Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E20: Emancipation

In the aftermath of Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are forced to register Inhumans, while Hive and his followers try to create a new breed of … Continue reading Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E20: Emancipation

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part II

  In the first part of this essay, I briefly sketched the construction of American memories of World War II that began slightly before the war and continue into the … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part II

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Dropping The S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals Questions

Warning: The following article contains justifications, backronyms, and head-canon. Reader discretion is advised. The moment when the scales fell from my eyes was about midway in the first Iron Man (2008) … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Dropping The S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals Questions

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part I

Captain America is a symbol, and Steve Rogers is an ideal. The former is the manifestation of the best that the United States of America can be, and the latter … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part I

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Cinematic Universes All The Way Down

Ten years ago, we didn’t have cinematic universes. We had franchises, and every studio dreamt of them, even though what they dreamt of would usually peter out after a trilogy. … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Cinematic Universes All The Way Down

Is Anything Larger Than ANT-MAN: LARGER THAN LIFE #1 On The Wednesday Run

There’s no way to whisper this on the Internet is there? Fine. Ant-Man purists, cover your ears! Here goes: I’m actually a fan of the Scott Lang Ant-Man character (the … Continue reading Is Anything Larger Than ANT-MAN: LARGER THAN LIFE #1 On The Wednesday Run

The Biff Bam Popcast! on Avengers: Age of Ultron

The Biff Bam Popcast! is back, and this time, J.P. Fallavollita, Jason Shayer, James Knipp, and Glenn Walker take a look at the movie of the year – Avengers: Age … Continue reading The Biff Bam Popcast! on Avengers: Age of Ultron

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Golden Glitter & An Underlying Darkness-The Legacy of Tony Stark In The MCU (Part 2)

Part one of Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Golden Glitter & An Underlying Darkness-The Legacy of Tony Stark In The MCU took a close look at the similarities between … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Golden Glitter & An Underlying Darkness-The Legacy of Tony Stark In The MCU (Part 2)

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Golden Glitter & An Underlying Darkness-The Legacy of Tony Stark In The MCU (Part 1)

Everyone loves a superhero. And that’ s never been truer than today, in our pop-culture obsessed twenty-first century. The main purveyors of superhero stories are, of course, the comic book … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: Golden Glitter & An Underlying Darkness-The Legacy of Tony Stark In The MCU (Part 1)

Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: An Unofficial Guide to the Marvel Cinematic Universe – An Introduction

Imagine a world on the grandest scale. A world where a hovel in South America is connected to a skyscraper in New York, a beach mansion in Malibu, all the … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected: An Unofficial Guide to the Marvel Cinematic Universe – An Introduction