The Team at Pod Bible have been looking through the magazine back catalogue with more than a hint of nostalgia. With so many great guest articles and interviews, we thought it was time to make our archive as accessible as possible by sharing them here on the website.
Celebrating podcasters is a common occurrence, but in this modern world being a solid, grade-A guest is something that needs celebrating. Our Podcast Prophet for issue #011 of the magazine was creator of I Will Destroy You, Michaela Coel.
WAYS TO CHANGE THE WORLD
Falling out of love with Christianity, Chewing Gum and avoiding Stardom // Jan 2019
So much is covered in this chat with Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murphy that no write-up can truly do it justice. From Michaela’s fascinating relationship with faith, to reflections on the assault that led to her recent smash hit I May Destroy You, Krishnan’s robust questioning brings out the best in Michaela and reveals yet again what an inspiration she is. Listen now on Acast >>
THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST
Ep.30 // Michaela Coel // Sep 2016
We’re delving deep into the Adam Archive for this one, but as always with Dr Buckles we are rewarded with a nuanced and compelling conversation with a healthy does of silliness and irreverence. Whilst there’s a lot of focus on the BAFTA winning Chewing Gum, there’s also time for discussions on bodily functions and sex clubs. Pod perfection. Listen now on Acast >>
GROWING UP WITH GAL-DEM
Michaela Coel on feedback and ‘taking the note’ // Jun 2020
Gal Dem are focused on platforming the voices of women and non-binary people of colour. In their podcast they ask guests to revisit old diary entries/letters/etc. The extraction Michaela chooses (from a period 10 years ago when she was unsure about acting) uncovers a profound bit of advice applicable both within and outside her chosen field. Listen now on Acast >>
BLOOD ON THE TRACKS
Michaela Coel, Benjamin Zephaniah, Bez, Mike Bubbins // Jan 2019
On Blood on the Tracks, Colin Murray gathers together four music obsessives to debate their favourite tracks – a format that allows Michaela to show her side of her personality not seen in some of our other recommended episodes. Tune in for studio singalongs, tales of dancing with Janelle Monae and a surprising love for Spandau Ballet. Listen now Acast>>
Side Effects of Pan Africanism // Jan 2019
A three-way, two-part whirlwind of a conversation that leaves you energised and educated. Amanda Seales is joined by Michaela and Noma Dumezweni to discuss pan Africanism and the Black diaspora. The section highlighting the difference acknowledging history and accepting it is one of many eureka moments to be had by us, the listener. Listen now on Acast>>