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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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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

#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


#22 Phoebe and Chris Hayes Are Capable of Terrible Things

3/28/2017
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Our token white guy details his harrowing journey from the middle to the top, and comes clean about his unending quest to not look fat on TV. Chris Hayes hosts All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC. Watch this excerpt from All In With Chris Hayes on the topic of Black Lives Matter plus an interview with DeRay Mckesson:

Duration: 00:48:08


#21 Phoebe and Bassem Youssef Complain About Everything

3/21/2017
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The satirist stops in to wax intellectual about the Egyptian Revolution, the universal threat of dictatorship and Islamophobia. Plus, Joanna calls Nerf! Watch this video of Fusion's Democracy Handbook with Bassem Youssef:

Duration: 00:40:34


#20 Phoebe and Melissa Harris-Perry Catch Some White Tears

3/14/2017
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The author and former MSNBC host schools us on too many things to count. But let’s start with what it’s like to have a white mother, a militant black 3-year-old, and a mentor like Maya Angelou. Plus, Phoebe smokes a cigar!

Duration: 00:38:51


#19 Phoebe Has a Threesome

3/9/2017
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Hey boo boos, we've got a special Thursday treat for you! Comedians John Early (TBS' Search Party) and Baron Vaughn (Netflix's Grace and Frankie) stop in and tell all. Watch the trailer for Search Party: Watch the trailer for Grace and Frankie:

Duration: 00:54:40


#18 Phoebe and Abbi Jacobson Order Takeout

3/7/2017
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The Broad City co-creator and co-star admits being an alpha female, working too much and dropping out of acting school. Plus, Phoebe watches Living Single! Watch this clip of Broad City:

Duration: 00:34:30


#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


#14 Phoebe and Margaret Cho Hope They Die Alone

2/7/2017
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The comedian and activist gets real about the end of menstruation, living in a world that's sooo white, and Tilda Swinton. Plus, Ilana apologizes to Phoebe!

Duration: 00:35:58


#13 Phoebe Puts Charlamagne Tha God In The Hot Seat

1/31/2017
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The shock-jock Power 105.1 host says he bows to black women, rubs his wife's butt nightly and owes a lot to The Secret (shout out to Rhonda Byrne). Plus, Phoebe falls in love! Check out this video of Phoebe's conversation with Charlamagne Tha God on organized religion:

Duration: 00:42:03


#12 Phoebe and Lena Dunham Deconstruct the Toilet Selfie

1/26/2017
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The writer and advocate joins Phoebe for an uncensored conversation about self-censoring, what Girls would look like if it debuted today, and how to dismantle the patriarchy. Plus, Phoebe and her first bra!

Duration: 00:40:47


#11 Phoebe and St. Vincent: Behind The Music

1/24/2017
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Indie rock queen St. Vincent joins Phoebe to swap road stories, talk tour bus pooping etiquette, queerness and living in the spotlight. Plus, St. Vincent is overcharged for a lap dance! Check out "Birth in Reverse" from her Grammy award-winning album, St. Vincent:

Duration: 00:29:09


Season 2 Trailer: I'm Back, Babies!

1/19/2017
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You know you missed me. Well stop crying, cuz I'm back with a brand new season. It's me, my buddy Joanna, and my other buddy Ilana. Plus, hot new guests! Follow @WNYCstudios From left: St. Vincent, Charlamagne Tha God and Lena Dunham. The first episode drops on January 24th. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode.

Duration: 00:04:04


#10 Phoebe Welcomes Token White Guy Mike Birbiglia

9/13/2016
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The actor, comedian and director reveals the truth about maleness AND whiteness in a heart-stopping episode that will leave you breathless. Plus, a surprise visit from Kelsey Grammer!? Follow @dopequeenpheebs Follow @birbigs The leaves are changing, the temperature's dropping and school's back in session. That can only mean one thing: The return Phoebe's other dope podcast, 2 Dope Queens! Like us on Facebook to be the first to hear our Season 2 trailer, dropping September 14th. In the...

Duration: 00:43:24


#9 Phoebe and Constance Wu Invest in Mutual Funds

9/6/2016
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Actress Constance Wu stops in to chat hair journeys, the representation of Asian-Americans in media and of course, JLo. Plus, Phoebe hates Halloween! Help us pick a theme song remix, vote for your favorite! Follow @dopequeenpheebs Follow @ConstanceWu

Duration: 00:28:36


#8 Phoebe and Roxane Gay Toast to the Good Life

8/30/2016
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Writer, professor and noted bad feminist Roxane Gay schools Phoebe on how to drink wine and write a killer memoir. Plus, a homecoming disaster! Help us pick a theme song remix, vote for your favorite! Follow @dopequeenpheebs Follow @rgay Sooo Many White Guys host Phoebe Robinson and high school friends on the night of her Homecoming dance. (Phoebe Robinson)

Duration: 00:30:55


#3 Phoebe and Janet Mock Make Lemonade

7/26/2016
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Trans advocate, author and TV host Janet Mock takes on Cinderella stories and the patriarchy. Plus, Pheebs gets some feedback on her orchid! Follow @dopequeenpheebs Follow @ilazer Follow @janetmock

Duration: 00:26:25


Let's Intro This Bad Boy

6/27/2016
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Phoebe Robinson is sick of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in her new podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots. She's talking to performers, musicians, actors and authors who are killing it in their fields—and who aren’t straight up white guys! She's got music, she's got questions and she's got a ball-busting executive producer named Ilana Glazer. YAS QUEEN. Listen to this preview and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. We’ll be dropping episode 1...

Duration: 00:07:23