Karama Horne (@theblerdgurl”) is a freelance culture journalist and content creator parked at the intersection of geekdom and diversity. Karama is recognized throughout genre entertainment as an authority on geekdom, inclusion and the large often ignored niche fandom of Black nerds or #blerds. The host, podcaster and content creator is the founder of theblerdgurl™ brand and is a contributing editor to SYFY Wire where she has a column devoted to indie comics. She has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, The San Francisco Chronicle and Black Enterprise and has bylines at Marvel.com, Rotten Tomatoes, NERDIST and Comics Beat.
Since the pandemic, she has switched her hosting duties to virtual and has been moderating panels and hosting livestreams on Nickelodeon, Fandango, FUNimation, Skybound, Comic Con and more. You can watch Karama livestreaming weekly on theblerdgurlLIVE on Twitch or listen to her twice weekly podcast on all things geeky and fun.