S1: Cruel Summer

Well that was a pretty good run, so thanks for listening to the first season of What Sucks This Week! Things got kind of intense there towards the end, and we were burning the candle at both ends. So we’re going to take a break and come back to you with Season 2! Keep any eye out on our social media channels and we’ll see you soon.

S1 E7: Ramadan 2019 Special

It’s that special time of year again! Ramadan 2019 y’all! Get ready to … go without food or water, I guess? I’d like to say that it took us a month to get to this because we were busy researching and preparing, but honestly (because at Ramadan you tell the truth [shout out to that awful movie, Love, Actually]) we just got busy and couldn’t get it together. So … yeah. Enjoy these very holy laughs and hot takes.

S1 E4: Colorism

Racism! It’s what’s for dinner! But it doesn’t always look the same no matter where you are. This week on What Sucks This Week, it’s something that sucks every week. Get ready to have the doors blown open on colorism.

S1 E3: Crazy Rich Asians

Being Sudanese means never seeing your reflection in popular media, but occasionally you get a glimpse of a shadow of your narrative. Luckily for you, we’re here to dig Sudanese-ness out of the media fare in the world. So enjoy our taking apart of Crazy Rich Asians.

spoiler alert: I saw it on a plane and Sara did not see it at all!

S1 E2: Growing up Muslim – the Holiday Edition

Growing up in NY in 1980’s we were essentially living in a Sudanese bubble, that we ventured outside of when we went outside. We were able to watch the world around us celebrate the holidays (like Christmas and Halloween) without necessarily fully taking part. Welcome to episode 2 of What Sucks This Week: the holidays.

S1 E1: The Sudanese Government and the Protests

After 30 years of iron fisted rule, Omar ElBashir has been ousted as President of the Sudan. What is ahead is uncharted waters, and we’re here to give you the background you need to sound more intelligent in front of your friends who don’t know where the Sudan is. Listen: this is important and unprecedented.