The Young Podawans Ep. 52 – The Defenders

It’s been over two years since Marvel’s Netflix series began. There’s been some highs, some lows, and some really, really yellow-glowy fisty lows, but now it’s come to this – The Defenders! After two years, five stand alone series, and four new heroes, did it all pay off in the end?

Much like  the road leading here, there were many ups and downs in The Defenders, and we’re chatting about all of them. And much like the Korra comic we discussed last episode, it’s a bit of missed opportunity.  One thing’s for certain though:

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The Young Podawans Ep. 51 – Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part 1

We could have taken a jaunty stroll through the Spirit World in the time we’ve been waiting for this Korra comic – BUT NOW THE WAIT IS OVER! Was it worth the long wait? Did the continuation of one of our favorite shows live up to the hype? DID VARRICK AND ZHU LI DO THE THING ONCE MORE? Give a listen and find out, Korraholics!

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The Young Podawans Ep. 48 – Game of Thrones

Welcome lords and ladies to the grand amphitheater of House Podawan!

It’s pretty shocking we haven’t done a Game of Thrones / Song of Ice and Fire episode yet, right? The show is back for the penultimate season and the books are limbo, so why not do it now? Besides all things GoT and ASoIaF, we also geek out about the new Doctor and drop some withering shade on the horrible new Valerian movie.

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The Young Podawans Ep. 43 – 2017 Nebula Award Short Stories

Hello friends! It’s our second (probably) annual Nebula Awards Short Story episode. We have an amazing slate of stories to discuss this week from a woman with iron shoes and a bear husband to the terrors of a hospital waiting room filled with flesh-eating bugs. Read these great stories and then listen to us chat about them!

We have a super special announcement too! We have launched a Patreon – now you can support the show,  get some sweet Young Podawans swag and of course our undying appreciation!

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