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Aldo NICE, Rog Smuve, and C.A.P. discuss current events in the world of popular culture, sports, and music from the perspective of cool, black guys with interesting and often opposing life views. Now that I think about it, cool and black are kinda synonymous.... so let's just go with black.
THE BEST FRIEND WEEKEND PODCAST
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Happy Friendsgiving, good people! Sorry for the late drop but you know… Thanksgiving and all LoL… Rumble Williams got things fired up with his thoughts on generational wealth (01:00) which got the crew talking about similar videos, setting up the next generation vs. taking care of the family (03:00) and who are the generational wealth vloggers (15:00). Next, Aldo let us know What Burned His Boudin this week including hoteps/crypto/NFTs (18:00), old Facebook folks (31:00), upselling senior citizens (38:00) and considering gender pronouns in public (43:00). After these riveting discussions, we had to circle back and discuss the Kyle Rittenhouse and Ahmad Arbery verdicts (52:00) as well as the Zach Stacy video (58:00). To end the episode, we gave a public service announcement for getting your booster shot around the holidays (1:10:00).
It’s the weekend! Thanks for celebrating it with the crew from BFW! Rumble Williams took the lead this week by welcoming himself back to black movies (01:00) which got us talking about King Richard (02:00) and if we have ever strayed from black cinema (12:00). Next, Aldo let us know What Burned His Boudin this week including having to pause shows (21:00), making slides for work (27:00) and folks who are too good or too bad at pool (31:00). We took some time to send our condolences and debrief our thoughts on Young Dolph’s murder and if you should leave the city you’re from (37:00). We followed this by discussing Kyle Rittenhouse (57:00) and DaBaby putting out his baby mama (1:04:00). The podcast was concluded with our Big Three bar games (1:14:00).
It’s Friday so give us a moment to do what we do best… Best Friend Weekend is in the building! Rumble Williams started things off by addressing Aaron Rodgers’ latest buffoonery (01:00) which led to us apologizing to Kyrie Irving (02:00) and leaning in on the unequal treatment of different celebrities as it relates to COVID (05:00). After discussing more trouble from the Raiders 2020 draft class (14:00), Aldo let us know What Burned His Boudin this week including toothpaste follies (18:00), SPAM Risk hitting my line (21:00) and Homecoming clowns (27:00). This conversation spilled over into one about befriending the opps (34:00) which worked as a lead in to our discussion about the tragic events at Travis Scott’s Astroworld (39:00), Kanye’s week of apologies (56:00) and some good Netflix content (1:03:00). We chose to end this week by giving our Big Three Festivals and Weekends (1:06:00) before having some post-credits Thomas talk.
Understood The Assignment
Per usual, the fellas from Best Friend Weekend understood the assignment! Rumble Williams got things started by recapping Birthday Season (01:00) which quickly turned to us discuss what type of birthday person each of us are (02:00). Next, Aldo let us know What Burned His Boudin this week including birthday phone calls (12:00), touching up school pictures (20:00), boys who don’t respect driving etiquette (25:00), spit daddy COVID tests (29:00) and coaches who do coaching shit wrong (33:00). A couple of stories we chose to discuss where the Daily Iberian’s slanderous political cartoon about Grambling State University (50:00) and Jada continuing to not protect Will Smith in these streets (1:00:00). After giving our Big Three birthday gifts (1:12:00), we talked about some interesting NFL stories to close out the episode (1:23:00).
HBCUs > PWIs
It’s Halloween season… It’s Homecoming season… It’s football season… Man, it’s a lot going on and Best Friend Weekend has you covered! Rumble Williams kicked off this episode by imploring folks to not go broke for Christmas (01:00) which got us talking about early Christmas shopping on the Internet, at the mall and in the barbershop (02:00). Next, Aldo let us know What Burned His Boudin this week including when your food comes out first (12:00), PWI Homecomings (19:00), selfish suicide acts (35:00) and cleaning the cemetery (41:00). After talking about black folks and baseball (46:00), Aldo had Nothin’ NICE to Say about Mattress Mack (50:00). We shifted focus to discuss the NBA’s Top 75 All-Time list (57:00) and the student protests at Howard University (1:15:00) before ending with our Big Three shows that we don’t call by their correct names (1:18:00).