I spent most of Monday in airports. That means I spent most of Monday listening to podcasts. More than music, podcasts have become my default form of aural entertainment whether I’m on a plane, in the car, out for a run or cooking dinner at home. If you’re like me, you’re always looking for new shows. So in that spirit, here are a few of my favorite podcasts that I think are worth checking out.
The series, which debuted its first two episodes on Jan. 6, is great fun. It’s stylish, snappy, often humorous, and everything I’d hoped the often-bland Agents of S.H.I.EL.D. would be.
Arrow and Flash may be problematic, but that’s partly because they can and do take bigger risks with their characters, and are willing to dig deeper into relationships, romantic or otherwise. That said they don’t get a pass just for swinging big.
Two episodes in, and it’s still unclear exactly what Fox’s Gotham wants to be. A Batman prequel? A police procedural set in a comic book universe? A gritty character drama? Ultimately, it’s all those things, without doing any one of them particularly well.
By JIM SABATASO | STAFF I don’t like nostalgia. At best, it’s empty comfort food for your brain. At worst, it’s a delusion that devalues the present. The past was never as good as we remember it to be. Sure, I have fond memories of my own that I revisit on occasion — I’m not a…