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Demetria L. Lucas, cultural critic and author of A Belle in Brooklyn and Don't Waste Your Pretty, muses on pop culture shenanigans, dating and relationships mishaps, everything worth watching on any size screen and occasionally, the hilarious (mis)adventures of being "single" for the second time aro…

Demetria Lucas


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    Moving Along

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 44:36

    Updates on Kyrie Irving and “Eddie Winslow”; Reviews of The Bachelorette, BMF., Queens, Ready to Love, Succession and more….  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Right now Ritual is offering my listeners 10% off your first three months. Visit ritual.com/RATCHET and turn healthy habits into a Ritual. Enjoy this time of year even more - like I do - with Daily Harvest! Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code respectable to get $25 off your first box! I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. Discover your inner-Tom Boy. And let me get you started with my special discount. Go to tomboyx.com and enter code RATCHET to get an extra 20% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    It's Always Something

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 43:09


    Demi is un-sick; Colin Powell goes Up Yonder; HU is rat-infested; Kyrie Irving is… exhausting; “Eddie Winslow” goes viral. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Go to masterclass.com/RATCHET for 15% off MasterClass. It's never too early to start prepping for the holiday rush, so get a head start with ShipStation. Just go to shipstation.com, click on the microphone at the top, and enter in RESPECT to get a 60-day free trial! Check out omaze.com/ratchet. Enter TODAY for your chance to win the “Miami Dream House” or other life-changing prizes and experiences. Plus, receive 20 extra entries when you enter code ratchet20. Discover your inner-Tom Boy. And let me get you started with my special discount. Go to tomboyx.com and enter code RATCHET to get an extra 20% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    The Divine Feminine

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 47:13

    Demi returns to LA; Grown Black Men are having the best week ever; Adele drops a new single, Wu Tang on HULU is tear-jerker TV; Demi has an encounter in Brooklyn. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Design like a pro with Canva Pro! Right now, you can get a free 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Get unlimited access to every MasterClass, and as a listener, you get 15% off an annual membership! Go to masterclass.com/RATCHET. The Twenties After Show with B. Scott! Wednesdays at 10:30/9:30 central on BET. Vist BET.com for more. Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to Sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Superheroes

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 47:25

    Demi's in Mexico; Adele is back after a five year hiatus; Ratchet & Respectable merch is on the way; Kim K does SNL; Dave Chappelle is dead ass wrong for The Closer. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Right now, Modern Fertility is offering our listeners $20 off the test when you go to modernfertility.com/ratchet.  Check out Chime today at chime.com/RATCHET. Design like a pro with Canva Pro! Right now, you can get a free 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Visit pendulumlife.com to find out more. And use promo code RATCHET for 20% off your first bottle of membership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cut the Check

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 42:00

    Demi's braces are finally off; a George Floyd statue is defaced, again; The Bruces get their beach back; Tesla  and the FDNY have a racism problem; What is going on with Wendy? Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Take control of your glucose levels today. Try Pendulum Glucose Control for 90 days. If you're not satisfied with your levels, you'll get your money back. Visit pendulumlife.com to find out more. And use promo code RATCHET for 20% off your first bottle of membership. Check out CrowdHealth! For a limited time, my listeners get their first month free - AND, after you've been a member, CrowdHealth will include a Fitness Wearable. That's 30 days to try risk free plus the Fitness Wearable. Just go to JoinCrowdHealth.com/fit and enter code RATCHET at sign up. It's never too early to start prepping for the holiday rush, so get a head start with ShipStation. My listeners can use my offer code, RESPECT, to get a 60-day free trial, just in time for the holidays! Just go to ShipStation.com, click on the microphone at the top, and enter in RESPECT. Secure your online data TODAY by visiting expressVPN.com/ratchet and you can get an extra three months FREE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    360

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 63:56

    Demi's back in LA; Damson Idris wants to be called “Daddy” (I think?); The Marjorie and The Cardi stunt on us from Paris; a review of The Wonder Years; Kierna Mayo has a new podcast; and The Dr. Joan Morgan chats about  pivoting, legacy-building; and living the dream. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Check out CrowdHealth! My listeners get their first month free - AND, after you've been a member, CrowdHealth will include a Fitness Wearable. That's 30 days to try risk free plus the Fitness Wearable. Just go to JoinCrowdHealth.com/fit and enter code RATCHET at sign up. If you're looking for a new mattress, check out birchliving.com/ratchet and check it out. They have a 25 year warranty and you get to try it out for a hundred nights, risk free. They'll pick it up for you if you don't love it - but I know you will. Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to upstart.com/RATCHET. Go to curology.com/RATCHET for a free 30-day trial, just pay for shipping and handling! I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Beautiful Gowns

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 44:22

    A Belle in Brooklyn; Bethann Hardison is writing a memoir; Tarana Burke is a 2x NYT bestseller; Tabitha Brown is on book tour; BMF has been renewed (already); Bridgerton has a bunch of Black girls; The Super Bowl halftime show is bonkers; Don the Lemon is being sued for some beyond wild sh— Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Get started today at chime.com/RATCHET. Experience motivation like never before with the Peloton bike, now $400 less. Go to onepeloton.com to learn more. Trust me, Onyx and Rose will be your new favorite CBD brand I have an awesome deal to get you started: 20% OFF your first purchase! Just go to my special URL: onyxandrose.com/RATCHET and use promo code RATCHET Go to curology.com/RATCHET for a free 30-day trial, just pay for shipping and handling! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cascade

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 60:03

    Demi's back in DC; "BMF" is friggin' amazing; Black folks head to the opera; Kelly Price is lost and found; Simone Biles should have bailed on Tokyo; Will Smith spills tea to GQ. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Get started today at chime.com/RATCHET. Experience motivation like never before with the Peloton bike, now $400 less. Go to onepeloton.com to learn more. Trust me, Onyx and Rose will be your new favorite CBD brand I have an awesome deal to get you started: 20% OFF your first purchase! Just go to my special URL: onyxandrose.com/RATCHET and use promo code RATCHET It's never too early to start prepping for the holiday rush, so get a head start with ShipStation. My listeners can use my offer code, RESPECT, to get a 60-day free trial, just in time for the holidays! Just go to ShipStation.com, click on the microphone at the top, and enter in RESPECT. Follow True Love on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or listen early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Downward Spiral

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 69:51

    Chris Cuomo is a groping groper who gropes; Jeannie Mai's ex husband is salty; The Fugees are back; Method Man is The Prototype; the woman Nicki Minaj and her Husband have been harassing speaks out. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code respectable to get twenty-five dollars off your first box!  Right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout. Trust me, Onyx and Rose will be your new favorite CBD brand. Just go to my special URL: onyxandrose.com/RATCHET and use promo code RATCHET to get 20% off. Design like a pro with Canva Pro! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    F*** Around & Find Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 49:22

    LeVar Burton (finally) flips; Overall, the Emmys were awful (and white); Jeannie and Jeezy are preggers; Lori Harvey speaks in full sentences;  Tarana Burke is “Unbound”; Joyner of House Lucas (no relation) is patient and petty;  Confessions of criminality on Clubhouse; STFU is free. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Trust me, Onyx and Rose will be your new favorite CBD brand. Just go to my special URL: onyxandrose.com/RATCHET and use promo code RATCHET to get 20% off. Follow True Love on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or listen early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. Go to gabi.com/RATCHET to start saving today! It's totally free.  Design like a pro with Canva Pro! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Vexed

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 77:13


    Lil Nas X just wants to be loved, Cookie and Magic blow a bag on their 30th anniversary; The Time 100 List is here; The Emmys are coming; Gabrielle Union'S uncomfortable new memoir; Nelly goes full Oleta [Adams] at Verzuz; Nicki Minaj uses big balls to distract people from talking about her personal scandals. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: I love everything about Thrive Causemetics. You're going to love them as much as I do. Visit thrivecausemetics.com/ratchet for 15% off your first order!  Design like a pro with Canva Pro! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial.  If you've never tried Amazon Music Unlimited now's a great time! For a limited time, new customers can try Amazon Music Unlimited FREE for THREE months. No credit card required! Just go to amazon.com/RATCHETPOD.  With the Peloton Bike, there's nothing like working out from home. Learn more at onepeloton.com. New members can try Peloton classes free for 30 days at onepeloton.com/app. Terms apply. Right now Ritual is offering my listeners 10% off your first three months. Visit ritual.com/RATCHET and turn healthy habits into a Ritual. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    A to Z

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 52:57


    The Met Gala happened; So did the MTV Awards; America has been a fake Gucci belt, according to a 9/11 doc on GW Bush; and Afghanistan was destined to be a mess; Also, do you know what a Chai Boy is?  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: I love everything about Thrive Causemetics. You're going to love them as much as I do. Visit thrivecausemetics.com/ratchet for 15% off your first order!  Design like a pro with Canva Pro! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial when you use my promo code! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial.  If you've never tried Amazon Music Unlimited now's a great time! For a limited time, new customers can try Amazon Music Unlimited FREE for THREE months. No credit card required! Just go to amazon.com/RATCHETPOD.  Right now, Modern Fertility is offering our listeners $20 off the test when you go to modernfertility.com/ratchet.  With the Peloton Bike, there's nothing like working out from home. Learn more at onepeloton.com. New members can try Peloton classes free for 30 days at onepeloton.com/app. Terms apply. It's time to say “goodbye” to hidden fees. Join the millions of Americans already loving Chime. Sign up takes only two minutes, and doesn't affect your credit score! Get started today at chime.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    65 More Summers

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 48:08

    Demi is Demi-ing; Damson Idris is in his draws, Chloe Bailey goes solo; Queen Sugar returns; #uncancelchrisette + more. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: I've really stepped up my wine game thanks to Vivino! Give them a try and I know you're going to love it. Go to vivino.com/RATCHET and use code RATCHET at checkout to save 20% on your first order of up to $200. See site for details. Terms apply. Listen to Even the Rich on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Secure your online data today by visiting expressVPN.com/RATCHET. Check out ShipStation! Go to ShipStation.com and use my offer code, RESPECT, to get a 60-day free trial.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Life of the Party

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 54:21

    Demi does a block party; Why you should be watching Clickbait; reviews of Kanye and Drake albums; Andre 3000 might have imposter syndrome; Paul Pierce lives f—s free; RIP to Gregg Leakes and Michael K. Williams. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: I've really stepped up my wine game thanks to Vivino! Give them a try and I know you're going to love it. Go to vivino.com/RATCHET and use code RATCHET at checkout to save 20% on your first order of up to $200. See site for details. Terms apply. Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to upstart.com/RATCHET. Listen to Even the Rich on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or you can listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app. Go to hellofresh.com/ratchet14 and use code ratchet14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping! I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Holy Trollers

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 52:27

    Demi is still in braces; New York is in crisis (again); Mama Tina clapsback; Only Fans is uncancelled; the Taliban takes Texas; Kanye- Tonex/BSlade- Bri Babineaux explained; Lil Nas X trolls again. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: I want you to make Onyx and Rose part of your daily routine – you'll love it! I have an amazing deal to get you started: 20% OFF your first purchase! Just go to my special URL: onyxandrose.com/RATCHET and use promo code RATCHET. Right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout. Get more time back to *do you* and take care of yourself this summer! Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code respectable to get twenty-five dollars off your first box! All the Queen's Men is now streaming —only on BET+. Expect lots of skin, lots of sin and plenty of plot twists all season long. Want BET+? It's the premium streaming service that lets you stream Black culture anytime, anywhere, ad-free. Haven't subscribed yet? Visit BET.plus to sign up and learn more. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Clusterf***

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 41:52

    Demi is a nervous wreck; Candyman wins at the Box Office; the rollout for “Donda” is a disaster— or is it?; Spike Lee has a new doc; the Jeopardy saga just will not end. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: I want you to make Onyx and Rose part of your daily routine – you'll love it! I have an amazing deal to get you started: 20% OFF your first purchase! Just go to my special URL: onyxandrose.com/RATCHET and use promo code RATCHET. Secure your online data today by visiting expressvpn.com/RATCHET. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Chubby Cheeks

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 59:38

    Demi waits for network feedback on her first TV treatment; Reviews of “Beckett” and “Really Love” on Netflix; Dame Dash's interview about the day Aaliyah died, Sha'Carri Richardson is damaging her good will; Sonya and Dell Curry are trying to divorce.  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. I love everything about Thrive Causemetics. You're going to love them as much as I do. Visit thrivecausemetics.com/ratchet for 15% off your first order! Start saving on your auto insurance today! Go to gabi.com/RATCHET to start saving today! It's totally free. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    iDunno

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 45:29

    Demi is “home” in LA; Lizzo + Cardi live in the Top Ten; Jay + Bey break the Internet with a Tiffany campaign; Winona de Jong is knocked off by Balmain; Cuomo bids NY arrivedercri; Lil Boosie boosies... again *sigh*; adults are walking on crates.  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Follow True Love on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or wherever you are listening now. I love everything about Thrive Causemetics. You're going to love them as much as I do. Visit thrivecausemetics.com/ratchet for 15% off your first order! Start saving on your auto insurance today! Go to gabi.com/RATCHET to start saving today! It's totally free.  Secure your online data today by visiting ExpressVPN.com/RATCHET and you can get an extra three months FREE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Matching Thighs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 42:48


    Aaliyah's “One In A Million” is (finally) available; Kanye is having the most lucrative promo tour ever; Only Fans is no longer selling sex (starting soon); The Great Plate Debate is back (again); Marlon Wayans is (was?) a proud Mama's Boy; Jeopardy is (still) in shambles *sigh*; Beyoncé's ass breaks Al Gore's Internet Ritual is offering my listeners 10% off during your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/RATCHET to start your Ritual today.  Birch is giving 200 dollars off ALL mattresses and 2 free eco-rest pillows at BirchLiving.com/ratchet 20% OFF your first purchase! Just go to my special URL: OnyxAndRose.com/RATCHET Get Amazon Music at amazon.com/RATCHETPOD Go to Canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Fur

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 55:04

    Demi visits Chicago; an earthquake devastates Haiti— again; America treats Afghanistan like Saigon; Little Brother ((aka Chris Cuomo) is back from vacay; Britney is about to be free-er; Lizzo and Cardi's “Rumors” are tepid tea; a lot of people aren't bathing regularly  Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to Upstart.com/RATCHET. Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/RATCHET and get a one-month free trial of Premium Membership. Go to Canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. Go to Amazon.com/RATCHETPOD to try Amazon Music Unlimited FREE for 30 days! Go to my special URL: OnyxAndRose.com/RATCHET and use promo code RATCHET for 20% off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Uninvited

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 54:43

    Demi does nothing (but work); “Respect” may have a timing issue; details on Forever 44's birthday bash in The Vineyard; The September Issues are arriving!; 'High on the Hog' Gets a Second Season; 'Malice in the Palace' is a must -watch doc; Cuomo (finally) resigns.  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: I've really stepped up my wine game thanks to Vivino! Give them a try and I know you're going to love it. Go to vivino.com/RATCHET and use code RATCHET at checkout to save 20% on your first order of up to $200.  Check out Sakara! Right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout. Follow True Love on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or wherever you are listening now. Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code respectable to get $25 off your first box! Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Fish

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 52:19

    Demi drinks red wine in LA; LeVar Burton is denied his rightful spot on Jeopardy; the math ain't mathing on a high-profile Manhattan divorce; Twitter uncovers receipts on Alfonso Ribeiro; Nick Cannon Nick Cannons, again; Governor Cuomo refuses to resign.  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Modern Fertility is offering our listeners $20 off the test when you go to modernfertility.com/ratchet. That means your test will cost $139 instead of the hundreds or thousands it could cost at a doctor's office.  Ship more in less time – for a lot less money. Just go to ShipStation.com and use my offer code, RESPECT, to get a 60-day free trial. That's 2 months FREE of no-hassle, stress-free shipping.  I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET I've really stepped up my wine game thanks to Vivino! Give them a try and I know you're going to love it. Go to vivino.com/RATCHET and use code RATCHET at checkout to save 20% on your first order of up to $200.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Fanciful Negro

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 55:55

    Demi heads to Vegas to see a Ursher; Rihanna is a billionaire baddie; the person currently known as Love, covers Vanity Fair; Nas' new album might be fair; Kanye thinks it's Easter; Alfonso Ribero thinks Black people don't like him; Andre Cuomo is a piggy. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to my sponsors: Check out MeUndies! To get your 15% off your first order and free shipping go to meundies.com/RATCHET. Follow True Love by Wondery on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, or wherever you are listening now. Stop paying full-price for streaming services and only getting access to a fraction of their content. Get your money's worth at expressvpn.com/ratchet. Don't forget to use my link to get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free!  With the Peloton Bike, there's nothing like working out from home. Learn more at onepeloton.com. New members can try Peloton classes free for 30 days at onepeloton.com/app. Terms apply. I love everything about Thrive Causemetics. You're going to love them as much as I do. Visit thrivecausemetics.com/ratchet for 15% off your first order! This is an exclusive offer you can ONLY get here! Check out Blueland! Right now, you can get 15% off your first order when you go to blueland.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Trick Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 72:19

    Demi's Odyssey continues. (Yes, still.) The publicist for DaBaby apologizes after her client is dropped from festival lineups; Simone Biles returns to The Olympics;? Lizzo has a new album; the trailer for House of Gucci; Demi interviews her dad for his 80th birthday. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Check out Blueland! Right now, you can get 15% off your first order when you go to blueland.com/RATCHET. Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to upstart.com/RATCHET. I love everything about Thrive Causemetics. You're going to love them as much as I do. Visit thrivecausemetics.com/ratchet for 15% off your first order! With the Peloton Bike, there's nothing like working out from home. Learn more at onepeloton.com. New members can try Peloton classes free for 30 days at onepeloton.com/app. Terms apply. Check out MeUndies! To get your 15% off your first order and free shipping go to meundies.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Veruca Salt

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 50:56

    “Belle” is back in Brooklyn; “Donda” still isn't out; You too can dine with Bevy Smith;  Copper-diggers are on the loose; Michael Che loses him damn mind; Whitey [was] on the moon. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to my sponsors: Get key nutrients–without the B.S. Ritual is offering my listeners 10% off during your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/RATCHET to start your Ritual today.  I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. I love everything about Thrive Causemetics. You're going to love them as much as I do. Visit thrivecausemetics.com/ratchet for 15% off your first order! If you've never tried Amazon Music Unlimited now's a great time! For a limited time, new customers can try Amazon Music Unlimited FREE for 30 days. Just go to amazon.com/RATCHETPOD.  Ship more in less time at shipstation.com. Just use my offer code, RESPECT, to get a 60-day free trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    No More F***s to Give

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 41:43

    Demi's DMV Odyssey; a ton of good Black news, including Simone Biles leaving the Olympics; Da Baby is an idiot and so is TI. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Go to ShipStation.com, and enter offer code RESPECT to get a 60-day free trial. That's 2 months FREE of no-hassle, stress-free shipping.  Check out MeUndies. To get your 15% off your first order and free shipping go to meundies.com/RATCHET. If you've never tried Amazon Music Unlimited now's a great time! For a limited time, new customers can try Amazon Music Unlimited FREE for 30 days. No credit card required! Just go to amazon.com/RATCHETPOD. I love everything about Thrive Causemetics. Visit thrivecausemetics.com/ratchet for 15% off your first order! This is an exclusive offer you can ONLY get here! Check out Birch by Helix! Birch is giving $200 off ALL mattresses and 2 free eco-rest pillows at birchliving.com/ratchet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Odyssey Pt.3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 44:03


    Demi sees some Atlanta, answers more travel questions (solo travel? Budgeting?) and talks about knowing your worth , being an all-purpose friend and where TF to eat with celebrity chef Jourdan ChaTaun (@thejourdanchataun). Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout. Stay cool, calm, and collected during the summer heat! Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code respectable to get twenty-five dollars off your first box! Wow your audience with Canva Pro, the easiest way to create presentations! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial.  Check out Blueland products! Right now, you can get 15% off your first order when you go to blueland.com/RATCHET. First Wives Club, starring Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau, Ryan Michelle Bathé, and Michelle Mitchenor is now streaming on BET Plus. Visit BET.plus for more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    The Odyssey Pt. 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 73:54

    Demi and Davida Selby, founder of Katelynn & Adwoa Skincare and KLA Goes to Ghana, share their travel tips for the ultimate vacation. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Check out Vivino! Give them a try and I know you're going to love it. Go to vivino.com/RATCHET and use code RATCHET at checkout to save 20% on your first order of up to $200.  Wow your audience with Canva Pro, the easiest way to create presentations! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. Go to hellofresh.com/ratchet14 and use code ratchet14 for up to 14 free meals plus free shipping! Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to ShesBirdie.com/RATCHET. Check out Blueland! Right now, you can get 15% off your first order when you go to blueland.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Draycarus

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 68:56

    “Lovecraft Country” gets 18 Emmys noms despite being cancelled by HBO; Oprah shouts out Tarana Burke's new book, “Unbound”; Cynthia Erivo is an honorary AKA; Demi is attacked by a dragon while recording: Codie Elaine Oliver (“Black Love”, OWN) shares the secret to making love work (if that's what you want). Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Ship more in less time – for a lot less money. Just go to shipstation.com, Just use my offer code, RESPECT, to get a 60-day free trial. That's 2 months FREE of no-hassle, stress-free shipping. Put your policy to the test like I did. Get a better insurance with Gabi. It's totally free to check and there's no obligation. Go to gabi.com/RATCHET.  With the Peloton Bike, there's nothing like working out from home. Learn more at onepeloton.com. New members can try Peloton classes free for 30 days at onepeloton.com/app. Terms apply. I've really stepped up my wine game thanks to Vivino! Give them a try and I know you're going to love it. Go to vivino.com/RATCHET and use code RATCHET at checkout to save 20% on your first order of up to $200.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    THE ODYSSEY

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 83:21

    Demi sees some Miami, but has NYC FOMO; a sermonette about settling; thoughts and prayerS to the HU communications team; Demi talks about Black women and body image (and big asses) with her writer crush, sister-friend Denene Millner. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: With the Peloton Bike, there's nothing like working out from home. Learn more at onepeloton.com. New members can try Peloton classes free for 30 days at onepeloton.com/app. Terms apply. Modern Fertility is offering our listeners $20 off the test when you go to modernfertility.com/ratchet. That means your test will cost $139 instead of the several hundred or even a thousand plus dollars it could cost at a doctor's office. I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting my sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. Put your policy to the test like I did. Get a better insurance with Gabi. It's totally free to check and there's no obligation. Go to gabi.com/ratchet. Go to curology.com/RATCHET for a free 30-day trial, just pay for shipping and handling!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Birthday Behavior

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 75:18

    It's Demi's birthday! The Blacks are winning more than usual this week; Mr. and Mrs. Owen are at it again; Sha'Carri Richardson and Mike Phelps are not the same; Dr. Ruth Celestin explains how to get a good BBL without risking your life (or going to DR). Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to sponsors: Secure your online activity by visiting expressVPN.com/ratchet TODAY. Wow your audience with Canva Pro, the easiest way to create presentations! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/ratchet. Check out MeUndies! To get your 15% off your first order and free shipping go to meundies.com/RATCHET. Stay cool, calm, and collected during the summer heat! Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code respectable to get $25 off your first box! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Legal Tender

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 54:49

    Demi's birthday behavior begins; Lovecraft Country isn't returning to HBO; Nikole Hannah-Jones displays self-love and aspirational pettiness (at the same damn time);  Phylicia Rashad is still employed at HU; the HBCU spin-off of All American is friggin' amazing; Stephanie Mills wants all the smoke; Sha'Carri Richardson is a stand up chick;  ESPN is a hot mess. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to upstart.com/ratchet. I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you'll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. To get your 15% off your first order and free shipping go to meundies.com/RATCHET. Wow your audience with Canva Pro, the easiest way to create presentations! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/ratchet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Harpo?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 58:25


    Demi head's back to therapy; UNC asks Nikole Hannah- Jones ‘are you happy now?'; The Tabitha  delivers the sweetest ‘f— you' to Wendy; A rapist is back on the loose; Phylicia Rashad baffles nearly everyone; Rachel Maddow offers a history lesson; Keith Sweat and Bobby B battle at Verzuz; Sha'Carri Richardson fails a drug test. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Check out Blueland. You can get 15% off your first order when you go to blueland.com/RATCHET. Right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout.  Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Do No Harm (aka FUPA)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 61:05

    Demi goes “outside” for Essence Fest LA, a review of “the Mary doc”; recapping the BET Awards, including MF Method Man; Wendy is hitting on everyone (for ratings); Michael B Jordan changes course on J'ourvet; BBL's are the new weapon to attack Black women; Mo'Nique uses a random Black woman to beat a dead horse. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Check out Blueland and get 15% off your first order at blueland.com/RATCHET. Wow your audience with Canva Pro, the easiest way to create presentations! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial.  Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/ratchet. Explore your creativity at skillshare.com/RATCHET and get a one-month free trial of Premium Membership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Apparently

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 45:01

    Demi is embarking on an Odyssey (see: Homer); the universe strikes back at the disgraced former Mayor of New York; Sha'Carri Richardson is the latest target of Black incels; Nikole Hannah-Jones pulls out of UNC; John Boyega will not be cancelled; Lala Vasquez-Anthony files for divorce during husband's latest baby scandal. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Get key nutrients–without the B.S. Ritual is offering my listeners 10% off during your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/RATCHET to start your Ritual today.  Go to betterhelp.com/ratchet for 10% off your first month. Stay cool, calm, and collected during the summer heat! Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code respectable to get $25 off your first box! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Snip

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 54:02


    Demi goes “outside”; Sha'carri Richardson vs. Everybody; Nick Cannon fathers 4 kids in 1 year; Weaponizing communion; Kevin Hart seeks redemption... sort of; the Michael Costello saga; Black Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay tells all (to Vulture).  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Wow your audience with Canva Pro, the easiest way to create presentations! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/ratchet. Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/RATCHET and get a free trial of Premium Membership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    I Guess...

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 53:02

    Why men hate your dog (it's not jealousy); Juneteenth is a federal holiday. Yay?; WTF is Critical Race Theory?; Living Legend Rita Moreno fumbles inclusion; Mr. Chris is out at the host of The Bachelor  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Go to unidragon.com and use my code: RATCHET for 10% off your purchase. Go to shipstation.com and enter code RESPECT for a free 60-day trial. Go to betterhelp.com/ratchet for 10% off your first month. Try Warby Parker's free Home Try-On program: Order 5 pairs of glasses to try at home for free for 5 days at warbyparker.com/ratchet. Ships free and includes a pre-paid return shipping label. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Going High

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 62:18

    ATL is a lawless city; CNN has an ethics problem; “In the Heights” doesn't meet expectations; The Host of “High on the Hog” loves his “canela vanilla swirl” (direct quote); Mrs. Gary Owens is entitled to speak her peace (again); Tribeca fest is nerd-heaven. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Go to curology.com/ratchet for a free 30-day trial, just pay for shipping and handling! Right now, Modern Fertility is offering our listeners $20 off the test when you go to modernfertility.com/ratchet.  Go to unidragon.com and use my code: RATCHET for 10% off your purchase. Try Warby Parker's free Home Try-On program: Order 5 pairs of glasses to try at home for free for 5 days at warbyparker.com/ratchet. Ships free and includes a pre-paid return shipping label. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Sure In the Hell Well

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 42:10

    ‘In the Heights' is finally here!; K. Michelle has a clone; Kwame Kilpatrick gives his first post-prison interview. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout. Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/RATCHET and get a free trial of Premium Membership. Go to dailyharvest.com and enter code respectable to get $25 off your first box!  Brace yourself for a brand new season of the most talked about, top-rated smash hit drama from BET: Tyler Perry's Sistas. Returns Wednesday June 9th at 9/8 central on BET. Watch live and post with hashtag #SistasOnBET Go to expressvpn.com/ratchet to get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Allegedly

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 56:11

    Demi hunts for reasonably priced Usher tickets; Simone Biles is the GOAT; Teyana Taylor is the sexiest woman alive; A reunion for A Different World coming; Mrs. Gary Owens holds no cut cards; Naomi Osaka pulls out of Berlin too; The Pose series finale is a good goodbye. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. More about the Show:  Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Thanks to our sponsors: Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health at betterHelp.com/ratchet. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesBirdie.com/RATCHET. Take control of acne, dark spots, breakouts or whatever your unique concerns may be with a powerful skincare treatment made for YOU today! Go to curology.com/ratchet for a free 30-day trial, just pay for shipping and handling!  Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to upstart.com/RATCHET. So give yourself the comfort refresh you deserve and get it for less at Brooklinen. Go to brooklinen.com and use promo code ratchet to get $20 off, with a minimum purchase of $100. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Just the Tip

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 44:56


    Re-framing Robin Givens; Mary J. Blige and Anthony Bourdain documentaries are coming soon; there’s a du-rag festival occurring in the middle of the national bonnet debate; follow ups on the fall-out of Naomi Osaka quitting The French Open and Nikole Hannah-Jones being denied tenure at UNC.  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors:  Try Acorn TV free for 30 days, by going to acorn.tv and use my promo code ratchet.  Go to unidragon.com and use my code: RATCHET for 10% off your purchase. More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Old is New

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 60:25

    A Black woman takes over the WH briefing room for the first time in 30 years; Blair “MF” Underwood is returning to the dating landscape; Fiddy addresses his turn-of-the-century relationship with Vivica A Fox— again; Future and Diddy “choose violence” when it comes to their exes; Naomi Osaka bails on The French Open (with good cause); the Internet hates Black women (in bonnets).  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors:  Try Acorn TV free for 30 days, by going to acorn.tv and use my promo code ratchet. (Remember to type it in lowercase.) Check out some beautiful puzzles. Go to unidragon.com and use my code: RATCHET for 10% off your purchase. More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    African Angels

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 37:50

    The new Bachelorette is bisexual; “Mr. Big” isn’t returning to the SATC reboot; Liz Cambage is a “big body Benz, baby”; CNN fires Rick Santorum; Paula White’s ex-husband may or may not have delivered a triple-pour of scalding tea; “High on the Hog” is Netflix’s Next Big Thing  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors:  I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet.  Wow your audience with Canva Pro, the easiest way to create presentations! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/ratchet.  Get started today. Go to dailyharvest.com and enter promo code respectable to get $25 off your first box! Get key nutrients–without the B.S. Ritual is offering my listeners 10% off during your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/RATCHET to start your Ritual today.  More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Double Standards

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 65:03

    Demi is recovered from her second vaccine shot; Mare of Easttown is amazing TV; Naomi Campbell is a new Mama at 50; Nick Cannon is for the streets; J.Lo and Ben are a distraction; A$AP Rocky is High in Love; Lil Nas X is a national treasure; Nikole Hannah-Jones (1619 Project, Pulitzer Prize) is denied tenure at UNC; Kwame Brown chooses (figurative) “violence.”  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors: Wow your audience with Canva Pro, the easiest way to create presentations! Right now, you can get a FREE 45-day extended trial! Just go to canva.me/ratchet to get your FREE 45-day extended trial. More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Revisiting Fix Your Face

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 61:11

    Demi heads to Palm Springs to celebrate a birthday? white people are really mad about Aunt Jemima, Cousin Gary Chambers Jr. goes AWF on Connie; Bubba Wallace’s Boise wasn’t a hoax, and The Problem with White Jesus  explained by Dr. Anthea Butler. Also: Breonna Taylor’s murders are still free and #blacklivesmatter. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors: Go to Brooklinen.com and use promo code ratchet to get $20 off, with a minimum purchase of $100 Right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to Sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to ShesBirdie.com/RATCHET. I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cut the Check

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 55:18


    Pose is leaving too soon; Reviews of The Underground Railroad and The Upshaws; Bill Gates is a cheating cheater who cheats; and Olivia Dope reveals why she left her podcast (spoiler: Joe Budden behaved like an animal). Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors:  Switch to Cricket Wireless and get the plan that’s just right for you, starting at $30 per month! Go to hellofresh.com/ratchet12 and use code ratchet12 for 12 free meals, including free shipping! Download June’s Journey free today on the Apple App Store or Google Play. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    Shared Values

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 36:41

    Demi is groomed by a sub— and offered coke as a quick fix for Covid weight; Janet Jackson is getting a Lifetime doc; Tamika Mallory and Coco (SWV) are why we check on “the strong friend”; Porsha Williams is winning-- by her terms.  Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors: Feetures is challenging you to try a pair of their socks! They given listeners of Ratchet and Respectable, $10 Off Your First Pair of Feetures when you go to feetures.com/RATCHET. Get started today. Go to dailyharvest.com and enter promo code respectable to get $25 off your first box! More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Under Construction

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 74:03

    The Internet is trying to figure out if RHOA’s Porsha Williams is engaged (yes!) to her friend’s husband (not sure); and Demi continues last week’s conversation on shame, this time with Tanya Denise Fields (Black Feminist Project).  Trigger warning: conversation includes descriptions of intimate partner violence and sexual abuse.   Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors: Switch to Cricket Wireless and get the plan that’s just right for you, starting at $30 per month!  Right now, Modern Fertility is offering our listeners $20 off the test when you go to modernfertility.com/ratchet.  I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at betterhelp.com/ratchet. Ship more in less time. Go to ShipStation.com, just use my offer code, RESPECT to get a 60-day free trial. That’s 2 months FREE of no-hassle, stress-free shipping.  More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    What A Shame 

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 71:25

    Demi chats with Me Too Founder and New York Times Bestselling Author Tarana Burke about self work, self worth, so-called “strong” Black women and other themes covered in Burke’s debut book, “You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and The Black Experience”. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors: Get key nutrients–without the B.S. Ritual is offering my listeners 10% off during your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/RATCHET to start your Ritual today.  Find your forever pieces at jennikayne.com. And get 15% off your first order when you use code RATCHET at checkout. Amazon Prime Members can save on prescription medication when not using insurance and get FREE 2-Day delivery! Learn more at amazon.com/RATCHETRX. Take control of acne, dark spots, breakouts or whatever your unique concerns may be with a powerful skincare treatment made for YOU today! Go to curology.com/ratchet for a free 30-day trial, just pay for shipping and handling! So protect your privacy today and get 3 months of ExpressVPN for free with a 1-year package. Visit expressvpn.com/ratchet. More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Single Husbands

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 54:23


    Demi dedicates May to Movement; America *is* a racist country; a church “creative director“ is caught DM-ing d*** print pics ; Pose EP and director Janet Mock has stopped GAF; and much, much more. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors: Find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments today when you go to upstart.com/RATCHET. Amazon Prime Members can save on prescription medication when not using insurance and get FREE 2-Day delivery! Learn more at Amazon.com/RATCHETRX. Take control of acne, dark spots, breakouts or whatever your unique concerns may be with a powerful skincare treatment made for YOU today! Go to curology.com/ratchet for a free 30-day trial, just pay for shipping and handling! Switch to Cricket Wireless and get the plan that’s just right for you, starting at $30 per month!  More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


    (Finally) Home Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 65:37

    Demi moved— yes, again; The Black Bachelor returns to The Racist; and “Bigger” Executive Producer— he has a few more titles too— Will Packer discusses the business of entertaining Black folks. Check out my website: http://www.demetrialucas.com/about/. Follow me:  IG:  demetriallucas. Twitter: demetriallucas. FB: demetriallucas. YouTube: demetriallucas. Thanks to our sponsors: Check out Season 2 of Bigger on BET! Visit BET.plus for more. Right now, ShesBirdie is offering our listeners 15% off your first purchase when you go to shesbirdie.com/RATCHET. Go check out their website at www.usualwines.com and use my discount code “RATCHET” for $8 off your first order and try your first glass on us! Switch to Cricket Wireless and get the plan that’s just right for you, starting at $30 per month!  Right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to sakara.com/RATCHET or enter code RATCHET at checkout. More about the Show:  Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: http://bit.ly/RatchetRespectablePodcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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