Entries in empire (8)


NNN Episode 251 - #TGIStarWars

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Topics: BET New Edition mini-series, Greenleaf, Empire, Star, Scandal, Galavant, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and other tv shows.  We geeked out on the Star Wars movies.

Intro - Boom Tap / Outro - Feelin Good provided by Mike (Pound 4 Pound Podcast) & Marion Moore from ALBM Production


NNN Episode 217 - The BBT Intervention

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Topics: In Nerdtastic News, LISNR could replace Bluetooth as go-to wireless information technology.

For the Black-Owned Business of the Week section, Turner Classic Movies to Showcase Films by Women Directors This Month (Ava DuVernay, Julie Dash, Euzhan Palcy, Kathleen Collins + More Included).  On October 22nd,  they will air an entire night of independent black films by black female directors.

Our topics are TV Fall premieres of Sleepy Hollow, Minority Report, Empire, Dr. Ken and Agents of Shield.  We also asked that tv networks #PleaseLetThisGo.   There is a list of shows we would like to end on a high note & end the series already.  Our list contains Bones, Supernatural and Fear the Walking Dead.  We try to hold an intervention for Melissa about her holding on to Big Bang Theory.  


NNN Episode 216 - Happy #Empire Eve

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Topics: In Nerdtastic News, Ta-nehisi Coates is gonna write Black Panther and there's an IndieGoGO campaign for Southeast Asian Steampunk anthology

The Black-Owned Business of the Week is Pickolily.  They specialized in handmade crafty things and vintage clothes.  You can find Pickolily on twitter under name @soyeahso.

Our topics are TV Fall premieres of Bob's Burgers, Sleepy Hollow, Empire, Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and HTGAWM


NNN Episode 192 - #EmpireFinale

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Topics: On Nerdtastic News, the teaser trailer for the live action "Attack on Titan" premiered.  The Black Owned Business of the Week features K. Tempest who was the genuis behind “K Tempest Challenge”.  Check out her Patreon to support her work in podcasting and book reviews.  This week is all about that Empire season finale!


NNN Episode 188: TV Squees

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Topics: Discuss the NY Times interview with Ackee and Saltfish creator.  Our Black-Owned Business of the week is Diligent Hands who specializes in handmade wooden purses and accessories!  

This week we talk about the difficulty sharing our experiences as a black woman in regards to critiquing gaming community and mainstream white feminism(tm).  We start off mentioning how late Sony in denouncing GamerGate then Patricia Arquette's tone deaf comment at the Oscars about wage equality asking for gays & POC to "fight for us now".  Speaking of the Oscars, our opinions of Neal Patrick Harris' hosting.  

Next, we recap the lastest episodes of Empire, Sleepy Hollow season finale, Constantine and Gotham.  We say goodbye to Parks & Rec, Glee and Justified while imploring Supernatural & Bones to hang it up and end the series.


NNN Episode 186: Review of Black Feminist Blogger

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Topics: Sad news. Monty Oum, 'RWBY' Creator, dies at 33. RIP.

In Nerdtastic News, follow the awesome twitter event #BlackComicsMonth hosted by @MizCaramelVixen to learn about Black comic book creators and titles plus participate in the huge giveaway contest throughout the month of February.  Find more information at Vixenvarsity.com.

Please support Inda Lauryn, our awesome guest last week, in her youcaring campaign.  Give what you can and signal boost!  Let's come together as a black geek community and support!

This week we review the webseries, Black Feminist Blogger, created by Aph Ko.  The show follows Latoya's navigation through the competitive landscape of feminist blogging.  Check out the show on Youtube and Facebook page. 

Next, we discussed latest episode of Empire.


NNN Episode 183: Mid-Season Premieres!

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Topics: Viola Davis in talks to play Amanda Waller in Suicide Squad movie and next fall DC Comic character, Vixen, will star in CW Animated series.  SpawnPointBlog holding a #BlackLivesMatter Gaming Against Police Brutality event on January 17-18. All donations will go to Eric Garner fund and The New York Lawyers Guild.  We checked out the latest trailers for Ant-Man and Avengers: Age of Ultron.  We discussed the mid-season premieres of Sleepy Hollow, Archer, Galavant, Marvel's Agent Carter, Empire, and Jane the Virgin.


Post Noire #11: Swagnum Opus

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JP, Melissa and De talk about movie news, shows we miss (RIP Almost Human) and wonder why Channing Tatum Gambit is a thing. We also talk about Empire before we knew the phenomenon it would become. Do our TV predictions hold up? Listen and see!