#208 | Donny Osmond Slathers Soul Music in Mayonnaise | #saysomethingnew

Can one search for classic soul music on YouTube in Peace? Not if Donny Osmond has anything to say about it! This week, the SSN Crew discusses the whitewashing of R&B music by well-meaning white folks. In addition to those shenanigans, we also talk about FOX’s “The Gifted,” “black-ish” and “The Mayor.” In other music news, we discuss Little Richard claiming (again) to be #delivert from an alternative lifestyle and Terence Trent D’Arby adopting an alternate personae to deal with the pressures of fame. Finally, we explore the first inklings of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

SHOW NOTES:
• 00:00:00 Film Reviews
  ◦ “Josie and the Pussycats” (2001)
• 00:07:37 Film News: Harvey Weinstein + more
• 00:32:17 TV Reviews
  ◦ “The Gifted” (FOX)
  ◦ “black-ish” (ABC)
  ◦ “The Mayor” (ABC)
  ◦ “This is Us” (NBC)
  ◦ “SEAL Team” (CBS)
  ◦ “Queen Sugar” (OWN)
• 00:57:44 TV News: “Raising Dion” + more
• 01:02:08 Music Reviews
  ◦ “Inception” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2010)
  ◦ Black Thought & Method Man freestyle On Sway in the Morning
  ◦ Charimen of the Board – “You’ve Got Me Dangling on a String” (1970)
  ◦ Donny Osmond – “You’ve Got Me Dangling on a String” (1977) – in case you want to torture yourself or point-n-laugh: https://youtu.be/nfsMcvS__7o
• 01:12:04 Music News: Little Richard #delivert + more
• 01:29:30 Say Something Nice Challenge

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