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Monday, February 28, 2011

Comic Shoppe's Special 2hr Show at 6pm ET-Late Dwayne McDuffiie '08 Interview, Alex Ross' "Kirby," The Threequel Curse, A Cheap Avengers Movie?

Consider tomorrow's Comic Shoppe broadcast an extended grand opening special! Join the Comic Shoppe team for a special 6pm start time. We will be rebroadcasting our interview with the late great graphic novel author and animator, Dwayne McDuffie at (thecomicshoppe.com or afronerdradio.com). After the rebroadcast, our regularly scheduled show begins with the CS team shedding light on the following pulp flavored issues: the team's expectations for the upcoming Dynamite helmed Kirby: Genesis series; with expectations running feverishly high for The Dark Knight Rises-is it possible that the film might be able to break the "threequel" curse?; taking a page from the above Ifanboy clip, the team will ruminate on the importance of "shippiness" or romance in graphic novels; speculation (or is it concern?) on the cost of the 2012 Avengers film and lastly, our recommendations for comic book must reads. Call us live at 646-915-9620 or via email at-afronerdradio@yahoo.com.

Afronerd Radio Presents The Comic Shoppe!

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Afronerd Radio Airs Sun at 7pm-Discussing Kanye The Clown?, WSJ on Male Immaturity, Jeopardy's Watson, Universoul Circus Shock & More!

Let's get to the point as Black History Month comes to a close......Join Captain Kirk and Dburt this Sunday at 7pm (ET) as they bring their customary wit and sharpness to decipher the following weekly data: hip hop artist, Kanye West recent twitter remarks concerning abortion and high finance; picking up last week's forgotten topic pertaining to the Wall Street Journal article on adult male immaturity; Does the debut of the IBM supercomputer dubbed "Watson" on TV's Jeopardy mark the beginning of a Skynet dystopic future?; Atlanta area children get a dose of unwanted Adult subject matter at a recent Universoul Circus event; a parent willing to offer their body parts in a Craigslist ad in order to pay off student loans-fact or fiction and lastly, the latest news on the Libyan revolution. Call in live at 646-915-9620 or via email/IM at afronerdradio@yahoo.com.

Afronerd Radio's Week in Review

And on a lighter note, check out the latest musical effort by The Foreign Exchange, entitled, Authenticity:

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Afronerd Radio's MID-Week in Review! Continuing Last Sunday's Topics, The History of "Uncle Tom," Black "Washingtons" & More!

Keeping it simple-don't forget to check out our Mid-Week in Review broadcast this Wednesday at 7pm eastern. Team Afronerd will have their phasers locked on "stun" as they discuss the following issues: a few topics that were "left on the table" from Sunday's show-internet star, Keenan Cahill's struggles, Oak Bluffs' Black Historical legacy and Super Bowl commercial controversies..finally; a recent article posits whether the term "Uncle Tom" still has meaning in today's society; the checkered history as to why so many African Americans bear "Washington" as a surname; a WSJ article questions whether American men are suffering from a form of extended adolescence and lastly, it appears that President Obama's former chief of staff, Rahm Emmanuel has won the Chicago mayoral race (but you saw that coming, didn't you?). Feel free to call in live at: 646-915-9620 or via email/IM at-afronerdradio@yahoo.com.

Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review

And as a virtual prologue while you wait for our show, check out this latest video by one and only Cee Lo Green entitled, Bodies:

Monday, February 21, 2011

The Comic Shoppe Opens Tues at 7pm-Discussing Capt. America film, The Hulk(s) Comic Book, Lady Mechanika, Kevin Costner in Supes? & More!

Check out tomorrow's Comic Shoppe broadcast, when the team discuss the following pulp flavored goodies: a more in depth discourse on expectations for the Captain America film. Will a version of Ken Baker's Truth graphic novel (a send up of the Tuskegee experiment-there was a Black Capt. America before Steve Rogers) make it to the silver screen?; will the current direction of the Hulk mythos remain? How long will there be multiple Hulks in the Marvel Universe?; a brief discourse on Independent/alternative comics from Joe Benitez' Lady Mechanika to Dynamite's Warlord of Mars series, courtesy of Aspen Comics; Dburt review (and addiction) to the new Marvel vs Capcom 3 video game-predictions for downloadable content and whatever happened to the DC vs Capcom talk wayback in '06; Kevin Costner's name has been added to Zack Snyder's Man of Steel film and if time permits, our favorite graphic novel reads from the previous week(s). Again, stop by and call us live at: 646-915-9620 or via email/IM-afronerdradio@yahoo.com. See you at 7pm eastern. Oh and speaking of Marvel vs Capcom 3, here's some footage:

Sunday, February 20, 2011

If It's Sunday & 7pm & It's Afronerd Radio Time! Discussing A Real Life "Jaquan" Incident, Egypt in Wisconsin?, More from Last Week & Keenan Cahill!

Well it's time to get into it, folks! It's time (as always) to battle lower tier sentiment and sensibilities on Afronerd Radio, this Sunday at 7pm eastern. But before the battle begins, Dburt and Captain Kirk have their tricorders ready to analyze the following maladies: it appears that the NY media have been locked on a tragic story involving a college bound, prep school scholar from Harlem and her allegiance to a street gang (Jaquan has something to do with this......literally); Wisconsin is under the spotlight with labor unions fighting for survival and why the protests look a lot like Egypt; a commendation goes to a Chicago charter school's 100% Black male student college matriculation rate; a continuation of last week's topics (Oak Bluffs, Super Bowl commercial controversies) and a brief nod to the struggles of internet sensation, Keenan Cahill....whew! So log on to afronerdradio.com and call us up live at-646-915-9620 or contact us via email/IM at-afronerdradio@yahoo.com! And in the immortal words of Bruce Wayne-"Criminals (or progressives of various tiers) are a superstitious, cowardly lot, so my disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts. I must be a creature of the night, black, terrible... a... a... a bat!(or an educated, well spoken Conservative person of color)"

Afronerd Radio's Week in Review

Oh and speaking of young, Mr. Cahill, check out the other side of his Youtube fame:

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Time 4 Afronerd Radio's Mid Week Broadcast Wed at 7pm (ET)-Discussing US Reporter Sexually Attacked in Egypt, The Grammys, NYC Knife Attack & More!

Hey it looks like we're working overtime...today we witnessed the return of The Comic Shoppe and our mid week Afronerd Radio show airs right on the heels of that broadcast! Join Dburt and Captain Kirk tomorrow at 7pm as the following issues are analyzed: CBS journalist Lara Logan is brutally attacked/sexually assaulted in Egypt shortly after the resignation of President Mubarak; a madman's knife wielding rampage in NYC leaving three people dead and others injured; a synopsis of this year's Grammy Awards including Justin Beiber fans cyber attacking noted jazz musician Esperanza Spalding for her Best New Artist win; Janet Jackson's new memoir, Piers Morgan interview and her recent revelations; more thoughts on two controversial Super Bowl commercials and lastly, if time permits more musings on encounters with the "lower tier." Call in for our live broadcast at 646-915-9620 or via email/IM at afronerdradio@yahoo.com. See you guys (and gals) at 7pm!

Afronerd Radio's Mid Week in Review

And speaking of the Grammys, check out why Ms. Spalding won this year's Best New Artist category. One hint? Unmitigated talent. Beiber who?

Sunday, February 13, 2011

And Finally...The Comic Shoppe Returns & Is Open 4 Business: Discussing Xmen 1st Class & Cap Trailers, Lex in Smallville Finale & Guitar Hero Gone?

In the immortal words of the legendary hip hop artist, Rakim..."It's been a long time, I shouldn't have left you." Well we're back and in full effect! Join Max, Dburt, Daryll B and designated hitter, Captain Kirk for a new and exciting (Afronerd Radio Presents) Comic Shoppe broadcast, this Tuesday at 7pm. The Comic Shoppe team will be discussing the following: the recent Super Bowl trailers for Thor and Captain America as well as the internet release of X-Men: First Class; after months of speculation, denials and wrangling, Smallville fans will see the return of Lex Luther aka Michael Rosenbaum for the season finale; thoughts on the upcoming release of the Allstar Superman animated DVD; our thoughts on the end of the Guitar Hero franchise, the release of Marvel vs Capcom and the gameplay of DC Universe Online (incl. a new trailer entitled Fractured Future, below) and lastly, our favorite comic book reads from the previous weeks.

Remember that The Comic Shoppe will be broadcasting at the Afronerd.com site, folks!

The Comic Shoppe Has Reopened at a New Place.....At Afronerd!

On Tonight's Afronerd Radio Broadcast-Discussing Dburt's 1st App on Opie & Anthony, Craiglist Congressman, Queens, NY Molestation Case & More!

Keeping it simple, yet again! Stop by Afronerd Radio this evening at 7pm as Dburt and Capt. Kirk discuss the following topics: the connection between the horrific Queens molestation case (news clip, above) and a 9 year old receiving a vulgar and sexually explicit text message; the gossip blog, Media Take Out's "contribution" to Black History month; Dburt's first experience with the Opie and Anthony show; the Craigslist congressman, Christopher Lee and the woman of color that reported his antics and lastly, Rush Limbaugh's weekly and unabated rant about Black women and a certain Pepsi Super Bowl commercial. Whew! I think that's it! Ok...call in live at 646-915-9620 or via email/IM-afronerdradio@yahoo.com. Oh and we'll through in some news from Egypt if time permits; And in remembrance of President Mubarak's reign..."power currupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely." See you at 7pm!

Afronerd Radio's Week in Review Broadcast!

Oh...in the interim, here's the Super Bowl ad in question that Rush Limbaugh thinks encapsulates the "Black female mind."-

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Hey! It's Afronerd Radio's Mid Week Broadcast! Discussing The Huffington Post's 315 Million Winfall, Chet Haze & Wiggas & More!

Cutting to the chase-Dburt & The Captain use their conservative (and at times independent) microscopes to analyze the following maladies: Tom Hanks' son decides to rap under the stage name Chet Haze which leads team Afronerd to re-examine the term "wigger"; more "murder-death-kill" stories..first an Ohio college frat party and then a similar occurrence in Queens, NY; revisiting the segregated South by way of the book, "The Help"; The Huffington Post gets bought for 315 million by AOL; Lindsay Lohan in the next Superman film(?) & more at 7pm eastern! Call us live at-646-915-9620 or via email/IM-afronerdradio@yahoo.com!

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Afronerd Radio Airs 2nite at 7pm-Discussing Dburt on Opie & Anthony, New Supes Actor, St Albans & Black History Month & Is BHM Still Necessary?

Hey Folks! As you know, since everyone and their grandmother is going to to be glued to their respective 3D flat screens looking at Super Bowl XLV, we decided that it might be prudent to air The Afronerd Featuring Captain Kirk Show (aka Afronerd Radio) this Saturday at 7pm eastern. And in our time honored tradition in keeping matters copacetic and succinct, check out the topics we deemed worthy of discussion: an analysis of my brief (1.20.2011) appearance on The Opie and Anthony Show during their "discourse" on violent crime in Black communities (I succumbed to tribalism..damn!); a new Man of Steel actor has been chosen and he's a Brit!; St. Albans' (NY) contribution to Black History; and speaking of BHM, is it still necessary? (we're just asking) and lastly, it looks like President Mubarak and his administration are resigning but now the question remains-what's (or rather, who's) next? Call in live at: 646-915-9620 or via email at: afronerdradio@yahoo.com. See you guys (and gals) tonight at 7pm!

And in honor of Black History Month, let's take a look see at an important interview or is it a grilling with Malcolm X: