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Yo, Is This Racist?

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Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.

Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Networks:

Earwolf

Description:

Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 1421 Los Angeles, CA 90078 323-389-7223


Episodes

Snacks And Lotion (w/ Christian A. Pierce)

2/12/2020
Andrew and Tawny celebrate this year's Oscar winners. Then, Andrew talks with actor Christian A. Pierce (The Real Bros of Simi Valley) to answer listener questions about the woke argument against color-blind casting, the Billie Eilish cultural appropriation controversy and ways non-black people can stay in their lane when relating to their black family members. Got a racism question burning a hole in your soul? Leave us a message: 323-389-RACE.

Duration:00:56:07

Basket (w/ Aparna Nancherla)

2/5/2020
Andrew and Tawny sit down with the amazing Aparna Nancherla (Corporate) to answer listener voicemails about white supremacist graphic design choices, the strange universe of plantation weddings and adopting nicknames to make life easier for the whites. Send us your delicious racism questions: 323-389-RACE.

Duration:00:55:55

Thank You, Home Alone! (w/ Charlie Barnett)

1/29/2020
Andrew and Tawny celebrate the Lunar New Year by talking about current events. Then, Tawny sits down with actor Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll) to help listeners with their questions about gifting racist novelty socks, reading books with slurs with them out loud and how weird it is to talk about your "racial preferences. Hit us up at 323-389-RACE if you've got a question for us. This episode is brought to you by Audible (www.audible.com/yitr).

Duration:00:54:11

It's Gross. We're Gross. (w/ Rizwan Manji)

1/22/2020
Tawny and Andrew are joined by the wonderful Rizwan Manji (Perfect Harmony) to answer listener voicemails about cancelling your own (woke) child and how to inquire about the ethnicity of someone you're dating before getting to the bottom of: dating apps...are they for white people? The racism tip line is always open: 323-389-RACE.

Duration:01:04:44

I Guess We're Doing Racism Again (w/ Jonathan Braylock & Keisha Zollar)

1/15/2020
We're back, baby! Tawny and Andrew sit down with Keisha Zollar and Jonathan Braylock of Netflix's Astronomy Club to answer listener voicemails about what to do with a playlist called, "Songs That Excite White People" and and white people's unending curiosity about black hair. Plus, Andrew Ti finally gets to go off about Andrew Yang on the pod. Need help solving racism? Leave us a voicemail: 323-389-RACE.

Duration:01:01:01

Yo, Is This Seattle? (LIVE w/ Hari Kondabolu)

1/8/2020
Happy New Year! To kick off 2020, we are blessing you with a special live episode recorded at Seattle's Fremont Abbey Arts Center last fall. Andrew, Tawny and Seattle's best, Hari Konabolu (The Problem with Apu) talk high school racism, "America, fuck yeah!" parties, whether whiteface is anything, and much more. Don't forget to hit us up on the racism hotline: 323-389-RACE.

Duration:01:24:51

Happy New Year, Nerds! (w/ Edgar Momplaisir)

1/1/2020
New Year, same pod. Andrew and Tawny welcome back Edgar Momplaisir (Culture Kings) to help ring in the New Year by helping listeners out with their questions. Topics include: people not knowing Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is black, the complexities of criticizing the black church and problematic fantasy gaming characters. Still dealing with racism in 2020? Hit us up at (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:00:46:50

White Devil Christmas (w/ Hayes Davenport)

12/25/2019
Merry Christmas from Andrew, Tawny and the rest of us here at Yo! Andrew and Producer Zig talk LA politics with everyone's favorite Hayes Davenport and then answer listener questions about how and when to argue with POC when they're wrong, the use of old-timey racist words and whether or not white people are allowed to enjoy soup. We hope your Holidays aren't too racist, but if they are: (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:00:54:02

Weaponized Catholicism (w/ Lorraine DeGraffenreidt)

12/18/2019
Andrew and Tawny review the state of racism in American sports before Tawny and guest co-host Dani Fernandez (Nerdificent) sit down with writer/comedian Lorraine DeGraffenreidt (UCB, Tuca & Bertie) to answer listener voicemails about the availability of quality produce, whitesplaining HBCUs to black students and how to get your non-black family to stop using the N-word. The Holidays are rife with racism, so let us know if we can help with any of it: (323) 389-RACE

Duration:01:07:10

Orientalism (w/ Jane Kim)

12/11/2019
Andrew, Tawny and Producer Emeritus Zig speak with comedian Jane Kim (UCB) about the racist state of Hollywood and answer listener voicemails about well-meaning white people who accidentally fuck up, Dads trying to speak Spanish to restaurant staff and how to tell if you're being an "ignorant white dumbass". Hit us up with your racism-related questions: 323-389-RACE.

Duration:00:48:41

Nothing Is My Problem (w/ Tymberlee Hill)

12/4/2019
Andrew and Tawny sit down with actor and vocalist Tymberlee Hill (Perfect Harmony, Search Party) to discuss therapy and racially-sensitive catering before answering listener voicemails about over-eager security guards, dealing with stupid family members and racist buffet franchises. Got a question about racism burning you up inside? Call us: 323-389-RACE.

Duration:00:54:08

Native Fetish (w/ Kaitlyn Jeffers)

11/27/2019
On this week's very special episode, Andrew and Tawny welcome comedian Kaitlyn Jeffers to answer wild listener voicemails about the fetishization of minorities, racist Thanksgiving dinner themes and racially-tinged interactions with Costco managers. Correspondent Joey Clift drops by to discuss his experience on How Did This Get Played? and the many conundrums associated with tokenization. Did you experience something racist? Tell us about it: 323-389-RACE.

Duration:01:04:43

Natives In Hollywood (w/ Joey Clift)

11/20/2019
Andrew, Tawny and Producer Zig are joined by Joey Clift (Wow! You're Native American Too!? & Telling People You're Native American When You're Not Native Is A Lot Like Telling A Bear You're A Bear When You're Not A Bear) to discuss racist mascots, dating apps and problematic studio executives. They also bid adieu to their beloved Producer Zig. Got a question about racist stuff? Give us a call at (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:00:56:50

Diversity in Academia (w/ Jana Schmieding)

11/13/2019
Writer and actor Jana Schmieding (Woman Of Size podcast) joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss caller questions about diversity in academia, using Native American imagery for a fundraiser, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:00:54:37

Dreamcatchers (w/ Lucas Brown Eyes)

11/6/2019
Writer and comedian Lucas Brown Eyes joins Andrew and Tawny once again to discuss caller questions about cosplaying as “shadow” characters, dreamcatchers, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:00:54:22

Affordable Housing (w/ Nithya Raman)

10/30/2019
Urban planner and community advocate Nithya Raman joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss running for Los Angeles City Council, homelessness in LA, affordable housing, gentrification, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:00:59:53

FBI’s Most Dangerous Cities List (w/ Sean Rameswaram, Lorraine DeGraffenreidt)

10/23/2019
Sean Rameswaram (Totally Explained) joins Andrew and guest co-host Lorraine DeGraffenreidt to discuss caller questions about the FBI’s most dangerous cities list, being tolerant of people who are trying their best when they make racist remarks, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE. This episode is brought to you by Bombas (www.bombas.com/yitr).

Duration:01:14:47

Identifying with TV Characters of Color (w/ Moshe Kasher)

10/16/2019
Comedian, actor, and writer Moshe Kasher (Hound Tall with Moshe Kasher, The Endless Honeymoon Podcast) joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss what kind of online criticism makes him sad, and caller questions about identifying with characters of color on television, whether or not dressing in Korean attire for a traditional Korean wedding is cultural appropriation, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:01:10:54

Cancel Culture (w/ Shea Serrano)

10/9/2019
Author Shea Serrano (The Ringer, Basketball (And Other Things)) joins Andrew and producer Zig to discuss his new book “Movies (And Other Things)”, and caller questions about gentrification, cancel culture, and more. Plus, Andrew and Tawny recap the recent news including the Guyger Trial. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:00:54:21

Ghetto Burger (w/ Travis Coles)

10/2/2019
Actor, writer, improviser Travis Coles (Liza On Demand, Davis Makes Man) joins Andrew and producer Zig to discuss caller questions about a chef who wants to call his restaurant “Ghetto Burger”, toxic masculinity, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

Duration:01:01:17