Ep. 46: Always Bet on Black ... and Beyoncé

Well, here we are at the end of Season 2. But, the good news is, you can catch up on Seasons 1 and 2 during our hiatus — relieve the magic from the beginning — and we'll be back in the summer with all new episodes! On this season ender we get All A Twitter about the latest awfulness that went down in a Starbucks in Philly. Then we move into something hella better: Beyoncé headlining Coachella! Her historic performance was bold, badass, and Black as hell! And we sound our final Air Horn of Season 2 for cyclist Ayesha McGown, who plans to be the first African-American female pro cyclist. Hell, yeah! Listen in, and remember to hit us up on social media. We're still out there during the brief hiatus. Catch us at @heysispodcast on FB, IG, and Twitter!

Ep. 45: Cardi B, Motherhood and Making Money Moves

We're back with a brand new episode! This time, we're talking about motherhood, career and the myth that women can't do both. After Cardi B announced her pregnancy on SNL, there were some naysayers implying that her choice to become a mother would derail her career. We call BS. We're also All A Twitter about the ongoing investigation into Trump and his corrupt cronies and we talk a bit about Tony Robbins and his warped view on the #MeToo movement. Plus we're sounding our horn for Cardi B — between the pregnancy, the album debuting at #1 on Billboard and co-hosting the Tonight Show, she's living the best week ever! 

Ep. 44: The Why, What, and How of Goal-Setting

Welcome to April! We're getting into the swing of things of the new, bright season by talking about goal setting. How do you go about getting closer to your big goals? We're sharing our smart tips for managing your passions and pulling your dreams within reach. Also, we're All A Twitter about the creepy video of dozens of TV anchors from Sinclair Broadcast Group reciting the same speech warning against "biased and false news." Plus, we sound the Air Horn for the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the fearless, South African anti-apartheid campaigner.

Ep. 43: Talking Top Sheets, Outside Clothes and #WhoBitBeyonce

Fresh, new N + N episode just for you. This time we're taking on some important debates that have been burning up social media. First, WHO THE HELL BIT BEYONCÉ??! We join the digital sleuthing to crack the case. Then we move into the top sheets discussion and later delve into some other "what do you do at your house" burning questions. Plus, we sound the Air Horn for Naomi Wadler, the youngest speaker (she's 11!) at the recent March For Our Lives rally in D.C. This fifth grader's speech was passionate and powerful, leaving anyone who watched it utterly inspired.  Have a listen and let us know what you think!

Ep. 42: All Together Now with Jennifer Rudolph Walsh

It's time for another exciting episode! We're All A Twitter about actor Cynthia Nixon throwing her hat in the Gubernatorial race for New York and we're talking more about the newest season of Atlanta on FX. We're also excited to welcome to the show Jennifer Rudolph Walsh, who sits at the nexus of one of the world’s leading entertainment and media companies, WME. And we sound our air horn salute for Tomi Adeyemi, author of the bestselling new YA series Children of Blood and Bone.

Ep. 41: Reclaiming Our (Leisure) Time

Be honest; have you ever been at a party and someone asks 'What do you do for fun?' and been completely stumped? You're not alone. According to research, women find it especially hard to get lost in hobbies or leisure time where the sole purpose is fun — not for the kids, not tied to some obligation — but pure, selfish fun. We've noticed the same thing about ourselves so we decided to talk about it. We'd love to hear your thoughts. Do you have hobbies or is leisure time a foreign concept in your life? We're also All A Twitter about A Wrinkle In Time and its box office success. Plus, we're sounding off our airhorn salute for the young star of the movie, Storm Reid. 

Ep. 40: One Year In and We're Just Getting Started

It's March 8th, and we're celebrating! Not only is it International Women's Day, but it's also the one year anniversary of Hey, Sis! Podcast. Release the doves! On this episode we're taking it back to the reason why we started this show in the first place: honoring their stories. We're also All A Twitter about the Oscars (bring on the inclusion riders!) and this #HereWeAre campaign, plus we sound the air horn for director and screenwriter Dee Rees. ANDDDD... introducing our first-ever giveaway! One lucky listener will win a special one-year-anniverary prize pack. Listen in for more details and how you can enter the giveaway.  

Ep. 39: Author Colleen Oakley on Tenacity and Tackling To-Do Lists

We're back up in place! In his new episode we are All A Twitter about... what else? Black Panther and all its Black Excellence! We're also excited to welcome Colleen Oakley, long-time journalist and author of the novels Before I Go and Close Enough to Touch. And we sound the HSP Air Horn for Emma Gonzalez, the 18-year-old Stoneman Douglas High School senior, activist and advocate for gun control who is leading the charge for change in the #NeverAgain Movement. 

Ep. 38: Maybe Call Them the Olympic *Women* Games, Because We're Winning!

It's another Nsqaured episode! This week we're hootin'-n-hollerin' for the Olympic Winter Games. It's all so thrilling! From Team USA's snowboarding star Chloe Kim and history-making speed skaters  Maame Afua Biney and Erin Jackson to Nigeria's first-ever bobsled team and the Jamaican bobsled team the there are so many powerhouse women of color out on this grand stage showing what dedication and excellence look like. Plus, we're All a Twitter about the National Portrait Gallery's unveiling of the long-awaited portraits of former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Breathtaking! And we sound our Airhorn for Team USA figure skater Mirai Nagasu and her rare triple axel feat. Listen in!  [Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images]

Ep. 37: Are You Ready For Some Football?

Hey, hey! We're back this week with our super sized Superbowl episode and giving you our hot take on football's biggest night: Superbowl LII. We talk about whether Justin Timberlake's halftime performance was hot or not (spoiler: this scathing review of the performance from the Daily Beast basically sums up our thoughts) and then dive right into the best part of the Superbowl — those commercials. Listen in to hear our run-down on the good, the bad, and the just plain weird. And if you need a quick refresher of some of the ads that ran, check out this NPR article.

We also sounded our airhorn for Tayari Jones who released her new novel, “An American Marriage,” earlier this week to high praise. It's Oprah’s newest book club pick, so you know it's good. 

Ep. 36: Are We Kickin' It or Dating?

It's another N-squared episode, hot and fresh out the oven. This week we're going back to college — in our minds, at least — to talk about relationships and dating. After watching a recent episode of the new, fab series Grown-ish in which the young, college student characters get into a conversation/soft debate about what terms like "hooking up" really mean. We're also All A Twitter about the world premiere of Black Panther (a.k.a. Maximum Black Excellence) and all the post-Grammys chatter. And we sound the HSP Air Horn for U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and the more 140 brave women who gave heartbreaking, yet powerful victim impact statements against former U.S. Gymnastics doctor Larry Nasser, accused of sexually abusing over 100 people while under his "care." Stand up and speak out, Aly! You are making incredible, meaningful impact on so many lives. 

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Ep. 35: Black Mamas Matter

Annnnnd we're back with another fresh episode for you! This week, we got serious and discussed the rising maternity mortality rate in the U.S. — particularly for Black women who are three to four times more likely to die in childbirth or shortly afterwards. We mentioned Serena Williams' complications post-childbirth as well as some of the organizations that are shedding more light on this public health issue, like the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. We're also All A Twitter about the new Aziz Ansari sexual misconduct allegations, and we're giving a special airhorn salute to Franchesca Ramsey. Check it out!

Ep. 34: Auld Lang Syne and All That Good Stuff

Happy, Happy New Year! We're back with the first episode of 2018 and we're sharing our strategies for setting -- and hopefully keeping -- our themes and intentions for the upcoming year. Neither  of us are resolution gals, but we do like to go through the process of picking a word that will define the new year.

We're also All A Twitter about the Golden Globes, the Times Up organization and that electrifying speech from Mama O. Have a listen!

Ep. 33: Hey, 2017, You All Right, Girl

It's the last HSP episode of 2017! No, we can't believe it either. We're celebrating some of the year's bright spots, like this heartwarming tale of two unlikely characters becoming true friends over the game Words With Friends. Also, we're sounding the Air Horn for TIME magazine's revolutionary pick for Person(s) of the Year. Have a listen! And we're wishing you and yours Merry, Happy, Joy!

Ep. 32: Spreading Christmas Cheer For All To Hear

It's time for another Nsquared episode! 'Tis the season for holiday cheer and this week we're talking all things Christmas -- from holiday traditions to gratitude, believing in Santa Claus to those pesky Elves on the Shelves. We cover it all.

Plus, we're All A Twitter about the latest sexual harassment allegations against Matt Lauer. And we're giving an air horn salute to the one and only Cardi B., who is having the best year ever.

Ep. 31: Chatting With 'Internet Unicorn' Christine Koh

We're amped to have Christine Koh as a guest on the show. This woman is doing it all and doing it well. She's a former music and brain neuroscientist turned Internet unicorn. Christine is the creative director at Women Online, founder/editor of Boston Mamas, co-host of the "Edit Your Life Show"  podcast, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, and designer/co-owner of Brave New World Designs. SEE? Rad, right? Plus, we get our fascinators ready for the Royal Wedding,  sound the Air Horn a second time for a writer and storyteller Lena Waithe. Listen in!

Ep. 30: Actor + Author Robinne Lee Is Bringing Sexy Back

We're hyped to have actor, producer, and author Robinne Lee join the conversation! She is best known for her film roles opposite Will Smith in “Hitch” and “Seven Pounds,” and Don Cheadle in “Hotel for Dogs.” She is currently starring opposite Mario Van Peebles in the supernatural series “Superstition” on the SyFy Channel. This summer, Robinne’s debut novel, THE IDEA OF YOU was published by St. Martin’s Press, to much acclaim. 

Later in the show we sounded the HSP Air Horn for Ibtihaj Muhammed and her fab, new, hijab-wearing Barbie doll! Listen in.

Ep. 29: No Sleepovers Allowed?

It's time for another fab episode! This time, it's just us and we're talking about the oddly controversial topic of kid sleepovers. Nicole recently wrote an article in Good Housekeeping outlining her stance on the subject but Nailah has a different point of view. Where do you land? Plus we're All A Twitter about the historic results from this week's elections. And we're shouting out Shalane Flanagan, the first woman to win the NYC Marathon in 40 years. All good stuff all around. Listen in!

Ep. 28: Gettin' Spooky With It

It's another Nsquared episode, and we're keeping it light this time around. Halloween. We get into some of our fave traditions, costumes and treats (step off, candy corn! Nobody's talking 'bout you.) Plus, we are All A Twitter about Amazon Key, the new service for Prime Members that allows couriers to have access to open your door to leave packages for you. And we sound the Air Horn Salute for our friend author Angela Flournoy, who is working on something fab for HBO! Have a listen. 

Ep. 27: Us Too — Calling An End to the Open Secret

We're back with another Nsquared episode! We tackle some of the tough things happening in the news this week, particularly the continued fall-out from the Harvey Weinstein revelations. We shine a light on the #MeToo campaign and talk more about the harassment, assault and abuse that women suffer through each and every day as well as some of the societal shifts we need to see to achieve real change. We also send a well deserved Air Horn Salute to the original founder of the #MeToo movement. Listen in!