Minority Korner

Minority Korner

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Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he’s joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority tackling pop culture, the news, media, and history all with a little self care, and self love sprinkled throughout! It’s time to Learn, Laugh, and Play, right here at Minority Korner- because together: we’re the majority! (Part of the Maximum Fun Network)


MKREVIEW: Black Is King (EP253)
Aug 11 • 36 min
She has not only taken over Disney+ but also this podcast. It needed an episode all on its own, it’s Glory and James’ conversation on Beyonce’s Film Black is King. We dive into what it means to us as, the community, and how it uplifts the movement. It’s a…
MK252: The Confederate Flag - A Flag of Losers for Losers (Wilmington Coup D’État/Massacre, Kerry Washington, WNBA, LeBron vs. Jordan, The Fight, Mulan, Herman Cain, BLM, White Supremacy)
Aug 7 • 74 min
Will bringing up Kerry Washington spark another feud between James and Glroy? Is LeBron better than Jordan at least as a human? What was that Blue Lives Matter mural trying to say? We have located white supremacy. Get inspired by The Fight. Another day…
MK REWIND: History of the American Slavery Epidemic (EP251)
Aug 4 • 49 min
History (as usual) is under attack. For this week’s MK Rewind, on the heels of Senator Tom Cotton trying to restrict the 1619 project being taught in schools because it was a “necessary evil”, we are ringing the school bells, because we’ve got a Quizlet…
MK250: Whoever Smelt It, Dealt It (Lovercraft Country, Avatar Sequels, The Rosewood Massacre, AOC vs. Yoho, Hidden Figures the Musical, 1619 Project, The Smollets, The Woman King)
Jul 31 • 87 min
We’ve got a campaign slogan to help any voters on the fence (but like why?). Why aren’t some directors reading the room when it comes to movies in a movie theater? The GOP is up to their usual fuckery from Senator Cotton to Yoho, and AOC’s passionate…
MKREWIND: The Texas Rangers and The Mexican-American Massacre (EP 249)
Jul 28 • 43 min
We revisit the history behind Mexican-Americans being massacred at the hands of the Texas Rangers. Plus a celebrity call for the Maximum Fun Drive, and more deep dive into the history behind the drama of Destiny’s Child.
MK248: Plenty of Fucks to Dish Out (Nick Cannon, Gay’s Donating Blood, McGrit V. Oklahoma, Trail of Tears, Destiny’s Child, Bubba Wallace/NASCAR, Ali)
Jul 24 • 87 min
What happened to the original two ladies of Destiny’s Child? Nick Cannon is spouting some anti semitism- but he did apologize, is he canceled? Is NASCAR messing around with James’ boo Bubba Wallace- again? We take a deep dive into McGrit v. Oklahoma, the…
MK REWIND: Rep. John Lewis Tribute (EP 247)
Jul 21 • 38 min
We celebrate the life, legacy, of John Lewis by revisiting our Korner of why you don’t fuck with John Lewis. James looks into how we can honor his legacy with a new Voting Rights Act, plus that time Beyonce called into become a member for the Maximum Fun…
MK246: Freddy D- Not Yo Slave! ( Frederick Douglass, MaxFun Drive, Scary Spice, Race Wars, Tupac Alive?)
Jul 17 • 69 min
It’s the Maximum Fun Drive! Is Agent Orange trying to incite a race war? Is Scary Spice Racist? Is Tupac alive? In the main event 10 facts you didn’t know about Fredrick Douglass.
MK REWIND: Why Your Camera Is Racist (EP245)
Jul 14 • 44 min
We are digging into the archives of why your camera is racist, the history of photography, and it’s bias towards lighter tones. Plus we revisit that time when “Jennifer Hudson” called to become a member for the Maximum Fun Drive!
My Scottie Pippen’s Not Throwin’ Away My Shot (Hamilton, Thandie Newton, Cast of Dawson’s Creek, McGrit v. Oklahoma, The Bad Ass Wives of: Fredrick Douglas, Booker T. Washington, Marcus Garvy)
Jul 10 • 88 min
We take a look at the hidden women who were laying it up Scottie Pippen style for notable Black figures Fredrick Douglas, Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvy. Our hand is on the cancel button and find out why Cards Against Humanity and Hamilton are on…
MKREWIND: 5 Racist Rides at Disneyland (EP243)
Jul 7 • 38 min
In honor of Disneyland finally removing Song of the South from Splash Mountain, we revisit our look at five racist rides at Disneyland.
MK242: Decolonize Your Bookshelf (Umbrella Academy, Lady World Leaders COVID Response, Confederate Flag, Mary J. Blige, Your Books)
Jul 3 • 77 min
In honor of America’s Birthday we take a hard look at this country’s short fallings and how it can be doing better with both the Coronavirus, and your education and knowledge. We decolonize our bookshelves, and look at how the countries with female heads…
MKREWIND: History of Black Folks & The 4th of July (EP241)
Jun 30 • 29 min
We revisit Black folks complicated history with the 4th of July, and for a time it was a very Black Holiday, complete with their own dance the Tu La Lu!
MK240: Pay It No Mind! (Pride In Place, Marsha P. Johnson, Aunt Jemima, Pose S2, Disclosure, Gender Reveals, Queer Class Presidents, Bubba Wallace, NASCAR, Trans POCs)
Jun 26 • 79 min
For our Pride in Place AKA Queer Christmas we dive into this weekends history by examining the life of the mother of the movement herself: Marsha P. Johnson. We discuss Pose season 2, and Disclosure which highlight the journey and stories of trans women…
MK REWIND: History of the Pride Flag (EP 239)
Jun 23 • 34 min
In honor of Pride we revisit the history of the Pride flag, and why it’s okay that it changes for the community.
MK238: 5th Anniversary Partay! (8 Can’t Wait, Black Trans Lives Matter, SCOTUS Decision, Da 5 Bloods, Elmo, Silent Solidarity)
Jun 19 • 96 min
We check in with Nnekay as so much has happened since eshe was last here. The definition of racism is finally being updated by Miriam Webster. Black Trans Lives Matter protests erupted around the country in mass, there’s good news with the recent Supreme…
MK REWIND: Juneteenth (EP 237)
Jun 16 • 35 min
We revisit two of Nnekay’s segments on Juneteenth, it’s cultural importance, what it was, why it’s an American Holiday, and why a certain racist commander in chief does not need to hold a rally in Tulsa, on that day in the middle of a pandemic.
MK236: The Roots Are Rotten, Let’s Plant a New Tree (Campaign Zero, Defund the Police, Black Lives Matter for Businesses, What YOU Can Do)
Jun 12 • 77 min
This week we dive into Campaign Zero which is a 10 point initiative and policy program to bring about change in our communities, based on data and practices that already exist in this country or around the world. Certain businesses are jumping into the…
MK REWIND: Tulsa/Greenwood Massacre (EP235)
Jun 9 • 29 min
We revisit Nnekay’s Korner, where she uncovers the untold story of the Tulsa “Race Riot” or how she refers to it as “The Greenwood Massacre” the 1921 historic event which was covered up for decades.
MK234: The Emperor Has No Clothes (History of US Police, Protests, Ivanka & PRIDE, #BlackOutTuesday, Coping through Systemic Racism while Black, White Ally’s, Bush, Photo Op)
Jun 5 • 101 min
It has been a week! We dive into the four deaths that led up to the mass protests around the world responding to the killing of unarmed Black people and anti-blackness in America. We talk about #BlackOutTuesday and it’s effects. Will this actually be the…
MK233: From Karen to Karen (Joe Biden’s Gaffe, George Floyd, Christian Cooper, 12 Year Old Black Oil Tycoon Sarah Rector, Alison Roman, Lana Del Rey, Chrissy Tiegan, Marie Kondo, Call to Action, #Blackout2020, #BLM)
May 29 • 83 min
White women are being extreme Karen’s some towards fellow celebrities to drag them down, and some towards black men that could’ve ended up in their death. We discuss the sexualization of Black woman, which has over flowed on to TikTok. Joe Biden, has…
MK232: Realize I Create Happiness (James R. Nowlin, Motivation, Healing, Crisis & Trauma, Gratitude, Releasing Perfection, Resetting Dreams, Financial Goals)
May 22 • 62 min
James R. Nowlin, award-winning author of “The Purposeful Millionaire: 52 rules for creating a life of wealth and happiness, is back, and he is here to shed some light in these seemingly dark times. and answers some of your questions. How to navigate…
MK231: Darkies from Dixie (Black Folks & The 1918 Pandemic, VP Picks, Steve Urkel, Breonna Taylor)
May 15 • 72 min
Nnekay’s here, and we travel back in time to The Pandemic of 1918 (not to be confused with the Spanish Flu- that’s racist) and how it effected Black people then. Has Black people’s treatment during a pandemic changed? Ben Randle helps us wade through the…
MK230: This Too Shall Pass- Thanks P. Diddy! (Georgia, #BlackAF, Murder Hornets, Mrs. America, Cold Civil War,Black Businesses, Hercules, P. Diddy, Janelle Monae, Life in Quarantine)
May 8 • 80 min
If you’re stressed don’t worry P Diddy’s got your back to relax! So something else to worry about: Murder Hornets!! Just how scared should we be? Not at all. Are we in a Cold Civil War? Georgia’s reopening putting Black business owners in a catch 22. And…
MK229: This is for Ruth! (Joe Biden, Patti LuPone, Jeff Goldblum on Drag Race, Whitney Houston Movie, 2020 Election, Winning the Senate, Wendy Williams, Darren Criss, Lyndon Johnson vs. Goldwater, RBG)
May 1 • 76 min
A new AUTHORIZED Whitney biopic has been green-lit, but will this be truthful or fall short, like Bohemian Rhapsody? Patti LaPone is here to read folks for filth. We need to talk about Wendy Williams who seems to be melting down on live TV. Jeff Goldblum…
MK228: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Skincare, When a Ja Rule vs 50 Cent Feud Is Enuff (FUBU Skin Care, JaRule v 50 Cent, Amanda Seales, DMX, Ashanti, JLO, Zoom Party Tips, Gaybraham Lincoln)
Apr 24 • 72 min
Looking at Insecure we focus on chameleon actress Amanda Seales, why isn’t she catching on? We’ve got tips for our new lives on Zoom. Why is Kim Kardashian James’ hero and why did she slap her sister? A European country is seeing attention brought to the…
MK227: Square Dancing, a Virus that Won’t Go Away (Cheetah Girls Reunion?, Insecure, The Real, Square Dancing’s Racist History, Coronavirus East vs West Responses, Henry Ford)
Apr 17 • 67 min
Glory is back and in New York, and it’s STILL crazy. The Cheetah Girls are having a reunion, but maybe not after their Instagram Live Tea spillage. Insecure is back! We discuss! Why is Square dancing the ultimate virus there doesn’t seem to be a cure for?…
MK226: Evil Doesn’t Take a Break (Little Fires Everywhere, History of Racism and Pandemics, Andrew Yang’s “Americanness” OpEd, Tiger King, COVID19, Wisconsin Primary, Tik Tok, Opportunistic Republicans, NYC Update, Mask19, Japanese Americans in…
Apr 10 • 95 min
Is Karen the N word for White Women?… Dat Rona is still raging: effecting transplant patients, Wisconsin Primary, politicians are passing, mostly, evil laws, domestic violence is on the rise, and NYC is in shambles. The Queen gave a speech making us wish…
MK225: We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off (Hustlers, Census Cont’d, Video Games in Quarantine, Mindfulness & Yoga as a POC, Half Life Alex, VR)
Apr 3 • 84 min
James saw Hustler’s, his reaction might surprise you. Michelle & James continue their conversation about the Census and the exclusion of leaving LatinX folks off the race category. Are you hitting boredom in you quarantine? Time for video games with…
MK224: We Got Cabin Fevah! (Madame CJ Walker Quizlet, COVID19 Check-In, Tips For Surviving Quarantine, Digital Divide, Stimulus Package, Gen Z, Mandalorian 2)
Mar 27 • 92 min
We do a Coronavirus/Self Quarantine check-in. Fox News finally joins reality that this pandemic is REAL, but they’re blaming millennials. Who do they think millennials are? We look at how COVID-19 is furthering the digital divide for youth in rural areas.…
MK223: The Rona & The Census (Hillary Documentary, The Census, Coronavirus, Contagion, The Crown, Online Culture, Gay Trees, Holistic Health)
Mar 20 • 73 min
The Rona (the Coronavirus), James has been watching Contagion for comfort. A flood of racism erupting towards Asian folks. How to stay healthy through a holistic approach on top of washing your hands. If you live in the Bay Area have you ever wondered why…
MK222: How Was the Funeral? (#BisexualMenExist, Coronavirus Karaoke, Bernie/Biden Bros, White Liberals, High Fidelity, Love is Blind, The Golden Girls)
Mar 13 • 71 min
Ever asked someone, “how was the funeral?” If you have, chances are: you’re Black! Grace & Frankie, vs The Golden Girls how we view age then/now. We dive fully into Hulu’s High Fidelity starring Zoe Kravitz. A PSA white liberals: stop blaming Black people…
MK221: Gurl Wash Your Face, And Run That Race (Crown Act, Obama, Lark Voorhies, Saved by the Bell, Keke Palmer, Democratic Primary)
Mar 6 • 70 min
Glory kicks it off and gets real personal leading a conversation about hair, being Afro-Latina, and why things like the Crown Act are necessary. We kick it back over to Kyle who poses the question of: should Obama come back and wrangle the Democratic…
MK220: And THAT’S What Rihanna Was Trying to Say (Coronavirus, Black and Latino Voter Issues, NAACP Awards, Rihanna’s Speech, Michael Bloomberg, Harvey Weinstein Verdict, Kobe Bryant Memorial, Beyonce, Democratic Primary, Katherine Johnson RIP,…
Feb 28 • 71 min
Coronavirus update which will keep you calm and moving on- though the White House doesn’t seem to have a plan, local governments do! Glory gives her hot takes on Bloomberg, having lived in NYC during Stop and Frisk. The verdict is in on Harvey Weinstein.…
MK219: Swing Left, Swing Chariot (Bloomberg, Lovers and Friends Festival, Democratic Orgs that Need Your Help, Zoë Kravitz, High Fidelity, American Factory, Lil Kim)
Feb 21 • 75 min
The Debates are literally happening as we speak! What do you do when you have family members who are considering voting for Bloomberg? We look at his complicated record. How are the democratic primaries going? There’s a new festival in town- the Lover’s…
MK218: Put Down Your Torches, It’s The Black Criterion Collection (Black Movies, Tips for Surviving the Primaries, Pussycat Dolls, Jameela Jamil, Dwyane Wade, Gayle King, Ronan Farrow, Just Mercy, Birds of Prey)
Feb 14 • 95 min
How to protect yourself during a fiery, political season. The Pussycat dolls are back but can you name which one didn’t return? The Good Place’s Jameela Jamil stepped in it, has pitch fork culture gone too far? Ask Gayle King we talk her interview over…
MK217: She’s a Natural Memer (Super Bowl: Commercials, Shakira/JLo, Jay-Z & Beyonce, NFL, Major League Out Sports Stars, Black Queer Music Trailblazers, Lil Nas X, Documentaries: Taylor Swift & Aaron Hernandez)
Feb 7 • 84 min
We break down everything Super Bowl: J-Lo & Shakeria’s shows topping halftime routine, the queer baited rainbow capitalist commercials, Jay-Z and Beyonce participating in the problematic NFL yet sitting out the national anthem. Taylor Swift’s documentary…
MK216: Bad BAPS, Bad BAPS (Ku Klux Klan Act, Bambi, Gentrafarming, Megan Markle, Bad Boys 4 Life, 2nd Amendment, Chick-Fil-A, Equal Rights Amendment, Megyn Kelly, Reparations)
Jan 31 • 90 min
Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts breaks ground on the diversity front! Disney’s next live action remake!? We review Bad Boys 4 Life- and our own theme song. We talk about our own BAP herself Megan Markle, not the only thing exiting the UK. Did the UK have…
MK215: Let’s Put Some Wigs On (The Morning Show, Gayceañera, Tips for A Broken Heart, A Trans Journey, Moulin Rouge Broadway, SAG Awards, Rainbow Flag)
Jan 24 • 71 min
Some dope parents in Maryland through their child a Gayceañera! Is the rainbow flag really for all LGBTQ+? We DEVOURED the Morning Show: It was amazing! It brought up some deep stuff for both of us, though someone’s wig was distracting. Moulin Rouge is on…
MK214: I’m Meryl Streeping You (Warren v. Sanders, 4 C’s of Life, Meditation, She Devil, Meryl’s Process, Cynthia Enrivo, BAFTA’s, Yoga Nidra)
Jan 17 • 64 min
Guest Co-Host Shannon Algeo joins again. What is the beef between Warren and Sanders? Why Lev Parnas has James throwing tables and where he believes we should really be focused and unified. Cynthia Enrivo said “un uh” to the BAFTA’s. Could She Devil…
MK213: Talk Nerdy to Me (The Witcher, LOTR, The Matrix, Video Games, Black and in Tech, DDR)
Jan 10 • 77 min
We’ve got The legendary Cymatic Bruce a VR Evangelist, DDR World Champion, Co Founder of Alt Space VR, and just a fabulous blerd! We revisit Lord of the Rings, the Hobbit, The Matrix Trilogy, and dive into The Witcher. Bruce introduces us tothe god father…
MK212: U Got Kwanzaa’d 4! (Voter Purges, Impeached, Kwanzaa, Nnekay)
Dec 20, 2019 • 79 min
It’s U got Kwzaa’d 4! Nnekay is back, for our annual Kwanzaa special. Will you ace the Kwanzaa quiz this year? We go over the 7 Principles and 7 Symbols of Kwanzaa along with it’s history, so you can know everything you need to know to celebrate this dope…
MK211: That Boom, Baboom, Boom, Boomer! (Ok Boomer, Kamala Harris, Lizzo, Aladdin Spin-Off, Miss Universe, Presentism, Golden Globe Snubs)
Dec 13, 2019 • 72 min
Kamala Harris drops out of the primary race, there’s an Aladdin spin off, & did the Golden Globes snub women and POCs this year? You can bet Lizzo’s thong she shook at the Lakers! OK Boomer has ignited the generational divide. We debate its merits,…
MK210: Blow the Whistle (Impeachment Hearing Breakdown Points & Facts, Madonna In Concert, Winter is Here, Phone Concert Etiquette)
Dec 6, 2019 • 71 min
Ben Randle, our Resident Political Analysis Scientist is here to help us make sense of the Impeachment Hearings, key points, key takeaways, and what to expect next. But first, since Ben is also our Resident Madonna Expert and we talk her latest concert.…
MK209: FEAR-less (Monday Moment, History of Christmas, Zig Ziglar)
Dec 2, 2019 • 7 min
“F-E-A-R has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise. ’ The choice is yours.” - Zig Ziglar For your Monday Minority Korner Moment we empower ourselves to fear-less. Also James has the history of Christmas.. again.
MK208: Little Shop of Korners (Oliver & Company, Little Shop of Horrors, Great Things of 2019, Animation, Self Partnering & Emma Watson, England)
Nov 29, 2019 • 74 min
Emerald try’s to jog James’ memory of Oliver and Company. Disney+ has a new disclaimer for culturally insensitive material but is it enough? We talk the Brechteian Effect and how it’s used effectively in storytelling. We talk traveling to England, the…
MK207: Overcoming Loneliness (Minority Korner Monday Moment, In Living Color Reunion, Baywatch, Divergent, More Charile’s Angels, Overcoming Loneliness)
Nov 25, 2019 • 28 min
James went to a workshop that he found quite healing and wants to share those insights with you as the holidays are coming and that feeling of loneliness can creep up whether we’re with loved ones, partners, or by our wholesome (not lonesome). We look at…
MK206: Christopher Columbus the OG Incel (Charlie’s Angels, Christopher Columbus an A$$#@!%, Incels, Facebook Protocol, Steven Miller)
Nov 22, 2019 • 58 min
How do you handle a fringe Trump supporter on your Facebook wall you barely know… who’s also a Black woman? Charlie’s Angels was dope, and feminist, and funny AF- why didn’t you go see it!? n 1492.. an asshole sailed the ocean blue. You don’t think Chris…
MK205: Anger into Action! (Motivational Monday Moment, Quote of the Week, Syrian Refugee Tents)
Nov 18, 2019 • 9 min
Whatever you think you can do or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace, and power in it. - Goethe How can you turn your anger into action? Sometimes the most simplest step is just to being. We look to brilliant architect Abeer Seikaly who…
MK204: Black Lady Superheroes- Yesterday & Today (Harriet Tubman, The Watchmen, Tips for the Holi-daze, Disney +, Big Mouth, The Good Place)
Nov 15, 2019 • 73 min
Jen from Shine on Sista joins the podcast! James saw Harriet the movie about the bad ass real life superhero herself. Guaranteed you will be GAGGED with the fact bombs James is going to drop on you. Regina King is a bad ass superhero of today in The…
MK 203 Monday Minority Korner Moment (This Week in History, Whitney Houston, Arsenio Hall, Abraham Lincoln, Orlando Bloom)
Nov 11, 2019 • 12 min
It’s our first ever Monday Minority Korner Moment! We help to jump start your week with a quick something, something. Left on the cutting room floor last week was Glory’s This Week in History (which I guess is now last week in history). From Abraham…
MK202: We in a Cold Civil War (American Son, 2019 Elections, Buffy/Charmed, Black Lives STILL Matter, The Maribel Sisters, T.I., Jock Straps, If You Seek Amy)
Nov 8, 2019 • 65 min
Election day happened and we talk about all the exciting things happening, and why ya’ll need to VOTE! TI knows way too much about his daughter’s hymen. We talk American Son, starring Kerry Washington, tackling issues on race, police shootings of unarmed…
MK201: Disney: Casually Racist (Charmed, Dia De Los Muertos, Halloween, Marry Poppins, Disney’s Racist Rides)
Oct 31, 2019 • 75 min
We are passing the baton, we have our new co-host Glory Mora jumping in! We review our two hottest Korners of the past 100 episodes! Plus James’ halloween costume: kitty man and Glroy’s… Pilgrim lady? Was Glory a model for the House of Dereon? Was Charmed…
It’s a Celebration! 200 episodes Extravaganza (Black Herman, Marvel, Lizzo, Big Mouth)
Oct 25, 2019 • 86 min
James enlightens us about Black Herman the hottest Black magician this side of the Harlem Renaissance. Then Nnekay has a GIGANTIC announcement- and the winder twins look back at 200 episodes and 4 years a of fun.
An Intimate Evening w/ Minority Korner (Teen activist, Gina Rodriguez, Zoe Kravitz, Slave Play)
Oct 17, 2019 • 80 min
Nnekay is talking about all those amazing teen activist that are out there trying to change the world. James has been traveling! He’s talking us through Slave Play, The African American History Museum, and Madonna.
One Bad Minority Korner (One Bad Mother, Madonna, Motherhood)
Oct 4, 2019 • 34 min
Nnekay stops on by One Bad Mother and has an honest conversation about motherhood, being a new mother, and about biases affecting African American maternal mortality rates and librarians on the front lines of the war on facts. Do we have too specific…
Don’t Fight, Make Love Tonight (Hustlers, Weird LGBT History Facts, The Emmy’s, Billy Porter, Mayor Pete, Libra Season, JLO)
Sep 27, 2019 • 76 min
Glory’s back sitting in the co-host chair as our unofficial astrologist. Glory saw ‘Hustlers’ and she has notes- why is it getting Oscar buzz? Billy Porter and Michelle Williams are inspiring us at the Emmys! Is Mayor Pete Gay enough? Oakland’s Gay men’s…
Shake Dat 4 Me! (Call Out Culture, Shane Gillis, SNL, Chelsea Hendler, Ancient Queer History Facts, Knives Out Trailer, Shadow Force)
Sep 19, 2019 • 72 min
We’re talking about SNL’s latest hired (now fired) cast member: Shane Gillis. Chelsea Handler’s new documentary “Hello, It’s Me Privilege,” out on Netflix, and according to James it is mandatory viewing for white folks. Did the new ‘Knives Out Trailer’…
Send In The Clowns (The Moors, LGBTQ Hate crimes, IT, Oklahoma!, 9/11, Nasty 90s)
Sep 13, 2019 • 78 min
Clowns! They’re everywhere w/ Halloween and IT, the Wonder Twins are not here for it! They figure out the real meaning behind a popular 90s dance jam, surprise: it’s nasty. James saw Oklahoma! a dark take on this modern musical. A rise in violence against…
Glitter Bombs of Truth (Rep Illhan Ohmar, Jay-Z & the NFL, Sex in the Stacks, Missy Elliot, Dreams of Beyonce)
Sep 6, 2019 • 68 min
The Wonder Twins are back person to person! Nnekay noticed a problem with Missy Elliot’s VMA performance. The twins are having wild dreams. Jay-Z sure did step in it this week with Colin Kaepernick and the NFL, Is he shcukin’ and jivin, or jumping into…
MK Voicemail Conversations PT2 (VMA’s, D23, The Amazon, Equal Pay for WOC, Karamo Brown, Koch Brothers)
Aug 29, 2019 • 36 min
Leave a message at the Minority Korner Beep! The wonder twins are still separated by land, and sea! James calls Nnekay and goes over his woes of being old/out of touch with the VMA’s. D23 Happened, one of the Koch brothers died and James is conflicted on…
Voicemail Conversations Part 1 (Gay European Adventures, Black Chefs, Circuit Festival, Amsterdam Pride, #boycottmulan?, New on Netflix)
Aug 23, 2019 • 42 min
Through voicemails the Wonder Twins catch up as they are stretched around the world. Nnekay gets James up to speed on her life, and black chefs who are changing the course of dining in America- YUM! James gives Nnekay a very long ramble about his…
Judge John Hodgman Crossover!
Aug 9, 2019 • 47 min
Nnekay pops in to the Judge John Hodgman show to help make some judgments during SF Sketchfest! But first she rattles on about things in her life.
I Know Their Lips (Drag Queens, The Yankees, Stranger Things 3)
Aug 2, 2019 • 67 min
James is tackling the New York Magazine profile of Powerful Drag Queens, why it’s problematic. To combat this list, he is giving you some alternative Drag Queen that are Powerful and not featured on this list. This week we got Nnekay’s recommendations for…
We’re Going To Cat School! (Black Cosplayers, Comic Con, Marvel)
Jul 26, 2019 • 67 min
Nnekay has some Black Lady Cosplayers to follow on Instagram. James has some TV and book recommendations to get you through the summer!
My Therapist Is A Pervert (Diverse Cartoons, Scarlet Johansson Black Lady 007, Punisher, More Racism In the Whitehouse)
Jul 19, 2019 • 69 min
Nnekay is giving you some names of awesome diverse cartoons that feature LGBTQ and POC kids as their leads. James has a Quizlette for you that features: Punisher, Alan Turning, PETA and more!
The Aloha Experience (Close the Camps, Racist Anthropology, Drop Dead Gorgeous)
Jul 11, 2019 • 72 min
James is tackling how we can do our part to help close the detention centers, actually let’s call them what they really are: concentration camps. Nnekay is talking about how anthropology needs to be reexamined because it is alllll mixed up with racism and…
It’s Our Anniversary! (Toy Story 4, Gabrielle Union, Gullah Geeche Nation/People, Stage Coach Mary, Robert Smalls, Glory Mora)
Jun 28, 2019 • 71 min
Happy anniversary! James had a controversial birthday. We chat about Gabrielle Union, Toy Story 4, the New Scream TV series, Ma Raney, and proper party etiquette. From the vaults: Nnekay covers the Gullah Geechee Nation and it’s people- it’s history might…
Wait What About, Baloo? (Travel Tips, Taylor Swift, Reading Rainbow)
Jun 21, 2019 • 73 min
Nnekay is giving us some feminist travel tips and lady travel bloggers to follow on instagram. James has a Quizlette which tackles gaydar, Clarence Thomas AND Rachel Dolezal… what?!
A Reason For The Season (Underground Railroad Game, LGBTQ History Changers, Pride, The Tony’s, Alan Turing, Bessie Smith, Straight Pride Parade)
Jun 14, 2019 • 68 min
Happy Pride Everyone!!!! James went to the theatre and saw quite the show in the off Broadway production of “Underground Railroad Game”. The Tony’s happened! Who won, who lost, who watched… who didn’t? This week we’re celebrating with a list curated by…
And Baby Makes Three! (When They See Us, Alvin Ailey, #CancelLindaFairstein, Wanda Sykes, Jeopardy, Baby Maya)
Jun 7, 2019 • 57 min
Special guest co-host little baby Maya is making her debut as Nnekay is literally juggling all things. Should Nnekay be on Jeopardy? Wanda Sykes new comedy special on Netflix is just what we need as we make our way through Ava DuVernay’s “When They See…
Most of History Is Shitty (Asian Pacific American LGBTQ History, Quizlet, Brene Brown)
May 31, 2019 • 71 min
James tackles the complex intersectional timeline of #AsianPacificAmericanHeritageMonth and LGBTQ milestones within it. Nnekay is taking over Quizlet Korner…. is she going to stump James?
X Gonna Give It To Ya (Unheard of Black Feminist, Malcolm X, Game of Thrones Spoilers)
May 24, 2019 • 71 min
Nnekay is bringing you some Black Feminist that you might not have heard of, and you bes believe they should be honored in the cinemas. James is giving you a refresher on Malcom X to celebrate the date of his birth.
A Gift From Chauncey (2020 Election, Mother’s Day, Constance Wu)
May 17, 2019 • 63 min
James takes us through the 2020 candidates that are NOT white dudes. We look at their platforms and how we can best support and find out more!
It’s the Pooh Prescription (Black Women Authors, Met Ball, Salt n Peppa)
May 10, 2019 • 69 min
This week Nnekay is brining another book list for you babies, this time it tackles Black Women Writers of 2018 from famed black lady magazine, Essence. James is bringing another Quizlet to cover some hot topics including but not limited too, Sam Smith,…
Rated R for Risque (LGBTQ Books for Kids, John Singleton, Avengers: Endgame, #FreeBritney, BelAir)
May 3, 2019 • 60 min
Stomping into May with James’ list of LGBTQ books for kids! Keep this list handy for all your LGBTQ families in the main korner. But first: legendary Actor John Singleton has passed away RIP. We catch you up on the #FreeBritney Controversy. Avengers:…
Tackling the Topics with some Giggles (Homecoming, Slavery Marketing, Mary Poppins, Russia)
Apr 26, 2019 • 59 min
Nnekay is talking about Mary Poppins and the racist undertones. James is covering how Russia used Black journalist and activist to help rig the election for Trump. Then James is tackling 5 top headlines.
Reunited and It Feels SO Good (Nnekay is Back! Captain Marvel, Michelle Yeoh, Preeclamsia, C-Sections, Pete Buttigieg)
Apr 19, 2019 • 59 min
We have returned to form because Nnekay has returned from her maternity leave. Just some casual chit chat time with the wonder twins of podcasting, talking pop culture! Then Nnekay catches us up on what has been happening in her life! All the good and the…
Homecoming (Democrats 2020, Twitter, Lori Lightfoot, The Black Church, Madonna, Ben Randle, Robyn)
Apr 12, 2019 • 64 min
It’s a Homecoming, for James and guest co-host Ben Randle sittingt in the theater in SF where their friendship started. With Ben around, we dive in deep into the current political landscape. Ben leads the conversation on how the very visible Dems on…
FYBY: For You, By You (Reading Glasses, Ask Minority Korner Anything, Us, LatinX, Digital Blackface, South Africa, Appropriation, Book Recommendations)
Apr 5, 2019 • 59 min
You, the Korner Kids, are driving the episode this week! Mail Call! Flying solo this week, James dips into the Minority Korner mail bag. Answering questions from around the world like: what’s the difference between Latino/Latina and Latinx? Who gets to…
In Bed W/ Steven LeMay (Maximum Fun Drive, Marriage Equality Under Attack, Female Illusionist, Drag Queens, Ru Paul, Project Runway, Ageism, The Cockettes)
Mar 29, 2019 • 96 min
It’s the last week of the Max Fun Drive - and Nnekay is here to help drive us home. We also have a special Guest Cohost Bay Area Legend Steven LeMay, star of the SF drag production of of Sex & the City, he’s been on Project Runway and shares insights into…
Put a Ring On it! (Jennifer Covington, Maximum Fun Drive, Cults, Affirmative Action, MANKind Project, On My Block, Surviving R. Kelly, 5 Levels of Interaction, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar)
Mar 22, 2019 • 78 min
It’s the Maximum Fun Drive! Nnekay will be joining throughout the episode and we have returning Jennifer Covington, self help guru and host of Shine on Sista Podcast. What makes a document series helpful and when is it just voyeuristic? What makes a cult…
Our Childhood is in Retrograde (Glory Mora, Captain Marvel, Leaving Neverland, Brazillian Activist/Politician Marielle Franco, Madame C. J. Walker, Will Smith, Astrology Korner)
Mar 14, 2019 • 57 min
Glory is back as the copilot! James shares his thoughts on Captain Marvel, and why dude trolls be trollin. We have a debate around Finding Neverland, as we unpack issues around abuse. In honor of women’s history month James is celebrating the late…
What is Truth? W/Special Guest Samantha Nzessi (Hattie McDaniel, R. Kelly, Jussie Smullet, Finding Neverland, Masculinity, Green Book, Steve Harvey/Monique)
Mar 8, 2019 • 68 min
Our guest cohost from the Maskulinity Podcast: Samantha Nzessi. That racist governor has an equally racist wife. What is truth these days leads us into: Jussie Smulllet- what the fuck!? Finding Neverland, is this the end to Michael Jackson? We canceled R.…
Literally in a Korner w/ Teresa Attridge (Reparations, Model Minority, Marie Kondo, Desexualization of Asian Men/Over Sexualization of Asian Women, Avenue Q, Interracial Relationships)
Mar 1, 2019 • 77 min
This week we have actress Teresa Attridge stepping into the guest co host spot and as our first Asian American guest (sorry it took so long) we have so much to talk about! She breaks down the model minority myth, the desexualization of Asian men, and over…
We Need a Black History Month Redux (Take that Blackface Off)! W/ Guest CoHost Angélique Roché (Blackfacepalooza, JLO at the Grammy’s, Something Good- Negro Kiss, Black Buffy, Boomerang Reboot)
Feb 22, 2019 • 61 min
We’ve got the fabulous Angélique Roché, from Marvel and SYFY Wire fame! We discuss JLO and the Grammy’s (who thought it was ok for her to give the Motown tribute)? Angelique proposes we need to get a redux on Black History because it’s been ruined between…
A Therapeutic Bru Ha Ha w/Glory Mora (Stage Coach Mary, Robert Smalls, Cancel Culture, The Divine 9, Siempre Bruja, Braxton Family Values, Therapy, Star Signs)
Feb 15, 2019 • 62 min
Comedian Glory Mora joins the show today and is right at home as we drive through tangent city! We dive into cancel culture, Glory catches me up on the drama on the Braxton family values. I watched Netflix’s Siempre Bruja which should be a win dealing…
Goop on a Mountain (Children’s books featuring Native American Women, Janet Jackson Appreciation Day, Superbowl, Liam Neeson, Fyre Festival)
Feb 8, 2019 • 73 min
In the Korners, Nnekay is bringing you another fab book list, this time covering Children’s books with Native American and Indigenous Female leads! James will be revisiting the football protest in honor of Janet Jackson appreciation day aka the Superbowl
Miss Mary Mack is Back! (State of the Que-union, Stacey Abrams, Celebrity Big Brother, Jussie Smollett, Tessa Thompson)
Feb 1, 2019 • 78 min
James is leading this episode with a Korner called his State of the Que-Union… see what he did there? He’s breaking down the state of affairs for the LGBTQ+ community, including the horrific racism and homophobia that Jussie Smollett endured in Chicago.
Get Your Tambourine! (Black People and Horror Movies, Election Cycle Tips 2020, Kamala Harris, and Women’s March)
Jan 25, 2019 • 81 min
In the Korners- Nnekay talks about Black People in horror movies. Some good, some bad, some are Candyman. James then helps us all with some tips on how to survive and THRIVE this next Election Cycle of 2020.
A Mama Bear Episode That’s Just Right (Breaking In Move Review, Aladdin Live Action Remake, Letitia Wright, ASMR, Iceman in the Closet, Aquaman, Searching)
Jan 18, 2019 • 79 min
The wonder twins react to the the live action remake of Aladdin, which springs into a Robyn Williams tangent. James gives his hand at ASMR. The sailor gay kiss seen around the world has conservatives in a TWIST! Do blue characters on kids shows tend to…
New Year, New You, New Me, New Us (Some Environmental Positivity, Setting Your Goals for Your Life)
Jan 11, 2019 • 69 min
Nnekay breaks into some rare environmental successes not to have us rest on our laurels, but to motivate us to keep going to save our planet. James wants to celebrate and highlight the Kwanza day: Nia- by highlighting and creating goals for the new year.…
Going Out With A Biz-ANG and Laying Down the Ground Work! (2018 Round Up, Van Jones, Black Maternal Mortality, Black Queens)
Dec 28, 2018 • 85 min
We start this episode off with a round up of all things 2018. Can you even believe it?!?!? Nnekay and James share their hopes and dreams for the next year. In the Korners- we have our two favorite from the past year: Nnekay’s korner is from Episode 140…
The Annual ‘You Got Kwanzaa’d!” Special (Kwanzaa, Choir Boy on Broadway, Cleopatra, Mowgli)
Dec 21, 2018 • 86 min
We’ve united for our annual Kwanzaa spectacular filled with new insights, retrospectives, tangents, and giggles. Plus we have Black/Queer broadway recommendations, rehash the history of British pop group Cleopatra who were comin’ atcha, and Mowgli on…
Don’t You Double Down! (Ryan Murphy, Kevin Hart, PETA, Sabrina, State of Gay Rights Around the Globe)
Dec 14, 2018 • 73 min
James is MOTIVATED to talk about LBGTQ issue that are happening all over this beautiful glob we got. More specifically, he’s going to focus on India’s Article 377 and the the ripple effect of change it has had on many other countries. Lets decolonize and…
:-/ (Mexico Repatriation, The Tainos, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Scarlet Witch, Kevin Hart)
Dec 7, 2018 • 70 min
Both Korners this week are covering things you might not have learned in school- Nnekay is tackling when the US blamed the loss of jobs on Mexicans taking them and started to deport anyone who had Mexican heritage… including US Citizens… sounds…
Get Your Side Gaze On! (California’s Indigenous Genocide, Celebrity Side Eye, The Lion King, Thanksgiving, Gina Rodriguez, Ellen Pompeo)
Nov 30, 2018 • 76 min
This week you better have your eyes lubricated because we are side eyeing EVERYTHANG- from California and it’s horrible history of the genocide of Indigenous People, to a certain celebrity who just keeps fucking up!
GO SIT ON A PILE OF BRICKS! (Making Black Friday BLACK, Bubonic Plague, Shanice, Kerry Washington, Widows)
Nov 23, 2018 • 82 min
Nnekay will be making Black Friday actually Black, by giving you guys some black owned businesses to do all your holiday shopping with! James has dusted off our friend the Quizlet Korner… this time it’s all about the Bubonic Plague… of course this there…
Celebrate Good Times with a Little YES! (Stan Lee, Homecoming, Shanice, Ace of Base, Emojis, Tony Robbins, Sam Esmail, Jaden Smith, Neo Nazis)
Nov 15, 2018 • 74 min
We have so many questions: Where is Shanice? Does Jaden Smith have a boyfriend- and is he a terrible boyfriend? Why will you not listen to Ace of Base the Same again after this episode? Why are there so many Neo Nazi’s and how can we stop them? Did James…
With Some Knowledge, Funnies, and Research (2018 Midterm Elections, Les Moonves, Idris Elba, Janet Jackson)
Nov 9, 2018 • 74 min
We got your full on 2018 Midterm Election Breakdown for you! The highs, the lows, and the continual fight to make sure this country’s democracy can stay afloat.
VOTE! Cause Things are Spooky AF! (Birthright citizenship, Jair Bolsonaro, Stacey Abrams, W. Kamau Bel, Rep John Lewis)
Nov 1, 2018 • 79 min
Nnekay is talking about Trump and his bullshit, this week it’s his threat of removing Birthright Citizenship, the 14th Amendment plays into this, what can, and what can’t happen. James breaks down the new spread of fascism in Brazil with the election of…
CC Me! CC Me! (Fighting Back Against The Memo, Transgender Rights, Megyn Kelly, Blackface, Halloween)
Oct 25, 2018 • 78 min
James kicks of the first korner by explaining what this memo is all about, and how it can impact the lives of Transgender and Gender Non Conforming people. James also gives tips on how we can fight back against this hateful ass memo and what we can uplift…
It’s A Pop Culture and A Movie Review! (Nappily Ever After, Cher, Cornerstore Caroline, The Hate U Give, Dirty Money, Active Measures, Putin, Birds of Prey)
Oct 19, 2018 • 64 min
It’s a Pop Culture Parade!!!! But also for our the Main event we got a Minority Korner Movie Review about Netflix RomCom (?) Nappily Ever After… was it good? You’ll just have to listen to find out. We also have a quickie reivew of The Hate U Give.
POCs, and LGBTs…on TV and Queer the Vote! (Asian-American Actors on TV, Queer Politicians, Blackkklansmen, Melania’s Racist Fashion, and Starbucks)
Oct 12, 2018 • 69 min
Nnekay talks about all the new and exciting Asian and Asian-American actors on Fall TV Premiers. James wants us to Queer the Vote, but highlighting some LGBTQ politicians running this coming November!
Vote and Read For Your LIFE! (Midterms or Bust!, Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael More, Children’s Books on Consent, Jane Fonda, Insecure)
Oct 5, 2018 • 77 min
James is Getting us pumped for this November with ALL the facts on why it is truly important and necessary to make sure we all get out there and VOTE. Nnekay has a another great book list for you- this time on how to teach your children about consent and…
Double tha Kornerz (Gullah Geechee Nation/People, Voter Fraud, American Conspiracies, Teen Vogue)
Sep 28, 2018 • 68 min
Nnekay covers the Gullah Geechee Nation and it’s people- it’s history might surprise you! James covers voter fraud and how it’s not a conspiracy theory, but a straight up conspiracy.
Look At Dem Crotchety Twins (Emmys, Back 2 Skool Quizlette, Viola Davis, Bert and Ernie, Julie Chen, Oscar Issac, Captain Marvel, Cynthia Nixon)
Sep 21, 2018 • 76 min
These wonder twins sure are cranky! Some might even say Crotchety! Not really, though! They’re here to first discuss the Emmy’s which neither of them watched- and dive into a deep discussion as to where IS the line between being PC and comedy. It’s…
The Last Dregs of Summer (Dragones de Ciudad Trujillo, Gender & Sexuality Terminology, Omarosa, and Fire Island)
Sep 14, 2018 • 73 min
Nnekay takes us back with the story of the Dominican Republic’s baseball team Dragones de Ciudad Trujillo- created by 1937 dictator Rafael Trujillo. James investigates the difference between various terms that we might have misused in past episodes:…
Respect For Anita (Anita Hill, Colin Kaepernick, Nike, Whitney Houston)
Sep 7, 2018 • 73 min
Reeling from the outrage about Kaepernick’s feature in Nike’s new campaign, the duo discusses along with dissecting Whitney Houston’s documentary. The main korner for the show is Anita Hill, the precursor to the #metoo movement and all that she went…
American As ABBA Pie (Mama Mia, Cher, Black Maternal Mortality Rates, Hoteps)
Sep 1, 2018 • 75 min
In Nnekay’s Korner- she tackles the national crisis of Black Maternal Mortality rates. What is happening to theses women and their babies! It’s incredibly important information for all of us and hopefully highlight some of the women taking action to help…
WE HAVE NOTES (Crazy Rich Asians, Janet Jackson in Harlem, Jury Duty, Althea Gibson)
Aug 24, 2018 • 79 min
This week James details his trials with the judicial system after he’s been received the prestigious role of First Juror. He also covers the ins, outs, and bias of the court system and why Jury duty is so important. Nnekay dabbles with a little history…
Comin’ In Singin’ (Aretha Franklin, Blackkklansman, Latin America Writers, WOC writers, James Baldwin)
Aug 17, 2018 • 65 min
In Nnekay’s korner- she’s got a booklist for you! This time she is giving you books from Latin American literary cannon that will help you diversity the American one. Also she had some selections from WOC writers to diversify your reading list and…
A Civic Duty to Honor James Baldwin (Delta, Jury Duty, James Baldwin, J.Lo, Tia Carrere)
Aug 10, 2018 • 76 min
This week James is steering the ship with a korner dedicated to the greatness of James Baldwin, but before the wonder twins start their adoration- we gotta talk about Delta.
Diggin’ In the Archives (LGBTQ Homeless Youth & Chicano Moratorium)
Aug 3, 2018 • 69 min
James takes us back to a korner where he elaborates about the crisis of homelessness effecting LGBTQ Youth. With it’s anniversary coming up soon, Nnekay takes us back to when she talked about the Chicano Moratorium of 1970.
Intersectional Purposes (Barbara Lee, and The Return of Miss Quizlet: Buffy, James Gunn, Chick-Fill-A)
Jul 27, 2018 • 80 min
In Nnekay’s Korner we doing a deep dive into Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Who is she, and how she might be one of the few to actually save the party and maybe… country! James bring back our friend, QUIZLET… yes she is back and ready.
Finding Your Scene And Making It Happen (Deep Dive into the Lesbian Bar Scene, Making It Star: Amber Kemp- Gerstel)
Jul 20, 2018 • 74 min
James takes us into a deep dive into what is currently going on with the Lesbian bar scene and the future ahead. Nnekay scored a great interview with Amber Kemp- Gerstel a contestant on the new NBC competition show- Making It.
Ask Minority Korner (Listener Questions, Lesbian Bars, White People in Dreads, Queer/POC Musicals, Slavery, Chief Tuskaloosa, Queen of Pop)
Jul 13, 2018 • 78 min
It’s an all Ask Minority Korner Anything episode where we answer questions form YOU the Korner Kids! Is it cultural appropriation for white people to wear dreads? Where are the lesbian bars? How do you create a podcast when both co-hosts are on separate…
Time To Tu La Lu! (Black Women Running The Courts, Black Folks and the 4th of July, Jurassic Park, Black Lives Matter)
Jul 6, 2018 • 74 min
In Nnekay’s Korner to talks about South Fulton, Georgia’s municipal courts and the black women running the show and the impact it has on the community. James decides to enlighten us to the truth of Black Folks and the Fourth of July, you betta get ready…
Summer Pride! (LGBTQIA+ Travel Tips, Ideas and Blogs, LGBTQA YA Novels, Love Simon, Corporate Pride, Amandla Stenberg)
Jun 29, 2018 • 68 min
James gets you ready for summer vacay with LGBTQIA+ Travel Tips, ideas, and blogs to follow for the ultimate queer vacation in the US and internationally. Nnekay hooks you up with a list of current LGBTQA YA novels to get your beach reading on and…
Skip That Track, Imma Go Apeshit! (Romans 13, Jeff Sessions, California Banning Black People, The Carters, Janelle Monae, Kathy Griffin)
Jun 22, 2018 • 75 min
In the Korners, Nnekay talks about Romans 13 the bible verse that has been use to give legitimacy to many horrific events in world history- including most recently Jeff Sessions’ use of it to plead the case for separating undocumented families. James…
Jimmy Carter Always Stealing This Show! (Wedding Cakes, Supreme Court, Gentrification, BBQ Becky, Jogger Joe)
Jun 15, 2018 • 80 min
James talks about the Supreme Court ruling in favor for Jack Phillips and his cake shop and Nnekay talks about the ins and outs of gentrification.
Hopalong Bingo & The Joyland Jazzers (Black Owned Amusement Parks, Gaslighting, Clergy, and Matrimony)
Jun 8, 2018 • 77 min
Nnekay takes us on a ride to Amusement Park Past! She talks about three major amusement parks that were owned and for black people and all the glamour that occurred at these amazing spots. Then James breaks down gaslighting- what is it, how can we protect…
YEEE HAAAW Buckaroo!!! (Black Latino Queer Cowboy History, Deadpool, Roseanne, Ask MK Anything)
Jun 1, 2018 • 78 min
Gather round lil doggies! We got a the history of cowboys coming at you! You might be surprised that Cowboys might be a liiitttle more diverse and queer than previously thought. Also Deadpool and Roseanne’s crazy ass
Unbought & Unbossed (Shirley Chisholm, Flint’s Water Crisis, Danity Kane, Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Scandal)
May 25, 2018 • 71 min
In Nnekay’s korner to celebrate Stacey Abram’s historic run for governor of Georgia, Nnekay breaks down the forgotten pioneer Shirley Chisholm- who racked up a bunch of first including the first woman to run for president in the democratic party. In…
Love Will Never Do (Without Nnekay’s Tidbits) (The Repeater Show, Twitter Etiquette, Janet Jackson, 1814, Carly Rae Jepsen, Nipplegate, Loreen, Negative Bias)
May 18, 2018 • 63 min
Nnekay is holding it down with her tidbits, and has some golden nuggets of wisdom for your around Twitter etiquette. Why is your brain wired for negative bias? Next we visit Evan Forde Barden and Patrick Cartelli of The Repeater Podcast, where we talk…
Six Degrees of Tessa Thompson (Bossip, Childish Gambino, Janelle Monae, Rachel Dolezal, Westworld, Kanye)
May 11, 2018 • 82 min
This week the wonder twins tackle a BOSSIP BONANZA, which happens to all be related to Tessa Thompson. We cover it ALL: Childish Gambino/Donald Glover, This Is America (video), Janelle Monae, Dirty Computer, Rachel Dolezal’s New Doc, Avenger’s Infinity…
An Ice Cold Harlem Bird Bath (DeRay McKesson, Abortion Around The World, Update on Michael Johnson from Ep.6, Scandal Finale)
Apr 27, 2018 • 78 min
On today’s show we have the incredible DeRay McKesson from Pod Save The People Podcast! We also talk about Argentina’s possible change in Abortion Laws, and what the laws look like for other countries around the work. We also have an update for Episode 6,…
It’s Only Just The Appetizer w/ Jennifer Covington (Beyonce, Coachella, Inspiration, Life Coach)
Apr 20, 2018 • 69 min
Today we have life coach, writer, business strategist, all around inspiration giver Jennifer Covington!!! She drops some amazing life tips while sitting down with James for a chat. But before all of that Nnekay decompresses about all things BEYCHELLA.
Queenatude! (MaxFunDrive, Black Queens of History, Epsy Campbell Bell, Teenagers, Roseanne)
Apr 13, 2018 • 78 min
In James’s korner he has a treat for us all with the break down of 4 fabulous Black Queens in history- just when you thought Beyonce was enough queenatude here’s some more!!!! Nnekay chats about the first black woman to be elected Vice President in the…
Members, Members On The Wall (#MaxFunDrive, Asian American Authors, 90s R& B Girl Groups, Who Bit Beyonce?)
Apr 5, 2018 • 83 min
Don’t forget to become a member because it’s MaxFunDrive!!!! hooray! Nnekay talks books by Asian American Authors to further her cause to diversify your bookshelf and James reminds us of the glory days of 90s R&B girl groups and where they are now!
A Cool Drink of Water w/ Luna Malbroux (How To Be A White Man, Playwriting, Comedy, San Francisco, Feminism, Black Girls Rock)
Mar 30, 2018 • 60 min
On today’s show Nnekay sits down with Luna Malbroux- comedian, playwright, writer, performer, interviewer- a real life renaissance woman! Come sit and listen to a rousing conversation the eve of the premier of her show, How To Be A White Man. Also James…
Heal And Learn It Up! (Brene Brown, Daring Greatly, Austin Bombings, Cynthia Nixon, National School Walkout)
Mar 23, 2018 • 77 min
James covers Brene Brown’s Book, Daring Greatly which covers tactics on overcoming shame through a few takeaways to live your life fully. In Nnekay’s korner- she addresses the package bombs that have been terrorizing Texas Capital, Austin. Other topics:…
It’s a Cold Open But It’s Warm In Here, Honey w/ Special Guest Michelle Buteau! (Michelle Buteau, 2 Dope Queens, Self Worth, Jenny Jones, Oprah, Shame, Comedy)
Mar 15, 2018 • 74 min
This week James sits down with the amazing comedian, Michelle Buteau! So sit back, relax, and enjoy this inspiring interview!
Diversifying Your Life! (Indigenous Authors, Black Queer Films, The Oscars, Book Of Mormon, How To Get Away with Murder, Scandal)
Mar 9, 2018 • 71 min
In the Korners, Nnekay covers 8 Indigenous Authors and their text that you should check out! James’ breaks down 10 Black LGBTQ movies to help you with the Moonlight withdrawals. Of course the duo get into a ton of other topics: The Oscars, Book of Mormon,…
Everyone’s got their Vehicle! (Was Detroit the Movie For Us/ By Us, Updates on Puerto Rico, Was Annihilation Whitewashed?)
Mar 2, 2018 • 75 min
Should we be upset about potential whitewashing in Annihilation? Was Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit FUBU? What’s going on with Puerto Rico? Do they have power yet? All of these questions are discussed, answered, and picked apart by your favorite duo, James and…
From Roots 2 Royalty (Hip Hop Investors, Slavery, More Black Panther, Fergie, and the National Anthem)
Feb 23, 2018 • 79 min
This week our fearless duo talk all things Black Panther (again) Fergie and the national anthem, Hip Hop Investors and slavery. It’s a whirlwind show filled with education and giggles!
James Squared (Special Guest James Nowlin author of The Purposeful Millionaire, The Winter Olympics, Omarosa, Celebrity Big Brother, Delivery Men)
Feb 16, 2018 • 76 min
This week we got guest James Nowlin the author of The Purposeful Millionaire here to give us some tips and rules on how to live your best life! Before the main event the wonder twins discuss The Winter Olympics, Omarosa on Celebrity Big Brother, and what…
Black Roots in Music & Comics (911, Timeline of White Folks Appropriating Black Music, Black Comic Characters, Janet Appreciation Day, Justin Timberlake, Queen Nefertiti, Scandal, Today Show)
Feb 8, 2018 • 76 min
We took a knee in support of Janet Appreciation Day (AKA Super Bowl LII). Nnekay corrects the Today Show, about their Queen Nefertiti facts. Inspired by Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl performance, James takes us on a magical journey through time exploring…
Wakanda Forever! (Black Panther Purple Carpet World Premiere, History of Black Comics, The World of Wakanda, Who’s Who in Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita N’Yongo, Angela Bassett, Cast of Black Panther)
Feb 1, 2018 • 75 min
Fresh off of co-hosting Marvel Studios’ Black Panther purple carpet world premiere, James has your inside scoop from the historic event, where he interviewed the cast! Riding the comic wave Nnekay gives you the history and relationship of Black folks and…
Thank You for Thanking Me and Thank You, Thank You (Women’s March, Mike Pence, Adam Ripon, Lady2Lady, MaxFunCon, Full House, Black Lives Matters, 100 Days of Gratitude)
Jan 26, 2018 • 78 min
Oooh weeee do we have a treat for you! You might have missed it, but Nnekay guested on a special MaxFunCon episode of Lady 2 Lady. But before that- The wonder twins talk about the Women’s March, Mike Pence, 100 Days of Gratitude, and Math!
You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea (Martin Luther King Jr. Quizlette, Asian American Activist, Gidra, H&M, Fast Fashion, South Africa)
Jan 19, 2018 • 70 min
Kicking off this episode with James’ Korner- the return of our good friend Mz. Quizlette and this time she is look at you, Dr. King! James breaks down some facts that you might not have known about the legendary civil rights hero. Continuing the thread of…
Titties Loose and My Hair Tied Up! (#TimesUp, Golden Globes, Racial Politics of Obesity and Food, Whole 30, Oprah, allyship, Malcolm Gladwell)
Jan 12, 2018 • 70 min
Nnekay decides to cover the topic of #TimesUp and the men who wore the pins on the red carpet. Are some of them hypocrites? Do they need to take those pins off? Or is it as simple as saying a sincere “sorry”? She’ll give you the facts to find out. In…
We Are Powerful Beyond Measure W/ Shannon Algeo (100 Days of Gratitude, The Greatest Showman, The Soul Feed Podcast, Marianne Williamson, P.T. Barnum, Overcoming Fear, Systemic Oppression, Abundance & Love, Becoming a Unicorn, Unpacking White…
Jan 5, 2018 • 77 min
Have you seen the ‘The Greatest Showman’? Nnekay hasn’t and she’ll tell you why as breaking down the horrific truth about P.T. Barnum. James sits down with Shannon Algeo, life coach, who bridges spirituality, social justice, and personal empowerment, and…
You Got Kwanzaa’d… AGAIN! Part Deux! (Kwanzaa, Omarosa, Peanut Allergies, TheWhole 30, Oprah & Gayle, Ashanti)
Dec 22, 2017 • 84 min
We are bringing back Kwanzaa, straight out of the vaults. Why? Because we kind of forgot how to do Kwanzaa so we figured you did too! James talks about his near death peanut attack. Kwanzaa came early, Omarosa got the boot! How well do you know Kwanzaa?…
Protect Yourself! In Sexyland & Information Land! (Bill Murray, Native Advertisements, PrEP Debate, She’s Gotta Have It, Golden Globe Nominations, JTT, Terrorist Attack, Live Theater Etiquette, Mary J. Blige, Huckleberry Finn, BLD’s, STI’s)
Dec 15, 2017 • 80 min
Wonder what an avant guard Bill Murray live performance in San Francisco would be like? How do you feel about The Golden Globes snubbing a lot of POC’s? Would Spike Lee’s complicated ”She’s Gotta Have It’ be more embraced by the feminist community if it…
MK107: Never a Feud for you, Black Princess (Meghan Markle, Books on Privilege, Gay Zoo, Nickelodeon, Grey’s Anatomy, PrEP, Black Doctors)
Dec 8, 2017 • 72 min
This episode The Wonder Twins are gonna take you on a ride! That’s right a ride through the Magical Gay Zoo- where animals are just as gay as us humans! Before we get to that, we also cover some books on how to teach your kids about privilege. WE also…
MK106: Scooby Doing It! (Candyman, Quizlet is BACK, Korla Pandit, John Roland Redd, Bianca Lawson, Gay Porn and Racism, Queen Sugar, and Rutina Wesley)
Dec 1, 2017 • 72 min
Ooooo gurl Quizlet Korner is back, and we’re covering HIV, Gay Porn, Wes Goodman’s nasty ass, and Grindr Mysteries. WE also take you for a ride on the amazing story of two jazz pianist, Korla Pandit and John Roland Redd and how their stories intersect in…
MK105: Thanksgiving Leftovers W/ Your Tribe (Black Sci Fi, LGBT Thanksgiving Family Survival Guide, Janet in Concert, Crocheting, Gerard Butler, Roasts, Thanksgiving History, Ticketmaster)
Nov 24, 2017 • 73 min
James is in the building! Let’s talk about Black Thanksgiving: how/why do POC’s celebrate this colonial holiday rooted in the slaughtering of First Nations People? In the Korners Nnekay has a listicle about Black Sci Fi you should be dialing into, from…
MK104: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah! It’s A Racist World After All! (Racist Disney Rides, Black Women’s Hair, Run Disney 10K, Song of the South, Jungle Cruise, Uncle Remus)
Nov 17, 2017 • 76 min
James returns from Run Disney, after training for over 2 months to complete his first 10K! While at the Disneyland Resort the James discovered 5 racist rides at Disneyland that need some serious side eye, and a makeover. Nnekay unpacks how and why Black…
MK103: A Sexy Belefonte (Race & TV, Netflix, CBS, AMC, The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz, ShondaLand, Scandal, Ask Minority Korner Anything, Toxic Masculinity)
Nov 10, 2017 • 72 min
In the Korners, Nnekay uncovers the truth about POC representation in TV- mostly focusing on Showrunners and Writers. The statistics might lead to so understanding on why there is such little diversity on TV STILL. James decides to spread a little…
MK102: A SpoooooOOOoootacular Episode (Kevin Spacey, The Craft, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, NFL, Anthony Rapp, Thor: Ragnorok, Research Tips, Rachel True, Nipplegate, Information Literacy)
Nov 3, 2017 • 75 min
In James’ Korner, he needs help, yet again with side eyeing his heroes. This time it’s Kevin Spacey. James’ unpacks sexual assault and why Kevin Spacey’s coming out is a distraction and how to deal when your hero fails you. In Nnekay’s Korner, she is so…
MK101: Why You So Funky, Hollywood? (POCs TV Shows in Development , Joss Whedon Faux Feminist, Las Vegas Pride, Britney Spears, Bel Biv Davoe, Divas, Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
Oct 27, 2017 • 78 min
In Nnekay’s Korner she combs through The Hollywood Reporter to get you the hot scoop on TV shows in development staring or created by People of Color! James is tackling the Whedonverse and it’s creator Joss Whedon. Recently his wife has claimed that his…
MKEP100: Minority Korner’s Greatest Hits! (Rachel Dolezal, Greenwood Massacre, Why Your Camera’s Racist, J Hud, Goldie Bitch, Catwoman, Pattie LaBelle, Star Wars Fight, Tony the Tiger, Police Brutality, and more!)
Oct 20, 2017 • 98 min
They said it wouldn’t last but here we are! (Also who said that, we are side eying you!) It’s cause for celebration and we are doing it clip style as we reminisce and revisit some of our favorite moments, Korners, topics, quizlets, and tangents, over the…
Minority Korner 99: A Session on Semantics (Las Vegas, American Terrorism, Gun Control, Betsy DeVos, Harvard, BLM, Self Care, Venezuela)
Oct 5, 2017 • 77 min
The Wonder Twins of Podcasting are talking about Venezuela and how to stay positive in the face of tragedy.
MK98: Minority Korner Takes a Knee (Portland, Janet Jackson, Airplane Movie Picks, NFL Boycott, Francis Scott Key, History of National Anthem, Life After Hate, Voodoo Donuts, Colin Kapernick, Baywatch, Alien: Covenant, Rough Night, The Mummy)
Sep 29, 2017 • 84 min
Synchronize your watches because it’s time to give a fuck! We weigh in on the NFL Boycott. Nnekay examines the history of our National Anthem, along with it’s author. It might not surprise you that it comes from racist roots, and Francis Scott Key, author…
MK97: Cuantos Licks? W/ Janine Brito (Espana, John Boyega, IT, The Election, Young Activist, DACA, Trump, The Haunted Poconos, Reality TV, LA vs NYC)
Sep 21, 2017 • 83 min
James is in Espana and being unapologetically Black overseas, while spreading the gospel about racism in America like a Paul Revere. Meanwhile back in the states, Nnekay has fallen in love with a new dog, and her bitch Zelda might not be having it. Then…
MK96: This Emperor Needs A Wig Cap (Hurricane Harvey and Irma, Quizlet Korner, Martin Yan, Harriet Tubman, Star Wars, KKK, Todrick Hall, Little Mix)
Sep 14, 2017 • 91 min
In Nnekay’s Korner she covers some of the ways that you can contribute still to Houston. This was recorded before Irma hit, so be sure to listen to the top of the show where we cover how you can help with Irma relief as well. Links are included in these…
MK95: High Kicking 4 Jesus (Labor Day, DACA, MaxFunCon East, Climate Change, Cristela Alonzo, Chenjerai Kumanyika, Dolores Huerta)
Sep 8, 2017 • 77 min
In James’ Korner he is celebrating Labor Day by talking about and honors the POCs who are normally not recognized all that they do for this holiday. In Nnekay’s Korner, she is going over what the DACA Program is, how Trump and Sessions are repealing it,…
MKEP94: Don’t Be A Taylor Swift, and Reclaim Yo Time, Money, & Activism! (Feminist Activism on Campus, Become A Purposeful Millionaire, Taylor Swift, Pink„ Colleen Daag, ABC’S Dinosaurs, Poppers)
Sep 1, 2017 • 92 min
Auntie Maxine- can we say that? Well Nnekay has some tips for back to school college activist and how everyone can get involved and find the inner feminist! James is going to help you become a “Purposeful Millionaire”… not this James… James Nowlin, but…
MKEP93: Dolores Huerta Needs A Statue W/Brian Benson (Charlottesville, Captain Marvel AKA Brie Larson, Bi Celebrities, Aaron Carter, Halle or Holly Berry?)
Aug 25, 2017 • 80 min
W/ Special Guest Brian Benson, talking about his new documentary ‘Dolores’ based on activist, rebel, revolutionary, and mother Dolores Huerta. Plus Brie Larson, AKA Captain Marvel, is defending our galaxy on the big screen and in real life. Who are all…
Minority Korner 92: A Supa Soul Sit Down Sista Sunday (Chester Bennington, Super Soul Sunday, Protecting Children Against Child Molestation, Self Worth, Phylicia Rashad, Madonna)
Aug 18, 2017 • 78 min
In James’s Korner, we’re discussing a tough topic (Trigger Warning). With the recent suicide of Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, James dives into one of the causes he was incredibly vocal about: Child Molestation. Next up! We try something new with a…
Minority Korner 91: You Know You’re In NY When You Cry: Black American GIs in WWII, Transgender Soldiers, Tom Ford, Confederate, HBO, Kidnap, Halle Berry
Aug 11, 2017 • 74 min
MK91 #NewYork, #blacksoldier #WWII #HBOConfederate #HBO #HalleBerry #Kidnap #GameofThrones
MKEP90: Queen Califa Part Deux w/ Amelia AND Badelia! (Spider-Man, Beauty & The Beast, A Wrinkle In Time, Queen Califia & The California Blacks, Social Justice & Activism Books for Kids, Lil Kim’s Face, Who’s The Best Chris?)
Aug 4, 2017 • 72 min
James explains the entire plot of Beauty & The Beast- the live action version. Let’s go over the chronological timeline of Lil Kim’s face. What happened? A Wrinkle in Time looks amazeballs! Speaking of Amazing things: Spider-Man! James continues the…
MKEP89: All Hail Queen Califa! (Xennials, Queen Califa, Game of Thrones, Sexual Harassment & Astronomy, Indiana Jones, Ewoks, George Lucas, California Blacks)
Jul 28, 2017 • 79 min
Don’t quite consider yourself a Millennial or apart of Generation X?! Good news theirs a made up sub-sect to make yourself feel better: Xennial. Nnekay breaks down why theirs a lack of women, and specifically women of color in the field of Astronomy and…
MKEP88: Summer Skool’s in Session… But Not Jeff Sessions (Medicare, GLOW, Bidets, State of the Gay Leather Scene, Frosted Tips, LGBT Travel, Iggy & Azealia Banks, Britney Spears, Maxine Waters, Stand Your Ground, Hollywood Dominoes, 4:44)
Jul 21, 2017 • 81 min
Summer Skool is in session! But not Jeff Sessions- fuck that guy! The Wonder Twins of Podcasting are still talking about the 4th of July, and try to come up with the lyrics of Stars and Stripes for Ever. Get ready to learn about the game that is changing…
MK 87: Be Your Own Dina Lohan (Race and Climate Change, Tips for Straight Guys in Gay Bars, Cleopatra, Madonna, Janet Mock, Bel Biv Davoe)
Jul 14, 2017 • 81 min
The Wonder Twins of Podcast break down the late nineties teen group Cleopatra. James has had a an epiphany that he’s a Dinah Lohan, just supporting and boosting (and sharing) the talent and success. Nnekay has a glamour tryst in gold country, and…
MK86:A Freak In The Sheets and a Freak on the Streets (Henrietta Lacks, Oprah, Bachelor In Paradise, Drugs and the LGBTQ community, Title IX, poodles)
Jun 30, 2017 • 81 min
James’s birthday came and went and for our two year anniversary of the podcast we updated our photos!!! The wonder twins give a tutorial on how to do a proper jump photo, watch out Tyra! Even though we don’t mention Michael Jordan, we try to talk sports…
MKEP85: Rhythm Nation InFormation! (James Comey, Cosby Mis Trial, Juneteenth, Pride Flag History & Controversy, #40Cities40Acres, Queen Sugar, Implicit Bias, Elizabeth Banks, Sofia Coppolla, Beyonce’s twins, Janet’s Baby)
Jun 23, 2017 • 79 min
It is our 2nd year anniversary and boy do we have some presents for you! First up is it hot, or is it just these hot, hot, HAWT Topics! So much to discuss that we haven’t had a change to! James Comey- let’s hold up before we give this man that ruined the…
MKEP84: Mz. Sizzle’s Magic Skool Bus (Remembering Pulse, Black Panther Trailer, LGBT Latinx Who Slay, Feminist Monuments, MaxFun Con, Katy Perry)
Jun 16, 2017 • 87 min
Nnekay has returned home from summer camp aka MaxFun Con, and James being the Dinah Lohan mother that he is, couldn’t be happier to have his baby gurl back home. Nnekay returns home with tales of her adventure of twirling, teaching folks how to side eye…
MK83:Rip, Roaring, and Ready to Go (Tulsa Race Riot, AIDS Quilt, Kathy Griffin, La Croix, Implicit Bias, Catwoman, and Halle Berry)
Jun 9, 2017 • 75 min
There is a meeting in the ladies room, and by ladies room we mean the Bay Area! That’s right James is back in the SF Bay Area and our wonder twins are REUNITED!!!! James has come back to the booming trend of La Croix and needs some explanation from…
MK 82: By the Grace of the Nipple (Tyrus Wong, It Gets Better, Disney, Cults, Neil Degrasse Tyson, LGBT Youth, Teen Suicide, Immigration, Vegetarians, wigs)
Jun 2, 2017 • 87 min
James got that ‘milk gift” and he is #blessed, he also narrowly escaped joining a cult. Thank goodness a certain body part saved him. After escaping the cult, Nnekay and James talk about Neil Degrasse Tyson and the universe, which initially freaks Nnekay…
MK81: 2 Kinds of Nastay! (Guardians of the Galaxy, Handmaiden’s Tale is NOW!, History of Asian Immigration, “The Model Minority”, Masters of None, Boo Mike Pence, Pirates of the Caribbean)
May 25, 2017 • 83 min
We are going to bring TWO kinds of Nasty this week, as the Nasty Train Express takes off…choo choo! Nnekay finally saw ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and James has a question he’s been burning to ask her- don’t worry no spoilers, but was the portrayal of…
MKEP80: A Peak Behind The Jockstrap (Big Little Lies, Tuskegee Study, Sports In Amurrika, Master of None, Dear White People, PWR BTTM, Drake at Prom)
May 19, 2017 • 81 min
“Awww sookie sookie,” now we kick things off with an impromptu Quizlet Korner! Who made that phrase a house hold catch phrase in the 90’s (and now looking back it is probably appropriated from Japan. James has a confession to make to Nnekay and you the…
MK79: Put It In A Pamphlet and Get The Word Out: Hashtag Historical Facts (Debra Messing, Brooke Shields, Dolores Huerta, The Bracero Program, Cheng I Sao, Women In Power, Mya, Blaque, Monica & Brandi)
May 12, 2017 • 94 min
Nnekay and James dabble in the reality tv arts by saving many of their weekly conversations for on air. This week, James sent Nnekay little tid bits about his exciting, action packed, and glamours week. Tired of #winelife and #craftlife Nnekay was…
MK78: Trashrella is Ready for the Ball (Solange, Marvel, Dear White People, Moapa Band of Pauites, NV Energy, Sarah Baartman, Suzan-Lori Parks, A Goose, Samantha Bee, Franchesca Ramsey)
May 5, 2017 • 85 min
The moment has finally arrived…. Did Nnekay meet Solange?!?!?! Nnekay breaks down her fabulous night at SFMOMA and how she may or may not have acted like a big ole trash bag… one might say a Trasharella? James also had a glamour night at a very exclusive…
MK77: JamKay’s Fairy Tales: GoldiBitch & the Diabetic Witch (History of Pink Triangle, Solange, Books For Kids, Witches, Live Action Lion King, Visualization, Tonya Pinkins, Rachel Dolezal, Handmaiden’s Tale, Goldilocks, Hansel & Gretel, Paris is…
Apr 28, 2017 • 82 min
James has quite the surprise to jump start the show, what celebrity is he now one degree of separation away from? Find out! But first: several tangents! In this fairy tale themed episode JamKay break down the TRUTH behind some of these fairytales, what…
MKEP76: The Gabbening (Minus Gabrielle Union) ((Chris Brown, Black*ish, Gerrymandering, 2018 Elections, Velvet Ropes, Toys R’ US, Celebrity Mascots, Barry Manilow, Copa Cabana)
Apr 21, 2017 • 63 min
The Gabbening is upon us- only sans Gabrielle Union… she’s busy… being Mary Jane. The breaks have been cut on this episode and it is full speed ahead in a series of Hot Topic issues. What is Chris Brown doing on our beloved show ‘Black*ish’, and the…
MK 75:Defunk Your Mind w/ The Wonder Twins of Podcasting! (Mindfulness, Black Lady Mathematicians, Raven Simone, Virginia, Anxiety, John Ridley, and Scandal)
Apr 14, 2017 • 91 min
Welcome to the Boobie Bonanza aka Minority Korner, where James and Nnekay might just have figured out their new tag line? Do you like? James breaks down his trip to Virginia, the expected and the unexpected and came back with a souvenir… a farmer’s tan!…
MK 74:What Have You Done For YOU, Lately? (MaxFun Drive, Vampire In Brooklyn, Kal Penn, Oprah, Fulfilling Your Potential, Ashley Nicole Black)
Mar 31, 2017 • 101 min
Oh My Oprah! This week is chock full with wonderful goodies for your ears to snack on! It’s our second aka last pledge episode for the #MaxFunDrive, so this is your last chance to consider making a donation to the amazeballs Maximum Fun Podcasting…
MK73: The Max Fun Drive, Starring JamKay as 2 Floppy Titties! (W/Special Guest Ashley Nicole Black, Full Frontal, Biphobia, African American Genealogy, Oprah, Santa, Nancy Drew, J-Hud, Boxcar Children, Panic Attacks, THWIP)
Mar 24, 2017 • 90 min
It’s Minority Korner’s first Maximum Fun Drive, so get ready to get wet, and make it rain! We are pulling out all the stops… all of them… there are no more left, as it is full speed ahead! But first James shares something very serious with Nnekay, and by…
MKEP72: Poets, Pioneers, & A Chip’d Tooth (Get Out, Historical Transgender Women, POC Poets, David Kaluuya/Samuel L. Jackson, Aretha Franklin vs. Patti LaBelle, Tyler Perry, Crows, Homophobic Indiana High School)
Mar 16, 2017 • 78 min
James has been horribly disfigured from an intense salad eating gone array! There goes his toothpaste modeling career, but Nnekay has some ideas on how to fix it, although they might be more entertaining than helpful. Lawwd James needs your help, as he’s…
MK71:It’s Spring Break, so just give me the Fact-Facts! (Gay Loneliness, Immigration Raids, The voice, Ben Carson, #adaywithoutawoman, ICE, Toxic Masculinity)
Mar 10, 2017 • 81 min
Today we are all about the FACT-FACTS and not the Alternative facts that seems to be dominating all the media outlets these days. It is Spring Break and is Nnekay having the time of her life orjust crying at the blind auditions on The Voice? James has…
MK 70: We See You Oscars… and We Need to Talk (Political and Commercials of the Oscars, Who Are Actually Winning Awards, Campbell Soup, Paula Abdul, Denzel Washington, Bill Paxton)
Mar 3, 2017 • 82 min
Is it really Hooray for Hollywood in this episode of Minority Korner? Yes, James and Nnekay are celebrating the Oscars this week. But first, Why does James always default to the Jurrassic Park Theme? Was it a game changer?!Dive into James’ experience…
MK69: A Star is Born! Get Nasty! (69 Boyz, Fashion Week & Activism, U.K. Period Dramas & POC U.K. Actors, David Oyelowo, Idris Elba, Sisqo, Christian Sirano, Naeen Khan, SmartGlamour, Mariah Carey, Naomi Campbell v. Tyra, Party Lines, Dating Apps,…
Feb 23, 2017 • 85 min
Time to GET NASTAY, because it’s our 69 episode… mmmm…. In this episode you will discover the origins of how a certain MK hosts star was born in a little dance group called ‘9 on Time’ back in the 90’s, not be confused with Beyonce’s ‘Girl Time’ though…
MKEP68: The People vs. Brother Outsider & The Wall (O.J. Simpson, Bayard Rustin, Mexican-American Massacre, Texas Rangers, Ryan Murphy)
Feb 17, 2017 • 83 min
Nnekay needs a theme song for her soon to be half hour sit-com, and James has got one for her! James has finally watched the American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ, and there is much to talk about. Especially since this podcast didn’t’ exist then. Nnekay…
MK67: What’s Up Korner Kids!!!!!! (Super Bowl, Lady Gaga, Sundance, Mel B, Chicago, Pomo Afro Homo, Self Care, and William Monroe Trotter)
Feb 10, 2017 • 79 min
This week we are on FIRE! THE SUPER BOWL came and went, but we’re not here to talk about sports… we are here for GAGA. She dangled her ass into the arena like a spider and killed it! Also James touches on a Sundance lady brunch of the rich and the famous…
MK66: Cocktails and Soup and Sandwiches (Roxane Gay, Women’s March, Male Feminist, Reality Dating, STEM, American Gods, Ashley Judd)
Feb 3, 2017 • 79 min
This week we are coming in hot, hot and fresh like a Thai Breeze. That’s right Nnekay just got back from her Honeymoon in Thailand and she is… SICK, but she managed to have a lot of fun in the sunnnnn. James is on the fast track to Reality Stardom, and…
MKEP65: Round 2…FIGHT!: Star Wars Lady Wars (Rouge One, Coded Gay Characters, Books for Black Teens & You, Carrie Fisher, Black Authors Galore, Moonlight, TV Shows With Gay Characters)
Jan 27, 2017 • 65 min
The gloves. Come. Off. It is our 2nd annual fight! And this might be the one that breaks the Korner (put probably not). Nnekay and James haven’t disagreed this much since Tesla back in episode 5. Stripped from the cutting room floor it’s all of our bonus…
MKEP64: Lace Up Your Boots its Inauguration Day! (The O.A., The History of Christmas, Ancient Egyptians, Combating Casual Racism, Immigration, Ask Minority Korner Anything, Outlander, “Passing”)
Jan 19, 2017 • 59 min
It’s time to “get Jazzy with it” in 2017! It’s Inauguration Day! We hope you got some boots for the Kwanzaa, Chanukah, Christmas, Winter Pagan Holiday because we think you’ll be getting a lot of use out of them this year! This is the year to be gellin?!…
MKEP63: And I Will Always Love You… Gay Africa! (History of Homosexuality in Africa, The Bodyguard the Musical, Mariah Carey, #BLMKidnapping? , Vivica A. Fox, Shaun King, Frank Ocean, The West End)
Jan 12, 2017 • 67 min
James is back from his holiday in the U.K. and he brings news: In England the hottest ticket in town is… The Bodyguard the Musical AKA a Whitney Houston tribute, and Broadway level it ain’t. After this segment Nnekay and James will probably not be allowed…
MKEP62: 2017 #NoDrama W/Special Guest Shantira Jackson (2017 Resolutions, Ali Wong, Shemar Moore, Lee Daniels, Second City, Improv, Chicago, Journalism, Black Comics)
Jan 6, 2017 • 67 min
Happy New Year! We made it to 2017! What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Nnekay and James share their goals for 2017, or how to not end up being bedraggled by the end of the year. We also cover what’s hot to watch on Netflix. In the first Quizlet Korner…
MKEP61: The Ghost of Christmas Past… Reframes 2016 (Combating Depression for LGBTQ Action Items, 21 Black Voices of 2016, Sisqo, How to Stand up to ‘isms’, Lady Suspense Thrillers, Halle Berry, Issa Rea, Solange, Jesse Williams, John Legend, and…
Dec 29, 2016 • 88 min
In Patti La Belle fashion we are late for Christmas, and so was Mos Def according to Nnekay when she went to his concert. James is back to auditioning in the New York scene and Nnekay is already demanding tickets for… Magic Mike Live! AKA James’ sexy free…
MKEP60: You Got Kwanzaa’d! (A Kwanzaa Special) (Kwanzaa, Oprah & Gayle, Ashanti #NotMyPrincess, Brandy vs. Monica, Charlie Brown Christmas, The Grinch)
Dec 23, 2016 • 85 min
Prepare to get Kwanzaa’d America as it’s the first annual Minority Korner Kwanzaa special! Join Nnekay and James as the take you through a magical journey as w discover and explore Kwanzaa. How well do you know Kwanzaa? We’ll take a quiz sponsored by PBS,…
Eryka Baduizm & The New Renaissance (Buddhist for Social Justice, Trevor Noah, Michael Che, Spring/Winter Break, Intersectional Charities, bell hooks, Trans Charities, Prison Reform, Reproductive Rights, Henry Wallace, Special Thanks Eryka Badu)
Dec 16, 2016 • 77 min
The Royal Court of Minority Korner is pleased to present this heartwarming, sexy, enlightening episode for the whole family. First up we talk about the differences between Spring and Winter break, and James investigates a Harlem college party. Nnekay…
MKEP58: A Miracle in Kristmas Kwanzatown Villiage (Gamergate Predicted Trump? Climate Change & What You Can Do. Alt Right, Twitter vs. Hate Speech, Mike Pence & Hamilton, Mark Antony, Black Lives Matter, Anita Baker)
Dec 9, 2016 • 73 min
We’re still in Chicago, and it’s still pretty magical! We are mesmerized by how clean this windy, cold ass city is, and they have alleys seems to amaze James (there ain’t no alleyways in New York). And is everyone in Chicago a champion ice skater? JamKay…
MKEP57: LIVE From the Chicago Podcast Festival! (Windy City, Peter Thiel, #SanctuarySchool Protest, #Tamponsfortrump, Chicago Christmas Village, Jack Falahee, Bill Clinton Sex Tape?)
Dec 2, 2016 • 50 min
We are LIVE! With a real studio audience and everything, recording from the Legendary Steppenwolf Theatre at the First Annual Chicago Podcast Festival, in the Windy City! So windy, Nnekay and James had some rocky flights in. We weren’t ready for Christmas…
MK56: Werk 2 Da Beat: Election Action Items, Protest Songs, Safety Pins, Moonlight, Marvel
Nov 18, 2016 • 90 min
This week Nnekay and James are still trying to process the election… they’re letting Pierce Brosnan guide the way. They deconstruct the Safety Pin Movement, and get into the lack of diversity still plaguing the movie industry. One movie making a big…
MKEP55: STAY. FIRED. UP! (Election 2016, Veteran’s Day, White Folks Get to Work, History of Black Veterans, Native Americans in WWII, West World, Walking Dead, Election Victories, Cleveland Mascot, Ask Us Anything)
Nov 11, 2016 • 94 min
We are here for you Korner Kids. Let’s unpack this election. James was there at ground zero of what everyone thought would be the official celebratory election party of America’s first female President. We walk through what happened, from voter turnout,…
MKEP54: A Verry Patti Korner- Where My Background Singers?!?! (Patti LaBelle, Femphobia, Black Podcast, Sounding Gay, Barrack Obama, Hell Houses, Halloween, The White House, That’s So Raven, Jay Z vs. Kanye West, History of Trick o’ Treat)
Nov 4, 2016 • 82 min
It looks like Christmas has come early with a Flash Back Friday Patti LaBelle Holiday Presidential Christmas Tree Lighitng Extravganza circa 1996… and it is a dooze! The big question is: WHERE. ARE. HER. BACKGROUND SINGERS?!?! (Don’t worry not only will…
MKEP53: Dedicated To Noah Witke (13th, Birth of A Nation, Female Nobel Prize Winners, Nate Parker, Lewis Latimer, Jennifer Aguilera, 3rd Debate, Lady Gaga, Oprah, Nasty Women)
Oct 28, 2016 • 81 min
James was boy on a train last week but not as crazy, or as exciting. We’ve both watched ‘13th’ Ava DuVernay’s new documentary about Mass Incarceration, and how slavery is alive and well in our American society. It is a must watch for all Americans! Does…
MKEP52: Best Of Minority Korner Frankenstein Style (Queer History, Tiger Mandingo, Slave Tetris, Bees/Birth/Bears, Gretta Garbo, Poz Phobia, KKK, Latino History, Luke Cage, MC Skat Kat, Janet Jackson)
Oct 21, 2016 • 77 min
Due to some personal tragedy and trauma, we don’t have a full NEW episode but we have Frankenstein’d the FUCK out of our old one’s for our “Greatest Hits”! But first Nnekay has designed our first ever Minority Korner Syllabus giving you some fresh reads…
MKEP51: Explicit to the Maxx!!! (Pussygate, Luke Cage, Basket of Deplorables, Black Folks & Mental Health, 90s Jingles, Han Solo Movie, Disney Princesses)
Oct 14, 2016 • 78 min
This week we are taking it to the Maxx (our explicit nature that is)!!! James and Nnekay are all up in those jingles, like nobody’s business! Do you even remember Jingles!? Well these two sure the hell do! The beauty and blackness of Luke Cage has us…
MKEP50: It’s our 50th Extravgaynza Spectacular, So Let’s have a Vakiki ! (Palm Springs, Racist Cameras, Privatized Prisons, Immigration, Solange Knowles, Helen Keller, Kodak Film)
Oct 7, 2016 • 78 min
James is back from his amazing Palm Springs Spring Break… in October?! He witnessed first hand the invasion of the Bachelorette Parties in Gay Clubs… THEY’RE TAKING OVER, and Nnekay just CANNOT handle it. She would much rather celebrate Helen Keller.…
MKEP49: You Got To DO Sumthin, or Go Home! (The Debates, Fox News, More Appropriation, SNL, Sexxxy Quizlet Korner, Folsom Street Fair, Master of None, Atlanta, Straight Male Sluts)
Sep 30, 2016 • 77 min
It’s the last episode of the summer before the summertime sadness kicks in, and Nnekay and James head to their respective coast lines! James explains the Folsom Street fair to Nnekay like what a harness is. A new season of SNL is firing up and there’s…
MKEP48: Go Tell Your Wife! AKA Morris Messes Up: A Movie Review (The Get Down, When The Bough Breaks Movie Review, The Emmys So White, Black*ish, Historical Black Surgeons, Lil’ Kim, Oprah, Steve Urkell, Morris Chestnut)
Sep 23, 2016 • 80 min
It’s that time of year again! Yes the Emmy’s but most importantly it’s the MK Black Suspense Movie Review, as every September Hollywood releases what should be a Lifetime movie to the big screen. The reviews are in: Save your money and watch last years…
MKEP47: Eh Bra, Let’s Get a Tan! W/Special Guest Carla Lee (Dolly Parton, Black Lady Physicist, Lady Gaga, Racist Castings, Beach Blanket Babylon, Zebras)
Sep 16, 2016 • 69 min
The reviews are in, Nnekay saw James’ summer show ‘Champagne is Disastrous’, and did you know Black folks LOVE Dolly Parton, Nnekay explains why. Lady Gaga has a new song out and JamKay is into it. Cancer sucks but there’s a Black Lady Physicist who may…
MKEP46: You Know You Got That Phone Addiction (Scruff/Grindr Addiction, Nextdoor.com, White Feminism, Quantico vs. Homeland vs. Scandal, Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, Miss America, Back 2 Skool Sex Tips)
Sep 9, 2016 • 78 min
It’s intervention time and you know it. Many of us have it: PHONE ADDICTION. And we got your back, even though Nnekay is going to go through heavy withdrawals through out the episode. But first Nnekay and James have a different kind of addiction: binge…
MK45: Minority Korner is Waiting… For a New National Anthem (Chicano Moratorium, LGBT & The Church, Colin Kaepernick, Britney Spears, and The VMAs)
Sep 2, 2016 • 70 min
James and Nnekay are hot and bothered about Britney’s new album, Glory- She is also BACK with her performance at the VMA… which G-Money (whoever that is) tried to lay a big ole smooch on her face. Not to mention she had to go after BEYONCE who SHUT IT…
MK44.5- JamKay Needs a BREAK (North Dakota Access Pipeline Update, Ryan Lochte, Prince of Jordan, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears
Aug 26, 2016 • 18 min
James and Nnekay have been running ragged! James has a show debuting this week, Champagne White is Disastrous! (Oasis SF) and Nnekay’s uterus is On. The. Mend! So they need a break. But of course they would never leave you guys high and dry! So here is a…
MKEP44: Mmmm Crystal Pepsi, But Bitch You Don’t Nomi! (Gay Porn, North Dakota Access Pipeline, Soylent, Naked Sword Film Works, Lousiana Flooding, Carmen Electra, Defending Outed Olympians, Christina Aguilera, The Little Mermaid)
Aug 19, 2016 • 84 min
This week we are doing the work that 24 hour “news” networks (entertainment channels) aren’t doing and we’re going to report some ACTUAL stories that you all should be paying attention to. But first, Nnekay has survived her surgery and she has all of the…
MKEP43: The Rhythm, Olympics, or Queen Sugar is Gonna Get You! (Music Festivals, Olympics, Ava DuVernay, Queen Sugar, LGBT Olympians, Lionel Richie)
Aug 12, 2016 • 84 min
Nnekay sets The Facebooks a blaze with a debate: are gay men and black women fierce? Is it time to retire this over used phrase? And “When Dez Nuts Attack” will James survive? This could be the last episode for our Korner kid James, but before he goes…
MKEP42: James Misses Every Sex Show (DNC, Bernie Or Bust, #StrongerTogether, Matt Damon, Peep Shows, Dore Alley, Black Movements, Movement Politics, The Black Panther Movie, Shirley Chisholm)
Aug 5, 2016 • 67 min
We’re back! In more ways than one. Nnekay and James are physically back in the same time zone, same space, and same park, that’s right we’re back in Dolores Park, will things get as crazy as last time? Nnekay explains the history of pigeons, and James…
MKEP41: Deep Space Voyages of the HotMess Express (Star Trek, Log Cabin Republicans, Berkeley City of Refuge, GOP on the DL, Stranger Things, Muslims on a Plane, Charlize Theron vs. Sister Sister)
Jul 29, 2016 • 85 min
It’s our tribute to Larry Bird episode! Just kidding! But hold on to your butts as we dish on random subjects from ‘Crazy Ex Girlfriend’ to the debate around the new out Star Trek character. Should you be watching ‘Stranger Things’? YES! Nnekay takes…
MK40: Not Live From The RNC (RNC, #LoudBlackGirls, White on White Crime, Myth Busting Gender Stereotypes, The Witch, Leslie Jones, Melania Trump)
Jul 22, 2016 • 85 min
We are not reporting from the RNC- because that would be dangerous for us. We are still internationally recording, and James has a bird’s eye view of all the crazy Republican politics, safely from Europe. Let’s talk about the terrifying circus that is the…
MKEP39: Adventures With JamKay! (Police Reform, Ancient African Kingdoms, Lumpy Uteruses, EuroCup, Black Panthers)
Jul 15, 2016 • 88 min
James is STILL across the whole planet from Nnekay and living it up in Amsterdam with Bae. He met the parents and may or may not have bonded over the EuroCup and some Canal Tours. Meanwhile back stateside, Nnekay has a lumpy uterus and tells a tale on why…
MKEP38: Livin it Up Like Patti LaBelle! (Cop Shootings, Straight Pride, Black Olympians, John Lewis, Feminism for Males, Gay Male Patriarchy)
Jul 8, 2016 • 86 min
We’re livin it up like Patti LaBelle, or at least trying to as Nnekay catches James up on two recent shootings of unarmed Black Men while James in Amsterdam, Nnekay is holding it down in the Bay Area. We find out how Nnekay spent Straight pride. We’re…
MKEP 37: Annie, You’ve Got the Right to Bare Arms & Comics (BET Awards, Guns, Pride, Comic News Roundup)
Jul 1, 2016 • 76 min
Happy Pride ya’ll! James is confronted with a lot of ugly truths in this episode as Nnekay is dropping earth shattering truth bombs. Is Nnekay going to be an upcoming Actress? We dive into Pride and celebrate and discuss brilliant dream boat Jesse…
MK36: LoveisLoveisLoveisLove (Maximum Fun, Orlando News Roundup, The Color Purple, Being a Straight Ally)
Jun 24, 2016 • 76 min
Nnekay and James are SO excited to be apart of the Maximum Fun Network, the support has been amazing! James talks about the amazing Broadway Play, Color Purple… which is NOT featuring Jennifer Hudson anymore. Which is too bad because James has another one…
MK35:To Be… Or Not to Be Offended Part. Deux Electric Boogaloo (Orlando, Political Correctness, Subtle Racism, Kids For Cash Update, Fire Island, Niagara Falls)
Jun 17, 2016 • 68 min
James is back from his epic journey to Niagara Falls and Fire Island, Nnekay is… well stuck in her car again, this time she’s a little less hot… and not alone. We also take a moment to gather our thoughts in the horror of Orlando. We’ll be diving in deep…
MKEP34: Everyone Needs A Little Side Eye (Jungle Book, BAPS, Black Female Poets, New Sexuality Scale, Bernie Sanders, Zika)
Jun 9, 2016 • 77 min
It’s our first episode apart of the Maximum Fun Network and it is hot and fresh! So hot and fresh that James has a sunburn! Nnekay also looses it while James practices some new voices inspired by the Jungle Book. Nnekay takes us on a journey through some…
MKEP33: Jesus Christo it’s HOTT! (Black Excellence, BBMA’s, Roots, Rocket Girls, Spanking, More Beyonce, Britney’s Back, SD Gay Men’s Chorus, Hulk Hogan, Bill Cosby)
May 31, 2016 • 69 min
It’s the sweatiest, hottest episode to date! Nnekay is a bad mother to herself, will she survive? What does that even mean? It’ the BBMA’s do you know what those are? Britney performed and we need to discuss it’s importance. Black Excellence, we need to…
MKEP32: Princess Twunk and The Wolf (Sex Tips, Lemonade, Gay State of Affairs, #SayHerName, SF Police Chief, Ariana Grande, Transpanic, Gay Bears, Gay Subgroups, Whitney Hologram, George Zimmerman)
May 26, 2016 • 79 min
Ariana Grande is a dangerous woman, and James can’t stop raving about it. Game of Thrones has sent Nnekay to the crazy house. NO spoilers! James is finally drinking that Lemonade and getting in Formation- we break down the Beyonce debate as bell hooks and…
MKEP 31: No Math or Meth Allowed! (Beyonce Live in Concert, Eric Andre, Marvel vs. DC, Azealia Banks vs. Bette Midler, #FriscoFive, Major TV Networks Fall Seasons, Kelly Ripa, Remember the Time, Michael Jackson, Competitive Mens Tickling,…
May 19, 2016 • 86 min
Several celebrity spotings! Nnekay with Beyonce, and it’s an emotional experience, and James meets actor/comedian Eric Andre and they either become best friends or James royal offends him. James is doing a giant segment called ‘Who’s Fucking it Up & Who’s…
MKEP30: 30 & NOT Pregnant! (Nnekay’s Wedding, Captain America, Colton Haynes, Lemonade, QueenBey Prince Tribute, Wikipedia, The Red Cross, Janet Jackson’s Baby, Mandy Moore, Ghostbusters, JLO vs. Mariah, Posh Spice)
May 12, 2016 • 85 min
Nnekay is married! And planning her application to join Marvel’s the avengers with her new married superpower. We give you the play by play of the Minority Korner’s own Royal Wedding. Did she become a bridezilla as I had predicted on episode one of…
MKEP28: Fever Dreams of Michelle Obama (D.C., Nnekay’s Bachelorette, Ghost In A Shell, Dr. Strange, Asian Hollywood White Washing, African Cartoons, GOP, Gay Lions, Martha Washington)
Apr 27, 2016 • 76 min
Nnekayy is potentially on her death bed with fever dreams of Michelle Obama. Is this entire episode just a dream of hers? James Olivia Pope’d it to D.C., and Nnekay survived her Bachelorette, though now she’s on her death bed- so maybe she didn’t. James…
MKEP27: Free Brandy! (Sailor Moon, Panama Papers, Disney, Aisle Discrimination, Black Girls Rock, Beauty Supply Store, El Cerrito, Night Out in NYC, Dawn’s Old Face, #FreeBandy)
Apr 20, 2016 • 85 min
Nnekay (AKA Dawn’s Old Face) tells a horrific tale of a night out in El Cerrito. James tells of a night out in NYC both are prime examples of these two aging Korner Folk. Nneaky dives into aisle discrimination involving Black hair care products. James…
MKEP26: I Don’t Trust No Man Poodle Around My Bitches (RuPaul Pt2, Japanese American Woman in the Civil Rights Movement, Poodles, Hamilton, DJ Quest Love)
Apr 13, 2016 • 79 min
Nnekay and James are back on their respective coasts, and Nnekay is a woman on demand. James lost his I.D and is incredibly confused as to what city he’s currently in. We dive into the Hamilton casting notice controversy. and Nnekay and James talking…
MKEP25: LIVE From Dolores Park! (Hunky Jesus, RuPaul, Unfair and Lovely, Diversity in SF, Commercials, Dolores Park Shenanigans, Black Queer Coffee Shop)
Apr 5, 2016 • 75 min
Nnekay and James are reunited and recording from Dolores park, on Easter Sunday- what could possibly go wrong?! (EVERYTHING!) We scope out the diversity (lack there of) of the park. Nnekay looks into the Unfair and Lovely campaign in India. James starts…
MKEP24: Ain’t Nothin Bootsy Bout this Episode (Rihanna, Latino Civil Rights Movement, Blacks & Weed, Trump Mania, The Green Rush, Harlem, Berkeley Black Repertory Theater)
Mar 22, 2016 • 76 min
James is back in the country- yes they actually let him back in and Nnekay is ready to catch him up on all things Trump, and what Rihanna is saying. What is Rihanna saying? Is it a legit language? Let’s find out! Latino high school students feel invisible…
MKEP23: Live From Amsterdam! (History of Queer Fabulousness, Lack of Diversity in Tech, Oscars, Tony The Tiger, Amsterdam, El Nino)
Mar 9, 2016 • 80 min
James is reporting LIVE from Amsterdam, and Nnekay is in exotic Oakland! Did you watch the Oscars? Neither did we, except for that Chris Rock monologue, and that awkward Stacy Dash moment. Nnekay looks into the lack of diversity in the tech industry and…
MKEP22: The Trial of Nnekay (Black*ish, Linda Tripp, Male on Male Rape in the Military, Teaching Kids to Combat Racism, Flashback Quizlet Korner, NY Kombocha Shortage, Slavery Sex Farms)
Mar 2, 2016 • 68 min
Our new challenge- how many times each episode can we mention Sister Act? The struggle is real for James since he can’t seem to find Kombocha in New York. Nnekay missed Minority Korner dance practice. Racists hate crimes hit a little too close to home for…
MKS2EP4: Jesse Spano is Trapped In a Closet (Kesha, LGBT Youth Homeless Crisis, Lauryn Hill, Shonda Rhimes, Year of Yes, MK Book Club, Questions Korner)
Feb 23, 2016 • 75 min
James is hiiiiiiiiiigh … on caffeine and he takes us on the ride of our life! Today we talk about SHONDA and the year of YES! Is Lauryn Hill crazy?! Who know, but Nnekay sure thinks she has the answers. James tells us all about homelessness of the LGBTQ…
MKS2EP3 Ring the Alarm, It’s the Black Panthers! (Gayest Blackest Superbowl 50, Black Panther History, Meryl Streep vs Angela Basset, Planet Fitness, Nuns, Gay Bashing)
Feb 15, 2016 • 79 min
Today on Episode 3 of season 2… or episode 20 if your nasty… we talk about silly as Meryl Streep not understand the concept of race. The goddess Angela Bassett being the her amazing awesome self. Nnekay is just too damn tired for the club. James talks…
MK S2 EP2: Minority Korner Barely Legal (Beyonce & Coldplay, #TweetLikeAGayWhiteGuy, Invented by a Black Person, Tyra’s Baby, Happy Black History Month!)
Feb 9, 2016 • 73 min
Happy Black History Month! But every month is Black History Month at Minority Korner, and some of you might be asking: why isn’t there a Black History Month? Well, Nnekay has your answer… and it’s short. Did you see the Beyonce & Coldplay music video? Is…
MKS2EP1: The Minorities Strike Back! (#OscarsSoWhite, Sarah Palin, Stacey Dash, Europe, Blizzards, Florence Flo Kennedy, Little Marley Davis)
Feb 1, 2016 • 71 min
We’re back, and this season we’re coming at you from coast to coast. James is finally back from Europe now in New York, and Nnekay is still holding it down in the Bay Area. James survived his first Blizzard. And if you that the Blizzard was white- did you…
MK EP 17: The Perfect Lost Episode (The Perfect Guy Movie Review, Weddings, Viola Davis, #Itwasablackwoman, Corrupt Pharmaceutical Drug Companies, Azealia Banks)
Dec 22, 2015 • 68 min
We’re going back in time to the lost episode. Remember two months ago? It was action packed! James was live in the east bay sort of. Well he was. James went to a wedding and won the shit out of it. Nnekay got a mysterious note. Viola Davis at the Emmy’s…
MK EP 15: To Be… Or Not to Be Offended (Shondaland, Bernie Sanders vs Privatized Prisons, Political Correctness, 10 Ways Liberals Perpetuate Racism, One Medical Group, Vanessa Williams & Miss America)
Sep 22, 2015 • 69 min
We are feeling easy, breezy, and beautiful this week. We further deconstruct Bitch Betta Have My Money. James went to a bourgeois club doctor. We take a trip to Shondaland! Nnekay wound up in the Bermuda triangle of San Francisco. Apparently political…
MK EP 14: Diary of A Minority Korner Teenage Dream w/Special Guest Anthony Williams (Diary of A Teenage Girl, Raven Simone, Chris Brown, Kim Davis, Rowan Blanchard, Marvel Comics & Diversity, Sexual Racism vs. Racism in the LGBT Community,…
Sep 15, 2015 • 76 min
The teenage dream episodes continue, with an episode full of teenage dreamyness! But first Nnekay’s in need of a corn chip intervention, and gives hair tips that may lead to suffocation. We need to talk about Raven Simone, Chris Brown has “love” for the…
MK EP13: White Guys Explain Slavery… W/Special Guest Ryan Christo (Burning Man, Slave Tetris, Terrance Howard, DIY, Casting, SalesForce, Tech Industry, Teen Crushes, Teen Secrets, Fox News, Temple Of Poon, The Labyrinth)
Sep 8, 2015 • 85 min
It’s the teenage dream episode, as Minority Korner is now a teen… in epsidoes and it’s awkward! We share our teen secrets in a new segment for our teen episodes called “Teen Secret Corner”. But first in adult land, James is a high profile choreographer…
MK EP12: Coochie Coochie Coo (Empire, VMA’s, SF Star sightings, Rentoby.com, Allys, Pickup Artists, Raising Dion, Judges Bribes & Juvenile Detention Centers, Kids for Cash, Jeard from Subway)
Sep 1, 2015 • 74 min
Empire! Did you watch that crazy show- we’re both caught up, and it’s time to talk about Cookie! James is writing a book on the art of getting that special someone to fall in love with you… or just sleep with you, and it all involves one single word. The…
MK EP11: Just the 2 of Us at the Renaissance UNfair (Earthquakes, Renaissance Fairs, Alfrie Woodard & Marvel, Black Queens, Straight Outta Compton, The Prison Industrial Complex, Campaign Zero, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Beyonce, Diana Ross,…
Aug 25, 2015 • 71 min
Fires, earthquakes, and droughts- California is out of control! Never forget the major earthquake of 2015, and we survived! Are Renaissance fairs for Black people? Alfre Woodard in all her amazingness is joining the Marvel Universe, but Nnekay is not…
MKE10: STAY WOKE! w/Special Guest Saturn (Bug A Boos, Target, Grand Juries, Slavery Museums, More Donald Trump, Janelle Monae, Matilda, Good Trolls, Even More Donald Trump)
Aug 18, 2015 • 67 min
Just like Janet Jackson said when her new track hit #1: Bitches need to stay woke! We have pop artist Saturn in the studio, and things are gonna get shady. James has a bug a boo. Did you hear about the one about the Catholic priest, a bagel, and an ear?…
MKE09: So You Think You Can Podcast?! W/Guest Pearl Marill (Cecil The Lion, Bernie Sanders vs. #BlackLivesMatter, Mariah Carey, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, Black Queer Writers You Should Know, So You Think You Can Lap Dance)
Aug 11, 2015 • 64 min
Nnekay literally just got off a plane from the Philippines and is loosing her mind- she was in the future! Nnekay is also running for office and is very behind in the polls. It’s Bernie Sanders vs. #Black Lives Matter, but Sanders has an ace up his sleeve…
MK EP08: Back to the Future: Remember The Time (L.A., JEM, Mariah Carey, Real World/Road Rules, MTV, Music Videos, The Amazing Race)
Aug 4, 2015 • 82 min
Get your JNCO’s on cause we’re going back in time! But first some short term Nostalgia: Nnekay went to L.A. and she saw some “celebrities”. Remember LFO? We kind of do. Should Nnekay and James go on the Amazing Race? We’re getting outrageous with JEM &…
MK E07: Chitty Shitty Gang Bang (Ant-Man, Michael Sam, Gay Black Superheroes, Femicidio, Miss USA, Rue from the Hunger Games, Kylie Jenner, Andy Cohen, Glasgow Pride, Sandra Bland)
Jul 28, 2015 • 71 min
There are two different movies called Girlhood, about young Black girls, and we’re confused. James has trouble pronouncing even more words and reveals his celebrity crush. Buckle down because Femicidio is happening in both of our neighboring countries.…
MK E06: Let’s Talk About Sex… and Sequels! (Prince, Oprah, More Comic Con, Vixen, Chris Brown, Poz Phobia, Michael Johnson, Mandingos, To Kill A Mockingbird Sequel, Ida B. Wells, Joe Biden and the Gays, and Nosferatu)
Jul 21, 2015 • 74 min
Nnekay isn’t wearing any pants, or is she? We have so many updates this week, in chit chat corner. More nerd talk! DC is bringing an animated Black female superheroine to your TV! Nnekay’s not wearing pants. More things you apparently can’t do while being…
MK EP 05: Who’s Wine Is it Anyways? (Dr. Cornel West, Comic Con, Gay Uncles, Bratty Nephews, Great America, More Racism in Hollywood, Every Single Word, Tesla, Theater Etiquette)
Jul 14, 2015 • 76 min
The gloves are off as Nnekay and James come head to head over a glass (or two) of wine, and Nikola Tesla. But first let’s hear about Nnekay’s rendezvous with the great Dr. Cornel West. And James played the part of gay uncle and took his nephew to ride…
MK E04: Stonewall, and Disney, and Bees! OH MY! (America Ferrera, Donald Trump, Disney, Michael Eisner, Stonewall the Movie, BBHMM, Grand Dragons are Fucking Crazy, Librarians and War)
Jul 7, 2015 • 61 min
It’s the 4th of July SPECIAL EDITION. America Ferrera wrote a letter to Donald Trump. Nnekay ate some hot dogs on an island… of Alameda. A woman has a very unlucky day, pregnant, lost in the woods, surrounded be bees, and starts a fire. Stonewall the…
MK EP 3: The Tale of an Island and Pride. But not Island Pride cause things are F’d! (Dominican Republic, PRIDE, Library Conferences, The White House, Transphobia, Biphobia, Azelea Banks, Dan Savage, Sister Act, Ava Duvnray, more sound issues)
Jun 30, 2015 • 68 min
Nnekay went to a fancy library conference. The pride parade happened, where were the LGBT folks? The BET awards were eventful. Crazy things are going down in the Dominican Republic, but why? Yay we have gay marriage, but this pride season lets examine the…
MK EP 02: Electric Boogaloo, Back in the Habit! (Charleston Massacre, the Confederate Flag, Madonna, Big Brother 17, Juneteenth, the GOP, Janet Jackson Interludes, and James’ Bday!)
Jun 23, 2015 • 57 min
You’re still here! You’re back for episode dos! It’s been a crazy week in America, and Nnekay and James dive in on this very special episode of Minority Korner. Hear those ‘P’s pop’ as we still battle sound issues. We talk about Charleston, the Confedrate…
MK Ep 1: The First! It’ll Get Better … (Rachel Dolezal, Orange Is the New Black, Insomnia, Internet Trolls, Summertime, The Hamburglar, Racism in LGBT Community)
Jun 15, 2015 • 64 min
It’s the first episode of Minority Korner and no topic is safe. Meet Nnekay & James, and travel with them to many korners. Listen as James butchers Rachel Dolezals name, and Nnekay unloads on the ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Rolling Stones cover. Plus why…