The Black Eclectics
The Black Eclectics
The Black Eclectics
TV show reviews smeared with pop culture, a dash of Drag Race, dipped in a nostalgic early 2000s glaze and brought to you by two quirky Black Brooklynites. Hosted by Xavier Reese + Ginjah Cookies. You're welcome πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸ½
Episode 15: Which Witch?
Prepare to be spellbound by our first ever Halloween episode, all about Witches! We take you through our personal experiences with them, select our all time favorites, and finally discuss how they can levitate to even higher levels. The festival kicks...
Oct 27
1 hr 54 min
BE: Unhinged - Tru Calling/Downton Abbey
The same Black Eclectics but with no prep, no paper, and even less filter. It's Black Eclectics: Unhinged! Our new bonus episodes will feature chats about anything we feel doesn't quite have a place in the main episodes, fresh from our domes. In this...
Oct 25
26 min
Episode 14: Paging The Doctahs!
Paging Dr. Reese and Nurse Cookies! Xavier Reese & Gingah Cookies take on the portrayal of nurses and doctors in television; from the drug-induced life of Nurse Jackie to the old-school techniques on The Knick. Take a chill pill and listen in to our...
Oct 20
1 hr 32 min
Episode 13: Emmy Awards 2020/Fall TV Preview
The brisk air now hitting our faces usually means there are new shows premiering and our faves are back. However, thanks to Covid most of those shows have been pushed or delayed...but fear not! We look at what the networks and streaming platforms have...
Sep 22
1 hr 18 min
Episode 12: Song Tag Challenge Pt. 2
Part 2 of The Song Tag Challenge is here! 15 more prompts answered with some of our favorite songs, honorable mentions, and tons of memories. Fall TV approaches so expect a shift back to reviews in the coming weeks! You know you need more Black content...
Sep 15
1 hr 32 min
Episode 11: Let's Get Loud: Our Top 5 J.Lo Moments
We love a good music video dance breakdown, how about you? From "the block" to bazillionaire entertainer, J.Lo is a force around the world. Join our chat discussing our top 5 favorite J.Lo moments, what makes her unique to the industry, and sparkly nude...
Sep 8
1 hr 34 min
Episode 10: The Subversive Genius of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
An original musical comedy series, subverting the norm, and breaking down the patriarchy. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is right up our alley! Listen to us dissect our fave songs from the show (and a few honorable mentions) and highlight our fave music video...
Sep 1
1 hr 24 min
Episode 9: British Telly
The Brits are coming and they are bringing television shows featuring...actual diversity! We explore our fave shows from the UK, discuss their differences from American TV and fetch you reviews for a bunch of recent British shows, Afternoon tea is...
Aug 25
1 hr 34 min
Episode 8: Superhero Shxt
Missing your fave summer blockbusters? Check out our talk on superhero films to help fill that void! We chat about our gripes, solutions, and offer some summer TV options to check out. Starz's Delta Noir hit, P-Valley, gets a full review in this one...
Aug 18
1 hr 56 min
Episode 7: Song Tag Challenge Pt. 1
We present to you, The Song Tag Challenge! 15 prompts answered with some of our favorite songs, honorable mentions, and tons of memories. Also included, the story of how we became friends! You don't want to miss this one. Part 2 coming soon. You know...
Aug 11
1 hr 30 min
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