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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.

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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.

iTunes Ratings

1619 Ratings
Average Ratings
1154
105
66
57
237

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By Tkd_Gal - Apr 09 2020
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Love this podcast. Entertaining and informative. Andrew Yang is trash. Ef him indeed.

Great show

By JBer2c - Mar 01 2020
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It’s poignant & funny! Introspective & introduces us to awesome guests too

iTunes Ratings

1619 Ratings
Average Ratings
1154
105
66
57
237

🤩😍

By Tkd_Gal - Apr 09 2020
Read more
Love this podcast. Entertaining and informative. Andrew Yang is trash. Ef him indeed.

Great show

By JBer2c - Mar 01 2020
Read more
It’s poignant & funny! Introspective & introduces us to awesome guests too
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Yo, Is This Racist?

Latest release on May 27, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: White Devil Christmas (w/ Hayes Davenport)

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Merry Christmas from Andrew, Tawny and the rest of us here at Yo! Andrew and Producer Zig talk LA politics with everyone's favorite Hayes Davenport and then answer listener questions about how and when to argue with POC when they're wrong, the use of old-timey racist words and whether or not white people are allowed to enjoy soup. We hope your Holidays aren't too racist, but if they are: (323) 389-RACE.

Dec 25 2019

54mins

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Rank #2: Weaponized Catholicism (w/ Lorraine DeGraffenreidt)

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Andrew and Tawny review the state of racism in American sports before Tawny and guest co-host Dani Fernandez (Nerdificent) sit down with writer/comedian Lorraine DeGraffenreidt (UCB, Tuca & Bertie) to answer listener voicemails about the availability of quality produce, whitesplaining HBCUs to black students and how to get your non-black family to stop using the N-word. The Holidays are rife with racism, so let us know if we can help with any of it: (323) 389-RACE

Dec 18 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #3: Happy New Year, Nerds! (w/ Edgar Momplaisir)

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New Year, same pod. Andrew and Tawny welcome back Edgar Momplaisir (Culture Kings) to help ring in the New Year by helping listeners out with their questions. Topics include: people not knowing Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is black, the complexities of criticizing the black church and problematic fantasy gaming characters. Still dealing with racism in 2020? Hit us up at (323) 389-RACE.

Jan 01 2020

46mins

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Rank #4: Nothing Is My Problem (w/ Tymberlee Hill)

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Andrew and Tawny sit down with actor and vocalist Tymberlee Hill (Perfect Harmony, Search Party) to discuss therapy and racially-sensitive catering before answering listener voicemails about over-eager security guards, dealing with stupid family members and racist buffet franchises. Got a question about racism burning you up inside? Call us: 323-389-RACE.

Dec 04 2019

53mins

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Rank #5: Orientalism (w/ Jane Kim)

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Andrew, Tawny and Producer Emeritus Zig speak with comedian Jane Kim (UCB) about the racist state of Hollywood and answer listener voicemails about well-meaning white people who accidentally fuck up, Dads trying to speak Spanish to restaurant staff and how to tell if you're being an "ignorant white dumbass". Hit us up with your racism-related questions: 323-389-RACE.

Dec 11 2019

45mins

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Rank #6: Yo, Is This Seattle? (LIVE w/ Hari Kondabolu)

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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 yeah!" parties, whether whiteface is anything, and much more. Don't forget to hit us up on the racism hotline: 323-389-RACE.

Jan 08 2020

1hr 24mins

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Rank #7: What is the Joke with Kimia Behpoornia

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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 group, and more! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

Apr 15 2020

54mins

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Rank #8: How Do You Make Friends? with Sarah Hagi

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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 question: 323-389-RACE.

Apr 08 2020

1hr

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Rank #9: Don't Call it the China Virus (w/ Rep. Mark Takano)

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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 more! Plus, we bid farewell to Producer Alex. The racism tip line is still open for business: 323-389-RACE.

Mar 25 2020

1hr 10mins

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Rank #10: Taking it a day at a time with Ronnie Adrian

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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: 323-389-RACE.

Apr 29 2020

54mins

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Rank #11: To Catch A Racist (w/ Usman Ally)

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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 someone starts speaking Spanish to you for no reason? How to best navigate the complexities of calling out an immigrant for their racism? Let us help you with your racism questions! 323-389-RACE.

Mar 04 2020

1hr 3mins

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Rank #12: I Guess We're Doing Racism Again (w/ Jonathan Braylock & Keisha Zollar)

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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 curiosity about black hair. Plus, Andrew Ti finally gets to go off about Andrew Yang on the pod. Need help solving racism? Leave us a voicemail: 323-389-RACE.

Jan 15 2020

1hr 1min

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Rank #13: Snacks And Lotion (w/ Christian A. Pierce)

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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 appropriation controversy and ways non-black people can stay in their lane when relating to their black family members. Got a racism question burning a hole in your soul? Leave us a message: 323-389-RACE.

Feb 12 2020

51mins

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Rank #14: Black Women's History Day (w/ Naomi Ekperigin, Laci Mosley, Sarah Hagi & Kara Brown)

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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 (She-Hulk, Keep It). We get into everything-- from Britney Spears to Canada to The Royal Family to dealing with white people in the wild. Enjoy this bonus episode and we'll see you next Wednesday!

Feb 29 2020

1hr 14mins

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Rank #15: You're One of the Good Ones, Lady (w/ Reina Hardesty)

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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 when you can't pronounce a name in a book, and the difference between racism and depictions of racism. Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

Mar 18 2020

55mins

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That’s MY Card with Lyric D. Lewis

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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, and more! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

May 27 2020

1hr 1min

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Indisputably Intimate with Dewayne Perkins

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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 call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE

May 20 2020

1hr

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A Kickback Show with Atsuko Okatsuka

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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 in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

May 13 2020

58mins

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Instant Classic with Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings

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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 ethnicities signature dish, and more! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

May 06 2020

51mins

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Yo, Is This Raciest? 001 - Getting Paid for your F*ckery

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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 marginalized groups, and more! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, head over to stitcherpremium.com and use promo code YO!

May 01 2020

30mins

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Taking it a day at a time with Ronnie Adrian

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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: 323-389-RACE.

Apr 29 2020

54mins

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Taking the Show on the Train with Rob Haze

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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! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

Apr 22 2020

56mins

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What is the Joke with Kimia Behpoornia

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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 group, and more! Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

Apr 15 2020

54mins

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How Do You Make Friends? with Sarah Hagi

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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 question: 323-389-RACE.

Apr 08 2020

1hr

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Pattern vs Intention (w/ Teresa Lee)

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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, pattern vs intention, and more. Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

Apr 01 2020

44mins

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Don't Call it the China Virus (w/ Rep. Mark Takano)

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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 more! Plus, we bid farewell to Producer Alex. The racism tip line is still open for business: 323-389-RACE.

Mar 25 2020

1hr 10mins

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You're One of the Good Ones, Lady (w/ Reina Hardesty)

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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 when you can't pronounce a name in a book, and the difference between racism and depictions of racism. Stay safe out there and call in if you have a racism question: 323-389-RACE.

Mar 18 2020

55mins

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Yo, This is Weird Right?! (w/ Pallavi Gunalan)

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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 about the British royal family. We're always here to help you with your racism questions: 323-389-RACE. 

Mar 11 2020

44mins

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To Catch A Racist (w/ Usman Ally)

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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 someone starts speaking Spanish to you for no reason? How to best navigate the complexities of calling out an immigrant for their racism? Let us help you with your racism questions! 323-389-RACE.

Mar 04 2020

1hr 3mins

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Black Women's History Day (w/ Naomi Ekperigin, Laci Mosley, Sarah Hagi & Kara Brown)

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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 (She-Hulk, Keep It). We get into everything-- from Britney Spears to Canada to The Royal Family to dealing with white people in the wild. Enjoy this bonus episode and we'll see you next Wednesday!

Feb 29 2020

1hr 14mins

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Thanks Teens! (w/ Big Dipper)

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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 die. Want us to answer your racism question on the pod? Call in! 323-389-RACE.

Feb 26 2020

50mins

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White Court (w/ Christina Anthony)

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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 when you're ready to have a Día de los Muertos party? Got a question about racism? We're here to help: 323-389-RACE.

Feb 19 2020

52mins

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Snacks And Lotion (w/ Christian A. Pierce)

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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 appropriation controversy and ways non-black people can stay in their lane when relating to their black family members. Got a racism question burning a hole in your soul? Leave us a message: 323-389-RACE.

Feb 12 2020

51mins

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Basket (w/ Aparna Nancherla)

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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. Send us your delicious racism questions: 323-389-RACE. 

Feb 05 2020

50mins

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Thank You, Home Alone! (w/ Charlie Barnett)

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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 out loud and how weird it is to talk about your "racial preferences. Hit us up at 323-389-RACE if you've got a question for us. 

This episode is brought to you by Audible (www.audible.com/yitr).

Jan 29 2020

53mins

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iTunes Ratings

1619 Ratings
Average Ratings
1154
105
66
57
237

🤩😍

By Tkd_Gal - Apr 09 2020
Read more
Love this podcast. Entertaining and informative. Andrew Yang is trash. Ef him indeed.

Great show

By JBer2c - Mar 01 2020
Read more
It’s poignant & funny! Introspective & introduces us to awesome guests too