S1 E48: Count Down

airdate: 18 January 2017

Genie counts down the days before the coming of Donald Trump, looks forward to the New Edition three-part movie airing on BET, and @Taxstone’s in legal trouble.

Show Transcript
Happy Hump Day, Black Twitter!

I’m your host, Genie Lauren, and today I’m gonna tweet for people who have their apocalypse gear ready to go.

Flashlight? Check.
Melee weapon? Check.
Bottles of water? *drinks* . . . oh, wait, I probably shouldn’t be drinking this right now. . . oops.

Oh well, anyhoo. Those of you who are my people already know we rendezvous at 1100 hours.

And, those of you who don’t have your apocalypse readiness plan together. . . what are you waiting for?

Cheeto with tiny hands is about to be sworn-in as president in just two days. I mean, you still have time to get it together, but you’d better expedite it.

I don’t even know where you’re gonna get a bunker at the 11th hour. You better find some place to hunker down.

Good luck, and don’t forget to double tap. *finger guns*

Anyhoo, this is your regular reminder to go to goodmorningblacktwitter.com and sign up for the newsletter.

And, whether you’re watching or listening to the show, subscribe and rate it. I’d appreciate it.

So, it’s about that time. . . the moment you’ve been waiting for. . . I’m going to announce the winner of Genie’s Wishlist.

Drumroll, please.

This lucky Genie’s Wishlist winner is. . . YouTube subscriber Jordan Howard.

Congratulations, Jordan. Be sure to check your messages, as I’ll be getting in touch with you, to get your very own hoodie, courtesy of 1854 Cycling Co.

Thanks for being part of #TeamTea.

Okay, moving right along. . . I’m gonna talk about Taxstone, real quick.

Not because I care, but because he’s – unfortunately – part of Black Twitter, and this show is Good Morning Black Twitter. So, here we go. . .

Any reasonable person would agree that Daryl “Taxstone” Campbell has some trash tweets.

He’s been arrested for a fatal shooting. His bail has been set for $500k. They found his DNA on the gun. And, I hope I never see his trash-ass tweets retweeted on my timeline, ever again.

If you care to know more, there’s a link to a report from the New York Daily News in the description. Enjoy. The End.

Now, onto better things, we’re less than a week away from the three-part New Edition mini-series that’s airing on BET!

I don’t know about y’all but I’m already planning my snacks, and I’m tryna get my warm-ups in daily, because I’m gonna want to dance when my jams come on and I can’t be pulling no muscles doing the running man.

That’s the original running man, for you new 2000 twinkie babies.

The only thing I’m apprehensive about is the fact that this New Edition “movie” is three days long.

Like. . . this The Jacksons: An American Dream all over again. And actually, I think it’s even longer. . .

I don’t know what I’ma do for next Wednesday’s episode of Good Morning Black Twitter, y’all might have to wait until Friday to hear from me.

Ain’t nobody got time to be getting to bed late, and then waking up at 3:00 AM.

Y’all will not run me ragged. Absolutely not. Mmmhmm.

And, you know I gotta live tweet it.

You know this is gonna be Black Twitter family television time. I don’t even know what there is to discuss here.

If you see a new episode from me? Next Wednesday? Consider it a late Christmas miracle.

Just sayin.

Anyhoo. I’m looking forward to it. Not even just for the music but because it’s basically a black action movie with all the Bobby Brown fight scenes.

Bruh. Bobby Brown fights everybody.

Bobby Brown got more fight scenes than John Wick. And, I’m here for all of it.

The New Edition Story airs on BET January 24th, 25th, and 26th, at 9:00 PM Eastern time.
If you’re not on the East Coast be sure to check your local listings for times.

I, of course, will be live-tweeting from @gmbtshow on Twitter.

Giving you commentary and shade.

♫ Soooooorry ♫

That’s my favorite New Edition song, by the way.

Are you going to be watching, next Tuesday? What’s your favorite New Edition song?
What moment are you looking forward to?

Hit me up in the comments on goodmorningblacktwitter.com or tweet me @gmbtshow. Y’all know debating music is what we do, you might as well tell me your music opinions on this one, too.

Good luck getting over the hump. Have a good morning, Black Twitter.

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