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47 minutes | Sep 9, 2021
Episode 72: Can Elon Musk save our Climate? w/ Dr. Katherine Wilkinson
This week we discuss all things climate change! Dr. Wilkinson runs us through Project Drawdown, generational shade, and whether or not Elon Musk stans are delusional or not.
46 minutes | Sep 1, 2021
Episode 71: Withdrawing from Afghanistan w/ Mike Hardaway
This week we bring back former Obama advisor and current tech entrepreneur Mike Hardaway. We add context to the Afghanistan withdrawal, discuss the recently passed infrastructure bill, and dive into CA’s gubernatorial recall election.
9 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
Episode 70: A Quick Podcast Check In
A quick podcast check in.
52 minutes | Aug 18, 2021
Episode 69: The Master Plan with Chris Wilson
This week we finally bring on close friend of the pod Chris Wilson. He’s the author of the Master Plan, a visual artist, film producer, storyteller, and modern day renaissance man. We talk about the meaning of success, the work he is doing to help uplift those behind the fence, Plato’s allegory of the cave, and how he is connected to the PayPal mafia.
42 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
Episode 68: The American Dream
This week we discuss the American Dream. Is it dead, different, or just an illusion?
41 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Episode 67: Takes That Could Get Us Cancelled
We tease out some possibly cancelable takes of ours from the progressive left and if any are actually bringing the heat. We dive into homelessness, did we really go to the moon, and should we be cash apping Black folk for reparations. Listen in!
58 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Episode 66: NY Politics with NYS Senator Alessandra Biaggi
On today’s episode, New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi joins us to break down her thoughts on the recent NYC Mayoral Primary, on why rank choice voting should not be taking the rap for NYC’s problematic Board of Elections, and lastly why even though running a campaign is hard, there are some easy things to avoid.
39 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
Episode 65: Quentin Tarantino, Tyler Perry, and Marvel
On this pop culture roundtable episode, we dig into Quentin Tarantino’s obsession with the “N word”, on whether or not Tyler Perry is good for Black people, and how American portrayals of Black Americans affect the perceptions of everyone else in the country, including African immigrants.
45 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
Episode 64: Radical love w/ Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
We’ve got a real treat for you with G’s mentor and head pastor of Middle Church here in New York City on this weeks pod. We get a little history on where Middle Church’s progressive roots come from, their place in the larger religious community, and what it means to always be on.
45 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
Episode 63: The Critical Race Theory Debate w/ Mike Ponticelli
We bring back returning friend of the pod Mike “Ponto” Ponticelli, our resident conservative expert, to be the voice of the right to defend their stance on Critical Race Theory. Is there any validity? Listen up!
47 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
Episode 62: The Tulsa Centennial, Naomi Osaka, and Verzuz
The first female rapper Verzuz between Trina and Eve is coming up so we share our thoughts and whether its a good pairing. We also dive into Naomi Osaka bailing from the French Open to deal with her mental health and how much media should be required of athletes. And we wrap things up with the Tulsa Centennial and Farbs thoughts after being on the ground.
45 minutes | Jun 8, 2021
Episode 61: The Law & Order Playbook w/Scott Hechinger
We bring back our friend, public defender, and founder of Zealous, Scott Hechinger. We dive into the media’s obsession with the crime rate and how much is fact vs fiction. Plus we get his take on the upcoming Manhattan DA and NYC Mayoral race and what he’s looking for from the candidates.
34 minutes | Jun 1, 2021
Episode 60: Israel and Palestine
This week we cover Israel/Palestine (01:49) and toward the end we get into gifted and talented programs and their history (26:53)
50 minutes | May 19, 2021
Episode 59: Sex & Activism w/Leon Ford
Today our friend Leon Ford rejoins the pod to discuss whether activists are asexual superheroes or just human beings with the same needs we all have, so listen up!
44 minutes | May 13, 2021
Episode 58: Bill Gates Can Kick Rocks
This week we jump into why 90 Day Fiancé is the human experiment this world desperately needed, the split between Bill and Melinda Gates, and the modern rules of infidelity.
45 minutes | May 5, 2021
Episode 57: Dr. Umar, Politics in the Workplace, and being Poly
We are back this week and we couldn’t help ourselves in discussing everyone’s favorite crazy Uncle, Dr. Umar Johnson’s recent appearance on the breakfast club. We honestly dive into the debate spurred by tech companies such as Coinbase and Basecamp over politics in the workplace. And finally, Willow Smith has come out as Poly and we break down our thoughts on the evolution of sexuality.
45 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
Episode 56: A guilty verdict, Tik Tok appropriation, & Verzuz
On this weeks episode we discuss the guilty verdict in the George Floyd case and what’s next, Tik Tokers and the history of appropriation, and Uncle Russ crashing the Verzuz party.
42 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
Episode 55: The Business of Activism, the N word, and Stripper Culture
No guests this week so we dive right into some of the weeks most controversial stories. We cover our thoughts on the cofounder of BLM and the business of activism, Kyrie Irving and the use of the N word, to Paul Pierce being fired by ESPN and stripper culture.
41 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Episode 54: The debate over Trans Athletes w/Patricio Manuel
This week we are joined by boxer Patricio Manuel. Patricio made history in 2018 by becoming the first transgender boxer in the US to have a professional fight. We get into the the obvious conversation of Trans people in athletics, his thoughts on is gender a social construct, and some rationale behind why some well known people get so hot on this topic.
49 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Episode 53: Can religion lead us to political progress? W/ John Pavlovitz
Religious and Twitter Activist, John Pavlovitz, joins the pod to convince us that religion has a role to play in American progress! Is love and empathy what we’re missing? Pull up to find out!
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