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Sooo Many White Guys

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Sooo Many White Guys
Sooo Many White Guys

Sooo Many White Guys

WNYC Studios

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Followers
250
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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 a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many more.© WNYC Studios

Latest Episodes

Phoebe and Adam Scott Go to a U2 Concert

It’s the last episode of the season - and so we bring you our token white guy! And what a great white guy he is! Phoebe’s joined by Adam Scott (Big Little Lies,ParksandRecreation). He talks about his fascination with overconfident douchebags, screwing up his first Parks and Rec. audition, and playing a beta male onBig Little Lies. And, Phoebe and Joanie Mitch sign off the season talking about their summer plans and Phoebe’s year as an RA (she was not asked back).

44 MINMAY 29
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Phoebe and Adam Scott Go to a U2 Concert

Phoebe and Michelle Buteau Get Cozy

For the first time in Sooo Many White Guys history, Phoebe conducts an interview entirely in bed! She is joined by her dear friend and fellow comedian Michelle Buteau. Michelle is launching her new podcastAdultingwith WNYC Studios - and it drops today! Plus, Michelle talks about her latest filmAlways Be My Maybe, how she decided to become a stand up comic in the days after 9/11, and her challenging path to becoming a mom. Michelle’s new podcast Adulting launches today -subscribe now!

49 MINMAY 22
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Phoebe and Michelle Buteau Get Cozy

Phoebe and Eric Nam Are Idols

K-pop star Eric Nam is a singer, songwriter and TV host who has become a household name in South Korea. He’s so beloved that he’s even called “the nation’s boyfriend.” Eric joins Phoebe to talk about his surprising journey from growing up as a Korean-American kid in Atlanta to becoming an international idol, as well as some of the less glamorous aspects of the job (like being on a televised bubblegum blowing competition). Plus, Phoebe and Joanie Mitch pitch to Shark Tank.

56 MINMAY 15
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Phoebe and Eric Nam Are Idols

Phoebe and Reese Witherspoon Vote for Themselves

Phoebe talks to actress and producer Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies). They dish about the new season of Big Little Lies, the gender pay gap in Hollywood, and about that time that Reese had to park Denzel Washington’s Porsche when she was just an intern. Plus, Phoebe revisits one of Reese’s most infamous characters, Tracy Flick.

56 MINMAY 8
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Phoebe and Reese Witherspoon Vote for Themselves

Phoebe, Javier Muñoz, and Gayle Smith Fight the Good Fight!

On this special episode of Sooo Many White Guys, Phoebe talks about the fight against AIDS and HIV in Africa with Gayle Smith, President and CEO of the ONE Campaign. The Organizations ONE and (RED) fight HIV/AIDS and extreme poverty, particularly in Africa. They are joined by actor/singer/performer Javier Muñoz, who talks about why he decided to go public about being HIV positive and how being in Hamilton on Broadway changed his life.

43 MINMAY 1
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Phoebe, Javier Muñoz, and Gayle Smith Fight the Good Fight!

Phoebe and Trevor Noah DJ Your Next Party!

This week, Phoebe is joined byThe Daily Show’sTrevor Noah! He talks about what it was like to be a kid growing up during apartheid in South Africa, his career as a DJ (unsurprisingly, crowds love Montell Jordan), and why he first turned down hostingThe Daily Show. Plus, Joanie reads Phoebe for her use of abbrevs.

45 MINAPR 24
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Phoebe and Trevor Noah DJ Your Next Party!

Phoebe and Jemele Hill Won't Shut Up

Phoebe breaks it all the way down with sports journalist/writer Jemele Hill (The Atlantic, ESPN). Jemele talks about her infamous tweet calling President Trump a “white supremacist,” and the controversy that followed, what it’s like practicing “journalism while black,” and her biggest faux pas from when she was starting out in the industry. Plus, Phoebe tries to teach Joanie Mitch about tennis (it doesn’t go very well).

41 MINAPR 17
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Phoebe and Jemele Hill Won't Shut Up

Phoebe and Padma Lakshmi Swim Through a Lake of Shit

Phoebe sits down with host/author/goddess Padma Lakshmi (Top Chef)! Padma talks about the realities of Top Chef palate fatigue, growing up as an immigrant often separated from her mother, roller skating around New York City as a kid, walking the runways of Europe as a model, and swimming through that lake of shit to get what you want. Plus, Phoebe and Joanie Mitch make bongs in woodshop.

43 MINAPR 10
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Phoebe and Padma Lakshmi Swim Through a Lake of Shit

Phoebe and Vanessa Bayer Invite You to Brunch

Phoebe visits with her pal, Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live). They chat about making the movie Ibiza together, inviting Julia Roberts over for brunch, being a Make-A-Wish kid, and how SNL wouldn’t even buy her dinner.

42 MINAPR 3
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Phoebe and Vanessa Bayer Invite You to Brunch

Phoebe and Roy Wood Jr. Bomb Their Daily Show Auditions

Phoebe is joined by Roy Wood Jr. of the Daily Show! They get real about shitting the bed during their Daily Show auditions, on the fear of turning into your dad, and how the prospect of prison made Roy commit to stand-up comedy. Plus, Pheebs and Joanie Mitch ask the age-old question, which Golden Girl are you?

38 MINMAR 27
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Phoebe and Roy Wood Jr. Bomb Their Daily Show Auditions

Latest Episodes

Phoebe and Adam Scott Go to a U2 Concert

It’s the last episode of the season - and so we bring you our token white guy! And what a great white guy he is! Phoebe’s joined by Adam Scott (Big Little Lies,ParksandRecreation). He talks about his fascination with overconfident douchebags, screwing up his first Parks and Rec. audition, and playing a beta male onBig Little Lies. And, Phoebe and Joanie Mitch sign off the season talking about their summer plans and Phoebe’s year as an RA (she was not asked back).

44 MINMAY 29
Comments
Phoebe and Adam Scott Go to a U2 Concert

Phoebe and Michelle Buteau Get Cozy

For the first time in Sooo Many White Guys history, Phoebe conducts an interview entirely in bed! She is joined by her dear friend and fellow comedian Michelle Buteau. Michelle is launching her new podcastAdultingwith WNYC Studios - and it drops today! Plus, Michelle talks about her latest filmAlways Be My Maybe, how she decided to become a stand up comic in the days after 9/11, and her challenging path to becoming a mom. Michelle’s new podcast Adulting launches today -subscribe now!

49 MINMAY 22
Comments
Phoebe and Michelle Buteau Get Cozy

Phoebe and Eric Nam Are Idols

K-pop star Eric Nam is a singer, songwriter and TV host who has become a household name in South Korea. He’s so beloved that he’s even called “the nation’s boyfriend.” Eric joins Phoebe to talk about his surprising journey from growing up as a Korean-American kid in Atlanta to becoming an international idol, as well as some of the less glamorous aspects of the job (like being on a televised bubblegum blowing competition). Plus, Phoebe and Joanie Mitch pitch to Shark Tank.

56 MINMAY 15
Comments
Phoebe and Eric Nam Are Idols

Phoebe and Reese Witherspoon Vote for Themselves

Phoebe talks to actress and producer Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies). They dish about the new season of Big Little Lies, the gender pay gap in Hollywood, and about that time that Reese had to park Denzel Washington’s Porsche when she was just an intern. Plus, Phoebe revisits one of Reese’s most infamous characters, Tracy Flick.

56 MINMAY 8
Comments
Phoebe and Reese Witherspoon Vote for Themselves

Phoebe, Javier Muñoz, and Gayle Smith Fight the Good Fight!

On this special episode of Sooo Many White Guys, Phoebe talks about the fight against AIDS and HIV in Africa with Gayle Smith, President and CEO of the ONE Campaign. The Organizations ONE and (RED) fight HIV/AIDS and extreme poverty, particularly in Africa. They are joined by actor/singer/performer Javier Muñoz, who talks about why he decided to go public about being HIV positive and how being in Hamilton on Broadway changed his life.

43 MINMAY 1
Comments
Phoebe, Javier Muñoz, and Gayle Smith Fight the Good Fight!

Phoebe and Trevor Noah DJ Your Next Party!

This week, Phoebe is joined byThe Daily Show’sTrevor Noah! He talks about what it was like to be a kid growing up during apartheid in South Africa, his career as a DJ (unsurprisingly, crowds love Montell Jordan), and why he first turned down hostingThe Daily Show. Plus, Joanie reads Phoebe for her use of abbrevs.

45 MINAPR 24
Comments
Phoebe and Trevor Noah DJ Your Next Party!

Phoebe and Jemele Hill Won't Shut Up

Phoebe breaks it all the way down with sports journalist/writer Jemele Hill (The Atlantic, ESPN). Jemele talks about her infamous tweet calling President Trump a “white supremacist,” and the controversy that followed, what it’s like practicing “journalism while black,” and her biggest faux pas from when she was starting out in the industry. Plus, Phoebe tries to teach Joanie Mitch about tennis (it doesn’t go very well).

41 MINAPR 17
Comments
Phoebe and Jemele Hill Won't Shut Up

Phoebe and Padma Lakshmi Swim Through a Lake of Shit

Phoebe sits down with host/author/goddess Padma Lakshmi (Top Chef)! Padma talks about the realities of Top Chef palate fatigue, growing up as an immigrant often separated from her mother, roller skating around New York City as a kid, walking the runways of Europe as a model, and swimming through that lake of shit to get what you want. Plus, Phoebe and Joanie Mitch make bongs in woodshop.

43 MINAPR 10
Comments
Phoebe and Padma Lakshmi Swim Through a Lake of Shit

Phoebe and Vanessa Bayer Invite You to Brunch

Phoebe visits with her pal, Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live). They chat about making the movie Ibiza together, inviting Julia Roberts over for brunch, being a Make-A-Wish kid, and how SNL wouldn’t even buy her dinner.

42 MINAPR 3
Comments
Phoebe and Vanessa Bayer Invite You to Brunch

Phoebe and Roy Wood Jr. Bomb Their Daily Show Auditions

Phoebe is joined by Roy Wood Jr. of the Daily Show! They get real about shitting the bed during their Daily Show auditions, on the fear of turning into your dad, and how the prospect of prison made Roy commit to stand-up comedy. Plus, Pheebs and Joanie Mitch ask the age-old question, which Golden Girl are you?

38 MINMAR 27
Comments
Phoebe and Roy Wood Jr. Bomb Their Daily Show Auditions