Red Scare

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great podcast. fuk everything :0

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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!


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

Episode Date

The ladies review Netflix's latest film offerings, Maimouna Doucoure's Cuties and Charlie Kaufman's I'm Thinking of Ending Things.

Sep 15, 2020

The ladies discuss Bella Thorne's OnlyFans stunt, the sports strikes and NPR's In Defense of Looting interview.

Aug 31, 2020

The ladies discuss Steve Bannon's surprise indictment, the DNC's cringe shenanigans, Marianne Williamson's posting game, and the latest "New York is dead" genre piece.

Aug 21, 2020
Wet Ass Political Pun *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Kamala Harris for Veep, Ben Shapiro on WAP, the situation in Belarus and the Alex Morse scandal.

Aug 13, 2020
Loveline Again

The ladies are back for another round of taking your burning love and sex questions.

Aug 06, 2020
Summertime Fatness *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Barbie's line of political dolls and the #ChallengeAccepted hashtag campaign. Plus, we review Lana Del Rey's gorgeous poetry audiobook.

Jul 31, 2020
Burgirl Records

The ladies discuss the Antifa Athena, AOC's House floor theatrics, Burger Records getting canceled, Kanye's latest meltdown, and review Taylor Swift's new album.

Jul 27, 2020
Art Broken *TEASER*

The ladies discuss the Harper's Letter and its discontents, the Instagram bid to cancel Jon Rafman and the new culture war no one knew was a thing: public sex. Suggested reading below.

Ana Valens, Public sex is at the center of a queer culture war 

Jul 19, 2020
Kanye 2020

The ladies discuss #JewishPrivilege trending, Wayfair's kids in cabinets trafficking drama, Kanye teasing a presidential bid, and The Guardian's sexist skyscrapers piece. Suggested reading below.

Leslie Kern, 'Upward-thrusting buildings ejaculating into the sky' — do cities have to be so sexist?

Jul 13, 2020
Movie Night *TEASER*

The ladies review Vasili Pichul's Little Vera (1988) and Paul Schrader's Hardcore (1979).

Jul 10, 2020
China Chalet Autonomous Zone

The ladies discuss Bill de Blasio's BLM-related antics, Reddit's "hate speech" purge and the St. Louis gun couple.

Jul 02, 2020
OK Groomer

The ladies discuss the latest developments in the grooming discourse, including Chris D'Elia and Ansel Elgort getting cancelled for doing stuff with underage girls and Madison Beer getting cancelled for "romanticizing" Lolita.

Jun 19, 2020
Chaz Wendig *TEASER*

The ladies discuss the situation with CHAZ, the crackdown on confederate statues and cop shows, and Chuck Wendig getting cancelled. Related reading and viewing below.

Amanda Hess, The Protests come for 'Paw Patrol' 

Matt Taibbi, The American Press is Destroying Itself

The Bellows, Conversation with Adolph Reed and Walter Benn Michaels

Jun 14, 2020
Shame du Jour

The ladies discuss the Dems' kente cloth stunt, the latest updates in police reform and the wave of professional shakeups gripping the media industry in the wake of the riots.

Jun 10, 2020
A Crack-Up at the Race Riots

The ladies discuss the protests unfolding across the country, Trump's Twitter censorship saga and the new Netflix Epstein doc. 

May 31, 2020
Karens of the World Unite w/ Amber A'Lee Frost *TEASER*

Amber A'Lee Frost is back again to talk with the ladies about the Central Park Karen, Jia Tolentino's human trafficking apologia, and Jimmy Fallon getting "cancelled" for blackface.

May 27, 2020
Call Her Glamorous

The ladies discuss Lana Del Rey's open letter, the Call Her Daddy blowout, and Joe Rogan's Spotify deal.

May 22, 2020
Oedipal Arrangements *TEASER*

The ladies discuss the NYT-led Ronan Farrow backlash, Susan Faludi's #MeToo revisionism, and WaPo's Stacey Abrams hagiography. Relevant reading below!

Ben Smith, Is Ronan Farrow Too Good to Be True? 

Glenn Greenwald, Ben Smith's NYT Critique of Ronan Farrow Describes a Toxic, Corrosive, and Still-Vibrant Trump-Era Pathology: "Resistance Journalism"

Susan Faludi, 'Believe All Women' is a Right-Wing Trap 

Kevin Powell, The Power of Stacey Abrams 

May 20, 2020
Now More Than Ever
The ladies talk about Amber A'Lee Frost's newest on wearing the mask for Damage Mag, Amanda Hess on Covidshaming for The NYT, Helen Fisher's bold claim that coronavirus is good for dating in the same pages, and Mary Kate Olsen's emergency divorce petition. Relevant reading below!
Amber A'Lee Frost, I'm Not Wearing A Mask
May 16, 2020
Get Houelle Soon *TEASER*

The ladies discuss J.Crew's bankruptcy, Adele's weight loss, the Alison Roman/Chrissy Teigen/Marie Condo beef, Michel Houellebecq's coronavirus letter, and The NYT's profile of TradCath Twitter. Relevant reading below!

Christopher Dawson, Catholicism and the Bourgeois Mind.

David Cayley, Questions on the Current Pandemic from the Point of View of Ivan Illich

Tara Isabella Burton, Christianity Gets Weird.

May 11, 2020
Birthday Blues *UNLOCKED*
We're unlocking Dasha's birthday episode as a reminder of better days. Description below!
It's Dasha's birthday! The ladies discuss Jacobin's piece on how porn has replaced intimacy and a New York Times article on how more women are opting for the single life.
Read the Jacobin piece here.
Read the NYT piece here.
May 10, 2020
Grimes Disease *UNLOCKED*
We're unlocking our premium episode discussing Grimes' pregnancy announcement in honor of the birth of her healthy baby boy X Æ A-12. Description below!
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. 
May 05, 2020
Damned if You Jew, Damned if You Don't

The ladies unpack the charges of antisemitism swirling around Bill de Blasio's "Jewish community" tweet and woke Twitter's Anne Frank "Becky" discourse. Plus, we review James Crump's new documentary on Jordan Wolfson.

Watch the JWolf doc here.

May 03, 2020
TFW Podcast w/ Kantbot *TEASER*

Kantbot, star of Alex Lee Moyer's new documentary TFW No GF, joins the ladies to talk about the film, trolling and posting, and whether incels are real.

Apr 29, 2020
Quarny Police

The ladies discuss Kim Jong-un's ill health and hot sister, Lysolgate, The NYT's oped on nude selfies as "high art," Slavoj Zizek's latest on sex and spirituality in the time of corona, and jacking off to cartoons. 

Read the Times piece here.

Read Zizek's column here.

Apr 26, 2020
Inside Job w/ Yasha Levine *TEASER*

The ladies talk to journalist and author Yasha Levine about the Russian American immigrant experience and his book Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet.

Apr 22, 2020
Social Distancing w/ Glenn Greenwald *UNLOCKED*
We're unlocking one of our favorite premium episodes.
Iconic journalist Glenn Greenwald joins the ladies to talk about the future of civil liberties, the failure of Democratic institutions and quarantine fashion. 
Apr 17, 2020
Quar Brain *TEASER*

The ladies discuss Bernie's Biden endorsement, AOC's NYT interview and Bill Maher's Chinese virus rant. Plus, Dasha talks affect theory and Anna reports her medical findings on obesity, smoking and coronavirus.

Apr 15, 2020
Inside the Actresses Studio Apartment w/ Hari Nef

Actress and model Hari Nef joins the ladies to talk about quarantine life, the Bernie campaign, and the acting craft.

Apr 11, 2020
Sincerely CV *TEASER*
The ladies talk about OK Boomer girl, the OnlyFans surge, and Louis CK's new comedy special.
Read the OnlyFans article here.
Apr 07, 2020
War Room Red Scare w/ Steve Bannon

The ladies talk to political strategist Steve Bannon about the impact of Bernie's 2020 presidential campaign, the failure of the institutional response to the coronavirus pandemic — and ask him how you can call yourself a populist if you don't believe in universal healthcare.

Apr 04, 2020
Social Distancing w/ Glenn Greenwald *TEASER*

Iconic journalist Glenn Greenwald joins the ladies to talk about the future of civil liberties, the failure of Democratic institutions and quarantine fashion.

Apr 01, 2020
Quarantine Love Line

The ladies answer your burning questions about love and sex on lockdown.

Mar 29, 2020
Biden Time
The ladies are back with some emergency quarantine content, discussing Melania Trump's Covid-19 PSA, NYC's "sex and coronavirus" health memo, Joe Biden's mysterious absence from politics and Slavoj Zizek's latest pandemic dispatch.
Read the Zizek piece here.
Mar 23, 2020
Covid's Angels *TEASER*

The ladies keep you informed on the latest updates from the pandemic, including Bernie blowing his campaign, Trump "going left," celebs acting wack, The Cut's obligatory "polyamory under coronavirus" headline, and Zizek's breakdown of the whole situation.

Read the Cut piece here

Read Zizek's analysis here.

Mar 20, 2020
Corona Crush w/ Ben Mora

Twitter comedy genius and former Bernie staffer Ben Mora stops by the pod to talk about the pandemic, the election and more. 

Follow Ben @bitch_updates.

Mar 16, 2020
Age of Decadence w/ Ross Douthat *TEASER*

Happy Friday the 13th! As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, the ladies chat with New York Times columnist and author Ross Douthat about his new book, The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of our own Success.

Buy Ross's book here.

Mar 13, 2020
Killary Shillton
The ladies discuss their corona woes, the DNC's electoral coup, Hulu's new Hillary doc, and The New Yorker's profile of art world bad boy Jordan Wolfson.
Read the New Yorker piece here.
Plus, get tickets for our March 21 LIVE SHOW at The Bell House here.
Mar 10, 2020
Doop Lab

The ladies review Netflix's Goop Lab docuseries.

Feb 24, 2020

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
Articles referenced:
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 !

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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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Oct 10, 2018
Devil’s Triangle

The ladies discuss Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate testimony, Kanye West’s MAGA antics and Hedi Slimane’s controversial debut at legacy fashion house Celine

Oct 03, 2018
Art Thots w/ Juliana Huxtable *TEASER*

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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Sep 28, 2018

The ladies discuss Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s attempted rape scandal and the McDonald’s workers’ strike in protest of sexual harassment

Sep 24, 2018
Annie Madoff

The ladies discuss Soon-Yi Previn breaking her silence on the Woody/Mia feud and ponder the effects of the 2008 financial crash in the wake of its tenth anniversary

Sep 20, 2018
Fashion Victims Anonymous

The ladies report on NYFW and discuss the anonymous op-ed from inside the Trump administration published in the failing NY Times

Sep 13, 2018
Cuomo Shot

The ladies discuss the Nixon/Cuomo debate, chat about the Franklin/McCain funeral circuit and provide some light Vanderpump banter with special guest Kath Kreuger

Sep 05, 2018
Reality Losers

The ladies discuss the passing of right-wing warmonger John McCain, the stranger-than-fiction story of NSA whistleblower Reality Winner, and chronic masturbator Louis CK’s return to the limelight

Aug 30, 2018
Sloppy Steve

The ladies dish about collective boyfriend of the pod, Stephen Kevin Bannon, ponder the marriage of Kellyanne and George Conway and assess the state of the Hooters business model. Plus, Anna gives a MTV VMAs field report from a couch in MAGA country!

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Steve Bannon on How 2008 Planted the Seed for the Trump Presidency By Noah Kulwin

She works for Trump. He can’t stand him. This is life with Kellyanne and George Conway.

Hooters Is Shutting Down Locations, Restrategizing After Recent Study Says Millennials Aren't That Into Boobs



Aug 23, 2018
Pabst Beer Pussies

The ladies discuss Azealia Banks’ viral flamewar against Grimes and Elon Musk,  examine Omarosa’s allegations that Trump said the n-word and unpack the second act of white power flunkies Unite The Right

Aug 15, 2018
Hood Pass

The ladies discuss gladiator of truth Alex Jones’ recent social media ban and style icon Osama bin Laden’s unexpected news cycle revival 🚫🚫⚠️

Aug 12, 2018
Keeping Up With The Kushners

The ladies weigh in on Joshua Kushner’s recent engagement to STEM mannequin Karlie Kloss, discuss the demise of Ivanka Trump’s namesake brand and examine Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop grift

Jul 31, 2018
Spy Privilege

The ladies discuss alleged Russian agent and gun rights operative, Maria Butina, and debate the hottest new identity politic, thin privilege.

Jul 26, 2018
#AndIAsWell w/ Amber A'Lee Frost *TEASER*


In the second installment of their series on #MeToo, the ladies discuss the spread of the movement into the academic and literary worlds with socialist writer and podcaster Amber A’Lee Frost.
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When Men Decide It’s Time to Say Sorry A wave of spontaneous apologies — over email, text, and Facebook — has followed in the wake of #MeToo. By Katy Schneider --- 
Confession Booth The trouble with the trauma industry By Amber A'Lee Frost --- 

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Jul 23, 2018
Pussy Summit

The ladies dish on Trump and Putin’s historic Helsinki Summit and ponder Pussy Riot’s World Cup protest art.

Jul 18, 2018

In the first part of an ongoing series, the ladies explore the state and stakes of the #MeToo movement.

Jul 14, 2018
Big Cunt Energy

The ladies drink to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s historic New York Congressional primary win, examine the newly viral phenomenon known as "Big Dick Energy", and review lady crime caper Ocean’s 8.

Jun 28, 2018
Daddy Issues

For Father’s Day, the ladies ponder Steven Bannon’s return to the media spotlight and his remarks on Trump’s draconian family separation policy, examine the fashion trend known as “dadcore,” and unpack Nerdist’s recent #MeToo drama.

Jun 21, 2018
Two Girls, One Cup *TEASER*

The ladies provide shrewd sports commentary on the 2018 World Cup for all the football hooligans, joined by friend of the pod Leia Jospe.

Jun 16, 2018
RIP Tony

The ladies tackle the difficult topic of suicide in the wake of Anthony Bourdain’s death. *This episode was recorded early due to scheduling. Keep in mind that things may have changed by the time you hear it. Support Red Scare here: And don't forget we still have highly work appropriate t-shirts for patrons joining the at the $35 tier. <3 <3 <3

Jun 13, 2018
Self-Care Special *TEASER*

The ladies break down their beauty regimens and take apart the political ramifications of the self-care movement. Support Red Scare here: And don't forget we still have highly work appropriate t-shirts for patrons joining the at the $35 tier. <3 <3 <3

Jun 08, 2018
Top Privilege
The ladies ponder the idea of top privilege, sift through Bill Clinton’s latest remarks on the Monica Lewinsky affair and weigh in on Ivanka Trump’s rebrand as Adrienne Vittadini.
Jun 06, 2018
Make American Gothic Again
The ladies unpack Kim Kardashian’s historic visit to the Oval Office, discuss the Roseanne and Samantha Bee scandals, and weigh in on Moses Farrow’s defense of Woody Allen.
Jun 03, 2018
ProAnna *TEASER*

The ladies go to bat for viral Soho grifter Anna Delvey. Support Red Scare here: And don't forget we still have highly work appropriate t-shirts for patrons joining the at the $35 tier. <3 <3 <3

May 30, 2018
RIP Jordan Peterson
The ladies pay their respects to literary titan Philip Roth and pop psychologist Jordan Peterson with Naomi Fry of the New Yorker.
May 26, 2018
Incel Special *TEASER*

The ladies breakdown incels for our lovely patrons. Support Red Scare here: And don't forget we still have highly work appropriate t-shirts for patrons joining the at the $35 tier. <3 <3 <3

May 22, 2018
Twink State Solution
The ladies set out to solve the Israel-Palestine conflict with the help of Cumtown’s Adam Friedland. Correction: At 14:05, Anna is referring to Saudi Arabia not Palestine. Sorry!!!
May 19, 2018
Me Talk Pretty One Day
The ladies dish on social media power couple Grimes and Elon Musk, attempt to make sense of Melania Trump’s Be Best initiative, and discuss Roman Polanski’s #MeToo remarks. Plus, is it kosher to say “retarded”? And don't forget to subscribe to our Patreon and snag a highly work appropriate t-shirt by joining the at the $35 tier. <3<3<3
May 11, 2018
Nerd Prom
The ladies debrief Michelle Wolf’s much talked about Correspondents’ Dinner speech, toast to the implosion of Milo’s media empire, and debate the Chinese prom dress cultural appropriation controversy. We’re joined by comedian and Talk Hole host, Steven Phillips-Horst. ***Red Scare ladies IRL*** Hard to Read presents LOOSE LIPPED, a reading on gossip, hearsay, rumor, and myth on Tuesday, May 8th 7pm Upstairs at Better Days (302 Broome St, New York) ***Steven Phillips-Horst IRL*** [Talk Hole] is a subversive (!) underground (^_^) artjacent (👍) comedy brand (;p) on May 16 @ Asia Roma (40 Mulberry St, New York) And don't forget to subscribe to our Patreon and snag a highly work appropriate t-shirt by joining the at the $35 tier. <3<3<3
May 03, 2018
I Feel Petty
The ladies tackle Amy Schumer’s body positive blockbuster I Feel Pretty, untangle the controversy surrounding Brooklyn sex cult NXIVM, and pay their respects (jk) to Barbara Bush. Plus, some thoughts on Kanye Twitter! Oh, and we have merch now, bitches! Subscribe to our Patreon at the $35 level and receive a highly work appropriate t-shirt.
Apr 27, 2018
Zuck My Dick
The ladies take on 2018 Pulitzer winners Jerry Saltz and Kendrick Lamar, take apart Margaret Atwood’s feminist speechifying and unpack Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate testimony.
Apr 18, 2018
Whore School!
The ladies break down the sexy stereotypes of Russian spy thriller Red Sparrow, take on the saga of the YouTube shooter and hash out the “feminism” of the new Petra Collins-directed Cardi B video. Plus an intrusive cameo from Cumtown’s Adam.
Apr 11, 2018
No Man's Land
The ladies address listener concerns from the bottom feeders of Reddit, leak a hot tip from a highly credible source re: The Wing's discrimination investigation, and recap the Stormy Daniels scandal. Plus, more ice clinking sounds for the fans!
Apr 04, 2018

The ladies chat about fellow unqualified lesbian Cynthia Nixon's NY governor run, the controversial passing of sex trafficking legislation SESTA/FOSTA and Putin aka Daddy's re-election. Find Anna & Dasha on Twitter: Follow @annakhachiyan Follow @nobody_stop_me Support us on Patreon:

Mar 28, 2018