Channel 33

If you are an avid follower of pop culture and the media landscape, Channel 33 is a must-listen. Thanks to 'The Press Box,' 'Jam Session,' 'The Big Picture,' and 'Damage Control,' you will be up to date, well educated, and armed with the smartest takes on movies, TV, celebrity culture, and all media contretemps.



episode 581: Dissecting the Latest Kardashian Scandal, Plus: a Meg Minute! | Jam Session (Ep. 576)

Khloe Kardashian split with Tristan Thompson this week after allegedly finding out he cheated on her with Kylie Jenner’s best friend (2:10). Lee Radziwill, sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, passed away last week, and The New York Times gave her a very rude obituary (17:07). We introduce a new segment called Meg Minute (28:30) and host another round of Celebrity Real Estate Corner (39:26)! Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins Read The New York Times obituary of Lee Radziwill here...



episode 580: Man at His Worst | The Press Box (Ep. 575)

The alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett (03:00), Esquire in 2019 (26:30), and the first real dumb controversy of the 2020 presidential campaign (39:30).   Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker



episode 579: We Found Love In a Sparsely Decorated Kardashian Place | Tea Time (Ep. 574)

Celebrities celebrated Valentine's Day with both extravagant gestures and spon-con (7:05). Zoe Kravitz is thirst-trapping (16:49). John Mayer got his hair cut in between the Grammys and the afterparty (20:31), and if you're going to throw food at someone, why would you throw a salad (27:18)? Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, Amelia Wedemeyer



episode 578: The Art of Hate-Reading | Damage Control (Ep. 573)

Esquire published a cover story this week that Twitter immediately deemed a "hate-read"; is there any value in reading things just to dislike them (1:18)? Atlanta rapper 21 Savage was arrested two weeks ago by ICE; the agency might be trying to send a message (22:21). Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity



episode 577: Oppo Dump! | The Press Box (Ep. 572)

How former New York Times editor Jill Abramson got cancelled (03:00), Kevin Durant and the future of NBA media relations (28:30), and Jeff Bezos vs. The National Enquirer (43:15). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker



episode 576: Meet the Biebers | Tea Time (Ep. 571)

Richard E. Grant is living his best life on Twitter (6:34). Questions to ask Timothée Chalamet if you were sitting next to him on a plane (13:37). Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of 'He's Just Not That Into You' (18:37). Hailey and Justin Bieber get a Vogue cover (23:27). Hosts: Amelia Wedemeyer, Kate Halliwell, Liz Kelly



episode 575: What We Talk About When We Talk About Kylie Jenner's House | Jam Session (Ep. 570)

Kylie and Kris Jenner have spreads in Architectural Digest and we have a lot of thoughts (2:42). Jennifer Lawrence is engaged to her boyfriend, Cooke Maroney (33:00). Kate Beckinsale and Pete Davidson were seen stepping out together again (37:12). A new friendship between Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon is blooming down under (48:21). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins See Kylie Jenner’s home in Architectural Digest here. See Kris Jenner’s home in Architectural Digest here.



episode 574: Venti, Vidi, Vici | The Press Box (Ep. 569)

Discussing Tony Romo as the real MVP of the Super Bowl (03:00), billionaire Howard Schultz’s awkward presidential campaign launch (29:30), and why NBA trades are so popular (45:15). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker



episode 573: A Non-Football Fan's Guide to Caring About the Super Bowl | Tea Time (Ep. 568)

Beyoncé and Jay-Z will give you free tickets to their concerts for life, only if you're willing to go vegan (9:53). What to watch for at the Super Bowl if you don't care about football (19:33). Dissecting the photo of Kanye West, Timothée Chalamet, Kid Cudi, and Pete Davidson (22:37). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Kate Halliwell



episode 572: A Way-Too-Early Analysis of the 2020 Presidential Candidates | Damage Control (Ep. 567)

BuzzFeed laid off 15 percent of its staff last week, which does not bode well for the digital media industry (1:35). We're two years away from the presidential election but the Democratic field for president is already looking crowded (18:59). Hosts: Justin Charity and Kate Knibbs