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.


TS258: Patti Smith, Brian Babin, Log Cabin Republicans  

This week Bryan saw the original nasty woman Patti Smith over the weekend with a bunch of heterosensuals and lived to tell the tale, while Erin has a surprising conversation with a local silhouette artist. Also, Texas Representative Brian Babin believes women should be told when they are being nasty. Nasty women vote hunny! And the Log Cabin Republicans have sashayed away from Trump and have decided to not endorse him for president.   

TS257: Las Vegas, Peter Thiel, Leaked Trump Audio, Guest Price Peterson  

This week Bryan and Erin tell us all about their shenanigans in Las Vegas, attending a mess of a drag show and campaigning for Hillary. Also misogynist/bigot/billionaire Peter Thiel donated millions to the Trump campaign because he believes the country needs to revert back to the 1920's. And recent leaked tapes exposed giant turd with shoes Donald Trump of his garbage misogynist past. Plus, guest Price Peterson is here discussing his world-renowned tv recaps, Vampire Diaries drama and gay portrayals in the media.

TS256: Drag Race, Ireland Abortion Laws, Roy Moore  

This week Erin watched RuPaul's Drag Race with gay-legend-icon-star Trixie Mattel and Bryan had to deal with his riff raff neighbors. Also Ireland, which is progressive on gay marriage, has a long way to go with abortion rights which can still be punishable by 14 years in prison! And Chief Justice Roy Moore of Alabama was found guilty of standing in the way of gay marriage and removed from office. Bye girl.

TS255: New York, Youtuber NoBiggie, National Parks  

This week Bryan and Erin share their harrowing New York Horror Story meeting two real life Trump supporters and surviving Guy Fieri's restaurant. Also, deplorable Youtube “personality” NoBiggie decided to prank his gay friend in a homophobic video which has sparked rage amongst the internet, and beautiful National Parks have turned into a garbage nightmare after an exposé has come out showing 18 incidents of harassment occurring without any action being taken. Oh god!

TS254: Clinton vs Trump, CA Tampon Tax, Whole Foods Discrimination  

Honey, the showcase showdown this week was epic! If you didn't watch the debate, you missed a terrific ad for Flonase and also a queen at her mightiest. Plus, California's Governor Jerry Brown is all in on continuing to tax tampons and diapers, and a woman unfairly faces harassment at our favorite grocery store for wearing terrible shoes. Cotton Candy grapes, why hast thou forsaken us?!?! Bye wig.

TS253: Beyonce, Back to School, Judge Robin Camp, Guest Joan Ford  

This week Bryan shares his hatred of the word chocolatier, while Erin tells us about her time buying exclusive perfume at Le Labo! Rich, rich, rich, anybody rich? It’s back to school and many states are suing the Federal Government because they're refusing transgender children the simple right to use the bathroom they identify with, and dishonorable judge Robin Camp felt the need to shame and intimidate a rape victim, as if they have not gone through enough! Also, guest Joan Ford is here to discuss coming out to family, female superheroes and her new book “Killing It: The Action Girl's Guide to Saving the World (While Looking Hot.")

TS252: Emirates, Hillary Clinton, Gay Marriage in AUS, Guests Danielle Schneider & Casey Wilson  

This week Bryan is sick of your Emirates travels being thrown in his face, while Erin is coming clean about squatting at her friends apartment. In other news, Hillary Clinton has pneumonia and ignorant fools across the nation have consequently branded her unfit for president. Have you seen the other guy? Also, marriage equality in Australia, though favored by the people, has parliament in a tizzy and subjecting the country to a useless plebiscite. Plus comedians Danielle Schneider and Casey Wilson are here and we dive deep into our Real Housewives obsession, their podcast Bitch Sesh, and their growing army of passionate listeners.

TS251: Grocery Woes, Gay Bachelor, Rape Loopholes, Guest Randi Driscoll  

This week Bryan and Erin debut their new horror film "Night Shopper," a tale of a fresh faced yogi cruelly forced to consume dusty cotton candy grapes in front of an audience of pissedWhole Foods patrons. In other news, Logo's new show "Finding Prince Charming" (a bachelor-esque show for gay men) is starting a conversation about the expectations of a gay couple; and California is closing a loophole that has allowed rapists to elude prosecution...progress! Also singer Randi Driscoll is here to talk about her times playing shows on a keg, being inspired by Matthew Shepherd, and the wonders of San Diego.

TS250: Beyonce, Burkinis, Hate Crimes, Guest Alia Shawkat  

This week Erin and Bryan revel in the musical stylings of Beyonce and Selena, one of whom just slayed at the VMAs. Also while Jean Valjean's homeland of France has outlawed the burkini to "protect women," hates crimes targeting the LGBTQ have spiked. BYOL, bring your own lube if you don't want bigots messing with your genitals! Also Alia Shawkat ("Arrested Development," the upcoming "Search Party"  on TBS) is here to talk middle eastern conferences, her family business and getting recognized as Ilana Glazer. 

TS249: Dog Attacks, Media Coverage, Sexualizing Athletes, Guest Michelle Collins  

The dogs have turned on us! This week Erin is nursing a dog bite and all Bryan has is a joke to comfort her...friendship. Also the media coverage of the Rio Olympics has been a colossal disaster for the LGBTQ community and women. They're implying that gay men only watch the Olympics for the hot bods, and relentlessly remind us that women are vaginas first and athletes second. Plus comedian and TSPOD's new BFF Michelle Collins is here to talk about the trials and tribulations of shopping for shoes, Bachelor in Paradise and her favorite restaurant chains.

TS248: Carol Channing, Pet Communicators, Miss Teen USA, Pope Francis  

This week Erin talks the cursed movie Skidoo that mysteriously disappeared from her home and Bryan makes an appointment with a pet communicator (not psychic) to find out if Sherman really loves him. Also Miss Teen USA tries to make the competition less awful but fails horribly when crowning winner and "former" racist Karlie Hay. Plus the least progressive person wearing big hats is back! Pope Francis believes children's textbooks are teaching them that gender is a choice. Show us the receipts Pope!

TS247: Loud Kids, San Jose Police Dept, Donald Trump, Guest Nina Parker  

This week Erin and Bryan are at odds with the youth of America and aren't feeling too apologetic about it...the children gotta learn! And while the San Jose Police Department jumped on the anti-gay bandwagon by secretly conducting sting operations that single out gay men, Donald Trump has been delighting the nation with his world class, shakespearean thoughts on workplace sexual harassment. Also, host, television personality and all around goddess Nina Parker is here to talk about the Kardashian hustle, her early days at TMZ and missing the Obamas.

TS246: DNC, RNC, Scott Adams, Out Olympic Athletes, Guest Emily Osment  

Well it's been 240 years and we finally elected the first female president, USA USA USA! Wait no that's's the first time a woman has been the presidential nominee of a major political party. Half way there America! This week "Dilbert" cartoonist and confused asshole Scott Adams is concerned about men's testosterone levels lowering after watching the DNC; and a record breaking 41 out olympic athletes are competing in Rio this year! Also actress, and Bryan's co-star, Emily Osment is here to talk about being a child star, dog parks and Glendale!

TS245: Dog Baskets, Chris Richeson, SkillsUSA, Guest Sam Lansky  

Bryan regales us with old family stories of his great aunt Annie and her basket, while Erin tells us a tale of her macgyver skills of creating dog baskets for adventuring, watch out REI! Also, a teacher named Chris Richeson was fired after helping his students create the school's first Gay/Straight Alliance. Because, you know, fisting and rimming runs rampant when people promote acceptance. Also class action lawsuits against girls who were robbed of awards have started popping up, Lady attorney, where you at girl? And Sam Lansky is here to talk about his book The Gilded Razor, K-POP drama, and Carly Rae Jepson.

TS244: Long Nails, Female Tennis Stars, Richard Simmons  

This week Erin finally tries out long nails only to find out they are like garden hoes and catch everything while Bryan teaches us the lifelong lesson that even if you save up for something, the money still goes away when you pay for it. Also male tennis players and business owners believe female tennis stars should be applauded for playing, but their hormones may get in the way of the game, and trash tabloid the National Enquirer accused Richard Simmons of transitioning just for click bait. Class acts.

TS243: Donut Parties, Medical Studies, Periods, Republican Bribery  

This week Erin tells us how she was scammed by a donut party while Bryan shares his love of naming everything "jer-majesty." Also Medical research studies are not allowing women to participate because their periods and their emotions and will taint the data. Also Republicans are getting bribed to vote against gun laws with such a low amount of money they couldn’t even buy an iced coffee, but remember..their prayers are with us.

TS242:Fourth of July, Oak Lawn Texas, Summer Blockbusters  

Bryan tells us all about his bestie CeCe Penningston, and doing stand up in front of a sea of gays while Erin shares her yearly 4th of July plans which just involve leaving the country. Also, Oak Lawn in Dallas Texas is getting no help from the police after an increasing amount of Gay Hate Crimes have been committed and summer blockbusters have just become a dickfest, where the women at?

EP241:BET Awards, The Pope, Texas TRAP Laws, Guest Jen Kirkman  

This week Erin discusses her post Beyonce performance emotions, and Bryan shares the lies and songs he used to con his boyfriend into dating him. Also, the pope says the church should ask forgiveness for the way they treated women and gay people, but thats just a baby step, and Supreme Court justices say hell naw to Texas TRAP laws. Plus Guest Jen Kirkman is here to talk about temp work, bulk shopping at Top Shop, and her new book “I Know What I’m Doing and Other Lies I Tell Myself”

TS240:Sun City, Donald Trump, Pam Bondi, Guest Dan Bucatinsky  

This week Bryan watched the NBA finals in the Sun City, while Erin gave up expensive office shopping in Portland in favor of cafes. Well, the clown from IT (Donald Trump) is back once again proving to the world that he’s trash with more sexist and racist comments from his past and two faced liar Attorney General Pam Bondi gets ripped to shreds by Anderson Cooper due to her lack of LGBT support. Plus, producer/actor/writer all around magician Dan Bucatinsky is here and making a strong case for Cats.

TS239:Latin Night at a Gay Club,Orlando,Stanford,Guest Gabe Liedman  

The largest mass shooting in US history occurred this weekend at a gay club in Orlando on Latin night during Pride Month. It was a pointed attack on LGBT people that claimed 49 lives in Pulse nightclub, a place of congregation, celebration and safety. In addition to Orlando, we discuss human dumpster Brock Turner of Stanford and then thank god the hilarious and delightful Gabe Liedman joins us to throw a little bit of light on a lot of shade. To our brothers and sisters in Orlando...we love you, we are you, we will never forget you. 

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