Eric co-hosts The Nod at Gimlet. He also co-hosted For Colored Nerds, an independent podcast about race, news and pop culture with Brittany Luse. Before Gimlet, he helped nonprofits and foundations develop digital strategies at Fenton. He grew up in Memphis, TN and went to school at Howard University where he met long time friend Brittany Luse.
Recent episodes featuring Eric Eddings
A Nod to The Nod
The Nod podcast is coming to an end, and this week we are looking back at some of the highlights from the last 2.5 years of the show! It’s just like the moment right before Will turns out the lights in the empty living room at the Banks house. In this jam-packed clip show, Brittany and Eric take a trip down memory lane, and talk about how some of your favorite episodes of The Nod came together.Be sure to come back next week for the final episode of The Nod podcast! And sign up for updates on the new Quibi show The Nod with Brittany and Eric at
Borders Between Us
Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr. was born in Sierra Leone, and when he was eight years old, his mom brought him to live with her in the States. Then, when he was a teenager, his mom got sick and passed away. In the years since, Saidu has struggled with how distant he felt from his mom, often using poetry to work through his feelings. On this week's show, a beautiful story about the infinite gratitude--and resentment--we can feel for the parents who gave us everything.Plus, an update about our podcast."Borders Between Us" was produced by Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr. and Jay Allison for the public radio website The story was made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Intentions for 2020
In this week's BONUS, Brittany and Eric discuss their intentions for the coming year.
Brittany's Choice: An Oral History of Knuck If You Buck
We reunite members of Crime Mob to get the inside story of Knuck If You Buck, the club anthem that defined the crunk era and took them from high school kids to rap legends. All tea, no shade—straight from the people who lived it: Diamond, Princess and Lil Jay.
Lady Sings the Blues w/ Bassey Ikpi
This week, Brittany gets personal as she sits down with author and poet Bassey Ikpi to talk about her new book, I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying. In the book Bassey re-examines her life through the lens of her mental health and diagnosis of bipolar II.*This episode of The Nod contains mentions of suicide and serious mental health issues, and may not be suitable for all of our listeners.
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6 days, 11 hours