The Bonfire Talks

Hosted by Shermeeka Mason, "The Bonfire Talks" is a podcast dedicated to promoting intellectual discussions on various topics.

Past Episodes

  • I'ma Take All Ya Diamonds Aired: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    On this episode, hosts Shermeeka, Pilgrim, and A'yonna discuss the lack of trans representation of the film "Anything," Chris Brown's standoff with police, and...cannibalism? (ask Pilgrim about that one).

  • We Are the Crystal Gems of Rochester Who Troll Responsibly Aired: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    Hosts Meeka and A'yonna discuss the Seneca Park Ape Exhibit, Steven Universe, the Rochester Black Pride Festival, and other topics.

  • The Bonfires Talks with Banii Starks Aired: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    This week, hosts Pilgrim, A'yonna, guest host Banii Starks discuss the Olympics, the Milwaukee riot, the lack of support of Korryn Gaines--among other topics.

  • PokemonGo Saves Lives Aired: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

    Hosts Shermeeka, Pilgrim, and A'yonna discuss PokemonGo, mental illness, and coping mechanisms.

  • Let's Talk About Korryn Gaines, Crooked Cops, Star Trek and Other Topics Aired: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Hosts Shermeeka, Pilgrim, and guest host Kiah Price discuss the murder of Korryn Gaines, the sexism and racism of the Star Trek series, and the problematic Sherlock Holmes series.

  • Let's Talk About Korryn Gaines, Star Trek, and Other Important Matters Aired: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Hosts Shermeeka, Pilgrim, and guest host Kiah Price discuss the murder of Korryn Gaines, the sexism and racism of Star Trek, the problems with Sherlock Holmes, and other topics.

  • Lavender is to Purple Aired: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

    Hosts Shermeeka, Pilgrim, and A'yonna discuss the Toys 'R Us Black doll pricing controversy, the deaths of Dee Whigham and Deeniqua Dodds, the stabbings in Japan, and the importance of intersectionality.

  • The Ballad of Messy Pop Stars, Illnesses, and Steven Universe Aired: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    Hosts Meeka, Pilgrim, and A'yonna discuss the Kanye West/Taylor Swift controversy, the cultural stigma and shame towards those with chronic illnesses, the Twitter attack against actress Leslie Jones, and the popular cartoon Steven Universe.

  • What is This World Coming To? Aired: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

    Hosts Meeka, Pilgrim, and A'Yonna Titus discuss Facebook's name policy, the shooting of Alton Sterling, and online dating.

  • In Other News Aired: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    Hosts Meeka, Pilgrim, and Delaney discuss the death of movie star Anton Yelshin, emotional manipulation, the anti-blackness of Orange is the New Black, and the politics of Star Wars.

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