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Wonder Woman Soars!, Akira News; New Mutants' Whitewashing?=TheGrind Sat@6pm ET

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Check out the latest installment of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm ET.  Join your podcast "Red Lantern Corps" (Capt. Kirk, Claire Lanay, Dburt and the "Uncanny" Daryll B.) as they unravel this week's following issues:  the highly anticipated DC/WB Wonder Woman film debuts to a VERY respectible box office and a 96% Rotten Tomatoes score; in more Wonder Woman news, Austin, TX mayor, Steve Adler responds to some men that are perturbed about a women only screening of the film as well as FOX News pondering about the original star spangled outfit the character has worn in the past; noted Tokyo-born filmmaker, Hiro Murai (Atlanta series), who might be tapped to direct the Akira live action film version has a thing or two to say about this film NOT being whitewashed; and then there's the New Mutants' casting of Sunspot-whitewashing returns (sigh); in more pop culture and race intersectionality fare, FOX sports commentator, Jason Whitlock causes a stir with his response to basketball superstar, LeBron James' racialized vandalism incident; Dburt checks out the second season of Netflix' F is for Family from the mind of acerbic comedian Bill Burr; the WB may be considering legal action over Universal's Dark Universe brand; is Sony's upcoming Silver & Black film going to lead toward entire female Spider-verse franchise?; Baywatch's Priyanka Chopra wants to be Batgirl;  legendary filmmaker, Steven Spielberg is purportedly rebooting Animaniacs (can we get a Static Shock cartoon?, maybe Freakazoid!/Pinky and the Brain?); and speaking of Static, just what is going on with Milestone Media alleged return?.  And lastly, is Sense8 going to get a life raft?  Call in live at 646-915-9620.