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Beyond the Scenes from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

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Host Roy Wood Jr. gives listeners an inside look at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Hear how correspondents, writers, and producers of the Emmy-winning series use comedy to tackle a variety of topics — from racial injustice to gun control to sex robots — and where these issues stand today. Beyond the Scenes features a rotating cast of The Daily Show correspondents including Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, Ronny Chieng, and Michael Kosta, as well as contributors Jordan Klepper and Lewis Black.

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Critical Race Theory has become the right wing’s new boogeyman, but no one seems to know how to even define it. Leading scholar Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and producer CJ Hunt join host Roy Wood Jr. to break down what CRT actually is, why it’s necessary, and how ignoring the blowback could endanger years of progress. #DailyShow #BeyondTheScenes   Watch the original segments: https://youtu.be/XQKRYJnqIdM https://youtu.be/6ofjZH80y3g Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Desi Lydic Foxsplains

Desi Lydic Foxsplains

2021-09-1456:311

What does it mean to “Foxsplain”? Correspondent Desi Lydic and senior producer Matt Negrin join Roy Wood Jr. for a discussion about the viral digital series Desi Lydic Foxsplains, and the rampant spread of misinformation in right-wing media. They are joined by CNN’s senior media reporter Oliver Darcy, who breaks down why Fox News and other outlets are so successful at pushing misleading and conspiratorial narratives. #DailyShow #BeyondTheScenesWatch the original segments: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeskMkEaHJYdOXvRtkfk74voH5F_hstsv Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Megan Thee Stallion. Queen Latifah. MC Lyte. In this episode, correspondent Dulcé Sloan and producer Chelsea Williamson join Roy Wood Jr. to discuss the female rap trailblazers who found success in the misogynistic, male-dominated arena of hip-hop.     Watch the original segment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoLoRJ7nnAM Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
How is Switzerland able to have so many guns per capita, but no mass shootings? Host Roy Wood Jr. sits down with correspondent Michael Kosta, field producer Stacey Angeles, and their producer from Switzerland, Pierre-Adrian Irle to discuss how the country’s approach to military service and common sense laws have created a safe gun culture.     Watch the original segments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjlT4BME2aE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgYJ5V2HYy4 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc and Daily Show senior writer Daniel Radosh join host Roy Wood Jr. to discuss the rise of music streaming, how it has driven record profits for the music industry, and how it’s leaving artists shortchanged. Watch the original segment: https://youtu.be/APC0R8vhMyc Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Contributor Jordan Klepper and field producer Ian Berger join host Roy Wood Jr. to recount their many wild and harrowing experiences at Trump rallies. Who are their favorite characters? How has the mood changed among Trump supporters over the last few years? What was it like to be in the middle of the January 6th Capitol riot? Jordan and Ian tell all. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Correspondent Ronny Chieng talks to host Roy Wood Jr. about his viral response to a 2016 Fox News segment filled with racist Asian stereotypes, and the dramatic rise in anti-Asian violence in the years since. They’re joined by Norman Chen, CEO and co-founder of Asian-American advocacy group LAAUNCH.   Watch the original segment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX8jZTN0CdU More on LAAUNCH: Website: https://www.laaunch.org/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/go_laaunch Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/go_laaunch/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
How Racist is Boston?

How Racist is Boston?

2021-08-0350:251

In this episode, Roy and Daily Show producer CJ Hunt discuss their 2018 field piece exploring Boston’s reputation as one of America’s most racist cities, and ask Boston’s NAACP President Tanisha Sullivan whether the city has made any progress in the wake of the 2020 racial reckoning.  Watch the original segment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dasjAibvSjo Get involved with NAACP Boston:  Website: https://naacpboston.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/bostonnaacp1911 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIw_zW1BOoZlkj4ailfZ_bQ More on “The Neutral Ground”: https://www.neutralgroundfilm.com/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
From the sex-shaming of early cinema legend Hedy Lamarr to trapping Jane Fonda in an exploding orgasm piano, Hollywood’s relationship to female sexuality is complicated, controlling and sometimes just plain weird. Roy is joined by correspondent Desi Lydic and Daily Show writer Kat Radley for a stimulating discussion about the depiction of female pleasure onscreen.    Watch the original segment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dasjAibvSjo Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Black folks seeking mental health treatment face a litany of obstacles: a scarcity of Black therapists, stigma within the Black community and discrimination. In this episode, Roy is joined by Daily Show writers X Mayo and Ashton Womack for a wide-ranging and deeply personal discussion about mental health, the Black church, the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 and more. Further mental health resources: https://www.NationalCouncil.org https://www.TherapyForBlackGirls.com https://www.AskDrJess.com Couples Therapy on Showtime: https://www.sho.com/couples-therapy Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Go Beyond the Scenes with The Daily Show correspondent and podcast host Roy Wood Jr. as he invites producers, writers, and fellow correspondents to dive deeper into your favorite pieces and topics. It's a chance to explore some of the most complicated topics from the show with no time limits; topics like therapy in the Black community, the female orgasm in film and TV, and “copaganda”: the fictionalized, friendly portrayal of police in popular media. New episodes are available every week starting July 20 wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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