That's Dope! Podcast

If it's dope, we'll talk about it!

About the show

Join Godswill Ugwa as he runs the gamut of topics to chew the fat on: anime, music, video games, fighting, politics, current events, and much more.

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  • The Real Plus Ultra w/ Mason Lieberman

    October 12th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 5 mins
    anime, audio coordination, charity, cowboy bebop, music, my hero academia, sonic, steve blum, tank, tencent, the real folk blues, yoko kanno

    Senior Game Audio Coordinator at Tencent, Mason Lieberman, joins Godswill and Matt in episode 59 of the podcast to discuss how he got into making music for video games and anime.

  • Ace Vane Making Cartoons Funnier - That's Dope Episode 58

    September 28th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  56 mins 40 secs
    ace vane, comedy, dc comics, instagram, social media, spider-man, superfriends

    Comedian and musician Ace Vane jumps on the podcast to talk about how he got started with cartoon comedy sketches, making music, and how he got so funny. Check out one of the most funny sketch artists on Instagram today!

  • Perspective of a Pornstar in Portland during the Pandemic w/ LanaBee

    September 20th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  58 mins 8 secs
    anime, bella thorne, blm, cosplay, horror movies, pornhub, portland, sex work, spiders, tarantulas, video games

    LanaBee, PornHub model and cosplayer, joins Godswill (and introducing Matt as a cohost) to talk about her perspectives as a sex worker, a content creator, and an activist while in the heart of environmental and social contention, Portland. We go through all these topics and more in this episode!

  • The Seventh Stardust Crusader w/ Jasmin

    September 8th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 29 mins
    anime expo, avengers, black lives matter, black panther, chadwick boseman, islam, jojo's bizarre adventure, ms. marvel, nerd culture, nessa pokemon, netflix

    Jasmin Joestar joins the latest episode to catch up with Godswill after a long break due to the quarantine. The two catch up on why people should watch Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, inclusion of PoC in nerd culture, the purpose of the Black Lives Matter movement, Ms. Marvel, and much more in this fun episode!

  • Whoa Mama! w/ Juliette Michele

    August 20th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 6 mins
    adult swim, american dad, cosplay, dexter's laboratory, onlyfans, sex work, the incredibles

    The Juliette Michele aka Bishoujo Mom is back on the podcast to catch up with Godswill online! We dive into her favorite cartoons that inspire her, her mom series of cosplay, what sex works means, and much more!

  • The Photographer and His World

    August 3rd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 18 mins
    animal crossing, anime, diablo, metal music, party, photography, video games, vikings, vinland saga

    That's Dope event photographer, Matt, joins the latest episode (and first video episode during the pandemic) with Godswill where they explain why That's Dope is important to them and they run through the music, games, and anime that keep them going during these tough times.

  • The Queen of the Manga Scene w/ BlackGirlsAnime

    July 15th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 56 secs
    aggretsuko, anime, black, manga, nerd, nigerian, sailor moon, shojo

    Welcome to the podcast the Marquise of Manga, BlackGirlsAnime's Eunice! If you have ever been interested in what manga is about and you want to get hype about it, then you absolutely need to listen to this episode. But even if you don't know anything manga or anime, you'll have a great time enjoying memories of parties past.

  • Black Lives Matter 3: A New Perspective

    July 6th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 45 mins
    allies, black lives matter, blm, civil rights, malcolm x, martin luther king jr

    This time Godswill is a guest in this latest episode! As a guest on Amusement Sparks, Godswill joins host Andrew Spohn and guest Sam Versus Sam to have an in-depth conversation on what "Black Lives Matter" means. With questions from Andrew as a White perspective, Godswill and Sam answer questions and discuss their experiences and knowledge of the movement to help shed light on why everyone should be a part of it.

  • Black Lives Matter 2: Allies of the Movement

    June 25th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  58 mins 20 secs
    allies, black lives matter, blm, civil rights, malcolm x, martin luther king jr

    Serine comes back to the podcast for a special Black Lives Matter-focused series of episodes during this movement. It's a serious talk about the perspective of an ally during this momentous civil rights surge and how best to support & amplify voices of the movement.

  • Black Lives Matter 1: One Piece and the Protest Experience

    June 12th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  2 hrs 13 mins
    anime, black, black lives matter, blm, cops, one piece, protests

    During this month of June, we're interviewing all types of voices within the Black Lives Matter movement. Starting off this short series, Godswill interviews Krystal, a leading Black voice in the anime world who also attended some of the protests within Los Angeles. And of course the two geek about One Piece for awhile. Listen to the chat now!

  • Hungry for God w/ Serine

    May 22nd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  58 mins 31 secs

    Godswill gets serious for once with his friend Serine to talk about Muslims fasting the month of Ramadan! Godswill with his Christian perspective takes the time to ask questions about Islam and to reflect on his experience with fasting, especially now during the shelter-in-place conditions. Check out this enlightening episode now.

  • Blessing the Bass w/ Bubby

    May 15th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 3 mins
    anime, bass, dragon ball z, guitar, jhene aiko, one piece, snoop dogg

    Bubby Lewis is a legendary bassist who has toured with Snoop Dogg, Jhene Aiko, and many others as well as his own solo tours throughout the world. He has his own studio album and continues to play worldwide with many greats. And we got him on the podcast to talk about anime! Join this fun episode where Godswill learns about his history, talks about his anime inspirations, and much more for a good hour.

  • High Stakes Storylines w/ The Night Sky Prince

    May 3rd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 49 mins
    androids, co-op games, final fantasy 7, gamecube, jojo's bizarre adventure, nier automata

    Ryan Johnson aka The Night Sky Prince is back on the podcast with Josh & Sam after working overtime to cover the Final Fantasy 7 remake. How was the FF7 remake? What makes a series keep you on the edge of your seat? Are alien robots people? Found out what the guys think on this episode of the That's Dope Podcast.

  • Remember When... w/ David Le

    April 23rd, 2020  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 6 secs
    anime, anime club, conventions, cosplay, yuru camp

    Godswill catches up with an old friend with who he started an anime club with in college, David. The two spend the hour going down memory lane from adventures in college, past conventions, and the anime club they started together. Listen to a funny and anime-filled re-connection of old buddies.

  • The Artist, The Legend w/ Mythallica

    April 14th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 43 secs
    anime, art, bernie sanders, black creative, black manga, cereal, fighting games, lux nova, manga, mythallica, one piece, politics

    Godswill brings on maven animator and illustrator, Mythallica, to the podcast to talk about his PoC-inspired art, upcoming projects like his cereal mascot video game, his ongoing manga creations, and of course nerd ish! If you need inspiration for your own projects, look no further than this podcast episode.

  • Passing Time w/ Delmar

    April 6th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 27 mins
    gamestop, league, podcasting, simps, social distancing, tarkov, twitch

    Twitch affiliate and podcast host Delmar talks with Josh and Sam about the craziness and how to pass the time during quarantine.
    (Recorded 3/21, right before shelter-in-place was active)