Monthly Archives: March 2016

Blends Like Horror, Too!

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Ashley Blackwell gives her take on the horror genre from a blerd’s perspective and breaks down preconceived notions of what black people like and don’t like.


Hip Hop vs. Blerdism & Black Panther Debate

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Maurice Waters of Black puts out the question of whether or not the blerd movement is similar to the hip hop movement from the late 80s/early 90s. This leads into a spirited debate between Afronerd (, the Afronerd podcast) and The Blerd Gurl about the portrayal of the Black Panther in the upcoming Marvel movie.



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Joseph P. Illidge, former Batman/DC editor, former Milestone and co-owner of Verge Entertainment, shares his views on bleed spending power.