Podcast

Cardigans & Conversation - Podcast

Join Colleen and Denise, on their weekly podcast, as they discuss topics ranging from race, gender, music, pop culture, politics and everything else in between from a black (nerdy) female perspective. Send inquiries and questions to cardigansandconvo@gmail.com #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

Episodes

  • Episode #91 Capri Sun

    Apr 14 2019

    Colleen gives Denise some advice concerning time and its value. #JussieSmollett #JoeBiden #RockandRoll

  • Episode #90 Not Bright, But White

    Mar 18 2019

    Colleen and Denise talk about the bribery scandal that helped children of wealthy parents secure admission to elite colleges. #ACT #SAT #NewZealand #Beto #HIPAA

  • Episode #89 Hobos and Hallucinations

    Mar 03 2019

    Using #ThisIsUs recap of 'Our Little Island Girl,' Colleen and Denise talk about their childhood dreams. #BethPearson #SusanKelechiWatson #PhyliciaRashad #MichaelCohen #JussieSmollet

  • Episode #88 Swipe Left

    Feb 03 2019

    Colleen and Denise discuss the several democratic candidates who have talked about running for president in the 2020 election: from mayors, senators and governors to business leaders. #CardigansandConversation #CoryBooker #PeteButtigieg #JuliánCastro #JohnDelaney #TulsiGabbard #KirstenGillibrand #KamalaHarris #ElizabethWarren #JoeBiden #SherrodBrown #HowardSchultz #BernieSanders

  • Episode #87 - Ba da ba ba ba!

    Jan 20 2019

    Colleen and Denise talk about #wall, #womensmarch, #petty, #rkelly, and #kemp. So much going on = Ba da ba ba ba!

  • Episode #86 - Straight Out the Can

    Dec 02 2018

    Colleen and Denise talk about #cranberrysauce and other reasons to be thankful. #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #85 - Coat Check

    Nov 19 2018

    Colleen and Denise talk about this week's events in coats, #AlexandriaOcasioCortez and PastorJohnGray. #StacieAbrams #Recount #AndrewGillum #Brexit #Monopoly #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #84 - Look at His Face

    Nov 04 2018

    Colleen and Denise talk about #AlRoker #whiteface controversy. #TodayShow #Blexit http://www.blexitmn.org/clarification_for_current_and_new_members?splash=1 #StaceyAbrams #AndrewGillum

  • Episode #83 Jigga What, Jigga Who?

    Oct 22 2018

    Colleen and Denise talk about facts and beliefs. While reading the New York Times article - Why White Supremacists Are Chugging Milk (and Why Geneticists Are Alarmed), we talked about how people are will take a small fact in use it to shape their beliefs. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/17/us/white-supremacists-science-dna.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/10/10/eric-holder-when-they-go-low-we-kick-them-thats-what-this-new-democratic-party-is-about/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.f572...more

  • Episode #82 - Is That the End…

    Sep 02 2018

    Colleen and Denise talk about how #ArethaFranklin ’s funeral was long and presented the arch of Black diaspora - reasons why we both love and are irritated with religion.

  • Episode #81 - Conveniently Black

    Aug 19 2018

    Colleen and Denise discuss Omarosa being #Unhinged.

  • Episode #80 - Rum and I

    Jul 23 2018

    Colleen and Denise exchange drunk tales. #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #79 - I’m Too Old For Assumptions

    Jul 15 2018

    Inspired by the latest episode of #QueenSugar, Colleen and Denise discuss the trajectory of love and relationships. http://www.vulture.com/2018/07/queen-sugar-recap-season-3-episode-7-study-war-no-more.html #JoeJackson #Serena #Lebron #Lakers #papajohns #NFL #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #78 - Cocaine Enemas and Heroin Douches

    Jun 10 2018

    With a title like this, just click the link to hear what Colleen and Denise talk about this week. #LeBronJames #KimKardashian #AliceJohnson #Boutte #MuhammadAli #SloaneStephens #SerenaWilliams

  • Episode #77 - Damn You VH1!

    May 27 2018

    Colleen and Denise wish that they didn’t know the things that they know about some of their favorite celebrities. #Starbucks #RBRM #NewEdition #PushaT #NFL #WhitneyHouston #Kanye #RKelly

  • Episode #76 - Yogurt Covered Raisins

    May 21 2018

    Colleen and Denise take a moment to lament over their frustrations with recent news events. #Profiling #911 #Bias https://www.vox.com/identities/2018/5/11/17340908/racial-profiling-starbucks-yale-police-violence-911-bias #JanetJackson #Icon #MeghanMarkle #PrinceHarry

  • Episode #75 - Growth, the Nair Episode

    Apr 15 2018

    Colleen and Denise talk about the latest chapters in their lives. #Resolute #Heels #PaulRyan #Syria #Zuckerberg #Kaepernick What two chapters are writing now - what have you concluded and what are you about to start? Jeffrey Osborne, DL Hughley, Ced The Entertainer, Anthony Anderson, Johnny Gill and Roland Martin sing the Woo Woo song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxXv-jgxVJ0

  • Episode #74 - Is He Finished, Or Is He Done

    Mar 25 2018

    Colleen and Denise discuss ramblings from the last few weeks. #Austin #DashtoDC #StormyDaniels #CambridgeAnalytica #MarchforOurLives #McCabe

  • Episode #73 - Fulfillment the Deborah Cox Episode

    Mar 04 2018

    Don’t let the title fool you, while we like #DeborahCox there is one song that serves as the inspiration for this episode - "Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H947PtHmh0Y #Parkland #BlackPanther #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #72 - Colors, Colours, Colored

    Feb 04 2018

    Colleen is listening to another book #GabrielleUnion We’re Going to Need More Wine. Topics discussed #colorism and #identity. #YoMemoJokes #BlackPanther #JanetJacksonAppreciationDay #Prince #Podcast

  • Episode #71 - She Read, She Listened

    Jan 21 2018

    Colleen and Denise discuss Jenifer Lewis’ The Mother of Black Hollywood #JeniferLewis #BlackHollywood #Shutdown #WomensMarch #AmazonPrime http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-prime-price-increase-forced-me-cancel-subscription-2018-1

  • Episode #70 - Who Helped You?

    Jan 14 2018

    Colleen and Denise discuss what it means to have a plan and the required actions. #JanetJackson #Oprah #TI #KillerMike #KeishaLanceBottoms #SerenaWilliams #Flu #PuertoRico #UnlceMel #Cosby #Metoo

  • Episode #69 - Santa, Baby

    Dec 03 2017

    Happy Holidays from Cardigans and Conversation! #MichealFlynn #AprilRyan #Kaepernick #MeghanMarkle #PrinceHarry #ShesGottaHaveIt #DeWandaWise #JeniferLewis

  • Episode #68 - Reclaiming Our Time

    Nov 12 2017

    It's been awhile, but we are back :) Colleen and Denise talk about the latest/craziest events since their last show. #50Cent #BeingMaryJane #Obama #JuryDuty #WendyWilliams #sexualharassment #AprilRyan #DonnaBrazile

  • Episode #67 - Hypocritical Prudes

    Oct 16 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about #weinstein, the controversy surrounding victim blaming, and hypocritical prudes. #StarTrekDiscovery #CBS #BeingMaryJane #Apple #Diversity #LarryFlint #Eminem #RoseMcgowan #Blossom #SunnyAnderson #TerryCrews #Marshall #Buster Watch at your own risk - Diamond and Silk -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7OzIWONVyc

  • Episode #66 - On Bended Knees

    Oct 01 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about the latest news events and their irritation with wasting money and time. #Kaepernick #RayLewis #TomPrice #Facebook #Twitter #PuertoRico #USVirginIslands

  • Episode #65 - See You Next Lifetime

    Sep 10 2017

    Colleen and Denise discuss the strange events and the chaos of their lives since the #solar #eclipse on August 21st. Title inspiration - #ErykahBadu Next Lifetime https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H30lTFmW8a4 #PCU http://m.imdb.com/title/tt0110759/ #Harvey #Irma #Jose #Katia #Earthquake #Mexico #Trump teaming with the #Democrats for the budget

  • Episode #64 - So, What Are You Doing?

    Sep 03 2017

    Colleen and Denise explore the hot takes on #Harvey's impact on #Houston and Southeast #Texas. #HoustonStrong

  • Episode #63 - Teach Me How to Dougie

    Aug 27 2017

    Colleen and Denise discuss why #Black people are not responsible for the education and correction of #racism in #America. #ladygaga https://twitter.com/ladygaga/status/897520484635377664?lang=en #AmandaSeals http://www.bet.com/celebrities/news/2017/08/17/amanda-seales.html

  • Episode #62 - Don’t Look Crazy In The Eye

    Aug 13 2017

    Colleen and Denise discuss #Trump's back and forth with Kim Jong Un in this week's episode "Don't look crazy in the eye." #OnOne Angela Rye with April Ryan - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/loyalty-clapbacks-tea-in-other-words-reclaimingmytime/id1257985728?i=1000390566609&mt=2

  • Episode #60 - Minneapolis

    Jul 16 2017

    This week Colleen and Denise show their love and appreciation for #JanetJackson. We had to take a break from the political circus. Let us know your favorite #JanetJackson song/album/moment

  • Episode #59 Words Mean Things

    Jun 25 2017

    As @Crissles from @TheRead often says #wordsmeanthings and here we are with a week of people using words without the proper context #TheHonorableOmarosa #BillCosby #Mistrail #Student #Facebook #JaredKushner #TheVoice

  • Episode #58 - 2 Legit 2 Quit

    Jun 11 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about how Trump didn’t see #Obama as legitimate, therefore he sees anything that Obama has done as illegitimate, hence #2Legit2Quit Inspiration for this week's title - #MCHammer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiyYozeOoKs Other conversations before the main event - #Kaepernick #Underground #Comey #IceCube #BillMaher #KeshiaKnightPulliam #BillCosby

  • Episode #57 - Thuggish, Ruggish, Bone

    May 28 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about the bully behavior from this week and ask "How do you deal with bullies as adults?" Also, we discuss our feelings surrounding the recent removal of confederate statues. #JuniorHigh #Houston #Trump #Montenegro #Gianforte #BenJacobs #BoneThugsNHarmony - Thuggish Ruggish Bone - #YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tzSjtuMGOQ

  • Episode #56 - I Love Your Smile

    May 14 2017

    Colleen and Denise discuss the criticism that #SimoneBiles received during #DWTS - the judges said that her smile wasn't "authentic" & they wanted "rawness." Full Circle Moments: #BethuneCookman graduates booed #DeVos #Comey got a dear john letter from T#rump #I85 opened Tell us in the comments about times you were told to smile or fix your face.

  • Episode #55 - E is for Cookie

    May 07 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about people who want a cookie for every little thing that they do. Yeah, and Denise mixes up the "catch me outside" girl and Yesjulz - LOL! #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #54 - Jesus and Berries

    Apr 30 2017

    It was supposed to be “Juices and Berries,” but Colleen heard - Jesus! And here we are? #SheaMoisture #Serena #JanetJackson #JonOssoff #BobbyBrown #HenriettaLacks #Oprah #HeLa

  • Episode #53 - This Little Light of Mine

    Apr 16 2017

    This week Colleen and Denise explore various topics from previously discussed episodes. And, Denise shares what may be an unpopular opinion about #NiaLong #MariaSharapova #ZoeSaldana #ColinKaepernick #Atlanta #I85 #MichaelStrahan #CharlieMurphy #ComingtoAmerica #JanetJackson

  • Episode #52 - Purple Drank

    Apr 09 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about #DaveChappelle and his #Netflix comedy specials; the controversy and his style of humor. This week's #FullCircle moments #Omarosa is getting married in the big house, I mean Trump hotel. #Hilary is going around calling a thing a thing - says that misogyny played a role in her loss. #Trump’s bombing of #Syria U. S. launched missiles on Syrian military airfield - he won’t let them in, but he will avenge the death of the babies. #Rock&Roll #HallofFame - #ELO, ...more

  • Episode #51 - My Vagina Has Its Own Monologue

    Mar 26 2017

    Colleen and Denise answer the age-old question - Would we date ourselves? #Vagina #Monologue #BeingMaryJane #GabrielleUnion #MichaelEaly #Lee #Podcast

  • Episode #50 - Problematic Cinema

    Mar 20 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about which #Movies and #TVShows that would be problematic if they were released today? #AllintheFamily #SanfordandSon #Maude #GoodTimes #TheJeffersons #DukesofHazzard #SoulMan #PoliceAcademy #Porkys #BlazingSaddles #TheToy #AnimalHouse #BreakfastatTiffanys #Airplane #RevengeoftheNerds #SchoolDaze #SongoftheSouth #Gremlins #PassionoftheChrist #BringingDowntheHouse #AdventuresinBabysitting #ImitationofLife

  • Episode #49 - Keep Your Heads Up

    Mar 12 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about giving someone a heads up. #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #48 - Do You Remember?

    Mar 05 2017

    It’s our anniversary! Colleen and Denise highlight their fondest memories from #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts Thank you to our listeners for the love and support!

  • Episode #47 - The Season

    Feb 27 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about being in #seasons of waiting and of harvest - sing it like #EarthWindandFire sings "#Reasons." #PhilipBailey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHeM5GUYgZU #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #46 - Being Colleen and Denise

    Feb 20 2017

    With all of the events from this week: the latest episode of #BeingMaryJane - the updated version of #NormanRockwell #RubyBridges - #SerenaWilliams in #SportsIllustrated - #RachelLindsay announced as the first #Black #Bachelorette -#AprilRyan - #Omarosa - #Adele - #Beyonce Colleen and Denise discuss - Do Black women have the satisfaction of simply just being?

  • Episode #45 - N. E. Heartbreak

    Feb 12 2017

    Well, the #Falcons blew a great lead in last week’s #SuperBowl and the #NewEngland #Patriots won the game in the first ever overtime. And, since we did not talk about the #NewEdition biopic on #BET - we thought hey #NEHeartbreak it is! #RickyBell #MichaelBivins #BobbyBrown #RonnieDeVoe #JohnnyGill #RalphTresvant #BryshereGrey #LukeJames #WoodyMcClain #LisaNicoleCarson #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #44 - I was Born Black

    Feb 05 2017

    As Black History Month begins, Colleen and Denise talk about being #Black, the recent #Berkeley protest, and #Freespeech. #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts #EmmettTil - http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/01/how-author-timothy-tyson-found-the-woman-at-the-center-of-the-emmett-till-case

  • Episode #43 - Size Matters

    Jan 23 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about #Trump’s fixation on size: the size of the crowd that attended his inauguration, the number of people who watched at home, and the size of his cake - which he had a baker copy from #Obama’s 2013 cake(Who knew you could plagiarize a cake?). #WomensMarch #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #CandC #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #42 - Hidden Purple Fences

    Jan 16 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about #HiddenFigures and how it is to be invisible. #Fences #HiddenFences #HiddenPurpleFences The Hidden Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race - http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/08/dorothy-vaughan-space-race-c-v-r.html #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #41 - Hold Your Mule

    Jan 08 2017

    Colleen and Denise talk about judgemental people. #KimBurrell #HoldMyMule #HoldYourMule #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts Hair Coach - http://www.withings.com/us/en/products/hair-coach?utm_source=crm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=event_201701_haircoach-ces

  • Episode #40 - Here We Are

    Jan 01 2017

    Colleen and Denise discuss the events of #2016. Happy New Year! #2017CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #39 - Mom's Cooking Chicken and Collard Greens

    Dec 19 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about #Christmas memories - Colleen caught #chickenpox and Denise didn't believe in #Santa. Thank you for your support! Happy Holidays! Cardigans and Conversation - Christmas Memories Mix https://open.spotify.com/user/cardigansc/playlist/3B9kKbzuIatzpwcBjMuZqg

  • Episode #38 - Me and Bony T

    Dec 11 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss the “Bony-T syndrome" and #nepotism in the work place. #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts #Boomerang #ChrisRock #EddieMurphy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD72SuD-hJU #Blackish #TeenVogue http://deadline.com/2016/12/blackish-kenya-barris-nepotism-benefits-diversity-changing-television-1201866415/

  • Episode #37 - Give 'em A Break

    Dec 04 2016

    Any time there was a Black show on television and you felt a sense of obligation to watch or when a movie opened you had to watch it the first weekend because it would not be around. Now we have options - In this week’s episode Colleen and Denise were inspired by #SorayaNMcDonald article in #Undefeated - "TV right now: What’s up with ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Pitch,’ ‘Insecure’ and more" http://theundefeated.com/features/tv-right-now-whats-up-with-atlanta-pitch-insecure-and-more/ #CypressMoss - "Dear Colin ...more

  • Episode #36 - How Did You Get Here?

    Nov 28 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about dealing uninvited and/or trifling guests. #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #35 - Stand Yo Ass Up!

    Nov 13 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about the 2016 #US #election results and how #ColinKaepernick needs to stand his ass up. #Clinton #Trump #StandYoAssUp #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts

  • Episode #34 - I Got 5 On It

    Nov 06 2016

    Colleen and Denise give their top fives - #Albums #Artists #Movies #TVShows #Describeyourselfin5fictionalcharacters #Meals # CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts Let us know your #top5 :) #IGot5OnIt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSC9cgvtkRs … #Luniz Colleen's Top 5 Albums Top 5 albums #Exodus - #BobMarley #TheWailers #MiseducationofLaurynHill - #LaurynHill #UndertheTableandDreaming - #DaveMatthewsBand #Thriller - #MichaelJackson #...more

  • Episode #33 - Don’t Slap Me, Cause I’m Not In The Mood

    Oct 30 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about #OfficePolitics. # CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts Please answer our question in the comment section - Which is worse #officepolitics or #churchpolitics? Inspiration for this week's title - #Klymaxx's #Meetingintheladiesroom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_odTlZaoLCA https://open.spotify.com/track/7biZkUtLEtXTfNvkghY0Ei

  • Episode #32 - To Be Millennial and Black

    Oct 23 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about how #Black #Millennials are questioning their place in the world and trying to find their way; particularly with the current election cycle. #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts #TrevorNoah http://www.cc.com/video-clips/orrghv/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-getting-out-the-undecided-black-youth-vote #Oprah on #undecided #voters http://mashable.com/2016/10/21/oprah-message-undecided-voters/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link#I...more

  • Episode #31 - Karma and Kind Regards

    Oct 16 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about karma, it’s not always a bitch. # CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts #Karma #KindRegards #GoodIntentions #PositiveEnergy # Sharapova #BillyBush #Solange #ASeatAtTheTable https://open.spotify.com/album/3Yko2SxDk4hc6fncIBQlcM

  • Episode #30 - Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop

    Oct 02 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about #Hillary shakes and #Donald snorts from the first presidential debate of 2016. #Clinton #Trump #LastTimeTrumpPaidTaxes # CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts #MeganKelly is jealous of #MaryJBlige http://www.newsy.com/videos/megyn-kelly-rips-hillary-clinton-for-not-coming-on-her-show/

  • Episode #29 - Look Over Your Shoulders Negro

    Sep 26 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about #DonKing and the recent events in #Charlotte and #Tulsa, and how we need to to look over our shoulders. #KeithLamontScott #TerranceCrutcher #Jackson5 - #IllBeThere https://open.spotify.com/track/5RdhBLmB4DyFHLglRrfx63 #TheJacksonsAnAmericanDream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxJJVxPIh2o #FrankLuntz #CamNewton http://awfulannouncing.com/nfl/the-panthers-hired-gop-consultant-frank-luntz-to-help-cam-newton-talk-about-race.html #ColinKaepernick http://deadspin.com...more

  • Episode #28 - Black Republicans, Political Unicorns

    Sep 19 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about the dilemma that Black republicans find themselves in during this election cycle. # #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts #Black #Republicans #Political #Unicorns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2tLyqfJd54 #Black #Womens #Agenda #CSPAN //www.c-span.org/video/?415284-1/hillary-clinton-addresses-black-womens-agenda-symposium

  • Episode #27 - Cardigans on Television

    Sep 12 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about the upcoming television shows for this fall. We see the return of some favorites and the emergence of new shows that have already grabbed our attention. #Suits #Power # VicePrincipals #Ballers #StrangerThings #DuckDynasty #PawnStars #AmericanHorrorStory #SleepyHollow #Blackish #Empire #BeingMaryJane #Underground #Scandal #GreysAnatomy #HTGAWM #ShondaLand #QueenSugar #MeshellNdegeocello #Atlanta #DonaldGlover #LukeCage Netflix #Marvel #Insecure #IssaRae # Cardigan...more

  • Episode #26 - Once He Grew Out His Curls

    Sep 05 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about how #ColinKaepernick has caused a stir with his recent decision to sit during the #nationalanthem. History of the national anthem - #BenSwann #RealityCheck https://www.facebook.com/BenSwannRealityCheck/videos/1194403697291245/ #GabrielleUnion #LATimes - http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-union-nate-parker-birth-nation-rape-allegation-20160902-snap-story.html

  • Episode #25 - Just Look Past the Garbage Lid

    Aug 29 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about believing what people put out there. And, yes the title was inspired by a #CosbyShow episode. On the Cosby Show - With this Ring Episode - Vanessa introduces Dabnis on a garbage lid - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrRUXsDumrM Originally when we came up with this topic, we were thinking about first impressions, but with #HillaryClinton 's speech she gave a #MayaAngelou quote, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them.”

  • Episode #24 - Goldilocks and the Three Apologies

    Aug 22 2016

    This week Colleen and Denise heard three interesting apologies from #NateParker, #DonaldTrump, and #RyanLochte or as autocorrect likes to say Locate. Each were pathetic in their own way and we wanted to talk about the importance of apologies. #BlackGirlMagic #Rio2016 #Olympics #BDay #TheGetDown #BatonRouge #Apology #Sorry #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts #CorrineBaileyRae - http://www.corinnebaileyrae.com/news/audioboom-6-part-podcast/

  • Episode #23 - Fair Weather Patriots

    Aug 15 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss the impact of the Olympics and the importance of representation for Black Americans. #FloJo #AliceCoachman #ShellyAnnFraserPryce #JesseOwens #DominiqueDawes #USA #FinalFive #GabbyDouglas #SimoneBiles #SimoneManuel #Jamaica #UsainBolt #DreamTeam #AlyRaisman #LaurieHernandez #MadisonKocian #MichelleCarter #AshleighJohnson #LeslieJones #AllysonFelix #PrayersForBatonRouge #Adulting #Millennials #Sex - http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/08/why-are-so-many-millennials-hav...more

  • Episode #22 - 'Sugar Walls’ and Other Inappropriate Songs We Were Singing as Kids

    Aug 08 2016

    The title says it all. After a crazy few weeks, we wanted to lighten things up a bit. So, here we are to talk about some of the inappropriate songs that we both love! #The Filthy 15 #80s #Music #Green Party #AnikaNoniRose #Power #Rio #Olympics #Jamaica #Independence Day #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts Tell us in the comments - What inappropriate songs were you singing as kids? Check out #CardisandConvo #Spotify Playlist https://open.spotify.com/us...more

  • Episode #21 - If You Don't Know Her By Now

    Aug 01 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and Hillary Clinton's reintroduction. #CardigansandConversation #CardisandConvo #DNC #HillaryClinton #BernieSanders #MichelleObama #CoryBooker #MothersoftheMovement #PresidentObama #TimKaine #JoeBiden #Malarkey #KhizrKhan #RevWilliamBarber #PodsInColor #SupportBlackPodcasts "Let Me Remind You Fuckers Who I Am" - https://medium.com/@shitHRCcantsay/let-me-remind-you-fuckers-who-i-am-e6e8b297fe47#.utg31nrre Thank you ...more

  • Episode # 20 - Air Kisses And Plagiarism

    Jul 25 2016

    If the title doesn’t give it away we are talking about the RNC - Republican National Convention. While we will cover other things about this shit show, “Air Kisses and Plagiarism” summed it up best. Thank you Joy:) Yatch Rock Playlist - https://open.spotify.com/user/iamdickbutkiss/playlist/6Kyj4fO1qXdtv3aGTsstzU Michael Che's "Trumpemon" - http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc-quick-cuts/watch/snl-plays-trumpemon-go-at-the-rnc-729247299725

  • Episode #19 - Neck Snaps Eye Rolls

    Jul 17 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about dealing with the "Angry Black Woman" stereotypes - when a grimace is just a case of resting bitch face. Also, Denise's "bless it" involves a banana :)

  • Episode #18 - What About Your Friends?

    Jul 10 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about the role of workplace friendships - do’s and don’ts. Also,we reflect on the tragedies that have taken place this week; the deaths of Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, Melissa Ventura, and the sniper shooting in Dallas.

  • Episode #17 - Mass Appeal, A Little Girl’s Smile

    Jul 04 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about Jesse Williams' speech, Shelia E.'s performance, Pat Summitt's life, and the recent Supreme Court abortion ruling. This week's title inspiration Holly Rock” by Shelia E. from Krush Groove - "Mass appeal, a little girl’s smile https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Wia1JrvVlc Music provided by @keyanos

  • Episode #16 - Work And Happiness

    Jun 26 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about the ways to find happiness at work, using the “10 Steps to Happiness at Work” as inspiration. Question of the week - What makes you happy about the work that you do? http://www.forbes.com/pictures/efkk45efii/10-steps-to-happiness-at-work/#57fe46396c89 “Love and Happiness” by Al Green - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqqAnjY2Rmo To celebrate our 16th episode, “Sweet Sixteen” by B. B. King - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6vitkawCdI Learn more about Bretix f...more

  • Episode #15 - Chaka Khan

    Jun 20 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss the many things that have occurred since their last show. Needless to say, it’s a lot of sh*t! Inspiration for this week’s title - Chaka Khan! Love Under New Management – The Miki Howard Howard Story on TV One https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFJzEx5FCZs “I’m Every Woman” by Whitney Houston https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7_sqdkaAfo “I Feel for You” by Chaka Khan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hX9E44mClKs Father’s Day Playlist http://www.billboard.com/articles...more

  • Episode #14 - All My Life, I've Been Watching Slave Movies

    Jun 05 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about the premier of “Roots” reimagined and the impact of slave movies on their lives.

  • Episode # 13 - Oh, Pudding Pop

    May 29 2016

    Colleen and Denise take a trip down memory lane as they talk about the nostalgia of the 80's.

  • Episode #12 - Mahogany...Where You At?

    May 22 2016

    Colleen and Denise use the movie "Mahogany" to discuss the process of finding reinventing and discovering yourself.

  • Episode #11 - Age Ain't Nothing But A Number - The "Adulting" Episode

    May 16 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss the joys of adulting.

  • Episode #10 - A Song For Mama

    May 08 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss the lessons that they have learned from their Moms and the other women in their lives.

  • Episode #9 - Get Yo Hands Out My Pocket

    May 02 2016

    Colleen and Denise talk about the importance of minding your business.

  • Episode #8 - Money Don’t Matter

    Apr 25 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss Prince's impact and unexpected death and the recently announced changes to the $20 - Here comes Harriet Tubman!

  • Episode #7 - Doesn't Really Matter

    Apr 11 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss Janet Jackson’s announcement to plan for a family and how after a certain age women are inundated about questions relating to motherhood.

  • Episode #6 - Outhouse Blessings

    Apr 04 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss the recent North Carolina “public restroom” bill and the "religious protection" legislation in Georgia. As the title eludes, we think it’s a bunch of good old segregation hospitality at its best. Question of the Week: What are your thoughts on the recent changes and amendments to the religious protection laws across the United States? Submit your responses to cardigansandconvo@gmail.com

  • Episode #5 - Politicized Emotions

    Mar 27 2016

    With the recent terrorist attacks in Brussels, Colleen and Denise discuss the emotional toil of terrorist attacks and social media activism. Thank you Berry! @PodcastsInColor :)

  • Episode #4 - The Help: Empty Gestures and Sh*t Pies

    Mar 21 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss saying no and empty gestures in the workplace. What's your "Love Language?" http://365tests.com/personality-tests/what-is-your-love-language/ What's your "Work Language?" http://www.betterthinking.co.nz/Just-for-fun.html

  • Episode #3 - Zoe's Got A Brown Paper Bag

    Mar 18 2016

    The trailer for “Nina” has not only sparked backlash and a conversation about colorism in Hollywood, but has given Colleen and Denise a chance to explore racial identification in the workplace.

  • Episode #2 - Nothing But Love

    Mar 14 2016

    Colleen and Denise discuss Maria Sharapova’s failed drug test and the importance of having good people on your team.

  • How Many Cardigans Do You Own?

    Feb 29 2016

    Join Colleen and Denise as they discuss "bringing yourself to work" and the "phenomena of the open letter" Welcome to Cardigans and Conversation!