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The Nerds of Color

Apr 20, 2018

This week on Hard NOC Life, Peabody-winning journalist, poet, and podcaster extraordinaire Al Letson joins the pod!

Keith and Al engage in a wide-ranging conversation that touches on, well, Errthang: how comics taught him to read, the ways nerd culture predicted the rise of Trumpism, his time in DC Comics' Talent...


Mar 30, 2018

LA Times film reporter Jen Yamato is the special guest on Hard NOC Life as we break down the reaction to Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs.

Ever since Anderson's latest animated feature was released in select theaters, the conversation around the film has revealed a split in the way white film critics and Asian American film...


Mar 23, 2018

On Hard NOC Life, we continue Ricanstruction week on The Nerds of Color as Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez joins the show to talk about the origins of the anthology.

Originally announced in the New York Times, Ricanstruction brings together over 100 artists, writers, and celebrities telling stories of Puerto Rico's past,...


Mar 16, 2018

Out in comic shops this week is Puerto Rico Strong, a new anthology from Lion Forge Comics created to aid in the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. On Hard NOC Life, we speak to one of the book's co-editors, and fellow NOC, Desiree Rodrguez.

Keith and Desiree discuss the work that went into turning a massive project like...


Mar 9, 2018

On Hard NOC Life, Keith is joined by one of the stars of Warner Brothers' upcoming Tomb Raider movie, Daniel Wu!

Daniel talks about his role as Lu Ren and being a leading man in Hollywood and how movie magic turned South Africa into Hong Kong and the South Pacific. He also gets fans excited for season 3 of Into the...