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Ep 38: The Messiest Week of Summer 2018

8/20/2018
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This week’s episode is literally us just talking about all mess that happened this past week from Issa vs a former co-star, to Lauryn Hill stealing songs and firing bands, to Omarosa being the same Omarosa she’s been on reality tv for 15 years, to Nicki vs the world (but especially Safaree). http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/488013450-user-773139664-dwb-ep-38-the-messiest-week-of-summer-2018.mp3 Follow… Read More Ep 38: The Messiest Week of Summer 2018

Duration:01:23:03

Ep 37: Shades of Representation

8/13/2018
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In this week’s episode we provide our review of Nicki Minaj’s fourth studio album Queen and unpack who she dissed and our favorite songs. Shannon lists her critiques about singing Nicki and the monopoly of the fake-Jamaican accent artists of Caribbean descent use. Khemani then describes his recent work trip to Philly where he had… Read More Ep 37: Shades of Representation

Duration:01:26:44

Ep 36: Be A Man

8/6/2018
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It was a slow news week but we discuss the recents stories of how a man defraud McDonalds, Duane Martin’s claim for spousal support, and the continued collusion against Colin Kaepernick. We then look at how we as a society define masculinity and how toxic masculinity hurts men too. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/481759218-user-773139664-dwb-ep-36-be-a-man.mp3 Follow Us… Read More Ep 36: Be A Man

Duration:01:19:53

Ep 35: When You’re Black and Not From America but Live in America

7/30/2018
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On this episode in our weekly roundup Shannon returns with an update, we recount the ever growing list of our problematic faves (and those that are just problematic) and their misdeeds, and we respond to the racist white nerds who targeted Anna Diop for playing Starfire in the upcoming DC Titans tv show. Our main… Read More Ep 35: When You’re Black and Not From America but Live in America

Duration:01:19:06

Ep 34: The Neverending Interracial Dating Debate

7/23/2018
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In the weekly roundup we discuss Faith Evans’ marriage to Stevie J as well as her comments about her relationship with Biggie, The New Day’s comments on Hulk Hogan’s racist comments and his return to the WWE hall of Fame, and the recent internet controversy concerning Michael B Jordan on a boat in Italy. We… Read More Ep 34: The Neverending Interracial Dating Debate

Duration:00:46:04

Ep 33: Loving Your Body

7/16/2018
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In this episode we recount the hectic week in news and Khemani tells of his recent dating woes and encounter with an internet troll. The episode then delves into the topic of body shaming and how it affects people of varying body types in different ways. Our host discuss everything from how masculinity affects body… Read More Ep 33: Loving Your Body

Duration:00:50:32

Ep 32: Buying Black

7/9/2018
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In this episode we recount the week looking at 45’s denaturalization task force and the impending trade war with China. We then move on to some light-hearted fun with our hosts listing their favorite summer songs of all time. Lastly, we end the episode by discussing supporting black businesses and the problems and benefits of… Read More Ep 32: Buying Black

Duration:01:07:23

Ep 31: The World’s On Fire

7/2/2018
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We’re back for the summer and not only is it hot outside but we’re here with all the hot news in all things relating to pop culture, politics, and the petty. In this episode we just recount all the things that happened during our hiatus ranging from trying to buying a house and rap beefs… Read More Ep 31: The World’s On Fire

Duration:00:57:09

Ep 30: Let’s Go On a Date

5/28/2018
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Happy Memorial Day! Since we’ve been coming at y’all with some heavy topics lately we decided to take it easy and discuss dating again this time focusing on our experiences going out on actual dates. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/450201177-user-773139664-dwb-ep-30-lets-go-on-a-date.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar...

Duration:01:14:10

Ep 29: Our Mental Health Matters

5/21/2018
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month and our hosts look at a few statistics concerning mental health among POC and discuss their own experience with mental health, therapy, and self care. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/447050118-user-773139664-dwb-ep-29-our-mental-health-matters.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use...

Duration:01:04:51

Ep 28: When Black Male Nerds Attack

5/13/2018
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In this episode we discuss Childish Gambino’s “This is America” and examine how it led to intense debate by so called “black male nerds” who felt black women didn’t want them in high school because they liked comics, anime, etc. which in turn drove them to only date non-black women. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/443710959-user-773139664-dwb-ep-28-when-black-male-nerds-attack.mp3 Follow Us at:… Read More Ep 28: When Black Male Nerds Attack

Duration:01:48:58

Ep 27: Our Favs are Trash

5/7/2018
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TRIGGER WARNING, CONTENT WARNING: rape, sexual assault, child molestation. This week we unpack the past two weeks looking at the #MuteRKelly, Cosby conviction, and the recent reports about Junot Diaz and how these men have harmed and abused women. We end by looking at Kanye’s latest comments on slavery and how his comments are dangerous.… Read More Ep 27: Our Favs are Trash

Duration:00:55:51

Ep 26: Ahhhhh Real 90s Nostalgia

4/30/2018
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We finally did the 90s episode reminiscing on our favorite TV shows, movies, cereals, games, etc. and how kids today don’t get to enjoy their childhood because things have changed so much. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/437267076-user-773139664-dwb-ep-26-ahhhhh-real-90s-nostalgia.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar...

Duration:01:21:14

Ep 25: 90s Nostalgia….Syke Nah

4/23/2018
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This episode was supposed to be about 90s nostalgia but we had our friend from middle school and local producer and storyteller Ray Sykes in the studio so we talked about everything from Beyoncé to J. Cole to Scandal and Ray’s career. Take a listen and tune in next week for the 90s Nostalgia episode.… Read More Ep 25: 90s Nostalgia….Syke Nah

Duration:01:19:03

Ep 24: Jersey Till I Die

4/16/2018
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We’re back from our Spring break and we unpack everything that happened in the past two weeks. This week’s episode we show our Jersey pride by delving extensively into why we stan for Jersey so hard discussing the uniqueness of Jersey Culture from our club music, to our diverse cuisine, driving and taking public transportation… Read More Ep 24: Jersey Till I Die

Duration:01:41:57

Ep 23: Swiping Right and Sliding into DMs

4/2/2018
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This week’s episode tackles the quest to find love through dating examining what dating was like in middle and high school versus as an adult. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/423589986-user-773139664-dwb-ep-23-swiping-right-and-sliding-into-dms.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the...

Duration:01:34:25

Ep 20: Black From London

3/19/2018
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In our weekly round-up we cover the controversy over Bruno Mars, DJ Envy vs the Bodega Boys, and the On The Run 2 tickets prices. For this week’s main discussion Shannon interviews Khemani about his recent trip to London for research for his PhD. We discuss everything from the legacies of slavery and colonialism to… Read More Ep 20: Black From London

Duration:00:57:19

Ep 19: Wearing Black Crowns

3/12/2018
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This is by far our longest and littest episode yet! In it we recap our week by discussing our trip to see Once on This Island on Broadway, the nor’easter, and the Patrick memes. We then delve into the politics of black hair. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/412438542-user-773139664-dwb-ep-19-wearing-black-crowns.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog:… Read More Ep 19: Wearing Black Crowns

Duration:01:28:58

Ep 18: The G Word

3/5/2018
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This week episode was recorded back in August 2017 and we have a special returning guest to discuss the intricacies of gentrification in black working class communities. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/408931197-user-773139664-dwb-ep-18-the-g-word.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the...

Duration:00:48:49

Ep 15: Why We Won’t Shut Up About Kaepernick

2/12/2018
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It’s been two football seasons since Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem to protest police brutality and the lack of conviction drawing the ire of many and the praise and support of few. Using how Kaepernick protested and was eventually blackballed by the NFL we examine how white Americans want their black athletes to… Read More Ep 15: Why We Won’t Shut Up About Kaepernick

Duration:00:55:28