Why Superhero Movies Aren’t Trash

The link between classical theatre and superhero stories is deeper than you think.

I think I’m a bad party guest. I don’t make light conversation well.

Last night I attended my first post-vaccination dinner party. It was the birthday of one of my wife’s high school friends, so mostly people I’d never met. Mingling, like you do, conversation seeks common ground, and at one point we start talking Marvel movies and shows.

One guy, clearly not buying it, says to me with sarcastic enthusiasm, “Are you watching Loki?”

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Actor. Author. Father. Husband. In reverse order. Latest novel: WHAT GIRLS ARE GOOD FOR. www.davidblixt.com.

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David Blixt

Actor. Author. Father. Husband. In reverse order. Latest novel: WHAT GIRLS ARE GOOD FOR. www.davidblixt.com.