Phoebe Robinson: There’s No Excuse For The Lack Of Diversity In Comedy

Phoebe Robinson

Phoebe Robinson has set out to change the demographics of comedy: “It’s a very white male, straight male-dominated industry — and that can be exhausting,” she says.

Two years ago, Robinson and her fellow comic Jessica Williams launched 2 Dope Queens — a live comedy show and podcast showcasing comedians from a variety of different backgrounds. The show is now a series of four HBO specials, with more in the works. She also hosts the spinoff podcast Sooo Many White Guys. (read more)

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