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A Cool Drink of Water w/ Luna Malbroux (How To Be A White Man, Playwriting, Comedy, San Fr…


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It's time for James to do the intro duties- what is going on with Katy Perry and dem nuns? Plus our food! What are we eating, what are food deserts, and how food in America is so cultural and political. Remember to vote!!! We are so fortunate to have Luna Malbroux as a guest on today's show! Luna sits down with Nnekay to discuss her play How To Be A White Man on the eve of opening night! The two discuss: what it's like to develop a play, the comedy scene in San Francisco, growing up in the rural south, dual consciousness, her work traveling across the country with #Mappingprivilege, and much much more. Luna is truly an inspiration so please do yourself a favor and check out her show!    Links!  

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November 3rd, 2017


OoooOOOOOooooOOoo... it's a little past Halloween, but the wonder twins have got the spirit! They are bringing you a Spoooootacular Episode. Nnekay …

MK101: Why You So Funky, Hollywood? (POCs TV Shows in Development , Joss Whedon Faux Feminist, Las Vegas Pride, Britney Spears, Bel Biv Davoe, Divas, Buffy The Vampire Slayer)

October 27th, 2017


The Wonder Twins are back in action! James has just come off the plane from his magical, ridiculous, and confidential trip to Vegas! Some of the …

Minority Korner 99: A Session on Semantics (Las Vegas, American Terrorism, Gun Control, Betsy DeVos, Harvard, BLM, Self Care, Venezuela)

October 6th, 2017


Nnekay and James are back giggling in the korners. Trying to figure out how to set the record straight? No. Setting the record right? No. Setting the record on the appropriate course. Yes. They are here to discuss as …

MK98: Minority Korner Takes a Knee (Portland, Janet Jackson, Airplane Movie Picks, NFL Boycott, Francis Scott Key, History of National Anthem, Life After Hate, Voodoo Donuts, Colin Kapernick, Baywatch, Alien: Covenant, Rough Night, The Mummy)

September 29th, 2017


Synchronize your watches because it's time... to give a fuck! We weigh in on the NFL Boycott and make an attempt to see both sides. James kicks it off (see what we did there) looking at two articles from the Root on …

MK97: Cuantos Licks? W/ Janine Brito (Espana, John Boyega, IT, The Election, Young Activist, DACA, Trump, The Haunted Poconos, Reality TV, LA vs NYC)

September 21st, 2017


Hola! We are coming to you from around the globe, as James is in Espana and being unapologetically Black overseas, while spreading the gospel about …

MK96: This Emperor Needs A Wig Cap (Hurricane Harvey and Irma, Quizlet Korner, Martin Yan, Harriet Tubman, Star Wars, KKK, Todrick Hall, Little Mix)

September 14th, 2017


The Wonder Twins of Podcasting are starting off with a bang, pitching a new movie... The Emperess' New Wig! Coming soon to a theater near you! They also have a little trip down memory land to the 2000s. Nnekay also …

MK95: High Kicking 4 Jesus (Labor Day, DACA, MaxFunCon East, Climate Change, Cristela Alonzo, Chenjerai Kumanyika, Dolores Huerta)

September 8th, 2017


James is back from the Poconos, making Pizza Delivery guys high kick for a tip and Nnekay is MELTING and shouting from the roof tops that climate change is here and showing it's ugly lil head. Just like Nnekay did in …

MKEP94: Don't Be A Taylor Swift, and Reclaim Yo Time, Money, & Activism! (Feminist Activism on Campus, Become A Purposeful Millionaire, Taylor Swift, Pink,, Colleen Daag, ABC'S Dinosaurs, Poppers)

September 1st, 2017


Can Auntie Maxine save us from that BW (basic woman) Taylor Swift and her latest display of white lady privilege? Also, Auntie Maxine... can we say that? ABC's Dinosaurs may have been the cause of Nnekay's irrational …

MKEP93: Dolores Huerta Needs A Statue W/Brian Benson (Charlottesville, Captain Marvel AKA Brie Larson, Bi Celebrities, Aaron Carter, Halle or Holly Berry?)

August 25th, 2017


We have been waiting to release this special interview with film maker Brian Benson for months, because we are crazy... about ACTIVISM! And with his …

Minority Korner 92: A Supa Soul Sit Down Sista Sunday (Chester Bennington, Super Soul Sunday, Protecting Children Against Child Molestation, Self Worth, Phylicia Rashad, Madonna)

August 18th, 2017


Nnekay is still here, she's still in New York! James is showing her the sights! World Trade Center Monument, The High Line, The Stonewall Inn, a... bone... mall? Also James is excited to share his mutant power, which …

Minority Korner 91: You Know You're In NY When You Cry: Black American GIs in WWII, Transgender Soldiers, Tom Ford, Confederate, HBO, Kidnap, Halle Berry

August 11th, 2017

Nnekay is in NEW YORK!!! Any every street is her runway! Once Nnekay got off her jalopy of a plane (after being tortured by children and Tom Ford), James has shown her THE. TOWN. But before we get to that, we cover how …

MKEP90: Queen Califa Part Deux w/ Amelia AND Badelia! (Spider-Man, Beauty & The Beast, A Wrinkle In Time, Queen Califia & The California Blacks, Social Justice & Activism Books for Kids, Lil Kim's Face, Who's The Best Chris?)

August 4th, 2017


The Wonder Twins of Podcasting have transformed into Amelia & Badelia, and one of them... we'll say Badelia (James) explains the entire plot of Beauty & The Beast- the live action version to Nnekay... or rather …

MKEP89: All Hail Queen Califa! (Xennials, Queen Califa, Game of Thrones, Sexual Harassment & Astronomy, Indiana Jones, Ewoks, George Lucas, California Blacks)

July 28th, 2017


Were you down with Ewoks? One of the Wonder Twins of Podcasting confesses their love, while the other demands reparations! Don't quite consider yourself a Millennial or apart of Generation X?! Good news theirs a made up …

MK 87: Be Your Own Dina Lohan (Race and Climate Change, Tips for Straight Guys in Gay Bars, Cleopatra, Madonna, Janet Mock, Bel Biv Davoe)

July 14th, 2017


The Wonder Twins of Podcast break down the late nineties teen group Cleopatra. James has had a an epiphany that he's a Dinah Lohan, just supporting and boosting (and sharing) the talent and success. Nnekay has a glamour …

MK86:A Freak In The Sheets and a Freak on the Streets (Henrietta Lacks, Oprah, Bachelor In Paradise, Drugs and the LGBTQ community, Title IX, poodles)

June 30th, 2017


James's birthday came and went and for our two year anniversary of the podcast we updated our photos!!! The wonder twins give a tutorial on how to do a proper jump photo, watch out Tyra! Even though we don't mention …

MKEP84: Mz. Sizzle's Magic Skool Bus (Remembering Pulse, Black Panther Trailer, LGBT Latinx Who Slay, Feminist Monuments, MaxFun Con, Katy Perry)

June 16th, 2017


Nnekay has returned home from summer camp aka MaxFun Con, and James being the Dinah Lohan mother that he is, couldn't be happier to have his baby …

MK83:Rip, Roaring, and Ready to Go (Tulsa Race Riot, AIDS Quilt, Kathy Griffin, La Croix, Implicit Bias, Catwoman, and Halle Berry)

June 9th, 2017

There is a meeting in the ladies room, and by ladies room we mean the Bay Area! That's right James is back in the SF Bay Area and our wonder twins are REUNITED!!!! James has come back to the booming trend of La Croix …

MK 82: By the Grace of the Nipple (Tyrus Wong, It Gets Better, Disney, Cults, Neil Degrasse Tyson, LGBT Youth, Teen Suicide, Immigration, Vegetarians, wigs)

June 2nd, 2017


James got that 'milk gift" and he is #blessed, he also narrowly escaped joining a cult. Thank goodness a certain body part saved him. After escaping …

MK81: 2 Kinds of Nastay! (Guardians of the Galaxy, Handmaiden's Tale is NOW!, History of Asian Immigration, "The Model Minority", Masters of None, Boo Mike Pence, Pirates of the Caribbean)

May 26th, 2017


We are going to bring TWO kinds of Nasty this week, as the Nasty Train Express takes off...choo choo! Nnekay finally saw 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and James has a question he's been burning to ask her- don't worry no …

MKEP80: A Peak Behind The Jockstrap (Big Little Lies, Tuskegee Study, Sports In Amurrika, Master of None, Dear White People, PWR BTTM, Drake at Prom)

May 19th, 2017


"Awww sookie sookie," now we kick things off with an impromptu Quizlet Korner! Who made that phrase a house hold catch phrase in the 90's (and now …

MK79: Put It In A Pamphlet and Get The Word Out: Hashtag Historical Facts (Debra Messing, Brooke Shields, Dolores Huerta, The Bracero Program, Cheng I Sao, Women In Power, Mya, Blaque, Monica & Brandi)

May 12th, 2017


Nnekay and James dabble in the reality tv arts by saving many of their weekly conversations for on air. This week, James sent Nnekay little tid bits about his exciting, action packed, and glamours week. Tired of …

MK78: Trashrella is Ready for the Ball (Solange, Marvel, Dear White People, Moapa Band of Pauites, NV Energy, Sarah Baartman, Suzan-Lori Parks, A Goose, Samantha Bee, Franchesca Ramsey)

May 5th, 2017


The moment has finally arrived.... Did Nnekay meet Solange?!?!?! Nnekay breaks down her fabulous night at SFMOMA and how she may or may not have …

MK77: JamKay's Fairy Tales: GoldiBitch & the Diabetic Witch (History of Pink Triangle, Solange, Books For Kids, Witches, Live Action Lion King, Visualization, Tonya Pinkins, Rachel Dolezal, Handmaiden's Tale, Goldilocks, Hansel & Gretel, Paris is Burning)

April 28th, 2017


James has quite the surprise to jump start the show, what celebrity is he now one degree of separation away from? Find out! But first: several tangents! In this fairy tale themed episode JamKay break down the TRUTH …

MKEP76: The Gabbening (Minus Gabrielle Union) ((Chris Brown, Black*ish, Gerrymandering, 2018 Elections, Velvet Ropes, Toys R' US, Celebrity Mascots, Barry Manilow, Copa Cabana)

April 21st, 2017


The Gabbening is upon us- only sans Gabrielle Union... she's busy... being Mary Jane.  The breaks have been cut on this episode and it is full speed …

MK 75:Defunk Your Mind w/ The Wonder Twins of Podcasting! (Mindfulness, Black Lady Mathematicians, Raven Simone, Virginia, Anxiety, John Ridley, and Scandal)

April 14th, 2017


Welcome to the Boobie Bonanza aka Minority Korner, where James and Nnekay might just have figured out their new tag line? Do you like? James breaks down his trip to Virginia, the expected and the unexpected and came …

MK 74:What Have You Done For YOU, Lately? (MaxFun Drive, Vampire In Brooklyn, Kal Penn, Oprah, Fulfilling Your Potential, Ashley Nicole Black)

March 31st, 2017


Oh My Oprah! This week is chock full with wonderful goodies for your ears to snack on! It's our second aka last pledge episode for the #MaxFunDrive, …

MK71:It's Spring Break, so just give me the Fact-Facts! (Gay Loneliness, Immigration Raids, The voice, Ben Carson, #adaywithoutawoman, ICE, Toxic Masculinity)

March 10th, 2017


Today we are all about the FACT-FACTS and not the Alternative facts that seems to be dominating all the media outlets these days. It is Spring Break and is Nnekay having the time of her life orjust crying at the blind …

MK 70: We See You Oscars... and We Need to Talk (Political and Commercials of the Oscars, Who Are Actually Winning Awards, Campbell Soup, Paula Abdul, Denzel Washington, Bill Paxton)

March 3rd, 2017


Is it really Hooray for Hollywood in this episode of Minority Korner? Yes, James and Nnekay are celebrating the Oscars this week. But first, Why does …

MK69: A Star is Born! Get Nasty! (69 Boyz, Fashion Week & Activism, U.K. Period Dramas & POC U.K. Actors, David Oyelowo, Idris Elba, Sisqo, Christian Sirano, Naeen Khan, SmartGlamour, Mariah Carey, Naomi Campbell v. Tyra, Party Lines, Dating Apps, Reverse

February 24th, 2017


Time to GET NASTAY, because it's our 69 episode... mmmm.... In this episode you will discover the origins of how a certain MK hosts star was born in a little dance group called '9 on Time' back in the 90's, not be …

MKEP68: The People vs. Brother Outsider & The Wall (O.J. Simpson, Bayard Rustin, Mexican-American Massacre, Texas Rangers, Ryan Murphy)

February 17th, 2017


Nnekay needs a theme song for her soon to be half hour sit-com, and James has got one for her! James has finally watched the American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ, and there is  much to talk about. Especially since …

MK67: What's Up Korner Kids!!!!!! (Super Bowl, Lady Gaga, Sundance, Mel B, Chicago, Pomo Afro Homo, Self Care, and William Monroe Trotter)

February 10th, 2017


This week we are on FIRE! THE SUPER BOWL came and went, but we're not here to talk about sports... we are here for GAGA. She dangled her ass into the arena like a spider and killed it! Also James touches on a Sundance …

MK66: Cocktails and Soup and Sandwiches (Roxane Gay, Women's March, Male Feminist, Reality Dating, STEM, American Gods, Ashley Judd)

February 3rd, 2017


This week we are coming in hot, hot and fresh like a Thai Breeze. That's right Nnekay just got back from her Honeymoon in Thailand and she is... SICK, but she managed to have a lot of fun in the sunnnnn. James is on the …

MKEP65: Round 2...FIGHT!: Star Wars Lady Wars (Rouge One, Coded Gay Characters, Books for Black Teens & You, Carrie Fisher, Black Authors Galore, Moonlight, TV Shows With Gay Characters)

January 27th, 2017


The gloves. Come. Off. It is our 2nd annual fight! And this might be the one that breaks the Korner (put probably not). Nnekay and James haven't disagreed this much since Tesla back in episode 5. Stripped from the …

MKEP64: Lace Up Your Boots its Inauguration Day! (The O.A., The History of Christmas, Ancient Egyptians, Combating Casual Racism, Immigration, Ask Minority Korner Anything, Outlander, "Passing")

January 20th, 2017


It's time to "get Jazzy with it" in 2017! It's Inauguration Day! We hope you got some boots for the Kwanzaa, Chanukah, Christmas, Winter Pagan …

MKEP63: And I Will Always Love You... Gay Africa! (History of Homosexuality in Africa, The Bodyguard the Musical, Mariah Carey, #BLMKidnapping? , Vivica A. Fox, Shaun King, Frank Ocean, The West End)

January 13th, 2017


James is back from his holiday in the U.K. and he brings news: In England the hottest ticket in town is... The Bodyguard the Musical AKA a Whitney …

MKEP62: 2017 #NoDrama W/Special Guest Shantira Jackson (2017 Resolutions, Ali Wong, Shemar Moore, Lee Daniels, Second City, Improv, Chicago, Journalism, Black Comics)

January 6th, 2017


Happy New Year! We made it to 2017! What are your New Year's Resolutions? Nnekay and James share their goals for 2017, or how to not end up being …

MKEP61: The Ghost of Christmas Past... Reframes 2016 (Combating Depression for LGBTQ Action Items, 21 Black Voices of 2016, Sisqo, How to Stand up to 'isms', Lady Suspense Thrillers, Halle Berry, Issa Rea, Solange, Jesse Williams, John Legend, and Many Mo

December 30th, 2016



In Patti La Belle fashion we are late for Christmas, and so was Mos Def according to Nnekay when she went to his concert. James is back to auditioning in the New York scene and Nnekay is already demanding tickets …

MKEP60: You Got Kwanzaa'd! (A Kwanzaa Special) (Kwanzaa, Oprah & Gayle, Ashanti #NotMyPrincess, Brandy vs. Monica, Charlie Brown Christmas, The Grinch)

December 23rd, 2016


Prepare to get Kwanzaa'd America as it's the first annual Minority Korner Kwanzaa special! Join Nnekay and James as the take you through a magical journey as w discover and explore Kwanzaa. How well do you know Kwanzaa? …

MKEP57: LIVE From the Chicago Podcast Festival! (Windy City, Peter Thiel, #SanctuarySchool Protest, #Tamponsfortrump, Chicago Christmas Village, Jack Falahee, Bill Clinton Sex Tape?)

December 2nd, 2016


We are LIVE! With a real studio audience and everything, recording from the Legendary Steppenwolf Theatre at the First Annual Chicago Podcast …

MK56: Werk 2 Da Beat: Election Action Items, Protest Songs, Safety Pins, Moonlight, Marvel

November 18th, 2016


This week Nnekay and James are still trying to process the election... they're letting Pierce Brosnan guide the way. They deconstruct the Safety Pin Movement, and get into the lack of diversity still plaguing the movie …

MKEP53: Dedicated To Noah Witke (13th, Birth of A Nation, Female Nobel Prize Winners, Nate Parker, Lewis Latimer, Jennifer Aguilera, 3rd Debate, Lady Gaga, Oprah, Nasty Women)

October 28th, 2016


James was boy on a train last week but not as crazy, or as exciting. We've both watched '13th' Ava DuVernay's new documentary about Mass Incarceration, and how slavery is alive and well in our American society. It is a …

MKEP52: Best Of Minority Korner Frankenstein Style (Queer History, Tiger Mandingo, Slave Tetris, Bees/Birth/Bears, Gretta Garbo, Poz Phobia, KKK, Latino History, Luke Cage, MC Skat Kat, Janet Jackson)

October 21st, 2016


Due to some personal tragedy and trauma, we don't have a full NEW episode but we have Frankenstein'd the FUCK out of our old one's for our "Greatest …

MKEP51: Explicit to the Maxx!!! (Pussygate, Luke Cage, Basket of Deplorables, Black Folks & Mental Health, 90s Jingles, Han Solo Movie, Disney Princesses)

October 14th, 2016


This week we are taking it to the Maxx (our explicit nature that is)!!! James and Nnekay are all up in those jingles, like nobody's business! Do you even remember Jingles!? Well these two sure the hell do! The beauty …

MKEP50: It's our 50th Extravgaynza Spectacular, So Let's have a Vakiki ! (Palm Springs, Racist Cameras, Privatized Prisons, Immigration, Solange Knowles, Helen Keller, Kodak Film)

October 7th, 2016


James is back from his amazing Palm Springs Spring Break... in October?! He witnessed first hand the invasion of the Bachelorette Parties in Gay …

MKEP49: You Got To DO Sumthin, or Go Home! (The Debates, Fox News, More Appropriation, SNL, Sexxxy Quizlet Korner, Folsom Street Fair, Master of None, Atlanta, Straight Male Sluts)

September 30th, 2016


It's the last episode of the summer before the summertime sadness kicks in, and Nnekay and James head to their respective coast lines! James explains …

MKEP47: Eh Bra, Let's Get a Tan! W/Special Guest Carla Lee (Dolly Parton, Black Lady Physicist, Lady Gaga, Racist Castings, Beach Blanket Babylon, Zebras)

September 16th, 2016


The reviews are in, Nnekay saw James' summer show 'Champagne is Disastrous', and did you know Black folks LOVE Dolly Parton, Nnekay explains why. …

MKEP46: You Know You Got That Phone Addiction (Scruff/Grindr Addiction,, White Feminism, Quantico vs. Homeland vs. Scandal, Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, Miss America, Back 2 Skool Sex Tips)

September 9th, 2016


It's intervention time and you know it. Many of us have it: PHONE ADDICTION. And we got your back, even though Nnekay is going to go through heavy withdrawals through out the episode.  But first Nnekay and James have a …

MK45: Minority Korner is Waiting... For a New National Anthem (Chicano Moratorium, LGBT & The Church, Colin Kaepernick, Britney Spears, and The VMAs)

September 2nd, 2016


James and Nnekay are hot and bothered about Britney's new album, Glory- She is also BACK with her performance at the VMA... which G-Money (whoever …

MK44.5- JamKay Needs a BREAK (North Dakota Access Pipeline Update, Ryan Lochte, Prince of Jordan, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears

August 26th, 2016


James and Nnekay have been running ragged! James has a show debuting this week, Champagne White is Disastrous! (Oasis SF) and Nnekay's uterus is On. …

MKEP43: The Rhythm, Olympics, or Queen Sugar is Gonna Get You! (Music Festivals, Olympics, Ava DuVernay, Queen Sugar, LGBT Olympians, Lionel Richie)

August 12th, 2016


Nnekay sets The Facebooks a blaze with a debate: are gay men and black women fierce? Is it time to retire this over used phrase? And "When Dez Nuts …

MKEP42: James Misses Every Sex Show (DNC, Bernie Or Bust, #StrongerTogether, Matt Damon, Peep Shows, Dore Alley, Black Movements, Movement Politics, The Black Panther Movie, Shirley Chisholm)

August 5th, 2016


We're back! In more ways than one. Nnekay and James are physically back in the same time zone, same space, and same park, that's right we're back in …

MKEP41: Deep Space Voyages of the HotMess Express (Star Trek, Log Cabin Republicans, Berkeley City of Refuge, GOP on the DL, Stranger Things, Muslims on a Plane, Charlize Theron vs. Sister Sister)

July 29th, 2016


It's our tribute to Larry Bird episode! Just kidding! But hold on to your butts as we dish on random subjects from 'Crazy Ex Girlfriend' to the …

MK40: Not Live From The RNC (RNC, #LoudBlackGirls, White on White Crime, Myth Busting Gender Stereotypes, The Witch, Leslie Jones, Melania Trump)

July 22nd, 2016


We are not reporting from the RNC- because that would be dangerous for us. We are still internationally recording, and James has a bird's eye view of …

MKEP39: Adventures With JamKay! (Police Reform, Ancient African Kingdoms, Lumpy Uteruses, EuroCup, Black Panthers)

July 15th, 2016


James is STILL across the whole planet from Nnekay and living it up in Amsterdam with Bae. He met the parents and may or may not have bonded over the …

MKEP38: Livin it Up Like Patti LaBelle! (Cop Shootings, Straight Pride, Black Olympians, John Lewis, Feminism for Males, Gay Male Patriarchy)

July 8th, 2016


We're livin it up like Patti LaBelle, or at least trying to as Nnekay catches James up on two recent shootings of unarmed Black Men while James in …

MKEP 37: Annie, You've Got the Right to Bare Arms & Comics (BET Awards, Guns, Pride, Comic News Roundup)

July 1st, 2016


Happy Pride ya'll! James is confronted with a lot of ugly truths in this episode as Nnekay is dropping earth shattering truth bombs. Is Nnekay going to be an upcoming Actress? We dive into Pride and celebrate and …

MK36: LoveisLoveisLoveisLove (Maximum Fun, Orlando News Roundup, The Color Purple, Being a Straight Ally)

June 24th, 2016


 Nnekay and James are SO excited to be apart of the Maximum Fun Network, the support has been amazing! James talks about the amazing Broadway Play, …

MK35:To Be... Or Not to Be Offended Part. Deux Electric Boogaloo (Orlando, Political Correctness, Subtle Racism, Kids For Cash Update, Fire Island, Niagara Falls)

June 17th, 2016


James is back from his epic journey to Niagara Falls and Fire Island, Nnekay is... well stuck in her car again, this time she's a little less hot... and not alone. We also take a moment to gather our thoughts in the …

MKEP34: Everyone Needs A Little Side Eye (Jungle Book, BAPS, Black Female Poets, New Sexuality Scale, Bernie Sanders, Zika)

June 9th, 2016


It's our first episode apart of the Maximum Fun Network and it is hot and fresh! So hot and fresh that James has a sunburn! Nnekay also looses it while James practices some new voices inspired by the Jungle Book. Nnekay …

MKEP33: Jesus Christo it's HOTT! (Black Excellence, BBMA's, Roots, Rocket Girls, Spanking, More Beyonce, Britney's Back, SD Gay Men's Chorus, Hulk Hogan, Bill Cosby)

June 1st, 2016


It's the sweatiest, hottest episode to date! Nnekay is a bad mother to herself, will she survive? What does that even mean?  It' the BBMA's do you know what those are? Britney performed and we need to discuss it's …

MKEP32: Princess Twunk and The Wolf (Sex Tips, Lemonade, Gay State of Affairs, #SayHerName, SF Police Chief, Ariana Grande, Transpanic, Gay Bears, Gay Subgroups, Whitney Hologram, George Zimmerman)

May 26th, 2016


Ariana Grande is a dangerous woman, and James can't stop raving about it. Game of Thrones has sent Nnekay to the crazy house. NO spoilers! James is finally drinking that Lemonade and getting in Formation- we break down …

MKEP 31: No Math or Meth Allowed! (Beyonce Live in Concert, Eric Andre, Marvel vs. DC, Azealia Banks vs. Bette Midler, #FriscoFive, Major TV Networks Fall Seasons, Kelly Ripa, Remember the Time, Michael Jackson, Competitive Mens Tickling, Gentrification)

May 19th, 2016


Several celebrity spotings! Nnekay with Beyonce, and it's an emotional experience, and James meets actor/comedian Eric Andre and they either become best friends or James royal offends him.  James is doing a giant …

MKEP30: 30 & NOT Pregnant! (Nnekay's Wedding, Captain America, Colton Haynes, Lemonade, QueenBey Prince Tribute, Wikipedia, The Red Cross, Janet Jackson's Baby, Mandy Moore, Ghostbusters, JLO vs. Mariah, Posh Spice)

May 12th, 2016


Nnekay is married! And planning her application to join Marvel's the avengers with her new married superpower. We give you the play by play of the Minority Korner's own Royal Wedding.  Did she become a bridezilla as I …

MKEP28: Fever Dreams of Michelle Obama (D.C., Nnekay's Bachelorette, Ghost In A Shell, Dr. Strange, Asian Hollywood White Washing, African Cartoons, GOP, Gay Lions, Martha Washington)

April 27th, 2016


Nnekayy is potentially on her death bed with fever dreams of Michelle Obama. Is this entire episode just a dream of hers? James Olivia Pope'd it to D.C., and Nnekay survived her Bachelorette, though now she's on her …

MKEP27: Free Brandy! (Sailor Moon, Panama Papers, Disney, Aisle Discrimination, Black Girls Rock, Beauty Supply Store, El Cerrito, Night Out in NYC, Dawn's Old Face, #FreeBandy)

April 20th, 2016


Nnekay (AKA Dawn's Old Face) tells a horrific tale of a night out in El Cerrito. James tells of a night out in NYC both are prime examples of these …

MKEP26: I Don't Trust No Man Poodle Around My Bitches (RuPaul Pt2, Japanese American Woman in the Civil Rights Movement, Poodles, Hamilton, DJ Quest Love)

April 13th, 2016


Nnekay and James are back on their respective coasts, and Nnekay is a woman on demand. James lost his I.D and is incredibly confused as to what city he's currently in. We dive into the Hamilton casting notice …

MKEP25: LIVE From Dolores Park! (Hunky Jesus, RuPaul, Unfair and Lovely, Diversity in SF, Commercials, Dolores Park Shenanigans, Black Queer Coffee Shop)

April 6th, 2016


Nnekay and James are reunited and recording from Dolores park, on Easter Sunday- what could possibly go wrong?! (EVERYTHING!) We scope out the …

MKEP24: Ain't Nothin Bootsy Bout this Episode (Rihanna, Latino Civil Rights Movement, Blacks & Weed, Trump Mania, The Green Rush, Harlem, Berkeley Black Repertory Theater)

March 22nd, 2016


James is back in the country- yes they actually let him back in and Nnekay is ready to catch him up on all things Trump, and what Rihanna is saying. What is Rihanna saying? Is it a legit language? Let's find out! …

MKEP23: Live From Amsterdam! (History of Queer Fabulousness, Lack of Diversity in Tech, Oscars, Tony The Tiger, Amsterdam, El Nino)

March 9th, 2016


James is reporting LIVE from Amsterdam, and Nnekay is in exotic Oakland! Did you watch the Oscars? Neither did we, except for that Chris Rock …

MKEP22: The Trial of Nnekay (Black*ish, Linda Tripp, Male on Male Rape in the Military, Teaching Kids to Combat Racism, Flashback Quizlet Korner, NY Kombocha Shortage, Slavery Sex Farms)

March 2nd, 2016


Our new challenge- how many times each episode can we mention Sister Act? The struggle is real for James since he can't seem to find Kombocha in New York. Nnekay missed Minority Korner dance practice. Racists hate …

MKS2EP4: Jesse Spano is Trapped In a Closet (Kesha, LGBT Youth Homeless Crisis, Lauryn Hill, Shonda Rhimes, Year of Yes, MK Book Club, Questions Korner)

February 23rd, 2016


James is hiiiiiiiiiigh … on caffeine and he takes us on the ride of our life! Today we talk about SHONDA and the year of YES! Is Lauryn Hill crazy?! Who know, but Nnekay sure thinks she has the answers. James tells us …

MKS2EP3 Ring the Alarm, It's the Black Panthers! (Gayest Blackest Superbowl 50, Black Panther History, Meryl Streep vs Angela Basset, Planet Fitness, Nuns, Gay Bashing)

February 16th, 2016


Today on Episode 3 of season 2... or episode 20 if your nasty... we talk about silly as Meryl Streep not understand the concept of race. The goddess Angela Bassett being the her amazing awesome self. Nnekay is just too …

MK S2 EP2: Minority Korner Barely Legal (Beyonce & Coldplay, #TweetLikeAGayWhiteGuy, Invented by a Black Person, Tyra's Baby, Happy Black History Month!)

February 9th, 2016


Happy Black History Month! But every month is Black History Month at Minority Korner, and some of you might be asking: why isn't there a Black History Month? Well, Nnekay has your answer… and it's short. Did you see the …

MKS2EP1: The Minorities Strike Back! (#OscarsSoWhite, Sarah Palin, Stacey Dash, Europe, Blizzards, Florence Flo Kennedy, Little Marley Davis)

February 2nd, 2016


We're back, and this season we're coming at you from coast to coast. James is finally back from Europe now in New York, and Nnekay is still holding …

MK EP 17: The Perfect Lost Episode (The Perfect Guy Movie Review, Weddings, Viola Davis, #Itwasablackwoman, Corrupt Pharmaceutical Drug Companies, Azealia Banks)

December 22nd, 2015


We're going back in time to the lost episode. Remember two months ago? It was action packed! James was live in the east bay sort of. Well he was. James went to a wedding and won the shit out of it. Nnekay got a …

MK EP12: Coochie Coochie Coo (Empire, VMA's, SF Star sightings,, Allys, Pickup Artists, Raising Dion, Judges Bribes & Juvenile Detention Centers, Kids for Cash, Jeard from Subway)

September 1st, 2015


Empire! Did you watch that crazy show- we're both caught up, and it's time to talk about Cookie! James is writing a book on the art of getting that special someone to fall in love with you... or just sleep with you, and …

MKE10: STAY WOKE! w/Special Guest Saturn (Bug A Boos, Target, Grand Juries, Slavery Museums, More Donald Trump, Janelle Monae, Matilda, Good Trolls, Even More Donald Trump)

August 18th, 2015


Just like Janet Jackson said when her new track hit #1: Bitches need to stay woke! We have pop artist Saturn in the studio, and things are gonna get shady. James has a bug a boo.  Did you hear about the one about the …

MK EP08: Back to the Future: Remember The Time (L.A., JEM, Mariah Carey, Real World/Road Rules, MTV, Music Videos, The Amazing Race)

August 4th, 2015


Get your JNCO's on cause we're going back in time! But first some short term Nostalgia: Nnekay went to L.A. and she saw some "celebrities". Remember …

MK E07: Chitty Shitty Gang Bang (Ant-Man, Michael Sam, Gay Black Superheroes, Femicidio, Miss USA, Rue from the Hunger Games, Kylie Jenner, Andy Cohen, Glasgow Pride, Sandra Bland)

July 28th, 2015


There are two different movies called Girlhood, about young Black girls, and we're confused.  James has trouble pronouncing even more words and reveals his celebrity crush.  Buckle down because Femicidio is happening in …

MK E06: Let's Talk About Sex... and Sequels! (Prince, Oprah, More Comic Con, Vixen, Chris Brown, Poz Phobia, Michael Johnson, Mandingos, To Kill A Mockingbird Sequel, Ida B. Wells, Joe Biden and the Gays, and Nosferatu)

July 21st, 2015


Nnekay isn't wearing any pants, or is she? We have so many updates this week, in chit chat corner. More nerd talk! DC is bringing an animated Black female superheroine to your TV! Nnekay's not wearing pants.  More …

MK EP 05: Who's Wine Is it Anyways? (Dr. Cornel West, Comic Con, Gay Uncles, Bratty Nephews, Great America, More Racism in Hollywood, Every Single Word, Tesla, Theater Etiquette)

July 14th, 2015


The gloves are off as Nnekay and James come head to head over a glass (or two) of wine, and Nikola Tesla. But first let's hear about Nnekay's …

MK E04: Stonewall, and Disney, and Bees! OH MY! (America Ferrera, Donald Trump, Disney, Michael Eisner, Stonewall the Movie, BBHMM, Grand Dragons are Fucking Crazy, Librarians and War)

July 7th, 2015


It's the 4th of July SPECIAL EDITION. America Ferrera wrote a letter to Donald Trump. Nnekay ate some hot dogs on an island... of Alameda. A woman …

MK EP 02: Electric Boogaloo, Back in the Habit! (Charleston Massacre, the Confederate Flag, Madonna, Big Brother 17, Juneteenth, the GOP, Janet Jackson Interludes, and James' Bday!)

June 23rd, 2015


You're still here! You're back for episode dos! It's been a crazy week in America, and Nnekay and James dive in on this very special episode of Minority Korner.  Hear those 'P's pop' as we still battle sound issues. We …

MK Ep 1: The First! It'll Get Better ... (Rachel Dolezal, Orange Is the New Black, Insomnia, Internet Trolls, Summertime, The Hamburglar, Racism in LGBT Community)

June 15th, 2015


It's the first episode of Minority Korner and no topic is safe. Meet Nnekay & James, and travel with them to many korners. Listen as James …

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