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Getting Ignorant With It

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Started in 2019, “Getting Ignorant With It” was born from the perceived differences between its hosts, comedienne Shonda Nicole and critic Amari Allah. However, through conversations about the latest in movies, television, and pop culture, as well as topics such as family, trauma, and life, there was understanding, empathy, and commonality discovered. But, often, it’s just a slew of inappropriate jokes, anecdotes, and our hosts being/getting ignorant. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Started in 2019, “Getting Ignorant With It” was born from the perceived differences between its hosts, comedienne Shonda Nicole and critic Amari Allah. However, through conversations about the latest in movies, television, and pop culture, as well as topics such as family, trauma, and life, there was understanding, empathy, and commonality discovered. But, often, it’s just a slew of inappropriate jokes, anecdotes, and our hosts being/getting ignorant. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Started in 2019, “Getting Ignorant With It” was born from the perceived differences between its hosts, comedienne Shonda Nicole and critic Amari Allah. However, through conversations about the latest in movies, television, and pop culture, as well as topics such as family, trauma, and life, there was understanding, empathy, and commonality discovered. But, often, it’s just a slew of inappropriate jokes, anecdotes, and our hosts being/getting ignorant. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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English


Episodes

Episode 24: Doing The Most To Get The Least

1/21/2021
This episode covers the season finale and part 1 of the Ready To Love reunion, as well as Bling Empire, Call Me Kat, and some commentary on the show Girlfriends. We also express our thoughts on Amazon's One Night In Miami, which Shonda has strong feelings about, and Nate Parker's American skin. Oh, and someone tried to extort Amari. So, 2020 was a catfish and now an extortionist - welcome to dating online and through apps. Check out more from Shonda Nicole at ShondaNicole.com as well as...

Duration:02:42:53

Episode 23: We Live Different

1/6/2021
In episode 23, we Netflix's latest show "Bridgerton," and cover OWN's newest reality show, "Belles of Jackson," alongside "Ready To Love." Also, we go into the film "Soul" and talk more about the Clubhouse experience, as Shonda deals with the highs and lows of her kids. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:02:33:30

Episode 22 (Part 3): If You Don't Have Conditions, You Don't Have Standards

12/31/2020
In the 2020 season finale, it is a time of reflection over what's next in life. Not in the form of New Year's Resolutions, but more so where we are now and what's keeping us from getting to be where we want. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:11:48

Episode 22 (Part 2): Addressing The Elephant In The Room

12/29/2020
In part 2 of 3, Shonda sheds some thug tears over seeing and reconciling with old friends. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:36

Episode 22 (Part 1): Not A Project But A Restoration

12/23/2020
In the first of a three-part year-end finale, it was nearly 4 hours when done, Shona and Amari talk Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Amari's latest dating conundrum, and just moving with intention. Part 2 will be released 12/29 and Part 3 on 12/31 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:49:56

Episode 21: It's Very Easy To Break The Mirror Compared To Looking At It

12/12/2020
Getting Ignorant With It Follow Shonda Nicole Follow Amari Allah See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:36:17

Episode 21: It's Very Easy To Break The Mirror Compared To Looking At It

12/9/2020
Getting Ignorant With It Follow Shonda Nicole Follow Amari Allah See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:37:59

Episode 20: You Can Find Me On OnlyFans

11/23/2020
After taking a few months off, Amari and Shonda are back and alongside talking about what has happened in TV and pop culture, they speak upon boundaries, capacities as people, therapy and so much more. - To watch the film mentioned at the end of the episode, "Thirsty" click the link below. https://vimeo.com/453097600 - *Excuse the audio, it has been a while. - Website: canwegetignorant.com/ E-Mail: GettingIgnorantWithIt@wherever-i-look.com - Follow Shonda Nicole Website:...

Duration:01:25:25

Episode 19: Not Content But Excited

8/19/2020
After a bit of a break to experience and deal with life, Shonda and Amari are back and after catching up, there are conversations about weed etiquette, Shonda's new house, and what they've been watching.Website: canwegetignorant.com/E-Mail: GettingIgnorantWithIt@wherever-i-look.comFollow Shonda NicoleWebsite: www.shondanicole.com/Twitter: twitter.com/shondanicole1Instagram: www.instagram.com/shondanicole1/Facebook: www.facebook.com/Shonda.Nicole1Follow Amari AllahWebsite:...

Duration:02:30:35

Episode 18: I Just Want to be Mentally There Before I Physically Start

7/19/2020
In the latest episode, we venture into other people's business by giving our opinion on Jada Pinkett-Smith and her entanglements, speak on the latest episode of The Chi, and give a season review for "I May Destroy You." Alongside that, Shonda talks about a big move coming in her life, and Amari might be visiting family!Website: https://canwegetignorant.com/E-Mail: GettingIgnorantWithIt@wherever-i-look.comFollow Shonda NicoleWebsite: https://www.shondanicole.com/Twitter:...

Duration:03:02:19

Episode 17: Then God Snatched Their Hairline

6/30/2020
We jump right into the Insecure's season finale, and venture off into Eric Andre's "Legalize Everything" and talk about Shonda's other podcast "F*ck It I'm A Mom." Which triggers conversations about family, fatherhood, and touching upon the Netflix documentary "Disclosure."E-Mail: GettingIgnorantWithIt@wherever-i-look.comGetting Ignorant With It Website: https://canwegetignorant.com/Follow Shonda NicoleWebsite: https://www.shondanicole.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/shondanicole1Instagram:...

Duration:01:46:03

Episode 16: Light Skinned Tendencies

6/14/2020
In this episode, we talk about Justice Smith and Nicholas Ashe coming out, the new series by Michaela Coel, "I May Destroy You," Insecure, Yvonne Orji's "Momma, I Made It!" Dave Chappelle's latest special, "The High Note," starring Tracee Ellis Ross, "Body Cam" starring Mary J. Blige, and Shonda talks about how her son, in trying to be cool, may act quiet, sometimes, but he shows who raises him when called for it.Bad Good ClothingWebsite: https://badgoodclothing17.com/IG:...

Duration:01:33:47

Episode 15: Who Ordered The Catfish?

6/1/2020
Shonda makes an announcement about something that she has been working on for years, Amari goes over being cat fished, and Issa Rae is rained with love over the latest episodes of Insecure and The Lovebirds.Getting Ignorant With It Website: https://canwegetignorant.com/YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKhSliZdWpAxVVLDZaqRnswFollow Shonda NicoleWebsite: https://www.shondanicole.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/shondanicole1Instagram:...

Duration:01:32:32

Episode 14: I'm Not Sorry

5/18/2020
While the coronavirus keeps us separate, our opinions of Molly from Insecure might be what really is keeping us apart. Though, with a story about a disgruntled Susan, bonding over "Scoob!" and our usual discussions that go way off track, we get on the same page - eventually.Getting Ignorant With It Website: https://canwegetignorant.com/Follow Shonda NicoleWebsite: https://www.shondanicole.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/shondanicole1Instagram:...

Duration:02:18:22

Episode 13: If You Going To Throw A Joke, You Better Be Ready To Catch One

5/6/2020
As the Coronavirus rages on and lockdown still holds, Shonda is getting antsy, AJ is coming for Amari, and all that can keep people calm is their usual dose of entertainment and conversation. This episode covers the latest episodes of Insecure, the premiere of Betty, and we also talk about the Netflix films Dangerous Lies and The Half Of It.As for our "Getting In-Depth With It" topic? Well, it is topics this episode with us focusing on self-deprecation vs. being honest with yourself, wanting...

Duration:01:27:45

Episode 12: The Way My Petty Is Setup

4/20/2020
Still in quarantine, increasingly becoming agitated, but what makes for a better reason to check out some classics, like "Paid in Full," talk about Kenya Barris' "#BlackAF," "Insecure" and catch up? Also, apparently Amari must have lost his melanin since he has become Shonda's "white friend."Getting Ignorant With It Website: https://canwegetignorant.com/Follow Shonda NicoleWebsite: https://www.shondanicole.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/shondanicole1Instagram:...

Duration:01:59:26

Episode 11: Been To Any Good Quarantine Parties?

4/7/2020
Coming at you remotely, another episode which goes into how our hosts are handling being quarantined during the 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, their take on the court of public opinion (and Cancel Culture) as well as the latest in TV and movies.Getting Ignorant With It Website: https://canwegetignorant.com/Follow Shonda NicoleWebsite: https://www.shondanicole.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/shondanicole1Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shondanicole1/Facebook:...

Duration:02:07:32

Episode 10: Coronavirus Hoe

3/17/2020
As we dive into shows like "Love Is Blind," "Cherish The Day," and talk about movies such as "I Still Believe," it is only right for this episode's "Getting In Depth With It" topic to deal with dating. Which, with him using the apps, led to Amari encountering a sex worker.But, outside of that, we also talk about things going on within New Jersey, a separation between your work life and personal life, and Shonda gives you a few stories to help you understand more where she is coming from....

Duration:02:03:03

Episode 9: Catch Me While You Can

2/27/2020
Alongside recapping some of your favorite shows, like "The Good Doctor" and talking about the latest to premiere, like OWN's "Cherish The Day" and ABC's "For Life," Shonda talks about her first time getting on stage and doing stand up! Which you can see a clip of, at her website: ShondaNicole.comAlso, we talk about "The Photograph," "Parasite," "To All The Boys P.S. I Still Love You," and we catch up, as usual.Getting Ignorant With It Website: https://canwegetignorant.com/Follow Shonda...

Duration:03:16:41

Episode 8: You Got Me Feeling Emotions

2/6/2020
With it being a while since we talked, we have to catch up on more than the usual things. Such as feelings on the coronavirus and a recent therapy session. However, from there we talk about The Good Doctor, movies like Troop Zero, Jezebel, and of course Bad Boys For Life and Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace.But then, in "Getting In-Depth With It," things get deep as we talk about self-love. Which is the bulk of the episode, so we hope you enjoy and thank you for listening!Getting Ignorant...

Duration:03:00:05