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Marvelous TV Club

Loki is here, and the Marvelous TV Club will recap each new episode with three unique pods every week:

  • Storycast with Amanda Marcotte (@AmandaMarcotte) and Maeve Adams (@MaeveAdams) explores the primary themes of each episode
  • PonderVision with Jesse Taylor (@jesseltaylor) unearths and addresses the mind-bendy-iest questions the episode raised
  • Charactercast with Kristine Kippins (@kippinsk) evaluates the choices and arcs of our favorite characters

All episodes are hosted and produced by Marc Faletti (@MarcFaletti). Join the Club and see why our original approach to TV analysis will help you remember more and focus your own thoughts about the episode!

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Apr 28, 2021

How many children can Bucky lift? What are the best locations for a fight scene? Did the Flag Smashers' plan make sense? Why was John Walker treating the Senate hearing chamber like an H&M dressing room? 

All of these questions and many more arose from the season finale of Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Jesse Taylor and...

Apr 26, 2021

Sam Wilson isn't just a new Captain America, he's redefining what it means to be Captain America. But did Sam do justice to Isaiah Bradley's story in the end? 

Meanwhile, Bucky starts making genuine amends while John Walker can't wait to pat himself on the back for one half-decent decision. Karli, Sharon, and Zemo all...

Apr 24, 2021

If there is a pat moral to this story, it's this: there are no pat morals to the American story. 

The season finale of Falcon and the Winter Soldier stages its final battles between nationalism and patriotism. It also asks the difficult question of how best to reckon with past sins, especially when their impact in the...

Apr 21, 2021

From a mysteriously acquired fingerprint to the extent of Steve Rogers's blind spot on race, Falcon and the Winter Soldier episode 5 cracked open a ton of interesting questions.

Jesse Taylor joins Marc Faletti to explore all of them and more in the way that only PonderVision can.

(Bonus: if you've ever wondered what the...

Apr 19, 2021

Isaiah Bradley's story has a lot to teach Sam, and also the audience. Meanwhile, in Delacroix Sam and Bucky each take meaningful steps towards personal growth. The same can't be said for Walker or Karli, though, whose personal warpaths continue to threaten everyone's safety. And somehow Zemo's the person most...