Topics: Janelle Monáe Joins Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer in 'Hidden Figures', Google hires founder of 4chan, presumably to work on Google+, and ShowTime's Dark Net episode on episode 7 features our very own Jamie Nesbitt-Golden and Mikki Kendall. This week we discuss our favorite Thursday line-up of Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder.
I began watching DCs Legends of Tomorrow over the weekend. I was a little behind so I marathoned the first four episodes and in general I enjoyed it. However, the relationship dynamics between Jefferson Jackson (So, you decided to name your only black character after two American presidents. Did they have to be slave owning presidents? What’re you trying to say, DC?) and Dr. Stein; the two halves of Firestorm have left my panties bunched.
Topics: Netflix creating a live-action "Legend of Zelda" show, Joseph David-Jones casted as Connor Hawke in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and 'Pacific Rim 2' is back on with 'Daredevil's Steven S. DeKnight directing. Check out our Black Owned Business of the Week, Lippies By Shana. This week we discussed the dynamic of Firestorm's relationship between Jefferson and Dr. Stein and Lucifer tv show.
Topics: Hayao Miyazaki came out of retirement to work in 3D, Ava DuVernay Has Been Asked to Direct 'A Wrinkle In Time', and the Dark Tower's Producer Has A Blunt Message For Those Who Don't Like Idris Elba. Check out our Black Owned Business of the Week, Kashmirviii. The creator, Kashmar Thompson, offers an assortment of accessories, home decor and stationery with a Black culture influence from the 80s to now. Find her on twitter @kashmirviii. This week we review the Deadpool movie and discuss the Grammy's Awards show.
This week we discuss the Super Bowl 50 Half-Time show, Beyonce's Formation video and what tv shows are coming back from midseason breaks.
Topics: We talked about a great Kickstarter for the graphic novel, Tuskegee Heirs and interesting Live-Action film adaptations of manga in Japan. We have two great lists for Black Owned Business of the Week. Huffington Posts lists 45 Black-owned Esty stores and My Colores lists 30 Black Woman owned online stores. This week we discuss the twitter hashtag #SupportBlackPodcasts and named a couple of our favorites and the 10 most downloaded Nerdgasm Noire Network shows.
Topics: This week we review the romance novel series, The Fit Trilogy, by Rebekah Weatherspoon
FIT #1: This story contains light acts of bondage and a feisty submissive who gives her Dominant a run for his money.
TAMED #2: This story contains acts of sadomasochism and a submissive who takes her Dominant on one hell of an emotional roller coaster ride.
SATED #3: This story contains two massive nerds who can’t keep their hands off each other. And fisting
Find out where to buy this series on Rebekah Weatherspoon's website.
Topics: Our thoughts on Doctor Who Season 9 and 2015 Christmas Special. It's an ALL NEW DOCTOR WHO SHOW YALL. TAKING OVER FOR THE 2, 0, and the 16!
Don't forget to check out the Black-Owned Business of the Week: L’Original Dolls
If you send her a picture, she can create a lovely doll to match. You can find her on Facebook. You can also call at 1-888-850-3655 from 9:30am-8:30pm EST
Topics: Special episode where the ladies play the tabletop game called AxonPunk: Overdrive with one of the creators. Colin and his brother wanted to create an improvisational and collaborative science-fiction storytelling experience in the vein of Ghost In the Shell or Blade Runner. If the audio only version is too much, check out our youtube channel.
Find out more about the game at @AxonPunk twitter account or Axonpunk.com.