Throwing Shade

Throwing Shade

United States

Comedians Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi take a weekly look at all the issues important to ladies and gays...and treat them with much less respect than they deserve.

Episodes

TS300: Yearbook Quote Censorship, Female Klan Members, Abortion Insurance, Guests Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson  

Bryan and Erin take a moment this week to address the tragic events in Charlottesville and to discuss what we can do moving forward. Then, they dive into a story about a Missouri high school that censored its gay students’ yearbook quotes as well as the history of female involvement with the Ku Klux Klan. Plus, guests Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson talk about how they developed their fabulous wrestling skills for the Netflix series GLOW before launching into a game of Shade or No Shade.This episode is brought to you by ModCloth (www.modcloth.com code: SHADE), ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/SHADE), Southern New Hampshire University, and Rover (www.rover.com/shade code: SHADE).

TS299: Alpha Females, Australian Gay Marriage, Guest Diallo Riddle  

Bryan and Erin spend some time this week digging into the leather-bound collection of nonsense Suzanne Venker calls her new book as well as the concept of the unloving “Alpha Female.” Then, they give a rundown of Australia’s messy gay marriage situation, and writer Diallo Riddle sits in to talk about writing for Jimmy Fallon and to share his feelings about everything from Despacito to sex after Chinese food.This episode is sponsored by ModCloth (www.modcloth.com code: SHADE), Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: SHADE), Southern New Hampshire University, Society 6 (www.society6.com/throwingshade code: throwingshade), and Lyft (www.lyft.com/shade).

TS298: Transgender Military Ban, Senators Collins and Murkowski, Guest Morgan Walsh  

This week, Erin shares stories from her wedding and Bryan gives out his latest movie ratings. They break down Trump's transgender military ban piece by piece to explain how its even more heinous than you thought. Plus, they discuss the treatment of Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski after they took a stand against the new health care legislation. Then, Erin talks with actress and writer Morgan Walsh about her innovative new tea product 10th Avenue Tea.This episode is sponsored by ModCloth (www.modcloth.com code: SHADE) and Southern New Hampshire University.

TS297: Women CEOs, Noah's Gay Ark, Guest Paul F. Tompkins  

This week, Erin gives her take on the scarcity of women CEOs, and Bryan shares a story about a Noah's Ark exhibit that leads them to ask: who owns the rainbow? Then, they welcome comedian, actor, and podcast host Paul F. Tompkins (BoJack Horseman, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$) to talk about finding his fashion in dress codes, performing voices for dogs, and his feelings about "Dunkirk." Plus, they swap most-hated words and play a rapid-fire game of Shade or No Shade.

TS 296: Teen Vogue, Utah Family Planning, and Guests Kurt Braunohler and Lauren Cook  

This week, Bryan and Erin discuss the Activist Mommy’s response to Teen Vogue’s anal sex guide and the changes being made to Utah’s family planning services. Then, they welcome actor/comedians Kurt Braunohler and Lauren Cook on to talk about the difficulties of proposing in a hot air balloon, the tackiness of Hearst Castle, and sweet bonobo love. Plus, Kurt and Lauren share some of the adventures they went on in preparation for their new podcast, “Wedlock.”

TS295: Irish Abortion Access, Salivary Responses and Guest Laurie Kilmartin  

This week, Bryan gives tips on vacation body grooming, Erin shares developments in Northern Ireland's abortion laws, and we hear about the surprising triggers of salivary amylase. Then, writer/comedian Laurie Kilmartin (Conan) discusses the inspiration for her series of pool reviews and why she's so impressed with her son when it comes to talking about race.This episode is sponsored by ThirdLove (www.thirdlove.com/shade) and Le Tote (www.letote.com code: SHADE).

TS294: Porn Search Stats, Human Coalition and Guest Matt Bellassai  

This week Bryan reports on the most-searched porn keywords in various states and Erin explains the terrible new Human Coalition app. Plus, they welcome on writer Matt Bellassai to talk about the world of the mathlete, winning a People’s Choice Award, and his new book “Everything is Awful.” Then, Matt tells the story of his custom wine blend before joining Bryan and Erin in a game of Shade or No Shade.

TS293: Whole Foods, Gay Cakes, Goop, Guest Sarah Pappalardo from Reductress  

Have you ever been accosted by a grocery store psychic? Are you the only representative of your age demographic at the Sound of Music Sing-A-Long? Are you tired of hearing from anti-gay bakeries? Are you putting too many things in your vagina? Is Reductress, the funniest place on the internet, the only thing that makes you LOL IRL WTF AARP? If you answered yes to ALL OF THESE, this episode is for you!

TS293: Whole Foods, Gay Cakes, Goop, Guest Sarah Pappalardo from Reductress  

Have you ever been accosted by a grocery store psychic? Are you the only representative of your age demographic at the Sound of Music Sing-A-Long? Are you tired of hearing from anti-gay bakeries? Are you putting too many things in your vagina? Is Reductress, the funniest place on the internet, the only thing that makes you LOL IRL WTF AARP? If you answered yes to ALL OF THESE, this episode is for you!

TS292: Uber, Girls Interrupted, Mormon and Gay, Guest Joe Berkowitz  

Hello my sweetest honey bunny money! Happy Summer! Did you know that the female Supreme Court justices are 3 times more likely to be interrupted than their male colleagues? Believe it. Also, a brave Mormon girl comes out in front of her congregation and is shut down by adult men with bad wigs. And finally, Fast Company pop culture editor Joe Berkowitz takes us through his new book AWAY WITH WORDS and the dark world of pun competitions. Now that's what I call purrrfect. Is that a pun?

TS291: LGBT Pride Month, Theresa May, Tony Awards, Guest Dave Holmes  

This week Bryan shares the importance of rehearsed speeches while Erin shares about the Arizona jaywalking epidemic. Also, Theresa May may have lost her Conservative party hold but she’s still sticking around to try and bulldoze through more social safety nets, and the Trump administration still has yet to acknowledge LGBT Pride Month but manages to talk about literally anything else.  Plus guest Dave Holmes is here to discuss Cher’s reggae medley, cheese-themed rating scales, and his book Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs.

Follow Dave on Twitter @daveholmes

TS290: Wonder Woman, Throwing Shade Tour Documentary and special guest Michael Blieden  

This week Bryan is completely overwhelmed with emotion after seeing Wonder Woman, while Erin has second-degree burns from her curling iron. Also, a gay congregant leaving a service by the Word of Faith Fellowship was beaten to release his homosexual demons, and a man has filed a lawsuit against a movie theater chain due to women-only screenings of Wonder Woman. Plus, guest Michael Blieden is here to discuss divorcing Erin, working with Kanye, and how the Throwing Shade tour doc came to fruition.

The Throwing Shade tour doc is out now! Get it at vimeo.com/ondemand/throwingshade

TS289: Melania Trump, Betsy DeVos, Club Kids, Student Loans  

This week Bryan shares stories from his sister Caroline's visit, while Erin ventured into some casual Veganism. Also, according to a recent study women hold 2/3 of all student loan debt and because of the gender pay gap and Betsy DeVos it’s going to become even harder to pay them off. Plus, at the 43rd G7 summit the world leaders spouses took a group photo and Luxembourg's First Gentleman was failed to be acknowledged in the White Houses Facebook page.

The Throwing Shade Live tour documentary is coming to Vimeo next Thursday, June 8th! Pre-order here!  https://vimeo.com/ondemand/throwingshade 

TS288: The Keepers, Last Man Standing, Celine Dion, Evolution of Lesbianism  

Ding Dong the Witch is dead, goodbye Roger Ailes! This week Bryan found a new love in Disneyland fail videos,  while Erin lost her entire Sunday to “the Keepers” on Netflix. Also, Last Man Standing has been canceled by ABC and conservatives have gone crazy blaming “liberal Hollywood” for it. Plus, curious researchers in Cyprus believe after much research Lesbianism to be an evolutional phenomenon that has occurred only to create arousal in men. 

TS287: Mother's Day, Mommie Dearest, Suzanne Venker, Guest Stephanie Stenta-James​  

Watch out noise makers and corn nuts teeth! Bryan and Erin have your number, hussy, and one of them is day drunk! This week hop on the outrage train with a new classic from an ol' fav Susanne Venker and her opus "Most Men Just Want a Woman Who's Nice " and a San Luis Obispo high school special education teacher pens a "gays deserve to die" diatribe to the high school paper and no one is havin' it. Plus, Bryan's BFF from college Stephanie Stenta-James schools you on the Judge Judy fan Facebook page and the time Bryan got his cape stuck. You'll get it when you get it.

TS286: Sally Yates, Snapped, Alabama's HB24 & Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic  

Nothing says relaxation like the 20th anniversary of Snapped: Scott Peterson, The Handmaid's Tale, or Sally Yates reading Ted Cruz to filth. Bryan and Erin needed to chill after getting worked up about Alabama's HB24 - which allows adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples who want to adopt - and Kentucky's Gov. Matt Bevin's war on the last abortion clinic in the state. Ciao!

TS285: 9th Circuit Courts, Center for American Progress, Guest Matt Baume  

This week Bryan has returned from Japan with some serious jet lag, while Erin got caught in a trash tornado thanks to the Santa Ana winds. Also, the 9th Circuit Court is back at it again and overturned a California ruling which now allows employers to pay women less based on previous salaries, and a recent survey from the Center for American Progress shows that LGBTQ people are retreating back into the closet. Plus, guest Matt Baume is here to discuss Drag Con, his book “Defining Marriage”, and his podcast “The Sewers of Paris” about media that has changed the lives of gay men. 

Find Matt on Twitter @mattbaume or @sewersofparis for his podcast and at his website http://www.mattbaume.com

TS284: Dog Songs, FGM, Trump and LGBTQ issues  

This week Bryan attended a rock concert featuring music only whales would love, while Erin shares her favorite dog songs. Also, Female Genital Mutilation is much more prevalent in the US than people know, and it still isn’t considered illegal in most states, and an article recently in the New York Times has been tracking Trump and his record regarding LGBTQ issues which has been a consistent failure.

TS283: 420, Survivor, Dr. Robert Onder  

This week Bryan gets taught about weed culture, while Erin shares her awkward interaction at a local vegan/Mexican restaurant. Also, a contestant on Survivor was recently outed as Transgender by another contestant during the Tribal Council, and a Missouri lawmaker and allergist was upset about protections for women being passed and claim McDonald's and the Zoo are subject to more regulations than abortion clinics.

TS282: Bill O'Reilly, LiveJournal, Guest Michelle Collins  

This week Bryan is fully invested in Radish season, while Erin shares a fight with her grandfather as to why he isn’t watching Feud. Also, The New York Times has uncovered that Bill O'Reilly has paid out millions to settle claims of sexual harassment and the now Russian owned LiveJournal has officially banned political speech and pro-LGBTQ content in what they call “Political Solicitation”. Plus, Guest Michelle Collins is here to discuss Mama Junes weight loss, game shows, and her new job hosting the Little Women: LA live after show.

Follow Michelle on Twitter and Instagram @michcoll 

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