The Nod
The Nod
Oct 20, 2020
Prentice Penny, Inside 'Insecure'
9 min

Girlfriends, Insecure, Uncorked — what do they have in common? Executive Producer and Director Prentice Penny of course! Today, Prentice talks about his origins on Girlfriends, Insecure's Emmy noms, and the need for more Black writers.

FriendsLikeUs
FriendsLikeUs
Friends Like Us
The Impact Of Sisterhood
Amanda Seales is a comedian and creative visionary. You know her as, “Tiffany DuBois” of HBO’s Insecure and her debut stand up special, “I Be Knowin”. She is a former cohost on daytime talk show, “The Real”, host of NBCs “Bring the Funny,” and hosted the groundbreaking 2020 BET Awards. She is the creator/host of the hella successful touring and now virtual, variety game show, “Smart Funny & Black” owner of its namesake Smart Funny & Black Entertainment, and recently launched the membership community app, “SFB Society” which through vibes, jokes, and facts provides a safe space for folks to be their whole black selves. A Jedi Khaleesi with a patronus that’s a Black Panther with wings, Amanda Seales continues to keep audiences laughing, thinking, and living in their truth! Vanessa Fraction Born in St. Louis and raised in Chicago, this mother of two has over a decade of experience captivating fans around the world with her one of a kind storytelling talent. Whether you see her on stage, television or hear her on the radio, Vanessa is on a mission to empower her audience to overcome their struggles while laughing at hers. These can be hilarious tales of being a single mother paying child support or revealing anecdotes on the battle of being a strong, successful black woman. Her television credits include appearances on Comedy Knock Out and Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks (TruTV), Tales (BET), and a recurring role on BounceTV’s Mann and Wife. Vanessa’s hilarious and bold stand-up comedy has been showcased on many shows such as HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, 1st Amendment Standup (STARZ) and Mike Epps Live at Club Nokia. As a writer she has worked on The Arsenio Hall Show (CBS), 106 & Park and The Mo’Nique Show (BET). Her film roles include Barber Shop 2: Back in Business and Kim Field’s Holiday Love: The Rebirth. Her quick wit and sharp humor is featured when she guests hosts on entertainment shows like DishNation (FOX) When you "do the math" Vanessa Fraction equals One Very Funny Lady! More info at www.vanessafraction.com Aminah Imani is a stand-up comedian, host, and actor who can be seen nightly at reputable comedy clubs and venues in New York city. Aminah’s notable performance at her alma mater, Howard University's Homecoming Comedy Show paved the way for career highlights including; 2018 Carolines on Broadway March Madness Comedy competition, the DC Comedy Festival, Skankfest Comedy Festival, online content with Buzzfeed and television appearances on Viceland. Aminah currently produces the Wine Before Nine podcast and hosts a weekly comedy show in New York, Comedy at the Knitting Factory. Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf
1 hr 21 min
Back Issue
Back Issue
Pineapple Street Studios
Remember When We Caught The Spirit? (feat. Pastor Shirley Caesar and Ashon Crawley)
Can You Hear It? I Know You Caught The Spirit This week, Josh and Tracy are taking you to church. First, they talk about their time in the pews, from the ways they've had to reconcile their faiths and identities to the music that has stuck with them. They hear about the deep, poetic roots of Gospel in Black identity from writer and professor Ashon Crawley. And they sit down with pastor and legend Shirley Caesar to talk about her reverence for the music, her unforgettable “greens, beans, potatoes, tomatoes” meme, and the importance of finding joy right now. Additional Material By: Arista Records, 20th Century Fox/Disney, Warner Bros Televison, Interscope Records/Universal, Universal Music Group, Malaco Music Group, SoSouth Music Distribution, Savoy Records/Univeral Music Group, Keep Cool/RCA, Light Records/Entertainment One, Columbia Records, eOne, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks, Urban One, Cameron J/Sony Entertainment, KevOnStage, TuneCore, The Orchard Enterprises, Christina Marie/Interscrope/Universal, B-Rite/Interscope Records, Columbia Records/Sony Music, Sony Legacy, Sony Music Entertainment, Paramount Domestic Television, Word Records, CW/Warner Bros, Parkwood Entertainment/Sony , TDE/Aftermath/Interscope, Priority Records/Universal, Dirty 3 Records Gospel Remix Provided by Donwill and 6th Sense. Production Music courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com. For transcriptions, please visit our website at https://pineapple.fm/back-issue. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
59 min
Therapy for Black Girls
Therapy for Black Girls
Joy Harden Bradford, Ph.D. & iHeartRadio
Session 183: Seasonal Depression During the Pandemic
The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves. As the days get shorter and the wind gets colder, you might be moving a little slower and feeling a little less motivated. And given the multiple stressors we’ve experienced this year, that’s not at all a surprise. Today we’re joined by Dr. Allycin Powell-Hicks to talk about seasonal affective disorder and how that might be heightening depressive symptoms you might have experienced in the past. Dr. Ally and I discussed tips for managing depressive symptoms, how we can tell if symptoms are something we should be concerned about, how to support ourselves in this very different holiday season, and some of the relationship challenges that have arisen during the pandemic and how to manage them. Resources Mentioned Visit our Amazon Store for all the books mentioned on the podcast! Where to Find Dr. Ally https://www.allycinhicks.com/ Instagram: @allycinhicks Twitter: @allycinhicks Stay Connected Is there a topic you'd like covered on the podcast? Submit it at therapyforblackgirls.com/mailbox. If you're looking for a therapist in your area, check out the directory at https://www.therapyforblackgirls.com/directory. Take the info from the podcast to the next level by joining us in The Yellow Couch Collective, therapyforblackgirls.com/ycc Grab your copy of our guided affirmation and other TBG Merch at therapyforblackgirls.com/shop. If you have questions or would like to discuss podcast sponsorship, email us at podcast@therapyforblackgirls.com. The hashtag for the podcast is #TBGinSession. Make sure to follow us on social media: Twitter: @therapy4bgirls Instagram: @therapyforblackgirls Facebook: @therapyforblackgirls
45 min
QueerWOC
QueerWOC
QueerWOC
Ep. 96 Ain't Gone Move Without Spirit ft. @itsjujubae
*NOTE* Nikeeta’s computer is raggedy so unfortunately there’s a popping sound in her audio. Please forgive her! I tried to fix it but alas... Nikeeta is solo on this episode...well, kinda. She gives an update about a campaign in upstate NY to provide justice for a Black trans woman, Chanel Hines who’s one of the QueerWOC’s of the week. The other queerwoc of the week is none other than Juju (@itsjujubae) from A Little Juju podcast. Money has a FANTASTIC interview/conversation with Juju that you absolutely do not want to miss! Nikeeta rounds out the show taking a turn at the Tumblr cake questions. It’s no surprise that her answers and Money’s answers are wildly different. Intro by TRUTH of Mother Nature. If you love the intro, listen to their new album Portalz here: https://open.spotify.com/album/0KWoevXqscd4eMWNZpodAE?si=l67fMsjnQUOKuZ89QtCZzA Where to find us: IG & Twitter - @queerwocpod FB - https://www.facebook.com/QueerWOCpod/ Tumblr - www.QueerWOC.com Listen to us on Soundcloud, Stitcher, Castbox, PocketCasts Contribute to QueerWOC via CashApp: $QueerWOCPod Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/queerwocpod Love us out loud by doing The R’s: Rate, Review, Request, Repost, Retweet, and Reply! Use the hashtag #QueerWOC to talk all things the podcast Send us an email or submit your Curved Chronicles: QueerWOCpod@gmail.com QueerWOC of the Week 00:11:26 Support Chanel Hines a Black trans woman who’s fighting for her life here in upstate New York. https://www.gofundme.com/f/legal-help-for-chanel-hines draiser is organized by the Geneva Women's Assembly in conjunction with Chanel's family. Juju Juju’s website: https://www.itsjujubae.com/ Social Media accounts: Twitter and Instagram @itsjujubae & @alittlejujupodcast Community Contributors 00:27:04 New patrons: Veornique, Kandace upped their pledge Cash App: M. Martinez, Dan Borders are fake shoutouts - Wautoma, WI / San Antonio, TX / Federal Way, WA / Hanoi Vietnam/ Port au Prince, Haiti Aviva! Mental Moment with Money 00:31:01 No Mental Moment w/ Money this week but check out last episode’s moment on ‘Compassion Fatigue’ Word 00:31:45 No word this week but Nikeeta has a question for listeners about a topic she wants to do for next episode. Topic 00:34:20 Money’s Interview with Juju! Nov. 19 7pm - 9pm Hoodoo 101 Registration link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hoodoo-101-w-juju-bae-tickets-124687376299 Support Juju on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/jujubae Juju’s Booklist that Money mentions: https://www.itsjujubae.com/book-list Topic II 01:43:49 It’s Nikeeta’s turn to take a stab at the Tumblr Cake questions. How on earth does she manage to work Luther Vandross into these damn questions?
1 hr 57 min
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