‘Looking for Leia’ Series Explores Female Contributions to ‘Star Wars’ Fandom

Looking For Leia is a docu-series featuring the stories of inter-generational and culturally diverse women who discuss their love of the 'Star Wars' universe and the passion and creativity with which they express their fandom. Read on for more!

X-Files: Nothing Lasts Forever Except Mulder and Scully

What wouldn’t you do to stay young and beautiful? The latest episode of X-Files, "Nothing Lasts Forever" asks us this question and more. This episode isn’t for the faint of stomach. In the cold open, we see a couple of surgeons illegally harvesting organs from a dead man. Outside, a man listens to the Tad...

13 Shocking Things We Gotta Talk About from ‘Hap and Leonard’ This Week

This week, there was so much happening on Hap and Leonard. Just as I tried to process one thing, another happened, wrenching my attention and my emotions in a different direction. It was a lot for one episode. Here are the top 13 things that were so much that I gotta talk about them...

Run, Iris, Run!

The Flash swapped meta-human powers in probably the best episode of the season with Iris West-Allen inheriting Barry's speedster powers. With Barry powerless back at Star Labs taking on the role that Iris usually fills as team leader, the change in dynamic was great! I mean, how can you be mad about Iris speeding...

BGN News Beat: The Week’s Biggest Headlines

What's going on in the TV world? Check out our SXSW coverage here. Marvel's Luke Cage is adding a new villain. The Sopranos’ Annabella Sciorra will play Rosalie Carbone. She is described as a “dangerous downtown criminal underworld power player with an eye, and an agenda, toward Harlem.” Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker said of her...

A Legendary Racist Powers the Death Totem on ‘Legends of Tomorrow’

The Legends of Tomorrow meet Elvis and find the totem that rounds out the set of six. However, the person who has the totem is suspect to me. He breaks up the girl power set and is actually insulting to the WOCs who bore the rest of the totems. Let’s dive into the episode...

I’m Not Sure If ‘The Walking Dead’ is “Dead or Alive Or”

In its eleventh episode "Dead or Alive Or" The Walking Dead tested the faith of Gabriel and the patience of viewers — did anyone else feel like their name should be changed to Job? When last we saw Daryl, Rosita, and the rest of the Alexandrians they were escaping through the tunnels, leaving Rick and...

The New Face of ‘Kick-Ass’ by Millar & Romita Jr — BGN Comic Review

'Kick-Ass' gets a new look with its latest incarnation by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. BGN's resident comic book reviewer, Kai Charles, gives her take on the newest vigilante. Read on for more on Black Girl Nerds!

An Open Letter About Black Girl Nerds

On February 1, 2012, I started the website blackgirlnerds.com. It was created immediately after a Google search where I typed the moniker "Black Girl Nerds", and nothing came up in one of the largest search engines in the world.  You can find nearly everything under the sun, but during that year, if you typed...

Janelle Monáe: Carefree, Versatile, a Force to Be Reckoned With

After a 5-year hiatus, Janelle Monáe returns to bless fans with her carefree and versatile nature on her new album, "Dirty Computer", and has already dropped two visuals for the singles, "Django Jane" and "Make Me Feel." Read on and check out the videos, here on Black Girl Nerds!

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