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Ep 66: A Year in a Week
We know it's been a long time but we're alive and healthy! We hope you all too. In this episode we discuss 45 testing positive for COVID and the fact that he gets world class care and continued to downplay the virus all while others get sick and die from COVID. This episode was recorded on October 7, 2020, a lot has happened since then. Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter! Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com
59:21
October 26, 2020
Ep 65: Exes and Woes
Love 'em or hate 'em we all have them and the them are exes. On this week's episode we have our very first guest Patricia back with us to talk about everything related to exes! Guest: Patricia Rogers  @queen___pr Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter! Intro music "Imagination" and outro music "Hendrix" provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com
1:08:58
May 5, 2020
EP 64: Quarantining with Blerds
We’re all stuck at home quarantining and between the anxiety and boredom a lot has been happening in our local communities and the larger country. Our hosts provide their insights about this unprecedented moment and how they’ve been coping.
1:07:08
April 21, 2020
Ep 63: Please Everybody Just Wash Your Hands
In this episode, our hosts unpack the fall out of the Coronavirus ranging from the incompetent federal administration that was unprepared to the price gouging and supply hoarding going on.   http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/773507590-user-773139664-dwb-ep-63-please-everybody-just-wash-your-hands.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation... Continue Reading →
48:49
March 10, 2020
Ep 62: So What We Miss
SEASON 5 PREMIERE!!! We’re back and we want to thank you all for being so patient as we got our act together! Take a listen to our rundown of some of the key things that happened while we were gone. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/https://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/764449246-user-773139664-dwb-ep-62-so-what-we-miss.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom... Continue Reading →
1:16:31
February 24, 2020
Ep 61: So You Say You’re A Socialist?
On today’s episode we’re talking Summer Walker and the rapid ascension to fame, TI and his VERY problematic behavior,and Disney + and the streaming wars. Our main topic provides and introductory discussion about socialism and why so many millennials are gravitating towards it now. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/713033302-user-773139664-dwb-ep-61-so-you-say-youre-a-socialist.mp3     Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With... Continue Reading →
1:01:52
November 18, 2019
Ep 60: Freeform Conversations
What do you do when you’re both tired but need to record? You press record and just talk and end up have a really chill conversation! We talk about everything from Republicans’ foolishness in DC, to Tank, and the “outrage” concerning Always. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/710788213-user-773139664-dwb-ep-60-freeform-conversations.mp3   Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com... Continue Reading →
49:03
November 10, 2019
Ep 59: Drinking with Millennials Pt 2 in Two Hours
We’re back and we come with guests! Join us as our hosts sit down with the hosts of The MillenniHer Podcast for part two of our massive crossover to discuss all things relating to the recent developments in pop culture, unpack what exactly is reverse racism, and leave y’all with some dope show recommendations. We... Continue Reading →
2:03:37
October 28, 2019
Ep 58: Revelations
A very special episode for our hosts and a new beginning for our show…. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/670117643-user-773139664-dwb-ep-58-revelations.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter! Music used in this episode: Intro music “Imagination” and outro music “Hendrix” provided by WorldHipHopBeats.com
55:12
August 26, 2019
Ep 57: Jay-Z Did What?
We’re back this week to share our joy about Normani’s single “Motivation” and then we discuss another of y’all’s fave and his recent deal with the NFL. Yea a lot of y’all ain’t gonna like this episode lol. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/667780466-user-773139664-dwb-ep-57-jay-z-did-what.mp3   Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani... Continue Reading →
1:00:29
August 19, 2019
Ep 56: Back to School Rules
In this episode or host discuss going back to school complete with a guide of what to do and not do when you return (or arrive for those entering college for the first time). http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/664876163-user-773139664-dwb-ep-56-back-to-school-rules.mp3       Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar... Continue Reading →
1:28:50
August 12, 2019
Ep 55: Just A Regular Shmegular Girl
On this episode we are getting drunk courtesy of our first guest of the summer Tisa Singleton who made us some delicious frozen mango margaritas. We get caught up on all the latest news in our lives and in the world before delving into a very revealing, and sexual, game of truth or drink. This... Continue Reading →
2:07:44
July 22, 2019
Ep 54: The New Millennium Was 20 Years Ago
In this episode our hosts recount the latest news involving Diddy, Nicki Minaj, and Halle Bailey before reminiscing about the early 2000s, which ain’t so new anymore. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/650162192-user-773139664-dwb-ep-54-the-new-millennium-was-20-years-ago.mp3   Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter! Music used in... Continue Reading →
1:29:12
July 15, 2019
Ep 53: Written In The Stars and Other Things
We got a fun episode for you today. We all know our main zodiac sign (aka our sun sign) but did you know that you are more than your sun sign? In this episode Khemani attempts to teach Shannon the little he knows about astrology by using Google and while drinking. The conversation then develops... Continue Reading →
1:15:44
July 8, 2019
Ep 52: Summertime Fine
In this episode our hosts celebrate the start of summer by reminiscing about favorite summer memories and discussing things they’re looking forward to this summer. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/643487481-user-773139664-dwb-ep-52-summertime-fine.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter! Intro music “Imagination” and outro music... Continue Reading →
1:16:35
July 1, 2019
Ep 51: Don’t Get Taken For A Ride
We’re back for real this time we promise! In this episode we catch up with our hosts about how their June’s have been going so far complete with a wild story from Khemani about his trip to Colombia. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/641114724-user-773139664-dwb-ep-51-dont-get-taken-for-a-ride.mp3     Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom... Continue Reading →
45:03
June 24, 2019
Ep 50.5: Just a Little Taste
We want to thank everyone for being patient during our hiatus. We plan to be back to our regular scheduled programming this summer. In the meantime enjoy this teaser episode for the rest of the season to remember why you love us so much. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/637748778-user-773139664-dwb-ep-505-just-a-little-taste.mp3   Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds... Continue Reading →
24:44
June 17, 2019
Ep 50: The Big 5-0
SEASON FOUR PREMIERE! We’re back with an extra long, double stuffed episode covering all the major pop culture moments that occurred over our four month absence. For this extra special milestone episode we had to bring back no one else but our first guest ever Patricia Rogers to help us spill all the tea.  ... Continue Reading →
1:57:14
April 8, 2019
Ep 49: A Few of Our Favorite Things of 2018
This is it! We’ve made it to the end of another season and another year. We recount the recent drama involving Cardi B and Offset (This was recorded before he ambushed her on stage), Jacquees and the whole king of R&B debacle (sorry J Holiday you ain’t one either), and the video of Oprah and... Continue Reading →
1:17:02
December 17, 2018
Ep 48: Ramblings and Buzzfeed Quizzes
We are back for a lowkey episode with us just talking about random stuff and doing Buzzfeed quizzes while drinking of course! We have one more episode before our season is over! http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/542434476-user-773139664-dwb-ep-48-ramblings-and-buzzfeed-quizzes.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on... Continue Reading →
1:16:48
December 10, 2018
Ep 44: Do You have a Minute to Talk about Your Beliefs?
This episode was originally recorded three weeks ago but we did not like how it turned out so we re-recorded it and we are really pleased with how this version turned out. In this episode our hosts unpack their relationships with religion and their different opinions and experiences with it growing up and currently. We... Continue Reading →
1:00:28
November 26, 2018
Ep 47: It’s Thanksgiving!
We have a really easy-going episode for you all today as you all prepare your food and your bodies for Thanksgiving! Our host discuss what Thanksgiving was like for them growing up and what it’s like now. Happy Thanksgiving to all our listeners we are very thankful for all your support! http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/533219583-user-773139664-dwb-ep-47-its-thanksgiving.mp3 Follow Us at:... Continue Reading →
49:03
November 21, 2018
Ep 46: So The Elections Happened Now What?
Today we have one of our first guest back on the show, Rashawn Davis, to talk about the aftermath of the 2018 midterm elections. We of course catch up on all the great things he’s been up to in the past year. Guest: Rashawn Davis @Rashawn_A_Davis http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/528442488-user-773139664-dwb-ep-46-so-the-election-happened-now-what.mp3   Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking... Continue Reading →
1:15:21
November 12, 2018
Ep 45: Y’all Need To Go Vote On Nov 6th!
In a special early released episode we are at Rutgers University’s Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark to discuss the importance of the black millenial vote in the Nov 6th midterm elections. We are joined by Councilwoman for the City of Orange Donna Williams, actor Eric Payne (Malcolm X, School Daze, ER, etc.), and a... Continue Reading →
1:13:39
November 4, 2018
Ep 43: So We Don’t Really Have A Topic Exactly
Sooooo we really didn’t have much to discuss but we do unpack the latest in Kanye foolishness, Ella Mai’s amazing album, Jacquees at Livingston Mall, and a few other unrelated hilarious stories! http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/514481367-user-773139664-dwb-ep-43-so-we-dont-really-have-a-topic-exactly.mp3   Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join... Continue Reading →
1:09:32
October 15, 2018
Ep 42: Exploring Non-Monogamy Among Black Millennial Couples
On this episode we have two special guests in the office for a very exciting topic! Keyanah and Darien Nurse (The Nurses) were in the building with us and they helped us unpack everything from the past week from the sham FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh prior to his confirmation to the Insecure Season 3... Continue Reading →
1:26:52
October 8, 2018
Ep 41: The A and B Sided Episode
This episode is a little experimental because Khemani was tired from being in the City all day Friday and began to fall asleep so we had to re-record and blended both episodes together to form one so excuse any duplicate things you hear! TRIGGER WARNING FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AND RAPE: In this two sided episode... Continue Reading →
1:00:58
October 1, 2018
Ep 40: Black Lives Matter Four Years Later
This is definitely our longest episode ever and it’s for good reason because we had our high school friend Shirley in the office for a very important discussion. For today’s topic we unpack the legacy of the Movement for Black Lives in light of the murder of Botham Shem Jean in Dallas and compare how... Continue Reading →
1:39:44
September 24, 2018
Ep 39: All The Stuff That Happened While We Were Gone
Thank you all for being patient during our absence but we’re back and we’re discussing all the drama that ensued while we were gone. We tackle everything from the treatment Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka received in the US Open final, Mac Miller’s death, Botham Shem Jean’s murder in Dallas, Kaepernick’s Nike deal and racists... Continue Reading →
1:00:24
September 17, 2018
Ep 38: The Messiest Week of Summer 2018
This week’s episode is literally us just talking about all mess that happened this past week from Issa vs a former co-star, to Lauryn Hill stealing songs and firing bands, to Omarosa being the same Omarosa she’s been on reality tv for 15 years, to Nicki vs the world (but especially Safaree). http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/488013450-user-773139664-dwb-ep-38-the-messiest-week-of-summer-2018.mp3   Follow... Continue Reading →
1:09:32
August 20, 2018
Ep 37: Shades of Representation
In this week’s episode we provide our review of Nicki Minaj’s fourth studio album Queen and unpack who she dissed and our favorite songs. Shannon lists her critiques about singing Nicki and the monopoly of the fake-Jamaican accent artists of Caribbean descent use. Khemani then describes his recent work trip to Philly where he had... Continue Reading →
1:11:18
August 13, 2018
Ep 36: Be A Man
It was a slow news week but we discuss the recents stories of how a man defraud McDonalds, Duane Martin’s claim for spousal support, and the continued collusion against Colin Kaepernick. We then look at how we as a society define masculinity and how toxic masculinity hurts men too.     http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/481759218-user-773139664-dwb-ep-36-be-a-man.mp3   Follow Us... Continue Reading →
1:07:34
August 6, 2018
Ep 35: When You’re Black and Not From America but Live in America
On this episode in our weekly roundup Shannon returns with an update, we recount the ever growing list of our problematic faves (and those that are just problematic) and their misdeeds, and we respond to the racist white nerds who targeted Anna Diop for playing Starfire in the upcoming DC Titans tv show. Our main... Continue Reading →
1:06:08
July 30, 2018
Ep 34: The Neverending Interracial Dating Debate
In the weekly roundup we discuss Faith Evans’ marriage to Stevie J as well as her comments about her relationship with Biggie, The New Day’s comments on Hulk Hogan’s racist comments and his return to the WWE hall of Fame, and the recent internet controversy concerning Michael B Jordan on a boat in Italy. We... Continue Reading →
45:45
July 23, 2018
Ep 33: Loving Your Body
In this episode we recount the hectic week in news and Khemani tells of his recent dating woes and encounter with an internet troll. The episode then delves into the topic of body shaming and how it affects people of varying body types in different ways. Our host discuss everything from how masculinity affects body... Continue Reading →
53:41
July 16, 2018
Ep 32: Buying Black
In this episode we recount the week looking at 45’s denaturalization task force and the impending trade war with China. We then move on to some light-hearted fun with our hosts listing their favorite summer songs of all time. Lastly, we end the episode by discussing supporting black businesses and the problems and benefits of... Continue Reading →
1:05:19
July 9, 2018
Ep 31: The World’s On Fire
We’re back for the summer and not only is it hot outside but we’re here with all the hot news in all things relating to pop culture, politics, and the petty. In this episode we just recount all the things that happened during our hiatus ranging from trying to buying a house and rap beefs... Continue Reading →
46:43
July 2, 2018
Ep 30: Let’s Go On a Date
Happy Memorial Day! Since we’ve been coming at y’all with some heavy topics lately we decided to take it easy and discuss dating again this time focusing on our experiences going out on actual dates.   http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/450201177-user-773139664-dwb-ep-30-lets-go-on-a-date.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use... Continue Reading →
1:13:38
May 28, 2018
Ep 29: Our Mental Health Matters
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and our hosts look at a few statistics concerning mental health among POC and discuss their own experience with mental health, therapy, and self care. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/447050118-user-773139664-dwb-ep-29-our-mental-health-matters.mp3   Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the... Continue Reading →
51:33
May 21, 2018
Ep 28: When Black Male Nerds Attack
In this episode we discuss Childish Gambino’s “This is America” and examine how it led to intense debate by so called “black male nerds” who felt black women didn’t want them in high school because they liked comics, anime, etc. which in turn drove them to only date non-black women. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/443710959-user-773139664-dwb-ep-28-when-black-male-nerds-attack.mp3   Follow Us at:... Continue Reading →
1:28:55
May 14, 2018
Ep 27: Our Favs are Trash
TRIGGER WARNING, CONTENT WARNING: rape, sexual assault, child molestation. This week we unpack the past two weeks looking at the #MuteRKelly, Cosby conviction, and the recent reports about Junot Diaz and how these men have harmed and abused women. We end by looking at Kanye’s latest comments on slavery and how his comments are dangerous.... Continue Reading →
45:30
May 7, 2018
Ep 26: Ahhhhh Real 90s Nostalgia
We finally did the 90s episode reminiscing on our favorite TV shows, movies, cereals, games, etc. and how kids today don’t get to enjoy their childhood because things have changed so much. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/437267076-user-773139664-dwb-ep-26-ahhhhh-real-90s-nostalgia.mp3     Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the... Continue Reading →
1:06:06
April 30, 2018
Ep 25.5: Kanye Lives in the Sunken Place
Still not the 90s nostalgia episode but we had to comment on this Kanye West foolishness with his support of 45 and what it means that this was the same guy that said on live tv that “George West Doesn’t Care about black people” after Katrina. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/435421113-user-773139664-dwb-ep-255-kanye-lives-in-the-sunken-place.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With... Continue Reading →
28:16
April 26, 2018
Ep 25: 90s Nostalgia….Syke Nah
This episode was supposed to be about 90s nostalgia but we had our friend from middle school and local producer and storyteller Ray Sykes in the studio so we talked about everything from Beyoncé to J. Cole to Scandal and Ray’s career. Take a listen and tune in next week for the 90s Nostalgia episode.... Continue Reading →
1:19:22
April 23, 2018
Ep 24: Jersey Till I Die
We’re back from our Spring break and we unpack everything that happened in the past two weeks. This week’s episode we show our Jersey pride by delving extensively into why we stan for Jersey so hard discussing the uniqueness of Jersey Culture from our club music, to our diverse cuisine, driving and taking public transportation... Continue Reading →
1:21:57
April 16, 2018
Ep 23: Swiping Right and Sliding into DMs
This week’s episode tackles the quest to find love through dating examining what dating was like in middle and high school versus as an adult. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/423589986-user-773139664-dwb-ep-23-swiping-right-and-sliding-into-dms.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter! Music used in this... Continue Reading →
1:14:38
April 2, 2018
Ep 22: Is Call Out Culture Toxic?
This week was a slow news week but we delve into how Zay Jones was treated when he was experiencing an mental health episode versus the white terrorist that was sending bombs to black and brown people in Austin. We then discuss our weekly topic focusing on the nature of call out culture by examining... Continue Reading →
59:42
March 26, 2018
Ep 21: Black in London
This is part two of this week’s exploration of Khemani’s recent trip to the UK and Europe. In this interview from December 2017 Khemani interview Teleica Kirkland the Creative Director of The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora and lecturer in Cultural and Historical Studies at London College of Fashion about living in London and... Continue Reading →
47:33
March 22, 2018
Ep 20: Black From London
In our weekly round-up we cover the controversy over Bruno Mars, DJ Envy vs the Bodega Boys, and the On The Run 2 tickets prices. For this week’s main discussion Shannon interviews Khemani about his recent trip to London for research for his PhD. We discuss everything from the legacies of slavery and colonialism to... Continue Reading →
1:11:52
March 19, 2018
Ep 19: Wearing Black Crowns
This is by far our longest and littest episode yet! In it we recap our week by discussing our trip to see Once on This Island on Broadway, the nor’easter, and the Patrick memes. We then delve into the politics of black hair. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/412438542-user-773139664-dwb-ep-19-wearing-black-crowns.mp3   Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog:... Continue Reading →
1:10:04
March 12, 2018
Ep 18: The G Word
This week episode was recorded back in August 2017 and we have a special returning guest to discuss the intricacies of gentrification in black working class communities. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/408931197-user-773139664-dwb-ep-18-the-g-word.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the conversation on Twitter! Music used in this... Continue Reading →
54:04
March 5, 2018
Ep 17: For the Culture
In this week’s episode we continue to gush about Black Panther and how it’s on its way to make a billion dollars worldwide. We then delve into examining how the movie and other things are “for the culture” and what that means. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/405388113-user-773139664-dwb-ep-17-for-the-culture.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon... Continue Reading →
45:21
February 26, 2018
Ep 16: To Wakanda and Back
It finally happened! Black Panther came out and changed our lives! Our hosts discuss seeing the groundbreaking movie at a private viewing hosted by Fabulize Magazine in Brooklyn. Spoilers begin at 16:33. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/401800203-user-773139664-dwb-ep-16-to-wakanda-and-back.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join the... Continue Reading →
57:16
February 19, 2018
Ep 15: Why We Won’t Shut Up About Kaepernick
It’s been two football seasons since Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem to protest police brutality and the lack of conviction drawing the ire of many and the praise and support of few. Using how Kaepernick protested and was eventually blackballed by the NFL we examine how white Americans want their black athletes to... Continue Reading →
43:07
February 12, 2018
Ep 14: And We Back
And we are back after what seemed to be the longest January ever! We’ve missed y’all so much so we thought it’d be fun to discuss what we did over our break as well as our goals for 2018 and shows, movies, and events we’re looking forward to (such as Black Panther, Black Lightning, Grownissh... Continue Reading →
54:53
February 5, 2018
Ep 13: A Very Special Coquito Christmas
It’s Christmas and we are pleased to present all our listeners with a very special episode/season finale where we recount the struggles of recording this episode, Christmas memories from growing up, favorite traditions, and our favorite things from this past year all while drinking a cup of Coquito for the first time! Don’t forget to... Continue Reading →
48:32
December 25, 2017
Ep 12.5 After Hours With Rashawn
We’re taking it easy this week and revisiting the after hours conversation we had with Rashawn Davis when he came on the show earlier this season. We delve into everything from tv to music to politics so take a listen! Guest: Rashawn Davis @Rashawn_A_Davis   http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/371253347-user-773139664-dwb-ep-125-after-hours-with-rashawn.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds... Continue Reading →
23:03
December 18, 2017
Ep 12: “Black People Don’t Tip” and Other Stereotypes
This episode our hosts dive into stereotypical images of black people and unpack when they were confronted with them. We cover everything from the “angry black woman/man” to the “black people don’t tip.” http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/367997975-user-773139664-dwb-ep-12-black-people-dont-tip-and-other-stereotypes.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo: @PrettiiRandom Khemani Gibson: @JamaicanScholar Use #DrinkingWithBlerds to join... Continue Reading →
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December 11, 2017
Ep 11: Everyone is Problematic
“Problematic” it’s a word we hear when someone says something disparaging either out of ignorance of intentionally about a group of people, cultures, etc. This week our host seek to dispel the notion that there is such a thing as an unproblematic person by examining how we all fall short despite how social justice minded... Continue Reading →
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December 4, 2017
Ep 10: #LetMeJustTweetMySupport
We’re back from our break and in this episode we have a returning guest the one and only Havanna Fisher. The topic for this week is social media activism (aka Hashtag Activism) and all the problems that come with it ranging from the performative aspects of “wokeness” to the need to do more than tweeting... Continue Reading →
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November 27, 2017
Ep 09.5: After Hours with Joel
We had such a great time with Joel that we had an entire conversation after the official episode taping wrapped. We talk about all the things we couldn’t include in the episode so take a listen. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/351843441-user-773139664-dwb-after-hours-convo-with-joel.mp3   Guest: Joel Chapman @realjoelchapman Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com Shannon Sorhaindo:... Continue Reading →
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November 6, 2017
Ep 09: “Oh But What Are You?”
This week we have Joel Chapman in the studio to discuss identity, race, and ethnicity in Latinx communities. We delve into everything from the 2013 ruling in the Dominican Republic and anti-blackness throughout Latin American communities, the tensions between the Latinxs community and the black community, and how to build coalitions between these two groups... Continue Reading →
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October 30, 2017
Ep 08: The Trying Twenties
It’s our final week of our growing up trilogy and our hosts tackle their current position in life at the midst of their twenties. Known for the many obstacles these ten years normally present our hosts cover how everything from dating, getting married, having children, and buying a house is harder for millennials than previous... Continue Reading →
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October 23, 2017
Ep 07: Black in College
It’s week two of our three part series about growing up and this week we tackle being black in college at PWIs and all the things that we experienced including the overt racism, microagressions, interacting with white people for the first time, etc. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/347097828-user-773139664-dwb-ep-7-black-in-college.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking With Blerds Blog: drinkingwithblerds.com... Continue Reading →
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October 16, 2017
Ep 06: Growing Up Blerdy
For the next three weeks we will have a series of episodes that deal with growing up from high school to adulthood. This week Shannon and Khemani tackle their high school experiences ranging from their strong dislike of Gym class, funny teacher stories, and anti-blackness among blerds. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/345955128-user-773139664-dwb-ep-6-growing-up-blerdy-1.mp3 Follow Us at: Twitter: @DrinkingWBlerds Facebook: Drinking... Continue Reading →
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October 9, 2017
Ep 05: A Mid-Summer Night’s Movie Review
We’re taking it a little easier this week and instead of tackling those hot and juicy topics we’re discussing our favorite movies thus far for 2017 (we include movies released in December 2016 that gained recognition this year). We discuss everything from  Get Out’s status as a cultural phenomena to Wonder Woman helping to rebrand... Continue Reading →
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October 2, 2017
Ep 04: Diasporic Tensions
This week we have our friend Havanna Fisher in the studio to help us unpack the decades old tensions between the African American community and black immigrant community. We discuss things such as the false notion of America as the “Land of Opportunity” for immigrants while being a place of oppression for African Americans, representations... Continue Reading →
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September 25, 2017
Ep 03: We’re All Human
This week we learn a little bit more about our hosts before diving into a serious topic. During the summer Lil Duval made transphobic comments on the Breakfast Club which sparked a lot of debate online and in person about violence against transgender women. This week we discuss those comments and their implications as well... Continue Reading →
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September 18, 2017
Ep 02: All Politics Are Local
This week we have Rashawn Davis, the youngest candidate to ever run for a City Council seat in Newark NJ, in the studio to unpack the madness that is the current administration and the aftermath of the 2016 election. We also analyze why now is an important time for young black and brown millennials to... Continue Reading →
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September 10, 2017
Ep 01: It’s Our Big Premiere!
Welcome to DWB’s first full official episode! Thank you all for being so patient! This week we have our close friend Patricia Rogers in the studio to discuss literally whatever came to our mind. This includes everything from the Rob and Chyna drama that took place earlier in the summer, how the Kardashians became and... Continue Reading →
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September 4, 2017
Episode 00: Issa Podcast
It’s finally here! Well sorta. Listen to our teaser episode!   Outro music “Hendrix” from World Hip Hop Beats.   http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/338977424-user-773139664-dwb-episode-00-issa-podcast.mp3
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August 22, 2017