119 episodes

Umbral Starcade Presents: "The Blerd Spectrum"; a podcast that explores the diverse opinions of Black nerds across various genres, platforms, and concentrations in space devoted to expanding the conversations and ideas in the Black Nerd community.

The Blerd Spectrum Umbral Starcade

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Umbral Starcade Presents: "The Blerd Spectrum"; a podcast that explores the diverse opinions of Black nerds across various genres, platforms, and concentrations in space devoted to expanding the conversations and ideas in the Black Nerd community.

    New Year, New Season

    New Year, New Season

    Join us for a dynamic end-of-year wrap-up as our panel reflects on their experiences throughout the past year. From the electrifying conventions they attended to the exhilarating world of cosplay, our panelists delve into their most memorable moments, the costumes they adorned, and the ones they envisioned but didn't quite bring to life. But the journey doesn't end there! Tune in as they discuss the exciting new opportunities on the horizon, teasing what lies ahead in the ever-evolving landsc...

    • 42 min
    Blerd BookClub: Highlighting Author - Jaurice Smiley

    Blerd BookClub: Highlighting Author - Jaurice Smiley

    We are going to end off 2023 interviewing an Author and giving a Book review that has our Blerd stamp of approval. For this final week of 2023 we read Jaurice Smiley's Tourian and The Royal Gray Box. “Tourian” which Jaurice wrote back in 2011, follows the life of Whitney Rich, our main protagonist and black girl superhero. “The Royal Gray Box” presents a captivating array of short stories, featuring fighting game tournaments, fatherhood, romance, and overcoming anxiety.You can purchase J...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Anti-Holiday Episode

    The Anti-Holiday Episode

    Join us in this special "Anti-Holiday Episode" as the podcast panel reunites for an in-person recording, bringing back the warmth of shared laughter and lively discussions. Embrace the unconventional spirit as we navigate through a unique blend of humor and insightful commentary, offering a refreshing take on the holiday season. Tune in for a dose of non-traditional festivities and the joy of reconnecting face-to-face. Welcome back to the authentic camaraderie that makes our podcast truly one...

    • 45 min
    The Panelist Profiles - MzzSkittles The Interview

    The Panelist Profiles - MzzSkittles The Interview

    The Empress of Cosplay has finally graced us with an interview! Listen in as we praise the talent known as MzzSkittles but also inquire about what makes her tick and her behind her amazing looks. We Do Not Own The Rights to the Music in the Episode!Check out the track and producer: J Cole x JID x Dreamville Type Beat | "Conceptual"Music by: Urban Nerd Beats Link: https://youtu.be/lnxtG9bST9Y?si=IFQW2dBSvF3Ss1FKIG: @theblerdspectrumFacebook: TheBlerdSpectrumPodcastYouTube...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Spooky Season: Gaslighting in Horror

    Spooky Season: Gaslighting in Horror

    In this spine-chilling episode, we delve into the sinister world of gaslighting within the realm of horror cinema. Join us as we unravel the twisted narratives, manipulative characters, and psychological horrors that haunt your favorite films. From classics to modern masterpieces, we dissect how gaslighting techniques are expertly woven into the fabric of these stories, leaving audiences questioning reality. Get ready for a deep dive into the dark corners of the mind, and discover the true ho...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Blerd Queue Review: Indie Games

    Blerd Queue Review: Indie Games

    Dive into the vibrant world of independent game development with our podcast! Join us as we discuss the creativity, innovation, and passion behind indie games. From hidden gems to groundbreaking titles, we explore the stories and insights that shape this dynamic industry. Get ready for a journey through the diverse landscape of indie gaming! We Do Not Own The Rights to the Music in the Episode!Check out the track and producer: [FREE] TYLER, THE CREATOR X OLD KANYE TYPE BEAT "...

    • 1 hr 13 min

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Thank you 🙏🏾

That last episode (March 2023) was very relatable to me ✊🏾

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