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Sunday Sips: Talks About the Culture with Kala and Desi

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In this podcast, two friends have real talks about their life experience, based on their many intersectionalities, and how much wine (or liquor) they decided to pour. In the prime of their lives, both females bonded early on as two single women leading and living their best lives, while mastering loving their imperfections. With talks about dating, hair, music, home-ownership, beauty, society, and so much more; sit back with your favorite cocktail and join us as we sip, chat, and laugh. **Be sure to stay connected with Sunday Sips the following ways:-Instagram: @SundaySips_--Facebook: @SipWithKalaAndDesi--Email:SundaySips@yahoo.com-

In this podcast, two friends have real talks about their life experience, based on their many intersectionalities, and how much wine (or liquor) they decided to pour. In the prime of their lives, both females bonded early on as two single women leading and living their best lives, while mastering loving their imperfections. With talks about dating, hair, music, home-ownership, beauty, society, and so much more; sit back with your favorite cocktail and join us as we sip, chat, and laugh. **Be sure to stay connected with Sunday Sips the following ways:-Instagram: @SundaySips_--Facebook: @SipWithKalaAndDesi--Email:SundaySips@yahoo.com-

Location:

United States

Description:

In this podcast, two friends have real talks about their life experience, based on their many intersectionalities, and how much wine (or liquor) they decided to pour. In the prime of their lives, both females bonded early on as two single women leading and living their best lives, while mastering loving their imperfections. With talks about dating, hair, music, home-ownership, beauty, society, and so much more; sit back with your favorite cocktail and join us as we sip, chat, and laugh. **Be sure to stay connected with Sunday Sips the following ways:-Instagram: @SundaySips_--Facebook: @SipWithKalaAndDesi--Email:SundaySips@yahoo.com-

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Black Music? Or Music that is Black?

2/6/2021
To truly learn the roots of the banjo, one must travel to AFRICA! Imagine that; a musical instrument many think of having bluegrass country roots has origins in the mother land. Or how about this one; the 'King' of Rock 'n Roll is actually a 'QUEEN' by the name of Rosetta Thorp, who credits her inspiration to Rock 'n Roll as being gospel music. The truth is, the further you dig into the beginnings of music as we know it, the blacker the roots get. Our apologies if we come off radical, but in...

Duration:00:39:09

Season Two Trailer

1/30/2021
Catch up with Kala and Desi on what they've been preoccupying themselves with over the break. Also, find out what you can expect for season two of Sunday Sips.

Duration:00:06:57

2020 Time Capsule

11/14/2020
Who remembers the time capsules we used to make in elementary school? A box of some sort decorated with fillings of what you will want to remember in the future. Well, in 2020 it may feel hard to think 'what would fill a capsule with to describe this insane year?' Listen to the finale of season 1 while Kala and Desi talk through just this. Between the mix of topics, and the wine of choice hitting early, there is never a dull moment in Episode 21: 2020 Time Capsule.

Duration:00:52:25

Gender Norms

11/7/2020
After a crazy week with the 2020 election, we are so thankful to see our first female vice president! And with this comes a question. Why has it taken so long for a woman to be the vice president of the United States? Why have we yet to see a woman the leader of the free world? And while on the topic, let’s think of other roles, careers, and milestones women are just now able to reach. In episode 20 of Sunday Sips, Kala and Desi talk about this exactly. Gender norms: The expectations put on...

Duration:00:55:30

Consumerism

10/24/2020
When America's in crisis, we the people need to shop! Shop, spend, open a line of credit, make payments, invest, take your money and put it in the market! According to the US government, that is exactly what you should do. In episode 19 of Sunday Sips, Kala and Desi talk about how consumerism is not only what is keeping America afloat, but how to use this knowledge to our advantage.

Duration:00:39:05

Relationship Goals

10/3/2020
We're talking cuffing season with Crown Apple in Episode 18! With fall weather quickly approaching, relationships seemed like an on-time topic. After talking about the debacle that was the Presidential Debate, Kala and Desi open on their views of relationships from their past and now. Listen in as both women talk through what are ideal: Relationship Goals.

Duration:00:34:18

Drug Culture

9/26/2020
Lord have mercy this was a week... With the main topic being drug culture, this seems to be amplified in a country that is so divided. In case you haven’t heard the news talks through two major events in the past week and how a country in crisis often relies on medication of some sort. Kala and Desi discuss how medication began as a coping mechanism and how now it is out of hand as an epidemic in our country. With a history of drugs in America, along with how their long-term side effects are...

Duration:00:35:42

Mental Health

9/19/2020
In episode 16, Kala and Desi release a signature drink as they talk through the crazy happenings of our country. Desi damn near had a break down when she realizes the state of our country before the topic of the week is introduced: Mental Health. Kala gives inspirations to all talking through ‘mental health is on a continuum’. As Desi talks about how the history of psychiatry and ‘insanity’ deters people from getting help, Kala discusses the importance of strengthening mental health,...

Duration:00:33:25

True Crime and Red Wine

9/12/2020
What draws people to True Crime TV? How have stories of violence become one of America's largest guilty pleasures? In episode 15 of Sunday Sips, Kala and Desi explore just that. With Ique Merlot poured (what pairs better with true crime than red wine), both women talk through the history and psychology of criminal justice in America paired with media influence. While more question may arise than what are answered, it is still worth asking "What draws us into true crime culture?".

Duration:00:35:49

Power of the Black Dollar

8/29/2020
Imagine the possibilities of unlocking $1.4 trillion. What could we as a people do if we collectively gained control of our money? In episode 14 of Sunday Sips, Kala and Desi discuss exactly that. Desi makes boozy cappuccinos while Kala puts her business degree to work in educating Desi, and listeners, on ‘The Power of the Black Dollar’.

Duration:00:45:08

Hood Rich

8/22/2020
In episode 13, Desi whips out Hennessy to get started on the topic Hood Rich. Kala brings some fire news in her segment "In Case You Haven't Heard", and one story in particular hits close to home. Both ladies then go through the topic of hood rich and what is at the root of people spending money on material goods as opposed to necessities and building long-term wealth. With discussions revolving around: systemic racism, popular culture, social media, friend groups, and lessons on money...

Duration:00:40:15

Back to School Edition

8/15/2020
Been gone for a minute but back with so much to say! In episode 12, Kala sips on Jack Daniels with honey while Desi chooses Bird Dog Apple Whiskey to make it a dark liquor day as they talk about a subject close to Desi's heart: school and education. While Kala came to drop the knowledge in "In Case You Haven't Heard" and her subsequent research on the topic, Desi came with the heat on the flaws in education and the events discussed in the episode (seriously she even came for Oprah!). This...

Duration:00:36:30

Cancel Culture

7/25/2020
Tory Lanez, R.Kelly, Kevin Hart, Louis C.K., Chrisette Michele, Lana Del Rey, Jussie Smollett, Shane Gillis, Scarlett Johansson, Sarah Silverman, Kodak Black, Tekashi69; What do all of these celebrities have in common? They all have been cancelled, or experienced ‘Cancel Culture’, to some degree. In episode 11 of Sunday Sips, Kala and Desi talk through their opinions on ‘Cancel Culture’ and whether or not they are pro/con the practice. While there is never a dull moment with Kala and Desi,...

Duration:00:33:59

COVID in the Summertime

7/18/2020
In episode 10, COVID makes a return as our topic for the week. While drinking Le Ferne Juliene, Kala and Desi talk through how COVID is impacting everything from: relationships, fashion, sports, health, and even perceptions of Facebook friends. Both ladies take time to revisit topics from their very first episode, The Culture on COVID, while addressing what it means that people are working so hard to get back to a sense of 'normal'. As always, buckle up with your favorite drink and listen in...

Duration:00:36:25

If Women Ruled the World

7/11/2020
In episode 9 of Sunday Sips, Desi makes screwdrivers with a pineapple twist as Kala opens with big news in America this week. To start the topic If Women Ruled the World, Desi starts with examples of matriarchy societies, both now and in history, that are thriving! Kala and Desi then talk about what they believe the world would look like if women were in charge. From international policy, to the justice system, healthcare, and even social-media beef, there wasn't much off-limits once the...

Duration:00:37:49

Are We Cultural Feminists?

6/27/2020
Kala and Desi begin episode 8 drinking Apothic Rosé to support a wine company owned by women. After talking through the highs and lows from the past few days in the segment " Incase You Haven't Heard", the two women begin their conversation on feminism talking through different definitions of feminism and which one they connect with most. After talking through the ideals of feminism, Kala and Desi share their opinions on what they believe has been holding our country back form equal rights...

Duration:00:45:14

Creating a Culture of Self-Care

6/21/2020
In episode 7 of Sunday Sips, Kala and Desi discuss what the myths are around self-care and why many do not see it as a day-to-day priority. Both ladies discuss their own self care routines with laughs and heart-to-heart moments on when self-care became a necessary part of life. Desi opens up about how self-care varies based on health and Kala shares why it takes her so long to get ready in the morning. Along with the news section "Incase You Haven’t Heard", Kala and Desi use this episode to...

Duration:00:41:52

Millennials vs. Baby Boomers

6/13/2020
In episode 6, Kala and Desi dive into shots of Sake while Kala introduces a new segment of the podcast entitled, "In Case You Haven’t Heard." The two then begin their conversation on Millennials vs. Baby Boomers and how our time in history parallels with that of our grandparents/parents generation. Kala and Desi spend most of their time enjoying sake and laughing about the crazy stories they will tell their future grandchildren. Spoiler alert: the sake bottle was empty by the end of the...

Duration:00:27:23

The Culture is Fed Up

6/6/2020
In the fifth installment of Sunday Sips, Kala and Desi begin with their experience in two cities while protests were happening the weekend of May 30th. Both ladies then talk through how COVID 19 and the back-to-back sightings of police brutality are a perfect storm in the uprising we are seeing in America. While everyone can agree this is a historic moment for our country, Kala and Desi talk through what they believe it looks like to be on the right side of history. With Jim Beam Honey on...

Duration:00:33:41

Superwoman Complex

5/23/2020
In the 4th episode of Sunday Sips, Kala and Desi decide to bring in Andesia's 29th birthday with the topic Superwoman Complex drinking Truly Strawberry Lemonade. In a 'truly' honest conversation, both women discuss the: history, impact, and healing process they are learning more about with the message to all women, "Drop the cape sis, it's not meant for one person."

Duration:00:22:17