Champagne Sharks
Champagne Sharks
Champagne Sharks
A podcast about race, politics, and pop culture, through the lenses of humor and psychology.
CS 594: Caitlin Clark pt 1
This week Trevor and Ken sit down to do a quick hip-hop update, covering Eminems latest single ‘Houdini’, putting a cap of the Kendrick / Drake situation and a little throw back to early Nas. Then, the Sharks dive in on all the controversies revolving around the WNBA and everyones favorite new player, Caitlin Clark. Kens mic dropped out during this episode and so we diverted to using his computers built0in microphone - plz excuse the lower fidelity This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over atwww.patreon.com/posts/105583044.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
Jun 8
1 hr 10 min
CS 592: Drake: The Funeral pt 1
This week Trevor, Ken and Mario kick the show off talking about Amber Rose’s new endorsement of Trump then use that whole situation of wildness to pivot into the main topic … the death rattle of Drake. Links discussed in this episode can be found at: * Why Rihanna Rejected Drake by BlackySpeakz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djMszSlOaMA * A Yachty and Drakę Conversation by Soul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBTqCqQl2fY * Drake: The Biggest Fraud in Hip-Hop by Soulr https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBTqCqQl2fY * Conversation between Lil Yachts and Drake by FUTUREMOOD https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBTqCqQl2fY * Drake’s Poetry Reads Like Angry Incel Tweets https://youtu.be/Hug84vXvc_4?si=9hgPRaPzgrNwYZBZ * Amber Rose article https://www.thecut.com/article/amber-rose-endorses-donald-trump-for-2024-election.html This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over atwww.patreon.com/posts/104691625.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
May 26
1 hr 5 min
CS 590: The Death Of Drake pt 1
This week Ken, Vida and Trevor gather up to giggle at the ghost of Drake. Dudes so dead his houses are getting sold and the kids left the country. Kendrick sent Canadians least tolerable export to the grave, and the only thing left is a some (allegedly) PDF files… all this and more is discussed in this 3hour 2 part Drake dissing special. This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/104266267.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
May 18
1 hr 20 min
CS 588: Fight Night pt 1
This week Ken, Mario and Trevor sit down to talk boxing. Then in part 2, the topic turns to life experiences and how to get the kids ready for life. This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over atwww.patreon.com/posts/103177646.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
May 4
1 hr 12 min
CS: 586 Fab, Fit and F–ked pt 1
This week Trevor and Ken sit down to talk about the toxicity that surrounds Fresh & Fit and the people that associate with them, as well as dig into the lack of authenticity and problematic behaviors of Drake. This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/103159785.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
Apr 27
1 hr
CS 584: The Consensus of Control pt 1
This week Trevor rides solo, flowing thru ideas and thoughts that have been weighing on his mind. The article mentioned in pt 2 can be found here: https://nathanielbranden.com/what-selfesteem-is-and-is-not/ This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at /www.patreon.com/posts/102682331.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
Apr 20
1 hr 1 min
CS 582: D.E.I. is D.E.D. pt 1
This week Trevor, Ken and Mario circle up to talk hip-hop. Kicking it off w/ J Cole response to Kendrick, the insanity of the 90s remix and the constant repurposing of beats, bootlegs and mix tapes, and selling records out of your trunk. then the Sharks switch gears to talk about Charlamagne and D.E.I. and this issues there with-in. Charlamagne Tha God Has An Issue With DEI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjHBidy5oDI&ab_channel=TheDailyShow This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/102049123.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
Apr 13
1 hr 14 min
CS 580: Karate Time Comedy Hour pt 1
This week Trevor and Ken are joined by comedians Phil Hunt and Adam Thomas to talk about todays standards of what constitutes comedy. With the recent trailer for the new cartoon Good Times causing a stir on social media, the Sharks dive in to discuss the state of affairs in Black Entertainment, and the exploitation of Black Culture. disco godfather - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufT9zdtZyEA&ab_channel=BlackCurrent This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/101712841.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
Apr 6
1 hr 2 min
CS 578: Doordash and Vibe pt 1
This week Trevor and Ken chop it up on doordash, unionizing, and a new article from Fortune that tries to answer the question, “are we in a recession or vibe session?”.  Using that article as a launch off point, the Sharks discuss how todays media outlets guise tweets  as headlines, with no substance behind the title. Fortune article can be found here: https://fortune.com/2024/03/13/we-analyzed-46-years-consumer-sentiment-vibecession-men-feel-as-bad-about-the-economy-as-women-historically-have/ This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/101124259.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
Mar 30
55 min
CS 576: Reesa Teesa pt 1
This week, Trevor, Ken and Mario use the recent rise to fame of TikTok creator, Reesa Teesa as a launching point to discuss subjects ranging from the traps we fall in when starting new relationships all the way to the differences in LA and New York traffic, and how best to navigate both love and life. This is Part 1 of a two-part episode. Part 2 is free to all paid subscribers over at www.patreon.com/posts/100248115.  Become a paid subscriber for $5/month over at patreon.com/champagnesharks and get access to the entire archive of subscriber-only episodes, the Discord voice and chat server for patrons, detailed show notes for certain episodes, and our newsletter. Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (https://www.patreon.com/PiercedEarsRecordingCo). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)
Mar 16
1 hr
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