Episode 101: Queen, Slim, Lizzo & Oprah

For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss recent news, politics, and entertainment. After catching up on life (00:30), the hosts discuss “Oh Lawd” news (3:14), including an Amazon porch pirate (3:42), in-home video system hacking (5:35), the dangers of online child grooming (9:15), and a happy ending for a wrongly-convicted man who spent five years on death row (13:45). They then turn their attention to politics and discuss the broader implications of the 2019 U.K. general election (16:20), Democratic voter purging in Wisconsin (20:30), and Tom Steyer’s HBCU plan (26:10). Ty and Daphne then have a conversation about the latest news in entertainment, including Oprah Winfrey’s latest documentaries about sexual misconduct in the music industry (31:45), Lizzo’s twerking controversy (44:10), and TLC’s Hot and Heavy(51:10). They close by having an in-depth discussion about their thoughts on and interpretations of Lena Waite’s Queen and Slim (55:10).


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