Into It Podcasts

Into It is a weekly pop culture podcast by Elle Collins. In each episode, Elle is joined by one or more guests for a conversation about a specific pop culture obsession. The show will host a wide variety of interesting people and give them a chance to talk about the things they love. The guests include poets, dancers, writers, editors, teachers, artists, and journalists. The topics include movies, TV shows, books, comics, and music. Into It's scope is deliberately broad, leaving its future wide open.

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Into It 83: Man-Thing with Traci Shepard

Elle is joined by comics artist Traci Shepard, who's here to talk about her favorite comic book character Man-Thing! We have a whole conversation about Marvel's shambling monstrosity from the '70s. Why the comics are good, why the movie was terrible, and what all these wizards are doing here.

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INTO IT art by Lauren Moran.

Into It 48: Jubilee with Bri Rudd

Bri Rudd's back to talk about her favorite X-Man, Jubilee. Fireworks vs plasma vs vampire vs baby, the perils of being an unapologetic teenage girl, the Robin to Wolverine's Batman, and the relative merits of various girl/girl ships. We're both being very careful not get our hopes up about X-Men movies.

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Bonus stuff from Episode 32

Elizabeth wanted me to share these pages from The Pulse #13, in which Carol Danvers tells her horrifying story while Jessica is in labor. For more on that unfortunate chapter of Marvel history, check out Episode 17 of Rachel and Miles X-Plain the X-Men. Content Warning: Sexual assualt is discussed in both these panels and the linked podcast.


Into It 32: Jessica Jones with Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley

Actual superhero mom Elizabeth Ferguson Keathley is here to discuss Alias and The Pulse, the Marvel comic books that introduced the world to soon-to-be TV star Jessica Jones. The ethics of finding Captain America's sex tape, the only good Ant-Man, more than one kind of runaway, and the perils of superhero motherhood.

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Into It 26: Storm with Bilal Shelby

Writer and reader Bilal Shelby is on the show to talk about Storm of the X-Men, the most prominent black female superhero in comics. Ororo Munro as a metaphor for the African diaspora, as the most super-heroic of the X-Men, as one of comics' most recognizable subtextual bisexuals, and as a poorly served movie character.

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