Sooo Many White Guys

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 a


Adam Scott Go to a U2 Concert
May 28 • 44 min
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, Parks and Recreation). He talks about his fascination with overconfident douchebags, screwing…
Michelle Buteau Get Cozy
May 21 • 49 min
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 podcast Adulting with WNYC Studios - and it drops today!…
Eric Nam Are Idols
May 14 • 56 min
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…
Reese Witherspoon Vote for Themselves
May 7 • 56 min
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…
Phoebe, Javier Muñoz, and Gayle Smith Fight the Good Fight!
Apr 30 • 43 min
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…
Trevor Noah DJ Your Next Party!
Apr 23 • 45 min
This week, Phoebe is joined by The Daily Show’s Trevor 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 hosting The…
Jemele Hill Won’t Shut Up
Apr 16 • 41 min
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…
Padma Lakshmi Swim Through a Lake of Shit
Apr 9 • 43 min
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…
Vanessa Bayer Invite You to Brunch
Apr 2 • 42 min
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.
Roy Wood Jr. Bomb Their Daily Show Auditions
Mar 26 • 38 min
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…
Jameela Jamil Stop Being Polite
Mar 19 • 45 min
We kick off the new season with Jameela Jamil of The Good Place! The actress, writer, and activist talks to Pheebs about her embarrassing audition to get the role of Tahani, dealing with paparazzi in her native England, taking on companies whose ads make…
Season 4 Trailer: Back With a Vengeance
Mar 14 • 2 min
Phoebe Robinson’s back with a brand new season of Sooo Many White Guys - and it’s gonna be fiercer than ever! This trailer is just a little taste of what you’re going to hear this season. From throwing shade at Kim K. to daddy issues, we get into it!…
Bill Hader Go Live
May 29, 2018 • 31 min
Our token white guy tells Phoebe about getting schooled by women in the writer’s room, coping with years of anxiety at SNL, and raising badass daughters. Plus, Joanna has a crush. That’s a wrap for Season 3, folks! Keep in touch with Phoebe on Twitter and…
Joanna Flip the Script
May 22, 2018 • 25 min
Joanna turns the tables… with the questions she’s always wanted to ask Phoebe — from her very first joke to how she finds the funny in this trash time. Plus, how much Bono is *too* much? —— About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token…
Jimmy O. Yang Watch BET
May 15, 2018 • 37 min
Actor and comedian Jimmy O. Yang talks about moving from Hong Kong to LA at 13, how DJing at a strip club helped his stand up, and why filming Crazy Rich Asians felt so. damn. good. Jimmy O. Yang’s memoir is How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to…
Hannibal Buress are Huge in Norway
May 8, 2018 • 31 min
Phoebe meets up with Hannibal Buress in Portland, in the middle of his stand-up tour. They chat about sobriety on the road, how to deposit an empty envelope (don’t), and his plans to open a new arts center in Chicago. —— About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson…
Terry Gross Make It A Girls’ Night
May 1, 2018 • 35 min
Radio legend Terry Gross (we’re not worthy!) is in the studio to tell Phoebe about her early days in radio, her marriage, and how the Trump administration is ruining her music listening. —— About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token…
Tyra Banks Walk The Walk
Apr 24, 2018 • 35 min
What does it take to be a mogul? Tyra Banks knows. The model/author/producer/goddess tells Phoebe about her earliest runway days, raising her son, and her ever-changing definition of “beauty”. Plus, she brings her mom into the studio! ——- About the…
Sam Irby Launch a Lifestyle Brand
Apr 17, 2018 • 38 min
Author Sam Irby sits down to chat about her New York Times best-selling memoir, her struggle with depression, and being a cool stepmom. Plus, Phoebe watches Lady Gaga at The Kennedy Center Honors! ——- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being…
Vivica A. Fox: Two Can Play That Game
Apr 10, 2018 • 31 min
From Days of Our Lives to Kill Bill, the actress Vivica A. Fox has been a force in Hollywood for the last three decades. Now, she’s added “Author” to her resume. She drops by to talk to Phoebe about growing up in the Midwest, fighting for her roles, and…
Gayle King Take The High Road
Apr 3, 2018 • 41 min
She’s Editor-at-Large of “O” magazine. She’s co-host of “CBS This Morning.” She wakes up at 3:22am every damn day! Gayle King opens up about motherhood, black pride, how she survives the 24-hour (bad) news cycle. —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is…
Buck Angel Talk About Sex, Baby
Mar 27, 2018 • 38 min
The trans activist and former adult film star joins Phoebe to talk about DIY porn, the challenges of transitioning, and his journey to self-love and acceptance. —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of…
Awkwafina Get Matching Tattoos
Mar 20, 2018 • 36 min
The rapper/actress drops in to open up about Asian-American representation in Hollywood, the perils of searching for a place to pee in NYC, life on the come-up, and making her family proud while rapping about her vag. Plus, Phoebe does her best to recap…
DeRay Mckesson: The Revolution Is Live & Streaming
Mar 13, 2018 • 39 min
The Black Lives Matter activist and ”Pod Save The People” host stops in to drop knowledge about revolution, combating homophobia, and hashtag activism. Plus, Joanie Mitch loves “Seinfeld”! —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token…
Yvonne Orji Put It On God
Mar 9, 2018 • 33 min
Actress and stand-up comedian Yvonne Orji stops in to chat about her “overnight” success, the role of religion in her life, and the nuances of being first-generation Nigerian-American. —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token…
Gloria Steinem: The Buddy Movie Edition
Mar 6, 2018 • 42 min
The famous activist and writer joins Phoebe and opens up about sex after 60, her early days in NYC, and how to make better feminists of our men. Plus, Joanie Mitch sings a song! —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman…
Zoe Kravitz Are Witchy AF
Feb 27, 2018 • 40 min
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. —— About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black…
Season 3 Trailer: Here We Go Again!
Feb 22, 2018 • 3 min
Hey boos and baes, we’re back! Time to strap on those big girl lace fronts, because Season 3 is coming at you, and it’s lit. We’ve got hot-ass guests like: famous feminist Gloria Steinem, activist DeRay McKesson, actress Yvonne Orji (Insecure), rapper…
Tom Hanks Make a Biopic
Mar 30, 2017 • 46 min
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! —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this…
Chris Hayes Are Capable of Terrible Things
Mar 28, 2017 • 47 min
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. ——- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude…
Bassem Youssef Complain About Everything
Mar 21, 2017 • 39 min
The satirist stops in to wax intellectual about the Egyptian Revolution, the universal threat of dictatorship and Islamophobia. Plus, Joanna calls Nerf! —— About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white…
Melissa Harris-Perry Catch Some White Tears
Mar 14, 2017 • 38 min
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!
Phoebe Has a Threesome
Mar 9, 2017 • 53 min
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. — About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean…
Abbi Jacobson Order Takeout
Mar 7, 2017 • 32 min
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! — About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white…
Nahnatchka Khan: The Showrunner Edition
Feb 28, 2017 • 38 min
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! — About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean…
Alaska Are Casual yet Impressive
Feb 21, 2017 • 41 min
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! — About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token…
Issa Rae Super Black It Up
Feb 14, 2017 • 41 min
Issa Rae, creator and star of HBO’s Insecure, is having a stellar year. Recently, Phoebe joined her in L.A. and the two made some black girl magic. Plus, Phoebe goes to the laundromat! — About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black…
Margaret Cho Hope They Die Alone
Feb 7, 2017 • 35 min
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! — About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white…
Lena Dunham Deconstruct the Toilet Selfie
Jan 26, 2017 • 39 min
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! — About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of…
St. Vincent: Behind The Music
Jan 24, 2017 • 27 min
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! — About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token…
Season 2 Trailer: I’m Back, Babies!
Jan 19, 2017 • 4 min
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! Featured Guests: St. Vincent (@st_vincent) Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) Lena Dunham (@lenadunham)…
Phoebe Welcomes Token White Guy Mike Birbiglia
Sep 13, 2016 • 42 min
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!? —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token…
Constance Wu Invest in Mutual Funds
Sep 6, 2016 • 34 min
Actress Constance Wu stops in to chat hair journeys, the representation of Asian-Americans in media and of course, JLo. Plus, Phoebe hates Halloween! —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude…
Roxane Gay Toast to the Good Life
Aug 30, 2016 • 37 min
Writer, professor and noted bad feminist Roxane Gay schools Phoebe on how to drink wine and write a killer memoir. Plus, a homecoming disaster! Vote for your favorite remix of our theme music: www.sooomanywhiteguys.com/vote —- About the podcast: Phoebe…
Hasan Minhaj Talk Turkey
Aug 23, 2016 • 41 min
He’s a successful stand-up comedian, he’s the senior correspondent on The Daily Show, and he’s married at thirty. Phoebe can check one of those boxes — and one out of three ain’t bad? Vote for your favorite remix of our theme music:…
Gina Rodriguez and Eddie Vedder Walk Into a Bar
Aug 16, 2016 • 34 min
Jane the Virgin’s Gina Rodriguez joins Phoebe to swap virginity stories, talk representation and start a movement. Plus, Gina’s summer playlist and the ghost of Eddie Vedder. Spooky! —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black…
Nia Long Find Jesus
Aug 9, 2016 • 29 min
They both went to Catholic school. They both love diners. And they both have great hair. But only one of them has made out with Colin Firth. Find out who when Phoebe sits down with the legendary Nia Long. —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of…
Hari Kondabolu Reach Peak Confidence
Aug 2, 2016 • 32 min
Comedian, hair icon and sexy Asian man Hari Kondabolu tells America off. Plus, Phoebe almost cries! Learn more about Hari and his new stand-up album “Mainstream American Comic.” http://www.harikondabolu.com/ —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired…
Janet Mock Make Lemonade
Jul 26, 2016 • 31 min
Trans advocate, author and TV host Janet Mock takes on Cinderella stories and the patriarchy. Plus, Pheebs gets some feedback on her orchid! —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians.…
Ilana Glazer Make America Great Again
Jul 19, 2016 • 32 min
The Broad City co-creator and Sooo Many White Guys executive producer opens up about her return to stand-up, the coming sexual revolution and pegging. Plus, Pheebs gets some tips on dating dudes of color! —- About the podcast: Phoebe Robinson is tired of…
Lizzo Get Lit
Jul 13, 2016 • 41 min
One is a dope queen and the other is the next queen of rap. In this inaugural episode, Phoebe and Minneapolis-based hip-hop artist Lizzo get into it all: black hair, Prince, My Morning Jacket, woke white friends, racist TSA officers, and what the goddamn…
Let’s Intro This Bad Boy
Jun 27, 2016 • 4 min
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…