• 010. Behind the Buzz: Self-Care

    What do you think of when you hear self-care? In this episode Nnenna and Yamini unpack the buzzword, reflecting on what it meant to them when they first encountered it and how their relationship towards it has changed over time.

    45m - Mar 29, 2021
  • 009. Adulting: Timing is Everything

    Welcome back! This week we try to decipher what being an adult actually means and how the pressures of societal timelines have played a role in our respective journeys to adulthood.

    43m - Mar 22, 2021
  • 008. Lockdowniversary + Windsor Interview

    This week on Common Thread we look back on our year in lockdown, what we've learnt and what our new normal might look like. Plus, we break down the interview that everyone's been talking about -- Meghan and Harry with Oprah!

    1h 7m - Mar 16, 2021
  • 007. Fashion and Self-Expression

    We're back with another episode! We talk all things fashion and self-expression. We trace how our childhoods, experiences in different cultural contexts and pop culture influences all helped shape our distinctive styles today.

    50m - Mar 9, 2021
  • 006. 'Namaste Wahala': Worth the Watch?

    In this week's episode we review Namaste Wahala, where Bollywood meets Nollywood! We explore how it pays homage to these two genres, its depiction of various cultures and the film's underlying message.

    E6 - 52m - Mar 2, 2021
  • 005. What's Your Study Style?

    Episode 5 is here, woohoo! In this episode we discuss study styles: growing up in school systems that rewarded rote memorisation, and learning to think through narrative and analysis as we got older. Nnenna shares how starting a PhD has shaped her approach, and Yamini explains how law school influenced her perspective on grades and self-presentation.

    And here's the link to Nnenna's exhibition film "Rituals" which will be available online until March 7.


    E5 - 45m - Feb 23, 2021
  • 004. Hair, There, Everywhere

    Welcome to another episode! We're talking about hair this week: how we've learnt to love and care for ours, and reminiscing about some mane-related beauty standards from our childhoods.

    E4 - 37m - Feb 15, 2021
  • 003. What's in a Name?

    In this week's episode, we talk about names, their cultural significance as markers of identity, and how we have handled it when ours have been mispronounced.

    E3 - 45m - Feb 8, 2021
  • 002. Food, Food, Glorious Food

    We're back with our second episode! We talk about our favourite dishes from home, recipes that went viral during lockdown, diet culture and the COVID-15, and our favourite pop culture memorable meals!

    E2 - 39m - Feb 2, 2021
  • 001. Goodbye 2020 + The Crown Season 4

    Welcome to the first episode of our brand new podcast! This week we recap how 2020 has treated us and discuss the latest season of Netflix's "The Crown."

    Find us on instagram: @commonthreadcast

    E1 - 55m - Jan 24, 2021
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