4 Reasons Why BET Should Have Kept ‘The Quad’

Recently it was announced BET has canceled the primetime drama The Quad after its second season — which ended on April 3, 2018. When I learned that the show would not be returning I was very disappointed not only as a fan but as a Black woman. Centered around newly-elected HBCU president Dr. Eva Fletcher, played...

Study on the Go: Making the Most of Dead Time

Life is a busy thing. Even the most put-together woman doesn't have the time to do everything she wants, so what about the rest of us? Time management is key, of course, but this can only lead us so far. Fortunately, in some areas at least, technology has advanced to such a degree that...

Siren: 1.3 Review: “Interview with a Mermaid”

We pick up Siren at the start of everyone's mornings. There is a short interlude with Ben and Maddie discussing their new amphibious friend. At first, Maddie wants to give Ryn the benefit of the doubt, positing that perhaps a bear is responsible for Donnie's fate. When Ben gently points out the ridiculousness of...

The Expanse Returns for a Third Season and is Better than Ever

The Expanse begins its third season with a solar system at war, high octane space ship chases, protomolecule experiments, and a Rocinante crew that's seen better days.  Warning: Spoilers for Season One and Two of The Expanse. I’ve been covering The Expanse for Black Girl Nerds ever since the space opera came out in 2016. When I...

The Legacy of Broken Heroes on ‘Hap and Leonard’ “Mambo #5”

"Mambo #5" is the episode that shows us how our heroes Hap and Leonard got to be so broken in body and mind. The season began with the guys coming home in a car driven by Charlie Blank (played by Douglas Griffin) and later sleeping with firearms close by. That was hard enough to...

The Librarians Rule in the ‘Magicians’ Season Three Finale

We’ve made it to the Magicians season finale. The epic quest is coming to an end and no one died. Well, Penny died sort of, but then we got another Penny. I can’t help but wonder if the other Penny is going to come back at some point. Maybe in Season 4… Finally, everyone is...

BGN News Beat: The Week’s Biggest News

What's going on in the TV world? The CW has renewed the majority of it's shows. DC series The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Black Lightning are all returning for the 2018-2019 season. Fan favorites Riverdale and Supernatural have also been renewed as have Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. It's likely that...

How the Ground-Breaking Shows of Today are Continuing on into Tomorrow

  2017 was ground-breaking. On multiple occasions, we saw beautiful, empowering and women-led shows take the world by storm. Now we’ve not forgotten about the gems of the past, from Foxfire (1996) to Mean Girls (2004), but if you compare the latter’s $129 million box office to Wonder Woman’s $822 million, you can see how these...

5 Gaming Anime Ready to Take on ‘Ready Player One’

While 'Ready Player One' may have been a nostalgic run for gamers and pop culture enthusiast, 'Ready Player One' isn't the only media to tap into virtual reality. Here are five animes ready to take on 'Ready Player One.'

Women Take the Lead When it Comes to Smartphones

Tech hasn’t always been seen as ‘female-friendly’-that was until smartphones. Studies show that women take the lead when it comes to mobile devices. When it comes to the mobile gender gap, women are paving the way. With a purchasing power worth $40 trillion worldwide women are snapping up technology. In particular, Apple products including Apple...
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