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Category: Medium Talk With Rodimus Prime (page 1 of 4)

Because Rod hates small talk

MT 37: Quan Mills

Rod is joined by adult urban contemporary fiction writer Quan Millz to discuss his path to becoming an author, his prolific works of black fiction, dealing with the criticism from his controversial books, marketing and more. It was a long discussion with a lot of tangents but hopefully this is the definitive Quan Millz interview. As always feel free to leave comments.

Quan’s Amazon Page

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MT 36: Pandora’s Awakening

Rod is joined by certified sex therapist Renee Burwell to discuss her path towards being a sex therapist, working for Bedroom Kandi, race in sexual health, infidelity, the taboo nature of conversations about sexual dysfunction and The Carters.

We had an entertaining conversation that was also very informative. I’m toying with the idea of having her back and maybe asking her some questions from the audience about sex and relationships. If that’s something you’d be interested in please leave a comment (anonymous if you want) in this thread or email me.

Pandora’s Awakening

MT 35: Savage Empire

Rod is joined by Tim Lewinson creator of the graphic novel “Savage Empire.” We talk his creative inspirations, how he got his start in gaming, how to run a crowd funding campaign, Black Panther, Gamer Gate and more. This was a very fun conversation and independent creators can find a lot of inspiration here.

Tim’s Twitter

MT 34: Healthy Roots

Rod talks with founder and CEO of Healthy Roots Yelitsa Jean-Charles about her experience in school, being a CEO, raising money, being black, street harassment and a ton more stuff. I had such a good time talking to Yelitsa. She’s an amazing person that I’m happy to introduce our audience to if they don’t already know her. Remember this interview because he star is still rising. She’s going places.

Healthy Roots

Yelitsa’s Twitter

MT 33: Tia Oso

Rod talks to activist Tia Oso about her start in activism, social media, public debates in blackness, protesting at Netroots, intersectionality in activism and visibility. This was a lovely conversation that went on so long but passed by so quick. Tia is smart, engaging, funny and insightful. Talking to her felt like I’d known her forever. Hope you enjoy this conversation.


MT 32: Constructive Criticism


After a DJ Eric Monroe trolled Karen on Twitter Rod decided to give him a late night call to discuss where exactly he got us fucked up. Enjoy.

MT 31: Love / Hate Relationship


What would happen if you got a chance to confront a troll? Rod talks to the troll who’s been calling and leaving messages every week.

MT 30: Briki Fa President


Rod talks with Briki Fa President about her amazing song “Fat Girls“, her skills on the mic, who are the bottom 5 rappers, her crew and what it is like being on the road. Briki is a hard woman to catch up with becaus she hustles so hard but this interview was dope. Make sure you stick around to the end to hear “Bars By Briki” which she posts on Instagram.

Briki’s Twitter

Briki’s Instagram


MT 29: Karnythia


Rod talks with Mikki Kendall (who you may know as @Karnythia on Twitter) about intersectionality in feminism, writing fiction and race in science fiction and fantasy works.


Mikki’s Website

Mikki’s Twitter



MT 28: Preschool Mastermind


Rod talks with Michelle Joni (MJ) and Candace (CanCan) about their new venture helping adults rediscover the lessons we all learned in Preschool. Preschool Mastermind is a one month adventure exploring preschool concepts like sharing and friendship, in order to apply and inject play, wonder, self-belief, and community into our grown-up lives. We discuss the lesson plans, soul crushing jobs and getting back to the things that make us happy.

Preschool Mastermind Website and Sign Up Page

Michelle’s Twitter Michelle’s Instagram

Candace’s Twitter Candace’s Instagram




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