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WTF DC | Episode 135

Listen to this week's Superhero Slate because Star Wars gives us some new vehicles, Netflix tells us a little bit about the Defenders’ shows, we figure out what the hell is going on at DC, and more!

Riff & Raff


  • DCEU (7:00)
    • Jared Leto
      • Signed on for Suicide Squad 2, Gotham City Sirens, and Joker/Harley film
      • Now speaking positively about Suicide Squad
    • Mad Love
      • Title of Joker and Harley Quinn stand-alone film
      • Glenn Ficarra and John Requa to write/direct
        • Crazy, Stupid, Love
        • DCEU
    • Gotham City Sirens
      • Delayed by studio, not canceled
    • The Joker
      • Movie being produced by Martin Scorsese
      • Stand-alone origin
    • The Batman
      • To exist in the DCEU
      • Affleck possibly out?
  • Shazam (27:40)
    • Billy Batson and Shazam will be played by separate actors
  • Justice League Dark (30:20)
    • Back to work on script due to underwhelmed execs
    • Jon Spaihts (Doctor Strange) signed on to write film
  • Batman: Gotham By Gaslight (31:45)
  • Titans (33:25)
    • Anna Diop (24 Legacy) cast as Starfire
  • Justice League (37:40)
    • Lex Luthor cut from film
  • Deadpool 2 (39:11)
    • Eddie Marsan (Ray Donovan) has role in film
    • Julian Dennison possibly Goldballs or Mondo
  • Silver and Black (40:50)
    • Norman Osborn/Green Goblin to have presence in film
  • Runaways (43:20)
    • First reactions full of glowing praise
      • 10 episode season
      • November 21 on Hulu
  • Netflix (46:55)
    • Majority of watchers start with Jessica Jones
    • Narcos, Black Mirror, The Walking Dead leads into Luke Cage
    • Dave Chappelle comedy special leads into Iron Fist
    • Taste Communities
      • In Luke Cage's taste community are Stranger Things and Easy.
      • Iron Fists' includes Grace and Frankie, 13 Reasons Why and The 100.
      • Jessica Jones' taste community includes Master of None and Orange is the New Black
      • Daredevil's includes Friends, Bloodline and Breaking Bad.
    • Only small percentage of users have watched all 4 shows
  • ABC (50:00)
    • More Female-skewed shows
      • Jessica Jones-esque project (Spider Woman?)
    • New Warriors will be a comedy style show, but not Office comedy
  • Inhumans (52:50)
  • Thor: Ragnarok (54:35)
    • Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 connection
  • Avengers 4 (56:55)
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi (1:00:45)
  • Han Solo (1:02:55)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (1:05:00)
    • Film working title as “The Joshua Tree”
      • National Park in SoCal used as desert stand-ins
      • Takes place on Tatooine
  • Stranger Things (1:06:25)
    • Season 4 will be last
  • The Tick (1:08:45)
    • Full season on Amazon

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Mike's Marshmallow Recipe

  1. (1) Bloom 2.5 TBSP of gelatin in 0.5 C. of cold water in mixer bowl for 15 minutes.
  2. (2) Combine 0.5 C. of water, 0.66 C. of corn syrup, 2 C. sugar, 0.25 tsp. salt in pan. (Avoid getting sugar on sides of pan)
  3. (3) Bring everything to a boil over medium high heat, gently swirling from time-to-time, to 240 degrees.
  4. (4) Whisk gelatin mixture on low for a bit, slowly pour in hot sugar syrup.
  5. (5) Gradually increase whisking speed to high, mix for 10-12 minutes till bowl is barely warm and mixture is firm.
  6. (6) Add 2 tsp of vanilla extract
  7. (7) Quickly scrape mixture with oiled spatula into greased and foil 13x9 pan
  8. (8) Quickly smooth top and dust with 2-3 TBSP of following mixture (0.5 C. of corn starch and 0.5 C. of powdered sugar)
  9. (9) Cover with plastic wrap and let it set up overnight.
  10. (10) Dust countertop with starch mixture. Flip marshmallow block onto countertop. Dust other side of marshmallow bock. Cut into squares with oiled chef's knife.
  11. (11) Roll a couple marshmallows at a time around in starch mixture. Toss in wire strainer to knock off excess starch.
  12. (12) Store in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
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