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Demetria L. Lucas, cultural critic and author of A Belle in Brooklyn and Don't Waste Your Pretty, muses on pop culture shenanigans, dating and relationships, and everything worth watching on any size screen. #ratchetandrespectable
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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 2 Ratings

Demetria L. Lucas, cultural critic and author of A Belle in Brooklyn and Don't Waste Your Pretty, muses on pop culture shenanigans, dating and relationships, and everything worth watching on any size screen. #ratchetandrespectable
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    Lavender

    Lavender

    LA is closed— again— until further notice; a million great books, shows and films are (back) on the horizon; ; Cardi B is Billboard’s Woman of the Year; and a Dallas-based restaurateur may or may not be justified in cursing everyone out 


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    • 45 min
    On GP

    On GP

    Demetria and her favorite pop culture commentator Jawn Murray reunite to kick-off the holiday season. They tackle Dave Chappelle taking on Big TV, “OG Aunt Viv” and Will Smith making amends, Mo’ NIque’s ongoing litigation with Netflix,  and Shonda Rhimes’s ground-breaking switch from ABC to Netflix. 
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Friends in Filth

    Friends in Filth

    R&R merchandise is on the way; Adults are headed to the White House; The Only POTUS We Acknowledge is on a massive press tour; Weezy’s federal weapons charge explains his endorsement of The Occupant; Lover’s Rock is the greatest movie you haven’t seen… yet; The Fresh Prince Reunion requires tissues, and the royal family— as portrayed in The Crown— is hot trash. Also, updates on Aventer Gray, Nina “I got something for all you hos” Thomas; and the LA County DA whose husband ain’t for play-play. 
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    • 47 min
    I’m Back

    I’m Back

    The Occupant is fired; Stacey Abrams is an American hero; Eva Longoria disses Black women; Beijing Barry drops a new book; the origin story of the latest Black Bachelorette; 007 is a Black woman, and John Gray pulls another John Gray. *sigh* 

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    • 57 min
    Nasty Women (A Ratchet & Respectable Classic)

    Nasty Women (A Ratchet & Respectable Classic)

    Demi calls up her friends-- old and new: Political Analyst Anglea Rye to discuss Kamala Harris as the first Black woman VP nominee; Professor and Proud Feminist Brittney Copper to explain why there's so much fuss about "WAP"; and Sexpert Ashley Cobb to help you get the good sex you know you desrve.
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Amazing Grace (A Ratchet & Respectable Classic)

    Amazing Grace (A Ratchet & Respectable Classic)

    Terry Crews is in bad black standing. Again. Meghan McCain joins Karen culture; Candace Owens is a political “pick me”; George Floyd is finally laid to rest; The Occupant is planning a speech on race in America; “Defund the Police” doesn’t mean what a lot of people think it does; and Demi interviews her dad about fathers (and more). Also: #blacklivesmatter

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    • 1 hr 29 min

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