Favre Welfare Fraud | Ep 160

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! Thanks for the continued support and please keep sharing the show because now we’re streaming all throughout the United Kingdom!

In this week’s Check-In, Vin celebrates his daughter and his uncle on their birthday with a lunch fit for a king and queen in the borough of Brooklyn. Rick is also celebrating his brother’s birthday, but did his family get his age wrong? Rick is also dealing with the fallout of back order parts for his SUV to be repaired and the additional headache of dealing with insurance companies. L.O. talks about The Fearless Artist event that he attended with Alaric and the afterparty at Brooklyn Bowl where they watched Craig Robinson perform with a live band.

The guys discuss the universal basic income project recently launched in Denver, CO. Is this a feasible program to address poverty in one of America’s major cities? Next, the guys talk about the alleged felonious activity surrounding Brett Favre and his involvement in one of the biggest welfare fraud schemes in Mississippi history. Favre is accused of lobbying the state’s then-governor and other officials to redirect money intended for Mississippians in need to instead go toward new volleyball and football facilities for his alma mater, Southern Mississippi. Finally, the guys weigh in on the other scandal making the news with head coach Ima Udoka having sex with women connected with the Boston Celtics organization.

You’ll hear this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40.

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A Fantastically White Experience | Ep 159

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! The numbers are in and the streams coming back from London are amazing! In this week’s Check-In, Fire Marshall Bill shows up at Leon’s job to discuss fire safety and how to survive an active shooting incident. What would you tell a child in that situation? Alaric gets a pair of FREE by Dre headphones courtesy of his wife. Apparently, she thought they were broke and he decided to take a second look. Vin heads to Pocono Raceway for the Night Light Lantern event which was a beautiful time spent with thousands of people releasing their light lanterns into the air.

In this Week in Racism, we discuss the case out of Iowa where Piper Lewis a 15-year-old black child was on trial for killing her rapist and trafficker. After going through such an ordeal when she was actually 13, the court has decided to give her 5-year probation and is forcing her to pay 150k to the family of her rapist.

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Bomboclaat Yelp! | Ep 158

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! The numbers are in and the streams are heating up in the Caribbean with new numbers in Puerta Plata and Santiago in the Dominican Republic and Kingston, Jamaica.

This week Rick breaks down the fun and sexiness of the Arterotica event and also finds himself in a heavy customer, but no service situation at a local restaurant. Vin also went to Arteotica with his wife and had a great time. He’s also running out of patience with his home improvement project. L.O. attends a work event with fun, games, and day drinking that causes him to miss the fun later that evening at Arterotica.

Next, the guys discuss the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and the coverage in America and around the world. They also delve into the negative impact of her 70-year reign and how the world has suffered.

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Must We Know Wifey's Body Count | Ep 157

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! The numbers are in and the streams are heating up in the Caribbean thanks to our friends in St. John.

This week’s Check-In includes L.O.’s visiting family in Maryland and getting hooked on MTV’s Catfish. Vin is still working on his house and continues his wellness journey with exercise. Alaric is back home after two weeks on the road in West Virginia. He’s still waiting for his car to be repaired.

This week the guys tackle the outcry from MAGAts on the Biden administration’s school loan forgiveness initiative and Biden’s recent speech in Philadelphia calling out the fascism on the right. Next, the guys take some time to talk about the clueless Stacey Dash who recently took to social media to reveal that she recently discovered DMX passed away. Breaking news our dear brother DMX died in April 2021, almost a year and a half ago. Lastly, in the What’s the Scenario segment, we discuss a viral clip that suggests women who have had sex with more than five men will have less than a 25% chance of a successful marriage.

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Must We Know Wifey's Body Count? | Ep 157

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! The numbers are in and the streams are heating up in the Caribbean thanks to our friends in St. John.

This week’s Check-In includes L.O.’s visiting family in Maryland and getting hooked on MTV’s Catfish. Vin is still working on his house and continues his wellness journey with exercise. Alaric is back home after two weeks on the road in West Virginia. He’s still waiting for his car to be repaired.

This week the guys tackle the outcry from MAGAts on the Biden administration’s school loan forgiveness initiative and Biden’s recent speech in Philadelphia calling out the fascism on the right. Next, the guys take some time to talk about the clueless Stacey Dash who recently took to social media to reveal that she recently discovered DMX passed away. Breaking news our dear brother DMX died in April 2021, almost a year and a half ago. Lastly, in the What’s the Scenario segment, we discuss a viral clip that suggests women who have had sex with more than five men will have less than a 25% chance of a successful marriage.

You’ll hear this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40.

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Is Wifey's Body Count Too High? | Ep 157

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! The numbers are in and the streams from the Caribbean are heating up in St. Johns and Antigua. What are you waiting for? Share this show!

L.O. visits family in Maryland and gets hooked on MTV’s Catfish. Vin is still working on his house and continues his wellness journey with exercise. Alaric is back home after two weeks on the road in West Virginia. He’s still waiting for his car to be repaired.

This week the guys tackle the outcry from MAGAts on the Biden administration’s school loan forgiveness initiative and Biden’s recent speech in Philadelphia calling out the fascism on the right. Next, the guys take some time to talk about the clueless Stacey Dash who recently took to social media to reveal that she recently discovered DMX passed away. Breaking news our dear brother DMX died in April 2021, almost a year and a half ago. Lastly, in the What’s the Scenario segment, we discuss a viral clip that suggests women who have had sex with more than five men will have less than a 25% chance of a successful marriage.

You’ll hear this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40.

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Extra Value Bucket of Racism | Ep 156

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! The numbers are in and the streams are getting heavy in Mexico thanks to our friends in Tijuana! This week, Vin and L walk to Brooklyn after bottomless margaritas at their favorite brunch spot. Vin’s also breathing a sigh of relief because the electrical work in his house is finally done. Rick checks in from Louisburg, Virginia, and asks the question: Why does Walmart attract the strangest people? Lastly, L shares his tale of Sunday brunch and his run-in with an incompetent Uber Eats delivery person.

Next, in This Week in Racism, we find a couple from Rochester, New York who throws a racist Juneteenth celebration. They claimed it wasn’t racist but a local black firefighter in attendance strongly disagrees and has decided to sue. A local news station dug and found that Mary Nicosia maintained a racist Twitter account under a pseudonym. Will these folks ever learn?

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How Expensive is White Privilege? | Ep 155

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! It looks like the word is still spreading because your boys are now streaming in South Africa! Rick starts off the Check-In with some good news, his dad is out of the hospital and on the mend. He also celebrated his son’s 4th birthday with a party in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn where all of the entire Decoding40 family was in attendance. L.O. spends some time hanging out with his wife enjoying the festivities of Harlem week. At work, he has to make a decision to eat or not to eat fried chicken. Was it the right call? Vin made his way to Brooklyn to help celebrate Rick’s son’s birthday and had a great time. He also does some mental healing by visiting his brother and Uncle.

Next, we discuss Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. Is $10k enough or should the federal government relieve borrowers with a more aggressive forgiveness program? The guys also tackle the popular question that is making its rounds on social media–what constitutes a threesome?

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Pump Ya Brakes | Ep 154

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! It looks like the word is really spreading across the world because we are now streaming in Russia! Thanks to our comrades! In this episode, the guys discuss wrapping up a major home improvement, and family parties and one of the guys gets into a car accident.

Getting into the show, the guys discuss the white rage that is consuming America. Are we headed to the next Civil War? Then, the guys talk about music. What’s the most important album in your life? And, if you were creating a syllabus on hip hop, what album would have to be assigned listening?

You’ll hear this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40.

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Cooked & Jerked | Ep 153

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! We are now the self-proclaimed kings of podcasting as the show continues to expand its reach to Mumbai and Singapore. Each week we are encouraged by how this show is growing. Thank you! In this episode of Decoding 40, the fellas get together and spend a long weekend ending hanging out. It starts with a 4:20 420 smoke in Times Square with a friend to the show, Slink Johnson aka Black Jesus.

The next day the guys head out to the hip hop festival, Rock the Bells where the guys along with Slink found themselves trying to survive the extreme heat. The festival was HOT, literally, with several concertgoers passing out from the heat.

This and so much more on the latest episode of Decoding40.

You’ll hear this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40.

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