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On this this week’s deep dive, The Cultists Present Hercules in New York (1969). Known largely as the film that starred a 22 year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger in his first ever film appearance, "Hercules" is everything it promises to be: A film in which the demi-god son of Zeus, Hercules, well...goes to New York. In prep for this one, Benji does the figurative heavy lifting by researching body building competitions and competitive gym lingo, while London brings in all the salacious details from the murderous, incestuous, vengeance-fueled Herculean myth cycles that the film (kind of) draws from.
Episode Safeword: “fallible”