Throwing Shade

Hosts 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. Can you handle it?

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

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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," hate 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

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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

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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

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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

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Well it's been 240 years and we finally elected the first female president, USA USA USA! Wait no that's wrong...it'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 "Young & Hungry" actress Emily Osment is here to talk about working with Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Miley Cyrus and many future "Sarah, Plain and Tall" projects.

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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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

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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”