Co-Host of The Chris and Andre Show
Andre Powell has hosted 79 Episodes.
Are We Tired of All The Politics Yet? | THE BIG RANT
November 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 45 mins
democrats, donald trump, election, politics, republicans, state elections
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Chris and Andre share their exhaustion over the midterm elections and the abundance of yard signs and political advertisements seemingly everywhere.
Why You Should Never Work with Synchrony Bank Part II - The Follow-Up | THE BIG RANT
October 15th, 2022 | 1 hr 4 mins
banking, credit, finance, loans, synchrony bank, youtube
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Chris and Andre revisit their most popular video to date, "Why You Should Never Work With Synchrony Bank" and read through the comments they received from other people who had similar experiences to Chris.
Kanye West and Herschel Walker | THE BIG RANT
October 12th, 2022 | 1 hr 36 mins
abortion, georgia, herschel walker, kanye west, politics, republicans, white lives matter
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Chris and Andre take on the latest controversies from both Kayne West and Herschel Walker. Kanye has poked his head out of hiding to announce his clothing line and that "White Lives Matter" while Herschel Walker is hit with an "October Surprise" when The Daily Beast reports he encouraged and later paid for a woman to have an abortion while he supports and all-out ban on abortions with absolutely no acceptions.
The Battle for the United States' School Boards | THE BIG RANT
October 10th, 2022 | 1 hr 37 mins
education, politics, school boards
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Chris and Andre discuss the GOP's targeting of local school boards in the upcoming 2022 election as a way of influencing the future of the United States of America. Along the way they bring up the threats of violence that stemmed from masks and Critical Race Theory, the push for less government interventions in schools, and the growing popularity of charter schools.
The Little Mermaid and Representation | THE BIG RANT
October 1st, 2022 | 1 hr 39 mins
black panther, captain america, game of thrones, house of the dragon, lord of the rings, moon knight, ms. marvel, pop culture, representation, sabra, she-hulk, starfire, the little mermaid, the rings of power, titans
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Chris, Andre, and friend-of-the-show Joe discuss the internet’s freak out over the Little Mermaid being played by Halle Bailey and the typical fury surrounding representation in pop culture.
Making Your Finances Recession-Proof | THE BIG RANT
September 21st, 2022 | 1 hr 40 mins
budget, budgeting, finance, gnucash, the big rant, you need a budget
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Andre provides his expertise in personal finance to try and help you get a handle on your finances by Keeping the Lights On and Managing Your Expenses. Chris sits back and learns from the best before diving in to ask some questions that come to mind.
Decrypting Cryptocurrencies | THE BIG RANT
September 14th, 2022 | 1 hr 50 mins
cryptocurrency, finance, investment, rick ross
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Chris and Andre go off on Cryptocurrency while doing their best to understand what is driving people's obsession with it and their inability to see the massive red flags waving in their faces. Along the way they discuss the death of the "American Dream," Rick Ross's request to crypto-bros, and the current state of the crypto market.
The Discovery/Warner Bros. Merger and What It Means for the DCEU | THE BIG RANT
September 7th, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
batgirl, david zaslav, dc studios, dceu, discovery, hbo max, merger, pop culture, scoob 2, streaming, warner bros.
In this edition of The Big Rant, Chris, Andre, and Joe discuss the announcement of the Discovery and Warner Bros. merger and the announcement that several projects are immediately being canned, including Batgirl, and share their opinions on what this could mean for the DCEU overall.
Summer of Pop Culture Recap: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ms. Marvel, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, and Thor: Love and Thunder
September 3rd, 2022 | 1 hr 12 mins
doctor strange, marvel, movies, reviews, star wars, thor
In this episode, we get caught up on all the reviews we started and didn't finish, or ones that we should have done a while ago but are just now getting around to doing.
The Death of News and Rise of Infotainment | THE BIG RANT
July 21st, 2022 | 1 hr 24 mins
infotainment, john oliver, news
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Chris and Andre focus in on the steady decline in news viewership and the seeming increase in the number of "info-tainment" shows designed to combine traditional news stories with humor.
The United States Peaked in High School | THE BIG RANT
June 26th, 2022 | 56 mins 26 secs
american exceptionalism, donald trump, gerrymandering, hearings, january 6th, politics, the great migration
In this edition of THE BIG RANT, Chris and Andre discuss the January 6th Committee's hearings so far and the revelations they have uncovered, but also why they both feel it will ultimately lead to nothing of substance happening to anyone beyond the rioters themselves.
Ms. Marvel | Is It GREAT or Does It SUCK?
June 25th, 2022 | 21 mins 18 secs
comics, disney, disney+, marvel, ms. marvel, review, tv show
In this edition of Is It GREAT or Does It SUCK? Chris and Andre review the first two episodes of the other new Disney+ Show, Ms. Marvel. The series follow the ultimate Avengers' Fan Girl and day-dreamer, Kamala Kahn, as she navigates the perils of high school with her best friends Bruno and Nakia.