Black Batman, Black Joker

So there was some talk in the universe about a new Batman actor to replace Ben Affleck. You know, the Batman actor who replaced Christian Bale… who replaced George Clooney… who replaced Val Kilmer… who replaced Michael Keaton… who replaced Adam West… to say nothing of the marvelous Kevin Conroy and a bunch of others… Continue reading Black Batman, Black Joker

An Undetectable Blackness in Coogler’s ‘Black Panther’ (2018)

“Real G’s move in silence, like lasagna.”  My favorite line of Lil’ Wayne’s brilliant and catchy “6 Foot 7 Foot” resonates with me seven years later after seeing Marvel’s (Ryan Coogler’s) Black Panther for the second time. The fact that the “g” is silent in the word lasagna, and supposedly also “real G’s” in the… Continue reading An Undetectable Blackness in Coogler’s ‘Black Panther’ (2018)