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Gab with Gwen
96 minutes | Mar 29, 2022
Ep 75E: Will Smith Rocked Chris (Emergency Episode)
Gwen and Slim give unpopular and logical hot takes about the Will Smith and Chris Rock slap debacle heard around the world. What does protecting Black women look like? Are respectability politics at play? Is slapgate comparable to the Supreme Court hearing confirmation for Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson? Where is the outrage about Clarence Thomas? Gwen and Slim consider what happens when keeping it real goes wrong.
45 minutes | Mar 12, 2022
Ep 74 - African American vs Black and the womblands
Gwen is making a brief appearance from podcast hiatus to talk Tik Tok, racist dog whistles, visible discomfort with saying African American or Black, performative allyship, fake wokeness and the Modern Warrior womblands drama.
98 minutes | Apr 9, 2021
Episode 73: Ode to Hip Hop (DMX vs Snoop Verzuz Throwback)
Gwen, Ismael and Brooklyn go down hip hop memory lane as we discuss the epic Verzuz battle in July 2020 between DMX and Snoop. This episode is another ode to hip hop and dedicated to DMX who passed away today, April 9th, 2021.
39 minutes | Mar 20, 2021
Episode 72: Stop Asian Hate
Gwen had to come out of hiatus (again) to share thoughts on the recent hate crime in ATL against Asian women and discuss the importance of BIPOC unity and support to fight against racism and systematic oppression.
16 minutes | Mar 7, 2021
Episode 71: Coming 2 America 2 Review
Gwen takes a quick break from hiatus to share some thoughts on Coming 2 America 2. Minimal spoilers.
89 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
Episode 70: Entertainers are NOT Leaders
Gwen is back with VIP guest Ismael Abdusalaam aka @beatsboxingmahem to discuss the support of various Black male rappers for Trump45 prior to election day. We break down the impact of celebrity idolization on American culture and how the working class and middle class blindly follow people who do not have their best interests at heart or in mind. Gwen and Ismael explain the danger of Black success being limited to the entertainment industry and sports as portrayed in the media. Entertainers are NOT leaders. Follow @gabwithgwen on Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates.
18 minutes | Oct 11, 2020
Episode 69: Club and Dating Chronicles Teaser
Gab with Gwen podcast announces a new series of episodes of Club and Dating Chronicles with a wide range of real life stories from the annals of Gwen's forgetful brain. Gwen will share snippets of dating men and clubbing around the world in her late teens and throughout her 20s. The innocent will be protected. Some names and identifying details will be changed to protect the privacy of individuals. :) Stay tuned. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates and commentary.
25 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Episode 68: Reading Rainbow
Gwen drops a few quick gems about the art of reading, Stormy Daniels, native New Yorker slick talk, and the Cheeto's achilles heel. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram for the latest commentary and updates!
40 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
Episode 67: $750 Hustle
Gwen is back to laugh and reflect on the current state of affairs in the good ol' USA. Gwen is hollering at the hustler in chief paying $750 in taxes while rabid supporters still blindly follow this snake oil salesman with a terrible fake bake. Gwen prefers #90fiance drama to the US presidential debate debacle and does the mathematics on the White House Outbreak! Gwen reflects on 2020 and gives tips on having perspective and life planning during challenging times. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates and commentary.
36 minutes | Sep 25, 2020
Episode 66: Homage to Breonna Taylor
Gwen is back to speak truth to light about the lack of justice for Breonna Taylor, blocking out the noise and distractions from celebrities, pundits and social media as well as actionable steps moving forward to make a difference. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates.
34 minutes | Sep 20, 2020
Episode 65: RBG Retrospective and Politricks
Gwen is back with another controversial timely episode regarding the fake shock of the Democrats due to the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the reality of the US Supreme Court proceeding with a conservative Republican majority. Gwen explains the short-sighted nature of the Democratic party and LACK of strategic planning in comparison to the Republicans as well as a couple of hard and uncomfortable truths that all Americans should consider going forward. Y'all ain't ready because the truth hurts. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates and commentary.
144 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
Episode 64: Blackface Liberal Karen
Gwen and Slim go down the rabbit hole about the recent blackfishing scandal with Jessica Krug, a white professor at George Washington University, pretending to be AfroLatina for the duration of her career and the pathology of fake woke Karens in blackface. We discuss the one drop rule, the politics of being white passing, colorism as well as white entitlement, privilege, narcissism, arrogance and the gaslighting of Black people in America. This is a deep cut with a couple of funny tangents and real talk! Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram for the latest commentary and updates.
133 minutes | Sep 3, 2020
Episode 64B: I May Destroy you S1 Review (Bonus Episode)
The family affair (Gwen, Trinity, Slim, J and Ismael aka @beatsboxingmahem ) came together again to look back at the entire first season of @imaydestroyyou to connect the dots from beginning to end and discuss listener commentary/feedback. We break down Simon and Terry's roles now that we've watched the whole season and revisit the themes of friendship, consent, disclosure, violation, stealthing, internet culture, dating apps, hookup culture and personal responsibility. Gwen shares the final bad wig count and we discuss Michaela Coel's talent and rate the contribution of IMDY to the canon. Gwen reveals the next show to be reviewed in upcoming bonus episodes. Stay tuned!
79 minutes | Aug 31, 2020
Episode 63: Gen Z 2020 Perspective
Brittany is a returning guest to gab with Gwen representing Gen Z! Brittany shares her experience as a 2020 college grad in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic in a red state as well the job outlook and career prospects during these difficult economic times. Gwen and Brittany discuss Gen Z being on the forefront of the Black Lives Matter movement and 2020 protests for equality and justice and the pressure on Black people and young people to vote in the Presidential election. Interesting perspective and hot takes! Sign up to be a poll worker in your local area! Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates and commentary.
114 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
Episode 63B: I May Destroy You S1:E12 (Bonus Episode)
The family affair (Gwen, Trinity, Slim, J and Ismael) is back to review and discuss the season finale of IMDY aptly entitled "Ego Death." Gwen and friends break down the 3 scenarios after Bella regains her memory from the fateful night on January 22nd. Lots of hot takes. Stay tuned for a follow-up tying together the season in its entirety. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates and commentary.
203 minutes | Aug 19, 2020
Episode 62B: I May Destroy You S1E11 (Bonus Episode)
It is a family affair to discuss the penultimate episode of I May Destroy You season with Trinity, Slim, J and Ismael are all here to gab with Gwen! This is the episode Gwen has been waiting for all season! We finally get some long awaited answers and resolution and we have different opinions. Gwen. Trinity, Slim. J and Ismael break down Bella's behavior and the impact on her business relationships/career as well as Terry's new love interest; the issue of disclosure of sexual identity and hookup culture dynamics; Ben, who is the unsung hero of the show and what happens when the memories come flooding back from that fateful night on Episode 1. This podcast episode is long, but it's a MUST listen. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram.
34 minutes | Aug 12, 2020
Episode 61: Kamala Biden Lukewarm Milquetoast
Gwen reacts to the official announcement of Kamala Harris being added to Joe Biden's ticket. The bottom line is that you have to see both sides and keep your eye on the prize. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
112 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
Episode 61B: I May Destroy You S1E10 (Bonus Episode)
Gwen, Trinity and Slim discuss the revelations of this pivotal episode of #imaydestroyyou entitled "The Cause the Cure." As we get insights into Bella's family dynamics and childhood experience, Gwen, Trinity and Slim make connections to Bella's behavior and interactions in the present as an adult. The dysfunction of childhood manifests itself in adulthood. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates and commentary.
87 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
Episode 60: Predator Rebuttal
Gwen and VIP returning guests, Ms. Trinity and Ismael Abdusalaam aka @beatsboxingmahem revisit the Jada Pinkett Smith vs August Alsina relationship and debate whether or not Jada should be labeled as a predator. We discuss how some celebrities with mental illness can be taken advantage of and the dangers of the Hollywood machine surrounding people like Kanye West. Gwen, Trinity and Ismael lament the culture of celebrity worship and the real consequences such as 45 being elected and likely re-elected as the US President and the implications for Black people. Follow @gabwithgwen on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
10 minutes | Aug 6, 2020
Episode 60E: Powerless (Emergency Episode)
Gwen had to hit you with an emergency episode as she is sweating without electricity, internet, and hot water for multiple days in New York. Some food for thought about American life as we know it in 2020. Follow @gabwithgwen on Twitter and Instagram.
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