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Sorry Miles, You Can't Be All Three

Jan 30, 2020

“I’m not saying Spiderman can’t be black or Hispanic, or whatever...BUT”

There’s always a “but” with some opinions.

“You don’t turn your back on something you’ve built for decades and throw it away”

So...differences equate to trash. Got it.

The nature of our podcast means that Anthony and I are at...


More on Jason Todd

Sep 7, 2019

Well, It’s been a while since I’ve written for our own website! Let’s correct that with some content fueled by our patron Ariel. She had some intriguing thoughts on Jason Todd that we didn’t get to in the podcast. Her comments are in bold italics, mine are in standard font.

(TW: sexual assault, family abuse)

 

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The Legacy of Captain Marvel(s)(s)(s)(s)(s)...

Mar 19, 2019

Captain Marvel is inspiring.

She didn't need super powers to be a hero. She risked her life for her country, learned a unique set of skills that any soldier would be proud of...and has super powers to boot. She doesn't leave footprints; she leaves canyons. She hasn't let family adversity stand in her way. To deny her...


Cap Does This, Pun Does That

Mar 5, 2019

I don't know about the rest of you, but I grew up with a Highlights magazine subscription. That means I was exposed to Goofus and Gallant comic strips. Don't worry, I'm not foreshadowing a new episode of the podcast. However, I AM promoting this post! The premise of the comic strip was to demonstrate the differences...


Negan Wants to Protect YOU from the Outbreak, and That's All You Need, Right?

Feb 18, 2019

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. The discussion this week may not be comfortable, but I do consider it necessary for a healthy society. We talked about Negan, quite the character from The Walking Dead. He's crass, brutal, and somehow charming. If you've read the comic or seen the show, that much...