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This week Saucey takes on the King of the Comic Book and Trivia Nerds, Jacob Rubin, from" King of The Nerds Season 3", now on TBS.
Can Saucey take down his most dangerous foe in an all-out Comic Book War for the Ages? Or will the King of Comic Book Trivia Slay Saucey and take his title as Drunken Ninja Master of All Things Trivia?
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What's up, folks! For the brevity's sake, let's just get into it.....listen to the latest edition of Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review podcast airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. Join your hosts, Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they fire up the Mike Tyson mobile shedding light on the following (mid) week current event topics: Dburt waxes on a 20 year old video of ne Barack Obama (pre-POTUS) pondering his cultural/political identification with Malcolm X; a NY Post article highlights on NYC pollutants potentially hampering the city's school children relating to IQ/cognition; The Root reports that notables Iyanla Vanzant and Pr. Jamal Bryant are going to Baltimore to "fix the city"; new "bionic" lenses may be on track to provide the wearer superhuman sight as well as replace the need for laser surgery; Dburt revists a 1990 Youtube clip of White supremacist, Tom Metzger debating the late journalist, Christopher Hitchens. And lastly, TV mogul, Byron Allen has some rather choice words for President Obama. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
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Greetings to our Blerds, Nerds, Hispaneeks and so forth! Welcome to the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. For the first segment, commonly known as The Comic Shoppe, listen to your hosts (Daryll B., Dburt, Capt. Kirk) discuss the following topics: our thoughts about show renewals/cancellations (Constantine, Forever, AOS, Agent Carter, etc) that were announced; some TV/Movie revelations (Flash's Grodd, Sherlock's Martin Freeman joins Cap 3, etc) more on the upcoming JLA: Gods and Monsters project including a Pam Grier inspired Mary Marvel; the Arrow/Flash spinoff gets a name-Legends of Tomorrow; and right on the heels of AOU, Captain America: Civil War commences filming for its May '16 release date; FOX orders Minority Report and DC's Lucifer. And lastly, Shadow and Act interviews Professor Jonathan Gayles regarding his documentary entitled, White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinity in Comic Books.
And then there's our second act, the Afronerd Radio podcast airing at 7pm eastern. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they tackle the following subjects: music legend, Prince is holding court in Baltimore in honor of the late Freddie Gray (no other conscious artists are stepping to the plate, huh?) ; and just what penalty should be levied against the NE Patriots for "deflate-gate"; folks at The Root must be Afronerd listerners! A recent piece posits why "simple" Black celebrities continue to get rewarded; we explore the genius of NASA's Annie Easley and we hopefully will address some other issues that were left on the table from the previous episode. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Buenos Dias, people! Check out the latest episode of our infamous Mid Week in Review broadcast, airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. Join Capt. Kirk and Dburt as they discuss the following issues: rapper, Jay-z and friends want you to buy a Tidal music streaming service but what about that in exchange for some (if any) social stances; South African humorist, Trevor Noah has been tapped to replace John Stewart but not without controversy; Dburt waxes about a NY Daily News piece about a woman who refuses to allow her son to visit his incarcerated father (there's a twist here folks); FLOTUS participates in the Black Girls Rock event raising questions about race and tribalism; Indiana and California bills spark a national debate between religious and marriage equality proponents; further evidence that people still want classic hip hop! rap legends, De la Soul collect more than 220K in less than 2 days from their Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign (they were asking for 110K). And lastly, we will attempt to address some of the topics that we failed to address from previous shows. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Yes, folks we're almost at the 30 day mark before the premiere of Avengers 2: Age of Ultron and expectations and nerdgasms continue to mount! In the interim, check out the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm. For the first "Comic Shoppe" segment, join Dburt, Capt. Kirk and the "Uncanny" Daryll B. as they solve the latest pop/pulp conundrums this week: chatter about the Transformers franchise channeling the Marvel way of doing business; Fox intends to reboot The X-Files with the original actors; Star Trek may return to TV (on CBS) after a ten year hiatus; trailers from the "Governator" and James Bond (Maggie and Spectre films, respectively) hit the net; Jesse Eiseberg shows his Luthor mug. And finally, our thoughts on the post Secret Wars "All-New, All-Different Avengers" comic that appears to feature Miles Morales as a main character.
And now for the fourth quarter, join us for Afronerd Radio with your hosts Dburt and Capt. Kirk starting at 7pm. Topics to be analyzed are: actress, Taraji P. Henson apologizes for her son's exaggerated account of racial profiling; more on the Swiss Alps plane crash and how its appears to have been intentional; what's up with Oprah? The "man" (or is that just male) with 34 children by 17 women and Evelyn Lozado are getting OWN TV shows (huh); how did 60 Minutes cover Africa by only interviewing Whites? And if time permits, we will try to touch on subjects from the last show that we were unable to address. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Let's just get to the matters at hand, shall we? Welcome to Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review show airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. Join your hosts, Capt, Kirk and Dburt as they unravel the following current event inspired issues: is it really unexpected that a man named "Creflo Dollar" has the chutzpah to lean on his parishioners for a 65m jet?; Dburt posits that with the ascendancy of UK Soul man, Sam Smith, does a rising and authentic Black soul/rock musician appear awkward in the current musical landscape? What happened to the Black musical tradition?; the crew weighs in on former Rock-a-fella Records co-owner, Dame Dash's recent remarks about the dearth of entrepreneurship in the AA community; more in "Minstrel Chronicles"-is it also a shocker that actor, Terrence Howard has a problem with Empire writers failing to use the n-word in scripts for the show? And lastly, Texas Conservative radio host, Michael Berry questions the African American community's commitment to #BLACKLIVESMATTER movement. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Salutations, Konichiwa and Howdy to all of our longtime and future listeners! Welcome to a new episode of The Mid Week in Review, courtesy of The Afronerd Radio machine airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm (EST). Join us for another funky fact finding mission when multi talented neo-Ragtime songstress, Dessy DiLauro stops by to discuss her upcoming sophomore album, This is Neo-Ragtime, vol.2. Just what is Neo Ragtime/Neo harlem Renaissance and how can we get this nostalgic redux groove to the masses? And there's still more show, folks! Additional topics to be covered are: after the fallout over actress, Michelle Rodriguez' White vs minority superhero representation comments, an op-ed piece by Joseph Illidge (Verge Ent., Milestone Media) for Comic Book Resources provides further clarification on the issue; in a recent Rolling Stones interview, Madonna raises eyebrows and ires by equating ageism with racism-do you agree?; Dburt reviews Will Smith latest cinematic effort, Focus and lastly, and regrettably, we discuss the illogic of MSNBC's Dr. Melissa Harris Perry's profanity laced doggerel supporting Trayvon Martin-"I hope Trayvon whopped the sh__t out of George Zimmerman." Oh boy. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620. NOT THE SHOW TO MISS!
Greetings to our stalwart fanbase! Well, one of the bricks from the foundation of the house that nerd built has been removed-actor, Leonard Nimoy passes at 83. For obvious and appropriate reasons we will discuss Mr. Nimoy's career and his placement in the pantheon of American (if not, international) popular culture. Join Dburt, Capt. Kirk and Daryll B. for a new episode of The Grindhouse Mashup, courtesy of Afronerd Radio airing this Saturday at 6pm. Additional topics to be disassembled and then reassembled in our metaphysical transporter room are: speculations on what big announcement Robert Downey Jr and Marvel are slated to make in the next few days; our thoughts about the internet NSFW version of the Power Rangers short; after Gotham's grisly episode involving Jada Pinkett Smith's Fish Mooney character, can the character continue in the series and is there a possible transition to the print world?; hat tip to Shadow and Act for highlighting an upcoming African themed animated movie entitled, Bilal starring Lost's Mr. Echo (or the more fearsome Adebisi of Oz) himself, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje; as great and as crucial the movie, Selma may be, Dburt ponders other historical events that are ready for a cinematic "closeup"; more hair politics after the Zendaya-Rancic televised fallout; Monique vs Lee Daniels vs Hollywood and lastly, more on entertainment entrepreneur, Byron Allen's lawsuit against Time Warner cable (incl. Rev Al "black pawn" allegations). Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620. And in the immortal words of Spock-"once you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."
Don't forget to mark your calendars and set your clocks for the latest Grindhouse installment of Afronerd Radio, airing this Saturday starting at 6pm EST. For the first segment, commonly known as The Comic Shoppe, your hosts Daryll B., Capt. Kirk and Dburt would like to welcome noted TV director and comic creator, Eric Dean Seaton to broadcast. Mr. Seaton will discuss his exciting sword and scorcery graphic novel series, Legend of the Mantamaji. Your Podcast Avengers will also address the following pulp cultural issues: Jason Mamoa gives the cyberverse a glimpse of what his Aquaman character will look like for the upcoming Bats vs Supes film; our impressions of the latest in episodic geek TV (i.e. The Flash, Gotham, Agent Carter, Constantine, Arrow, etc); veteran actor and Apollo Creed himself, Carl Weathers might be appearing (his authorized likeness, of course) in Mortal Kombat X; Mark Waid's Strange Fruit comic promises to mix early 20th century racial politics and sci-fi for a 4-part series and lastly, a Newsarama piece posits that the WB might be considering a Latina in the role as Green Lantern for the upcoming JL film.
And now for the second half, check out the latest musings of Dburt and Capt. Kirk for Afronerd Radio airing at 7pm. The topics under the microscope are: former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani questions President Obama's patriotism; TheGrio.com highlights an op-ed that exposes racism in some young alleged liberal circles; a new book by a Harvard sociology professor essentially confirms Geraldo Rivera's "hip hop culture is the problem" thesis; is it possible that a woman who videotapes herself opening toys on Youtube makes 13m a year? And lastly, an Oscar voter opines about the Black snub phenomenon? Call live at 646-915-9620.
Welcome to the latest broadcast of Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review show featuring Capt. Kirk and Dburt airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. The current event issues to be extrapolated this (mid) week are: our impressions of the highly anticipated (and ultimately uneventful) return of comedian Eddie Murphy to SNL's 40th anniversay special; during a recent visit to HuffPost Live, FOX correspondent, Geraldo Rivera weighs in on Hip Hop's negative influence on Black and Brown folk; we try our best to bring our best assessment of President Obama's proposal to go to war against ISIS/ISIL. Can one truly go to war against an idea?; Just how realistic is a human expedition going to Mars reaching fruition within our lifetime?; Awkward Black Girl creator, Issa Rae posits that TV's capitulation to diversity is purely a profit driven exercise; twitter followers show their disdain for an anti-Obama scene in the second episode of FOX's Empire; and lasltly, Dburt laments the passive-aggressive circumstances behind the current cultural climate relating to ageism. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
What's up folks! Sure, it's St. Valentine's Day but that shouldn't deter you from spending time with loved ones and listening to the latest edition of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. Join Capt. Kirk, Daryll B. and Dburt for The Comic Shoppe segment when we discuss the current goings ons in pulp and pop culture. The topics du jour this week are: more on the Spiderman Sony/Marvel film colloboration (what does that mean for Black Panther? is Miles Morales in play, etc); and what is the Legend of the Mantamaji by TV director, Eric Dean Seaton? And is this the African American gateway into a pop culture fantasy franchise a la Game of Thrones?; Afropunk highlights another Black themed superhero comic by way of South Africa entitled, Kwezi; the crew reflects and highlights TV shows of note that are binge-watch worthy; picking up from where we dropped off last week regarding the Predestination film; our thoughts about AMC's upcoming Preacher and the recently announced race switch casting of the "Tulip" character and lastly, Dburt's review of Kingsman,
Next, there's Afronerd Radio featuring Dburt and Capt. Kirk staring at 7pm eastern. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they discuss the following: comedian Steve Harvey gets into hot water over his slavery joke; our thoughts about the Chicago Little league team, Jackie Robinson West losing their title due to a cheating scandal as some cry foul based on race; the CBC weighs in on the Netanyahu/Boehner/Obama disagreement (a detente reversal of sorts); the very liberal "Grey Lady" NY Times gets accused of racism by omission in their recent article highlighting the history of US lynchings and lastly, is Apple entering auto maufacturing a good thing? Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Howdy, loyal citizens! Welcome to the latest edition of Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review broadcast airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm (EST). Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they wax politic and prophetic on the following topics: a brief pre-Grindhouse discussion regarding our visit to this past weekend's Black Comic Book Festival located at the legendary Schomburg Black History Museum; Dburt gives his last diatribe on the folly of intraracial colorism at the advent of the release of the Light Girls doc on the OWN network; and there's probably a similar rant as it pertains to Black investment in the Academy Awards; Tesla's Elon Musk is hoping to revolutionize public transportation with his Hyperloop transit system; analyzing actor Anthony Mackie's recent comments about race, Selma and racial profiling (now Anthony you know you can't have a non-tribal/individualistic opinion!); and speaking of Selma, why has Dburt delayed watching the film (and thankfully, Cap has seen it) and lastly, was MSNBC's Ronan Farrow awkwardly condescending toward a young Black attendee to POTUS' latest State of the Union address? You decide. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.