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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Aug 18, 2017

It's JORDAN KAUWLING of the movie radio show Philly on Location joins the Men to revel in the warm tones, smart acting and skilled direction of Spike Lee's CROOKLYN, his greeting card to the 70s, family and growing up. Starring Alfre Woodard, Delroy Linda and Zelda Harris.

Aug 11, 2017

The PhillyCAM power tech duo JEFF BETHEA and GABRIELLE CASTRO sit in to run down the what not and what for on the TOP 10 Side-Kicks Ever including those from the world of comic books, video games, anime and even politics.

Aug 9, 2017

Class is in session - Acting Class that is - when a young Denzel Washington is outshine by the underrated Larry Riley and the gone-too-soon Adolph Caesar and Harold Rollins Jr. in Norman Jewison's adaptation of Charles Fuller's Pulitzer-Prize winning A SOLDIER'S STORY.

Aug 4, 2017

#crimingwhilewhite. #wtf. #representationmatters.#trusttheprocess. #melaninillustrated. All the hash-tags you know, love, and follow including #noconfederate and #misogyNO are on the table. Plus - Colin Kapernick - we're with you.

Aug 3, 2017

EXPLICIT - JD and Len are hot - very hot - under the collar about Twitter Trolls on the move again against innocent women innocently enjoying  a likely very decadent couple of milkshakes and they let the four letter words fly! Throw the headphones on the kiddies and put Steven Universe on 10.

Aug 2, 2017

Vince and Len love New Jack City. There really is nothing to say - Enjoy!

Jul 28, 2017

Acclaimed filmmaker M. ASLI DUKAN gives the skinny on her upcoming webseries RESISTANCE: THE BATTLE FOR PHILADELPHIA in the midst of a roll-call of historic eclectic provocative Science Fiction motion pictures that the Tribbles find yummy yummy!

Jul 27, 2017

What are the FIVE tenets of Geekdom? What gems make up the Geekfinity Gauntlet? What the hell are Len and JD talking about? It's all just GUTTER TALK to me :-)

Jul 26, 2017

Director Julie Dash wields an enchanted wand of lyricism dipped in the rich Southern history of turn of the century Gullah in DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST, an essential of black cinema as the Men of Micheaux begin to ease on down the road to episode 100.

Jul 23, 2017

We return to the Gutter to talk about Spiderman Homecoming, Daddy Butlers, the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Steve Urkel, a new Doctor Who, Apes, Capes and all kinds of shapes and the early morning comic book run (apparently its a thing!)

Jul 21, 2017

Storm Tribble gathers another band of lady Tribbles for the annual GRRL Show! Supatang aka Pinot Tribble, Blair the Sailor Solar Flair Tribble and Cyborg Tribble Munk rehash the great TOP 10 BATTLES OF SAILOR MOON!

Jul 19, 2017

The emails are in and one of them stings...sharply. After that, Vince introduces the review of 1985's Fast Forward (starring Don Franklin and - remember Michael DeLorenzo?) and sits back to revel in Len's...niceness?

Jul 14, 2017

AUTUMN SIMMONS the Quirky Tribble herself joins the show to count down the TOP Black Films of All-time - many favorites and a few WTF? - plus spearhead the notion of a 24-hour Live Black Tribbles show. #24hrtribbles is a thing!

Jul 12, 2017

Vince and Len break the Spike Lee seal to regale in the collegiate splendor and iciness of 1988's SCHOOL DAZE featuring Laurence Fishbourne, Giancarlo Esposito, the criminally under utilized Tisha Campbell-Martin and d@mn near the cast of Different World! But first shots are fired across the bow named Beyonce.

Jul 8, 2017

E-Mack the Master Tribble stands in a pack of Tribbles dissecting the latest web-crawling adventure to hit the screens, this time with a young and very game Tom Holland thwipping the lines. What do they think of the flick? It almost doesn't matter because it all boils down to what SPIDER-TRIBBLE SEZ!

Jul 7, 2017

The Tribbles travel up and down the timestream of geekiness for over 40 of the looniest, sophisticated, creepiest and awesome mech based beings in the world, including THREE hallowed robots from The Battribble's childhood.

Jun 30, 2017

The Tribbles unveil their new banner and devious plans for the their weekend @ BLERDCON, the new VA-based convention promoting fun with inclusiveness.

Jun 23, 2017

The Tribbles tape up the studio windows of PhillyCAM, welcome the slinky Stephanie Glass of Practitioners TV with all sassy weirdness into the hoard then DISROBE FOR DOLLARS as the Tribble Nation calls in to #supportwppm.

Jun 20, 2017

Let's hear it for the DADS, big and small, short and tall, the good ones, the bad ones, from Luke Cage to Darkseid, from Reed Richards to Batman, raising little rich boys, giving away escape artists - we cover them all! Plus convo about comic books mags, the age-old 'waiting for the trade' debate and more.

Jun 20, 2017

Provocative hip-hop lifers NoHeadliner (Jedi Prince and Chevv Kaang) graced the WPPM PhillyCAM studios during our Flashbang tribute in the month of Octavia City and let it be known that there is nothing 'so-called' about their super-power.

Jun 16, 2017

The Tribbles remember the true Caped Crusader - ADAM WEST of the 60s Batman series - with wonderful sound bites, anecdotes and a couple of speculative pieces of Hollywood lore. Then Stephanie, Simon and Sidney join the crew to reveal the TOP 10 Craziest Things Said on their YouTube walk thru subcultures and oddities PRACTITIONER TV.

Jun 14, 2017

Kennedy aka Storm Tribble - the most opinionated Tribble of the hoard - finally straps in for Wonder Woman.

Jun 14, 2017

The Gutter reopens with a flood of emails, a Wonder Woman review, knock-off action figures, miscast movies and Adam West remembered.

Jun 9, 2017

The creative team of BLACK - KWANZA OSAYJEFO & JAMAL IGLE - call in while the Kickstarter Maven JR BLACKWELL schools us all on the many lessons that crowd source fave Kickstarter has to taught them over many successful campaigns. Plus new music by SuperTribble aka R-Son, the Voice of Reason.

Jun 2, 2017

With Wonder Woman in theaters and Black Panther going before cameras in mere weeks, the list of movies that everyone want to see made has been shortened by two. So Black Tribbles offers the TOP 10 MOVIES THAT WE WANNA SEE MADE NOW, some speculative movie pitching of insane sequels, horror, action and animation like none you've ever heard.

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