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Agents of SHIELD: How Coulson Got His Groove Back


With the amazing season finale finally in the bucket, and having given you time to watch it, I’d like to go over how Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finally gained traction and an audience. Agents had an amazing pilot then kind of drizzled out. Then they started getting some big hitters and hinting at some good storylines. Continue reading “Agents of SHIELD: How Coulson Got His Groove Back”

Ming-Na Wen of Agents of SHIELD Visits Arsenio


America’s favorite Asian secret agent portrayer*, Ming-Na Wen, made an appearance on Arsenio’s talk show Friday night for a bubbly late-night talk show interview. Arsenio greets her with a happy Chinese New Year, Ming-Na returns a “Gong Xi Fa Cái.” They also chat briefly about this year being the Year of the Horse.

Ming-Na admits to being a sci-fi geek (she was president of her sci-fi club), and wanted to dress as Princess Leia at her birthday party. A photo is shown with Agents of SHIELD co-star Beef McLargeHuge staring away from the camera as Imperial accountant Blix Starhustler:

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Agents of SHIELD Episode 11: Magically Meh


To my surprise, Agents of SHIELD inches forward. “Tahiti” is a surgically-implanted illusion and Coulson actually is incapacitated for a significant amount of time instead of mere seconds. Skye displays a whopping amount of social engineering, though it could’ve came apart in a few ways. A man who’s just a Level 8 causes SHIELD’s fight against Project Centipede ramps up, but we’re stuck with being told this info and seeing a bunch of dots on a radar map. At least Clark Gregg can deliver a rear naked choke. What a vast and awesome world! Continue reading “Agents of SHIELD Episode 11: Magically Meh”