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‘Mic Dispatch’ episode 9: Inclusive comedy show ‘Talk Hole’; comedian Murray Hill (Full transcript)

On episode 9 of Mic Dispatch, Chantel Simpson talks to the co-creators of the comedy show, Talk Hole. Then, J.D. Samson buzzes around Manhattan with comedian and drag king Murray Hill.

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