We’re back from vacation, and ready to whip up another claymation animation that will never be complete! This week we’re mashing up the canceled-too-soon baseball series Pitch with the space-opera paper people of Saga, and no game of intergalactic spaceball sportsball is safe. Check us out on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher for a conversation about the burdens of being a traiblazer while also trying to be normal, the wages of post-colonial interstellar war, and why it’s finally time to consign Rookie of the Year to the dustbin of history. Just remember: the true baseball has been inside you all along, and it’s gross.
Where to find this week’s pop culture (as of show date):
- Pitch is currently streaming on Hulu
- Saga is available at your local comics shop, or from comixology.com.
Readers’ advisory, aka other stuff we like that we think you’ll like, too:
- The Running Dream
- Friday Night Lights
- A League of Their Own
- Bend It Like Beckham
- The Rookie
- Bull Durham
- The Dairy Queen series
- The Distance to Home by Jenn Bishop
- Any Way You Slice It by Kristine Carlson Asselin
- Flash Gordon
- Rogue One
- Buck Rogers
- Jack Kirby Comics (Silver Surfer, New Gods, Fantastic Four)
- Y the Last Man
- Ex Machina
- The Private Eye
- Bitch Planet
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