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Black Girl Nerds
Black Girl Nerds
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222: 'Lovecraft Country' Cinematographer Michael Watson
BGN interviews cinematographer Micheal Watson who worked on episodes 5-9 of the hit HBO series 'Lovecraft Country'. Interviewer: Ryanne Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Jan 18
27 min
221: Actor Reign Edwards and "Icy" Wright of 'Lion King The Musical' on Clubhouse
BGN interviews actor Reign Edwards of the Amazon series 'The Wilds' and media publicist Indya "Icy" Wright who coordinated the viral sensation 'Lion King: The Musical' on Clubhouse. Segment 1: Reign Edwards stars in the series 'The Wilds' about a group of teenage girls stranded on an island, unaware they are part of an elaborate social experiment. Reign was last seen starring in the hit FX series 'Snowfall' and the CBS series 'Macgyver'. Host: Jeandra Segment 2: Indya "Icy" Wright and her team help coordinate the viral sensation 'Lion King: The Musical' on the popular social media app Clubhouse. She chats about putting together the musical and her background in publicity and how she got her start in entertainment. Host: Angelica Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Jan 11
44 min
220: Meagan Good,, Tamara Bass and Lexi Underwood of 'If Not Now, When?'
BGN interviews the team behind the January release film 'If Not Now When?' starring Meagan Good, Tamara Bass and Lexi Underwood. Segment 1: Co-directors and stars Meagan Good and Tamara Bass chat about the film 'If Not Now, When? This marks the first time two Black women have co-directed a feature film that one of them wrote, and both of them produced and starred in.  Host: Ryanne Segment 2: Lexi Underwood plays Jillian in the film 'If Not Now When?'. She also can be currently seen in the popular Hulu series 'Little Fires Everywhere' and is starring in the Disney film 'Sneakerella'. Host: Ryanne Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Jan 4
52 min
219: Actor Taylour Paige and Actors Emily Blunt & Jamie Dornan
Happy Holidays! In our first segment, we welcome Taylour Paige to discuss her latest film 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' currently streaming on Netflix. Host: Ryanne In our second segment, we welcome actors Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan to discuss their film 'Wild Mountain Thyme'.  Host: Cat Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Dec 28, 2020
52 min
218: Lovecraft Country Recap Show - Episode 4 "A History of Violence"
We're back!  This time we are recapping episode 4 of HBO's hit sci-fi thriller 'Lovecraft Country'. In this episode we explore and breakdown the episode "A History of Violence". Hosted by: Angelica and Ryanne Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Dec 21, 2020
1 hr 13 min
217: Tristen Norman of Getty Images & Damon J. Gillespie of 'Tiny Pretty Things'
In this week's episode of the BGN podcast, we bring two fabulous segments.  Tristen Norman, the Head of Creative Insights for Getty Images and actor Damon J. Gillespie of the Netflix series 'Tiny Pretty Things'. Segment 1:  Tristen Norman operates as one-part visual anthropologist and two-parts data scientist – working across disciplines to understand what motivates visual selection, identify trends within visual language, and using this data to help shape the development of Getty’s creative content globally. She chats about the work culture at Getty and diversity in the photography industry. Host: Jamie Segment 2: Damon plays “Caleb,” a​ handsome dancer who uses his ready humor and undeniable talent, in order to mask his struggles with a profound loss — and a secret that could unravel the institution. Within the show, Damon shows off his exemplary dance skills, having grown up as a professional Hip-Hop dancer and trained in Ballroom, Jazz, and Tap, in addition to Ballet, since he was 3 years old. Host: Ryanne Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Dec 14, 2020
59 min
216: Atlantic Recording Artist Bri Steves
In this episode, we interview Atlantic recording artist Bri Steves. A do-it-all rap artist who can easily alternate from steely and confrontational rhymes to sugary hooks, Bri Steves emerged in 2018 with a major-label deal via Atlantic and the release of her first tracks, including the T-Minus and Hitmaka collaboration "Jealousy." Host: Angelica Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Dec 7, 2020
34 min
215: Lovecraft Country Recap Show - Episode 3 "Holy Ghost"
We're back!  This time we are recapping episode 3 of HBO's hit sci-fi thriller 'Lovecraft Country'. In this episode we explore and breakdown the episode "Holy Ghost". Hosted by: Angelica and Ryanne Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Nov 30, 2020
1 hr 2 min
214: Stephanie Levi-John and The Ladies of 'Fargo'
In this 2-part episode, BGN interviews actor Stephanie Levi-John from the Starz series 'The Spanish Princess' and the ladies of the FX series 'Fargo': Karen Aldridge, Anji White, and J. Nicole Brooks.  Segment 1: Stephanie Levi-John plays Lina de Cardonnes on 'The Spanish Princess'. The actor shares more about her character Lina's life outside of the Court and what it is like for her raising a family and how that causes struggles with Catherine as well. Host: Angelica Segment 2: Karen Aldridge, Anji White, and J. Nicole Brooks star in the FX series 'Fargo'.  The Chicago-based actors talk about getting their roles on the show, working with Chris Rock and so much more! Host: Ryanne Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Nov 23, 2020
1 hr 17 min
213: Talent Agent Tiauna Jackson and Producer Lyn Sisson-Talbert
In this 2-part episode, BGN interviews talent and literary agent Tiauna Jackson and Producer Lyn Sisson-Talbert for the film soundtrack to Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey. Tiauna Jackson owns The Jackson Agency. Ms. Jackson built her agency from the ground up within the entertainment industry’s most competitive market, Los Angeles. She made history by becoming the first Writer’s Guild of America franchise in Atlanta, Georgia and is believed to be the first known Black woman with 100 percent ownership of her agency to become a WGA franchise in Los Angeles. Host: Ryanne Lyn Sisson-Talbert is a producer for the soundtrack to the film Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (https://blackgirlnerds.com/phylicia-rashad-anika-noni-rose-madalen-mills-on-sharing-their-gifts-in-jingle-jangle/) is a musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages – a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. From the imagination of her husband writer-director-producer David E. Talbert, the film features original songs by John Legend, Philip Lawrence, Davy Nathan, and "This Day" performed by Usher featuring Kiana Ledé, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey reminds us of the strength of family and the power of possibility. Host: Angelica Music by: Sammus Edited by: Jamie Broadnax
Nov 16, 2020
1 hr 31 min
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