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Upgrade Review; Netflix Comix?; How to Draw POC; Marvel's Diversity-TheGrind 6pm

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Get your ticket for yet another sonic adventure known as The Grindhouse podcast, airing this Sunday at 6pm eastern as engineered by The Afronerd Radio machine.  Listen to the Afronerd Radio crew wax and "hold court" on the following comic book, sci-fi, pop/pulp cultural topics:  we give a more extended spoiler free review (of our video clip) of Blumhouse Productions latest film, Upgrade;  not only is Netflix streaming a number of series based on comic books, but now they are publishing a graphic novel from famed writer, Mark Miller entitled, The Magic Order; Dburt trips over a successful kickstarter campaign (20K pledged) centered on an instructional book adroitly named, How To Draw Black People; picking up what we missed in previous shows: our impressions of the Obama Netflix TV deal and the racism/boycott threats that it has garnered and just what about that Pusha T vs Drake rap battle that has quite a few in the hip hop community "glamored"; Marvel's EIC, CB Cebulski and senior executive, Sana Amanat make an appearance on CBS This Morning to discuss the company's continued intention to pursue its diversity initiatives; more info about the casting of the forthcoming Watchmen TV series as well as Dburt's thoughts about the latest issue of the Watchmen/DC Universe themed graphic novel series, Doomsday Clock; and lastly, are fans a little too obsessed about the character outcomes and/or decisions of Vanessa (girlfriend in fridge syndrome) and Starlord in Avengers 3?  Call in LIVE at 646-915-9620.