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Afropunk '18 Impressions! Gamer Tragedy; McCain Passes & More! MWIR 7pm ET

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Hey folks!  We're keeping it simple this time-check for our latest episode of Afronerd Radio'sMid Week in Review (MWIR) airing this Wednesday at 7pm eastern.  Your favorite Afronerd podcasts unpack the following issues:  noted past guest, music journalist and author, Laina Dawes (What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman's Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal) stops by to discuss our collective impressions of this past weekend's Afropunk festival (Planet Brooklyn edition); another horrible shooting has occurred this time from the Florida video gaming community; self described political maverick, former Republican presidential candidate, foil to the current POTUS and AZ senator, John McCain passes; rapper, Cardi B gets into a bit of hot water lampooning historical Civil Rights leaders in skit for a new show called Off the Rip;  actor, Alec Baldwin has been cast to portray Thomas Wayne in Todd Phillips' forthcoming Joker origin film including "Trumpian" overtones (DC gotta DC); what about talks concerning Ghost Dog and Robocop sequels/reboots?; we finally make room for the Disney colorism debate regarding its Black princess character, "Tiana" And lastly, we address the dearth and hopeful future of Black animation.  Call in LIVE at 646-915-9620.