History of the MCU Podcast

History of the MCU Podcast

The History of the MCU Podcast is a weekly podcast that covers the new Disney+ shows and MCU movies, while also looking back at the Infinity Saga, to see if the history of the MCU holds any clues for the future.


August 26, 2021 38 mins

Jake and Zac are back to discuss "What If...The World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes?", the third installment in the "What If...?" series. We chat

- The Avenger's deaths - if Jake cried when Tony died and his glee at Hawkeye's death

- Zac gives us a Power Rangers/Avengers parallel from this episode 

- What will we see in the future of "What If...??" 

- Hank Pym and some comic parallels 

-Which episode did we like better?

- Spider-Man: N...

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THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN...Jenny is on vacation, so Jake and Zac (who you may remember from MCU and Brews) are back to discuss What If...T'Challa Became Star-Lord

- What Black Panther meant to us

- T'Challa's effect on the universe and Captain Genocide

- Blonde Nebula is a hottie 

- Zac's driving habits and a date he had at Dairy Queen

- Easter eggs throughout the episodes 

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Jake and Jenny are back to discuss "What If...Captain Carter Were The First Avenger" and some of the latest MCU news. 

- Shang-Chi marketing and release, T'Challa takes over the official Guardians of the Galaxy Twitter account, J.K. Simmons back as J. Jonah Jameson in Venom: Let There Be Carnage?

- Likes and dislikes for the episode

- The biggest ch...

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It's the return of the minisode! What If is coming soon, and there's plenty of Marvel news to talk about here at History of the MCU:

-#MCUVillainSadness tournament

-LEGO hauls

-James Gunn's THE Suicide Squad (and Harley Quinn supremacy)

-Black Widow first reactions

-What If preview

-a little Hawkeye talk

-Venom trailer's implications for Spider-Man: No Way Home


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July 21, 2021 105 mins

Jake and Jenny are here to break down the season 1 finale of the Disney+ Series, Loki. Hot goss includes:

  • An intro full of easter eggs
  • The many monikers of He Who Remains
  • Who is the new Mobius!?
  • WHERE is this Citadel, anyway?

Our hosts chat about their feelings on the finale and the series as a whole, where it ranks amongst the other Disney+ shows, and the implications for what's to come next in the MCU. The multiverse is...

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July 13, 2021 76 mins

Jake and Jenny are back in the nick of time to talk about the fifth/penultimate episode of the DisneyPlus series, Loki: "Journey Into Mystery."

What does Ravonna really know? Who is Miss Minutes working for? Who's your favorite Loki?! Do we stan Thanoscopter? Will Sylvie double-cross our Loki?!? Is King Loki or Kang in the castle? Is this the last we'll see of Classic Loki, or Alioth?!


....and more!


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Jake and Jenny are back JUST in the nick of time to talk Loki episode 4: The Nexus Event. What caused Sylvie to be yoinked from her timeline? Is Loki Love as icky as Jamie and Cersei’s twisted relationship? Is Ravonna Renslayer pulling the strings at the TVA, or is Kang coming into the fold? Is this really the last we’ll see of Mobius?! And MORE!

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July 13, 2021 77 mins

Jake and Jenny are back to chat some neat parallels and theories regarding Loki Episode 3: "Lamentis"!

Loki's coming out Zelda parallels Who are we shipping? Lokius? Sylki? What REALLY happened to that tower?

.....and more.

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July 13, 2021 57 mins

Jake and Jenny return to talk about the key bits of episode two of Disney's Loki: "The Variant." Who is this Lady Loki, really? Is Ravonna really who she seems? Is Miss Minutes running the show?! Will Mobius ever get to ride a jet ski? Have a cup of tea, come sit by the fire.


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Jake and Jenny are better late than never with a revisit of the premiere episode of Disney's Loki: "Glorious Purpose". 

  • Who are the Time Keepers?
  • How sus is the TVA?
  • Tom Hiddleston's Master Class
  • Resetting versus Pruning?
  • Peggy Carter cameo?

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June 8, 2021 63 mins

Hey, hi, helloooo! Jake and Jenny return with a minisode with plenty of preparation information for the upcoming release of The Eternals. Yes, we have some wait time, but at least now you'll have a comic book (and potentially official film) synopsis of each of the 10 featured Eternals, as well as Kit Harington's Black Knight and Kro, the Deviant. We also chat about how we've known about Namor in Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever sin...

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May 29, 2021 61 mins

Jake and Jenny are back with another episode of History of the MCU to bring you everything you ever needed to know about the Time Variance Authority, the Minutemen, and more as we head into Loki territory!

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Jake and Jenny are bringing back the Minisode this week! Join us to hear our thoughts on the goosebump-enducing Marvel Studios Celebrates the Movies trailer. Just when we thought the MCU feast couldn't get any tastier! We'll talk what we know about the upcoming movies, rank the 11 upcoming properties based on pure excitement, and chat post-credits about the recent House of the Dragon stills.

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Jake and Jenny return to wrap up The Falcon and The Winter Soldier with the final episode, "One World, One People." Tune in to hear our thoughts on the pacing of the episode (and series), the mistreatment of the Flag Smashers, who we deem worthiest of redemption arcs (spoiler alert: it's not the guy who got one), and where we go from here into the netherworld of the 6 week MCU gap.

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Hey, hi, hello! Jake and Jenny are back to talk shop about the penultimate episode of of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: "Truth." We ship Sarah and Bucky, talk about Walker's descent into DIY madness, and sweet, hot bro love.

We'll be bringing minisodes back this week as well, because we can't wait to talk about the Shang-Chi trailer. Love y'all 3000!

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Just in time for the next episode dropping on Disney+ (sorry, y'all. Been some crazy times), Jake and Jenny pop in to discuss the fourth episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, "The Whole World is Watching." Bucky's Wakandan therapy, Ayo supremacy, Zemo as El Crapo, the death of Captain America, and MORE!

We'll be back to our regularly scheduled program next week. Thanks for bearing with us.

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Jake and Jenny are BACK and breaking down episode 3 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: "The Power Broker." Featuring an intro about mental health, mental healthcare, and the state of "therapy" in the MCU, we will also take a look at Zemo's history and motivations, cheer the guy who spit in John Walker's face, and speculate wildly about the identity of the Power Broker.

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Hey, hi, HELLO! Jake and Jenny are BACK to break down the second episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier: "The Star-Spangled Man." Be sure to drink every time Jake says how much he hates John Walker, you're going to be sauced by the end of this one.

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For this week's main event, Jake and Jenny talk about the first episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and wonder whether there's more to Sam's super-ness than we thought...

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History of the MCU presents......MCU & Brews! This series will feature Jake and his younger brother, Zac, doing exactly what the title denotes: drinking a few brews and discussing MCU movies.

For the second episode, Jake and Zac catch up and discuss the second installment in the Iron Man trilogy, Iron Man 2.

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