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Join show hosts Samantha & Eric as we explore all facets of the Alternative Black spectrum. Topics include everything from MMA to DragCon, Veganism to Anime. No subject is too niche or taboo to be out of our scope. So come live, laugh, and learn with the fam.

Join show hosts Samantha & Eric as we explore all facets of the Alternative Black spectrum. Topics include everything from MMA to DragCon, Veganism to Anime. No subject is too niche or taboo to be out of our scope. So come live, laugh, and learn with the fam.
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United States

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Join show hosts Samantha & Eric as we explore all facets of the Alternative Black spectrum. Topics include everything from MMA to DragCon, Veganism to Anime. No subject is too niche or taboo to be out of our scope. So come live, laugh, and learn with the fam.

Twitter:

@altblackpod

Language:

English

Contact:

410-657-2395


Episodes

Owning Your Funny

10/16/2018
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"Ava DuVernay stole my life" This week we sit with an hilarious improviser of the troupe Casually Dope to talk Improv, POC theatre, and the one rap career that got away. InstaBae: Barbara Simi Muhumuza | Insta - @simimoonlight Local Business: Diablo Doughnuts | Insta - @diablo_doughnuts Guest: Blue Cavell-Allette | Insta - @bluecavell & @casually_dope Takeaway Challenge: - What rap line is hilarious to imagine happening IRL? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us:...

Duration:01:14:28

Shounen-ai

10/9/2018
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A cartoon for everybody. Weird, funny, geeky, sexual, complex, and all the other adjectives. What are we talking about? Anime of course! This week we talk our favs, the genres, and much more. InstaBae: Greighwolfe | Insta - @thegreighwolfe Local Business: Collectors Corner | Insta - @collectorscornermd Takeaway Question: - Did you wear any anime attire? Eric's EP: Thot About It, Action Bastard * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website:...

Duration:01:20:43

Local Matters

10/2/2018
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Do you know who you're voting for? A local delegate stops by to school us on the importance of local government, mid-term elections, and working with those across the aisle. InstaBae: Makeda Lewis | Twitter - @themakeda Local Business: Live Baltimore | livebaltimore.com Guest: Jazz Lewis | jazzlewis.com Takeaway Challenge: - Find and follow 2 local government social media accounts. * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe:...

Duration:01:34:10

Going Mental

9/25/2018
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Work Stress? Kid Stress? Bae Stress? We got you. This week we sit down with a local LMSW to get the real on what social work actually entails, and how it's for everybody. InstaBae: Selasie Amewusika Acolatse | URL - shop.amewusika.com Local Business: Allure Bound | Insta - @allurebound Guest: Octavia Sykes Takeaway Question: - Any suggestions on how to improve our made up show? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe: altblackpodcast.com

Duration:01:28:44

Upsetting Catherine Pugh

9/18/2018
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Clean your old tweets while you can... This week we take a look back and catch up on some summer topics that didn't make it into earlier episodes. InstaBae: Zoie Fenty | Insta - @iamzoie Local Business: Connie's Chicken and Waffles | URL - connieschickenandwaffles.com Takeaway Question: - Who got canceled for you this summer? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe: altblackpodcast.com

Duration:01:58:40

Getting Over

9/11/2018
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The Vamp King is here... This week we learn about the world of Smackdowns and Promotions. Plus, Sam & Eric have the promos of the season! InstaBae: Vanity | Twitter & Insta - @wrestlebae Local Business: Club Orpheus | Insta - @cluborpheus Guest: Kindred Kymari | Insta - @kindredkymari.v.k Takeaway Question: - What would be the song your wrestling character walks out to? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe: altblackpodcast.com

Duration:01:28:29

Back Rolls?!

9/4/2018
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Much debate over who should play Aretha.. It's all drag or be dragged this week, as we sit down with a knowledge expert on all the looks and reads our Queens have to offer. InstaBae: Nerissa Nefeteri | Insta - @nerissanefeteri | nenefemhealth.com Local Business: BMORE LICKS | URL - bmorelicks.com Guest: Jasmine Takeaway Question: - What would your drag name be? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe: altblackpodcast.com

Duration:01:33:31

Poppin' Out On Purpose

8/28/2018
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Man, Bunny had the Vegas trip of a lifetime.. This week we talk about the intersection of nudity, comedy, nerdom and performance; pasties, style! InstaBae: Joy Postell | Insta - @joypostell Local Business: Papermoon Diner | URL - papermoondiner24.com Guest: Bunny Vicious | Insta - @bunny.vicious Takeaway Question: - What song from a musical makes you want to strip? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe: altblackpodcast.com

Duration:01:18:26

Hot Glue & A Dream

8/21/2018
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How soon is too soon? We join with a special guest to go over some creative outlets for our fav toons.. and maybe also migos? Plus, who don't love a con? InstaBae: Cola Nash | Insta - @_sun_gypsy_ Local Business: Charles Theatre | URL - thecharles.com Takeaway Question: - What should we cosplay as at the next Blerdcon? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe: altblackpodcast.com

Duration:01:21:11

Hatfishing

8/14/2018
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Hoeing or Racking Points? You decide.... This week we discuss some of our online endeavors. What's happening, our experiences, and a checklist to make sure you don't get called out. InstaBae: Dustin Ross | Insta & Twitter - @lookatdustin Local Business: O'ard Clothing | URL - localcultureapparel.com/oard Takeaway Question: - What's your birthright? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe: altblackpodcast.com

Duration:01:34:31

Almost Paradise

8/1/2018
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We'll call it live action anime... Celebrity appearances? Check... Lovable character tropes? Check... Wild stories & scripts? Triple Check! InstaBae: Josephine Oceane | Insta - @josephineoceane Local Business: Iron Age | 6506 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD | URL - ironagekoreansteakhouse.com Takeaway Questions: - What stereotypical K-Drama role do you identify with? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe: altblackpodcast.com

Duration:01:09:02

PETA Protested

7/24/2018
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Whoopi got some explaining to do... From childhood craze to adult on the GO madness. We discuss one of our favorite childhood shows that is still relevant to this day. InstaBae: Quinzel | Insta - @cin_von_quinzel Local Business: Gorilla King Comics | 1171 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, MD | Insta - @gorillakingcomics | URL - gorillakingcomics.com Guest: Andrew Takeaway Questions: - What type of gym trainer would you be? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us:...

Duration:01:20:01

Purple Cakes

7/17/2018
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Let's hope Eric never gets super powers... This week, friend & listener of the show sits with us to go over your childhood heroes and how they're tearing up the silver screen. InstaBae: Miss Elise | Insta - @MissElise84 | Twitch - @MissElise84 Local Business: Ekiben | 1622 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD | Insta - @ekibenbaltimore | URL - ekibenbaltimore.com Guest: Earnest Takeaway Questions: - What hero would you take to a Beyonce concert? Who would make the best BDSM partner? *...

Duration:01:22:19

Fibonacci Spirals

7/10/2018
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If you want color, gon'n get it!! This week we have a delightful guest come by to talk to us about ink, art, and intimacy. InstaBae: Alternative Black Models | Insta - @alternativeblackmodels Local Business: Tightfisted Fashion | 2114 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD | Insta - @tightfistedfashion Guest: Raye | Insta - @i.joanz | Twitter - @joanzdotjpeg Takeaway Question: What's the best tattooing experience you've had? What made it so great? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us:...

Duration:01:00:59

Jungle Music

7/3/2018
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Sweet dreams need air too! Embrace and remember your inner Guitar Hero as we talk about some of our influences during those oh so angsty teenage years. InstaBae: Anjelika Jelly Joseph | Insta - @mustbejellycuz | Twitter - @anjelikajoseph Local Business: Bill's Music | 743 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD | billsmusic.com Takeaway Questions- Top 3 favorite songs on Guitar Hero? What instrument do you use on Rock Band? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us:...

Duration:01:07:58

Necromancy

6/26/2018
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It's going down with ya DM... This week we dive into the realm of fantasy and learn a WHOLE lot about a new way to play, and the woes of character death. InstaBae: Janelle Monae| Insta - @JanelleMonae| Twitter - @JanelleMonae Local Business: Metro Gallery | 1700 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD | Insta - @metrogallery Guest: Greg Takeaway Questions- If you made a character, what would they look like? What would their background be? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us:...

Duration:01:18:53

Dy-no-mite!!

6/21/2018
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Mona or Dee Dee? Tia or Tamara? FYI - From a few weeks back. Join us this week as we talk about our black TV ancestors. Local Business: Visionary Roots | 4915 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD 21214 | Insta - @tastethisbalt InstaBae: Camille Winbush| Insta - @camilleswinbush | Twitter - @camilleswinbush Takeaway Questions- Who is your sitcom daddy? Or if you are a dad, who are you most like? * Follow us: @altblackpod * Email us: altblackpodcast@gmail.com * Website & Subscribe:...

Duration:01:13:37

Ultra Personal

6/12/2018
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Birth charts, Goku, car doors, oh my... Lets get to know each other a better! This week we pull the curtain back to show you a bit more of ourselves ;). Local Business: Sell Art Not Drugs (S.A.N.D.) Gallery| 823 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 | Insta - @sellart.notdrugs | Twitter - @theSANDgallery InstaBae: Chris Crocker| Insta - @itschriscrocker| Twitter - @ChrisCrocker Takeaway Questions: What do you look forward to us talking about? Post it in comments...

Duration:01:10:49

Booty Drummin'

6/12/2018
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We going to have to hold Eric to this challenge... Join us this week as we sit down with the hilariously informative Jaki Griot and talk about something a couple shades kinkier. Local Business: Sugar | 1001 West 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211 | Insta & Twitter - @sugartheshop | URL - sugartheshop.com InstaBae: Nicole Angemi| Insta - @mrs_angemi| Twitter - @mrs_angemi Guest: Jaki Griot | Insta @jakigriot Takeaway Question- Who do you find so fine that they could...

Duration:01:27:24

Canon Compliant

6/12/2018
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Eric & Ava DuVernay? A certain brand of sprinkles? oooo.... Join us this week as we talk about all the fan made stories and content we've come to love. Local Business: Visionary Roots | 3600 W Belvedere Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215 | Insta - @visionary_roots | URL - visionaryroots.com InstaBae: Junglepussy | Insta - @junglepussy | Twitter - @junglepussy Takeaway Questions- What are your favorite fan fictions? Any ideas for what would make a good LEGO game? *...

Duration:01:07:00