Minority Korner

Are you easily confused by terms like cultural appropriation, cisgender, toxic masculinity, twunk, queer, black girl magic, and woke? Or maybe you’re tired of explaining terms like these and you need a community that gets you! Welcome to Minority Korner, where we take an introspective look at the world. through an intersectional lens. Join James: a queer, political, comedian, self proclaimed, sexy blerd (that’s Black Nerd) and each week he's joined in the Korner by another fabulous minority tackling pop culture, the news, media, and history all with a little self care, and self love sprinkled throughout! It’s time to Learn, Laugh, and Play, right here at Minority Korner- because together: we’re the majority! (Part of the Maximum Fun Network)


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h16m. Bisher sind 305 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 15 days 10 hours 51 minutes


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episode 305: MK305: The Minority Korner Ball (History of Ball Culture, History of Nickelodeon, HBO’s Legendary, Genera+ion, Queer Characters in Cartoons, Blue’s Clues Pride Song, Laverne Cox)

Pride month is here, Avi (they/them) is here to snatch crowns and take names! HBO’s Genera+ion has rocked our world with authentic queer youth televsion, and Avi has the inside scoop through their connection to the series and how this groundbreaking work was created. The Hulu documentary The Orange Years about the history of Nickelodeon has us feeling all the nostalgia feels...



episode 304: EP304: Doin’ the Most (The Underground Railroad, Gay Samurai’s, George Floyd 1 Yr Later, Anna Paquin/Biphobia, Sexism in Yearbook Photos, Tessa Thompson/Taika Waititi/Rita Ora, Sandman Casting, Central Park Karen)

First up we talk about Barry Jenkins Underground Railroad series, must see TV. Anna Paquin calls out Biphobia. In the main korner capping off our celebration of AAPI Heritage Month we dive deeper into Gay Samurai’s and Homosexuality in Feudal Japan. Then it’s Quizlet Korner- which celebs are making comebacks nobody is ready for? What series and shows are making great strides in queer inclusivity? And what - what the fuck things actually happened this week?



episode 303: EP303: Gaylords Gotta Do, What A Gaylords Gotta Do (Little Mix, Yasuke: Black Samurai, Black Superman, LaKeith Stanfield, Anti-Semitism, Dunning Kruger Effect)

James Arthur M. and Guest Co-Host MacKenzie Green try to get to the bottom of why best girl group of the last decade, Little Mix, hasn't taken off in the US yet!? Plus highly melanated member of the group Leigh-Anne Pinnock just released her groundbreaking documentary ‘Race, Power, and Pop’ exploring racism in the UK and in the music industry...



episode 302: EP302: It's A Family Affair (Pose Season 3, History of Queer Polynesian Culture, Anti Trans Bills, Anti Protest Bills, AAPI Historical Influence on Queer Culture, Critical Race Theory)

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episode 301: MK301: How, is this Racist? (History of The Kentucky Derby, Wild Wild Country, In the Heights, West Side Story, The Gay Agenda, Gen Z, Ruthie Ann Miles, Chess The Musical, Black Jockeys, Max Fun Drive)

Renee Colvert from MaxFun’s Can I Pet Your Dog is here to help celebrate the Max Fun Drive! James lover of cult docs sawWild Wild Country- but is it a cult? It's the summer of musicals with West Side Story and In the Heights coming out and Renee couldn't be happier, but are we ready to go back to the theater? The gay agenda is working on our Gen Z youth according to a recent study! In the main korner we dive into the question: is the Kentucky Derby Racist? Find out! In honor of Asian...


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It's our 300th episode LIVE streamed from Oasis TV! Nnekay is back to celebrate this moment, we reminisce about the genesis of this podcast 6 years ago on the heels of Michael Brown, and with the verdict of the murder of George Floyd, how much has changed? Don Lemon had a questionable response to the killing of 16 year old Ma'Khia Bryant. We dish on the blackest thing Marvel has ever done: Falcon + Winter Soldier...


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episode 299: MKEP299: The Work Continues (Derek Chauvin Verdict, National Day of Silence, Seaspiracy, Scott Rudin #Broadwayfightsback, Karen Olivio, Reparations, Supporting Black Owned Businesses, Bachelor Colton Underwood Comes Out)

The verdict of the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd is in, we talk Karen Olivio’s departure from Moulin Rouge in protest of the industry’s ignoring Scott Rudin’s abuse – a systemic problem, plus we've fallen down the rabbit hole of Netflix's Seaspiracy. In the main corner we look at the history, importance, and effects of The National Day of Silence, and what repirations can look like with four Black Queer business you can support.


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episode 298: MK298: We've Seen this Before (Anti Trans Bills, Lil Nas X, Real World NY Reunion, Concrete Cowboy, Amend, Daunte Wright, Lt. Caron Nazario, George Floyd, Pot in NYC, Filibuster or Bust?, #AbolishTheSenate)

It's double the Black and double the gay with guest co-host Kyle Ishmael (he/him). We talk Concrete Cowboy which uncovers James' beef with Idris Elba (please don't cancel him). The Real World NY is must see TV in the age of Black Lives Matter. More violence against unarmed black men at the hands of the police, but have we reached a tipping point? Why we are not watching the trial of the murder of George Floyd...


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episode 297: MK297: Upset & White (Vincent Chin, The Cheetah Girls, Murder of George Floyd Trial, Zenon, Violence & Racism Towards AAPI, Stacey Dash)

We continue our discussions and dives into the rise in violence towards the AAPI community- but first. Did Raven-Symoné see that both the third Zenon and Cheetah Girls movies were not going to be good- so she didn't return? Just who is Sheryl Sandberg? No seriously who is she? We find out. In the main korner James takes us through the history of the murder of Vincent Chin in the 80s and the movement it sprang, uniting the AAPI community, and the ripple effects it created...


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