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KICKS Trailer Mixes Street Life and t...

KICKS Trailer Mixes Street Life and the Surreal

Kicks is a film about a nerd who deals with bullies that have an affinity for footwear.  The trailer gives me a 2015 DOPE vibe, but with a darker structure. I’m feeling director Justin Tippings choice of surreal visuals with young actor Jahking Guilroy as Brandon, and his imaginary friend, Mr. Apollo Astronaut.  I’ve mentioned […]

THEN AND NOW: AN AUNTIE AND NEPHEW’S ...

THEN AND NOW: AN AUNTIE AND NEPHEW’S ADVENTURES IN  GEEKING OUT

The Origin Story:     I’ve always considered myself a geek. I rep that erryday! I’ve been a bibliophile since my childhood inception of literacy and devour ALL types of literature, including comics. I share my love of videogames, comics and superhero enthusiasm with my nephew. I flung him headfirst into the world of fantasy and […]

THEN & NOW: ADVENTURES OF AN AUN...

Guest Post by Candi (@CandiLand808 on Twitter) Hello, allow me a quick intro if you will; GeekSoulBrother invited me to do a guest post on 1 of my favorite sites #BlackGeeksMeet a while ago, but I’m a coward 0.o  So I’ve never attempted until now… but I gotta tell ya, what a time to be […]

How Good Ideas Turn Bad With No Plann...

Or what I call -The Ralph Kramden Effect! If you’ve ever watched The Honeymooners you know Ralph Kramden. He’s a husband and a bus driver.  And he’s a man that wants a better life. Things are always tight for him and his wife Alice. But Ralph knows there is opportunity out there for him.   […]

Are TV Execs Really Asking For More &...

TV Execs don’t have to watch out for putting bad ‘Ethnic’ shows on TV,  just bad Shows! (I liked it tho) So many of you that follow me on twitter know about that Deadline article by Ayanna or Aliaynna or some name I don’t feel like remembering.  I’m not linking it because I just don’t […]

3 Reasons Why Some Black People Shoul...

OR IN OTHER WORDS: ” HOW TO GET BLACK GEEKS TO COME OUT OF THE TARDIS” (I think Martha was already a bit of a geek.  So she don’t count!) I  COULD NEVER SHUT UP ABOUT MY LOVE OF ALL THINGS NERDY! I never had much trouble admitting that I was a geek.  I loved […]

Funky Q’ Review: THROUGH A LENS...

Though a documentary may be enjoyable to a general audience, a particular subject may be more than just entertaining to a select people. THROUGH A LENS DARKLY is a film that follows the growth of black photographers from the 1800s to the most famous of recent times.  Writer / Director Thomas Allen Harris shapes a […]

The Second Annual #BlerdGeekHolidayPa...

Come one and all to the 2nd Annual online Blerd Geek Holiday Party of 2014!!! The movie feature this year is TRADING PLACES with Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd! Date and Time: Sunday, Dec. 21st at 9pm EDT. Location: Twitter! Use Hashtag #BlerdGeekHolidayParty Festivities: Live Tweeting TRADING PLACES with your hosts – @geeksoulbrother, @blackgirlnerds, @indiamovies […]

What’s in a Girl’s Handsh...

What’s in a Girl’s Handshake?

I was introduced to a friend of my son the other day. Let’s call her Rhea.  She was very polite and reached out with a greeting open hand. When we shook hands I was surprised at how strong her grip was.  “Wow, that’s a strong handshake” I said with a smile.  She replied “My father […]

ECBACC – EAST COAST BLACK AGE O...

ECBACC – EAST COAST BLACK AGE OF COMICS CONVENTION

HEY PHILADELPHIA!! ARE YOU READY FOR SOME COMIC-CON FUN? EAST COAST BLACK AGE OF COMICS CONVENTION THE RECEPTION / GLYPH COMIC AWARDS will be held Friday, May 16th from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.  THE COMIC CONVENTION / ECBACC will be held […]