Hard to Swallow Podcast

Raw… Racy… Kitchen table talks over wine with friends. Immerse yourself in laughter as we cover relationships/dating, sex, Black/LGBTQ/Women issues, social consciousness, self-help and more. Have you had your hard to swallow pill this week?

S3 Episode 13: Pay My Bills, Saweetie!

October 28th, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: The 2020 Election, Ending SARS,  RHOP Monique vs Candiace debacle, Mike Tyson asks Lil Boosie if he's a homosexual and Wendy Williams looking a lil high. Topic of the Day: If he ain't buying you a Birkin bag or paying your bills, send him back to the streets. A war ensues... 

This episode is sponsored by: Mosaico, a journey towards a global HIV vaccine for all.

For more information about the Mosaico study, go to: www.mosaicostudy.com

S3 Episode 12: If You See Us Back Together, Mind Yo Business

October 13th, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: Jason Derulo scores big, Lisa Raye apologizes to Da Brat, The Real Presidential Candidates of the US debate, Tory Lanez charged with felony assault. The person that needs to shut their f*cking mouth is: Rome Flynn. Topic of the Day: Public Breaks and getting back together (over and over again). 

This episode is sponsored by: Mosaico, a journey towards a global HIV vaccine for all.

For more information about the Mosaico study, go to: www.mosaicostudy.com

S3 Episode 11: … It Ain’t No Lie, Baby Bi, Bi, Bi!

September 22nd, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: Regina King wins her 5th Emmy, Cardi B calls a quit on her marriage to Offset, J.K. Rowling refuses to let up on her transphobia, Andrew Gillum shares with us that he's Bi, and family of Breonna Taylor to receive $12 million settlement. The person deserving of head this week: Avery Wilson. Topic of the Day: Y'all got bisexuals f***ed up and we're here to tell you why. We ain't perfect either. 

S3 Episode 10: Your D!ck Is Your Value…

September 2nd, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: The unexpected passing of Chadwick Boseman, The March on Washington on Aug 28th, 2020 MTV VMAs review, Monica #Verzuz Brandy hit for hit battle and Niecy Nash newly married! Topic of the day: Your D!ck is your value... Do you think with your penis? Do you believe you're owed all the finest things in life based on your phallus? Are you lacking substance? Are you that somebody? Than this is for you.

S3 Episode 9: Not Wanting To Be Fat is Fatphobic

August 13th, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: Kamala Harris VP pick, Cardi B & Megan thee Stallion WAP song, Tiffany Haddish and Common a new couple, Billy Porter called out for his insensitive remark at 2019 Emmy's, Ellen DeGeneres getting dragged to Hell for toxic work environment claims and Beyonce Black is King! Topic of the Day: Fatphobia! This is definitely a hard pill to swallow. Thank you @TheKingOfReads for the tweet.

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Emery Lavell J IG: @aint_i_emery / twitter: @aint_i_emeryj

Lyrical Mar aka MAR. IG/Twitter: @LyricalMar

Lindsey Wagna: IG/Twitter: @linz_Wags

S3 Episode 8: Church Boy

July 28th, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: Nicki Minaj pregnancy, Megan the Stallion shot in the foot (twice), allegedly by Tory Lanez, Jeffrey Star apology video and his Black hair stylist and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars finale and more. Our special guest and quickie this week is with comedian, writer & producer: Sampson McCormick (@SampsonMcCormick). He talks recent film, industry challenges, dating, Milan Christopher beef and so much more!

 

Check out "Church Boy" (2020) a comedy film by Sampson McCormick on YouTube or www.SampsonComedy.com

Party-N-Play (2019)

That B***h Better Be Funny (2014)

 

 

S3 Episode 7: A Quickie with Mother Eyricka Lanvin

July 13th, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: Christian Cooper from Uncle Tom's Cabin declines to cooperate with Manhattan DA to prosecute birdwatcher Karen, Glee Star Naya River missing (discovered as of Monday July 13th), Fully versatile couple Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith Red Table Talk and a recap of the HBO Max Legendary finale. The person deserving of very safe head this week: Conscious Lee! We also sit down and have a session with Mother Eyricka Lanvin (@Eyricka_Flawless) from the hit reality competition show "Legendary"!

Hot Topics: 00:01:59 - 01:04:57, Need Some Head: 01:04:58, Interview:01:19:57

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@HTS_Podcast, @Aint_i_emery/Aint_i_emeryj, @LyricalMAr, @Linz_Wags

 

S3 Bonus: BRTB TV presents Sit Down with the House of Swallow, Pt III

July 5th, 2020

Check out this special live segment with Ceasar, Creator of Ballroom Throwbacks TV and Triangle Web Series from our show June 26th if you missed it! The Hard to Swallow hosts sit down with special guest producer, director, comedian and host Pampers aka Jason Johnson, known for his work with BET Network and the series "Greenleaf"! From 

Download Lyrical Mar's aka MAR. singles "Monster" & "Veuve Clicqot" on all major music platforms. Also mark the date for "Eat The Club" dropping July 17th. 

Follow us: @HTS_Podcast, @aint_i_emery, @lyricalmar, @Linz_wags, @ceasdaleo, @brtbtvproductions 

S3 Episode 6: Are You Always the Bad Guy? Well…

July 5th, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: A recap of the 2020 BET Awards, Noah's 15th anniversary Reunion Special, Terry Crews talking out the side of his thick neck, ABC cancels "Strahan, Sara and KeKe", and OF COURSE we want to know... Dr. Jada Pinkett did JULY to August?... All this and more. Topic of the day: Does your partner know that you had sexual relationship with someone in your circle? Is it a deal-breaker for you? This may be hard to swallow...

Download and listen to Lyrical Mar (aka musically as MAR.) singles "Monster" & "Veuve Clicqot" on all major music platforms. Also mark the date for "Eat The Club" dropping July 17th. 

Be sure to watch "Legendary" on HBO Max streaming platform every Wednesday. Also, catch Ru Paul's Drag Race All Stars 5, Fridays on VH1 at 8pm EST/7pm CST. 

S3 Bonus: BRTB TV presents Sit Down with the House of Swallow, PT II

June 7th, 2020

Check out this special live segment with Ceasar, Creator of Ballroom Throwbacks TV and Triangle Web Series! The Hard to Swallow hosts sit down with special guest Miasha aka Meeka Prodigy from the (not-so) underground ballroom scene! During this panel we covered: Black Lives Matter protesting and looting, Iyanna Dior brutally attacked in Minnesota, Insecure recap and reconciling with exes, all this and so much more!

Download Lyrical Mar's aka MAR. new singles "Monster" & "Veuve Clicqot" on all major music platforms.

Follow us: @HTS_Podcast, @aint_i_emery, @lyricalmar, @Linz_wags, @ceasdaleo, @brtbtvproductions 

S3 Episode 5: Do Yo Partner Know You F***ed Yo Close Friend?

May 26th, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: Lana Delusional Ray and her passive aggressive attack on Black women in music, Doja Cat acts p***y when it comes to clearing the air #DojaCatIsOver, Joe Biden think the Blacks owe him something to keep our Black Card, all this and more. Topic of the day: Does your partner know that you had sexual relationship with someone in your circle? Is it a deal-breaker for you? This may be hard to swallow...

Watch "Legendary" May 27th on the new HBO Max streaming platform. Also, Ru Paul's Drag Race finale airs May 29th on VH1 at 8pm EST/7pm CST. 

S3 Episode 4:The Fans of Only (OnlyFans)…

May 17th, 2020

Hi Swallowerz, this week we cover: Janet Jackson birthday, How to Get Away With Murder finale, Lil Boosie hiring hookers for son and nephew, Khia clapping back to the clap back of Trina, Ludacris and Nelly verzuz battle on IG and the trending gay couple on Twitter, Mike and Corey. Topic of the day: Onlyfans! Do you support it? It's getting quite popular and even celebrities are joining in. Our thoughts and more!

 

S3 Episode 3: Stop Asking “Why Am I Single”!!

May 9th, 2020

This week we cover: Ahmaud Abery, Doja Cat "Say So" ft Nicki Minaj & Megan the Stallion "Savage" ft Beyonce, Erykah Badu vs Jill Scott IG battle, Brandy vs Monica IG battle next? and Khia calls out Trina, and more. Topic of the day: Stop asking "Why am I single!!?"... we'll explain. 

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S3 Bonus: BRTB TV presents Sit Down with the House of Swallow

April 28th, 2020

Check out this special live segment with Ceasar, Creator of Ballroom Throwbacks TV and Triangle Web Series! We were interviewed and covered hot topics, underground ballroom, relationships, answered viewer questions and more!

Follow us: @HTS_Podcast, @aint_i_emery, @lyricalmar, @Linz_wags, @ceasdaleo, @brtbtvproductions 

S3 Episode 2: Is He Or Isn’t He Your Ex?

April 24th, 2020

Hi, Swallowerz, we were on Instagram live these last two weeks! If you missing the show, follow me on IG @Aint_i_emery and @hts_podcast. Here is the show from April 23rd. We covered hot topics: Georgia governor reopens the state, Lisa Raye says the Kardashians changed the body game, Teddy vs Baby Face IG Battle, Little Fires Everywhere and more. We let the folks "Ask the House of Swallow" questions or join in on video. Topic of the Day: IS HE OR ISN'T HE YOUR EX?

 

S3 Episode 1: The Vixen!

March 23rd, 2020

Hi Swallowerz! We're back in full and we miss y'all! This week we cover: Zaya Wade, Lil Boosie, Harvey Weinstein. The person deserving of head this week: Roddy Ricch!

Plus, an exclusive interview with RuPaul's Drag Star Season 10 star, The Vixen (@TheVixensWorld IG/Twitter). We talk new music, Black Girl Magic concert, RuPaul, Eureka, Sherry Pie and more!

Bonus: Leave That Sh*t In 2019

December 30th, 2019

Well... what better way to end the year than with telling y’all what we don’t wanna see in 2020. Swallowerz we love y’all and will be back in full soon! Thanks for supporting fam.

 

Follow us on social media (IG/twitter):

Hard to Swallow Podcast - @hts_podcast 

Emery Lavell J - @aint_i_emery

Lyrical Mar - @LyricalMar

Lindsey Wagna - @Linzwagz / Linzwagna

Jay Boleyn - @jayboleyn 

Episode 16: I Ain’t Got No Money For No Gift

December 16th, 2019

Hi Swallowerz, happy holidays! We cover: Lizzo's butt vs the world, Eminem disses Queen Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon, Rapper 50 Cent calls out Oprah for targeting Black men, Khloe Kardashian in the spirit of forgiving and Jordyn Woods lie detector test, Matthew Knowles claims R&B Group Jagged Edge harassed Beyonce & Kelly back in the day. All this and more! Topic of the day: I Ain't Got No Money For No Gift... So now what? Mad at me? Alternatives? 

 

Follow Us IG/Twitter:

Emery Lavell J @aint_i_emery

Lyrical Mar @lyricalmar

Lindsey Wagna @linz_wags

Jay Boleyn @jayboleyn 

Hard to Swallow Podcast @hts_podcast

Bonus: I Won’t Tell… Your Secrets…

December 9th, 2019

Hi Swallowerz, I won't tell... your secrets... in my Alicia Keys' voice. Have you ever dished out some "tea"/dirt, and a friend relayed that info...Has someone close to you shared personal info disclosed to them about you, to one of their friends? What are the rules to this sh*t????

Episode 15: The Friendsgivin’ Ha!

December 2nd, 2019

Hi Swallowerz, Happy World Aids Day. This week we cover: Professional troll Azealia Banks wants some attention from Tinashe so bad, Rapper T.I. attempts to clarify his remarks on his daughter (I think), Gabrielle Union fired from America's Got Talent after expressing concerns and Comedian Flame Monroe, she'll not bring honor to us all... The person deserving of head this week: DeWayne Wade! Topic of the day: Friendsgiving. The popularity of Friendsgiving is growing each year. Thanksgiving with the friends but some folks don't see it. What do you think?

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