John Boyega (“Small Axe”) and Ziwe Fumudoh (“Ziwe”)
Variety Awards Circuit
John Boyega, star of the “Small Axe” installment “Red, White and Blue,” discusses what brought him to the Steve McQueen anthology series, and his own awakening in speaking out against systemic racism and police brutality. Also in this episode, comedian Ziwe Fumudoh on her new late night series “Ziwe,” and the Awards Circuit Roundtable kicks off its Emmy season chat.
The third and final episode of Season 1 features none other than Ziwe Fumudoh! She and the crew talk all things CULTS. We’ve got sister-wives. We’ve got Scientology. We’ve got… “The Real Housewives.” Yes, it counts! Ziwe performs all over New York, created “Baited With Ziwe” for Above Average, and wrote for the brilliant political comedy show “The Rundown” on BET.
201. We Need More Female Dictators (w/ Ziwe Fumudoh, Dustin Chafin)
Fake the Nation
On today's episode of I'm Obsessed With This, host Bobby Finger welcomes comedian and writer for Showtime's Desus & Mero Ziwe Fumudoh (@ziwe) to discuss the second season of everyone's favorite show about extremely good looking terrible people: YOU. They also scroll through Ziwe's Netflix feed to find out everything she's been watching (and not watching) lately, and talk about shows they wish would be brought back from the dead. Check out Ziwe at The Bell House in Brooklyn later this month, and don't forget to watch this classic sketch she wrote for Desus & Mero: Greenest Book.
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Navigating Career as a Creative Professional with Ziwe Fumudoh ’14
Becoming a successful comedian and performer in New York did not happen overnight for Ziwe Fumudoh. Her Twitter fame started when she worked as a hostess at a barbecue restaurant, tweeting as much as she could during her breaks. While juggling multiple jobs, Ziwe worked harder than anyone else by working at prestigious digital media companies like The Onion, Above Average, Comedy Central, and many more. As a creative professional, living in New York, Ziwe sheds light on being comfortable with the unknown, battling Imposter Syndrome, and challenging yourself to try as many different activities as you can to find what makes sense for you. Listen in to this special episode as Ziwe also shares about her upcoming Fifth Reunion as one of the Committee Members for the Class of 2014. Homecoming and Reunion Weekend will take place on the week of October 21st, 2019 in Evanston, IL, where Wildcats will come back to celebrate and reunite with their fellow classmates.