Happy 239th Birthday USA!

If you need to take a break from shotgunning Budweisers and pissing on the flags of other countries, here are a whole bunch of videos that celebrate just how fuckin’ awesome the U.S. of fuckin’ A really is! YEEEAHH VCXBhdsf udsjov Please remember to chug your beers responsibly and pass out in your buddy’s bathtub…

'Agent Carter' and the Value of Compressed Storytelling

Agent Carter premiered on ABC earlier this week with two hours of 1940s lady ass-kicking. It was a pretty good start that benefited immensely from a character that we had already been introduced to and the lack of time to screw around. ABC is running 8 episodes of Agent Carter. The pedal needs to be…

The True Loss of Sony Pulling 'The Interview'

The outrage over Sony pulling The Interview is misplaced. We shouldn’t be mad about letting the hackers win, we should be mad that we’re not adding to the rich history of fictional Americans punching foreign leaders in the face! Captain America punched Hitler. Charlie Sheen and Lloyd bridges blew up Saddam Hussein (twice!). Rocky single…

Marvel Needs Its Civil Waaaaarrrrrrr for 'Captain America 3'

  The word on the war-torn streets of fictional New York is that Robert Downey, Jr. has signed on for a major role in Captain America 3: We Already Called the last one the Winter Soldier for the purposes of the MCU version of Civil War. In the comics, Civil War was a major event…

Fox's 'Gotham': Can A Batman Show Succeed Without Batman?

It’s a great time for us comic nerds. Comic book adaptations are at an all-time high in both quality and quantity. While everything isn’t a winner (coughAmazingSpider-Man2cough), we’ve got things like Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain America: The Winter Soldier on the big screen. Adaptations on television have been increasing as well. Arrow has…

Meanwhile at Untied: 4.13.14

Culture Vaccinations >>>>> Jenny McCarthy Gearadelphia is offering 40% off with the coupon code 40%OFF Entertainment MLB 14 The Show has individual blades of grass Mmmm, Captain America stew Stephen Colbert is heading to Late Night Anastasia Ashley is our Instagram Girl of the Week Game of Thrones is the hot topic on this podcast…

The Winter Soldier is the perfect modern Captain America stew

Joe Johnston did a decent job telling Captain America’s origin story in The First Avenger. It’s not the easiest story to present to a mass audience in the 2000s. Cap is a hokey and idealistic character. He’s not an anti-hero, he’s not dark. He’s as straightforward as it gets. Even with these issues, he’s had…