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Phoebe Robinson on 2 Dope Queens, an intersection of race, gender and pop culture

When comedian Phoebe Robinson first pitched her podcast idea to Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams, it was out of a desire to see black women better represented in the podcast world.
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Phoebe Robinson is a comedian, actress and one half of the popular podcast 2 Dope Queens with former Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams. The podcast has been praised for its timely, hilarious exploration of race, gender and pop culture, and now it's been turned into a limited run TV series on HBO with guests like Sara Jessica Parker and Jon Stewart.

Phoebe Robinson joins Tom Power to chat about her comedy and what it takes to make people laugh and think in living colour.

— Produced by Tyrone Callender