Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Watson is the Perfect Guy!

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We are in a dead period of the box office season, but there are some new releases out there.  Who won the week?
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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Transport This!

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Labor Day is the holiday where people take a holiday away from the theater.   Not a ton of takers this weekend.  The box office was so anemic, I almost let Ryan write about Hamilton’s Broadway $ again this week.  Who won the week?
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Jennifer Lawrence As Captain Marvel? Why The Shakeup At Marvel Studios Makes This Possible

Who has two thumbs, made the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and just orchestrated a huge corporate move to give himself more freedom to make awesome Marvel Studios movies? This guy. PS It's Kevin Feige.
Who has two thumbs, made the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and just orchestrated a huge corporate move to give himself more freedom to make awesome Marvel Studios movies? This guy. PS It’s Kevin Feige.

News broke yesterday that Marvel Films was being reorganized within the Disney company so that President Kevin Feige would report directly to Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn.  While news of a studio reorganization is usually the stuff for entertainment industry publications, this involves beloved geek properties in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and actually has some fantastic consequences for fans of the Marvel films.  Marvel Studios is now free to go after bigger talent for their main roles–we might even have a chance to see Jennifer Lawrence as Captain Marvel!  Jump after the break to find out why it’s now possible!

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Podcast Reaction: Villains Edition

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This week the podcast came out a day early, but I got a new Kindle Fire and don’t know yet how to download the show before going to work to listen during my lunch break.  And no, downloading at work isn’t an option.  Because reasons.  There are some, but I won’t go into them.  Anyway, here’s the podcast reaction.

I don’t really have anything else to add to the discussion of The Martian.  It’s a great book, and I gave a SPOILER-FREE review for it elsewhere.  Like right here.

Instead, let’s talk about how to make a good villain.

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