Warning: Do not listen to this episode unless you have seen the 2021 Marvel Studios’ film “Eternals” or do not mind hearing key plot points.
The latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the subject of this review. Dr. Kendall Phillips returns to the podcast to discuss the film about the alien race that came to Earth thousands of years ago. The movie discusses the Eternals fight with the deviants, and them staying out of the battles that do not involve them, including the Avengers’ recent fight against Thanos.
Dr. Phillips is a Professor of Communication & Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University and Co-director of The Lender Center for Social Justice. He recently authored the book “A Cinema of Hopelessness: The Rhetoric of Rage in 21st Century Popular Culture (Rhetoric, Politics, and Society)” and hosts the NPR/WAER podcast “Pop Life.”
Phillips has taught a course on the Marvel Cinematic Universe and discussed the course in Episode 150 and his class appeared on Episode 158.
Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.