Returning to the Infinity War

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Marvel’s Infinity War has finally arrived. And the superhero cinematic universe will never be the same. Bring your shocked faces. Because I gots spoilers. Kinda.

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Black Lightning’s Back

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This week the CW premiered their latest superhero adaptation: Black Lightning, based on the character from the DC Comic. Sh*t got real. Some thoughts.

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Memoirs of an Atypical Blerd

B8FSS6-IQAAsCBEA few years ago someone told me I was a Blerd. I had no idea what they were talking about. But (as I was then told) I’m black, I like SFF, and I talk about it a whole lot. So that makes me a Blerd. Okay. Fine. Whatevs. I didn’t really expect the term to catch on. I mean c’mon. Black + Nerd? Shows how much I know. Today Blerds are everywhere. There are Blerd sites, Blerd podcasts, Blerd blogs, Blerd meetups–you name it. Blerd has become a community. Blerd can maybe even be called a movement. Blerds are also remarkably diverse. And it turns out using one story to define them, may limit the full breadth of who or what they (we) can be.

Art: Phil Noto, Variant cover, Captain America

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