Explain to Me

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Giving Flowers To...

Don't yuck someone else's yum, unless that yum is racist af. **Spoilers**

Episode #33 Notes: Don't yuck someone's yum, unless that yum is racist af. Spoilers

Recorded: 3/25/19

Episode Length: 35:28

This week the cast discussed Us, Shrill, Denver: the benefits of buying flower there, but also the issue with homelessness. The issue of homelessness here in St. Louis, the Attorney General summary of the Mueller Report, all of the candidates for the Democratic Party, and Alex Jones losing his shit.

A Country full of Hufflepuffs. **Trigger Warning**

Mini Episode #12 Interview with Sam Kahn

Mini-sode #12 Notes: A Country full of Hufflepuffs Trigger Warning

Recorded: 2/25/19

Episode Length: 25:15

Trigger Warning: Rape/Generational Trauma/Genocide

In Mini-sode #12 Bex chats with Sam Kahn, an American studying art in the country-side of Ireland. Both bonding over their love of the cot Sam discusses the art they are currently making based off their experience and perspective as a non-binary, pansexual, human, who has been diagnosed with prosopagnosia (face blindness). They also bring up generational trauma they experience as a person of Jewish/Irish ancestry.

Follow Sam on Instagram: [https://www.instagram.com/sammmalamm/?hl=en]

Sam's Website: [https://www.ealainstudios.com/]

Ya'll ever had to avoid being sued?

Mini Episode #11 Interview with Stars at Night

Mini-sode #11 Notes: Ya'll ever had to avoid being sued?

Recorded: 2/18/19

Episode Length: 15:51

In Mini-sode 11, Bex got to hang out with Stars at Night after their show in Kansas City opening for Le Butcherettes. Getting late night vegan food at KC Kitchen & Pizzeria, while chatting about music influences, first concerts, the ups/downs of touring, their pets, and the Midwest. Rad tunes were playing in the background the whole time, so to avoid being sued, enjoy a shortened taste of the convo they had.

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You're so gross, Ted Bundy.

Mini Episode #10: Interview with Layal El-Saadi of HMPP

Mini-sode #10 Notes: You're so gross, Ted Bundy.

Recorded: 1/30/19

Episode Length: 19:21

In Mini-sode 10, Bex chats with Layal the host of the podcast Hold My Pasties Please. They discuss how HMPP came to be, their current Netflix binges, and how gross Ted Bundy was.

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We write love songs too.

Mini Episode #9: Interview with Sorry, Scout.

Mini-sode #9 Notes: We write love songs too.

Recorded: 2/10/19

Episode Length: 14:08

In Mini-sode 9, Bex talks with local band Sorry, Scout. They discuss how the band started, rock music as a whole being full of straight, cis, white dudes, the impact they want to make, being supported by the St. Louis music community, and Randi falls in love with a very adorable cat boy.

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Maybe do a little cocaine and solve a puzzle. **Trigger Warning**

Mini Episode #8: Interview with Molly Kendrick of Yeah, No, Yeah

Mini-sode #8 Notes: Maybe do a little cocaine and solve a puzzle. Trigger Warning

Recorded: 1/31/19

Episode Length: 18:46

Trigger Warning: Statutory Rape/Abortion

In Mini-sode 8, Bex has a conversation with Molly of the podcast Yeah, No, Yeah. They discuss R. Kelly and how long it has taken for him to see any type of fall out. How, many Classic Rock Stars were also guilty of statutory rape, but so many people are unaware of this. Discussing the infamous “Baby Groupies” of the late 70’s and some of the abuse the girls went through.

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That Anthem Don't Even Slap

Episode #32 Notes: That Anthem Don't Even Slap

Recorded: 2/3/19

Episode Length: 28:45

This week Jake talks about Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia having photos released of him in blackface. Sean asks if anyone can be saved from cancel culture. Bex asks how to deal with cutting ties with those close to you, who haven't decolonized.

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Cause I thought to be white, was to be normal.

Mini Episode #7 Interview with Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes

Mini-sode #7 Notes: Cause I thought to be white, was to be normal.

Recorded: 1/17/19

Episode Length: 9:34

In Mini-sode 7, Bex continues the series about being Mexican-American living in the U.S. with Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes. They discuss Bi/Mental the band's latest album, what inspired the album, when Teri first discovered Alice Bag, and growing up surrounded by white people. Bi/mental drops February 1st. Check out the band's site to preorder the album. https://www.lebutcherettesofficial.com

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You are so a Lisa.

Mini Episode #6: Interview with Cousin Jesus, Technical Architect

Mini-sode #6 Notes: You are so a Lisa.

Recorded: 1/19/19

Episode Length: 17:21

In Mini-sode 6, Bex begins a series of conversations on what it is like to be Mexican-American living in the U.S. As a great starting place she invited her Cousin Jesus on. Jesus was one of the technical architects who created the Simpsons World App. They discuss their early experiences with ESL classes, having other brown people around, The Simpsons, current projects, and family.

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It is now the year 2019. **Trigger Warning**

Episode #31 Notes: It is now the year 2019. Trigger Warning

Recorded: 1/19/19

Episode Length: 30:44

Trigger Warning: Racism/Police Violence

First episode of 2019. Jake talks about Nathan Phillips and the disrespect he experienced at the Indigenous Rally. Bex discusses her feelings regarding the Women’s March, finding out what Indigenous groups she comes from, and AeroMexico’s latest commercial. Sean brings up the sentencing of Jason Van Dyke for the murder of Laquan McDonald. As well as a question from Kate from the podcast Ignorance was Bliss. She asks what do medical professionals have to keep in mind to help people of color the most.

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