Binge Mode: Marvel

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Reviews: 49

Erin
 Jan 28, 2021
"YYYYYEEEAAAAHHHHSSS!" I love this pod and the hosts. Funny and smart. Would rate 10 stars if I could.

Darnarius McQ
 Dec 4, 2020
Mal & Jason do not miss.

boobhair
 Mar 24, 2020
great pod... funny and insightfull


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 Feb 12, 2020

Description

The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion return to take their signature deep dives into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, covering all 23 films!

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Introducing 'The Ringer-Verse'
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Hello, Binge Heads! We wanted to introduce you to 'The Ringer-Verse,' a multi-show podcast feed centered on all things superheroes, nerd culture, and fandom. Shows will feature instant reactions, theory breakdowns, mailbag questions, and more across the pop culture multiverse.In this special preview, Mallory Rubin discusses the first episode of 'The Falcon and the Winter Solider' with David Shoemaker and where our friends Bucky and Sam are at the beginning of their newest adventure. You can follow "The Ringer-Verse" on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Mar 25, 2021
Binge Mode: Marvel | Season Finale
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Jason and Mal conclude their 'Binge Mode: Marvel' season by diving deep into your questions about the past and future of the MCU and offering their thoughts on this season and all that came before. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Feb 23, 2021
Spider-Man: Far From Home | Marvel
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You don't ghost Binge! And you don't want to miss Mal and Jason's deep dive into the world of 'Spider-Man: Far From Home.' They web up their favorite insights of the first post-'Endgame' film in the MCU. They talk about the iconic costumes, quips, and the conclusion of the MCU's Infinity Saga. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Feb 19, 2021
‘Avengers: Endgame’ Part 2 | Marvel
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They see this pod as an absolute win! It is time for Part 2 of the Mal and Jason's deep dive into the massive ‘Avengers: Endgame.’ This episode takes a look at the culmination of our original heroes’ story arcs and assesses how far they’ve come over the years. They also discuss six of their favorite insights into the MCU’s mega movie and declare the Avengers the winners of the film. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Feb 15, 2021
‘Avengers: Endgame’ Part 1 | Marvel
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'Binge Mode' is … inevitable. Mal and Jason begin Part 1 of their deep dive into the MCU’s biggest film to date by running through its plot and discussing their overall perspective on it as a cinematic achievement as well as a satisfying conclusion to the Infinity Saga. Jason also explains the history of Marvel Comics’ various team-ups and crossovers. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Feb 10, 2021
Captain Marvel | Marvel
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Protect Goose and fly high! It's time for Mal and Jason to dive deep into 'Captain Marvel'! The nostalgia-filled adventure sees Carol Danvers discovering her powers and herself while the Binge crew discovers the wonders of Flerkens. They also discuss the film's development and controversial reception, and then talk about their favorite insights into the character's origin and history. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Feb 03, 2021
Ant-Man and the Wasp | Marvel
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There's no such thing as truth serum, but there is such a thing as a legendary deep dive. Mal and Jason slip into the quantum realm and take a closer look at 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'. They examine the dynamics between Hope, Hank, and Scott in their newest adventure to save Janet van Dyne. They also look at their favorite insights of the hilarious caper as well as debate who won the film, Louis or Hope! Host: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jan 30, 2021
'Avengers: Infinity War' Part 2 | Marvel
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Mal and Jason fire up the time stone and once again dive deep into 'Avengers: Infinity War.' On this episode, they break down specific character arcs and motivations, including those of Thanos, Tony, Steve Rogers, and many more. They also explore six of their favorite insights and observations into the colossal blockbuster. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jan 27, 2021
'Avengers: Infinity War' Part 1 | Marvel
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Rabbit, fire up the pod! Mal and Jason begin Part 1 of their deep dive into the epic and wild 'Avengers: Infinity War'. In this episode, Mal and Jason focus on what exactly goes down in one of the biggest MCU films to date. Jason also offers up an in-depth history lesson on Thanos and his Infinity gauntlet and looks at some of the criticisms of one of Marvel's biggest films. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jan 23, 2021
'Black Panther' | Marvel
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Jason and Mal take a trip to the nation of Wakanda to dive deep into one of the most celebrated films in the entire MCU, 'Black Panther.' They examine the film's massive cultural impact as well as the late Chadwick Boseman's legacy and his iconic portrayal of T'challa. Jason also goes into the origins of Black Panther and its growth alongside pivotal civil rights movements. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jan 20, 2021
Ask the Underscore, Vol. 3 | Marvel
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In the third installment of their MCU mailbag, Mal and Jason dive deep into your questions, from their favorite stingers, to their top non-MCU Marvel films, to who would win the Great Marvel Bake Off. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jan 15, 2021
'Thor: Ragnarok' | Marvel
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This pod has been falling for 30 minutes!! Mal and Jason land on Sakaar and dive deep into the hilarious and action-packed 'Thor: Ragnarok.' They break down how the 'Thor' franchise's shift into comedy makes it one of the best films in the entire MCU canon. They also talk about the new faces in this stellar film like Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Karl Urban, and many more. They sit down for a history lesson on the comics lore that inspired Ragnarok, including 'Planet Hulk.' Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jan 12, 2021
'Spider-Man: Homecoming' | Marvel
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So, you went and listened to 'Binge Mode.' Mal and Jason suit up to deep dive into 'Spider-Man: Homecoming.' They discuss how everyone's favorite web head makes his MCU debut, and how growing up with superpowers isn't everything it's cracked up to be for Peter Parker. They also explore the villainous Vulture's motivations and take a history lesson about Spider-Man's extensive rogues gallery in the comics. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jan 08, 2021
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' | Marvel
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It's Mary Poppins, y'all! Jason and Mal hop back on the Milano and dive deep into the space-fairing adventure 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.' They explore the theme of rebellion and how Peter Quill's reunion with his celestial father was not the love fest it was supposed to be. Jason breaks down the history of Ego and other key cosmic entities, along his favorite Easter eggs among the countless skeletons in Ego's closet. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jan 05, 2021
'Doctor Strange' | Marvel
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'Binge' has come to bargain! Jason and Mal step into the sanctum sanctorum and dive deep into Marvel's 'Doctor Strange.' Learn about the origins of everyone's favorite sorcerer supreme and examine how the theme of "perspective" plays a major role in the development of Stephen Strange's character. They also take a look at the origins of some of Strange's wildest artifacts, as well as six of their favorite nuggets that you might have missed.Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Dec 29, 2020
'Captain America: Civil War' | Marvel
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The MCU's Phase 3 begins and Jason and Mal are here to dive deep into the third installment in Captain America's film saga. As ruptures in the Avengers mount, they debate Team Tony vs. Team Cap, what brought our group of heroes to this point, as well as an in-depth history lesson into the politics behind Marvel Comics' original 'Civil War.' Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Dec 25, 2020
‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Thoughts and Favorite Moments | Star Wars
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Jason and Mal hop onto Gideon's light cruiser to discuss the electrifying second season of ‘The Mandalorian’ and share each of their eight favorite moments from this season. They break down what they thought about Ahsoka Tano's live-action debut (4:15), thoughts on Grogu's past (56:52), as well as Bo Katan's fate with the dark saber (77:33), and so much more. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Dec 22, 2020
Ask the Underscore, Vol. 2 | Marvel
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Mal and Jason are back to answer your burning questions in this special 'Ask the Underscore.' With the mountain of news that came out of Disney's investor day, Mal and Jason take on your questions about what new shows and movies they are most looking forward to (03:47), what directions they would like to see these properties take (56:47) and whether there will ever be a point of oversaturation (90:29) Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Dec 15, 2020
'Ant-Man' | Marvel
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'Binge Mode' always finds out! Jason and Mal shrink down and dive deep into the final film in the MCU's Phase 2, 'Ant-Man'! They discuss the film's theme of second chances and how this surprisingly delightful heist film brings heart and adds a lot to the canon. Jason breaks down a history lesson on the complicated Hank Pym comics, then discusses with Mal six of their favorite Easter eggs from the film. So suit up, because we could all use more Michael Peña. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Dec 11, 2020
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' | Marvel
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There are no strings on this villain and there aren't any on 'Binge'! Mallory and Jason return to dive deep into the second Avengers film and one of the messiest entries in the MCU, 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.' They explore the many themes and foreshadowed moments that would come to be thematic staples in the MCU, Tony's many screw-ups, and a history lesson on Wanda and the Vision. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Dec 08, 2020
'Guardians of the Galaxy' | Marvel
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Come and get your love with Binge! Jason and Mal take to the stars and explore the story of our favorite unlikely heroes in the celebrated adventure 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' They examine the theme of finding purpose amongst the struggles of the galaxy and debate whether Groot or Peter is the film's winner. Jason also teaches us everything we need to know about The Nova Corps, Xandar, the Kree, and Ronan the Accuser! Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Dec 03, 2020
'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' | Marvel
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On your left! Mal and Jason are diving deep into 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' one of the MCU's most celebrated solo films. They discuss the influences of '70s spy thrillers and the unparalleled action throughout Steve Rogers's second stand-alone film. They also talk about the bonds that form and break as the world of S.H.I.E.L.D comes crumbling down. After this, the MCU will never be the same. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Dec 01, 2020
'Thor: The Dark World' | Marvel
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Satisfaction is not in this movie's nature! Mal and Jason join forces once again to dive into one of the most criticized films in the MCU, 'Thor: The Dark Wold.' In this episode, they explore the film's development and the contentious circumstances under which the project was made, including director changes and more. They also discuss their favorite Easter eggs, including the unlikely introduction to a beloved character that you may have missed. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Nov 23, 2020
'Iron Man 3' | Marvel
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Admit it, you're connected to this pod! Mal and Jason are combat-ready and here to kick off phase two, Iron Man 3. They examine the theme of scars in Robert Downey Jr.'s final solo film in the MCU and how the aftermath of "The Avengers" will forever change Tony. They also take away the false faces and debate the true winner of the film: Trevor Slattery or Harley Keener. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Nov 19, 2020
Ask the Underscore, Vol. 1 | Marvel
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Mal and Jason dive deep into your questions about Phase 1 of the MCU and beyond. They touch on topics such as companions for Baby Yoda, Marvel lovers, the best MCU Quidditch team, and much more. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Nov 17, 2020
'The Avengers' | Marvel
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Mal and Jason lift off from the helicarrier and dive deep into one of the biggest blockbusters of them all for the culmination of Phase 1: 'The Avengers'! They talk about the film's development, how the theme of teamwork makes the film soar, and why the movie is important to pop culture. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Nov 12, 2020
'Captain America: The First Avenger' | Marvel
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'Mal and Jason shield up and make their way to the Stark Expo to dive deep into the first adventure of the first Avenger, Captain America. They explore Steve Rogers's compassion and what made him the ideal candidate for the greatest glow-up known to humanity. They also take a look at their favorite nuggets from the film including the best of Peggy Carter and the Howling Commandos, and then they debate this episode's winner. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Nov 10, 2020
'Thor' | Marvel
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I like this podcast. Another! Mal and Jason wake from the Odin sleep, pick up the hammer, and dive deep into the thunderous MCU debut of the god himself, Thor! They explore the theme of worthiness as it relates to the god of thunder and how that translates to his role in the Avengers. Then they find out what makes something like the Destroyer tick and finally debate the winner of the film: Loki or Odin. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Nov 05, 2020
'Iron Man 2' | Marvel
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Mal and Jason suit up once more and dive deep into the bombastic 'Iron Man 2.' They discuss the film's big theme of legacy and how the ghosts of Tony's past come back to haunt him. They also take a look at the history of James Rhodes, a.k.a. War Machine, and more Iron Man tech. Lastly, Mal and Jason battle for the film's winner: Pepper Potts or Howard Stark. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Nov 03, 2020
'The Incredible Hulk' | Marvel
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Mal and Jason smash into the MCU's second outing and dive into 'The Incredible Hulk.' They explore what made the Ed Norton–led adventure an apt kickoff for the character in the MCU. They also talk about the film's development and why we have not seen Norton, or many other of the film's elements, in other Marvel films. They also share their six favorite nuggets and debate the winner of this Easter egg–rich, rage-filled film. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Oct 29, 2020
'Iron Man' | Marvel
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Mal and Jason take their first deep dive into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and explore 'Iron Man,' the film that started an international pop culture dynasty. They dive into the iconic film's development and the "futurist" theme at the movie's core, and then they share six of their favorite nuggets hidden in Marvel's flagship adventure. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Oct 27, 2020
'Binge Mode: Marvel' Trailer
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The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion return to take their signature deep dives into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, covering all 23 films!' Binge Mode: Marvel' launches October 27.
Oct 22, 2020
'Saga' Book 3
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Mal and Jason explore issues 37-54 of ‘Saga’ and discuss how loss can be devastating and still spar a chance for growth. They also examine the history of comets and how it has dictated more of human history than we may realize, all before celebrating the wonderful character that is Marko. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jul 18, 2020
'Saga' Book 2
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Mal and Jason explore issues 19-36 of the epic space fantasy comic ‘Saga’ and discuss how the dynamics of family bend and, sometimes, break. They also examine the history of challenged books and comic books throughout history, all before celebrating the wonderful character that is Noreen. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Jun 18, 2020
‘Saga’ Book 1 | Weekly
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Mal and Jason explore issues 1-18 of the epic space fantasy comic ‘Saga’ by discussing how family ties affect the central characters, examining the real-life history of proxy wars, sharing eight of their favorite insights and observations from the first 18 issues, and celebrating a wise author. Hosts: Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion
Apr 24, 2020
Episode I: The Phantom Menace | Star Wars
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Mal and Jason explore ‘Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace’ by discussing origins, explaining midi-chlorians, sharing eight of their favorite insights and observations, and awarding the medal of bravery to a precocious force-user. Hosts: Mallory Rubin, Jason Concepcion
Oct 21, 2019
‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,’ Ch. 1-5 | Harry Potter
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The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss the first five chapters of 'Sorcerer's Stone' and the theme of discovery (11:31), delve into the Gringotts Wizarding bank (1:03:01), list seven of their favorite insights and observations from the chapters (1:10:33), and award the House Cup to the friendly half-giant, Rubeus Hagrid (1:14:40). You can purchase ‘Binge Mode: Harry Potter’ T-shirts at theringer.com/shop.
Jun 11, 2018
‘Binge Mode: Harry Potter’ Trailer
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The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion return to take their signature deep dives into 'Harry Potter,' covering all the books and movies as well as the extended 'Potter' universe.
Jun 08, 2018
‘Binge Mode: Weekly’ Trailer
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The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion return to take their signature deep dives into the topics obsessing them at the moment, from shows and movies to books and sports.
Nov 28, 2017
S1E1: Winter Is Coming | Game of Thrones
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The Ringer's Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 1, Episode 1, “Winter Is Coming,” by unpacking its central theme: the weight of shared history. They also provide the backstory of Robert’s Rebellion and crown the inaugural episode champion.
Jun 05, 2017
Binge Mode: Game of Thrones Trailer
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Get ready for the Game of Thrones Season 7 premiere by binge-watching all 60 existing episodes with The Ringer’s experts, Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion, deep-diving one episode at a time to parse the theories, history, characters, and themes that enrich one of the defining stories of our time.
Jun 01, 2017