EP19: Orange Juice & Abandonment

Wellllll… it looks like ya’ll keep coming back for what we’re giving, and we’re glad about it.

Ellen is still in reruns, but she’s coming back to an all new season on September 8th. We can not wait!

Irene had another wonderful summer weekend and Shells has been up to nothing. Irene may or may not have attended a top secret event and Shells is looking forward to an upcoming Windy City wedding.

When it comes to controlling your life, would you rather have a rewind button or a pause button? This one made us think! What would you rather? Let us know @FSGPodcast #FSGWYR

Need some news around the water cooler? Here are some highlights (or lowlights) week:

▪The court rendering of Tom Brady made national news because the court artist didn’t make him a pretty as he is.

▪Hillary has to say goodbye to her private emails…after months of drama.

▪Geno Smith has a broken jaw complements of his (now former) teammate. Listen, it’s all about principle.

▪It’s a weak week for National Day-of celebrations, but if you need something, there is National I LOVE Feet day & National Thrift Shop Day on Monday, Aug 17th and National Mail Order Day August 18th.

▪…and then Beyonce graced the cover of the September issue of Vogue Magazine. Queen Bey!!!!

Plug of the Week! Writer/Director/Editor- Shayla Racquel, native of Columbia, SC and FAMU grad.

Diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease at birth and having a stroke at the young age of 12, her childhood battle with the disease is what brought her closer to the art of storytelling.  Writing, creating, and watching ideas come to life served as a getaway from her struggle with the disease, filling her with euphoria through the pain. She began to explore and hone her craft during her collegiate years at Florida A&M University by directing and editing numerous videos for businesses and organizations around the Tallahassee community.

Since then, Shayla has gone on to write/produce/and direct the YouTube webseries, Quarter Century and recently debuted her first short film- Life’s Checklist.There are currently two seasons of Quarter Century, the first featuring DC’s vibrant culture, while the second season showcases the liveliness of young black adults in New York. She uses the series to support and promote Black owned businesses, indie music artists, and up and coming fashion designers.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/DiiMpZSixteen Instagram & Twitter: @ShaylaRacquel www.shaylaracquel.com

Let’s Talk About It: Orange Juice & Abandonment

There has been a lot of chatter about whether or not if it’s appropriate to address and/or discipline other people’s children. So we’re talking about it, as a single woman and a mother of two … this should be interesting!

This trailblazing songstress is changing the game. And she’s introducing her talented and futuristic crew to the world! The new and riveting music of today’s civil rights movement is in Irene’s Beats this week-Thanks Wondaland.  Eye Spy Inspiration is dedicated to all of our listeners who are trying to balance hope with acceptance.

That’s it for this week.

Listen. Laugh. And share!!

See y’all in the future!

 

(recorded August 13, 2015)

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