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Adult ISH

Author: YR Media and Radiotopia

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Adult ISH is a first of its kind, culture and advice podcast produced by those who are almost adults. #Adulting “experts” Nyge Turner (Oakland) and Merk Nguyen (Brooklyn), both 22, get off topic with your favorite artists and tastemakers while diving into subjects ranging from pot to hip-hop to politics and everything fire in between. Also hear bits of wisdom and cautionary tales from OG adults who've more or less figured out their adult S**T. Adult ISH is a production of YR Media.
8 Episodes
It's almost cuffing season! So, Nyge and Merk hook up with intimacy expert Shan Boody who puts listeners in the driver’s seat of their dating lives. Then the co-hosts bring on their past lovers!
Nyge and Merk roast their senior producer’s spending habits. Then My Fab Finance's millennial money expert Tonya Rapley answers your money questions. And in a bonus segment, the co-hosts debate on whether or not you should help your friends when they ask, "Ayy, can I borrow some moolah?"
Mom ISH (ft. Our Moms)

Mom ISH (ft. Our Moms)


Nyge shares THE most intimate story he has ever told…about becoming the caretaker of his mom who is dealing with severe memory loss. Merk dives deep into the cultural reasons behind why her mom shows lovin' to her and her big sister in totally different ways.
Nyge and Merk explore their pelvic regions in ways your sex ed teachers probably didn't cover in health class. Yes Queen founder Daysha Veronica chats with Nyge and his friends about male birth control and her viral BuzzFeed experiment. Then Merk brings on teen correspondent Charlie Stuip to chat about vajayjays and pap smears!
Best of Season 1: Race ISH

Best of Season 1: Race ISH


Actor Marcus Scribner, aka Junior from Black-ish, dances with questions about interracial dating and HBCUs. Comedian Ronny Chieng, aka the senior correspondent on The Daily Show and fly a-hole cousin in Crazy Rich Asians, lovingly talks sh*t about sh*t talking Asians. Ashlee Haze, a two-time finalist for the Women of the World Poetry Slam, shares an exclusive piece and dives into the inspiration behind her work. Let’s just say it includes valuing self-worth and a combo of doing body rolls in a corset. Yow! Originally published on 8/19/18.
Best of Season 1: Nerd ISH

Best of Season 1: Nerd ISH


Rick and Morty composer Ryan Elder spills the backstories behind fan favorites like “Get Schwifty” and “African Dream Pop.” DIY-obsessed YouTuber Lauren Riihimaki (LaurDIY) did not make her mason jar chandelier (gasp!). Bumblebee Actor Jorge Lendeborg Jr. is Mr. Miyagi and a DC fan (#sorrynotsorry, Marvel). Originally published on 12/6/18.
Best of Season 1: Her ISH

Best of Season 1: Her ISH


Muslim American Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad yacks evil smoked salmon and wins an Olympic medal. Young actress Sydney Sweeney (Eden from The Handmaid’s Tale) gives sound advice to her deceased TV character. Originally published on 11/8/18.
Adulting “experts” Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen, both in their early 20s, need advice figuring out their adult ish (‘cuz let’s be real… who doesn’t?). With celebrity “experts” and listeners who are also “almost adults”, Adult ISH explores mental health, finance, and love, featuring storytelling and music from all across the country. Season 2 drops on August 22nd and is produced by YR Media and brought to you by PRX’s Radiotopia. To find out more, go to
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