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 462: National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, Pro-Ana Content, Guest Arden Myrin

On this week’s show, Bryan discusses the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, which is the first LGBT inclusive legislation to pass unanimously in the House. Then, Erin takes a look at how pro-ana content on TikTok is on the rise. Plus, Arden Myrin joins to talk about her new book Little Miss Little Compton: A Memoir, crazy gynecologist stories, and more...



episode 461: Olympics Punish Protestors, Don’t Buy Robert Galbraith’s New Book, First Anal Birth

On this week’s Throwing Shade, Erin discusses an op-ed from track and field Olympian Gwen Berry detailing the punishment she suffered as a consequence of raising her first on the podium. Then, Bryan talks about the new book from J.K. Rowling featuring a “cross-dressing serial killer,” plus emotional reactions to a fake story about the world’s first “anal birth...




Erin starts us off this week with an exploration of the “neighborhood green grocer” Cookbook in Echo Park! Then, Bryan dives into the “post-grad” grocery store 365 by Whole Foods in Silverlake. Email us at See you in the aisles!  See for privacy information.



episode 460: LGBTQ Americans Affected By Pandemic, Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, Guests Miranda Bailey and Rebecca Odes of CherryPicks

On this week’s Throwing Shade, Bryan dives into a new Human Rights Campaign report revealing how LGBTQ Americans have been hardest hit by the economic collapse caused by the pandemic. Then, Erin discusses the race for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District and why it is almost certainly going to be won by a homophobic, racist, QAnon-touting candidate. Plus, they talk to Miranda Bailey and Rebecca Odes of TheCherryPicks...



episode 459: WNBA Social Justice Council, Mize-Gregg Family Citizenship

This week on Throwing Shade, Erin takes a look at the long history of activism within the WNBA, along with the formation of a Social Justice Council. Then, Bryan covers the story of American couple Derek Mize and Jonathan Gregg, whose daughter was born by an English surrogate and subsequently denied birthright citizenship by the U.S. State Department due to being considered “out of wedlock.” See for privacy information.




Ahoy grocery shoppers! This week on Groceries, Bryan sets sail to Trader Joe's and Erin gives Albert's Certified Farmers Market nine out of ten CCGs baby!Send us your grocery questions and comments at See for privacy information.



episode 458: 458: Jacob Blake, Becki Falwell and Giancarlo Granda, Barry Presgraves’ Racist 'Joke'

This week, Bryan and Erin take a moment to address the shooting of Jacob Blake before getting into their ‘ssues. First, Bryan talks about the revelation that Jerry Falwell Jr. and his wife Becki engaged in a surreptitious relationship with Giancarlo Granda and Jerry’s subsequent resignation from Liberty University. Then, Erin discusses Mayor Barry Presgraves’ racist and sexist 'joke' about Biden’s VP pick and just where the apology went wrong...


 2020-08-27  1h6m

episode 457: 19th Amendment, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and the Belarus Election, Anti-gay Polish Policies

This week, Bryan and Erin celebrate 100 years of the Nineteenth Amendment! In honor of the anniversary, Erin shines a light on the forgotten voices of color in the women’s suffrage movement. Then, Erin profiles Belarusian political contender Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, who ran in her husband’s place in the defrauded election that kept Lukashenko in power and later prompted countrywide protests...


 2020-08-20  49m


In the second episode of GROCERIES, Erin and Bryan are back from the aisles bringing grocery tales of the opulent Beverly Hills Bristol Farms and wide-aisled Silverlake Gelsons. Email us at! 


 2020-08-17  37m

episode 456: Waiting to X-hale with Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh and Karen Tongson

Co-hosts of the Waiting to X-hale podcast Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh and Karen Tongson join Bryan and Erin for this week’s Throwing Shade! They chat about living in a post-Karen world, play Yay or Nah (90s edition), and draw feminist inspiration from Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman...


 2020-08-13  1h8m