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June 20, 2019
Side Effects of Knowing Your Worth (with Yamaneika Saunders) Part 2
This week, we continue our conversation with comedian Yamaneika Saunders about what it means to value yourself and not be shortchanged. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 12, 2019
Side Effects of Knowing Your Worth (with Yamaneika Saunders) Part 1
This week, comedian Yamaneika Saunders joins us to discuss what it means to value yourself and not be shortchanged. Come back next week for the rest of our conversation.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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71 min
June 6, 2019
Side Effects of NGMFU
First it was an Instagram post, now it’s a hit song. Behold, the story behind, N****s Got Me F'd Up. https://music.apple.com/us/album/n-s-got-me-fd-up/1466138222?i=1466138234Want to listen to Small Doses without the Ads? subscribe to https://glow.fm/smalldoses/ and get access to listen to every episode of Small Doses, Ad Free.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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34 min
May 30, 2019
Side Effects of the Game of Thrones Finale
Winter has come and gone, but there’s still so much left to say.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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26 min
May 22, 2019
Side Effects of Reading with LeVar Burton - Part 2
A continuation of our conversation with the man, the myth, the legend LeVar Burton, about literature, life and Geordi La Forge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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42 min
May 15, 2019
Side Effects of Reading with LeVar Burton - Part 1
This week, the man, the myth, the legend LeVar Burton joins us to talk about literature, life and Geordi La Forge. Come back next week for Part 2!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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50 min
May 8, 2019
Side Effects of Being a Token (with Sal Masakela)
This week, Sal Masakela, host/modern-day Black renaissancer, joins us to discuss the nuances attached to the unique position of being in a unique position. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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67 min
April 24, 2019
Side Effects of Communication
This week, we begin a conversation about conversations.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
April 17, 2019
Side Effects of Game of Thrones
I swore by the old Gods, and the new, that when Winter came we would dedicate an episode to the most epic television show of all time. As a Lannister always pays its debts, I too keep my word!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
April 10, 2019
Side Effects of Self-Care (with Christina Rice)
This week we keep the good vibes rolling with our guest, Christina Rice founder of OmNoire, a social wellness community for women of color, as we explore the ways and hows of what it truly means to take care of you!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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103 min
April 4, 2019
SD Revisited: Side Effects of Dating an Artist (with Lauren London)
In honor of the tragic passing of Nipsey Hussle, we pay tribute with a re-airing of this episode featuring Lauren London, actress and wife of the slain rapper/entrepreneur/visionary.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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79 min
March 27, 2019
Side Effects of Pursuing Positivity
This week, we explore how to lighten the mood, bring out the sun, and smell the flowers while still maintaining a realist view on this real-ass life.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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45 min
March 21, 2019
Side Effects of Being a Radical Black Artist (with Tongo Eisen-Martin)
In this episode, Tongo Eisen-Martin gets on the mic to wax poetic about what it really means to be a creative change agent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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83 min
March 14, 2019
Side Effects of The Red Pill Podcast
This week, I visit Van Lathan’s (TMZ) The Red Pill podcast to address the false headline spread by BlackSportsOnline.com and discuss the bigger conversation around women challenging toxic masculinity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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88 min
March 6, 2019
Side Effects of Narcissists (with Candice Thompson)
This week we’re joined by 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
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75 min
February 27, 2019
Side Effects of Fame
This week we take the glam out of the glamorous life in exchange for kicking the actual facts of celebrity.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
February 20, 2019
Side Effects of Family (with Sharufa Rashied-Walker)
This week, designer Sharufa Rashied-Walker (JINAKI.net) sits down with us and relates on what makes your relatives more than just blood and your friends more than just homies.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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74 min
February 13, 2019
Side Effects of Being A Comedian Part 2
Amanda continues the conversation going with DMTs on where to find the funny and how to let it find you.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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39 min
February 6, 2019
Side Effects of Being A Comedian Part 1 (with Roy Wood Jr.)
This week, one of Amanda’s favorite comedians, Roy Wood Jr. (Daily Show), stops by to dig into where to find the funny, and how to let it found you. Come back next week for Gem Droppin’ and DMTs!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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60 min
January 31, 2019
Side Effects of Pan Africanism, Part 2 (with Noma Dumezweni and Michaela Coel)
Part 2 of our episode with Noma Dumezweni (Hermione “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”) and Michaela Coel (“Chewing Gum”) on what it means to be a part of and a believer in the black diaspora.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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46 min
January 23, 2019
Side Effects of Pan Africanism, Part 1 (with Noma Dumezweni and Michaela Coel)
In this episode, we bring Noma Dumezweni (Hermione “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”) and Michaela Coel (“Chewing Gum”) together for a three sided convo on what it means to be a part of and a believer in the black diaspora. Part 2 coming next week!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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63 min
January 17, 2019
Side Effects of a Crush
This week is for the undercover lovers who are in long distance likes with the people sitting next to them.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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58 min
January 9, 2019
Side Effects of Social Media (with Tess Finkle)
This week we’re joined by my publicist, Tess Finkle of Metro PR to explore how likes, hashtags, retweets and more have come to rule our analog lives in this digital world.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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74 min
January 2, 2019
Side Effects of Self Doubt (with Jordan Carlos)
This week, Jordan Carlos (Guy Code, The Nightly Show) joins us and keeps it really fucking honest about questioning your own worth and how to not let it stop you.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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114 min
December 26, 2018
Side Effects of Being a Cat Lady
This week is for all my folks who know that even tho they get a bad rap for being sketchy, and clawing you if you scratch em wrong, our feline friends make awesome companions! Meow!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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32 min
December 19, 2018
Side Effects of the Holidays
This episode we get festive for that special time of year full of funny style family members, exes resurfacing, and of course, holiday cheer!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
December 12, 2018
Side Effects of Doing a Special
I did a standup special, muhfuckas! January 26th on HBO.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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46 min
December 5, 2018
Side Effects of Dating an Artist (with Lauren London)
This week, we are joined by actress Lauren London to unpack the complex intricacies of dating a creative, aka a weirdo.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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69 min
November 28, 2018
Side Effects of Not Having Kids
This week we discuss what life is like in the no kids lane, and the unique exchanges, lifestyle, and expectations that come along with choosing not to procreate.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
November 21, 2018
Side Effects of Travel (with Demetria Lucas)
This week your other favorite source for self help from the hip and travel maven, Demetria Lucas talks the fun of jet setting and the value of getting out of your comfort zone and broadening your perspective! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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95 min
November 14, 2018
Side Effects of Being an Oreo (with Michael James Scott)
This week, Broadway star Michael James Scott joins us to talk what it is to be a black person but not embraced by the black community because of a difference in vernacular and class status.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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76 min
November 7, 2018
Side Effects of Toxic Masculinity Pt. 2
This week, we continue the conversation on toxic masculinity (without Dondre), and touch on what makes a man-basher, dealing with mansplainers, and cleansing society's waters of toxic masculinity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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47 min
October 31, 2018
Side Effects of Toxic Masculinity, Pt. 1 (with Dondré Whitfield)
This week, “Queen Sugar,” and “The Cosby Show’s” Dondré Whitfield joins us to go head to head in a 2pt extravaganza episode identifying, challenging, and dismantling, the beast of patriarchy.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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78 min
October 24, 2018
Side Effects of College (with Ashley Blaine Featherson)
This week we’re getting scholarly on y’all!! “Dear White People’s” Ashley Blaine Featherson joins us to talk all things collegiate and the pros/cons of heading off to got a higher learning!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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74 min
October 17, 2018
Side Effects of Living in Modern America
It’s no secret that this country is submerging into trying times. This week we discuss how the dysfunctional state of the union is affecting the state of our mental health and ways to manage it.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
October 10, 2018
Side Effects of Moving
In honor of Amanda upgrading from her apartment to a house this week’s episode is all about the stress, the excitement, and necessity of moving!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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48 min
October 3, 2018
Side Effects of Style (with Bryon Javar)
This episode we take it to your closets and the runway, talking all things fashion and flavaful with our guest, stylist to the stars, Bryon Javar!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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78 min
September 26, 2018
Side Effects of Loneliness
If ya think you’re lonely now...then you need to listen to this episode. We cozy up to the realities of feeling like an island and how to manage the vulnerability without letting it influence poor decision making!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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57 min
September 19, 2018
Side Effects of Great Sex
Aww sookie sookie now, this episode we smack it up flip it rub it down and get into the ins and outs (and ins and outs) of experiencing Sexcellence at its highest degree!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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64 min
September 12, 2018
Side Effects of Ending a Frienship (with Toni Trucks)
This week we’re joined by CBS “Seal Team’s”, Toni Trucks as we get into the sad reality of handling the hows, whats, and timing of when a friendship has run its course. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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83 min
September 5, 2018
Side Effects of Going on Tour
We’re back! A lot can happen in a month, especially when you’ve been touring the country, and Amanda has got all the good, the bad, and the funny on taking her show, Smart Funny & Black, to the masses!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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51 min
August 1, 2018
Side Effects of Being in Your 30s
On our last episode of the season, we pay 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
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43 min
July 25, 2018
Side Effects of Being Woke (with Kendrick Sampson)
This week we welcome actor/activist, Kendrick Sampson (HTGAWM; Vampire Diaries) and discuss self care, hoteps, idealism, and the many things that come with being alert to the (side)ways of the world!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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71 min
July 19, 2018
Side Effects of a Breakup
We’ve all been there and know what it’s like. The tears, the drunk texts, the sad music. Yup! This episode will hit home for a lot of folks as we dig into the dark dank place of the end of a relationship and how to get back to the light!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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51 min
July 11, 2018
Side Effects of Having Anxiety
In an effort to address the topic without genralizing it since, it shows up different for everyone who suffers from it, this week, is a super personal episode all about specifically Amanda's anxiety, how it impacts her life, how she manages it, and what she's learning about it!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
July 5, 2018
Side Effects of Being Outspoken (with Luvvie Ajayi)
This week’s, “Side Effects of Being Outspoken” keeps it 100 about the professional and personal repercussions of speaking your truth with best selling author, blogger, Luvvie Ajayi, in a mash up episode! For Pt. 1 listen to me discuss my journey of ou...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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61 min
June 27, 2018
Side Effects of Being A Cancer
This episode is for the uber sensitive, oh so loyal, consummate homebodies, THE CANCERS! In honor of my birthday, I’m doing an entire episode dedicated to the crybaby creatives of the zodiac, and what’s it’s like to be us, know us, and love us!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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41 min
June 20, 2018
Side Effects of Free Speech (with Natasha Korgaonkar)
This episode we take the more serious route to get to the nitty gritty of the 1st Amendment. My friend, Natasha Korgaonkar former lawyer with the NAACP Leah Defense Fund gets on the mic to clear up choice, freedom, and the difference in consequences when folks are exercising their rights vs. folks just runnin their mouths! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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80 min
June 13, 2018
Side Effects of Being an Independent Woman
This episode is for the ladies, doin the damn thang, handlin’ their own biz, and making moves! We’re diving in to the ups, downs, and every where in between of being a woman who can carry her own weight in a world that is waiting for her to get back in...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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56 min
June 6, 2018
Side Effects of Being a Nerd (with Ron Funches)
This one’s for all my fellow brainiacs out there who want to know everything! Comedian Ron Funches joins and we give you full geek life.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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78 min
May 30, 2018
Side Effects of White Women
This is an episode that may touch some nerves but is about elevation. In a world where it seems like daily, many white women are exercising their privilege in potentially harmful ways to others it’s time to have a real convo about the past, present, an...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
May 23, 2018
Side Effects of Platonic Friendships Pt. 2 (with Brandon Victor Dixon)
In this part 2 of our platonic friends episode, Brandon Victor Dixon joins us to talk all about the facts and fiction of our own platonic friendship (WE NEVER KISSED WITH TONGUE!), Starbucks fuckery, and of course, hella random moments of breaking out into song. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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69 min
May 16, 2018
Side Effects of Platonic Friendships Pt. 1 (without Brandon Victor Dixon)
This is a special 2 pt episode! In part one we get into the nitty gritty from the friend zone to those homie/lover/friendships. In part two my true platonic friend, Brandon Victor Dixon, of “Power” & Judas in the NBC live production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”, sits down with us to talk to truth behind can men and women of the same sexual preference truly ever be, “JUST FRIENDS”! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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37 min
May 9, 2018
Side Effects of Being West Indian (with Yvette Noel-Schure)
This episode is dedicated to all my people of Caribbean descent! WAVE YA FLAG! We talk all tings from cultural differences, growing up with West Indian parents, why we have 10 jobs and more! Plus, our Guest, Grenada born Publicist to Beyonce & more, Yv...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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71 min
May 2, 2018
Side Effects of Owning Your Own Business (with Melody Ehsani)
This week we’re dealing with the ups and downs of Being you’re own CEO! With guest, designer Melody Ehsani, we get to the nitty gritty on runnin your own biz, how to check folks who don’t respect your come up, when to check out, and more!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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66 min
April 25, 2018
Side Effects of Being a Multihyphenate
For anyone with hella passions or trying to figure out their passion this episode is for you. We take a look at the life of the Jack of all Trades, advise on how not to be a master of none, and put you on to finding your skeleton key.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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53 min
April 18, 2018
Side Effects of Toxic Relationships (with J. Winans)
This week we wade into the murky triflin’ shady waters of them folks that bring you nothing but trouble! R&B artist and producer, J Winans stops thru to share how he’s used music and turned those negatives into positives!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
April 11, 2018
Side Effects of Being Broke (with Retta)
This episode tackles the wackness of lacking funds. Retta, Star of NBCs “Good Girls” and “Parks and Recreation” stops thru and we get down to the nitty gritty of being the broke friend, dating while broke, and not letting being broke, break you!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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84 min
April 4, 2018
Side Effects of Being an Only Child
This episode we get into the solo dolo world of the only child. Dispelling the myth of an ability to share, breaking down what alone time really means, how annoying “I could tell you were” really is, and what folks like us miss out on and gain by havin...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
March 28, 2018
Side Effects of Fuckboys (with James Bland)
Y’all been waiting for this one! In an effort to rid the world of them. We go in on the whos, whats, and whys of F***bois! Chiming in is, James Bland star/creator/producer of digital series “Giants”.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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71 min
March 21, 2018
Mini - Phrases I Hate
This mini episode is all about over uses phrases that I can’t stand! From “Can I Pick Your Brain?” to “Do You date regular guys?” and more I explain why they get under my skin and drive me up the wall!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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18 min
March 14, 2018
Side Effects of Working With Your Friends (with King Bach)
This week we talk all about the pros and cons of working with the homies! Actor and comedian King Bach slides through to talk about internet vs. IRL peeps, figuring out which family members are cool to work with, and DM'ing Beyoncé!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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82 min
March 7, 2018
Side Effects of Being an Extrovert
This episode is for all the folks who’ve been told they’re “too much” “extra” or “doing the most”! We shed light on why makes a show off, speak on how to handle folks who think your personality is too big and answer the question when do extroverts ever...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
February 28, 2018
Side Effects of Being a Realist
Are you a pessimist? Or are you simply objective? This week we go to a whole new level of real and get in the mindset of folks who see through the lens of logic, explore how to be the “truth teller friend”, and how to awaken the inner realist in you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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53 min
February 21, 2018
Side Effects of Being a Black Woman in Hollywood (with Cree Summer)
This episode of Small Doses is a special one. Iconic actress and voice over artist, Cree Summer (“A Different World”) drops ALL THE GEMs about the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of being a sista in Hollywood!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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74 min
February 14, 2018
Side Effects of the Ho Phase (with DeWanda Wise)
This week we talk sexual freedom and how that phase impacts women’s bodies, relationships, and perspectives! DeWanda Wise, star of Netflix & Spike Lee’s, “She’s Gotta Have It,” spills the tea on how playing the risqué role of Nola Darling impacted her marriage and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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74 min
February 7, 2018
Side Effects of Being Type A (with John Early)
This show is dedicated to the high functioning folks! We’ll gem drop on perfectionists vs. overachievers, give insight on dealing with these kinds of persons, and laugh it up with Search Party’s John Early!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
January 31, 2018
Side Effects of Being an Innovator (with Robert Glasper)
This episode is all about folks taking a leap into the creative unknown! We talk how to stay motivated and keep your ideas fresh and get some insight on moving to the beat of your from Jazz/Hip Hop virtuoso, Grammy Award winner, Robert Glasper!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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62 min
January 24, 2018
Side Effects of Sexual Harassment (with Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson)
This episode speaks to the where, whys, and whats of the current household topic of Sexual Harassment. We also, gem drop on when a Holla becomes Cat Call, and Guests Corrine and Krystyna of the famed, “Guys We F@#ked” podcast, come thru to share their thoughts & experiences on the topic!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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68 min
January 17, 2018
Side Effects of The Curve (with Bresha Webb)
This week on Small Doses, it's all about giving and receiving Rejection. Find out how to know if you've been curved or dissed, how to perfect using the curve with people you're doing business with, and actress/comedian Bresha Webb (Marlon) shares her s...Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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65 min
January 10, 2018
Side Effects of Insecurity
Welcome to Small Doses with Amanda Seales! In our first episode, we're talking all about insecurity, covering everything from arrogance vs. confidence, feeling insecure in relationships, body image, and much more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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54 min
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