Desus Nice And The Kid Mero : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Desus Nice and The Kid Mero went from calling up "anyone in their phone book" in the early days of their podcast Bodega Boys, to booking big names in politics like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Barack Obama on Desus & Mero, their late-night show airing on Showtime. Covering a mix of pop culture, politics, headlines and internet hijinks, Desus and Mero talk to Sam about keeping their show's vibe while working from home, how their view of politics has evolved as their platform has grown and the strange ways that life has changed now that these Bronx natives are famous.

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Desus And Mero On Politics, Fame And Life In The Pandemic

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Desus And Mero On Politics, Fame And Life In The Pandemic

Desus And Mero On Politics, Fame And Life In The Pandemic

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Desus Nice and The Kid Mero are hosts of the late night show Desus & Mero, now in its third season on Showtime. Greg Endries/Showtime hide caption

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Desus Nice and The Kid Mero are hosts of the late night show Desus & Mero, now in its third season on Showtime.

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Desus Nice and The Kid Mero went from calling up "anyone in their phone book" in the early days of their podcast Bodega Boys, to booking big names in politics like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Barack Obama on Desus & Mero, their late-night show airing on Showtime. Covering a mix of pop culture, politics, headlines and internet hijinks, Desus and Mero talk to Sam about keeping their show's vibe while working from home, how their view of politics has evolved as their platform has grown and the strange ways that life has changed now that these Bronx natives are famous.

This episode of 'It's Been a Minute' was produced by Andrea Gutierrez. It was edited by Jordana Hochman. You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.