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Cloak & Dagger Premieres; Youtube's Impulse; Black Kick Ass Comic-The Grind @6pm

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Our audience knows the deal by now, so let's refrain from the verbose pretense! Listen to the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing every Sunday at 6pm ET.  Join your favorite Afronerd Radio podcasting crew as they she dlight on the following topics:  Freeform's Cloak and Dagger premieres with another Marvel TV imprint and we give you our first impressions;  and speaking of premieres, Youtube's foray into original programming continues with a new streaming show entitled, Impulse;  director, Matthew Vaughn plans to reboot the Kick-Ass franchise while expanding the Kingsman Universe (Statesman?) and logically, that might involve Mark Millar's latest companion comic sequel this time showcasing a Black female protagonist;  more new trailers have hit the internets (i.e. The Girl in the Spider's Web, Halloween, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Bad Times at the El Royale....is hotel horror a thing, now?); a recent HuffPo piece written by Julie Craven entitled "Saying Goodbye to Kanye West and His Music" asserts that his music should be disavowed because it no longer bolsters Black self esteem;  more from the HuffPo-actress Jessica Chastain wants White Women in Hollywood to step up for WOC; celebrity chef and erstwhile comic book writer, Anthony Bourdain passes in what looks to be a trend in notable suicides; Dburt suggests that Hollywood REALLY needs to tap into the nerd community more for ideas and technical support (i.e. REAL spiderman robotic eyes, 3D LED devices that mimic Dr Strange's spells, etc); And lastly, we'll address additional news (Kevin Feige on Disney merger, Marvel on diverse future films, more on Lando, Arrested Development-NY Times dust up etc).  Call LIVE at 646-915-9620.