Something Like, But Not Quite



Forest and Ki discuss weekly topics that range from pop culture to politics and social commentary with a specifically black, female and queer perspective, while trying to maintain a sense of humor about it all.


  • It's Tangelo Season!!!

    26/02/2021 Duration: 38min

    This week, I discussed my saga with Fed Ex, some political stuff, Sherry Pie, Kim divorcing Kanye, and Zendaya's agency. 

  • Whiteness Will Work It Out

    18/02/2021 Duration: 51min

    This week, Forest discussed the TX power failure in the wake of this winter storm, Judas and the Black Messiah, Rachel Dolezal can't find a job, Kyle Rittenhouse has no consequences for violating his bond, Amy Cooper's charges are dropped, the Buffalo officers who assaulted an elderly man have their charges dropped, Justin Timberlake's Sorry for 2004, Dave Chappelle getting his money, and Lucky Daye's new EP. 

  • Happy Solar Return, Ki!!!

    10/02/2021 Duration: 01h11min

    This week, Forest wishes Ki a Happy Birthday and discusses a mayor utilizing Chick-fil-a talent for logistics, RIP to Dustin Diamond, Mary Wilson and Christopher Plummer, Rochester police officers pepper spraying and handcuffing a 9-year-old, Chad Wheeler physically assaulting a woman, prosecutors don't know where Kyle Rittenhouse is living, black trauma in movies, Framing Britney Spears, Janet Jackson, and Tessica Brown aka Gorilla Glue Girl.

  • To Entitlement And Beyond

    02/02/2021 Duration: 44min

    This week, Forest discusses his current mental state, new Kyle Rittenhouse details, Philly's disastrous COVID vaccine distribution, the Gamestop investment saga, Cori Bush being accosted by Majorie Taylor-Greene, impeachement, media obsession with white voters, and Jay-Z investing in minority-owned cannibis companies.

  • 52 Beats

    26/01/2021 Duration: 49min

    This week, Forest discusses unemployment, the importance of having a place to direct your energy, Keyshia Cole/Ashanti verzuz, potential verzuz matchups, Gwyneth Paltrow's vagina candles exploding, TX state govt preventing counties from prioritizing communities of color in vaccine distribution, Kyle Rittenhouse has new bond restrictions, insurrectionists being given home arrest, Biden accomplishments so far, and a new LDF scholarship program to build the bench of civil rights lawyers in the south.  

  • Doing It Dolo

    18/01/2021 Duration: 49min

    This week, Forest discusses his reasoning for continuing the show in Ki's absence, Azaelia Banks' new recipe, Flex jabs at Jay-Z for not being on social media, deranged Trump supporters assaulting a manatee, insurrection aftermath, *I was mixed up and it was the Ocoee Massacre, not Ocala*, a MA teen turning in her family, and Kamala Harris being sworn by Justice Sotomayor with Thurgood Marshall's bible. 

  • Bon Voyage

    12/01/2021 Duration: 01h29min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss Ki taking a break, forging ahead dolo, being an empath, MF Doom and Eric Jerome Dickey passing, Lil Nas X embracing his role in the game, college football players with post-COVID health issues, Trump pushing GA to cheat, voter suppression, the insurrection, and Black servicemembers exporting soul food. 

  • Main Pod Dreams

    07/01/2021 Duration: 02h11min

    This week, Forest and Ki new year food, parenting adult children, Universal reaching capacity amid the pandemic, Keyon Harrold and son harrased at a NY hotel, Soul critiques, Minari only being treated as a foreign film, Dr Susan Moore dying after video documenting mistreatment, COVID effects on the body, a pharmacist destroying vaccine vials, prison councelor mocking death row inmates and legal team, the GA race, the DOJ choosing not to proceed with Tamir Rice charges, and a young man teaching a lesson.

  • Where The Voting Reside

    22/12/2020 Duration: 02h19min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss parent-child dynamics, generational truama and healing, COVID as disruptor, Forest's new EP, Dionne Warwick on Twitter, MacKenzie Scott giving away more money to HBCUs, the Republican/Trump grift, TI being misogynistic...again, Leonard Roberts writing about his experience on Heroes, a man being freed after serving 37 years for a crime he didn't commit, white evangelicals cashing in on PPP loans, the long term austerity play, Tuskeegee experiment family encouraging folks to take the COVID vaccine, new information about the Trump administration's herd immunity plan, the Anjanette Young incident with Chicago PD, Deb Haaland being nominated as Sec of Interior, GA PLEASE VOTE.

  • The Esoteric Episode (GA PLEASE VOTE)

    15/12/2020 Duration: 01h33min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss faith in turbulence, Black superpowers, rats at a BX chipotle, Nate Parker aparently isn't cancelled, Joy Reid's residency at Howard, Rashida Jones elevated as the head of MSNBC, breakdancing as an Olympic sport, an Israeli former govt official says that aliens have contacted our govt, Tulsi Gabbard being transphobic, the Los Angeles DA making major shifts towards equity, GA cutting polling places ahead of the senate runoff races, and the last ditch effort to steal the election 

  • A True Kitchen Kerfuffle

    08/12/2020 Duration: 01h52min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss the True Kitchen Kerfuffle, Teyana Taylor retiring, Lavern Cox attacked, an antigay politician found at a 25-man orgy, Covid-talk, Kyle Rittenhouse's trial proceeding, a FL plotting to commit voter fraud on camera, marijuana legalization passing in the house, PPP loan sketchiness, Trump threatening defense spending, Obama's defund commentary, Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas, and favorite male falsettos. 

  • Team KTSE

    01/12/2020 Duration: 01h49min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss our Thanksgiving food this year, uncomfortable questions about religion, Watchmen, Lisa Rae hating on Halle Berry, Justin Beiber calling out his designation at the Grammys, The Weeknd, Young Thug dissing Andre 3000, Dave Chappelle, an anti-LGBT school board member resigns after embarassing herself, Alicia Garza says Ice Cube never contacted her, an idictment on white evangelicals voting habits, the SCOTUS ruling on NY COVID restrictions, Perdue making money on the pandemic, Trump at his tiny desk, the GSA finally ascertaining Biden as the election's winner, Jingle Jangle and The Mandalorian. 

  • GA We're Depending On You

    25/11/2020 Duration: 01h58min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss thunderstorm asthma, cooking, LA fast food, Charlamagne "calling out" Megan thee Stallion for setting boundaries, Michaela Coel turning down Netflix, Tyson chicken managers betting on how my workers would get COVID, Mo'Nique explaining why calls her husband "daddy", Kyle Rittenhouse using stimulus to buy the gun he used to commit murder and getting bailed out, NC judge possibly losing a seat as a result of this election, republican attempts to steal the election, Trump holding up the transition, the white house killing the deal to provide mental healthcare to separated families, possible Biden appointments, the Will Smith/Janet Hubert reconciliation and the power of conflict resolution, and Mama's Gun turning 20.Twitter: @jungle915, @kiout23, @slbnqEmail:

  • No Patti Pies For Byl

    19/11/2020 Duration: 02h04min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss the possibility of a new vaccine, fallout from the election, COVID response in Austrailia, Anne Hathaway responding to controversy from her role in The Witches, Hip Hop mainstreaming, responses to kids on an airplane, Steve Bannon running misinformation pages, Keke Palmer's bad take on EBT cards, Eva Longoria apologizes after misguided comment, Proud Boys reassert their white supremacist, the Dean Browning saga, Forest's pie preferences, Melania Trump being just as trash as her husband, Desantis' pro lynch mob legislation, the LMPD covering up over 200k complaints of sexual abuse from 2 officers, Jim Clyburn's take on the effect of the "Defund the Police" messaging, copaganda, republicans currently defunding the police, Biden appointments, student loan forgiveness, Beyonce using Pelaton to help HBCUs. 

  • My Blue Wall Is Black

    10/11/2020 Duration: 01h46min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss the election being called for Biden, Watchmen vs Lovecraft's Tulsa reenactments, Jordan Peele producing a "People Under The Stairs" remake, Costco standing up agains monkey slave labor, Philly police being horrible, one of the suspects in the Whitmer plot seeking a COVID release, Breonna Taylor's murderer suing Kenneth Walker, Deray McKesson wins his SCOTUS case, the blue wall actually being Black, not seeing it for Van Jones, the indigenous vote, coalition building, the role of white identity politics, the GA senate races, support New Georgia Project, Fair Fight, and Black Voters Matter. 

  • Whew, Girl (An Election Special)

    05/11/2020 Duration: 01h22min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss the 2020 election...that's it. 

  • The Chris Conundrum

    28/10/2020 Duration: 01h51min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss the Chris Pratt thing, coconut, #EndSARS, unrealistic expectations of celebrities, the Guiliani "Borat" scene, voter suppression, racists reframing history to Ohio children, the ACB ascention to becoming a justice, the grand jury information to be released in the Breonna Taylor case, Biden's plan for Black men, 545 children unable to find their parents due to federal child separation, strategic voting, Lovecraft Country, Baldwin v Buckley, Kim Foxx expunging marijuana convictions in Chicago. 

  • Must Be The Oxy

    22/10/2020 Duration: 02h14min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss going under anasthesia, opiods, Chadwick Boseman not having will, R Kelly got knocked out, Snoop voting for the first time, Fair Wayne Bryant freed, a missionary operating a charity in Uganda that killed over 100 children, funding cut on domestic violence center b/c they hung a BLM sign, Black and Brown children dying the most from COVID, Ice Cube and the Trump campaign courting Black men, the senatorial race, Trump debt, court balancing, election season, and Black Earth RIsing. 

  • Be Hopeful

    14/10/2020 Duration: 01h41min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss bathroom renovations, a priest and 2 dominatrices arrested for obsenity, the MO governor pardoning the Maclutchskys, Netflix indicted for child porn in TX, a Las Vegas child that died in a car, the Melania tapes, Daniel Cameron trying to keep the grand jury proceedings secret, the presidential debate, Trump having the rona, Trump's hospital adventures, the VP debates, a kidnapping plot against MI governor, the SCOTUS proceedings, and election season. 

  • Highway to the Danger Zone

    01/10/2020 Duration: 01h54min

    This week, Forest and Ki discuss safety and vulnerability in parent/child relationships, unemployment, Meghan and Harrry weighing in on the US election, voting, Tory Lanez/Megan thee Stallion, rollbacks on chicken/meat standards, Wells Fargo racial issues, Baltimore paying out a settlement after attempting to hold it over and NDA dispute, Breonna Taylor update, Citigroups study on the cost of racism, Florida opening up, Cece Winans working with the Trump administration, more SCOTUS update, marching orders, and Marsai Martin's new series in development. 

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