Don't forget to mark your calendars and set your clocks for the latest Grindhouse installment of Afronerd Radio, airing this Saturday starting at 6pm EST. For the first segment, commonly known as The Comic Shoppe, your hosts Daryll B., Capt. Kirk and Dburt would like to welcome noted TV director and comic creator, Eric Dean Seaton to broadcast. Mr. Seaton will discuss his exciting sword and scorcery graphic novel series, Legend of the Mantamaji. Your Podcast Avengers will also address the following pulp cultural issues: Jason Mamoa gives the cyberverse a glimpse of what his Aquaman character will look like for the upcoming Bats vs Supes film; our impressions of the latest in episodic geek TV (i.e. The Flash, Gotham, Agent Carter, Constantine, Arrow, etc); veteran actor and Apollo Creed himself, Carl Weathers might be appearing (his authorized likeness, of course) in Mortal Kombat X; Mark Waid's Strange Fruit comic promises to mix early 20th century racial politics and sci-fi for a 4-part series and lastly, a Newsarama piece posits that the WB might be considering a Latina in the role as Green Lantern for the upcoming JL film.
And now for the second half, check out the latest musings of Dburt and Capt. Kirk for Afronerd Radio airing at 7pm. The topics under the microscope are: former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani questions President Obama's patriotism; TheGrio.com highlights an op-ed that exposes racism in some young alleged liberal circles; a new book by a Harvard sociology professor essentially confirms Geraldo Rivera's "hip hop culture is the problem" thesis; is it possible that a woman who videotapes herself opening toys on Youtube makes 13m a year? And lastly, an Oscar voter opines about the Black snub phenomenon? Call live at 646-915-9620.
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