Adult ISH Episodes
Episode 1: Love ISH
Actor Percelle Ascott (Netflix’s The Innocents) dishes out a South London slang lesson and calls out co-host Nyge’s fake British friends. Comedian Joel Kim Booster (Comedy Central, Conan) spills the secrets to his 17 dating app traps. Then co-hosts Merk and Nyge chit chat on whether ghosting is ever justified…especially if Merk’s toe jam is involved.
Episode 2: HER ISH
Muslim American Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad yacks evil smoked salmon and wins an Olympic medal. Young actress Sydney Sweeney (Eden from The Handmaid’s Tale) gives sound advice to her dead character. Then co-host Merk kicks Nyge off the show and brings on YR Media correspondent Charlie
Episode 3: Life ISH
OWN’s Love Is ___ actor Will Catlett spills the deets on how he fell in love in one night like his character Yasir and what dating was like back in the day (quick answer: more class and less @ss.) Writer and dancer Marlee Grace
Episode 4: Pro ISH
Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs talks Tupac and his MLK-inspired basic income program. Comedian Taylor Tomlinson tells church-approved Titanic jokes and shuts down grandma at the dinner table. Indie-rock star Snail Mail recants her hate for Crunchwrap Supremes. Also, co-host Merk does not do acid. Just air.
Episode 5: Race ISH
Actor Marcus Scribner, aka Junior from Black-ish, dances with questions about interracial dating and HBCUs. Comedian Ronny Chieng, aka the senior correspondent on The Daily Show and fly a-hole cousin in Crazy Rich Asians, lovingly talks sh*t about sh*t talking Asians. Ashlee Haze, a two-time finalist for the Women of the World Poetry Slam, shares an exclusive piece and dives into the inspiration behind her work. Let’s just say it includes valuing self-worth and a combo of doing body rolls in a corset. Yow!
Episode 6: Nerd ISH
Rick and Morty composer Ryan Elder spills the backstories behind fan favorites like “Get Schwifty” and “African Dream Pop.” DIY-obsessed YouTuber Lauren Riihimaki (LaurDIY) did not make her mason jar chandelier (gasp!). Bumblebee Actor Jorge Lendeborg Jr. is Mr. Miyagi and a Marvel fan (#sorrynotsorry, DC).
Episode 7: Self ISH
Demetrius Harmon (fka MeechOnMars on Vine) gets in his feels about how his mom saved his life and why communities of color struggle to talk about depression. Comedian and musician Lane Moore tackles Celine Dion inspired #allbymyself goals and talks about her book “How To Be Alone.” NPR’s former business reporter Sonari Glinton rants about credit scores and crushes Nyge’s Jeep Wrangler dreams.
Episode 8: Future ISH
Harvard Law’s first deaf-blind graduate Haben Girma gets chocolate cake and offers to teach YR Media’s Merk and Nyge how to salsa in Costa Rica. Finance “Father” Sonari Glinton returns to help Nyge flex on his nonexistent retirement game. Mr. Not Elon Musk (aka Scott Dikkers, the founding editor of The Onion) gets controversial with electric car voting rights.