2 Dope Queens’ Phoebe Robinson on President Oprah and the “peak white guy” she wants to meet

As one half of comedy’s 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson has spent the past two years working toward leveling the podcast playing field for comedians who aren’t white dudes. Alongside former Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams, Robinson invites women, queer comedians, and people of color to guest on the show,…

Live Daily and Late Shows break Trump's stomach-churning State Of The Union into more digestible nuggets

Both the Late Show With Stephen Colbert and The Daily Show With Trevor Noah stayed up late on Tuesday to deliver live breakdowns of Donald Trump’s long, rambling, predictably racist and awful (if obediently on-book) State Of The Union speech. Whether or not attempting to cobble together a show’s worth of jokes on the…

Here’s what’s coming to (and leaving from) HBO in February

February might be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean HBO’s skimping on the new additions to its HBO Now service. Aside from extended versions or director’s cuts of the Alien films—including AVP: Alien Vs. Predator, for peak extraterrestrial efficiency—Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman strides onto the…

The A.V. Club tells you what to watch in 2018

You can turn off your TV—or whatever device you’re using to watch TV these days—but TV is always on, as evidenced by the number of new and returning series that have already premiered in the early days of 2018. Here’s what The A.V. Club is looking forward to in the new year, from eagerly awaited second helpings and…

Exclusive: Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, and more to play Bonnaroo’s comedy tent

The Bonnaroo comedy lineup is here, and as always, it’s pretty solid. The Tennessee festival’s comedy stage will feature performances from Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher, 2 Dope Queens, Kyle Kinane, Hari Kondabolu, Mike Lawrence, and The Improvised Shakespeare Company. Sam Morill, Jo Firestone, Seaton…

Phoebe Robinson on black hair and why she calls her vagina “Dolly Parton”

Though Phoebe Robinson has been toiling away in the comedy community for years, she didn’t have her big break until last year, when she launched the 2 Dope Queens podcast with her friend and co-host, Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams. The show, which is produced by WNYC, took off, and soon the two were…

Chicago, 2 Dope Queens say sorry for missing out on our comedy festival

Yesterday, we were feeling a little down when we had to deliver the decidedly un-dope news that 2 Dope Queens—along with Big Terrific—would have to cancel their upcoming Chicago shows, part of our 3rd Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival next week. The good news is that all tickets for both of their sold-out sets will…