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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: September, 2016
Sep 30, 2016
Kennedy and Len catch up with the Up Tribble herself, author Fran Wilde, revving up for the whirlwind launch of CLOUDBOUND, the sequel to her award-winning fantasy novel UPDRAFT. Len gushes all over the world-building of Fran's work and the characters Kirit and Nat. Fran and Kennedy bond over jewelry. And hear how one local author unknowingly influenced the look of Cloudbound.
Sep 28, 2016
Rson returns and he brought his Gangstagrass partner in rhyme Dolio the Sleuth to pontificate on the musical stylings and legacy of Drake. It's that old dawg growlin' at its Tribblin' finest that you can't get too much of - right here now!
Sep 28, 2016
Listener feedback, winning iTunes comments, a running commentary and the coolest man ever to walk the planet. COTTON COMES TO HARLEM in 1970 with smoothness and wit following close behind.
Sep 24, 2016
The long-awaited return of the Tribble formerly known as Master and his comely assistant Big Poppa Smurf Tribble brings another intriguing conversation to the network - Thoughts on a String Theory.
Sep 21, 2016
The principal bass of the venerable Philadelphia Orchestra JOSEPH CONYERS regales the Tribbles with tales of his Savannah GA beginnings, his 'Von Conyers' family background, the mission that his Curtis Institute education has led him on for youth of all shapes, sizes and colors and his decorated Storm Spotter certificate that turned him into a full-fledged weather geek.
Sep 21, 2016
Comedian Chris Rock casts himself as a comic slash actor who has lost his way in the Hollywood machine through no fault but his own struggling to swim in self redemptive waters as reporter Rosario Dawson paddles nearby with a life preserver. The romantic comedy / satire / tour de force that _______________ was born to play.
Sep 16, 2016
Tribble Nation turns out and turns it up as The Black Tribbles bid a fond and foul-mouthed adieu to their radio home of 5 years - G-town Radio - in uproarious fashion. Special appearance by Ed Feldman of Morning Feed, the Full-On-Nerd crew and the Mayor Tribble himself, Dan DInkins, making the trek from Staten Island with his Starting Five partner J.P. in tow.
Sep 15, 2016
Before he throws you all off his freshly coiffed grass, the Ran of Steel wants to share some love for his brothers of the lighter lighter complexion.
Sep 14, 2016
The episode has listener email, Twitter commentary, several huge announcements, impromptu guest appearances from Tribbles with Red Capes and a critical look at a quirky piece of cinema from Ossie Davis - PURLIE VICTORIOUS
Sep 12, 2016
Johnny Destructo, The BatTribble and Liz aka CrookedxHill gather at Johnny Destructo's Hero Complex to chat about geeky goings-on: Comic Book Lettering, the first issue of ALTERS, Who is reading Who and creepy Anime tropes!
Sep 11, 2016
LET'S HAVE SOME FUN! Randy and Len - SuperTribble and BatTribble, The World's Finest - take the 'Is Batman a vigilante or superhero' debate a step further by hypothesizing what a Justice League of Vigilantes could do against a Justice League of Superheroes. And you'll never guess who is the secret weapon on each squad.
Sep 11, 2016
The Ran of Steel has a little piece for wisdom to share with all those non-moving spectators on his grass shaking their heads about what we gonna do about THESE KIDS instead of nodding them to the Digga intro and the sweet sounds of kids at play.
Sep 9, 2016
We recap the wildness that was Star Trek Mission NYC, trip out over a delicious cake send-off and talk smack, comics, and whatnot with artist extraordinaire TIM FIELDER as he preps for the con within a con that is AFROFUTUREFEST!
Sep 7, 2016
Writer-Director Gina Prince Bythewood has pulled exceptional star-making performances from two young leads - Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Nate Parker - whose careers shine as brilliant as the sunsets chased by the cinematographer. But is this all sheen and no foundation underneath?
Sep 6, 2016
The Ran of Steel - Randy aka SuperTribble - returns to join in on the intense ruminations on DC Entertainment's latest animated comic book adaptation, The Killing Joke, which leads us down a rabbit hole of interesting Batgirl, Joker, Alan Moore conversation sure to tickle your funny bone while massaging your medulla oblongata.
Sep 2, 2016
The Tribbles plot their schemes for Star Trek: Mission New York before delving into a insane game of what STAR TREK FAN FICTION can we create on the spot. Sex. Violence. Depravity. Insanity. It's all in there! And the show ends with a special invitation for the Tribble Nation and a huge announcement.
Sep 1, 2016
The Black Tribbles are at the mercy of RPG legends NERDARCHY as two crackerjack squads of Trek and Jedi enthusiasts do battle on an imagined forestry planet in a galaxy far far away yet housed in the quirky confines of South Street's venerable Tattooed Mom; the closing act of the 2016 Philly Podcast Festival! check out the D&D RPG madness of NERDARCHY at nerdarchy.com Star Wars vs Star Trek music by kjmuncie
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