Captain Marvel – Three Things You Need to Know

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Much like the first set of Christmas decorations in September, the Entertainment Weekly Cover kicks the most wonderful time of the year. After years of anticipation — made longer by the additions of Spiderman: Homecoming and Ant Man and the Wasp–Captain Marvel is finally getting her turn on the big screen. While “break the internet” may have been an overstatement, …

Countdown to Infinity – Avengers: Infinity War is Coming!

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I’m sure you know by this point that Black Panther is opening in the US this weekend. That also means that we’re 11 weeks out from Avengers: Infinity War. As you may (or may not) know, outside of running Superpowers Sold Separately, I’m one of the hosts on the Dueling Genre podcast Countdown to Infinity: An Avengers Initiative.   Since …

Let Fandom Fuel Your Fitness

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I have a lot of friends who are self-identified nerds. I have a lot of friends who make physical fitness a priority in their lives. The overlap between these two groups is minimal at best. I still haven’t quite figured out why this disconnect exists. Maybe it has something to do with lingering memories of being bullied by jocks in …