Bites & Banter

Bites & Banter

"It's like if Yelp and StoryCorps had a baby." Bites & Banter by UniversalPlaylist.com is a new podcast where the show host, Rosilyn Rayborn, chats with distant relatives she matches with on DNA testing sites.

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September 11, 2020 33 mins

Is a certain amount of jealousy in a relationship ok? In episode 3, my 2nd cousin Sherman will weigh in on that issue, and extoll the virtues of Houston’s Restaurant and telling us about the time in high school when he threw THE house party of 1987 (and he almost got away with it too!). Between Sherman’s hilarious stories, great advice, and soothing voice, trust me, you will not want this episode to end.

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In Episode 2 of Bites & Banter, I catch up with Melanie, my 4th cousin from Honolulu, Hawaii. Melanie and I cover how we're related, the best way to spend 24 hours in Honolulu (spoiler alert--she makes every single hour count), her dream dinner party, and family advice for siblings dealing with child loss.

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What to do if you only have 24 hours in Honolulu (3:25)
How awkward is it to reach out to people y...

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In the inaugural episode of Bites & Banter, I chat with my 4th cousin Emanuel--an analytical chemist from Huntsville, AL. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • an amazing Filipino restaurant in Washington, D.C. (2:00)
  • our shared love of Nick Saban (8:06)
  • why Percy Julian gets a seat at the table (9:53)
  • the cultural phenomenon/train wreck that is Tiger King (13:29)
  • One has to go: Marvin Gaye, John Coltrane, and Michael Jackson (2...
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April 10, 2020 2 mins

On each episode of Bites & Banter, I sit down for a call with a distant family member I met on DNA testing websites. We try to find common ground as we dish about food, family and more. In addition to DNA relatives, I also interview experts in the DNA industry to help listeners discover tips to inspire their own DNA journeys.

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