The Poet & The Professor

The Poet & The Professor

Latest Episodes

Episode 100 – The Final Show
December 25, 2019

Merry Christmas from the Poet & the Professor. Our gift to you is episode 100, the final show. Yes, The Po & The Pro podcast journey is complete. To commemorate our final recording, we recall some of our fondest moments in the show’s history.

The Answer & Dr. Pepper (feat. Elias Miranda)
December 04, 2019

This week we welcome film/media producer and entrepreneur, Elias Miranda to the show. Elias shares launching his career at Reebok, working with the likes of Allen Iverson and Swizz Beats plus what it's like eating breakfast with fashion moguls and loun...

Episode 98 – Pregnant in ‘Piz Cana’ (with Naly)
November 27, 2019

This week our guest, Naly, shares her experience growing up in a Cape Verdean household, becoming a teen mom and how she persevered. This show is littered with Naly's resolve as well as Jeff's impersonation of Creole. Enjoy.

Episode 97 – The Nazis Had A Point/Mucus Plugs
November 20, 2019

This week we talk about gender roles, biology, and the Professor provides an impromptu lesson on the female reproductive system. How could you miss this?

Episode 96 – Performing Normalcy (feat. Quentin Lucas)
November 13, 2019

This week former guest Quentin Lucas returns. Q shares a deeply personal, horrific account of his experience with molestation by a prominent, local church leader and the subsequent betrayal/inaction from the surrounding community.

Episode 95 – Losing A Child (with Jasmine Webb)
November 06, 2019

This week Jasmine Webb joins the show to talk about thirst-trapping and self-awareness. Our guest also shares her personal story of losing a child as a teen mother and how she moved through healing.

Episode 94 – Act Better Than You Feel
October 30, 2019

This week the Po and the Pro discuss do you respond to adversity? How do you move through adversity? How do you use adversity to your benefit? Why doesn't the Professor own a pair of jeans? Listen and find out.

Episode 93 – The Origin of Origin (feat. Amanda Shea)
October 23, 2019

This week we are joined are artist/poetess, Amanda Shea (@amandasheaallday). We discuss the Gina Rodriguez fiasco over the use of the n-word, ownership of the n-word, identity, and tribalism. Amanda also shares her personal challenges with identity and...

Episode 92 – Gay Agenda or Nah? (with Courtney Bennett)
October 16, 2019

This week we are joined by a local pastor, Courtney Bennett, who shares his thoughts on whether the African-American struggle for civil rights is synonymous with the LGBTQ+ community struggle. Is there such a thing as a gay agenda? We discuss.

Episode 91 – The Hug Heard ‘Round the World (with Ricky Grant Jr.)
October 09, 2019

This week we welcome back Ricky Grant Jr. to help examine the fallout from the Amber Guyger conviction for the killing of Botham Jean. We explore the fervor of forgiveness, the power of white tears, conflicts in Christian ideals and the absence of just...