Netflix’s Marvel Shows Aren’t Just for Superhero Fans (or How to Get Your Friends to Binge Watch The Defenders)

The Defenders #StreamTeam

My name is Andrew and I am a comic book geek. That means that even if Marvel puts out the craziest movies and TV shows based on obscure characters like Ant-Man or Iron Fist, I’m first in line. And when Netflix’s amazing set of characters team up in a new series called The Defenders, I’m screaming from the rooftops. Yeah, The Defenders. Sounds like a cheap version of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, a.k.a. The Avengers. To be …

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Netflix Wrestles With Hair Spray and Thigh-High Boots in the Hilarious Series GLOW

GLOW #Streamteam

I grew up with Hulk Hogan, Sgt. Slaughter and Rowdy Roddy Piper. I loved the WWF (that’s what it was called back in the day) and probably laughed as much as I cheered while watching every single match. Women were always present on the WWF but mainly as managers or girlfriends, never as wrestlers themselves. That is until some crazy new show worked its way onto television in the mid 1980s. It was called GLOW …

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The X-Files of the Wild West, Supernatural Has Possessed Me


The Dukes of Hazzard had its General Lee. Knight Rider, its talking car K.I.T.T. And while it doesn’t leap impossible chasms or talk to its owners, the black ’67 Impala on Supernatural is every bit a main character as brothers Sam and Dean Winchester. My wife recently started watching Supernatural while exercising, and I jumped in just as she began unearthing season two. A quick rundown of the storyline and I was sucked right in. Like a …

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13 Reasons I Just Can’t Look Away from Lemon Snicket’s Unfortunate Events

Lemony Snicket #ASOUE

From the very opening of Netflix’s original series Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, viewers are told to look away. A deadpan narrator practically begs and pleads with us to watch no more as an endless series of unfortunate events awaits three beautiful children. No happy ending. No good to counter the bad. Just look away. Of course, like most humans, when you’re told to look away, what do you do? Yeah, you look …

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Marvel and Netflix Spin More Gold With Danny Rand’s Iron Fist


I can give you five golden reasons right off the bat why you need to watch Marvel’s Iron Fist. Seriously, what was the pitch room at Netflix like the day they heard this one? So, Bob, um, this on’es based on a comic book but it’s about this rich kid who studies martial arts in a magical place that you can only get to once every 16 or so years and he can harness his Chi …

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