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Flesh and Light in Shadow and Bone

Subtle changes in the way the Netflix series Shadow and Bone told its story makes this series an excellent adaptation.

Truthful Heroes in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 5

In Episode 5 of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, heroes wrestle with the truth of the USA's history with race, bringing pain into the light.

The Pursuit of Power in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 4

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Episode 4 investigates the corrupting effects of power and how Steve withstood corruption.

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

In the episode 3 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, several characters make morally ambiguous choices out of desperation .

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 episode 2 of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, the story shows us it is about race & nationalism, veterans & heroism, power & service.

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.