and The Kid Mero
went from calling up "anyone in their phone book" in the early days of their podcast Bodega Boys
, to booking big names in politics like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Barack Obama on Desus & Mero
, their late-night show airing on Showtime. Covering a mix of pop culture, politics, headlines and internet hijinks, Desus and Mero talk to Sam about keeping their show's vibe while working from home, how their view of politics has evolved as their platform has grown and the strange ways that life has changed now that these Bronx natives are famous.You can follow 'It's Been a Minute' on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.