We’re chatting about the state of COVID and returns to normalcy; interview highlights with actress Karen Malina White; Bold and the Beautiful gets renewed and brings back Brooke Logan’s lost list of lovers; General Hospital recast a popular role; Disney Plus acquires the Netflix Marvel shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones and more; Euphoria’s nudity obsession; Should straight actors still play gay characters?
Podcast 114 | “Keep Me Near the Mask”
Hosts: Ryan White, Coryon Gray, Johnathon K. and Ashley Dionne
Producer: Johnathon K.
Taped: March 4, 2022
The Interview: We sit down with prolific actress Karen Malina White. With roles spanning The Cosby Show, A Different World, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and more, the actress opens up about reprising her role as Dijonay on The Proud Family: Louder Prouder and Monster: The Jeffery Dahmer Story.
Daytime Segment: B&B gets renewed for two additional seasons; Speaking of the Bold and the Beautiful, the series is producing a special episode centered around KKL airing March 24; General Hospital recasts Trina.
Primetime Segment: The Big Leap, Ordinary Joe canceled; Milo Ventimiglia To Star In & Produce ‘The Company You Keep’ Drama Pilot At ABC; Disney+ announces addition of more mature content.
Trending Segment: The unease with Euphoria’s nudity; Real life Gone Girl; Billboard’s new #1 is the worst song.
Current Events Segment: The state of Covid and how we feel about things. Mask mandates dropped, testing policies dropping, are we really in the endemic phase? What is it going to take for us to feel comfortable? Work from home vs office
Tying directly into the previous topic, work from home became prevelant over the last two years, but with many jobs moving back to the office as mandates drop, is this the right play?
Hot Topic: Should straight actors still play gay characters? While many straight actors have been praised for their performances in LGBTQ roles, some argue only queer actors have the authenticity to bring these parts to life.
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