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We're excited to join your platform of podcasts! We are part of the Maximum Fun Network, and just about to hit our 100th episode! Always looking to increase our audience as we tackle issues of politics, pop culture, self empowerment, and more through our lens of intersectionality, in a way that's both fun and informative. With over 78 reviews on iTunes, I'm sure your listeners will find a home at Minority Korner too! Let us know if you have any questions!

We're excited to join your platform of podcasts! We are part of the Maximum Fun Network, and just about to hit our 100th episode! Always looking to increase our audience as we tackle issues of politics, pop culture, self empowerment, and more through our lens of intersectionality, in a way that's both fun and informative. With over 78 reviews on iTunes, I'm sure your listeners will find a home at Minority Korner too! Let us know if you have any questions!
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We're excited to join your platform of podcasts! We are part of the Maximum Fun Network, and just about to hit our 100th episode! Always looking to increase our audience as we tackle issues of politics, pop culture, self empowerment, and more through our lens of intersectionality, in a way that's both fun and informative. With over 78 reviews on iTunes, I'm sure your listeners will find a home at Minority Korner too! Let us know if you have any questions!

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Episodes

It's Only Just The Appetizer w/ Jennifer Covington (Beyonce, Coachella, Inspiration, Life Coach)

4/20/2018
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Today we have life coach, writer, business strategist, all around inspiration giver Jennifer Covington!!! Host of the podcast Shine On Sista, she drops some amazing life tips while sitting down with James for a chat. They cover her work as a life coach, working with Budweiser, her amazing time spent with the Peace Corps and so much more!! But before all of that Nnekay decompresses about all things BEYCHELLA. Her edges are snatched and she is ready to talk about the...

Duration:01:09:51

Queenatude! (MaxFunDrive, Black Queens of History, Epsy Campbell Bell, Teenagers, Roseanne)

4/13/2018
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We are rounding out week two of the MaxFunDrive, and man are we pumped to cross that finish line!!! We are completely over joyed with the responses that we have been getting from listeners, new members, and upgrading members! what a fun ride it has been. But! It's not over! Keep and ear out because we have a few more surprise guest calling in this show. James tells Nnekay about his wild ride in parenthood this past week. He lit up New York with his 16 year old nephew, then called his parents...

Duration:01:18:38

Members, Members On The Wall (#MaxFunDrive, Asian American Authors, 90s R& B Girl Groups, Who Bit Beyonce?)

4/5/2018
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Hooray it's the MaxFun Drive!!!! Remember to become a member to get our extra bonus content: Jungle 2 Jungle double movie review, because we know you guys love our reviews! Not to mention many many many amazing other gifts with each level of membership! This week, the twins talk about Beyonce, but more specifically who bit her! They take a twist on the topic and talk about the joy of the mystery and probably solve it. In Nnekay's Korner she is continuing her quest to diversify your bookshelf...

Duration:01:23:49

A Cool Drink of Water w/ Luna Malbroux (How To Be A White Man, Playwriting, Comedy, San Francisco, Feminism, Black Girls Rock)

3/30/2018
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It's time for James to do the intro duties- what is going on with Katy Perry and dem nuns? Plus our food! What are we eating, what are food deserts, and how food in America is so cultural and political. Remember to vote!!! We are so fortunate to have Luna Malbroux as a guest on today's show! Luna sits down with Nnekay to discuss her play How To Be A White Man on the eve of opening night! The two discuss: what it's like to develop a play, the comedy scene in San Francisco, growing up in the...

Duration:01:00:23

Heal And Learn It Up! (Brene Brown, Daring Greatly, Austin Bombings, Cynthia Nixon, National School Walkout)

3/23/2018
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Is Nasty Nubbin a good nick name? Couple of discoveries at the start of the show: James' beat boxing skills, and Nnekay has bars! Are the wonder twins good at these respective skills? Jury is out. Next up- Miranda is running for New York Governor?! That's right Cynthia Nixon best known as Miranda from Sex In The City is running for Governor of New York. Let's unpack it! Nnekay gives a boots on the grown account of the National School Walkout at her job. James and Nnekay are both in awe and...

Duration:01:17:30

It's a Cold Open But It's Warm In Here, Honey w/ Special Guest Michelle Buteau! (Michelle Buteau, Dope Queens, Self Worth, Jenny Jones, Oprah)

3/15/2018
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This week we are honored to have the amazing comedian Michelle Buteau!!! James and Michelle sit and have a wonderful chat that covers, Oprah, women in comedy, how to be a stand up comedian, cultural appropriation, Journalism, and more. Also why is watching yourself doing stand up might be like watching yourself take a shit? Not to mention... we meet Judge Booty! Check out her new comedy, Shut Up album out on iTunes and...

Duration:01:14:12

Diversifying Your Life! (Indigenous Authors, Black Queer Films, The Oscars, Book Of Mormon, How To Get Away with Murder, Scandal)

3/9/2018
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Let's jump right in and get to it! First- we start with a little recap break down of The Oscars. Who won, who presented, who should have won, and what confused us. Nnekay actually was busy taking in a little theater while the Oscars was airing, Book of Mormon and both Nnekay and James share their thoughts (and some side eyes) on the 2012 musical. In the Korners, Nnekay covers 8 Indigenous Authors and their text that you should check out! James' breaks down 10 Black LGBTQ movies to help you...

Duration:01:11:07

Title: Everyone's got their Vehicle! (Was Detroit the Movie For Us/ By Us, Updates on Puerto Rico, Was Annihilation Whitewashed?)

3/2/2018
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It's Friday and we are hot, fresh, sexy, and cool with this episode, bbs! James bring to discussion the new SciFi Natalie Portman thriller, Annihilation directed by Alex Garland (of Ex Machina fame)... are we sensing a little...Whitewashing?! Double N and Lil J discuss the lack of representation for Asian American woman in film, drafts of manuscripts, Tessa and Gina, and James' love for Natalie Portman. Moving forward to the Korners- James continues the Hollywood trend by discussing the...

Duration:01:15:28

From Roots 2 Royalty (Hip Hop Investors, Slavery, More Black Panther, Fergie, and the National Anthem)

2/23/2018
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**Disclaimer! Nnekay's vocal are slightly off, but the stuff we're talking about is so awesome we couldn't not share this episode** Nnekay has joined James in Wakanda and feels seen and embraced by the incredible representation of black women in Black Panther! Never fear this little happy dance the Wonder Twins do is Spoiler Free! In fact, Nnekay can't understand how James hasn't spoiled the movie for already. If you haven't seen Black Panther yet, please go see it!! While you're buying...

Duration:01:19:46

James Squared (Special Guest James Nowlin author of The Purposeful Millionaire, The Winter Olympics, Omarosa, Celebrity Big Brother, Delivery Men)

2/16/2018
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This week kicks off with the twins chatting it up about the wonderful world of the Winter Olympics! The beautiful opening ceremony... which may have or may not have made one of our host bawl like a baby over the unification of North and South Korea. They also touch down on how exactly to feel about Omarosa and her new turn as Celebrity Big Brother participant. Should we feel empathy? Apathy? Anger?! Nnekay also covers a run in with a delivery man who was less than thrilled to see her......

Duration:01:16:12

Black Roots in Music & Comics (911, Timeline of White Folks Appropriating Black Music, Black Comic Characters, Janet Appreciation Day, Justin Timberlake, Queen Nefertiti, Scandal, Today Show)

2/8/2018
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How did you spend Janet Appreciation Day (AKA Super Bowl LII)? We took a knee in support of Colin Kaepernick, and protesting Justin Timberlake's (Mr. King of Appropriation) performance after his participation of 'nipplegate' back in 2014, aiding in Ms. Jackson's dethroning, and riding his wave of white male privilege unscathed to the land of further success. Scandal seems to be showing some Janet love this week in it’s hot mess of a final season. Are you watching James’ “Auntie’s” (Angela...

Duration:01:16:13

Wakanda Forever! (Black Panther Purple Carpet World Premiere, History of Black Comics, The World of Wakanda, Who's Who in Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita N'Yongo, Angela Bassett, Cast of Black Panther)

2/1/2018
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Have we got an action packed episode for you! Fresh off of co-hosting Marvel Studios' Black Panther Red (or shall we say purple) Carpet world premiere, James has your inside scoop from the historic event, where he interviewed the cast! Legends like Angela Bassett, Forest Whittaker, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita N'Yongo, Michael B. Jordan and more! James is also going to give you the inside scoop into how live TV comes together in a behind the scenes peak of how the sausage is made. Riding the...

Duration:01:15:31

Minority Korner 113: Thank You for Thanking Me and Thank You, Thank You (Women's March, Mike Pence, Adam Ripon, Lady2Lady, MaxFunCon, Full House, Black Lives Matters, 100 Days of Gratitude)

1/26/2018
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Oooh weeee do we have a treat for you! You might have missed it, but Nnekay guested on a special MaxFunCon episode of Lady 2 Lady- she chats and takes audience question and more wih Barbara Grey, Tess Barker, and Brandie Posey. But before we get to the episode- The wonder twins talk about the Women's March and how to be an ally. James has a bone to pick with Mike Pence for his twitter feud with Olympian Adam Ripon. Why do we make kids do math on the chalk board in front f everyone?! We...

Duration:01:18:44

Minority Korner 112: You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea (Martin Luther King Jr. Quizlette, Asian American Activist, Gidra, H&M, Fast Fashion, South Africa)

1/19/2018
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Martin Luther King Jr., Asian-American Activist, Gidra, Iqbal Ahmed, Richard Aoki, Grace Lee Boggs. Larry Itliong, Vietnam War, Black Panthers, Detroit, United Farm Workers, Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, H&M, Rachel Dolezal, Alameda, South Africa, Fast Fashion Is being wished a Happy MLKJr. Day Celebration weird? Nnekay wonders if she was being singled out. The twins discuss. After that, Nnekay and James unpack the wild ridiculousness of the fiasco of H&M and their gross advertisement....

Duration:01:10:47

Minority Korner 111:Titties Loose and My Hair Tied Up! (#TimesUp, Golden Globes, Racial Politics of Obesity and Food, Whole 30, Oprah, allyship, Malcolm Gladwell)

1/12/2018
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This week, the Wonder Twins are back and ready for the second week of 2018. Is Nnekay naked?! James investigates. James has discovered The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell. Nnekay is super excited because and has loved him for a long time and pumps his podcast: Revisionist History. Going back to Tipping Point the twins discuss if they are Connectors, Mavens, or Salespeople. Also, the current Tipping Point we may be in. Speaking of... the Golden Globes! Specifically, Oprah's amazing...

Duration:01:10:41

We Are Powerful Beyond Measure W/ Shannon Algeo (100 Days of Gratitude, The Greatest Showman, The Soul Feed Podcast, Marianne Williamson, P.T. Barnum, Overcoming Fear, Systemic Oppression, Abundance & Love, Becoming a Unicorn, Unpacking White Supremacy)

1/5/2018
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We have a powerful new episode to kick off your new year! Have you seen the 'The Greatest Showman'? Nnekay hasn't and she'll tell you why as she breaks down the horrific truth about it's lead subject P.T. Barnum, and you guessed it, it deals with racism. James sits down with Shannon Algeo, life coach, who bridges spirituality, social justice, and personal empowerment, and is also the co-host of the hit podcast Soul Feed. Wondering how you can make this year different than any other?...

Duration:01:17:04

You Got Kwanzaa'd... AGAIN! Part Deux! (Kwanzaa, Omarosa, Peanut Allergies, TheWhole 30, Oprah & Gayle, Ashanti)

12/22/2017
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Happy Halle Days! We are bringing back Kwanzaa, straight out of the vaults. Why? Because it's some of our best segments, and... we kind of forgot how to do Kwanzaa so we figured you did too for our longtime listeners, and new and fresh info for our newer listeners. But first! James talks about his near death peanut allergy attack through the streets of New York, where his survival instincts kicked in. Kwanzaa came early, Omarosa got the boot! Maybe she'll have a Scrooge like awakening? Get...

Duration:01:24:37

Protect Yourself! In Sexyland & Information Land! (Bill Murray, Native Advertisements, PrEP Debate, She's Gotta Have It, Golden Globe Nominations, JTT, Terrorist Attack, Live Theater Etiquette, Mary J. Blige, Huckleberry Finn, BLD's, STI's)

12/15/2017
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No terrorist got James this week! Nnekay went to an avant guard Bill Murray live performance and apparently the hipsters of San Francisco were drunkenly not hear for it. Also did Bill Murray set up an awkwardly racist caricature, pro confederacy moment? Nnekay's got the side eyes ready. The Golden Globes nominations are in and we've been snubbed, and by we, we mean POC's. Still so many white nominations! James is perplexed with all the Black excellence on TV from Queen Sugar, to Atlanta,...

Duration:01:20:11

Minority Korner 107: Never a Feud for you, Black Princess (Meghan Markle, Books on Privilege, Gay Zoo, Nickelodeon, Grey's Anatomy, PrEP, Black Doctors)

12/8/2017
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This week starts off with a bang as the twins celebrate a some color entering the British Monarchy! That's right Meghan Markle is breaking barriers by blessing Prince Harry with the decision to marry him! James finally gets all the hullabaloo about the royals, while Nnekay wants to see more from Meghan. They also discuss how Ms. Markle was able to bust on through to Nick News as an 11 year old preaching about feminism. Impressive start! James finds himself in the middle of Grey's Anatomy...

Duration:01:12:45

Minority Korner 106: Scooby Doing It! (Candyman, Quizlet is BACK, Korla Pandit, John Roland Redd, Bianca Lawson, Gay Porn and Racism, Queen Sugar, and Rutina Wesley)

12/1/2017
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The wonder twins are full, happy, and filled of love after Thanksgiving and they want to spread the wealth! They got a fun joyous episode for ya'll this week... but first! CANDYMAN... candyman, candyman! They deconstruct the horror movie from the 90s which was WAY more political than they remembered! They also discuss the amazing ageless Bianca Lawson, In the Korners...ooooooo she's back! Quizlet Korner has returned and this time she is called, What's Good In The Neighborhood? Will James...

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