Rachel Neel

Producer, 2 Dope Queens & Sooo Many White Guys

Producer, 2 Dope Queens

Rachel Neel appears in the following:

#20: My Brother and Me

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Nore Davis tells jokes about his brother, Khalil, being transgender. But they've never really just sat down to talk about it. Plus: Patti Harrison responds to the president.

#10: The Writing on the Wall

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about an artwork that’s nothing but words?

#9: Questlove Hearts Emojis

Monday, August 07, 2017

Walk into MoMA and you’ll find everything from paintings by Van Gogh to video games and emojis. How come all these things be in the same museum?

#8: Andy Warhol’s Art of Self-Promotion

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Andy Warhol wanted to be a famous artist, and painting soup cans got him way more than his 15 minutes of fame. But is there more to Pop Art than being popular?

#7: You’ve Got to Watch This!

Monday, July 31, 2017

Back in the 1960s, artists couldn’t wait to get their hands on a new medium: video. Since then, they’ve used it to capture everything from the personal to the political.  

#6: If It’s Got Naked People, RuPaul Is In

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

What the heck is going on with all these naked people running around? Abbi and RuPaul puzzle over performance art, one of the most misunderstood art forms.

#5: Minimalism to the Max

Monday, July 24, 2017

Sometimes art doesn’t look like very much like art at all -- and that’s kind of the point of Minimalism. But Abbi discovers there’s a lot more to simplicity than meets the eye.

#4: Samantha Irby Gets High on Light

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Abbi and writer Samantha Irby have a trippy experience inside an artwork made entirely of light. They’ll never look at a sunset the same way again.

#3: How Questlove Learned to Love Silence

Monday, July 17, 2017

Works of art that are just one color -- monochromes -- are sometimes easy to walk by. But if you take the time to look, monochromes can recharge your batteries better than meditation.

#2 Tavi Gevinson Wonders When It’s Done

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Abstract art can be hard to make sense of. What’s it all about? Am I getting it? With the help of choreographer Mark Morris and Rookie founder Tavi Gevinson, Abbi overcomes her doubts.

#1 Hannibal Buress Really Wants to Touch the Art

Monday, July 10, 2017

Abbi Jacobson brings comedian Hannibal Buress to look at art that takes everyday objects — like a bicycle wheel or a teacup — and puts them on a pedestal. Literally.

Presenting: A Piece of Work

Thursday, July 06, 2017

A sneak peek at the new podcast in which host Abbi Jacobson (“Broad City”) explores The Museum of Modern Art with her friends and other smart people to ask: what the heck is that?

#23 Phoebe and Tom Hanks Make a Biopic

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Surprise! We're back with an encore episode, and we've got Tom Hanks. Maybe you've heard of him? Plus, Joanna gets a fax! 

Distracted Is the New Drunk

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Back in the ‘90s, primetime shows made us all care about drunk driving. Now, we need to stop texting on the road. But we don't watch TV like we used to. So who’s the new influencer? 

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Drop Your Phone, Make Your Bed, Says Gretchen Rubin

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Note to Self listeners are struggling to find joy on the internet after this election. 'Happier' host Gretchen Rubin has advice.

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A Post-Election Note to You

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The nation is divided, and we're all processing. So, we curated a list of 7 episodes from the archive for your post-election reality. 

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Do You Really Want to Live Forever?

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Americans voted. Now we can think way, way beyond 2016. The failed 2016 presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan (convincingly) explains why you might live forever and vote for him in 2040.

Mindfulness on Demand

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Can't afford a personal guru? No worries. Chade-Meng Tan, Silicon Valley's mindfulness coach, is making meditation accessible and he's got tips to incorporate it into our everyday lives.

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Come and Sit with Marina Abramović

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Sure, legendary performance artist, Marina Abramović, got 750,000 people to wait in line at MoMA just to sit across a table from her. But can she get us ALL to count lentils?  

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Bonus: Marina Abramović’s Method Blew Our Minds

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

How Marina Abramović, the world’s most famous performance artist, got Manoush and producer Jen Poyant to sit in silence for 30 minutes before a performance of Bach's Goldberg Variations.

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