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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 131 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 6 hours 44 minutes

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Willie Geist on Hosting ‘Morning Joe’ and ‘Sunday Today’


Larry weighs in on a week filled with gun violence and police brutality, as well as the new Georgia voting law to open the show (02:00). Later, he is joined by Willie Geist, host of ‘Morning Joe’ and ‘Sunday Today with Willie Geist,’ to discuss what goes into the interview process, how President Biden is doing in office, and more (20:00). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Willie Geist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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   1h12m
 
 

Travon Free on ‘Two Distant Strangers’, And Andra Day on ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’


Larry is joined by Oscar nominated director Travon Free to discuss filming ‘Two Distant Strangers’ amidst the pandemic, how he got his start in the entertainment industry, and more (01:00). Later, Larry is joined by Oscar nominee and singer Andra Day to discuss portraying Billie Holiday in her first ever acting role with ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ and more (37:00) Host: Larry Wilmore Guests: Travon Free and Andra Day Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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   1h21m
 
 

Soledad O’Brien on ‘Disrupt and Dismantle’


Larry is joined by journalist and producer Soledad O’Brien to discuss her tv series ‘Disrupt and Dismantle’ (08:00), environmental racism (10:00), the death of local journalism (17:00), and much more. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Soledad O’Brien Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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   1h5m
 
 

Don Lemon on ‘This Is the Fire’ and James Baldwin’s Influence


Larry weighs in on the Atlanta spa shooting and the recent rise of hate targeted toward Asian people (03:00). Later, Larry is joined by CNN’s Don Lemon to discuss his new book ‘This is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism’ (10:00), growing up down south in Baton Rouge as a gay black man (18:00), James Baldwin’s impact on his life (13:00) and more. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Don Lemon


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   1h9m
 
 

Walter Isaacson on the Amazements and Ethics of Gene Editing


Larry is joined by Walter Isaacson to talk about his new book, ‘The Code Breaker,’ a biography of the genetic scientist and a developer of CRISPR Jennifer Doudna. They talk about the history of genetic science (16:10), how the new mRNA vaccines work (33:43), and the ethical questions that arise when talking about the possibilities of gene editing (51:23). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Walter Isaacson


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 2021-03-13  1h14m
 
 

Lee Daniels on Furthering the Legacy of Billie Holiday with 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday'


Larry is joined by director and producer Lee Daniels to talk about his new movie 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday.' They talk about why Daniels was drawn to the story of Holiday (9:44), the decision to cast Andra Day, a relative unknown, as Holiday (24:01), and the difficulties that come along with telling a story as complex as Holiday's (42:48). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Lee Daniels 


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 2021-02-27  1h6m
 
 

Charles Blow on His Black Manifesto of Great Migration Back to the South


Larry is joined by Charles Blow, New York Times op-ed columnist and author of ‘The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto,’ to discuss his vision for a new Great Migration of Black Americans back to the South (08:00). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Charles Blow


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 2021-02-22  1h8m
 
 

Kenny and Keith Lucas on ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’


On today’s weigh in, Larry takes a moment to remember his brother Marc Wilmore (01:00). Later, Larry is joined by twin comedians, actors, and producers Kenny and Keith Lucas to discuss writing ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ (05:30). They also talk about why the Black Lives Matter movement doesn’t have overarching leaders like Fred Hampton (31:00), and much more. Host: Larry Wilmore Guests: Kenny and Keith Lucas


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 2021-02-14  59m
 
 

Stephen A Smith on ‘Stephen A’s World,’ Hank Aaron, and More


Larry weighs in on the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine and President Biden’s leadership. Later, Larry is joined by ESPN’s Stephen A Smith to discuss his new show ‘Stephen A’s World,’ Colin Kaepernick, Hank Aaron, women’s sports, and much more (14:00). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Stephen A Smith


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 2021-01-30  1h14m
 
 

Fran Lebowitz on ‘Pretend It’s a City’


Larry weighs in on President Biden taking office, and remembers the lives of Larry King and Hank Aaron. Later, Larry is joined by writer Fran Lebowitz to discuss working on ‘Pretend It’s a City’ with Martin Scorsese, growing up in New York in the 50’s and 60’s, and much more (16:00). Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Fran Lebowitz


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 2021-01-23  1h27m