Sophisticated Ignorance

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Synopsis

Steven & Nieema Simone, best friends out of Brooklyn, NY; candidly and bluntly discuss topical debates. Which makes for a hilarious and no holds barred conversation. New episodes every Monday on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Stitcher & Google Play. YouTube videos on Wednesdays.Send us questions, ideas & inquiries to askus@sophisticated-ignorance.net

Episodes

  • EP. 173 - Us Vs. Them

    EP. 173 - Us Vs. Them

    05/04/2021 Duration: 01h08min

    It’s us versus them! Vixon J. and Rovie discuss the saturation of Black trauma in media and how it relates to the reality that we see everyday. They share a recent bill that passed in Georgia, which will effect voter capabilities for Black constituents and answer what would make someone they’re attracted to unattractive.

  • EP. 172 - Cheat-os

    EP. 172 - Cheat-os

    29/03/2021 Duration: 01h09min

    Cheaters gonna cheat. Vixon J. and Rovie go over the latest relationship scandals that have hit social media recently between Derrick Jaxn and his wife, as well as Quavo and Saweetie. They discuss cheating, the roles of partners in their relationships, accountability of actions and how to be better. They also answer what makes people stay toxic. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) | To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 171 - Girl Code?

    EP. 171 - Girl Code?

    22/03/2021 Duration: 58min

    Girl Code where? Vixon J. and Rovie discuss male rejection and how it leads to harassment or violence against women. They also break down a situation between a girlfriend, her man, a retailer and an unwritten girl code. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) | To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 170 - Its Our Panniversary

    EP. 170 - It's Our Panniversary

    15/03/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    Do you know what today is? Vixon J. and Rovie commemorate our one year anniversary of the pandemic by recalling their growth throughout the year, how to manage pandemic grief, share some vaccine information and they have fun with some P words. We made it this far, so let’s keep strong and safe.

  • EP. 169 - Adult-ish

    EP. 169 - Adult-ish

    08/03/2021 Duration: 01h12min

    Adulting is hard. Vixon J. is joined by friend Jess to discuss adulting and what it looks like in today’s generation. They discuss how academia has affected development, our preparation into adulthood, how our parents have affected our adult lives and more. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Jess: @listenupwithmissjess (IG) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 168 - Plus One

    EP. 168 - Plus One

    01/03/2021 Duration: 01h15min

    Let’s talk size. Vixon J. and Rovie are joined by fellow blogger/writer Ari Bines as they discuss the misconceptions that are placed on the plus-sized community, from defining what is “healthy,” owning body image, body positivity, colorism in the community and more. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow Ari B: @ms.bines (IG) | @aribines (TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 167 - The B-List

    EP. 167 - The B-List

    22/02/2021 Duration: 01h08min

    Put it on the list. Vixon J. and Rovie discuss some recent comments made by B Simone about matching the requirements we list of our desired partners and why the standards between men and women differ. They also discuss Lori Harvey, “simping,” and answer if it’s okay to give up on someone in your life. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 166 - Valid-tines Day

    EP. 166 - Valid-tine's Day

    15/02/2021 Duration: 01h01min

    Validate us! Vixon J. and Rovie explore the many facets of external and internal validation in our society, from social media, our own homes, as Black women, in relationships and members of different communities. They also answer if a person is a sociopath for not caring about their sick relative. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 165 - I Need A Vacation

    EP. 165 - I Need A Vacation

    08/02/2021 Duration: 01h12min

    I need a vacation! Vixon J. and Rovie discuss how to decolonize tourism by defining what it means, how countries and islands are affected, revisiting Kristen Gray’s Bali situation and a woman naming their child after their ex. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 164 - Table. Set. GO!

    EP. 164 - Table. Set. GO!

    01/02/2021 Duration: 01h05min

    Set the table! Vixon J. and Rovie explore the nature of relationship building through the analogy of men and women setting a table together. They discuss if fathers are the better parents and should men be used if they decide to use women for sex. Unsung Hero for BHM: Tia Norfleet, first Black woman NASCAR driver Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 163 - Survivor: HOME Edition

    EP. 163 - Survivor: HOME Edition

    25/01/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    I’m coming home again! Vixon J. and Rovie discuss their definition of “home,” homesickness and how they build their own home aesthetic and style, as well as reveal what thrill-seeking activity they would try and answer if a father’s refusal to marry his daughter twice makes him an asshole. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 162 - The Goal Standard

    EP. 162 - The Goal Standard

    18/01/2021 Duration: 01h56s

    Are they really goals though? Vixon J. and Rovie discuss the downsides of aspiring to #RelationshipGoals by sharing the type of relationships they look up to, what they expect from their own relationships and the relationships that have shaped them, as well as breaking down the story of a guy's journey to love and what scares them on the daily. Follow Vixon J.: @vixonj (IG) | @vixon_j (TW) Follow Rovie: @nrevor (IG/TW) Follow the pod: @sipodcast (IG) | @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 161 - Keeping It Coup

    EP. 161 - Keeping It Coup

    11/01/2021 Duration: 01h17s

    They’ve finally lost it! Vixon J. and Rovie talk through the siege witnessed around the world at the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. by the Trump supporting terrorist mob. They share their initial thoughts about the event, the most shocking moments, and its impact on the country moving forward. They also touch on the Democratic election wins that occurred in Georgia the same day and and its implications in politics. Follow at @sipodcast (IG) and @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 160 - Belong To The Streets

    EP. 160 - Belong To The Streets

    04/01/2021 Duration: 01h42s

    Fake it ’til you make it! Vixon J. and Rovie bring in the New Year by discussing Imposter Syndrome and the different types that people experience. They also discuss the downside of calling women “strong” and its negative connotations, and other shenanigans on this first episode of 2021. Follow at @sipodcast (IG) and @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 159 - Im Evolving

    EP. 159 - I'm Evolving

    28/12/2020 Duration: 02h28min

    New Year, Same Me! Vixon J., and guest co-host Rovie, end the year off with discussing 2021 and their relationship with future planning and independence. They also have an Ignorant Debate about the pros and cons of quitting your job during a pandemic, how often we change our opinions of the world and how to dismiss your feelings for someone you like (Thanks to all the guests on the show this year and you the listeners for your continuous support). Follow Rovie (IG/TW: @nrevor) Follow at @sipodcast (IG) and @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 158 - Ball In Your Court

    EP. 158 - Ball In Your Court

    21/12/2020 Duration: 27min

    The ball is in your court now. Vixon J. brings in the holidays by discussing the most expensive gift he's ever given and received, learning to accept compliments and dismiss criticisms and being proactive with communication and resolving conflict amongst friends and loved ones. He also answers what his perfect life looks like and weighing in on a sister and brother who had a dispute at her wedding. Follow at @sipodcast (IG) and @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 157 - Fever With A Hard R

    EP. 157 - Fever With A Hard R

    14/12/2020 Duration: 40min

    I'm sick of y'all! Vixon J. talks about his bizarre sickness that he recently went though and the takeaways from that experience, recasting T'Challa in Black Panther, his Clubhouse review, plus sharing the hardest lesson that he's learned and if privacy is a privilege. Follow at @sipodcast (IG) and @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 156 - Do The Work!

    EP. 156 - Do The Work!

    30/11/2020 Duration: 01h41min

    You have to do the work! Vixon J. is joined by friend Ciru to discuss therapy and mental health. They share their first therapy experiences, how they found their own therapists, loved ones reacting to their journeys, the stigmas behind mental health and friends/loved ones vs. paid professionals when it comes to trust and coping. Follow at @sipodcast (IG) and @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 155 - Make A Choice!

    EP. 155 - Make A Choice!

    16/11/2020 Duration: 37min

    What happens now? Vixon J. shares his thoughts about post-election country, the concept of Choice Theory, men vs women standards, melanin & skin tone, the Holidays and Covid-19, as well as responding to an internet question. Follow at @sipodcast (IG) and @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

  • EP. 154 - Political Endgame

    EP. 154 - Political Endgame

    02/11/2020 Duration: 01h39min

    We’re in the endgame now! Vixon J. sits down with friend Paige to discuss politics, Election Day predictions and everything in between, as it relates to civic duties in the Black community. They also go over what would it be like if Black people had their own sovereign nation. Follow Paige (IG: @kingpaigexiii) Follow at @sipodcast (IG) and @si__podcast (TW) To ask questions/advice, guest appearances & inquiries: sophigpodcast@gmail.com

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