Late Night Whenever From the producers of 2 Dope Queens and Sooo Many White Guys comes Late Night Whenever, hosted by comedian Michelle Buteau. It's Michelle in a chair, celebrity guests on a couch, and music director Rob Lewis at the keyboard. Plus: gut-busting monologues and audience suprises! Not for TV, but just as good.WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including 2 Dope Queens, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, and many more.
Late Night Whenever

Late Night Whenever

From WNYC Radio

From the producers of 2 Dope Queens and Sooo Many White Guys comes Late Night Whenever, hosted by comedian Michelle Buteau. It's Michelle in a chair, celebrity guests on a couch, and music director Rob Lewis at the keyboard. Plus: gut-busting monologues and audience suprises! Not for TV, but just as good.WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including 2 Dope Queens, Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, and many more.

Most Recent Episodes

#17: Parting Wisdom

In this season finale, legendary comedian D.L. Hughley has a message for white people's imaginations, Yrsa Daley-Ward inspires poetry, and Michelle learns about herself. Plus, Rob saves his best story for last.

#16: Bo Burnham On the Couch

How the director's fascination with the internet inspired Eighth Grade, that movie making everyone on your Twitter feed cry. Plus, John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) in this oldie but goodie.

#15: So Much Gravy

Michelle wonders what Justin Trudeau is listening to this summer and learns to deal with Twitter trolls with Julie Goldman and Franchesca Ramsey. Plus, Rob says yes to BDE!

#14: All the Sushi

Never travel with too-tight pants, and more advice from Michelle's days as a movie star. Comedians Sam Jay and Aparna Nancherla grace the stage. Plus, Michelle gives Rob a new nickname!

#13: Not Being John Malkovich

It's a mind-bending evening of comedy and existential angst as guest host Sasheer Zamata welcomes Wyatt Cenac and Emily Tarver. Plus, Rob gets a makeover!

#12: Dip-n-Dots

Michelle has an idea for your summer Tinder bio - and learns about her future from guests Jo Firestone and Chuck Nice. Plus, Rob debuts a new sound effect!

#11: Little Umbrella People

Guest host Jordan Carlos is filling in for Michelle this week – and he's got some BIG opinions on weather gear. He is joined by comedian and filmmaker Bo Burnham for a thoughtful conversation about his upcoming movie Eighth Grade and how the youth of America are being influenced by people in Silicon Valley who have no idea what they are doing. Our stage is also graced by icon John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) who is just an absolute f**king delight. He educates Jordan on punks, tomatoes, and his new film How to Talk to Girls at Parties. Plus, Rob Lewis gives some really, really primo relationship advice.

#10: Tiki Tiki Boom Boom

Michelle has the driving adventure from hell after confronting someone with serious road rage. She is joined by comedian Jordan Carlos and producer Paul Feig for a delightful conversation about representation in Hollywood, being bully-adjacent, and Paul's stand-up career. Plus, Rob loves being 5 minutes early.

#9: Thanks, Waxing Lady!

Isn't it amazing when the woman who waxes you goes the extra mile? Michelle thinks so! She is joined by special guests Chris Distefano (MTV's Guy Code), who has given many of your favorite comedians impromptu medical examinations, and Vinny Guadagnino (MTV's The Jersey Shore) schools the audience on Staten Island. Plus, Rob's credit card gets declined!

#8: Tessa Thompson Loves Succulents

Michelle is back with an intimate in-studio interview with actress and activist Tessa Thompson (HBO's Westworld, Creed)! They dig into colorism in Hollywood, the Time's Up movement, how often Tessa waters her plants (not often), and so much more. Plus, there's a surprising reveal in this one. Ooh, the suspense of it all!

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