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Two friends in glasses discuss why the sonic screwdriver doesn't work on wood, if Dumbledore is a sociopath, and other important geeky matters, with added black girl magic!

Two friends in glasses discuss why the sonic screwdriver doesn't work on wood, if Dumbledore is a sociopath, and other important geeky matters, with added black girl magic!
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Two friends in glasses discuss why the sonic screwdriver doesn't work on wood, if Dumbledore is a sociopath, and other important geeky matters, with added black girl magic!

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English


Episodes

Black Card Revoked!

12/10/2019
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Well, this is awkward... There are some things you do in life that will have folks judging you. There are other things you do that will have your Black card snatched and possibly permanently revoked. This week, we bear our souls and list the movies in Black cinema that we haven't seen. Just before we wrap up, Byron drops a nuke on the whole ass episode.

Duration:01:35:07

Redemption Is At Hand!

12/3/2019
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Sometimes a character goes through a story-- either as a villain, an asshole, or just messing up on an epic level, and then does something that TOTALLY redeems themselves. This week, we discuss some of the great and not so great redemption arcs. We also talk about Disney messing up on the merch game, Daniel Craig quitting James Bond, and "Cats" still looking like a hot ass mess.

Duration:01:56:02

When Fiction Hits Too Close to the Heart

11/26/2019
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It's not uncommon to think about how stories would play out in real life. We connect the dots between today's political, environmental, and social climates to our favorite dystopian novels. We also looks back at famous portrayals of Alfred from Batman and reminisce on snapping phones closed, with the revival of the Motorola Razor phone.

Duration:01:20:34

It's Finally Here...Disney+!

11/19/2019
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Disney+ is here and it's a BIG deal (10 million strong--and growing!) We discuss what we like about the platform, what's missing and how they've disrespected The Famous Jett Jackson. We also talk about how cyber bullying worked out in our favor (*COUGH* Sonic the Hedgehog redo *COUGH*), and how Netflix is trying to make moves to keep their place as a leader in the streaming war.

Duration:01:37:38

Beans, Greens, Potatoes, Tomatoes...

11/12/2019
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner! It's that time of year when we get to sit around the table, eat a bunch of food, and kick it with family. In this episode, in the spirit of the holiday, we discuss some of our favorite dinner scenes--not necessarily Thanksgiving-themed, since there aren't many of those.

Duration:01:25:13

Run it Back...Or Nah?

11/5/2019
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Reboots and remakes are not a new concept to Hollywood--in fact, they've been doing it for decades now. In this episode, we discuss some of of the good reboots and remakes, the bad ones, and those that may cause riots in the streets if they try to touch them. Freder also discusses her trip to Japan and Byron tries his hardest not to jump on the mic during a discussion about a classic black film.

Duration:02:20:12

MBG Minsode: Church and Awana

10/30/2019
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Before episodes are recorded, we may have mini discussions on something, and on occasion, Byron likes to hit the record button and capture these moments. This is one of them. We present, the Minisode. In this Minisode, Tee talks about her upbringing with church and Awana. Goes on for a bit, before they realize they've gone too far down the rabbit hole. What was the original reason for talking about church? Listen and find out!

Duration:00:16:13

Halloween, Y'all!

10/22/2019
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Come sit with us around the cauldron as we talk about past & present classic spooky TV shows & movies. Freder works on her Addams Family snap and Tee has “beef” with Hocus Pocus??

Duration:02:14:21

MBG Minisode: Harry Potter Quill Rant

10/15/2019
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Before episodes are recorded, we may have mini discussions on something, and on occasion, Byron likes to hit the record button and capture these moments. This is one of them. We present, the Minisode. So...Freder’s got some STRONG feelings about the Harry Potter Universe’s disregard for basic tools that make day-to-day life easier.

Duration:00:05:33

What's Really Good in the Upside Down?

10/8/2019
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Join us in the Upside Down as we discuss our feelings about past seasons of Stranger Things and some thoughts on the newly announced season 4. Also, we share thoughts about Apple Streaming, NYC comic-con, and the unpredictable Midwestern weather.

Duration:01:25:25

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

10/1/2019
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Sometimes you gotta know when to give up the ghost...We talk about shows they loved, but eventually had to quit on. Also: what we're watching & reading, what’s been renewed in the world of TV, and Freder forgets how to speak Spanish.

Duration:01:22:56

All Hail Disney+!

9/24/2019
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We look closer at what our second overlord is going to be pushing out this November with their new streaming service, Disney+, including the upcoming Marvel phase 4 shows, movies, and ponder why the hell WandaVision is a thing.

Duration:01:38:49

"Taika Waititi"? Is that how you say it?

9/17/2019
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How DO you say his name?? Keeping our eyes on what’s poppin at the Toronto Film Fest, including Jojo Rabbit, and talking shop about Doctor Who: which Doctor and companion is the best—reboot only...don’t come for us.

Duration:00:57:35

Welcome to the Shenanigans!

9/10/2019
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It's finally here! Episode One! In this episode, we talk more about us and why we decided to go down the podcast road. We also dive into the movies, TV shows, and books we're looking forward to the most this Fall & Winter. Shenanigans abound...obviously.

Duration:01:46:41

Sneak Preview: Lizzie McGuire Revival??

8/25/2019
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Hilary Duff broke the news at D23 that Lizzie McGuire is getting a revival. Tee and Freder have thoughts about that...

Duration:00:03:01

What is Melanin Be Geekin'?

8/25/2019
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Tee and Freder introduce themselves to the world!

Duration:00:01:02