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Happy Hour: A Shot of Conversation

Happy Hour is a weekly podcast hosted by Sofia Stanley, Emile Ennis Jr. and Kennelia Stradwick, that serves listeners a taste of exactly what happens when a lawyer, a host and a comedian, walk into a cyber bar. Listen as they discuss, argue, dissect, analyze anything and everything including sex, religion and politricks. They rarely agree on anything, except that, sometimes the only thing that gets you through the week is, a shot of conversation. At Happy Hour you BYOB, but the tea is on us.
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Nov 16, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian mix a cocktail that proves that black excellence is best served straight up. This episode they discuss GQ Magazine’s 2017 Citizen of the Year Colin Kaepernick; Tiffany Haddish , the first black female stand-up comedian to host SNL; Ray J’s $30M Raycon electronics deal; Kendrick Lamar, Conscious Capitalist, Forbes 30 under 30 cover, Shemar Moore claps back at haters, Tyrese’s continues Instagram rants, and whether Blake Shelton People’s sexiest man alive distinction is a 45-ism. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Nov 9, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian mix a cocktail that feels like change. This episode they discuss the 2017 Election results; Meek Mills probation violation sentence; and Cheaters. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Nov 2, 2017
A lawyer, a host, and a comedian mix a cocktail that may make you see a little better. This episode they discuss the Me Too Effect and new sexual assault allegations about Hollywood A-listers; the first set of Russia indictments; Cardi B’s engagement ring and Wendy Williams on-air fainting spell. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.
Oct 26, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian mix a cocktail that may make you stand up and salute the truth. This episode they discuss why brave voices such as Lupita Nyong’o are imperative in stopping Hollywood harassment; why 45’s lies about how he handled Sgt. La David Johnson’s condolence call is both racist and unpatriotic and why we’re saddened to hear that Tamar Braxton and Vince Herbert are divorcing. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Oct 12, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian mix a cocktail that tastes like freedom. This episode they discuss how the Harvey Weinstein scandal will effect Hollywood; why the Cowboy’s statements about protesting are un-American; and whether they care about the Dove commercial controversy. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Oct 5, 2017

A host, a lawyer and a comedian walk into a cyber bar to discuss the tough issues of the week. This episode they discuss the mass shooting in Las Vegas and the current and the current situation in Puerto Rico. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Sep 28, 2017

A host and a comedian walk into a cyber bar and "Take a Knee". This episode they discuss how the NFL responded to 45's comments about "Taking A Knee"; why we should be more concerned about the effects of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico; and are two Kardashians and a Jenner all pregnant . If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Sep 21, 2017

A host, a lawyer and a comedian walk into a cyber bar to discuss all the latest that went down since last week. This episode they discuss Kevin Hart’s extortion scandal and all the drama surrounding that; Black excellence at the Emmy Awards; and Jay-Z declining to perform at the Super Bowl. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

KEVIN HART

http://people.com/movies/woman-at-center-of-kevin-hart-scandal-press-conference/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BZHqi5_n_Vu/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2017/09/19/kevin-harts-alleged-cheating-and-extortion-scandal-explained/?utm_term=.382b646a99ee

EMMY AWARDS

http://people.com/chica/minorities-women-award-winners-emmy-2017/

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/19/arts/television/lena-waithe-emmys-master-of-none.html?mcubz=0

JAY-Z SUPERBOWL

https://www.vibe.com/2017/09/jay-z-declines-super-bowl-halftime-2018-report/

https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/09/20/jay-z-super-bowl-halftime-show-turned-down-nfl-plans

Sep 14, 2017
A host, a lawyer and a comedian walk into a cyber bar to address the "Aftermath". This episode they discuss the ramifications of 45 and ESPN censuring Jemele Hill for saying that 45 is a bigot and a white supremacist; how we feel about new #WokeBae couple Common and Angela Rye; and why Insecure's Season 2 finale "Hella Perspective" was Hella Dope. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.
Sep 7, 2017

A host, a lawyer and a comedian walk into a cyber bar to address a "Storm Front".  This episode they discuss "DACA" and the current administration's policy recommendations; this year’s hurricane season, specifically Irma & Harvey; and celebrity news, including Beyonce's birthday, Sanaa Lathan's "Big Chop" and Serena Williams, aka "The G.O.A.T."  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Aug 24, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a bar and decide to discuss one of their favorite shows. This episode they discuss HBO's Insecure, open relationships, cheating, and more. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Aug 17, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a cyber bar for Charlottesville. This episode they discuss the Charlottesville protests; The aftermath/the state of the country; Donald Trump's statements; and how they are feeling overall. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/13/us/charlottesville-virginia-overview.html?mcubz=0

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-charlottesville-witnesses-20170815-story.html

http://thegrapevine.theroot.com/barack-obamas-charlottesville-tweet-breaks-twitter-reco-1797891584

https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2017/08/why-charlottesville/536700/

Aug 3, 2017

A host and a comedian walk into a cyber bar for a bubbly “Bellini Backlash”.  This episode they discuss the backlash against Lil Duval & “The Breakfast Club” for Anti-Trans remarks;  a new P&G ad that has one side calling for a boycott; a new series coming to Amazon’s streaming service from Will Packer & Aaron McGruder; and the Justice Department looking into discrimination cases against the majority.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Jul 20, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a bar and break down some of the hottest topics from the week. This episode they discuss the explosive BuzzFeed exposé on R. Kelly; A situation in Minnesota where a white woman was killed by a police officer; and Michael Vick’s response to Colin Kaepernick still being a free agent. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Topic Links

R Kelly Accusations

https://www.buzzfeed.com/jimderogatis/parents-told-police-r-kelly-is-keeping-women-in-a-cult?utm_term=.psLn1nJ9d#.ho5oaoR2O

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2017/07/jim_derogatis_on_his_r_kelly_story_for_buzzfeed.html

https://www.buzzfeed.com/talalansari/joycelyn-savage-video?utm_term=.ay4K3K1R7#.csD0L0gPp

http://jezebel.com/a-woman-in-r-kellys-inner-circle-describes-sexual-coer-1797003010

Police Shoots White Woman in Minnesota

https://www.theatlantic.com/news/archive/2017/07/minneapolis-police-shoot-australian/533904/

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/18/us/minneapolis-woman-killed-by-police/index.html

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/questions-remain-surrounding-fatal-minnesota-police-shooting-48694394

Mike Vick Speaks on Colin Kaepernick Situation

http://nesn.com/2017/07/chris-long-absolutely-rips-michael-vicks-take-on-colin-kaepernick/

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2722209-michael-vick-says-colin-kaepernicks-performance-is-why-he-isnt-on-a-nfl-roster

https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/07/19/colin-kaepernick-posts-definition-of-stockholm-syndrome-after/23037465/

Jul 13, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a bar and decide to expose some truth. This episode they discuss Donald Trump Jr.'s emails with Russian government officials; The latest in the Rob & Chyna drama; The NRA's controversial ad campaign; and Floyd Mayweather's tax issues. If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Topic Links

Rob & Chyna Drama

http://elitedaily.com/entertainment/celebrity/blac-chyna-lisa-bloom-slut-shaming-rob-kardashian-custody/2014565/

http://people.com/celebrity/rob-kardashian-apologizes-blac-chyna-meltdown-admits-relationship-was-terrible-idea/

http://m.eonline.com/news/866431/blac-chyna-describes-her-ideal-partner-after-rob-kardashian-drama-i-want-a-confident-and-healthy-man-who-treats-me-right

http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/rob-kardashian-is-embarrassed-about-his-blac-chyna-rant-w491736

NRA Ad

http://www.theroot.com/oh-look-nra-spokeswoman-finally-had-something-to-say-1796820005

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/07/11/organized-anarchy-the-nras-new-dark-video-talks-politics-not-guns/

Floyd Mayweather

http://www.espn.com/boxing/story/_/id/19965730/floyd-mayweather-owes-222m-2015-taxes-according-irs-lien

http://abcnews.go.com/amp/Sports/wireStory/mayweather-history-tax-woes-7m-2010-unresolved-48598025

Donald Trump Jr.

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/12/us/politics/right-and-left-donald-trump-jr-email-scandal.html

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/12/trump-says-he-was-unaware-of-sons-meeting-with-russian-lawyer-reuters.html

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2017/07/donald_trump_jr_s_free_speech_defense_is_as_bogus_as_it_sounds.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_top

Jul 6, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a bar and decide to expose some truth.  This episode they discuss whether Rob Kardashian exposed Blac Chyna on social media; Jay Z's 4:44 album; and Tupac's break-up letter to Madonna.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Jun 29, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a bar and decide to pour out some accolades.  This episode they discuss Ezekiel Elliot on the cover of thr ESPN body issue; Serena Williams Pregnant Vanity Fair cover; and the 2017 BET Awards.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Jun 22, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a bar and decide to mix a hard punch. This episode they discuss the Philando Castile verdict; the Bill Cosby mistrail, the Tupac Shukar biopic All Eyes On Me; and the new range of diverse Ken dolls.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Jun 15, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a bar and decide to play it cool.  This episode they discuss the significance of Senator Kamala Harris’ role on the Senate Intelligence Committee; the ramifications of Steve Harvey making fun of the Flint Water Crisis; and whether the 2016-2017 NBA Champions Golden State Warriors will boycott the 45 White House.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Jun 8, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a cyber bar and decide to veto the Bills. This episode they analyze Keisha Knight Pulliam's support of Bill Cosby during his criminal trial; and whether Bill Maher should get fired for his use of the N-word.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

Jun 1, 2017

A host and a comedian walk into a cyber bar for a chilled "Duplicity Daiquiri".  This episode they discuss the true meaning of "covfefe";  if Kathy Griffin crossed the line with her recent Trump depictions; Tank's D.C. 'Pride' performance backlash; and the double-standards of masculinity within the Black community and in general.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

May 18, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a cyber bar and decide to legally fly solo. This episode they discuss whether 'blackness' is synonomous with social consciousness; 45's statement that he provided confidential information to Russian officials; the appointment of a special prosecutor for the Russia investigation; and why Tyler Perry is often not considered a top Producer.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

May 11, 2017

A lawyer, a host, and a comedian walk into a cyber bar and decide to turn their back on the status quo. This episode they discuss students reactions to Betsy DeVos commencement speech at HBCU Bethune-Cookman ; 45's firing of FBI director Comey; Nicki Minaj's philanthropy; and the #BowWowChallenge.  If you consider yourself a conversational mixologist, then hit play, until the bartender cuts you off.

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