News From Our Sister Site: Komplicated [In Case You Missed It ...]

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Geekweek is the cornerstone of a network of websites providing content from a multiplicity of perspectives and serving a plethora of audiences.  We're going to provide you with a quick summary of the highlights from one of our sister sites. Here's the latest from Komplicated.com ...


WHAT IS KOMPLICATED?
Komplicated.com [Twitter/Facebook]is a site aimed at taking stock of the Black geek perspective, "doing it for the block and the blogosphere," covering areas of music, technology, culture and escapism. Top stories for the week of August 21-August 28, 2011 include (but are not limited to) ...

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  • Webcast: It's Komplicated (September 4th, 2011)
    Centering around a discussion of real-life superheroes by The Third Best Panel in Pop Culture, the webcast looked at George Lucas' "alteration" to Return of the Jedi (with video), the trailer for the new Static Shock series and more tech news and places to find Black people in media than you can shake a memory stick at.
  • Blackwatch (September 4, 2011)
    Every week, senior media correspondent Vince Moore collects every instance he can find of Black people in media -- movies, comics, books, blogs, et cetera.
  • #musicmonday: no days off of the grind (September 5, 2011)
    You thought a holiday would stop the free downloads? Nuh uh. New Anthony Hamilton, Cassie, The-Dream, Little Dragon, J. Cole, Jay-Z, Beastie Boys, Cobra Starship, Gary Numan, Jason Derulo, Phonte, 9th Wonder ... It's huge. Get your free MP3s now!
  • #whodwin Wednesday (September 7, 2011)
  • Every week, fans congregate on Komplicated's Facebook page to debate whether, say, KITT from Knight Rider could beat the TV Batmobile, or whether or not Prometheus could take down Taskmaster. The results are collected every Wednesday afternoon and posted on the site.
  • Comics: The Commentary Track for the Buy Pile (September 8, 2011)
    Our editor-in-chief Hannibal Tabu has a weekly reviews column at Comic Book Resources.  He then takes a look behind the reviews on our site.
  • Webcast: It's Komplicated (September 11, 2011 at 9PM)
    Crime writer Gary Phillips headlines an all-new webcast with tech tidbits and a close look at a deleted scene from Empire Strikes Back.

Also, listen for Komplicated editor-in-chief Hannibal Tabu on the web radio show Sunday Morning Live with Isidra Person-Lynn.

Komplicated updates at least three times per day, every day.

[Source: Komplicated.com]

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