Special Edition Podcast

2021 All Media Year End Roundup

Show Notes

It’s the sixteenth annual iFanboy All Media Year End Roundup! Conor Kilpatrick, Josh Flanagan, and special guest Ron Richards discuss some of what they enjoyed in media in this, the weird year that was 2021. Movies, television, music, books, and comics — it’s all here!

(Disclaimer: Ron Richard’s opinions are his own and do not represent Marvel Entertainment or the Walt Disney Corporation.)

Note: Timecodes are subject to change depending on dynamic ad insertion by the distributor.

Running Time: 02:28:20

Movies:
00:02:32 – Licorice Pizza
00:05:52 – The French Dispatch
00:08:13 – Stillwater
00:10:27 – Dune
00:13:43 – No Time to Die
00:15:27 – Together Together
00:17:52 – The Sparks Brothers
00:21:20 – Derek DelGaudio’s In & Of Itself
00:23:06 – The Mitchells vs. The Machines
00:24:40 – Annette
00:26:48 – tick, tick… BOOM!
00:29:33 – The Harder They Fall
00:32:22 – Zola
00:35:55 – The Fast Saga
00:39:07 – The current state of the movies

Television:
00:40:26 – Only Murders in the Building
00:42:47 – Ted Lasso
00:43:39 – Swagger
00:46:25 – Scenes from a Marriage
00:47:52 – Billons
00:49:17 – Mare of Easttown
00:50:46 – Gossip Girl
00:54:27 – Lupin
00:56:15 – Foundation
00:58:27 – The Expanse
01:02:02 – DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
01:04:11 – Dopesick
01:10:18 – The Beatles: Get Back
01:17:20 – Yellowstone
01:18:42 – Succession

Books:
01:28:13 – “Termination Shock: A Novel” by Neal Stephenson
01:32:04 – “Project Hail Mary: A Novel” by Andy Weir
01:34:11 – “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: A Novel” by Quentin Tarantino
01:36:14 – “The Mirage Factory: Illusion, Imagination, and the Invention of Los Angeles” by Gary Krist
01:37:55  – “A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears)” by Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling
01:40:32 – “The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood” by Sam Wasson
01:41:52 – “The Poet and the Murderer: A True Story of Verse, Violence and the Art of Forgery” by Simon Worrall
01:43:01 – “Truman” by David McCullough
01:45:49 – “Made Men: The Story of Goodfellas” by Glenn Kenny
01:47:29 – “The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel” by Richard Osman
01:48:50 – “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” by Junot Díaz
01:51:17 – “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold” by John le Carré

Music:
01:52:48 – “Distant Populations” – Quicksand
01:54:50 – “El Camino 10th Anniversary” – The Black Keys
01:56:14 – “Drives Out East” – Koyo
01:57:20 – Lukas Nelson and The Promise of the Real at the El Rey in Los Angeles
01:58:59 – The “Distortion” Sets – Bob Mould
02:02:27 – My Bloody Valentine Reissues
02:06:22 – “Hit the Breaks” – PLOSIVS
02:07:10 – “Glow On” – Turnstile

Comics:
02:08:30 – The mini-series is back!
02:09:15 – Nightwing
02:10:22 – Fantastic Four
02:11:11 – Beta Ray Bill
02:11:56  – King in Black: Thunderbolts
02:13:28 – Rorschach
02:14:31 – Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow
02:15:32 – Haha
02:16:56 – Karmen
02:18:02 – Maestro: War and Pax
02:19:17 – Kang The Conquerer

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