Tag Archive: “Defenders”

At last year’s New York Comic Con, the cast the Netflix show Defenders was announced, which includes the Alien(s) franchise star Sigourney Weaver. Netflix just shared the new trailer for the show which will debut on August 18. You have the characters from the respective shows; Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist who will all be part of the superhero team. This should be good. To be continued…

 

I guess that title is the lead in for this. 13 Reasons Why… it’s that Netflix show that’s all the rage right now, which revolves around the suicide of a young girl. The premise of the series is that she doesn’t leave a suicide note, but instead records on 7 cassettes the reasons why she killed herself. Those tapes are passed around to a number of individuals . Each side of a tape rehashed something about one individual and how, whatever they did, contributed to her death. It’s a tangled web and the show is pretty graphic. That’s not the only thing we focus here on this episode of Boombox Culture, oh yes, there’s more. There’s Joy Division, which is tightly bound to those cassettes and other music as well.

Is there more? Yes. Former New Order/Joy Division bassist Peter Hook is back on stage performing those JD songs. Upcoming movies, shows and then some. Joining Eddie Machete is Chris “Mr. Awesome” Ratay. His name, not mine. Next time I don’t leave someone to come up with their own nickname.