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Friendships and Body Slams

With WrestleMania 37 this weekend, Adam celebrates the community he's found cheering on these talented performers.

Sorrowful Yet Always Rejoicing: A Reflection on One Piece’s Ebisu Town

While we are all pressured to pretend that everything is okay when it is not, One Piece's Ebisu Town encourages us to a more meaningful, hopeful form of grief.

The Cost of Desperation in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 3

Each week, as new episodes of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier release on Disney+, LTN writers will reflect on each episode. You can find all of their reflections here. What are you willing to do or sacrifice in order to accomplish something? Do the ends justify the means? What do the decisions made out […]

Zack Snyder to Replace Feige For Next Phase of the MCU

After critical disappointments with Watchmen, Sucker Punch, Man of Steel, and Batman vs. Superman, Marvel Studios has decided to give Zach Snyder another chance.

Two (Captain) Americas in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 2

In “The Star-Spangled Man,” we begin to see that this is going to be a story about race and nationalism, veterans and heroism, power and service. What does it mean to be a symbol? To wield power? Who are these things for? Who is being left out or forgotten by the very systems that heroes uphold? We don’t have superpowers. Most of us do not wield authority on a large scale. And yet each of us has to make decisions each day about what we choose to see in the world around us and who we consider when we wield the influence we have.

Hailing Frequencies Open: The Uhura Effect

Nichelle Nichols—affectionately known as Lt. Uhura—has had an incredible impact on culture, television, and STEM history. 

Cultivating a Legacy in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 1

Writer Matt Williams gives his thoughts on how Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes wrestle with their legacies in episode 1 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.

The Joy of Board Gaming: An Interview with Mín and Elwen of Lost Ruins of Arnak

Mín and Elwen, designers of Lost Ruins of Arnak share their love of board games and their unique approach to game design.

Odin Sphere and Futile Approval

Gwendolyn wanted to please her father rather than do what was best for herself, and Amy resonated with that conflict seen in Odin Sphere.

A Nerd’s Guide to Streaming in 2021

Amid the deepening pool of streaming services and their many differences, Chris Fogle wades through them for nerds looking for a helping hand.