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Happy New Year everyone! We hope you all are having a good start to the new year so far. On this episode Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg discuss 2017 as a whole. Oprah had amazing speech at the Golden Globes, which has led Rodescu to believe this crazy conspiracy of Oprah vs The Rock for the 2020 election. Also H&M got a lot of flack after a photo shoot with a young black kid wearing the hoodie, " Coolest Monkey". Yikes! Should H&M apologize? Much more to discuss on episode 68 of " Dude Thats Not What I Meant" Podcast.

Episode 67

The squad is here to give you another dose of " Dude That's Not What I Meant" podcast. On this episode, we discuss Kevin Hart sex scandal and his words for fellow Comedian Michael Blackson. We haven't seen or heard from Ty Riggs for almost a month now. Rodescu randomly gets an email from Ty, introducing a new segment called " Fresh Perspective" with Ty Riggs. Much much more is discussed in episode 67! Thanks for the listen and enjoy!

Episode 66

On episode 66, we were lucky to grab up a very special guest. Vincent B. Bryant. Vincent is a comedian from St. Louis who recently moved to Chicago to pursue Stand- Up Comedy. Vincent has a podcast on Sound cloud called, " Consistently Inconsistent". We discuss a wide range of topics. Our informant did not fail us with the info he/she dug up on Vi but Vincent handled it well and dropped gems at the same time. Now, that's a real comedian. Enjoy!

Episode 65

Hey Folks! We hope everyone Thanksgiving and holiday weekend went well. The gang is back to hit you with that Boom Bap of podcasting. Ty Riggs is still in a turkey coma, so he'll be back next week. Adrienne Brandyburg and Rodescu Hopkins discuss Tyrese... FOR THE LAST TIME! We promise.

A kid in Cincinnati, Ohio started a 300k fire trying to kill bed bugs. Hero or villain?

Also, Rodescu learned a lot about cocaine.

Much much more discussed in episode 65!

Episode 64

On this edition of, " Dude That's Not What I Meant" Podcast Adrienne Brandy and Rodescu Hopkins really bust out the jokes on this one. They discuss Louis CK and all the jerking off stories Wal-Mart throws away a ton of food and then tries to apologize to the public for their waste. Rodescu's homie, " Lebron James" gets into it with everyone from New York City. Sounds like a good podcast to me! ENJOY!


Hey folks, on Adrienne Brandyburg aka Hollywood Brandyburg is back! The gang discusses Tyrese again being in the news. Claiming Will Smith and Jada Pickett offered him 5 million to stay offline. We don't think he got the message. Ty Riggs has some theories on Michael Jackson sex life.  Kevin Spacey has been removed from all his actor's work. Do you think he fucked up big time? Some people in the press are sticking with him. Gay Talese ( A famous writer ) told the press Anthony Rapp should, " Suck it up". Interesting choice of words right? That's not what he meant right? Enjoy the podcast folks and be sure to follow us on all social media platforms. Dude That's Not What I Meant Podcast!

Episode 62

Hey folks! On episode 62, Adrienne Brandyburg had to go be Hollywood and handle an acting gig. So Rodescu and Ty Riggs held down the fort.

On this episode, the discussed Tyrese Gibson. His crying on the internet video has gotten a lot of jokes sent his way. Is it ok to laugh at someone, when it's about the custody of your daughter? A man pulls out a gun at a McDonald's all because they said, " We don't have any Egg McMuffins at the time". Seems like the most reasonable time to pull a gun out right? Also, Kirt Webster has been accused drugging men, having his way. Allegedly he introduced some porn categories to the men to kind soften them up before he made his move. Some wild shit, right!

Episode 61

Hey folks! On Episode 61 the team discusses the Gabrielle Union exposing Dwayne Wade for possibly liking his butt to be eaten. Is that cool for your partner to hint at that on a national level?? Bill O'Reilly is upset with God after all the sex allegations. Well if ya had to be mad at someone, we guess God wouldn't be too bad of a choice, right? Stephen Paddock is the brother of the Vegas Shooter and he didn't turn his brother in. Is that a good brother or bad brother? What would you do? Also, Stephen likes Child Porn. Ok BYYYYYYYEEEEE! 


Episode 60

Episode 60 is now available! On this episode, the gang talks about David Cross being accused of being a racist, based off of a bad joke he told ten years ago. Trump is well... being Trump and lastly, but not least. The #METOO and the growing movement. Hope you all enjoy the podcast. 

Episode 59

YOOOOOOOOOOO! We're back! Rodescu has been on vacation for the past two weeks in Columbia. Adrienne is crushing the acting game and Ty Riggs is avoiding all hard work at his job. We also discuss Harvey Weinstein and his accusers. Ben Affleck tweets which lead to Rose McGowan twitter getting suspended. Chris Forester, Miami's offense Coach, gets busted doing Cocaine and we don't know if it's because Rodescu just got back from Columbia but... He seems to have no problem with someone doing cocaine on the job. 

Episode 58

Hey Folks! On this episode of, " Dude Thats Not What I Meant" Cleveland Anderson joins the team. Our informer was able to dig up a little information on our man and we wanted to clear up his record. From his past rapping life with alleged Tu-pac to keeping a white girl around Cleveland is a dynamic Comedic threat. Check out episode 58 folks! 


P.S.- Cleveland is not a Fan of Cleveland, Ohio. Rodescu Already asked.

Episode 57

      Hey Folks! On episode 57, the team discuss the whole Kevin Hart Scandal. Torrei Hart also had some words about Kevin's cheating. Rodescu didn't like that. Just to give you all a heads up Rodescu didn't like much. Like the fact that Kyrie Irving has left Rodescu's precious Cleveland Cavaliers for Boston. Kyrie went on ESPN's, " First Take" and seemed to have no love for the Cavs. Rodescu claims that as a, " Dude Thats Not What I Meant " Moment. Also a teacher dragged a student out of class because he didn't want to stand for the flag. This is a juicy episode folks so check it out!

Episode 56

On episode 56, the team of Rodescu Hopkins, Adrienne Brandyburg, and Ty Riggs brings on a special guest. Sonal Aggarwal! Sonal is a good friend of ours and we were lucky to get her on the podcast.


On episode 56 we go through Sonal Facebook and learn that she has way more skills under her belt. Fire dancing, she is basically the Indian mother of all comics in the Chicago Comedy Scene. Also note that " Dot and Feather, Sticks Together". 


Sonal help produces, " Congrats for your success " which happens first Thursday of the month at Uncharted Books here in Chicago! Right now

Episode 55

Hey guys! On episode 55 Adrienne Brandyburg and Rodescu Hopkins introduce a new member to the team. Ty Riggs! Ty Riggs was previously a guest and now has joined the team! 


The team on this episode discuss DACA and what Obama has to say to this. Also, Munroe Bergdorf wrote a very serious Facebook post about Race and L’Oréal ended their Campaign with her. If a pastor kills is a wife while he is sleeping, is he guilty? Could it the holy spirit? Who Knows! All discussed in episode 55 of, " Dude That's Not What I Meant" Podcast.

Episode 54

On Episode 54, Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg discuss Kathy Griffin and a leaked email from CBS. A email wanting Kathy Griffin to apologize. Which isn't crazy, but it was the letter a gentleman wrote that was the issue.

Conor lost to Floyd Mayweather, making Floyd's record 50-0. How are we feeling about this? Good? Bad? Don't give a shit?

Ok! Lastly, but certainly not least we want to send our support and love to everyone who was effect by the recent Hurricane. Stay strong and try your best to stay safe. 

Episode 53

On behalf of everyone here at, " Dude Thats Not What I Meant" Podcast we send our love and support to the people in Charlottesville. Keep fighting.


On episode 53 Adrienne Brandyburg and Rodescu Hopkins get heavy into Baby Mama drama. Rodescu has a questions for the ladies getting their child support checks. Also Trump doing the old classy Trump bit. You know, where he says stupid shit and we freak out. Neo-Nazi's and White supremacist have teamed to come after the minorities in America. This is a heavy race episode folks so strap in.

Episode 52

On episode 52, Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg discuss live orgy parties, Trump getting into it with North Korea. Also Usher got the herpes( SUPPOSEDLY ) and the people after him are throwing out some crazy accusations. Much MUCH more discussed on the podcast! Check us out! Enjoy!

Episode 51

Hey guys! On Episode 51 Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg dive right into it. Lil' Duval says some harsh comments about Transgender woman and won't apologize. Should he apologize and what is off limits for a comedian. Michelle Carter only received two and a half years in prison for convincing her boyfriend to commit suicide. What!!!! That's crazy. Also Trump is out here leaking his own phone calls with Mexico. At least that's what we believe. Enjoy the podcast!

Episode 50

Hey guys! On Episode 51 Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg dive right into it. Lil' Duval says some harsh comments about Transgender woman and won't apologize. Should he apologize and what is off limits for a comedian. Michelle Carter only received two and a half years in prison for convincing her boyfriend to commit suicide. What!!!! That's crazy. Also Trump is out here leaking his own phone calls with Mexico. At least that's what we believe. Enjoy the podcast!


Episode 49

Jarrell Scott Barnes RETURNS!!!!! He's back to address some issues from his past appearance on episode 23 of the podcast. This couldn't be the most, " Dude Thats Not What I Meant Moment"! He's here to address his comments about depression and he has more Conspiracy theories. Guess who he think killed 2-Pac????


Episode 48

Hey folks! This is a very special episode! Ty Riggs joins us for a very special episode of, " Dude Thats Not What I Meant" podcast. We learn that there are two different versions of Ty Riggs. We also learn that he can't write for shit. We dive into the history of this man and all we also touch on Jay Z getting some bad press about his new album, " 4:44". Rob Kardashian outed Black China for being a asshole... But didn't we already know that. Enjoy the podcast folks!


Episode 47

Hey folks! We're back! We cover the B.E.T. awards and Joe Budden. How do you guys feel about Migos and this new age of Rap? Also Chicago Water department has to issue out a apology about racist slurs used on African- American women. I'm sure they didn't mean that right? Also recently a Youtube star, " Pedro Ruiz III" thought that a book would catch a bullet. Guess how his story ends. More to come guys! Give the podcast a listen.

Episode 46

HEY, FOLKS!!! This episode of 'Dude Thats Not What I Meant' is a packed one! A french fitness professional died from an exploding can of whipped cream. This shouldn't be a headline, but this is the third person to die from exploding cans in Europe. Bill Cosby is teaching how to avoid sexual assault charges to children. Steve Harvey is in trouble for a Flint, Michigan joke. Annnnnnnnd John Oliver was recently sued by coal mogul Robert Murray for a couple jokes on his hit show 'Last Week Tonight'. What a good time to be a comedian, right?! Enjoy!


Episode 45

On episode 45 Rodescu and Adrienne talk about them both not having jobs. Rodescu explains his feelings about the NBA finals. They also discuss Bill Maher using the "n" word and Kathy Griffin holding a fake bloody Trump head in a photoshoot. Enjoy!


Episode 44

Episode 44 has arrived! Rodescu and Adrienne talk about Hampton bachelors getting vasectomies to protect themselves from gold diggers. Also, Bill Cosby is back in the news and he doesn't want to stay in any public hotels because of the fear that someone will slip something into his drink. Ironic. Robert De Niro is in a movie called 'The Comedian' where he makes a couple jokes about a town called Hicksville. Apparently, Hicksville didn't like the joke and wants Robert De Niro to apologize. So, we've got a lot of great topics here. Hope you guys enjoy!


Episode 43

On episode 43, Rodescu and Adrienne have on the hilarious and smooth Marc Levalle, a comedian in Chicago. They bring on Marc to clear up some rumors about him in the comedy scene and their undercover detective finds some very interesting photos and quotes from him. Enjoy!


Episode 42

Episode 42 is here! Adrienne and Rodescu discuss people taking pictures with Donald Trump, United Airlines settles with Dr. Dao, and Florida recently apologized to four Black man for accusing them of raping a White woman.



Episode 41

Hey Guys! Episode 41 is here! Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne BrandyBurg get back together after Rodescu's trip to Wrestlemania in Orlando. Should United Airlines apologize for having a man dragged off their plane? Bill O' Reilly has been accused of sexual harassment for the 8th time; should he apologize? Janet Jackson broke it off with her husband after 5 years of marriage. This isn't a big deal, but she now receives $500,000,000 from him! Rodescu is suspicious of this break-up and has questions for Janet. Enjoy this podcast with a nice can of Pepsi brought to you by Kendall Jenner.


Episode 40

Episode 40 is finally here!!! Calvin Evans joins Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg on this episode as they go through Calvin's twitter page, finding some crazy videos from his past. Calvin was featured in Kevin Hart's 'Hart of the City' and on Showtime's Shameless, and he is a national touring act. This is a great episode and we hope you guys enjoy!


Episode 39

Hey folks! On this Episode of 'Dude Thats Not What I Meant', Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg have a special guest, Jillian Ebanks!!! Jillian is a very talented comedian, actor, and producer in the Chicago comedy scene. She co-produces a comedy show called 'BAPS' with our own Adrienne and performs all over the city. Rodescu and Adrienne had Jillian on to discuss some suspicious videos they found of Jillian early in her career. Rodescu and Jillian also decide to go see the movie 'Get Out' together. Really deep shit here, right? 

Episode 38

Hey guys, ladies...or whatever you decide to identify with! Hope all is well. Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg are back for episode 38. Rodescu has been having a little rough go with life. You'll be able to tell in the first 5 minutes of the podcast. So, thanks for being chill while he deals with some personal issues. On this episode Adrienne and Rodescu discuss Ben Carson's slave comments, transgender dolls, International Woman's Day, and when it is okay to push a kid down the stairs. That last question is very important to Rodescu. Thanks for sticking with these guys. They really do appreciate it. 


Episode 37

Hey people! Episode 37 is here. On this episode Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg discuss the Charles Oakley ban at Madison Square Garden, Marlon Wayans gets sued for his tweets, and of course Trump. Enjoy!


Episode 36

Hey guys! Episode 36 is here! Of course we discuss all the nonsense of President Trump and all the protests. Rodescu is for sure he sees a spy in the mix. Also, Saturday Night Live writer Katie Rich was fired for a tweet she made about Trump's son, Barron Trump. Aziz Ansari also performed on SNL where he made a joke comparing Chris Brown to Donald Trump. Chris Brown had some words for Aziz.


Episode 35

On episode 35 Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg discuss Yahoo tweeting 'nigger navy', which became a popular hashtag in #blacktwitter. Trump had his first press conference and called a reporter, "Fake News". The Golden Globes just passed and Meryl Streep had some words about Donald Trump in her acceptance speech. Also, keep a look out for the newest film called 'Hidden Figures'!



Episode 34

Happy New Year, guys! Episode 34 is FINALLY HERE! Adrienne Brandyburg and Rodescu Hopkins discuss Steve Martin Tweeting about Carrie Fisher dying, men getting weave in their hair, and Don Lemon getting yanked off the air for being drunk. Rodescu also shares his first daily cry ever on this podcast!!! Happy New Year's again!!! Don't forget to share, like, and subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher!

Episode 33

On episode 33 Danii Gallegos joins Rodescu. This was recorded before the pipeline attacks ceased, just FYI. They discussed Danii's activism, Craiglist misconnections, and she gives Rodescu tips on how to make women have orgasms.

Here is the website for 'We Still Like You'! Go check out their shows, guys!


Episode 32

Episode 32 is out! Rodescu Hopkins and Adrienne Brandyburg discuss a European sex cafe where people are doin' it with robots and CVS apologizing for racist employees.


Episode 31

On episode 31, Rodescu and Adrienne discuss a wide variety of topics from Nick Cannon's comments on Planned Parenthood to Trump saying that people who burn the American flag should lose their citizenship. Also, Gucci Man proposed to his fiancée, but he didn't kneel. Should men kneel???


Episode 30

Episode 30 is here, guys! Rodescu and Adrienne discuss Kanye West's comments about Beyonce and the walk-out at his show, Donald Trump is STILL tweeting, and Obama made a couple comments about Trump in The New Yorker saying that he's not ready for the presidency.



Hey guys!!! Episode 29 is here. Rodescu Hopkins (@Rodescuhopkins) and Adrienne Brandyburg (@adriennedennise) are back! On this episode they discuss social media after the election, Dave Chappelle's performance on Saturday Night Live, and the racist remarks of Pamela Taylor about Michelle Obama.

*Disclaimer* Just a little heads up, Rodescu just bought new cords and doesn't know how to work the mixer correctly!


Episode 28

Hey guys on episode 28 Rodescu Hopkins (@rodescuhopkins) and Adrienne Brandyburg (@adriennedennise) are lucky enough to land an awesome guest, BRANDI DENISE!!! Brandi is a very talented comedian who performs all over the country. She's a regular at the World's Famous Laugh Factory and Zanies! This week Brandi has her one-woman show called 'I'm Not Crazy, I Just Love Hard'! Doors open at 10:30pm and the show starts at 11 at the GreenHouse Theatre!!! Guess what! A portion of the ticket sales go to veterans! COME ONNNNN!!! Support the troops, guys!!! Enjoy the episode and follow Brandi on all her social media for more show updates!