Episode 280

Published on:

11th Apr 2024

Feeling Arnold's Pump (Pumping Iron 1 and 2)

THIS WEEK: Pumping Iron (1977), Pumping Iron II: The Women (1985)

We don't agree on much at Optimism Vaccine, but one universal truth around here is our mutual admiration for hunky beefcakes. And when it comes to beefcakes, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bev Francis stand head and shoulders above the competition.

Join us as we take a magnifying glass to two of George Butler and Charles Gaines' most influential documentaries. We'll answer all of your pressing questions like "Is Arnie the most likable psycho ever?" and "Did George Butler accidentally make an invaluable contribution to the queer film canon?"

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Optimism Vaccine
The least relevant movie podcast on the internet
Optimism Vaccine’s panel of experts and idiots explore the dingy crevices between pop culture and forgotten trash in a never-ending quest to celebrate your guilty pleasures in the world of cinema and beyond.
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