2 Dope Queens

2 Dope Queens

United States

Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They're black. They're BFFs. And they host a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio, Note to Self and many more.


#36 Who is Jeff Tweedy?  

It’s the finale of Season 3 babies! And when Portlandia star Fred Armisen name drops a very white musician, Phoebe and Jessica require some context clues. Plus, 2 Dope Queens crowd favorite Naomi Ekperigin (Comedy Central's The Half Hour) returns to find the afikoman, while Iliza Shlesinger (Truth & Iliza) eats some ham over the sink.

Featured Performers:

1. Naomi Ekperigan

2. Fred Armisen

3. Iliza Schlesinger


#35 Mom Jokes with Kevin Bacon  

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With a name like Kevin Bacon (I Love Dick), Phoebe and Jessica just can't help themselves. Tune in for played-out puns, tacky innuendo and more! Plus, Maria Bamford (Old Baby) checks out genocide documentaries on Netflix, and Ron Funches (Amazon's Powerless) goes to Canada to find weed, but discovers so much more.

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Featured Performers:

1. Maria Bamford

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2. Kevin Bacon

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3.  Ron Funches

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#34 Sleepover Accidents  

Phoebe and Jessica recall the night a slumber party went horribly wrong. They are joined by Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights) for an intimate chat about everything from Tami Taylor to haunted houses. Plus, comedy from Gina Yashere (The Daily Show) and Paige Weldon (Hulu’s Coming to the Stage).

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Featured Performers:

1. Gina Yashere

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2. Connie Britton

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3.  Paige Weldon

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#33 Hot Pickles  

High Maintenance co-creator/star Ben Sinclair drops in on the Queens to talk about his stinky past, ayahuasca, and his Blue Man Group audition. Plus, Shalewa Sharpe has to work with a bunch white liberal women, and Robert Dean (What About Bob? A Podcast) goes to Benihana.

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Featured Performers:

1. Shalewa Sharpe

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2. Ben Sinclair

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3.  Robert Dean

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#32 Clam Chowdah  

The Queens head to Boston with their best accents and have one of the most important debates of the century. They are joined by dad joke king Jonathan Katz (Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist), plus Nick Chambers and Emily Ruskowski (Nerdist).

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Featured Performers:

1. Nick Chambers

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2. Jonathan Katz

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3.  Emily Ruskowski

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#31 Ass Wednesday  

Are you looking for some information about Cape Cod nightlife? We thought so! Tune in for Eugene Mirman’s (Bob's Burgers) spicy suggestions. Plus,the comedic stylings of Lamont Price (Boston Calling) and Bethany Van Delft (The Moth).

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Featured Performers:

1. Lamont Price

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2. Eugene Mirma
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3.  Bethany Van Delft

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#30 White People Love Coyotes  

Phoebe and her white friend Alison visit Joshua Tree and get an unexpected visitor. Plus, Jessica offers up some inspiration for the songstress inside all of us. The Queens are joined by Nick Thune (Seeso's Good Guy Comedy Special), Josh Sharp (Comedy Central's Comics to Watch), and Alex English (Lady Parts Justice League).

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Featured Performers:

1. Nick Thune

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2. Josh Sharp

3.  Alex English

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#29 2 Derp Queens  

In this episode, Phoebe and Jessica explore their alter-egos - and it’s not pretty. They are joined by beloved Compton Clover Gabrielle Union for a couple of games of "Fuck, Marry, Kill" and some real talk about being black women in the industry. Plus, Jim Tews (Felines of New York) is a totally normal guy with a cat blog, and Nimesh Patel (New York City Broken Comedy) has an exciting new pitch for Real Housewives.

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Featured Performers:

1. Jim Tews

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2. Gabrielle Union

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3.  Nimesh Patel

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#28 A Sex Toy in Every Port  

In the newest episode of 2 Dope Queens, Jessica tries to keep her sexual satisfaction bicoastal - and narrowly avoids a complete disaster! Plus, John Hodgman (Judge John Hodgman) shocks Phoebe with some serious Sex and the City knowledge, Sonia Denis (Comedy Central) doesn't trust a shrink with a man bun, and John Roberts (Bob's Burgers) learns that being Linda from Bob’s Burgers doesn’t make him any more fuckable. 

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Featured Performers:

1. Sonia Denis
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2. John Hodgman
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3. John Roberts
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#27 Carrie Brownstein's First Date  

Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein tells the tale of her first date (and how it turned her gay). Plus, Pete Holmes (Crashing) just can’t seem to lose weight, and Solomon Georgio (Conan) deals with the tough realities of having a white boyfriend (hint: brunch).

But wait! Stick around for a very special conversation with Tobin Low and Kathy Tu, the hosts of WNYC Studios’ newest podcast, Nancy. Think This American Life, but gayer! Find out what you can expect to hear this season - and Phoebe and Jessica offer up the new hosts some unsolicited advice.

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Featured Performers:

1. Carrie Brownstein
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2. Pete Holmes
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3. Solomon Georgio
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#26 Tig Notaro’s Skin Regimen  

This week, Broad City’s Ilana Glazer fills in for Jessica, and as a special treat, listeners get to find out what is going on inside her colon. They are joined by the fabulous Tig Notaro (One Mississippi), who shares tips on how she gets such beautiful, dewy skin. Plus, comedy from Chris Milner (Specific Ignorance) and Natalie McGill (Redacted Tonight).

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Featured Performers:

1. Tig Notaro

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2. Chris Milner

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 3. Natalie McGill

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#25 A Jon Hamm Sandwich  

2 Dope Queens is back for a third season! Phoebe and Jessica are kicking it off with a pants-dropping interview with Don Draper himself, Mr. Jon Hamm. Plus, comedian Chris Garcia (This American Life) won’t make fun of his immigrant parents, and find out why Morgan Murphy (2 Broke Girls) can’t compete on tinder. Kick back with an ice-cold glass of lemonade because you’re gonna need to cool down after the Queens serve up some serious heat. 

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Featured Performers:

1. Chris Garcia

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2. Jon Hamm

 3. Morgan Murphy

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A Super Sexy Sneak Peek of Season 3!  

2 Dope Queens is back, babies!  Season 3 launches everywhere on April 4th. Get a sneak preview of our most exciting season yet. We’ve got stand up! We’ve got stars! We’ve got vibrators! And this is just a taste of what's to come. Featuring Jon Hamm, Tig Notaro, Gabrielle Union and Morgan Murphy. Season 3 launches next week on Spotify with new episodes every Tuesday.

Featured Performers:

1. Jon Hamm

2. Tig Notaro

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3. Gabrielle Union

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 4. Morgan Murphy

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Featured music: "A1 Symphony" by Fleslit, "Peacoat" by Blue Dot Sessions, "Patched In" by Blue Dot Sessions

Bonus Episode! I Hated It  

Phoebe and Jessica get deep about the power of cinema. They're joined by winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, Bob the Drag Queen. Plus, comedian Anthony DeVito (This American Life) goes on a cruise with Shaggy (yes, that Shaggy).

Featured Performers:

1. Bob the Drag Queen 

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2. Anthony DeVito

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Bonus Episode! Barbara Did My Cornrows  

Phoebe and Jessica call out Jon Glaser (Jon Glaser Loves Gear) for getting cornrows (he's white). Plus, Kevin Avery (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver) tries to look like Han Solo. 

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Featured Comedians:

1. Kevin Avery

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2. Jon Glaser

Bonus Episode! Love Advice with Jessica's Mom  

Happy Valentine's Day! The 2 Dope Queens are here to solve all your boo boo love problems. They are joined by a very special guest/relationship expert... Jessica's Mom! From communication issues to bodily functions, we get into it, and Phoebe and Jessica take a deep sea dive into Gary Chapman's 5 Love Languages. But remember, you're always our sweethearts.

.@2DopeQueens celebrates the Women's March with very special guests @ilazer, @michellebuteau & @jenafriedman:  

Trump was inaugurated a little over a week ago, and in the days since, there have already been multiple protests across the country (and around the world). Today, we bring you a special show, recorded the evening after over a million women marched on Washington for women’s rights and equality. This episode is full of pussy power - and the queens hope it leaves you feeling energized and strong. 

Phoebe talks to Ilana Glazer (Broad City) about trashy Amtrak passengers. Michelle Buteau (Key and Peele) reminds us that we can do anything together, and Jena Friedman (The Daily Show) corners the abortion joke market. 

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Featured Comedians:

1. Ilana Glazer

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2. Michelle Buteau

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3. Jena Friedman

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Sooo Many White Guys is Back, Babies!  

We know you miss 2 Dope Queens - we'll be back with some hot new episodes soon. In the meantime, check out Phoebe's side piece, Sooo Many White Guys! Phoebe's tired of being the token black woman in an ocean of white dude comedians. So in this podcast, Phoebe’s calling the shots.

She hosts intimate, funny and super honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields—AND who aren’t white dudes! Stay tuned for the one token white guy (it’s only fair), cameos by Phoebe’s ball-busting executive producer Ilana Glazer, and a whole lot of hijinks. Here's a sneak preview of season 2 featuring guests St. VincentCharlamagne Tha God and Lena Dunham

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From left: St. Vincent, Charlamagne Tha God and Lena Dunham.

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Bonus Episode! Boo-boo Ass Milk  

Phoebe and Jessica run into some Hollywood stars while flying the friendly skies. Plus, Nicole Byer (MTV's Loosely Exactly Nicole) offers up a heavy dose of female empowerment for queens all across the land. 

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Featured Guest:

Nicole Byer

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Bonus Episode! Flapping in the Wind  

Phoebe suffers a massive wardrobe malfunction that leaves her overexposed, while Jessica can't stop talking about the boy who lived. Plus, Kevin Yee graces listeners with the gift of song, and Kenny DeForest (MTV's Bugging Out) confronts his white privilege. 

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Featured Comedians:

1. Kevin Yee

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2. Kenny DeForest

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