Episode 121: Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier

This week, Gavia and Morgan celebrate the fifth anniversary of one of Marvel's best films and their own personal favorite, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. They dissect its political commentary, its sensitive treatment of its central characters, assess its place in the larger MCU, and reminisce about the glory days of Captain America fandom c. spring 2014.

This episode was funded by a generous Patreon subscriber. You can support us on Patreon to hear a commentary track to accompany the film here. Overinvested merch is available here.


The Political Avenger: Chris Evans Takes on Trump, Tom Brady, Anxiety and Those Retirement Rumors,” Alex Pappademas, THR

Steve Rogers at 100: Celebrating Captain America on Film,” eleveninches, febricant, hellotailor, M_Leigh, neenya, tigrrmilk, AO3

Morgan’s Captain America fanfiction

Previous episodes: Episode 7: Captain America: Civil War, Episode 66: Thor: Ragnarok, Episode 77: Black Panther