Special Episode: Justice for Fred “FREAK” Smith

On August 8, 2017, Fred “FREAK” Smith was found dead in Las Palmas Park in a suburb of Los Angeles. He was stabbed by an unknown person, only to be found the next day with no possessions to identify him. When he was finally identified two days later, the effects of his death were already […]

Who's That Girl?

Episode 154: Sia – Peak Big Pharma

First she tried to make a name for herself as a singer. Then she tried to make one as a songwriter. And now, she’s both. Sia has been around a lot longer than most might realize, getting her start in the late 90s and quickly realizing that being on stage caused some real anxiety. Soon […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 152: Chaka Khan – I Feel Like I’m Pregnant

Since the 1970’s this woman has been wowing the people with her amazing voice and charisma. Chaka Khan helped to bring women of color to the forefront of rock, funk, R&B, you name it, she can do it all. But it wasn’t a straightforward path from her childhood that led her to music. It was […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 151: John Lennon Part 2 – Art Student Meet Cute

We’re wrapping up our Beatlestravaganza with the later years of Mr. John Lennon. We really rip open the onion that is this complicated human and discuss how to truly separate the artist from the art. We also realize that each Beatle tells the same story, but completely differently and talk about how being a rad […]