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Black Tribbles

Presenting the Award-Winning BLACK TRIBBLES, a look at everything in geek culture by the 5-headed hairy hoard of Philly's own Black Tribbles. An insane network of delicious podcasts await you starting with the mothership, BLACK TRIBBLES PRIME, a weekly radio show broadcast on WPPM 106.5FM Philadelphia; GUTTER TALK weekly comic book shop talk from the Hero Complex in Manayunk; TRIBBLE NATION a monthly look into geek culture from a global perspective; plus current movie reviews in SPOILED TRIBBLES, season reviews of The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones in DEAD TRIBBLES TALKING and THRONE OF TRIBBLES. We also present OCTAVIA CITY, our annual series of shows & specials dedicated to Afrofuturism and sci-fi author, the late Octavia Butler. And there's more to come. BLACK TRIBBLES is unofficial and not authorized, sponsored or licensed by CBS | They like us, though :) STAR TREK and TRIBBLES are ™ CBS Studios | BLACK TRIBBLES is ® Leonard Webb
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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 29, 2016
Enjoy the Tribbles' recreation of a thoughtful interview of the late science fiction great that ran in In Motion Magazine, March 2004. We endeavor to bring Butler's words to life as she speaks of her muse, her characters, her outlook for life and black lives and much more.
Apr 29, 2016
R-Son The Voice of Reason, Tim from Last Week, Johnny Destructo and The Official Grace Gordon get together to discuss: Civil War, What the f$% is up with all these spoilers? – 01:48 BvS R-Rated back in theaters? – 16:40 A look ahead to DC Rebirth – 23:00 Scarlett Johansson and Ghost In the Shell – 41:00
Apr 28, 2016
Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele make the leap from television stardom to big screen celebrities with their debut effort, the action-comedy KEANU. Co-stars Tiffany Haddish, Method Man, Will Forte, Jason Mitchell and Nia Long join the talented duo in the farcical tale of a man and his kitten.
Apr 27, 2016
Tyler Perry is a very polarizing figure in black culture with as many people of note congratulating his success and what he's done with it as there are who decry the middling product he creates. No one can dismiss the fact that the man knows is audience and has loyal fans coast to coast. But are any of them on The Micheaux Mission?
Apr 25, 2016
Game of Thrones returns for a sixth season of intrigue, fantasy and cold blooded murder by any means at hand. We catch up with all the players including a dead Crow and a red Old Woman.
Apr 22, 2016
Celebrating a legacy of the insatiable! PRINCE is remembered on the day we mourn his loss, reflect of his work, marvel at his gifts and laugh for the sake of shedding more tears.
Apr 22, 2016
The incredibly talented AFUA RICHARDSON regales us all with tales about Neal Adams, flutes with soul, eel in your diet and becoming THE renaissance woman of comics. Plus tracks from her WAKING ASTRONOMER project. Its all in here!
Apr 20, 2016
The welfare system of 1974 plays protagonist to the child-saturated love affair of Claudine and Rupert. Diahann Carroll, James Earl Jones and a young intense Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs star in the authentic romantic 'dramedy' that asks pointed questions filled with unsettling answers.
Apr 19, 2016
THROWBACK TUESDAY -- The days of Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant are over! Listen as a blue ribbon panel of squared circle junkies (and one Sting-loving poser) attempt to chart the TOP TEN WRESTLERS OF THE 21st CENTURY (Originally broadcast July 13, 2014 on 900am WURD)
Apr 19, 2016
THROWBACK TUESDAY -- The Tribbles gather around the WURD studios to list the TOP TOP WOMEN OF STAR TREK LORE! All roads lead to Nichelle Nichols of course but the furry hoard each take different routes to get there. (Originally broadcast July 20, 2014 on 900am WURD)
Apr 18, 2016
Drexel University professor, distinguished scholar and author ANDRE CARRINGTON details the origins and lessons of his new book Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction then filmmaker M. ASLI DUKAN and radio host / podcaster VINCENT WILLIAMS relive their first-hand encounters with the late queen of Afrofuturism, Octavia Butler.
Apr 15, 2016
The multi-award winning author TANANARIVE DUE (Ghost Summer, The Good House, The Living Blood) kicks off Octavia City 2016 in grand fashion with tales of Hollywood frustrations, the soul of writing, Octavia's laugh and much much more! Enjoy!
Apr 14, 2016
Storm Tribble aka Kennedy makes a rare appearance on Spoiled with her delightful review of Disney's live action adaptation of their 70s animated classic and finds time to do a little inducting into the Nation as well.
Apr 13, 2016
The bluesy side of Southside Chicago is bathed in the gorgeous browns of the cast and visuals of 1997's Love Jones, writer-director Theodore Witcher only feature film. Larenz Tate shows the chops and cut of a star rising, Lisa Nicole Carson and Isaiah Washington flirt with the promise of what could be and Nia Long becomes Nia Long.
Apr 8, 2016
The verdict has finally been rendered in our 3-year battle against He Who Shall Be Named and suffice to say, we are extremely satisfied. Hear the tale for the last time of the secret origin of the Black Tribbles and their wage of trademarks against their greatest foe ever! Plus - an All-Girl Show or All-Wrestling Show - which shall join the BT Podcast Network?
Apr 7, 2016
Eddie Murphy. Halle Berry. Robin Givens. Martin Lawrence. David Alan Grier. Grace Jones. Eartha Kitt. Director Reggie Hudlin. All these amazing powerhouses at the peak or approaching the heights of their powers and the Men gush like schoolboys over the talented Tisha Campbell. Special guest Autumn Simmons (TalkFuzion Radio) big ups ALL the women in this buppie romantic classic.
Apr 5, 2016
THROWBACK TUESDAY: Eisner Award-Winner Dr. Sheena Howard returns to the booth to let it be known her deep divide over the incendiary and revolutionary comic strip THE BOONDOCKS by Aaron McGruder (Originally broadcast on 900am WURD on Dec 15, 2013)
Apr 5, 2016
THROWBACK TUESDAY: The Black Tribbles welcome Dr. Sheena Howard into the Tribble Nation and into our hearts as we chat about her Eisner Award winning book on BLACK COMICS (Originally broadcast on 900am WURD on Dec 9, 2013)
Apr 4, 2016
You literally see, hear and smell Rick's brain melting inside his skull as he is outfoxed and outmaneuvered by the Saviors as they serve our bewildered crew up on a platter for the long-awaited introduction of Negan and his best friend Lucille. They waste no time getting acquainted with our heroes, one in particular. But WHICH one?
Apr 1, 2016
Frank Frimpong-Manso of Good Games Podcast and Heather Heard of Full-On Nerd join the Tribbles, including the returning Storm Tribble, to breakdown the points of the critical beatdown that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has received from pundits and fans all over...not named Super Tribble. Plus the world is invited to witness the trial of the Tribbles next week in Philadelphia.
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