BLACK TRIBBLES: Le Anne Lindsay Joins Tribble Nation

Thursday, January 8, 2015



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 I DID IT!  First time on live radio. Of course anal me had made lots of notes, but after I got into the rhythm of things I was able to start winging it and join in the banter. Le Anne Lindsay is now officially known as BUTTERCAKE TRIBBLE.

The Black Tribbles are AWESOME! It's obvious they love each other and the show.  They made me and Diane feel very welcome and at ease.  Yup Illustrator/Draw-tographer @DianeRoka (now also known as Sketch Ninja Tribble) accompanied me to the taping, both for moral support and to draw these super cool avatars of each of the Black Tribbles.

During the show we got into: Treasured possessions; What we love to do when we're not Blogging/Tribbling (besides sex); Billy Dee Willams/Lando Calrissia; Avengers: Age of  Ultron: The Scarlet Witch, Iron Man's Hulk Busting Suit, James Spaders creepy voice of Ultron; Jupiter Ascending, The Peanuts Movie, Ant Man and more....

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Le Anne Lindsay & Diane Roka join Black Tribbles at G-Town Radio

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Black Tribbles & Guests Butter Cake Tribble and Sketch Ninja Tibble 1/15/15 Show
I'm ready for Tinsel & Tine on XM Radio!

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So excited about @BlackTribbles Ep 172 cause I'll be in the studio! Gonna turn the tables on BT and interview this crazy bunch of self proclaimed Black Geeks. We'll discuss, among other stuff, all the exciting Marvel Universe & Sci-Fi movies coming out in 2015!

Feel free to send me your questions for The Black Tribbles and I'll give you on air credit if I use the question.

We'll be broadcasting live from G-Town Radio on Thursday, January 15, 2015 TUNE IN  from 9pm - 11pm (

Not familiar with Black Tribbles? They've built up quite an audience since starting the live show in 2011. They can also be found through several podcast outlets, as well as Youtube. The group consists of Len Webb aka Bat Tribble, Erik Darden aka Master Tribble, Kennedy Allen aka Tribble Storm, Randy Green aka Super Tribble and Jason Richardson Spider Tribble. Yes, you guessed it,  their name comes from the classic Star Trek episode, “The Trouble with Tribbles”, cute, little, fuzzy alien critters who had a habit of multiplying very quickly.

“I was a little worried people would think it was a strictly 'Star Trek' show,” says Len, the show’s producer, “but I knew I didn’t want ‘geek’ or ‘nerd’ in the title. A tribble is this round furry thing that’s so cute you want to hug it, but it’s still cool.”
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So I'm looking forward to joining the Tribble Nation! I've already got my Tribble name picked out, but I'll reveal it on air.

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is about discovering what I find pleasing in screening & eating - in case you missed it, the name is a play on Tinseltown using the Tines of a Fork.

Feel free to send me info on a film or new restaurant you'd like me to highlight.

Will there ever be a cap on movie prices?

Will we one day pay $20 a pop?

Why don't we pay on a scale?

A crap movie like everything Adam Sandler has ever done should cost about $4.50.
Big action movies like"Lord of the Rings", "Iron Man," "Transformers" are worth $10.
Woody Allen movie or something like "Silver Linings Playbook" $6-$7.
A chick flick or light comedy $5.75 and most Indie Films $5.25.

You could even do it by seasons - all summer block busters from May to August - $10
Sept - November 15th $3.50 - $4
Back to $10 for Thanksgiving and Christmas etc...

Or you can do it by A Actors ($9 - $10), B Actors ($6 - $7) TV actors on the big screen ($3.50 - $4)

Surely I'm not the first person to realize this makes sense. Has it been voted on in the Motion Picture Industry and then vetoed? If so, why?

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