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Each week, BFFs Brittany and Eric humorously deep-dive into the uncool topic of their choice while testing the outer limits of their friendship.

Each week, BFFs Brittany and Eric humorously deep-dive into the uncool topic of their choice while testing the outer limits of their friendship.
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Brooklyn, NY

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Each week, BFFs Brittany and Eric humorously deep-dive into the uncool topic of their choice while testing the outer limits of their friendship.

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English


Episodes

FCN Introduces The Nod!

7/14/2017
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B & E offer up the FIRST ever taste of The Nod. You can hear more on July 17th when The Nod launches with two episodes, everywhere you listen. Subscribe today! For more info visit: https://gimletmedia.com/the-nod or follow us on Twitter @thenodshow. Love you guys! See you over at The Nod!

Duration:00:18:52

BONUS EP: You Seem to Be Feeling

7/6/2017
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In this special, bonus episode, Brittany & Eric talk through their emotions about the end of FCN and give a few shoutouts and thank yous, too. // Thanks for listening and keep up with us this whole time. We appreciate every little thing you guys have done to support us, encourage us, and inspire us with For Colored Nerds. Big hugs!

Duration:00:36:00

Walk Down Memory Lane

6/22/2017
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For their penultimate episode, Brittany & Eric share a few of their favorite moments from For Colored Nerds' run. Also included: the trailer for B & E's next project, The Nod.

Duration:01:03:14

Love is Not Enough feat. Nichole Perkins

6/8/2017
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Brittany & Eric sit down with their final guest, writer Nicole Perkins aka @tnwhiskeywoman. Topics covered: paranormal sex scenes, the racial dynamics of Everything Everything, the importance of romance novels, and following your dreams.

Duration:00:58:31

FCN Live w/ Jenna Wortham, Naomi Jackson & Glory Edim

5/23/2017
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Join B & E for a live version of FCN featuring author Naomi Jackson, New York Times Magazine staff writer Jenna Wortham, and Glory Edim, founder of Well-Read Black Girl. They discuss the urgency of reading, cultivating creativity, and what it means to build community. Recorded at the Highline Culture Shock Festival

Duration:00:43:26

Ask Us Anything

4/25/2017
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This week, B & E open up their mailbag and respond to listener letters. Advice is doled out, burning questions are answered, and troubling mysteries are solved. Bonus: lots of relationship and ~feelings~ abound!

Duration:01:03:56

Secret Tumblr with Bim Adewunmi

4/13/2017
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B & E sit down with Buzzfeed senior culture writer, Bim Adewunmi to talk about the importance of fan fiction, Susie Wokoma's versatility, and her approach to writing about American culture.

Duration:00:51:47

Yay for Growth with Jason Parham

3/28/2017
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B & E sit down with Jason Parham, senior editor at The Fader, for a free-wheeling conversation on things like barbershops, pain, and DMX.

Duration:01:09:39

Moonlight

11/22/2016
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B & E trade feelings about the 2016 presidential election results before diving into why Moonlight is a gorgeous, deeply recognizable meditation on black love.

Duration:00:48:27

The Mothers with Britt Bennett

10/17/2016
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B & E sit down with author Britt Bennett to talk about her new book, The Mothers. During the talk we cover Sula, Good white people, Addy/American Girl dolls and "Fucc boi's with a heart of gold". Episode Reading: http://jezebel.com/i-dont-know-what-to-do-with-good-white-people-1671201391 http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2015/05/28/addy-walker-american-girl/

Duration:01:12:12

All American Boys feat. Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

9/30/2016
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This week, B & E sit down with Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, who co-wrote All American Boys, a YA novel about police brutality from the point of view of two teenage boys, one black and one white. For more on their book: http://bit.ly/2dqmPvA Here's a list of the authors and books named by Jason and Brendan at the end of the show: - White Like Me by Tim Wise - Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko - The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin - The Fire This Time edited by Jesmyn Ward - How It Went...

Duration:00:58:42

Black Art Incubator

9/19/2016
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B & E sit down to talk about the things that have kept them sane this summer, then they get out of the studio for a trip to the Black Art Incubator. More Info: Park Ave Armory Youth Corps: http://youthcorps.tumblr.com/ White Girls By Hilton Als: https://www.amazon.com/White-Girls-Hilton-Als/dp/194045025X Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching by Mychal Denzel Smith: https://www.amazon.com/Invisible-Man-Whole-World-Watching/dp/1568585284 The Mothers by Brit Bennett:...

Duration:00:42:08

2nd Annual FCN Awards

8/31/2016
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Brittany and Eric are celebrating the 2nd birthday of For Colored Nerds by handing out a fresh batch of accolades to this years, blackest, brightest and best. Thanks for sticking with us another year!

Duration:00:41:16

Ghostbusters W/ Clover Hope

8/12/2016
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Jezebel's Clover Hope sits with down Brittany and Eric to talk about Ghostbusters, Leslie Jones, and what it means to be a visible Black woman.

Duration:00:57:33

Chitlin Circuit with Doreen St. Felix

7/30/2016
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Doreen St. Felix of MTV News joins B & E as they talk Tyler Perry, Kanye West, and Spike to see if the enduring Tyler Perry hate is deserved.

Duration:01:05:03

FCN Live W/ Ashley Ford & Vann Newkirk II

7/21/2016
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This episode is jam-packed as B & E play Six Degrees of Black Separation, talk with special guests Ashley Ford & Vann Newkirk II about Serena, Afrofuturism, butterflies, relationships and more! Recorded at the sold out "For Colored Nerds Live" show in NYC at WNYC's Jerome L Greene performance space. For the full experience, you can watch the show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9vFWCsw00vk

Duration:01:23:58

For Your Consideration

7/4/2016
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Inspired by Slate's list of the 50 Greatest Films by Black Directors, B & E submit two of their own favorites that didn't make the cut: Brother to Brother (2004) and Hav Plenty (1998). https://tab.bz/diiny

Duration:00:55:22

WorldStar Wiki ft Mmhmm Girl

6/21/2016
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With Brittany on Baecation, the lovely Lola from Mmhmm, Girl drops by for a little reality tv talk.

Duration:00:55:28

Trapped in a Hip Hopera

5/31/2016
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B & E take a trip through the far reaches of Black camp. They discuss Carmen: A Hip Hopera, the partnership of R. Kelly & Ronald Isley, and Trapped in the Closet. Show Notes: https://tab.bz/y4l1j

Duration:00:57:24

Lemonade

5/14/2016
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After a long wait, B & E sit down and discuss Beyoncè's visual album Lemonade. Dissecting the music and the themes, things get personal...

Duration:01:25:16

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