Textually Active Podcast

Textually Active Podcast

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72 | Intent > Impact
Aug 20 • 59 min
The tone of this episode is definitely “I said what I said!”. With Nick out on paternity leave, Meezy, Rezz, and E are driving the boat on this discussion about intent v.s. impact. How do you avoid offending people in a sensitive era? Do you go on apology…
71 | Amazon Backpage
Aug 13 • 56 min
Let’s speak it into existence! This week, the crew shares what they plan to do when they get the BAG! The discussion turns into love and finances…. can you guess who is visiting amazon back page with their bag? Tune in to this week’s episode to catch this…
70 | “I Can’t Steal, But Still”
Aug 6 • 68 min
Happy 15 year anniversary “Knuck if you Buck”!… School fights… How to listen to your friend venting… Giving advice styles…Oh yeah, and Meezy’s lack of expression….”we should’ve stolen that.” Random? We know. Tune in to this week’s episode to catch this…
69 | Problem Solver
Jul 30 • 69 min
Everyone doesn’t always agree. Sometimes tensions will arise and disagreements will happen. How do you handle them? Do you compromise? Do you solve the problem? Do you accommodate the other person? Do you compete? Or do you avoid the conflict? This week…
68 | It’s Mufasa’s Fault
Jul 23 • 65 min
This week’s episode starts as a review of Lion King and turns into a review of ALL the movies we like from the 90’s and our childhood. The crew falls into a discussion about the REAL remake they want to see, and movies from the past that were successful…
67 | “Toxic” is Toxic
Jul 16 • 55 min
We (especially Meezy) gon keep it real this episode. It’s a lot of highlights out there but what about the low lights. How should people express themselves, is it even safe to do it? Do you express ALL your feelings? The team jumps into their journey to…
66 | We Making a Movie or a Vine Clip?
Jul 9 • 61 min
Aye, let’s have a sex talk! (or Stick Talk, if you nasty!) huh! Let’s continue our hot boy/girl summer with a healthy conversation about “The Sex”. This conversation is definitely rated X…so play with caution. Find out more about how the crew likes to get…
65 | All These Social Networks…
Jul 2 • 67 min
Consider this your “Inside Edition and Exclusive” Social Media Survival Guide. We’re giving out a few tips and tricks to help you navigate the follow/unfollow culture. Get ready to take some notes. The crew is giving it all up, the social media way. Tune…
64 | Rock, Paper, Scissoring!
Jun 25 • 62 min
This week’s episode was inspired by a listener letter we received a couple of weeks ago (yes we still accept those at [email protected]). We’re discussing something that might happen to you during your hot girl/boy summer… Liking the same…
63 | Tough Love
Jun 18 • 64 min
Happy Father’s Day to all the dope dad’s out there! This week the crew is keeping that same energy with the parenting topics by discussing their fathers and the roles they play in their lives. They dig deep into the lessons they’ve learned from their…
62 | New Apartment
Jun 11 • 55 min
We just got the keys to our new podcast home at the Opin Media Lab and it kinda reminds us of when we got our first apartment. The crew shares the details about their first living spaces and how they all gained their independence by leaving the nest. This…
61 | What You Bringing?
Jun 4 • 61 min
IT’S THAT SEASON! When people light up the grill for no reason!!!! This week we’re discussing The Cookout! What should you bring? Should you help clean up? Can you take what you contributed BACK home with you? Oh, yea….this episode includes tips on how to…
60 | Judge Free
May 28 • 62 min
We’d love to be able to say we don’t give a f*ck about what ANYONE thinks about us, but we’d be lying! This week we’re discussing seeking external validation from family, friends, parents, strangers and our partners. Can you guess which one of the textual…
59 | Textual Throwback: Ring Tingz
May 21 • 75 min
This week we wanted to take a trip down memory lane! Welcome to this Textual Throwback the first episode with Nick and Meezy as a guest (Simi is on this episode too ❤️). This is where it all started! Tune in and let us know if you notice any differences…
58 | ON MUVAS
May 14 • 62 min
After a weekend filled with mother appreciation, the crew sits down to discuss the relationships they have with their mothers. They discuss it all, the good, the bad, and the ugly. Grab your tissues for this one, you might need them. Tune in and let us…
57 | I Wanna See What It Look Like
May 7 • 48 min
Everything is so digital, that’s why we use social media to connect. We share our experiences with using social media to meet new lovers… and friends. Which app is best for flirting? How far down the timeline do we investigate before we shoot our shot?…
56 | With The Mezz
Apr 30 • 54 min
This week we are discussing the mess in our personal life. How do we deal with the beef between our friends and family? Do we jump in to stop the mess? Do we stay neutral? Or do we pick sides? Tune in and let us know where you stand with drama in your…
55 | Back to Podin
Apr 23 • 51 min
We’re back off of a two-week hiatus! Catch up on the last 2-weeks of the crew’s life, What’s new with Meezy? What shows did Rezz watch? What has Nick been cooking? Tune in to find out on this week’s episode. While you’re listening to this episode make…
54 | RNB 1:4:3 Pt 2
Apr 16 • 100 min
RNB 1:4:3. Let’s keep it going! Relive the night with us and let’s reminisce on all of the jamz that shows that WE LOVE R&B! IG @Textuallyactivepod @_Rezz @Meezyblvd Twitter @textuallyactpod @GetYouARezz @GrillieBeaman @Meezyblvd Remember to send your…
53 | RNB 1:4:3 Pt 1
Apr 9 • 50 min
WE MADE IT! RNB 1:4:3 the experience + and RNB Party is here. Relive the night with us and let’s reminisce on all of the jamz that shows that WE LOVE R&B! IG @Textuallyactivepod @_Rezz @Meezyblvd Twitter @textuallyactpod @GetYouARezz @GrillieBeaman…
52 | Line Up The Take Down!
Apr 2 • 58 min
Let’s talk about it, raise of hands, who sends the food back at the restaurant? What’s your zodiac preference? Who gets the remote? This week we’re talking about our preferences! The gang also gets into some of the best shooters in the industry and some…
51 | What About Your Friends?
Mar 26 • 59 min
Textually Active is officially 1yr old! What about your friends? How involved should they be in your relationship? Should people in relationships take trips with their single friends? What exactly is a “hoe” friend? This week, the textual gang is diving…
50 | Slow Cooker
Mar 19 • 62 min
We all have songs that remind us of different times in our life. Those songs you hear and remember exactly where you were and how you were feeling. This week the crew is navigating their way through the songs they play when they feel loved, heartbreak,…
49 | Lickher License
Mar 12 • 64 min
This week the crew is playing the fishbowl game and the theme is “Best first date questions”. That’s right, the fishbowl is back!! No one is safe, all questions must be answered. Tune in to learn a little more about the textual crew! Be sure to stay tuned…
48 | Bounce Back
Mar 5 • 63 min
This week the crew is discussing the “Bounce Back”. We all have our moments when we have to hold the ‘L’. In fact, some of the biggest celebrities have flipped their L’s into wins. How does this work? Do they ignore it? Push through it? Are they…
Welcome to Opin Up Shop w/ Producer E
Feb 26 • 11 min
We wanted to give you a special look at the newest addition to our podcast family. Now Introducing: Opin Up Shop! (Open) If you are an entrepreneur, a Doer, or looking for that push to start a side hustle, this is the podcast for you! Listen to this…
47 | This is Your Life!
Feb 26 • 82 min
How does one become an adult? Do we just wake up at 18 and start doing it? Or do we learn through experience? Adulting is something that we’ve all (attempted to) experienced, but how did we get to this point? This week, the Textual Crew discusses their…
46 | Ain’t No Complaints, ON GOD!
Feb 19 • 78 min
We tried something new, and allowed the Textual Crew to GO OWF! They are sharing some of their top complaints about work, family, relationships and the most popular ADULTING. They wrap the episode up with tips on how to handle complainers and complaints.…
45 | Turn it Inside Out
Feb 12 • 63 min
Valentine’s Day is only two days away! The Textual Crew is taking a walk down memory lane and sharing their experiences with the holiday! Nick shares a memorable V-day experience and Meezy and Rezz help him figure out who gets what for Valentine’s Day. Is…
44 | The Results Are In!
Feb 5 • 66 min
We all know you can’t choose your family and your siblings are here for life… Or so we thought. This is for anyone who inherited the gift of having a sibling (biological, half, or step) or if you have a “Brother from another Mother” or a “ Sister from…
43 | “GET THE CHARGER!!!!”
Jan 29 • 87 min
We met, we dated, we honeymooned, and now we’re on “The Ride”. Meezy and Rezz are discussing “The Ride” they’re currently taking in their relationships. In this discussion, they go into detail about how they’re working through communication, conflicts,…
42 | BLK Support in the City ft Philaye
Jan 22 • 63 min
This week the TA crew is joined by Black Film Writer, Director, and actor Philaye of Black Sex and The City to discuss their creative experience. They discuss receiving support throughout their creative journey, their biggest supporters, and how to give…
41 | To Forgive or to FOH
Jan 15 • 55 min
We’ve all been done wrong, the natural reaction is to expect an apology. The truth is, that apology might not come. If it does, are you ready to forgive? How would you like to receive it? How should apologies be given? Meezy calls out Rezz for her crazy…
40 | Straight to Voicemail
Jan 8 • 64 min
A new year brings new problems. As we get older, it seems like that people always expect more from us. Are these expectations realistic? Are we hurting ourselves trying to reach these outlandish standards? Rezz kicks off this episode with a discussion she…
39 | Textually Active best of 2018
Jan 1 • 77 min
HAPPY NEW YEAR! We had some great times in 2018 and wanted to share them with our new listeners and reminisce with The Grey Area (we love y’all). So pop an Advil, throw those shades on, lay back and take a trip down memory lane with your favorite podcast.…
38 | ABC’s of Dating PT. 2
Dec 25, 2018 • 59 min
HO HO HO, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you all from the Textual crew. Join us as we continue our ABC’s of Dating. We finish the second half of the alphabet by adding some sauce. Some of the letters are hearty and savory while the others are…
37 | ABC’s of Dating PT. 1
Dec 18, 2018 • 71 min
We’re giving the alphabet a twist this episode! The TA gang is joined by Producer E and they are going through ALLLLLL the important things you need to know about dating. They start with A And finish with M (this took longer than expected) giving one word…
36 | Guess Who’s NOT Coming to Dinner
Dec 11, 2018 • 58 min
The winter is coming? No WINTER is here. Mother Nature is disrupting the textual flow with icy roads and inches of snow. The guys are snowed out of the studio and Rezz is snowed in with her lifelong Pal, Tiffany. Tiff has a few unique stories and…
35 | Boss Ass
Dec 4, 2018 • 70 min
Welcome to Simi’s Ted Talk. On her last episode, Simi talks about the issues that she feels that she had while dating as a young professional. Are guys intimidated by successful women? Who picks up checks? Meezy also weighs in heavily as a man on the…
34 | No Take Backs
Nov 27, 2018 • 55 min
Some flings don’t last forever, we all have to MOVE ON! How soon is too soon though? Can your ex-bae get a new boo a week later? What about 3 months later? Do you have to tell your f*ck buddy that you have a new bf/gf? Are there boundaries for who you can…
33 | Pulp Free
Nov 20, 2018 • 83 min
It’s that time of the year! The time when many partners get subjected to meeting the family for the first time. This week, we’re talking about going home with BAE for the holidays. What makes someone worthy of meeting the family? What do you do when you…
32 | 2 Weeks Notice
Nov 13, 2018 • 77 min
These are our confessions! How do you deal with being happy for your friend or significant other through a major life event? Maybe it’s a promotion that requires a move, or their choice to lead a healthier lifestyle. That leads to the team talking through…
31 | I’m Like A Chipotle Bowl
Nov 6, 2018 • 65 min
How important is sex to you? Can your partner have a different sexual drive than you do? This week, we talk about the importance of sex in a relationship. How many times a week do you and your partner have sex? Could you wait until marriage for the…
30 | Lovers & Friends
Oct 30, 2018 • 82 min
FRIENDS! How many of us them!?! Can they be of the opposite sex (or the gender you’re attracted to)? What about when you’re in a relationship? Can guys and girls really be platonic friends? What are the boundaries for these friendships? We also discuss…
29 | B*tch Juice
Oct 23, 2018 • 74 min
Can you put up with struggle love? What’s your hard stop? Is it cheating, lack of commitment, or lack of security? There are a whole lot of couples going through some struggles right now so we wanted to talk about it. At what point do you stop picking up…
28 | Who Hurt You?
Oct 16, 2018 • 57 min
Women suck too. This week we talk about what women do to men. We’ve all heard about men being dogs and lying and hurting, but what do women do to men? Most women would argue that the list is as short as this episode, but the men say that they cut deep.…
27 | Handcuffs Come In Pairs
Oct 9, 2018 • 72 min
It’s that time of year again. Tryouts, draft, minicamp… it’s time to figure out who’s your star player and who’s just on the practice squad. That’s right ladies and gentlemen… it’s cuffing season! The crew discusses everything about this special time of…
Bonus Ep 2 | Autocorrect: “Sharing is Caring”
Oct 8, 2018 • 34 min
Siri brought us back to autocorrect our “Sharing is Caring” episode. We realize that we may have confused some folks with our polyamory and polygamy discussion, so we brought a special guest, Nae, in order to set the record straight. In this miniepsiode,…
26 | HO-tel Errybody
Oct 2, 2018 • 61 min
Man, we just felt like talking about some heaux shit. Multiple partners in 1 night? No shower in between deeds? Made one leave to bring another one in? We’ve been real deep lately, so we needed a night to step back and reminisce on the good ol’ heaux…
Bonus Ep 1 | “Dilated pupils and Powdery Noses”
Oct 1, 2018 • 47 min
Yerrrrrrrrrr what’s good my guys? We were in New York City and wanted to give y’all a recap of our weekend. We discuss in detail our recording with the He Man Women Haters Club Podcast, A Sissy beef, dilated pupils, powdery noses, and much much more.…
25 | Fvck It Up
Sep 25, 2018 • 89 min
Have you ever convinced yourself that a guy is gay in order to protect yo’ heart? No? That’s just us?!?!? We’re talking ‘self-sabotage’. Why do we fuck shit up on purpose? Are we trying to not get hurt? Do we regret self-sabotaging? The crew talks about…
24 | Sharing is Caring
Sep 17, 2018 • 70 min
Could you share your partner? What if both of you agree to be polyamorous? This week we talk about monogamy vs. polygamy. What would it take for you to be in a polygamous relationship? Is it even something you would consider? What is the correlation…
23 | “Therapists are like Strippers”
Sep 11, 2018 • 73 min
Everyone’s not created equal. People deal with hard times and stress differently, but how do two different people come together in a relationship to support each other? This week we talked about being there for bae emotionally. How do you express that you…
22 | Who Had The Strap?
Sep 4, 2018 • 67 min
We wanted a break from being serious. Sooooo we played Fishbowl! We’d love to tell you that we asked questions that were about more than sex but that would be kind of lie. You’ll get to know each of us a little better (or a lot better *looks at Rezz*).…
21 | Broken Clocks
Aug 28, 2018 • 59 min
Hey, do you have the time? We know it’s #TextualTuesday but in this episode, we discuss what happens when the timing just isn’t right. The team starts the Textual Discussion by briefly discussing timing using the critically acclaimed show “Love Is” for…
20 | Do As I Say
Aug 21, 2018 • 65 min
The gang talks about the dating and relationship lessons that they would pass on to their kids. Nick comes in with the most… controversial lesson of them all. We also got a group message regarding a certain TRANS-gression(thanks to #TheGreyArea). Someone…
19 | Trust the Process
Aug 7, 2018 • 72 min
Every relationship is different, some couples don’t go the traditional route. This week we break down how to love through distance. Sometimes you find a bae in a different city and decide to make it work. Maybe babe gets a job in a new city, so what do…
18 | Fear Factor
Jul 31, 2018 • 70 min
The family gets deep this week. Like, really really deep. Everyone has fears in relationships but we usually don’t sit down and take a second to address them, where they came from, and how they’ll affect us moving forward. What starts as Meezy’s…
17 | Storage Almost Full
Jul 24, 2018 • 60 min
These are our confessions…. This week we are talking about CHEATING. What is cheating? Why do we do it? Who cheats the best? Have we ever been caught? What do you do if you get caught? We think you’ll be surprised to hear who is a cheater and who isn’t.…
16 | BUSSIN SZN
Jul 17, 2018 • 64 min
The. Heaux. Phase. We’ve all had one. But how did we get there? What keeps us there? Is it necessary? The crew discusses their heaux phases and all the great things that came with it. (Except Nick… Shockingly, Nick is the voice of reason this week). Rez…
15 | Wrap It Up
Jul 10, 2018 • 57 min
We’re talking closure. How do you get over a relationship? When do you need closure? Can the lack of closure cause permanent damage? Meezy shares why he has never needed closure and everyone shares their own experiences. The listener letter sparks a flame…
14 | Wood N’ Waves
Jul 3, 2018 • 62 min
This week, the crew talks about boundaries in situationships. Can they really be “No Strings Attached”? Is it possible to make it out of the friendzone into a situationship? From a situationship to a relationship? How much communication is required to…
13 | A C.N.A. License and a Maxima
Jun 26, 2018 • 66 min
We’ve got a guest this week! The gang welcomes Laniece from the Doormat Days Podcast. This week the group discusses the pros and cons of being committed. What do we gain? What do we lose? Are there more gains than losses? How does one get a Maxima? Then…
12 | Dive In
Jun 19, 2018 • 63 min
This week the gang discusses social media and relationships. When can you post someone that you’re dating? Do you have to ask that person’s permission? How many likes does a girl have to have to get Nick’s attention? Everyone also helps a listener with a…
11 | If You Want To
Jun 12, 2018 • 62 min
This week the whole team talks about communication. Rez and Simi explain why they hate “if you want to” and other phrases while the guys talk about how they navigate the “what are we?” question. Everyone weighs in on this weeks listener letter and explain…
10 | I Like The Way That Shirt Fits
Jun 5, 2018 • 53 min
We’re back from our vacation and things are changing. The ladies decided to add some new voices to the show. The #TextualDiscussion is no longer bias. Nick and Meezy from PSBD are here permanently! It’s time to discuss relationships/dating from both a…
9 | RING TINGZ ft. Nick and Meezy
May 22, 2018 • 75 min
Big tings a gwan! @Rezz is getting married ya’ll! She walks us through her proposal story from this past weekend. The ladies are joined by their PSBD brothers, Nick and Meezy discuss how ladies can secure that ring! Then we wrap up by giving Nick some…
8 | Bae Day ft. EA and Robbie
May 15, 2018 • 46 min
As MAY(LE) Appreciation Month continues, Rez and Simi bring in their homie Robbie and Rez’s boo E! They discuss the “5 Love Languages” from both perspectives of being single and being in a relationship. Everyone gives their take on whether zodiac signs…
7 | Real Sisters ft. Rashad
May 8, 2018 • 64 min
It’s #TextualTuesday and Rez and Simi have a guest to kick off their self-proclaimed MAY(LE) Appreciation Month. They open the discussion with steamy textual situations. They jump into a discussion about traditional household roles. The ladies of…
6 | Chill Bill
May 1, 2018 • 45 min
#TextualTuesday In this week’s episode, Rez and Simi discuss hot topics that include Amber Rose, Nicki Minaj, Blac Chyna and more.They jump into a discussion about rape culture and the role it plays in society. The episode closes out with a listener…
5 | Two Truths and a Waffle
Apr 24, 2018 • 50 min
With celebs on their best behavior this week, Rez and Simi create their own Fuckery by playing 2 truths and a lie… Rez reveals her true self. The ladies discuss the Stages of Dating (talking vs dating vs relationship)and respond to a listener letter from…
4 | True Story
Apr 17, 2018 • 53 min
During this #TextualTuesday, Rez and Simi talk hot topics that cover all things Beyonce her new festival and greek organization. They also discuss Cardi B and her Bochella performance. They get into their opinions about Tristan “Third Trimester” Thompson.…
3 | 1+1=3 ft. Ace and Deuce
Apr 10, 2018 • 61 min
During this #TextualTuesday, Rez and Simi talk hot topics that cover all things Cardi B and her eventful weekend. They also discuss the new “National Textual Anthem” that have the ladies Pipin’ Up. The ladies do things a little different and cover a…
2 | “B” Careful
Apr 3, 2018 • 55 min
During this #TextualTuesday, Rez and Simi talk hot topics that cover Blac Chyna and her Baby-Man, Amber Rose having issues letting 21 Savage go, and Cardi B’s new song titled “Be Careful”. The ladies deep dive into the #GetTextual subject of the week.…
1 | Single-ish
Mar 27, 2018 • 45 min
#TextualTuesday Textually Active Episode 1- IT’S THE FIRST EPISODE!!!! Rez and Simi talk hot topics and give an in-depth analysis of the most recent episode of Grown•ish. They discuss how the show represents a lot of the dating struggles that we currently…
Textually Active Podcast- Issa Pilot
Mar 26, 2018 • 18 min
An Introduction to the Textually Active Podcast w/ @_rezz & @simiashley. In this pilot minisode, the ladies cover the topic of “Expectations” both from the podcast and when it comes to relationships. Join these two messy millennials engaged in fellowship…