Red Scare

By Red Scare

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 Dec 29, 2019
Great podcast, rating low because *controversy*

 Oct 21, 2019
Greetings from Minsk, girls! You are doing a great job there!

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 Jul 31, 2019
unique and entertaining


Red Scare is a cultural commentary podcast hosted by bohemian layabouts Anna Khachiyan and Dasha Nekrasova. Support the ladies on Patreon: Follow @annakhachiyan Follow @nobody_stop_me

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The ladies discuss Michael Bloomberg's attempt to buy his way into the presidential race via memes, the rumors that Jameela Jamil has Munchausen Syndrome, and AOC's announcing her stint as a guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race.

Feb 17, 2020
Make Americana Great Again

The ladies recap the Oscars and the Taylor Swift doc.

Feb 11, 2020
Rat King *TEASER*

The ladies discuss the impeachment verdict, the Iowa result, Harvey Weinstein's dickshaming, and The Daily's interview with Donna Rotunno, the lady lawyer helming his defense.

Feb 08, 2020
Aloha, Bitches w/ Tulsi Gabbard

The ladies sit down with presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard in New Hampshire.

Feb 02, 2020
Meddling Moira *TEASER*

The ladies discuss the response to Kobe Bryant's death and the revolt of the shitty media men. Plus, we review Luc Besson's Anna six months too late.

Read Moira Donegan's piece on Kobe Bryant's legacy here

Read Mike Tunison's account of life after being named on Shitty Media Men List here

Jan 31, 2020
Bernie Broads

The ladies discuss The NYT's BOGO Warren/Klobuchar endorsement, Joe Rogan's unofficial Bernie endorsement, Hillary Clinton's "nobody likes him" comments, Uber's latest ableism scandal, and the alleged epidemic of men who won't date "woke" women.

Jan 24, 2020
Little Wammin w/ Patrik Sandberg *TEASER*

Patrik Sandberg is back yet again to talk Oscar noms, the Comme des Garçons cornrows debacle, and Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Little Women.

Jan 20, 2020
Don't Trad on Me
The ladies discuss the last Democratic debate and The New York Times Bernie interview in context of Warrengate as well as the latest reports that women now outnumber men in the workforce.
Read the full interview here.
Jan 16, 2020
Grimes Disease *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Justin Bieber's Lyme diagnosis, Paul Krugman's pedo faux pas, Grimes' pregnancy announcement, Elizabeth Wurtzel's passing and The Cut's profile of the girlboss resistance. 

Jan 09, 2020
Desert Shitstorm

The ladies discuss the escalating situation with Iran, Terry Gilliam's #MeToo interview and Meat Loaf's comments on Greta Thunberg.

Jan 05, 2020
Not Really Red Scare *TEASER*

For part one of the podcast crossover of the decade, the ladies are joined by Paul Cupo and Patrik Sandberg of Not Really to discuss Obama's year-end list, Bret Stephens' Jewish question, and the new Netflix doc on kitten killer Luka Magnotta.  

Subscribe to the Not Really Patreon to hear part two. 

Jan 01, 2020
A Very Amber Christmas w/ Amber A'Lee Frost

Amber A'Lee Frost returns to chat with the ladies about Allegra Hobbs' musings on the writer as influencer, Keith Gessen's insights on disciplining your kids, and her own theory that skincare is a science not a luxury. 

Read Hobbs' piece here.

Read Amber's article here.

Read Gessen's essay here.

Dec 26, 2019

The ladies discuss the House's impeachment vote, JK Rowling's TERF dust-up, and Netflix's new Gloria Allred documentary.

Dec 24, 2019
Botoxic Masculinity

The ladies discuss Kumail Nanjiani's Marvel-financed fitness journey, Jia Tolentino's timely musings on the rise of "Instagram Face," The Atlantic's latest longread on "toxic masculinity," and The Wing's male invasion.

Read Tolentino's piece here.

Read The Atlantic essay here.

Dec 18, 2019
Soul Psycho

The ladies discuss Kamala dropping out of the race, Buttigieg's McKinsey ties, Hillary's Howard Stern appearance, the Peloton ad controversy and Camille Paglia's latest column on the death of the Hollywood sex symbol.

Read Paglia's piece here.

Dec 09, 2019
Tell Your Kids This is a SWERF

The ladies recap Anna's sex work imbroglio, discuss London's crackdown on Uber and analyze the 'gonna tell my kids' meme.

Nov 26, 2019
Female Trouble *TEASER*

The ladies discuss the "emotional labor" Twitter thread and review Andrea Long Chu's new book "Females."

Nov 25, 2019
Massage Story

The ladies discuss Prince Andrew's BBC interview and review Noah Baumbach's new film "Marriage Story."

Nov 19, 2019
Bore Carnival *TEASER*

The ladies discuss the online YA wars, The Cut's "Porn Carnival" writeup, and n+1's foray into incel fiction.

Read Kaitlin Phillips' piece, "The Hooker Laureate of the Dirtbag Left," here.

Read Tony Tulathimutte's short story, "The Feminist," here.

Nov 16, 2019
Pest Control

The ladies discuss Michael Bloomberg's rumored stab at the presidency, Jeff Goldblum's remarks in defense of Woody Allen, the new rape allegations against Roman Polanski; plus, we review Bong Joon-ho's class-conscious dark comedy thriller Parasite.

Nov 12, 2019
Greta Fucking Thunberg! *UNLOCKED*

We're unlocking another one of our premium eps!


The ladies discuss Dasha's Lana Del Rey concert experience, viral climate change teen Greta Thunberg and Jordan Peterson's rehab stint for Klonopin addiction.

Nov 06, 2019
Sleeveless w/ Natasha Stagg

The ladies are joined by writer Natasha Stagg to talk about her new book Sleeveless: Fashion, Image, Media, New York 2011-2019.

Buy Natasha's book here.

Oct 29, 2019

The ladies review HBO's newest teen drama, Euphoria, about a group of drug and internet addled zoomers living in a post-9/11 suburban wasteland.

Oct 07, 2019
Red Scare Live at The Bell House, New York w/ Caroline Calloway *TEASER*

The ladies are joined by embattled influencer Caroline Calloway for a very special live show. Also with Dan Allegretto. Originally recorded on 9/27/19.

Oct 03, 2019
Forever 2020

The ladies discuss the decline of fast fashion and the absurdity of the impeachment proceedings.

Sep 30, 2019
Greta Fucking Thunberg! *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Dasha's Lana Del Rey concert experience, viral climate change teen Greta Thunberg and Jordan Peterson's rehab stint for Klonopin addiction.

Sep 24, 2019
Justin Trudeaulezol
The ladies are back to talk about influencer Caroline Calloway's friendship #MeToo at the hands of her ghostwriter and gal pal Natalie Beach, Lauren Duca's academia woes, Justin Trudeau's blackface fiasco, and SNL giving new hire Shane Gillis the axe over recently unearthed racist remarks.
Read Beach's account here.
Read the Duca interview here.
Sep 21, 2019

The ladies are back later this week but in the interim enjoy a previously paywalled special wherein they provide commentary from the Bronx Zoo.

Sep 17, 2019
A Sand Pod w/ Ariana Reines
The ladies are joined by poet Ariana Reines to discuss poetry, astrology and her new release, A Sand Book.
See Ariana read on 9/11 with Ali Leibegott at The Poetry Project and on 9/13 at The Strand with CAConrad, Rob Brezsny and Zoe Brezsny.
Buy Ariana's book here.
Sep 09, 2019
Chinatown Bitch *TEASER*

The ladies review Lana Del Rey's new album and Dave Chappelle's latest special. 

Get tickets for our September 27th live show at The Bell House here.

Sep 03, 2019
Jeff's Addiction

The ladies discuss Marianne Williamson's Roxy fundraiser, the Jeffrey Epstein hearing, Kim Kardashian's "cultural appropriation" shapewear scandal, and Caitlin Flanagan's take on Ilhan Omar's FGM stance.

Read the Flanagan piece here.

Aug 29, 2019
Dead End Hijab *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Arthur Chu's thread on exposing kids to fetish, Penelope Gristlefink's letter to the Atlantic editor, and Mia Khalifa's claim that she only made $12,000 in the porn industry.

Read an archived version of the Gristlefink piece here.

Aug 23, 2019
First as Tragedy, Then as LARP

The ladies discuss the Portland antifa, the Hong Kong demonstrations, and the efficacy of protest in general, with an interlude on Dasha's Epstein truther meetup.

Aug 20, 2019
Unfulfillment Center *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Equinox's fundraising scandal, Chris Cuomo's Fredo flap, Jeffrey Epstein's Russian bodyguard, Joanna Schroeder's parenting meltdown, and Amazon's "drone"-led PR outreach debacle.

Aug 16, 2019
Manhattan Murder Mystery
The ladies discuss Jeffrey Epstein's mysterious death and Emily Ratajkowski's feminist theorizing.
Read Emrata's essay on what it means to be "hyper-feminine" here.
Aug 12, 2019
Epstein 30330 *TEASER*

The ladies discuss round two of the Democratic debates, Jeffrey Epstein's plan to inseminate the world, and Alan Dershowitz's age of consent woes.

Aug 03, 2019
Once Upon A Time... in Dimes Square w/ Patrik Sandberg
Patrik Sandberg is back again for part two of two-part episode to review Quentin Tarantino's penultimate film, "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood.
Subscribe to Not Really, Patrik's podcast with Paul Cupo, here.
Jul 30, 2019
One Flew Over the Cuck's Nest w/ Patrik Sandberg *TEASER*

Patrik Sandberg returns for part one of two-part episode to talk about The Cut's viral exposé, "The Most Gullible Man in Cambridge," about how a Harvard law professor got gamed by a pair of woke feminist grifters.

Read the article here.

Subscribe to Not Really, Patrik's podcast with Paul Cupo, here.

Jul 27, 2019
Manhattan-Based Podcast

The ladies discuss Samantha Bee's proposition to Marianne Williamson, Marvel's new diversity initiative, the push to cancel Quentin Tarantino, and The New Yorker redux of the Al Franken case.

Jul 24, 2019
Thots and Prayers *TEASER*

Poster socialite Mecha stops by the pod to talk about Catholicism and the Left, the role of organized religion in challenging the liberal consensus, the church's stance on abortion and homosexuality, and its well-publicized pedophilia problem.

Jul 20, 2019
Squad Goals

The ladies discuss Beto's slaveowner roots, Grimes' cyborg training regimen, and The Squad's superfeud with Pelosi and Trump.

Jul 17, 2019
Sommartime Sadness *TEASER*

The ladies review Ari Aster's latest release, Midsommar, and HBO's new Michelle Carter doc, I Love You, Now Die. (Skip to the 33-minute mark to avoid spoilers!)

Jul 13, 2019
Lolita Express

The ladies discuss Ross Perot's passing, Tom Steyer's presidential bid, Ljubljana's controversial new Melania Trump statue, the casting of a black Ariel in the live action Little Mermaid reboot, and billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking charges.

Jul 10, 2019
A Return To Pod

The ladies are back to discuss Andy Ngo's scuffle with Portland antifa, Trump's visit to North Korea, and Vogue's profile of the women Democrats running for president. Plus, we review snubbed presidential contender Marianne Williamson's self-help bestseller A Return to Love.

Jul 03, 2019
How Soon is 2020? *TEASER*

The ladies recap the Democratic Debates, plus the E. Jean Carroll, Morrissey and Dalai Lama drama.

Jun 28, 2019
Red Scare Live at The Greene Space

The ladies stop by WNYC's Podcast Mixtape series.

View the video from the livestream on YouTube.

Jun 25, 2019
Sobes Story *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Sarah Huckabee Sanders' departure from the White House, OJ Simpson's return to Twitter, Jessica Biel's brush with anti-vaxxing, Moira Donegan's claim that men don't do their fair share of household chores and the NYT's reporting on the rise of sobriety as a lifestyle brand.

Jun 15, 2019
Woke Capitalism w/ Angela Nagle

Angela Nagle returns for the ladies' 100th episode to talk about Beto's "hacktivist" origins, Bernie's socialism speech and the Steven Crowder YouTube ban.

Jun 13, 2019
Royally Fucked

The ladies talk about Pride Month corporate virtue-shilling, Trump's visit to meet the royals, Vice's climate change report and Sephora shuttering its stores to hold inclusion workshops.

Jun 05, 2019

The ladies recap their vacations, Moby's Natalie Portman apologia, George Ciccariello-Maher's girlfriend controversy, Joe Biden's "Superpredator" woes and The Cut's viral article on incels getting plastic surgery to look like chads.

May 29, 2019
Amber Alert w/ Amber A'Lee Frost *UNLOCKED*
The ladies are on Spring Break, so we're unlocking another premium ep on the heels of the Gucci turban controversy.
Amber A'Lee Frost stops by the pod to chat about the State of the Union address, Barbara Ehrenreich, Bernie Sanders, and the Gucci "blackface" mask.
May 22, 2019
Another Love Line *TEASER*

The ladies navigate your deepest and darkest questions about life and love once again

May 19, 2019
Shame Theory

The ladies talk about the latest Whitney Biennial, Alabama's proposed abortion ban, Elizabeth Warren's "green military" tweets, and Jameela Jamil's calls to stop fat-shaming Trump.

May 15, 2019
Sex Scabs *TEASER*

Happy Mother's Day! The ladies discuss Alyssa Milano's #SexStrike, Anna Delvey's sentencing and "Knock Down the House," Netflix's new AOC doc.

May 12, 2019
Camping w/ Patrik Sandberg
Creative director and fashion insider Patrik Sandberg joins the ladies to talk about the Met Gala and the shifting cultural meaning of camp.
Suggested reading:
May 08, 2019
Mentally Ill Meal *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Facebook's unexpected Farrakhan ban, Burger King's woke Real Meals campaign, and Anjelica Huston's iconic Vulture interview.

May 03, 2019
Dazed and Abused

The ladies discuss the Sarah Lawrence sex cult, Vanity Fair's Bari Weiss profile, and this year's Dazed 100 list.

Apr 30, 2019
Happiness w/ Amber A'Lee Frost

Amber A'Lee Frost is back to recap the Zizek/Peterson debate, the online left's Zizekian Oedipus complex and Elizabeth Warren's foray into Game of Thrones fanfic.

Apr 23, 2019
420 Special w/ Weed Slut 420 *TEASER*

Instagram model and lifestyle entrepreneur Zoe Kestan aka Weed Slut 420 stops by the pod for some girl talk and to unveil her new line of lingerie and smoking products.

Apr 20, 2019
Paris is Burning

The ladies talk about Notre Dame going up in flames, the Trump Administration's apparent sanctuary cities immigration about-face, and Brett Easton Ellis' problematic press tour for his upcoming nonfiction release "White" — as well as offer up some impromptu reviews of Soho's most deplorable shopping hotspots.

Apr 15, 2019
Red Scare LIVE at The Bell House, New York *TEASER*

The ladies are joined by special guest Dan Allegretto live in scenic Gowanus.

Apr 14, 2019
Is Mussolini Obsolete? *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Joe Biden's #MeToo moment, Mussolini's granddaughter's feud with Jim Carrey, New York Magazine's marriage issue and the latest report on how millennials are having less sex

Apr 06, 2019
Rape Jokes w/ Vanessa Place *UNLOCKED*
If you didn't want to hear a rape joke, why did you come? We're unlocking our episode with Vanessa Place. Description below:
The ladies are joined by performance artist and criminal defense lawyer Vanessa Place to discuss her new book You Had To Be There, a text version of her performance piece in which she recites rape jokes to an audience. Trigger warning, obviously. 
Apr 06, 2019
Russiagate w/ Michael Tracey

Journalist Michael Tracey joins the ladies to talk about what we've learned from the Mueller Report, the media's Russian collusion moral panic and the left's most inconvenient presidential hopeful, Tulsi Gabbard

Mar 27, 2019
Uncut Duca *TEASER*

The ladies discuss their predictions for the Mueller report, Andrew Yang's stance against circumcision, America's triumph over ISIS, and Jezebel's petty stab at taking down libfem juggernaut Lauren Duca

Mar 24, 2019
Binge and Purge

The ladies discuss Hulu original series "Shrill" and J.K. Rowlings auto fan fiction.

Mar 20, 2019
Yang Bang

The ladies discuss Andrew Yang's presidential campaign, the celebs ensnared in an elite college admissions scheme, and Tucker Carlson's shock jock radio scandal.

Mar 12, 2019
The Socialism of Small Differences

The ladies discuss the Bernie rally, Jane Sanders' alleged foray into tradwifery, and New York Magazine's cover story slash hit piece on millennial socialism 

Mar 05, 2019
Cinema: Dead and Loving it w/ Nick Pinkerton

Film critic Nick Pinkerton stops by the pod to chat about the Oscars, the rise of fanboy culture, and the death of cinema

Feb 27, 2019
Step in the Name of Jihad *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Diane Feinstein and Amy Klobuchar's latest girlboss antics, Lifetime's critically acclaimed R. Kelly documentary, and the controversy over whether to repatriate America's ISIS Bride Hoda Muthana 

Feb 24, 2019
Fake Noose

The ladies chat about Bernie's presidential bid, Karl Lagerfeld's post-mortem brush with cancel culture, Burberry's suicide hoodie fiasco, and Jussie Smollett's hate crime hoax

Feb 20, 2019
You're Carceled

The ladies discuss the Grammys, Denmark's prison labor fashion brand Carcel, Jeff Bezos' brewing dick pic scandal, and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's blackface shame

Feb 12, 2019
Amber Alert w/ Amber A'Lee Frost *TEASER*

Amber A'Lee Frost stops by the pod to chat about the State of the Union address, Barbara Ehrenreich, Bernie Sanders, and the Gucci "blackface" mask

Feb 09, 2019
Jock Talk

The ladies provide detailed and meaningful analysis of the 2019 Super Bowl and its entertaining advertisements

Feb 05, 2019
Cucker Tarlson
Jan 30, 2019
#FreeDaddy *TEASER*

The ladies chat about fashion icon Roger Stone's indictment, the government shutdown halt, and The Atlantic's Bryan Singer expose

Jan 26, 2019
Your'e Fyred

The ladies chat about MAGA Teen, Fyre Festival and "Top Cop" Kamala Harris' 2020 presidential bid

Jan 23, 2019
Wammin's March *TEASER*

The ladies deliver a scathing postmortem of New York's competing Women's March events

Jan 19, 2019
Big Macsulinity

The ladies discuss Gillette's latest woke ad campaign and Trump's fast food banquet.

Tix to our show at The Bell House April 12th:


Jan 17, 2019
Slouching Towards Williamsburg

The ladies discuss Anna's newfound sobriety, Cuomo's rollback of the L Train shutdown, the liberal spectacle of the Golden Globes, and Trump's much talked-about national address on the border wall.

Jan 10, 2019
Nopepunk *TEASER*

The ladies are back in the new year and chat about Elizabeth Warren's presidential bid, Louis CK's leaked Long Island set, and the latest "storytelling" trend according to Vox: hopepunk.

Jan 04, 2019
Another Hotline Ep *TEASER*

The ladies answer your most pressing love and sex questions

Dec 29, 2018
Post Horny w/ Angela Nagle *UNLOCKED*
Merry Christmas, hos! We're unlocking one of our favorite premium episodes for the holidays.
The ladies discuss the latest viral take on why millennials are having less sex, Amazon's contested bid to move its HQ to NYC, and Silicon Valley's bizarre marriage of progressive values and predatory practices with writer Angela Nagle
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Dec 25, 2018

The ladies are joined by Dan Allegretto to chat about Woody Allen's teen lover, Ashley Judd's draconian definition of sex work, and developments in the Russian collusion narrative

Dec 19, 2018
Houellebecq Girl *TEASER*
The ladies discuss the latest Drake/Kanye feud, Houellebecq's pro-Trump hot take in Harper's, Hillary's Indian wedding jaunt, and the meaning behind Melania's changing hair color
Dec 14, 2018
Dasha Rubchinskiy

The ladies discuss Kevin Hart's homophobic Oscars controversy, Gosha Rubchinskiy's underage sexting scandal, and later are joined by animal rights activist Rachel Hershkovitz to talk about PETA's viral speciesism tweet

Dec 12, 2018
FinGoth w/ Nick Mullen *TEASER*

President of the DSA Nick Mullen stops by to give the girls cryptocurrency tips

Dec 07, 2018
Protest Porn

The ladies discuss Bari Weiss and Eve Peyser's latest PR stunt, Tumblr's bizarre war on porn, and the Yellow Vests protests in Paris

Dec 04, 2018
Perfect Pussy *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Laura Loomer's latest antics, Repeater Books release event for k-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher (2004-2016), and Andrea Long Chu's recent NY Times essay.

Full episode on


Nov 30, 2018
K-Punk w/ Simon Reynolds

The ladies chat with music and pop culture writer Simon Reynolds about Mark Fisher's legacy, the nostalgia industry, and the state of the left on the eve of the k-punk anthology launch

Nov 28, 2018

The ladies discuss Anna's recent deplatforming, the various ills of social media, contemporary mysticism and astrology.

Nov 21, 2018
Post-Horny w/ Angela Nagle *TEASER*

The ladies discuss the latest viral take on why millennials are having less sex, Amazon's contested bid to move its HQ to NYC, and Silicon Valley's bizarre marriage of progressive values and predatory practices with writer Angela Nagle

Nov 16, 2018
Hillary 4.0

The ladies discuss Hilldawg's purported 2020 presidential bid, the Victoria's Secret trans and plus-sized model exclusion controversy, and whether age fluidity is a thing

Nov 13, 2018
Bots will be Bots w/ Heidi Matthews *TEASER*

The ladies are joined by writer and law professor Heidi Matthews to chat about #MeToo as political strategy, the results of the midterm election, Canada, groypers, bots, and boys.

Nov 11, 2018
Blue Scare

The ladies get together on election night to discuss incoming midterm results and reminisce about 2016

Nov 07, 2018
Yaz Kween *PREVIEW*

Preview of our new premium ep "Yaz Kween" wherein the ladies discuss Halloween, the latest witch trend sweeping the DSA, menstrual taboos and "toxic feminity".

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Nov 02, 2018
R*d Sc*re

The ladies chat about their recent press, the MAGAbomber's cool van, and antisemitism.

Oct 30, 2018
Art Thots w/ Juliana Huxtable *UNLOCKED*


Sorry no ep this week, will be back on track Monday !

In the meantime, enjoy a premium episode from behind our Patreon paywall: ART THOTS w/ guest Juliana Huxtable, who you can see perform *Tomorrow* at CLUB GLAM's Doll House Massacre: The Sequel

tickets here:

The ladies discuss the Whitney’s shopable Eckhaus Latta show, Greenspon Gallery’s canceled Boyd Rice and Darja Bajagic opening, and other assorted art world fare with special guest Juliana Huxtable

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Oct 26, 2018
The Climate Is Cancelled

The ladies talk climate change, Jerry Saltz and art world hypocrisies with special guest Deanna Havas.

Oct 17, 2018
Female Gays

The ladies discuss Banksy's latest 'self-destruct' art stunt, Melania's solo excursion in Africa, plus Anna reports back on her trip to The New Yorker Festival's 'The Female Gaze' panel. 

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