You Season 2

11Feb

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In this episode, BGB talks about Season 2 of the Netflix series You, we talk Will Bettleheim, Penn Badgley being from Baltimore, the frequency of the name Love, Falesha's hilarious character notes, season 2 worries, Shanda the writer, the ineffectiveness of the police, I wolf you, could Joe be a black man, romanticizing a white serial killer, separation of actor and character, the line between control and concern, dating culture, ground Chuck, trying to have law in lawlessness, weird twin connection, sand hatred, being nosey leads to death and so much more

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Godfather of Harlem Pt.2

8Feb

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 In this episode, BGB concludes our conversation about The Godfather of Harlem, we talk black history, making history interesting, father daughter relationships, interracial dating, control, puppet masters, being exposed to drugs, Candace gives fake stats, parent/child power struggles, the mob, parents with drug addictions, if she can't use your comb, don't bring her home, black girl brush, Adam Clayton Powell, politics, Powell vs. Malcolm, for the people or above the people, black man vs. white man religion, the birth of a protest, buck breaking, Big D Buster, season 2 desires & expectations, Forest Whitaker's amazing performance, old school drug culture vs. today's, getting show closure and so much more 

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The Godfather of Harlem

4Feb

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It's our first episode of 2020 and we're kicking it off with a bang!! Black Girl Broadcast is talking the Epix original series The Godfather of Harlem, we talk that intro song, Swizz Beats, the historical aspect of the show, the amazing cast, Forrest Whitaker being the GOAT, having to deal with commercials aka first world problems, how the Power intro song compares to this one, how Epix popped up out of nowhere, the fashion stylings of the 60s, the American Gangster connection, the real life Bumpy Johnson, the awesome cast and characters, the illustrious Nigel Thatch that plays Malcolm X in this series, Bumpy the HNIC, rooting for the bad guy, our issues with the drug game, the drug game vs. the beef game, society's perception of drug addicts, junkie commercials, my 600-lb life, the drug game as a stepping stone to success, why Fee doesn't like saying nigga, Candace trying to make duji happen, drug addiction stories, the treatment of people with addiction, Snowfall, how prison isn't truly a reform system, white drug addiction vs. black drug addiction, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., black man religion vs. white man religion, the proper telling of history, finding your own religious relationship and so much more 

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Tyler Perry Takeover

17Dec

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In this episode, BGB talks about the Tyler Perry Takeover, we talk his life story, Tyler Perry being a real life inspiration, Tyler Perry vs. Spike Ug Lee, humble brag, taking the classy route, the historic Tyler Perry Studios opening, his plays vs. movies, Acrimony the 12 day movie, different levels of appreciation, BET networks, Sistas, The Oval, for the culture, making plays popping in the black community, the Tyler Perry grind, black male inspiration, Xfinity voice commands problems, bad wigs, awesome foursome females, excessive drama original reactions, millennial media renaissance and soo much more

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GIRLFRIENDS!!!!!! and black-ish

12Dec

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It finally happened!! After all this time, our Girlfriends made it back on the big screen!!! We finally talk about the historic Girlfriends x black-ish episode, Tranise can't contain her excitement as you'll hear throughout the show, we talk everything Girlfriends, Tracee Ellis-Ross, Golden Brooks, Persia White, Jill Marie Jones, Reggie Hayes, black don't crack....it heroines, Wale songs, #GirlfriendsNow, #GirlfriendsMondays by BGB on Instagram, staying loyal to your favorite shows, the return of The Game, cult classics, Napoleon Dynamite, The Color Purple the comedy, feminism, womanism, sitcom callbacks, racism, allies, educational & hilarious sitcoms, Alice Walker, minimum wage & cost of living, discrimination, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, did feminism kill chivalry, perspective, job reviews, the post show Girlfriends interview with Charlamagne, the race card, season 5 of Martin, a possible Girlfriends reboot or mini-series, the cultural importance of Girlfriends, positive reality shows and so much more

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Dynamic Duo | Sherman’s Showcase & South Side

3Dec

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In this episode, BGB talks the dynamic duo, Bashir Salahuddin & Diallo Riddle, Sherman’s Showcase, South Side, Dropping it low for Jesus, spoof shows, comedy, Falesha’s failed Solid Gold dancer dreams, American Soul, doing it “for Jesus,” dry humor, The Office, the great Michael Scott, Falesha’s fake hate for shows, the black Office, Reno 911, “That Ain’t Right,” Prince, the constant Frederick Douglass appearances, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Ms. Juicy Baby, colored greens, Coretta Scott King’s sense of humor, Blackie, knowing when shows are not for you, inappropriate humor, new wave of black comedy, Tiffany Haddish, ‘They Ready’ on Netflix, Lil Rel, REL vs. Martin, Chilligan’s Island, competing with the nostalgia of old shows, Candace grinding her teeth, brace horror stories, sophistarospel, BGB getting paid to podcast, behind the scenes, spoof songs, fake music & fake TV shows and so much more

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It’s a BGB Thanksgiving!!

28Nov

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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!! In honor of today, we have dedicated an entire episode to this holiday, we talk our favorite Thanksgiving TV moments, who is allowed to cook what, creating a Thanksgiving intern system, why the Pearsons should hate Thanksgiving, sweet potato pie vs. pumpkin pie, family traditions, what we are most grateful for and of course so much more

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A Black Lady Sketch Show

26Nov

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In this episode, BGB talks about the amazing series A Black Lady Sketch Show, we talk how y'all need to get BGB paid and on air, our fan love for Robin Thede, BET's stupidity, our fans sending us their passwords, when queens (Robin Thede & Issa Rae) link up, BGB technical difficulties, BET vs. HBO, "I love black people," how much this show means for black female representation, Ava "Black" Duvernay, Stylin' Hollywood on Netflix, greater appreciation for great black shows over time, White Famous, black women in comedy, the originator of black female comedy, the black mother, binge culture, our disappointment with the show, amazing black female cameos, Nizzy's TV facts alum, our favorite sketches, our hopes for season 2 and so much more

 

P.S. (the sound gets a little crazy at the end due to some issues...SORRY)

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Power Season 6 | Conclusion

23Nov

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In this episode, BGB concludes our conversation about Power Season 6. We talk Tommy vs. Ghost, Who Shot JR, Power the murder mystery, adding new elements to a show without upsetting your diehard fans, poor Elisa Marie, druggie daycare, that disrespectful head mush, RIP Kiesha, Lala on The Chi, that lovely Jessie Williams cameo, BGB's rundown of each suspect, why Tasha can't date, Terry Silver, shoutout to mechanics, Dre & his daughter, Many Men, the cinematography of that one scene, Tranise predicts how the next episodes will play out, HBOMax, RIP John Witherspoon, keepstarz.com, #ghostsneverdie and so much more

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Power Season 6 | Part One

19Nov

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In this episode, BGB talks about Power Season 6. We talk Xfinity dropping Starz, DirecTV's spotty service, "app-ing" it up, not paying the five, the mid-season finale, the Power intro song, Power Confidential, IS IT the final season, Joe (the singer), the lies of the showrunners, nobody dies in show's anymore, do real ghosts exist anymore, Falesha wilin' out, #whoshotGhost, predictions for Ghost's future, baldilocks, new wig alert, Tasha teaching Tariq the game, Candace's hatred for Tasha, James vs. Ghost, the differences between Tommy & Ghost, how love makes you a whore and so much more

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