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Nerd Alert Podcast Episode 1: Thanos Strikes Back

Avengers: Infinity War has been out for ages, and we're still crying inside (and outside). Bridgette and Gen are two simple fangirls who decided to hash out our feelings in a public podcast, as you do. Gen discusses how she saw the movie by herself and regrets every decision she has made up to this… Continue reading Nerd Alert Podcast Episode 1: Thanos Strikes Back

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Why Captain America Should Die in Avengers: Infinity War

This will sound like a shock coming from me.  I'm a Marvel fan whose obsession with Captain America (and by extension, Chris Evans) has no bounds.  I have a six-foot tall cardboard cutout of him that I've showed off, multiple times, in public.  People have given me a swarm of Captain America-themed items, from pajamas… Continue reading Why Captain America Should Die in Avengers: Infinity War

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Black Panther Rises, and My Body is Ready

I remember the hurricane of controversy when the first poster for Black Panther was released last summer.  Because the poster had a striking resemblance to a famous photograph of Huey P. Newton, co-founder of the American Black Panther Party, it ruffled white people’s feathers by simple virtue of a holla back to black power.  I just have one… Continue reading Black Panther Rises, and My Body is Ready

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Marvel’s Runaways: Is It Worth the Binge?

I was curious about Marvel's Runaways since the beginning.  While I'm not familiar with the Runaways comics, I was familiar with the co-creator Brian K. Vaughan, who also created the ongoing Saga series.  I knew Vaughan was a master storyteller after reading Saga for the first time, so I figured a television adaptation of another of his comic series… Continue reading Marvel’s Runaways: Is It Worth the Binge?

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All the Quotes from the Infinity Wars Trailer

I'm not screaming, YOU'RE screaming.  What a time to be alive!  The mega movie franchise that has been carefully built over the course of a decade is now going to give geeks the wet dream we've all had since comic books were invented.  Every.  Hero.  On.  Screen. AAAAAAAHAHFKJHSE;KJF;NSLKHJDFNLUHD;KFHH;FJHCKJHKSDHFKJDSNK Bridgette is currently experiencing technical difficulties.  Please… Continue reading All the Quotes from the Infinity Wars Trailer

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Check Your Privilege, Thor: Colonialism in Asgard

Major Thor: Ragnarok spoilers included below. Remember Thor from his first movie?  What a jerk.  Foaming at the mouth to become king, instigating galactic wars, gloating in his strength.  No one misses that guy.  He was the poster child of spoiled frat boys, but after getting banished on earth and crashing with Natalie Portman, he… Continue reading Check Your Privilege, Thor: Colonialism in Asgard

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Jason Reynolds Wrote His Miles Morales Book In 28 Days

When Jason Reynolds' agent called him about writing a book about Miles Morales, the first thing he said was: "Never heard of him."  "He's a Spider-Man in Brooklyn who's black and Puerto Rican," she explained.  He paused.  "Continue..." Throughout his work, Reynolds has written with the intention to teach young boys of color how to… Continue reading Jason Reynolds Wrote His Miles Morales Book In 28 Days

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Bruce Is Such a Dork in Ragnarok Trailer You (Almost) Miss Shirtless Thor

I'll be honest, I've never been a huge fan of the Thor movies, but this is the first time I'm excited to see one.  The first trailer for Thor: Ragnarok gave Thor a new, funky feel that promised a little more fun and a little less freaky dark elves.  The second trailer?  A blessing to… Continue reading Bruce Is Such a Dork in Ragnarok Trailer You (Almost) Miss Shirtless Thor

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The New Spider-Man Shows the Awkward Stage of a Superhero

Prepare to feel way better about your embarrassing teen years, thanks to the newest Spider-Man.  We’ve anticipated the third reincarnation of Spidey ever since his appearance in Captain America: Civil War, and, let’s be honest, we were real nervous about it.  However, Marvel answered our concerns with a surprisingly fresh take that shows a Spider-Man in transition.  I’m not just talking… Continue reading The New Spider-Man Shows the Awkward Stage of a Superhero