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Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz are The Brilliant Idiots. Join them each week as they explore the issues of the day in a style that's often idiotic, sometimes brilliant and always hysterical.

The Brilliant Idiots Charlamange Tha God and Andrew Schulz

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    • 4.6 • 11.1K Ratings

Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz are The Brilliant Idiots. Join them each week as they explore the issues of the day in a style that's often idiotic, sometimes brilliant and always hysterical.

    Full Throat Endorsement

    Full Throat Endorsement

    This week Nyla Symone joins Charlamagne and discuss topics including the state of the Supreme Court, the attempted assassination of Donald Trump, and the controversial Project 2025. They discuss the need for Democrats to have a backbone and stand up to the Supreme Court's rulings, which they believe are eroding constitutional rights. They also touch on the polarization of American politics and the influence of Trump's rhetoric on political violence. They also discuss the fear of losing rights, the Supreme Court's authority, the need for extreme resistance, the role of voting, and the Democratic National Convention. The hosts also discuss the recent events at the Capitol, conspiracy theories. Charlamagne and Nyla discuss the Complex Hip-Hop Power List and share their thoughts on the rankings. They highlight the omission of DJ Hed and Nyla Symone from the list and question the criteria used to determine the rankings. They also discuss the importance of networking and setting boundaries with family and friends. The conversation concludes with their anticipation for Deadpool 3 and their opinions on going viral online.

    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction
    01:21 Discussion on Food Banks and Homeless Shelters
    07:29 Reviewing the Attempted Assassination of Donald Trump
    08:25 The Corrupt State of the Supreme Court
    15:06 Joe Biden's Support for Supreme Court Changes
    19:43 Controversial Plan: Project 2025
    25:06 Political Violence and Polarization in America
    32:27 Democrats Need to Stand Up to the Supreme Court
    36:15 The Importance of Voting in the Upcoming Elections
    40:17 Discussion on Project 2025
    42:43 The Fear of Losing Rights and the Role of the Supreme Court
    47:26 Energizing Young People at the Democratic National Convention
    48:45 The Capitol Events and Conspiracy Theories
    52:35 Controversy Surrounding the Complex Hip Hop Media Power Rankings
    01:24:28 Questioning the Complex Hip-Hop Power List Rankings
    01:26:19 The DJ Quick Problem interview
    01:28:43 Gile and Wallow's Consistency
    01:31:35 Charlamagne the God's Ranking
    01:37:17 Akademiks' Influence
    01:39:09 The Omission of DJ Head
    01:46:34 The Importance of Trusting Credible Sources

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    Get Honest or Die Lying Why Small Talk Sucks
    By Charlamagne Tha God
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    Check out Andrew Schulz
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    Alice Randall "My Black Country" Out Now!
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    Check out all the podcast on Charlamagne's "Black Effect Network"
    https://blackeffect.com

    Check Out "Summer Of 85" on Audible
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    • 2 hr 5 min
    Rum Topper

    Rum Topper

    This week Charlamagne The God and Andrew Schulz discuss their recent vacations and their happy places. They also touch on the recent Kendrick Lamar music video and the media's coverage of the presidential debate. They discuss Gavin Newsom's potential run for president, the perception of politicians, the Supreme Court's role in protecting Trump, the fragility of democracy, Taylor Swift's feud with Scooter Braun, and the manipulation of narratives. They also touch on the importance of the upcoming election and the need for Democrats to take action. They also touch on the topics of cutting out toxic family members, the future of streamers, and the importance of finding one's passion. The hosts emphasize the need for dedication, innovation, and evolving with one's audience in order to succeed in the influencer space.

    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction
    01:24 Discussing Happy Places
    02:19 Vacation Activities and Enjoying the Moment
    03:42 Debating the Need for Activities on Vacation
    05:08 Favorite Vacation Activities
    06:26 Enjoying Nature and Relaxation
    07:26 Planning for Retirement and Family Life
    08:49 Providing a Peaceful Environment for Children
    09:48 Potential Challenges of Living on an Island
    10:44 Exploring Other Vacation Activities
    13:07 Appreciating Nature and Simple Pleasures
    17:17 Analyzing the Kendrick Lamar Music Video
    19:30 Media Bias in Presidential Debate Coverage
    42:00 Gavin Newsom's Potential Run for President and the Perception of Politicians
    46:43 The Supreme Court's Role in Protecting Trump and the Fragility of Democracy
    53:09 Taylor Swift's Feud with Scooter Braun and the Manipulation of Narratives
    55:28 The Importance of the Upcoming Election and the Need for Democratic Action
    01:52:39 Cutting Out Toxic Family Members
    01:53:33 The Future of Streamers
    01:54:03 Finding Passion and Dedication
    01:56:19 The Importance of Evolving

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    Sponsor Brilliant Idiots: https://public.liveread.io/media-kit/brilliant-idiots

    Get Honest or Die Lying Why Small Talk Sucks
    By Charlamagne Tha God
    https://a.co/d/gpFlOol

    Check out Andrew Schulz
    www.theandrewschulz.com

    Alice Randall "My Black Country" Out Now!
    https://a.co/d/1VTFp9i

    Check out all the podcast on Charlamagne's "Black Effect Network"
    https://blackeffect.com

    Check Out "Summer Of 85" on Audible
    www.audible.com/pd/Summer-of-85-A…areTest=TestShare

    TaylorMade-It Production
    Contact: Taylormadeitprod@gmail.com

    • 2 hr 1 min
    Cut Throat Business

    Cut Throat Business

    This week, Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz discuss the viral video of a woman known as Hawk Tuah and the cultural significance of her actions. They explore the importance of communication in relationships. The also Kendrick Lamar Pop Out show, with Charlamagne defending Kendrick's career and legacy. They discuss the importance of attention and appreciation, the limited time we have with loved ones, the experience of giving birth, the concept of death, the fame and influence of Snoop Dogg, the hiring of JJ Redick as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, and the value of nepotism. They also speculate on the upcoming presidential debate and share their predictions.

    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction and Catching Up
    01:24 Exploring the Cultural Significance of Hawk Tuah
    07:31 The Hawk Toa Phenomenon
    09:55 The Impact of Hawk Tuah on Pride Month
    23:49 Navigating Arguments in Relationships
    31:41 The Importance of Empathy and Understanding
    36:24 Communication and Conflict Resolution in Relationships
    37:50 Miscommunication in Relationships
    40:07 The Importance of Attention and Appreciation
    44:24 Cherishing Time with Loved Ones
    46:09 The Intense Experience of Giving Birth
    47:08 Acknowledging the Reality of Death
    50:48 The Timelessness and Influence of Snoop Dogg
    56:01 The Hiring of JJ Redick as Head Coach
    59:40 The Controversy and Understanding of Nepotism
    01:14:35 Honorary Degrees and Struggle Food
    01:45:13 Morals vs Money: A Personal Dilemma
    01:50:05 Keeping Your Team Aligned with the Vision
    01:51:02 Predictions for the Presidential Debate

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    Sponsor Brilliant Idiots: https://public.liveread.io/media-kit/brilliant-idiots

    Get Honest or Die Lying Why Small Talk Sucks
    By Charlamagne Tha God
    https://a.co/d/gpFlOol

    Check out Andrew Schulz
    www.theandrewschulz.com

    Alice Randall "My Black Country" Out Now!
    https://a.co/d/1VTFp9i

    Check out all the podcast on Charlamagne's "Black Effect Network"
    https://blackeffect.com

    Check Out "Summer Of 85" on Audible
    www.audible.com/pd/Summer-of-85-A…areTest=TestShare

    TaylorMade-It Production
    Contact: Taylormadeitprod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 51 min
    The Great Depression

    The Great Depression

    In this weeks episode of Brilliant Idiots, Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz discuss topics including Father's Day, hiring nannies, They also talk about the importance of transparency in the entertainment industry and the changing attitudes towards gender and sexuality. The hosts also touch on Lil Uzi Vert's fashion choices and the potential for artists like Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion to transition into acting. The conversation covers various topics including Megan Thee Stallion's success as an arena act, Will Smith's public image, Gervonta Davis' boxing career, and a discussion on race and marketability in sports. They discuss the significance of players like Caitlin Clark and Jeremy Lin, who bring a unique style of play and captivate audiences. The conversation segues into a discussion about the pride that comes from being a good partner and parent.

    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction
    03:04 Father's Day and the Importance of Trustworthy Nannies
    11:08 The Controversy Surrounding Caitlyn Jenner's Father's Day Celebration
    25:44 The Potential for Artists to Transition into Acting
    36:18 Megan Thee Stallion's Success as an Arena Act
    41:24 Will Smith's Humanized Public Image
    43:05 Gervonta Davis: The Most Exciting Fighter in Boxing
    01:07:00 Race and Marketability in Sports
    01:13:26 The Importance of Context in Edited Clips
    01:30:29 Automatic Draft Registration
    01:36:45 Self-Reflection and Dating
    01:41:36 Kobe Bryant's Impact on LA
    01:49:32 Anticipation for the Biden vs. Trump Debate

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    Sponsor Brilliant Idiots: https://public.liveread.io/media-kit/brilliant-idiots

    Get Honest or Die Lying Why Small Talk Sucks
    By Charlamagne Tha God
    https://a.co/d/gpFlOol

    Check out Andrew Schulz
    www.theandrewschulz.com

    Alice Randall "My Black Country" Out Now!
    https://a.co/d/1VTFp9i

    Check out all the podcast on Charlamagne's "Black Effect Network"
    https://blackeffect.com

    Check Out "Summer Of 85" on Audible
    www.audible.com/pd/Summer-of-85-A…areTest=TestShare

    TaylorMade-It Production
    Contact: Taylormadeitprod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Dream On

    Dream On

    In this episode, Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz dive into a bunch of topics, like the reaction to Charlamagne's book “Get Honest or Die Lying Why Small Talk Sucks”, the WNBA, ancient dildos, and Joe Biden showing up at the Juneteenth celebration. They also chat about the sexual assault incident with Michael Rainey Jr.

    They cover some random stuff too, like a woman accusing Kanye West, their thoughts on her look, and the idea of adding random girls to the WNBA. They joke about photoshopped pictures of themselves and the weird concept of liquid condiments coming out of their fingers. They also share memories of their best summer vacations as kids and the importance of making lasting memories for their own kids.



    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction
    01:19 The Marketing Potential of Young WNBA Players
    09:03 Joe Biden's Juneteenth Appearance and Political Engagement
    13:22 The Best 'Negro Spiritual' Songs
    40:45 Random Topics and Banter
    41:40 Opinions on a Woman Accusing Kanye West
    42:39 Joking About Putting Random Girls on the WNBA Team
    50:57 Reflecting on Best Summer Vacations as Kids
    53:13 Discussion on Dark Skinned Men and Cooning
    56:05 Excitement about a Potential Kendrick Lamar Concert
    01:04:39 Conversation about Liquid Condiments
    01:12:52 Ideas for a Movie Starring the Hosts
    01:19:38 Closing Remarks

    ************************************
    Sponsor Brilliant Idiots: https://public.liveread.io/media-kit/brilliant-idiots

    Get Honest or Die Lying Why Small Talk Sucks
    By Charlamagne Tha God
    https://a.co/d/gpFlOol

    Check out Andrew Schulz
    www.theandrewschulz.com

    Alice Randall "My Black Country" Out Now!
    https://a.co/d/1VTFp9i

    Check out all the podcast on Charlamagne's "Black Effect Network"
    https://blackeffect.com

    Check Out "Summer Of 85" on Audible
    www.audible.com/pd/Summer-of-85-A…areTest=TestShare

    TaylorMade-It Production
    Contact: Taylormadeitprod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Chin Muffler

    Chin Muffler

    In this episode, Charlamagne the God and Andrew Schulz discuss various topics, including circumcision, Kendrick Lamar's upcoming concert on Juneteenth, and controversial comments made by Adrian Broner, Deontay Wilder's boxing career, the dynamics of online perception, and the WNBA. They touch on Deontay Wilder's recent loss and whether he should retire, as well as the current status of Drake's popularity and the impact of online narratives. They discuss the WNBA and the attention surrounding players like Caitlin Clark and Angel Wilson, the use of steroids as the male version of BBL, gaslighting, and the entertainment value of truth.

    Chapters

    00:00 Introduction
    01:27 The Circumcision Debate
    05:34 Sean Kingston Controversy
    32:17 The Broner-Cobbs Match: Potential Outcomes
    36:14 Drake's Popularity: Online Narratives vs. Reality
    51:07 The WNBA: Protecting and Promoting Rising Stars
    57:19 Competition and Camaraderie: Differences in Men's and Women's Sports
    57:48 The Anthony Edwards and Cam Incident
    58:47 Steroids: The Male Version of BBL
    01:03:59 Gaslighting and the Entertainment Value of Truth
    01:08:28 Personal Experiences: Sweet 16 Party and Beard
    01:19:15 Pat McAfee's Comment

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    Sponsor Brilliant Idiots: https://public.liveread.io/media-kit/brilliant-idiots

    Get Honest or Die Lying Why Small Talk Sucks
    By Charlamagne Tha God
    https://a.co/d/gpFlOol

    Check out Andrew Schulz
    www.theandrewschulz.com

    Alice Randall "My Black Country" Out Now!
    https://a.co/d/1VTFp9i

    Check out all the podcast on Charlamagne's "Black Effect Network"
    https://blackeffect.com

    Check Out "Summer Of 85" on Audible
    www.audible.com/pd/Summer-of-85-A…areTest=TestShare

    TaylorMade-It Production
    Contact: Taylormadeitprod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11.1K Ratings

11.1K Ratings

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Taylor

The way Taylor was happy about those tickets is comedy. 😂😂😂😂😂😂

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Used to be the best free hour around

Now the majority of the show is them messin with Taylor, who is one of the most annoying people I’ve heard on a microphone.

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Power is getting into Andrew’s head

As much as I like Andrew I definitely dislike his takes in this political environment. I’m done listening to you guys on everything.

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