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The podcast takes on a variety of issues stemming from Black culture. In the first segment some highlights from Black ‘pop’ culture are highlighted and discussed. In the second segment, one to two specific issues concerning Black and queer folks spanning local, regional or even global interests are reviewed and debated. The second segment may also include an interviewee in order to gain a different point of view on the subject at hand. The third and final segment looks to things the we are looking forward to or simply excited about. These will include local events happening in London and Vienna.
||CleanPodcast #97: Cardi B & Offset Split, Michelle Obama Serves Tea & The Guardian Reveals Nothing New||In this week’s episode we discuss the buzz on the interwebs concerning the breakup of rappers Cardi B and Offset as well as the piping hot tea that former First Lady Michelle Obama served while in London about her new book “Becoming”. In||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #96: Thanksgiving, Blackout for Human Rights & A Conversation on Pleasure||In this week’s podcast we discuss Thanksgiving traditions, from food to prayer, as well as the campaign led by Ryan Coogler to boycott participation in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. In our second segment, CC speaks with Kim Loliya, sex ed||11/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #95: Stormzy Serves Tea, Rebel Without a Message & Black Women at Work||In this week’s episode, we discuss Oxford University’s lack of response to Stormzy’s scholarship offer for students of an African-Caribbean background; white feminism as exhibited by Rebel Wilson; and yet another Jungle Book remake. In o||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #94: Rappers Be Messy, Solange is Here to Stay & Racist Textbooks||In this week’s episode we discuss the messiness that is male rappers personas and lives from T.I. to Diddy, and we dive into the NYT feature on Solange. In our second segment we discuss what happens when racist textbooks are published and the differ||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #93: Insecure, Anti-Black Diversity & WOC in Europe||We’re back after a long break! Did you miss us? We missed you! In this week’s episode we discuss Season 3 of the brilliant series, Insecure. We also get into the importance of Black History Month – in the UK – and more generally th||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #92: Sluts, Rape Apologists & Imposters||In this episode we discuss the brilliance of Samirah Raheem’s clapback against Rev. Jesse Peterson as well as Angela Rye’s willingness to defend Charlamagne Tha God more than he defends his own damn self. In our second segment we talk the inab||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #91: #InMyFeelings, Ghetto Vogue & Pride in London||In this week’s episode we talk about the newest challenge circulating the interwebs, #InMyFeelings, and more generally what Black folks love about them. We also get into the cognitive dissonance that is social media vitriol against Black women livin||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVienna Queer Performance Festival – Interview with Veza Fernandez||Speaking with Veza is like an uninterrupted stream of consciousness with an artist that is committed to being intuitive as she is analytical. Denise had a chance to speak with her after her performance at the SPIT Vienna Queer Performance Festival. Veza||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast #90: Homophobic Trolling & in Conversation with TRTL||This week we give you a gay wrap up discussing Lakeith Stanfield’s so-called offensive, speak homophobic, ‘freestyle’, 50 cent getting shredded for his Instagram post on Terry Crews as well as Damon Dash demanding his money after loaning||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVienna Queer Performance Festival – Interview with Maurício Ianês||Denise sat with Maurício Ianês in a cafe in Vienna and spoke about a range of topics including evolving in queerness, the importance of language, examining one’s position and more. This discussion critiques the commodification of queerness and its i||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Informative, hilarious, genuine, and important
CC and Denise break down American and European pop culture relevant to the everyday lives of queer and black or poc. The conversations usually go deeper into queer liberation, black liberation, and inclusive feminism