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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

354 - Joe Paradise and the Stormy Daniels Story

10/19/2018
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Comic book creator JOE PARADISE returns to talk DC on the CW, challenge Randy in the ultimate Superman challenge and debut his scandalous STORMY DANIELS comic book from Tidal Wave Productions.

Duration:05:28:09

THE GHOULS NEXT DOOR - HP Lovecraft

10/16/2018
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In our special classic horror series for the spookiest month, October, we bring you the brooding, extraplanar being-phile - HP Lovecraft. ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn. The Ghouls teach you about the very peculiar and entirely problematic writer, his life and his works.

Duration:01:01:08

THE GHOULS NEXT DOOR - Mary Shelley

10/16/2018
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In our special classic horror series for the spookiest month, October, we bring you the queen of horror herself, Mrs. Penny Dreadful and badass Goth babe - Mary Shelley! The Ghouls talk Mary's life and the infamous tale of Frankenstein, how and why it was made.

Duration:00:58:24

GUTTER TALK - All of What We Been Seen

10/15/2018
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WE'RE BACK! Len and JD return to catch you up on all that they've been doing for the last month and their opinions of Venom, Titans, DC Universe, Boss Baby, Joe Kubert and more.

Duration:03:52:04

353 - Unspeakable Horror

10/12/2018
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The Tribbles relive their experience at the 2018 New York Comic Con before diving into the Unspeakable Horrors plaguing our streets, our lives and even our horror genres.

Duration:02:13:09

NYCC 2018: GIANCARLO VOLPE, The Dragon Prince

10/11/2018
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GIANCARLO VOLPE, producer-director of Netflix's The Dragon Prince and Avatar: The Last Airbender, sits down with Isaiah @ NYCC 2018 to talk anime, influences and more.

Duration:02:36:04

THE GHOULS NEXT DOOR - Edgar Allen Poe

10/10/2018
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The Ghouls are starting a special series for the month of October - Classic Horror Series where they pay homage to the pioneers of our favorite genre. This episode features the Forlorn Father, Edgar Allan Poe. We talk about his life, challenges and what it means to be the first emo.

Duration:00:59:59

GARBLED PODCAST - Hypocrisy

10/10/2018
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We live in a world that practically bathes in its own hypocrisy on a constant basis. We can identify it in others rather easily but struggle to identify within our selves. But is that due to the fact that we live in a time were promoting absolutes is the standard and not the exception? Jone us as we delve into our own and societal forms of hypocrisy.

Duration:00:39:31

352 - Convention Conversation

10/5/2018
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The Tribbles tear apart the blerd convention and Con-life in general to offer insight, condemnations and recommendations for fulfilling the promise of a new Con day. Featuring special commentary by noted activist/cosplayer TONY RAY, illustrator CHUCK COLLINS (Bounce) and Karama Horne aka THE BLERDGURL.

Duration:02:00:18

351 - 2018 Fall Preview

9/28/2018
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The Tribbles gather to preview the Fall Season of TV, movies and more with convo on Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, DC Comics' CW lineup, The Predator and more including...GRITTY!

Duration:01:17:36

GARBLED PODCAST - Invasion of the Host Snatchers

9/27/2018
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Join Nick and Ramon as they welcome The Ghouls Next Door - Gabe and Kat - to explore why we all love horror movies and being afraid.

Duration:00:51:49

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