11 episodes

A celebratory spring break party in Atlanta initially started by the glitterati of African American college students which, over the course of two decades, evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Hear through the eyes of musicians, journalists, residents and politicians as they relive and investigate Freaknik. Presented by Mass Appeal & Endeavor Content. Executive produced by Chris Colbert & DCP Entertainment and created, produced and hosted by Christopher Frierson. To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

Freaknik: A Discourse on a Paradise Lost Endeavor Content

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A celebratory spring break party in Atlanta initially started by the glitterati of African American college students which, over the course of two decades, evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Hear through the eyes of musicians, journalists, residents and politicians as they relive and investigate Freaknik. Presented by Mass Appeal & Endeavor Content. Executive produced by Chris Colbert & DCP Entertainment and created, produced and hosted by Christopher Frierson. To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

    THE NADIR OF OUR FORTUNES or: "Lethal Weapon 5"

    THE NADIR OF OUR FORTUNES or: "Lethal Weapon 5"

    The One where Chris and Savannah are on some ill “Buddy Cop” shit.

    As our series draws to a close, we discuss the possible future of Freaknik, and how Atlanta

    stays keeping “America Great Again" and again and again...

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    • 42 min
    INCEPTION or: Frankly, America...We Actually Really "Give a Damn"

    INCEPTION or: Frankly, America...We Actually Really "Give a Damn"

    The One where Atlanta Segregates Itself as an Outlier in the American South.

    Freaknik comes to a close in the "City Too Busy To Hate."

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    • 55 min
    We Want to Hear Your Freaknik Stories

    We Want to Hear Your Freaknik Stories

    Introducing the hotline for Freaknik: A Discourse On A Paradise Lost. If you have a great personal story or anecdote from Freaknik, give us a shout. Please leave a message at 646-693-0654 and tell us your story.

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    • 31 sec
    ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, ATLANTA or: Steinem vs. Paglia vs. Uncle Luke

    ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, ATLANTA or: Steinem vs. Paglia vs. Uncle Luke

    The One where we go to Blue Flame and talk about the complexities of gender politics in Atlanta.

    We caught a glimpse of the "dark side" of Freaknik.

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    • 44 min
    THE SOUTH RISES AGAIN or: The Emergence of That "New New" Negro Spiritual

    THE SOUTH RISES AGAIN or: The Emergence of That "New New" Negro Spiritual

    The One where the East & the West get their “Comeuppance."

    Freaknik elevates Southern hip hop and Atlanta becomes the Motown of the South.

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    • 38 min
    GRIDLOCK or: The Unbearable Lightness of Being Stuck in Traffic

    GRIDLOCK or: The Unbearable Lightness of Being Stuck in Traffic

    The One where we “Move Africans Rapidly Through Atlanta."



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    • 45 min

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