55 episodes

Candid conversations between host Grasie Mercedes and her guests exploring how it feels to be not (blank) enough. We dive deep into the lives of our guests and the root of their insecurities and discuss what good (or bad) has come from this view of themselves. Our goal is to provide a space where people can feel less alone.

Not (Blank) Enough Grasie Mercedes

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 65 Ratings

Candid conversations between host Grasie Mercedes and her guests exploring how it feels to be not (blank) enough. We dive deep into the lives of our guests and the root of their insecurities and discuss what good (or bad) has come from this view of themselves. Our goal is to provide a space where people can feel less alone.

    Nicole Byer : Not Vulnerable Enough

    Nicole Byer : Not Vulnerable Enough

    Improv. Drawing. Shot put. "A person who's thankful for each crumb of work she gets," Nicole Byer, talks about discovering she has ADHD, expressing confidence, being resourceful, stealing chapstick, and more in this fun conversation with Grasie Mercedes in an episode they titled, Not Vulnerable Enough.
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    IG: nicolebyer
    Why Won't You Date Me? Podcast
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    • 53 min
    Lamar Woods: Not Hard Enough

    Lamar Woods: Not Hard Enough

    Comedy Writing. Battle Rap. Grand Crew. Writer, musician and performer Lamar Woods talks about growing up a Jehovah's Witness, dating, being sensitive in the hip-hop rap scene, and more in this honest conversation with Grasie Mercedes in an episode they titled, Not Hard Enough.
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    IG: Prophmatic
    It's A Party: https://www.itsapartythefilm.com/
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    • 52 min
    Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins: Not Surrendering Enough

    Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins: Not Surrendering Enough

    Creating what you want, understanding energy, turning jealousy into inspiration. Actor, public speaker and podcast host Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins explores imposter syndrome, self-confidence, and being a control freak in this powerful conversation with Grasie Mercedes that they titled Not Surrendering Enough.
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    IG: ABFJ
    Trials To Triumphs podcast
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    • 54 min
    Aaron Jennings : Not Secure Enough

    Aaron Jennings : Not Secure Enough

    Private schools, public speaking, people-watching. Artist and Creator Aaron Jennings discusses what it was like growing up with actor parents, socioeconomic diversity, being a social chameleon, challenging his craft as an actor, and more in this lively conversation with Grasie Mercedes they titled, Not Secure Enough.
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    IG: aarontaylorjennings
    THE SHOW:
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    • 55 min
    Melissa Fumero : Not Funny Enough

    Melissa Fumero : Not Funny Enough

    Comedy acting, Latina casting, TV directing. Actor-Director Melissa Fumero shares her feelings about being Latina who is not fluent in Spanish, ballet and body image, colorism in casting, becoming a director, and more in this personal conversation with Grasie Mercedes they titled, Not Funny Enough.
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    IG: melissafumero
    Stolen Hearts (short film with Phil Agusta Jackson)
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    © 2022 Gumption Pictures

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Carl Tart : Not Respected Enough

    Carl Tart : Not Respected Enough

    L.A. schooling. Improv comedy. Grand Crew. Comedian, actor, writer Carl Tart, talks about moving from rural Mississippi to Los Angeles as a child, navigating gangs, playing sports, how he found his voice as a comedian, and more in this intimate conversation with Grasie Mercedes in an episode they titled, Not Respected Enough.
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    IG: Big Carl Tart
    Gossip Kings Podcast: https://apple.co/3H4xC9Q 
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    © 2022 Gumption Pictures

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

galfriday612 ,

Not blank enough

Wonderful guests, insightful conversations with interesting people. Grasie a delightful host.

Olivelune ,

FINALLY VULNERABILITY

Grasie created a forum for folks from all walks of life to be honest about and explore insecurities we can ALL relate to. I so appreciate the vulnerability in every single episode that helps me to feel less alone and more connected to humanity. Thanks Grasie!

chamu palani ,

Absolutely Phenomenal! so so good

I usually not a podcast person but I stumbled upon this one and am obsessed! Great conversations with a great host! Take the time and listen to any episode :)

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