Desiréia Valteau's Underground Magnolia Podcast

Desiréia Valteau's Underground Magnolia Podcast

Elevated Entertainment focusing on arts, culture, and society from an award-winning journalist.

Recent Episodes

New Year Predictions & Insights with Modern Mystic Lani Moran from Astrocast

Dec. 30, 2021

This episode features astrological predictions and insights for the New Year with modern mystic Lani Moran, the founder of Astrocast, who is also a sought-after open format DJ and content creator. Astrocast Links : Instagra…

Women 40 and Over, LEARN how to live longer and HEALTHIER with Dr. LaReesa Ferdinand

Dec. 22, 2021

This episode is a wide-ranging conversation with Dr. LaReesa Ferdinand, a board-certified OB/GYN for close to twenty years and the founder and CEO of The Estrogen Doctor company (based in the Greater Orlando, Florida area). …

Nephew Tommy Talks 'Ready To Love's' New Season & A New Venture

Oct. 29, 2021

On this episode, Tommy Miles, the host of the popular OWN network show "Ready To Love," talks about the new season in D.C. , love connections on the show, dating tips, and how to make a marriage work. Nephew Tommy also dis…

Stamping Out Stereotypes in South LA with Upcoming Web Series 'Black Kung Fu Chick'

Oct. 21, 2021

This episode highlights Rae Shaw , the director and screenwriter of the upcoming web series Black Kung Fu Chick . Set in South Los Angeles, the web series is about a young African American girl (played by up-and-coming actre…

Closing Out Latinx Heritage Month With Ella's Eve Cosmetics

Oct. 13, 2021

This episode highlight's Ella's Eve Cosmetics, an e-commerce makeup brand founded by sisters Melissa Polanco and Lissa Martinez. Polanco and Martinez are proud Latinas repping their Dominican heritage in an industry that is …

Chasing DNA and Family Roots - Part Three with Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

July 22, 2021

This third part episode features Dr. Tukufu Zuberi, who served as host of PBS’ History Detectives from 2003-2011. The Professor of Sociology & Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania does a deep dive regarding the…

About the Host

Desiréia Valteau

Host I Writer I Producer