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Black Lightning Casting; Airbender Reflections; Get Out Review-The Grind @6pm

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We took a brief preemption and now we're back!  Check out a new episode of The Grindhouse podcast, courtesy of The Afronerd Radio Machine-airing this and every Saturday at 6pm EST.  Listen to your favorite podcast "Voltron" space pilots (Claire Lanay, Dburt, Capt. Kirk and the "Unacanny" Daryll B.) as they wax poetic about the following pulp flavored phenomena:  the CW's forthcoming Black Lightning TV series casts its titular hero in actor, Cress Williams (Hart of Dixie); The Batman gets its director....finally..with Matt Reeves (I guess Ben Affleck is sticking around after all); and speaking of The Batman film, is a Nightwing movie really in the works?; recent Mary Sue piece highlights the Asian American cultural impact and influence of Avatar: The Last Airbender on the article's author, Caroline Cao; first impressions of this weekend's release of Jordon Peele's neo-Black horror film, Get Out; and in what appears to be the ultimate example of a nerd team up-astronomers and gamers will work together to help in the search of exoplanets in the wake of NASA discovering an entire new star sytem with Earth-size planets; concept art for next year's Black Panther film hits the web in spectacular and lush fashion; and now Iron Fist actor, Finn Jones weighs in on the whitewashing criticisms of his character (strike 1-Tilda Swinton; Strike 2-ScarJo..hey, batter batter?); And just what is the status of Shang Chi appearing in Iron Fist and getting his own Netflix imprint?;  FX' Legion series is in full swing and we share our thoughts; with Samurai Jack and Young Justice returning, what other cartoons are worthy of the reboot treatment; And lastly, Saudia Arabia has its first Comic Con butr not without controversy. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.