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Christian Felix and Shonali Bhowmik became fast friends while working as temporary workers at a huge law firm in Manhattan. They share a love of laughing and giving each other hell. They may be called hipsters, old school, mainstream, irreverent, classic, country, gangster, or rock n' roll. All labels apply. Special guests, music, and attitude every episode. Past guests include: Jeremy O. Harris, Chelsea Peretti, Hannibal Buress, Keisha Zollar, H Jon Benjamin, Amber Tamblyn, JD Samson, Sanjit De Silva, Patricia Clarkson, Eleanor Friedberger, Jon Glaser, Hari Kondabolu, Rebecca Vigil, Danielle Gray, Emily Flake, Ato Essandoh, Clare O'Kane, Selena Coppock, Har Mar Superstar, Sasheer Zamata, Melena Ryzik, Jeffrey Joseph, Tamara Best, Cole Escola, Maeve Higgins, Emily Wells, Janeane Garofalo, Mark Nadler, Starlee Kine, John Roberts, Rob Townsend, Hope Hall, Eric Lockley, Ted Leo, David Cross, Shannon Wright, Alison Leiby, Dolly Wells, John Feal, Myka Fox, Tessa Hersh, Holly Miranda, Felice Rosser, Kim Barker, Amanda Duarte, Tyson Meade, Yazan, M Lamar, Matt Higgins, Will Sheff of Okkervil River, Rob Cantrell, Graham Norwood, Patrick Waldo, Eugene Mirman, Kendra Cunningham, Mima McMillan, Elna Baker, Bobby Tisdale, Marina Franklin, Schaffer the Darklord, Howard Altmann, Ben Lerman, Naomi Ekperigin, Andy Beckerman, Mike Denny, Dave Hill, Ambrosia Parsley, Brooke Van Poppelen, Ahna Tessler, Adam Schatz, Lisa DeLarios, Todd Perlmutter, Saundra Williams, Adam Lowitt, Seaton Smith, Greg Barris, Dawn Landes, Tevis Trower, Todd Barry, John Early, Amy Ryan, Kenny Leinhardt, Miyuki Furtado, Katina Corrao, Roger Clark, Hadiyah Robinson, Joe Celej, Danny Cohen, Sharon Spell, Katie Compa, Jena Friedman, Rashida White, Duane Harriott, Phoebe Robinson, Marcellus Hall, Jo Firestone, Matt Whyte, Shalewa Sharpe, Early Riser, Jason Lam, Darell J. Hunt, Sarah Dooley, Charles Scott, Jason Butler Harner, Aparna Nancherla, Chris Maxwell, Adam Wade, Pete Miser, Bridey Elliott, Jeffrey Gamblero, Greg Johnson, Dakota Hall, Nimesh Patel, Renaud Villacis, Jason Trachtenberg, JJ Sosnowski, Terri Girvin, Mickey Rapkin, and our moms

Christian Felix and Shonali Bhowmik became fast friends while working as temporary workers at a huge law firm in Manhattan. They share a love of laughing and giving each other hell. They may be called hipsters, old school, mainstream, irreverent, classic, country, gangster, or rock n' roll. All labels apply. Special guests, music, and attitude every episode. Past guests include: Jeremy O. Harris, Chelsea Peretti, Hannibal Buress, Keisha Zollar, H Jon Benjamin, Amber Tamblyn, JD Samson, Sanjit De Silva, Patricia Clarkson, Eleanor Friedberger, Jon Glaser, Hari Kondabolu, Rebecca Vigil, Danielle Gray, Emily Flake, Ato Essandoh, Clare O'Kane, Selena Coppock, Har Mar Superstar, Sasheer Zamata, Melena Ryzik, Jeffrey Joseph, Tamara Best, Cole Escola, Maeve Higgins, Emily Wells, Janeane Garofalo, Mark Nadler, Starlee Kine, John Roberts, Rob Townsend, Hope Hall, Eric Lockley, Ted Leo, David Cross, Shannon Wright, Alison Leiby, Dolly Wells, John Feal, Myka Fox, Tessa Hersh, Holly Miranda, Felice Rosser, Kim Barker, Amanda Duarte, Tyson Meade, Yazan, M Lamar, Matt Higgins, Will Sheff of Okkervil River, Rob Cantrell, Graham Norwood, Patrick Waldo, Eugene Mirman, Kendra Cunningham, Mima McMillan, Elna Baker, Bobby Tisdale, Marina Franklin, Schaffer the Darklord, Howard Altmann, Ben Lerman, Naomi Ekperigin, Andy Beckerman, Mike Denny, Dave Hill, Ambrosia Parsley, Brooke Van Poppelen, Ahna Tessler, Adam Schatz, Lisa DeLarios, Todd Perlmutter, Saundra Williams, Adam Lowitt, Seaton Smith, Greg Barris, Dawn Landes, Tevis Trower, Todd Barry, John Early, Amy Ryan, Kenny Leinhardt, Miyuki Furtado, Katina Corrao, Roger Clark, Hadiyah Robinson, Joe Celej, Danny Cohen, Sharon Spell, Katie Compa, Jena Friedman, Rashida White, Duane Harriott, Phoebe Robinson, Marcellus Hall, Jo Firestone, Matt Whyte, Shalewa Sharpe, Early Riser, Jason Lam, Darell J. Hunt, Sarah Dooley, Charles Scott, Jason Butler Harner, Aparna Nancherla, Chris Maxwell, Adam Wade, Pete Miser, Bridey Elliott, Jeffrey Gamblero, Greg Johnson, Dakota Hall, Nimesh Patel, Renaud Villacis, Jason Trachtenberg, JJ Sosnowski, Terri Girvin, Mickey Rapkin, and our moms

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United States

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Christian Felix and Shonali Bhowmik became fast friends while working as temporary workers at a huge law firm in Manhattan. They share a love of laughing and giving each other hell. They may be called hipsters, old school, mainstream, irreverent, classic, country, gangster, or rock n' roll. All labels apply. Special guests, music, and attitude every episode. Past guests include: Jeremy O. Harris, Chelsea Peretti, Hannibal Buress, Keisha Zollar, H Jon Benjamin, Amber Tamblyn, JD Samson, Sanjit De Silva, Patricia Clarkson, Eleanor Friedberger, Jon Glaser, Hari Kondabolu, Rebecca Vigil, Danielle Gray, Emily Flake, Ato Essandoh, Clare O'Kane, Selena Coppock, Har Mar Superstar, Sasheer Zamata, Melena Ryzik, Jeffrey Joseph, Tamara Best, Cole Escola, Maeve Higgins, Emily Wells, Janeane Garofalo, Mark Nadler, Starlee Kine, John Roberts, Rob Townsend, Hope Hall, Eric Lockley, Ted Leo, David Cross, Shannon Wright, Alison Leiby, Dolly Wells, John Feal, Myka Fox, Tessa Hersh, Holly Miranda, Felice Rosser, Kim Barker, Amanda Duarte, Tyson Meade, Yazan, M Lamar, Matt Higgins, Will Sheff of Okkervil River, Rob Cantrell, Graham Norwood, Patrick Waldo, Eugene Mirman, Kendra Cunningham, Mima McMillan, Elna Baker, Bobby Tisdale, Marina Franklin, Schaffer the Darklord, Howard Altmann, Ben Lerman, Naomi Ekperigin, Andy Beckerman, Mike Denny, Dave Hill, Ambrosia Parsley, Brooke Van Poppelen, Ahna Tessler, Adam Schatz, Lisa DeLarios, Todd Perlmutter, Saundra Williams, Adam Lowitt, Seaton Smith, Greg Barris, Dawn Landes, Tevis Trower, Todd Barry, John Early, Amy Ryan, Kenny Leinhardt, Miyuki Furtado, Katina Corrao, Roger Clark, Hadiyah Robinson, Joe Celej, Danny Cohen, Sharon Spell, Katie Compa, Jena Friedman, Rashida White, Duane Harriott, Phoebe Robinson, Marcellus Hall, Jo Firestone, Matt Whyte, Shalewa Sharpe, Early Riser, Jason Lam, Darell J. Hunt, Sarah Dooley, Charles Scott, Jason Butler Harner, Aparna Nancherla, Chris Maxwell, Adam Wade, Pete Miser, Bridey Elliott, Jeffrey Gamblero, Greg Johnson, Dakota Hall, Nimesh Patel, Renaud Villacis, Jason Trachtenberg, JJ Sosnowski, Terri Girvin, Mickey Rapkin, and our moms

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@wdekpodcast

Language:

English

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Episodes

WDEK Podcast Ep. 96: Lizz Winstead & Saidah Blount - 9/28/21

10/5/2021
It's September! Fall has arrived and WDEK is not looking forward to the pumpkin spice lattes signage that will soon be everywhere! Justin the Intern joins us from Duluth, Minnesota. Christian and Shonali have just returned from visiting their parents in Chicago and Nashville. They discuss the Jedi mind tricks of their respective parents. The brilliant Lizz Winstead, comedian, co-founder of the Daily Show, founder of Abortion Access Front and co-founder of Air America amongst joins us from...

Duration:01:39:51

WDEK Podcast Ep. 95: Merrill Davis & Táhlia Audrí - 8/31/21

9/8/2021
Justin The Intern is the father of a month old baby! Whoa! Christian was mask shamed in Justin's home state. Shonali learns what "bussin" means. It's US Open Tennis Tournament time in NYC and we needed this! Our guests are comedian, performers, writers Merrill Davis and Táhlia Audrí! Merrill currently lives in Los Angeles. She generously shares her expert napping techniques with us. She's a pro napper and she and Christian may go into business together! Merrill answers our questions about...

Duration:01:18:56

WDEK Podcast Ep. 94: Helen Nwosu & Jason Lam - 7/27/21

8/7/2021
Congratulations to Justin the Intern and his fiancée Laura on the birth of their baby boy Zachary! While Justin is having a baby, Jason Lam takes over introduction honors. Within a month, tides have turned and Covid-19 (Delta variant) is back. The "normalcy" we discussed last month is no more. Shonali attended her first super spreader event and Christian has a new nickname "Big Man!" Everyone PLEASUHHHHH get vaccinated! We are excited to talk to Helen Nwosu! We met Helen at a mutual...

Duration:01:11:37

WDEK Podcast Ep. 93: Cisco Bradley & LaKendra Tookes - 6/29/21

7/16/2021
Happy Pride Everyone! We celebrate our friends and our fashion icon former guest Jack Dwyer! June was the first month in a year and a half that we were social in a seemingly "normal" way. Shonali's exhausted already. Our first guest is Cisco Bradley! He's an Author, Professor of Cultural & Social History, Free Jazz & and Experimental Music Aficionado! Just what is "cultural production?" Cisco has just published a book about the genius free jazz bassist William Parker, titled Universal...

Duration:01:25:41

WDEK Podcast Ep. 92: Brandon Collins & Sara Schaefer - 5/25/21

6/1/2021
The warm weather has arrived, masks are slowly coming off and Christian comes out HOT. Shonali is in Nashville, Tennessee doing yard work and Justin The Intern is prepping for his role as a new father. George Floyd's murder was a year ago to the day. We discuss the importance of the moment surrounding the pandemic and social justice. Will we be forever changed or suffer from amnesia? Comedian and film critic Brandon Collins comes to us on the high of interviewing Lin Manuel Miranda just...

Duration:01:20:16

WDEK Podcast Ep. 91: Stefani Kuo & Meghan Linsey - 4/27/21

5/2/2021
Shonali got her wisdom teeth pulled. Justin got a sun tan and Christian shares new (not exactly accurate) CDC guidelines. As more of us are vaccinated and we start to venture out more often, nature is not ready for us. We warn Christian not to watch last week's viral rabid bobcat video in which this brave husband in North Carolina rescued his wife. Shonali loved it. Christian as you all know is terrified of urban wildlife. Our first guest is an award winning playwright, poet & actress...

Duration:01:17:40

WDEK Podcast Ep. 90: Roxanne Khamsi & Rae Sanni - 3/30/2021

4/5/2021
We are officially now a year into the pandemic! We are thankful for vaccines, our health, friends, family and this show. Catching up on the heavy: Anti-Asian Hate, Chauvin trial, voter suppression & the good stuff: seafood enchiladas, the beach and puppy time! Check out StopAAPIHate.org for ways to support the Asian American community now. Our first guest is our longtime friend & acclaimed science writer Roxanne Khamsi and notably she has focused her writing on viruses for years. Roxanne...

Duration:01:23:20

WDEK Podcast Ep. 89: Anuvab Pal, Bryan Malone & Lori Schwarz - 2/23/21

3/2/2021
We are celebrating a full month of having a new POTUS in the White House, Shonali's new jumpsuit, expectant father Justin the Intern and comedian Anuvab Pal guest joining us all the way from the UK where it is 2AM. Anuvab is a comedian, screenwriter, playwright, author among many other things. We discuss finding humor in the complicated history between Indian and Great Britain, the emerging Indian comedy scene, millenials and history, Zoom yoga, surviving the pandemic in India & the great...

Duration:01:06:22

WDEK Podcast Ep. 88: Kadine Anckle & Greg Humphreys - 1/26/21

2/11/2021
Happy New Year! We survived 2020 y'all! Sure 2021 has already brought us an insurrection and an inauguration BUT here's some joy for you! Christian got a new 2021 couch (see couch background filter) and Shonali is resolute in her plan to make no 2021 New Year's resolutions. She insists you do the same! To start out 2021, we introduce you to a bright light - Kadine Anckle! She is an accomplished creative: showrunner, writer, producer, director and more! We talk the rarity of showering...

Duration:01:12:17

WDEK Podcast Ep. 87: Shams DaBaron a.k.a. Da Homeless Hero & Ramsey Jones - 12/26/20

1/22/2021
We end this grueling 2020 year with two awe-inspiring guests & Covid-19 survivors: Activist for the Homeless & Writer Shams DaBaron a.k.a. Da Homeless Hero and drummer extraordinaire & style guru Ramsey "Satellite" Jones with a special introduction by Jason "the Elf!" He discusses his flex spending account issues. Justin The Intern is here but is having wi-fi issues! It's tit for tat at WDEK headquarters! Shonali & Christian discuss pandemic peer pressure, dogs in first class & Trump...

Duration:01:26:05

WDEK Election Day Special Ep. 86 - Part 4: Katie Compa, Brad Lauretti, Nimesh Patel, Maggy Adeleye & John Early - 11/3/20

1/18/2021
In our final edition, Part 4 of the WDEK Election Special Episode, comedian Katie Compa shares with us ways she copes with ongoing Election Day anxieties. Musician Brad Lauretti brings us the fire. We talk the John Lewis graphic novel, existential threats & good people believing false propaganda. He gives us his Election Day predictions along with performing his song Dumb It Down. Find out how comedian & weed smoker Nimesh Patel's father voted on the NJ legalize marijuana referendum....

Duration:01:00:38

WDEK Election Day Special Ep. 86 - Part 3: Tyson Meade, Negin Farsad, Emmarose, Corn Mo & "Keith Raniere" (played by Roy Koshy)

1/8/2021
Part 3 (of 4) of our Marathon Special Election Day Ep. 86 opens with the Godfather of Alt-Rock Tyson Meade who has been cited by Kurt Cobain as one of his influences. Tyson performs Feel Like A Drugstore in front of Midway Grocery in Oklahoma City, OK. Writer, comedian, actress Negin Farsad joins us from NYC. She celebrates Election Day by purchasing lots of desserts. Christian and Shonali approve. Why isn't Election Day a festive national holiday? Negin makes many "astute points"...

Duration:01:01:46

WDEK Election Day Special Ep. 86 - Part 2: Kendra Cunningham, Jeff Goldstein, Eric Slovin, Chelsea White, Tash Neal & Tommy Do - 11/3/20

12/26/2020
We continue with Part 2 (of 4) of Ep. 86 our Election Day marathon special begins with the wonderful Kendra Cunningham. She's a comedian, actress, writer who voted on Election Day. We discuss her new Brooklyn apartment with a BACKYARD, Kendra look-alikes, and making a lot of money. Our 2nd guest is restaurateur and children's book author Jeff Goldstein out of Charleston, SC. He has some "bones to pick" with our prior guests. He also gives us some expected bad news regarding SC election...

Duration:01:06:46

WDEK Election Day Special Ep. 86 - Part 1: Marcellus Hall, David Cross, Jon Glaser, Matt Arnold & Cocoon Central Dance Team - 11/3/20

12/9/2020
WDEK Election Day Special: Please Vote America was a special episode with comedy, music, guest pop ins from across the country, videos and chat all in place. Our guests include John Early, Tash Neal, Chelsea White, Kendra Cunningham, David Cross, Cocoon Central Dance Team, Jon Glaser, Marcellus Hall, Tommy Do, Katie Compa, Negin Farsad, Nimesh Patel, Katie Compa, Eric Slovin, Tyson Meade, Marcellus Hall, Maggy Adeleye, Brad Lauretti, Emmrose, Matt Arnold and more! We celebrate voting! In...

Duration:01:10:26

WDEK Election Day Special Ep. 86 Part 1 of 4: Marcellus Hall, David Cross, Jon Glaser, Matt Arnold & Cocoon Central Dance Team - 11/3/20

12/9/2020
WDEK Election Day Special: Please Vote America is a marathon event with comedy, music, guest pop ins from across the country, videos and chat all in place. Our guests include John Early, Tash Neal, Chelsea White, Kendra Cunningham, David Cross, Cocoon Central Dance Team, Jon Glaser, Marcellus Hall, Tommy Do, Katie Compa, Negin Farsad, Nimesh Patel, Katie Compa, Eric Slovin, Tyson Meade, Marcellus Hall, Maggy Adeleye, Brad Lauretti, Emmrose, Matt Arnold and more! We celebrate voting! In Part...

Duration:04:19:59

WDEK Podcast Ep. 85: John Feal and Keisha Zollar - 10/27/20

11/15/2020
Out the gate, our show gets down to the real. Shonali & Christian break it down regarding snuggle buddies during covid, cult leaders and unique social distancing philosophies. The description "Hobbit Ball" was invented in this discussion. Our first guest is John Feal, inspirational activist and founder of The Feal Good Foundation. He was a 9/11 responder and is responsible for enacting 13 pieces of legislation which provides & protect the healthcare of 9/11 and first responders injured...

Duration:01:13:43

WDEK Podcast Ep. 84: Rodney White & Jack Dwyer - 9/29/20

10/2/2020
During these pandemic times and social unrest, we are so thankful for our time together on We Don't Even Know. We are especially thankful for Christian's first time reading of a letter he may or may not have received from his white family. It is very touching. Our first guest is artist Rodney White. Rodney is an artist originally from August, GA who now lives Brooklyn, NY. Rodney explains how his gear line Black On Black BK was created as a way to process trauma. We talk what gives him...

Duration:00:54:45

WDEK Podcast Ep. 83: Raj Sivaraman & K. Michelle DuBois - 8/25/20

9/5/2020
Pandemic times are still something that we are still getting used to. Stay diligent everyone as the fall approaches us. Christian and Shonali appreciate each other a little more on this day. Christian learns an important lesson from Shonali. Shonali is thankful that Christian is honest with her. Did you know that bicycle theft and self haircuts are on the rise during a pandemic? Our guests are comedian & scientist Raj Sivaraman, and musician K. Michelle DuBois. Our first guest is...

Duration:01:28:54

WDEK Podcast Ep. 82: 8 yr Anniversary w Shalewa Sharpe - 7/28/20

8/19/2020
Christian Felix, Shonali Bhowmik and Justin The Intern celebrated their 8 Yr. Anniversary with special guest comedian Shalewa Sharpe on 7/28/20. Christian and Shonali chose highlights from their over 80 episodes to discuss with Shalewa. Topics covered include pandemic fashion, sanitizing body parts, your only black friend, mask culture, white activism, NYC sex guidelines, marijuana laugh, roasting skills, the "good guy" syndrome, BLM, holidays personified as people, hardwired for hope, job...

Duration:02:27:50

WDEK Podcast Ep.81: Hannibal Buress & Nicole Atkins - 5/26/20

5/30/2020
Special guests comedian Hannibal Buress and musician Nicole Atkins join WDEK tonight! Christian, Shonali and Justin The Intern are still in their apartments in NYC. This has been an especially rough week for everyone. WDEK's mission is to spread the love with its first Garbage Giveaway including a hand me down tracksuit and an ancient fondue set. Congrats to our winners! As this is a Zoom recording, please bear with us as there are some small hiccups in the sound due to the video...

Duration:01:06:32