News From Our Sister Site: Komplicated, September 30-October 7 [In Case You Missed It ...]


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WHAT IS KOMPLICATED? [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 September 30-October 7, 2011 include (but are not limited to) ... DC Nude 52

  • Webcast: It's Komplicated (October 3, 2011)
    Centering around a discussion of the digital identity crisis for people of color in cyberspace, we took a look at "DC Nude 52," bid farewell to Sylvia Robinson, show video of 1,000 geeks having a lightsaber battle in New York City, break down Amazon's Kindle Fire, discuss NASA's plan for a "solar sail," and much more.
  • Blackwatch (October 2, 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.
  • Anedge hirak Steve Jobs Respect: Steve Jobs, 1955-2011 (October 5, 2011)
    A special report from the aforementioned senior music correspondent A. Darryl Moton, looking at the legacy of the technological visionary.
  • #musicmonday: serenity now (October 3, 2011)
    Free music from Amara, 50 Cent, Nneka, 9th Wonder, Daddy Yankee, Gucci Mane, Kidz in the Hall, Webstar, Jim Jones, Papoose, Styles P, Miguel, Bruno Mars, Robin Thicke, Anthony Hamilton, Saigon, Demi Lovato, Florence + The Machine, Leann Rimes, Blink 182, Jay-Z, Warren Zevon, Switchfoot, Kurupt, Wale, Monica, Bow Wow, Dr. Dre, Doc Hollywood, Ras Kass, Kenichiro Nishihara, Trey Songz, Busta Rhymes, Musiq Soulchild and so many more it'd make your head hurt.
  • #musicmonday Commentary Track (October 4, 2011)
    Senior hip hop correspondent Rox Fontaine offers weekly recommendations on which of the week's free downloads you must have for your collection.
  • DJ Jedi's Spin City DJ Jedi's Spin City (October 3, 2011)
    The world-famous turntablist from Digable Planets and Green offers up five musical recommendations to illuminate your life.
  • The Perfect Chord from @darrylzero (October 3, 2011)
    A weekly example of musical archaeology, looking at amazing albums that may have slipped past your DRADIS, delivered from Portland, Oregon by our senior music correspondent. This time, metal madness from Dälek.
  • Comics: Jamal Ingle Draws The New Ray (October 4, 2011)
    An illuminating look at the new series from DC Comics.
  • Gadgets: iPhone 4S Leads New Product Announcements From Apple (October 5, 2011)
    A day before their co-founder passed, new CEO Tim Cook announced a faster, meaner flagship product as well as other digital marvels from the world's most valuable tech company, and we have the down and dirty details.
  • Comics: Voltron Returns in December (October 5, 2011)
    The lions make a comeback from Dynamite Comics, and we take a first look at the Alex Ross cover.
  • Ww4-bongvssonar#whodwin Wednesday (October 5, 2011)
    Every week, fans congregate on Komplicated's Facebook page to debate whether, say, Nightwing could beat the Winter Soldier, or whether or not Sonar could take down Doctor Bong. The results are collected every Wednesday afternoon and posted on the site.
  • Comics: The Commentary Track for the Buy Pile (October 6, 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 (October 9, 2011 at 9PM)
    Special in-studio guest Craig Sherman of At Home With Technology will be on hand to help eulogize Jobs and break down all the Apple product announcements in detail, plus the regular culture commentary, tech tidbits and shenanigans you've come to expect.

Did we mention syndicated web comics every weekday? #thenewblack ...

Before we go, we'd like to give our condolences to the families of Derrick Bell and Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth on their loss, while wishing a special happy birthday to Charlene Williams of Milwaukee, WI.

Komplicated updates at least three times per day, every day and appears weekly on the web radio show Sunday Morning Live.



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