141 episodes

Sometimes the people, places, and things we love don't love us back. We're fans, but we also have some ANTI- feelings toward them. Every week on FANTI, journalists Tre'vell Anderson and Jarrett Hill bring their pop culture and political expertise to things we must stan and stand up against. FANTI is a place where nuance reigns supreme with energetic, complicated, and sometimes difficult conversations that bring deep knowledge and thoughtful perspective to the things we love and rage about, from the White House to the Real House(wives).

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 1.5K Ratings

Sometimes the people, places, and things we love don't love us back. We're fans, but we also have some ANTI- feelings toward them. Every week on FANTI, journalists Tre'vell Anderson and Jarrett Hill bring their pop culture and political expertise to things we must stan and stand up against. FANTI is a place where nuance reigns supreme with energetic, complicated, and sometimes difficult conversations that bring deep knowledge and thoughtful perspective to the things we love and rage about, from the White House to the Real House(wives).

    No Money, Mo Problems

    No Money, Mo Problems

    Money may not be able to buy happiness, but it sure does help. This week, jarrett and Tre’vell discuss their evolving relationship with personal finance, and what they’ve had to learn, as well as unlearn, as they move up the income bracket.

    • 1 hr
    Daytime Talk Is the New Black (ft. Shar Jossell & Ryan Mitchell)

    Daytime Talk Is the New Black (ft. Shar Jossell & Ryan Mitchell)

    FANTI favorites Shar Jossell and Ryan Mitchell join jarrett and Tre’vell to talk Daytime TV. With veterans Ellen DeGeneres and Maury Povich being replaced by Jennifer Hudson and Karamo Brown respectively, the daytime airwaves are definitely Blacker, but are they better?  Or do new hosts Karamo, J Hud and Sherri Shepherd need to find ways to make these shows their own so they don’t feel so…derivative? This week’s panel doesn’t hold back, so strap in.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    What Was Said

    What Was Said

    This week jarrett and Tre’vell field your questions and comments. After hearing the hosts weigh in on a white listener’s question about the use of Hotep, Candace discovers Etsy–or maybe Etsy’s sellers???--classifies African art as Hotep, and wonders what’s going on with that. Jo in Australia tells Jarrett about her mental health journey, and some parallels to jarrett’s.

    • 59 min
    An R&B Funeral (ft. Mykal Kilgore and Neverending Nina)

    An R&B Funeral (ft. Mykal Kilgore and Neverending Nina)

    Late last month (August 17th) P. Diddy asked his Twitter followers the provocative question, "Who killed R&B?", which sparked a massive amount of debate and too many think pieces. He then followed that up with the provocative statement: "R&B is muthafuckin' dead as of right now." So…what does that mean? Why is he calling R&B’s death now? To help answer these questions, jarrett and Tre’vell speak with singers Mykal Kilgore and Neverending Nina.

    • 58 min
    Reunited and It Feels So Good

    Reunited and It Feels So Good

    This week, jarrett and Tre’vell give the FANTI treatment to that reality tv show staple: The reunion episode.  Sometimes the reunion episode is even better than the season itself…if it’s done right, and the drama feels authentic and organic. But when it's not done well...[imagine a cringe emoji here]

    • 47 min
    Traveling While Black

    Traveling While Black

    Authoress Tre’vell Anderson has returned from their whirlwind tour of the Iberian Peninsula, where they were vacationing with an uppercase “J” Jarrett. Both hosts have been doing their share of travel lately, so it’s only fitting they give the FANTI treatment to TWB (Traveling While Black). Tre’vell gets into the micro aggressions, the macro aggressions, and the TRANSgressions of international travel.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

usefuljack ,

Fantastic commentary and laughs

This is my favorite podcast and I look forward to it every week. The chemistry between the hosts is electric, and the guests they bring on are wonderful. They don’t just bring queer and trans folks on to talk ONLY about queer issues. Instead there are lots of different queer and trans perspectives on all the issues that come up (some straights, I guess, too). As a white queer listener, I’m grateful for all the love and energy tre’vell and Jarrett put into this show. Long live the GOOD GOOD

Grateful Inspired Listener ,

Thank you Jarrett and Tre’vell!!

I’m so grateful for FANTI. When I listen I feel happy and connected to a place of Black queer joy and silliness where I feel seen and celebrated. In addition, Tre’vell and Jarrett deliver journalistic excellence that keeps me engaged and learning. FANTI is undoubtedly one of the best podcasts out there and such a gift to my soul. And can we talk about Jarrett’s Tyra Banks impression!?

Coldbear76 ,

Keeping it simple

I absolutely love you both! This is a great podcast

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