Prometheus-by-Minute 71

In which I am joined for the last time by Niall McGowan and we discuss Prometheus the titan, horror makeup, and more Batman.


  • Nimrod was a biblical figure and the king of Mesopotamia and described as a “mighty hunter”. In an early Looney Tunes cartoon from 1932, Bugs referred to Elmer Fudd as Nimrod as an ironic reference to him being a poor hunter. Obviously the joke was too obscure for most people and they just parroted the word “Nimrod” thinking it was an insult.

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