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Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air & The Ringer

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Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air
Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air & The Ringer

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Emmy Award—winning producer, actor, and comedian Larry Wilmore is back on the air, hosting a podcast where he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond.

Latest Episodes

Author Isha Sesay on the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Campaign, Five Years Later | Larry Wilmore Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is first is joined by his daughter, Lauren Wilmore, to talk about her fascination with different languages (1:00). Then he sits down with journalist Isha Sesay to talk about her new book, ‘Beneath the Tamarind Tree,’ on the 2014 kidnapping of schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria by Boko Haram (25:43). Sesay talks about why she was drawn to the story (35:05), the social media campaign that followed the kidnapping (49:02), and where the girls are now, five years later (64:54). Host: Larry Wilmore Guests: Lauren Wilmore and Isha Sesay

80 MIN2 days ago
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Author Isha Sesay on the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Campaign, Five Years Later | Larry Wilmore Black on the Air

Robin Thede on Being the Only Black Woman in Late Night and the Creation of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by Robin Thede, the creator of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show,’ to talk about how she got her start in late-night television, hiring an all black women writers room, and what it’s like to create her own sketch show. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Robin Thede

71 MIN1 weeks ago
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Robin Thede on Being the Only Black Woman in Late Night and the Creation of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

The Current State of Political Journalism With Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by the former chief White House correspondent for CNN, Jessica Yellin, to talk about her debut novel, 'Savage News' (13:36), how she got into political journalism (30:24), "breaking-news fatigue" (39:41), and how journalists should cover Trump (46:34). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Jessica Yellin Check out Yellin’s debut novel, ‘Savage News,’ here.

59 MINJUL 18
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The Current State of Political Journalism With Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Ira Madison III Tells Us How to “Keep It” | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by Ira Madison III, host of the ‘Keep It!’ podcast, to talk about how he got into podcasting (10:46), who he likes in the Democratic field (33:46), and his favorite culture moments of the year so far (59:34). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Ira Madison III

70 MINJUL 11
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Ira Madison III Tells Us How to “Keep It” | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Cory Booker Makes His Case for the Presidency | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by New Jersey Senator Cory Booker to talk about his candidacy for president. They talk about how he got his start in politics (13:13), criminal justice reform (27:56), how he plans to break through a crowded Democratic field (43:06), and the importance of focusing on bigger issues than beating Donald Trump (57:14). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Cory Booker

76 MINJUL 4
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Cory Booker Makes His Case for the Presidency | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Jim Acosta on Reporting on Donald Trump's White House (Live) | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by CNN's chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, for a live conversation about his new book, 'The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America,' a firsthand account of his time covering Donald Trump's White House. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Jim Acosta

71 MINJUN 25
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Jim Acosta on Reporting on Donald Trump's White House (Live) | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

A Conversation About the Conservative Movement and Politics With Ben Shapiro | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore sits down with conservative commentator Ben Shapiro to talk about how he got his start in politics, the creation of the Moral Majority, and the division between religion and government. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Ben Shapiro

69 MINJUN 13
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A Conversation About the Conservative Movement and Politics With Ben Shapiro | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Jordan Klepper on Bringing Earnestness Back Into His Comedy | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry is joined by former Comedy Central host Jordan Klepper to talk about his new show, ‘Klepper’ (13:41), the difficulties of hosting a nightly show (21:35), and the process of creating his own docuseries (46:31). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Jordan Klepper

73 MINMAY 30
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Jordan Klepper on Bringing Earnestness Back Into His Comedy | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Rebecca Traister on the Fight for Reproductive Rights | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by writer-at-large for New York Magazine, Rebecca Traister, to talk about the recent spate of abortion bans (9:07), the history of the abortion-rights movement (25:34), and her recent book, ‘Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger’ (46:27). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Rebecca Traister Check out ‘Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger’ here.

69 MINMAY 23
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Rebecca Traister on the Fight for Reproductive Rights | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Michael Lewis on the Referees You Encounter Outside of Sports | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore sits down with author Michael Lewis to talk about his new podcast, ‘Against the Rules.’ They talk about the various types of referees you encounter outside of sports and why social media sites like Twitter desperately need some sort of referee. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Michael Lewis Check out ‘Against the Rules’ here.

69 MINMAY 16
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Michael Lewis on the Referees You Encounter Outside of Sports | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Latest Episodes

Author Isha Sesay on the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Campaign, Five Years Later | Larry Wilmore Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is first is joined by his daughter, Lauren Wilmore, to talk about her fascination with different languages (1:00). Then he sits down with journalist Isha Sesay to talk about her new book, ‘Beneath the Tamarind Tree,’ on the 2014 kidnapping of schoolgirls in Chibok, Nigeria by Boko Haram (25:43). Sesay talks about why she was drawn to the story (35:05), the social media campaign that followed the kidnapping (49:02), and where the girls are now, five years later (64:54). Host: Larry Wilmore Guests: Lauren Wilmore and Isha Sesay

80 MIN2 days ago
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Author Isha Sesay on the ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Campaign, Five Years Later | Larry Wilmore Black on the Air

Robin Thede on Being the Only Black Woman in Late Night and the Creation of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by Robin Thede, the creator of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show,’ to talk about how she got her start in late-night television, hiring an all black women writers room, and what it’s like to create her own sketch show. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Robin Thede

71 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Robin Thede on Being the Only Black Woman in Late Night and the Creation of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’ | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

The Current State of Political Journalism With Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by the former chief White House correspondent for CNN, Jessica Yellin, to talk about her debut novel, 'Savage News' (13:36), how she got into political journalism (30:24), "breaking-news fatigue" (39:41), and how journalists should cover Trump (46:34). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Jessica Yellin Check out Yellin’s debut novel, ‘Savage News,’ here.

59 MINJUL 18
Comments
The Current State of Political Journalism With Former CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Ira Madison III Tells Us How to “Keep It” | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by Ira Madison III, host of the ‘Keep It!’ podcast, to talk about how he got into podcasting (10:46), who he likes in the Democratic field (33:46), and his favorite culture moments of the year so far (59:34). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Ira Madison III

70 MINJUL 11
Comments
Ira Madison III Tells Us How to “Keep It” | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Cory Booker Makes His Case for the Presidency | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by New Jersey Senator Cory Booker to talk about his candidacy for president. They talk about how he got his start in politics (13:13), criminal justice reform (27:56), how he plans to break through a crowded Democratic field (43:06), and the importance of focusing on bigger issues than beating Donald Trump (57:14). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Cory Booker

76 MINJUL 4
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Cory Booker Makes His Case for the Presidency | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Jim Acosta on Reporting on Donald Trump's White House (Live) | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by CNN's chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, for a live conversation about his new book, 'The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America,' a firsthand account of his time covering Donald Trump's White House. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Jim Acosta

71 MINJUN 25
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Jim Acosta on Reporting on Donald Trump's White House (Live) | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

A Conversation About the Conservative Movement and Politics With Ben Shapiro | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore sits down with conservative commentator Ben Shapiro to talk about how he got his start in politics, the creation of the Moral Majority, and the division between religion and government. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Ben Shapiro

69 MINJUN 13
Comments
A Conversation About the Conservative Movement and Politics With Ben Shapiro | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Jordan Klepper on Bringing Earnestness Back Into His Comedy | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry is joined by former Comedy Central host Jordan Klepper to talk about his new show, ‘Klepper’ (13:41), the difficulties of hosting a nightly show (21:35), and the process of creating his own docuseries (46:31). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Jordan Klepper

73 MINMAY 30
Comments
Jordan Klepper on Bringing Earnestness Back Into His Comedy | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Rebecca Traister on the Fight for Reproductive Rights | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore is joined by writer-at-large for New York Magazine, Rebecca Traister, to talk about the recent spate of abortion bans (9:07), the history of the abortion-rights movement (25:34), and her recent book, ‘Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger’ (46:27). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Rebecca Traister Check out ‘Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger’ here.

69 MINMAY 23
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Rebecca Traister on the Fight for Reproductive Rights | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Michael Lewis on the Referees You Encounter Outside of Sports | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Larry Wilmore sits down with author Michael Lewis to talk about his new podcast, ‘Against the Rules.’ They talk about the various types of referees you encounter outside of sports and why social media sites like Twitter desperately need some sort of referee. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Michael Lewis Check out ‘Against the Rules’ here.

69 MINMAY 16
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Michael Lewis on the Referees You Encounter Outside of Sports | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

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