29 episodes

Michael Bennett is a unicorn. The NFL defensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys, is both a Super Bowl Champion and self-described feminist. Pele Bennett is no slacker either: she’s a food advocate and a skilled Polynesian dancer. Together, the Bennetts have taken on everything from racial justice work to authoring a children’s book to parenting three daughters. (Did we mention they’re high-school sweethearts?) In Mouthpeace, the Bennetts invite listeners and guests into their professional and private lives to take on topics provocative and personal: from sitting out the national anthem to keeping their sex life fresh. Like Michael and Pele, Mouthpeace manages to be many things at once: hilarious, inquisitive, and unfiltered. NSFW: explicit content. First episode drops January 31, 2020.

Mouthpeace with Michael Bennett & Pele Bennett Lemonada

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.9 • 415 Ratings

Michael Bennett is a unicorn. The NFL defensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys, is both a Super Bowl Champion and self-described feminist. Pele Bennett is no slacker either: she’s a food advocate and a skilled Polynesian dancer. Together, the Bennetts have taken on everything from racial justice work to authoring a children’s book to parenting three daughters. (Did we mention they’re high-school sweethearts?) In Mouthpeace, the Bennetts invite listeners and guests into their professional and private lives to take on topics provocative and personal: from sitting out the national anthem to keeping their sex life fresh. Like Michael and Pele, Mouthpeace manages to be many things at once: hilarious, inquisitive, and unfiltered. NSFW: explicit content. First episode drops January 31, 2020.

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    • 40 min
    Michael, Pele & Dr. Eddie Glaude (Listen Again)

    Michael, Pele & Dr. Eddie Glaude (Listen Again)

    Dr. Eddie Glaude has been everywhere on Twitter, MSNBC for his engaging responses to the haywire politics of the day. In this previously-aired episode, we first hear Pele and Michael reflect on the role of their very different religions in their family. Then, they are joined by Dr. Glaude, the chair of the African American Studies department at Princeton University and a religious scholar, to consider how religion and blues-soaked hope can influence their lives, their parenting, and their pursuit of a world filled with more justice and love.

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    • 50 min
    Mouthpeace Greatest Hits, Season 1

    Mouthpeace Greatest Hits, Season 1

    In the season finale, Michael and Pele look back at some of their favorite moments from 25 episodes, and give thanks to each one of their guests. They reminisce about their conversations with Chef Edouardo Jordan speaking about being a top chef and a Black man in the white-dominated restaurant industry, and former Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke telling America to “Wake the F*ck Up”. They look back on how inspired they were by their deep dive with Olympian and activist Dr. John Carlos about his experience protesting at the 1968 Olympics, and what it meant to them to record in person with their good friends Pro-Bowler Cliff Avril and his wife Tia Avril on lack of representation and advocacy for women in sports. And of course, a look back at Season 1 of Mouthpeace wouldn’t be complete without highligthing one of their many conversations about ... sex. This is the best (and probably only) post-game analysis you’ll hear for a while!

    Did you love Season 1? Rate and review us on Apple, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify… wherever you listen to Mouthpeace.

    Follow Pele on Instagram @PelePels and Michael on Instagram and Twitter @mosesbread72

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    To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/mouthpeace shortly after the air date.

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    • 39 min
    Reimagining Our Family and Ourselves

    Reimagining Our Family and Ourselves

    It’s been over 3 months since the pandemic started to deeply impact the United States. How has life changed for Michael, Pele and their three kids? In pretty much every way imaginable. Michael and Pele reflect on their “new normal” including school, their relationship, and family time. Through the conversation, they conclude that this is a time for radically reimagining everything about life. But, don’t forget to still have sex! 
    Follow Pele on Instagram @PelePels and Michael on Instagram and Twitter @mosesbread72

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    To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/mouthpeace shortly after the air date.

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    • 37 min
    Redesign Every Damn Thing (with Frances Merrill)

    Redesign Every Damn Thing (with Frances Merrill)

    Would you believe that Michael is an avid reader of Architectural Digest? Believe it. Today he and Pele speak with Frances Merrill, a revolutionary interior designer. They discuss Michael’s favorite textiles, how people now are spending their money with social activism in mind, and how Frances is talking to her kids about being a part of redesigning the world right now. 
    Follow Pele on Instagram @PelePels and Michael on Instagram and Twitter @mosesbread72
    You can find Frances Merrill and Reath Design at reathdesign.com
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    Make your face glow with the light of all natural ingredients. Get 15% off your True Botanicals order at truebotanicals.com/MOUTHPEACE with promo code MOUTHPEACE
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    To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/mouthpeace shortly after the air date.
    Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. 
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    • 41 min
    Juneteenth: Too Little, Too Late?

    Juneteenth: Too Little, Too Late?

    Michael and Pele examine the NFL’s recent move to make Juneteenth a company holiday. Is it an honorable move? Is it too little, too late? They also talk to Frankie Shaw, actor, director, writer and creator of SMILF on Showtime, about anti-racism work and an episode of SMILF that holds special meaning for Pele.
    Follow Pele on Instagram @PelePels and Michael on Instagram and Twitter @mosesbread72

    Check out our sponsors of this week’s episode:

    Keep your family safe — with First Alert! visit firstalert.com/beready for safety tips and a variety of home safety products. 
    Raycon’s wireless earbuds are so comfortable — perfect for conference calls or bingeing podcasts like ours! Get 15-percent off your order at buyraycon.com/MOUTHPEACE

    Make your face glow with the light of all natural ingredients. Get 15% off your True Botanicals order at truebotanicals.com/MOUTHPEACE with promo code MOUTHPEACE
    Is there something preventing you from achieving your goals? BetterHelp online counseling is there for you. Visit betterhelp.com/MOUTHPEACE and get a 10% discount with promo code MOUTHPEACE

    To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to www.lemonadamedia.com/show/mouthpeace shortly after the air date.

    Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia. 
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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
415 Ratings

415 Ratings

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What a podcast!

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LOVE this podcast!!

Awesome podcast!! So much realness between Pele & Michael and I love it!!

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I love this show! They’re so real and adorable together. Binge listening now!

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