Four Layered Takes
Fail the Whole School (Including Sam Levinson): Our Review of ”Euphoria” S2 episode 8

Fail the Whole School (Including Sam Levinson): Our Review of ”Euphoria” S2 episode 8

March 3, 2022

In today's show, we review episode 8 of "Euphoria", season 2.

Our takes... this is not how drug deals work; the editors are probably mad af; nobody asked for this damn song; Sam Levinson is talented but we don’t know in what yet; Facebook is only for birthdays and funeral announcements; this school can't have fish-sticks money after this play's budget; season was full of "bridges to nowhere"; and this was "Stand By Me" if it was on Ayahuasca.

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Not ’Nann’ Adult was Consulted: Our Review of ”Euphoria” S2 episodes 6&7

Not ’Nann’ Adult was Consulted: Our Review of ”Euphoria” S2 episodes 6&7

February 22, 2022

In today's show, we review episodes 6 & 7 of "Euphoria", season 2.

Our takes... this is not how we like to see ice cream be eaten; Cassie/Carrie about to burn down this whole "prom"; this budget-breaking High School musical will dethrone "Hamilton"; Zendaya adding snot bubbles to her resume of award-winning performances; Kat shows us all how to "successfully" break up with someone; I didn’t sign up for this show to see a "mature" Maddy; we’re all over Nate & Cassie; Ethan getting his Eddie Murphy on w/ this play; Ashtray is “City of God”, “Black Airforce 1's” energy; director Lexi is a boss.

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Child Locks on the ’05 Impala: Our ”Instatake” of ”Euphoria” S2 episodes 5

Child Locks on the ’05 Impala: Our ”Instatake” of ”Euphoria” S2 episodes 5

February 8, 2022

In today's show, we do a quick take of episode 5 of "Euphoria", season 2.

Our takes... where are the child locks; Zendaya needs all the awards — Emmy, Oscar, Nobel Peace, Grammy etc.; Storm Reid is doing topnotch crying; Rue is in the "Ozark" of the Sunken Place; Lexi’s play is about the lit; don’t go to Mel’s grandma house; watching this episode made MiMi feel dirty; some of us share our personal experiences with drug addicts in our lives.

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No More Negro Spirituals Over These White Shenanigans: Our Review of ”Euphoria” S2 episodes 3&4

No More Negro Spirituals Over These White Shenanigans: Our Review of ”Euphoria” S2 episodes 3&4

February 2, 2022

In today's show, we review episodes 3 & 4 of "Euphoria", season 2.

(Episode split at 58:00 minute mark)

Our takes... nobody closes windows on this show; we hate all the parents; gold-diggers got the right idea (Janet Jackson documentary); Euphoria is “running a Boston” with penis shots; Kim has update on why Kat’s story is stagnant; Ashtray beat Cal right out the closet; we’re so over Rue; Cassie giving Jessica Spano “I’m so excited!” vibes; under-boob is a trend old heads couldn’t do — these are for storage; Maddy the only good person left; Lexi giving Penelope-Bridgerton vibes; and what's up with the crazy theory about Ashtray.

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Lawd, Where the Parents?: Our Review of ”Euphoria” S2 episodes 1&2

Lawd, Where the Parents?: Our Review of ”Euphoria” S2 episodes 1&2

January 19, 2022

In today's show, we review episodes 1 & 2 of "Euphoria", season 2.

Our takes... Sam Levinson needs therapy; everyone needs a grandma as gangsta as Fezco’s; Mel suspiciously knows a hell of a lot about how drug deals should go down; Rue is not built for that "pimp" life; everybody on the show needs a bath; we’re all just waiting for Maddy to kill Cassie; you know you have a drug problem when Rue is telling you to put that narcotic down; and Zendaya always got the hoes.

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Secure Endings and Monetary Farewells: Our Review of ”Insecure” S5 episode 10

Secure Endings and Monetary Farewells: Our Review of ”Insecure” S5 episode 10

December 30, 2021

In today's show, we review episode 10 and series finale of "Insecure", season 5.

Our takes... the busted pipe storyline was wasted if we get no wet, shirtless Kofi; day 3 of a twist-out is always undefeated; Mimi conflates character Molly with actual Nigerians; Marcus wants the Lawrence/BMF spinoff; the episode ended with Issa and Molly in Mel’s mind (bump that Lawrence stuff); the hair on Insecure was always on point, unlike some other "bad wig" Black shows; plus the “Omarion” variant “Touches” one of our takes crew.

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Houston, Ashy Otis Redding Has Left the Dock: Our Review of ”Insecure” S5 episode 9

Houston, Ashy Otis Redding Has Left the Dock: Our Review of ”Insecure” S5 episode 9

December 22, 2021

In today's show, we review episode 9 of "Insecure" (the messiest of them all), season 5.

Our takes... Chad always sneak-dissin’; Lawrence aka “The Hatin’ Otis Redding”; we approve of this Molly and Taurean sitch; Kim w/ some messy ex, tales; Nathan has Chopped & Screwed dialect; the “Proxy BBQ Wars” begin; THC stands for “Truth Honesty and Communication”; Lawrence gives Dwayne Wayne energy; we have a MAJOR debate about what is or isn’t an F’boy; Mel has a solution for Issa’s love triangle; finally, Ahmal is the winner of this episode.

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Choosey Lover? (Maybe): Our Review of ”Insecure” S5 episode 8

Choosey Lover? (Maybe): Our Review of ”Insecure” S5 episode 8

December 15, 2021

In today's show, we review episode 8 of "Insecure", season 5.

Our takes... Who knew Nancy Reagan was the original "Superhead"; you know you've found ‘the one’ when you aren’t ready to immediately kick them out; LA rent has been making 'love' connections for decades; change is a hard part of life; Marcus once again disappoints by admitting to never seeing another Black 90's movie classic; some of these choices are pretty easy, Issa; MiMi mashes up Maya Angelou, George W. Bush and an IG meme into a life lesson.

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Soggy Blunts of Our Lives: Our Review, ”Insecure” S5 episode 7

Soggy Blunts of Our Lives: Our Review, ”Insecure” S5 episode 7

December 8, 2021

In today's show, we review episode 7 of "Insecure", season 5.

Our takes... Condola's inadequate amount of braids in her top bun infuriates MiMi; Mel hosts what she calls “Bourbon Tasting” events but she's the only taster (insert thinking emoji); “Love Jones” is one of those "foundational Black movies"; Lawrence washing dishes is several podcasters' love language; also Kim commits the "cardinal sin" of disrespecting Cool Ranch Doritos.

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F‘ That Baby: Our Review, ”Insecure” S5 episode 6

F‘ That Baby: Our Review, ”Insecure” S5 episode 6

December 1, 2021

In today's show, we review episode 6 of "Insecure", season 5.

Our takes... Issa got Step Curry infant shooting form; we recount awkward things said and heard during sex; Black hair stylists be holding customers hostage; Kofi is super petty and super wrong, but also fine so he gets three more chances; no matter where you go, there you are; Molly is no Maxine Shaw Attorney at Law; and Kim knows no music after the No Limit Soldier era.

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