Hard to Swallow Podcast

Yep. Another show that does hot topics… except we lack a filter. Raw, kitchen table talk over wine with friends conversations. We love ranting about dating, sex, black/lgbtq issues, social consciousness, relationships, self-help related. You know, whatever seems hard to swallow; biweekly.

A QUICKIE w/ Pose Star & Urban One Honoree: Ryan Jamaal Swain

November 13th, 2019

Ryan Jamaal Swain talks New life. New projects. and more!

The Annual URBAN ONE HONORS Awards Show tapes Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD. The two-hour telecast will air on TV One, a division of Urban One, on January 20, 2020

This year's honorees include: veteran music executive Sylvia Rhone (Lifetime Achievement Award); Grammy Award-winning recording artist and producer Missy Elliott (Music Innovation Award); Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx (Entertainment Icon Award); and actor/dancer and star of "Pose," Ryan Jamaal Swain (Represent Pride Award).
Performers include: Grammy Award-winning recording artist and songwriter Ne-Yo;
Grammy-nominated rapper Wale; Grammy Award-winning R&B superstar Brandy;
R&B singer Eric Benét; gospel singer Pastor Charles Jenkins; new music artist Jac Ross; and television host Egypt Sherrod. Actor/singer and star of "Pose" Billy Porter, and the subject of Netflix's documentary "The Black Godfather" Clarence Avant are among the show's presenters.
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Episode 13: Can I Hold $50?

November 4th, 2019

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: Barrack Obama canceling "cancel culture", "Harriet" starring Cynthia Erivo hits theaters, Kanye West is still a certified idiot, Round 1: T.I. & Iggy beefing and Round 2: Nicki Minaj vs Wendy Williams. The person deserving of head this week: Jameela Jamil!Topic of the day: Borrowing money from family, friends & romantic partners. Do you lend? How does that work? and more importantly... Can I hold $50???

Episode 12: Non-Black POC Stay In Yo MF Lane

October 21st, 2019

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: The new singing sensation Kylie Jenner, Atatiana Jefferson murdered by the hands on police in her own home, Pastor David Wilson got some ‘splanin but I see he’s eating well, Bill Porter is winning and y’all mad, Frank Ocean PrEP party full of straight and white folks and Azealia Banks told our dumb asses to stop taking PrEP... the person deserving of head this week is: Gabrielle Union. Topic of the day:  POC vs Black. Non-Black People of Color stay in your lane...

Your Top’s… Top…

October 14th, 2019

A gay man's topic: Some men claim top but are out here getting topped by others. So what is the truth? What the lies?

Episode 11: Hug My Murderer & I’mma Beat Yo Ass In Spirit

October 6th, 2019

Hi Swallowerz! This week we cover: Cardi B rants (again) and wishes someone mother catches AIDS; Murderer Amber Guyger 10 year sentence; Stacey Dash is all salt no pepper...

The person deserving of head this week: Tyler Perry!

Topic of the Day: Ummm is forgiveness required? Are you an asshole for not forgiving? All this and more.

Story Time w/ Lyrical: At 4am, a Stranger Crawled in Our Bed!

October 1st, 2019

Hi Swallowerz! Another round of story time but this one told by Lyrical Mar!.. I was still part of this (completely made up...) story... (or maybe not). An unexpected stranger crawled in bed with Lyrical Mar and his man! How do you think this went down!? Listen now. 

Episode 10: Pray The Gay Away

September 22nd, 2019

Hi Swallowerz, what's on her breast this week you ask? Kevin got some lawsuits on his back, the evil Ed Buck FINALLY arrested, Bette Midler is showing her whiteness... and Tekashi 6x9 running his mouth faster than he runs away from fights. The person deserving of head this week: Angelica Ross! The time has come to discuss praying the gay away: Conversion therapy & dissociation from the "Gay" label. Sigh...I'm exhausted...

Is Closure a Scam?

September 16th, 2019

Hi Swallowerz. You know often times when couples part ways we left it unanswered questions, unresolved conflict and feelings that haven't died. Thus, we seek closure. Is closure really needed? Is it all a scam?

Episode 9: You Niggas Are So Predictable…

September 9th, 2019

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover:

Malik Yoba’s attraction to trans women and alleged affinities for teens, Lil Nas X ambushed by black straight men on “The Shop”, Lizzo hits number one and Azealia Banks is mad, Nicki Minaj breaks the internet announcing retirement and Ari Lennox says “UNFOLLOW” homophobes/transphobia. Topic of the day: You N***as are so predictable... All this and more!

MTV 2019 Video Music Awards REVIEW!

August 27th, 2019

Hi Swallowerz! EMERGENCY... WE JUST HAD TO TALK ABOUT THE AWARDS... Did you watch? If you did maybe you feel the same way. Overall, we rate it...(LISTEN NOW)