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The Punisher

What makes Netflix’s The Punisher so compelling, and so troubling, at the same time? Can you tell a story about the evils of guns and violence, while simultaneously glorifying gun violence? And can anyone explain the concept of collateral damage to Karen? Special guest Jessica Plummer joins Jacob and Matthew as we dive into these questions and more.

Jessica is a writer, podcaster, and superhero obsessive. She’s written about The Punisher here and here (note: replace the “#” with the actual URLs for her articles). You can find her on Twitter at @jess_plummer, or follow her Superman movie podcast, Flights and Tights, at @flightstights.

Riki Hayashi and Matthew Fox explore the ethical questions from the stories geeks love—superheroes, sci-fi, anime, fantasy, video games, and so much more.