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Bonus ep: generation veX LIVE from #Merky Books pop up

generation veX

But where are you *really* from? Three actors and creatives who have their fingers on the pulse discuss what’s really got them veXed. Join Sharon, Stephenson, Vanessa and guests on generation veX as they chat about race, culture and belonging. They attempt to navigate the confusing landscape of modern millennial identity, all with the help of some seriously good books.In this bonus episode, Stephenson and Vanessa are recorded live in conversation at the #Merky Books pop up at the Beats by Dr Dre residency in Shoreditch, London.They chat about the list of '100 novels that shaped our world' which BBC Arts published on 5/11/2019 and the novels which shaped them(you can read the list here: http://bit.ly/BBC100Novels).Follow @generationveX and stay tuned for new episodes.Twitter: www.twitter.com/generationveXInstagram: www.instagram.com/generationveXFacebook: www.facebook.com/generationveXSign up to the generation veX newsletter to be the first to know about new episodes and behind-the-scenes stories: bit.ly/genvexnewsletterThis podcast is produced with the support of Green Door PicturesExecutive Producer and Manager Naomi Morris OmoriHosted by Stephenson Ardern-Sodje, Sharon Rose, and Vanessa FisherMusic and stings by Dominic NyarambiEdited by Naomi Morris OmoriAll rights reserved


11 Dec 2019

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The pod bros are back this week with a nice little offering, treating our listeners to an exclusive live minisodeWith the help of Off The Cuff's First Lady, Esi......we were doing at the Merky Books pop up hosted by Beats By Dre. We discussed things such as expanding on 1st date questions, McDonalds staff members wanting to go on strike, Headie One concert review plus new music all crammed in this special episode which is just under 30 minutes. Enjoy the content and dont forget to get involved in the conversation using #OFFTHECUFFPODDONT FORGET TO RATE, REVIEW, COMMENT & SUBSCRIBE!TICKETS TO LIVE SHOW STILL AVAILABLE HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/off-the-cuff-podcast-live-tickets-80587325861Find us on Soundcloud, Apple Podcast App & Spotify!Subscribe to our Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrpoaVInsRWJUGGHlehMpaw


25 Nov 2019

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Black Gals Livin x Merky Books (Live)

Black Gals Livin'

Well, well, well! A bonus episode for those of you who couldn't make it down to our live recording at the #MerkyBooks pop up last week.We talk about the pressure Summer Walker has faced in trying to cope with her social anxiety. Vick also says creaming is therapeutic, do you agree?HOSTS:Vic @victoriasanusiJas @jas_bwLet us know who you would like to see on a future episode using the hashtag #blackgalslivinArtwork by @thecamru Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


21 Nov 2019

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S2 E4 - #Merky Books Special 'Taking Up Space' feat. Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi

This Is Spoke

#Merky Books Special: On this week’s episode Big Zuu and Fenn explore what it means to be a black girl in the university system with Chelsea and Ore, the authors of Taking Up Space: A Black Girl’s Manifesto for Change. Chelsea and Ore came through to discuss the importance of #Merky Books, delve into their experiences at Cambridge and the process of creating Taking Up Space: The Black Girl’s Manifesto for Change - the flagship release from #Merky Books. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


7 Oct 2019

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Over The Bridge - S2 E15 - Black Excellence Part 3 - #Merky Books with Chelsea Kwakye

Over The Bridge Podcast

In the final episode of Season 2 we are joined by Cambridge grad Chelsea Kwakye, co-author of forthcoming book 'Taking Up Space' under the #Merky label with Penguin Books. We unpack the motivations behind the book and Chelsea's own journey as a graduate and writer! *JOIN OUR MAILING LIST*To stay up to date with the latest OTB goings on, join our mailing list. You will get exclusive access to content, giveaways, free tickets to live shows and more!https://forms.gle/TYmvFWiutZmdcz1w8Get in touch:email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.comTwitter: @otbpodcastukInstagram: @otbpodcastuk


11 Nov 2018