Alone time, Marvel politics

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We learn how to better enjoy doing things by ourselves, for ourselves. Then, two professors join us to discuss the politics of the Marvel cinematic universe.

Featured in this Show

  • The value of doing things by ourselves

    Seeing a movie or dining out by yourself can feel a bit awkward, but there’s a lot of value in doing things alone. Our guest shares what she’s learned about the upsides to solitute . . . and taking yourself on a date!

  • Examining the politics of the Marvel cinematic universe

    Marvel superhero movies have made billions of dollars, and they’re also filled with themes of social responsibility, public policy, and justice. We talk with a Wisconsin professor and her colleague about the politics of the Marvel universe.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Faith Hill Guest
  • Lilly Goren Guest
  • Nicholas Carnes Guest

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