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Opinionated & informative with a taste of toxic: join Bridget Kelly & Mandii B every Tuesday for all things pop culture, music, and media through the minds of women.

"See, The Thing Is...‪"‬ The Joe Budden Network

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 2.4K Ratings

Opinionated & informative with a taste of toxic: join Bridget Kelly & Mandii B every Tuesday for all things pop culture, music, and media through the minds of women.

    EP 60| "Therapeutical"

    EP 60| "Therapeutical"

    This week, Bridget Kelly & Mandii B discuss the tragic death of Young Dolph (00:01:00) Teyana Taylor’s decision to retire (00:17:00) the decline of record labels investing in artist development (00:28:00), the VMA’s, and why Doja Cat SHOULDN’T be placed in the R&B category(00:49:00).
    The ladies also discuss NFL player Zac Stacy’s domestic violence suit, and why Kyle Rittenhouse should be in jail right now (1:00:00). Stay tuned for FRESHLY SQUEEZED (1:16:00), Sh*t we don’t care about (1:40:00), & Mandii’s first Black Friday experience as an E-commerce entrepreneur (1:42:00).
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    • 1 hr 53 min
    EP 59 | "What's a Chickenhead?"

    EP 59 | "What's a Chickenhead?"

    This week, Bridget Kelly and Mandii start the episode with a recap from the Rory & Mal Live Show (00:08:02). Then later, Bridget shares about her trip to Attica Prison and talks about the famous Rebellion where the inmates took over the prison (00:11:00) and later shift to a conversation about accountability & hypocrisy (00:16:00)
    You can also expect to hear about:
    (00:15:00) Thoughts around the Holiday edition verzuz battle with Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills. (00:27:00) commentary about the recent conflicts with DaniLeigh & Da Baby and public slandering/drama. (00:30:00) Mandii B discusses what the definition is for a “side chick” &  actions don’t make your relationship other than “what the f**k it just is”, for example: meeting he parents/friends
    (00:35:00) Seeking validation virtually when you don’t “know the people you have in your regular life (00:48:00) Adele’s Rolling Stone interview and how she didn’t really “know” herself in her last relationship and the role the church has in women feeling trapped inside bad relationships The usefulness of both Psychotherapy + Spiritual work
    Bridget talks about her daddy Issues & her former choices of replaying/affirming traumas through relationships
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    • 1 hr 57 min
    EP 58| "Discernment"

    EP 58| "Discernment"

    Bridget Kelly & Mandii B start the episode  playing the national trick anthem “Silk Sonic’s - Out The Window”. Mandii B shares that her best friend purchased her a diamond bracelet and Bridget reminds the fellas that some women have very fulfilling platonic relationships, and do not want a man unless they are ADDING value. (00:15:00) Bridget congratulates Mandii B on a successful live show for her other podcast, "Whoreible Decisions” and Mandii shares the opportunities and benefits of running an independent production. 
    In this episode you can expect to hear:
    (00:23:00)  The ladies debrief about the Kanye West Interview on Drink Champs
    (00:32:26) The stigmas around Kanye’s validity due to his mental health and how “the declaration of insanity is a form of censorship”
    (00:40:00) Why Bridget & Mandii B’s therapy session forced them to take a closer look into concepts like vulnerability & abandonment leaving them both in tears
    (00:47:00) Britney Renner interview with Akademiks discussing leading to a conversation about changing ourselves for a man and whether a “hoe” deserves “love.”
    (1:04:00) Travis Scott's ASTROWORLD: deaths, condolences, Roddy Rich donation, & discussions around liability
    (1:12:00) DUI accident at 156 MPH and the irresponsible and contreversation tweet by Kadarius Toney
    (1:28:00) Why Summer Walkers’ album is giving “eww” & “desperation” 🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️
    (1:30:00) Why Ciara’s Prayer should've been for discernment instead of a man
    (1:40:00) Why more artists should employ the “Adele method” and share their stories after they are healed from it. 
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    • 2 hr 16 min
    Episode 57 | "Bloody Maria"

    Episode 57 | "Bloody Maria"

    Bridget Kelly and Mandii B celebrate their independence in this episode by recapping their time on their previous network. Mandii explains how she's in a unique position having learned directly from Joe Budden and Charlamagne tha God after being signed to both their networks, expectations for their new path, and the unspoken hurdles that come with it. Bridget shares her mixed emotions while watching J. Cole perform at Rolling Loud, are men more desirable based on their financial status, Jada Pinkett-Smith embarrassing Will Smith again, and Facebook changing the company name to "Meta".
     
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    Freshly Squeezed Songs:
    Bridget Kelly | Alina Baraz - “Change My Mind”
    Mandii B | Cozz - “Fortunate”

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Episode 56 | "Manifestation Complete!"

    Episode 56 | "Manifestation Complete!"

    On this episode: Bridget Kelly & Mandii B announce their departure from the Joe Budden Network (12:40). Mandii shares her experience at a haunted house in Orlando (17:35), and the ladies discuss Scorpio season (22:50), Lil Boosie (34:00), and critical race theory as a social construct (47:00). Day26’s Willie Taylor is accused of leaving his family (57:30), a New York woman sues Kellogg’s for Pop-starts not containing enough strawberries (1:16:10), FRESHLY SQUEEZED (1:26:35), Sh*t we don’t care about (1:44:40), this week in TV/Film (1:50:35), #SeeTheThingIs new content schedule (2:07:05), and MORE!
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    • 2 hr 11 min
    Episode 55 | "The Audacity"

    Episode 55 | "The Audacity"

    On this episode: Bridget addresses her comments regarding Black headliners performing at the Super Bowl Halftime Show (3:05), while Mandii explains her disbelief in cancel culture (13:45). The ladies discuss Dave Chappelle’s messaging in his latest special (15:00), Meek Mill’s controversial artwork (40:10), and Jeannie Mai retracting her statements on not wanting to have children (48:00). FRESHLY SQUEEZED (1:18:35), Sh*t we don’t care about (1:54:00), TV  + Film (2:11:20), and MORE!
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    • 2 hr 23 min

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2.4K Ratings

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