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Yo, Is This Racist?

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Yo, 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.

Yo, 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:

Yo, 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

Matt is An Unspecial Guest

1/20/2021
Andrew & Tawny are joined by former producer Matt Apodaca to talk about how sea shanties went viral this past week, the debate over raising the minimum wage, and more! Then, this week's voicemails include questions about Asian American casting in Bridgerton and how to respond when someone calls you a slur when you don't understand what the slur even means. Call us with your questions at 323-389-RACE, and stay safe! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:35

Turns Out, I'm Anti-Sedition

1/13/2021
Andrew & Tawny are joined by Negin Farsad (Fake The Nation) to discuss the violent insurrection at the Capitol, and the styles of right-wing media that got us here. In lieu of our normal voicemails, we dive deep into the winners of the Georgia runoff elections, the internet's deification of Stacy Abrams, and what is keeping us optimistic through these times. We'll be back with our regular format next week, and call us at 323-389-RACE to have your question answered on the show! See...

Duration:00:45:44

Bonus! Sub-Optimal Podcasts Presents: A Goofy Movie Watchalong

1/6/2021
Andrew and Tawny are away for the week, but we wanted to give y'all one of our favorite bonus episodes, straight from the subscription-only Sub-Optimal Bundle. We naturally start the Sub-Optimal Bundle with A Goofy Movie Watchalong, and are proud to announce a conclusive answer to the question: "Is Goofy a Black movie?" We talk about a few of the hidden messages, review the animatronic opossum band, and wonder WTF happened to Goofy's mom (fishing accident?). Listen and watch along with us!...

Duration:01:20:55

That’s How America Sleeps At Night

12/30/2020
Andrew & Tawny kick off the episode with a philosophical discussion of whether or not yogurt should be considered a candy. Then, Andrew fills us in on his family’s problematic Christmas debate. This week’s voicemail prompts us to discuss whether or not “White” should be capitalized, as well as the implications of the New York Times article, “A Racial Slur, a Viral Video, and a Reckoning.” Call in if you have a racism question at 323-389-RACE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:52:44

I Don’t Want To Be Racist, But I Do Want These Tamales

12/23/2020
We’re joined by Kulap Vilaysack & Suchin Pak (Add To Cart) to discuss their podcast, tweets about The Negro Solstice, and self help books. Then, we dive into this week’s voicemails where one listener journeys to find good tamales and another navigates a tricky mother-in-law situation. Stay safe out there and happy holidays! Call in if you have a racism question at 323-389-RACE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:01:43

Everyone's A Potential Step-Dad

12/16/2020
Andrew, Tawny, and former producer Matt Apodaca discuss their experiences with Christmas trees before getting to this week's current events: a person who washes their beef and Phoebe Bridgers' statements about podcasting. This week's voicemails include questions about how to show that you're an ally, and whether or not it's problematic to own Black Art if you're white. Call in if you have a racism question at 323-389-RACE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:51:07

You Know What My Child Needs? A Spouse.

12/9/2020
Andrew and Tawny are joined by former producer (now friend) Matt Apodaca to chat about Matt's recent birthday. Then, we catch you up on the ever-growing saga of Rudy Guiliani before answering your voicemails about country music and Taiwanese Love Boats. Call in if you have a racism question at 323-389-RACE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:54

The White Man, Bon Iver

12/2/2020
Andrew, Tawny, and former producer Cody Ziglar celebrate the first ever independent episode of the show. We talk about the process of going indie, and answer this week's voicemails about customer service employees and Facebook threads about the Grammy's. Stay safe, and call in if you have a racism question at 323-389-RACE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:57

Introducing Sub-Optimal

11/30/2020
Introducing Sub-Optimal -- the optimal place to subscribe to Yo, Is This Racist, support Tawny and Andrew, and get exclusive content by signing up at www.suboptimalpods.com! First off, we're starting a new bonus show called Yo, Can We Live? which where we celebrate life, new projects and works by people of color. New episodes every Friday. Call in! 323-DUX-7223 (323-389-7223) And if you want to support us more, there's the Sub-Optimal Bundle. In addition to all episodes of Yo, Can We Live?,...

Duration:00:06:59

Blackface.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up race cars and Friday heads! Today’s special guest Jon Daly joins Andrew Ti to discuss what is considered blackface on television today, why different countries accept blackface as part of their culture, dressing up as your favorite black hero for Halloween, and Jon’s Bill Cosby Bukowski character. If you want to ask us a question be sure to call 323-389 RACE. Peace out y’all!

Duration:00:15:18

Caucasian Club.

11/26/2020
Yo, welcome back race cars! This week we’re joined by special guest Jon Daly to discuss if there is such a thing as “white pride” and if a caucasian club is racist. If you wanna call in with your own smarmy ass racist question, leave us a voicemail at 323-389 RACE.

Duration:00:09:31

White Rappers & the N-Word.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up Tuesday heads! Our guest Jon Daly tells us about being in a PBS documentary about white rappers as part of the rap group Cracked Out and helps us explore the topic of white rappers saying the n-word. Send us a voicemail at 323-389 RACE.

Duration:00:07:23

Nice White People Doing Hip-Hop Covers.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up race cars! Today's guest Howard Kremer joins Andrew Ti to determine if "nice" white people doing hip-hop covers is racist. We also discuss why white people using the words ninja and nilla is straight up wack. Call in at 323-389-7223 if you'd like to potentially hear your own voice on some weird voicemail.

Duration:00:09:00

Making Black Friends.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up race cars, race debaters, and Wednesday heads! Jon Daly is in studio today to talk about wanting to be down with black nerds as a white rapper and helps us answer the question if having kids to make black friends is racist. If you want your question answered call 323-389 RACE.

Duration:00:11:53

Transcribing Into AAVE.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up race cars and z-cast listeners! Jon Daly is here to figure out if it’s racist to transcribe conversations into African American Vernacular English with misspellings or is it racist to disregard these features and translate it to “proper” English. Ask us more academic questions at 323-389 RACE.

Duration:00:13:59

Latin Attraction.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up race cars! The Sklar Brothers leave the calming shores of Sklarbro Country to join Andrew Ti today to figure out if a white male being mostly attracted to latina women is racist. Leave us a voicemail with your questions about attraction at 323-389 RACE.

Duration:00:07:17

Ginger Pride.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up y'all! Our guest Howard Kremer helps us explore the topic of red head discrimination and answer the question if there is such a thing as red-headed solidarity/ginger pride. If you want to leave us an equally befuddling message, call 323-389-7223. Peace.

Duration:00:07:43

Yikes Ahoy!.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up race cars! Special guest Paul F. Tompkins stops by to help Andrew Ti solve racism. Along their journey they answer questions regarding how to address people of color, society’s view on slavery today, Native American sports mascots, using the word gypped, and revisit the topic of of white people doing Hip-Hop covers. Also, Paul tells us how Christmas got him into Andrew’s blog, Andrew gives a new proposal to all white people considering to continue covering Hip-Hop with their...

Duration:00:56:57

Good Afternoont.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up race cars! This week’s special guest Dave Holmes drops by to tell everyone to cut the shit and stop being racist. Dave & Andrew discuss dating outside of your own race, figure out exactly what oriental flavor is, and talk about culture forcing cartoonish behavior from everyone in movies. They also break down why a caller’s co-worker is straight up racist, call racist on the song “My Old Kentucky Home,” and ask why anything that can potentially help society is given a shitty...

Duration:00:46:22

Pixarfied.

11/26/2020
Yo, what up race cars! Special guest Max Silvestri drops by from New York to make voicemails and call racist on some questions. Max & Andrew help give a black college student advice on figuring out her identity, examine Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown’s slogan, and talk about the possible racism in the Fantasy genre. They also discuss the odd way people substitute the word Jew with almost anything and answer the question if white guys singing the blues is racist. Plus, Max tells us about...

Duration:00:47:25