Paulitics Podcast

Paulitics Podcast

Paulitics is a Pop Culture Podcast feauturing Celebrity Guests and a lot of laughs hosted by Emmy Nominated Lifestyle Personality Paul Wharton and his co-host Stacey Rusch.

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    The Paulitics of Being Living Legend Jenifer Lewis

    In this episode 12 of Paulitics Paul is in New York City to do a one on one interview with Actress, Author and Activist Jenifer Lewis. From her more than three hundred appearances for film and television, stage and cabaret, performing comedy or drama, as an unforgettable lead or a scene-stealing supporting character, Jenifer Lewis has established herself as one of the most respected, admired, talented, and versatile entertainers working today. And she also happens to be Paul’s friend! This episode is an intimate portrait of the woman affectionately known as The Mother of Black Hollywood. This “Mega Diva” and costar of the hit sitcom Black-ish bares her soul as only she can. Ladies and gentleman, we’re pleased to present, the one, the only, Ms. Jenifer Lewis!

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    The Paulitics of the Not Conceding Defeat

    In this episode of Paulitics, Paul and Stacey talk about the outcomes of the tense Florida and Georgia Gubernatorial elections. It’s getting hot in here and we’re ready to talk about it! And it’s the most important magazine release of the year, Vogue’s September issue you ask? No! People magazine’s sexiest man of the year issue is out and Idris Elba came out on top! Paul and Stacey share their thoughts on that and what they feel makes a man sexy. And it seems Ray J is back in the news for talking about Kim. How long can you continue to romanticize the past and talk about your ex lovers? Paul and Stacey discuss and it is hilarious! All of this and so much on episode 11 of Paulitics!

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    The Paulitics of Being Born in the USA

    In this episode if Paulitics, Paul and Stacey discuss the Megyn Kelly Blackface scandal and their thoughts on cultural appropriation. On the eve of the mid-term elections, Paul and Stacey share why they vote and what they hope the outcome will be. The NFL is back in hot topics and Paul’s friend Jenifer Lewis has just released a new song paying tribute to Rihanna and Cardi B. for boycotting performing at the Super Bowl. Do you still support the NFL? And what do you think about musical artists boycotting the big game? Oprah set out on the campaign trail for Stacy Abrams in the Georgia Gubernatorial race, will she have the power to get Stacey elected? If Oprah showed up at your day, would it sway your vote? Trump threatens to ban Birthright Citizenship and Paul and Stacey have something to say about that and so much more in this fast moving, politically charged episode of Paulitics!

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    The Paulitics of Not Being Insecure

    In this episode of Paulitics, Paul welcomes actress and activist Amanda Seales, the break out star of HBO’s hit series Insecure to the studio to talk about her tv show, her views on dating and marriage and how she knew Paul was plenty black enough to compete in her Smart, Funny and Black stage show. Paul and Amanda talk about knowing the difference between a loyal friend and an undercover hater and when it’s time to do a good ole contact purge. Amanda shares an inspiring story about moving across the country to take a chance on her dreams and having more success in 2-3 years than she had in her entire career. It’s so good!! Listen up creatives, you aren’t going to want to miss this one! Later in the show, our favorite Potomac Housewife Monique Samuels pops into the studio to talk about shooting the upcoming 4th season of the Bravo show and how expecting her 3rd child has made the other ladies on the show nicer to her! I mean, who can hate on a pregnant lady right?! All of that and so much more in episode 9 of Paulitics!

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    The Paulitics of Being On The Birthday List

    In this episode of Paulitics, Paul has just celebrated his birthday and Stacey wonders why she wasn’t invited to the late night dinner. Upon further discussion, Stacey presses the point that she is never invited to Paul’s evening events! Is Paul Mom-shaming Stacey out of adult play time? Paul’s Mom Brenda is live in studio to shed some light on what a young Paul was like and why she had no idea Paul was gay when he came out at 19. You won’t want to miss that story! Paul’s English business partner joins the live podcast to weigh in with a UK perspective. The group gets into an intriguing discussion about Diddy and Cassie’s break up and raise the question, does a man have the power to “waste” a woman’s “good years”? Everyone has something to say and they don’t hold anything back! Tune in and join the conversation!

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    The Paulitics of Knowing When It’s Ok to say “Do You Know Who I Am?!”

    On this episode of Paulitics, Paul tells Stacey how he recently had to get dressed up and use his position as an author and TV personality to rally a troop of uninterested nurses and doctors into giving his loved one (and the Mother of his favorite Whole Foods cashier) better medical care while they were in the hospital. Which raises the question, when it comes to life or death situations, is it ok to say “Do you know who I am”?! Stacey talks about a recent visit from her best friend that resulted in her bff having to reprimand Stacey’s daughter. Paul weighs in with his thoughts on someone else having the right to get your child together without your permission. What do you think? Paul’s upcoming appearance on HBO Insecure’s Amanda Seales’ “Smart, Funny and Black” show inspires Stacey to give him an impromptu “BlackSpert” quiz. Tune in to this episode of Paulitics to see if Paul passed the test and so much more!!

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    The Paulitics of Confidence Becoming King (or Queen)

    In this episode of Paulitics, Paul and Stacey talk about learning to love themselves and finding the confidence to take risks and go after their goals. On the cusp of Brett Kavanaugh becoming the next Supreme Court Justice, Paul and Stacey discuss where they were and what they were doing during other major moments in modern history. Stacey is surprised to learn that Paul has a vivid memory of Princess Diana’s death and is even more shocked to hear the series of events that transpired in Paul’s life in NYC during the 9/11 attacks. Stacey connects with her German brothers and sisters while Paul shares his latest experiences pitching TV shows and walking around “incog-negro” while stalking his billboards in Chinatown! All of this and a raw look at knowing when it’s time to part ways with people that were once, your close friends. It’s not Politics, it’s Paulitics!

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    The Paulitics of Telling The Truth About Sex and Relationships

    On this episode of Paulitics, Paul and Stacey share their reactions to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh’s testimonies during their senate hearings. The subject of sexual assault leads Paul to share a very personal story of his own about being sexually assaulted. Stacey tells Paul about Chrissy Teigen admitting that she and John Legend had sex on the first date which leads Paul and Stacey to share their opinions on the subject and let’s just say one is totally down for it! As the co-hosts go deeper into relationship chat, Paul shares details of the accident that caused his former partner Michael to go into a coma and subsequently lose his ability to walk and talk. This episode is has it all, drama, laughter, tears and sex talk. We’re having a sharing moment and you’re invited to the conversation!

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    The Paulitics of Supremely Reaping What You Sow with Monique Pressley

    On this episode of Paulitics - Power Attorney Monique Pressley joins Paul and Stacey to discuss what would really be at stake by electing Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and what we can do to stop it from happening. Monique also looks at The Botham Jean case with her keen legal eye and shares powerful insights and her first hand connection to the case that everyone’s talking about. Paul teases Stacey about needing a vacation to Turks and Caicos from her already vacation like life and shares a story about discovering a woman that tried to pick him up at a bar in Turks and Caicos earlier this summer was accused of murdering her rich fiancé (he googled her while they sat at the bar- check please!). Paul finally decides to break his silence on what really happened between he and Omarosa... All of that plus today’s hot topics including people actually color shaming Khloe Kardashian’s baby and Paul answers listener’s questions. The tea is piping hot, you won’t want to miss a drop!

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    The Paulitics of Fighting in High Fashion

    On this episode of Paulitics Paul and Stacey talk about the Nicki Minaj and Cardi B. brawl that resulted in ripped couture and a bumped and bruised head. Stacey becomes speechless when Paul shares a crazy but true story about a bar brawl he got into over refusing to take a selfie that resulted in pulled hair, a busted eye, a ripped Comme Des Garçons shirt and sweater, a busted Dolce and Gabbana phone, the cops being called and a Gap leather blazer that ended up being donated to the Salvation Army! You won’t want to miss this story! Social Activist Marcia Dyson chimes in on the Cardi and Nicki beef and the tragic case of Botham Shem Jean. All of that and a New York Fashion Week recap by Fashion Bomb Daily’s Claire Sulmers!

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