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Episode 1 — Jimmies


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Posted 30 September 2012 - 11:03 PM

Welcome to Yo, Is This Racist? with Andrew Ti! Join Andrew Ti as he answers one of your questions every day about whether something is racist. Spoiler Alert: It almost always is totally racist. Howard Kremer joins us today to figure out if calling black sprinkles on ice cream "jimmies" is racist. Call 323-389-7223 and leave us a voicemail if you want to ask us if something is racist.

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 11:22 PM

Fantastic idea! Short. Funny. Completely lacking substance. I think you have something here.

(And, yes...It will always be racist)

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 11:34 PM

Gotta recommend checking out Andrew's Tumblr yoisthisracist.com. He answers mad questions there and people be asking about some crazy racist ish.

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 03:59 AM

Andrew also runs Yo, Should I Dump This Asshole? which is equally as depressing as his other Tumblr.

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Posted 01 October 2012 - 01:35 PM

As long as rustling isn't mentioned, I see no problem. Looking forward to listening to this.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 02:01 PM

digging the podcast. snopes has an article on this topic haha - ://www.snopes.com/language/offense/jimmies.asp

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Posted 20 November 2012 - 05:51 AM

Yo, You Got Out of Bed and Set Up the Mics For This?

I was excited to learn, after an indefinitely long absence, that Earwolf had a "new" podcast dedicated to my third favorite uncomfortable subject. I hit play, turned up the volume and began to clean house. It sounded good but I was still waiting for the water to get hot when you were done. Brevity is a malevolent spirit possessing the soul of a glutted medium that is usually enjoyed on the go. Since you're already in the studio you could perhaps answer more questions and ask your guest about their experiences with racism.

If you haven't got more to say than can be said on your Twitter feed then you don't deserve a podcast.

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:34 AM

In Philly, we called all (any color) sprinkles 'jimmies'.