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Name Spotlight: Zion

March 25, 2019 LauraWattenberg 3 min read No Comments

For college basketball fans, the “Name of the Year” is already decided. Duke freshman Zion Williamson is being called the best college player of his generation, and his charismatic first name is poised to become a marketing sensation. But the name Zion had a story of its own long before […]

Carol Danvers in 1968 and 2019

Captain Marvel and the Great Superhero Name Problem

March 8, 2019 LauraWattenberg 2 min read 6 Comments

The new Captain Marvel movie showcases the most powerful hero of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. She controls energy, she regenerates, she has far-reaching cosmic awareness. As embodied by actress Brie Larson, she is young and beautiful and badass. Her name, you ask? Carol. The character Carol Danvers made her comics […]

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