Ep 20. For Women Who Love Too Much
In Episode 20, we ask ourselves and our listeners: Are you a woman who loves too much? Recently inspired by a group discussion amongst friends as well as reflecting on her own past choices, Antoinette digs up an old book that details the symptoms of co-dependency and why we stay in toxic relationships. This is an incredibly important subject in a world full of F*@c boys, un-checked male privilege and our never ending hunger for validation. Is it really them to blame or is it us? Book- Women Who Love Too Much (Who Keep Wishing and Hoping He'll Change by Robin Norwood https://www.amazon.com/Women-Who-Love-Too-Much-ebook/dp/B003YL44FY
7 Mar 2019
Ep. 31 You Don't Own Me ft. Hey Fran Hey
In episode 31 we are joined by our homegirl, the amazing Francheska Medina aka Hey Fran Fran. We talk about the new wave of "heartbeat bills" and the looming republican challenge of Roe vs. Wade while examining the ever present Pro Life/Pro Choice argument. From there, we explore the idea of the self possessed woman. We ask ourselves if it is possible, as women, to achieve true agency over ourselves, our thoughts, and our bodies in a man's world. And if so, how? Join us.Follow Hey Fran Hey on all platforms @heyfranhey Listen to her podcast The Friend Zone https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-friend-zone/id1031936205Purchase You Don't Own Me by Leslie Gore https://music.apple.com/us/album/you-dont-own-me/1360824969?i=1360825322
23 May 2019
Ep 17. Let's Talk About Sex
It's Valentine's Day and we are talking about the birds and bees honey! Not only are we answering questions from our Around the Way Curls listeners but we are giving you the inside scoop into our intimate lives. Find out what gets us going! Shanti dishes on why missionary is all that and Antoinette discusses how her "single" status has led her to become a master of sexual self care. Join us and listen with headphones... this ain't for the babies. Music by Genuwine. "Pony" https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/ginuwine/648992
14 Feb 2019
Ep 44. Etiquette Of Dating
In Episode 44, Antoinette shares her recent intimate time with Dave Chapelle and Shanti confesses her obsession with Stranger Things. As we jump into this week's episode we talk about the etiquette of dating. How do we do this?! Where should the first date take place? Who pays? How do you get out of a terrible date? What does it mean to be a good person and be a horrible date? Is there a dating rubric to follow? Join us and weigh in!
22 Aug 2019
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Ep 71. Positive Vibes Only ft. Chi & Nas
In episode 71 we are joined by half of the men that make up PVO Global (Positive Vibes Only Global). After Antoinette had the time of her life at their NYE Party in Ghana, she was hype they were down to link up for an episode. Tune in while the Nigerian homies, Nas & Chi candidly discuss how PVO Global came to be, what positivity means to them, who has the best jollof, and whether or not they're make-love f*&%in or f*&%in f*&%in. Join us. Contact PVO Global : IG: @pvoglobalNas IG: @nasboogie Chi IG: @chi_eo Website: https://www.pvoglobal.com/home Tickets to DC Event: https://www.pvoglobal.com/events/pvo-dc-3 ATWC ContactIG: @aroundthewaycurlsCall us: (215) 948-2780Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgSubscribe and Rate! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/around-the-way-curls-podcast/id1440112847 Purchase Frankie Beverly & Maze's Happy Fellin's here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/happy-feelins/724665117?i=724665418
12 Mar 2020
Ep. 8 Being Biracial
In episode 8 we share our experiences as biracial women. We explore our early conditionings about race, check our privilege, question our claim to “blackness”, and attempt to accept the very origin of our mixed up makings... black men wifing white women. Join us.
13 Dec 2018
Ep. 3 Oh Hell Nah - The Non Negotiables Of Relationships
In the 3rd Episode of Around The Way Curls, Antoinette & Shanti share their lists of non-negotiables as they pertain to partnerships (both petty & in depth) as well as speak a new boo into existence for Antoinette. Join us.
8 Nov 2018
Ep. 9 Offset Is A $*%# & R. Kelly Isn't The King Of Anything ft. Jade of All Jades
In Episode 9, we are joined by Jade of All Jades. Together, we discuss Offset's “apology” to Cardi, argue about the current King of R&B, and cancel the hell out of R. Kelly. As a result, we open up about our own personal experiences of molestation and abuse, in an effort to empower survivors, and expose the often manipulative and dangerous tactics of abusers. Join us.
20 Dec 2018
Ep 42. Petty Peeves
In Episode 42 we start with Antoinette talking about starving herself in healthy increments and Shanti updates us all on The Sable Collective opening. Our main topic is focused on our petty peeves not just in relationship to these raggedly love interests but also to the general public. In ending Antoinette and Shanti touch on a seemingly sensitive topic in their relationship that begs us to question "are we really friends"? Weigh in.
8 Aug 2019
Ep. 12 Exploring South Africa Ft. Kara Bhatti
In episode 12 Antoinette is joined with her roommate, Kara Bhatti as they discuss their recent trip to South Africa. In it they discuss the many lessons they learned, the shenanigans they got in to, and their "must do" activities and "must see" sights. Join us as we explore the Motherland.
10 Jan 2019
Ep. 15 Keep That Same Energy. Or Not...
In episode 15 Shanti sits with Reiki and energy worker Desiree of Nana Catherine’s Apothecary. We dive into alternative practices of healing. We answer questions like what the fuck is Reiki? What the fuck is energy work and what does it mean when our bodies talk to us? Desiree explains her practices and why she centers her work on Black womyn and queer and transgender folks and how she provides access to tools towards their self care. Join us. Desiree’s Infohttps://nanacatherinesapothecary.comhttps://www.instagram.com/nana.catherines.apothecary/ MusicVibrate Higher by Outkast
31 Jan 2019
Ep 34. Family Feud Ft. Celestine Henry - Allen
In Ep 34, Antoinette is joined by her older sister @celestinerae where they discuss the complexities of their complicated relationship and offer advice on how to build strong sibling bonds. Individually, they unpack their hurt, self-sacrifice, insecurity and trauma that drove a wedge between them. However difficult and complex their pasts may have been, they offer gems on how to get to the root of the hurt and move forward toward the path of forgiveness. Join us.TRIGGER WARNING: This episode touches on topics of sexual abuse and rape. Skip 28:10 - 38:50 to bypass this topic. Music: Family Feud by Jay Z Purchase here https://music.apple.com/us/album/family-feud-feat-beyonc%C3%A9/1440935425?i=1440935869
13 Jun 2019
Ep 45. You've Got The Green Light
We all know what our reg flags are, right? We're ALWAYS talking about what we don't want and how saying "No" is a thing. But we almost never talk about what we DO want. So, in episode 45, we decided to switch it up from negative to positive by focusing on our "green lights" which are all the things that make us say "YES". Join us and be sure to stay tuned to the end to catch some exclusive Around the Way Curls Affirmations. Praise Jah Rastafari Selassie.Music: "Green Light" by our Queen Beyonce. Buy Green Light herehttps://music.apple.com/us/album/green-light/296790269?i=296790881
29 Aug 2019
Ep 36. Oh! You're Dating Her Too?
In episode 36 we talk dating and whether or not we're doing it wrong. Single Antoinette discusses her current dating situation while Shanti reflects on her own dating patterns. Together we explore whether or not it's cool to date more than one person at a time and if so, how to navigate that while being intentional and protective of your heart. Join us. Article- Why You're Always the One Who Prepares Him For His Wife: https://www.xonecole.com/why-youre-always-the-one-who-prepares-a-man-for-his-wife/Buy Ludacris's Pimpin' All Over The World ft Bobby V here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/pimpin-all-over-the-world-feat-bobby-v/1443063770?i=1443064387
27 Jun 2019
Ep 39. PorNo?
In Episode 39 we get it poppin' with porn! We reflect on our relationship to pornography and consider the good and bad of America's favorite entertainment industry. We also discuss how mercury in retrograde may be responsible for your life falling apart, Antoinette's DDD/E,F woes, white men calling wolf and how the world may be going to hell in a hand bag because China stopped buying our plastic. Join us for another uplifting episode of Around The Way Curls!Buy Oops (Oh My) by Tweet Feat. Missy Elliot here: https://music.apple.com/us/album/oops-oh-my-feat-missy-elliott/399591421?i=399591731
18 Jul 2019
Ep. 5 White Thanksgiving. Black Thanksgiving.
In the 5th Episode of Around The Way Curls, Antoinette & Shanti discuss their Thanksgiving experiences, the differences between “White Thanksgiving” & “Black Thanksgiving” and whether or not we should just throw the whole holiday away. Join Us.
22 Nov 2018
Ep. 6 Busting Windows With Jazmine Sullivan
In Episode 6, we are joined by grammy nominated recording artist and fellow Philadelphian, Jazmine Sullivan. Join in as the girls reminiscence over their 15 year friendship and talk inspiration, music, past relationships and who is really responsible for busting windows out of cars.
29 Nov 2018
Ep. 4 Beyonce: Friend or Foe?
Join Antoinette & Shanti in episode 4 as they argue about Beyonce. Is she simply a money making machine? Is she an authentic artist? A feminist? A human rights advocate? Can she be all of those things? Does the Flawless Queen have room to be flawed? And does it even matter?
15 Nov 2018
Ep 77. Brown Sugar vs Voodoo
In episode 77 Antoinette shares how she danced away the sadness this week while Shanti shares her disdain for Marvel’s “End Game”. Together, we recap the comedic IG battles featuring our beloved uncles, Teddy Riley and Kenneth Babyface Edmonds. Finally, e end with our own battle deciding once and for all which D’Angelo album is better: Brown Sugar or Voodoo. Join us..Teddy Riley vs Babyface playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6vg1XtBJ1Hh24t9y5BNxQp Link to the vibrator we discussed https://shevibe.com/fantasy-for-her-her-ultimate-pleasure-dual-oral-sex-simulator-g-spot-vibrator/Next week’s Pleasure Activism Chapter: A Timeline/Tutorial On Squirting page 189.IG: @aroundthewaycurlsCall us: (215) 948-2780Email us: email@example.comPurchase D'Angelo's Betray My Heart Count On Me herehttps://music.apple.com/us/album/betray-my-heart/950764300?i=950764330
23 Apr 2020
Ep 16. The Genius Of Martin Lawrence
In Episode 16, we are bringing in the first week of Black History month with an episode dedicated to the legacy of our hero, Martin and we ain't talkin about Martin Luther the King! We are instead exalting the magic of the one and only Martin Lawrence. Join us as we revisit his mainstream masterpiece, "Martin", explore his journey as an artist, and discuss the incredible impact he has made on Black culture and our lives.
7 Feb 2019