The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5q2VBg4bSPaXLmWZ6eEWXZ?si=48849a19636844b2 We round out our celebration of Black History Month with a look at the show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Judy Alsip and Megan Archuleta join Erin to discuss their favorite episodes, the character of Will, Will Smith's performance, the Banks family, the problematic elements, and much more!Be sure to support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/itsafandomthingpod.YouContinue reading The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Whitney Houston

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2KhzigNwWQ36ZTvK8V58PP?si=wYNOh5RZSayTvYuVRZz7zQ We continue our celebration of Black History Month with a look at Whitney Houston. E'shel from Liberty Diner Dish, Rebecca Salois and Kimberly Kunkle from Big Reputations Podcast, and Megan Archuleta join Erin to discuss their favorite songs, some of Whitney's filmography, the way the media tried to tear Whitney down, and much more! … Continue reading Whitney Houston

Janet Jackson

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1J3vnWaei4dUxPcHXCG8h0?si=iNBT5w4LSLuGOW6atLgawg We continue our celebration of Black History Month with a look at Janet Jackson. Carla Temis joins Erin for this in-depth discussion about Janet Jackson's music, her performance in Poetic Justice, the Super Bowl incident, her documentary, and much more! For the unedited version, head on over to our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/Ro9SN75ouZ8.Be sure to … Continue reading Janet Jackson

Prince

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6JKRMpRqF56gTfF068D4P1?si=w8NGrZnkQq2R4yfme4hVzg We continue our celebration of Black History Month with a discussion about Prince. Judy Alsip and Megan Archuleta join Erin to discuss some of their favorite songs, Prince's impact on music and culture, Purple Rain, the experience of seeing him in concert, and much more!Be sure to support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/itsafandomthingpod.You can follow us … Continue reading Prince

Insecure

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6lgwf2doV72fKA1MHVWZAo?si=NjkoTZ2GSeCQAV4owXm6tg In this episode, we discuss the fantastic HBO show Insecure. Carla Temis, Jenn Owens from My Streaming Bubble, and Megan Archuleta join Erin to discuss their thoughts on the show overall, the characters, how the show handles sexuality and sex, the importance of the show for representation, and much more.Be sure to support us on … Continue reading Insecure

Judas and the Black Messiah

https://open.spotify.com/episode/40goMBCeU6HEDOGdfZwq8e?si=A8iOsU34SaeJg2914mjICQ We wrap up our celebration of Black History Month with a discussion about the film, Judas and the Black Messiah! Carla Temis joins Erin again to discuss the outstanding performances, the relevance today, the love story, and we end on some fun tangents! Please listen to the trigger warning. This is a heavy one, but … Continue reading Judas and the Black Messiah

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

https://open.spotify.com/episode/17I6hKlniFeegXqZviqUnm?si=ye9t50vNQQSpoBBL-EdI8Q We continue our celebration of Black History Month with a discussion about the film, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom! Carla Temis joins Erin to discuss the outstanding performances, the music, that tragic ending, appropriation of Black music, and some fun tangents!You can find Carla's photography at: https://www.carlatemis.com/You can follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/itsafandomthingpodTwitter: @fandomthingpodInstagram: @itsafandomthingpodCover art by Carla Temis and … Continue reading Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

History of Representation

https://open.spotify.com/episode/78EyCfd0ofgzRQkArgsFJT?si=vG9bA1WzRfiRmxw57Bkkhg We continue our celebration of Black History Month with a discussion about the history of representation in film. Carla Temis and Tiffany Smith join Erin to talk about Old Hollywood racist stereotypes; the racism in Gone With the Wind; the amazing Sydney Potier, Blacksplotation; some filmmakers we admire, and more!You can find Carla's photography … Continue reading History of Representation

A Different World

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2SRZyQA4W8pw0bqKqzIOEy?si=-jGvw5x0TAGYW0xF-9FCVQ We continue our celebration of Black History Month with a discussion about the show, A Different World. Carla Temis and Tiffany Smith join Erin to talk about the challenges that a spin-off presents; our favorite characters; our love for Whitley and Dwayne, and more!You can find Carla's photography at: https://www.carlatemis.com/Be sure to check out Tiffany's writing … Continue reading A Different World

Living Single

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1wJIwpzn7wea8suB2bcqBz?si=bqHOchHeSkmGxZBDRI5N5g We continue our celebration of Black History Month with a discussion about the sitcom, Living Single. Judy Alsip and Tiffany Smith join Erin to talk about their favorite characters, ships, the appropriation by Friends, and much more!Be sure to check out Tiffany's writing for The Game of Nerds at: https://thegameofnerds.com/author/twsmith0308/You can follow us on Facebook: facebook.com/itsafandomthingpodTwitter: @fandomthingpodInstagram: @itsafandomthingpodCover art … Continue reading Living Single