Zaki is a “Top Critic” on Rotten Tomatoes, he’s also a political blogger, and a professor of communication and media studies. His film reviews have appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle, HuffPost, and The Philadelphia Weekly, and in 2015 he was inducted into the prestigious San Francisco Film Critics Circle. He also co-wrote Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture. You can find Zaki’s work at and on Twitter here. This episode features the song “Superheroes” by Quivvver. Meantime, don’t forget to subscribe to our bonus content at

Bob talks with film critic Zaki Hasan about the insurrection, comic book movies, streaming TV, anti-heroes, and more!