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BNC Presents

BNC Presents

By Black Nerds Create
BNC Presents is a Limited Podcast Series where some combination of the BNC collective will nerd out and critically discuss a piece of work, our favorite media, or a fandom we love. In our current series, Tolkien Black Girls, Bayana, Connie, and Delia deep dive into The Lord of the Rings! This series was originally posted to BNC’s Patreon in 2020. Tune in for discussions around worldbuilding, adaptations, important themes, and general nerding out!
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Tolkien Black Girls E7: Fellowshipping with the Homies
In this episode we discuss: Gandalf the Grey & the White Bilbo Baggins Frodo Baggins Samwise Gamgee Meriadoc Brandybuck (Merry) Peregrin Took (Pippin) Saruman & his nail tech, Grima Wormtongue Aragorn Boromir Legolas Gimli Elves - Arwen, Elrond, Galadriel & her hairdresser Gollum/Smeagol Treebeard Rohan - Theoden, Eomer, Eowyn Gondor - Faramir, Denethor Sauron/The Ring Tolkien Black Girls is brought to you by Black Nerds Create, a collective providing content through the lens of critical and creative fandom. www.blacknerdscreate.com Twitter: @blknerdscreate, @yanawroteit, @deliaistyping, @ConStar24 Instagram: @blacknerdscreate SUPPORT: Become a BNC Baddie Tip Us on Patreon Tip Us on Cash App Treat Yourself PRODUCTION: Hosts: Bayana Davis, Delia Gallegos, Constance Gibbs Editors: Donnalie Jamnah, Bayana Davis Intro/Outro Music: Basi Midroll Music: Andreas Zoeller Graphics: Delia Gallegos Socials: Nicole Hill BNC Presents: Tolkien Black Girls is the first of our Limited Podcast Series where some combination of the BNC team nerd out and critically discuss a piece of work. For this series, join Bayana, Connie, and Delia as we discuss The Lord of the Rings! We'll discuss worldbuilding, adaptations, important themes, and generally nerding out. Episodes drop on Thursdays.
01:29:50
August 11, 2022
Tolkien Black Girls E6: Maiar, Orcs, and Men, Oh My!
In this episode we discuss: “Good” vs. “Bad” races Ainur - Valar & Maiar Elves Dwarves Men Hobbits Orcs/goblins Dragons Uruk-hai Trolls Spiders, Wargs Dunlendings, Corsairs of Umbar, Haradrim, Easterlings Tolkien Black Girls is brought to you by Black Nerds Create, a collective providing content through the lens of critical and creative fandom. www.blacknerdscreate.com Twitter: @blknerdscreate, @yanawroteit, @deliaistyping, @ConStar24 Instagram: @blacknerdscreate SUPPORT: Become a BNC Baddie Tip Us on Patreon Tip Us on Cash App Treat Yourself PRODUCTION: Hosts: Bayana Davis, Delia Gallegos, Constance Gibbs Editors: Donnalie Jamnah, Bayana Davis Intro/Outro Music: Basi Midroll Music: Andreas Zoeller Graphics: Delia Gallegos Socials: Nicole Hill BNC Presents: Tolkien Black Girls is the first of our Limited Podcast Series where some combination of the BNC team nerd out and critically discuss a piece of work. For this series, join Bayana, Connie, and Delia as we discuss The Lord of the Rings! We'll discuss worldbuilding, adaptations, important themes, and generally nerding out. Episodes drop on Thursdays.
01:09:49
August 04, 2022
Tolkien Black Girls E5: History Became Legend and Legend Became Myth
In this episode we discuss: Eru Ilúvatar and the Ainulindalë Ainur - Valar & Maiar DJ Melkor Arda The Children of Ilúvatar - Elves and Men The War of Wrath Sauron and the Ring Tom Bombadil Tolkien Black Girls is brought to you by Black Nerds Create, a collective providing content through the lens of critical and creative fandom. www.blacknerdscreate.com Twitter: @blknerdscreate, @yanawroteit, @deliaistyping, @ConStar24 Instagram: @blacknerdscreate SUPPORT: Become a BNC Baddie Tip Us on Patreon Tip Us on Cash App Treat Yourself PRODUCTION: Hosts: Bayana Davis, Delia Gallegos, Constance Gibbs Editors: Donnalie Jamnah, Bayana Davis Intro/Outro Music: Basi Midroll Music: Andreas Zoeller Graphics: Delia Gallegos Socials: Nicole Hill BNC Presents: Tolkien Black Girls is the first of our Limited Podcast Series where some combination of the BNC team nerd out and critically discuss a piece of work. For this series, join Bayana, Connie, and Delia as we discuss The Lord of the Rings! We'll discuss worldbuilding, adaptations, important themes, and generally nerding out. Episodes drop on Thursdays.
01:17:58
July 28, 2022
Tolkien Black Girls E4: Ruff Ryders of Rohan
In this episode we discuss: WWI & WWII, Tolkien’s own life and parallels Tolkien as a war-novelist Christopher Lee War Story Frodo post-war PTSD Good vs. evil War in the books vs. the movies Tolkien Black Girls is brought to you by Black Nerds Create, a collective providing content through the lens of critical and creative fandom. www.blacknerdscreate.com Twitter: @blknerdscreate, @yanawroteit, @deliaistyping, @ConStar24 Instagram: @blacknerdscreate SUPPORT: Become a BNC Baddie Tip Us on Patreon Tip Us on Cash App Treat Yourself PRODUCTION: Hosts: Bayana Davis, Delia Gallegos, Constance Gibbs Editors: Donnalie Jamnah, Bayana Davis Intro/Outro Music: Basi Midroll Music: Andreas Zoeller Graphics: Delia Gallegos Socials: Nicole Hill BNC Presents: Tolkien Black Girls is the first of our Limited Podcast Series where some combination of the BNC team nerd out and critically discuss a piece of work. For this series, join Bayana, Connie, and Delia as we discuss The Lord of the Rings! We'll discuss worldbuilding, adaptations, important themes, and generally nerding out. Episodes drop on Thursdays.
56:58
July 21, 2022
Tolkien Black Girls E3: Sorry to this Bombadil
In this episode we discuss: Progression of tone in the Peter Jackson trilogy & HOW it tells the story Editing Characters adjustments & adaptations Tolkien Black Girls is brought to you by Black Nerds Create, a collective providing content through the lens of critical and creative fandom. www.blacknerdscreate.com Twitter: @blknerdscreate, @yanawroteit, @deliaistyping, @ConStar24 Instagram: @blacknerdscreate SUPPORT: Become a BNC Baddie Tip Us on Patreon Tip Us on Cash App Treat Yourself PRODUCTION: Hosts: Bayana Davis, Delia Gallegos, Constance Gibbs Editors: Donnalie Jamnah, Bayana Davis Intro/Outro Music: Basi Midroll Music: Andreas Zoeller Graphics: Delia Gallegos Socials: Nicole Hill BNC Presents: Tolkien Black Girls is the first of our Limited Podcast Series where some combination of the BNC team nerd out and critically discuss a piece of work. For this series, join Bayana, Connie, and Delia as we discuss The Lord of the Rings! We'll discuss worldbuilding, adaptations, important themes, and generally nerding out. Episodes drop on Thursdays.
01:23:43
July 14, 2022
Tolkien Black Girls E2: Girls Love it When You Throw Down Your Enemy and Smote Their Ruin Upon the Mountainside
In this episode we discuss: Our favorite scenes New takeaways from our rewatch Worldbuilding Our favorite characters Our favorite quotes Tolkien Black Girls is brought to you by Black Nerds Create, a collective providing content through the lens of critical and creative fandom. www.blacknerdscreate.com Twitter: @blknerdscreate, @yanawroteit, @deliaistyping, @ConStar24 Instagram: @blacknerdscreate SUPPORT: Become a BNC Baddie Tip Us on Patreon Tip Us on Cash App Treat Yourself PRODUCTION: Hosts: Bayana Davis, Delia Gallegos, Constance Gibbs Editors: Donnalie Jamnah, Bayana Davis Intro/Outro Music: Basi Midroll Music: Andreas Zoeller Graphics: Delia Gallegos Socials: Nicole Hill BNC Presents: Tolkien Black Girls is the first of our Limited Podcast Series where some combination of the BNC team nerd out and critically discuss a piece of work. For this series, join Bayana, Connie, and Delia as we discuss The Lord of the Rings! We'll discuss worldbuilding, adaptations, important themes, and generally nerding out. Episodes drop on Thursdays.
01:06:52
July 07, 2022
Tolkien Black Girls E1: We’re Going on an Adventure! - Our Humble Beginnings
In this episode we discuss: How were we introduced to Lord of the Rings? Why do we love Lord of the Rings? Thoughts on the books? Favorite of the trilogy? Tolkien Black Girls is brought to you by Black Nerds Create, a collective providing content through the lens of critical and creative fandom. www.blacknerdscreate.com Twitter: @blknerdscreate, @yanawroteit, @deliaistyping, @ConStar24 Instagram: @blacknerdscreate SUPPORT: Become a BNC Baddie Tip Us on Patreon Tip Us on Cash App Treat Yourself PRODUCTION: Hosts: Bayana Davis, Delia Gallegos, Constance Gibbs Editors: Donnalie Jamnah, Bayana Davis Intro/Outro Music: Basi Midroll Music: Andreas Zoeller Graphics: Delia Gallegos Socials: Nicole Hill BNC Presents: Tolkien Black Girls is the first of our Limited Podcast Series where some combination of the BNC team nerd out and critically discuss a piece of work. For this series, join Bayana, Connie, and Delia as we discuss The Lord of the Rings! We'll discuss worldbuilding, adaptations, important themes, and generally nerding out. Episodes drop on Thursdays.
01:08:07
June 30, 2022
#Stories4Sinnoh E4: Searching Far and Wide
BNC Presents: #Stories4Sinnoh is a limited Pokémon Podcast Series where three Black folks from the Black Nerds Create collective discuss their Pokémon fandom, their excitement for Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and their initial reactions to the game after release. Join DJ, Porshèa, and Nicole on their journey to Hisui. In this episode of Stories for Sinnoh, Niq and DJ are joined by Connie from the Black Nerds Create team to discuss how we're feeling about Legends: Arceus after a few weeks. Hear our thoughts on what we love about the game, what we'd like to see change, and what we hope the Poké franchise does in future. If you enjoy the episode, please share with your people and let us know your thoughts using the hashtags #BNCPresents and #Stories4Sinnoh on social media! Music for this episode is from Andreas Zoeller's Pokémon & Chill EP
53:48
February 24, 2022
#Stories4Sinnoh E3: We Will Travel Across The Land
BNC Presents: #Stories4Sinnoh is a limited Pokémon Podcast Series where three Black folks from the Black Nerds Create collective discuss their Pokémon fandom, their excitement for Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and their initial reactions to the game after release. Join DJ, Porshèa, and Nicole on their journey to Hisui. In this episode of Stories for Sinnoh, Niq and Porshèa are joined by Darren and Mike from ThunderPals to discuss the new game, Pokemon Legends: Arceus! Hear our thoughts on the new open-world gameplay, the story, and our overall first impressions of the game. If you enjoy the episode, please share with your people and let us know your thoughts using the hashtags #BNCPresents and #Stories4Sinnoh on social media! Music for this episode is from Andreas Zoeller's Pokémon & Chill EP
01:29:29
February 10, 2022
#Stories4Sinnoh E2: To Train Them is Our Cause
BNC Presents: #Stories4Sinnoh is a limited Pokémon Podcast Series where three Black folks from the Black Nerds Create collective discuss their Pokémon fandom, their excitement for Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and their initial reactions to the game after release. Join DJ, Porshèa, and Nicole on their journey to Hisui. In this episode, we discuss our favorite Pokémon regions, favorite partners and teams, and what we love (and love to hate) about Pokémon. If you enjoy the episode, please share with your people and let us know your thoughts using the hashtags #BNCPresents and #Stories4Sinnoh on social media! Music for this episode is from Andreas Zoeller's Pokémon & Chill EP
46:28
January 27, 2022
#Stories4Sinnoh E1: To Catch Them Is Our Real Quest
BNC Presents: #Stories4Sinnoh is a limited Pokémon Podcast Series where three Black folks from the Black Nerds Create collective discuss their Pokémon fandom, their excitement for Pokémon Legends: Arceus, and their initial reactions to the game after release. Join DJ, Porshèa, and Nicole on their journey to Hisui.  In this episode, we discuss our introduction to Pokémon and share our favorite games, favorite starters, and the ways we play today. If you enjoy the episode, please share with your people and let us know your thoughts using the hashtags #BNCPresents and #Stories4Sinnoh on social media!  Music for this episode is from Andreas Zoeller's Pokémon & Chill EP
51:16
January 13, 2022