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Black Girl Nerds

Black Girl Nerds

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Black Girl Nerds is an online community devoted to promoting nerdiness among Black women & people of color. Check us out on blackgirlnerds.com and play with us on social media by following us on Twitter @blackgirlnerds!
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1:04:18 | Aug 26th

The Starz TV series Power is in its final season, also known as "The Final Betrayal". Angelica and Ryanne return to this new show focusing on episodic recaps of season 6. And don't worry for you Handmaid's Tale fans out there, we still have more epis...Show More

53:15 | Aug 21st

On episode 10 of The Handmaid’s Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode “Witness”. If you’re a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 10 breakdown Hosts: Angelica...Show More

1:02:03 | Aug 4th

On episode 9 of The Handmaid’s Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode “Heroic”. If you’re a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 9 breakdown Hosts: Angelica an...Show More

1:04:41 | Jul 30th

On episode 7 of The Handmaid’s Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode “Unfit”. If you’re a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 8 breakdown Hosts: Angelica and...Show More

55:43 | Jul 27th

Kevin Feige and company have finally announced what's in store for phase 4 of Marvel and we have ALOT of opinions about it!  Featuring: Jamie and Ryanne Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

55:26 | Jul 22nd

On episode 7 of The Handmaid’s Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode “Under His Eye”. If you’re a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 7 breakdown Hosts: Ange...Show More

1:01:42 | Jul 20th

This episode explores the differences between racebending and whitewashing and provides classic examples where Hollywood went wrong and what they're doing right. From Scarlett Johannson's career choices to comic book characters becoming more diverse ...Show More

1:08:18 | Jul 16th

On episode 6 of The Handmaid’s Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode “Household”. If you’re a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 6 breakdown Hosts: Angelica...Show More

47:56 | Jul 10th

Angelica, Ryanne and Jamie discuss the ridiculous controversy over the casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action film "The Little Mermaid".  Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus

1:00:29 | Jul 8th

On episode 5 of The Handmaid’s Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode “Unknown Caller”. If you’re a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 5 breakdown Hosts: Ang...Show More

1:02:12 | Jul 1st

On episode 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode “God Bless the Child”. If you’re a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 4 breakdown Hosts...Show More

59:40 | Jun 24th

On episode 3 of The Handmaid's Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode "Useful". If you're a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 3 breakdown Hosts: Angelica an...Show More

59:14 | Jun 17th

On episode 2 of The Handmaid's Tale Recap Show, host Angelica and co-host Ryanne break down the episode "Mary and Martha". If you're a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts! Season 3 Episode 2 breakdown Hosts: An...Show More

50:28 | Jun 11th

Welcome to our latest show on the #BGNPodcast called The Handmaid's Tale Recap Show. Host Angelica and co-host Ryanne will break down each episode of season 3. If you're a fan of this series or the book, take a listen and let us know your thoughts!  ...Show More

41:55 | Jun 4th

Angelica breaks down to Jamie her experience over at the Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, PA this past weekend.

1:14:34 | May 21st

We breakdown Season 8 Episode 6 of the series finale of Game of Thrones. Also known under the Twitter hashtag moniker #ThronesYall. Jamie, Angelica, Alex and Ryanne recap the episode and share their thoughts about season 8 episode 6 “The Iron Throne...Show More

1:05:27 | May 14th

We breakdown Season 8 Episode 5 of the series finale of Game of Thrones. Also known under the Twitter hashtag moniker #ThronesYall. Jamie, Angelica, and Ryanne recap the episode and share their thoughts about season 8 episode 5 “The Last War”. Edit...Show More

1:16:31 | May 7th

We breakdown Season 8 Episode 4 of the series finale of Game of Thrones. Also known under the Twitter hashtag moniker #ThronesYall. Jamie, Angelica, and Natacia recap the episode and share their thoughts about season 8 episode 4 “The Last of the Sta...Show More

47:36 | May 6th

Segment 1: Premiering May 13th is the 'Bad Boys' spinoff 'L.A.'s Finest' starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba. The actresses sit down with Cat Combs to discuss playing complex 3-dimensional women in this new action series. Segment 2: Netflix ...Show More

1:12:30 | May 1st

The 2019 Something In The Water Festival in Virginia Beach, VA was a success! Jamie and Jae breakdown their experiences at the festival and go over the pros and cons. Featuring guest Jae from Just Say Words Podcast Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

52:06 | Apr 30th

Winter has arrived! We breakdown Season 8 Episode 3 of the series finale of Game of Thrones. Also known under the Twitter hashtag moniker #ThronesYall. Jamie, Angelica, and Alex recap the episode and share their thoughts about season 8 episode 3 "Th...Show More

1:30:57 | Apr 23rd

Winter has arrived! We breakdown Season 8 Episode 2 of the series finale of Game of Thrones. Also known under the Twitter hashtag moniker #ThronesYall. Jamie, Angelica, and Ashley recap the episode and share their thoughts about season 8 episode 2 "...Show More

1:18:54 | Apr 16th

Winter has arrived! We breakdown Season 8 Episode 1 of the series finale of Game of Thrones.  Also known under the Twitter hashtag moniker #ThronesYall.   Jamie and Angelica recap the episode and share their thoughts about the premiere. Edited by: ...Show More

1:03:16 | Apr 8th

This star-studded podcast episode features films made by women directors! Segment 1: BGN chats with Tessa Thompson and filmmaker Nia DaCosta about the new film 'Little Woods' which premieres April 19th in theaters. Interviewer: Cat Combs Segment 2...Show More

1:15:02 | Mar 25th

Segment 1: Actor Jason Mitchell stops by to make his second appearance on the BGNPodcast to chat about his latest film 'The Mustang'. Released by Focus Features on March 15th. Hosted by: Cheryl Collins Segment 2: Jonita Davis and Ricardo Hazell...Show More

33:52 | Mar 4th

This week we interview actress Lashana Lynch playing the role of Maria Rambeau in 'Captain Marvel'. Filmmaker Chinonye Chukwu chats with us about her Sundance Jury Prize-winning film 'Clemency'. Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Intervie...Show More

28:43 | Feb 25th

Segment 1: Actor Marcus Scribner joins us on the podcast to discuss his NAACP Award nomination as well as his work on the hit ABC show black-ish and the Netflix series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Segment 2: Producer and founder of Blumhouse P...Show More

31:04 | Jan 16th

Crystal Kayiza was raised in Oklahoma and is now a Brooklyn-based documentary filmmaker. Her work focuses on pursuing more nuanced storytelling about the African diaspora. She is the recipient of a 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellowship and a 2017 Jacob Bur...Show More

33:36 | Jan 7th

Segment 1: With an illustrious career in film, TV, and theater, acting veteran Sheryl Lee Ralph joins us to chat about her new CBS series 'Fam' which makes it debut this week. Segment 2: Film editor Joi McMillon who worked on one of the most criti...Show More

33:58 | Jan 3rd

Segment 1: Malcolm D. Lee discusses the DVD release of 'Night School', his craft as a director and his upcoming projects with Universal Pictures Segment 2: Actress Saniyya Sidney is the star of the new series 'The Passage' making its debut on Fox th...Show More

59:15 | Dec 21st, 2018

A holiday podcast episode based on the 1988 film 'Scrooged' starring Bill Murray and an all-star cast.  Jamie Broadnax, Jonita Davis, and Sezín Koehler. The Black Girl Nerds team geeks out over this Christmas classic and shares their connection with ...Show More

1:05:22 | Nov 12th, 2018

Segment 1: Jovan Adepo star of the new Paramount Pictures film 'Overlord' chats with us about his role in the film. Hosted by: Jonita Segment 2: Journalist Jesse J. Holland geeks out with us over Black Panther and comic books as he works to be a hi...Show More

1:00:15 | Nov 5th, 2018

Segment 1: Amazon Prime has a new original series based on the podcast of the same name called 'Homecoming'.  The series stars Julia Roberts and Stephan James.  'Mr. Robot' TV showrunner Sam Esmail directed and produced the series. Sam Esmail chats w...Show More

29:31 | Oct 15th, 2018

Segment 1: Actress Reign Edwards the star of 'Hell Fest' chats about her role in this horror just in time for the Halloween season! Interviewer: Jamie Broadnax Segment 2: TV powerhouse Shonda Rhimes talks about the importance of getting out the...Show More

1:31:15 | Sep 25th, 2018

Segment 1: Federico Jusid is the film composer behind the Dan Fogelman film 'Life Itself' which is currently theaters nationwide. Segment 2: Jamie and Jonita give their recap about the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Edited by: Jamie ...Show More

52:34 | Aug 27th, 2018

BGN 149 is devoted entirely to the new Warner Bros film 'The Nun' which opens in theaters nationwide Sept 7th.  Featured interviews from Taissa Farmiga, Demian Bichir and filmmaker Corin Hardy. This episode was recorded in a roundtable interview wit...Show More

57:38 | Aug 20th, 2018

Segment 1: Co-head and Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival Cameron Bailey chats about the impending event as well as what it takes to become a good film critic. Interviewer: Jonita Davis Segment 2: Costume designer Deir...Show More

59:46 | Aug 13th, 2018

Segment 1: Warner Bros latest film 'Crazy Rich Asians' due out in theaters August 15th is one of the most talked about films of the summer. Cast members Ken Jeong, Gemma Chan and Awkwafina chat with us about the film. Interviewer: Jamie Broadnax Se...Show More

1:03:43 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Segment 1: Cheryl interviews filmmaker and manager of the late Whitney Houston, Pat Houston to discuss her latest film based on the life of her sister-in-law called "Whitney". Segment 2: Cat sits in on a roundtable interview with the cast and crew o...Show More

52:03 | Jun 29th, 2018

Managing Editor Jonita Davis chats about her experience during the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom junket in Hawaii. Featured are also snippets from her interviews with Jeff Goldblum, JA Bayona, Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.  Edited by: Jamie ...Show More

1:06:01 | Jun 14th, 2018

Segment 1: Jeandra interviews the cast and crew of Sony's latest film 'Superfly'. Featuring interviews from Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Lex Scott Davis and Director X. Segment 2: DaVette and Shenee chat about 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' and discus...Show More

51:10 | May 28th, 2018

DaVette and Cheryl have a candid discussion around the ever popular Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Have a cup of tea and enjoy this special episode dedicated to our new Duchess of Sussex! Edited by Jamie Broadnax Music by...Show More

1:28:54 | May 20th, 2018

Segment 1: DaVette and Shenee give their reactions to Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War and tell all about what they came away with during and after the film. Segment 2: Jamie interviews the cast and crew of the new A24 film "Hereditary". This inter...Show More

1:02:55 | Apr 15th, 2018

Part 2 of our set visit interviews for Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' Cast features: Chadwick Boseman, Mark Ruffalo, Don Cheadle and writers Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus Hosted and edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus

55:01 | Apr 8th, 2018

Part 1 of our set visit interviews for Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' Cast features: Danai Gurira, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan. Hosted and edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus

1:01:32 | Apr 4th, 2018

Segment 1: Jamie sits down in a 1:1 interview with actress Regina Hall to discuss her latest film 'Support The Girls' which made its debut at SXSW.  Segment 2: Jamie chats with the cast and crew of the Netflix film 'First Match' which features direc...Show More

1:04:44 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Segment 1: Jamie interviews filmmakers Julia Hart and Jordan Horowitz along with starlet Saniyya Sidney about the film 'Fast Color' a story about 3 magical black girls with superhuman powers. Hosted by: Jamie Segment 2: A roundtable featuring the ca...Show More

51:06 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Segment 1: Features interviews from Qasim Basir and Samantha Tanner director and co-writer of 'A Boy. A Girl. A Dream: Love on Election Night'. Segment 2: Features director of 'Mute' Duncan Jones Segments hosted by: Jacqueline Music by: Sammus Edit...Show More

47:02 | Feb 12th, 2018

The last round of interviews from our set visit, feature actors Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o and Michael B. Jordan. Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

50:45 | Feb 12th, 2018

Segment 1: Trevante Rhodes chats with us about his latest role in the American war film '12 Strong' currently playing in theaters. Hosted by: Joelle Segment 2: Condola Rashad chats with us about her film and its debut at Sundance called 'Come Sunday'...Show More

1:22:31 | Feb 8th, 2018

Behind every great nation there are women building it. In this episode we interview Hannah Beachler and Ruth E. Carter---as they take us down their creative paths to how they created the world of Wakanda in Black Panther. Hannah Beachler is the produ...Show More

1:08:39 | Feb 4th, 2018

Segment 1: 'Sorry To Bother You' made its debut at Sundance and actress Tessa Thompson who plays Detroit, tells us about why she chose the role and discusses her work as feminist in the entertainment industry. Hosted by: Jamie and Valerie Segment 2:...Show More

1:09:51 | Feb 1st, 2018

On the set of Black Panther, journalists ask questions of the cast and crew. Featured are Nate Moore, Andy Serkis and Martin Freeman.

1:14:10 | Jan 24th, 2018

Jamie and Jacqueline discuss their experience being on the set of Marvel's "Black Panther"

1:03:53 | Jan 6th, 2018

Segment 1: Actor Dabier Snell chats with Kay-B about his role on the new CW series "Black Lightning". Segment 2: Jamie and Kay-B chat about the highlights of the first two episodes of the series. This is obviously a spoiler-free segment. Edited by: ...Show More

1:14:11 | Dec 30th, 2017

Kayla leads a discussion along with Mel, Joelle and Kyndal about 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

1:12:24 | Dec 10th, 2017

This episode features EXCLUSIVE interviews with actors John Boyega and Kelly Marie Tran. The final segment is a recorded press conference of the cast hosted by Entertainment Weekly writer Anthony Breznican. Interviews by Joelle Monique Podcast segm...Show More

58:28 | Nov 4th, 2017

"Mudbound" the new film premiering on Netflix November 17th follows the McAllan family, newly transplanted from the quiet civility of Memphis and unprepared for the harsh demands of farming. Despite the grandiose dreams of Henry (Clarke), his wife La...Show More

2:11:27 | Oct 22nd, 2017

Segment 1: Black Lightning roundtable featuring Nafessa Williams and Christine Adams featuring journalist Kay-B Segment 2: Professor Marston & The Wonder Women panel at NYCC recorded by MR Daniel Segment 3: Jack Ryan roundtable featuring Carlton Cuse...Show More

1:22:36 | Oct 15th, 2017

Segment 1: Actor John Boyega discusses his role as Jake Pentecost in the sequel to "Pacific Rim" in the Universal Pictures movie "Pacific Rim: Uprising". Interview by: Mel Segment 2: At NYCC the cast and crew of the Annapurna Pictures film "Professo...Show More

1:13:48 | Oct 15th, 2017

A 2-hour discussion of girl talk got captured on a recording among some of the hosts of the BGNPodcast. In this episode features Jamie, Kyndal, Mel and Kayla. Listen and be a fly on the wall as we have a girlfriend's sleepover chat about favorite son...Show More

1:31:31 | Oct 1st, 2017

Segment 1: Actor Jay Ellis stops by to chat about his latest webseries "Hard Medicine" on the Urban Movie Channel. Hosted by: Tora Segment 2: The cast of the film "Five Fingers For Marseilles" which premiered at TIFF sit down to chat about their role...Show More

1:14:29 | Sep 21st, 2017

An episode featuring guests from DragonCon 2017. Hosted by Mel, Crystal and Tai. Interviews with Kelly Sue DeConnick, Richard “Lord British” Garriott, Starr Long and Alex Kingston. Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus

1:25:50 | Sep 17th, 2017

Segment 1: Jamie interviews filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain about the documentary based on the life of playwright Lorraine Hansberry called "Sighted Eyes, Feeling Heart". Segment 2: Jamie interviews actor-director Cory Bowles about his first feature ...Show More

16:50 | Sep 4th, 2017

Caron welcomes Faith Evans to discuss life, love, and Biography Presents: BIGGIE: The Life of The Notorious B.I.G. on A&E

1:42:38 | Sep 3rd, 2017

Segment 1: Artistic Director for the Toronto International Film Festival, Cameron Bailey chats about his role this year at TIFF and what exciting films are in store for attendees. Hosted by: Jacqueline and Lauren Segment 2: Documentary Programmer ...Show More

1:02:42 | Aug 29th, 2017

A roundtable discussion on the season 7 finale of Game of Thrones. Featuring Jamie, Kyndal, Mel, Joelle and Kayla

1:16:13 | Aug 27th, 2017

Segment 1: Musician Corey Glover the front man for the rock band Living Colour discuss his latest endeavor and upcoming tour. Hosted by: Kristin Segment 2: At SDCC the Fandom to Creator panel provides tips and tricks on how to use your fandom to crea...Show More

49:10 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Jamie hosts a roundtable discussion on the Marvel Netflix series The Defenders. Featured are Kayla, Mel, Carolyn and special guest Melanie Dione.

1:57:55 | Aug 20th, 2017

Segment 1: Director, writer and producer Tina Mabry chats about her body of work from shows like Queen Sugar to her directorial debut feature Mississippi Damned.   Hosts: Jamie and Tora Segment 2: TV showrunner Monica Owusu-Breen chats about an upcom...Show More

1:23:23 | Aug 16th, 2017

This roundtable featuring Jamie, Kyndal, Caron, Mel and DaVette discusses the circumstances surrounding the Charlottesville tragedy, our own brushes with racism, and how much of a moron Donald Trump is. Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

1:12:08 | Aug 15th, 2017

Jacqueline and Joi, they break down the series featuring the first Black woman bachelorette! - Raw edit

1:33:29 | Aug 13th, 2017

Segment 1: Luke James joins us after a recording mishap (see episode #123) to talk about his work as an actor, singer and songwriter.   Hosted by: Jamie, Joi, Kayla, Kay-B and Grace Segment 2: Writer, producer and actress Amy Aniobi chats about her w...Show More

1:48:31 | Aug 6th, 2017

Segment 1: Actress Parisa Fitz-Henley stops by to chat with is about her work on the NBC supernatural series Midnight, TX.  Hosts: Jamie and Tora Segment 2: Singer/Songwriter Luke James chats with us about his work in movie and TV Hosts: Jamie, Kay-B...Show More

1:46:44 | Aug 5th, 2017

Jacqueline and Joi, they break down the series featuring the first Black woman bachelorette!

47:34 | Jul 30th, 2017

Segment 1: Caron sits down on a 1:1 with actors Jazmyn Simon and Donovan Carter of the HBO hit series "Ballers" Segment 2: Jamie records a press conference on the Netflix film Bright and asks Will Smith a question about his role as a police officer....Show More

23:23 | Jul 24th, 2017

At San Diego Comic Con, we had the opportunity to chat with the following talent coming from the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Letitia Wright (Shuri) from Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman (T'Challa) from Black Panther, Joe Russo (Dir) of Infinity War, W...Show More

24:58 | Jul 13th, 2017

Jamie sits down on a one-on-one interview with Clariesa Clay, the founder of Blerd City Con which will make its debut in NYC on July 29th!

49:41 | Jul 9th, 2017

Segment 1: Actress/model Laura Harrier joins us to chat about her role as Liz Allen in the new film Spider-Man Homecoming.   Hosted by: Kay-B Segment 2: Actor Nelsan Ellis passed away July 8th 2017 and he will be missed.  We feature one of the most p...Show More

37:08 | Jul 5th, 2017

Episodes 5 and 6 hosted by Jacqueline and Joi, they break down the series featuring the first every Black woman bachelorette! Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

1:14:27 | Jul 5th, 2017

Episodes 4 hosted by Jacqueline and Joi, they break down the series featuring the first every Black woman bachelorette! Raw file: No edit

1:34:40 | Jul 2nd, 2017

Segment 1: At the ATX Festival in Austin, Jacquline interviews actors Aisha Dee and Katie Stevens; stars of the new series The Bold Type which premieres on Freeform July 11th! Segment 2: Jacqueline participates in a roundtable interview with the cast...Show More

1:42:47 | Jun 25th, 2017

Segment 1: Jamie heads over to AwesomeCon and interviews featured guests and popular voice actors Phil LaMarr and Khary Payton. Hosted by: Jamie Segment 2: Caron chats with filmmaker Bill Duke and actor Greg Allan Williams about their latest film "Cr...Show More

2:21:16 | Jun 14th, 2017

Episodes 2 & 3 hosted by Jacqueline and Joi, they break down the series featuring the first every Black woman bachelorette! Episode 2 edited by: John Bauer Episode 3 edited by: Jamie Broadnax

1:24:00 | Jun 11th, 2017

NYC correspondent Kay B takes us to The Vulture Festival which took place May 20-21 in New York City. The following episode features interviews from Bryan Fuller, Luke Perry and Jennie Urman. The final segment is a Jane The Virgin panel featuring G...Show More

1:05:03 | Jun 6th, 2017

Want to know what the team behind BGN thought about the movie Wonder Woman? We share our thoughts and keep it completely 100 here! Hosted by: Jamie, Kay B, Mel and Leo Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus

1:08:03 | Jun 4th, 2017

Segment 1: Comic book writer, editor, and podcaster Marc Bernardin joins is to chat about his latest projects including a new Genius comic and his work with JJ Abrams in Castle Rock Hosted by: Jamie, Joelle and Jacqueline Segment 2: Writer Dwain Worr...Show More

1:04:51 | Jun 2nd, 2017

Episode one hosted by Jacqueline and Joi, they break down the pilot episode of the series featuring the first every Black woman bachelorette! Edited by: Jamie Broadnax

1:42:51 | May 27th, 2017

Segment 1: Actress Yetide Badaki joins us to discuss her provocative role of Bilquis on the hit Starz series American Gods based on the Neil Gaiman book of the same name. Hosted by: Jamie, Kyndal and Jacqueline Segment 2: Comedian John Minus chats wi...Show More

40:49 | May 20th, 2017

Hannibal and American Gods creator Bryan Fuller in conversation with New York Magazine and Vulture TV critic Matt Zoller Seitz, discussing notable bloody scenes that inspired him over his career. Recorded by: Kay B Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music b...Show More

1:28:51 | May 20th, 2017

Segment 1: W Kamau Bell makes his second appearance on the #BGNPodcast and chats with Joelle about his latest book and his work on CNN's United Shades of America. Hosted by Joelle Segment 2: Angie Thomas is a NY Times Best Selling Author of the boo...Show More

1:51:32 | May 13th, 2017

Happy Mother's Day! We're devoting our podcast episode to our Moms! Featuring Jamie, Kyndal, Joi, Tora, Kay B and Joelle in this lovely interview episode with our moms and a special devotion to some of us without a mom to celebrate with. This epis...Show More

1:29:37 | May 7th, 2017

Segment 1: Actress, Cosplayer, Streamer and all-around Geek Rooster Teeth's Mica Burton joins us to discuss her work at the internet streaming network and chats a little bit about her famous dad the legendary LeVar Burton. Hosted by: Jamie and Kayla ...Show More

2:07:08 | Apr 26th, 2017

From Austin to NYC we covered the cast and crew behind the new Starz production of Neil Gaiman's American Gods which premieres April 30th. This podcast episode features Orlando Jones, Yetide Badaki, Ricky Whittle, Neil Gaiman, Bryan Fuller, Michael G...Show More

1:18:57 | Apr 22nd, 2017

Segment 1: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks debuts on HBO April 22nd. We chat with the cast including Oprah Winfrey herself! The film is based on the book of the same name by author Rebecca Skloot. Interview features: George C. Wolfe, Rose Byr...Show More

57:36 | Apr 19th, 2017

Hosts Jacqueline, Kai and Mel lead a live podcast with special guest Diana Williams of Lucasfilm Story Group. She's a Content Strategist who helps with narrative cohesion and connectivity within the Star Wars universe! Take a listen to this fun dis...Show More

1:34:57 | Apr 16th, 2017

Segment 1: Jacob Anderson who you know best as Grey Worm on HBO's Game of Thrones and his musical genius as Raleigh Ritchie joins us in a panel discussion about comic book movies, #ThronesYall, and his love for music. Hosted by: Jamie, Jacqueline, Ka...Show More

2:03:17 | Apr 9th, 2017

Segment 1: Jamie interviews New York Times best-selling author D. Watkins about his book The Cookup and what inspired him to leave the lifestyle of a drug kingpin to becoming one of the most popular authors in the publishing industry. Hosted by: Jami...Show More

1:09:56 | Apr 2nd, 2017

Segment 1: At SXSW the cast and crew of the new webseries "I Love Bekka & Lucy chats with Kyndal about a story of two best friends. Featuring: Rachael Holder, Tanisha Long, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Alexis Denisoff and Chris Smith. Hosted by: Kyndal S...Show More

38:14 | Mar 29th, 2017

A sleepy North Carolina town is changed when a Black officer shoots an unarmed white teen. However, when an investigation emerges under the unsolved shooting of a Black teen comes into the fold the whole town is faced with racial challenges. Sanaa L...Show More

1:30:13 | Mar 25th, 2017

Segment 1: Husband and wife team Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani discuss their latest film "The Big Sick" which premiered at SXSW. Hosted by Jacqueline Segment 2: A roundtable discussion on Alien Covenant and the Alien franchise. Featuring Ridl...Show More

1:25:13 | Mar 18th, 2017

Segment 1: TV showrunner Felicia D. Henderson chats with us about her new series on BET called "The Quad". Hosts: Jamie, Caron, Tora and Joi Segment 2: SXSW premiered the film "Fits and Starts" starring Wyatt Cenac, Greta Lee and directed by Laura Te...Show More

1:18:08 | Mar 9th, 2017

The most controversial film of the year "Get Out" has everyone talking. We chat with director Jordan Peele about the film and his motivations behind creating this masterpiece. The second segment features a Get Out roundtable discussion. Segment 1: ...Show More

1:15:09 | Mar 6th, 2017

Segment 1: Actor Eriq La Salle gives us an in-depth interview about the scope of his work as an actor, director, producer, and author. He is currently appearing in the new Fox film Logan co-starring alongside actor Hugh Jackman. Hosted by: Jamie, Ca...Show More

1:28:54 | Feb 26th, 2017

Segment 1: Actor Lewis Tan joins us to discuss his role in the Marvel Netflix series Iron Fist and his process in auditioning for the title role as Danny Rand. We also share a conversation about AAPI representation in media. Hosts: Jamie, Joi, Caron ...Show More

1:23:20 | Feb 19th, 2017

Segment 1: Actress Kimberly Hebert Gregory stars on the HBO comedy Vice Principals, she chats about her role as well as representation of Black women in media. Hosted by Caron Segment 2: Author and Food Stylist Janice Poon is the creator behind the b...Show More

42:54 | Feb 14th, 2017

Caron leads a discussion along with Tora, Kayla, and Kay B about Valentine's Day and relationships. Black guy nerds everywhere listen up! There are some single ladies on this podcast! Edited by: John Bauer Music by: Sammus

1:23:05 | Feb 12th, 2017

Segment 1: Book Riot Comics contributor Preeti Chhibber chats with us about her work in publishing and how women of color in comics and books provide a lot more value than you think. Host: Jamie Co-hosts: Caron and Tora Segment 2: Womanist Villissa T...Show More

1:49:32 | Feb 5th, 2017

Segment 1: In a roundtable discussion featuring hosts Jamie, Caron, Jacqueline, Tora and Mel we discuss feminism and its lack of intersectionality towards women of color, queer women and women with disabilities. Segment 2: The Few is a new sci-fi web...Show More

1:45:15 | Jan 28th, 2017

Segment 1: Actor Benjamin Bratt stars on Fox series Star as Jahil Rivera, a talent manager down on his luck. He chats with Caron about his role in the new series. Segment 2: We have a roundtable discussion about the Emmett Till Story, The New Editio...Show More

2:03:15 | Jan 22nd, 2017

In our 100th episode, we celebrate by having a show featuring clips of our favorite moments from the podcast. In a roundtable chat with hosts Jamie, Kayla, Caron and Mel we go reminisce on some of the best moments of the BGN podcast! The second segm...Show More

1:07:24 | Jan 15th, 2017

Segment 1: Caron interviews actor Morris Chestnut. The hotness that is has starred in such films as Boyz In The Hood, The Best Man and is currently starring in the TV series Rosewood. Segment 2: Tora sits down with filmmaker Jackie Stone. The film ...Show More

1:15:28 | Jan 7th, 2017

Segment 1: Hosted by Tora she sits down on a one-on-one with TV actor Marcus Scribner of the hit ABC show Blackish! He geeks out with her over Star Wars, Spider-Man, and getting homework done! Segment 2: Actress Pearl Mackie chats in a roundtable in...Show More

38:48 | Dec 26th, 2016

This special edition of the Black Girl Nerds Podcast features cast members Regina Hall and Theo Rossi of the film "When The Bough Breaks". The DVD Blu-Ray was just released Dec 27th and Caron sits down in one-on-one interviews with both actors and c...Show More

11:30 | Dec 22nd, 2016

We are proud to present to you an insightful and inspiring interview with actor Emayatzy Corinealdi best known for her role as Ruby in Ava DuVernay's Middle Of Nowhere and the role of Belle in Roots. You can currently catch the 2016 miniseries of Ro...Show More

50:34 | Dec 18th, 2016

Jamie, Joelle and Kayla chat about their takeaways regarding the latest release from the Star Wars franchise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. We give you the good, the bad and the ugly! Warning: Spoilers Music by John Williams and Trailer Music Weekly

33:30 | Dec 17th, 2016

Kayla and Mel and Jamie recap these mid-season episodes with funny and witty banter! See you in Feb! Hosted by Kayla and Mel Edited by Jamie Broadnax Music by Bear McCreary

12:35 | Dec 10th, 2016

We decided to drop an exclusive interview during our hiatus just in time for the new film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story starring actor Riz Ahmed who plays the role of Bodhi Rook. The movie will be released in theatres nationwide December 16th! Intervi...Show More

40:02 | Nov 30th, 2016

Kayla and Mel and Jamie recap this week's episode about the latest story arc featuring Tara and a new community found in the zombie apocalypse. Hosted by Kayla and Mel Edited by Jamie Broadnax Music by Bear McCreary

1:20:13 | Nov 19th, 2016

Segment 1: Hip hop artist Jean Grae chats with us about her prolific impact on the music industry and gives her opinions about the post-election. Hosted by Jamie, Grace and Tora Segment 2: Actress Auli'i Cravalho of Disney's Moana chats about her new...Show More

45:30 | Nov 18th, 2016

Kayla and Mel and Jamie recap this week's episode about Negan's wrath on the group, redneck cons, and Ezekiel's struggle wig. Hosted by Kayla and Mel Edited by Jamie Broadnax Music by Bear McCreary

2:09:55 | Nov 12th, 2016

Segment 1: Writer Marjorie Liu talks about her work on Monstress and how inclusive characters shape the way fans read comics. Hosted by Joelle Segment 2: Vincent Jerome star of "The Few" talks about the superhero series on a one-on-one interview with...Show More

1:35:26 | Nov 10th, 2016

The election season is finally over and we share our thoughts on the declared winner Donald J. Trump and what this means for women of color. This is a panel hosted by Jamie Broadnax featuring Kay B, Joi, Caron, Tora, Kristin and Mel. Edited by: Jami...Show More

33:35 | Nov 5th, 2016

Segment 1: A'Lelia Bundles, the great-great granddaughter of Madame CJ Walker discusses her 30 year history as a TV executive, her community outreach work and her role as a museum curator preserving the legacy of Madame CJ Walker. Hosted by: Jamie, M...Show More

43:08 | Nov 2nd, 2016

Kayla and Mel recap this week's episode which features the debut of King Ezekiel! Hosted by Kayla and Mel Edited by Jamie Broadnax Music by Bear McCreary

1:01:55 | Oct 29th, 2016

Segment 1: Jacqueline heads over at Fantastic Fest and interviews actresses Elizabeth De Razzo and Sasha Lane. De Razzo is best known for her role as Maria in Eastbound and Down and is currently starring in The Greasy Strangler. Lane stars at the ...Show More

31:20 | Oct 25th, 2016

We're recapping the infamous wrath of Negan in the premiere of season 7 of The Walking Dead. Many fans were shocked and stunned by the series of events that took place this past Sunday. TWD has made it clear that no one is exempt from death in the ...Show More

35:27 | Oct 24th, 2016

Hosted by Sujin Pak a panel of fans featuring Joelle Monique of BGN discuss at length about the premiere of the new HBO series drama Westworld. Panel includes: Joelle Monique, Amber Garza (Geeks Out) and Lisa Bolekaja (Screenwriters Rant Room Podcast...Show More

1:00:34 | Oct 22nd, 2016

Segment 1: Micheline Hess is the creator of the children's comic "Malice In Ovenland" distributed by Rosarium Publishing. She tells the story of the comic and shares her thoughts on the state of the comics industry today. Hosted by Kayla Segment 2: ...Show More

31:45 | Oct 16th, 2016

During New York Comic Con, we had a 1:1 interview with actress Da'Vine Joy Randolph who plays Yvonne Watson on the new TBS comedy People of Earth. The episode also features roundtable interviews from the cast and crew. Wyatt Cenac (Ozzie Graham) Mic...Show More

45:30 | Oct 15th, 2016

Segment 1: Samira Wiley chats about her role in her latest film 37 and what inspires her as an actor. She also shares some tidbits from her childhood with us. Hosted by Caron Segment 2: Serayah Mcneill plays the role of Tiana on Fox's Empire. She c...Show More

1:26:07 | Oct 4th, 2016

We watched all 13 episodes of Luke Cage and we're now ready to discuss our takeaways from this show; which includes guest appearances, musical score, and hot takes from critics from reviewers. The panel led by Jamie features Gabby, Tora, Kristin, JN...Show More

44:43 | Oct 3rd, 2016

Veronica Wells is the culture editor over at Madame Noire and is the author of a new novel called Bettah Days. She chats in a one-on-one with Caron about her latest works. Raoul Peck is a feature and documentary filmmaker and at TIFF released the Ja...Show More

2:36:04 | Sep 24th, 2016

Luke Cage premieres Sept 30th and we are dedicating a podcast solely to the series and its creators. This episode features a one-on-one interview with TV showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker, Simone Missick as Misty Knight, and roundtable interviews at San ...Show More

40:13 | Sep 22nd, 2016

The film that has sparked the most controversy this year from the plot of a bloody slave rebellion massacre the the film's star and director's past coming back to add more fuel to the film's publicity; Birth Of A Nation is the film that everyone is t...Show More

1:24:37 | Sep 19th, 2016

Segment 1: Jada Pinkett Smith joins our show to chat about her role as Fish Mooney on Fox's Gotham. She also shares some sound advice for Black women on how to be their best self! Hosted by Caron Segment 2: Luvvie Ajayi is a noted blogger and author ...Show More

1:02:56 | Sep 12th, 2016

Segment 1: Ava DuVernay is the executive producer and director of the new OWN series "Queen Sugar". The show premiered last week with record breaking numbers for the network and Ava discusses why she chose women directors and how important it is to t...Show More

1:11:45 | Sep 12th, 2016

Segment 1: Actress Tika Sumpter plays the role of a young Michelle Robinson on her first date with Barack Obama in the new film "Southside With You". She also chats about her role on the OWN series "The Haves and the Have Nots". Hosted by Joelle Segm...Show More

50:51 | Aug 21st, 2016

Segment 1: Writer of Showtime's "Shameless" and AMC's "Into The Badlands" LaToya Morgan joins us in a discussion over writing for TV, Bruce Lee films and working in comics. Hosted by: Jamie, Caron, Mel and Joelle Segment 2: Rayne Roberts is the Creat...Show More

58:09 | Aug 19th, 2016

We have an intimate discussion with Caron and Kayla about parenting. Topics on this episode range from school bullying to tips on how to get your child involved in studies. As well as how great it is to cosplay have fun with your kids! Hosted by Ja...Show More

1:05:48 | Aug 14th, 2016

Segment 1: 9 year old Natalie McGriff is the creator of The Adventures of Moxie McGriff, a comic book about little black girl that turns her insecurities about her kinky hair into super powers. Co-hosted by Jamie. Kayla, Grace, and Tora Edited by MR ...Show More

1:16:31 | Aug 7th, 2016

We have a roundtable discussion about the DC Warner Bros film Suicide Squad that premiered this past weekend. The film had some very mixed reviews from both fans and critics and we discuss why. Panel: Jamie, Caron, Kayla and ReBecca Edited by: Jamie...Show More

26:38 | Aug 6th, 2016

Segment 1: Actress Sujata Day best known as CeCe from the "Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" chats with us about her work on the series and her new role on HBO's "Insecure". Hosted by Jamie, Afiya and Kristin Segment 2: Filmmaker Steven Caple Jr ...Show More

59:03 | Jul 30th, 2016

Segment 1: Actress and Singer Anika Noni Rose chats about her new role in the Starz hit show Power as well as the impact of what being the first Black Disney princess has had on her life personally and professionally. Hosted by Jamie, Caron, and Tora...Show More

1:15:15 | Jul 27th, 2016

Star Trek Beyond press conference 7/14/16 The movie opened this weekend! Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments!

1:07:34 | Jul 17th, 2016

Segment 1: Alejandra Castillo is the National Director of the Minority Business Development Agency for the US Dept of Commerce. She chats with us about tech and entrepreneurship. Hosted by: Jamie, Kayla, Kay B and Joi Segment 2: Actor Ernie Hudson t...Show More

1:30:33 | Jul 10th, 2016

Segment 1: Taneka Stotts is the editor of the Elements Anthology series. She talks about how she got into comics, and why diverse stories are needed. Hosted by Gabby Segment 2: Actors Robert Ri'chard, Rob Riley, Rick Gonzalez and Wesley Jonathan tal...Show More

1:26:55 | Jul 2nd, 2016

Segment 1: Gamer and cosplayer Mica Burton chats with us about her work in the digital space and being an advocate for all black girl nerds out there seeking inclusion and representation. Hosted by: Jacqueline Segment 2: Djimon Hounsou plays the role...Show More

1:52:43 | Jun 25th, 2016

Segment 1: Melody Cooper is a writer, director, producer, and playwright and has worked on several films and plays. She discusses her work in the industry and how she is changing the landscape and creating opportunities for Black women in the film ...Show More

58:50 | Jun 21st, 2016

Jamie hosts a panel discussion about the surprise series finale to Penny Dreadful. Fans were shocked this past Sunday as the show abruptly ended leaving many loose ends for our favorite characters and their respective story arcs. Hosted by: Jamie Pa...Show More

1:05:45 | Jun 19th, 2016

Segment 1: Gary Anthony Williams cracks us up over his latest role as Bebop in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows. You also know him best as Uncle Ruckus in The Boondocks. Co-hosted by Kayla, Kay B, and Tora Segment 2: Jessie Usher cha...Show More

1:19:00 | Jun 15th, 2016

Jamie hosts a roundtable discussion about Black women working in corporate America and the challenges we face. Panel features: Joi, Caron, Kay B, Kristin, and Tora

1:42:03 | Jun 11th, 2016

Segment 1: The legendary LeVar Burton joins us to talk about his legacy as an actor, producer, and host of one of the most prolific works of our generation. His work on Roots, Reading Rainbow, and Star Trek: The Next Generation has carved a landscap...Show More

2:18:04 | Jun 4th, 2016

Segment 1: A panel discussion about misogyny within geek culture which includes issues of sexism in cosplay, fake geek girls, and gatekeeping. Panel features Jamie, Caron, Kayla, Tora, Kay B and Cynthia Segment 2: Podcaster and social media activist ...Show More

55:37 | Jun 2nd, 2016

We discuss the latest comic book popcorn flick X-Men Apocalypse and we're not holding back! Panel features Jamie, Caron, Kay B, and Kayla Edited by Jamie Broadnax Music by SkyBlew Support us on Patreon! patreon.com/blackgirlnerds

1:30:52 | May 29th, 2016

Segment 1: Executive Producer Will Packer known for films like Straight Outta Compton and Ride Along is producing the new reimagined Roots miniseries. He discusses the series and why Alex Haley's story is just important today as it was over 30 years ...Show More

29:24 | May 26th, 2016

Maya Glick is the star and creator of the film Rain. Rain is a fan film about Storm from the Marvel mutant superhero team X-Men. In the interview, Maya discusses why this project was important to her and what audiences stand to gain from seeing thi...Show More

1:06:55 | May 24th, 2016

A solo commentary featuring Jamie discusses the fallout behind the use of Twitter hashtags, policing blackness, and online community building. Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus

20:32 | May 22nd, 2016

Ernie Hudson speaks candidly about his role as an actor in Hollywood, and various roles (the good, bad, and ugly) that have been offered to him throughout his career.

1:27:43 | May 22nd, 2016

Segment 1: Actress Simone Missick playing the role of Misty Knight in Marvel's Luke Cage gives us insight about the new series and what its like to play a superhero! Co-hosted by: Caron and Latanya Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Segment 2: Actress Alexand...Show More

1:52:49 | May 15th, 2016

Segment 1: Darryl M Bell best known as Ron Johnson from the hit series "A Different World" chats about Hollywood, the landscape of television, and working in the YouTube space. Co-hosted by Caron, Kayla, and Kay B Segment 2: Candice Benbow is the cre...Show More

50:42 | May 9th, 2016

We give our hot take on the weekend release of Captain America: Civil War. Panel featuring: Jamie, Kayla, Joelle, Caron, Grace and Joi Edited by: Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus

1:30:49 | May 8th, 2016

Segment 1: Actress Joy Bryant on her first podcast chats about her Bronx roots, working in Hollywood and being a self-declared Black Girl Nerd. Co-hosted by Kay B, Cynthia, and Joi Segment 2: Co-executive producer an series writer for the WGN series ...Show More

1:17:24 | May 1st, 2016

Segment 1: Keith and Kenny Lucas chats with us about comedy, weed, and Beyonce's Lemonade. Best known for their animated series The Lucas Bros Moving Co, they share their blerdy experiences as identical twin comedians. Segment 2: Jamie traveled to ...Show More

42:56 | Apr 26th, 2016

Comic book writer & filmmaker Greg Pak chats with us about his new Kickstarter project which is an e-book of crowdfunding tips. Greg has successfully raised three Kickstarters and now wants to share his secrets with you! Co-hosted by Mel and JN Monk ...Show More

1:35:25 | Apr 24th, 2016

Segment 1: W Kamau Bell chats with us about his new show United Shades of America and his stand-up show Semi-Prominent Negro. Co-hosts Caron, Cynthia, and Kayla Segment 2: Comedian Tiffany Haddish of The Carmichael Show chats with Caron about her car...Show More

41:44 | Apr 19th, 2016

The cast of A Different World reunite onstage at the campus of Norfolk State University to give advice about preparing for college, post college life, and the HBCU experience.

25:25 | Apr 18th, 2016

Beauty editor and writer Tia Williams best known for her blog Shake Your Beauty, discusses her work in the fashion and beauty industry and her latest book The Perfect Find. Hosted by Joi Edited by John Bauer Music By Sammus

1:24:10 | Apr 17th, 2016

Segment 1: Prolific writer Ta-Nehisi Coates stops by to talk about his latest work on Marvel's Black Panther and creating his new take on Wakanda and T'Challa's story. Co-hosts: Tahila, Joelle. Grace, and Mel Segment 2: Former NFL player turned filmm...Show More

32:23 | Apr 14th, 2016

Alternative Soul/Rock singer RES chats with Kristin about music and her latest project Reset currently being funded under Indiegogo. She also talks about her love of music and what inspires her as an artist. Edited by: MR Daniel mrdaniel.net Music ...Show More

05:54 | Apr 12th, 2016

BGN Contributor Korynthia Fischer is our weekly recapper of the TV series "BlindSpot". She attended a red carpet at the Paley Center and interviewed some of the cast from the show.

1:00:47 | Apr 12th, 2016

We chat about the ending of season 3 of Sleepy Hollow which includes and incredibly sad and disappointing end to Abbie Mills. Monique, Kayla, Cynthia, Mel, Kay and Jamie discuss the writing problems and the major disconnect between the series' show...Show More

1:14:18 | Apr 10th, 2016

Segment 1: Actress Adina Porter stops by to discuss her career and her recent work on the new hit WGN show Underground as the role of Pearly Mae. Co-host Kayla and Caron Segment 2: We met with Andre Royo at SXSW as he discussed his latest film The Hu...Show More

32:58 | Apr 6th, 2016

Cynthia Francillon of BGN attended a press conference for the new WNYC produced podcast 2 Dope Queens. This show hosted by Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson breaks into the white male entrenched world of stand-up comedy and highlights women and p...Show More

2:13:13 | Apr 3rd, 2016

Segment 1: Filmmaker Malcolm D Lee chats with us about his latest film Barbershop: The Next Cut as well as how he started his career as movie director. Co-hosted by: Kayla, Caron, and Joelle Segment 2: Kriss from Insanity Check and several other podc...Show More

26:01 | Mar 29th, 2016

In this #BGNPodcast extra we sit down with the Gibbs sisters. Shawnee and Shawnelle Gibbs talks about their latest project recently fully funded by Kickstarter called "The Invention of E.J. Whitaker." Hosted by Caron Music by Sammus

1:01:47 | Mar 27th, 2016

Segment 1: Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele chats with us at SXSW about their latest film Keanu which premiered at the festival. Co-host Jacqueline Segment 2: Jessica Chobot of Nerdist News talks about her appearance SXSW and working as a geek gir...Show More

44:46 | Mar 23rd, 2016

BatmanvSuperman Press Conference in Los Angeles, CA on the Warner Bros lot

1:39:46 | Mar 22nd, 2016

Segment 1: DeRay sits down with Caron and discusses his candidacy as mayor of Baltimore and how he has used social media to foster change in the Black Lives Matter movement. Segment 2: Actor Jake Choi chats with co-hosts Kayla, Kay, and ReBecca about...Show More

1:15:30 | Mar 13th, 2016

Segment 1: Hollywood producer Effie Brown (Dear White People, Real Women Have Curves) chats with us about her career and the controversy that brewed between her and Matt Damon on the HBO series Project Greenlight. Co-hosted by Lauren, Joelle, and Con...Show More

39:59 | Mar 10th, 2016

Segment 1: Jacqueline Coley interviews Jennifer Sinski, co-founder of RSVPster. The app is used to help track information on events and parties happening at SXSW this year at the annual festival. Segment 2: Alexsis Page interviews Dorée Seay, an act...Show More

1:35:23 | Mar 7th, 2016

Segment 1: Amanda Spann and Sheena Allen are mobile app developers behind the new mixology app Alchomy. The app has generated over 2 million downloads and they discuss how the tech world is evolving and it's an everyman's game at this point. Co-host...Show More

55:38 | Mar 1st, 2016

Jamie leads a roundtable discussion with co-hosts Cynthia, Caron, Joi, and Kayla to talk about the Oscars. The discussion surrounded Chris Rock's performance as host, the backlash on social media from non-Black people of color, and a quick discussio...Show More

1:47:29 | Feb 28th, 2016

Segment 1: Luvvie Ajayi, best known from her blog Awesomely Luvvie talks about her work as a digital strategist and working as a social media influencer. Twitter: @luvvie Co-hosted by Mel and Lauren Segment 2: Leslie Harris is a writer and filmmaker ...Show More

29:01 | Feb 24th, 2016

Arjun Gupta is an actor, producer, podcaster, and service member who has appeared in TV shows such as "Nurse Jackie" and "How To Get Away With Murder". His latest work is the SyFy series "The Magicians". He plays the role of Penny a drifter with su...Show More

1:19:47 | Feb 21st, 2016

Segment 1: Van Jones discusses politics and the current Presidential election. He also chats about his non-profit orgs such as #YesWeCode and bringing the digital community to inner city youth. Co-hosted by Joelle Monique Segment 2: Megalyn Echikunw...Show More

40:14 | Feb 18th, 2016

In a #BGNPodcast extra, host Caron does a one-on-one interview with Dr. andré carrington PhD. He is the author of Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race and Science Fiction. The discussion is centered around the depiction of people of color withi...Show More

2:09:44 | Feb 14th, 2016

Segment 1: Actress Rachel True chats with Jamie and Ashlee from Graveyard Shift Sisters about her career, health, spirituality and hobbies of tarot card reading. Segment 2: Creator of the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, April Reign is interviewed by Jamie, M...Show More

34:46 | Feb 10th, 2016

#BGNPodcast Extra! Kristin St. John interviews heavy metal rock artist Militia Vox! Frontwoman of Judas Priestess- the world's only all girl tribute to the metal gods Judas Priest, lead singer/songwriter of progressive hard rock band Swear On Your L...Show More

42:23 | Feb 9th, 2016

Segment 1: Mildred Louis is creator of Agents of the Realm and webcomic currently available and is now in transition to go to print by a Kickstarter. #ExploreBlackComics with Peep Game Comix and use product code BGN for 25% off! peepgamecomix.com Go ...Show More

1:50:25 | Feb 2nd, 2016

Segment 1: Filmmaker and actor Victoria Mahoney discusses women of color in filmmaking, the Oscars, and diversity in media. ( segment was scheduled to be Co-hosted by Lauren Warren and due to tech issues Lauren did not appear in the segment) Segment ...Show More

1:17:52 | Jan 27th, 2016

Segment 1: Comedian, Vlogger, Host, and Writer Franchesca Ramsey talks about social media notoriety, her work on MTV Decoded and how to grow an audience. Co-hosted by Mel Perez Segment 2: Jamie narrates a stories from the Alvin Schwartz book "More Sc...Show More

13:22 | Jan 23rd, 2016

This is a special edition recording from BBC Radio on the Oscars boycott controversy and the lack of diversity among nominees.

1:08:08 | Jan 20th, 2016

Segment 1: Comic writer Kelly Sue DeConnick joins us to chat about her career and her role as a white woman writing characters and stories about Black women. Co-hosted by Joelle Monique Siteground has hosting plans as low as $3.95! Sign up today for ...Show More

1:02:09 | Jan 13th, 2016

Segment 1: TV/Film star Orlando Jones chats with us about his digital studio Legion of Creatives and carving your own path as an indie creator Co-hosted by Cynthia and Connie Siteground has hosting plans as low as $3.95! Sign up today for faster and ...Show More

1:28:17 | Jan 7th, 2016

Segment 1: Danielle Belton, the creator of The Black Snob discusses her popular blog, her work in TV, her comic and her role as Associate Editor at The Root. Segment 2: Jamie narrates a story from the 1985 book The People Could Fly based on Black nar...Show More

24:17 | Jan 2nd, 2016

A special edition of BGN featuring a 2015 mashup of celebrity guests who have stopped by to chat with us. Guests include: Voice animation artist and actress Cree Summer, Daily Show producer and author Baratunde Thurston, actor of The Last Dragon Taim...Show More

1:16:51 | Jan 1st, 2016

Segment 1: We speak with gaming content creators Keisha Howard and Travis Williams about their personal experiences in the industry and where the state of gaming is today for people of color. Hosted by Lauren Warren, Jamie Broadnax and Mel Perez Seg...Show More

57:27 | Dec 21st, 2015

You asked for a Star Wars podcast and now you have it! We're discussing easter eggs, conspiracies, fan reactions, and our take on Episode 7 The Force Awakens! Hosted by Jamie Broadnax featuring guests Mel Perez and Joelle Monique Music By: John Willi...Show More

1:33:27 | Dec 19th, 2015

Segment 1: FanBros crew members Tatiana King-Jones and Chico Leo tells the origin story of how this multimedia team got together and gives us a crash course in Podcasting 101. Segment 2: Joelle Monique interviews comic book creators Kevin Panetta (Zo...Show More

1:30:51 | Dec 14th, 2015

Segment 1: Beth Thomas Cohen author of "Drop The Act, It's Exhausting" chats about her latest book and growing up biracial as well as what it was like to work for Oprah Winfrey. Segment 2: Sam White founder of Shakespeare In Detroit discusses her rol...Show More

53:27 | Dec 8th, 2015

We chat with filmmaker Tamarat Makonnen about his film documentary centered around Black romance called In Search of the Black Knight. Hosted by Jamie Broadnax and Mel Perez Lauren Warren, Mel Perez, and Jamie Broadnax play the Benedict Cumberbatch g...Show More

1:41:27 | Dec 1st, 2015

Lauren Warren joins us to discuss the reckless white-washing in Hollyweird with such films as Gods of Egypt, Suffragette and live-action animes like Ghost In The Shell. Comic writer Alex De Campi speaks with BGN contributor Joelle Monique about her l...Show More

1:30:12 | Nov 25th, 2015

Jessica Jones has taken over our lives since the premiere on Friday November 20th on Netflix. We have two segments where we speak with the Woman Up! Podcast team Sarah and Catrina about their thoughts on the series. Our second segment features Laure...Show More

50:04 | Nov 25th, 2015

We explored Afrofuturism with filmmaker Martine Syms and discussed her latest project ARTBOUND which profiles emerging artists whose work explores the intersection of race, class, identity, and aesthetics. Vegan activist Aph Ko joined us to discuss h...Show More

1:15:35 | Nov 19th, 2015

Comic/TV writer Alverne Ball discusses the comic book industry, the politics of boy's club network and the depiction of people of color in media. Actor Echo Kellum stops by to chat about his role as Curtis Holt aka Mister Terrific of CW's hit show A...Show More

1:22:40 | Nov 14th, 2015

Ep 44 features film critic ReBecca Theodore-Vachon (@filmfatale_NYC) and TV/Radio personality @TheRayvolution discuss the lack of representation among women of color in the Star Wars movie franchise. Filmmaker Ryan Coogler discusses his latest film ...Show More