The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 143 – The House of Wham!

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This week in one of our most unfocused episodes, we chat about Benihoff and Weiss being off Star Wars and the revelations of how they “ran” Game of Thrones, the new Sonic trailer and how much money went into the redesign, the trailer for Half Life: Alyx, the early season 2 renewals for The Witcher and Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series, and bizarrely, Ian talks about his hatred of mimes and guesses and spoils the plot of Last Christmas.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam – The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie, Feet of Clay (Discworld #19) by Terry Pratchett, The Fated Sky (Lady Astronaut #2) by Mary Robinette Kowal/Bojack Horseman Season 6 Part 1, Living with Yourself and Doctor Who on Netflix, The Mandalorian on Disney+/Pokémon Sword on Nintendo Switch

Ian – The Rage of Dragons (The Burning #1) by Evan Winter, Agent Running in the Field by John Le Carre, A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2) by George R.R. Martin/Bojack Horseman Season 6 Part 1 on Netflix, and Seven Worlds, One Planet on BBC/Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice on PS4 and Untitled Goose Game on Nintendo Switch

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 139 – A Bit Elrondy

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

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This week we chat about the rave reviews of The Joker, Apple Arcade, I Love You Colonel Sanders, the planned Face Off reboot, the trailers for Bad Boys for Life and Doctor Sleep, and the September Nintendo Direct, including announcements of Switch versions of Return of the Obra Dinn and Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, the new Switch exercise peripheral, further details for Pokemon Sword and Shield, and Little Town Hero.

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing
Adam – Out by Natsuo Kirino/GLOW Season 3 on Netflix/The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past on the SNES Nintendo Switch Online

Ian – The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks/Wu Assassins on Netflix/Final Fantasy VIII Remaster on Nintendo Switch and PUBG on iOS

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The Lost Lighthouse: The Weekly Rapture 131 – No Bad News is Good News

Welcome back to The Weekly Rapture, our fortnightly pop culture news and reviews podcast!

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This week we chat about James Gunn being rehired by Disney for Guardians of the Galaxy 3, The Suicide Squad, the completion of Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox, the end of Arrow with Season 8, Google Stadia, Pokemon Sword and Shield, casting for the Black Widow film and the Stranger Things Season 3 trailer.

Screentime – Captain Marvel

This week we are joined by Rose to review Captain Marvel, the latest Marvel film and the 21st film in the MCU but the first to be fully headlined by a woman. We go into spoilers from 59.02-1:22:17!

Now Playing – Reading/Watching/Playing

Adam Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, Soul Music by Terry Pratchett and The Yellow King by Robert W. Chambers/Mad Men on Netflix/Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle on Nintendo Switch
IanBlack Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James/Fleabag Series 2 on BBC Three/Civilisation VI on iPad

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