Claire talks with Stunt Performer, Actress and Martial Artist Jenel Stevens about her work in the Marvel Netflix shows doubling Simone Missick as Misty Knight, and in Black Panther and the Avengers movies as one of the Dora Milaje. Jenel answers questions from listeners, talks about being part of a cultural phenomenon, and gives her advice on getting into the stunts industry.
A massive thank you to Jenel for being a great guest and being so generous with her time.
You can follow Jenel on twitter @jenel_stunts
You can see some of Jenel’s work in DAREDEVIL season 3 out now on Netflix!
Will, Tammy and Claire are joined by special guest Alan to discuss the final 2 episodes of LUKE CAGE season 2. We try to answer all the big questions like: Why would someone pay $25 million for a violin? Just what IS in Delaware? And we dream up a new mode of transport for the Heroes for Hire…
Thanks for the emails and voicemails everyone. We’ll be back soon for Iron Fist season 2!
Special guests Nutty and Ian join Tammy, Claire and Will to discuss episodes 6 and 7 of the second season of LUKE CAGE!
In news, we discuss the new IRON FIST season 2 teaser trailer, and the recent firing of James Gunn by Disney/Marvel. Meanwhile in LUKE CAGE, we mourn the loss of Pirahna and Comanche, and sing Afre Woodard’s praises again in the role of Mariah. Give that lady an Emmy!
Tammy, Claire and Will return to discuss episodes 2 and 3 of the second season of LUKE CAGE!
After many many seasons has Claire Temple finally got us back on her side? Could the Shades/Mariah relationship get any creepier? Has Luke finally met his match in a group of elderly Jamaican men? All shall be revealed…
Thanks for the emails and voicemails everyone!
SWEET CHRISTMAS, we are BACK!
Tammy, Claire and Will are joined by special guest Rowan to discuss episode 1 of the second season of LUKE CAGE!
Tammy has all the music facts. We all wonder exactly how Luke’s new resistance to Judas bullets works. Claire wants to know who Ron Garvey is, and the plot intricacies of Mariah and Shades new plan confuses us all…
Ex co-host Robin returns from his sentence on The Raft, along with guest Andy to help Tammy, Claire and Will unravel episodes 11 and 12. Claire proves that she very little knowledge about how technology works, while we all try and decide which Infinity Stone we each covet the most.
Tammy, Claire and Will are joined once again by guest Brad to discuss the ninth and tenth episodes of Season 2! Inhaler watch continues as we wonder how much longer Trish’s inhaler can continue to function, Brad cheers on class heroes Inez and Shane, and we invent a new cake-themed supervillain!
Hey hey we want your cray cray! Tammy, Claire and Will are joined by guests Shane and Nutty to discuss episodes 7 and 8 of Jessica Jones season 2!
We have some great discussion about the portrayals of consent and addiction in the show, and why Stirling could be a side character from RENT the musical.
Claire, Tammy and Will are reunited with ex-Defenders Matt and Mel to discuss all things relating to episodes 4 and 5.
Tammy wonders what the deal with neck beards is, while we all wonder if Jessica has secret Octopus powers. Plus we try to unravel THAT big twist!
Claire, Tammy and Will are joined by Moira and Brad to discuss episodes 3 and 4 of Jessica Jones’ second season!
Brad, Tammy and Claire get distracted discussing the awful X-Files Season 11 finale, we debate the merits of coffee vs okra, and the Killer is finally revealed to be…evil Laurie Metcalfe?
Claire, Tammy and Will are joined by Heath and Angela to discuss episode 2 of Jessica Jones’ second season!
While Heath has an existential crisis over the role of Spiderman in the Marvel Netflix Universe we debate texting vs calling phones in the modern age. Also, why are Jeri, Sunday and Costa in a completely different show to the rest of the characters?
Claire and Tammy are back, and they are joined by a brand new co-host – Will!
Guests Elizabeth and John join us this week to discuss the first episode in Jessica Jones second season. Is Oscar a superintendent or a superhero? Was Jessica part of the Weapon X programme with Deadpool? Is it a good idea to label others or oneself in society? All shall be answered this week!
We have reached the last two episodes of THE PUNISHER and Tammy and Claire are joined by a trio of guests to unravel the ending of the show. Rebecca, Ian and Andy help us invent our new favourite fictional friendship: Frank Castle and Paddington Bear! We are all grossed out by the gore in these episodes particularly when Agent Orange goes “stabby stabby squish squish”, but do we think this is a strong show finale despite that? Listen and find out!
A big thank you to everyone who sent us feedback, listened to and guested on the show for this season. You guys are the best! We will be back in March for Jessica Jones season 2 as well as having some bonus episodes before then.
Tammy and Claire are guest-less this week but have lots to talk about regarding episodes 10 and 11 of THE PUNISHER. Claire teaches Tammy some classic English slang terms, and we both celebrate the end of the Lewis storyline. Also, Frank Castle is finally at PEAK hair!
Tammy and Claire are joined by returning guest Elizabeth to discuss Tammy’s victory episodes (aka episodes 8 and 9 of THE PUNISHER)
We all question Sarah’s parenting and wish that there were more crossovers between the Punisher and the other Netflix Marvel shows. Claire also teases Tammy with Harry Potter facts!
Tammy and Claire are joined by special guests Paul and Brad to discuss episodes 4 and 5 of the first season of the Punisher. Is Vice President Mike Pence the true villain of the show? Is Frank a secret Disco fan? We share our thoughts on just how likeable a protagonist Frank Castle can be, and we are still conflicted over the return of Karen.
Claire and Tammy are back and this time we are joined by special guest Nutty to discuss the second and third episodes of the show. There is a lot of talk about facial hair and awesome fictional sidekicks named Sam. Also Nutty uses her knowledge to comment on the accuracy of the shows depiction of the military.
Sadly we have had to say goodbye to co-hosts Matt and Mel for now, but Claire and Tammy are back to review The PUNISHER series!
We reveal some changes to the structure of the podcast and discuss episode 1 of the new show. Does Frank have the worst work enviroment ever? Will Sam survive past episode nine? Who wields a hammer better: Frank or Thor? All shall be answered!
Former co-host Robin is back from exile as he, and fellow guest Woo, join us to discuss episode 4 of the Defenders! We have a long debate about the pros and cons of immortality, and whether or not we miss Nobu. Claire is completely obsessed with Danny’s new man-crush on Luke and Tammy has a shocking reveal for us all!
Thanks for the feedback everybody!
Matt and Mel have vanished again, so we continue the “M” theme with our two guests as Tammy and Claire are joined by Meegan and Moira!
Marvel and Netflix seem to be trolling us with teases of a character cameo, and jumping onboard the “Dog-Fenders” bandwagon. Meanwhile, we get confirmation as to why Claire would be a rubbish spy, and we discuss THAT fight scene!
INTERVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE DEFENDERS!!
Claire had the great pleasure of chatting to Justin Eaton, the hugely talented stunt-double for Scott Glenn in “Daredevil” and “Defenders”!
Justin and Claire discuss his work playing Stick in the Marvel shows as well as his other work in “Doctor Strange”, “Deadpool” and “American Horror Story”. Justin also gives his advice on working in the stunt industry.
A big thank you to Justin for his time and for helping to make these shows so much fun to watch!
With only a few days to go until Defenders is released, Matt, Mel, Tammy, Claire and special guest Brad briefly discuss their thoughts on the other shows leading up to this point, and what we hope to see in the long awaited team-up series!
Thank you everyone for your support for the podcast up to now. We really appreciate all of your feedback sent each week and interactions via social media. You guys rock!
Tammy and Claire are joined by director Stephen Surjik to discuss his extensive directing work on the Marvel Netflix shows, as well as his past work on projects ranging from Waynes World 2 to Burn Notice. Stephen was a fantastic guest and very generous with his time. Discussion includes the challenges of working on pilot and finale episodes of series, his thoughts on the reception to Iron Fist, and the day to day work of a director.
We have reached the end of IRON FIST season 1 so special guest Brad joins us to discuss everything from Ward’s continuing awesomeness to whether Kun Lun is secretly Count Duckula’s castle. We are also introduced to everyone’s new favourite superhero: SCAPEL FINGERS!
Claire, Matt, Mel and Tammy are joined by special guest Brad to discuss episode 11 of IRON FIST. While we all miss Ward from the show, we have sadsack Davos to enjoy! We also discuss the new Black Panther poster and teaser trailer.
Tammy and Claire are joined by special guest Matt A to discuss episode 10 of Iron Fist! While Tammy is still mourning the death of Kyle, both she and Claire are happy to see the return of Mysterious Food Truck Ninja aka Davos! Claire and Matt campaign for Dan Stevens to play every role ever,we cast the Defenders in a remake of “Cabin in the Woods”, and we all look forward to the first appearance next week of classic character “Gary”
Tammy and Claire are joined by special guest JD to mourn the passing of our beloved Kyle and to celebrate the hilarity of Zombie Harold. We also meet new character Food Truck Ninja, and have many questions about Colleen and her Sensei
Thank you for the feedback everyone! 🙂
Claire and Tammy are joined by special guest Will to take a trip to “China” in episode 8 of IRON FIST! We talk about our continued love of Ward Meachum an try to work out exactly what Danny’s plan was to kidnap Madame Gao. Tammy continues to mourn Kyle’s absence from the show but is a big fan of Danny’s new breakdancing drunk nemesis Zhou Cheng!
Domo Arigato Mr Roboto!
This week Matt and Claire are joined by special guests Andrew and Rebecca to discuss episode 6 of IRON FIST! Matt creates two new supervillains including Modok Freeman and Claire wishes that Marvel would release a Mario Cart inspired Marvel video game. Also Colleen Wing needs to STEP AWAY FROM THE VIRGIN!
Matt and Claire are joined by Connor from The Immortal Iron Fist Podcast to discuss episode 5 of IRON FIST! The many tangents include talk of Stephen King and Daleks. Claire rants about her namesake in the show, and we learn that there are no hugs in K’un Lun…
Former co-host Robin has returned for one week only to discuss the fourth episode of Iron Fist! Discussion includes how much we all loved the elevator fight scene, exactly how old Ward is meant to be, and why Robin wishes that every scene was a fight scene.
Also Claire says “ya know” way too much.
We are joined by special guest Ian, and Mel who has briefly returned from exile!
Discussion includes the new Defenders teaser trailer, our ongoing love for Kyle, the return of sassy mistress extraordinaire Jeryn Hogarth, and Tammy and Claire urge the world to watch the movie “The FP”
Thank you to all our awesome listeners as always. We love you guys!
Tammy and Claire are joined by special guest Caitlin from the Twin Peaks Podcast! Discussion includes our ever growing love for Kyle – the TRUE hero of the series, why Tammy would like a pair of Iron Fist shoes for her birthday, and why Danny should really learn to stay silent sometimes…
Claire talks with Costume Designer and Stylist Stephanie Maslansky about her fantastic work on the Marvel Netflix shows. Stephanie answers questions from listeners and reveals some of the secrets that went into creating such iconic looks for the Defenders.
A massive thank you to Stephanie for being a great guest and being so generous with her time while on vacation.
You can follow Stephanie on twitter @spmaslansky and on instagram @stephaniemaslansky
With less than a month until IRON FIST arrives on Netflix, Claire decided to call on Iron Fist super-fan Rebecca to discuss the recently released trailer for the show! (Cue many dog puns)
Warning: Contains lots of speculation and potential SPOILERS for the show)
Its the season finale of Luke Cage! We discuss our thoughts of the developing relationship between Luke and Claire, our final thoughts on Diamondback as a villain, and we also share our “Sweet Christmas” memories of 2016 (that mainly involve nephews)
Matt and Mel are away for the holidays so Tammy and Claire are joined by special guest Meegan to discuss the penultimate episode of Luke Cage season 1! Tammy loses her mind with joy over the long awaited Method Man cameo and Claire still holds hope that Misty’s arm will fall off before the season ends.
After a week off due to events out of our control, we are back! Guest Jason joins us to discuss everything from puns, Claire’s amputation hopes for Misty, Diamondback’s motives, and Jason tries to convince Claire to like Superman…
Mel is back(!) and the gang is joined by special guest Elizabeth to discuss episode 10 of Luke Cage. Mel makes us question whether Luke is really just a hard-boiled egg in disguise, Diamondback turns into a cartoon character, and we are all thankful that the show didn’t steer into an amnesia storyline.
Mel and Tammy are away, and Claire is ill, so it’s a good job that we have a Doctor in the house this week! Matt and Claire are joined by guest Moira to discuss the eighth episode of Luke Cage. We try to work out how Luke’s internal organs actually work, if Misty is about to get fired, and Claire is super happy to have found a Skeletor app on her phone.
We are joined by special guest Will to discuss this particularly dramatic installment of Luke Cage! We are introduced to new character “Power-Shoulders”, we try and guess the identity of the mystery sniper, and we all mourn the loss of Cottonmouth and his piano skills.
Tammy is still away working on her solo rap career so we are joined by her husband Dan and special guest Nutty to discuss episode 6.
We try to work out if it would be possible to poison Luke! We marvel at how there can be so many badass female characters in a single episode! And we wonder if its actually Mariah and not Cottonmouth that we should all be scared of…
Tammy is away this week, but guest Brad joins us to discuss episode 5 of Luke Cage, “Just to get a rep” and the theories are flying! Why should Luke Cage get a kangaroo pouch? What would happen if Luke broke a toe? Could the mysterious Diamondback actually be Cobra Commander?
Thanks as always to everybody who sent feedback in, and thanks to everyone for listening. Excelsior!
Claire, Mel, Matt and Tammy temporarily release former co-host Robin from his ninja-blood-sarcophagus-prison to join them for this weeks episode! Discussion includes the weird editing of this episode, Luke’s awesome hair and we speculate on Reva’s secrets…
Claire, Matt, Mel and Tammy are joined by guest Matt A to discuss episode 3 of LUKE CAGE and examine such important questions as:
Are the Defenders really all secret Scientologists?
Is Luke’s hair as impervious to damage as his skin is?
Plus we meet our new favourite James Brown impersonator James Bradley aka “Black Velvet”!
Claire, Matt, Mel and Tammy are joined by guest Michael this week and they all agree that this is a better episode than last week….or do we? Discussion includes whether or not Luke Cage has gills, Tammy continues being our guide to all things music with some Faith Evans info, and we introduce a new segment: Confessions with Mel. Excelsior!
The Defenders have vacated Hell’s Kitchen and are on vacation in Harlem where we are joined by new co-host Tammy who brings all the music facts! (Sadly we had to leave Robin behind in Nobu’s blood sarcophagus thing back in Hells Kitchen for now…)
Guest JD joins us as we chat about the latest Defenders news, Matt’s foley artist skills during TV sex scenes, terrifying Frank Whaley movie “Little Monsters” and plan our future field trip to Harlems Paradise!
Claire heads over to Hogarth, Chao and Benowitz to chat to their newest acquisition Marci Stahl, aka Amy Rutberg! Discussion includes analysis of Marci’s relationship with Foggy Bear, theories on the future of the Marvel Netflix shows, and just WHICH superpower would Marci like to have?