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Black Girl Nerds is an online community devoted to promoting nerdiness among Black women & people of color. Check us out on and play with us on social media by following us on Twitter @blackgirlnerds!

Black Girl Nerds is an online community devoted to promoting nerdiness among Black women & people of color. Check us out on and play with us on social media by following us on Twitter @blackgirlnerds!
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Black Girl Nerds is an online community devoted to promoting nerdiness among Black women & people of color. Check us out on and play with us on social media by following us on Twitter @blackgirlnerds!




BGN #148 I TIFF 2018 and Fashion in 'Sorry To Bother You'

Segment 1: Co-head and Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival Cameron Bailey chats about the impending event as well as what it takes to become a good film critic. Interviewer: Jonita Davis Segment 2: Costume designer Deirdra Govan gives a detailed discussion about what it takes to design costumes in film and the meaning behind Detroit's earrings in the film 'Sorry To Bother You'. Interviewer: Tejah Wilson Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus and SkyBlew


BGN #147 I Crazy Rich Asians & Cut Throat City

Segment 1: Warner Bros latest film 'Crazy Rich Asians' due out in theaters August 15th is one of the most talked about films of the summer. Cast members Ken Jeong, Gemma Chan and Awkwafina chat with us about the film. Interviewer: Jamie Broadnax Segment 2: The cast of the new RZA film 'Cut Throat City' set in post-Katrina New Orleans made its debut at SDCC. Cast members Demetrius Shipp Jr., Denzel Whitaker, Keenan Johnson, and Tyron Woodley give us insight into this compelling project....


BGN #146 I Whitney, Iron Fist and Cloak & Dagger

Segment 1: Cheryl interviews filmmaker and manager of the late Whitney Houston, Pat Houston to discuss her latest film based on the life of her sister-in-law called "Whitney". Segment 2: Cat sits in on a roundtable interview with the cast and crew of "Marvel's Iron Fist" featuring Finn Jones, Simone Missick, Alice Eve, Jeph Loeb and new showrunner Raven Metzner. Segment 3: Actors Aubrey Joseph and Olivia Holt chat about their roles coming up next season on "Marvel's Cloak & Dagger." Music...


BGN #145 I Behind The Jurassic World Junket

Managing Editor Jonita Davis chats about her experience during the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom junket in Hawaii. Featured are also snippets from her interviews with Jeff Goldblum, JA Bayona, Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus and SkyBlew


BGN #85 | Moxie McGriff and Luke Cage

Segment 1: 9 year old Natalie McGriff is the creator of The Adventures of Moxie McGriff, a comic book about little black girl that turns her insecurities about her kinky hair into super powers. Co-hosted by Jamie. Kayla, Grace, and Tora Edited by MR Daniel Segment 2: An SDCC roundtable featuring the cast and crew of Luke Cage which includes: TV showrunner Cheo Hodari-Coker, head of Marvel TV Joseph Loeb, actors Mike Colter, Simone Missick. Frank Whaley, Mahershala Ali, Alfre...


#BGNPodcast Extra – Penny Dreadful Series Finale

Jamie hosts a panel discussion about the surprise series finale to Penny Dreadful. Fans were shocked this past Sunday as the show abruptly ended leaving many loose ends for our favorite characters and their respective story arcs. Hosted by: Jamie Panel: Afiya, Revetta, and Valerie Complex Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Abel Korzeniowski


BGN #77 | Roots Recap and Girl Talk

Segment 1: The legendary LeVar Burton joins us to talk about his legacy as an actor, producer, and host of one of the most prolific works of our generation. His work on Roots, Reading Rainbow, and Star Trek: The Next Generation has carved a landscape in our lives as fans and followers of his work. Co-hosted by: Marqueeda, Tora and Kayla Segment 2: Actor Regé-Jean Page plays the character of Chicken George in nights 3 and 4 of Roots and discusses the challenges and triumphs of being a part...


#BGNPodcast Extra – X-Men Apocalypse

We discuss the latest comic book popcorn flick X-Men Apocalypse and we're not holding back! Panel features Jamie, Caron, Kay B, and Kayla Edited by Jamie Broadnax Music by SkyBlew Support us on Patreon!


#BGNPodcast Extra – Hashtags, Blerds, & Online Community Building

A solo commentary featuring Jamie discusses the fallout behind the use of Twitter hashtags, policing blackness, and online community building. Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus


BGN #74 | Misty Knight, Storm, Black Google and Mentorship

Segment 1: Actress Simone Missick playing the role of Misty Knight in Marvel's Luke Cage gives us insight about the new series and what its like to play a superhero! Co-hosted by: Caron and Latanya Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Segment 2: Actress Alexandra Shipp is playing Storm in X-Men Apocalypse. The self-declared Black Girl Nerd chats about the film and what she would like to see next for Ororo Munroe. Hosted by: Jamie Broadnax Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Segment 3: Valeisha Butterfield...


BGN #72 | Joy Bryant, Underground, and Malik4Play

Segment 1: Actress Joy Bryant on her first podcast chats about her Bronx roots, working in Hollywood and being a self-declared Black Girl Nerd. Co-hosted by Kay B, Cynthia, and Joi Segment 2: Co-executive producer an series writer for the WGN series Underground, Misha Green joins us and discusses how the show has impacted audiences and the framework of its Twitter audience. Hosted by Jamie Segment 3: Malik Forte is a gaming editor for and is curates gaming content in the form...


BGN #71 | The Lucas Bros and Roots

Segment 1: Keith and Kenny Lucas chats with us about comedy, weed, and Beyonce's Lemonade. Best known for their animated series The Lucas Bros Moving Co, they share their blerdy experiences as identical twin comedians. Segment 2: Jamie traveled to NYC and attended the screening of episode 1 of Roots, scheduled to premiere on May 30th. Actors, Malachi Kirby (Kunta Kinte), Regé-Jean Page (Chicken George) and Erica Tazel (Matilda) along with producers Will Packer and Mark Wolper; and costume...

BGN #67 | Malcolm D. Lee, Insanity Report, and Super Batty Daredevil

Segment 1: Filmmaker Malcolm D Lee chats with us about his latest film Barbershop: The Next Cut as well as how he started his career as movie director. Co-hosted by: Kayla, Caron, and Joelle Segment 2: Kriss from Insanity Check and several other podcasts chats in a one-on-one with Joi about how he got started in podcast and being a member of the geek press. Segment 3: Jamie, Kayla, Joelle, Caron, and Gabrielle chat about BatmanvSuperman and season 2 of Daredevil. We go ALL in on our...


#BGNPodcast Extra - The Gibbs Sisters

In this #BGNPodcast extra we sit down with the Gibbs sisters. Shawnee and Shawnelle Gibbs talks about their latest project recently fully funded by Kickstarter called "The Invention of E.J. Whitaker." Hosted by Caron Music by Sammus


BGN #66 | Keanu, Jessica Chobot, Alchemist Cookbook, and Blavity

Segment 1: Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele chats with us at SXSW about their latest film Keanu which premiered at the festival. Co-host Jacqueline Segment 2: Jessica Chobot of Nerdist News talks about her appearance SXSW and working as a geek girl in media. Co-host Jacqueline Segment 3: Joel Protrykus discusses his latest film The Alchemist Cookbook at premiered at SXSW and working as an indie filmmaker outside of Hollywood. Co-host Joelle Segment 4: Morgan Debaun is the CEO and...


BGN #65 | DeRay, Jake Choi, Hyper Force Neo, and Wonder Woman

Segment 1: DeRay sits down with Caron and discusses his candidacy as mayor of Baltimore and how he has used social media to foster change in the Black Lives Matter movement. Segment 2: Actor Jake Choi chats with co-hosts Kayla, Kay, and ReBecca about his career and Asian representation in film in TV. He also discusses the negative stereotypes that come with being a person of color. Segment 3: Kayla interview Jarrett Williams, the creator of Hyper Force Neo and many other creator owned...


BGN #64 | Effie Brown and Black Nerd Comedy

Segment 1: Hollywood producer Effie Brown (Dear White People, Real Women Have Curves) chats with us about her career and the controversy that brewed between her and Matt Damon on the HBO series Project Greenlight. Co-hosted by Lauren, Joelle, and Connie Segment 2: Andre "Black Nerd" Meadows joins us to talk about his wildly popular YouTube channel, how he's built an audience and creating his brand Black Nerd Comedy. Co-hosted by Kayla and Joi Effie Brown interview edited by John Bauer...


#BGNPodcast Extra - RSVPster and Dorée Seay

Segment 1: Jacqueline Coley interviews Jennifer Sinski, co-founder of RSVPster. The app is used to help track information on events and parties happening at SXSW this year at the annual festival. Segment 2: Alexsis Page interviews Dorée Seay, an actress and producer who is currently starring in Split Lip. She chats about her career and her love of all things nerdy. Music By: Sammus


BGN #63 | Women In Tech, Remixing Colorblind, and GlobalGirlsSquad

Segment 1: Amanda Spann and Sheena Allen are mobile app developers behind the new mixology app Alchomy. The app has generated over 2 million downloads and they discuss how the tech world is evolving and it's an everyman's game at this point. Co-hosted by Terra, Joelle, and Kayla Segment 2: Dr. Sheena C. Howard is the filmmaker behind the new documentary Remixing Colorblind which discusses the implicit racial biases in our educational system. Hosted by Caron Segment 3: Dina Tate is the...


#BGNPodcast Extra - Oscars Wrap Up Roundtable

Jamie leads a roundtable discussion with co-hosts Cynthia, Caron, Joi, and Kayla to talk about the Oscars. The discussion surrounded Chris Rock's performance as host, the backlash on social media from non-Black people of color, and a quick discussion of the monstrosity behind the film Gods of Egypt. Music By: Shubzilla and YBC Tha NeRd Twitter @ybcthanerd Instagram @Ybc_Tha_Nerd