Help Me Understand | Ep. 006: Seasons on Seasons
On this episode, Randi & Niema recap their summer highlights, discuss Kaepernick's on-going protest while questioning the world of sports, & try to figure out the rules and regulations of Cuffing Season.
ON SUMMER ’17:
•Omarosa’s NABJ Fiasco
•Black Star Film Fest
•40 Million Dollar Slaves (Book)
•DETROIT, the movie: HuffPo Review; Fact vs. Fiction in DETROIT: Slate
•Wood Harris’ Instagram
•You Had Me at Black
ON KAEPERNICK + QUESTIONING SPORTS CULTURE:
•Blavity: What if Black Americans Walked Away from Football?
•Jim Brown’s Nonsense
•A Year Later, Reflecting on Spotlighting Colin Kaepernick’s Anthem Protest
•Mizzou’s Dilemma Following Their Protest
ON CUFFING SEASON:
•Demetria’s ask.fm Page
•7 (Mostly) Funny Cuffing Season Memes
•What are your rules, thoughts or best cuffing season stories? Send ‘em our way! Email yo [at] glossrags [dot] com, with CUFFING SZN in the subject line. Audio files are acceptable too!
ON OUR RADAR:
•Simeon Marsalis’ new book, As Lie is to Grin
•Gianni Lee’s story of being arrested & detained by LAPD—and how it reminds him of slavery
•Dave Zirin’s Edge of Sports (Podcast)
•What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito (Podcast)
•Holley Murchinson’s new book, Tell Me About Yourself: Six Steps for Accurate & Artful Self-Definition
Dig what you hear? Have something to say about it? Let us know! Email yo [at] glossrags [dot] com with your comments.
Creator + Executive Producer + Editor: Randi Gloss
Associate Producer: Niema Jordan
Music: John Lass (Intro + Outro)
Break 1: Aqui no Baile by DKPVZ (Source: Soulection White Label)
Break 2: BeFree[WenCanI] by Foisey (Source: Soulection White Label)
Break 3: Crushin’ You by Lakim (Source: Soulection White Label)