We Don’t Even Know is a monthly live show including real talk, music & comedy.Though Shonali & Christian like to give each other hell, together they celebrate a wide array of voices which are not heard enough! Guests come from the worlds of comedy, music, journalism, art, science, social, justice, dance, theater and more!
It's Spring time in New York City! Yes,
still chilly, overcast and we are all tired of the winter. In honor
of the Spring that has not happened, Shonali brings in the March
episode of WDEK in a
purple dress, a sun hat, sunglasses, bright green bucks as in shoes
poms. Christian had nightmares the night before the
entire audience monitors Christian and Shonali's use of "like",
"um", "wow" and "no." Our first guest is the talented singer
Saundra Williams. She is a member of new Daptone recording
artists, Saun and Starr,
and also a back-up singer for Sharon Jones and
the Dap Kings.
She's from the South Bronx and has been singing since she was
a young girl. She talks about her journey as a performer,
including church choir, her father, a wedding band, her special
relationship with Starr Duncan Lowe and Sharon Jones, appearances
at Live at the Apollo in Harlem and so much
and Starr just debuted a new video featured a soul funk hit
Our second guest is comedian and executive producer of the
Daily Show, Adam Lowitt.
Adam is a newlywed and Shonali recently attended his wedding.
sent himself to Outward Bound for a reason. He also helped build
part of the Appalachian Trail. Adam
sits beside John Stewart during writers' meetings.
writers bomb in front of John when preparing for the show. Jason
Lam was in consideration (in his own mind) as John
Stewart's replacement. Check out his audition tapes. Do you
know what Adam's dad's name is? Let us know. Do you know how to
pronounce Shonali's name? Neither does Christian. Happy
About the Podcast
Christian Felix and Shonali Bhowmik became fast friends while working as temporary workers at a huge law firm in Manhattan. They share a love of laughing and giving each other hell. They may be called hipsters, old school, mainstream, irreverent, classic, country, gangster, or rock n' roll. All labels apply. Special guests, music, and attitude every episode. Past guests include: Jeremy O. Harris, Chelsea Peretti, Hannibal Buress, Keisha Zollar, H Jon Benjamin, Amber Tamblyn, JD Samson, Sanjit De Silva, Patricia Clarkson, Eleanor Friedberger, Jon Glaser, Hari Kondabolu, Rebecca Vigil, Danielle Gray, Emily Flake, Ato Essandoh, Clare O'Kane, Selena Coppock, Har Mar Superstar, Sasheer Zamata, Melena Ryzik, Jeffrey Joseph, Tamara Best, Cole Escola, Maeve Higgins, Emily Wells, Janeane Garofalo, Mark Nadler, Starlee Kine, John Roberts, Rob Townsend, Hope Hall, Eric Lockley, Ted Leo, David Cross, Shannon Wright, Alison Leiby, Dolly Wells, John Feal, Myka Fox, Tessa Hersh, Holly Miranda, Felice Rosser, Kim Barker, Amanda Duarte, Tyson Meade, Yazan, M Lamar, Matt Higgins, Will Sheff of Okkervil River, Rob Cantrell, Graham Norwood, Patrick Waldo, Eugene Mirman, Kendra Cunningham, Mima McMillan, Elna Baker, Bobby Tisdale, Marina Franklin, Schaffer the Darklord, Howard Altmann, Ben Lerman, Naomi Ekperigin, Andy Beckerman, Mike Denny, Dave Hill, Ambrosia Parsley, Brooke Van Poppelen, Ahna Tessler, Adam Schatz, Lisa DeLarios, Todd Perlmutter, Saundra Williams, Adam Lowitt, Seaton Smith, Greg Barris, Dawn Landes, Tevis Trower, Todd Barry, John Early, Amy Ryan, Kenny Leinhardt, Miyuki Furtado, Katina Corrao, Roger Clark, Hadiyah Robinson, Joe Celej, Danny Cohen, Sharon Spell, Katie Compa, Jena Friedman, Rashida White, Duane Harriott, Phoebe Robinson, Marcellus Hall, Jo Firestone, Matt Whyte, Shalewa Sharpe, Early Riser, Jason Lam, Darell J. Hunt, Sarah Dooley, Charles Scott, Jason Butler Harner, Aparna Nancherla, Chris Maxwell, Adam Wade, Pete Miser, Bridey Elliott, Jeffrey Gamblero, Greg Johnson, Dakota Hall, Nimesh Patel, Renaud Villacis, Jason Trachtenberg, JJ Sosnowski, Terri Girvin, Mickey Rapkin, and our moms