Cinderella/Rogue – Fits like a Glass Glove

One of the oldest tales in literature is the story of a beleaguered protagonist who rises from rags to riches. Centuries before Charles Perrault, a 17th-century French author, created the character that embodied the plot device, the Greeks and Chinese shared variations of the classic “Cinderella” story. In 1950, Disney solidified Cendrillon, Perrault’s fairy tale,…

Episode 65 – X-Men: A-Poké-Lypse

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast is witnessing the end of the world; the signs of the Apocalypse are upon us! Little pocket monsters run amok and mutants raze cities to the ground. Brian rubs his Pokémon Go roster in Shaun’s face since the latest gaming sensation has yet to reach Canada. Despite his misfortune, Shaun mocks his partner’s lack of…

Episode 58 – Awakening Marvel’s Secret Wars

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast goes to war! Brian negatively dwells on recent, tragic events in the real world, while Shaun attempts to be more of an optimist and believes “Everything Lives!” The duo respectively embody the dark and the light; Brian’s Dr. Doom/Kylo Ren to Shaun’s Reed Richards/Finn. But both agree that Marvel’s Secret Wars comic event…

Episode 53 – What is This? A Phase for Ants?

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast gets small while covering the expansive Phase 2 of the MCU. Brian, Nate and Shaun dissect the finer details of Marvel’s final blockbuster of the summer, Ant-Man, but first review the studio’s most recent developments on the small screen, including season two of Agents of Shield and the Netflix original series Daredevil. The trio make small…

Episode 51 – Black Widow’s Marketing Vortex

The Mixed Marvel Arts Podcast is caught up in the swirling vortex surrounding Black Widow’s lack of Avengers’ merchandise. Brian and Shaun kick off the episode by discussing swirling smoothies and, in a moment of self-reflection, they discuss the merits of bringing a female perspective on the show. The hosts then do their best to cover…