February 19, 2018 New
Jumping the Broom
Planning a wedding is stressful. There’s making the guest list, sticking to a budget and picking the right dress. Writer Ashley Ford knows this all too well— she’s
February 13, 2018 New
Moooo and Oink!
Brittany and Eric watch the blackest commercial ever made. And an untold story from Black history where somebody gets… bit.Watch the classic "Moo and Oink"
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The Nod is an artfully idiosyncratic exploration of the kaleidoscopic spectrum of experiences that make up black life in America.—AV Club
Where To Get Started
Perhaps you are a new listener checking out our show for the first time. You can start from the beginning, or try a few of these episodes which we like a lot.
November 20, 2017
Ready, Set … Buy Black
Tupac vs. Biggie. Mac vs. PC… Brittany vs. Eric. This week, Brittany and Eric’s rivalry reaches new heights as they face off in a competition that tests their smar
August 28, 2017
I Want That Purple Stuff
Jolly Ranchers. Skittles. Gatorade. No matter what, Eric always goes for the purple stuff. This week, he uncovers the deliciously deep roots of his love for gr
August 14, 2017
Chitlins at Bergdorf’s
If you think Kanye West was the first to change the American fashion game, meet one of the flyest Black fashion squads in history. RELATED LINKS C
Brittany is a producer and host at Gimlet. In her spare time, she co-hosts For Colored Nerds, an independent podcast about race, news and pop culture. She hails from Farmington Hills, Michigan and is a very proud graduate of Howard University.
Eric co-hosts The Nod at Gimlet. He also co-hosted For Colored Nerds, an independent podcast about race, news and pop culture with @bmluse. Prior to working at Gimlet, he helped nonprofits and foundations develop digital strategies at Fenton.
Kate is a producer for The Nod. She previously worked at NPR’s Morning Edition and NPR Music.
Sarah is the Senior Producer for The Nod. Before joining Gimlet, she was a producer on WNYC’s On the Media.
Emanuele is a producer at Gimlet. Previously, she told stories from the mitten state, wandered around St. Louis with a microphone, and taught English in the Vegas of Asia.
Annie-Rose is an editor at Gimlet. She previously worked as a Managing Editor at BuzzFeed News and, prior to that, at ThinkProgress.