They Shooting! | Ep. 210

Welcome back to another exciting episode of Decoding 40!

Vin hosts as the crew begins with their weekly check-in. They celebrate Alaric’s birthday in Brooklyn, where they encounter the slowest bartender ever.

The mood shifts when they discuss a terrifying shootout that occurred on a rush hour A train. They ponder whether this incident reflects a new level of craziness in the world or if it’s just a typical occurrence in NYC during rush hour.

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

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Alaric Campbell: @alaricphoto

Leon Cauthen: @theotherleon

Vincent Perez: @vinsdailyrant

We Got Five On It! (An Anniversary Show) | Ep. 209

Welcome back to a special episode of Decoding 40. This week Alaric, Leon, and Vincent celebrate 5 years of recording Decoding 40. Listen in and hear about the lastest that’s going on in our lives from managing the pressures of being a part of the “sandwich generation”, traveling time and space in dreams, and fear of the retched smell of cat piss. You’ll also hear some flashbacks of some of our favorite moments over the past five years.

Also, Happy Birthday Alaric! Go to his IG and show him some love!

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

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Vincent Perez: @vinsdailyrant

Black White Ninjas | Ep.# 208

In this episode of Decoding 40, hosted by Alaric, the team celebrates Leon’s birthday. They start with their weekly check-in, where Leon shares his experiences handling confrontations on the MTA. Vincent recounts witnessing a situation at work where “keeping it real goes wrong.” He then discusses what he’s been watching lately. Alaric recaps the birthday drinks for Leon, and the team reviews Exclaim’s list of Wu Tang’s greatest albums and side projects. Lastly, they delve into the topic of far-right Black Republicans and their allegiance to White Supremacy..

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

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Vincent Perez: @vinsdailyrant

The Grifter Ones | Ep. 207

In this week’s episode of Decoding 40, Alaric, Leon, and Vin provide updates on their lives. They delve into Trump’s latest grifting scheme involving a sneaker release and explore one of the underlying reasons for the migrant problem.

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

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Alaric Campbell:

@alaricphoto

Leon Cauthen:

@theotherleon

Vincent Perez:

@vinsdailyrant

When We Break … We BREAK! | Ep. 206

After an extended hiatus, Leon, Alaric, and Vincent are back in the big seats chopping up the latest social and newsworthy events. This week they talk about Killer Mike’s plan to support teenage parents and the US infrastructure, the Airbnb host who went out of their way to retaliate against a guest, and some entertainment picks you probably want to tap into.

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

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Hosts:

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Leon Cauthen: @theotherleon

Vincent Perez: @vinsdailyrant

$95M Phone Sex Charge? | Ep. 205

Welcome back to Decoding 40, a hilarious podcast series where three unapologetic Black men dive into and decipher the intricate thoughts and issues of today’s mature men. Join Vincent, Alaric, and Leon for an inside look into the unfiltered minds of men, with a drink in hand, of course! This is the podcast that fearlessly explores complex topics.In today’s episode Leon, Alaric, and Vincent discuss a wide range of subjects. This week the guys reflect on the unforgettable events of September 11th, sharing their own experiences and discussing the lasting effects on our nation. They question whether the significance of 9/11 has diminished over time and delve into the government’s response and subsequent policies that have altered our freedoms.Moving forward, the guys weigh in on the developing story of Michigan State University where head football coach, Mel Tucker, is facing allegations he sexually harassed Brenda Tracy who served as an honorary coach and anti-sexual harassment advocate for the team. A few things don’t appear to make sense. Will the university use this as an excuse to avoid paying out the rest of a $95 million contract to Tucker?You’ll hear all of this and more in this episode of Decoding 40. P.S. Support our friend Nickimmy Hayes in her campaign to be elected to the Meriden, CT School Board. Send donations to: https://daycampaign.com/Event/NICKIMMY23 Follow her on Instagram @VoteNickimmyYou’ll hear all of this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40.Want to vent? Text or call us at (619) 940-4040.Want to be the Whiskey Warrior of the Week? Send us an email at Decoding40@gmail.com. Want to support the show? Send donations to CashApp at $Decoding40Want to follow us? Find us @decoding40 on all social media platforms.Want to partner with us? Send a message to hello@decoding40pod.com or slide in our DMsWant some merch? Go to decoding40pod.comWant to submit an OpEd for our newsletter NEET? Go to https://bit.ly/Decoding40NEET

Are White Babies 50% Off Now? | Ep 204

Welcome back to Decoding 40, your favorite podcast where we unpack the issues that matter most. In today’s episode, Leon, Vincent, and Alaric dive into a range of topics, from the challenges of independent learning for their children to the urgent need to address the climate crisis. Join us as we explore the impact of melting ice, the ethical dilemmas of genetic modifications, and the concerning rise of invasive mosquitoes. We’ll also share some personal stories, including a hair styling experience and insights into maintaining intimacy. You’ll hear all of this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40.Want to vent? Text or call us at (619) 940-4040.Want to be the Whiskey Warrior of the Week? Send us an email at Decoding40@gmail.com. Want to support the show? Send donations to CashApp at $Decoding40Want to follow us? Find us @decoding40 on all social media platforms.Want to partner with us? Send a message to hello@decoding40pod.com or slide in our DMsWant some merch? Go to decoding40pod.comWant to submit an OpEd for our newsletter NEET? Go to https://bit.ly/Decoding40NEET

Cases in New York City, Indictments in DC | Ep 203

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40! In each episode, the hosts provide insights, anecdotes, and often humorous commentary, creating an engaging and entertaining show. Listeners can expect to hear candid discussions about everyday life experiences, challenges, and social issues, making Decoding 40 a relatable and relatable show for audiences from all walks of life.Join Leon, Vincent, and Alaric as they decode each topic, providing unique perspectives and sparking conversations. Whether you want to laugh, reflect, or gain new insights, Decoding 40 is the podcast for you.You’ll hear all of this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40. To vent, text or call us at (619) 940-4040. Want to be the Whiskey Warrior of the Week? Send us an email at Decoding40@gmail.com. To support the show, send donations to CashApp at $Decoding40. Find us @decoding40 on all social media platforms. If you want to partner with us, send a message to hello@decoding40pod.com or slide in our DMs. If you want some merch or to submit an OpEd for our newsletter NEET, visit decoding40pod.com or go to https://bit.ly/Decoding40NEET.

72 Virgins Are Not Going to Cover It | Ep 202

Welcome back to Decoding 40! Get ready for another episode of Decoding 40, the podcast that delves deep into the issues and experiences that matter to Black men over 40 in America. In this episode, we’ve got a lot to unpack and discuss. This week we tackle Uber, strained backs, a birthday party, self-care, Oppenheimer, the power of prayer and meditation, and some personal stories that will have you laughing and cringing at the same time. You’ll hear all of this and so much more on this episode of Decoding 40.Want to vent? Text or call us at (619) 940-4040.Want to be the Whiskey Warrior of the Week? Send us an email at Decoding40@gmail.com. Want to support the show? Send donations to CashApp at $Decoding40Want to follow us? Find us @decoding40 on all social media platforms.Want to partner with us? Send a message to hello@decoding40pod.com or slide in our DMsWant some merch? Go to decoding40pod.comWant to submit an OpEd for our newsletter NEET? Go to https://bit.ly/Decoding40NEET

Booga Suga Bear's Revenge | Ep 201

Welcome to Decoding 40, the podcast where we unravel the news and delve deep into the stories that matter. In today’s episode, we confront the shocking reality of racial tensions in Mississippi as six former law enforcement officers plead guilty to torturing two black men.

We examine the systemic failures that allowed this abuse of power to occur, drawing comparisons to Mississippi’s dark history and the struggle for civil rights. But it’s not all serious today. We also tackle some relationship woes, discussing a woman’s struggle with intimacy in her marriage and a newlywed couple facing unexpected challenges. Plus, we’ll touch on an event-filled weekend, explore the dark corners of TikTok, and hear one host’s journey to recovery from a foot injury.

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

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