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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.




FCN Introduces The Nod!

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: 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

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

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

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

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

Possible God feat. Gabourey Sidibe

This week, B & E are joined by Academy award nominee, Empire star, and author of This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare, Gabourey Sidibe. The trio discusses self-love, accepting their parents and suspect Instagram ads.

Duration: 00:57:41

Ask Us Anything

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

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

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

Get Out

B & E dissect the new hit horror film from Jordan Peele, Get Out. We’ll dive into the way the film explores white supremacy, plays with point of view in horror films, and highlights the Black body. Show Notes :

Duration: 01:03:51

FCN Live BHM Edition

Join B & E for an XXL Black History Month LIVE edition of the show. Brittany and Eric will share what BHM means to them, test your knowledge of black history, and share their unconventional picks for the BHM pantheon. Joining them are special guests Tracy Clayton of BuzzFeed’s Another Round podcast and Rembert Browne of New York magazine.

Duration: 01:29:03

Someday We'll All Be Free

B & E dedicate this episode to a slept-on G.O.A.T. - the legendary Donny Hathaway. Revisiting his raw talent, unforgettable balladry, and why we need him today.

Duration: 00:47:03


B & E reflect on eight years of President Obama. Where he was great and where he fell short. Show notes:

Duration: 00:58:28


B & E take a deep look at the first season of Donald Glover's new show, Atlanta. Along the way, they explore whether Donald achieved his goal to make a "Black Twin Peaks".

Duration: 00:53:57

Our Best Intentions

It's the very last episode of 2016, and B & E are commemorating it by sharing what they want to focus on in 2017. Sharing and feelings abound! Holiday shopping, or just want to support the show? Check out our merch here:

Duration: 00:51:03


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 Fits

B & E take a look back at the 2015 movie, The Fits. Along the way, they talk about the interior lives of Black children, the spookiness of discovering your body, and who should be able to tell Black stories. Required reading:

Duration: 01:00:03

The Mothers with Britt Bennett

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:

Duration: 01:12:12

All American Boys feat. Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

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: 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

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: White Girls By Hilton Als: Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching by Mychal Denzel Smith: The Mothers by Brit Bennett:...

Duration: 00:42:08

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