Rank #1: Everyone Needs to Give Kyrie Irving Some Grace. Plus, Armie Hammer Said What?
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the interesting situation with Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets (17:00), the House voting to impeach President Trump (40:00), and the bizarre alleged DMs from Armie Hammer (1:00:00). Then they give a recap of this week’s episode of 'The Bachelor' (1:08:00), and answer some mailbag questions (1:19:00).
Jan 15 2021
Rank #2: President Trump Could Be Impeached Again and Republicans Have a Decision to Make
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the likely impeachment of President Trump this week (15:00), Keri Hilson’s unhappiness with Twitter removing President Trump from the platform (30:00), the documentary ‘The Reunited States’ produced by Van Jones and Meghan McCain (46:00), and Michael B. Jordan going IG official with Lori Harvey (58:00).
Jan 12 2021
The Bakari Sellers Podcast
'The Wire': Way Down in the Hole
Boom/Bust: HQ Trivia
Waiting on Reparations
Dreams of Black Wall Street
Black History Year
Red Table Talk
The Dream Team Tapes with Jack McCallum
Black History in Two Minutes (or so)
Unholier Than Thou
Hall of Shame
Silence is Not an Option
Rank #3: An Insurrection at the Capitol and the Georgia Runoffs: Reacting to a Historic Day in America
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss the domestic terrorism that happened in Washington D.C. on Wednesday (0:30), Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff’s Senate victories in Georgia (38:00), the reports that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting divorced (55:00), and answer some mailbag questions (1:11:00).
Jan 08 2021
Rank #4: Are the Black Eyed Peas Black Music? Plus, a Michael Jackson Conversation
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss will.i.am’s recent comments about the Black Eyed Peas getting too big to be considered Black music (8:00) and President Trump’s recorded conversation with the Georgia secretary of state (39:00), and then have a conversation about their feelings about Michael Jackson in regards to the 'Leaving Neverland' documentary (1:01:00).
Jan 05 2021
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Rank #5: Was 'WW84' Kind of Problematic? Plus: Hilaria Baldwin's Confession and Consequences of the N-word
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss Rachel’s previous recommendation of ‘WW84’ and why Van thinks the movie might be problematic (11:00). Then they talk about Hilary Baldwin’s recent confirmation that she was born in Boston, not Spain (30:00), and a fascinating story in the New York Times about a usage of the N-word (50:00) before giving a final ‘Bachelorette’ recap (1:17:00) and doing a year in review mailbag (1:25:00).
Dec 29 2020
Rank #6: Jay Pharoah on Celebrity Impressions, Comedy in 2020, and His Experience With Racial Profiling
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss Van’s insensitive joke about Colombians from the last podcast (5:00), then Jay Pharoah joins the show to talk about his career with impressions, whether or not white comedians should do Black impressions, racial profiling in 2020, and who Jay’s favorite impressionists are (23:00). After that, Van and Rachel discuss the Verzuz battle between Too Short and E-40 (1:08:00) and the COVID-19 relief package (1:18:00).
Dec 22 2020
Rank #7: Tom Cruise’s Tone Crossed a Line. Plus: Glynn Turman on Working With Chadwick Boseman.
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay are joined by legendary actor Glynn Turman to discuss his six-decade career and working with Chadwick Boseman on his last film (13:00). Then they discuss Tom Cruise’s rant on the set of 'Mission: Impossible' (34:00), Tyler Perry’s thirst trap (47:30), and accusations against Ali Larter on the set of 'Heroes' (53:00) before answering mailbag questions (1:09:00).
Dec 18 2020
Rank #8: Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on the COVID-19 Vaccines And What They Mean For the Pandemic
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss Joe Biden officially getting enough electoral votes to win the 2020 presidential election (8:00), Ashanti and Keyshia Cole’s Verzuz battle getting postponed (16:00), Snoop Dogg’s comments about the "WAP" video (23:00), and a questionable headline about a teacher (29:00), before Dr. Abdul El-Sayed joins to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines (41:00).
Dec 15 2020
Rank #9: Jimmy Kimmel on COVID-19, His Karl Malone Character, Kanye West, and Being America's Late-Night Dad
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay are joined by late-night host Jimmy Kimmel to discuss COVID-19, his history of comedic characters, Kanye West, the current cultural situation in America, and much more (16:00). Then they discuss the morals of using COVID-19 to promote an album (1:03:00), Olivia Jade’s appearance on 'Red Table Talk' (1:23:00), and Rush Limbaugh’s recent inflammatory statements about secession (1:31:00).
Dec 11 2020
Rank #10: Tayshia Adams On Her Racial Identity And Her "Bachelorette" Experience
Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay discuss James Harden recently being picture at Lil Baby’s birthday party without a mask (10:00) then are joined by current “Bachelorette” Tayshia Adams to discuss her racial identity and her experience on “The Bachelorette” (24:00). Then they talk about a recent viral video of dating expert Kevin Samuels (42:00), President Trump’s potential pardons (1:01:00), and give a Bachelorette recap (1:13:00).
Dec 08 2020