BGT Episode 19: Pop Culture Roundup


This week we kick things off with a discussion about comedians, starting with Dave Chappelle's performance in Hartford, Connecticut, followed by Aziz Ansari's take on lazy racist jokes during Comedy Central's roast of James Franco, and Eddie Murphy's new single with Snoop Lion. We also discuss director Steve McQueen's appearance at the Toronto International Film Festival's press conference for 12 Years a Slave; Operation Catsuit; what we’re looking forward to for the fall TV season; and Ramou and Fatima talk about their essays: Finding Solace in Comedy and the Search for Long Luxurious Blonde Hair and Willow Smith, and the Curious Case of the Carefree Black Girl, posted on