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Black nerd problems

Black nerd problems / William Evans and Omar Holmon.
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
New York, NY : Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2021.
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ix, 294 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
"The creators of the popular website Black Nerd Problems bring their witty and unflinching insight to this engaging collection of pop culture essays on everything from Mario Kart and The Wire to issues of representation and police brutality across media"-- Provided by publisher.
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Online version: Evans, William Henry, lll Black nerd problems First Gallery Books hardcover edition New York : Gallery Books, 2021.
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October 25, 2021
Intro: from the top
Re-definition: nerd isn't a person, it's a spectrum
It's time we stop pretending that Simba wasn't garbage in The lion king
Raising the Avatar: no one woman of color should have all them haters
You can't win when escapism won't let you escape
Into the Spider-verse got three moments better than the best moment of your favorite comic book movie not named Into the Spider-verse
I hate it here: Food wars would be the most annoying anime to live in
Y'all gotta chill with the slander and let Batman cook
What happens to a new fictional Black character deferred?
Two dope boys and a comic book: the superhero fade heard round the multiverse
My theory on how Black folks' Black card actually works
Top five dead or alive: Tai Lung (Kung fu panda)
Green Lantern comics have low-key been tackling police accountability for a minute
The 2000s and 2010s golden era of TV gave us a lot of great television and made me so damn tired
Craig of the creek: when we see us
The Disney two-step
Y'all mind if I wyl out over Black love and POC love real quick?
Whenever I watch Underworld, I feel like Kate Beckinsale wants to break up with me
An open letter to Gohan: you gonna stop being trash anytime soon or nah?
The want to protect Taraji's Proud Mary, critiquing the choir, and how we judge Black art
For dark girls who never get asked to play Storm
How my Black ass would survive every horror movie
Jordan Peele should get his flowers while he's here
Top five dead or alive: Red Hood in the DC animated universe
If my Black ass was enrolled in the X-men's school, Charles Xavier would have been fed up
Go on: an evergreen comedic series that helped me navigate loss
The sobering reality of actual Black nerd problems
Bury the Stringer Bell but let Idris live
An open letter to the Starks: y'all should've taken better care of your direwolves
Haikyuu!! roughly translated means "Ball is life"
I read Mark Millar's Jupiter's legacy and I saw the father I am and the father I hope I never have to be
Hajime no ippo is just a manga about boxing but I'm over here crying my guts out
Do you have a moment to talk about our lord and savior Aloy from Horizon zero dawn?
Two dope boys and movin' weight with Pusha T's Daytona
Killing floor: navigating real-world gun violence as a hardcore gamer
Hamilton and the case of historical fanfics
Graduating to the grown folks' table: I finally learned how to play spades
Two dope boys and an
oh my god, the Flash got fucked up!
Black nerd crush blues: Myra Monkhouse deserved way better
The push and pull of watching Mad men while Black
Mario kart reveals who you truly are
Top five dead or alive: Monica Rambeau (Marvel comics)
On hope, escapism, and attrition discussed between Black men
Two dope boys and a comic book: House of X
Blade II still has the most disrespectful superhero fades my Black ass has ever seen
Chadwick Boseman's Wakanda salute is canon in the history of Black language
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