Chocolate Cake Radio
Summary: Hosts Nyree & D'Nyree give you a hilarious and real take on life, love and living in the big city as single black women. (It's like eavesdropping on two friends having a private conversation. Actually, you ARE!) Along with special guests, they tackle today's topics with love, intellect, & a healthy slice of "Momma's Wit"...and they don't hold back! It's about time somebody told the truth! Welcome to The Cake.
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ARE YOU OBSESSED WITH SCANDAL? We are! And will be chatting up ALL THINGS POPE on this episode. SPOILERS GALORE! (So if you haven't seen it... sorry. But seriously...you haven't?!!) Sure, Liv Pope is smashing the leader of the free world, but they have no choice!! It's TRUE LOVE!! Which is all fun and games when Shonda Rhimes is writing the story...but what about in real life? Could YOU be a real life Olivia Pope and, if it's true love (and really complicated) is it justified? The Nyree's will share their own stories (...and how you can get out alive!) PLUS... Since we're discussing KW, we might as well go ahead and talk about DJANGO UNCHAINED why we believe Spike & Travis need to have ALL THE SEATS. ALL OF THEM.
Hey... so we're all adults here, right? So we can have a mature conversation about these things, without all the venom, right? Good. We thought so! That's why we're recapping THIS MONTH in RACISM, SEXISM & POLITICS! We'll have controversial blogger "Michelle Joni" from the blog "Before and Afro" joining us to discuss the afro wig that started a shit storm around the internet. Is she really racist and culturally insensitve or just a victim of circumstance? PLUS We're talking black men who respect women of other races more than black women, what white men REALLY think about dating black women, the racist Latino next door and of course, Mittens "war on women" and why you should vote with your vagina. Are people really misunderstood or are we simply calling a spade a spade? (See what I did there?) And of course, we're doing it with fun, laughter and wit. (Don't think we can do it without neck swiveling attitude? Then you don't know THE CAKE!)
DID YOU RECENTLY GO "NATURAL"? Tired of overrated, overpriced "Natural & Curly" hair products & salons that cost a GRIP for a f*&king wet set? Well then you need to tune into the next CHOCOLATE CAKE RADIO! Your Nappilicous veteran hosts, The Nyrees will be hosting & BROADCASTING LIVE from... ***THE 2012 1st ANNUAL NATURAL HAIR AWARDS® ***88888 *** Or as we like to call them... THE NAPPIES® ! WILL YOUR FAVORITES WIN THE COVETED "GOLDEN AFRO® "? Or will they walk away with the shameful "RUSTY HOT COMB® ?" CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR YOUR CHANCE TO VOTE ON THE BEST AND THE WORST IN NATURAL/CURLY HAIR CARE!
We remember the life of our beautiful friend Erica Kennedy, New York Times Best Selling Author of "Bling" & "Feminista", Blogger, Publicist, Twitter Phenom and one of the dopest ladies we've ever gotten the pleasure to know. (Real talk...she introduced US!) PLUS Everyone has "the list". Things that should be accomplished by *cough* *cough* age. The loving relationship. The fullfilling career. The trip. The body. Whatever it is...WHY HAVEN'T YOU DONE IT YET? We discuss the best motivational tools we've found AND the results that we've gotten by visting the dreaded "self help" aisle in the bookstore! (Nyree's even been hypnotized. No, we're not joking.) But really...is what you "want" REALLY what you want...or is it what somebody else wants FOR you? How do you know the difference? THE CAKE IS LIVE NEXT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 9PM! ONLY ON BLOGTALK RADIO! (Or...you can always catch the replay the next day on iTunes!)
*CUE MARVIN GAYE* OK...tell the truth. Have you read "50 Shades Of Grey" yet? No? Got some "Zane" on your bookshelf? The "Sleeping Beauty Trilogy" by A.N. Roquelaure? What IS it about Erotica that women love and why is it NOT your average smut? We'll discuss "50 Shades..." and what all the hype is about. ...could YOU do it? PLUS: Men, what's the one thing all these novels have in common that women go CRAZY over and which women are more likely to read them? The answer may surprise you. ALSO: Are you still rocking with your old Rabbit? (Not the wine opener either...) That's so outdated! We'll tell you the hottest toys out now and how to upgrade your toys (and not get crazy looks from Airport security.) "Passion Parties" are the rage but toys aren't just for women anymore. We'll talk about the most popular toys for men. ALSO: What is the hottest thing a woman can wear that 99% of men agree turns them WAY on? FIND OUT! A new episode of CHOCOLATE CAKE RADIO PREMIERES JUNE 6TH @9PM!
Ahh...the neverending search for "a good man" and "a good woman". We know. We're in the trenches. But can there be TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING? What happens when attention turns to CLING? Or... When does the "STRONG INDEPENDENT BLACK WOMAN-ness" want to make men run the other way? What's the happy medium and how could you be driving Mr/Ms Right AWAY with too much GOOD? We'll tell you how to stop that! PLUS...how do you know if someone is REALLY "INTERESTED" or just "Kinda Sorta...Maybe... Could Be... Interested"? How to spot a "Time Waster" and how to get someone to know you're interested i them. Not kinda....REALLY interested, ...without scaring them off! (No STALKING!) ALSO..last month, you met Aaron (Mr. Love Crystals) THIS MONTH....meet our new CHOCOLATE CAKE UNICORN! All this with our usual New York City/Chi-Town spin. (We're like Kanye and Hov...but umm... without the publicity stunts & superstar spouse. But we've been to Paris...so THERE!) You don't want to MISS this episode! An ALL NEW CHOCOLATE CAKE RADIO Premieres LIVE... Wednesday May 2nd, 9pm Eastern! Welcome to "The Cake"!
THE NYREE'S ARE BACK! And still single...HOWEVER, we've been doing some serious online dating... in more ways that one. Check out our HILARIOUS findings and what site proved to be the BEST in terms of finding love online. PLUS...How to get over a break up without breaking down AND should you wait to start something new? Is it the same for men as it is for women?ALSO... we'll be talking to our first eligible CAKE UNICORN of the season! He's got a great job...great body and is looking for serious love. (Flings need not apply.) Wanna meet him? OF COURSE YOU DO! Tune in on WEDNESDAY night at 9PM!
"Bitter Brothers: Black Male Bonding" Here on The Cake we think it's important for men to have a place to vent & share their feelings & be sensitive & cry (dnyree sidebar: not weep!). Sometimes you just don't wanna talk to your woman, or your momma about what's going on with you. Sometime a man just needs another man. #Pause. Today we want to hear about some of the strong male figures helped you define and/or refine the man that you are today.
How can you tell if your man is on the Down Low? Are there obvious signs, or are you just being paranoid? Is the DL man an overblown myth used to scare Black women? Should we blame little baby Jesus & the Church? So many questions! ::: Also, some of you are just OVER Black Men! ... but the real question is, Do Black Men even CARE? FInd out what the Nyree's think!
You know them. That PERFECT COUPLE you secretly stan on? The one you can't even THINK OF ever parting? The damn EARTH SHOOK when we thought Will and Jada split! Our hearts were BROKEN when we found out Nick Ashford would be going on to glory without Val. But WHY? What makes these couples so SPECIAL? Are they just lucky or DID THEY FIGURE IT OUT? WHAT DO THEY KNOW that we DON'T? What works for them...will it work FOR YOU? PLUS: THROWBACK SOUNDTRACK... To honor Nick & Val... We're talking throwback LOVE SONGS. What songs bring the Nyree's BACK to thinking about that special someone... and what were they doing?
Hey there "Supportive Suzie"! Way to go female version of "Captain Save 'Em"! You're his ROCK! You're ALWAYS there for him! There through thick and thin... (and mostly through thin). But are you enabling a DND ( Do-Nothing Dude) and then complain when they continue to...well DO NOTHING? When does "support" (financial/emotional) becomes "door mat"? Are you doing the MOST while he's doing...well...NOTHING? Should you ever expect a ROI? CHOCOLATE CAKE wonders... how much support can actually be CRIPPLING to your partner and devastating to your relationship? PLUS: SEEKING ARRANGEMENTS? Why some women are calling Gold Digging an alternative lifestyle. (Really? Will there be a parade?) THE CAKE IS ON... TONIGHT AT 9PM (est)
HYPERMASCULINTY VS. HYPOMASCULINITY. Where does HE FALL? Ahh...here we go again. JODECI vs. BOYZ II MEN. The time honored struggle between "the poetry guy" and...well... "NO BITCHASSNESS". Can there EVER be a happy medium between the sensitive guy (paging Ralph Tresvant & Carl Thomas...) and the macho guy ( ...pause Ike Turner. Just ...pause.) and the EMO WRECK. (...stop playing the Donny Hathaway please?) CHOCOLATE CAKE WONDERS...what is a REAL man? Have BLACK MEN really defined what being a real man is or has this "no bitchassness" thing gone WAAAY too far? AND how much does insecurity play into these roles? IS it a warning sign of much more dangerous behavior down the road? PLUS: How NOT to get stuck in the "Mommy" zone with men. (If you want hair grabbin' /bootie slappin' sex ever again...that's the LAST thing you want!!) A FRESH NEW SLICE OF THE CAKE!! WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 9PM! (EST)
D'nyree & Nyree have been QUITE busy over the hiatus (CLAIRnyc.com anyone?) but now they're BACK and ready to serve you a FOURTH SEASON of the wildly popular CHOCOLATE CAKE RADIO! They've got a lot to say. Sexts. Lies. Video Chats. Online Dating/Crushes...which "How To Get A Husband" book actually seems to be...uh... WORKING and why they really owe Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats an apology. And of course, our UNICORN of the week!! LADIES and GENTLEMEN... are you ready?? Well hold on to your forks...it's time for THE CAKE! SEASON PREMIERE, WEDNESDAY AUGUST 3RD @ 9PM EST!
SEASON FINALE!! Is your life playing out like a Tyler Perry movie except no drop dead gorgeous bus driver shows up at church? From Bible Bangers to Saints to Secret Freaks on choir (you know who you are) to women in love with Pastor... (yeah, you know who you are too.) could the church's expectations be ruining your chances of dating a man (you know...outside of Jesus?) How big of a part does religion play in your love life? PLUS...Celibacy and only "giving it up" for God. JOIN US FOR THE SEASON FINALE OF CHOCOLATE CAKE RADIO...WEDNESDAY NIGHT @ 10PM!