Freaknik: A Discourse on a Paradise Lost

By Mass Appeal & Endeavor Audio

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A celebratory spring break party in Atlanta initially started by the glitterati of African American college students which, over the course of two decades, evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Hear through the eyes of musicians, journalists, residents and politicians as they relive and investigate Freaknik. Presented by Mass Appeal & Endeavor Audio. Executive produced by Chris Colbert & DCP Entertainment and created, produced and hosted by Christopher Frierson. To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

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THE STORYTELLERS or: When Freaknik Meets Juan Ep
307
The One where Chris meets the hip-hop podcast OGs.&nbsp;<br><br>Juan Ep, the original hip-hop podcast, is back. Chris sat down with Cipha Sounds and Peter Rosenberg to talk about the return of their legendary series. Juan Ep drops September 24.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 19, 2019
THE NADIR OF OUR FORTUNES or: "Lethal Weapon 5"
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The One where Chris and Savannah are on some ill “Buddy Cop” shit.<br><br>As our series draws to a close, we discuss the possible future of Freaknik, and how Atlanta <br>stays keeping “America Great Again" and again and again...<br><br><strong>Noom: </strong>Start your trial today at Noom.com/Freaknik.<br>&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 20, 2019
INCEPTION or: Frankly, America...We Actually Really "Give a Damn"
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The One where Atlanta Segregates Itself as an Outlier in the American South.<br><br>Freaknik comes to a close in the "City Too Busy To Hate."<br><br><br><strong>SimpliSafe: </strong>Get free shipping and a money-back guarantee at <a href="https://simplisafe.com/freaknik">SimpliSafe.com/Freaknik</a>. <br><br> <strong>Hims: </strong>Listeners get a trial month of Hims for just $5 at <a href="https://www.forhims.com/Freaknik">ForHims.com/Freaknik</a>. &nbsp;<br><br>&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 13, 2019
We Want to Hear Your Freaknik Stories
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Introducing the hotline for Freaknik: A Discourse On A Paradise Lost. If you have a great personal story or anecdote from Freaknik, give us a shout. Please leave a message at 646-693-0654 and tell us your story.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 09, 2019
ARE YOU THERE GOD? IT'S ME, ATLANTA or: Steinem vs. Paglia vs. Uncle Luke
2861
The One where we go to Blue Flame and talk about the complexities of gender politics in Atlanta.<br><br>We caught a glimpse of the "dark side" of Freaknik.<br><br>&nbsp;<strong>Noom: </strong>Start your trial today at Noom.com/Freaknik.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 06, 2019
THE SOUTH RISES AGAIN or: The Emergence of That "New New" Negro Spiritual
2477
The One where the East &amp; the West get their “Comeuppance."<br><br><br>Freaknik elevates Southern hip hop and Atlanta becomes the Motown of the South.<br><br><br>&nbsp;<strong>Bevel: </strong>Get 20% off your next Bevel shipment at GetBevel.com/Freaknik.<br><br>&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 23, 2019
GRIDLOCK or: The Unbearable Lightness of Being Stuck in Traffic
2965
The One where we “Move Africans Rapidly Through Atlanta."<br>&nbsp;<br><strong>Bevel: </strong>Get 20% off your next Bevel shipment at GetBevel.com/Freaknik.<br><br><strong>SimpliSafe: </strong>Freaknik fans get free shipping and a 60-day risk-free trial with SimpliSafe home security. Visit SimpliSafe.com/Freaknik. <br><br><strong>Away: </strong>For $20 off a suitcase, visit AwayTravel.com/Freaknik and use promo code FREAKNIK at checkout.<br><br>&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 16, 2019
PRIME REAL ESTATE or: The New "Birthright"
2373
The One where things get "dark" in the "Black Mecca" of America...literally &amp; metaphorically.<br><br>&nbsp;<strong>Bevel: </strong>Get 20% off your next Bevel shipment at GetBevel.com/Freaknik.&nbsp;<br><br>&nbsp;<strong>Hims:&nbsp;</strong>Get a trial month of Hims for just $5 at ForHims.com/Freaknik.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 09, 2019
A DIFFERENT WORLD or: The Matriculation of the “Capital” of Dixie
2566
The One where we head to the AUC to talk about HBCU's&nbsp; (A.K.A.: "Historically Black Colleges and Universities") <br><br><br><strong>Bevel: </strong>Listeners get 20% off the Bevel Shave System at GetBevel.com/Freaknik.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 02, 2019
PROLOGUE or: The Abominable Indiscretions of Youth
2426
To understand Freaknik, you have to understand Atlanta.<em><br><br></em><br><strong>Bevel: </strong>Listeners get 20% off the Bevel Shave System at GetBevel.com/Freaknik.<br><br><strong>SimpliSafe:</strong> Freaknik fans get free shipping and a 60-day risk-free trial with SimpliSafe home security. Visit SimpliSafe.com/Freaknik.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 25, 2019
Trailer: Introducing Freaknik: A Discourse on a Paradise Lost
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From Mass Appeal and Endeavor Audio, a new documentary podcast explores the spring break celebration Freaknik, and the city in which it began: Atlanta. Subscribe now. Episodes every Tuesday.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 20, 2019
Teaser: Freaknik is Coming
69
Endeavor Audio &amp; Mass Appeal present FREAKNIK, a new investigative podcast series. Freaknik is executive produced by Chris Colbert &amp; DCP Entertainment.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 28, 2019