This week’s episode was inspired by Bill Maher’s comments that once again had the internet flipping out. Long story short, Bill thought it was a good idea to use the word “nigga” in a joke. The internet responded in calls for him to be fired. A few things we made very clear in this episode: #1. Neither of us are fans of his because, #2. he is regularly unfunny. This was no exception, but it did inspire us to have an open and honest conversation about the word, how we feel about its use both in the black community and outside of it. We also talked about how the word nigga has permeated popular culture and gave our opinions on the effects as we perceive it. As usual, our opinions are our own and probably won’t mesh with popular opinion, but that’s the inherent risk of being honest (and then recording it)…

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