• 215. My Goodbye

    This is the last episode of THE BARACK OBAMA APPROVED WORLD'S GREATEST PODCAST! Within, I talk about why I chose to end the show, what's next for me, share some memories as well as my favorite episodes from the show's run, and give the pod the proper ending it deserves. Thank you for listening for 8 years. I hope you'll continue to support my future endeavors. Thanks y'all.

    1h 20m - Jan 14, 2024
  • 214. Boxes-N-Bubbles (Costarring Angel Conley)

    In the honest to goodness penultimate episode of THE BARACK OBAMA APPROVED WORLD'S GREATEST PODCAST, Angel Conley is my very last guest! At long last, I reveal my top 10 greatest female MCs of all time and Angel brings 10 of her favorites. The similarities and the differences may shock you. Also, I may be sexist and I put women in boxes. I'm going to work on that.

    1h 44m - Oct 23, 2023
  • 213. Understand Me Still

    On today's BARACK OBAMA APPROVED WORLD'S GREATEST PODCAST, I celebrate Memphis Bleek and his 2003 album M.A.D.E. Then I lightly touch on some shows I finished (Ted Lasso and $chitt's Creek) and a show that I'm heavily invested in (Abbot Elementary). Then, I finish off my list of Movies I Can't Turn Off, started back in Episode #60. There's recommendations galore too!

    Music by No Name Tim.

    1h 9m - Oct 1, 2023
  • 212. Songs Of Who I Was Before

    I literally rolled out of bed and came straight to the microphone. So, good morning sleepyheads. I talk about Matt's dad passing, The Foreign Exchange's Leave It All Behind, the second return of CM Punk, and my thoughts on Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3.

    1h 18m - Jun 4, 2023
  • 211. What's A Comic Book Strip?

    The comic strip. A way to let go of your worries and have a chuckle. Well, I go into depth on some of my favorite comic strips including Peanuts, Pearls Before Swine, and my most recent find, Poorly Drawn Lines! Then, I tell the story of how I met Huey Mack and discuss his latest album The Cozy Bar. Finally, I give James Marsden and Keegan-Michael Key their flowers for just showing up in stuff I love!

    1h 6m - May 28, 2023
  • 210. Make Your Jeremy Bearimys Count

    On this episode of THE BARACK OBAMA APPROVED WORLD'S GREATEST PODCAST, I wanted to talk about things I was enjoying for the second time. We lead off with Mac Miller and his 2016 album The Divine Feminine after some Ja Morant jokes. Then we really reevaluate what I took away from my rewatch of The Good Place. And then I make another Ja Morant joke.

    57m - May 21, 2023
  • 209. Michael B. Jordan Landed Us Back In The MCU (Costarring Marcus Robinson)

    So you thought a conversation between myself and Marc Rob would just end because Rasslecast was over? Marcus wanted to do a quick segment on whether Michael B. Jordan was a good actor and from there we talked about our hopes for Creed III, Jonathan Majors, and what's gone wrong with the MCU since we last talked about it (2019's Spider-Man: Far From Home)!

    1h 24m - Apr 9, 2023
  • 208. I Hate The Darkest Timeline

    I got fed up. Recent events were weighing on me and I had to speak my truth. Back to the positive vibes for 209.

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    1h 9m - Apr 2, 2023
  • 207. Angst, Drama

    In the first live episode since 2020, I decide to revisit talking about my favorite basketball players ever. I finally admit that I became a fan of Kobe Bryant prior to his untimely passing. Then, I talk about Marvel's constant need to make Spider-Man miserable, along with Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 1: World Without Love. I finish things off with a revisit of Ne-Yo's second album, Because Of You.

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    1h 21m - Mar 5, 2023
  • 206. When Instagram Live Goes Wrong

    Continuing the story from episodes 12., 40., and 117., we catch up with Alias Investigations to see how Jessica Jones and Deadpool are coping as partners and why are they in Canada again? Afterwards, we snap back to reality for a review of Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls!

    57m - Feb 19, 2023
  • 205. Jackin' For 50 Cents

    Good news everyone! I found out that Uncoupled was un-canceled on air, I started watching BMF and made some music recommendations, I went to see Puss In Boots: The Last Wish with Kat's cosign, and I talked about another favorite album of mine, Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival!

    Hip-Hop Manifesto

    1h 7m - Feb 12, 2023
  • 204. The Manifesto (Costarring Matthew Spencer)

    Crony. Confidant. Best mate. Bro. Main man. Amigo. Chum. Pal. Compadre. Compatriot. Comrade. Homeboy. Associate. Partner. Bruv. Boon Companion.

    Matt's finally on the pod. Rejoice!

    2h 7m - Jan 31, 2023
  • 203. Feed It Into My Veins

    In the first episode of the new year, I spend some time detailing my plans for Hyphen Nation, review some newish music from Noveliss, Nas, and Drake & 21 Savage, go into a deep dive about Talib Kweli's debut solo album Quality from 2002, and bring it all home with a ringing endorsement of the phenomenal cinematic achievement that is Everything Everywhere All At Once!

    Sorry I'm late, it was my birthday.

    Music by No Name Tim.

    1h 7m - Jan 23, 2023
  • 201. Self Care Vol. III: First Blood

    "God, can you feel me?

    Take me away from all the pressure and all the pain

    Show me some happiness again"

    57m - Aug 11, 2022
  • 200. Bicentennial Man

    Today, I talk about the long and winding road to episode 200, answer Errick and Kat’s questions that I missed on 199, preview some future episode topics, talk about how a friend’s review of recent MCU movies being right out of the back issue bins is perfect, say “for the 200th time” a lot, and rank the Stranger Things seasons!

    49m - Jul 14, 2022
  • 199. The Questions III

    On this edition of THE BARACK OBAMA APPROVED WORLD’S GREATEST PODCAST, we return to the questions! I solicited questions from my friends and family and I set about answering them… except for Handsome Bane’s because I’m a jerk. Also, I take some NSFW swipes at the gun control problem in the country before we get into the proceedings.

    1h 11m - Jun 2, 2022
  • 198. Kendrick Don't Miss

    In this edition of THE BARACK OBAMA APPROVED WORLD'S GREATEST PODCAST, I start things off with a little housecleaning as I review and recommend some of my recent watches and listens. Then, it's all about Kendrick Lamar, his new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, and where he now ranks in my 20 greatest MCs of all-time list.

    47m - May 26, 2022
  • 197. Retire Grant Hill's Number

    You see the title. In honor of the NBA Playoffs getting underway, I start a segment where I take a look at the career of one of my favorite NBA players, starting with Grant Hill. After being appalled the Pistons didn't retire his number yet, I review the new Girl Talk/Smoke DZA/Big KRIT/Wiz Khalifa album Full Court Press and then explain why it reminded me of my favorite Wiz project Kush & Orange Juice.

    54m - Apr 14, 2022
  • 196. Three Years Wiser

    Part of growing up is knowing when you were wrong. Because of that, I have to walk back some comments I made on Hyphen Nation 102 about Taylor Swift. I touch on her situation with her masters, Fearless (Taylor's Version), her songwriting prowess, and yes, for the last time, the Kanye of it all. Then I give flowers to Frank Ocean's nostalgia, ULTRA. and 9th Wonder & Murs' Murray's Revenge.

    49m - Apr 8, 2022
  • 195. To Gotham, With Love

    I tried to make this rhyme but not everything is meant to be. On this episode of THE BARACK OBAMA APPROVED WORLD'S GREATEST PODCAST, Aaron Rodgers finally gets what he wants, Russell Wilson is a Bronco and Khalil Mack is a Charger, I completely failed to mention the Slaughterhouse drama and the end of the MLB lockout... and I give my spoiler free opinion on The Batman!

    53m - Mar 11, 2022
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