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Ep. #816: Roy Wood Jr.

Roy Wood Jr. discusses headlining a coast-to-coast Just for Laughs tour across Canada in November, the World Series, being on the road and learning a lot about Canada, why he left his correspondent role on The Daily Show and whether he’s still interested in hosting it, the fragile state of late night TV and other ways comedians thrive these days, his work on Better Call Saul, performing at the 2023 White House Correspondents Dinner and what President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris said to him afterwards, the CFL, talking to regular people, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #799: Allison Russell

Allison Russell discusses her celebratory, thoughtful new album The Returner, the heady success of her 2021 debut, Outside Child, an update about her forthcoming memoir and its structure, Back to the Future and other trilogies, the power of the Rainbow Coalition, the right-ward shift of politics and fighting fascism with facts, loving The Sound of Music, inspiring work by Roberta Flack, Mavis Staples, Minnie Riperton, and Prince, her friendship with Brandi Carlile and their recent collabs with Joni Mitchell, reading us a poem she wrote about Joni, upcoming tour dates, other future plans, and much more. Supported by you on PatreonBlackbyrd MyoozikPizza Trokaderothe BookshelfPlanet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.