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Hey peeps...it's on! Check out the latest episode of the Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review podcast airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. Join Capt. Kirk and Dburt as they tackle the following (mid) week topical mysteries: Dburt alludes to an intelligence quotient quagmire revolving around a few inane stories (NC 188 million lotto winner and her choice in paramours, TX teen killed while vandalizing an auto dealership, WH staffer shoots at boyfriend, etc); hat tip to Shadow and Act for their highlighting a web series about a Back to the Future slavery scenario; perhaps a Blue Area segment, concerning less with Houston Texan RB, Arian Foster's atheism admission and more about his financial responsibility; yet another article from The Root conflating thug attire with casual wear and profiling; more on the media's math: Blonde White female(FOX's Megyn Kelly) > Blacks + Mexicans ÷ War hero= 0 respect; Verge Entertainment's Joseph Illidge has a interesting Mission piece positing the viability of mass protests against comic book publishers. And lastly, Chinese hip hop channels US trap music for the Middle Kingdom (sigh..."nigga" remains unchanged in Manderin). Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Can this Wednesday be considered a type of holiday "eve" as the first of many GOP debates starts up this Thursday? Well, while you ponder that question, remember to log on to Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review show, airing at 6pm EST. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they chart a course on another fact finding mission whereby the following topics are to be discussed: GOP hopeful, Donald Trump's racially tinged remarks are levied toward more folks of color (it's our turn now...ugh) just in time for Thursday night aforementioned Repub debate; Dburt waxes on his thoughts on the Bobbi Brown tragedy and the family feud/funeral; unpacking American crime stats.....the truth; a continuation of the antiracism as religion theory; singer/actor, Tyrese has a number one album but White radio airplay eludes him. And POTUS intends to build the world's largest supercomputer by 2025. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
What's up, folks! Time just keeps rolling forward! Welcome to the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse Mixtape-airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. Join your Podcast Avengers, the "Uncanny" Daryll B., Capt. Kirk and Dburt as they board their sonic quinjet to tackle the following topics: we actually forgot to give our impressions of Bradley Cooper's movie to TV Limitless series, so we'll do just that; the straight to DVD alternate universe version of Justice League: Gods and Monsters was released this week; Spider Gwen creators are alleging that they are fearful of creating new characters for the benefit of Sony Pictures; Mission's Joseph Illidge weighs in on the hip hop cover/diversity debate at Marvel; picking up on a negelcted topic from the last show-impressions of Dr. John McWhorter's Daily Beast piece unpacking antiracism politics as a type of "religion" (and writer, Ta-nehesi Coates is its priest); POTUS wants to build the most powerful PC in the world by 2025 (Person of Interest anyone?); are DC and comic creator, Tony Isabella "making nice" over credit/usage regarding his Black Lightning character? And lastly, actor/singer, Tyrese Gibson calls out mainstream radio for not playing his #1 Black Rose album. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses-George Washington Carver
Wow, is it hot outside in the Big Apple, folks! As the temperature moves past 100 degrees, we promise to cool you down with facts, fun and not so much fire. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk for the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review broadcast, airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. The topics slated for discussion are: our thoughts regarding an alleged "embargo" for prospective reviewers of the forthcoming Josh Trank, Fantastic 4 reboot to be lifted a day before the film is to be released; Comic Book Resources provides further verification that the New Line Cinema, Shaft reboot is still a "go" (no collabo considered with David Walker-author of the great comic series?); according to the Daily Beast, a "contest" of sorts involving LA gangs purports to put out a challenge to accomplish 100 kills (gang members and innocents included)....yea Black Lives Matter shouldn't include this (wow); continuing from the Grindhouse episode, football legend, Charles Haley instructs rookie players by telling them to "act white,"; NASA not only affirms that there is another planet that could potentially sustain human life but also that we may not truly be alone in the universe; noted linguist, writer and Columbia U professor, John McWhorter posits that the current antiracism philosophy appears to be perceived as a type of "religion" with fellow scribe, Ta-Nehisi Coates anointed as its priest. And lastly, Dburt just figured out that the concept of "cool" is unequivocally missing in the 21st century. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
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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?
Tune in this week for all The Cosmic-Ray Related Trivia we can Gamma Bomb into you Mutated Ear Holes!
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Howdy to our ever present, conscious and loyal listenership! Welcome to another stellar podcast episode of The Grindhouse Mixtape, courtesy of Afronerd Radio-airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. Join your hosts, Dburt, Capt. Kirk and Daryll B. as they unravel the very latest pop and pulp cultural mysteries such as: marketing strategist and Black Rock music curator (Boldaslove.us) stops by for Black Music month to discuss Urban Alternative music and its current and future cultural impact; more thoughts on the upcoming USA Network hacking thriller, Mr. Robot; is action star, Jason Statham destined to play Bullseye in season two of Netflix' Daredevil? (or not); and will the Hulks (Red and Green versions) make an appearance in next year's Captain America: Civil War?; Dburt's OCD kicks in-pondering why a viral video of a White female spitting in a Black man's face (with the accompanying N-word expletive) and his responding face slap are acceptable (but woman on man violence without the racism is not.....huh?); Netflix' Sense8 hits the cyberwebs; our thoughts regarding Marvel's "all new, all different" heroes (especially The Hulk and Wolverine); Dburt highlight's comic cons, Philly's ECBACC and Minnesota's MSP Comic Con are both responsible for coalescing a fair share of Black comic creators and artists; is the upcoming film, Z for Zachariah a remix of the Harry Belafonte classic, The World, the Flesh and the Devil? And lastly, Dburt has a new podcast alert! (actor, Michael Rapaport's I AM RAPAPORT). Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Good Tidings, folks! Welcome to the latest installment of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. For the first segment (The Comic Shoppe), listen to your hosts Dburt, Capt. Kirk and the "Uncanny" Daryll B. wax about the following issues: Dburt is incensed that MJ's Neverland Ranch is for sale (100m, allegedly) without being ascribed National Historic Landmark status; a recent Daily Beast article weighs in on the Marvel vs Fox Fantastic Four/X-men licensing beef; and speaking of Fox, it appears that the famed studio is looking to reboot The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen IP; Robert Rodriguez has been reportedly tapped to helm a Jonny Quest live action film (please no Spy Kids interpolation!); we finally get the chance to delve into DC's Convergence vs Marvel's Secret Wars; Image's Wicked+Divine are slated for a TV adaptation; Anyone notice the Nova Corp of color storyline in the latest Infinity Gauntlet comic this week? And lastly, we discuss the Joseph P. Illidge penned Mission/CBR piece on DC's DC You diversity initiative.
And then there's the Afronerd Radio segment starting at 7pm. Listen to Capt. Kirk and Dburt discuss the following: Dburt still has yet another take on how some POC misinterpret "respectability politics"; hypocrisy alert-2016 presidential hopeful and reknowned neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben Carson appearing on a t-shirt with Dr. King raises eyebrows (I guess past depictions of Biggie/Tupac with various Black political heroes is ok, huh?); a Stanford University study affirms that Black students get punished more harshly than their White counterparts based on unconscious teachers' biases. And lastly, we will attempt to address topics missed from our last broadcast. Call in live at 646-915-9620.
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.
"All men have limits. They learn what they are and learn not to exceed them. I ignore mine."-Batman
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.
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