In every episode of The Unofficial Expert, comedians Sydnee Washington and Marie Faustin will sit down with people of the culture who claim to be experts in a variety of different topics. To prove each guest’s authenticity, they will be tested during the interview. If they pass the test, they will be crowned an Unofficial Expert in that topic. The series looks to educate, entertain and most importantly make listeners laugh.


New York comedians Marie Faustin and Sydnee Washington have teamed up again for a new podcast streaming exclusively through Comedy Hype.Marie and Sydnee met at a UCB open mic 2 years ago. Marie had recently moved back from a trial run in Los Angeles, which she described as “just riding the bus back and forth.” Sydnee was eagerly starting out in the NYC scene doing 3­4 mics a night.