Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air

Emmy Award—winning producer, actor, and comedian Larry Wilmore is back on the air, hosting a podcast where he weighs in on the issues of the week and interviews guests in the worlds of politics, entertainment, culture, sports, and beyond.

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Rick Wilson on the Lincoln Project and President Trump's Failing Campaign for Re-Election

Larry is joined by author and political strategist Rick Wilson to discuss founding the Lincoln Project (6:30), the failures of the Trump administration during this presidential campaign (24:00), Wilson's ideal political party (48:50), and more. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Rick Wilson



Ari Berman on Mail-in Ballots and Voter Suppression

Larry is joined by Mother Jones writer Ari Berman to discuss President Trump's hospitalization due to COVID-19. Later, the two break down voter suppression going into the upcoming presidential election. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Ari Berman



Bakari Sellers on the Breonna Taylor Case and America's Flawed Justice System

Larry is joined by Bakari Sellers to discuss the grand jury decision in the case of Breonna Taylor (9:53), the flaws in the justice system (26:04), predicting the upcoming presidential election (44:41), and more. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Bakari Sellers



Ben Rhodes on ‘Missing America’ and Working Under the Obama Administration

Larry is joined by former deputy national security adviser and political commentator Ben Rhodes to discuss his latest project ‘Missing America’ (11:00), working under the Obama administration (21:20), and Russia’s impact on the 2016 presidential election and the Trump administration (33:45). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Ben Rhodes


 2020-09-13  1h8m

Brian Stelter on ‘Hoax’ and Fox News’s Influence on President Trump

Larry is joined by CNN chief media correspondent Brian Stelter to discuss his new book, ‘Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth.’ They also talk about Fox News’s influence on Donald Trump’s presidency. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Brian Stelter


 2020-08-31  1h6m

Erin Brockovich on ‘Superman’s Not Coming’ and the Nation’s Water Crisis

Larry is joined by environmental activist Erin Brockovich to talk about her latest book, ‘Superman’s Not Coming: Our National Water Crisis and What We the People Can Do about It,’ and identifying the signs that your drinking water may be contaminated. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Erin Brockovich


 2020-08-22  1h4m

Isabel Wilkerson on the Caste Systems That We Currently Live In

Larry is joined by author Isabel Wilkerson to talk about her new book, ‘Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.’ They talk about what it was like to have her book selected for Oprah’s Book Club (7:13), the differences between “class” and “caste” (21:01), and how going to India influenced her book (32:40). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Isabel Wilkerson


 2020-08-08  54m

Bill Simmons on Social Activism Within the NBA Bubble

Larry is joined by The Ringer’s Bill Simmons to discuss social activism within the NBA bubble (13:21), the history of racism in the league and era-defining players (38:38), and what a championship means in this unorthodox season (41:43). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Bill Simmons


 2020-08-01  1h17m

Al Roker on Broadcasting From Home and What He Has Learned From Over 40 Years in the Industry

Larry is joined by Al Roker, weather and feature anchor for ‘Today’ and cohost for the third hour of ‘Today,’ to discuss working from home with another TV star in the house (14:19), Roker’s more than 40-year career (23:20), and some of the “Al-truisms” in his latest book, ‘You Look So Much Better in Person: True Stories of Absurdity and Success’ (32:47). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Al Roker Check out ‘You Look So Much Better in Person’ here.


 2020-07-25  1h11m

Don Cheadle on Over 30 Years of Acting, Producing, and Activism

Larry is joined by actor Don Cheadle to discuss his come-up as a Black actor in the ’90s (9:18), the electricity of his most recent project, ‘Black Monday’ (32:50), and how celebrities can most effectively use their platforms for activism (43:10). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Don Cheadle


 2020-07-10  54m