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Welcome to This Week In Nerd News, your one-stop shop for all the diverse pop-culture news from the past week. Got stories? Use #TWINN on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. This Week In Nerd News is part of the Black Nerd Problems podcast network. Continue Reading >>
Welcome to This Week In Nerd News, your one-stop shop for all the diverse pop-culture news from the past week. Got stories? Use #TWINN on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. This Week In Nerd News is part of the Black Nerd Problems podcast network. << Show Less
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Give Us More Ghibli! After another fun round of Madlibs, Victoria and Mikkel catch you up what's happening in the nerd world. But they make sure to save some time to appreciate Studio Ghibli films and the latest developments with them.  Hear about that and more on This Week In Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
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Give Us More Ghibli! After another fun round of Madlibs, Victoria and Mikkel catch you up what's happening in the nerd world. But they make sure to save some time to appreciate Studio Ghibli films and the latest developments with them.  Hear about that and more on This Week In Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Keith and Victoria Play 'Who Asked for This?' Victoria and Keith go from one extreme to another as they look ahead to some future productions that are questionable, at best, and others that make them "cautiously optimistic." Hear about that and more on This Week In Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Everyone's Favorite Game Show and New Trailers This week, Mikkel and Keith play everyone's favorite game show -- that also makes them lose just a little more faith in the future. But then they find a few reasons to keep pushing forward with some of the latest trailers that dropped, including Nope, Jurassic World: Domimion, and... Destiny...?? Hear about that and more on This Week in Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Should 'Futurama,' 'Ren & Stimpy,' and 'Firestarter' Be Resurrected? "This Week In Nerd News" is sponsored by Carnegie Hall's Afrofuturism Festival 2022 in New York City. Get your tickets here, including performances by Grammy Award–winning producer, composer, rapper, filmmaker, and visionary founder of Brainfeeder records, Flying Lotus. Have we gone too far with all of the revivals of old shows and movies? Victoria and Mikkel try to figure out where the line should be drawn after another fun game of "Madlibs or Headline?"! (Build-a-bear did what?!?) Hear about that and more on This Week In Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Wordle, Black Girl Magic, and Black Boy Joy "This Week In Nerd News" is sponsored by Carnegie Hall's Afrofuturism Festival 2022 in New York City. Get your tickets here, including performances by Grammy Award–winning producer, composer, rapper, filmmaker, and visionary founder of Brainfeeder records, Flying Lotus. In this week's episode, Victoria and Keith catch up on the global phenomenon that is Wordle and its recent acquisition by the New York Times. Then, Victoria breaks down her passion for opera and why you should love it too.  Hear about that and more on This Week In Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Black 'Friends' and the Ongoing Editing (and Misinterpretation) of 'Fight Club' "This Week In Nerd News" is sponsored by Carnegie Hall's Afrofuturism Festival 2022 in New York City. Get your tickets here, including performances by Grammy Award–winning producer, composer, rapper, filmmaker, and visionary founder of Brainfeeder records, Flying Lotus. This week, Mikkel and Keith catch up in their first co-hosted episode of 2022 and dive into a show NBC chose to initially promote as a Black 'Friends' before examining how an entire generation of folks managed to somehow completely miss the point of 'Fight Club'. Hear about that and more on This Week in Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
The Most Exciting Cartoons and Animation Coming in 2022 "This Week In Nerd News" is sponsored by Carnegie Hall's Afrofuturism Festival 2022 in New York City. Get your tickets here, including performances by Grammy Award–winning producer, composer, rapper, filmmaker, and visionary founder of Brainfeeder records, Flying Lotus. Mikkel and Victoria reunite for their first co-hosted episode of the year to talk about all of the best things in animation coming later in 2022. They touch on BNP favorites like "Craig of the Creek" and some new additions to look out for.  And we see the return of Madlibs or News Headline! Hear about that and more on This Week in Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
More Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Racism Coming to TV This week, Keith and Victoria introduce a "new" segment called "New Show, Who Dis?" before diving into a batch of forthcoming TV productions that all share one major theme in common - racism. Some sound promising, some not so much.  Hear about that and more on This Week in Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Everything We're Excited (and Cautiously Optimistic About) in 2022 All three hosts (Keith, Victoria, and Mikkel) come back together again to tell you what they're looking forward too the most in 2022. But they're also being very cautiously optimistic about things because they know better by now.  Hear about that and more on This Week in Nerd News. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher Follow Black Nerd Problems on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
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