2014 Episodes


Air Date: July 30, 2014

Stephen A. Smith versus Michelle Beadle, and Domestic Violence in Sports

On this episode of Now with Nicole: Why Stephen A. Smith was sort of right and should not have been suspended; Michelle Beadle comparing women hitting men to sexual assault, and accepting bad behavior by women.

Air Date: July 17, 2014

Why Tony Dungy Was Right and Michael Shut Up and Play Ball, Pam Oliver’s Demotion and Social Media

On today’s episode of Now With Nicole, we touch upon Tony Dungy’s unnecessary clarification of his comment about Michael Sam; why people can no longer have an opinion; did social media cause Pam Oliver’s demotion, and more.

Air Date: July 16, 2014

Now With Nicole: I’m Sorry Is Not a Curse Word and the “Married to the Family Myth”

In today’s episode of Now With Nicole, we talk about the necessity of apologies within families; how to prevent in-laws from becoming outlaws; setting up healthy boundaries in your relationships, and how not to throw your spouse under the bus.

Air Date: July 9, 2014

Now With Nicole: Uncovering Hobby Lobby, Women’s Rights Law, and Protecting the LGBT Community

Join us for tonight’s episode of The Now With Nicole/Google Hangout Simulcast as we cover the Hobby Lobby ruling, laws affecting women and the LGBT community, and much more.

Air Date: July 2, 2014

Now With Nicole – Men in the Ladies Room; Jail Time for Visiting Your Child too Much, and Public Displays of Love Gone Wrong

On today’s episode of Now With Nicole (f.ka. “The Quip”), we are talking Houston’s gender neutral bathroom law and it’s impact on children, Going to jail for overpaying child support and seeing your child too much, and public displays of love gone wrong.


Air Date: 6/25/2014

Now With Nicole: Christian Joy Junkies, Hating Scandal, PG-13 Movies Rock

On today’s episode of Now With Nicole (f.k.a. “The Quip”), we are cover the phenomenon of being joy junkies- people always looking for an entertainment fix. I also give love to PG-13 movies and dish on why I don’t like Scandal or “Reality TV,” but can sit through a soap opera.

Air Date: 6/18/2014

Now With Nicole: Chivalry Didn’t Just Die, We Killed It

On today’s episode of The Quip, we pose the question, “You Can Do it All, But Why?” Why is it so hard for some of us as women to accept assistance from the opposite sex? We address the negative impact of the “independent movement,” why I will never voluntarily be a stay-at-home mom a second time, striking a healthy balance between autonomy and dependency, and much more. View the Google Hangout simulcast here.


Air Date: 5/22/2014

Now With Nicole: Brian Banks’s Accuser Deserves Jail Time; Mark Cuban Is Right, Whoppi Goldberg Has a Point, A Disastrous Mother’s Day, Unrealistic Moral Expectations, and More

On today’s episode of The Quip- Brian Banks’s Accuser Getting Off With Just a Fine; Why Mark Cuban’s view of prejudice and bigotry is accurate; Whoopi Goldberg’s remarks about hitters should get hit back; A Unhappy Mother’s Day; False expectations by Christians of non-Christians and more.

Air Date: 5/15/2014

Now With Nicole:  Co-Parenting Highs and Lows; Memes Gone Wild; Beyonce Versus 200 Nigerian Girls; Parents Judging Parents, Raising Mini-Moguls, and more

On today’s episode of The Quip, join us as we talk Inciting Memes , Catergate 2014, Bring Back Our Girls, Divorce Isn’t Contagious, Preachers’ Kids, Parents Judging Parents, and more topics on faith, family, and finances. While the radio show did not miss a beat, the Google Hangout was interrupted due to a power outage. The pre-blackout Google Hangout segment may be found here.

Air Date: 5/8/2014

Stop Fixing Ex’s Messes; A Kid’s Right to Privacy; Dropping the Christian Label, and Retirement Versus College

Join us at 2:00 pm CST for our first ever simulcast. During today’s show, The Quip will be airing live on Google+ and YouTube. Today’s show segments include: Stop Being Your Ex’s Olivia Pope (1st Quarter- 15 Minutes); Don’t Call Me a Christian (2nd Quarter- 15 Minutes); A Kid’s “Right” to Privacy (3rd Quarter- 15 Minutes), and Saving for College Versus Retirement (4th Quarter- 15 minutes). Watch the video.

Air Date: 5/1/2014

Now With Nicole: Fire DL Hughley, Wives Suing Mistresses, and How Did 200 Nigerian Girls Go Missing?

On today’s episode, we talk latest headlines and how they affect your faith, family, and finances. Some of topics covered: pot belly pigs on planes,”thirsty bitches,” wives suing mistresses, the Affordable Health Care Act, and just where are the 200 missing Nigerian school girls?


Air Date: 4/22/2014

10 Tips for Taking Money to Your Honey

Do not lie; do not nag; do not invite other people into your relationship. On today’s episode of The Quip, we give “10 Tips for Talking Money to Your Honey.”

Air Date: 4/3/2014

Stop Blaming the Victim

On today’s episode of The Quip, we celebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month’s “End Victim Blaming Day” with a message to end victim blaming in all types of abusive relationships. Whether sexual, spiritual, physical, emotional, mental, or financial, abuse is never okay, and we re-victimize the survivor by making her (or him) responsible for another person’s behavior.


Air Date: 3/27/2014

The Real Problem Behind Financial Conflict Has Nothing to Do with Money

On today’s episode of The Quip, we talk the real problem when talking money with your honey. Join us as we dig beneath the surface of what money talks are really covering such as unrealistic expectations, religious upbringing, what money personally represents to a person, and the need to communicate. If you are having money conflicts, or want to avoid them, you do not want to miss this show.

Air Date: 3/20/2014

Spring Clean Your Faith, Family, and Finances

On today’s episode of The Quip, we talk spring cleaning for your faith, family, and finances. Time to check-up on those New Year’s Resolutions and make sure that your life is on track.

Air Date: 3/13/2014

Financial Freedom, Money, Credit, and Debt

On today’s episode, we discuss social taboos regarding talking about money and the importance of open and honest communication about finances with our partners. We also cover the social attitude regarding debt and how we can break free from the shackles of the credit and loan industries.

Air date: 3/6/2014

Life with a Sexual Abuse Survivor

On today’s episode of The Quip, join Nicole as she welcomes her husband on the show to discuss life loving an abuse survivor.


Air Date: 2/27/2014

Freedom from Toxic Relationships

On today’s episode of The Quip, we continue to discuss Relationship Wellness Month and Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. We address the different types of dating and family violence that leads to unhealthy relationships; signs that someone is being abused; how to talk to an abuse victim or survivor; why everyone should be concerned about dating violence, and much more.

Air Date: 2/20/2014

The Truth About Teen Dating Violence

On today’s show, we cover the high prevalence of teen dating violence and what we can do as a society to curtail it. This episode was produced in honor of Relationship Wellness Month, Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and the 1.5 Million teen victims.

Air Date: 2/13/2014

Faith & Finances: Forming Healthy Business Partnerships 

On today’s episode of The Quip, we celebrate Relationship Wellness Month and Black Love Day with a special co-host, Mr. Barry T. Hollins. Tune-in to as we discuss the importance of faith and having healthy relationships in business. Topics covered include business coaches, the real meaning of a mastermind group, and doing business with integrity.

Air Date: 2/6/2014

Relationship Wellness Month: Healthy Relationships, Break-Ups, Toxic Friends, and Lisa Steadman

On today’s episode of The Quip, we sit down with International Best Selling Author and media mogul, Lisa Steadman and talk big breakups, handling toxic friends and family, and how healthy relationships begin with you. To learn more about Lisa, you may find her on the web at LisaSteadman.com.

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