BGN #62 | Luvvie, Leslie Harris, Amanda Seales, and A Tribe Called Geek

    Segment 1: Luvvie Ajayi, best known from her blog Awesomely Luvvie talks about her work as a digital strategist and working as a social media influencer. Twitter: @luvvie Co-hosted by Mel and Lauren Segment 2: Leslie Harris is a writer and filmmaker and known for her film Just Another Girl on the IRT. She discusses what...

Website Updates!

Happy Saturday! We're kicking off the new year by making some enhancements and updates to the website!   The website now has a Calendar link that shows a monthly view of all of the social media events happening within the BGN community.  This includes TV live-tweets, twitter chats, hosted movie tweets, and convention appearances.  The calendar will...

BGN #71 | The Lucas Bros and Roots

  Segment 1: Keith and Kenny Lucas chats with us about comedy, weed, and Beyonce's Lemonade. Best known for their animated series The Lucas Bros Moving Co, they share their blerdy experiences as identical twin comedians. Segment 2: Jamie traveled to NYC and attended the screening of episode 1 of Roots, scheduled to premiere on May...

BGN #144 I Superfly & Solo

Segment 1: Jeandra interviews the cast and crew of Sony's latest film 'Superfly'. Featuring interviews from Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Lex Scott Davis and Director X. Segment 2: DaVette and Shenee chat about 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' and discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly about the movie. Edited by Jamie Broadnax Music by: Sammus

BGN #128 I TIFF Special Edition: Sighted Eyes-Feeling Heart, Black Cop, Mountain Between Us and A Season In France

Segment 1: Jamie interviews filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain about the documentary based on the life of playwright Lorraine Hansberry called "Sighted Eyes, Feeling Heart". Segment 2: Jamie interviews actor-director Cory Bowles about his first feature film "Black Cop" about a Black officer that racially profiles white people. Segment 3: Kay-B interviews actor Beau Bridges from the...

BGN #47 | The Jessica Jones Show

      Jessica Jones has taken over our lives since the premiere on Friday November 20th on Netflix. We have two segments where we speak with the Woman Up! Podcast team Sarah and Catrina about their thoughts on the series. Our second segment features Lauren and ReBecca to discuss dudebro culture and their response to seeing a...

In Case You Missed It…BGN Podcast 7/21/13 Black Coders Part 2

The most popular and highly downloded podcast on BGN has now spawned a sequel. If you have ever been curious about coding or you are interested in new media industries where you want to flourish as a budding coder, then this is the podcast for you! We will feature our panels from...

In Case You Missed It…BGN Podcast 6/16/13 True Blood

Do you wanna do bad things?  This podcast is soley devoted the hotness that is True Blood. The new season premeire airs shortly after this podcast, so if you plan on having a True Blood party...TUNE IN!Are you Team Bill or Team Eric?What are your thoughts of Alan Ball leaving the show?Are the Sookie...

BGN #135 Sundance Edition: Tessa Thompson, Tiffany Vazquez, Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal

Segment 1: 'Sorry To Bother You' made its debut at Sundance and actress Tessa Thompson who plays Detroit, tells us about why she chose the role and discusses her work as feminist in the entertainment industry. Hosted by: Jamie and Valerie Segment 2: In a roundtable discussion about Sundance, we chat with GIPHY editor Tiffany Vazquez,...

BGN #51 | FanBros 101 and Magical Girls

  Segment 1: FanBros crew members Tatiana King-Jones and Chico Leo tells the origin story of how this multimedia team got together and gives us a crash course in Podcasting 101. Segment 2: Joelle Monique interviews comic book creators Kevin Panetta (Zodiac Starforce) and Brooke Allen (Lumberjanes) about magical girls, Buffy, and the best and worst...