2 Dope Queens

2 Dope Queens

www.wnycstudios.org/shows/dopequeens
Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host 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
#48 Labia Majora
Dec 12 • 41 min
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)…
#47 Vanessa Bayer at Beyonce’s Baby Shower
Dec 5 • 38 min
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…
#46 I Don’t Practice Santeria
Nov 21 • 47 min
Phoebe gets schooled on Sublime, while Jessica waxes poetic on tiny houses. The Queens are joined by Aya Cash (You’re the Worst), who reveals the secret to sustaining a relationship for the long haul. Plus, the comedic stylings of Joyelle Nicole and…
#45 Tig Notaro Gives the Best Advice
Nov 14 • 33 min
The Queens are joined by the very wise Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) to answer listener questions! This episode covers everything from relationship woes to workplace revenge. Plus, Tig shares the worst advice she ever received. Support our work and get the…
#44 Marc Maron is Very Needy
Oct 31 • 64 min
Marc Maron (WTF Podcast) joins Jessica and special guest co-host Naomi Ekperigin (Comedy Central’s Broad City) to reveal some hard truths about being one of the only men on the set of Netflix’s GLOW. Plus, comedy from Michelle Buteau (VH1’s Best Week…
#43 Tegan and Sara’s Female Condoms
Oct 24 • 52 min
This week, Phoebe and Jessica discover what Tegan and Sara’s mom thinks of safe sex. Plus, Jo Firestone (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon) just can’t win with dating older guys and Chris Garcia (Comedy Central) steps into the boxing ring. Featured…
#42 White Lesbian Urkel
Oct 17 • 45 min
The birthday fun continues as Phoebe and Jessica talk about therapy and butt sex with musical icon JD Samson (Le Tigre). Plus, Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show) feels sorry for old-school racists and Matt Koff (The Daily Show) makes time for his sun lamp.…
#41 Black Women are for Grown Ups
Oct 10 • 60 min
It’s Jessica’s Birthday and everyone’s invited! LeVar Burton joins the Queens for a VERY memorable toast. Plus, Nore Davis discusses the horrors of the MTA and Beth Stelling assumes her massage therapist is falling in love with her. You can find LeVar’s…
#40 A Ben Carson Roast
Oct 3 • 48 min
Phoebe and guest co-host W. Kamau Bell chat with Hasan Minhaj about what happened behind the scenes at the White House Correspondents Dinner. Hint: If you like making fun of Ben Carson, then you are going to love this episode! Plus, comedy from Natasha…
#39 Never Ghost Abbi Jacobson
Sep 26 • 48 min
The Queens gab with Abbi Jacobson about online dating, summer camp, and the new season of Broad City. Plus, Dina Hashem tries to shop for wine, and Josh Rabinowitz gets awkwaaaaaaard. Featured Performers: Dina Hashem (@dinahashem_) Abbi Jacobson…
#38 I Trimmed My Pubes for This?
Sep 19 • 60 min
Phoebe and Jessica dissect the pitfalls of fresh bikini lines. They’re joined by Mike Birbiglia, who’s back with a hot new look, AKA a blazer. Plus, Maeve Higgins hates swimsuit season, and Gina Brillon just wants to share her Puerto Rican heritage with…
#37 Sitting Too Close to Queen Latifah
Sep 12 • 70 min
It’s the inaugural episode of season 4 and Jessica is starstruck when she meets her she-ro, Queen Latifah! The hip hop icon is joined by her Girls Trip castmates Regina Hall and Jada Pinkett Smith for some behind the scenes gossip. Plus comedy from Monroe…
Get Ready 2 Fall 4 Season 4
Sep 7 • 4 min
2 Dope Queens is back with a brand new season of hot content for your listening pleasure! Phoebe and Jessica are joined by some very special guests including Queen Latifah, Mike Birbiglia, Abbi Jacobson, Julio Torres, Monroe Martin, Jo Firestone, and…
Bonus Episode! Ezekiel Bread is for Lovers
Aug 22 • 21 min
Jessica and Phoebe dream up the details of Keri Russell’s hot AF sex life. Plus, Caitlin Gill explains why big saus-siege isn’t always best, and Danielle Radford isn’t Beyonce. Featured Performers: Caitlin Gill (@ROBOTCAITLIN) Danielle Radford…
Bonus Episode! Shrimp Scampi with Michael B. Jordan
Aug 8 • 20 min
Phoebe shares a juicy rumor about Michael B. Jordan and Jessica will do anything to get to the bottom of it. Plus, special guests Iliza Schlesinger and Jorma Taccone. Featured Performers: Iliza Shlesinger (@iliza) Jorma Taccone (@jormataccone) —- Support…
Bonus Episode! Creed’s Greatest Hits
Jul 25 • 20 min
Phoebe and Jessica reflect on the greatest band that ever lived. Plus, Joe List has a forbidden secret that involves hot butter, and Clark Jones steps up his sex playlist game. Featured Performers: Joe List (@JoeListComedy) Clark Jones (@theeclarkjones)…
Bonus Episode! Vagina Dentata
Jul 11 • 30 min
The Queens strategize with Michaela Watkins on how to use teethed vaginas for the greater good. Plus, Phoebe and Ilana Glazer unpack Gillian Jacobs’s affinity for famous murders and Jeff Goldblum. Featured Performers: Michaela Watkins (@michaelaWat)…
Bonus Episode! Which Nicolas Cage Would You Bone?
Jun 27 • 20 min
Phoebe and Jessica explore Nicolas Cage’s oeuvre (and a whole lot more). Plus, Marcella Arguello dates her first white devil and Brooke Van Poppelen tries to get off in the age of Trump. Featured Performers: Marcella Arguello (@marcellacomedy) Brooke Van…
#36 Who is Jeff Tweedy?
Jun 13 • 60 min
It’s the finale of Season 3 babies! And when Portlandia star Fred Armisen name drops a very white musician, Phoebe and Jessica require some context clues. Plus, 2 Dope Queens crowd favorite Naomi Ekperigin returns to find the afikoman, while Iliza…
#35 Mom Jokes with Kevin Bacon
Jun 6 • 61 min
With a name like Kevin Bacon, Phoebe and Jessica just can’t help themselves. Tune in for played-out puns, tacky innuendo and more! Plus, Maria Bamford checks out genocide documentaries on Netflix, and Ron Funches goes to Canada to find weed, but discovers…
#34 Sleepover Accidents
May 30 • 39 min
Phoebe and Jessica recall the night a slumber party went horribly wrong. They are joined by Connie Britton for an intimate chat about everything from Tami Taylor to haunted houses. Plus, comedy from Gina Yashere and Paige Weldon. Featured Performers: Gina…
#33 Hot Pickles
May 23 • 64 min
High Maintenance co-creator/star Ben Sinclair drops in on the Queens to talk about his stinky past, ayahuasca, and his Blue Man Group audition. Plus, Shalewa Sharpe has to work with a bunch white liberal women, and Robert Dean goes to Benihana. Featured…
#32 Clam Chowdah
May 16 • 48 min
The Queens head to Boston with their best accents and have one of the most important debates of the century. They are joined by dad joke king Jonathan Katz, plus Nick Chambers and Emily Ruskowski. Featured Performers: Nick Chambers (@chamberscomedy)…
#31 Ass Wednesday
May 9 • 41 min
Are you looking for some information about Cape Cod nightlife? We thought so! Tune in for Eugene Mirman’s spicy suggestions. Plus, the comedic stylings of Lamont Price and Bethany Van Delft. Featured Performers: Lamont Price (@lpizzle) Eugene Mirman…
#30 White People Love Coyotes
May 2 • 45 min
Phoebe and her white friend Alison visit Joshua Tree and get an unexpected visitor. Plus, Jessica offers up some inspiration for the songstress inside all of us. The Queens are joined by Nick Thune, Josh Sharp, and Alex English. Featured Performers: Nick…
#29 2 Derp Queens
Apr 25 • 53 min
In this episode, Phoebe and Jessica explore their alter-egos - and it’s not pretty. They are joined by beloved Compton Clover Gabrielle Union for a couple of games of “Fuck, Marry, Kill” and some real talk about being black women in the industry. Plus,…
#28 A Sex Toy in Every Port
Apr 18 • 45 min
In the newest episode of 2 Dope Queens, Jessica tries to keep her sexual satisfaction bicoastal - and narrowly avoids a complete disaster! Plus, John Hodgman shocks Phoebe with some serious Sex and the City knowledge, Sonia Denis doesn’t trust a shrink…
#27 Carrie Brownstein’s First Date
Apr 11 • 47 min
Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein tells the tale of her first date (and how it turned her gay). Plus, Pete Holmes (Crashing) just can’t seem to lose weight, and Solomon Georgio (Conan)deals with the tough realities of having a white boyfriend (hint: brunch).…
#26 Tig Notaro’s Skin Regimen
Apr 6 • 47 min
This week, Broad City’s Ilana Glazer fills in for Jessica, and as a special treat, listeners get to find out what is going on inside her colon. They are joined by the fabulous Tig Notaro, who shares tips on how she gets such beautiful, dewy skin. Plus,…
#25 A Jon Hamm Sandwich
Apr 4 • 61 min
2 Dope Queens is back for a third season! Phoebe and Jessica are kicking it off with a pants-dropping interview with Don Draper himself, Mr. Jon Hamm. Plus, comedian Chris Garcia won’t make fun of his immigrant parents, and find out why Morgan Murphy…
A Super Sexy Sneak Peek of Season 3!
Mar 30 • 6 min
2 Dope Queens is back, babies! Season 3 launches everywhere on April 4th. Get a sneak preview of our most exciting season yet. We’ve got stand up! We’ve got stars! We’ve got vibrators! And this is just a taste of what’s to come. Featuring Jon Hamm, Tig…
Bonus Episode! I Hated It
Mar 14 • 26 min
Phoebe and Jessica get deep about the power of cinema. They’re joined by winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Bob the Drag Queen. Plus, comedian Anthony DeVito goes on a cruise with Shaggy (yes, that Shaggy). Featured Performers: Bob the Drag Queen…
Bonus Episode! Barbara Did My Cornrows
Feb 28 • 22 min
Phoebe and Jessica call out Jon Glaser (Jon Glaser Loves Gear) for getting cornrows (he’s white). Plus, Kevin Avery (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver) tries to look like Han Solo. Featured Performers: Kevin Avery (@kevinavery) Jon Glaser —- Support our…
Bonus Episode! Love Advice with Jessica’s Mom
Feb 14 • 30 min
Happy Valentine’s Day! The 2 Dope Queens are here to solve all your boo boo love problems. They are joined by a very special guest/relationship expert… Jessica’s Mom! From communication issues to bodily functions, we get into it, and Phoebe and Jessica…
Bonus Episode! The 2 Dope Queens Go Marching
Jan 31 • 39 min
Trump was inaugurated a little over a week ago, and in the days since, there have already been multiple protests across the country (and around the world). Today, we bring you a special show, recorded the evening after half a million women marched on…
Sooo Many White Guys is Back, Babies!
Jan 24 • 4 min
We know you miss 2 Dope Queens - we’ll be back with some hot new episodes soon. In the meantime, check out Phoebe’s side piece, Sooo Many White Guys! Here’s a sneak preview of season 2 featuring guests St. Vincent, Charlamagne Tha God and Lena Dunham:…
Bonus Episode! Boo-boo Ass Milk
Jan 10 • 24 min
Phoebe and Jessica run into some Hollywood stars while flying the friendly skies. Plus, Nicole Byer (MTV’s Loosely Exactly Nicole) offers up a heavy dose of female empowerment for queens all across the land. Featured Guest: Nicole Byer (@nicolebyer) —-…
Bonus Episode! Flapping in the Wind
Dec 27, 2016 • 24 min
Phoebe suffers a massive wardrobe malfunction that leaves her overexposed, while Jessica can’t stop talking about the boy who lived. Plus, Kevin Yee graces listeners with the gift of song, and Kenny DeForest (MTV’s Bugging Out) confronts his white…
VIDEO: The Queens Do The Holidays
Dec 22, 2016
Now playing: 2 Queens, live on Facebook, here to inspire some holiday-themed shenanigans. Phoebe and Jessica answer all kinds of questions, from how to survive being single over the holidays to which Tom Hanks should you bone, and why. Plus, the worst…
Bonus Episode! White People at The Color Purple
Dec 13, 2016 • 23 min
Phoebe and Jessica see The Color Purple, and some white ladies get a little too excited about the show. Plus, stand-up from Sasheer Zamata (Saturday Night Live) and a chat with Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black). Featured Performers: Sasheer Zamata…
#24 Get Outta My Window Seat!
Nov 29, 2016 • 48 min
Phoebe and Jessica battle discrimination (and guys named Tyler) while traveling. Plus, Giulia Rozzi (Comedy Central’s This is Not Happening) cries a lot, Hannibal Buress (host of Handsom Rambler podcast) starts the ashy acceptance movement, and Max…
Bonus Episode! Oh, Hello
Nov 24, 2016 • 18 min
Surprise! It’s a special Thanksgiving episode. The queens are joined by Gil Faizon (Nick Kroll) and George St. Geegland (John Mulaney) from the hit Broadway show “Oh, Hello.” Tune in as they offend pretty much everybody! Consider this a practice round for…
#23 That Time I Had Sex With The Rock
Nov 22, 2016 • 52 min
Phoebe breaks her hip after a tryst with The Rock, while Jessica and Idris Elba share a quiet moment. Plus Dan Soder (Conan) dates a rich girl, Josh Johnson (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) can’t twerk, and Sarah Tollemache (Adam Devine’s House Party)…
#22 Trying to Work Through the Feels
Nov 15, 2016 • 43 min
Donald Trump is President. The Queens are as shocked as you are. In this episode, Jessica and Phoebe process their emotions, and they are doubling down on the jokes. Plus Langston Kerman writes poetry, Emmy Blotnick has a secret pants beard, and Alingon…
#21 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the U2 Concert
Nov 8, 2016 • 45 min
It’s Phoebe’s mother-freakin’ birthday show (and she’s holding real hard to her youth)! Plus, Joe Mande (The Kroll Show) finds god, Naomi Ekperigan (2 Dope Queens) returns to the 2DQ stage to teach The Queens what do with a shallot, and Emily Heller is…
Bonus Election Episode! Pussy Riot Drops by to Play Putin vs. Trump
Nov 7, 2016 • 15 min
Just in time for the election, Nadya Tolokno of the Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot joins the Queens for a rocking round of “Who Said It: Trump or Putin?” Learn some fun facts while channeling your cosmic vagina! —- Support our work. Become a 2 Dope…
#20 Phoebe’s Got The Gchats to Prove It
Nov 1, 2016 • 44 min
Phoebe and guest host Baron Vaughn (Netflix’s Grace and Frankie) are long-time friends who almost did the nasty — and Phoebe has the gchats to prove it! Plus Kristin Rand gets real-real about softball, Ryan Schutt teaches us about how nature documentaries…
#19 Things Remembered
Oct 25, 2016 • 48 min
Phoebe and Jessica toast their two year anniversary with some festive stemware. Plus, Ayanna Dookie (Fox’s Laughs) tries to adopt a worker cat, Damien Lemon (MTV2’s GuyCode) quits being a creep, and Gabe Liedman (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) opens up about his…
#18 Civil Rights Phoebe
Oct 18, 2016 • 41 min
Travel back in time with the queens as Phoebe hits snooze on Dr. King and Jessica becomes a Black Pantheress. Plus Jackie Kashian (Conan) and Jacqueline Novak (The Late Late Show with James Corden). Featured Comedians: Jackie Kashian (@jackiekashian)…
#17 Fifty Shades of Matthew McConaughey
Oct 11, 2016 • 49 min
Alright, alright, alright, it’s a time for a brand new show. Phoebe puts Matthew McConaughey into her spank bank and Jessica fights off some zombies. Ross Marquand (The Walking Dead) joins the queens for some butt tickling and celebrity impersonations.…
#16 Silk Pajamas
Oct 4, 2016 • 49 min
Slip into something comfortable and dust off your Hitachi wand for this hot new episode. Phoebe and Jessica go on a magical journey to find a piece of Italy in Brooklyn, then special guest Hadiyah Robinson (BET’s Comic View) ovulates in Prospect Park,…
#15 Hamilton Adjacent
Sep 27, 2016 • 61 min
Can’t afford to see Hamilton? We’ve got you covered. This episode has it all – except for the song and dance, and there are also no Founding Fathers. However, Phoebe and Jessica do discuss Broadway in detail, and Broad City’s Ilana Glazer drops by for a…
#14 Goo
Sep 23, 2016 • 56 min
In this thrill-a-minute episode, Jessica survives a biopsy from Dr. Kevorkian and Phoebe braves the Girl Scouts. Plus, Jo Firestone (The Chris Gethard Show), Janine Brito (Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell) and Jen Kirkman (Conan, Drunk History) bring…
#13 Make Man Buns Great Again
Sep 20, 2016 • 50 min
We’re back, babies! It’s the debut of season 2 and we’re kicking it off with Jessica’s birthday show. Tune in as Phoebe confront a man bun and Jessica harnesses her female anger. Plus, Jon Stewart gets lost in Gowanus, Eric Andre (The Eric Andre Show)…
The Second Coming of 2 Dope Queens
Sep 15, 2016 • 6 min
You know you missed us. Here’s a sneak peek of season 2, coming at you next week. Featured Comedians: Jo Firestone (@kingfirestorm) Jon Stewart Jen Kirkman (@JenKirkman) Hadiyah Robinson (@hadiyah) Ilana Glazer (@ilazer) Eric Andre (@ericandre) —- Support…
Bonus Episode! Bloop Bloop
Sep 6, 2016 • 19 min
In this brand new bonus epi, Phoebe bloop bloops the very first time she has sex. Plus, a love story from comedian Ted Alexandro, who just finished a tour with Jim Gaffigan. Hey, get your life together and subscribe to Phoebe’s new podcast, Sooo Many…
Bonus Episode! Boob Sweat
Aug 23, 2016 • 12 min
In this bonus epi, Phoebe and Jessica confess that they didn’t like Beyonce’s “Formation.” Plus comedian/cat lady Martha Kelly (FX’s Baskets) talks pet ownership. Hey, get your life together and subscribe to Phoebe’s new podcast, Sooo Many White Guys,…
Bonus Episode! Cream Girls
Aug 9, 2016 • 18 min
In this bonus episode, Phoebe and Jessica have a totally trife bbq. Plus, comedian Matteo Lane (MTV’s GirlCode & MTV2’s GuyCode) gives listeners a lesson in gay voice and TV personality Michelle Collins (formerly of The View) auditions for American idol.…
Bonus Episode! That New Haircut Smell
Jul 26, 2016 • 14 min
The 2 Dope Queens know you must be going through withdrawal as we put Season 2 together. This bonus epi should get you through. Phoebe and Jessica fawn over Moth Grand Slam champion Adam Wade and his warbly tones. This story is gonna make you laugh, cry…
Bonus Episode! Phoebe Interrupts This Program
Jul 13, 2016 • 10 min
We told you we wouldn’t leave you hanging this summer. Here’s a taste of Phoebe’s new side project, Sooo Many White Guys, a podcast where she gets her Oprah on with some of the most important and innovative (and non-white-dude!) entertainers around. First…
Bonus Episode! The Advice You’ve Been Waiting For
Jun 28, 2016 • 22 min
You asked, and they answered. Phoebe and Jessica got sooo many questions from sooo many lovely listeners for this very special advice episode that they couldn’t possibly answer them all. But they sure did try. This is like an episode of Dr. Phil, only…
#12 A Lenny Kravitz Smackdown
Jun 14, 2016 • 55 min
The good news is, we’ve finally answered the greatest mystery of our generation: Is Lenny Kravitz hot, or what? (Hint: It’s all in the scarf.) The bad news is, this is our last show of the season! We will miss every single one of you. But we’ll be back…
#11 Wade in the Water
Jun 7, 2016 • 64 min
Saturday night takes an unexpected turn when Phoebe goes down a Richard Gere rabbit hole. Can Jessica save her BFF? Plus: Dulce Sloan searches for a Jewish bae, Ahmed Bharoocha finds Jesus, Jamie Lee gets a labradoodle and Lindy West says sorry, not…
#10 We Got Some Feedback
May 31, 2016 • 49 min
We love all our listeners, including the ones who troll us! Come on, troll us. We dare you. Love, Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams. Plus: Pat Brown answers your vagina questions, John Early leaves his house and Hari Kondabolu meets a Nazi. Get tickets…
#9 Clench
May 24, 2016 • 48 min
Beatboxing, SoulCycling, Colin Firth, sausages. We’ve got it all in this clench-worthy episode. Plus, comedian Neel Nanda feeds a woman, Alex Edelman meets the Jewish Santa Claus and Chris Lamberth kicks a girl (chill, she’s okay). Do you like podcasts?…
#8 Dude For a Day
May 17, 2016 • 59 min
Things get dark when Phoebe Robinson goes wild on Tinder and Jessica Williams gets a penis for a day. Plus: Ashley Brooke Roberts makes a Waffle House faux pas, Kevin Allison (Risk! Podcast) discovers dominance and Baratunde Thurston’s (The Daily Show…
#7 Shequoia
May 10, 2016 • 42 min
This one’s dedicated to all the casting directors out there. Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are not your black BFFs, nor do they eat chicken in public. Plus: Julian McCullough (Chelsea Lately) almost loses an arm, Janeane Garofalo (Broad City) says…
#6 You Can’t Touch My Fanny Pack
May 3, 2016 • 58 min
What’s in Phoebe’s fanny pack? Who hacked Jessica’s mom’s AOL account? How many times have you seen Purple Rain? These questions and many more on this historic episode, featuring an ode to Prince, plus comedians Shane Torres (Last Comic Standing), Calise…
#5 Thank You, Harriet Tubman
Apr 26, 2016 • 39 min
Phoebe and Jessica make a jaw-dropping case for reparations, then go trolling for peen. Plus, comedians Joe Zimmerman (Comedy Central) and Ophira Eisenberg (Ask Me Another) take the stage. Get tickets to our next live show on WNYC.org/2dopequeens —- Guest…
#4 How to Channel Your Inner White Lady
Apr 19, 2016 • 60 min
Phoebe considers calling Al Sharpton and Jessica nearly loses her purity ring! Plus: Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight With John Oliver) has a penis mishap, Myka Fox barely escapes with her life and Jean Grae talks to the future. Get tickets to our next…
#3 Halibut
Apr 12, 2016 • 48 min
Phoebe takes Jessica on a death-defying journey. Plus: Special guest Nore Davis tells the spooky story of a gay ghost, Chris Thayer reveals his favorite sex tip, and Rae Sanni loves Monica Lewinsky. Get tickets to our next live show on…
#2 Billy Joel Has the Softest Hands
Apr 7, 2016 • 52 min
We couldn’t wait another week to give you more of us. So here’s an early release of our new episode. This time, we go where two black women have never gone before… a Billy Joel concert! Special guest Naomi Ekperigin offers some tough love to white women,…
#1 Dad Bods
Apr 5, 2016 • 56 min
It’s just another day in the 2 Dope Queens universe, with one philosophical trip to a strip club and two bizarre run-ins with racist cab drivers. Plus, the beauty of the dad bod. Phoebe and Jessica’s guests on this mothereffin’ debut episode include…
Who Dis?
Mar 28, 2016
It’s Phoebe Robinson! And Jessica Williams! Here to give you a sneak peek of our brand new podcast, 2 Dope Queens. This week: Gary Gulman, Naomi Ekperigin and Michelle Buteau. Follow @2DopeQueens —- Support our work. Become a 2 Dope Queens member today at…