Jacob Uitti

brotherly love

The Lucas Brothers Discuss the Philosophy Behind Their Film, Judas and the Black Messiah

February 9, 2021

On socialism, nihilism, and writing a Hollywood film with your twin.

snack time

Chef Carla Hall on Embracing Kindness in the Kitchen

January 22, 2021

The “Top Chef” all-star and beloved ‘nice chef’ discusses her new podcast, Black representation in food, and the perfect Super Bowl snack.

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Chuck D and B-Real Reflect on Three Decades of Fame, Fans, and Friendship

December 29, 2020

To mark their latest collaboration, the rap icons impart some hard-earned wisdom.

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Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka on Husbands, Asian Grandmas, and AR-15s

November 13, 2020

The comedian and podcast host takes us on a whirl through her roller coaster life.

ask a sane person

The Squad Is Expanding, and Jemele Hill Loves to See It

October 26, 2020

The podcaster, writer, and TV host on endless Zoom meetings, mourning the movies, and working toward a more equitable future.

add to queue

H.E.R. is Listening to Prince, Stevie Wonder, and The Proud Family

October 22, 2020

The R&B artist shares what’s on her playlist.

get out the vote

Run the Jewels Wants You to Vote

October 16, 2020

Killer Mike and El-P, the rappers that make up Run the Jewels, are getting their fans up to dance and out to vote.

q&a

Patti Smith Is Always Going to Be a Worker

October 2, 2020

(And a cartoon lover.)

q&a

Black Thought Wants to Speak Truth to Power

August 26, 2020

The legendary emcee of The Roots discusses fake news, coping with loss, and why it’s still a dope time to be alive.

Big Freedia Brings People Together Through the Power of Ass

June 26, 2020

The New Orleans bounce rapper on her hometown, hanging with Beyoncé, and where she found her voice.

Comedian Eric Andre Tells Us Why We Need to “Pop the Zit” of Police Brutality

June 5, 2020

The comedian, who’s gearing up to release his Netflix special “Legalize Everything” while protesting in L.A., isn’t afraid to touch any subject—including his own genitalia.

Marc Maron on Dating, the Devil, and the End of the World As We Know It

March 27, 2020

The comedian keeps us laughing through the apocalypse with his Netflix special, “End Times Fun.”

Ken Jennings Talks Buzzer Strategy, Marvel Movies, and Alex Trebek

February 10, 2020

Inside the packed mind of the “Jeopardy!” GOAT and Superman of trivia.

BenDeLaCreme Sounds Off On Joe Biden, Cher, and Herself

December 18, 2019

The “Drag Race” contestant would gladly lend any of her butt to anyone in the market for implants.

John Waters Weighs In On Lizzo, Tinder, and Santa Claus

December 4, 2019

We caught up with the infamous raconteur to ask his thoughts on a myriad display of semi-random topics, from Donald Trump to Disney+.

Brittany Howard is Listening to Rico Nasty, Nina Simone, and Blade Runner

October 16, 2019

Singer and lead of Alabama Shakes Brittany Howard crafts the ultimate throwback playlist for us through the best decades of music.

David Sedaris Talks Pretty on Hotel Rooms, Fleabag, and Hell

October 3, 2019

The author gets the final word on everything from funerals to glittery stickers.

David Marchese of The New York Times Magazine on Death, Diet Coke, and Wayne Gretzky

July 25, 2019

In conversation with the master of conversation.