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Pond's Press

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Jazzyxne Interview
I interview #BlackGirlGamers member Jazzyxne, who is the showrunner for next year's WOWCon. We talk about her streaming career, her motherhood, history with the convention scene and more! JazzyxNe - Twitch Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
54:52
August 13, 2021
Fitness To Cosplay Interview
I interview Florida-based cosplayer #FitnessToCosplay about her talent with the profession. We talk about getting fit for the cosplay, the love of cosplay, how streaming has become a big part of her persona and more!  FitnessToCosplay - Twitch Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
48:12
August 13, 2021
ItsLadyKitFTW Interview
I interview #BlackGirlGamers member ItsLadyKitFTW about her growing twitch community and how she uses the platform to help her autistic son. We talk about her history with streaming, what she does for her twitch channel, the mom life and more! (1) ItsLadyKitFTW - Twitch Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
51:50
August 6, 2021
Andre Gwinn Sr. Interview
I interview Andre Gwinn Sr. about his love for the geek scene that has inspired him to run a business around it. We talk all about his organization "Get Geek'd", the city of Abilene, how all this connects to each other and more! Get Geek'd Abilene | Facebook Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
45:42
August 4, 2021
Xlalasogonex Interview
I interview #BlackGirlGamers member Xlalasogonex about her own life as a Twitch streamer. We talk about the way she streams for others, the family aspect to streaming, her growing success and more!  XlalasogoneX - Twitch Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
35:53
August 2, 2021
Simone Dejean Interview
I interview Texas-based #BlackCosplayer Simone Dejean, who has been loving the geek scene for a while! We talk about her crafting skills, ways of enjoying cosplay without conventions, ageism in cosplay and more! https://www.instagram.com/magicalmecosplay/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
44:29
August 2, 2021
Nyasia Chane’l Interview
I interview #BlackArtist Nyasia Chane'l about her musical talent that has granted her such a big following on social media. We talk about her life, traveling around the states and singing, along with her way of connecting with people online.  Nyasia Chane'l (nyasiachanelmusic.com) Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
39:35
July 30, 2021
Amy Perez Interview
I Interview Amy Perez about how her daughter brought her into the world of cosplay fandoms. We talk about her military career, her daughter's growing love more nerd culture and more!  Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
46:46
July 22, 2021
Ma Petite Cosplay Interview
I interview Texas-based #blerd #MaPetiteCosplay, about her amazing artistry in cosplay and modeling. We talk about her history with the cosplay scene, being a school teacher, convention guest, model talent and much more!  https://linktr.ee/mapetitecosplay Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
49:44
July 21, 2021
The Pond Theater (Space Jam 2)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #SpaceJamANewLegacy and see if it was worth the wait. Also, we spoil the ending of Loki and discuss the future of Marvel Studios.  Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:08:01
July 18, 2021
JaedumGaming Interview
I interview #BlackGirlGamer member #JaedumGaming about how she grew from happy geek to a professional streamer with over 1k followers. We talk about her life leading up to streaming, the feelings of being a Black lady streamer and more!  JaedumGaming - Twitch Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
35:56
July 16, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (The Best Boomerang)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review the latest #DevolverDigtal hit, #BoomerangX, to see if it deserves the praise it has received among critics and gamers alike. This is followed by a discussion on overpriced copies of old video games and #NickelodeonAllStarBrawl impressions! Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:08:51
July 16, 2021
Hassana Brown Interview
I interview Hassana Brown, a motivational speaker/life coach on helping those who desire inner healing. We talk about the process of this task, the different types of grief and whether or not it can be possible to restore happiness in those who have lost it.  The Gift (hassanabrown.com) Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
34:27
July 13, 2021
Validate Developer Interview
I interview Dani from #ValidateGame (@danulmao on Twitter) about being the project lead behind the biggest diverse dating sim, due to be released next year. We talk about being a Black woman with the biggest press coverage received for a game project, racism in the game development scene, details of what to expect in the game and more! VALIDATE: Struggling Singles in Your Area (validategame.com) Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
35:33
July 12, 2021
The Pond Theater (Black Widow Purging)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #BlackWidow & #TheForeverPurge to see if either of them are worth a trip to the theaters. We also have discussions of at-home releases, like #ResidentEvilInfiniteDarkness on Netflix. We talk about all that and more! Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:33:21
July 11, 2021
Summer Williams Interview
I interview #RapATap owner Summer WIlliams about the educational dance program in California. Along with talking about what you will expect from signing up for in-person or virtual dance lessons, we also talk about the growing success in owning a #dance school, the racism in dance and more! http://www.rapataparts.com/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
39:58
July 10, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Twitching)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we discuss plans with our new #twitch channel and the long-term goal for it. Then, we review the new #MonstersInc sequel on #DisneyPlus, #MonstersAtWork. This is followed a review of the retro indie platformer #ZodiacDX and talking about what Rianna has been playing recently! Join Us On Twitch: www.twitch.tv/pondspress Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:05:03
July 9, 2021
AsToldBySandy Interview
I interview #BlackCosplayer Sandra Ray about her journey in cosplay, being a non-binary cosplayer, life as a Florida-based IT information specialist and more!  https://www.instagram.com/astoldbysandy/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
47:48
July 7, 2021
Ummie Kherlyl Interview
I interview Nigeria-based fashion influencer Ummie Kherlyl about her success on social media as a #BlackCreative. We talk about life in Nigeria, how her main job has benefited her creative side, her Joker cosplay and more! Sassy introvert 👸🏾 (@ummiekherlyl) TikTok | Watch Sassy introvert 👸🏾's Newest TikTok Videos Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
39:45
July 6, 2021
The Pond Theater (That Boss Baby)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the latest Boss Baby adventure called #TheBossBabyFamilyBusiness. Did the original need a sequel? We answer that! We also review the Chris Pratt action film on #AmazonPrime, #TheTomorrowWar. We then talk about #NoSuddenMove on #HBOMax, which stars quite a few talented names.  Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:08:60
July 3, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Mario Is On Mushrooms)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review the new Nintendo sports game, #MarioGolfSuperRush. Is Mario's crazy twist on golf worth the purchase price? Along with that, Chase gives his thoughts on #CurvedSpace, a new indie arcade shooter published by Maximum Games. We then bring up demos Rianna has played recently and a weird controversy with the upcoming #FinalFantasyPixelRemaster collection. Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:09:59
July 1, 2021
Making An Inclusive Space For Black Nerds (Featuring Lacrecia Walker & @dejavu_dejanae)
I have a discussion with #BlackOtakuQueen community group owner Lacrecia Walker and #BlackCosplayer @dejavu_dejanae, about creating a friendly environment for POC nerds to feel welcomed in. We learn about what to expect in the Black Otaku Queen group, talk about the slow growth in the geek society and more!  B.O.Q -Black Otaku Queen | Facebook https://www.instagram.com/dejavu_dejanae/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
55:50
June 30, 2021
Dari Anne Gibson Interview
I interview Dari Anne Gibson, a beautiful #makeupartist from the Caribbean who is known online as #NotYourAverageArtistryy. We talk about her passion for special effects makeup, fitting in with everyone around her, possibly getting sued by another business with the same name and more!  https://www.instagram.com/not.your.average.artistryy/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
40:29
June 30, 2021
Kimya Nuru Dennis Interview
I interview Kimya Nuru Dennis, a Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, DEI, D&I and Justice educator set on teaching real history that schools are afraid to explore. We have a mature discussion about the fiction that America still continues to push today and how exactly can systematic racism be suppressed, if not stopped. 365 Diversity, LLC Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
55:26
June 29, 2021
Crystal Jordan Interview
I interview Crystal Jordan, a #BlackMom to an autistic child who has made a career on educating others about the #autismspectrum. We talk about life as an autistic child and as an adult. This was a really special interview! https://www.zachariahworld.com/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
42:25
June 28, 2021
Jasmine Bester Interview
I interview Jasmine Bester, an up and coming #BlackActress, looking make it in the acting industry, under drama. We talk about her school life, her current health complications (at the time of this recording), colorism in the film industry and more! bookjasminebester@gmail.com Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
48:55
June 28, 2021
The Pond Theater (Press F9)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the latest in the Fast saga, #F9. Then, Chase and Justin give impressions on the hit sensation #DemonSlayerTheMugenTrain, followed by everyone sharing thoughts on #FalsePositive, featuring #PierceBrosnan in the cast.  Support Deja Denise Green: Home | Déja D. Green (dejadgreen.com) Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:07:53
June 27, 2021
Jessika Malic Interview
I interview Jessika Malic about her long history of talent around journalism and assisting organizations around the world, most recently the #AREAAGreaterPhoenixChapter. We talk about the organization, her notable news coverage over the years, the experiences of racism as an Asian-American, long before COVID-19 and much more! https://areaagreaterphoenix.org/ http://www.instagram.com/TheJinxCosplay Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
59:48
June 26, 2021
Victoria Evans Interview
I interview Arkansas author Victoria Evans about being a life coach in the modern day, sharing wisdom about achieving goals. We also talk about her book #PiecesOfMe, life as a Black police officer and more! VICTORIA DANIELLE (thevictoriadanielle.com) Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
39:39
June 25, 2021
Beasts Of Maravilla Island Developer Interview
I speak to key members at Banana Bird Studios about their first commercial release, #BeastsOfMaravilla. We talk about the development, business, release and reception of their cute creature photography game that is now available on Steam and Nintendo Switch for $9.99, soon to be on other platforms as well. Beasts of Maravilla Island Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
47:45
June 25, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (What's Next On Steam?)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we talk about at least 10 very interesting game demos that went live during #SteamNext. You might find a new game to look forward to playing in the future! Chase also gives his overall impressions on the #MassEffectLegendaryEdition with #MassEffect2 & #MassEffect3. Lastly, we wish Craig a good farewell as he exists the podcast to pursue his next adventure in life.  Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:27:45
June 24, 2021
Anastasia Hera Interview
I interview Texas-based rap artist Anastasia Hera about the growing success she has with her #musical talent, creating amazing songs and performing live at concerts in and out of state. Along with that, we talk about her responsibility as a single mom on top of her #music career, being an introvert and more! HOME | Mysite (anastasiahera.com) Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
46:53
June 21, 2021
The Pond Theater (Luca & Carly)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the new Pixar film #Luca to see is Disney has another animated hit on their streaming platform. This is followed by an impressions on the new #iCarly show on #ParamountPlus and the Kevin Hart #Netflix drama #Fatherhood! Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:20:28
June 20, 2021
Tsunderee Interview
I interview Jahnae A.K.A. @tsunderee_ on what #cosplay means to her, along with diverse representation in the cosplay scene. We also bring up how her #makeupartist job benefits her cosplay skills, living in Florida and more! @tsunderee_ | Linktree Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
43:39
June 19, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Summer Game Fest Is The New E3)
On today's episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we talk about our thoughts on #E32021 and the different presentations that were hosted during the weekend. Is E3 still the biggest event for gaming with the existence of #SummerGameFest? We also review the hit multiplayer dodgeball game #KnockoutCity and discuss a #gamedev's tweet that sparked a very interesting conversation.  Chase was on Pop Culture Cosmos: E3 2021 Day 4 Panel- Nintendo And Some Parting Thoughts… – Pop Culture Cosmos Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:23:36
June 17, 2021
The Pond Theater (Infinite Heights)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the theatrical adaptation of #InTheHeights to see if it lives up to the hype. Afterwards, Chase reviews the ridiculous #ParamountPlus movie #Infinite, which stars Mark Walberg as a reincarnated assassin. We then review the Asian-starred animated film #WishDragon and the highly confusing #Awake.  Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:06:45
June 13, 2021
Blu Lazuli Cosplay Interview
I interview #blackcosplayer Blu Lazuli about going from beginning cosplay to assisting attendance for Empire City Con. We also talk about both the positives and harsh challenges they faced to get to this position in life. Speaking of "they", we also talk about being Non-Binary and how to push back against the hostility towards change. Blu is one inspiring human being! Blu Lazuli (@bianca.blu.lazuli) • Instagram photos and videos Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
54:38
June 11, 2021
Tiffany J Interview
I interview #blackartist Tiffany J, who has been using her gospel musical talent and image to preach self-worth and body positivity. Her soothing melody brought her to much success in her hometown, which is the ultimate hero's journey when you take in consideration of how she got here! Listen to #TiffanyJ on Spotify: https://rb.gy/bm7wjn                                  Apple Music: https://rb.gy/fm8kba                                  YouTube: https://rb.gy/sc3god Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
44:56
June 11, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (128 Battlefields)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we discuss the latest trailer and details regarding #Battlefield2042 to see if this can bring back those who either haven't kept up with or lost interest in the Battlefield series. Chase then gives a spoiler-free review of #Loki premiere on #DisneyPlus. This is followed by reports of no crunch at #InsomiacGames and a review for #OperationTango. Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:15:30
June 10, 2021
The Pond Theater (The Conjuring 3 vs. A Quiet Place Part II)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the #TheConjuringTheDevilMadeMeDoIt to see if this #Conjuring universe can still hold its ground today. We then review #Rugrats2021 to see if there is a creative purpose for a new Rugrats show. This is followed by a retro review of #MrPoppersPenguin and a spoiler talk for #AQuietPlacePartII.  Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:22:16
June 6, 2021
Miko Monroe Interview
I interview young actress Miko Monroe about her work in stage plays and on-camera roles. As theatres are starting to make their way back, its a great time to ask someone who is makes a living on that profession about their feelings on things opening up at this moment. Plus, we talk about the different acting experiences she's had and what she wishes to pursue in the future! MIKO MONROE Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
41:20
June 4, 2021
Karima Jay Interview
I interview faith-based #blackmusician Karima Jay about her life as a singer/songwriter who is having to balance that out with other responsibilities/jobs. We also talk about how her music could spread the positivity in Christianity and the progressive success she is gaining as an artist.  Home | Karima Jay Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
42:54
June 4, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Destiny 2 Is Not For Me)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we have a discussion about Destiny 2 from a new player and a veteran's perspective. We also talk about the sudden remaster release of Virtual Fighter 5 as a free PlayStation Plus. Additionally, we talk about the backlash female characters in fictional entertainment and how women are still being harassed at Ubisoft to this day. Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:22:31
June 3, 2021
Tennille Griffith Interview
I #interview Tennille Griffith about her success as a professional makeup #artist, based in the #Caribbean. Additionally, we bring up the challenges she faces, living in an island that may not always provide the opportunities she seeks, but how she ultimately overcomes difficulties, thanks to the internet.  @tresbellebytennille Lnk.Bio - Link in Bio Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
25:27
June 2, 2021
The Pond Theater (Cruella Is Dumb)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the latest live-action Disney adaptation, #Cruella. Is this origin tale of a classic Disney villain worth the $30 premiere access at home or a trip to the theaters? We review that and also discuss some of the odd studio distribution plans coming up.  Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
34:57
May 30, 2021
Mexican Moon Director Interview
I talk with the director of #MexicanMoon, Chris Zuhdi. This is a new indie-thriller to be released for free on #AmazonPrime, June 1st. We talk about the process of making a film in the middle of the Pandemic, the Texas setting and more regarding his latest project and the impact it could land.  Chris Zuhdi - IMDb Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
38:46
May 29, 2021
Julianna Emanski Interview
I interview Julianna Emanski from #LUMEDIAMusicworks about everything you should know in participating for the #EarlyMusicFilmCompetition, due in July 2. I also bring up her music composition credits including #GamesOfThrones, #WorldOfWarcraft and more! Don't pass up on this incredible showcase of new musical talent! https://www.lumediamusicworks.com/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
32:39
May 29, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Mass Effect 1 In 2021)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review the #MassEffect1 remaster, part of the #MassEffectLegendaryEdition package. Is this entry chapter to the Shepard saga worth revisiting today? We also review the indie city builder #PolyvilleCanyon and talk about #Facebook's long-term goal to compete with both #Twitch and #YouTube in the gaming content creation scene. Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:09:34
May 28, 2021
Ethereal Vamp Interview
I interview Ethereal Vamp, a Caribbean-based Black cosplayer/model who uses her creative talent to share her thoughts on life as she gives makeup tutorials and more on her social media pages. She's been known for her sharp teeth, which has led to the inspiration of "Vamp" for her cosplay handle. I learned quite a bit about her life and her region while talking much about the cosplay geek life.  https://www.instagram.com/ethereal.vamp/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
43:35
May 26, 2021
Destiny Capri Interview
I interview Destiny Capri, a young faith-based musician who is all about restoring the positivity in Christianity. We talk about her music talent, career path, addressing the negative behavior in Christianity and more! She has made some amazing covers of songs from artists like Billie Eilish and The Beatles and is a wonderful human being! https://www.destinycapri.com/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
37:59
May 25, 2021
The Pond Theater (Poor M.O.D.O.K.)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #LoveDeathAndRobots season 2 to see how this series progresses with a new direction. We also review #MODOK season 1, the new stop-motion animated show based around a classic Marvel villain. This is followed by a review of the new Zack Snyder zombie film #ArmyOfTheDead. Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:09:36
May 23, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Future!!)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review the new indie runner #AerialKnightsNeverYield. This is followed by Craig's impressions of #Returnal, Rianna's Sims tales and more! Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:08:48
May 21, 2021
Shogunsteel Cosplay Interview
I interview Shogunsteel about her cosplay life, Canada's geek scene and her "child-free" movement. Her creative approaches to pop-culture characters, even mixing genres, have granted her nearly 10k in following. www.instagram.com/shogunsteel/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
49:26
May 20, 2021
Deja Denise Green Interview
I interview Deja Denise Green about her acting career in film, Broadway and more. She's used her amazing talent to bring light to social topics and Black positivity. We also bring up how her recent move has helped her personally and professionally. https://www.dejadgreen.com/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
36:28
May 16, 2021
Rezin "Tha Messenger" Interview
I interview Rezin "Tha Messenger" about her hip hop music talent and the short vlogs she puts out on social media. Her life perspectives bring meaningful conversations that have not been addressed in our society. Rezin: https://rb.gy/cgpb2y Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
35:52
May 16, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Is Resident Evil Village Too Dumb?)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review #ResidentEvilVillage to see if its really worth all the hype it received. This will come with a spoiler discussion at the end of the show. We also respond to the current state of the PC gaming distribution market and a games journalist asking for the industry to "Press Reset". Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:23:52
May 13, 2021
Awa Sanneh Interview
I #interview Awa Sanneh, about her growing success as an influencer, who has gained a significant following on TikTok for making short videos, blogging about life experiences and wisdom. Now, she plans to expand her capabilities into small business ownership and more. https://www.tiktok.com/@_awasanneh Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
46:59
May 11, 2021
The Pond Theater (Monster Batch)
On today's episode of #ThePondTheater, we have a review discussion on the first two episodes of #TheBadBatch, the latest animated #StarWars show on #DisneyPlus. This is followed up by a review for the #Netflix drama #Monster and the latest Mockbuster from The Asylum, #ApeVsMonster. Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:28:29
May 8, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Oh Snap!)
On today's episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we review #NewPokemonSnap to see how the formula holds up after all these years under a new game. We also review #TurnipBoyCommitsTaxEvasion, a Zelda-like comedy on the PC and consoles. Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
52:42
May 6, 2021
GeekyBombshell Interview
I #interview Texas-based #blackcosplayer Michelle A.K.A. GeekyBombshell on her work in costume crafting and photo editing. Her Black-positive styles on different popular characters has granted her over 4k followers within a year. https://linktr.ee/geekybombshell Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
38:26
May 3, 2021
The Pond Theater (Without Any Remorse)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #TheMitchellsvdTheMachines, an animated Netflix adventure-comedy from #SonyPictures. This is followed by a review for #TomClancys #WithoutRemorse and a spoiler talk for the finale of #Invincible season 1, which both are available on #AmazonPrime! Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:13:43
May 1, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Trippy Video Games)
On the latest episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we give our thoughts on the new #ShadowMan Remastered to see how the game holds up today. Additionally, we have first-impressions on #CrueltySquad, a very surreal first-person shooter that is one of the highest-rated games available on Steam. This is followed by thoughts on the upcoming Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and more! Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:16:35
April 29, 2021
Ai Coco L.L.C Interview
I interview Ai Coco about her #anime cosmetics shop, along with her life in Japan as a Black woman and perspectives on anime culture. https://aicocollc.com/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
59:37
April 29, 2021
Using My Podcast To Catch A Fake Job Offering
Some helpful advice for job seekers out there! I used my #podcast to catch a scammer that was trying to convincingly reel me into a trap. Luckily, discovering red flags about the business helped me avoid this incident. Watch out for Custom Brands Group and Hunter Douglas!: https://www.custombrandsgroup.com/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
06:38
April 29, 2021
Pegasus Film Festival 2021 (Interviewing This Year's Showrunners, Daviah & CJ)
I speak with this year's showrunner duo for the 2021 #PegasusFilmFestival about what changes are coming to this year's show and what it means to have an inclusive festival for young filmmakers of all backgrounds to exercise creative storytelling. Check out the festival on May 22nd!: https://www.pegasusfilmfestival.com/ Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
33:44
April 25, 2021
The Pond Theater (Captain Kombat)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the latest adaptation of #MortalKombat to see if its the definitive Mortal Kombat experience. This is followed by reviews for the Oscar-running drama #Nomadland, the Netflix animated musical #ArloTheAlligator and concluding the show with a spoiler discussion on #TheFalconAndThWinterSoldier! Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:26:27
April 24, 2021
Arlo The Alligator Boy Review (Touched My Heart)
This review segment is from "The Pond Theater (Captain Kombat)". At the day before recording, Chase discovered an animated musical on Netflix called #ArloTheAlligatorBoy and explains why its one of his favorite movies of 2021 so far .Meanwhile, for no reason, Justin disapproves. Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
16:31
April 24, 2021
CurvyBlackWitch Interview
I interview Janae Owne, a jolly UK-based Black #TikTok influencer who uses that platform to bring a smile to everyone, while teaching others about social activism, using her podcast and #YouTube channel to freely speak her mind out about the world. Her personality and wisdom has granted her over 300k followers. Her Podcast: https://rb.gy/b8phnn Her TikTok: https://rb.gy/glz1ht Pond's Press On Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Pond's Press On Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
59:53
April 23, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (It Was Apogee All Along)
On today's episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we review the goofy "No" simulator #SayNoMore and the nostalgic runner #Toree3D. This is followed up with news stories about #PlayStation taking reverse action on closing the PS3 & PS Vita stores, the game director of #DaysGone with some crazy comments, the launch of #ApogeeEntertainment and more! Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:09:30
April 22, 2021
Jasmine Jones Interview
I interview Jasmine Jones of #Primplife to talk about her wonderful organization and the impact it continues to make for the diverse youth. https://www.primplife.org/ Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
36:53
April 17, 2021
Nattylinn Interview
I interview Nattylinn, a professional makeup #artist who uses her talent for theater, modeling and maybe even conventions in the future. Her pop culture-inspired work has given her quite the attention on social media. https://nattylinn.com/ Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
40:11
April 17, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Why You Do This To Me?)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review #Outriders now that its out and available to everyone. Is it worth the full price of admission? We also review #PacMan99, the new retro battle royale, free on the Nintendo Switch. Lastly, we gather a list of strange changes going on with #PlayStation and wonder if the brand headed for a bring or dark path? Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:00:45
April 15, 2021
Crazy Movie Review: Ratatoing (Dr. Eggman In Bootlegged Ratatouille)
For our next bad movie review, we examined the crazy levels of a bootlegged Disney Pixar movie with Ratatouille's #Ratatoing, which features voice talent you would least expect to hear lead in a foreign knock-off of a Disney classic. Oh, but this movie and its cult following is something you'll expect even less. Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
27:59
April 15, 2021
The Pond Theater (Thunder Falcon)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #ThunderForce, the new Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer #superhero #comedy. Then, we talk #spoilers with #TheFalconandTheWinterSoldier (episodes 2-4). Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:02:55
April 10, 2021
Curved Space Developer Interview
I interview Andrew Czamietzki about his new game, #CurvedSpace, a twin-stick shooter with a ton of exciting aspects it. He answers all the questions as to what to expect from this upcoming indie title, to be released on June 18th 2021, for PC and consoles. https://curvedspacegame.com/ Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
33:30
April 10, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Super Spitter)
On today's episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we review #SuperNoahsArk3D, give impressions on #OddworldSoulstorm and talk about the latest news in gaming, involving #GameStop going away for good, #GenshinImpact under heat and #E3 going full digital this year! Spotify: rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: rb.gy/cug5te
01:18:41
April 8, 2021
Johnathan Rowan Interview
I #interview Johnathan Rowan about his production company #SupastarProductionz​, getting his latest projects out there and being a #BlackFilmmaker. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/children-of-night-a-jonathan-rowan-short-film Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: https://rb.gy/cug5te
39:54
April 5, 2021
Ascheley Does Cosplay Interview
I talk to Ascheley about her award-wining #cosplay talent, how her day job as a hair stylist relates to her geek craft, convention stories in Arizona and more! https://instagram.com/ascheley_does_cosplay/ Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: https://rb.gy/cug5te
41:59
April 5, 2021
The Pond Theater (Space-zilla)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we react to the #SpaceJamANewLegacy trailer and share our thoughts, while discussing some interesting news around the film. Then, we review #GodzillaVsKong on #HBOMax, to see if it is worth the hype. Lastly, we review #ConcreteCowboy on #Netflix, the new biopic about the Black cowboy communities, co-starring Idris Elba. Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: https://rb.gy/cug5te
01:19:27
April 4, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Cooperation Is Necessary)
On today's episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we review the cooperative platformer #ItTakesTwo, and the new mainline entry to the #MonsterHunter series, known as #MonsterHunterRise, to see if either are worth the full price. Then, we talk about the news of the week, regarding #PlayStationStore closure, a #Pokemon card heist, #MortalKombatMovie controversy and more! Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: https://rb.gy/cug5te
01:23:37
April 2, 2021
Crazy Movie Review: Noah's Ark 2007 (Raunchy Kids Movie)
In celebration of Easter, we review the strangest adaptation of Noah's Ark that ever existed. Could you believe this was aimed at kids??? Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: https://rb.gy/cug5te
38:58
April 1, 2021
The Pond Theater (Bad Heroes)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #BadTrip, the new hidden camera road trip comedy starring some notable Hollywood comedians. Then, we get into a discussion about the first three episodes of #Invincibles, the new animated superhero action-comedy on #AmazonPrime from the producers of #TheBoys. All that and more coming your way! Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: https://rb.gy/cug5te
01:05:48
March 28, 2021
Princesstkcosplay Interview
I talk to Princesstikcosplay about what the passion in cosplay means to her and how she continues to love her creative talent, no matter what! She's been receiving an audience from her pop culture costumes, such as Hermione from Harry Potter or DC's Starfire. https://linktr.ee/Princesstk Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: https://rb.gy/cug5te
36:59
March 28, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Going On A Loop)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review #LoopHero, the new indie hit from #DevolverDigital. Is it as good as people say? Chase gives his thoughts. This is followed up by reveals of #SixDaysInFalujah and #ShadowmanRemastered gameplay. Also, there's news of something #Sony and #Nintendo-related possibly shutting down. and more! Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcast: https://rb.gy/cug5te
01:17:46
March 25, 2021
Wave Break Developer Interview
I interview team members from Funktronic Labs about their latest work, #WaveBreak. You'll learn pretty much everything you need to know about the upcoming colorful Wave Race and Tony Hawk-inspired arcade fest. That, and I also bring up the question of preservation from an indie developer's perspective, given what's been going on recently. https://wavebreakgame.com/ Spotify: https://rb.gy/n2knrd Apple Podcasts: https://rb.gy/cug5te
43:47
March 25, 2021
Aerial Knight's Never Yield Developer Interview
I interview Neil Jones about his latest game, Aerial Knight's Never Yield and what makes it such an exciting runner to look forward to. Additionally, we discuss what it is like to be a Black game developer in the spotlight. https://www.aerialknight.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
38:57
March 22, 2021
The Pond Theater (#ReleaseTheJustinCut)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we finally have Justin back again to join us to share his thoughts on the latest films. This time, we'll be talking about the #ZackSnyderCut of #JusticeLeague to see if it has improved much. Then, we get into the teen drama #Moxie on #Netflix. Afterwards, we discuss spoiler-filled thoughts on #CaptainFalconAndTheWinterSoldier episode 1, along with Season 1 of #DemonSlayer! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:37:53
March 21, 2021
Winnie Ama At Pod vComm Spring 2021
Winnie Ama joins me at Pod vComm to give a live performance and talk about what's new with her career and everything around it. https://winnieama.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
41:30
March 20, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Spring Game Reveals And Steals)
On today's episode of #TheGamingTadpole, I give my thoughts on #BravelyDefault2 to see if its worth the $60. Additionally, we talk a lot about new game reveals, special deals and business moves that have occurred in the gaming space this week. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/ Join Our Discord!: https://discord.gg/emyQQkmCAG
01:14:31
March 18, 2021
Shot In The Dark Developer On Making Simple, Small Games
I speak to Dennis McCorry of Possum House Games about creating games like Shot In The Dark under a controlled budget and scope. https://store.steampowered.com/developer/possumhousegames Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
36:59
March 18, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Mario's Old Cartoons)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review the 90s animated #Mario shows for #Mar10. This is followed by gaming news of the week, such as a #BuildABear #AnimalCrossing crossover, #Microsoft completely buying #Bethesda and more! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:10:52
March 11, 2021
#ProtectBlackCosplayers
We need to spread love to #BlackCreators and suppress the spread of harassment. craigcharles.wearelegalshield.com Support https://www.flowcreation.app/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress
14:59
March 11, 2021
Purple Kitty Life Intervieew
I talk to Kiersten of Purple Kitty Life about the many monetized hobbies she has, her desires in starting a podcast and navigating through the best and worst of social media. https://instabio.cc/PurpleKittyLife Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
47:43
March 9, 2021
Azu_No_Yuki Interview
I talk to Azu_No_Yuki about her love for cosplay and how its been going since the pandemic, but also how she will overcome cyberbullying after recently falling victim to it. https://linktr.ee/azunoyuki Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
33:10
March 9, 2021
residentchaos Cosplay Interview
I talk to residentchaos about her love for cosplay, her experiences at bigger cons as a teenager and also, how she's navigating through the social media space for a positive atmosphere. linktr.ee/residentchaos Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
46:59
March 8, 2021
Mako Girls Interview
I interview the Mako Girls (Mimi, A-Ni & Kena) about making it out there as a trio of young Black musicians, using modern convivences like social media. I also talk about A-Ni & Kena's love for anime and cosplay, as that's how I originally discovered the pop group. www.makogirls.com Since FLOW was brought up: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-create-a-censorship-free-app Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
54:29
March 7, 2021
Guitar Gabby Interview
I talk to Guitar Gabby, who has made a whole career in being a diverse voice for the rock music scene. Plus, she is just an amazing talent in general, whether it be from her original songs, doing covers for iconic hits or designing her own instruments. https://www.txlips.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress
33:33
March 7, 2021
The Pond Theater (Coming 2 Raya)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #SpongebobSquarepantsSpongeOnTheRun & #KampKoral for #ParamountPlus, #Coming2America on #AmazonPrime and lastly, #RayaAndTheLastDragon & #WandaVision spoilers on #DisneyPlus! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:35:43
March 6, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Viola Is GOTY Worthy)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review #ViolaAHeroinesMelody to see why it could possibly be a "Game Of The Year" contender. Afterwards, we talk about the #Outriders demo and some crazy news stories. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:11:41
March 4, 2021
Jasfusion Cosplay Interview
I talk to Jasfusion Cosplay on what puts her in the cosplay spirit. This woman was so much fun to talk to, you could just listen for the humorous dialogue between us, beside of course, getting to know this Alabama-based cosplayer! https://linktr.ee/jasfusioncosplay Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
43:55
March 3, 2021
Why My Hero Academia Is A Great Anime For Newcomers
Chase gives an overview review of the My Hero Academia anime (without spoiling) to explain why this is a great start for those who haven't gotten into anime yet but want to. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
31:13
March 2, 2021
The Pond Theater (Tom And Jerry, Sitting In A Tree)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the new live-action/animation hybrid of #TomAndJerry, the biopic United States v Billie Holiday and all the big movie news of the week! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:16:25
February 27, 2021
Lashay Simon Interview
I talk to Lashay Simon about using social media to send positive vibes to others and interview local music talent for her podcast. https://www.instagram.com/oshunenergy_/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
30:46
February 27, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Fists Of Crazy)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we look at an old #TomAndJerry #videogame in anticipation for the new movie. Also, we have a few crazy #gamingnews stories involving odd sponsorship deals and people acting stupid around the subject of #videogames. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:11:54
February 25, 2021
Daisy Kane Interview
I interview Daisy Kane of #AwkwardBlackNerdPodcast, about her #podcast's subjects, structure, getting her work out there and other things. I always love seeing diverse women get into the pop culture podcast scene, and she is yet another great option! https://daisykane.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
43:38
February 24, 2021
Queen Aintish Interview
I talk to Queen Aintish about her cosplay talent, her encounters with online bullies, her body-positive image and more. https://linktr.ee/Queen_aintish Contact ID shield if you've been harassed online: craigcharles.wearelegalshield.com Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress
42:54
February 23, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Mortal Choices)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review #SuperMario3DWorld + #BowsersFury to see if its worth the asking price. We follow this up with several crazy #gamingnews stories, and a trailer reaction for #MortalKombatMovie Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress
01:27:15
February 21, 2021
The Pond Theater (I Think I Care)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the #GoldenGlobe contender #ICareAlot on #Netflix, #FloraandUlysses, the new family #DisneyPlus film, and #EarwigAndTheWitch on #HBOMAX. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
57:46
February 21, 2021
Pond's Press Cast On Cosplay Gatekeeping And How To Solve It
The cast of Pond's Press discusses their thoughts and feelings on the increase of online bullying towards Black content creators, and especially Black cosplayers, during Black History Month. In addition to that, we use examples and possibly helpful advice to hopefully encourage a positive turn for Black creators getting their out there. Contact Craig for Cyber Bullying protection: craigcharles.wearelegalshield.com Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
37:42
February 20, 2021
Ladylococosplay On Overcoming Racist Trolls
I talk to Ladylococosplay about her creative work in cosplay and also her independent accessory store she runs. In the middle of this, we have a very important discussion about dealing with racist trolls on the internet, with her perspective as a Black plus-sized cosplayer. www.instagram.com/ladylococosplay/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
49:55
February 16, 2021
The Pond Theater (Judas)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we first review the final chapter in the "To All The Boys" series, subtitled "Forever and Ever". From there, we go on with the Black Panthers biopic "Judas and the Black Messiah" and more! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
58:24
February 13, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Max Scalping)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we do a retro review for Max Payne to see how it holds up today. Chase also talks about how he helped a cosplayer named Electricbum get through cyber bullying. Afterwards, we go over some crazy and intense news stories of the week. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:05:50
February 11, 2021
Rae Monet Interview
I talk to Rae Monet about her teaching with sex education through poetry and performance. https://whichrae.wordpress.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
39:20
February 10, 2021
JaharaJ Interview
I interview JaharaJ about her success as a family-friendly Twitch streamer/geek mom, themed around anime and Zelda. https://www.twitch.tv/jaharaj https://discord.com/invite/2A8rN2R Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
39:55
February 10, 2021
The Current State Of The Pandemic With Grant Cline
I talk to Grant Cline about his podcast "Living In Lockdown: Coping With The Pandemic". Along with that, we get into a discussion about current advice about the pandemic and when it might end. https://anchor.fm/grant-cline Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
42:49
February 7, 2021
The Pond Theater (MalcomVision)
On the latest episode of #ThePondTheater, we give our thoughts on the new artsy Netflix drama, "Malcom & Marie". Then, we review "One Night In Miami" to see if it is as good as everyone says it is. We wrap things up with a spoiler discussion on the midpoint for "WandaVision". Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:09:39
February 6, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Poor Monkeys)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, I review Ape Escape 2 to see how it holds up all these years. This is of course followed by big gaming news stories such as the continued saga of the GameStop stock exchange and full details on the Mass Effect Legendary Edition. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:27:36
February 5, 2021
Yvonne Senat Jones Interview
I interview Yvonne Senat Jones on her successful acting life as a Afro-Latina getting into projects with big-name people like Tyler Perry, Seth MacFarlane and even Disney. http://www.yvonnesenatjones.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
54:29
February 4, 2021
Brooklynne Doyk Interview
I interview Brooklyn Doyk, who started her podcast at the age of 16, and is already achieving. We talk about the podcast "Sit Back and Chat",, the approach she's made for it, and also some challenges she'll face, educating others about history and personal experiences. https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/sit-back-chat-brooklyn-b-ugivcX2Spwy/ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sit-back-chat/id1548373816 Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
29:37
February 3, 2021
Michelle Lynette Interview
I interview Michelle Lynette, an author from Houston, Texas about writing poetry on positive spirituality. We discuss her book "Poetic Soul", her life in Houston, Texas and more! https://www.themichellelynette.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
41:49
February 3, 2021
The Pond Theater (The Little Winx)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the A-list starred crime-thriller on #HBOMAX, #TheLittleThings, the historical digging biopic on #Netflix and #TheDig, the feel-good friendship story on #AppleTVPlus, #Palmer. Lastly, I share some thoughts on #FateTheWinxSaga, also on Netflix!
01:21:37
January 30, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Village Of Crazy)
On today's episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we give our thoughts on the 3D platformer #Glyph, the #ResidentEvil8 demo and some crazy gaming news stories. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:07:24
January 28, 2021
The Pond Theater (White Tiger)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the Indian-starred crime thriller #TheWhiteTiger on Netflix. Then, we discuss the "Food Wars" anime, for better or worse. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
56:35
January 23, 2021
711fangirl Interview
I talk to Dee, or @711fangirl on Instagram, about her professional and personal love for dressing up as different pop culture characters, poetry writing and helping out with podcasting, Three skills she practices whenever she can! Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/711fangirl/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
39:44
January 22, 2021
Genesis Amaris Kemp On Addressing Racism
I talk to #GenesisAmarisKemp about her book "Chocolate Drop In Corporate America", and also, how to combat the inequality in this world for a hopefully more united future. Support #GenesisAmarisKemp: https://linktr.ee/GenesisAmarisKemp Purchase #ChocolateDropInCorporateAmerica: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08924DHBF Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
44:35
January 22, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Monolith's Lost Gem)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review #ShogoMobileArmorDvision, made by #ShadowofMordor developer #Monolith, Afterwards, we run through some of the big gaming-related news stories of the week! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:06:37
January 21, 2021
Discussing Transgender Facts With Amber Rose Washington
Amber Rose Washington is a trans woman who professions as an author, singer and public speaker. What was originally going to be an interview about herself and her work, extended to more important commentary about transgender people, both their history and where they are today. Buy her book "Hiding From Myself": https://www.amazon.com/Hiding-Myself-Complicated-Rebirth-Womanhood/dp/192237282X Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:21:18
January 20, 2021
Contel Bradford Interview
I talk to Contel Bradford about his skills as a writer for adult fiction, based on real life experiences. http://countkrewpublications.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
32:43
January 18, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Scott Pilgrim And Chase's Top Games Of 2020)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, Chase reviews the re-release of #ScottPilgrimVsTheWorldTheGame and gives his top 10 favorite games of 2020. Then, we talk about the big gaming news of the week! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:19:40
January 16, 2021
The Pond Theater (Outside The WandaVision)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we discuss the first two episodes of "WandaVision", spoiler-free. Then we review the new science fiction action movie on Netflix, "Outside The Wire", co-starring Anthony Mackie. Lastly, we review the crazy fantasy movie "Charming". Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
59:43
January 16, 2021
Midnight Pursona Cosplay Interview
I talk to Kalika about her love for cosplay and art, but also, the importance of love and kindness to the geek community. midnightpursona.carrd.co Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
33:44
January 15, 2021
Jia Wertz Interview
I talk to Jia Wertz about her work as an indie filmmaker, specifically about highlighting the racial injustice going on in the world, especially with prison. https://www.jiawertz.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
35:39
January 11, 2021
William Wellman Interview
I talk to William Wellman about writing Queer horror fiction and getting your writing talent out there. www.williamwellmanwrites.com Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
36:52
January 10, 2021
The Pond Theater (Best Movies Of 2020)
The entire cast of #ThePondTheater gives their top 10 favorite movies of 2020! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:34:26
January 9, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Rianna's Favorite Games Of 2020)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, Rianna gives her top five favorite games of 2020. Along with that, the news of the week. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:04:20
January 8, 2021
Joel Gibbs Interview
I talk to voice-over talent Joel Gibbs about his legacy in doing voicework for radio, animation, commercial, etc. He has worked with some iconic stars and has much to say of his career! https://www.voicesbyjoel.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
44:59
January 6, 2021
The Pond Theater (Worst Of 2020)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review "We Can Be Heroes", "The Midnight Sky" and each of our least favorite movies from 2020! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:41:28
January 5, 2021
crazycaudri Interview
I talk to #CrazyCaudri about her plan to support black-owned businesses, partially through social media. https://square.site/book/LKQN49QAWJMWC/crazycaudri-reviewz-chicago-il Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
43:29
January 4, 2021
Stephanie Bernard Interview
I talk to Sephanie Bernard about her enthusiastic love for art and how she uses social media to get creative with her talent. https://www.ivelissedesigns.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
35:57
January 4, 2021
Black Ramen Podcast Interview (Chatty Patty Representing)
I talk to Chatty Patty about the love she has for her Black Nerd podcast and the importance of it. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/black-ramen-podcast/id1491609231 Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
48:28
January 3, 2021
The Gaming Tadpole (Worst Games Of 2020)
On today's episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we reflect on the worst games of 2020, along with some other crazy stories that went on towards the end of the year. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:05:37
January 1, 2021
Andrea Agosto Interview
I talk to Andrea Agosto about her acting talent that's led her to over 70k followers on TikTok, but also her commercial credits and teaching gig. https://www.andreaagosto.com/ Support #PondsPress: lintr.ee/pondspress/
43:30
December 31, 2020
The Pond Theater (Wonder Soul)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review "Wonder Woman 1984", "Soul" and "Wolfwalkers". Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:17:47
December 27, 2020
CosplayFlower Interview
I talk to Fio A.K.A CosplayFlower, about her experiences seeing the best and worst of Fandom, also on her talented photography/cosplay skills! linktr.ee/cosplayflower/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
48:30
December 22, 2020
The Pond Theater (Black Bottom)
On today's episode of #ThePondTheater, we review Ma Ramey's Black Bottom, I'm Your Woman and KFC's Recipe For Seduction! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
54:21
December 21, 2020
Shaucatcosplay Interview
I talk to Shaucatcosplay about her love and motivation for cosplay, even today. We also talk crazy cosplay stories and how it may feel to dress up in a non-convention environment. https://instagram.com/shaucatcosplay/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
39:49
December 20, 2020
The Mandalorian 2 And Post-Season Discussion (SPOILERS)
We discuss the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian, and our feelings on what's to come. This will contain spoilers. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
38:29
December 20, 2020
TikTok's Weird Racism
We have a discussion about the ongoing issue with TikTok's confusing community rules and how it can be harmful to punish the wrong people. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress
15:06
December 19, 2020
The Gaming Tadpole (I've Been Cyberpunked)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, I review Cyberpunk 2077 and give my honest take on the game. Then, we have a couple of news stories we go in depth on. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:16:22
December 19, 2020
Jayla Marie Interview
I talk to Jayla Marie about her growing fame on TikTok as a dancer and her other creative passion in the acting field. https://linktr.ee/OfficialJaylamarie Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
39:49
December 17, 2020
The Pond Theater (Metal Prom)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #TheProm, #SoundofMetal & #HappiestSeason! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:09:26
December 13, 2020
Minnieparks98 Interview
I talk to Minnieparks98 about how she uses TikTok to combat racist behavior while putting on a smile. It has brought her to becoming a growing content creator on the platform with over 50k followers. https://www.tiktok.com/@minnieparks98 Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
57:09
December 12, 2020
Thoughts On Disney's Current Movie/TV Path
We discuss the recent lineup reveal for the future of Disney, and whether or not to get excited. This contains the perspectives of my movie podcast co-hosts and Minnieparks98! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
35:39
December 12, 2020
Kerry_Bleu_Scy Interview
I talk to Kerry about her love for goth-themed cosplay and makeup but also what exactly she is doing as a cosplayer who hasn't experienced on con yet. https://www.instagram.com/kerry_bleu_scy/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
42:47
December 10, 2020
Pod vCon 2020 Holiday Special
I hosted a panel of my podcast during Pod vCon, where I introduced my platform and reviewed two weird Christmas movies! Grateful to be apart of this! https://www.facebook.com/groups/podvcomm Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
38:38
December 6, 2020
The Pond Theater (Mank Mothered)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review "Godmothered" and "Mank". Before that, we also talk about the importance with TikTok. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:00:35
December 5, 2020
The Gaming Tadpole (Pathless)
Today on #TheGamingTadpole, we review The Pathless, have an update on Rianna's #GenshinImpact progress and talk about the latest news in the gaming industry. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:11:08
December 5, 2020
Abbie Garcia Interview
I talk to Abbie Garcia about her podcast "Thoughts On That" and the diversity status in Korea. https://anchor.fm/abbie-garcia Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress
47:22
December 5, 2020
Philline Miquela Interview
I talk to Philine about her podcast and the whole process of discussing life happenings with current day folks in their 20s. https://linktr.ee/feelinphilline Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
41:30
December 3, 2020
Tristan Cunningham Interview
I talk to Tristan Cunningham about being a politically involved black actress in Hollywood and the perspectives of representation/equality education. She's been in Lethal Weapon (TV series), Fugitive and more, with much to say about her experiences. https://www.tristancunningham.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
56:54
November 30, 2020
The Pond Theater (Christmas Hype)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review #TheChristmasChroniclesPartTwo, #BlackBeauty & #DanceDreamsTheHotChocolateNutCrackersPart2. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:18:37
November 29, 2020
Allanté V. Whitmore Interview
I talk to Allante V. Whitmore about her podcast "BLK + In Grad School" and the meaning behind it today, especially towards the end of her education. https://www.blkingradschool.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
36:29
November 29, 2020
The Gaming Tadpole (Spider-Duty)
On this episode of #TheGamingTadpole, I give my thoughts on" Spider-Man Miles Morales" & "Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War". Afterwards, we of course go over the latest news in video games. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:15:29
November 29, 2020
Pond's Press December Events
Rianna and I talk about the two events we'll be hosting in December, and how they'll be structured. twitch.tv/hermione617 Dec. 10th - #TheGameAwards Watch Party (5:30pm-10:30pm via Twitch or Zoom) Dec 19th - Extra Life Holiday Rush (1:00pm-7:00pm via Twitch or Zoom/Discord) Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
05:16
November 29, 2020
The Thing About Holidays
In the middle of our podcast recording, Rianna and I discuss the recent discourse with Thanksgiving. There is a truth to be said about the American culture. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress
07:15
November 29, 2020
Pond's TV Talk (Animaniacs Returns)
On the latest episode of Pond's TV Talk, we review Animaniacs Reboot Season 1, The Mandalorian Season 2 (episodes 1-4) and the entirety of Star Wars: Resistance! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:14:44
November 22, 2020
The Pond Theater (Lego Love)
On this episode of #ThePondTheater, we review #LegoStarWarsHolidaySpecial, #TheNewMutants & #IfAnythingHappensILoveYou! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:09:48
November 22, 2020
The Gaming Tadpole (PS5less)
On this episode of #TheGamingTadpole, we talk about what to do when you are out of luck without a PS5. Along with that, several gaming news stories come to light. Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:05:08
November 20, 2020
Carmen Miller Interview
I talk to Carmen Miller about her music, how she is still going forth with her career no matter what and how TikTok has helped. https://www.carmenmillermusic.com/
37:38
November 19, 2020
The Pond Theater (Jingle Jangle All The Way)
We review Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, Once Upon A Snowman and more on #ThePondTheater Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:18:44
November 18, 2020
The Gaming Tadpole (Next Gen Launch And Post-Launch Speculations)
On today's upload of #TheGamingTadpole, we talk about a couple of the raffle games that will be shared, the current status of what to expect with the next generation and get a little political regarding Joe Rogan's Kanye West interview! Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:08:37
November 6, 2020
Troy Wixson Interview (Being An "Agender" Podcaster)
I talk to Troy Wixson about what it means to be "Agender" and how does that tie into the podcast. https://www.letsberealherepodcast.com Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress/
35:28
November 4, 2020
Regarding Future Support Of Harry Potter Despite J.K. Rowling
During my conversion with Troy Wixson from #LetsBeRealHerePodcast, I bring up J. K. Rowling to get a perspective on supporting the Harry Potter franchise from the perspective of someone she's actively against. The response was very interesting! https://www.letsberealherepodcast.com
10:26
November 4, 2020
April Grant Interview (Never Too Late To Find Yourself)
I talk to April Grant about her podcast, "The Other Side of 40", and how it motivates others that finding their success can be at anytime in their life. https://www.theothersideof40.com/ Support #PondsPress: linktr.ee/pondspress
33:12
October 30, 2020
Extra Life With Pond's Press Final Update (Last Changes)
On our final update for the big event, due in about one week, we talk about some more special guests, last changes to the Extra Life Raffles and more! #ExtraLife With #PondsPress: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extra-life-with-ponds-press-tickets-122234551835 Raffles: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yCMWO7BAWTGULgB1u97Jfa8jLPq-aHuPOTV3ET6SeFI/edit#gid=0
16:36
October 30, 2020
Kristaliize Cosplay Interview (Motivating Yourself With Peers In Cosplay)
I talk to Kristaliize Cosplay on her love of the hobby, and how the support of others has helped her continue through these times. https://instagram.com/kristaliizecosplay/ Support #PondsPress: lintr.ee/pondspress/
41:28
October 27, 2020
The Pond Theater (Over The Borat)
Today on #ThePondTheater, we review the sequel on Borat known as "Borat: Subsequent MovieFilm", the illness drama "Clouds" and the animated musical, "Over The Moon". Support #PondsPress Anytime, Anywhere: linktr.ee/pondspress
01:09:45
October 24, 2020
The Gaming Tadpole (Petal Crasher)
This week on #TheGamingTadpole, we review a new puzzle indie game called Petal Crash, which is a throwback to a certain era in gaming. Then, Rianna talks about her experience in Geshin Impact and we go over the gaming news of the week! #Extra Life With Pond's Press: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extra-life-with-ponds-press-tickets-122234551835 Support #PondsPress Anytime, Anywhere!: linktr.ee/pondspress
01:03:45
October 24, 2020
Extra Life With Pond's Press Update #5 (Getting Donations)
On our 5th update for "Extra Life With Pond's Press", we talk about tips on getting your Extra Life campaign going. #ExtraLife With #PondsPress: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extra-life-with-ponds-press-tickets-122234551835
11:49
October 24, 2020
Mermaid Che Monique Interview (Using Mermaids To Educate Others)
I talk to Che Monique, a popular figure in the mermaid community, who is using her image and love of mermaid mythology to educate others and provide self care methods. https://mermaidchemonique.com/ Support #PondsPress Anytime, Anywhere!: linktr.ee/pondspress
44:33
October 21, 2020
Caleya Black Interview (From Choir To Artist)
I talk to Caleya Black on how she went from singing in a choir to writing her music and sharing her work everywhere, even to the point of being featured in an Amazon Prime series. https://caleyablack.com/home Support #PondsPress Anytime, Anywhere!: linktr.ee/pondspress
38:30
October 19, 2020
chibith0t Interview (Staying Connected To Your Passion)
More and more, I interview diverse cosplayers all under one Instagram community. It has gotten to the point where I start to see connections between these interviews. Which brings me to chibith0t, a progressively growing cosplayer who is finding ways to stay attached to what she loves doing when possible, even during a pandemic. linktr.ee/chibith0t Support #PondsPress Anytime, Anywhere!: linktr.ee/pondspress
34:37
October 19, 2020
The Pond Theater (Trial Of The Paws)
On the latest episode of #ThePondTheater, Justin and I review "Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite", "Trial of the Chicago 7" and the latest BLACKPINK documentary! Support #PondsPress Anytime, Anywhere!: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:08:12
October 18, 2020
The Gaming Tadpole (Crashing)
On this episode of #TheGamingTadpole, I finally give my thoughts on the latest Crash Bandicoot game, along with a reflection on what went wrong with Marvel's Avengers. That, and the gaming news of the week! #ExtraLife With Pond's Press: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/extra-life-with-ponds-press-tickets-122234551835 Support #PondsPress Anytime, Anywhere!: linktr.ee/pondspress/
01:07:56
October 16, 2020