Today my guest is the excellent Phil Wang, stand-up comedian and soon-to-be published author. As a comic, Wang has appeared on a host of comedy panel shows including Would I Lie To You? and 8 out of 10 Cats. During the pandemic, he became the first UK comedian to tape and release a Netflix special at a sold-out London Palladium.His new memoir, Sidesplitter: How To Be From Two Worlds At Once examines his dual identity as the son of a white British mother and a Chinese-Malaysian father.He joins me to talk about failed shows, failed sporting endeavours and failing to learn Mandarin. We also discuss racism, introversion, height and why we're perfectly matched tennis partners.--Sidesplitter by Phil Wang is out on 16th September. You can preorder it here.--My new novel, Magpie, is out now. You can order it here.---How To Fail With Elizabeth Day is hosted by Elizabeth Day, produced by Naomi Mantin and Chris Sharp. We love hearing from you. To contact us, email firstname.lastname@example.org---Social Media:Phil Wang @PhilNWangElizabeth Day @elizabdayHow To Fail @howtofailpod
Phil Wang, Shape Open exhibiton, All Bound Together, Lost manuscripts of Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Phil Wang joins us to discuss his stand up show, Philly Philly Wang Wang that he filmed at the London Palladium over the pandemic. Exploring race, romance, politics, and his mixed British-Malaysian heritage, he talks about his addiction to making people laugh, as well as explaining why he doesn't fear getting cancelled. Shape Open have created an online exhibition featuring the work of 24 disabled and nondisabled artists working across Europe and North America, and has disability as its theme, and particularly the experience of the individuals during lockdown. One of the artists, Abi Palmer, discusses the exhibition All Bound Together and the work she's made for it.Nearly 20,000 pages of lost manuscripts by French writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline have emerged, causing controversy - and a lawsuit. Céline was one of France’s most important 20th century literary figures. He was also a virulent anti-Semite, described by Le Monde as “one of the Nazis’ most famous French friends”. The whereabouts and provenance of the papers, combined with Céline’s reputation, are creating a storm in the French literary world, six decades after his death. Damian Catani’s biography of Céline is about to be published and he talks to Samira Ahmed about the significance of the manuscripts and the qualities of the writing.Presenter: Samira AhmedProduction Co-ordinator Fiona AndersonStudio Manager: Gayl GordonProducer: Julian May
This week on the podcast Ed is joined by Series 7 legend, Phil Wang! The pair discuss Phil’s choice of TM outfit, his prize tasks and the origins of his ‘best noise’. They also chat through Series 4, Episode 6. There’s a sheep related prize task, football with a plastic bag and a game of ‘what’s in the sleeping bag?’. Enjoy! Phil’s Netflix special Philly Philly Wang Wang will be available worldwide on Netflix from August 10th https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/81161806 You can pre order Phil’s book - Sidesplitter: How To Be From Two Worlds At Once here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sidesplitter-How-Two-Worlds-Once/dp/1529350271Get tickets to Phil’s tour here: http://philwang.co.uk/live/ Get tickets to Ed's Touredgamble.co.uk Pre order Bring me the head of the Taskmaster https://taskmasterstore.com/products/bring-me-the-head-of-the-taskmaster Watch all of the Taskmaster on All 4https://www.channel4.com/programmes/taskmaster Get in touch with Ed and future guests:email@example.com Visit the Taskmaster Youtube channelwww.youtube.com/taskmaster See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sex Education 3, Stranger Things 4, The Witcher 2 and Phil Wang
10/10 (Would Recommend)
As this season of 10/10 Would Recommend draws to a close, we thought it would be churlish not to at least give a cursory nod to some of the smaller, unknown shows coming to Netflix in the last half of 2021. You know, give these shows as much of a chance of finding an audience as possible. So bear with us while we force ourselves to take a look at *checks notes* Stranger Things 4, Sex Ed 3, Money Heist 5, The Witcher 2 and a whole host of commercially risky ventures.Joining Tolly and Gena this week is the brilliant Phil Wang, who's own special "Philly Philly Wang Wang" arrives on Netflix on 10th August 2021.There's so many shows mentioned, we're going to get ~RSI typing them pout, but OK THEN IF YOU INSIST.Stranger ThingsEmily in ParisThe WitcherSex EducationRobin RobinTick Tick BoomMoney HeistEach week join hosts and IRL friends Tolani Shoneye (of The Receipts podcast fame) and Gena-mour Barrett (who works for Netflix) as they discuss what they're watching, and what they think * you * should be watching. Produced by Daft Doris and Netflix UK
This week, Max & Ivan are joined in the warehouse by comedian, podcaster and author Phil Wang as he sells them his latest passion project: The Liability Orange.Sound Deals is the world’s premier (and only) Podcast Shopping Channel. Join hosts Max & Ivan (@maxandivan) and an array of special guests, as they are given made-up products to sell, and forced to improvise what they are and why YOU should buy them. Got a product you’d like featured? E-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.orgSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Phil Wang Is Impressive to Everyone Except the Chess Hustlers in Washington Square Park
Everyone's Doing Better Than Me
In 2021, Phil Wang wrote a book, filmed a comedy special, and appeared on an American TV show, BUT he also lost at chess to a hustler in NYC’s Washington Square Park, which is the only thing that makes Katharyn and Eve feel better while facing the rest of his wild success. Also, Katharyn competes with (and loses to) the entirety of football, and Eve nearly commits a hate crime. Listen to the full episode of Everyone's Doing Better Than Me to hear more! We just launched our Patreon! Click here to donate to and support EDBTM.
In a very rare return for a previous guest, Olly welcomes back comedian Phil Wang to the show, this time to talk all things whisky, not to mention wine, writing and Wangsplaining. Find out more about Olly at ollysmith.com, or follow him on Instagram @ollysmith. Find out more about Phil at philwang.co.uk. Olly pairs Phil with a Tamdhu 12 Year Old Speyside Single Malt tamdhu.com/our-collection/tamdhu-12-year-old.
Daddy and Helen welcome on to the show the preposterously sharp Phil Wang; stand up comedian, marvellous singer and co-host of the podcast BudPod. It takes a certain type of person to work in showbiz, and often it was clear from the start that they were destined to end up on stage. Daddy Look At Me takes the time to explore these scenarios with a guest every week.Helen Bauer and Rosie Jones will probe the guest on the pivotal moments in their early life; from childhood, to romance, and everywhere in between, we want the highs and lows that make it so obvious that this craving for attention ensured our guest was a born entertainer.You can follow our Instagram and like us on Facebook!And you can follow Rosie and Helen on Twitter!This is a Studio71 production. Producer - Jack Claramunt Assistant Producer - Winnie SimonExec Producer - Tom Payne & Jody SmithProduction Support - Phie McKenzieStudio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.