In which I wish I could have Monica Rambeau’s fearlessness when it comes to Black women characters in sci-fi, but I’ve been burned twice before.
For the last Hard NOC Life of 2018, Keith is joined by actor, writer, filmmaker, and professional nerd Jon Lee Brody to recap the year in superheroes in film and television.
Welcome to a new era of Hard NOC Life! Starting with this episode, Shawn Taylor joins as the permanent co-host alongside Keith Chow as they break down the week that was in nerd pop culture.
Episode 115: “Bathing in Fanboy Tears”
Ever since Kelly Marie Tran was bullied off of social media by Star Wars fanboys, an age-old debate in nerd circles has reemerged: Why is fandom so broken?
Coming off the heels of wrapping the second season of Atlanta on FX and a successful stint hosting SNL — as well as being the musical guest — he captivated the internet with the release of the music video “This is America.” Now, he’s currently portraying a young Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story before going on to voice Simba in the live action Lion King adaptation for Disney. It may be safe to say that 2018 is shaping up to be the year of Donald Glover.
Donald Glover has won numerous awards and praise for his portrayal in NBC’s Community, FX’s Atlanta, and as rapper Childish Gambino, but his biggest dream is finally coming true in this month’s Solo: A Star Wars Story.
Joonas Suotamo is living his best life.
In the past three years, Suotamo has gotten engaged, become a father, and starred in two Star Wars film. In two weeks, Suotamo will add another Star Wars credit to his name with Solo: A Star Wars Story.