Super Critical Podcast - Overthinking Nuclear Pop Culture


Podcast over thinking movies about nuclear weapons with policy analysis, quasi-science, pop culture debates, and too many puns.


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Title: Episode #46: Air Force One

Episode #46: Air Force One

March 31st, 2020

In this episode released on April 1, the show gets inverted and becomes the Super Critical Angle of Attack podcast to talk about the movie Air Force One… Go to Episode

Episode #45: Fat Man and Little Boy

February 17th, 2020

In this episode, we see how many scientists in the desert it takes to build an atomic bomb by watching the 1989 movie “Fat Man and Little Boy.” How… Go to Episode

Episode 44: Twilight Zone - "Time Enough at Last" & "No Time Like the Past"

January 12th, 2020

In this episode, we make time to watch two Twilight Zone episodes that deal with both “time” and nukes: “Time Enough at Last” and “No Time Like… Go to Episode

Episode #42: Superman IV - The Quest for Peace

November 11th, 2019

In this episode, we explore what happens when someone with superhuman speed tries to finish the nuclear arms race in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace… Go to Episode