The Why Not Podcast

If you want to have fun, listen to good music, and learn something, this is the place! Join Teddy D as he interviews musicians, actors, podcasters, and people from all walks of life!
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Jan 3, 2017

This episode Ty and I welcome Tony to The Why Not Family! This is his first of hopefully many appearances on the show. 

We end 2016 by talking about violence in the city of Louisville, our growth as men/husbands, sports, and listing our favorite podcasts.

Thank you as always for listening!

Teddy D


Dec 2, 2016

Listen in as Baylor welcomes his first show guests! There's plenty of slander to go around!

Please check out our guest podcasts as well.



The Gee Spot Network

35th & KY Sports Show

The Wrap Up Podcast






Nov 27, 2016

Britton & Ty help welcome Dr. Zeke in The Why Not Family!

We discuss the election, the Alt-Right, and what type of self-care we've been practicing. 

Thank you for your patience these past couple of months. Now that things are settled, more shows are coming your way.



Teddy D

Aug 24, 2016

With a new album on the way, it was the perfect time to have my podcast brother Ceewhy to visit the show.

Things We Discussed:

-Plenty of Fiq Slander

-His journey through college

-Becoming a musician


-His thoughts on podcasting

Check out Ceewhy's music by clicking the link below




Aug 1, 2016

This week we profile Krys, Lloyd, & Rae from the "Houston We Have A Problem" podcast. 

You can find "HWAP" on The Black Astronauts Network, and the Twitter Handles listed below.







Teddy D

Jul 11, 2016

Baylor stops by to give his thoughts on the NBA's top 50 of all time, KD's move to Golden State, and why Robert Horry shouldn't be mentioned with all time greats.

Search for Baylor The Great (BTG) on all social media platforms.


Jul 7, 2016

Britton and Ty stop by The Trap to talk about Police violence, sports, and general randomness.




Jun 8, 2016

Baylor The Great stops by to discuss Muhammad Ali, NBA, & Gorilla violence


Search for Baylor The Great on Twitter & IG


May 26, 2016

Sean Smith from the "Bout Time Podcast" & Tytus stop by to breakdown some classic lyrics. We cover Dru Hill, Babyface, Boyz 2 Men, Cannabis, and my namesake Teddy Riley.



Don't forget to check out the Bout Time Podcast!




Apr 26, 2016

My West Coast Family Stops By!

BTG also hates

We get a chance to go in depth about the NBA's regular season as well as the playoffs.

Check out Spiritt on The Gee Spot Network

Check out BTG's spin off show Baylor's Thoughts



Teddy D

Apr 18, 2016

Today's guests are from a great new show called The 3, 2, 1 Podcast which you can find on soundcloud and the link below

3 2 1 Podcast

Special thanks to DJ Znyce, Cold in the Clutch, and Red for joining the Why Not Fam!

Check out Red's podcast "The Banshee's Block" in the link below

Banshee's Block Podcast

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Apr 1, 2016

We're proud to announce that BTG is coming to the Why Not family!

Check him out in Vol 1! He breaks down the messy situation with the Lakers.


#SYO #BTG #LongTimeComing

Mar 30, 2016

We've got a fun episode for you today. Join me in welcoming Fiq Blerdman and AJ into the Why Not Family!

Fiq and AJ describe themselves as an Atlanta couple with advanced degrees and remedial money. While some of you may know Fiq from BAP, trust me when I say this isn't the same person! AJ not only brings the best out of him, she's just as funny!

Check their show out on Soundcloud in the link below


Teddy D

Mar 25, 2016

This is a snapshot into the minds of 3 young husbands and fathers that live in the great city of Louisville, and the not so great state of Kentucky. 

We welcome Baron into the Why Not Family, and he's joined by the show veteran Joe.

We had a great time trying to figure out what's wrong with some parents, why the NBA has been so great this year, and what some businesses are missing.



Teddy D

Mar 18, 2016

JJ Valentine from the ValentineCast and Aaron B from The Black Astronauts Podcast stop by to drop some podcast knowledge. 

This is an interview I did with the 2 guys that helped me A LOT when I started podcasting. Listen in, and you'll understand why I felt confident enough to step into this new world.



Mar 8, 2016

Join the 1st Why Not Political Panel as we discuss this presidential election season.

Learn about Hilary, Trump, Bernie, Christie, Cruz, and anyone else trying to become our next president.

Welcome Jessica to the Why Not family, as she joins Lish from the Unscripted Podcast and Pack in this discussion. 


#SYO #WhyNotPod

Teddy D

Feb 29, 2016

Join me in Welcoming Young Net, Jack, and Critch to the Why Not Family!

I've been trying to have them on the show for a couple of months, and today worked out perfectly. 

We talk about being a minority in a professional setting, learning from the older generation, and plenty of random goofiness. And we have 2 surprise guests at the end!

Listen in to find out what our break room conversations sounded like!


#SYO #WhyNotPod

Teddy D

Feb 16, 2016

Today we talk with Darcy Thompson of the Louisville Story Program, and the multi-talented Ravon Churchill. These are 2 men doing great work in the community who need to be recognized. 

***Book Launch Feb 25th @ the Muhammad Ali Center 5-8. Please come out and support an awesome project that our community put together***

Listen in as they give the history behind this project and the The StoryCorp.




Teddy D

Feb 8, 2016

Brent from the "OAF Discussions" Podcast & Lish from the "Unscripted Podcast" stop by for a great show. 

Hear how and why they started their shows, who doubted us, and what shows inspire us at all.


Jan 31, 2016

If you ever wanted to know more about how this show got started, then this episode should explain it all! (shout out to Clarissa) 

This is my guest spot on 35th and Ky, and Murph, LJ, & Matt did a great job interviewing me. If you're a sports fan, you'll love 35th and Ky. Check them out on Twitter, IG, Facebook, & Libsyn.



#SYO #35th #WNP

Teddy D

Jan 27, 2016

My guys Pack and LJ fought the snow to record a really dope episode! We talk about Jack & Jill, UofL Basketball, & give some great podcast recommendations. 

You'll remember Pack from one of the most downloaded shows we've done, The HusbandCast. Even if he doesn't know it, he's also a future podcaster himself! lol Special thanks to him for joining the Why Not Family.

LJ Tha Fiasco is 1/3 of The 35th and KY Podcast, and host of The Potluck Podcast. He's one of the best new voices in the podcast scene, and a great producer and host.




Teddy D

Jan 21, 2016

*** Please excuse the music playing at the 6 min mark for about 1 min. At least it's a good song right?!***

Joe and Ty return as we welcome Norm into the Why Not family. We discuss Powerball, Presidential Politics, Fatherhood, and Legacy. 



Don't forget to check out The Black Astronauts Podcast!


Teddy D

Jan 5, 2016

What happens when you bring together 4 different shows in the same play and find out! 

The Why Not Podcast records our first show in the new studio we affectionally call The Trap. 


35th and KY

Bout Time


Teddy D

Dec 27, 2015

2015 has been a great year, and 2016 is looking to be even better! 

Ty & Sean join us and reveal what they'll be working on in the coming year.

Also, I make 2 big announcements about this show!

Check out Ty at

Check on Sean at Sean Smyph on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr 

E-mail the show at

Thank you all for your continued support!


Teddy D

Dec 21, 2015

Long overdue feedback segment! Thank you to everyone who wrote in!

Want to hear 3 old friends have fun behind the mic? We got you! Tracy Clayton from Buzzfeed and Comedian Sean Smith join us in this retro episode.


Teddy D

Happy Holidays Guys!

Dec 15, 2015

We're excited to introduce you to an incredibly talented friend of the show Maui! She's recorded and performed all of the country, as well as France, Germany, Switzerland, England, and more. 

Listen in as she gives some great behind the scenes insight of an artist and writer paving her way through the music industry.

Check out her website


Teddy D

Dec 7, 2015

Joe & Chuck stop by The Why Not Studio to share their humor and wisdom. Listen in as we discuss UofL's recent scandal, Music trends now and then, what they should have taught in school, and what makes a "good man"


Teddy D

Nov 27, 2015

I'm a HUGE fan of podcasting. I hate when people try to charge others just to teach about podcasting. Since I hate that so much, I've decided to make an episode that tells you that same info for free! Check it out, and let me know what you think!


Teddy D

Nov 22, 2015

Comedian Sean Smith stops by the Why Not Podcast Studio this week. And because we love you, we play plenty of music clips for you. 

Sean was kind enough to give us FREE tickets to his show that are running from Nov. 27th-29th at the Laughing Derby here in Louisville.

Support Sean and a great cause at Black Trivia Night Dec. 2nd at Zanzabar

As well as "The Roast of Darth Vadar" on Dec. 4th & 5th at The Bardstown

Please leave a 5 star review on iTunes, Stitcher, Google, and anywhere that podcasts are downloaded.

Thank You again for the support an feedback!


Teddy D



Nov 16, 2015

This week's guest hosts are Chris and Jonathan Lehman from "The Lehman Sports Happy Hour" podcast 

We talk about their hometown and current city of L.A., spending time at HBCUs in the south, how and why they started the show, and plenty more!

Check them out by searching "Black Is" on iTunes, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn radio.

Or reach them at:

Twitter- @BrothersLehman

Voicemail - (323) 455-4219

Show e-mail:


Teddy D

Nov 8, 2015

Ty from Herbal Blessings LLC and Murph from The 35th & Kentucky Podcast make this one of the funniest shows to date!

We discuss how past mistakes forced us to grow, a great clip from Will Smith's recent interview, and Karem Abdul-Jabbar's recent comments about Michael Jordan



You can reach Ty at

You can reach Murph at




Support you own! 

Thank you again for the love and support!



Teddy D

Oct 31, 2015

Here's a look at our other show, The Family Podcast. It's an excuse to catch up with my family over the country every month.


This Month we visit with Ant & Lo Winston of Bessemer Alabama. Hear about how their love started as kids, and grew into a great marriage today.


E-mail any thoughts and feedback to us at


Our numbers are really growing, and I appreciate all the love and support that you guys are sending our way. Thank you, and we'll see you next week!



Teddy D

Oct 25, 2015

Here's what's in my rotation right now. Please leave a 5 star review on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or Tune-in! Thank you as always for the love!


Oct 21, 2015

Listen in as these men explain how they fell in love with their wives. 

Oct 13, 2015

I had a great time hanging out with Spiritt Gee & Storm from the HOOPLA podcast. We talk about their start in podcasting, hosting as brother and sister, where the network is going, and OF COURSE some NBA talk. 



Please check them out at the link below.




Oct 6, 2015

Listen in as Lindsey & Leesh from The Unscripted Podcast stop by!



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Sep 20, 2015

Thanks for being patient with us!


We have AC from Generation U Radio & Jalin Roze on the show today. 


As aways e-mail us at