A recent Netflix original film, The Incredible Jessica James, features actress/comedienne Jessica Williams, co-host of the popular WNYC podcast2 Dope Queenswith Phoebe Robinson. And, in a dealthat was announced late last week, HBO will produce a series of four hour-long specials with the 2 Dope Queens themselves. While their stars are ascendant, sparked by Williams’ previous gig as a Daily Show correspondent and Robinson’s bestseller “You Can’t Touch My Hair (And Other Things I Still Have to Explain),” their success in podcasting has been a significant part of the rise.
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