Throwing Shade

By Erin Gibson & Bryan Safi, Earwolf

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Throwing Shade is the political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBT rights with hilarity and vulgarity. Spend your Thursdays with the podcast called "the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and charming" by Entertainment Weekly and "Oprah's #1 pick" by an iTunes reviewer who is not Oprah.


Episode Date
395: MMIW, Super Happy Fun America, Guest Co-host Jeffery Self
01:22:14

Break out those rubber sneakers, Dorothy! While Bryan is off filming in Mexico, guest co-host Jeffery Self joins Erin for this week’s Throwing Shade! Erin discusses the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women in America, addressing the lawmakers who have put forward legislation like the Savannah Act to increase communication and accountability for such crimes as well as the obstinate assholes (looking at you Goodlatte) standing in the way of government action. Plus, Gay pride plans, airline secrets, and a deep dive into the sad world of the Super Happy Fun America “straight pride” rally.



This episode is sponsored by I Hate Talking About Myself podcast, Tales of Your City podcast, Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/shade code: SHADE), TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/THROWINGSHADE code: THROWINGSHADE), and Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE).

Jun 13, 2019
394: Birmingham Protests, Joshua Joy Dara
01:04:33

Brunch IS the worst meal of all! This week, Bryan discusses the official response to protests by parents over the inclusion of LGBTQ lessons in Birmingham, England, and the storm of misinformation that’s been fueling the whole debacle. Then, Erin touches briefly on a few pro-choice bills being put forward in certain states before diving into the yikes-athon that has been minister and Louisiana College’s Dean of Human Behavior Joshua Joy Dara’s comments regarding women’s bodies during a mandatory sermon and the ensuing attempt to cover the whole thing up.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by FX - Pose S2, Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE), and TomboyX (www.tomboyx.com/THROWINGSHADE code: THROWINGSHADE).

Jun 06, 2019
393: Doug McLeod, Pew Research On Gay Religion, Guest Ryan O’Connell
01:10:25

This week, Erin talks about Mississippi state representative Doug McLeod’s arrest for punching his wife in the face, all because she was undressing too slowly when he wanted to have sex. Then, surprise! The House passes The Equality Act, extending protections to LGBTQ workers, and Bryan discusses an analysis from Pew Research Center with statistics regarding the religiousness of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Plus, actor Ryan O’Connell stops by to talk about his book-turned-Netflix show ‘Special,’ compartment syndrome, and the most alluring pundits.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Original Grain (www.originalgrain.com code: SHADE) and Simple Health (www.simplehealth.com/SHADE code: SHADE).

May 30, 2019
392: How Gay Is Pete Buttigieg?, Rep. Barry Hovis and the ‘Consensual Rape’, Guest Kulap Vilaysack
01:15:58

This week, Bryan talks about former lawmaker and verified crap-spewer Don Boys’s blog post asking presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg just ‘how gay’ he is and the litany of misinformation and hateful rhetoric contained within. Then, Erin discusses comments by the similarly affected GOP Rep. Barry Hovis regarding what he described as ‘consensual rape,’ his feeble attempts to walk those comments back, and how it all ties into the tidal wave of idiocy that’s drowning the nation. On a better note, the terrific Kulap Vilaysack stops by to talk about her new documentary ‘Origin Story,’ searching for her birth father, and her ever-evolving relationship with her mom.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), OMGyes (www.OMGyes.com/SHADE), and Original Grain (www.originalgrain.com code: SHADE).

May 23, 2019
391: Matt Easton’s Valedictorian Speech, Georgia & Minnesota
00:44:41

Watch out for Hallmark’s dark magic, it’s time for another Throwing Shade! First, Bryan talks about Matt Easton, valedictorian from Brigham Young University, who used his graduation speech to come out as gay and, in doing so, helped to break down barriers that stifle LGBTQ students at BYU and in other religious educational institutions. Then, Erin, covers the latest developments in Georgia relating to their ‘heartbeat bill’ as well as Minnesota’s long-overdue criminalization of marital rape.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by OMGyes (www.omgyes.com/shade), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE).

May 16, 2019
390: Caster Semenya & The IAAF, Brunei Backs Down
00:47:19

This week, Erin talks about South African track star Caster Semenya, who lost an arbitration case with the International Association of Athletics Federations deciding whether her naturally high levels of testosterone should disqualify her from competition. Then, Bryan revisits Brunei’s walking back of the death penalty for gay sex (though still illegal) and how we can keep up the pressure to make an even bigger difference.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Away (www.awaytravel.com/shade2019 code: SHADE2019), and Going Through It podcast.

May 09, 2019
389: Digital Pride, AARP Loneliness Survey, Quicksilver A.I.
00:52:45

Bryan and Erin reunite with new haircuts and new opinions on another Throwing Shade! Bryan talks about Digital Pride, the first global LGBTQ pride event taking place online, as well as a 2018 AARP study revealing that gay men over 45 are the most likely to be single. Then, Erin remembers a friend before discussing the huge discrepancy found by the Quicksilver A.I. tool regarding 40,000 prominent scientists (many of whom are female) who are nowhere to be found on Wikipedia.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.




This episode is sponsored by Simple Health (www.simplehealth.com/SHADE code: SHADE), BlueChew (www.bluechew.com code: SHADE), and True Crime Obsessed (www.truecrimeobsessed.com).

May 02, 2019
388: Debbie Dingell and the NRA, Homocracy, Ankara LGBTQ Events Ban Lifted
00:57:19

Happy Easter! Happy Pesach! This week Erin leads off with a story about Congresswoman Debbie Dingell’s efforts to close the “boyfriend loophole” of the Violence Against Women Act and the NRA’s furious attempt to oppose it. Then, Bryan covers the joyous announcement from the Turkish capital lifting the ban on LGBTQ events.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Mailchimp - Going Through It, Grove (www.grove.co/SHADE), and Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE).

Apr 25, 2019
387: Trans Military Ban Enacted, Pro-Life’s Racist Roots
00:41:49

What's messier: the Lori Loughlin college admission scandal or Julian Assange’s kitchen? Trump’s transgender military ban is in full swing, and Bryan talks us through the practical implications for servicemembers who live in a country that refuses to take care of the people who fight and die for it. Then, in the wake of Ohio passing another “heartbeat bill” prohibiting abortions at 6 weeks with zero exceptions, Erin discusses the long history of the pro-life movement’s insidious entanglement with a racist, white supremacist ideology.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.





This episode is sponsored by the National Network of Abortion Funds (www.bowlathon.nnaf.org), the National Partnership for Women and Families (www.nationalpartnership.com/StandTogether), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), Openfit (text SHADE to 303030), and Mailchimp.

Apr 18, 2019
386: Georgia’s Heartbeat Bill, Sultan of Brunei
00:51:28


Erin and Bryan are full of eat-itude on this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Erin talks about the bill currently on Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk banning abortions as early as 6 weeks and the backlash from local female candidates and Hollywood celebrities alike. Then, Bryan discusses the new law in Brunei imposing corporal punishment on LGBTQ people as well as the hypocrisy and excess of the royal family. 



And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), the National Network of Abortion Funds (bowlathon.nnaf.org), and Grove (www.grove.co/SHADE).

Apr 11, 2019
385: Bryan’s Top Ten, Misogyny In Obstetrics
01:31:25

Bryan and Erin come at you with a Throwing Shade recorded LIVE in Dallas! Bryan shares his top 10 things that have (and haven’t) rocked, including ‘summer penis’ and illegal condo dumping. Then, Erin talks through how rampant misogyny in obstetric medicine has screwed over pregnant women what steps some states have taken to counteract the problem. Later, they tackle questions about everything from taking down the patriarchy to worst habits to favorite presidential nominees. 


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by the National Network of Abortion Funds (www.bowlathon.nnaf.org), Popchips (www.amazon.com/popchips code: 20SHADE), Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE), and BlueChew (www.bluechew.com code: SHADE).

Apr 04, 2019
384: Chick-fil-A, Idaho’s Child Brides
01:02:57

On this week’s Throwing Shade, Bryan talks about the recent scandals embroiling fast food chain Chick-fil-A and their continued donations to anti-LGBTQ groups - as well as interesting comments on the matter by South Bend mayor Pete Buttigeig. Then, Erin talks us through Idaho’s alarming number of child brides and why passing legislation to solve the problem might be more difficult than it seems.



And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.



This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), National Network of Abortion Funds (www.bowlathon.nnaf.org), Popchips (www.amazon.com/popchips code: 20SHADE), and Native (www.nativedeodorant.com code: SHADE).

Mar 28, 2019
383: U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Lawsuit, Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus
00:42:55

This week, Erin talks about the U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team’s lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation over institutionalized gender discrimination that affects everything from their pay to their working conditions. Then, Bryan brings some uplifting news regarding the relaunching of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus (the largest ever!), now co-chaired entirely by out lawmakers, and its efforts to pass the Equality Act to establish LGBT protections in the 30 states where discrimination remains legal.



And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.




This episode is sponsored by Shout Your Abortion (www.shoutyourabortion.com/shrill), Buffy Comforters (www.buffy.co code: SHADE), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and Simple Health (www.simplehealth.com/SHADE code: SHADE).

Mar 21, 2019
382: Queer Sex Ed Stories, Women’s Day Brand Activism
01:01:39

New coffee policies, celebrity college scandals, mind-numbing permit problems and more await on this week’s Throwing Shade! Bryan talks about protests at an English school over the inclusion of LGBTQ books and reads stories of the pure insanity that has been queer sex education submitted by listeners. Then, Erin takes aim at the corporations cashing in on International Women’s Day by way of “brand activism,” and the incredible hypocrisy of those companies that just don’t take enough care of their employees. Plus, recommendations!



This episode is sponsored by Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE) and Grove (www.grove.co/SHADE).

Mar 14, 2019
381: Virgin Atlantic Tosses Makeup Rule, New Jersey Public Schools Teach LGBTQ History
01:01:12

Bryan and Erin whip out their best pranks and rudest tidbits from ‘A Star Is Born’ before getting into the latest news flashes on this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Erin talks about the recent loosening of a rule by Virgin Atlantic that requires female flight attendants to wear makeup and dresses - but also all of the other airlines with even more stringent impositions. Then, Bryan discusses New Jersey’s new law that makes it the second state to require schools teach LGBTQ history, plus the “no promo homo” laws that are still on the books in many others. 


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Buffy Comforters (www.buffy.co code: SHADE), and Popchips (www.amazon.com/popchips code: 20SHADE).

Mar 07, 2019
380: Pakistan’s Transgender School, Trump’s Abortion Gag Rule, Tremper Cheer Team
00:48:08

Bryan and Erin return from their tour to bring you the latest buzz! First, we’ll hear the uplifting story of the first school exclusively for transgender pupils opening in Pakistan. Then, Erin discusses the Trump administration’s gage rule on doctors providing abortion referrals plus the humiliating ‘awards’ given out to the Tremper High School cheerleading team. 


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Zola (www.zola.com/SHADE), Buffy Comforters (www.buffy.co code: SHADE), and ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/SHADE).

Feb 28, 2019
379: Dr. Yumiko Kadota and Medical Burnout, Michael Sam Reveals NFL Struggles
00:47:46

Break out your Victorian shell dolls, it’s time for another Throwing Shade! Erin takes us through the story of Dr. Yumiko Kadota, a surgeon from Sydney who was hospitalized after suffering through shifts in excess of 180 hours, and what her situation reveals about the difference in the way male and female doctors are treated. Then, Bryan picks back up with a campus talk given by Michael Sam, the first openly gay athlete to be drafted into the NFL, during which he candidly voiced his struggles within the league as well as the problems that LGBTQ football players continue to face.



This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE).

Feb 21, 2019
376: Chris Pratt's Megachurch, Louisiana TRAP Law
01:01:16

Horror stories of overstarched boxers and more on the latest Throwing Shade! This week, Bryan talks us through Ellen Page’s calling out of Chris Pratt over his Hillsong Church affiliation for their severely anti-LGBTQ views, as well as other controversies that have swirled around the megachurch. Then, Erin tracks the twists and turns of the most recent court rulings regarding the anti-choice TRAP law in Louisiana that, if passed, would make it even more difficult for a woman to obtain an abortion in the state. Plus, recommendations!


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.



This episode is sponsored by Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE), Lola (www.mylola.com code: SHADE), Buffy Comforters (www.buffy.co code: SHADE), and Away (www.awaytravel.com/SHADE20 code: SHADE20).

Feb 14, 2019
377: Gov. Kim Reynolds, Cheerleaders Quinton Peron and Napolean Jinnies
00:57:38

This week Erin discusses the double-edged platforms of Iowa’s first female governor Kim Reynolds and why some of her progressive reforms may actually be for all the wrong reasons. Then, Bryan celebrates the first ever openly gay male cheerleaders to perform at the Super Bowl, but not without taking a look at the investigation into inappropriate questioning of prospective players at the NFL Combine.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/SHADE), and Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE).

Feb 07, 2019
Throwing ShOscar: Bohemian Rhapsody, BlacKKKlansman and The Favourite
01:02:08

Ronna, Bryan & Erin kick off their Throwing Shoscar miniseries by discussing the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, Spike Lee's period cop drama BlacKKKlansman, and 18th-century royal comedy The Favourite, plus a bonus look at Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me? And Oscar Karaoke!

To hear more Throwing Shoscar, just go to stitcherpremium.com and use the code "OSCARS" for a free month of Stitcher Premium!

Feb 01, 2019
376: Jussie Smollett, Roosh V Hates Butts, Gun Control Is A Women’s Issue
01:04:59

Radical business plan changes! Fights with strangers! All that and more on a brand new Throwing Shade! Bryan talks us through the racist and homophobic violent assault on actor Jussie Smollett, the declaration by misogynist blogger Roosh V that liking butts is unacceptable, and the first openly LGBTQ+ duo at the US Figure Skating Championship. Plus, Erin discusses the latest mass shootings, what the perpetrators have in common, and why it all points to gun control being absolutely a women’s issue.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE), Baked By Melissa (www.bakedbymelissa.com/SHADE code: SHADE), and Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE).

Jan 31, 2019
375: Democratic Presidential Candidates, Imke Wubbenhorst, Queer Genocide in Chechnya
01:08:33

Erin shares early Martha Stewart recipes for your next 175-person sit-down country luncheon on this week’s Throwing Shade! We’ll hear about the expanding field of Democratic presidential candidates and what new ideas are being brought into the conversation. Then we’ll meet Imke Wübbenhorst, the first female coach of a men’s soccer team in Germany, as Erin details the sexism Imke has had to battle since taking her position in the league. Later, Bryan reviews the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the transgender military ban before shining a light on the nightmarish plight of gay and queer people in Chechnya.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE).

Jan 24, 2019
374: Gay Fathers Stigmatized, Surviving R. Kelly
00:54:03

Bryan struggles to inflate his tires and Erin prophesizes doom for Whole Foods on a brand new Throwing Shade! Bryan discusses a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics revealing that two-thirds of gay fathers are stigmatized despite conclusive findings that there are no differences between children raised by straight and gay couples. Then, Erin uncovers which artists have (and haven’t) spoken out about R. Kelly in the wake of the documentary ‘Surviving R. Kelly,’ which details his long history of predatory behavior, and how the story raises an important point about how society fails black women.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.



This episode is sponsored by Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE).

Jan 17, 2019
373: Golden Globes, Hacienda Healthcare, Democrats Pass LGBTQ Rights Protections
01:01:51

Erin is back from Houston to share a spontaneous moment of positivity on this week’s Throwing Shade! She and Bryan give their Golden Globes retrospective before diving into the latest stories. Erin discusses the horrifying report about a woman at an Arizona hospice center who was repeatedly raped and gave birth while in a vegetative state and the resulting investigation and resignation of CEO Bill Timmons. Then, Bryan shines a light on the immediate action by the new Democratic House to introduce rules providing job security to LGBTQ staff on Capitol Hill.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Miss Grass (www.missgrass.com code: SHADE), and ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/SHADE).


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.

Jan 10, 2019
372: Grindr’s Press Head Resigns, Why the Gender Gap is Worse Than We Think
00:41:48

Guest co-host Eliza Skinner is back for a threepeat on this week’s Throwing Shade! Eliza and Bryan usher in the new year with stories of dating, hookups and breakups before getting into the hottest topics. First, we’ll hear about the resignation of Grindr’s director of communications in response to CEO Scott Chen’s Facebook post that marriage is between a man and a woman. Then, they’ll get into a comprehensive new report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research explaining why the gender gap is actually worse than we think it is and why it disproportionately affects women of color.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/SHADE20 code: SHADE20) and Good Trouble.

Jan 03, 2019
371: Janet Jackson, Congress Pays Its Own Harassment Lawsuits, Robot News, Italy Blocks Homophobia Survey
00:53:50

Guest Co-host Eliza Skinner joins Bryan again this week to talk Janet Jackson’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and more! First, they discuss the decision by Congress to make its members pay out of pocket for sexual harassment lawsuits and question why on earth they were ever allowed to do that in the first place. Plus, we get the latest in robot news before they get into the Italian government’s attempt to block the distribution of a survey meant to research homophobia, racism, and sexism for allegedly “promoting sexual fluidity.”


This episode is sponsored by ClassPass (www.classpass.com/try/shade), Away (www.awaytravel.com/THROWINGSHADE code: THROWINGSHADE), Rent the Runway (www.renttherunway.com/SHADE), Zola (www.zola.com/SHADE), and Good Trouble.

Dec 27, 2018
370: Michigan’s Shifty GOP, Mick Mulvaney
00:47:33

Bryan and Erin get cooking on a holiday batch of stories with this week’s Throwing Shade! First, Erin takes us through the efforts by the Michigan GOP to limit the powers of the incoming Democratic administration and why it’s a disaster no matter which way you cut it. Then, Bryan gives the lowdown on newly appointed White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, pointing out his extensive history of anti-LGBTQ policies and also the time he called his now-boss Trump a ‘terrible human being’. Happy Holidays!



This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), ClassPass (www.classpass.com/try/SHADE), Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/SHADE20 code: SHADE20), Quip (www.getquip.com/SHADE), and Freeform.

Dec 20, 2018
369: Kevin Hart’s Twitter Apology, Old-Timey Barbies, Guest Co-host Eliza Skinner
00:57:22

The incredible comedian/improviser/writer Eliza Skinner joins Bryan as guest co-host this week to get deep into the latest headlines! First, they tackle the rollercoaster ride of Kevin Hart’s apology for his homophobic tweets followed by the responses by female comedians after their own questionable material was brought to the front, asking the question - should people be held to their remarks from years ago? Then, they use a story about Victorian-era porcelain dolls as a launching point for a discussion on how dolls can exemplify societal changes over time. Plus, recommendations!


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by ClassPass (www.classpass.com/try/shade), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/SHADE code: SHADE), and Capital Brands NutriBullet (www.nutribulletbalance.com/SHADE).

Dec 13, 2018
335: Kentucky Sued For D&E Ban, Columbus Pride Festival, Guests Trixie Mattel, Paul F. Tompkins, and Orlando Soria
01:08:10

This week, Erin discusses Kentucky’s new law banning a safe and medically proven abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation as well as Gov. Matt Bevin’s strange history in the bell business. Then, Bryan brings an update on the Columbus Pride Festival and how it revealed a diversity the small town didn’t know it had. Plus, superstars Trixie Mattel and Paul F. Tompkins return to talk the best drag names out there and to compete in a fiery accent-off, and blogger/author Orlando Soria stops by to share hot tips on how to hang drapes correctly and more from his new book Get It Together.


And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE) and Talkspace (www.talkspace.com/shade code: SHADE).

Apr 19, 2018
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