The Bodega Boys Are Doing Something Right

As an avid Twitter user, I would say I’m pretty amused and easily captured by the culture this platform has created. In my opinion the conversations, debates, jokes, commentaries, and trends of mainstream culture tends to have its first beginnings on Twitter. Now, Twitter is a huge platform that serves many different communities, but if […]

Madea Franchise : Born by Accident

Madea, a one time character from I Can Do Bad All By Myself turned into an audience’s favorite. In 2000 Tyler Perry introduced Madea. The tell you how it is, marijuana-smoking, badass grandmother that a lot of people relate to. In 2001 Perry featured Madea in his play Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Then […]

T- Series Vs PewdewPie

Just this past February, one of YouTube’s most popular channels, PewdewPie had been beaten by T-Series in terms of most subscribers on YouTube. T-Series is a music record label that comes from India, this should not be surprising to most people since India’s population is about a billion people. India and T-Series also have major […]

“Whimsically Volatile,” on life, drag, and drugs.

Katya Zamolodchikova, famous for competing on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7 and Craig MacNeil started their podcast, Whimsically Volatile, in March of this year, following the “rock bottom” point of Katya’s personal life and her release from rehab. As of today, there are 33 episodes, each around an hour and half long. A bit scatterbrained, […]

Podcast Does What Radio Can Never Do: Broadcast Porn

When Jamie Morton found out that his father was planning on self-publishing a poorly written pornographic novel, he did what any regular guy would do. He grabbed his two best friends, sat them down in his kitchen with a few microphones, and made a podcast. Little did he know that this podcast would later “amass […]

WTF with Marc Maron and the Intimacy of Podcasting

 It is this sort of intimacy that clearly distinguishes a podcast from a radio show. Maron’s show, in particular, represents the sort of intimacy that podcast listener will look for.