity Saga and the recently dubbed Multiverse Saga across feature films and Disney+ Series might be entrenched in the zeitgeist now, but it’s not the first time a shared universe of Marvel Comics characters showed up on screen. No, the FIRST MCU was in the ’80s. Spinning out of the smash hit The Incredible Hulk, Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno took their small screen superhero act to the next level. This is the Inside Story of the original shared Marvel world, The Incredible MCU That Time Forgot.

The mini-doc features the Hulk himself, Lou Ferrigno, along with Eric Allan Kramer who played Thor, the original Daredevil Rex Smith, Elizabeth Gracen whose spy Jasmin was for all intents and purposes Black Widow, and writer Gerald Di Pego, who scripted two of the three films. The cast and crew talk about the original series, coming back with The Return of the Incredible Hulk, and riding that success through The Trial of The Incredible Hulk before wrapping up the trilogy with The Death of The Incredible Hulk.

While Marvel Studios’ modern Avengers have grown from “I am Iron Man” to the snap in Infinity War, to Endgame and beyond on Disney+, some of the groundwork had been laid over 40 years ago with David Banner and his alter ego the Hulk.”

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Why The Main Star Of The Walking Dead Walked Away…


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Date: August 26, 2022

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“The Walking Dead TV Show has been a cultural staple for over a decade now. With the long running series, spin-off shows, and future movies planned, it’s hard to tell why exactly Andrew Lincoln stepped away as Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead. The main show is slowly coming to an end, but will we actually see Rick Grimes appear in any future Walking Dead projects?”

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Astronaut Spent 12 Months in Space. That’s What Happened to Him…

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Date: August 27, 2022

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“We all know that only the most physically fit people with perfect health indicators can be accepted as astronauts. However, as it turned out, after going into space, everything changes… Many astronauts make it back to Earth from a space mission and die young. So, space appears to negatively affect even the most resilient person’s health. And this fact is really slowing down our plans to colonize other planets. In this video, I’ll tell you: can space deprive you of sight? What will a baby born beyond our planet look like? What to do in space with… a corpse? And most importantly, can a human live in space?”

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Zelensky Steamrolls Workers To Pave Way For Mass Privatization…

Date: August 27, 2022

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“Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has earned a reputation as a heroic defender of the Ukrainian people, but his commitment to Ukrainian workers is not nearly so heroic. Zelensky has signed into law a bill eviscerating workers’ collective bargaining rights. The bill is part of a larger neoliberal plan to privatize public utilities and property while creating a more “inviting” post-conflict environment for investment in the embattled country. And if workers have to pay the price, so be it.

Jimmy and America’s comedian Kurt Metzger discuss Zelensky’s heel turn against Ukrainian workers in favor of potential future capitalist investors.”

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Noam Chomsky: We’re Repeating Afghanistan in Ukraine…

Date: August 27, 2022

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“Professor Noam Chomsky has a stark prediction for the future of humanity if the US refuses to cooperate with other countries:

“It is absolutely necessary for the great powers to cooperate if there’s going to be any hope for survival,” he explains. “China, the US, Russia, they have to be cooperating on the major issues of the day: climate, nuclear war, pandemics. You work on them together or you all fall over the cliff together.”

And while cooperation sounds like a smart idea, Chomsky doubts the US will go along.

“The US orders allies to follow its rules-based international order while China calls for the UN-based international order. And the US doesn’t accept that for a very good reason: the UN rules out US foreign policy explicitly. The UN charter bans the threat or use of force in international affairs. Can you think of a US president who hasn’t engaged in a threat or use of force?”

This sparks an analysis of US censorship and how the government can suppress the truth without throwing us in gulags.

“Read things carefully that do come out: the Washington Post had a long, comprehensive article in which they reviewed in great detail the background for the war. Nothing in it about possible negotiations. They don’t want it on the agenda.”

Plus, subscribe for the extended interview in which Noam Chomsky explains his worst fear if the Republicans take control of Congress, calls out politicians who oppose forgiving student loans, and criticizes the underwhelming US response to climate change.

It’s all this, and more, on this week’s episode of Useful Idiots. Check it out.

0:00 Intro
0:31 Four basic food groups of news
14:18 Noam Chomsky interview”

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