Talk’n Pop #1

In the premier episode of Talk’n Pop, cohosts Jennifer Smith and Tim Capel bring their style of humor and inappropriateness to you in what will be a monthly show! The…

The Iceberg Theory: Why It Gets Better For Bobby Drake And His Fans

Like the concussive force beams that fire continuously from my eyes (hypothetically), the 24-hour news cycle is both a blessing and a curse. Propelled by the immediacy of social networks,…

State of the Universe: Marvel Preps For War

That sound you heard is the other shoe dropping – or boot, as it were. Last Tuesday, Marvel Comics announced what was to many the unthinkable: their 2015 major publishing…

Fandom, I Would Have Words With Thee

In his 2013 stand-up special, Oh My God, comedian Louis C.K. opined how men are “the worst thing that has ever happened” to women. Actually, we can get a little…

Philosophy of the Shield: The Case for Cap – Part 5

One part history lesson, one part critical analysis, this series will examine the life and times of Captain America in an attempt to derive some deeper meaning contributing to the…

Philosophy of the Shield: The Case for Cap – Part 4

One part history lesson, one part critical analysis, this series will examine the life and times of Captain America in an attempt to derive some deeper meaning contributing to the…

Philosophy of the Shield: The Case for Cap – Part 3

One part history lesson, one part critical analysis, this series will examine the life and times of Captain America in an attempt to derive some deeper meaning contributing to the…

Philosophy of the Shield: The Case for Cap – Part 2

One part history lesson, one part critical analysis, this series will examine the life and times of Captain America in an attempt to derive some deeper meaning contributing to the…

Philosophy of the Shield: The Case for Cap – Part 1

The Sentinel of Liberty. The Living Legend. Winghead. Methuselah. (Thanks, Hawkeye.) Or affectionately, just “Cap.” He wasn’t Marvel’s first superhero, but he is unquestionably its most enduring. I’ve long felt…

Hard-Traveling Fanboys: GIANT-SIZE (Marvel Cinematic Universe)

Mild-mannered reporters by day, Greg Phillips and Nick Duke share an intense love of comic books that has made them the Hard-Traveling Fanboys. Some events, however, call for more than…