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Spiderman & Ape War Trailers; Deadpool & Logan Movie? Westworld Fin-TheGrind-6pm

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Listen to the latest intallment of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm.  Join your Podcast "Young Allies" (the "Uncanny" Daryll B., Claire Lanay, Capt. Kirk and Dburt) as they warm up the Mystery Wagon and decode this week's pop culture issues:  our thoughts about  a few new in succession trailer releases (i.e., Spiderman: Homecoming, War for The Planet of the Apes) including a more intense international Assasin's Creed hitting the cyberverse; Ryan Reynolds is looking for internet fan assistance in hopes of coaxing Hugh Jackman to sign off on a Deadpool/Wolverine teamup film; our impressions of last week's Westworld finale and expectations for Season 2; new Kickstarter campaign alert-Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer!

Is there a limit to comic book retconning?  Dburt ponders the new take on Batman's origin goes viral and angers some fans;  a new Newsarama piece highlights the online success of LINE webtoon, a digital comics publisher that purportedly earns 100K per month (with membership platform PATREON) for their comic talent;  our concerns with toys, cartoons and ancillary chachkies (hence Homecoming's Vulture action figure) that might give away plot points and character identities before the release of a film (new dimension to spolier alert); man embezzles 5 million and spends a million of his ill gotten gains on Game of War; he potentially faces 20 years in prison (really? gaming?); Lastly, legendary director, Ridley Scott's release of limited Alien: Covenant footage to the press has garnered early positive reviews asserting that the horror aspects are reminiscent of the earlier films.  Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.