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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

267-901-0222


Episodes

SPOILED TRIBBLES - John Wick 2

2/13/2017
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Erik and Jason, Master Tribble and Spider-Tribble to you (The Hobbits to us :-) return from their screening of Keanu Reeves, Common, Ian McShane and Ruby Rose in JOHN WICK 2 with much much glee!

Duration: 00:21:41


GET OFF MY LAWN ep29 - I'ma Be Me

2/10/2017
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Sometimes a Tribble gotta be what a Tribble gotta be and there is no Tribble more about being what he all about being than R-Son The Voice of Reason, the Ran of Steel. Listen.

Duration: 01:10:30


MICHEAUX MISSION - Just Wright (2010)

2/8/2017
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The Men welcome celebrity mixologist SUMMER WILLOW FITCH to unveil the secrets behind a perfect cocktail and to discuss whether or not the formula plays out in the 2010 romantic comedy JUST WRIGHT starring rappers-turned-thespians Queen Latifah and Common.

Duration: 02:04:34


Episode 271 - ESTELLE

2/3/2017
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She may not be in the building but singer/actor ESTELLE makes her presence felt in a frollicking interview on music, life, geeking and of course her role of Garnet on Cartoon Network's STEVEN UNIVERSE.

Duration: 02:35:43


GUTTER TALK - Black & White

2/2/2017
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Len The BatTribble and Johnny Destructo aka Tribble 2099 use a double-stuffed episode to check listener mail, give a illuminating review of Greg Burnham and Marcus Williams' TUSKEGEE HEIRS, and explore the fascinating history of Black & White team-ups in pop culture which begins with JD's take on Miami Vice's Phillip Michael Thomas.

Duration: 02:01:43


MICHEAUX MISSION - Sparkle (1976)

2/1/2017
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The Men welcome ARIELL JOHNSON, the rock-star owner of Philadelphia's landmark Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, as they sit in astonishment at the heretofore unnoticed fact that 1976's SPARKLE features four - yes, FOUR - of the prettiest women ever to grace the big screen.

Duration: 01:03:15


MASTERMIND ep 7 - The Star Wars Show

1/30/2017
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Welcome to 2017, Master Minions. Sit back and lay your light sabers down by your side as Erik aka E-Mack aka Master Tribble and special guest Malcolm, the Bank of Hanoi Tribble, talk about their absolute favorite topic in the whole wide world - STAR WARS.

Duration: 05:13:11


MICHEAUX MISSION - Pootie Tang (2001)

1/25/2017
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Len tries to dispel the rumor that he hates 'these movies' then deconstructs 2001's POOTIE TANG before Vince's chagrined eyes. Point made?

Duration: 01:38:29


Episode 269 - YOUNG JUSTICE LOVE

1/20/2017
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The Black Tribbles have big fun rejoicing the return of YOUNG JUSTICE for a 3rd season on...somewhere! They talk storylines, spoilers, characters and somehow find time to drop science on Dragon Ball, JLU, Samurai Jack, The Power Puff Girls and much much more!

Duration: 06:19:21


GUTTER TALK - Flicks, Scenes & the In-Between

1/19/2017
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Johnny Destructo and The BatTribble, with a little help from Josh the customer, read emails, chart their 5 favorite superhero movies, remember their 3 favorite superhero scenes, consider Miles Morales animated and laugh and laugh and laugh!

Duration: 02:28:16


MICHEAUX MISSION - Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)

1/18/2017
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Director Matty Rich leans on his Brooklyn community and the burgeoning stardom of actor Lawrence Guillard Jr. (The Wire, The Walking Dead) to tell the story of a complicated family living thru extraordinary personal strife. The 1991 Sundance Film Festival favorite gets the Micheaux treatment.

Duration: 00:56:46


GET OFF MY LAWN ep27 - This One's an Ish Starter

1/17/2017
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According to Randy, this one will likely get the SuperTribblish One into some form of trouble. You be the judge.

Duration: 00:55:29


Episode 268 - The Origin of ALEX HILLMAN

1/13/2017
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Independent tech wizard ALEX HILLMAN changed his life a few years when he decided to JUST F'ING DO IT and Indy Hall was born, N3rd St was christened and the love of his life was found. Hear his amazing story and other GEEK ORIGINS on a really cool episode of your Black Tribbles.

Duration: 02:16:55


GUTTER TALK - Swipe an Ape, win a Wasp

1/12/2017
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Randy aka SuperTribble aka The Ran of Steel returns just in time to chat about comic book art, comic book subscriptions, comic book covers, comic book failures, comic book wishes and much more comic book stuff.

Duration: 01:03:38


MILLENIAL COLLECTIVE ep 6 - The Venting

1/12/2017
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Sometimes you just have to stand in the middle of the street, unbutton your shirt, bare it all and get every thing and anything off your chest. Or drive around with a microphone and vent, vent, vent, vent, vent.

Duration: 02:06:06


MILLENIAL COLLECTIVE ep 5 - D Dream

1/12/2017
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The pursuit of a dream is the stuff that builds character. Achieving one's dreams? That's a release of endorphins few get to experience. Isaiah's friend D is in the midst of his dream come true and has a perspective he's like to share with the collective.

Duration: 02:14:35


MICHEAUX MISSION - Coonskin (1975)

1/11/2017
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Counter culture animator Ralph Bakshi mixes live action with incendiary cartoon images to create a daring controversial satire on African American life in the big city...or is it a stab into the gut of great mafia romance of the seventies? Or is it just a mess and a miss? The Men of Micheaux discuss, for your edutainment.

Duration: 01:07:17


GET OFF MY LAWN ep26 - Pandoric Musings on the So of Such

1/11/2017
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The Ran of Steel is back with the first salvo of 2017, a music infused mumbled mix of stuff, such, so and more.

Duration: 01:03:06


TRIBBLETANG Jan 2017 - Darryl Charles and Tray Digga

1/10/2017
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Comedian DARRYL CHARLES and Anime Hip Hop artist TRAY DIGGA drop knowledge of self, their wives, drunken days and forgotten nights and play games upon games games for a standing room only audience at the historic Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse. It's TRIBBLETANG hosted by Len aka The Battribble, Supatang and Duiji XIII.

Duration: 03:41:39


Episode 267 - The 2017 Coming Soon Show w Darryl Charles

1/6/2017
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Comedian DARRYL CHARLES (The Darryl & Timmaree Fun Hour) joins the Tribbles for laughter-filled romp thru the upcoming highlights of the 2017 geekery season: Wonder Woman, Game of Thrones, Vin Diesel, Cuphead, God of War, sequelitis, Jason Mamoa and more, including New Independent Music by BASE BRONSON w AWESOME NOBODY!

Duration: 02:11:56

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