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What's unfiltered conversation without video games, every day life, a couple drinks and Real Dads? Prepare yourself for hot takes a plenty and the occasional light bulb as host, Shawn, Earl, Eric and Dave take their XBOX live conversation and bring you the podcast you didn’t know you needed.


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What's unfiltered conversation without video games, every day life, a couple drinks and Real Dads? Prepare yourself for hot takes a plenty and the occasional light bulb as host, Shawn, Earl, Eric and Dave take their XBOX live conversation and bring you the podcast you didn’t know you needed.




Ep.107 What They Do

So we got, $5 Million per Black person for reparations in California; Dwayne Johnson,(Black Adam), may have bitten off more than he can chew; gambling becoming too addictive and 17hrs straight of gaming as real punishment. All this and more in the latest episode of The Hot Seed Podcast. Not So Breaking News Dwayne Johnson Thrown Under The Bus For Shazam 2 Box Office Failure Father forces his son, 11, to play video games for 17 hours without sleep after catching him playing on his...


Ep.106 The Price of Admission

Instructions are for suckas as is headaches are for Dads, leading off this episode that discusses the 95th Oscar's and the black struggle of trying to win while playing a prominent role and what appears to be an example of how to make an example out of an athlete who wishes to upset the apple cart. The SV Bank collapse has a few people scared, as inflation continues and the reality of a looming recession becomes more evident. The hype of March Madness builds as the NCAA looks to cash in and...


Ep.105 Decisions

The fellas were sweating all the way down to the NFL Franchise Deadline, while the players were screaming "Show Me The Money". One person that should be keeping their eye on their money is Ja Morant, let’s hope he finds his way. Many didn't find their way on the Rolling Stones top singers list and Chaka Khan let them know about it and will a time limit really slow teenagers usage of Tik Tock? Norfolk Southern needs to slow down, as now that makes 2 train derailments in a month, bringing...


Ep.104 I’m Just Sayin’…

The fellas discuss the benefits of a 4 day work week and pose the question, “is minimum wage truly enough?” Governor Wes Moore appears to be up to answer that question right now for the state of Maryland; while the NFL off-season decides whose worth franchise tag money and who's not. The NBA has it’s own issues with pay and how load management has spurred some strong opinions from past legends. Closing out February the fellas agree to continue our Black History celebration beyond the...


Ep.103 Reverse, Reverse

One step forward and two steps back says the fellas in this episode. The NBA All-Star game happened did it not? Could it be better and how so, without celebrating Karl Malone. They also discuss child labor law violations and the double taxation on recreational marijuana; Dave drops gems during "Real Estate Corner” and they ask the question did D.K. Metcalf take the serum. So sit back, relax and have some Peeps flavored Pepsi while enjoying this unfiltered conversation. Video Game...


Ep.102 Eyes Wide Shut

Say it ain't so, football season is officially over? In this episode, the fellas give their takes on the Super Bowl, the halftime show, and the penalty call heard around the world. They breakdown the ongoing QB Carousel of "Free Agency" because football never really stops, while kids being left behind is definitively something that needs to stop as the trend of falling behind in schools continue. They also touch on Spy balloons, UFO's, and the surprising choice of chicken, waffles, and...


Ep.101 SMH

In this episode, the fellas of touch on all the topics of the week. From Kyrie wanting to be celebrated, to LeBron being celebrated; Ja Morant & Chris Brown each play a game of “When keeping it real, goes wrong”; are Electric Vehicles (EV's) the true wave of the future; Black History Month and how things have changed as far as honoring our ancestors and innovators of today and so much more. It's The Hot Seed!!! Video Game Corner Not So Breaking News AMC Theatres rolls out ticket pricing...


Ep.100 The BIG 100

Its a celebration as this marks our 100th episode! It's been a long journey, but we've definitely had fun along the way. In this episode we touch on everything from the bad calls in multiple sports, to Colin Kaepernick's message being heard loud and clear years after his initial knee. We also discuss some of the highest selling music catalogs and the most anticipated Xbox games of 2023. Sadly, we share our deepest condolences to the Nichols family, as we discuss the murder of Tyre Nichols....


Ep.99 No Problems

It’s a reflection of life and what’s important as the fellas navigate their thoughts surrounding the sudden collapse of Bills Safety Damar Hamlin during an NFL game, the reactions of many in and around social media and what this should mean going forward if anything. They also recap their 2022 New Years eve activities, the horrible holiday flight travel fiasco, the pitfalls of “trendy” social media challenges and why their appears to be more followers than leaders. Video Game Corner Inside...


Ep.98 The Pod is Hot

It’s the end of year 2022 podcast highlighting the best movies, songs, music, streaming and looking back on some memorable sound bites from acclaimed guest. Enjoy your holidays and see you in 23! Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Subscribe on YouTube @thehotseedpodcast Listen and Subscribe at...


Ep.97 This Is 40

In this episode the fellas discuss the record breaking album ‘Thriller’ as it turns 40 years old. They go in to its impact, favorite songs and it’s staying powering. The conversation also goes in to “things you think about after 40” as well as LeBrons message to the media, Iran in the World Cup and more. Video Game Corner Microsoft Said to Be Offering Sony a 10-Year CoD Licensing DealMarvel’s Midnight Suns ReviewCCXP 2022: What to Expect From Disney's Panel Not So Breaking News Kanye...


Ep.96 Giving Thanks

The fellas are giving thanks in this episode while turning the clock back to 1996 as they discuss the must have toys then and now; a look back at arguably the best NBA draft class ever; the epic year that was music in 96 and their list of “Do’s and Don’ts” for this Thanksgiving holiday. So sit back, loosen your belt and enjoy this glorious helping of unfiltered conversation. Blessings to you all. It’s the Hot Seed! Video Game Corner EA Sports’ college football video game to release in...


Ep.95 The Rabbit Hole with the We R Sumthin Else Podcast

Down the proverbial rabbit hole is where this episode goes as the fellas are joined by CB, Kaleo and E-Rich of the We R Sumthin Else Podcast for unfiltered conversation and then some. From Russian missiles falling out the sky over Poland, to a Jesus Christ simulator that leaves everyone with so many questions, this episode is the ultimate mashup. Watch We R Sumthin Else live. YouTubeInstagramVideo Game Corner Finally, a video game that lets you play as Jesus ChristAmsterdam hotel’s...


Ep.94 with Amir Driver, owner of Made In Norfolk

In this episode the fellas welcome renowned hip hop artist and businessman Amir Driver, for some unfiltered conversation ranging from his burgeoning Made In Norfolk apparel brand, the challenges of being an entrepreneur, motivations and influences pertaining to his music career, some Cowboys talk and also confirming Shawn’s past McDonald’s McDelivery revelation. Some many jewels in this episode from and exceptional guest. ***A few technical bits asides, we apologize in advance. Learn more...


Ep.93 with comedian Derrick Brooks

In this episode the fellas welcome comedian Derrick Brooks, discussing his comedic influence creating his own lane and being an entrepreneur. Learn more about Derrick Brooks Video Game Corner Modern Warfare 2 (2022) beats MW3 as most successful CoD launch of all timeVideo gaming improves cognitive performance in childrenNot So Breaking News This city paid $1.1M to keep faucets running through March as the...


Ep.92 with Leayre Horton, Owner of The Messy Buddha

In this episode the fellas welcome Leayre Horton, owner of The Messy Buddha, discussing the inspiration of her business, her rewards her challenges and who she wants to collaborate with. Learn more about Leayre Horton and Shop The Messy Buddha info@themessybuddha.comVideo Game Corner Gotham Knights Not So Breaking News The McRib's 2022 Return Date Means You Can Get It So SoonAirline launches lottery to...


Ep.91 One Punch Man

In this episode the fellas talk Draymond Green, the Mets quick playoff exit, the good old days of boxing and Dave’s back with the ever poplar Real Estate Corner. Video Game Corner EA Sports PGA Tour - Official Teaser TrailerNot So Breaking News iPhone 14 Calls 911 Mistaking Roller Coaster Rides for Car CrashesNew Zealand proposes taxing cow burps to reduce - Free Shippinng. Guaranteed fit. Platinum Shield Lifetime Warranty Instacart - Groceries delivered in as...


Ep.90 White Noise

Shawn, Eric, Earl and Dave return big on this season premiere, officially beginning the countdown to the BIG 100. In this episode they’re discussing Aaron Judge’s AL record 62nd home run and his place as the “Home Run King”. They also give their reaction to Marvel’s She-Hulk Disney+ series so far and if its missing the mark, as well as diving in to upcoming blockbusters Black Adam and the official Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever trailer. The conversation touches on the Top 20 shows and...


Ep.89 Still Woke?

In this episode the fellas go all the way in on the Bret Farve welfare fraud situation, Robert Sarver NBA investigation, “Not So Breaking News” and it all begs the question… are you still woke? Not So Breaking News Family Dollar recall: Colgate toothpaste, Trojan and Skyn condomsHonda Wants Factory Workers To Pay Back Overpaid BonusesAdnan Syed walked free from court after his conviction was vacatedCooking Chicken in NyQuil Is a 'Recipe for Danger' FDA Warns, Citing TikTok VideoFollow The...


Ep.88 One plus One

In this episode, the fellas discuss accountability in the world of education and the responsibility of everyone along the way. Then in true Hot Seed fashion the conversation turns to D23, new releases and fourth quarter video game release anticipation. Not So Breaking News Prince George's County Youth Curfew Enforcement to Begin FridayMost Prince George’s students scoring below grade level on district testsSchool district asks parents to house teachers amid high cost of livingFollow The...