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ST: Discovery & Black Lightning; It's LaVar Ball's Business; Hardy=Venom-6pmET

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It's THAT time, loyal citizens!  Check out our latest installment of the Grindhouse podcast, powered by Afronerd Radio-airing Saturdays at 6pm ET.  Listen to your favorite podcast "Blackhawks" (Dburt, the "uncanny"Daryll B., Claire Lanay & Capt. Kirk) as they unravel the latest pop/pulp culture mysteries: trailers for the CW's Black Lightning and CBS Access' Star Trek: Discovery series hit the cyberwebs; retired athlete (and svengali for his sons' careers), LaVar Ball while defending his parenting methods and Big Baller Brand business model gets into a contentious war of words with FOX sports analyst, Kristine Leahy; actor, Tom Hardy (Dark Knight Rises, Taboo) gets the nod to play Sony's Venom in a villain centric flick;  screenwriter/director, David Ayer is in talks to helm a Scarface reboot (heresy!); some LGBTQ fans of Okoye and Ayo from the Black Panther mythos are none too pleased that their same sex relationship in print will not be explored on film (gaywashing?); is Marvel president, Kevin Feige's noncommittall to a shared Fox/MCU film universe in actuality a confirmation that it may happen sooner than later?; and in more Black Panther news, did the Black Lives Matter theme of The Crew comic book reboot caused it to be cancelled after only two issues?;  the Wonder Woman movie caught social media backlash in China for two reasons (one of which concerns Spiderman!!!) ; Ridley Scott to produce sci-fi programming for TNT?; the CWs Supernatural to team up with Scooby Doo in an animated episode?  And lastly,the trailers for Ghosted and Seth MacFarlane's Star Trek spoof, The Orville also hit the internets.  Call in LIVE at 646-915-9620.