After 6 seasons, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. somehow continues to raise the stakes, and the Queeks are HERE for it. Cody and Ben discuss the latest season of the MCU’s longest running show, before switching gears and discussing the gay teen rom-com Love, Simon.
[00:00] Intro to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
[04:18] Meet the Team
[07:33] The Story So Far (Kind Of)
[10:39] Raising the Stakes/Revisiting the Past
[16:51] Agent Faux Coulson, AKA Sarge
[25:47] Season 7: Rise of the Machines
[31:33] Intro to Love, Simon
[35:34] Teen Dialogue and Gay Stories for Straight Audiences
[40:13] Martin the Douche: Villain or Comic Relief?
[43:36] Rom Com Movie Tropes
[46:40] Gay Confusion & Bi Visibility
[51:22] Accurate Depictions of the Gay Experience
[54:30] The Sister, The Best Friend, The Teacher, & The Out Kid
[61:04] Love, Simon & Call Me By Your Name::Apricots & Oranges