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

The Ten Percent: Cloud Atlas (2012)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Hello and welcome back to “The Ten Percent,” a regular column here on Biff Bam Pop! where every other week K. … Continue reading The Ten Percent: Cloud Atlas (2012)

The Ten Percent: Babylon 5 (1994 – 1998)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Twenty years ago, J. Michael Straczynski’s epic, award winning series Babylon 5 first aired on broadcast television. The show marked an … Continue reading The Ten Percent: Babylon 5 (1994 – 1998)

Titanic Teams – Gone But Not Forgotten Teams of the Marvel Universe

When you think super-teams in the Marvel Comics universe, the Avengers come to mind immediately, followed quickly by the Fantastic Four, the X-Men and half a dozen others. I’m going … Continue reading Titanic Teams – Gone But Not Forgotten Teams of the Marvel Universe