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Adulting

WNYC Studios

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Did you ever think being an adult would be this hard? Neither did our hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos. That’s why they’re talking it out with some of the funniest, most creative adults around. Plus, they answer the questions that haunt us all...Show More
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Are Real Adults Allowed to Cry on the Subway? feat. Damien Lemon and Vanessa Williams

39:52 | Jul 30th

This week, Jordan and Michelle are joined by the legendary Vanessa Williams. Yes, that Vanessa Williams - and she gives some adulting advice that will change your life forever. Plus, Comedy Knockout’s Damien Lemon finds out he’s married, Michelle get...Show More
When Does a Venmo Request Become Petty? feat. Gina Yashere and Liza Treyger

35:12 | Jul 23rd

This week, take a walk down memory lane to a time when Michelle sold zoot suits and Jordan used Civil War trivia as a pick-up line. Comedian Gina Yashere channels her inner James Bond. And Liza Treyger may just be the Lindsay Lohan of comedy. Plus, M...Show More
My Boss Is a Jerk and No One Believes Me. What Should I Do? feat. Kerry Coddett and Michelle Collins

40:37 | Jul 16th

Being a true adult means being a good community member. This week, while Jordan saves some trees, Michelle shares her one and only experience with communal living: a roommate who loved olive oil and left a mess. Comedian Kerry Coddett tries to end he...Show More
Who's on Your S*** List? feat. Black Thought and Seth Herzog

39:21 | Jul 9th

Part of being an adult is knowing how to negotiate. This week, Jordan drives a hard bargain with his new roof guy, while Michelle talks her husband into a mani-pedi. Black Thought from The Roots interrupts date night with his wife to share his s*** l...Show More
Is It Okay to Eat Cereal Three Times a Day? feat. Alzo Slade and Franchesca Ramsey

37:24 | Jul 2nd

Tensions run high as Jordan calls out Michelle for being bougie AF. They are joined by comedian Alzo Slade for a conversation about meat sweats, and MTV’s Franchesca Ramsey refuses to sniff Michelle Obama. Plus, practical tips for getting out of your...Show More
Is There Enough Milk in Your House Right Now? feat. Michael Ian Black, Malik Yoba, and Jessica Pimentel

37:32 | Jun 25th

Jordan Carlos and Michelle Buteau believe that a true adult’s worth can be measured by one unit only - the amount of milk in your fridge. Plus, Michelle tries to avoid walking the dog, while Jordan continues to struggle with his pants. Wet Hot Americ...Show More
How Do I Break Up With a Friend Who’s Holding Me Back? feat. Danielle Brooks, Chris Redd, and Yamaneika Saunders

49:57 | Jun 18th

Sometimes part of being an adult is unloading toxic energy in your life - let this episode be your guide. Special guest Danielle Brooks from Orange is the New Black never lets anyone steal her light, while Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Redd t...Show More
Do I Have to Wash New Underpants Before I Wear Them? feat. Nore Davis, Sara Schaefer, and Ben Sinclair

44:01 | Jun 11th

Jordan has a close encounter with a mouse while Michelle tells the gospel truth to a hesitant dater. Nore Davis proposes. Sara Schaefer gets brave in the Grand Canyon. And Ben Sinclair tells Michelle and Jordan about losing his virginity.
Sock, Sock, Shoe, Shoe OR Sock, Shoe, Sock, Shoe? feat. Sasheer Zamata and Kate Walsh

0:00 | Jun 4th

Michelle and Jordan dig into some Adulting relationship basics. Rule number one: Don’t pay for a date’s drink entirely with quarters. Rule number two: Never fight with your partner in front of friends. They are joined by Sasheer Zamata who meets a ma...Show More
What Should I Name the Baby? feat. Chris Distefano and Jim Gaffigan

34:44 | May 28th

Michelle and Jordan’s struggles with Adulting continue. Michelle shares a harrowing tale from a haunted bed and breakfast, while Jordan revisits a traumatic kickball experience. Plus, comedian Chris Distefano tries to protect a Brooklyn woman from a ...Show More
What Is an Acceptable Amount of Money to Spend on Pillows? feat. Naomi Ekperigin, Wyatt Cenac and Phoebe Robinson

43:30 | May 21st

Welcome to Adulting! The show where hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos help us figure out how to grow the f**k up. Together. In this inaugural episode, Michelle and Jordan plan Naomi Ekperigin’s entire wedding in under a minute, Wyatt Cenac does...Show More
Let’s Grow the F**k Up. Together.

0:00 | May 10th

Did you ever think being an adult would be this hard? Neither did hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos. That’s why they’re talking it out with some of the funniest, most creative people around, including Jim Gaffigan, Wyatt Cenac, Danielle Brooks...Show More