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Let’s Talk About Captain Marvel, Feminism and Fragile Fanboys’ Angst (Podcast)

Let’s Talk About Captain Marvel, Feminism and Fragile Fanboys’ Angst (Podcast)

Efforts by some fragile fanboys to sabotage “Captain Marvel” completely failed — but they did succeed in sparking a few fights that aren’t worth having. We talk about it on the latest “Low Key” podcast, which you can listen to on Apple or right here:

Every week on the “Low Key” podcast, co-hosts Aaron Lanton, Keith Dennie and I talk about pop culture moments we think others have missed. We’re comic-book nerds, and not impressed by the attacks on “Captain Marvel” by a small number of our fellow male fans.

Before “Captain Marvel” even opened, trolls targeted it on Rotten Tomatoes, IMDb and YouTube, spurring all three to make changes designed to screen out attacks from people who hadn’t actually seen the film.

Captain Marvel” beat the trolls handily, opening to $153 million domestically and $455 million worldwide. It is likely to be one of the fastest films to hit $1 billion at the box office.

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