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Yo, Is This Racist?
Yo, Is This Racist?
Andrew Ti, Tawny Newsome

Yo, Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every... more

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Episodes

Just Trace a Quarter on Two Index Cards

Tawny and Andrew discuss Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a shooting in Monterey Park, California and the police killing an... more

25 Jan 2023 · 43 minutes
The Asleep Lad of Tinseltown

Tawny and Andrew discuss Jeep-life, the Golden Globes and the barriers patting themselves on the back.  Later, they answer listener questions... more

18 Jan 2023 · 37 minutes
Your Eggnog Diary Was Boring?

The Yo Crew catch up after banking a few episodes over the holidays. They discuss babies playing bongos, cruises and... more

11 Jan 2023 · 41 minutes
Tender Ignorance: A Novel

To kick off 2023, Andrew and Tawny discuss their goals for the new year. Later, they answer some listener questions... more

04 Jan 2023 · 29 minutes
Sub-Optimal Presents: Andrew Sings

Tawny and Andrew un-paywall part 1 of their Sub-Optimal series Andrew Sings! In it, Tawny and Kevin teach Andrew how to... more

28 Dec 2022 · 33 minutes
Ho, Ho, Ho, Is This Racist? (with Traci Thomas, Cody Ziglar, Matt Apodaca and Jessica Gao)

Tawny and Andrew welcome Traci Thomas, Cody Ziglar, Matt Apodaca and Jessica Gao to the podcast for a very special... more

21 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
You Hear Every Penny on the Waveform

Andrew and Tawny discuss an audience booing a billionaire during a comedian's show and a disgraced LA city council member's... more

14 Dec 2022 · 44 minutes
America Sings (on the 1 and 3)

Andrew and Tawny discuss magic, social media and an update to a wild theme park ride.  Later they listen to some... more

07 Dec 2022 · 47 minutes
News-Light, Biscuit-Heavy

Andrew and Tawny discuss a soup bowl of biscuits and updates on all the social media chaos.  Later they listen to... more

30 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
Don't Title The Episode That

Andrew and Tawny discuss Thanksgiving and the shooting at an LGBTQ club in Colorado.  Later, they answer listener questions about Halloween... more

23 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
The Holiday Book-Giving Guide (with Traci Thomas)

Andrew and Tawny welcome back Traci Thomas to discuss the midterm election, social media, and Traci's book recs for the... more

16 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
iPod Roulette (with Open Mike Eagle)

Andrew and Tawny chat with Open Mike Eagle about his new album Component System with the Auto Reverse.  Later they answer some listener... more

09 Nov 2022 · 49 minutes
Jams About Justice

Tawny and Andrew discuss hate speech on the rise after Twitter's new ownership and have a music versus books debate.  Later,... more

02 Nov 2022 · 44 minutes
Above the Subtext (aka The Text)

Tawny and Andrew discuss an upcoming local election and friend of the show Cerise Castle's new podcast A Tradition of Violence. Later,... more

26 Oct 2022 · 43 minutes
Andrew Liability Issue

Andrew and Tawny discuss an L.A. City Councilmember's resignation and a musician's continuous dangerous lies.  Later, they answer some listener questions... more

19 Oct 2022 · 39 minutes
Please Turn on the Voicemail

Tawny and Andrew discuss a problematic musician (we recorded before he said other horrible things this week too) and an... more

12 Oct 2022 · 43 minutes
It Takes a Hurd (to Gurd)

Andrew and Tawny discuss people getting upset about an old flute and talk about a hurdy gurdy more than any... more

05 Oct 2022 · 41 minutes
What in the 1982 Logic?

Tawny and Andrew discuss some TV news and important local elections.  Later, they answer listener questions about family-style restaurants and sunscreen.  Leave... more

28 Sep 2022 · 50 minutes
Re-Blocked Party

Andrew and Tawny discuss the backlash to a Black woman in a children's movie about a mermaid and singing crab.  Later,... more

21 Sep 2022 · 40 minutes
Live from Brooklyn, NY

Andrew and Tawny perform live from Brooklyn. They discuss what's up with NY, answer a few audience questions, and Andrew... more

14 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
My Dad's The Conductor

Andrew and Tawny discuss coyotes and an adventurous mouse situation. Later, they answer listener questions about dressing as anime characters and... more

07 Sep 2022 · 41 minutes
Over and Under-Thinking It

Andrew and Tawny discuss social media being shocked by a white celebrity's post with a family member in a pro-cop shirt.  Later,... more

31 Aug 2022 · 45 minutes
Semi-Happy To Be Here (with Jessica Gao)

Andrew talks to guest co-host Jessica Gao about creating the new hit Marvel show She-Hulk: Attorney at Law! They discuss trolling... more

24 Aug 2022 · 49 minutes
Because My Friends in 1996 Were My Pets

Tawny and Andrew discuss the premiere of She-Hulk (which a bunch of friends of the show worked on) and the... more

17 Aug 2022 · 41 minutes
Not for Your Aunt in Ohio (with Ken Cheng)

Andrew talks to writer Ken Cheng about his new movie Easter Sunday. They discuss writing a major studio movie centering... more

10 Aug 2022 · 55 minutes
Live from Minneapolis, MN

Tawny and Andrew perform live from Minneapolis, MN. They discuss what's up with Minneapolis, answer a few audience questions, and... more

03 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
McHate Crime

Tawny and Andrew discuss their time in Boston last week and Averie Bishop making history as the first Asian American... more

27 Jul 2022 · 36 minutes
Live from Somerville, MA (with guest Tze Chun)

Andrew, Tawny and guest Tze Chun perform live from Somerville, MA. They discuss what's up with Boston, answer a few... more

20 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Rude or White (with Phil Yu)

Tawny and Andrew talk to Phil Yu about his new book RISE: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties... more

13 Jul 2022 · 54 minutes
Sister, Sister Your Way Into a Work-Life Balance

As Tawny and Andrew record the day before The Fourth of July, they reflect on how the U.S. actually isn't... more

06 Jul 2022 · 40 minutes
Abortion Access (with Rachael Lorenzo and Lux Alptraum)

Tawny and guest co-host Traci Thomas discuss abortion access with author and journalist Lux Alptraum and Rachael Lorenzo, executive director for Indigenous Women Rising.... more

29 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
We're Tired

Tawny and Andrew discuss Juneteenth, the L.A. County election, and corporations' acknowledgment of Pride Month.  Later, they answer listener questions about... more

22 Jun 2022 · 50 minutes
How Much Did You Like It? (with Traci Thomas)

Andrew and guest co-host Traci Thomas discuss the Jan. 6 hearings, L.A. County primary election, and Tampa Bay Rays players... more

15 Jun 2022 · 49 minutes
Amelia Bedeal With It (with Hari Kondabolu)

Andrew and Tawny talk to comedian Hari Kondabolu about his wild experience with an audience member during his recent stand-up... more

08 Jun 2022 · 51 minutes
Professor Whom

Andrew and Tawny discuss the school shooting in Texas and Doctor Who casting the first Black doctor in the show's... more

01 Jun 2022 · 46 minutes
Barely Meeting Our Low Expectations

(This episode was recorded before the school shooting in Texas) Tawny and Andrew discuss the first all-Black climbing team to summit... more

25 May 2022 · 40 minutes
Exhausted and Energized (with Imani Gandy)

Tawny and guest co-host Imani Gandy discuss the Supreme Court trying to reverse Roe v. Wade, what listeners should do,... more

18 May 2022 · 39 minutes
Voting is Just the Start

Andrew and Tawny discuss the potential overturn of Roe v. Wade, the podcast Boom! Lawyered, and the National Network of Abortion Funds.  Later, they... more

11 May 2022 · 45 minutes
Get You a Meal That Requires Your Serums

(This episode was recorded before the Roe v. Wade news)  Tawny and Andrew discuss Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and a billionaire... more

04 May 2022 · 43 minutes
New Orleans with Tze Chun

Andrew and guest co-host Tze Chun record an episode from New Orleans! They discuss what's new with Tze and answer some listener... more

27 Apr 2022 · 32 minutes
We're Hamdoggin' It

Tawny and Andrew discuss the Brooklyn subway shooting and the importance of supporting local aid groups.  Later, they answer some listener... more

20 Apr 2022 · 46 minutes
Oboe Bluegrass

Tawny and Andrew discuss the Star Trek: Mission Chicago convention and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. Later, they... more

13 Apr 2022 · 42 minutes
The Opposite of Closing Time Rule

Tawny and Andrew discuss the reaction to the Oscars, Arab American Heritage Month, and Amazon workers voting to unionize.  They also answer some... more

06 Apr 2022 · 46 minutes
Less Deluxe Than a Dentist Chair

Disclaimer: We recorded this before the Oscars fiasco! Andrew and Tawny discuss the disrespectful questioning Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown... more

30 Mar 2022 · 53 minutes
As a Puppeteer in a Desert Art Party Once Said

Tawny and Andrew discuss a bad New York Times Op-Ed piece and a TV show possibly causing an encampment sweep... more

23 Mar 2022 · 41 minutes
Daylight Saving Crime (with Cody Ziglar)

Tawny and Andrew talk to former producer/current writer Cody Ziglar about his new Marvel comic book Spider-Punk, which comes out... more

16 Mar 2022 · 42 minutes
Wrong Island Iced Tea

Tawny and Andrew discuss the media's response to Ukraine and a WNBA player being detained in Russia for weeks.  Later they... more

09 Mar 2022 · 43 minutes
For Earth, I Was Pretty Buttoned Up (with Naomi Ekperigin)

Tawny, Andrew, and guest Naomi Ekperigin discuss Naomi's amazing stand-up special that everyone should check out on Netflix (Season 3, Episode... more

02 Mar 2022 · 53 minutes
Centaur with a Cowboy Hat (with Matt Apodaca)

Andrew, Kevin, and Matt Apodaca discuss centaurs, Trump's new social media app, and some gamers co-opting Nazi language.   Later they answer... more

23 Feb 2022 · 45 minutes
Municipal Roasts

Andrew, Tawny, and Kevin check in on the Wild Shirt Crew and discuss Andrew Yang's response to the Spotify controversy.   Later... more

16 Feb 2022 · 42 minutes
The Hex Worked (with Kendra James)

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin discuss updates in recent podcast news and more "apologies." They also talk to author-producer-editor extraordinaire Kendra James about... more

09 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
We Love The Tattletale Episodes

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin discuss a wild recent viral video and reactions to Spotify's COVID controversy in the podcast world.  Later,... more

02 Feb 2022 · 45 minutes
The Green M&M's Working Women's Pump

The crew discuss the death of Lauren Smith-Fields and people getting upset by the updated green M&M.  Later, they answer listener questions... more

26 Jan 2022 · 44 minutes
Andrew Made a Zoom Dance

Andrew, Tawny, and Kevin discuss Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hypocritical politicians quoting him this week, and voter suppression.  Later they... more

19 Jan 2022 · 49 minutes
Livin on the Loose Land

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin discuss the death of a few prolific figures, the verdict of the Ahmaud Arbery trial, and why... more

12 Jan 2022 · 47 minutes
Welcome to Your Court-Appointed Podcast

Andrew, Tawny, and Kevin discuss the New Year's pierogi drop, how all chicken nuggets are Minions but not vice versa,... more

05 Jan 2022 · 39 minutes
Sub-Optimal Presents: Tawny and Andrew go to Disneyland

We're un-paywalling one of our favorite Sub-Optimal episodes from this year -- our trip to Disneyland! Tawny brings her nephew... more

29 Dec 2021 · 38 minutes
Merry Dissmas 2021

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin play all your holiday-themed voicemails! They listen to calls about what to expect from your white partner... more

22 Dec 2021 · 31 minutes
Andrew Tease

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin record a special all-voicemails episode! They discuss their recent hang out and answer questions about problematic... more

15 Dec 2021 · 34 minutes
Gang Gang Britain (with Shantira Jackson and Matt Apodaca)

Tawny, guest co-host Matt Apodaca and guest Shantira Jackson discuss DJ Khaled's scooter and a Black couple erasing themselves from... more

08 Dec 2021 · 50 minutes
On a Scale of Milk to Inhalers

Tawny and Andrew discuss the verdict of the Ahmaud Arbery trial, the response to the Omicron variant, and Ed Helms... more

01 Dec 2021 · 48 minutes
Sign Me Up for Google (with Chris Witaske and Mike Kosinski)

Tawny and Andrew discuss the verdict of a recent trial. Later, they talk to Chris Witaske and Mike Kosinski about their... more

24 Nov 2021 · 54 minutes
That's a Holidays

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin discuss an extremely biased trial. They also talk about Andrew's journey harvesting crops and answer listener... more

17 Nov 2021 · 40 minutes
Considerately Spicy (with Eric Eddings and Brittany Luse)

 Andrew talks with Eric Eddings and Brittany Luse about the reboot of their podcast For Colored Nerds, homemade spicy salad dressing,... more

10 Nov 2021 · 53 minutes
Stay Educated, Fools (with Traci Thomas)

Andrew, Kevin, and guest co-host Traci Thomas discuss reading in bars, Atlanta baseball fans doing the Tomahawk chop, and the... more

03 Nov 2021 · 49 minutes
Zig Saves the Day

Andrew, Zig, and Kevin discuss the new Dune movie, some needed updates from the original, and Zig's new comics! Later, they... more

27 Oct 2021 · 39 minutes
Yo, Is This Particularly Racist?

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin discuss an update on the IATSE union strike, an Atlanta baseball team, and spooky season before... more

20 Oct 2021 · 37 minutes
Are There Podcasts in The Matrix?

Andrew, Tawny, and Kevin discuss the big response to Andrew's new shirt and a problematic new stand-up special. Later, they answer questions about... more

13 Oct 2021 · 48 minutes
Puffy Wigs: The Original Sin (with Joey Clift)

Tawny and Andrew welcome back friend of the show Joey Clift! They discuss Garfield shirts and the almost unanimous vote... more

06 Oct 2021 · 55 minutes
Good Cop, Bad Cop, Actual Cop (with Matt Apodaca)

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin catch up with former YITR producer/current friend Matt Apodaca! They talk about scary witches, the Super... more

29 Sep 2021 · 38 minutes
Here We Are, Your Favorite Weasels

Tawny and Andrew discuss the major lack of diverse winners at the Emmys, despite a large number of people of... more

22 Sep 2021 · 43 minutes
There's No More Firsts On This Show

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin talk about Tawny's recent trip to Chicago, a troubling new reality show, and Shang-Chi getting a... more

15 Sep 2021 · 36 minutes
The Beyoncé of Books (with Traci Thomas)

Tawny and guest co-host Traci Thomas discuss the indie podcaster life, the racist undertones of voter suppression, and how not... more

08 Sep 2021 · 51 minutes
Not Being Weird Here

(This was recorded before the Roe V. Wade news in Texas.) Andrew and Tawny discuss their trip to Disneyland, Nia DaCosta... more

01 Sep 2021 · 40 minutes
Sub-Optimal Pods Trailer

Enjoy a few clips of all the great shows over at suboptimalpods.com! If you're not familiar, Sub-Optimal Pods is the optimal... more

26 Aug 2021 · 3 minutes
I'm Rested and I Don't Give a Damn!

Tawny's back! She catches up with Andrew and Kevin and shares stories about her recent fun trip. They also discuss... more

25 Aug 2021 · 44 minutes
The Yo, Is This Racist? Cookbook (with Matt Apodaca)

Andrew and Kevin are once again joined by former YITR producer/current friend Matt Apodaca! They discuss making a cookbook, why... more

18 Aug 2021 · 48 minutes
The All Voicemails Spectacular

On a voicemail-centric episode, Tawny and Andrew answer listener questions about being racist if you live in Wisconsin, managing a... more

11 Aug 2021 · 31 minutes
The DaBaby Dabacle

Andrew and Tawny discuss the response to Simone Biles’s mental health break during the Olympics and a musician’s half-hearted apology... more

04 Aug 2021 · 34 minutes
Sub-Optimal Presents: DEAR DAIRY

We're releasing the first episode of one our favorite shows over at suboptimalpods.com! DEAR DAIRY is Punam Patel and Tawny Newsome sharing their personal... more

28 Jul 2021 · 35 minutes
Fun Flackt

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin record in person! They discuss LAPD and right wing violence at protests for transgender rights, shout... more

21 Jul 2021 · 38 minutes
America's Al Dente on Race

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin discuss why taking time off benefits the big picture and Laci Mosley's L.A. Times interview about... more

14 Jul 2021 · 43 minutes
Cowboy Butts Drive Me Nuts (with Matt Apodaca)

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin talk to Matt Apodaca about America's birthday, San Diego high schoolers throwing tortillas at a Latino... more

07 Jul 2021 · 46 minutes
Imperfect Solutions to Intractable Problems

Tawny and Andrew discuss conservatives trying to prevent critical race theory in schools, mass graves of Native children found in... more

30 Jun 2021 · 50 minutes
Yo, Can We Live: Book Recommendations/Fixing Andrew (with Traci Thomas)

This week, we're releasing an episode of our bonus show Yo, Can We Live! Guest Traci Thomas asks Andrew about his reading preferences... more

23 Jun 2021 · 51 minutes
Engage Instead of Tokenize (with Sarah Hagi)

Tawny and Andrew catch up with friend of the show Sarah Hagi. They discuss COVID-19 protocols in Canada, the murder... more

16 Jun 2021 · 50 minutes
Curious George, YOU'RE ON NOTICE

Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin discuss learning a new language, Katt Williams's response to cancel culture, and Naomi Osaka withdrawing from... more

09 Jun 2021 · 43 minutes
How to Date My Teenage Dogs

Andrew and Tawny discuss the re-opening of Echo Park Lake, LAPD's continued displacement of Los Angeles's unhoused community, and alternative... more

02 Jun 2021 · 38 minutes
Curiosity Cancelled the Cat (with Traci Thomas)

Tawny and Andrew talk to podcaster Traci Thomas about her amazing book club show The Stacks. They also discuss when performative... more

26 May 2021 · 53 minutes
You Can Make a New Friend, Try It (with Matt Apodaca)

The Clown Prince Matt Apodaca returns to fill in for Andrew on today's episode! Tawny, Andrew, and Kevin catch up... more

19 May 2021 · 57 minutes
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Tawny and Andrew talk to podcaster Traci Thomas about her amazing book club show The Stacks. They also discuss when performative support misses... more