22 episodes

Against The Grain is The View with 3 black comedians.​ No topic is too real, no conversation is too controversial, nothing is off topic. Follow us as we debate, sift through the topical BS, keep it light or make it heavy. What you hear is our thoughts, just what we're feeling at the time!

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Against The Grain is The View with 3 black comedians.​ No topic is too real, no conversation is too controversial, nothing is off topic. Follow us as we debate, sift through the topical BS, keep it light or make it heavy. What you hear is our thoughts, just what we're feeling at the time!

    22. The Final Episode

    22. The Final Episode

    In the final episode of Against The Grain, Carl, Edgar and Jacquis welcome previous guests to wile out behind the mic one last time. We have Cody Ziglar, Kevin Chestnut, Ego Nwodim, and Peter Banifaz all here to celebrate our run and talk about the stuff on our minds. We hit the NBA, diversity in the writers rooms in Hollywood, the song of our lives, Queens (and King) of the Week, and much more. Put this is your ear, as the crew bring you ATG for the final time. But rest assured, the crew isn't leaving forever...
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    • 1 hr 53 min
    21. The Penultimate Episode: 2018 NBA Season Preview, To Kill A Mockingbird, Compliments

    21. The Penultimate Episode: 2018 NBA Season Preview, To Kill A Mockingbird, Compliments

    In the second to last episode of Against The Grain, the crew is chops it up about the upcoming NBA season, talking about the juicy storylines, and predictions. We then discuss the decision by the Biloxi, Mississippi school district to pull the book To Kill A Mockingbird from its reading list because it made people feel uncomfortable. We then end on the most heart warming of notes by going around and telling each other what we like about one another. It's the penultimate episode of Against The Grain!
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    • 1 hr 35 min
    20. NBA Offseason, Donald Trump vs Black Athletes, Conspiracy Theories

    20. NBA Offseason, Donald Trump vs Black Athletes, Conspiracy Theories

    The crew is back together, behind the mic for the big 2-0! We kick it off talking about this crazy NBA offseason with the current trade of Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Then that smoothly transitions into us chopping it up about Donald Trump, his racist bitch assness, and his current war against black athletes in the NFL and NBA. Then Carl, Jacquis and Edgar give you some wild conspiracy theories. Ranging from Michael Jordan to the government and sci-fi movies.
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    19. The Greatest Hits... So Far

    19. The Greatest Hits... So Far

    It's been a crazy, fun, controversial at times ride going Against the Grain. So in this episode, we pull a few of our favorite segments and moments from the previous 18 episodes. Segments like The Pepsi Commercial, Queens of the Week, our Favorite Baseball Walk Up Music, and a few more. We're behind this mic, and ya homies not slowing down anytime soon.
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    • 1 hr 28 min
    18. With Peter Banifaz, Jason Whitlock and the Black Conservative, Boxing, Recasting White Movies with Black Actors

    18. With Peter Banifaz, Jason Whitlock and the Black Conservative, Boxing, Recasting White Movies with Black Actors

    With special guest Peter Banifaz (Shameless, Veep, UCB) goes behind the mic with the crew, who once again are minus Edgar for an indie improv show. We jump into so much with one of the realest talking about the NFL and it's b******t, and hip hop before we jump into a conversation about Jason Whitlock and the problematic nature of his black conservative narrative. We then chop it up about boxing after Peter, who is a huge boxing fan, wants to talk about the Mayweather vs McGregor fight. We close it out by recasting our favorite movies and TV show with predominately white casts with black entertainers. Jump in and go Against the Grain!
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    17. Pop Culture Rundown, Donald Trump, Music and our Comedy Community

    17. Pop Culture Rundown, Donald Trump, Music and our Comedy Community

    For one week, we go with a dynamic duo with Carl away making Texans laugh at a comedy festival. Jacquis and Edgar start off touching on Hurricane Harvey and the relief for all the victims of the tragedy. Then we rundown all current pop culture b******t hitting on Game of Thrones, Insecure, and Kyrie Irving. We then jump into an entire segment dedicated to Donald Trump and the way we talk about him and his effect on our outrage. We then chat about music as Edgar is mistakenly outraged about Jacquis' lack of listening to Brockhampton, and end chopping it up about the state of the comedy community we currently live in.
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    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

Ms. MF ,

So good

One of my favorite podcasts ever. Super funny and insightful. TBH I don't usually like all-male podcasts but the hosts have great chemistry and are so much fun to listen to.

albertandrade ,

Against The Grain, great podcast!

Funny, incisive, and thoughtful! Against The Grain gives you perspective with chuckles. Add to your list 👌🏽

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Great podcast!

These guys are beyond entertaining. Do yourself a favor and listen.

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