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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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371 Ratings
Average Ratings
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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

371 Ratings
Average Ratings
315
18
13
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.
Cover image of Whiting Wongs with Dan Harmon and Jessica Gao

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!

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
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #2: 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
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #3: 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
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #4: 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
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #5: 11 - Long Duk Dong is a Bummer

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Merry Wongmas! The holiday spirits are high as Dan & Jessica discuss the difference in their drinking styles, read listener emails, and address some errors & omissions. Then, we end the year by answering the age-old question: is enjoying Big Trouble in...

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Dec 21 2017
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #6: 21 - Paris Is Too Chinese For Me with Jimmy O. Yang

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From HBO's Silicon Valley, the incredible Jimmy O. Yang joins us this week to talk about his experience auditioning as a POC actor, his new book, and more! We read from his audition log, Dan & Jessica brief Jimmy on "Chinese China", and we get into som...

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Mar 22 2018
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #7: 5 - Previous Woke Excavations

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This week, we read a listener email and discuss how whitewashing is less of an issue in Asian countries as it is in the U.S. Dan gives insight on the casting choices for the Community pilot, and we talk about the decisions and arguments that lead to a ...

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Nov 09 2017
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #8: 9 - Chinese Questions, Uber Rides, and Sharks

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This week, Dan asks Jessica a Chinese question, how race played into a risky Uber ride, and a long discussion about sharks that we struggle to relate to race. Also, we discuss POC writers facing harsher scrutiny and the positives and negatives that com...

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Dec 07 2017
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #9: 6 - Asian Detecting Spears

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We start by discussing the bottlenecks for hiring a diverse staff and debate how struggling white writers can respond to and recognize privilege. Also, Dan and Jessica teeter on the brink of fighting but are saved by an insane Great Wall metaphor.

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Nov 16 2017
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #10: 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
1 hour 35 mins
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