Review: “2 Dope Queens,” many dope perspectives in HBO variety series

Turning a podcast into a TV special, let alone a four-part series, doesn’t make sense for most podcasts. But 2 Dope Queens isn’t any podcast. The hit WNYC podcast from Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams is part two-woman comedy duo, part improv, part chat show, part stand-up storytelling showcase. It already is a variety series, ready-made for TV. Even better for HBO. The fourth of the four variety hours of 2 Dope Queens on HBO premieres tonight. You can catch all of the specials On Demand via HBO Go or HBO NOW. “I think people like the fact that they...

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