Against The Grain
By Jacquis Neal, Edgar Momplaisir, Carl Tart & Boardwalk Audio
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Against The Grain is The View with 3 black comedians. No topic is too real, no conversation is too controversial, nothing is off topic. Follow us as we debate, sift through the topical BS, keep it light or make it heavy. What you hear is our thoughts, just what we're feeling at the time!
||Explicit22. The Final Episode||In the final episode of Against The Grain, Carl, Edgar and Jacquis welcome previous guests to wile out behind the mic one last time. We have Cody Ziglar, Kevin Chestnut, Ego Nwodim, and Peter Banifaz all here to celebrate our run and talk about the stu.||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit21. The Penultimate Episode: 2018 NBA Season Preview, To Kill A Mockingbird, Compliments||In the second to last episode of Against The Grain, the crew is chops it up about the upcoming NBA season, talking about the juicy storylines, and predictions. We then discuss the decision by the Biloxi, Mississippi school district to pull the book To .||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit20. NBA Offseason, Donald Trump vs Black Athletes, Conspiracy Theories||The crew is back together, behind the mic for the big 2-0! We kick it off talking about this crazy NBA offseason with the current trade of Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Then that smoothly transitions into us chopping it up about Donald .||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit19. The Greatest Hits... So Far||It's been a crazy, fun, controversial at times ride going Against the Grain. So in this episode, we pull a few of our favorite segments and moments from the previous 18 episodes. Segments like The Pepsi Commercial, Queens of the Week, our Favorite...||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit18. With Peter Banifaz, Jason Whitlock and the Black Conservative, Boxing, Recasting White Movies with Black Actors||With special guest Peter Banifaz (Shameless, Veep, UCB) goes behind the mic with the crew, who once again are minus Edgar for an indie improv show. We jump into so much with one of the realest talking about the NFL and it's b******t, and hip hop b...||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit17. Pop Culture Rundown, Donald Trump, Music and our Comedy Community||For one week, we go with a dynamic duo with Carl away making Texans laugh at a comedy festival. Jacquis and Edgar start off touching on Hurricane Harvey and the relief for all the victims of the tragedy. Then we rundown all current pop culture b******t.||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit16. With Ego Nwodim: Black Men Dating White Women, Sliding into DMs and Asking for Dates||The episode we all have been waiting for. We finally get the guest we have been wanting since episode 1, as we welcome former Queen of the Week, Ego Nwodim (UCB). We talk to her about a topic we've been sitting on, black men dating white women and...||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit15. Tina Fey and Comedy, HBO's Insecure, Our Lit Parties||The crew welcomes back Edgar to behind the mic and we jump into some of the things he missed last week, including hairstyles and Charlottesville. We then chop it up about the so called Tina Fey controversy and outrage in comedy. Jacquis binged watched .||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit14. Our Black Hairstyles, The Events of Charlottesville with Special Guest Ishmel Sahid||While Edgar takes an episode off to make the people laugh on stage, we invite special guest Ishmel Sahid (UCB, White Women) to chop it up with the crew. We talk about our hairstyles growing up, that covered braids, afros, S-curls, too much grease, and .||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13. The Hometown Show||It's the Hometown Show! The crew jumps into the pod interviewing each other about each other's hometowns and upbringing. Jacquis, from Chicago, IL, talks about his favorite foods, crazy stories growing up in a dangerous neighborhood and every...||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12. The Parole of OJ Simpson, the Confederate TV Series, Queen of the Week Part 3||In an episode that left a lot on the cutting room floor, the crew jumps into the pod with a little NBA talk and Kyrie Irving wanting out of Cleveland, a topic that has Carl feeling like a jilted lover. Of course, we couldn't let a week go by and n...||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11. With Anna Hossnieh on the Blac Chyna/Rob Kardashian Scandal, Millennials and Hip Hop, Dating Advice||Special Guest Anna Hossnieh (Ethnically Ambiguous Podcast) joins the Jacquis, Edgar and Carl to tells us a crazy story of her being held hostage recently in the Caribbean. We then jump into the the Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian twitter and revenge porn.||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit10. Can You Make Mistakes While "Woke", Our Top 5 of..., Queen of the Week Part 2||The crew kicks it off with Edgar revealing he's a conspiracy theorist and doesn't believe we landed on the moon. Then we jump into a conversation about standing up for black folks doing the most. After discussing the outrage some had with Der...||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit9. Artists Interviews, Whack Things We Do, Our Queens and Black Moments of the Week||After a 2 week hiatus, the crew is back! We catch up on our past two weeks that included a trip to New York for the Del Close Marathon Comedy Festival. We touch on NBA Free Agency, then jump into a conversation about whether artists have an obligation .||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8. Success and its Effect on Black Art, and Lasting Relationships in Today's Culture with guest Kevin Chestnut||In an episode that left a lot on the cutting room floor, we welcome in loyal listener Kevin Chestnut to chat with the crew about what's on our minds this week. Kevin gives us some notes on some of his favorite topics we've discussed on the s...||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7. The NBA Finals Recap (Game 1-2)||Carl, Edgar and Jacquis go ahead and dedicate an entire episode to a topic they could and usually do talk about for hours. The NBA and basketball. We recap the first 2 games of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavilers. We.||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6. 2017 NBA Finals Predictions, Baseball Walk-up Music, Our 5 Year Plans||We give our full 2017 NBA Finals Predictions between the Cleveland Cavs and Golden State Warriors in what was supposed to be a quick segment, but turns into a MJ vs LeBron 2 on 1 argument between Carl and Jacquis and Edgar. Then we discuss if we were b.||5/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5. Racial Profiling, Food Debate with special guest Phil Augusta Jackson||With special guest Phil Augusta Jackson (FOX's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Key and Peele, UCB Theater), the crew touches on the very serious issue of racial profiling and discrimination after a recent episode writing by Phil on Brooklyn 99 touching on the...||5/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit4. Lavar Ball, Old Heads vs New Heads, Top Black TV Shows||We chop it up about Lavar Ball and our dislike for his style. A conversation about an interview between Joe Budden and Lil Yachty that has us discussing older generations not respecting newer generations way of evolving things. Then we throw out our fa.||5/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3. Rachel Dolezal, What We On, and Black Moments of the Week with guest Cody Ziglar||With special guest Cody Ziglar (UCB Comedy Podcasts Network, The 2nd Team Podcast) the crew debates on Rachel Dolezal and if she should be getting all the flack she's getting. Then we all discuss something we are currently doing, watching, or cons...||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2. Family Ties, Top 5 Hip Hop Artists, and Gospel Music||Jacquis and Carl realize they may actually be related through old Mississippi family ties, then the crew talks about their top 5 hip hop artists of all time and it may surprise you. Then, we do a segment called 'How Jesus Touched Me' that tur...||4/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1. 2017 NBA MVP, Timeless Comedy, and the Pepsi Commercial||In this first episode, we talk about whether Russell Westbrook is deserving of the 2016-17 NBA MVP award. Then Edgar and Jacquis debate whether comedy is timeless, as Carl moderates and gives a history lesson about Eddie Murphy on SNL. Then we all give.||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
One episode in
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You guys, this is really, really, really funny,
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This podcast is nonstop entertainment. These guys are killing it. No matter what topic they're talking about I'm in for the ride.