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Brainstorming With Comedienne Just Nesh
Chicago-native Taneshia Rice, better known as Just Nesh, talks about the controversy swirling around Steve Harvey, what motivates her, her favorite comics and the challenges - and rewards - of living out your passion. She also dishes on dating, political correctness, and working with Kevin Hart & the late, great Dick Gregory. Follow us: @Dometi_ | dometi.net @JustNesh #BrainstormWithDometi
Brainstorming With Jay Ellis
Actor Jay Ellis, known most recently for his role as Lawrence on HBO's Insecure, talks about the challenges facing black actors, balancing work and romantic relationships and why he's had to turn down certain projects. -- Follow us: @Dometi_ | BrainstormPodcast.com @Jayrellis | HBO.com/insecure
Journo-Activism and the Laquan McDonald Shooting W/ Brandon Smith
Brandon Smith is one of many activists responsible for the release of the Laquan McDonald shooting video. We tackle quite a few questions in this brainstorming session... Should American police carry arms? How has submitting that FOIA request impacted Smith's career? How should we examine the surveillance tactics of local police departments? We also take a deep dive into the ways media outlets perpetuate police narratives and run the risk of prematurely demonizing police-shooting victims....
The Infamous Prodigy Episode
Prodigy of Mobb Deep and his collaborator Kathy Iandoli join us for a brainstorming session about their project, "Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook." The book explores healthy recipes for inmates who only have access to ingredients they can purchase in prison. We couldn't talk about that without discussing inhumane prison conditions, Prodigy's struggle with sickle cell anemia and even secret societies and the meaning behind some of P's most infamous lyrics. My guest co-host,...
"The Two Year Rule" Brainstorming W/ Real T@lk & Allyson Scrutchens - Ep. 4
Foward Planning Inc. founder Allyson Scrutchens and award-winning emcee/poet/playwright Brandon "Real T@lk" Williams visit the Brainstorm to chat about entrepreneurship, why millennials are still living at home and the economics of sex and relationships. -- BrainstormPodcast.com Instagram/Twitter: @Dometi_
Brainstorm With David Banner Ep. 2
Producer, rapper, actor, and cultural critic David Banner talks to us about his new project, The God Box and his role on Bounce TV’s “Saints and Sinners” which airs Sundays at 8pm (CST). And was he really born in Chicago then shipped to Mississippi as an infant on pounds of weed? Yep. We talk about that too. -- BrainstormPodcast.com Instagram/Twitter: @Dometi_