Transcripts (19)

Between The World And Me

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 90 views
  • 3 months ago
  • 25:50

In this special bonus episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston are back to discuss the HBO’s new film “Between The World And Me,” based on the 2015 book by Ta-Nehisi Coates and the 2018 stage adaptation directed by Kamilah Forbes at the Apollo Theater, as well as the companion podcast produced by HBO, Spoke Media and Domino Sound. First they debrief what it’s been like to see audiences react to Lovecraft Country since its finale. Then, they unpack a few favorite moments in “Between The World And Me” that caused them to reflect on how white supremacy impacted the entertainment they grew up with and the gut-wrenching fear that comes with Black parents’ love. You can subscribe to HBO’s Between The World And Me Podcast right now and you can stream the special on HBO MAX. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

10: Full Circle

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 420 views
  • 5 months ago
  • 56:25

In this final episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts. Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 10: "Full Circle." First, they break down the episode and all its narrative throughlines. Then, they sit down with showrunner Misha Green along with Jurnee Smollett, who plays Leticia Lewis, to discuss what went into making the show. Recommendations: - Buffy, The Vampire Slayer (The WB)  - The Americans (FX) - The Leftovers (HBO) - Arrival (2016)  - “The Nuclear Family Was A Mistake” by David Brooks - “Let The Dead Bury Their Dead” by Randall Kenan  - Toni Morrison's 1993 Nobel Prize Speech  - The poetry of Gwendolyn brooks - Autobiography in Five Short Chapters by Portia Nelson - The art of Afua Richardson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

9: Rewind 1921

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 180 views
  • 5 months ago
  • 55:32

In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 9: "Rewind 1921." The hosts follow the characters as they unpack generational trauma while traveling through space and time. They also sit down with Aunjanue Ellis, the actress who plays Hippolyta, to discuss her character's journey this season. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Recommendations: The Burning: Massacre, Destruction and the Tulsa Race Riot by Tim Madigan “The E-Snuff of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile” by Courtney Baker “American Horror Story” by Ezekiel Kweku Sonia Sanchez, “Catch the Fire” "Searching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in America" by Tonya Bolden "Flyin’ West" by Pearl Cleage "Mamas Baby Papas Maybe" by Hortense Spillers, "Reading Black, Reading Feminist," which is an iconic anthology of essays with works from Spillers, Hazel Carby, Zora Neale Hurston, Bell Hooks, and so many more. Research: J.B. Stratford (of the Stratford hotel) Research: Olivia Hooker, the last survivor of the Tulsa massacre, who passed away in 2018 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

09: Rewind 1921

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 180 views
  • 5 months ago
  • 55:32

In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 9: "Rewind 1921." The hosts follow the characters as they unpack generational trauma while traveling through space and time. They also sit down with Aunjanue Ellis, the actress who plays Hippolyta, to discuss her character's journey this season. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Recommendations: The Burning: Massacre, Destruction and the Tulsa Race Riot by Tim Madigan “The E-Snuff of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile” by Courtney Baker “American Horror Story” by Ezekiel Kweku Sonia Sanchez, “Catch the Fire” "Searching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in America" by Tonya Bolden "Flyin’ West" by Pearl Cleage "Mamas Baby Papas Maybe" by Hortense Spillers, "Reading Black, Reading Feminist," which is an iconic anthology of essays with works from Spillers, Hazel Carby, Zora Neale Hurston, Bell Hooks, and so many more. Research: J.B. Stratford (of the Stratford hotel) Research: Olivia Hooker, the last survivor of the Tulsa massacre, who passed away in 2018 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

8: Jig-A-Bobo

Lovecraft Country Radio

  • 300 views
  • 5 months ago
  • 54:45

In this episode of Lovecraft Country Radio, hosts Ashley C. Ford and Shannon Houston discuss Episode 8: “Jig-A-Bobo.” The hosts discuss Dee’s journey following the death of her best friend, and the adult characters who abandon her while in the midst of their own chaos. Then, they sit down with film scholar and producer Tananarive Due discuss the episode’s relationship to horror. This podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios. Recommendations: Organizations Supporting Black Youth:  - The Hustlers Guild - Black Girl Code - Wings Films: - Child’s Play (1988) - Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - It Follows (2015) - The Girl With All The Gifts (2016) - Anatomy of Wings (2020) Books:  Spare the Kids by Dr. Stacey Patton Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriett Beacher Stowe Misc.  -  Naomi Wadler’s Speech at the March for our lives (2018) - Topsy and The Golden Fleece (Sculpture by Allison Saar) - The Langston League Lovecraft Syllabus - Self Care: Back That Azz Up (Juvenile) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices