Podcast

2 Dope Queens

Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other S**t. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Sooo Many White Guys, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many ...more

Episodes

  • Introducing Scattered with Chris Garcia

    Oct 23 2019

    Comedian Chris Garcia returns to WNYC Studios with his new podcast Scattered, which was inspired by his first appearance on 2 Dope Queens. Chris’s dad, Andres, was the centerpiece of his comedy act, and when he died two years ago, he had one dying wish: That his family scatter his ashes off the coast of Cuba -- the country he was born in, and the country that would break him. Chris Garcia’s mom? She doesn’t give a crap about dying wishes. She’s vowed to never go back to Cuba again.  So for now, ...more

  • Best of: Becoming Michelle Obama

    Mar 12 2019

    In honor of the new HBO specials, we've been revisiting our favorite 2 Dope Queens podcast episodes. Of course, we had to close this series with the ultimate queen -- Michelle Obama. Phoebe and Jessica talk to the former First Lady about her new memoir Becoming, her hair journey, her struggle with the “Angry Black Female” stereotype, and how to raise bold women. Plus: Bono or Billy Joel? Listen, and be inspired. And stay tuned for some brand new comedy shows coming soon from WNYC Studios, includ...more

  • Best of: Zoodles

    Mar 05 2019

    In honor of the latest 2 Dope Queens HBO specials, we are bringing back some of our favorite podcast episodes - including the time that Jessica got Goop-y with some zoodles. Featuring Hadiyah Robinson, Jordan Carlos, and revisiting a set from the wonderful Kevin Barnett.  --- About the podcast:  Join the 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bun...more

  • Best of: Permanent O-Face

    Feb 26 2019

    Congrats to our Queens on the new HBO specials! New to the podcast? Or do you just want to dwell in the past? Either way, we're revisiting our fav episodes, like this one featuring Billy Joel, John Mayer - and his O-face. Plus, special guest Naomi Ekperigin offers some tough love to white women, Sam Jay gets mistaken for Obama, and Beth Stelling announces her Playboy debut.  And stay tuned for some brand new comedy shows coming soon from WNYC Studios, including an all new season of Sooo Many Whi...more

  • Best of: Tig Notaro and Her Awful Advice

    Feb 19 2019

    Congratulations to our Queens on their latest HBO Specials! As a special thanks, we're bringing back our fave episodes, including this classic with the magical Tig Notaro (One Mississippi). We've got advice on everything from relationship woes to workplace revenge. Plus, Tig shares the worst advice she ever received. Stay tuned for some brand new comedy shows coming soon from WNYC Studios, including an all new season of Sooo Many White Guys dropping March 19. Dreams do come true. --- About the p...more

  • Best of: That Time Jon Stewart Showed Up

    Feb 15 2019

    We're popping off to celebrate the latest 2 Dope Queens HBO Specials by revisiting our favorite episodes of all time. This show was an instant classic when Jon Stewart stopped by to celebrate Jessica's birthday. Plus, Eric Andre (The Eric Andre Show) channeled Macy Gray, and Jessi Klein (Inside Amy Schumer) got revenge on her garbage pile of exes. Stay tuned for some brand new comedy shows coming soon from WNYC Studios, including an all new season of Sooo Many White Guys dropping March 19. Dream...more

  • Karaoke with Michelle Obama

    Nov 14 2018

    In this very special surprise episode, Phoebe and Jessica cuddle up with the Queen of Queens Michelle Obama, talking to the former First Lady about her new memoir Becoming, her hair journey, her struggle with the “Angry Black Female” stereotype, and how to raise bold women. Plus: Bono or Billy Joel? Listen, and be inspired. --- About the podcast:  Join the 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys...more

  • Late Night Whenever For The D

    May 09 2018

    What will Michelle’s guests do for the D? Find out in this very special episode with Ben Sinclair (HBO’s High Maintenance) and Danielle Brooks (Netflix’s Orange is the New Black). Plus, Rob reminisces about a roommate named John.  Subscribe to Late Night Whenever! 

  • Phoebe’s on Michelle’s Couch!

    Apr 25 2018

    Phoebe's in the hot seat (and hot tub) in the newest episode Late Night Whenever with Michelle Buteau. They are joined by Tony Rock (HBO's All Def Comedy) as he channels the ways of Buddha. Plus, Rob Lewis goes clear.  

  • We Interrupt This Program

    Mar 30 2018

    To give you a little teaser of Michelle Buteau’s new podcast, Late Night Whenever. She’s got Leslie Odom, Jr. and Jason Jones on her couch. Hot dad alert! Call 911, we need backup!

  • Sooo Many White Guys: Phoebe and Zoe Kravitz Are Witchy AF

    Feb 27 2018

    Hey 2 Dope Queen heads, Sooo Many White Guys Season 3 is back! Here's a taste of our first episode of the season, with special guest Zoe Kravitz!  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.

  • Sooo Many White Guys: Here We Go Again!

    Feb 22 2018

    Hey 2 Dope Queen lovers, Dope Queen Pheebs and Ilana Glazer are back! Season 3 of Sooo Many White Guys is coming at you -- and it's lit. Plus, hot-ass guests like: famous feminist Gloria Steinem, activist DeRay McKesson, actress Yvonne Orji (Insecure), rapper Awkwafina, and adult film star Buck Angel. Can you handle it?  The first episode drops on February 27th. Subscribe now so you don't miss all this knowledge we're dropping! 

  • Sooo Many White Guys: Phoebe & Tom Hanks!

    Feb 13 2018

    Love 2 Dope Queens? Duh, we know you do. So you’re gonna loooooove Phoebe’s other podcast, Sooo Many White Guys! She’s the host and Ilana Glazer (Broad City) is her sexy-ass executive producer. Each week, Phoebe gets her Terry Gross on with intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians… who aren’t white dudes! But for #diversity, we do have one token white guy at the end of each season. And sometimes, that man is Tom Hanks, like in this oh-so-specia...more

  • Get Ready for the Third Dope Queen!

    Feb 02 2018

    Phoebe and Jessica's BFF Michelle Buteau is getting a show all to herself! Michelle's many appearances on 2 Dope Queens have made her an instant fan favorite, and we know you loved her set on the 2DQ HBO special. Now we're taking you back to one of our favorite sets - recorded live in LA baby! Get ready, because her new show Late Night Whenever is coming to your earbuds this spring (and it's going to be outrageous). Subscribe now!

  • Labia Majora

    Dec 12 2017

    Phoebe and Jessica get ready for blast off in the season finale of 2 Dope Queens. They are joined by Star Trek’s Wilson Cruz for a beautiful conversation about Facebook pickup lines and the beloved Ricky Vasquez. Plus, Janelle James (Black and Mild) realizes she’s dating a short dude, and Jon Laster reminisces about that time that his house burned down. Wilson Cruz (@wcruz73) Janelle James (@janellejcomic) Jon Laster (@realjonlaster) --- Support our work. Become a 2 Dope Queens member today at 2...more

  • Vanessa Bayer at Beyonce’s Baby Shower

    Dec 05 2017

    This week, SNL alum Vanessa Bayer joins the Queens to discuss a juicy rumor. Plus, Rebecca O'Neal (Netflix’s Easy) dresses like a sexy Ms. Frizzle and Eliza Skinner (TBS’ Drop the Mic) can’t escape bad Q&As.  Vanessa Bayer (@vanessabayer) Rebecca O'Neal (@becca_oneal) Eliza Skinner (@elizaskinner) --- Support our work. Become a 2 Dope Queens member today at 2dopequeens.org/donate.     --- About the podcast:  Join the 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, along with their favor...more