Episode 68: Lena Waithe | Hollywood Is Life

Justin and Joy sit down with Lena Waithe to discuss her recent Emmy nomination, relationship with a Hollywood executive, and the importance of having television content reflective of black culture.

Elevator Pitch

  • Lena’s recent Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.
  • The importance of representing black culture in Hollywood.
  • The story behind Lena’s coming out story in Master of None’s “Thanksgiving” episode.
  • Being her current partner’s first girlfriend and dating a Hollywood executive.
  • Working with Steven Spielberg in the upcoming film, “Ready Player One”.
  • Her upcoming series with Showtime, “The Chi”, and the the motivation behind its inception.
  • Why it’s critical to have more black executives in Hollywood.
  • Fish Bowl: Are you holding onto something you should let go of? What big lesson can people learn from your life?
  • And much more!

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Love Jays on TradioV: Episode 13

Love Jays on TradioV

Good Morning Love Birds!

In this week’s episode, we were joined by Kristen Carter, screenwriter and television producer. We discussed Memorial Day weekend, celibacy, Mr. J’s struggle with unemployment, Zach Sobiech, and the difference between east coast/west coast men.

Special congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Jared and Jordana Kaiser (Mr. J’s college teammate) on their wedding this weekend!

Love,

J&J