About Us

The Voices Behind The Mic

About Our Podcast

Welcome to Bold & Bawdy, the podcast that serves up empowerment for the culture in biweekly episodes on Wednesdays. We appeal to the generations that embrace the multi of their identity- whether it’s culture, language,  socio-economic status, interests- and their intersections. This podcast has roots in sexual empowerment, formerly known as No Free Drinks, we believe in challenging the norm and having the tough conversations.

Show Hosts

Lina D

Show Host & Social Media Maven

Your “no chill” co-host, always has to take it an extreme but is always grounded in reality. She believes in speaking her mind unapologetically at all times. Lina D is a brand builder, an aspiring mogul, and globetrotter.

Favorite Quote: “Success is not a destination; it is a journey we must constantly pursue.” –Gabriela Reyna

Westley Walden

Show Host & Tech in Chief

Your “keeps it real” co-host. Often mistaken for a dream crusher; he calls it how he sees it and doesn’t sugar coat. Don’t be led astray, his goal is to save everyone time. Westley is a lover of tech, rap & trap, and photography.

Favorite Quote: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” –Tim Notke


Show Host

Your “jack of all trades” co-host. She’s known to recite bible verses and trap lyrics with ease. Maddie always seeks to understand all sides of an argument before giving her 2 cents. 

Favorite Quote: “A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” — Coco Chanel