The Cultured Podcast
About This Show
Join arts and culture writer Michelle Khouri every week as she digs at the roots of theatre, art, travel, design, and more on this fresh podcast. Exploring topics usually dominated by airs of exclusion, The Cultured Podcast unearths the world’s most intriguing cultural perspectives through relaxed conversations with inspired artists and creators. New episode every Sunday.
Most Recent Episode
TCP 036 - Writing for TV, With Felicia Henderson
6 days ago
A prolific TV creator, writer and producer, Felicia Henderson is responsible for some of the most iconic small-screen characters of the last few decades. She joins Michelle on The Cultured Podcast to detail her legendary career and reveal the common thread that knits her wildly diverse shows together. She and Michelle explore Felicia’s propensity for writing familial relationships and how she creates a range of characters, from fantastical to realistic. As the co-creator and executive producer of BET’s The Quad, Felicia shares how this groundbreaking series depicts a diverse range of African American experiences within the campus of a historically black university (HBCU). Felicia chats about her own collegiate experience as part of Delta Sigma Theta Incorporated and the significance of Greek life in African American culture. The conversation leads to the importance of representation in media. Michelle digs into Felicia’s work with television renditions of comic books and how Felicia is living out her childhood dreams by working on Marvel’s “The Punisher.”
Rated 5 out of
Such a rarity!
This show is the best of all worlds, and unlike anything I've heard in the world of arts & culture. Michelle keeps things high energy while also allowing the artists featured to explain their process and methods in detail. I learn...and laugh..alot when listening to this show!
Date published: 2017-09-11