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Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their week…


Find Our Way Back
Aug 4 • 114 min
Not the bayang…is king.
Filet Melon
Jul 14 • 122 min
Eating grilled fruit and judging rap niggas…
A Low Down Dirty Shade
Jul 7 • 111 min
Loving your little dick, friend…
How To Get Away With Trapping
Jun 30 • 117 min
Justice for Breonna Taylor though…
A Barb By Any Other Name
Jun 23 • 120 min
Assssk Rickey Smiley….
Four Day Funk
Jun 16 • 125 min
There is hope in soap…
Wingardium LeviNOsa
Jun 9 • 128 min
When all else fails, shut the fuck up…
Everything Must Go
Jun 2 • 144 min
Reading the room…
You’ve Got Kale
May 26 • 109 min
Glamor and shade…
Tag My Name
May 19 • 105 min
If no one is around you, post the gift I gave you…
Chicken Nachos
May 12 • 105 min
Don’t talk about that one virus everybody is talking about…
Bag Talk
May 5 • 122 min
Girl, I don’t know. Who knows anything at this point?
Bottomless Bleach
Apr 28 • 98 min
Revoking Topanga’s cookout invitation…
L-O-G Me Out
Apr 21 • 111 min
Who’s that Pokémon? It’s Toosie!
Quarantine Mail
Apr 14 • 122 min
Where are your damn panties?
Twelve Years a Karen
Apr 7 • 104 min
Get this bunny off my lawn…
Never Liked You
Mar 31 • 117 min
Bitch better have my bells…
We Can Read From Home
Mar 24 • 106 min
or whatever Normani said…
Running From Rona
Mar 17 • 104 min
HEEEEELLLLLPPPP!
Knicker Please
Mar 10 • 77 min
Eating fries and arguing in the drive-thru…
Check Baybeh
Mar 3 • 111 min
Take me to Mardi Gras…
Just Leave
Feb 25 • 115 min
How ‘bout you GTFO…
7 Year Anniversary Show Live @ Apollo
Feb 18 • 115 min
7 Year Anniversary Show Live @ Apollo by Loud Speakers Network
Pooncense (feat. Lil Rel Howery)
Feb 11 • 159 min
Lil Rel joins us to talk about The Photograph, in theaters this Valentine’s Day.
Doctor WHO?!
Feb 4 • 111 min
In a 90s kinda world…
My Cousin YBN Vinny
Jan 28 • 126 min
Laughing, screaming, trying not to cry…
Dave’s A Buster
Jan 21 • 117 min
Court chases and car chases…
Readers Room
Jan 14 • 100 min
Give yourself a break…
New Year, New Read
Jan 7 • 109 min
Baby and Bugattis…
Best OF 2019
Dec 31, 2019 • 76 min
Best OF 2019 by Loud Speakers Network
Just Mail (feat. Michael B. Jordan)
Dec 24, 2019 • 93 min
Tis the season to unpack your drama. Plus, Michael B. Jordan joins us to discuss his new movie, Just Mercy.
With A Stab of Ranch
Dec 17, 2019 • 123 min
Leave him, sis…
Nice Niggas For What?
Dec 10, 2019 • 139 min
Confusing TF outta Billy Dee Williams…
We Don’t Do Chores
Dec 3, 2019 • 146 min
Waiting on Kaavia to give us word.
The Read @ Culture Con ft Lena Waithe and Melina Matsoukas
Nov 29, 2019 • 37 min
Queen & Slim Q&A. Spoilers throughout.
Tall Glass (feat. Daniel Kaluuya)
Nov 19, 2019 • 153 min
Mama needs her medicine and Daniel Kaluuya stops by to talk Queen & Slim. **Potential Queen & Slim Spoilers 1:15:41 - 1:30:50**
Hymen Great ‘Til They Gotta Be Great
Nov 12, 2019 • 125 min
Cracking knuckles in the Wal-Mart parking lot
Rim Shot
Nov 5, 2019 • 102 min
try it out, sis…
Bowl Baths
Oct 29, 2019 • 130 min
Nick Cannon made what?
Press+
Oct 22, 2019 • 95 min
Signing to Scootie Bike Records
Soccer Is Stupid
Oct 15, 2019 • 105 min
clickbait.
The Basement
Oct 8, 2019 • 107 min
Not my Jesus…
Clit Boil
Oct 1, 2019 • 155 min
Don’t remember why I chose this name for the mailbag, but you’ll figure it out…
Sashay Ofay
Sep 24, 2019 • 115 min
Florida is still wet trash
Blurred Hairlines
Sep 19, 2019 • 117 min
Having jail brunch with Felicity Huffman…
Spin Cycle
Sep 12, 2019 • 141 min
Petty pics from the past…. Support Champ’s Tear Drops here! https://www.gofundme.com/f/1qlk90119c?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
Forever Sleeveless
Sep 5, 2019 • 151 min
Perusing your man’s hard drive…
Baby on Baby
Aug 29, 2019 • 116 min
Y’all and these letters…
The Lean Episode
Aug 22, 2019 • 125 min
*sigh*
The Lying Truth (feat. Bassey Ikpi)
Aug 15, 2019 • 160 min
Unpacking our minds…
Light The Blunt
Aug 8, 2019 • 134 min
Smoking on the balcony… You can support Shoppe Black by clicking here. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1576677152/shoppe-black
Turn The Whiskers Around
Aug 2, 2019 • 129 min
GARFIELD WAS SUPPOSED TO LOVE ME!
Murphy’s Law
Jul 25, 2019 • 140 min
Not the banana pudding!
So So Tone Def
Jul 18, 2019 • 122 min
Dylan, Dylan…Dylan, Dylan and Dylan
Gifted
Jul 11, 2019 • 121 min
Hating your kids… *** Pose Spoilers 2:35-4:10 ***
Ariel’s Dreads
Jul 4, 2019 • 126 min
Fuck boy standards…
Perdue What It Do
Jun 27, 2019 • 121 min
YOU COULD’VE HAD A BAD BITCH! **Black Mirror Spoiler 1:19:19 - 1:21:14**
Tweet Juice
Jun 20, 2019 • 128 min
There’s no trolling OJ over here…
We The Second Best
Jun 13, 2019 • 117 min
Boondocks, Bundles, Beyoncé…
Grindr Findr
Jun 6, 2019 • 111 min
Unlock your pics…
The Long Road
May 30, 2019 • 102 min
Don’t call me daddy!
Yo, Dead Ass (feat. Devale & Khadeen)
May 23, 2019 • 206 min
The Ellises are back to fix our lives
Leg Soap
May 16, 2019 • 116 min
Keeping our inner thighs clean
Camp Nahdontwanna
May 9, 2019 • 144 min
Filtering Ayesha Curry’s DMs…
Endgame of Reads
May 2, 2019 • 163 min
Spoilers everywhere (Avengers Endgame and GOT Spoilers 47:29 - 1:29:30)
Puppies & Picnics
Apr 25, 2019 • 158 min
Puppies & Picnics
Homecoming Thrones
Apr 18, 2019 • 130 min
Lots of reviews. Lots and lots.
Horses In The Black
Apr 11, 2019 • 133 min
Yee-muhfuckin-haw!
Ghost Face Kisser
Apr 4, 2019 • 118 min
How the fuck dare you?
Moaning & Mucinex
Mar 28, 2019 • 133 min
Us spoilers and occasional sniffling… “Spoilers 11:30 - 30:10”
Clutched Pearls
Mar 21, 2019 • 122 min
These letters…
Baby Fatback
Mar 14, 2019 • 146 min
Poor Uncle Jesse…
Trapped In The Clap
Mar 7, 2019 • 150 min
Celebrating King Gayle
Throwblack Planet
Feb 28, 2019 • 152 min
Solange is here to save February.
Melanated Moesha
Feb 21, 2019 • 111 min
Get out of Blue’s house.Get out of Blue’s house.
NOtown
Feb 14, 2019 • 133 min
Barbs, boycotts and backlash
The Chill Grill
Feb 6, 2019 • 146 min
Stay gone, Demi. Sorry not sorry.
Mailbag Hearts
Jan 31, 2019 • 133 min
Here…
Pony Trap
Jan 24, 2019 • 145 min
Crystal Gem stanning…
Super Soulja Bros.
Jan 17, 2019 • 126 min
Would you like lies with that?
Long Ass Sigh
Jan 10, 2019 • 162 min
Y’all are going to jail. PERIODT!
Hot Topics Supercut
Jan 4, 2019 • 15 min
Hot Topics Supercut by Loud Speakers Network
Best Of 2018
Dec 27, 2018 • 175 min
Thank you for another great year! See y’all in 2019
Real Love (feat. The Ellises)
Dec 20, 2018 • 160 min
Devale and Khadeen Ellis join us to talk about love, sex and parenting!
Heart to Hart
Dec 13, 2018 • 131 min
Y’all lost
You Don’t Have Mail
Dec 6, 2018 • 116 min
…and The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Cardi B.
The Circle of Bey
Nov 29, 2018 • 134 min
Niggas doing questionable shit…
To Go Plate (feat. Chef Resha)
Nov 21, 2018 • 101 min
You still chuckin’ them peas, big face?
Live @ WerkIt Festival 2018
Nov 15, 2018 • 116 min
Live @ WerkIt Festival 2018 by Loud Speakers Network
Rebel Without A Cause
Nov 8, 2018 • 132 min
Keeping our heads above water…
Beautiful Bean Footages
Nov 1, 2018 • 97 min
long fucking sigh…
Spice or Sour Cream?
Oct 25, 2018 • 126 min
Get Megan Kelly the FUCK…
Shade IV You (feat. Xavier D’Leau)
Oct 18, 2018 • 125 min
XD joins us to talk about Solange, NYC rats, and bisexual baby daddies.
Pull Up to the Ghost
Oct 11, 2018 • 138 min
Putting Lana Del Rey’s addy in Waze…
Come Get Cady
Oct 4, 2018 • 111 min
Court dates and apology songs…
No Serpents Allowed
Sep 27, 2018 • 126 min
Laughing with the UN…
Gnarled Fingers
Sep 20, 2018 • 117 min
Praying for everybody and everything
Bashin Week
Sep 13, 2018 • 158 min
Shoe fly…don’t bother me.
Nike and the Big White Mad
Sep 6, 2018 • 129 min
burning sneakers. brb.
Toy Story
Aug 30, 2018 • 115 min
Safaree gets the strap…
Queen Harriet
Aug 23, 2018 • 117 min
…just sitting here eating our rice. No Student Deserves To Go Hungry https://www.gofundme.com/no-student-deserves-to-go-hungry
Whew, Chile…The Ghetto
Aug 16, 2018 • 149 min
Moo, bitch. Get out my hay.
20 Questions
Aug 9, 2018 • 123 min
Hennessy and random shit…
Cheerleading
Aug 2, 2018 • 125 min
What happens when late-night snacking goes wrong…
When To Log Off
Jul 25, 2018 • 163 min
When shade goes too far…
Black Kulture
Jul 19, 2018 • 118 min
Faith Evans did what?
Yes Girl! Podcast Live in NOLA Feat. Big Freedia
Jul 13, 2018 • 22 min
Some bonus content this week.
Live in NOLA
Jul 11, 2018 • 104 min
We go live in New Orleans for Essence Fest 2018.
You’ve Got Mail
Jul 4, 2018 • 153 min
We just got a letter. We just got a letter. We just got a letter. Wonder who it’s from.
Dashing from Dame
Jun 28, 2018 • 121 min
Where the bag at, nigga? Where the bag at?
Everything Is Shade
Jun 21, 2018 • 132 min
We good on any MLK Blvd…
Live in Oakland
Jun 14, 2018 • 109 min
Oh, Oakland….
One Thousand Percent
Jun 7, 2018 • 147 min
Jokes and slurred language.
What A Time To Be Adonis
May 31, 2018 • 135 min
BAPE sweaters ruin everything.
These Boys Ain’t Royal
May 24, 2018 • 162 min
We back bih…
Pursuit of Savagery
May 10, 2018 • 130 min
Nice For What by Fenty.
UniversiTea (feat. Logan Browning & Ashley Blaine Featherson)
May 1, 2018 • 140 min
The ladies of Dear White People stop by this week to help us with your messy college problems. Infinity War spoilers (28:56 - 39:56) Link to Chika https://twitter.com/oranicuhh/status/989550438038097921
Live From Sony Hall 4/21
Apr 24, 2018 • 101 min
The Read live From Sony Hall 4/21/18
Beychella
Apr 19, 2018 • 134 min
Bitch, you know why we’re here…
Joggers
Apr 12, 2018 • 130 min
September…Spring Summer.
Fix Your Face
Apr 5, 2018 • 131 min
Miss Vanjie. Miss Vanjieee. Missssss….Vanjieee.
Bite Me!
Mar 29, 2018 • 124 min
Which one of you dizzy ass burnouts put your teeth on Rumi’s mama?
Madea Loses A Painting
Mar 22, 2018 • 129 min
Nor’easter shade.
Unfollowed!
Mar 15, 2018 • 123 min
Beyoncé is upon us…oh, and Jay Z too. Yay!
Beyoncé’s NDA
Mar 8, 2018 • 129 min
*insert Tiffany Haddish’s white dress*
Hi Safaree…
Mar 1, 2018 • 133 min
*insert Fergie’s national anthem* Black Panther spoilers: 3:00 - 27:30
5th Anniversary Show at The Apollo
Feb 20, 2018 • 104 min
The Read Live 5th Anniversary Show at The Apollo
Wakanda Forever
Feb 15, 2018 • 133 min
Turn this shit off and go watch Black Panther.
Quincy Quotes
Feb 8, 2018 • 129 min
You like Brazilian music?
Blue Ivy’s Fruit Snacks
Feb 1, 2018 • 116 min
Destiny’s grandchild is unimpressed by your musical award ceremonies.
I Ain’t Sorry
Jan 25, 2018 • 127 min
We ain’t boycotting Netflix, but we love y’all for real.
The Powerful Prolonged Pearl
Jan 18, 2018 • 126 min
Are we sending Drake baby gifts or nah?
No Monkey Business
Jan 11, 2018 • 119 min
Shutting your ass up is still free.
Happy New Nigga
Jan 4, 2018 • 131 min
Tamar is having a horrible year already.
Best Of 2017
Dec 28, 2017 • 162 min
Some highlights from 2017
Keep Your White To Yourself
Dec 21, 2017 • 120 min
Rest in Heaven, Combat Jack.
Signing Off
Dec 14, 2017 • 136 min
Teach them well and let them lead the way.
Situationship & Chill
Dec 7, 2017 • 111 min
Brother Reed. You have messed up my afro.
Never Seen A Slave Ship In My Whole Life
Nov 30, 2017 • 118 min
*Blue Ivy voice*
Give Thanks
Nov 23, 2017 • 96 min
Pass us a plate
Butt Lunch
Nov 15, 2017 • 98 min
I really just wanted to name this episode “Butt Lunch.”
Five Million Dollar Fail
Nov 9, 2017 • 130 min
Longest sigh ever.
Tears of a Yogi
Nov 2, 2017 • 111 min
When the Basquiat skirt isn’t enough….
Bikini Bottoms
Oct 26, 2017 • 117 min
Dirty panties and bank drama
Identity Theft
Oct 19, 2017 • 122 min
This episode is inspired by Jay-Z’s spirit, Pac’s soul and sonically Dre’s ears.
Live from Chicago
Oct 9, 2017 • 108 min
Thanks to Chicago for a great time at our sold-out show this past weekend.
Shackles
Oct 3, 2017 • 102 min
Tina Campbell luh Trump.
Somebody’s Getting Fired
Sep 28, 2017 • 112 min
The audio (and Crissle’s cough) are both awful this week, but we dragged too many people to not release this. Our apologies.
Unbreak My Hart
Sep 21, 2017 • 104 min
Tyrese doesn’t respond to Gmail ass booty chatter.
Typing Too Fast While Too Furious
Sep 14, 2017 • 134 min
Baby rumors and Bobby Brown. (Correction: PewdiePie has 57 million followers on Youtube. Not sure where I got 11 million from. - Fury)
It Takes Two (feat. Shea Couleé)
Sep 7, 2017 • 129 min
This week we’re talking drag, ghosts and Insecure with superstar queen, Shea Couleé.
The First White Walker
Aug 31, 2017 • 102 min
Promise rings and pussy sales. (Game of Thrones spoilers 8:00 - 14:25)
The Mailbag
Aug 23, 2017 • 122 min
This episode is all about your dramatic ass letters that we love so much.
Make America Jennerless Again
Aug 17, 2017 • 119 min
*long sigh*
The Greatest Love Of All
Aug 10, 2017 • 110 min
Surround Brandy Norwood with your prayers.
Noprah Winfrey
Aug 3, 2017 • 117 min
Backpage and Beyoncé movies
The Next Generation (feat. LeVar Burton)
Jul 27, 2017 • 196 min
Fundamental reading with an icon.
U Got It Bad (feat. Issa Rae)
Jul 20, 2017 • 152 min
Insecure talk with Queen Issa
A Muva’s Love
Jul 13, 2017 • 132 min
Strolling down the beautiful streets of B2K memory lane.
Dream’s Nightmare
Jul 7, 2017 • 126 min
Blue Ivy might be the greatest rapper alive.
A Black Ass Sunday
Jun 29, 2017 • 125 min
The Grand High Nigga Gala took place this past weekend and it was a mess.
Love & Guttersnipe Hollywood
Jun 22, 2017 • 122 min
The twins are here!!! Bishop Curry’s GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/endhotcardeaths
Bush Gardens
Jun 15, 2017 • 128 min
Amber Rose unleashes her fur burger for Instagram.
#Oprah
Jun 8, 2017 • 111 min
Disclaimer: Crissle has another disgusting story.
F**k Off, Jody!
Jun 1, 2017 • 105 min
Bad ideas and banana pudding.
No More Drama
May 25, 2017 • 94 min
Leave me alone. Go ahead.
Bad All By Myself
May 18, 2017 • 116 min
We don’t care about Katy Perry.
Peaches & Scheme
May 11, 2017 • 133 min
THE LIES! THE LIES! THE LIES!
Doing The Butt…Again
May 4, 2017 • 127 min
Poor choices all around.
The Plight of the Light
Apr 27, 2017 • 141 min
Are Crissle and Fury a couple of high-yellow haters?
LOGIC
Apr 20, 2017 • 107 min
Leave ethnic food alone!
You’re Just A Baby Boy
Apr 13, 2017 • 90 min
Shut your ass up, Tyrese.
Somebody Gettin’ Fired
Apr 5, 2017 • 95 min
Alicia Keys stars in “When Keeping It Deep Goes Wrong
Don’t Try Her
Mar 30, 2017 • 120 min
Strong black women snatch wigs.
It’s Not Easy Being White
Mar 23, 2017 • 105 min
psych.
BANG!
Mar 16, 2017 • 105 min
Beyoncé trolls us, Nicki still lost and Trump stays pissed.
Petty Partners
Mar 9, 2017 • 118 min
for colored girls who unfurl their tits when diss tracks are enuf…
The Read Live! 4 Year Anniversary Show
Feb 26, 2017 • 103 min
The Read Live! Four Year Anniversary in show NYC
Let The World Be Round
Feb 23, 2017 • 111 min
Dumb, lies and videotape….
When Grammys Give You Lemons
Feb 16, 2017 • 118 min
Adele took Beyoncé’s things, but it’s okay.
The Read Live! Washington D.C.
Feb 7, 2017 • 137 min
The Read Live from Washington D.C.
Destiny’s Grandchild
Feb 2, 2017 • 96 min
!!!!!!!!!!
Alternative Facts
Jan 26, 2017 • 110 min
Keke, Chrisette and more
Make Your Own Damn Sandwich (feat. Trina)
Jan 19, 2017 • 153 min
Chrisette Michele and Steve Harvey don’t care about black people.
Duel in Dubai
Jan 12, 2017 • 134 min
break ups, make ups and water sports
Whose Mic Is It Anyway?
Jan 5, 2017 • 128 min
Mariah, J. Lo and Chris Brown’s fists.
Best Moments Of 2016
Dec 31, 2016 • 129 min
Best Moments Of 2016 by Loud Speakers Network
Give Mary Her Things
Dec 15, 2016 • 87 min
Give Mary Her Things by Loud Speakers Network
Platform Politics
Dec 8, 2016 • 114 min
UGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHH!!!
The Shade Is Mine
Dec 1, 2016 • 122 min
Kanye update, more unnecessary shade from Brandy and hat policies.
The Life Of Hellno
Nov 23, 2016 • 104 min
Bullshit and foolishness.
Bi Bi Bi
Nov 17, 2016 • 121 min
Reality TV drama and a real life Tyler Perry movie.
This Some Bullshit
Nov 10, 2016 • 128 min
… what?
Losing Your Right To Be Mad
Nov 3, 2016 • 93 min
Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift and smelly cats.
Title
Oct 27, 2016 • 95 min
Description
Share My Worth
Oct 20, 2016 • 112 min
Naomi Campbell is still scary and Mary J Blige’s divorce is filled with hateration.
It’s Litigation
Oct 13, 2016 • 114 min
Lawsuits, breakups and bottoming…
Water Color Woes
Oct 6, 2016 • 92 min
Gross letters and ratchetry.
Holleration In This Hillary
Sep 29, 2016 • 120 min
Kardashian pettiness, Black TV pettiness and more.
Chain of Fools
Sep 22, 2016 • 124 min
The Game, Meek Mill and Sean Kingston’s jewelry.
F.Y.A.
Sep 15, 2016 • 121 min
Side-chick books and people who should shut the hell up.
Dude, Where’s My Car?
Sep 8, 2016 • 110 min
Pay Your Bills
BeyRihTey
Sep 1, 2016 • 124 min
The VMAs, spit sex and lying ass white vultures.
No After Parties
Aug 25, 2016 • 109 min
Francine returns, Amber Rose recruits and Meek Mill refuses to move on.
Back Door Kisses For Boys
Aug 18, 2016 • 108 min
Mess
Rap, Lies & Penis
Aug 11, 2016 • 121 min
Frank Ocean, Martha Stewart and poor penis choices.
The Read In Amsterdam
Aug 4, 2016 • 94 min
Who Knows?
The Read Live from London
Jul 31, 2016 • 114 min
The Read Live From London
Nineteen Eighty Lyin
Jul 21, 2016 • 107 min
Pokémon and lying ass white women.
You Won’t Stop Our Blackness
Jul 13, 2016 • 111 min
You Won’t Stop Our Blackness by Loud Speakers Network
Locked Inside
Jul 6, 2016 • 92 min
Beef, bleach and boosters.
The Time BET Actually Had Us
Jun 30, 2016 • 106 min
The BET Awards were…pretty good.
Swift Lies
Jun 23, 2016 • 87 min
Tinctures and terrible stories
The Read San Francisco Live
Jun 16, 2016 • 110 min
The Read Live from San Francisco
Days Of Edges Past
Jun 9, 2016 • 97 min
Formation hits NYC.
Going Ape Shit
Jun 2, 2016 • 124 min
Gorillas in the pissed
Liars and Scammers
May 26, 2016 • 108 min
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Live from Baltimore
May 19, 2016 • 108 min
The Read Live! from Baltimore
Fu-Gee-Late
May 10, 2016 • 93 min
Killing time softly with no songs.
Step Niece Daughter
May 4, 2016 • 98 min
Step Niece Daughter
Lilac Lemonade
Apr 28, 2016 • 92 min
100% Pure Stanning
This Thing Called Life
Apr 21, 2016 • 75 min
RIP Prince.
Skirt On 22s
Apr 14, 2016 • 120 min
Apparently we can’t shut up these days.
Child of Destiny (feat. Kelly Rowland)
Apr 5, 2016 • 83 min
Kelly. Damn. Rowland
Shady Shenanigans
Mar 31, 2016 • 126 min
Katt Williams, K. Michelle and Kehlani.
Kattwarts: School of Pimpcraft & Niggatry
Mar 23, 2016 • 87 min
Oh, who knows?
Another Thursday
Mar 17, 2016 • 91 min
Ciara’s ring, Chris Brown’s new movie and Mariah’s reality show
Katt Scratch Fever
Mar 10, 2016 • 102 min
New Chris Brown drama, more boring nudes and flop on flop crime.
Movie Business
Mar 3, 2016 • 96 min
The Oscar’s are still white as hell and Nina Simone is still black as hell.
3rd Anniversary Live
Feb 25, 2016 • 111 min
Despite the best efforts of both the flu and a shitty soundman at Manhattan’s The New School, The Read is back this week. With both Crissle and Fury unable to get out of bed (let alone get to the studio) this week we’re bringing you The Read’s 3rd…
Adele and the Order of Key, Sis
Feb 18, 2016 • 97 min
The Grammys were a lie.
BEYmergency: Formation
Feb 8, 2016 • 83 min
WHEW!!!!
Ugh!
Feb 3, 2016 • 81 min
Attention whores everywhere.
Kanye, Shut Your Black Ass Up
Jan 28, 2016 • 102 min
here.
In Memory of Dionne Davenport
Jan 21, 2016 • 84 min
Just stop talking.
Powerful Balls
Jan 14, 2016 • 81 min
Golden Globes, Teen Slob OG and Patti’s cakes getting patty caked.
Future Support
Jan 7, 2016 • 93 min
Brandy stanning, Jaden Smith’s skirt and Future’s future with Future.
Best Of 2015
Dec 31, 2015 • 100 min
A look back at the best moments of 2015
The Friend Zone and The Read Mash Up Part 2
Dec 24, 2015 • 81 min
It’s the holidays, so it’s only right that The Friend Zone and The Read get together. Here’s Part 2 of the mash up.
The Passion Fruit
Dec 17, 2015 • 90 min
The sad story of Meek Mill’s cold clear pee.
Curried Class
Dec 10, 2015 • 82 min
Bow Wow gives us a failed Language Arts lesson as we keep our good stuff covered.
Peace, Love and Shade
Dec 3, 2015 • 83 min
Blue Ivy is booked.
Turkey & Greens (feat. Tykeia)
Nov 26, 2015 • 74 min
Holiday shade with our sistren.
Da Hee
Nov 19, 2015 • 103 min
Patti Pies are making folks slap their mamas harder than Holly Holm. Plus, a history lesson for you young hoes.
Boonk & Hennessy (feat. Dormtainment)
Nov 12, 2015 • 121 min
Cognac and conversation with Mike and Tay of Dormtainment.
No Shave, No Shade
Nov 5, 2015 • 80 min
TLC went to shade jail, Chris Brown put TMZ on blast and The Game set out that peen.
Flick of the Wrist
Oct 29, 2015 • 99 min
Bad tattoos, old boobs and gay porn
Anal Training Day
Oct 22, 2015 • 98 min
Oprah, Drake, Beyoncé and butt play.
The Name Game
Oct 15, 2015 • 80 min
Raven Hyphen Sigh’Moan is still acting a damn fool.
The Read Seattle
Oct 8, 2015 • 132 min
The Read live show from Seattle
The Read London
Sep 24, 2015 • 107 min
The Read travels to London for our first European show.
You’ve Got Mail
Sep 17, 2015 • 79 min
A brand new mailbag episode full of your letters from home.
A Picture Is Worth Twenty Quarters
Sep 10, 2015 • 67 min
Sheree done lost her damn mind…
Billy Ray’s Burden
Sep 4, 2015 • 97 min
Happy birthday, Beyoncé! We’re back to discuss Nicki versus Miley, Fake President Kardashian and Paula Deen’s Nae-Nae.
Serena & The Hotline Bling
Aug 27, 2015 • 95 min
louiepradagucci.
Difficult Dumbasses
Aug 20, 2015 • 107 min
It’s a fuckboy frenzy.
Love & Verse-Top
Aug 13, 2015 • 92 min
Reality stars are still doing too much.
O_OFest
Aug 6, 2015 • 79 min
Drake hops on an owl and soars into the shade heavens as our new Supreme.
Drunk for Drake
Jul 31, 2015 • 98 min
Aubrey for the win.
Who Started From The Bottom?
Jul 23, 2015 • 83 min
A loud and bloody wig snatching hurricane.
With Great Likes Come Great Responsibilities
Jul 16, 2015 • 71 min
Chris Brown, Brandy and Kylie Jenner’s TVOne wig.
Crouching Tyga
Jul 9, 2015 • 77 min
Mess.
Wack Entertainment
Jul 2, 2015 • 83 min
I’m sorry and I forgive you.
What’s Your Excuse?
Jun 25, 2015 • 84 min
Karruby Rose, Diddy’s pimp hand and Khia’s vocals.
Imitation of Life
Jun 16, 2015 • 69 min
I don’t understand the question.
Because It Applies
Jun 11, 2015 • 77 min
No caption
Hazed
Jun 4, 2015 • 79 min
Eggs, Caitlyn, Grits!
Mess Side Story
May 27, 2015 • 69 min
Chris Brown is a lost cause.
What A Lovely Day
May 21, 2015 • 89 min
Beyoncé’s new BFF feeds her cheeseburgers and “NahLaters.”
Minor Wounds
May 14, 2015 • 72 min
Kenya Moore’s life twirls out and Blac Chyna’s mama goes off!
Filler Me Softly
May 7, 2015 • 76 min
MET dresses, rappers beefing, and Kylie Jenner’s confession.
Window Lives Don’t Matter
Apr 30, 2015 • 94 min
Ghetto BBQs, Bruce Jenner and Baltimore.
Lips Aren’t Movin
Apr 23, 2015 • 86 min
Waka Flocka runs for office. Sherri Sheppard runs from child support. Kylie Jenner runs her mouth.
Coco Nuts
Apr 16, 2015 • 84 min
Rihanna, Beyoncé and Madonna’s new victim of the kissing curse.
Ain’t Shit Day
Apr 8, 2015 • 87 min
Lots of celebrity reunions this week. Plus, Frank Ocean is back and Kylie Jenner wants to look like a gay plum.
#TIDALforSOMEOFYALL (feat. Dormtainment)
Apr 2, 2015 • 78 min
Rome and Cam, of the hilarious Dormtainment, join the show to talk Tidal, Karrueche and gas money. Visit them at dormtainment.com and check out their Comedy Central web series, Six Guys One Car.
Muppets Are People Too
Mar 26, 2015 • 68 min
Jim Henson tears, ghostwriter tea, and ethnic TV.
Fix It
Mar 19, 2015 • 72 min
Common is full of love…and a few other things. Plus, Karrueche finally gets help…for our entertainment.
The Snatching
Mar 12, 2015 • 84 min
So many wigs to remove. So little time.
Bitch U Guessed It:The Read Turns Two
Mar 5, 2015 • 137 min
The Read Live at The New School in NYC. We thank you all so much for your continued support through these two black ass years.
Get Like Rih
Feb 26, 2015 • 81 min
We’re just over here smelling like patchouli oil and weed.
Front Row Fuss
Feb 18, 2015 • 82 min
North West keeps it fucking real.
The Taste You Can See (feat. Estelle)
Feb 12, 2015 • 100 min
Estelle drops by to discuss her new album, True Romance. Plus, Grammy talk and a horrific update.
100 Reads
Feb 5, 2015 • 116 min
Assante and Dustin join us for our 100th episode! To celebrate, we dove into another mailbag of your business.
1,000 Hours
Jan 29, 2015 • 82 min
Happy Shonda Day! Now that the fake blizzard is over, let’s talk about Nene’s wretched wigs.
Smell & Taste
Jan 22, 2015 • 70 min
Apologies in advance.
Ethnic Showers (feat. Jazmine Sullivan)
Jan 15, 2015 • 64 min
Naya Rivera bathes once in a while and Kenya Moore is still crazy. Plus, Queen Jazmine Sullivan stops by to discuss her new album, Reality Show! Buy Reality Show on iTunes here: http://bit.ly/1C9wPvB
Memoirs Of A Fake Geisha
Jan 8, 2015 • 78 min
We’re back to discuss Rick Ross’s new tattoo, Nene Leakes’ tears and plenty more. Tickets to Houston Live Show http://bit.ly/13BVT32
Best Of
Jan 1, 2015 • 56 min
Here are a few highlights from The Read that you all voted as your favorites.
Read & Green
Dec 25, 2014 • 60 min
It’s a Christmas party with our dear friends. We can’t really remember most of it, but it’s surely full of yelling and nonsense. Happy holidays!
Theta Beta Naw
Dec 18, 2014 • 66 min
VH1’s new reality show gets stomped in the yard. Plus, Bobby Shmurda is in the shmenitentiary. To fill out a short survey about The Read and win a free Bevel, go to http://www.thereadsurvey.com/
Leave Drake Alone
Dec 11, 2014 • 72 min
Our friend Aubrey has taken some unnecessary blows this week. Keep him in your prayers.
Not My God
Dec 3, 2014 • 87 min
Halle’s baby hair, Jill Scott’s cape and more.
Ghetto Gratitude
Nov 26, 2014 • 69 min
We give thanks for Beyoncé, Grand Theft Auto, social media shade and more.
Distrust Funds
Nov 20, 2014 • 80 min
Pudding pops and poor choices…
Delivurt Us From Evil
Nov 13, 2014 • 81 min
Nicki’s nazis and other N-words.
U Tried It
Nov 6, 2014 • 67 min
Another week of poor choices from the rich and the light skinned. Plus, Beyoncé presents a gift to Kid Fury and not you.
One Of Them Days
Oct 30, 2014 • 62 min
If you don’t get your ass off that damn piano…
On My Disney
Oct 23, 2014 • 87 min
Twerking isn’t feminism. It’s fun. So piss off, Annie Lennox.
The 40 Year Old Stoner
Oct 16, 2014 • 58 min
Stevie J is pregnant, Tyga is leaving Young Money and Snoop is still high. To check out Bevel, visit GetBevel.com today. Use code THEREAD to get 20% off your first month Visit audiblepodcast.com/theread for a free 30-day trial
No Label (The Bizarro Episode)
Oct 9, 2014 • 101 min
This week is a vortex of ratchet featuring Tyga’s lust, Raven-Symone’s weave and baby mama threesomes.
100 Racist Recipes
Oct 2, 2014 • 86 min
Dear Kim and Kanye, we at The Read would like to respectfully speak for North in saying…leave her the fuck out of it. All of it. Thanks.
Mrs. Birdman
Sep 25, 2014 • 90 min
Tyler Perry allegedly got a woman pregnant and Keyshia Cole is still mad. For your free trial of HuluPlus, got to huluplus.com/theread huluplus.com/theread. Go to nature box.com to get 50% OFF your first box with promo code THEREAD.
Switch (feat. Reagan Gomez)
Sep 18, 2014 • 94 min
This week we’re joined by actor/producer, Reagan Gomez, to discuss her new web series, women of color creating their own content and Waka Flocka’s weed. Check out Reagan’s original series, Almost Home here: http://bit.ly/1ssKQyt Make sure you support the…
Good Job
Sep 11, 2014 • 82 min
Is French Montana’s story arc coming to an end? Will Katy Perry and Taylor Swift be on Worldstar? All this and more…
Bey Day
Sep 4, 2014 • 79 min
Snoop Dogg transforms into a light-skinned aunt and Cee-Lo doesn’t know what rape is.
Stung
Aug 28, 2014 • 88 min
Blue performed at MTV’s Beyoncé concert and Karrueche faced the wrath of the Beyhive.
The Green Experiment (feat. Dustin & Assante)
Aug 21, 2014 • 72 min
We don’t really remember.
The Upheaval
Aug 14, 2014 • 64 min
This week has been rough but we’re here anyway. Danity Kane gives up again, Ciara leaves her Future, and we have a special word for the NAACP.
This Is..The Remix
Aug 7, 2014 • 81 min
Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj released a monster remix. Kimberly Denise Jones is pissed.
The Bird Squat
Jul 31, 2014 • 80 min
Nicki Minaj’s ass and a Cheetah Girl’s past. That’s what this episode is made of.
Wife Swap
Jul 24, 2014 • 67 min
Naya Rivera loves a new man, Lebron loves cupcakes and Farrah Franklin loves to get 2 on.
On The Run
Jul 17, 2014 • 79 min
The Carters have collected our edges…again.
I See London, I See France
Jul 10, 2014 • 99 min
Karrueche is single again, Prince shades an R&B “diva” and Keyshia Cole is dumb.
All Shade
Jul 3, 2014 • 96 min
The EBT Awards were a great showing of shade, sass and lumberjack outfits. Plus, a natural hair read.
Vital Information
Jun 26, 2014 • 63 min
The internet attempts to bail a fine light skinned felon out of prison, Keyshia Cole sings about lady love and Drake has a new WCW.
None In A Million (feat. Mike Brown)
Jun 20, 2014 • 83 min
Blue Ivy’s CRWN, T.I.’s Instabeef and Zendaya’s swooped bang. Plus comedian Mike Brown joins us this week for all this shade and more.
Dont Mess With Pamela James
Jun 12, 2014 • 72 min
Tichina Arnold serves a shining read for Khloe Kardashian’s boyfriend. Plus, Rihanna shades TLC over her boobs and much more!
Crystal Tits
Jun 5, 2014 • 80 min
Rihanna’s glitter boobs, an Azealia Banks debate and more.
Dial Up
May 29, 2014 • 81 min
For the first time ever, Kid Fury & Crissle take calls from a few of you listeners at home.
Ass Hook
May 22, 2014 • 76 min
Jaylongé is a union of beauty again…according to Beyoncé. Plus, Ciara gives birth to tomorrow, Rob Kardashian knows he’s fat and much more.
Going Down (feat. Dustin Ross)
May 15, 2014 • 89 min
…never really did like elevators. [ Tickets: TheReadDetroit.com + TheReadLA.com ]
Lemon Pepper Wings
May 8, 2014 • 87 min
Monica Lewinksy, Willow Smith and lots of celebrity fuckboys.
Banned for Life
Apr 30, 2014 • 86 min
Carter concerts, bare breasts and racism.
Butt Fingers
Apr 24, 2014 • 73 min
Flops fall back in love, Columbus Short is in a real life Scandal and Mama Dee discusses douche sales.
The Mang-o-Rita Experiment
Apr 17, 2014 • 78 min
There would be a description here, but we don’t remember what the hell was discussed so…
Leave Trick Daddy Alone
Apr 10, 2014 • 92 min
Rappers with legal troubles, Rihanna’s bare booty picture day, Scandal predictions and much more!
Unleash The Draggin’
Apr 3, 2014 • 76 min
Here at The Read, we promote equal opportunity dragging and this week the verbal gatherings are open and available for all.
The Winner Is North
Mar 27, 2014 • 66 min
North West’s parents are on the cover of Vogue, but who cares about them? Plus, Nick Cannon doesn’t care about whiteface.
#Aubrihanna
Mar 20, 2014 • 73 min
It looks like Drake and Rihanna are the new light-skinned power couple in these streets. Meanwhile, Chris Brown is only allowed one phone call.
In My Skin (feat. Shaun Ross)
Mar 13, 2014 • 70 min
Boosie is free, Frank Ocean and Chipotle have beef (HA!) and Chris Brown is single again. Plus model/actor, Shaun Ross, joins the show to talk fashion, Beyoncé and self-love.
Live One Year Anniversary Show
Mar 6, 2014 • 97 min
The Read celebrates its’ first anniversary with a live show from New York City.
G I R L Bye…
Feb 28, 2014 • 73 min
Pharrell’s new album cover is causing some brown anger. Robin Thicke’s wife finally found some sense. Plus, one of the craziest letters yet.
Angry & Optimistic
Feb 20, 2014 • 82 min
Vampires, Lil Kim and other horrifying things.
Gay, Black & Unbothered
Feb 12, 2014 • 49 min
This week, TIP & Tiny are sharing their booty issues with Instagram. Plus, T-Pain puts homophobes on blast and Kid Fury ain’t thinking about fatherhood.
Episode From Hell
Feb 6, 2014 • 64 min
Ch…
The Grammy Heist
Jan 30, 2014 • 62 min
Macklemore received all of Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy awards, but don’t worry…he’s awful sorry about that. Is T.I.’s family hustling backwards? All this plus Vin Diesel’s attempt at surfing this week.
TooOld 4Instagram
Jan 23, 2014 • 66 min
Madonna and does something stupid for attention…again. Drake wins at Saturday Night Live. Plus, Sherri Shepherd shade and much more.
The Fall Of House Bieber
Jan 16, 2014 • 48 min
Bieber and friends are finally looking at doing time. Ciara reveals her pregnancy that we all knew about. Plus, Kid Fury sets a new goal for 2014.
Break Babies
Jan 9, 2014 • 63 min
Young Jeezy makes terrorist threats, SNL adds some color to their mix and Dwyane Wade has a new baby mama. Plus…girl, it’s cold
The Mailbag
Dec 31, 2013 • 79 min
Happy 2014! The Read is dedicating this episode to you and your letters from home.
Beyoncé Holiday Spectacular
Dec 17, 2013 • 104 min
What was once meant to be a holiday special filled with friends, champagne and shade turned out to be a full stan moment after King Beyoncé snatched us up from the root.
#AskYourPublicist
Dec 12, 2013 • 58 min
R. Kelly may dress like a thirteen year old Chief Keef fan, but he sure doesn’t know Twitter very well. Plus, Michelle Obama gets these girls together and The Carters rule the Grammys.
Trina Appreciation Day (feat. Freshalina)
Dec 5, 2013 • 61 min
Prepare for The Read to get loose (with more punch than a bowl of juice) as we keep it trill with special guest and blogging godmother, Freshalina.
Turkey Day
Nov 27, 2013 • 59 min
Happy Thanksgiving! Have your honey ham with a side of shade this week when we discuss Rihanna’s doobie wrap, Flo Rida’s “good fortune,” and turduckens.
Race-Themed
Nov 20, 2013 • 58 min
Keri Hilson is still enjoying her basketball boo and box braids, Oprah has requested that a certain group of people die, and USA Today tried the hell out of it.
Sistah Wives
Nov 14, 2013 • 75 min
Description: Akon has the answer to love and hip-hop while Pebbles won’t give up the answers we care about. All this plus talk of Mariah Carey, dating in NYC, and stud love.
Space Pop
Nov 7, 2013 • 40 min
Eminem is back on the train of controversy while Gaga has booked a ship to outer space…literally. Plus, New York’s MTA is still living hell on Earth.
Blackface (feat. Charlamagne Tha God)
Oct 30, 2013 • 83 min
The Breakfast Club’s own, Charlamagne Tha God, joins the show this week to talk Chris Brown, Young Jeezy, Rich Dollaz’ forehead and more. Plus, Julianne Hough isn’t very good at this Halloween thing.
Raggedy Pebbles
Oct 24, 2013 • 65 min
Who knew that Lil Mama was such a good actress? Nobody. Who knew that Kanye and Kim would have a widely publicized engagement? Everyone. All this and bad football, this week on The Read. Don’t forget to grab tickets to Kid Fury’s Trilloween:…