Ron finally watches a movie that saves his Black Card (although, some may say the jury is still out as to whether he even has one).
Other than perhaps music, no other art form plays as indelible a role and influence on Black people as the cinema. From how we are depicted to even how we watch it. So it’s no surprise then that our “hero” has some cinematic tastes that may catch him a side-eye (or two).
In this hilarious episode of the podcast, we journey down memory lane as Ron shares some of his earliest podcast conversations with JD and Yolanda—conversations that help lay the groundwork for both this show, and Ron’s journey to Blackness.
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- The profile on Yolanda Ron wrote for the Frame.io blog (includes the FULL “La La Land” discussion)
- The “La La Land” opening number in one 4+ minute long, beautifully choreographed take)
Copyrights & Credits
Music for the show was licensed from Artlist and curated from FreeMusicArchive.org. Creative commons songs included in this episode (in order of appearance):
- “Fact Is Remix” by Kelle Maize & J. Glaze and Udachi (CC BY)
- “Sly and the Family Jones” by Mike Spitz and Phys Edison. (CC BY)
- “Warm Up Suit” by Broke for Free. (CC BY-SA)
- “I Know (Prod. MVSIC)” by Hi Rez. (CC BY)
- “Naked Street” by Cosmic Analog Ensemble (CC BY)
- “Preachin’ Dem Blues” by The Good Lawdz (CC BY)
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