Season 2E9: Netflix and Y’all Gotta Chill

This week the Peas aren’t holding back ’cause they are sick and tired… of being, well, sick and tired. From canceling/boycotting Black films you never even watched to Save The Last Dance’s tragic choreo. This episode got some slander for everybody. Leave Black people alone! 😂  

Links:

Short Story: Soul Charge

Why the Debate Over Nate Parker Is So Complex

Why would some Black audiences boycott the new Harriet Tubman movie?

3 Reasons Why Boycotting Black Films Isn’t The Solution, It’s Time To Stop Boycotting Black Movies

Five Deaf Actors to Watch on Netflix Right Now

Review: Kenya Barris’ Isolating, Unrelatable ‘#BLACKAF’ is not Black Enough 

Season 2E8: The Supernatural with Special Guest Mary Elizabeth Chambliss

Episode 8: The Supernatural with Special Guest Mary Elizabeth Chambliss

Do you believe in the unknown? What about ghosts? Night horrors? Apparitions? This week the Peas are excited to talk with Mary Elizabeth Chambliss about all things spooky. From Ouija Boards to mysterious smells, ghosts fighting in walls to talking to our ancestors, this episode has something for everyone. Get some hot cocoa or tea, crawl under your favorite blanket and listen as we discuss the supernatural! 

Meet Mary Elizabeth

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Mary Elizabeth Chambliss is a graduate student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, pursuing a Master’s of English. Her fiction and poetry is focused on tarot, feminism, spirituality, and mental health.

During the pandemic, she has been trapped inside with her cat, Charlie, and a ghost who has yet to tell her its name.

Links:

“Initiated” by Amanda Yates Garcia

“It Didn’t Start With You” by Mark Wolynn

“Trickster’s Choice” by Tamora Pierce

“Magic Bites” (the Kate Daniels Series) by Ilona Andrews

History of Fantasy

11 Factors That Make for a Good Fantasy Novel

13 Kick-Ass Tips for Writing Fantasy from Professional Fantasy Editors

The 25 Best Fantasy Novels: Our Picks

Season 2E7: The Church of Queerness: Reconciling Religion and Homosexuality with Special Guest Jonathan Allsop

The Peas are talking about religion and how the LGBT+ community is navigating their place in Christianity. Special guest Jonathan Allsop joins them to seriously dissect biblical texts too often used to ostracize. Everything from Whitney Houston, Sodom and Gomorrah, and “true Christian values” are on the table for discussion.

Music:

Church Girl Vine

Kirk Franklin ft Salt – Stomp

Meet Jonathan

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Jonathan Allsop was born in Reading, PA. He is a proud first generation American whose family hails from Trinidad and Tobago. Jonathan went to college at the University of Pennsylvania where he received his BA in Music. In 2016 Jonathan moved to Chicago, IL where he continued to pursue his passion for acting working with various theater, and film companies in the Chicagoland area. Jonathan is a second year MFA Actor at Northern Illinois University. You can find Jonathan at his website jonathanallsop.com and his Instagram @Jo._nathan.

Links:

Seven Gay Texts: Biblical Passages Used to Condemn Homosexuality

‘New Age’ beliefs common among both religious and nonreligious Americans