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THE 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 from the studios of G-Town Radio; GUTTER TALK weekly comic book shop talk from the Hero Complex in Manayunk; TRIBBLE NATION a monthly podcast created with WHYY-Philadelphia to take global look into geek culture; 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.

THE 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 from the studios of G-Town Radio; GUTTER TALK weekly comic book shop talk from the Hero Complex in Manayunk; TRIBBLE NATION a monthly podcast created with WHYY-Philadelphia to take global look into geek culture; 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.
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Philadelphia, PA

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THE 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 from the studios of G-Town Radio; GUTTER TALK weekly comic book shop talk from the Hero Complex in Manayunk; TRIBBLE NATION a monthly podcast created with WHYY-Philadelphia to take global look into geek culture; 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.

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English

Contact:

267-901-0222


Episodes

350 - A MisogyNO Conversation with TaLynn Kel

9/21/2018
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Author and Cosplayer TaLYNN KEL relates her difficulties being accepted by peers in the geek-o-sphere and her determination to face every obstacle with confidence and a fiery red afro-wig! Then the Tribbles announce a change in their world that illustrates how personal their #misogyNO campaign has been.

Duration:02:38:22

349 - A Matter of SERENA & MEN (a #misogyNO conversation)

9/14/2018
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The Tribbles gather to give their take on the Serena Williams - U.S. Open incident and what it says about the world's impression on the tennis great and women at large; then Kennedy and Ariell lead the guys through the rough terrains of catcalls and literal 'street-quacking'

Duration:02:14:31

GARBLED PODCAST - Invasion of Your Privacies

9/11/2018
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We live in a world in which the concept of privacy is slowly being pulled away from us. Be it through the personal or public policing of our social media, the inability to speak freely with out fear of reprimand, or the unwanted information gathered about our own bodies through employment policy. But do we have a right to complain when often times we willfully hand it away for a job or are caught vomiting our thoughts on to the web? All this and more on this weeks episode.

Duration:00:26:13

348 - A MisogyNO Conversation w Kimberly Bryant and Chauna Lawson

9/7/2018
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The Tribbles welcome Black Girls Code's KIMBERLY BRYANT and professional organizer/cosplayer/GreekGeek CHAUNA LAWSON to the ongoing conversation about sexism and chauvinism in geek spaces such as the tech world and convention floors.

Duration:05:57:02

GUTTER TALK - Remembering Greatness w Rick Taylor

9/3/2018
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JD and Len welcome Batman colorist RICK TAYLOR into the Complex to remember lost artists Russ Heath and Marie Severin, to celebrate the underappreciated José Luis García-López and root for Superman's shorts!

Duration:01:20:37

347 - TOP TEN Wrestling Heels

8/30/2018
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The BatTribble convenes his world class wrestling council (his best friend Calvin and his buffy nephew Jamaal) to regale each other with tales of wrasslin' yesteryear, Captain Lou Albano, the myth of Roman Reigns and a countdown of the 5 meanest Managers and the TOP TEN Heels in squared circle history. It's the TOP TEN SUMMER finale leg drop from the top rope you asked for!

Duration:02:09:32

GARBLED PODCAST - Exploring Imagination w David Drake

8/29/2018
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Join me and my special guest David Drake of LegendForge Studio, as we explore the depths of human imagination and what it means to be an "Artist". We also discuss Davids inner drive and some of his future projects on this episode of the garbled podcast. Please feel free to check out Mr. Drakes work at www.legenforgestudio.com and reach out to him if your in need of his very special services.

Duration:00:51:17

GARBLED PODCAST - Superhero Reality w Ariell Johnson

8/29/2018
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What would the world be like if superheroes actually existed in it? If a battle to save the world ended in the destruction of a city would we still consider them Heroes? What does this do to Humanities ego when the very nature of a “supers” existence makes us obsolete? Are the Heroes that we worship in movies and Comics actually “Heroes” when seen thru the lens of a more critical and realistic eye?

Duration:01:07:34

GUTTER TALK - Len On A Wire

8/26/2018
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JD finally watched all 5 seasons of HBO's The Wire and boy is he happy! And Len reveals the comics of 2018 that keep him in the game. Plus - listener mail and an invitation to Comicsgate.

Duration:03:20:08

346 - TOP TEN Anime Music Themes

8/24/2018
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WPPM is stuffed with Tribbles a plenty as Bats, Master and Super Saiyan are joined by Gabe (Horror Tribble) & Kat of Ghouls Next Door, Jujitsu Tribble aka Jason Payne plus a host of Tribbles TBD to sing and dance to the TOP TEN ANIME MUSIC THEMES.

Duration:02:06:35

THE GHOULS NEXT DOOR - Women in Horror Films with Dr. Timaree

8/21/2018
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On Episode #21, Kat and Gabe invite one of their favorite people and fellow woman, Dr. Timaree (Sex w/Timaree Podcast) to talk about women in Horror films and she absolutely blows their minds. Get educated on how Horror is one of the more "woke" film genres, why that is and how it can continue to grow. We need more badass Ripley's in the world! What is the sexy lamp test? Find out here!

Duration:01:02:34

345 - TOP TEN Forms of Reproduction

8/17/2018
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The world celebrates the homegoing of the legendary 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin and the Tribbles join them in remembrance of her reign. Then Kennedy is baffled, bewildered and a bit bamboozled by the many ways of reproduction that the Tribbles put up for Top 10 consideration. Certified Classic!

Duration:02:09:27

GUTTER TALK - Ruby Red Plastic

8/16/2018
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JD and Len answer a handful of listener mail which gets them Gutter Talking about Teen Titans Go, John Workman, Ruby Red as Batwoman, Fantastic Four, JRR Tolkien and more -- plus Brandon Asks Us!

Duration:03:53:23

344 - TOP TEN DC/Marvel Movies with Gutter Talk

8/10/2018
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Len aka The BatTribble gives the crew the night off because he and his Gutter Talk cohorts, host Johnny Destructo aka Thwip Tribble and contributor Brandon aka Childish Brandino Tribble attempt to compose the ultimate TOP TEN DC/Marvel Movie listing Live Action and Animated COMBINED. FYI - AUDIO DIFFICULTIES AHEAD.

Duration:01:50:29

343 - TOP TEN Lips

8/3/2018
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All of the Tribbles come together to lick, suck, drool and kiss the TOP TEN Lips in the world. All of the worlds. Even the animated ones.

Duration:02:36:07

GUTTER TALK - The 2018 Fantastic Fours

8/2/2018
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JD and Len use a timely listener mail as an opportunity to play big-time Hollywood agents tasked with casting TWO completely different but intriguing reboots of the Fantastic Four movie franchises. Oh, what surprises await those who listen!

Duration:02:58:39

342 - TOP TEN Movie Tropes w JAWN APPETIT

7/27/2018
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The Tribbles welcome the food connoisseur duo Ron & Shannelle Burton of the JAWN APPETIT podcast to talk cheesesteaks, foods of the world, Captain America's lips and much mch more including TOP TEN MOVIE TROPES such as...Nia Long?

Duration:02:39:09

GUTTER TALK - 100 Ways to Laugh

7/26/2018
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JD and Len are awash in guests as Kyra (Key-rah) sits in on the show to help access the winners-losers from Comic-Con's marathon of trailers and talk about the funniest comics they've ever read then Brandon comes in to see who did 100 issues best. An obese GUTTER TALK just for you.

Duration:01:43:49

GUTTER TALK - Return of the Voice

7/21/2018
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R-Son The Voice of Reason aka SuperTribble aka the Human Selfie returns to defend his honor, his rep, his joyful comic books against the mountain of emails JD and Len drop on this ep, which features a lovely Amy spotting.

Duration:01:30:49

341 - TOP TEN Geek Culture Families w PETER SHINKODA

7/20/2018
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Our TOP TEN GEEK CULTURE FAMILIES episode got super-duper extra special when PETER SHINKODA (Netflix's Daredevil, Fallen Skies) drops by live in studio to talk Fantastic Four, Mike Colter, Spielberg's beer and much more.

Duration:02:39:24