Yo, Is This Racist?

Yo, Is This Racist?

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Yo, Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.


Fun Only with Ashley Nicole Black
Jul 1 • 67 min
Andrew and Tawny talk about fake justice like removing certain episodes of TV shows before throwing to their interview with Ashley Nicole Black! They take voicemails about how to handle someone who is “too far gone”, thinking other people of your race are…
Last of the Before Times with Marcella Arguello
Jun 24 • 57 min
Andrew and Tawny talk about some racist news before throwing to their pre-quar interview with Marcella Arguello! They take voicemails about how to deal with a roommate, ordering food in Spanish, and the “first” call from the repeat racist caller from the…
Accidental Education with Bashir Salahuddin
Jun 17 • 61 min
Andrew and Tawny talk about what hope looks like right now before throwing to their interview with Bashir Salahuddin! They talking about complimenting people’s accents, childhood clapping games, and more. Stay safe out there and call in if you have a…
Challenging Comfort Levels with Black Violin
Jun 10 • 74 min
Andrew and Tawny welcome friends new and old to the show and talk about the proposed disbanding of the Minneapolis Police and other news before throwing to Andrew’s interview with Black Violin! They talk about respectability politics from a bumper…
Black Lives Matter - George Floyd Protests
Jun 3 • 24 min
Andrew and Tawny discuss the ongoing protests for the murder of George Floyd.
That’s MY Card with Lyric D. Lewis
May 27 • 61 min
Andrew and Tawny get into some news before throwing to their chat with Lyric D Lewis! They talk about mostly white school productions performing African songs, bi-racial people using racial slang, waiters handing checks to the white person at the table,…
Indisputably Intimate with Dewayne Perkins
May 20 • 60 min
Andrew and Tawny talk about Andrew becoming a baby before throwing to a chat with comedian and writer Dewayne Perkins! They talk about the line between enjoying culture and appropriation, potentially insensitive tattoos, and more! Stay safe out there and…
A Kickback Show with Atsuko Okatsuka
May 13 • 58 min
Andrew and Tawny get back into the news before throwing to a pre-quar interview with Atsuko Okatsuka! They talk about being done with coronavirus jokes, marching bands, not owing people an explanation of who you are, and more! Stay safe out there and call…
Instant Classic with Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings
May 6 • 51 min
Andrew and Tawny talk about binging prestige TV and connecting with old friends before talking to Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings from Quibi’s The Nod! They talk about a racist English teacher, texting your friends to tell them you’re eating their…
Yo, Is This Raciest? 001 - Getting Paid for your F*ckery
May 1 • 30 min
Welcome to the first episode of Yo, Is This Raciest?, where Andrew, Tawny and Team Yo answer voicemails that are “too hot” for the main feed! They take calls about their merch maybe causing some confusion, polyamorous people co-opting the language of…
Taking it a day at a time with Ronnie Adrian
Apr 29 • 54 min
Andrew and Tawny work through an audio delay before chatting with comedian and actor Ronnie Adrian! They talk about a baffling use of a racial slur prior to sex, getting braids and more! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question:…
Taking the Show on the Train with Rob Haze
Apr 22 • 56 min
Andrew and Tawny talk about what’s been making them happy recently and then they have a hilarious chat with comedian Rob Haze! They talk about nightlife in New York & Chicago vs LA, “white Jesus”, problematic haircuts, secret Santa gift optics, and more!…
What is the Joke with Kimia Behpoornia
Apr 15 • 54 min
Andrew and Tawny catch up on some racist news involving a virtual NASCAR race and then have a nice chat with Kimia Behpoornia (Abby’s)! They talk about stolen tuna, feeling inadequate within your own culture, embracing stereotypes as jokes within your…
How Do You Make Friends? with Sarah Hagi
Apr 8 • 60 min
Andrew and Tawny talk to each other about passing the time in the quarantine and then they talk to writer Sarah Hagi! They talk about making friends with people of color, using the word “woke” and more! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism…
Pattern vs Intention (w/ Teresa Lee)
Apr 1 • 44 min
Andrew and Tawny keep it light and talk tech woes in the new normal before sitting down with comedian and writer Teresa Lee (I Think She Likes You). Topics include: things named after ethnic groups, explaining American racism to your immigrant parents,…
Don’t Call it the China Virus (w/ Rep. Mark Takano)
Mar 25 • 70 min
Welcome to this week’s very special episode! Andrew and Tawny speak with the first-ever “Gaysian” elected to congress, Rep. Mark Takano of California’s 41st district. We talk about the Coronavirus, racism, what it’s like to work for Nancy Pelosi, and much…
You’re One of the Good Ones, Lady (w/ Reina Hardesty)
Mar 18 • 55 min
Andrew and Tawny share their thoughts on the Coronavirus from a safe, social distance before sitting down with Reina Hardesty (Brockmire) to answer listener voicemails. Topics include: why nobody should make fun of mixed-race people, what you should do…
Yo, This is Weird Right?! (w/ Pallavi Gunalan)
Mar 11 • 44 min
Andrew and Tawny are joined by comedian Pallavi Gunalan (Facial Recognition Comedy) to help listeners get to the bottom of who should get off work for MLK Day, how to deal with ignorant gentrifiers in Colorado and ways to process your complicated feelings…
To Catch A Racist (w/ Usman Ally)
Mar 4 • 63 min
It’s Super Wednesday! Did you vote? Andrew and Tawny welcome Usman Ally (On Becoming a God in Central Florida, Veep) to the studio to help with a fresh batch of listener voicemails. How can you tell if a student is being racist? What should you do if…
Black Women’s History Day (w/ Naomi Ekperigin, Laci Mosley, Sarah Hagi & Kara Brown)
Feb 29 • 74 min
It’s our very own special Black Women’s History Day episode! No headlines. No voicemails. Just Prosecco, pastry and tea with Andrew, Tawny, Naomi Ekperigin (Couples Therapy), Laci Mosley (Florida Girls, Scam Goddess), Sarah Hagi (Vice) and Kara Brown…
Thanks Teens! (w/ Big Dipper)
Feb 26 • 50 min
Andrew and Tawny welcome the hilarious producer and musician, Big Dipper, to the mic to answer listener voicemails about Ryan Gosling’s broad appeal, prom politics at elite high schools and whether or not we just have to wait for all the old racists to…
White Court (w/ Christina Anthony)
Feb 19 • 52 min
Andrew and Tawny sit down with the incomparable Christina Anthony (Mixed-ish) to help listeners with their racism dilemmas— When should you dump your white friends from high school? What are the best ways to confront racist family members? How do you know…
Snacks And Lotion (w/ Christian A. Pierce)
Feb 12 • 51 min
Andrew and Tawny celebrate this year’s Oscar winners. Then, Andrew talks with actor Christian A. Pierce (The Real Bros of Simi Valley) to answer listener questions about the woke argument against color-blind casting, the Billie Eilish cultural…
Basket (w/ Aparna Nancherla)
Feb 5 • 50 min
Andrew and Tawny sit down with the amazing Aparna Nancherla (Corporate) to answer listener voicemails about white supremacist graphic design choices, the strange universe of plantation weddings and adopting nicknames to make life easier for the whites.…
Thank You, Home Alone! (w/ Charlie Barnett)
Jan 29 • 53 min
Andrew and Tawny celebrate the Lunar New Year by talking about current events. Then, Tawny sits down with actor Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll) to help listeners with their questions about gifting racist novelty socks, reading books with slurs with them…
It’s Gross. We’re Gross. (w/ Rizwan Manji)
Jan 22 • 59 min
Tawny and Andrew are joined by the wonderful Rizwan Manji (Perfect Harmony) to answer listener voicemails about cancelling your own (woke) child and how to inquire about the ethnicity of someone you’re dating before getting to the bottom of: dating…
I Guess We’re Doing Racism Again (w/ Jonathan Braylock & Keisha Zollar)
Jan 15 • 61 min
We’re back, baby! Tawny and Andrew sit down with Keisha Zollar and Jonathan Braylock of Netflix’s Astronomy Club to answer listener voicemails about what to do with a playlist called, “Songs That Excite White People” and and white people’s unending…
Yo, Is This Seattle? (LIVE w/ Hari Kondabolu)
Jan 8 • 84 min
Happy New Year! To kick off 2020, we are blessing you with a special live episode recorded at Seattle’s Fremont Abbey Arts Center last fall. Andrew, Tawny and Seattle’s best, Hari Konabolu (The Problem with Apu) talk high school racism, “America, fuck…
Call Center Hitler (w/ Larry Wilmore, Jessica Gao)
Jul 31, 2019 • 62 min
Larry Wilmore (Insecure) and Jessica Gao (Corporate, Rick and Morty) join Andrew and Tawny to discuss caller questions about a child’s use of a blaccent, code-switching, getting fired from a job for saying “F White People,” and much more. As always, leave…
Mexican Murder Mystery Party (w/ Oscar Montoya)
Jul 17, 2019 • 69 min
Comedian and actor Oscar Montoya (Spanish Aqui Presents) joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss caller questions about schools scaring children so they learn about racism, a Mexican Murder Mystery house warming party, and much more. As always, leave us a…
The Juneteenth Special
Jun 19, 2019 • 114 min
Lorraine DeGraffenreidt, Laci Mosley, Jacquis Neal, Edgar Blackmon, Brodie Reed, Kara Brown, Ify Nwadiwe, Carl Tart, and Andy Beckerman join Andrew and Tawny to talk all things Juneteenth including the best way to celebrate, it’s importance, and what…
We Solved Racism Special
Nov 14, 2018 • 146 min
For the 1000th episode, Andrew and Tawny welcome Yo, Is This Racist? all-stars Edgar Momplaisir, Dani Fernandez, Joey Clift, Solomon Georgio, Gaby Dunn, Brodie Reed, Carl Tart, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Naomi Ekperigin, and Kara Brown to explore what they…
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