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Howdy, citizens! Let's just have it, shall we? 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 Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they bring sharp analysis to this week's (mid) week current event inspired topics: Vijay Chokal-Ingam, brother of comedic actress, Mindy Kaling, alleges that as a protest against affirmative action he entered medical school as African-American (Ingam is Indian-American); a pro "dark skin" blogger takes umbrage with rapper, Kendrick Lamar's choice in a lighter hued mate; comedian, Chris Rock provides a selfie diary of sorts for being stopped by police on three separate occasions in less than two months (and actor, Isaiah Washington's gives Rock advice on twitter) ; reportedly close to 150 people were killed on a Kenyan college campus in an act of Islamic terrorism; a HS student of African descent residing in Elmont, NY bears the distinction of receiving acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League institutions; a SC police officer is formally charged with murder for the shooting death of a fleeing Black man. And lastly, we examine a Comic Book Resources piece by Verge Entertainment's Joseph Illidge regarding the importance of Marvel's choice of Cheo Hodari Coker for showrunner/executive producer of the forthcoming Luke Cage Netflix series. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Only one thing will tell me the battle was won. That the fight was over. And that is one day I am going to go for a walk. A free man of convictions. And I said to myself, if I ever get to do that again, I'll know, on that day..we won-Luke Cage
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.
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.
Greetings to all our stalwart listenership! We're keeping it really tight and succinct this podcast, folks! Welcome to the latest Grindhouse edition of Afronerd Radio airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. Join Daryll B., Capt. Kirk and Dburt as they tackle the following pulp/pop goings ons: filmmaker and graphic novelist, David Walker stops by to discuss his latest projects (DC's Cyborg, perhaps); Selma director, Ava DuVernay might be up for helming Marvel's Black Panther; the cyberwebs got a first look at Oscar winner, Lupita Nyongo's Star Wars character; new trailers for Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow as well as a whole host of pulp flavored issues to be discussed. Call the hosts 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
Salutations with a side order of crumpets and cornbread to our steadfast listenership! Join Dburt, Capt. Kirk and the "Uncanny" Daryll B., for a new episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. For our latest installment, we welcome writer, editor and co-owner of Verge Entertainment, Joseph Illidge. Mr. Illidge stops by Afronerd Studios to discuss his forthcoming project, The Ren as well as his stellar editorial career at DC Comics and Milestone Media. Additionally, the crew will dissect the following stories: comedic actor, Simon Pegg (Star Trek, Shaun of the Dead) has some choice words regarding geek culture and the infantilization of adult society (what, his geek movie themed checks bounced?); what does the leak of the Supergirl pilot episode 6 months before the official airing mean for the series? ; what are the implications for the season finales of Agents of Shield and The Flash; DC's Convergence vs Marvel's Secret Wars-flipside of the same crossover event?; our impressions of the recent Mad Max reboot. And lastly, actor, Michael B. Jordan states his case for "fear of a Black Human Torch."
And for more serious socio-political fare, there's Afronerd Radio for the second half. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they discuss the following topics: The Root site gets purchased by Univision; Sean P. Diddy Combs weighs in on the #BlackLivesMatter movement; another police shooting of unarmed Black men-this time occurring in WA ; Bionic contact lens are on the horizon; our thoughts about the upcoming afronerd-centric Dope film. Lastly, the recent story of a Harvard grad arrested for drug dealing and how cultural underpinnings are hard to avoid. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Hey Hey Hey Hey, to the inner and outer sanctum that follow the show commonly known as Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review! Join Capt. Kirk and Dburt for another 2 hour sonic space mission scheduled to take place this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. The topics up for discussion are: what (and why) does the Waco Thug/Biker wars mean for Black folks in the wake of the unrest in Baltimore; our thoughts regarding a Duke University professor's online comments comparing Black and Asian students and how many our deeming his opinions to be racist; rap mogul, Sean P. Diddy Combs weighs in and questions the #BLACKLIVESMATTER movement via instagram; Dburt revisits (clarifies?) his thoughts on director, Ava DuVernay possibly helming Marvel's upcoming Black Panther movie (and how it relates to HBO's Bessie film); more on the passing of Blues Icon, B.B. King; Dburt highlights Drs. John McWhorter and Glenn Loury's bloggingheads show; certainly a Grindhouse topic-we may see Earth 2 depicted on Flash (wow, a Jay Garrick siting). And lastly, the crew gives their impressions of the latest Mad Max reboot. Call in live at 646-915-9620.
"All men have limits. They learn what they are and learn not to exceed them. I ignore mine."-Bruce Wayne
Let's really try to keep this close to the vest, folks! Welcome to our latest episode of The Mid Week in Review, courtesy of the Afronerd Radio machine, airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm EST. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they discuss the following issues: that George Zimmerman just can't seem to stay out of trouble which urban media are quick to notice (but is this another case of the unclothed emperor?); an Atlanta Blackstar article highlights the Afrofuturism phenomenon but what is it and why does it have varied interpretations?; Dburt forgot to discuss his recent viewing of Ex Machina; delving into another issue that was left on the studio table-Transracial vs Transgenderism-is one more acceptable than the other; more nonsensical race based stories (HS principal berates Black folk during graduation, young White girls create N-word and lynching referencing rap song, BU professor sends out racially charged tweets against White college males before starting the job and Subway worker loses job for doing what the aforementioned professor did). And lastly, Conservative author/pundit, Ann Coulter believes that apologies for slavery have been given to POC previously in the wake of a recent college graduation commencement speech given by FLOTUS (does she really believe this?). Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Good Evening, people! Get your latest "ringside" sonic experience this Wednesday, courtesy of Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review show airing promptly at 7:30pm EST. Join Dburt and Capt. Kirk as they discuss the following issues: as we readjust our senses from a less than stellar event filled weekend (Avengers 2, Mayweather fight), is it time that the public demand less hype and more substance from forthcoming pop culture events?; in light of Olympic legend, Bruce Jenner's transgender revelations, a recent NY Times op-ed discusses transgenders matriculating into Womens colleges; Dburt ponders why the PC police seem to be more critical of those that might be considered transracial (shout out to Sammy Sosa); a debate between Pastor Jamal Bryant and FOX' Megyn Kelly over the usage of the word "thug" during the media's reporting of the Baltimore riots affirms that liberals and conservatives both prefer to be right over righteous; are emails ruining the art of writing? (and by extension language and discourse?) ; Harvard economics professor, Dr. Roland Fryer may have cracked the code in closing the achievement gap between minorities and Whites. And lastly, Dburt waxes about Dr. Marc Lamont Hill's recent interview on The Combat Jack podcast (hint: Black Progressives are engineered not unlike like an auto on a Detroit/Japan assembly line). Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Excelsior! Welcome to the latest episode of Afronerd Radio's Grindhouse airing this Saturday at 6pm EST. We're really going to be terse and relegate the description of this installment as being mostly about Avengers: Age of Ultron. So if you are squeamish about spoilers, listeners are forewarned! Additional topics to be discussed are: more on Josh Trank's Fantastic Four trailer; George Clooney's Tomorrowland; Invader Zim returns; Flash and Gotham finales. And lastly, if time permits, we will address some of the issues we failed to cover during last week's Mid Week program. Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Howdy loyal citizens. Cutting to the chase, check out the latest episode of The Mid-Week in Review podcast airing this Wednesday at 7:30pm, courtesy of Afronerd Radio. The topics to be covered are: our impressions of the days away Avengers: AOU sequel; the riots continue in Baltimore, MD over the mysterious death in police custody case of Freddie Gray; will Floyd Mayweather best Many Pacquiao in this upcoming and highly anticipated fight between supreme pugilists?; Afronerd Radio supporter, "Tokyo Mike" sends Dburt an email linking to a edifying video definig Black masculinity; a UK newscaster shows just how deep White privilege goes when she interviewed a set of cross-racial twins ("good on her!"). And lastly, a Florida sheriff has a few things to say about Black Thug culture and his definition of "African-American." Call the hosts live at 646-915-9620.
Reaper-I am an Android. A Thing of Plastoid Flesh-Synthetic Blood. Why do you persist in calling me Brother?-The Vision (*Or a conversation Dburt would have with the lower tier).
For the sake of brevity, let's just get into it shall we? Join the "Uncanny" Daryll B., Dburt and Capt, Kirk for another raucous episode of The Grindhouse (Comic Shoppe segment at 6pm, Afronerd Radio at 7pm) courtesy of the Afronerd Radio machine. For the 6pm Comic Shoppe segment, the the pop culture puzzles slated to be deciphered are: our thoughts of a classic X-man "coming out" in the latest All New X-Men comic; Jared Leto tweets out a pic of his interpretation of the Joker; Native American actors walk out during the filming of a new Adam Sandler Netflix project over charges of racism; Dr. Strange's Benedict Cumberbatch might appear in Netflix's upcoming Iron Fist; a New Republic piece ponders why Batman outpaces Superman in American popularity; Franz Drameh (Attack the Block) joins the Arrow/Flash spinoff as of yet unknown character. Lastly, Daredevil's Drew Goddard reportedly wants to bring the Savage Land to the MCU.
At 7pm, join Capt. Kirk and Dburt for the latest edition of Afronerd Radio. The issues to be cooked on the barbecue grill this week are: legendary jazz trumpeter, Hugh Masekela refuses to take photos with weave wearers; comedian, Chris Rock laments the decline of Black players in MLB; White teachers spark controversy by holding up "Black Lives Matter" signs in St. Louis; decathlon legend, Bruce Jenner proclaims his transgender status to the world; Dr. Cornel West responds to former colleague, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson via facebook (and public intellectual rap battles are not ahistorical) and lastly, Creflo Dollar channels Leslie Gore by affirming that "he can have plane if he wants to" ( yawn). Call live at 646-915-9620.
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