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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.

Jul 31, 2020

The crew checks in to get the latest on each other’s lives.  Vin shares a subway story about a vandal. L.O. is still going through construction in his house and with every passing day they seem to find more things wrong. Mack has decided to get a life coach to help him organize his life. He's also decided to automate...


Jul 24, 2020

The guys start the show with the weekly check in with the crew and see what's good. The guys catch up on air conditioners, baking bread, upgrading the backyard and vacation planning in the middle of a pandemic. 

The major topic tackled this week is reparations in America with the help of scholar Dr. Ray Winbush....


Jul 17, 2020

This week’s show starts off with the crew discussing their favorite snacks. Three of the fellas indulge in a variety of healthy snacks like mixed nuts and trail mix. Vin chooses to indulge in junk food like chips, cookies and cupcakes. Probably not a good look at 46, so hopefully Vin gets his wellness plan together...


Jul 10, 2020

The crew is back with another dope episode. We start with The Check-In and discuss Mack’s D.I.Y. skills, Alaric’s home projects, L.O.’s low-key 4th of July weekend and Vin’s failed attempt to fix his fridge.

The main topic the crew tackles this week is the question: “Do Black lives matter only when a...


Jul 3, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of Decoding 40.

On the Check-In, the guys discuss taking on DIY projects, summer day kid camps opening and afternoon dad naps, in addition, “planning” a birthday celebration for the wife in a world with COVID-19. 

The crew also goes through a myriad of subjects that includes the MAGAt...