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,…

Gillian Jacobs, Phoebe Robinson, and Vanessa Bayer are going to Ibiza

In 2014, DJ culture and electronic dance music were so inescapable that even Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gary Sanchez Productions wanted to capitalize on the phenomenon by producing a film called I’m In Love With The DJ. The script came from McKay’s former assistant, Lauryn Kahn, and it centered around a group of…

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…