• From Amanda Seales to TLC: Navigating Fame, Criticism, and Personal Stories

    The hosts also discuss how classic characters and shows have evolved to reflect modern values and diversity. They highlight the animated show "Velma," a modern reinterpretation of the classic Scooby-Doo character, now portrayed as an Indian and part of the LGBTQ community. Similarly, Daphne is depicted as part of the LGBTQ community, emphasizing the show's contemporary approach to diversity.

    49m - May 3, 2024
  • From Hosting Tips to Hollywood Hits: A Deep Dive with Karon Joseph Riley and Rod Minger

    From Hosting Tips to Hollywood Hits: A Deep Dive with Karon Joseph Riley and Rod Minger

    1h 16m - Apr 27, 2024
  • Binge-Worthy Picks and Industry Insights with Karan Joseph Riley and Guest Rod Minger

    Rod is captivated by "Three Body Problem," a new sci-fi drama on Netflix that delves into the lives of astrophysicists in a world where scientific principles are upended. He notes the show's fast pace and intricate plot demand undivided attention.

    27m - Apr 12, 2024
  • Stage vs. Screen Acting Insights

    Hey, Nice Watch family! It's your co-hosts Ernestine Morrison and Karan Joseph-Reilly here, and we're thrilled to be back from our little break. In this episode, we're catching up on what we've been up to during our hiatus and sharing some of our latest watches that we think you'll love.

    Nice Watch List

    The Gentleman on Netflix: A series adaptation of Guy Ritchie's movie that's just as stylish and engaging as the original. It's a must-watch for anyone who loves a good gangster story with a twist.

    The Damsel: A fantasy film starring Millie Bobby Brown that involves dragons and a young woman's fight against a family ritual. It's a great escape for those who love the genre.

    25m - Mar 28, 2024
  • Movie Reviews: Mea Culpa, The Last Airbender, and More

    We discussed Tyler Perry's latest film, "Mea Culpa," and shared our thoughts on the acting, storyline, and missed opportunities. From cursive writing four-year-olds to the importance of sticking to the source material in adaptations, our movie review segment was filled with humor and critical insights.

    33m - Mar 1, 2024
  • Weekend Watchlist: Strays, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, and American Fiction

    In this episode of Nice Watch, host Karon Joseph Riley discusses the movie "Strays" starring Jamie Foxx and Will Ferrell voicing two dogs. Despite missing his co-host Ernestine Morrison, Karan shares his thoughts on the need for more humor and laughter in the world today. He reflects on the comedic value of the movie and its storyline about a terrier with a mean owner. Tune in for a light-hearted take on finding humor in challenging times.

    28m - Feb 23, 2024
  • Working with 50 Cent & was Players a flop?

    On this episode of Nice Watch, the host shares excitement about working with 50 Cent and discusses the impact of watching Michael Jackson performances. They reflect on the dedication MJ had for his craft and emphasize the uniqueness of legendary talents like him. The host also hints at a wild ending in the show "Raising Canaan" without giving away any spoilers, encouraging listeners to catch up on the episodes for an emotional roller coaster experience.

    20m - Feb 16, 2024
  • Greatest Night In Pop The Story of We Are The World

    In this episode of Nice Watch Pod, host Ernestine Morrison discusses her emotional and nostalgic experience watching "The Greatest Night in Pop" - the making of the iconic song "We Are The World." She highlights the excellence, execution, and historic significance of the project, which brought together 46 of the world's most talented singers at the time. Ernestine also shares a fascinating anecdote about Waylon Jennings walking out of the recording session due to his disagreement with Stevie Wonder singing part of the chorus in Swahili. Tune in to hear Ernestine's passionate endorsement of "The Greatest Night in Pop" and her personal connection to this extraordinary music event.

    24m - Feb 9, 2024
  • "From Queen of the South to Griselda: A Netflix Deep Dive"

    Welcome back to another episode, everyone! This week, we dove into some captivating content on Netflix and shared our candid thoughts on a few shows and movies that have been making waves.

    34m - Feb 2, 2024
  • "From Abduction to Accusation: The Unbelievable Twist in American Nightmare"

    In this episode, the hosts discuss a captivating true crime documentary called "American Nightmare." They delve into the shocking story of a couple where the girlfriend was mysteriously abducted in the middle of the night. The hosts express their skepticism about the boyfriend's account of the events, questioning whether he may have been involved in her disappearance. Tune in to hear their thoughts on this gripping and mind-boggling documentary.

    33m - Jan 26, 2024
  • "Reviewing The Book of Clarence and Kevin Hart's Lift"

    In this episode of Nice Watch, the hosts discuss their recent experiences with watching movies and going to the theaters. They share their thoughts on the changing film industry and the benefits of having a theatrical release for certain films. With a touch of humor, they also express their excitement about the weekend and their love for watching movies.

    56m - Jan 19, 2024
  • Dave Chappelle, Society of the Snow, and the Power of Biopics

    In this episode, Karon and Ernestine dive right into discussing Dave Chappelle's new special on Netflix. While Ernestine admits to not growing up watching Chappelle, she found his recent special to be incredibly funny and enjoyed his ending monologue about being a dreamer. However, Karan feels that Chappelle may be using the same material for too long, particularly when it comes to transgender jokes. They both agree that Chappelle is a talented comedian, but Karon wishes he had more fresh material to offer. Overall, they find Chappelle's special to be thought-provoking and anticipate it being a topic of conversation for weeks to come.

    41m - Jan 12, 2024
  • Dave Chappelle's The Dreamer: A Comedy Masterclass

    In this episode of Nice Watch, Karon Joseph Riley flies solo as his co-host, Ernestine Morrison, is under the weather. He is joined by Kaylene Jones, studio manager of The Social Proof Podcast. They discuss Dave Chappelle's Netflix special, "The Dreamer," Kaylene shares her thoughts on the special, calling it funny overall, but also mentioning some moments that didn't quite hit the mark.

    39m - Jan 5, 2024
  • Our Top Christmas Movies: From Die Hard to Step Mom

    In this episode of Nice Watch, hosts discuss their thoughts on the movie "Candy Cane Lane" and why Ernestine feels that she is "too woke" for it. They also share holiday greetings and reflect on the season, discussing their favorite Christmas movies and even mentioning the unconventional choice of "Diehard" as one of their top picks. Tune in for their lighthearted and humorous conversation.

    32m - Dec 29, 2023
  • "Maxine's Baby, Headliners Only, and the Rise of Documentaries"

    In this episode of Nice Watch Pod, hosts Ernestine and Karon discuss the latest in pop culture and what they've been watching. They also engage in a friendly debate about Nas and 21 Savage's collaboration, with differing opinions on whether it was an album or just a song. The hosts also talk about their silent co-host, David, who prefers to remain the voice in the corner. Finally, they dive into a review of "Maxine's Baby," and Kevin Hart & Chris Rock: "Headliners Only" films that have left a lasting impression on Ernestine, having watched it multiple times. Tune in to hear their thoughts and recommendations on what's worth watching.

    47m - Dec 22, 2023
  • "Barack and Michelle Obama's Influence on 'Leave the World Behind'"

    In this episode of the Nice Watch podcast, hosts Karan Joseph Riley and Ernestine Morrison review the movie "Leave the World Behind" they discuss conspiracy theory and hidden message in the movie like Tesla cars crashing into each other. They discuss the significance of the scene and mention the recent recall of 2 million Teslas. Tune in for their entertaining and informative discussion on what makes a nice watch.

    40m - Dec 15, 2023
  • Rustin: The Forgotten Legacy of a Civil Rights Icon

    In this episode of Nice Watch, Karon and Ernestine dive into their thoughts on the documentary "Rustin" on Netflix. They discuss the importance of learning about unsung heroes like Bayard Rustin and how his story has been overshadowed by other historical figures. They also touch on their own synchronicity and connection as friends.

    30m - Dec 8, 2023
  • Off-Strike and Back to Work: The Latest in the Entertainment Industry

    The hosts discuss the end of a strike in the entertainment industry and the benefits that were achieved, such as increased pay and protection against the use of AI technology to replicate actors without compensation. They also discuss the Nice Watch of the week The Killer, A man solitary and cold, methodical and unencumbered by scruples or regrets, the killer waits in the shadows, watching for his next target. And yet the longer he waits, the more he thinks he's losing his mind, if not his cool. A brutal, bloody and stylish noir story of a professional assassin lost in a world without a moral compass, this is a case study of a man alone, armed to the teeth and slowly losing his mind. also touch on the use of filters and makeup in the industry, with one host expressing their dislike for filters and emphasizing the importance of embracing natural beauty.

    43m - Dec 1, 2023
  • Escaping Reality: The Magic of Film and Television

    In this episode of "Nice to Watch," hosts Ernestine Morrison and Karan Joseph Riley discuss the portrayal of sex scenes in popular TV shows. They critique the way these scenes tend to objectify women while neglecting to show the same level of nudity or vulnerability for male characters. The hosts also touch on the topic of gratuitous sex scenes and question their purpose in the storyline. They then transition into discussing their personal watch list for the week, including the movie "Hijack" starring Idris Elba. Tune in for their insightful and entertaining conversation about all things TV and film.

    1h 12m - Nov 24, 2023
  • The Truth About Being An Actor

    In this episode of Nice Watch, hosts Ernestine Morrison and Karan Joseph Riley discuss their unique approach to watching TV and how they view it as a study rather than a mindless activity. They also introduce a mysterious voice without a face, engage in casual banter, and mention the ongoing writer's strike. Tune in to hear their entertaining conversation and get a glimpse into their flexible schedules.

    1h 0m - Nov 17, 2023
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