Throwing Shade

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.

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episode 431: LIVE from Brooklyn with Cole Escola

Bryan and Erin come at you LIVE from 3 Dollar Bill in Brooklyn, NY for a special Throwing Shade! Get ready for everything from putting curses on Ryan Magers and Steve King to seeing the good in the nightmares of 2019 on this jam-packed episode...



episode 430: Dwyane Wade Supports Daughter Zaya, Female Pronouns & Positions of Power

This week on Throwing Shade, Bryan runs down a checklist of Trump’s worst anti-LGBTQ actions since taking office before shifting gears to discuss basketball player Dwyane Wade’s exemplary parenting by supporting his transgender daughter and encouraging her to ‘be her best self.’ Then, Erin shares a study revealing widespread linguistic bias against referring to potential presidents (and other authority figures) by female pronouns...



episode 429: Victoria’s Secret’s Secret, Coca-Cola & Switzerland’s LGBTQ Referendum, Iowa Caucus

This week on Throwing Shade, Erin delves into an expose by the New York Times on bullying and harassment by executives Ed Razek and Leslie Wexner behind the scenes at Victoria’s Secret. Then, Bryan discusses the involvement of Coca-Cola in Switzerland’s upcoming referendum vote on whether to criminalize homophobia. Plus, “results” from the Iowa Caucus and that viral clip of a voter SHOCKED to discover the truth about Pete Buttigieg...



Throwing ShOscars 2020

On this years THROWING SHOSCARS special, Bryan Safi and Ronna Glickman are joined by Kate Aurthur (Editor-At-Large, Variety) and Adam B. Vary (Senior Entertainment Writer - Variety) to hit all the major topics for this year's Oscars: Margot Robbie in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood vs Bombshell, what is this year's Green Book, the worst snubs, why everyone loves Parasite, and more! Plus, two rousing performances of this year's Best Song nominations. 



episode 428: Coach Katie Sowers, Oxfam ‘Time to Care’ Report, Guest Lauren Lapkus

The hilarious Lauren Lapkus joins Bryan and Erin to talk about her upcoming podcast “Newcomers” and to help pick some very special WIGAWAY winners!! Then, Bryan profiles NFL coach for the 49ers Katie Sowers, the first woman and openly gay coach to reach the Super Bowl. Later, Erin reviews an Oxfam report outlining out-of-control global wealth inequality and how sexist economies fuel it even further - plus what steps can be taken to address the issue...



episode 427: Clearing Bayard Rustin's Name, National Archives Blurs ‘God Hates Trump’, Guest Co-host Jeffery Self

Erin is joined by guest co-host Jeffery Self for this week’s Throwing Shade! Jeffery and Erin review the life of gay civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, who helped organize the March on Washington, in the wake of an effort to have him posthumously pardoned by the governor of California. Then, Erin brings us up to speed on the National Archives decision to blur out Trump’s name on the signs of protesters in an exhibit showcasing the 2017 Women’s March...



episode 426: Astrology for Real Relationships with Jessica Lanyadoo

On a special Throwing Shade, astrologer and medium Jessica Lanyadoo (Ghost of a Podcast) joins Bryan and Erin to discuss discovering her passion for astrology and moving to San Francisco to pursue it, incorporating aspects of classical psychology into her readings, her thoughts on rumpology, and much more. Later, Jessica gets in deep with chart readings for both Bryan and Erin - plus, advice on navigating our individual ‘tunnels of shit’...


 2020-01-16  1h13m

episode 425: Cats, Golden Globes, 22 Convention

This week, Bryan dives into a breakdown of the feline horror that is the Cats film adaptation before pulling apart the best and the worst of the Golden Globes - plus, Fleabag star Andrew Scott’s oh-so-not scandalous ‘racy’ Grindr photo. Then, Erin pulls back the curtain on the 22 Convention: Make Women Great Again conference, which describes itself as the “ultimate event for women, by men” and the “mansplaining event of the century”...


 2020-01-09  53m

episode 424: John Becker Cites a Med Journal From 1917, West Plains High School’s Confederate Flag Problem

Welcome to 2020! For the first Throwing Shade of the year, Erin talks about Ohio representative John Becker, who authored the infamous ectopic pregnancy abortion bill without consulting a single doctor about whether the procedure is even possible (it’s not). Then, Bryan discusses a story out of West Plains, Missouri about a group of high school students who unfurled a Confederate flag in response to their classmates handing out rainbow flags...


 2020-01-02  42m

episode 423: Alan Keyes’ Miracle Drink, Finland’s New PM, Banning Virginity Tests, Instagram vs. Reality

On this week’s Throwing Shade, Bryan talks about right-wing pundit Alan Keyes and his endorsement of a “miracle drink” which he claims cures everything from HIV to autism. Spoilers: it’s full of bleach. Then, Erin gives it up for Finland’s new prime minister, 34-year old Sanna Marin, before diving into stories about an initiative to make “virginity testing” a felony in NY State and a study about how women respond to the warped body images that Instagram loves to promote...


 2019-12-26  44m