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Small Doses with Amanda Seales

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Your favorite truth teller, comedian, Amanda Seales, is dropping gems with, “Small Doses,” a weekly podcast that brings you potent truths for everyday use.
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Side Effects of Addiction (with Raphael Saadiq)

1:10:56 | Aug 14th

This week, music icon and legend Raphael Saadiq sits down to talk addiction, a reoccurring theme on his new album Jimmy Lee, available August 23. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of going on Tour Again

54:18 | Aug 7th

This week I give the sweet (and not so sweet) and low down of the Smart Funny & Black: U Kno the Vibeonics 101 tourLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Cannabis with Fab 5 Freddy

1:12:09 | Jul 24th

This week we sit down with the legend himself Fab 5 Freddy to talk about his Netflix film “The Grass is Greener” and get lifted on all things Mary Jane!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Triggers

56:14 | Jul 17th

This week we look down the barrel of those pesky occurrences that remind us of traumas and explore how to manage our own and others’!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Shame with Jameela Jamil

1:22:21 | Jul 10th

This week, Jameela Jamil, comedian and star of NBC's The Good Place cuts through the fat on shame, shaming, and how to shame shaming.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
SD Revisited: Side Effects of Being a Cancer

41:48 | Jul 4th

This week, in honor of my birthday, we're bringing back an episode from last year for the uber sensitive, oh so loyal, consummate homebodies, THE CANCERS!  It's all about the crybaby creatives of the zodiac, and what’s it’s like to be us, know us, an...Show More
Side Effects of Being a Workaholic (with Chris Redd) LIVE from Clusterfest!

1:07:23 | Jun 27th

This week, coming at you from Clusterfest for the first ever live episode of Small Doses, Chris Redd joins us to talk about being a workaholic.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Knowing Your Worth (with Yamaneika Saunders) Part 2

1:01:12 | Jun 20th

This week, we continue our conversation with comedian Yamaneika Saunders about what it means to value yourself and not be shortchanged. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Knowing Your Worth (with Yamaneika Saunders) Part 1

1:11:03 | Jun 12th

This week, comedian Yamaneika Saunders joins us to discuss what it means to value yourself and not be shortchanged. Come back next week for the rest of our conversation.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of NGMFU

34:24 | Jun 6th

First it was an Instagram post, now it’s a hit song. Behold, the story behind, N****s Got Me F'd Up. https://music.apple.com/us/album/n-s-got-me-fd-up/1466138222?i=1466138234Want to listen to Small Doses without the Ads? subscribe to https://glow.fm/...Show More
Side Effects of the Game of Thrones Finale

26:54 | May 30th

Winter has come and gone, but there’s still so much left to say.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Reading with LeVar Burton - Part 2

42:47 | May 22nd

A continuation of our conversation with the man, the myth, the legend LeVar Burton, about literature, life and Geordi La Forge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Reading with LeVar Burton - Part 1

50:01 | May 15th

This week, the man, the myth, the legend LeVar Burton joins us to talk about literature, life and Geordi La Forge. Come back next week for Part 2!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Being a Token (with Sal Masakela)

1:07:58 | May 8th

This week, Sal Masakela, host/modern-day Black renaissancer, joins us to discuss the nuances attached to the unique position of being in a unique position.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Communication

1:01:30 | Apr 24th

This week, we begin a conversation about conversations.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Game of Thrones

58:38 | Apr 17th

I swore by the old Gods, and the new, that when Winter came we would dedicate an episode to the most epic television show of all time. As a Lannister always pays its debts, I too keep my word!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho...Show More
Side Effects of Self-Care (with Christina Rice)

1:43:21 | Apr 10th

This week we keep the good vibes rolling with our guest, Christina Rice founder of OmNoire, a social wellness community for women of color, as we explore the ways and hows of what it truly means to take care of you!Learn more about your ad choices. V...Show More
SD Revisited: Side Effects of Dating an Artist (with Lauren London)

1:19:06 | Apr 4th

In honor of the tragic passing of Nipsey Hussle, we pay tribute with a re-airing of this episode featuring Lauren London, actress and wife of the slain rapper/entrepreneur/visionary.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Pursuing Positivity

45:35 | Mar 27th

This week, we explore how to lighten the mood, bring out the sun, and smell the flowers while still maintaining a realist view on this real-ass life.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Being a Radical Black Artist (with Tongo Eisen-Martin)

1:23:39 | Mar 21st

In this episode, Tongo Eisen-Martin gets on the mic to wax poetic about what it really means to be a creative change agent.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of The Red Pill Podcast

1:28:29 | Mar 14th

This week, I visit Van Lathan’s (TMZ) The Red Pill podcast to address the false headline spread by BlackSportsOnline.com and discuss the bigger conversation around women challenging toxic masculinity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone...Show More
Side Effects of Narcissists (with Candice Thompson)

1:15:47 | Mar 6th

This week we’re joined by comedian Candice Thompson to discover the truth behind the mystery of your friendly neighborhood egomaniac.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Fame

56:29 | Feb 27th

This week we take the glam out of the glamorous life in exchange for kicking the actual facts of celebrity.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Family (with Sharufa Rashied-Walker)

1:14:43 | Feb 20th

This week, designer Sharufa Rashied-Walker (JINAKI.net) sits down with us and relates on what makes your relatives more than just blood and your friends more than just homies.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Being A Comedian Part 2

39:03 | Feb 13th

Amanda continues the conversation going with DMTs on where to find the funny and how to let it find you.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Being A Comedian Part 1 (with Roy Wood Jr.)

1:00:27 | Feb 6th

This week, one of Amanda’s favorite comedians, Roy Wood Jr. (Daily Show), stops by to dig into where to find the funny, and how to let it found you. Come back next week for Gem Droppin’ and DMTs!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...Show More
Side Effects of Pan Africanism, Part 2 (with Noma Dumezweni and Michaela Coel)

46:16 | Jan 31st

Part 2 of our episode with Noma Dumezweni (Hermione “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”) and Michaela Coel (“Chewing Gum”) on what it means to be a part of and a believer in the black diaspora.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch...Show More
Side Effects of Pan Africanism, Part 1 (with Noma Dumezweni and Michaela Coel)

1:03:15 | Jan 23rd

In this episode, we bring Noma Dumezweni (Hermione “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”) and Michaela Coel (“Chewing Gum”) together for a three sided convo on what it means to be a part of and a believer in the black diaspora. Part 2 coming next week!...Show More
Side Effects of a Crush

58:12 | Jan 17th

This week is for the undercover lovers who are in long distance likes with the people sitting next to them.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Social Media (with Tess Finkle)

1:14:27 | Jan 9th

This week we’re joined by my publicist, Tess Finkle of Metro PR to explore how likes, hashtags, retweets and more have come to rule our analog lives in this digital world.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Self Doubt (with Jordan Carlos)

1:54:28 | Jan 2nd

This week, Jordan Carlos (Guy Code, The Nightly Show) joins us and keeps it really fucking honest about questioning your own worth and how to not let it stop you.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Being a Cat Lady

32:11 | Dec 26th, 2018

This week is for all my folks who know that even tho they get a bad rap for being sketchy, and clawing you if you scratch em wrong, our feline friends make awesome companions! Meow!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of the Holidays

54:58 | Dec 19th, 2018

This episode we get festive for that special time of year full of funny style family members, exes resurfacing, and of course, holiday cheer!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Doing a Special

46:03 | Dec 12th, 2018

I did a standup special, muhfuckas! January 26th on HBO.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Dating an Artist (with Lauren London)

1:09:29 | Dec 5th, 2018

This week, we are joined by actress Lauren London to unpack the complex intricacies of dating a creative, aka a weirdo.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Not Having Kids

57:05 | Nov 28th, 2018

This week we discuss what life is like in the no kids lane, and the unique exchanges, lifestyle, and expectations that come along with choosing not to procreate.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Travel (with Demetria Lucas)

1:35:12 | Nov 21st, 2018

This week your other favorite source for self help from the hip and travel maven, Demetria Lucas talks the fun of jet setting and the value of getting out of your comfort zone and broadening your perspective! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m...Show More
Side Effects of Being an Oreo (with Michael James Scott)

1:16:05 | Nov 14th, 2018

This week, Broadway star Michael James Scott joins us to talk what it is to be a black person but not embraced by the black community because of a difference in vernacular and class status.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice...Show More
Side Effects of Toxic Masculinity Pt. 2

47:42 | Nov 7th, 2018

This week, we continue the conversation on toxic masculinity (without Dondre), and touch on what makes a man-basher, dealing with mansplainers, and cleansing society's waters of toxic masculinity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/...Show More
Side Effects of Toxic Masculinity, Pt. 1 (with Dondré Whitfield)

1:18:44 | Oct 31st, 2018

This week, “Queen Sugar,” and “The Cosby Show’s” Dondré Whitfield joins us to go head to head in a 2pt extravaganza episode identifying, challenging, and dismantling, the beast of patriarchy.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...Show More
Side Effects of College (with Ashley Blaine Featherson)

1:14:33 | Oct 24th, 2018

This week we’re getting scholarly on y’all!!  “Dear White People’s” Ashley Blaine Featherson joins us to talk all things collegiate and the pros/cons of heading off to got a higher learning!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho...Show More
Side Effects of Living in Modern America

54:05 | Oct 17th, 2018

It’s no secret that this country is submerging into trying times.  This week we discuss how the dysfunctional state of the union is affecting the state of our mental health and ways to manage it.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...Show More
Side Effects of Moving

48:08 | Oct 10th, 2018

In honor of Amanda upgrading from her apartment to a house this week’s episode is all about the stress, the excitement, and necessity of moving!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Style (with Bryon Javar)

1:18:40 | Oct 3rd, 2018

This episode we take it to your closets and the runway, talking all things fashion and flavaful with our guest, stylist to the stars, Bryon Javar!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Loneliness

57:07 | Sep 26th, 2018

If ya think you’re lonely now...then you need to listen to this episode.  We cozy up to the realities of feeling like an island and how to manage the vulnerability without letting it influence poor decision making!Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...Show More
Side Effects of Great Sex

1:04:21 | Sep 19th, 2018

Aww sookie sookie now, this episode we smack it up flip it rub it down and get into the ins and outs (and ins and outs) of experiencing Sexcellence at its highest degree!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Ending a Frienship (with Toni Trucks)

1:23:08 | Sep 12th, 2018

This week we’re joined by CBS “Seal Team’s”, Toni Trucks as we get into the sad reality of handling the hows, whats, and timing of when a friendship has run its course.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of Going on Tour

51:47 | Sep 5th, 2018

We’re back! A lot can happen in a month, especially when you’ve been touring the country, and Amanda has got all the good, the bad, and the funny on taking her show, Smart Funny & Black, to the masses!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone...Show More
Side Effects of Being in Your 30s

43:54 | Aug 1st, 2018

On our last episode of the season, we pay homage to the decade of your 30s!  If you’re wondering if you’re where you should be, how you’ll get where you going, or simply if 30 really is the new 20, we speak on it and hopefully help you get closer to ...Show More
Side Effects of Being Woke (with Kendrick Sampson)

1:11:04 | Jul 25th, 2018

This week we welcome actor/activist, Kendrick Sampson (HTGAWM; Vampire Diaries) and discuss self care, hoteps, idealism, and the many things that come with being alert to the (side)ways of the world!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f...Show More
Side Effects of a Breakup

51:13 | Jul 19th, 2018

We’ve all been there and know what it’s like. The tears, the drunk texts, the sad music. Yup! This episode will hit home for a lot of folks as we dig into the dark dank place of the end of a relationship and how to get back to the light!Learn more ab...Show More
27: Side Effects of Having Anxiety

55:03 | Jul 11th, 2018

In an effort to address the topic of anxiety without generalizing it since, it shows up different in everyone who suffers from it, this week, is a super personal episode all about specifically Amanda’s anxiety, how it impacts her life, how she manage...Show More
Side Effects of Having Anxiety

54:22 | Jul 11th, 2018

In an effort to address the topic without genralizing it since, it shows up different for everyone who suffers from it, this week, is a super personal episode all about specifically Amanda's anxiety, how it impacts her life, how she manages it, and w...Show More
Side Effects of Being Outspoken (with Luvvie Ajayi)

1:01:22 | Jul 5th, 2018

This week’s, “Side Effects of Being Outspoken” keeps it 100 about the professional and personal repercussions of speaking your truth with best selling author, blogger, Luvvie Ajayi, in a mash up episode!  For Pt. 1 listen to me discuss my journey of ...Show More
Side Effects of Being A Cancer

41:26 | Jun 27th, 2018

This episode is for the uber sensitive, oh so loyal, consummate homebodies, THE CANCERS!  In honor of my birthday, I’m doing an entire episode dedicated to the crybaby creatives of the zodiac, and what’s it’s like to be us, know us, and love us!Learn...Show More
Side Effects of Free Speech (with Natasha Korgaonkar)

1:20:11 | Jun 20th, 2018

 This episode we take the more serious route to get to the nitty gritty of the 1st Amendment. My friend, Natasha Korgaonkar former lawyer with the NAACP Leah Defense Fund gets on the mic to clear up choice, freedom, and the difference in consequences...Show More
Side Effects of Being an Independent Woman

56:16 | Jun 13th, 2018

This episode is for the ladies, doin the damn thang, handlin’ their own biz, and making moves! We’re diving in to the ups, downs, and every where in between of being a woman who can carry her own weight in a world that is waiting for her to get back ...Show More
Side Effects of Being a Nerd (with Ron Funches)

1:18:53 | Jun 6th, 2018

This one’s for all my fellow brainiacs out there who want to know everything! Comedian Ron Funches joins and we give you full geek life.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Side Effects of White Women

54:04 | May 30th, 2018

This is an episode that may touch some nerves but is about elevation. In a world where it seems like daily, many white women are exercising their privilege in potentially harmful ways to others it’s time to have a real convo about the past, present, ...Show More
Side Effects of Platonic Friendships Pt. 2 (with Brandon Victor Dixon)

1:09:56 | May 23rd, 2018

 In this part 2 of our platonic friends episode, Brandon Victor Dixon joins us to talk all about the facts and fiction of our own platonic friendship (WE NEVER KISSED WITH TONGUE!), Starbucks fuckery, and of course, hella random moments of breaking o...Show More
Side Effects of Platonic Friendships Pt. 1 (without Brandon Victor Dixon)

37:59 | May 16th, 2018

 This is a special 2 pt episode! In part one we get into the nitty gritty from the friend zone to those homie/lover/friendships. In part two my true platonic friend, Brandon Victor Dixon, of “Power” & Judas in the NBC live production of “Jesus Christ...Show More
Side Effects of Being West Indian (with Yvette Noel-Schure)

1:11:19 | May 9th, 2018

This episode is dedicated to all my people of Caribbean descent! WAVE YA FLAG! We talk all tings from cultural differences, growing up with West Indian parents, why we have 10 jobs and more! Plus, our Guest, Grenada born Publicist to Beyonce & more, ...Show More
Side Effects of Owning Your Own Business (with Melody Ehsani)

1:06:33 | May 2nd, 2018

This week we’re dealing with the ups and downs of Being you’re own CEO! With guest, designer Melody Ehsani, we get to the nitty gritty on runnin your own biz, how to check folks who don’t respect your come up, when to check out, and more!Learn more a...Show More
Side Effects of Being a Multihyphenate

53:10 | Apr 25th, 2018

For anyone with hella passions or trying to figure out their passion this episode is for you. We take a look at the life of the Jack of all Trades, advise on how not to be a master of none, and put you on to finding your skeleton key.Learn more about...Show More
Side Effects of Toxic Relationships (with J. Winans)

1:02:42 | Apr 18th, 2018

This week we wade into the murky triflin’ shady waters of them folks that bring you nothing but trouble! R&B artist and producer, J Winans stops thru to share how he’s used music and turned those negatives into positives!Learn more about your ad choi...Show More
Side Effects of Being Broke (with Retta)

1:24:32 | Apr 11th, 2018

This episode tackles the wackness of lacking funds. Retta, Star of NBCs “Good Girls” and “Parks and Recreation” stops thru and we get down to the nitty gritty of being the broke friend, dating while broke, and not letting being broke, break you!Learn...Show More
Side Effects of Being an Only Child

54:57 | Apr 4th, 2018

This episode we get into the solo dolo world of the only child. Dispelling the myth of an ability to share, breaking down what alone time really means, how annoying “I could tell you were” really is, and what folks like us miss out on and gain by hav...Show More
Side Effects of Fuckboys (with James Bland)

1:11:26 | Mar 28th, 2018

Y’all been waiting for this one! In an effort to rid the world of them. We go in on the whos, whats, and whys of F***bois! Chiming in is, James Bland star/creator/producer of digital series “Giants”.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f...Show More
Mini - Phrases I Hate

18:07 | Mar 21st, 2018

This mini episode is all about over uses phrases that I can’t stand! From “Can I Pick Your Brain?” to “Do You date regular guys?” and more I explain why they get under my skin and drive me up the wall!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone...Show More
Side Effects of Working With Your Friends (with King Bach)

1:22:04 | Mar 14th, 2018

This week we talk all about the pros and cons of working with the homies! Actor and comedian King Bach slides through to talk about internet vs. IRL peeps, figuring out which family members are cool to work with, and DM'ing Beyoncé!Learn more about y...Show More
Side Effects of Being an Extrovert

54:01 | Mar 7th, 2018

This episode is for all the folks who’ve been told they’re “too much” “extra” or “doing the most”! We shed light on why makes a show off, speak on how to handle folks who think your personality is too big and answer the question when do extroverts ev...Show More
Side Effects of Being a Realist

53:38 | Feb 28th, 2018

Are you a pessimist? Or are you simply objective? This week we go to a whole new level of real and get in the mindset of folks who see through the lens of logic, explore how to be the “truth teller friend”, and how to awaken the inner realist in you!...Show More
Side Effects of Being a Black Woman in Hollywood (with Cree Summer)

1:14:18 | Feb 21st, 2018

This episode of Small Doses is a special one. Iconic actress and voice over artist, Cree Summer (“A Different World”) drops ALL THE GEMs about the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of being a sista in Hollywood!Learn more about your ad choices. Visi...Show More
Side Effects of the Ho Phase (with DeWanda Wise)

1:14:42 | Feb 14th, 2018

 This week we talk sexual freedom and how that phase impacts women’s bodies, relationships, and perspectives! DeWanda Wise, star of Netflix & Spike Lee’s, “She’s Gotta Have It,” spills the tea on how playing the risqué role of Nola Darling impacted h...Show More
Side Effects of Being Type A (with John Early)

1:02:15 | Feb 7th, 2018

This show is dedicated to the high functioning folks! We’ll gem drop on perfectionists vs. overachievers, give insight on dealing with these kinds of persons, and laugh it up with Search Party’s John Early!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega...Show More
Side Effects of Being an Innovator (with Robert Glasper)

1:02:18 | Jan 31st, 2018

This episode is all about folks taking a leap into the creative unknown! We talk how to stay motivated and keep your ideas fresh and get some insight on moving to the beat of your from Jazz/Hip Hop virtuoso, Grammy Award winner, Robert Glasper!Learn ...Show More
Side Effects of Sexual Harassment (with Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson)

1:08:50 | Jan 24th, 2018

 This episode speaks to the where, whys, and whats of the current household topic of Sexual Harassment. We also, gem drop on when a Holla becomes Cat Call, and Guests Corrine and Krystyna of the famed, “Guys We F@#ked” podcast, come thru to share the...Show More
Side Effects of The Curve (with Bresha Webb)

1:05:01 | Jan 17th, 2018

This week on Small Doses, it's all about giving and receiving Rejection. Find out how to know if you've been curved or dissed, how to perfect using the curve with people you're doing business with, and actress/comedian Bresha Webb (Marlon) shares her...Show More
Side Effects of Insecurity

54:20 | Jan 10th, 2018

Welcome to Small Doses with Amanda Seales! In our first episode, we're talking all about insecurity, covering everything from arrogance vs. confidence, feeling insecure in relationships, body image, and much more.Learn more about your ad choices. Vis...Show More