Episodes

  • Ben has a guest host this week as Bobby joins him for this week’s episode of Black is the New Black. Here’s what’s on deck for this episode:

    SportsEarly NBA season movesNFL playoffs BoxingNerd S**tWandaVisionWhat movies and anime we’re currently watching

    Hip-Hop takes a backseat this week as Ben and Bobby discuss the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, plus much more.

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  • Black is the New Black kicks off 2021 with a bang as Taylor is back this week. The fellas discuss the current state of things in the country and the stuff they enjoyed in 2020. There is some sports talk on deck this week with a discussion about the early NBA season and some college football playoff talk.

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  • Sports takes a backseat on this week’s episode of Black is the New Black as Ben is joined by Jonesy. Ben and Jonesy sound off on the Grammys and the escalating streaming war between HBO Max and Disney+

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    Turnbuckle Tabloid: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/tbt/Toys & Tech of the Trade: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/ttott/Call Me When It’s Over: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/cmwio/
  • Sports, Nerd S**t and Hip-Hop collide with a bit of politics on this week’s episode of Black is the New Black.

    Sports

    NBA offseason moves and newsCOVID affecting NCAA football

    Nerd S**t

    Netflix doubles down on anime in 2021New console discussion

    Hip-Hop

    Busta Rhymes & Rapsody? The fellas got a lot of jokes on what they consider an ill-advised song

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  • Enjoy a brand-new episode of Black is the New Black! In this week’s episode Ben & Taylor discuss:

    SportsNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsNerd S**tNerd & Anime newsHip-HopNew albums we are listening to

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  • Enjoy a brand new episode of Black is the New Black! This week Ben & Taylor discuss:

    SportsNBA playoffsNFL newsNerd S**tVideo game newsJohn Boyega’s issues with Disney and anime.Hip-HopNew albums we are listening toThe fall of Tekashi 69

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    Show Notes
    Your eyes are not deceiving you! Black is the New Black is back! This week Ben & Taylor discuss:
    •Sports
    NBA bubble
    College football moving?

    •Nerd S**t
    Movie releases during COVID-19
    Ben hates the new Avengers game.

    •Hip-Hop
    Kanye West’s run for president and him scamming votes.
    WAP video


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    Show Notes

    It’s a B-Sides week and Black is the New Black is chockful of randomness this week. Strap in for a wild ride alongside Ben & Taylor.

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    •Turnbuckle Tabloid: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/tbt/
    •Toys & Tech of the Trade: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/ttott/
    •Call Me When It’s Over: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/cmwio/

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    Show Notes

    Black is the New Black joins Turnbuckle Tabloid in kicking off a stellar week of RAGE Works Network programming. This week Ben & Taylor sound off on:

    •Sports
    Super Bowl
    Wilder v. Fury II
    WWE Super Show

    •Nerd S**t
    Dan DiDio’s abrupt DC Comics departure
    Star Wars High Republic
    Nerd News

    •Hip-Hop
    New hip-hop albums

    Plus a little debauchery for good measure that will surely make you laugh.

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    •Turnbuckle Tabloid: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/tbt/
    •Toys & Tech of the Trade: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/ttott/
    •Call Me When It’s Over: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/cmwio/

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    Show Notes

    Enjoy a fresh dose of Black is the New Black B-Sides. In this episode, Ben & Taylor break down the anime, movies and video games that are currently on their radar and worth checking out.

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    •Toys & Tech of the Trade: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/ttott/
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    Show Notes

    The passing of NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter impacted many of our hosts and the crew of Black is the New Black discusses his untimely passing on this week’s episode. Plus:

    •Sports
    The passing of Kobe Bryant
    Superbowl discussion
    The NBA season thus far

    •Nerd S**t
    Nerd news on our radar

    •Hip-Hop
    Eminem’s latest album
    BITNB versus Tyler Perry

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    Show Notes

    Unwrap a brand-new episode of Black is the New Black B-Sides this week and enjoy Ben and Taylor’s thoughts on Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker. Worth a trip to the theater? Listen and find out.

    •Sports
    Early NBA season discussion
    NFL season
    NCAA football playoffs

    •Nerd S**t
    The nerd s**t we loved this year and what we’re looking forward to in 2020

    •Hip-Hop
    Our favorite albums of 2019
    Poking fun at backpack rap

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    •Toys & Tech of the Trade: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/ttott/
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    Show Notes

    Unwrap a brand-new episode of Black is the New Black B-Sides this week and enjoy Ben and Taylor’s thoughts on Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker. Worth a trip to the theater? Listen and find out.

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    •Toys & Tech of the Trade: https://www.rageworksnetwork.com/show/ttott/
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    Show Notes
    It’s a fresh serving of Black is the New Black B-Sides this week with Ben & Taylor discussing their current music tastes plus some memorable and random conversations.

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    Show Notes

    Enjoy a brand new episode of Black is the New Black. Here is what Ben & Taylor have on deck for you folks.

    •Sports
    NFL season talk
    College football playoffs.
    Early NBA season thoughts

    •Nerd S**t
    Wrestling
    Death Stranding

    •Hip-Hop
    T.I. and his weirdness
    Hip-Hop news of the week

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    It’s all about comic books on this week’s Black is the New Black B-Sides as Ben and Taylor tackle the critically acclaimed X-Men books from Jonathan Hickman. Does Hickman’s run warrant a read? Listen and find out.

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    Show Notes

    A new week brings a fresh dose of sports, hip-hop and nerd commentary courtesy of Black is the New Black.

    •Sports
    China/NBA issues.
    NFL and NCAA Football talk.

    •Nerd S**t
    Wednesday night wrestling wars.
    Zoe Kravitz Catwoman casting.

    •Hip-Hop
    Danny Brown’s latest album.

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    Black is the New Black hits you with another B-Sides episode. This week Ben & Taylor talk comics and a whole bunch of other topics make their way into this week’s show. No filters, no censors, no problem!

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    Black is the New Black hits you with a brand new B-Sides episode. This week Ben & Taylor talk anime including the first anime they ever watched plus a discussion about 90’s action flicks

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    Show Notes

    Black is the New Black hits the 100 episode milestone and celebrate it as only they know-how. What do Ben & Taylor have in store for listeners this week?

    •Sports
    The Antonio Brown situation.
    Tim Tebow’s tv comments.
    Early NFL season musings.

    •Nerd S**t
    New fall anime thoughts.

    •Hip-Hop
    The Tekashi69 testimony.

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