Every MCU Threat To Humanity, In Haiku Form

Because there are so many Marvel movies, and of each it’s worth the trouble to ask, what are we fighting about, REALLY? IRON MANLebowski’s armorproves men in suits aren’t readyfor clean energy. INCREDIBLE HULKHulk need bigger Hulkto fight: literal toxicmasculinity. IRON MAN 2Russians are betterat whips, plus tech expos arenot actually fun. THORThor must stop…

What GODZILLA, An Asian-American Icon, Has Been Trying To Tell Us For Like 65 Godzilladamned Years Now

What better way to close out Asian Pacific American Heritage Month than with release of a new GODZILLA film by director Michael Dougherty, who is of mixed-race Asian heritage (his mother is Vietnamese) from Columbus, Ohio. As we know, one of Godzilla’s most endearing traits is he hardly, if ever, says anything in a language…

AVENGERS:ENDGAME Spoiler-Saturated Super-Strong Podcast With The NERDS OF COLOR!

Keith Chow from NOC and I assemble many, though hardly all, of our thoughts on Marvel’s AVENGERS: ENDGAME. Among other topics, I try to disambiguate a common misunderstanding about SUPERHUMAN STRENGTH, as it’s conceived in comic books. Superhuman strength has nothing to do with human body type: you can be short, tall, wide, skinny, but…

INFINITY WAR + PURPLE RAIN Mashup In 27 Minutes. R.I.P. Prince.

“I don’t own anything.” But I have spend a lotta money on Marvel comics and bought a lotta Prince ticket and albums. So I feel okay about making this mashup. Prince Rogers Nelson passed away three years ago today, April 21.AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR premiered in April 2018.AVENGERS: ENDGAME debuts this Thursday, April 25, 2019.Sometimes it…

The Asian Marvel Heroes Really Oughtta Defeat Thanos In INFINITY WAR

Asian superheroes aren’t usually something one considers when balancing the universe, but it’s important to note that the highly-anticipated AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (a.k.a. The One With ALL The Marvel Superpeople) features a number of Asian actors (granted, two of them are playing aliens) and oddly enough, the Marvel Asians stand a pretty good chance of…