Smiling vs Nacho

Episode 39

16th June 2020

Aminatou Sow and Steve Hernandez argue over the most important topics of the day. It’s @blackmensmiling vs  Nacho Vidal.

Episode notes

Aminatou Sow and Steve Hernandez argue over the most important topics of the day. It’s @blackmensmiling vs  Nacho Vidal.


This week, our contestants talk about their favorite  comfort foods, listen to a few protest songs, and punch up our favorite dad jokes.

Steve Hernandez would like to plug Views from the Vista,  Who’s Your God, and The Male Gaze and would like to plug @inthistogether_la on Instagram

Aminatou Sow would like to plug her upcoming book, Big Friendship and would like to plug donating to your local bail fund.

And Finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and would like to plug Dave on FX

Please consider donating to these organizations! 

Find us on Twitter! We are @TroubledPod and you can also find us on Facebook.

Call us on the official Troubled Waters hotline! Our number is 323-300-4984. Our producers will have a new prompt for you to answer and we may just use your call on the show

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Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded remotely over Google Hangouts and produced by Christian Dueñas and Laura Swisher.

In this episode...


  • Steve Hernandez
  • Aminatou Sow

About the show

Troubled Waters is the pop culture quiz show where comedians disagree to disagree. Twice a month, Dave Holmes will stoke pointless arguments between two teams of comedians and make them compete against each other in order to settle their meaningless debates once and for all. Winner takes home the right to be right.

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