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Zhang Yimou’s THE GREAT WALL, DC/Marvel RE: Writers of Color, CW Supes, Sat@6pm

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Greetings to our growing and ever steadfast listernership!  Welcome to the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse, airing this Saturday at 6pm EST.  Listen to your favorite Podcast "Howling Commandos" (Claire Lanay, Daryll B., Capt. Kirk and Dburt) wax about this week's latest goings ons in pulp culture:  the crew continue the conversation about more reveals coming fromlast week's SDCC '16; more on Star Trek: Beyond as well as expectations for the forthcoming CBS Trek online streaming series; another IWM (Impossible White Man) movie trailer hit the cyberwebs, the Zhang Yimou helmed The Great Wall starring Matt Damon; hat tip to Bleeding Cool for their piece highlighting the recent hires of Black female writers at DC and Marvel; pics of Tyler Hoechlin in the DC 52 Supes suit standing next to Melissa Benoist hit the net; The Mary Sue site places focus on the #BlackSpecFic twitter tag which provides the dismal and raw numbers regarding the lack of writers of color in mainstream publishing companies and the ensuing racial implications; thoughts about veteran actors Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell reportedly appearing the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel; the 90s cult classic, The Rocketeer allegedly will be rebooted with a Black female lead (Matty's Rocket?); Snake Plisskin versus the French court system? Director Luc Besson's Lockout was deemed a rip off of John Carpenter's Escape from New York (1981) and lastly, is Marvel moonwalking the #itsallconnected campaign as it pertains to potential TV and movie character apperances and/or crossovers?  Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.