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Decoding 40

Decoding 40, the podcast where we fearlessly and ferociously explore, debate and laugh at the complex inner workings, issues and thinking of today’s grown a** black men.

Feb 28, 2020

This episode covers a number of random topics: subway stories, homeless people, Amazon Go stores and the Bodega vending machine (now Stockwell), the death of the actual bodega? We also talk about some of the highlights of Black History Month including the documentary “They Gotta Have Us” now playing on Netflix....


Feb 21, 2020

We start this episode with the weekly check in and talk about the disparity between media coverage for missing victims based on race. The guys discuss the Netflix Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez documentary and the several factors that attributed to his downfall including CTE and past sexual abuse and...


Feb 14, 2020

The guys start off acknowledging the amazingly mild winter that New York has been experiencing thanks to climate change.  And, L.O thinks that he may have something to do with the temperate weather. The guys also talk about the “Gay Slave” skit in Ep. 41 “Heeeeyyyy Massa!!!!” and wonder if they went too far and...


Feb 7, 2020

It’s 10am on a Monday in the studio and the guys are breaking open a bottle of some brown sauce. The guys are on the check in talking about drinking in moderation, hearing issues, noise-cancelling headphones, memory foam mattresses, CPAP machines and Vin’s battle with sleep apnea.

The crew starts the show discussing...