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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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Jan 4, 2017
Vince is off buying a home but the Mission continues with comedian Darryl Charles and his special selection to kick off LISTENER MOVIE MONTH - 2009's blaxploitation parody superb BLACK DYNAMITE, starring Michael Jai White, Salli Richardson, Tommy Davidson, Byron Minns, Kym Whitley and a host of cameos, quotes and mind numbing kung fu hilarity.
Jan 4, 2017
It's the 50th stop on the Micheaux Mission so Vince and Len make it a big one, with a review of one of the seminal films of black cinema in the last 30 years - Robert Townsend's THE FIVE HEARTBEATS (1991). First they chat about songs that could/should be movies, read listener feedback and share the world's greatest iTunes review with one another.
Dec 30, 2016
The World's Finest Tribbles - Supes and Bats - are joined by Philly socialite and mixologist SUMMER WILLOW FITCH in a tuneful stroll down the months of 2016 in remembrance of the dearly departed we lost along the way, including David Bowie, Muhammad Ali, Maurice White, Prince, Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds and a memorable sendoff for Alan Thicke.
Dec 28, 2016
Yup! It's 'Hollywood' from Ava DuVernay's hit OWN network drama 'Queen Sugar' - OMAR DORSEY - chatting with the Men about A Face In The Crowd, the lure of 'the Howard Woman', his time as America's 'Cookie', the amazing Tommy Davidson and Saion Glover, the Spike influence and his yearly devotion to the dark satire, 2000's Bamboozled. PLUS - more loveliness from songstress Carmen Rodgers!
Dec 28, 2016
There's gotta be hope for 2017 because TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN IS GOING OUT ON SOME SORROWFUL ISH! Before you get off his lawn, the Ran of Steel got some words for ya as we close things out.
Dec 23, 2016
The Tribbles review 2016 from a spacey, geeky and mostly optimistic POV especially when they celebrate the pending debut of the Harriet Tubman 20-dollar bill with wild speculations of currency yet to come.
Dec 21, 2016
In a Micheaux Mission/Binge Lounge special presentation, Vince and Len ponder the many issues pumping through HOLIDAY HEART - starring Ving Rhames, Mykelti Williamson, directed by Robert Townsend and featuring someone purportedly to be Alfre Woodard. Plus - what never happened?
Dec 16, 2016
TWINS IN SPACE! Actually only one twin went up into outer space - for a year! - and came home to be poked and prodded like his twin brother astronaut all in the name of SCIENCE! The story of the Space Twins Kelly - Scott & Mark - are what's next on Spaceheads Go! 2016
Dec 15, 2016
Spiderman: Homecoming trailer drops! Ben Reilly returns and so does the SUIT? Ultimate Spiderman offends JD! Talking in the Gutter never felt so sticky!
Dec 15, 2016
They say 'a dope emcee is a dope emcee' but R-SOn The Voice of Reason aka SuperTribble says its a bit more complicated than that.
Dec 15, 2016
The Voice of Reason is pondering a question that all gray haired hip-hoppers (really?)face in due time. "Am I STILL Hip Hop?"
Dec 15, 2016
Isaiah the one and only Super-Saiyan Tribble takes the listener on a memory filled stroll through the amazing history and mystery of DRAGON BALL Z.
Dec 14, 2016
Mixologist SUMMER WILLOW FITCH tosses together a delish concoction called Mo' Better (an adult drink or so I'm told) and joins the Men for a review of 1990's Spike Lee sexy drama MO' BETTER BLUES, starring Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes and introducing Cynda Williams.
Dec 12, 2016
Spenser, Rosita and all of Alexandria give Negan more than he bargained for; more guts than he thought. Rick and Aaron ride a boat. Michonne comes to a fork in the road. Carol. Morgan. Kingdom. Hilltop. Darryl. Jesus. This mid-season finale has it all and knows what to do with them.
Dec 10, 2016
BatTribble sits down with an African American woman from Philadelphia who wears her affection for Star Trek on her sleeve, her heart and her purse right next to Republican coat pin and her Donald Trump supporter button. A revealing conversation of differing opinions, perceptions and political and socio-political views ensues.
Dec 9, 2016
The Tribbles list the astonishing life of ELON MUSK and his Space X plans for colonizing Mars which leads our furry hosts down a hilarious spiral of speculation of what life on Mars foretells for your African American as SPACEHEADS 2016 continues towards the future.
Dec 8, 2016
The BatTribble and JD aka Tribble 2099 welcome Noel, the Untitled Tribble, to join them for some ranting and raving about Bleeding Cool News, Batman is Suicide, The Hillary Clinton Curse and new Image comic book MOTOR CRUSH and much much more.
Dec 8, 2016
After rising solo for a week, Isaiah welcomes a few Tribbles in his sect (and one to be named) to chop it up about their specific loves for anime.
Dec 8, 2016
New mug. New gear. Same perspective. Crotchety old hip hop bad at the internet. GUESS WHO'S BACK?
Dec 7, 2016
The Men announce the next celebrity jumping on board the Mission to pull a spike out of the rails before they settle in for a historic review of the oldest Black film written, produced and directed by our namesake, the legendary Oscar Micheaux, titled WITHIN OUR GATES from 1920.
Dec 6, 2016
Philadelphia's finest purveyors of Star Trekkian music and mirth - THE RODDENBERRIES - sit down with BatTribble, Supa Tang and special guest host Kennedy aka Storm Tribble for an epic night of Star Trek lore, insane games, an immense Holiday Bag of Geekery plus EARTH-2 KENNEDY! And don't miss the send-off at Nerd Church!
Dec 5, 2016
Negan and Carl bond over Carl's failed hitman move into Saviorville, Jesus is off on ninja runs, Michonne wants a piece of Negan herself, Rick and Aaron find a boat load of problems, Spencer is a sh!t because Gabriel said so and Rosita got a bullet. Did we really need AN HOUR AND A HALF to go thru all that?
Dec 2, 2016
The Tribbles celebrate 2016's accomplishments in space exploration and astronomy in December's SPACEHEADS series of shows. Tonight they remember the awesomeness of PROJECT GEMINI from 1966 and give a little insight into their feelings behind the CW's DC Comics slate of shows.
Dec 1, 2016
After reliving the horrors of Thanksgiving as only Johnny Destructo can, he and the BatTribble offer up some very cool graphic novel and game suggestions for the geek in your life this holiday season.
Nov 30, 2016
Vivica A. Fox, Nia Long and yes, THE Vanessa Williams give the performances of their careers in a film that helped shaped the future of black cinema for the early 2000s (for good and bad) - writer/director George Tillman's delectable SOUL FOOD.
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