200 And Counting

200 And Counting

By Tia Hill
200 And Counting is a bi-monthly podcast all about documentaries. Each episode covers a different doc based on a list of over 200 documentaries Tia has seen. She shares her thoughts, critiques, and ratings, with topics ranging from dating apps to competitive tickling videos to cults, and it’s all wrapped up in less than 30 minutes.
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Episode 10 - Good Hair
In this episode, Tia takes on a classic doc in the African American community: Chris Rock's Good Hair. While it may have been groundbreaking back in 2009 pre-natural hair movement, it miiiight not land so well in 2019.  Tia seeks to answer the burning question: ten years later, is Good Hair a good doc? Also, will relaxers ever come back in style?  For more on 200 And Counting: https://www.tortiachips.com/200andcounting 
27:25
July 11, 2019
Episode 9 - Weiner w/Pooja Reddy
In this episode, Tia is joined by the first ever guest on 200 And Counting, NYC-based comedian & friend of the pod Pooja Reddy to talk about everyone's favorite disgraced politician: Anthony Weiner for the doc of the same name. Pooja is the co-founder and co-host of Kutti Gang, a South Asian comedy show highlighting women and gender nonconforming comedians. In her past life she was based in Washington D.C. and even worked in the Obama White House (bless). So she brought some of her political and comedic prowess onto the pod to talk Anthony Weiner's infamous sexts, his wife (our hero) Huma Abedin, and why every politician should have a finsta.  Check out Pooja on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pooreddy/  Andddd check out Kutti Gang on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kuttigang/ For more on 200 And Counting: https://www.tortiachips.com/200andcounting
36:50
June 20, 2019
Episode 8 - Let The Fire Burn
In this episode, Tia talks about a little-known piece of Black history: the MOVE bombing in Philadelphia in the 1980s, where the Philly police department bombed a house full of civilians and children. Yeah, it's CRAZY. It's essential viewing because of course, it probably wasn't in your history books. It's the story of shady politicians, social justice groups, and of course, racism smh. If you're tryna learn something anddd celebrate Juneteenth at the same time, this is the doc for you.  For more on 200 And Counting: https://www.tortiachips.com/200andcounting
23:52
June 6, 2019
Episode 7 - Finders Keepers
In this episode Tia talks about her favorite guilty pleasure doc, Finders Keepers. It's the weirdly thrilling story of a man who lost his leg in a plane crash and the man who found it and...charged people to come look at it. If you think that sentence was crazy, just wait til you hear the rest of the episode.  For more on 200 And Counting check out my website: http://tortiachips.com/200andcounting 
21:56
May 16, 2019
Episode 6 - Hail Satan?
Yes, you read that title right. No, it's not what you think. In this episode Tia uses the word "weirdo" way too many times, but hey, what can ya do? She also digs a lil deeper to talk about The Satanic Temple, religion, and trolling homophobes in Penny Lane's hilarious, heartfelt doc 'Hail Satan,' which premiered at Sundance in January 2019. And yes, there's a King of the Hill reference. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27RtJp-rhHk&t=2s And find out where to watch: https://www.hailsatanfilm.com/ 
23:43
April 30, 2019
Episode 5 - Abducted In Plain Sight
In an episode about what might be the most infuriating documentary of all time, Tia talks about cliche storylines, horrible reenactments, and poor parenting for Netflix's doc Abducted In Plain Sight. Warning: This episode discusses topics of sexual abuse. For more on 200 And Counting, check out my website: www.tortiachips.com/200andcounting
21:08
April 15, 2019
Episode 4 - The Inventor
On this episode Tia talks about HBO's newest doc, The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley which follows Elizabeth Holmes' creepy blood company that was a scam (surprise surprise). Find out what was the deal with the scam, the blood, and also her strangely deep voice. For more on 200 And Counting, check out my website: https://www.tortiachips.com/200andcounting 
19:28
April 4, 2019
Episode 3 - Leaving Neverland
On this episode Tia dives into the infamous HBO doc "Leaving Neverland," which tells the story of two men accusing Michael Jackson of childhood sexual abuse, and why it's so hard to judge documentaries when there's so much hype.  Warning: This episode discusses topics of sexual abuse. For more on 200 And Counting, check out my website: https://www.tortiachips.com/200andcounting  To watch Leaving Neverland: https://www.hbo.com/documentaries/leaving-neverland
22:59
March 12, 2019
Episode 2 - Tickled
Welcome back to episode 2!!! In this one, Tia takes on the creepy, underground world of competitive endurance tickling, tickle fetishes, and mystery in one of the wildest docs she's ever seen.  Seriously, it's wild. And yes, there's hella spoilers.  For more on 200 And Counting, check out my website: https://www.tortiachips.com/200andcounting If you've seen Tickled, and you wanna see The Tickle King, here it is: https://youtu.be/K88xF9mOUjc
18:58
February 24, 2019
Episode 1 - The Fyre Festival
  In the FIRST EVER EPISODE, Tia answers the question on everyone’s minds right now: Which Fyre Festival doc is better? Also, who was the real MVP of Fyre Fest? Answer: It was Andy.  If you’re concerned about those affected by Billy’s SCAMMING nature, there’s been two (official) GoFundMe pages set up!!!  For Maryann: https://www.gofundme.com/exuma-point-fyre-fest-debt For the locals in the Bahamas: https://www.gofundme.com/the-exuma-foundation-for-victims-of-fyre-festival  For more information on the pod/if you wanna say hi: tortiachips.com/200andcounting 
23:04
February 3, 2019
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