Small Doses with Amanda Seales

Starburns Audio

Your favorite truth teller, comedian, Amanda Seales, is dropping gems with, “Small Doses,” a weekly podcast that brings you potent truths for everyday use.

All Episodes

This week, interior designer and artist Justina Blakeney walks us through her Jungalow of creativity. IG @justinablakeney + @theJungalow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 1

1 hr 5 min

This week we revisit our conversation with comedian Candice Thompson to discover the truth behind the mystery of your friendly neighborhood egomaniac. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 24

1 hr 27 min

This week, portrait artist Amy Sherald launches our artist series with a peek inside her process, where you can see her First Lady portrait of Michelle Obama and more. IG @asherald Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 17

1 hr 13 min

This week we talk to Lilly Workneh, editor of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic, and CaShawn Thomspon, creator of #BlackGirlsAreMagic about why Black girls’ stories matter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 10

1 hr 24 min

This week, we pop open the meaning of mess and how to manage it with Kalilah Wright, creator and founder of Mess In A Bottle apparel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 3

1 hr 8 min

This week, I talk about the only part of Halloween I like! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 27

46 min 30 sec

This week, comedian and hairstylist Jonathan Van Ness joins us to talk about how not to do drama and what to do when it shows up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 20

1 hr 13 min

This week, we have a ball with drag queens and comedians Monét X Change and Bob the Drag Queen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 13

1 hr 27 min

In honor of Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month, I share my own story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 6

59 min 52 sec

This week, we’re joined by comedian and entrepreneur KevOnStage to get the scoop on the good the bad and the unexpected of starting your own streaming service. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 29

1 hr 10 min

This week, we’re joined by mastermind and host of the Amber Ruffin Show, Amber Ruffin to talk about, well, the Amber Ruffin Show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 22

1 hr 9 min

This week, reality TV star and actress Tami Roman joins us to keep it 100 about the world of unscripted TV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 15

1 hr 27 min

This week, we get a first hand account of Covid from the bold and the brash TS Madison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 8

1 hr 36 min

This week, we vault into the heart and mind of 2020 Olympics Artistic Gymnastics silver medalist Jordan Chiles and talk all things from tumbling to tiktok. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 1

1 hr 21 min

This week, we are body slammed with knowledge when joined by MC and humanitarian Immortal Technique. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 25

1 hr 30 min

By popular demand, we’ve decided to invite you in for an extended DMT session on all things homeownership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 18

1 hr 1 min

This week we unlock the doors to the adventures of pursuing homeownership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 11

1 hr 17 min

This week, we go over the hill to enjoy the lovely ride of turning 40. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 4

48 min 16 sec

This week, we revisit our homage to the decade of your 30s! If you’re wondering if you’re where you should be, how you’ll get where you going, or simply if 30 really is the new 20, we speak on it and hopefully help you get closer to figuring it out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 28

50 min 53 sec

This week, we revisit an episode from the archives, where comedian Yamaneika Saunders joined us to discuss what it means to value yourself and not be shortchanged. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 21

2 hr 14 min

This week we are joined by Actor/writer/Director and my TV husband, Wade Alain-Marcus to reminisce on our 5 Season run as Tiffany & Derek DuBois on, HBOs "Insecure".  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 14

1 hr 1 min

This week we look through the lens of the green-eyed monster.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 7

49 min

This week, we’re joined by souk + Sepia founder Kelechi Anyadiegwu to sew up the ins and outs of fashion entrepreneurship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 30

1 hr 1 min

This week we vibe with professor and author Chris Emdin (Ratchetdemic: Reimagining Academic Success) about the myriad of ways intersectionality shows up and is left out of conversations on race, identity, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 23

1 hr 2 min

This week we have a candid convo with author and professor Dr. Yaba Blay about her book One Drop and the concept of what is Black? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 16

1 hr 29 min

This week, I take you on the journey to creating and launching Views From Amandaland, my new web series.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 9

52 min 56 sec

This week we are joined by National Black Justice Coalition founder David Johns who illuminates the way government unjustly intersects with queer identity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 4

1 hr 14 min

This week I’m joined by my sister (yes, I have a sister) Nada Mays, a first generation American descendant of Palestinian refugees, to give some insight and perspective on the occupation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 26

1 hr 12 min

This week, we are joined by organizer Erica Ford of LIFE Camp, who empowers us with proactive ways to approach social justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 19

1 hr 32 min

This week, we continue our conversation with author and criminal justice reform advocate Shaka Senghor, who shares his path and empowers us on our own paths to glowing up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 13

54 min 36 sec

This week, author and criminal justice reform advocate Shaka Senghor joins us to share his path and empower us on our own paths to glowing up. Come back next week for part 2! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 5

56 min 14 sec

This week, we’re joined by VF fashion editor Nicole Chapoteau, who gives us the head to toe on all things Black in Fashion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 28

1 hr 29 min

This week we prove that there were enough movies for the Oscars to happen this year, and we get the picks and nix from our resident cinephile Desmond Thorne, host of film podcast Adventures In Black Cinema. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 21

1 hr 9 min

This week we pay our respects to the late DMX with a revisit and reflection on my 2005 interview with me and the mc. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 14

53 min 55 sec

This week, we kick off April, Autism Awareness Month, with actress and autism awareness advocate Holly Robinson Peete, who talks us through her journey from her son’s diagnosis to his independence, bringing understanding and breaking the stigma surrounding this developmental disorder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 7

1 hr 5 min

This week, we tap into our money minds with investor/venture capitalist Arlan Hamilton, author of It’s About Damn Time, who helps us make sense of how to use ourselves to make cents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 31

1 hr 18 min

This week, author, host, and actress Bevy Smith joins us to help us identify and receive from the gem droppers in our lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 24

1 hr 19 min

This week, Amanda cracks open the behind the scenes of her experience freezing her eggs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 17

43 min 47 sec

This week we strap on our proverbial life vests, tighten our carabiners, and get our shovels, as we talk about the ways in which we save ourselves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 10

54 min 4 sec

This week we get into the language of lyricism with singer-songwriter and Grammy award nominee Emily King. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 3

1 hr 29 min

This week we talk teaching the truth to the young Black youth with Rio Cortez, NYT best selling children's book author of the ABCs of Black History. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 24

53 min 29 sec

This week we take an objective look at the month that has come to be known as BHM. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 17

47 min 33 sec

This week, we speak to author, New York Times columnist, and revolutionary thinker Charles M. Blow about his new book The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto and the pragmatic ways to empower Black folks in America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 10

1 hr 17 min

This week we continue our conversation with astrologer, psychic, and medium Jessica Lanyadoo about all things physical and metaphysical. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 3

46 min 58 sec

This week we talk to astrologer, psychic, and medium Jessica Lanyadoo about all things physical and metaphysical. Come back next week for part 2! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 27

48 min 36 sec

This week, we debut our first Side Effects of a Song episode, and with the help of Jazmine Sullivan’s Girl Like Me, explore how the internet got women switchin’ up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 21

46 min 14 sec

This week we take a peak into the minds of America's black folks as we watched the attempted "Coup on Capitol Hill" unfold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 13

1 hr 9 min

This week, we ctrl-alt-delete for a new year.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 6

49 min 4 sec

2020 has been a doozy, but it wasn’t a full wash. And we’re wrapping up this year letting you know why, in Part 2 of our Keep and Dump list! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 2020

40 min 10 sec

2020 has been a doozy, but it wasn’t a full wash. And we’re wrapping up this year letting you know why. Come back next week for part 2! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 2020

36 min 4 sec