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Sooo Many White Guys

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Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots. She’ll host intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields--AND who aren’t white dudes! Stay tuned for the one token white guy (it’s only fair), cameos by Phoebe’s ball-busting executive producer Ilana Glazer, and a whole lot of hijinks. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including 2 Dope Queens, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio, Note to Self and many more.

Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots. She’ll host intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields--AND who aren’t white dudes! Stay tuned for the one token white guy (it’s only fair), cameos by Phoebe’s ball-busting executive producer Ilana Glazer, and a whole lot of hijinks. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including 2 Dope Queens, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio, Note to Self and many more.
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New York, NY

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WNYC

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Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots. She’ll host intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields--AND who aren’t white dudes! Stay tuned for the one token white guy (it’s only fair), cameos by Phoebe’s ball-busting executive producer Ilana Glazer, and a whole lot of hijinks. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including 2 Dope Queens, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio, Note to Self and many more.

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English


Episodes

#38 Phoebe and Bill Hader Go Live

5/29/2018
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Our token white guy tells Phoebe about getting schooled by women in the writer’s room, coping with years of anxiety at SNL, and raising badass daughters. Plus, Joanna has a crush.

Duration:00:34:17

#37 Phoebe and Joanna Flip the Script

5/22/2018
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Joanna turns the tables… with the questions she’s always wanted to ask Phoebe — from her very first joke to how she finds the funny in this trash time. Plus, how much Bono is *too* much?

Duration:00:27:38

#36 Phoebe and Jimmy O. Yang Watch BET

5/15/2018
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Actor and comedian Jimmy O. Yang talks about moving from Hong Kong to LA at 13, how DJing at a strip club helped his stand up, and why filming Crazy Rich Asians felt so. damn. good. Jimmy O. Yang’s memoir is How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents.

Duration:00:39:24

#35 Phoebe and Hannibal Buress are Huge in Norway

5/8/2018
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Phoebe meets up with Hannibal Buress in Portland, in the middle of his stand-up tour. They chat about sobriety on the road, how to deposit an empty envelope (don't), and his plans to open a new arts center in Chicago.

Duration:00:33:30

#34 Phoebe and Terry Gross Make It A Girls' Night

5/1/2018
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Radio legend Terry Gross (we’re not worthy!) is in the studio to tell Phoebe about her early days in radio, her marriage, and how the Trump administration is ruining her music listening.

Duration:00:38:10

#33 Phoebe and Tyra Banks Walk The Walk

4/24/2018
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What does it take to be a mogul? Tyra Banks knows. The model/author/producer/goddess tells Phoebe about her earliest runway days, raising her son, and her ever-changing definition of "beauty". Plus, she brings her mom into the studio!

Duration:00:37:25

#32 Phoebe and Sam Irby Launch a Lifestyle Brand

4/17/2018
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Author Sam Irby sits down to chat about her New York Times best-selling memoir, her struggle with depression, and being a cool stepmom. Plus, Phoebe watches Lady Gaga at The Kennedy Center Honors!

Duration:00:41:14

#31 Phoebe and Vivica A. Fox: Two Can Play That Game

4/10/2018
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From Days of Our Lives to Kill Bill, the actress Vivica A. Fox has been a force in Hollywood for the last three decades. Now she’s added “Author” to her resume. She drops by to talk to Phoebe about growing up in the Midwest, fighting for her roles, and how getting into the hair business has allowed her to control her own destiny.

Duration:00:34:09

#30 Phoebe and Gayle King Take The High Road

4/3/2018
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She’s Editor-at-Large of “O" magazine. She’s co-host of "CBS This Morning." She wakes up at 3:22am every damn day! Gayle King opens up about motherhood, black pride, how she survives the 24-hour (bad) news cycle.

Duration:00:43:38

#29 Phoebe and Buck Angel Talk About Sex, Baby

3/27/2018
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The trans activist and former adult film star joins Phoebe to talk about DIY porn, the challenges of transitioning, and his journey to self-love and acceptance.

Duration:00:40:38

#28 Phoebe and Awkwafina Get Matching Tattoos

3/20/2018
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The rapper/actress drops in to open up about Asian-American representation in Hollywood, the perils of searching for a place to pee in NYC, life on the come-up and making her family proud while rapping about her vag. Plus, Phoebe does her best to recap 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf'!

Duration:00:38:15

#27 Phoebe and DeRay Mckesson: The Revolution Is Live & Streaming

3/13/2018
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The Black Lives Matter activist and "Pod Save The People" host stops in to drop knowledge about revolution, combating homophobia, and hashtag activism. Plus, Joanie Mitch loves "Seinfeld"!

Duration:00:41:51

#26 Phoebe and Yvonne Orji Put It On God

3/9/2018
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Actress and stand-up comedian Yvonne Orji stops in to chat about her "overnight" success, the role of religion in her life, and the nuances of being first generation Nigerian-American.

Duration:00:35:52

#25 Phoebe and Gloria Steinem: The Buddy Movie Edition

3/6/2018
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The famous activist and writer joins Phoebe and opens up about sex after 60, her early days in NYC, and how to make better feminists of our men. Plus, Joanie Mitch sings a song!

Duration:00:44:41

#24 Phoebe and Zoe Kravitz Are Witchy AF

2/27/2018
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The fashion icon and actress joins Phoebe to talk about her experience of tokenism in Hollywood, what a lifetime of fame feels like, and how she embraces her witchyness #manifest.

Duration:00:40:53

Season 3 Trailer: Here We Go Again!

2/22/2018
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Hey boos and baes, we're back! Time to strap on those big girl lace fronts, because Season 3 is coming at you, and it's lit. Can you handle it? Check out these hot-ass guests: From left to right: famous feminist Gloria Steinem, activist DeRay McKesson, adult film star Buck Angel and actress Yvonne Orji. The first episode drops on February 27th. Subscribe now so you don't miss all this knowledge we're dropping!

Duration:00:03:09

#23 Phoebe and Tom Hanks Make a Biopic

3/30/2017
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Surprise! We're back with an encore episode, and we've got Tom Hanks. Maybe you've heard of him? Plus, Joanna gets a fax!

Duration:00:46:57

#17 Phoebe and Nahnatchka Khan: The Showrunner Edition

2/28/2017
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Phoebe sits down with Fresh Off The Boat showrunner Nahnatchka Khan, to chat diversity in television, being an outsider, and carnicerías. Plus, Phoebe and Love Jones! Watch this clip from ABC's Fresh Off the Boat:

Duration:00:39:46

#16 Phoebe and Alaska Are Casual yet Impressive

2/21/2017
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Alaska Thunderfuck 5000, winner of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2, joins Phoebe to chat about the early years in drag, subverting norms and — porn. Plus, Phoebe visits Lululemon! Watch the best of Alaska on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars:

Duration:00:42:40

#15 Phoebe and Issa Rae Super Black It Up

2/14/2017
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Issa Rae, creator and star of HBO's Insecure, is having a stellar year. Her show just wrapped its second season, she signed a development deal with HBO, and Barack Obama told her he loves her show. Recently, Phoebe joined Issa in L.A. and the two made some black girl magic. Plus, Phoebe goes to the laundromat! Watch the season 1 trailer of Insecure:

Duration:00:43:31