Explain to Me

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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I'll get the exact location of your demons. **Trigger Warning**

Mini Episode #5: Interview with Cody Beck of American Haunting Podcast

Mini-sode #5 Notes: I'll get the exact location of your demons. Trigger Warning

Recorded: 12/8/18

Episode Length: 19:58

Trigger Warning: Molestation/Child Abuse

In Mini-sode 5, Bex chats with Cody Beck of the local show American Hauntings Podcast. Their show is doing a 6 part series on the St. Louis Exorcism and the entire Season has been related to St. Louis hauntings. They take a walk and look at some of the old buildings where these events would occur. Discussing whether family trauma or demonic activity lead to the boy's behavior. Then reflect on their podcast and how they started. Please rate and subscribe.

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Thirty! Tamales! And Lube!

Episode #30 Notes: Thirty! Tamales! And Lube!

Recorded: 12/12/18

Length: 37:06

Bex, Jake, and Sean get together and reflect on 30 episodes and disscuss what will be coming in the future, in addition to thanking everyone for the support. Instead of catching up on current events, they caught up on life and how they feel this close to the holidays. The cost of having a child came up and started a conversation about an article, stating that there are many predatory practices in hospitals that people are unaware of. Bex coming clean about not knowing how to ride the Metro, and other St. Louis issues. Thoughts on the Golden Globe nominated show The Good Place, and Jameela Jamil's I Weigh campaign. Shout out to Kay of Master Bait'N for sending us Uberlube. Sean is excited to go to Wrestlemania, and asks the rest of the hosts to explain the best performance they have ever seen. Sesame Street is introducing a Homeless Character, so thoughts were discussed on that topic. Closing out the episode discussing the tamales Bex made and a cross promo for NRI Woman. Tune in.

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Fight Club is your favorite movie though? **Trigger Warning**

Mini Episode #4: Listener based Questions

Mini-sode #3 Notes: Fight Club is your favorite movie though? TRIGGER WARNING*

Recorded: 12/2/18

Length: 42:34

Trigger Warning: Date Rape/Sexual Harrassment

Sean and Bex discuss Netflix cancelling Daredevil, Bryan Fuller shows getting cancelled before their time, Neil deGrasse Tyson and thoughts on him adressing being accused. Then listener questions including Explain to Me your thoughts on Toy Story 4 and what you are currently listening to, reading, etc to decolonize. Rate and subscribe.

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Friendship, Friendship.

Mini Episode #3: Collaboration with Bad at Love Podcast

Mini-sode #3 Notes: Friendship, friendship. Feat- Bad at Love

Recorded: 12/01/18

Length: 44:17

This is the first collaboration episode between Explain to Me and Bad at Love podcast. Bex, Tamu, and Mallory sip on drinks, discuss beauty products they enjoy, chat about dating, toxic masculinity, and the tv show The Good Place. Stay tuned.

Products discussed this episode: Smithworks Vodka, Jarritos Tamarind, Palmers Coconut Oil Deep Conditioning, and Anita Grant Hair Oils

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What was that PBS Bullshit? Uncensored!

Episode #29 Notes: What was that PBS Shit? Uncensored!

Recorded: 11/21/18

Episode Length: 24:48

This episode is dedicated to Tiffany! Jake and Bex talk about the problematic history of Thanksgiving. Bex discusses some racist shit that recently happened to her. The Mayor of Tijuana is trash, and discuss Mexico’s xenophobia.

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