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Yo, Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.

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Yo, Is This Racist?, hosted by Andrew Ti, creator of the popular blog of the same name, is now a weekly podcast! Every Wednesday, Ti, co-host Tawny Newsome, and their guests answer questions from fan-submitted voicemails and emails about whether or not something is, in fact, racist.

    Engage Instead of Tokenize (with Sarah Hagi)

    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 of a Muslim family in Ontario, and being asked to write about Muslim hate crimes.


    They also answer listen questions about having second thoughts supporting musicians and non-white Trump supporters. 


    Leave a voicemail with your questions at 323-389-RACE and subscribe to Tawny and Andrew's bonus podcasts at suboptimalpods.com!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 50 min
    Curious George, YOU'RE ON NOTICE

    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 the French Open.  


    They also answer listener questions about dealing with a pro-cop co-worker and white women saying queen on TikTok (Kahlil Greene videos referenced later in the discussion).


    Leave a voicemail with your questions at 323-389-RACE and subscribe to Tawny and Andrew's bonus podcasts at suboptimalpods.com!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 43 min
    How to Date My Teenage Dogs

    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 resources to calling the cops like DontCallThePolice.com.


    They also answer listener questions about Chinese privilege and white people taking online classes at an HBCU. 

    Leave a voicemail with your questions at 323-389-RACE and subscribe to Tawny and Andrew's bonus podcasts at suboptimalpods.com!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 38 min
    Curiosity Cancelled the Cat (with Traci Thomas)

    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 support misses the point and listen to voicemails about asking where someone is from and a co-worker talking about white opportunities. 


    Listen to a great episode with Traci on Yo, Can We Live? this Friday as she recommends several books to help diversify Andrew's bookshelf!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 53 min
    You Can Make a New Friend, Try It (with Matt Apodaca)

    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 and talk about Candadian guacamole and baby Tecate. 


    Later, Tawny shares resources like Dear Asian Youth and Decolonize Palestine that provide helpful information about how to support Palestine and correct terminology to use. They also discuss the racist backlash and abuse friend of the show Laci Mosley received after the announcement of her joining the cast of Nickelodeon's reboot of the show iCarly. 


    They finish the episode by listening to voicemails about problematic choir members and friends who send hate crime videos. 

    Leave a voicemail with your questions at 323-389-RACE and subscribe to Tawny and Andrew's new podcasts at suboptimalpods.com!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 57 min
    Inspector Gadget is Still a Cop

    Inspector Gadget is Still a Cop

    Andrew and Tawny discuss the continued violence against Asian Americans, the public's various reactions, and intending to help vs. actually helping. They also talk about May 5th being the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls, organizations like Native Women's Wilderness and IllumiNative, and social media platforms removing posts using #MMIW. 
    Lastly, we listen to some voicemails about checking in messages and Greg's Life Matters.  
    Leave a voicemail with your questions at 323-389-RACE and subscribe to Tawny and Andrew's new podcasts at suboptimalpods.com!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 42 min

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