Monday, February 6th, 2012 Feb. 7, 2012

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Ryan Fleming is feeling the competitive fire, and not just because of Super Bowl Weekend - although we do spend some time talking about Clint Eastwood's "controversial" commercial, why we're mystified at that controversy, and how we're amazed at just how frothy the pop-culture churn has gotten. Or maybe we're just old. No, the competitive fire burning in young Mr. Fleming comes from wanting to get a car that can get 100mpg made, and the billion dollar bounty on such a number. Is turning science into a competition the answer, or is it, as Cort believes, a suckers bet? And …



Ryan Fleming is feeling the competitive fire, and not just because of Super Bowl Weekend - although we do spend some time talking about Clint Eastwood's "controversial" commercial, why we're mystified at that controversy, and how we're amazed at just how frothy the pop-culture churn has gotten. Or maybe we're just old. No, the competitive fire burning in young Mr. Fleming comes from wanting to get a car that can get 100mpg made, and the billion dollar bounty on such a number. Is turning science into a competition the answer, or is it, as Cort believes, a suckers bet? And inspired by the Avengers (and Battleship) ads, we discuss the 10 movies we really hope don't suck for 2012.

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