Marginally Speaking Podcast

Marginally Speaking Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 15: Book Love Galore
December 19, 2019

The Season Finale is here! On this episode, Calvin reflects on the past decade, the Tulsa Race Massacre, and books coming out in 2020 that should be on your reading list.

Episode 14: Fresno or Bust
November 28, 2019

On this episode, Calvin is joined by special guest Diamond go back to the early 2000s to dive into a show that shaped both of their teen years Girlfriends.

Episode 13: Bmore Bounce
November 14, 2019

On this episode of Marginally Speaking, Calvin is joined by creative Diamond to talk about growing up Baltimore, her creative journey and supporting black women.

Episode 12: Masc 4 Masc
October 24, 2019

Calvin is back this week talking about the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees, Tulsa Race Massacre showing up on TV, GQ’s recent Masculinity Issue and so much more.

Episode 11: Capes & Vegans
October 03, 2019

On this episode Calvin talks about Allyson Felix making history and Billionaire Robert Smith keeping his promise and on the eve of New York Comic Con, Calvin gives some Sci Fi content that anyone can enjoy.

Episode 10: You Good?
September 08, 2019

After a short break, Calvin is back on this episode to dive into Lizzo making history, hate crimes in DC, and to wrap up an eventful summer.

Episode 9: Christmas in July
July 24, 2019

On this episode we dive into R. Kelly being arrested again, Emmy nominations and reactions to Halle Bailey taking over the reigns as Ariel in the Little Mermaid.

Episode 8: Peace, Love and Struggle Featuring Jericho Brown
July 10, 2019

Join us as we unpack the recent Democratic debates, Nina Simone’s impact and DC gentrification woes. The poet Jericho Brown blesses us with an interview about his body of work including his newest book The Tradition.

Episode 7: PRIDEful History
June 26, 2019

Happy Pride month everyone! On this episode of Marginally Speaking we discuss LGBTQ greats James Baldwin, Audre Lorde and Janet Mock making history and we chat about  Zora Neale Hurston’s book Barracoon.

Episode 6: Heavy Reign
May 22, 2019

On this episode we dive into Rihanna's success, the wave of abortion bills in the U.S. and explore some of our favorite moments from Heavy by Kiese Laymon.