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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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    • 3.9 • 403 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.

    Introducing: Last Day Season Two

    Introducing: Last Day Season Two

    We open Season 2 of Last Day with a tale of two Kevins. One is Sergeant Kevin Briggs, also known as the guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge. The other is Kevin Berthia, an Oakland native who drove to that bridge on March 11, 2005 with the intent of ending his life. This week, we tell the larger story behind a moment of intervention—what led up to it and what happened in the 15 years since. We’re also joined by Courtney Knowles, our advisor at the Jed Foundation (a nonprofit devoted to emotional health and suicide prevention), who’s here to poke holes in our narrative.

     

    If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally or feeling hopeless, it’s important to talk to someone about it now. Contact one of the resources below for a free, confidential conversation with a trained counselor anytime. 

     

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

    Crisis Text line: Text “Connect” to 741-741

    The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386

     

    Season 2 of Last Day is created in partnership with The Jed Foundation. Transitioning into adulthood can bring big changes and intense challenges. The Jed Foundation (JED) empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults.

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    • 17 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!




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    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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    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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    • 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.




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    • 47 min
    Are You Authentic?

    Are You Authentic?

    Michael and Pele explore the idea of authenticity from a variety of angles: in how we live our lives, do our work, pursue our passions, and make art. They talk about all the influences pulling us away from authenticity in today’s culture, and the impact, in particular, on music and art. Michael divulges his passion for Bollywood films and Pele gives some solid Pro Tip advice on staying present and freeing your mind.

    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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    • 32 min

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403 Ratings

403 Ratings

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