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The Nerds of Color

Feb 16, 2018

Former Vertigo editor Pornsak Pichetshote comes to Hard NOC Life to talk about Infidel, his new comic series from Image!

Keith and Pornsak take a deep dive in to the comic book industry and discuss how comics have evolved into the dominant creative force of Hollywood. Later, they discuss the inspiration for Infidel and...


Feb 2, 2018

With historic Oscar nominations for Get Out and record-breaking ticket pre-sales for Black Panther, 2018 is shaping up to be a watershed year for mainstream genre pictures that center Black characters. Acclaimed speculative fiction writers and educators Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes, who currently offer an online...


Jan 20, 2018

Over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend in the Nation's Capital, Warner Brothers and DC Entertainment held the first ever "DC in D.C." event, bringing together the stars and creators of television and comics to celebrate and honor the diversity of the DC Universe's superheroes. We also finally announce a Patreon and...


Jan 12, 2018

Writer, journalist, and podcaster Marc Bernardin returns to Hard NOC Life! Keith and Marc engage in a wide-ranging conversation about representation in media.

Together, they handicap the Oscar potential of films like Get Out, Logan, and Wonder Woman; investigate the balkanization of fandom; discuss how his Top...


Dec 21, 2017

All week, rabid Star Wars fans have been debating the merits of the most recent entry into the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Directed by Rian Johnson and starring Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Issac, Kelly Marie Tran, Carrie Fisher, and Luke Skywalker, The Last Jedi has proven to be the most...