Mentor Public Library’s new media podcast where your hosts, Reference Librarians John Foster and Meredith Tomeo, discuss a variety of topics relating to movies, television, comic books, video games or anything else on their minds.
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Episode 10: Video Game Narrative – Hey! Listen!
In which we discuss linear narrative vs. open world games
- The Last of Us @ MPL
- Tomb Raider
- Tomb Raider by Gail Simone
- BioShock Infinite
Episode 9: Mockingbird – This Mockingbird Sings
In which we discuss the short lived comic series, Mockingbird
Find Mockingbird @ MPL
- First appearance of Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse/Mockingbird
Episode 8: Haywire – We Went a Little Haywire
In which we discuss the completely awesome 2011 film, Haywire.
Find Haywire @ MPL
Episode 7: Live-Action Women Superheroes – Ladies Doing (Super) Things
In which your intrepid librarians explore the world of women in live-action superhero movies.
- Elektra (2005) Jennifer Garner a little miscast here, but entertaining.
- Wonder Woman (1975) It’s the 40s. No, it’s the 70s. Either way it’s fun.
- Supergirl (1984) How did the Oscars overlook this?
Episode 6: Logan – The Claws Are Out!
In which we bask in the glory of a little girl with big claws.
Check out Logan @ MPL
- NYX: The Complete Collection X-23’s first appearance
- X-23: Vol.1 The Killing Dream Laura Kinney as a member of the X-Men
- All New Wolverine, Vol. 1 The Four Sisters Arguably the best Laura Kinney arc…ever
Episode 5: That Thing You Do! – We Wonder What Happened to the Oneders
In which we discuss the excellent, yet underrated 1996 film, That Thing You Do!
Episode 4: Gotham City – It Sure Has Problems
In which we are joined by Marilyn to discuss all things Gotham City including the television series Gotham, the comic Gotham Central, and Batgirl.
- Marilyn’s Pick – Batgirl: Year One
- John’s Pick – Batgirl – Volume 1: Batgirl of Burnside
- Meredith’s Pick – Batgirl – A Celebration of 50 Years
Episode 3: The Walking Dead – Our Zombie Escape Plan
In which we are joined by Mary & Robin to discuss The Walking Dead and whose side we would join.
- Find The Walking Dead – Season 1 @ MPL
- Find The Walking Dead comics @ MPL
- Or check them out digitally on Hoopla
Other Zombie movies:
Episode 2: Our Favorite Movies – We Do Declare
In which we talk about some of our favorite movies.
- Apocalypse Now
- Captain America: The Winter Solider
Episode 1: Supergirl – Missing Cat and Missed Opportunities
In which we talk about the CW series, Supergirl and some of the growing pains it has had in season 2.
- Find the Supergirl Season 1 on DVD @ MPL
- Supergirl comics on Hoopla
- Lois Lane Series by Gwenda Bond (Books)
- Black Widow series by Margaret Stohl (Books)