Graded Point Five Episode 7 – Magneto Was Right

April 6, 2017 Jason Golden 1

This is the last episode before a brief hiatus.  Doing some reformatting of the podcast, the cast, and pretty much everything.  Gonna be so much better, though.  Look for us to come back into action about the end of April, 2017.  For our go-home episode here, we discuss the philosophies of the X-Men and related characters.  What makes Magneto tick, the Darwinist extremes of Apocalypse, and the peaceful co-existence of the X-Men and Xavier. Intro music is “Equilibrium Instrumental” by junior85.

Cloning For Dummies

March 2, 2017 Jason Golden 0

I remember a debate in my old social studies class, in 7th grade that asked about the implications of human cloning. This was in the last throes of the 20th century, when things like Dolly the sheep had opened potential floodgates in the cloning field. Could we clone a human? Should we clone a human? Well, little did my nascent geek self realize, comics held a path torwards looking for answers. Could we? Probably. Should we? Well, as long as the writers at Marvel aren’t handling the project. Spider-man is currently dealing with cleanup from yet another clone storyline. Think […]

Death’s Revolving Door Policy

January 31, 2017 Jason Golden 0

Death is an inevitability and a finality. In comics, we’ve seen many a death. Superman died defending Metropolis from Doomsday’s rampage. Captain America was sniped by Crossbones on courthouse steps. Jean Grey died to save the rest of the X-Men from an otherwise fatal re-entry. Jason Todd was beaten to death with a crowbar by the Joker, then blown up. These deaths rocked the comics world, and the holes they left in our hearts will never be filled. Well, at least not for another 6-12 months, a year or two at most. Then some massive event will hit, and our […]