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Whiting Wongs with Dan Harmon and Jessica Gao

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An honest conversation about race and writing between two people who think very highly of themselves. Dan Harmon and Jessica Gao know they won't solve racism in Hollywood, but they still like to talk about it. Sometimes with guests!

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An honest conversation about race and writing between two people who think very highly of themselves. Dan Harmon and Jessica Gao know they won't solve racism in Hollywood, but they still like to talk about it. Sometimes with guests!

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380 Ratings
Average Ratings
323
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14
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16

Obsessed

By rissssa - Nov 07 2018
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I love you guys, thank you for airing these

Great

By Cryllica - Oct 27 2018
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It’s good to see someone in power trying to better himself.

iTunes Ratings

380 Ratings
Average Ratings
323
18
14
9
16

Obsessed

By rissssa - Nov 07 2018
Read more
I love you guys, thank you for airing these

Great

By Cryllica - Oct 27 2018
Read more
It’s good to see someone in power trying to better himself.
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Whiting Wongs with Dan Harmon and Jessica Gao

Latest release on May 29, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 25 - Racism: The World's Oldest Profession

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In true Whiting Wongs fashion, Dan & Jessica sit down with the goal of reading listener emails and get through a total of three. But, we reveal the process for joke-writing in the Rick & Morty writers' room, listen to a POC actor's experience, and atte...

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Apr 26 2018

1hr 21mins

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Rank #2: 24 - He's Brown and Everyone's Yellow

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This week, we discuss The Simpson's response to Hari Kondabolu's documentary, "The Problem With Apu". Plus, we reveal Jessica's 23andMe results, and finally we reach a poingnant agreement that sheds light on the nature of emotional disagreements about ...

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Apr 12 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #3: 3 - I Don't Care If I'm White Or Wong

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We discuss the yet-to-be-made HBO show Confederate and the hiring process for Rick & Morty Season 3. Dan attempts and semi-succeeds in creating a Whiting Wongs theme song. Email: WhitingWongs@gmail.com Twitter: @whitingwongs Instagram: @whitingwongs A...

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Oct 19 2017

1hr 22mins

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Rank #4: 4 - They Invented Those Finger Traps

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We take a look at online reactions to the show before discussing racism as a spectrum, how funny a racist joke needs to be in order to be told, and Jessica's first ever (and life altering) experience eating White food: a bologna and cheese sandwich.

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Nov 02 2017

1hr 2mins

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Rank #5: 19 - I Hate Writing, I Love Having Written

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This week, our producer Yusong joins us in the studio, and we answer some of his questions about writing and give some advice! We discuss multiple character arcs, our old writing habits (or lack thereof), and more. Plus, we go heavy on the writing meta...

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Mar 01 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #6: 17 - Don't Wait for the Diveristy Hire with Jas Waters

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We're joined by the incredible Jas Waters (This is Us, Hood Adjacent) to talk about drama writing, how writing race neutral doesn't necessarily benifit POC characters, and more! Plus we read listener emails and talk about the priviledge and responsibil...

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Feb 15 2018

1hr 34mins

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Rank #7: 23 - Did We Just White a Wong? with Sameer Gardezi

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We're joined this week by Sameer Gardezi (Modern Family, Untitled Trevor Noah Project) to talk about Muslim representation in media, the issues with the "good muslim/bad muslim" dichotomy, and more! Plus we talk about Sameer's incredible writers' room ...

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Apr 05 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #8: 13 - Big Japanese Dreams with Andrew Ti and Ify Nwadiwe

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Andrew Ti (Yo, Is This Racist?) and Ify Nwadiwe (@midnight) join us talk to us about the question "where are you from", different reasons to learn Japanese, and the difference between cultural appropriation and appreciation. Also, we discuss who really...

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Jan 18 2018

1hr 35mins

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Rank #9: 22 - Dad's A Little Drunk

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With no plans for the episode, Dan and Jessica end up reading and responding to listener emails! We disucss race and the cosplay community, give some career advice to aspiring writers, and talk about the differences between media representation in the ...

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Mar 29 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #10: 16 - Welcome to the F***ing Party with Dante Basco

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This week, we're joined by Dante Basco! We talk about his experiences playing Prince Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender and Rufio in Hook, and revisit the idea of appreciate vs. appropration. Plus, Dante reveals his goals of encouraging the next genera...

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Feb 08 2018

1hr 22mins

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