About

Stories have always been our strongest currency. Public Announcement is a general-interest pod from Chris Black & James Ellis.

Episode 14

Performing Arts with Vanessa Carlton

A cold-open featuring Chris Black behind the kit—on his throne—leads to our hosts discussing Oasis as “the Lynyrd Skynyrd of Britain”, a proposal for upping Nashville’s edge, and thoughts…

Episode 11

Political Chatter

New York, NY — Chris and James go beyond their signature brand of general-interest podcasting to weigh in on American public affairs—with the help of media insider Slade Sohmer,…

Episode 7

Log On

Men’s fashion has seen a steep rise in popularity in recent years. This week Chris and James talk to Grailed brand director Lawrence Schlossman about the speed of trends and…

Episode 6

Some Views on “Views”

Chris has spent quite a lot of time with Drake’s music; sadly, James has not. This week they go track by track, talking production, themes, sequencing, promotion and the associated lingo…