101 episodes

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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    • 4.2 • 2.2K Ratings

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.

    Here We Are, Your Favorite Weasels

    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 color attending and performing at the show. They also have a conversation about appropriation. 

    Later, they answer listener questions about podcast editing and confronting a roommate. 

    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
    There's No More Firsts On This Show

    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 Box Office record. 

    Later, they answer listener questions about a geisha costume and when a TV director takes a joke seriously.  

    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.

    • 36 min
    The Beyoncé of Books (with Traci Thomas)

    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 to respond to the recent Roe v. Wade news in Texas. They also talk about the death of iconic actor Michael K. Williams. 

    Later, Tawny and Traci answer some listener questions about a racist bumper sticker and using the wrong skin tone for your emoji. 

    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.

    • 51 min
    Not Being Weird Here

    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 becoming the first Black female director with a No. 1 movie at the box office, and the Muir Woods park staff adding Post-it notes with historical corrections for racism and misogyny. 


    Later, they answer listener questions about wearing a Black Lives Matter face mask and saying you're not attracted to certain races.  

    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.

    • 40 min
    Sub-Optimal Pods Trailer

    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 place to subscribe to Tawny and Andrew’s premium podcasts. Like our racism antidote show, ‘Yo, Can We Live?’ where we chat and celebrate cool things POC are doing right now and try hard not to talk about racism (doesn’t always go great). 


    There’s also the Sub-Optimal Bundle: a grab bag of wild content where we let loose and try out all sorts of limited series pods, movie watchalongs and more! 
    If you like what you hear and want to help keep Yo, Is This Racist? an independent podcast, check out suboptimalpods.com!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 3 min
    I'm Rested and I Don't Give a Damn!

    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 white men getting shows greenlit about cancel culture and continued police misconduct in Portland and L.A.


    Later, they answer listener questions about an all white workplace and a teacher's bulletin board celebrating Black artists being taken down.

    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.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

Spency1993 ,

Andrew Ti being shady

I love when Andrew shades the callers. Tawny and Andrew are the best host !

Slytherdor_ ,

don’t listen to the haters

this is a hilarious podcast!!! it’s comedy!!!! just chill out people lol. it’s funny & also a lot of america is racist, so the answer to their “yo is this racist” question, is yes!!!! and it’s a funny take on the medicine y’all need to hear. great pod love you both

libefo ,

God I can’t wait to wear a

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