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 Black / White Enough
Colorism, Natural Hair, Body Image, White Supremacy. In this special episode, Grasie Mercedes elevates insightful and intimate moments around the feeling of being Not Black or White enough. Each clip is pulled from a full conversation that Grasie has had with her guests over the past two seasons.
Malcolm-Jamal Warner : Not Satisfied Enough
Cosby Show. Grammy win. Defining success. Actor, director, poet, and musician, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, chats about childhood acting, navigating network politics, the power of performing poetry, and more in this intimate conversation with Grasie Mercedes in an episode they titled, Not Satisfied Enough.
Mindy Cohn : Not Enough Enough
Teen fame. Insatiable creativity. The Facts of Life. Actor, producer, podcaster Mindy Cohn talks about being discovered at 13 by Norman Lear, managing her long and dynamic career, her lessons learned, what keeps her thriving and more in her intimate conversation with Grasie Mercedes that they titled, Not Enough Enough.
Riki Lindhome : Not Anything Enough
Songwriting, Creative process, Breaking into Hollywood. Actor, writer and musician Riki Lindhome tracks her journey from a town of 1,000 to Hollywood including; awkward struggles, creating Garfunkel & Oates and Another Period, and navigating a career that fits all of her interests. All this and more in her candid conversation with Grasie Mercedes that they titled, Not Anything Enough.
Julissa Contreras : Not Late Enough
AfroLatinidad, Storytelling, Being Bronx+. The Dominican American storyteller, Julissa Contreras talks about seeking to elevate voices of the oppressed, her transformative college experience and how growing up in the Bronx informed her understanding of race and identity in an insightful discussion with Grasie Mercedes that they titled, Not Late Enough.
Nico Santos : Not Doing Enough
Superstore casting, Gay stand-up, Filipino in Oregon. From moving from the Philippines to a small town in Oregon, to paying his dues as a stand-up in San Francisco, to the thing that almost cost him his series regular role on NBC’s Superstore; Filipino actor and comedian, Nico Santos, joins Grasie in an episode they titled, Not Doing Enough.
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 :)
Heart to heart talks
This podcast is a favorite. I look forward to Grasie’s conversation each week and the discovery of what their not ____ enough is.
I was really inspired to hear the conversation between Grasie and Amy Landecker. As a woman over a certain age, it’s inspiring to hear that success can come at any age. We need more stories like this.
Podcast that keeps you coming back for more
Introspective podcast that focuses on lots of different topics. It is both serious and funny it is awesome to be able to listen on these intimate living room conversation.