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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Oct 13, 2017

The Black Tribbles light the studio with NYCC-baked chatter on Justice League, Black Panther, new Phillip K Dick on Amazon, the best Marvel cameo ever, director Ryan Coogler and even the NFL.

Oct 12, 2017

JD and The BatTribble debate the rationale of a Black Cat movie, rave Tom Hardy, read emails and tell childhood comic book stories of crime. Then Len totally rewrites the way comic books should be published!

Oct 11, 2017

The Men get a welcome response to their Facebook group debut, including some celebrity feedback (oooh!) before - regrettably - getting down to the business of reviewing the rushed sequel to 1972's noble attempt at blaxploitation horror.

Oct 6, 2017

We celebrate Black Excellence in all shapes, sizes and ages. First we present THE ESSYNCE MOORE STORY, a chat with a 15 year old go-getter with 3 books, a fashion line and even a storefront in her past with world domination in her sights. Detroit's MECCACon fiery creator MAIA CROWN WILLIAMS reveals what's in the new MECCACon Subscription Box and writer GREG ANDERSON ELYSEE drops Vol II of the graphic novel Is'Nana The Were-Spider.

Oct 5, 2017

JD and Len are back with emails, casting news about a new movie starring Venom (?) and amalgamating horror movies with comic books...but you'll stay tuned for Detective Naked.

Oct 4, 2017

William Marshall strikes an imposing yet regal figure at the titular vampire of this blaxploitation classic that shamefully misses its mark but not without the actors giving their all. Most of them, anyway.

Oct 4, 2017

Vince and Len review ep 3 of CBS' latest Star Trek series but before they make a major correction from last week that seemingly flips the dynamics of their Trek fandom.

Sep 30, 2017

Foil Covers. Variant Covers. WHY? Mr. Dinkins creates one awesome band and JD lets loose the social justice warrior we all knows he longs to be!

Sep 29, 2017

BLACK LIGHTNING will be the latest addition to the CW's winning line-up of adapted DC Comics' superhero tales, rising from a checkered low-scale past amidst the numerous questionable portrayals of African American characters in the pubishing company's history.

Sep 27, 2017

In 1982 lightning cracked the foundation of Hollywood wide open. Eddie Murphy debuts onto the movie stage in director Walter Hill's 48 HRS where, alongside a grizzled Nick Nolte, he would set the course for moviemaking for the next 30 years.

Sep 26, 2017

Vince and Len are undeniably huge fans of Star Trek so they could not let CBS premiere their latest iteration - the Kelvin Universe prequel series STAR TREK DISCOVERY - pass into the night without a proper thoughtful hilarious review.

Sep 22, 2017

The Clown Princess of Crime HARLEY QUINN turns 25 years old and the Tribbles take the opportunity to look at the lore and lure of writer-artist Paul Dini and Bruce Timm's enduring multifaceted 'multi-personalitied' anti-hero/villian.

Sep 20, 2017

Issac Hayes, Yaphet Kotto and Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols are having so much fun chewing the scenery of 1974's TRUCK TURNER it's no wonder that Vince and Len have an equally fun time reviewing the blaxploitation classic.

Sep 15, 2017

The Black Tribbles celebrate the 300th episode of their flagship radio show with nostalgic memories, funny asides, heartfelt dedications and YOU - the one and only Tribble Nation!

Sep 13, 2017

Its seems that Driving Miss Daisy illicit quite a response from the Micheaux Missionaries; let's see what they think of 1992's animated feature BEBE's KIDS!

Sep 11, 2017

A real rocking superhero band could bleed all over the Hero Complex and JD and Len would never notice because IT happened!

Sep 8, 2017

The Black Tribbles take on the Justice League in all their glory! Hear chatter on Batman, Superman, and the rest; special interviews with SUSAN 'Wonder Woman' EISENBERG and PHIL 'GREEN LANTERN' LaMarr; CARL 'J'onn J'onnz' LUMBLY gets outed by the Tribbles and much much more! Plus the infamous BEYONCE as WONDER WOMAN debate!

Sep 7, 2017

The BatTribble and Johnny Destructo grouse over Marvel's Secret Empire, bridges too far, Optimus Prime's wings and much more!

Sep 6, 2017

Not is this one the longest episodes of the show; it may be the most heated exchanges Vince and Len have ever had when they sit down to review the 1989 Academy Award winning Picture of the Year DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy.

Aug 30, 2017

The Men of Micheaux revel in the many shades of goodness in Marvel's THE DEFENDERS before enduring the task of waiting for 'just a little something more' from Jim 'The Dragon' Kelly in BLACK BELT JONES.

Aug 26, 2017

AUTUMN SIMMONS, the Quirky Tribble of The Quirk Chronicles on YouTube, reveals her Rebbie Jackson obsession and her controversial listing of THE TOP 10 BLACK TV SHOWS OF ALL-TIME. Hey, just where did GOOD TIMES land on the scale?

Aug 24, 2017

JD and Len welcome Randy aka R-Son back into the Complex just in time to meet the Crooked X Hill LIZ and drop panels of jewels on streaming networks, SnotGirl, artists doing good looking things, Battle Chasers and which Marvel chick is ready for those WOnder WOman hands.

Aug 20, 2017

The Men of Micheaux sit down with Actor/DJ DORIAN MISSICK and SIMONE MISSICK, the one and only 'Misty Knight' of Netflix and Marvel's Luke Cage and The Defenders to chop it up about the movie (and city) Detroit, Kid n Play vs Nice and Smooth, the sexuality of Halle Berry, Black Thought, Larenz Tate, Bill Bellamy and...oh yeah, we reviewed STRICTLY BUSINESS too.

Aug 18, 2017

Randy aka R-SON The Voice of Reason welcomes international DJ SKEME RICHARDS, the Career Crooks ZILLA ROCCA & SMALL PROFESSOR, mixologing socialite SUMMER WILLOW, music reviewer TOYA HAYNES, Micheaux Mission's VINCE WILLIAMS, DAN DINKINS of the Starting 5 Podcast, DefCon Jive's CANNON and JOHN & JOSH of Serious Rap Sh!t to talk about Kid n Play v Nice and Smooth, the loss art of creating an album, Google, the birth of hip-hop and so so much more!

Aug 18, 2017

JD and Len answer emails from their curvier fanbase, dangerously BLINK in the face of WHO and use Disney's impending Netflix exodus as a stepping stone to talk about comic book story adaptations good and bad.

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