Episode 1.4 – Take Taj Kamal

Episode 1.4 take taj kamal Life doesn’t come with an owner’s manual. For example, here’s what we’ve come up with in America as the formula to a happy life: 1. go to college (and of course, graduate), because 2. that’s how you get a great job 3. Gotta get nice stuff: like a car (basically add to the debt that college probably caused) 4. Oh, …

Episode 1.3 – And Men?

Episode 1.3 and men? As of today, there are roughly 7 yoga studios on or in walking distance of the H Street corridor in North East DC. This very same strip of road now also boasts a Whole Foods, is the first (and currently the only) road for DC’s streetcar, and hosts more luxury condos and apartments per square block than probably any other artery …

Episode 1.2 – Victims, Perps, and Me

Episode 1.2 victims. perps. and me In 1979, the SuperSonics of Seattle captured its first and its last National Basketball Association championship. Nearly 30 years later, the team was packing up and leaving the idyllic Pacific Northwest for the often forgotten great plains of Oklahoma and its capital city. Until then, the city we now call OKC, thanks to the team, was perhaps best known …

Episode 1.1 – Funny stories blueprint

When most 8-year-olds were playing with their cars and dolls and video games, I was toying around with computers and maps—authentic, parchment, hand drawn maps. But while my method of play was quite unorthodox for an inner city kid at the time, the same might have been said for the rural kid, James Nightengale. Credits Episode narrated by Kayona Ebony Brown Written, recorded, and produced …