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IM075: Smashy Smashy

April 19, 2019

in which Andy and Pete talk about Tony finding out Raza is alive, Tony’s work on his hero poses, and Tony’s reasons for getting the Mark III ready for action

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IM074: Ray Gun on the Mantelpiece

April 18, 2019

in which Andy and Pete talk about Stane’s turn to a villainous businessman, the news report from Gulmira, and Tony’s ray gun

IM073: Conversations About Conversations

April 17, 2019

in which Andy and Pete talk about the hero’s call (finally), Leslie Bibb on IMDb, and a rough transition in the script to Obadiah outside

IM072: I’m Not a Cheeseburger

April 16, 2019

in which Andy and Pete talk about the notion of romancing Tony based on his past, how we like our martinis, and background actors looking into the lens

IM071: The Lovey-Dovey Minute

April 15, 2019

in which Andy and our guest Jared Abrahamson from the Epic Marvel Podcast talk about social security numbers, a rough transition with Agent Coulson, and Pepper’s scripted nonsense

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IM050: Sarcasm Harmonics

in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Pepper’s work space, Tony’s surgery, and the scripted call Pepper has with Agent Coulson

IM049: Unleash the Bear

in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Obadiah’s glee over Tony’s chest, the insanity of Jim Cramer, and the joy of his digital soundboard

IM048: The Superhero Chest Reveal

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the nature of a business and the motivations of those running it, obvious edit choices, and mystery background actors

IM047: Tokamak

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the Stark Industries complex and its confusing layout, the appearance of the big arc reactor, and how Jeff is the BOSS on that Segway

IM046: Tony’s Charles Foster Kane Moment

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about what shaped Tony’s memories of his father, the shift in Tony’s business perspective, and how those closest to Tony react to his announcement

IM045: SHIELD

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about the fascinating Agent Coulson, the purpose of the existence of SHIELD, and Tony’s PTSD

IM044: A Burger King level of hedonism

in which Andy and guest Matthew Westfox from the Superhero Ethics Podcast talk about product placement, the realities of what Tony could accomplish in a cave in three months, and PG-13 sex jokes

IM043: WWTD?

in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about the military usage of C-17s, Tony’s greeting for Pepper (and lack-of-greeting for Happy), and wet tarmacs

IM042: A Tony in a Haystack

in which Andy and guest Steve Sarmento from The Next Reel talk about Tony’s escape plan, the design of Tony’s tank top, and how Rhodey found him

IM041: Almost a Slide Whistle

in which Andy, Pete and guest JJ Jaeger from The Next Reel talk about Favreau’s style of paying off moments of awesomeness with comedy beats, the chances of surviving a fall like Tony does, and the beauty of amazing crane shots (particularly in wind storms)

IM040: Bullets and Flamethrowers and Rockets – Oh My!

in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about setting everything on fire and the logic of Tony’s plan, Tony’s rage possibly driving this scene, and the ability of the Mark I suit to keep Tony from cooking in all the fire

IM039: The First Life You Save or Lose

in which Andy and guest Liz Whitaker from the Mean Girls Minute talk about Yinsen’s tragic end and the great acting in the scene, discuss the hero turn Tony takes in this minute, and bid adieu to the cave set, which we’ve come to know so well