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October 18, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker look at an eventful week for the president (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (25:30), LeBron James weighing in on the NBA and China (28:00), Shep Smith leaving Fox News (46:15), and more.
October 16, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Elizabeth Warren playing the front-runner, Joe Biden keeping it simple, and Pete Buttigieg having a chance.
October 11, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the latest in the NBA-China situation (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (27:45), the accusation towards Today show anchor Matt Lauer (30:30), Elizabeth Warren’s pregnancy (37:30), and more.
October 8, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the response to Daryl Morey’s tweet about Hong Kong (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (22:30), Chuck Todd losing his patience (24:45), plus the fallout from last week’s 'Sports Illustrated' layoffs (39:00).
October 4, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker cover the impeachment spin presented by Donald Trump (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (17:00), grim times at 'Sports Illustrated' (21:00), WWE’s move to Fox (36:15), and more.
September 25, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker sit down for an emergency podcast to discuss the latest developments with the House of Representatives opening an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump and the summary of Trump’s July 25 phone call with the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky.
September 24, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the ongoing saga involving Donald Trump and Ukraine (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (25:30), a 2020 election update (27:30), the latest twist in the Antonio Brown–Patriots breakup (34:15), the new documentary on Buzz Bissinger (43:15), and more.
September 20, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the media aftermath of the New York Times story on Brett Kavanaugh (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (22:45), the week the media decided Elizabeth Warren would win the Democratic nomination (25:00), an intriguing Washington Post Trump scoop (36:30), and more.
September 17, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker talk about 'She Said,' the new book by reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey on Harvey Weinstein (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (16:45), fallout from the Democratic debate (19:00), Joe Biden vs. Corn Pop (31:30), the return of Gary Larson's Far Side (36:30), and more.
September 13, 2019
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker talk about Julián Castro vs. Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren on the defensive, Kamala Harris's new strategy, and more from the ABC/Univision debate.
September 10, 2019
The saga of wide receiver Antonio Brown (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (22:00), a preview of Biden vs. Warren at Thursday's Democratic debate (25:00), Lana Del Rey's response to a critic (24:30), Eric Trump's tips to young investigative reporters (40:15), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
September 6, 2019
Dan Patrick, Keith Olbermann, and the 11 p.m. SportsCenter (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (20:15), Joe Biden trying to own his gaffes (22:30), a Playboy journalist challenging the Trump White House (34:00), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
September 3, 2019
Hurricane Dorian coverage (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week  (16:30), the rebooting of Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign (19:00), a bedbug saga update (27:15), the conservative alliance with Dave Chappelle (34:00), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
August 30, 2019
Fallout from Bret Stephens’s Twitter-bedbug beef (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (19:30), Lawrence O’Donnell’s snafu on MSNBC (24:15), news for next month’s Democratic debate (30:30), plagiarism in podcasts (33:30), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
August 27, 2019
The pro-Trump group scouring the social media history of media members (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week  (23:15), the retirement of the Colts' Andrew Luck and the bad takes it produced (26:00), Joe Walsh running for president (39:15), the Houston Astros trying to run a newspaper in Detroit (48:45), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
August 23, 2019
The latest from Joe Biden’s campaign (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week  (21:45), when to quote Baker Mayfield (26:15), the Week in Trump (35:30), the fall of Chuck Woolery (43:30), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
August 20, 2019
Megan Greenwell’s exit from Deadspin (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week  (19:30), Mark Halperin publishing a comeback book (22:30), the Roger Goodell–Jay-Z partnership (34:15), and Stephen Colbert's interview with Anderson Cooper (48:45). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
August 16, 2019
Bernie Sanders the media critic (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week  (21:30), the demotion of New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman (26:30), John Hickenlooper ending his presidential bid (31:30), and Andrew Gruttadaro on what happened to the film 'The Hunt' (41:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker Guest: Andrew Gruttadaro
August 13, 2019
The reactions to Jeffrey Epstein’s death (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (21:30), Joe Biden’s shaky day at the Iowa State Fair (24:30), Chris Cuomo’s amped-up day on Shelter Island (35:00), and when the movie 'The Right Stuff' was a presidential campaign (42:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
August 9, 2019
The great New York Times headline controversy of 2019 (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (18:00), how to hijack a football press conference (19:30), and the Anonymous Sources of the Week (22:15) Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
August 6, 2019
The shootings in El Paso and Dayton (03:00), David Griffin on LeBron James (27:45), the reinvention of Playboy (40:00), and Quentin Tarantino’s box office numbers (47:45). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
August 1, 2019
Everyone gangs up on Joe Biden, Kamala Harris goes on the offensive, and everyone else scrabbles to get out of last place. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
July 31, 2019
Elizabeth Warren takes on the moderates, Bernie writes the damn bill, and CNN makes John Delaney a star. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
July 26, 2019
Robert Mueller’s testimony (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (21:30), the end of Mic.com (27:15), how the media covers Tyreek Hill (38:45), and the return of Graydon Carter (51:45).   Host: David Shoemaker Guest: Alyssa Bereznak
July 23, 2019
Dan Le Batard challenges ESPN’s no-politics policy (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (24:00), Jane Mayer’s big New Yorker re-examination of the Al Franken affair (29:15), panning ‘The Lion King’ (49:00), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
July 19, 2019
ESPN is getting into the daily podcast game (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (14:30), the racist Trump rally (18:00), Beto O’Rourke is plummeting in the polls (32:15), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
July 16, 2019
Donald Trump’s tweet to a cohort of Democratic representatives (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (17:45), Dale Peck’s piece on Pete Buttigieg in The New Republic (21:30), 'The Breakfast Club' becoming the new 'View' (28:15), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
July 12, 2019
The Jeffrey Epstein indictment (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (15:45), fallout from the Kawhi Leonard signing (19:00), Donald Trump’s social media summit (32:15), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
July 9, 2019
The importance (or lack thereof) of polling (02:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (18:00), the USWNT's World Cup win (18:15), Trump’s Fourth of July parade (33:15) and feud with Fox News (40:00), and the end of Mad magazine (44:45). Host: David Shoemaker Guest: Justin Charity
July 5, 2019
Images from the border (02:00), the “Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week” (18:30), the case of the disappearing Mike Pence (21:00), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
July 2, 2019
Fallout from the Democratic debates (03:00), the “Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week” (16:00), NBA free agency (21:00), a school shooting impostor (31:15), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
June 28, 2019
Harris stuns Biden, Bernie and Buttigieg hit their marks, and more observations from the second night of the Democratic presidential primary debates.  Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
June 27, 2019
Warren holds serve, Castro vs. Beto, and other observations from the first night of the Democratic presidential primary debates. Plus a farewell to Bob Ley. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
June 25, 2019
A new accusation of rape against the president (03:00), the “Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week” (15:00), Tucker Carlson may have saved us from a war with Iran (17:00), the difficulties in covering sports in NY (30:45), the reviews for David Mamet’s new play, 'Bitter Wheat' (44:00), and more. Host: Bryan Curtis  Guest: Justin Verrier
June 21, 2019
The Joe Biden-Cory Booker apology feud (03:00), the “Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week” (15:30), the nation’s first Donald Trump non-endorsement (17:45), “Listener Mail” (32:45), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
June 18, 2019
The Democratic debate lineup (08:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (29:45), Sarah Huckabee Sanders stepping down as press secretary of the White House (17:45), the return of O.J. Simpson (27:30), and wrapping up the NBA Finals (34:15). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
June 14, 2019
How the media is handling Kevin Durant’s injury in the NBA Finals (03:00), the “Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week” (19:15), the disturbing Mark Zuckerberg deep fake (27:15), and a farewell to Le Anne Schreiber (36:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
June 11, 2019
Trouble at The Atlantic (03:00), Joe Biden and the art of the campaign flip-flop (21:30), Pablo Torre and Bomani Jones on Jalen Rose’s New Yorker interview (31:00), and Alyssa Bereznak on Steven Crowder and the policies that govern YouTube (37:45). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker Guest: Alyssa Bereznak
June 7, 2019
The Trump family’s trip to London (03:00), Joe Biden continuing his serial plagiarism (17:00), Duncan Hunter talking openly about war crimes on the ‘Zero Blog 30’ podcast (23:30), the New York Times’s new TV show, ‘The Weekly,’ (29:00), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
June 4, 2019
An important 'Press Box' announcement (00:45), the return of Michael Wolff (03:45), the Nancy Pelosi video (19:30), ‘Running With Beto’ (28:00), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
May 31, 2019
Prom season is upon us. Tea Time looks back on their favorite celebrity prom appearances (1:17). Time's favorite vegan couple may or may not be engaged (14:12). Miley Cyrus is coming out with a new album and seems to be reinventing herself once again (17:37), and we try to understand the "Cliff Wife" meme (31:44). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Kate Halliwell
May 29, 2019
Robert Mueller finally talks (03:00), Sports Illustrated is purchased by Authentic Brands Group (16:00), Naomi Wolf makes a “small” error (26:15), and more. Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
May 29, 2019
With the Cannes Film Festival wrapped, celebrity yacht season is officially in full swing (1:00). We talk about yacht interior design (18:05), our favorite celebrity yachting groups (22:12), and the best places to go on a yacht vacation (29:18). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
May 24, 2019
The trailer for 'Once Upon a Time … In Hollywood' premiered this week and we're even more hyped than we were before (1:16). Apparently if you're Lil Nas X you can send Maseratis via Postmates (8:16). Katherine Schwarzenegger is getting into podcasting (20:55), and how deep does Ben Affleck's allegiance to Dunkin' Donuts go (44:31)? Hosts: Liz Kelly, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Kate Halliwell
May 21, 2019
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has entered the 2020 presidential race (03:00), Stephen A. Smith had an amazing half-week of content (21:00), and Brian Williams is back (36:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
May 17, 2019
'John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum' is out this weekend and it looks like it's going to be the summer of Keanu Reeves (4:29). Congratulations are in order for the 'Arthur' character Mr. Ratburn (13:56). 'Tea Time' tries to understand the James Charles and Tati Westbrook feud (19:43), and discusses starting an Emmy campaign for Miley Cyrus (27:31). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer
May 15, 2019
‘Fresh off the Boat’ star Constance Wu sent some angry tweets after learning the show was being renewed for a fifth season (1:00) then turned around to deny that’s what she was upset about (13:08). Ahead of her new album, Taylor Swift is back in the public eye (22:09) and it seems like she hasn’t changed much (31:20). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
May 14, 2019
Howard Stern has written a new book and the takeaway is that he’s "matured" (02:47), Ben Shapiro gets OWNED during a BBC interview (21:00), and Kamala Harris pivots her campaign back toward the center (31:45). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
May 10, 2019
The first Monday in May came and went; we go over best dressed, worst dressed, and iconic after-party moments (1:19). Tea Time–approved movies to watch with your mom this Mother's Day (18:50). It turns out Taylor Swift shares the same pop culture interests as a lot of people on Twitter (26:30), and who wakes up and eats salad for breakfast (30:30)? Hosts: Liz Kelly, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Kate Halliwell
May 8, 2019
The royal baby is finally here! We talk about Harry’s announcement video (2:23), the name choice (4:56), and the family’s first formal appearance (12:11). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
May 8, 2019
Last week, the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that the South African track star Caster Semenya could not compete in certain races due to her naturally occurring high levels of testosterone (1:36). We talk about what that ruling means and how it will affect the relationship between gender and competitive sports (15:23). Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity
May 7, 2019
The “sweeping changes” to CBS’s news lineup and what it means for other network news institutions (03:00), the legacy of ESPN the Magazine (20:30), and Elizabeth Warren’s rise in the latest polls plus her game plan of pumping out policy ideas and dad jokes (37:45). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
May 3, 2019
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner had a Vegas wedding after the BBMAs, complete with an Elvis impersonator officiating (1:18). We preview the 2019 Met Gala and try to guess real past themes from fake past themes (9:54). Also, Kylie Jenner hosted an extravagant birthday party for Travis Scott (31:59), and we break down what celebrities are drinking in the name of skin care (44:46). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer
May 1, 2019
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s baby could be here any day now and internet sleuths are trying to figure out when (1:00). 'Vanderpump Rules' star Lala Kent got into a bizarre feud with 50 Cent over the weekend (10:42). A slew of celebrities took aim at cultural critics last week and we talk about the tenuous relationship between celebrities and those who write about them (23:17). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
April 30, 2019
The new Avengers film and the “importance” of box office numbers (03:00), Joe Biden’s campaign launch and the disappearance of Beto O’Rourke (30:00), and an interview with John Schulian on newspaper-sportswriting magic (45:00). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
April 29, 2019
Zoe Simmons (13) and Liz Kelly (25) team up to discuss their unique perspectives on teen culture in 2019, including: Coachella, influencers, and social media platforms like TikTok, Snapchat, and Musical.ly. They talk YouTube stars, MTV's 'Siesta Key,' 'Teen Wolf,' reality TV, Billie Eilish and Adele, celebrity crushes, middle school, Juuling, and more. Hosts: Zoe Simmons, Liz Kelly
April 26, 2019
Kanye hosted his Sunday Service at Coachella Weekend 2 and sold overpriced merchandise to go along with it (1:31). Adele and her husband are divorcing and Nikki Bella is moving on from John Cena (11:48). Tea Time reviews Taylor Swift's new single "Me!" (20:57), and special guest Zoe Simmons helps Tea Time celebrate the 15th anniversary of '13 Going on 30' (33:17). Hosts: Kate Halliwell, Liz Kelly, Amelia Wedemeyer Guest: Zoe Simmons
April 25, 2019
Following the horrific Easter attacks, Sri Lanka banned social media to prevent the spread of misinformation; was this the right move (1:46)? Also, we discuss the concept of "wrongthink" and how it is affecting our current political discourse (18:13). Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity
April 23, 2019
The arrival and coverage of Robert Mueller's report (03:00), Russell Westbrook’s feud with reporter Berry Tramel (21:00), and Pete Buttigieg’s boomlet of popularity (40:00). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
April 19, 2019
Coachella Weekend 1 gave us some good celebrity PDA and weird sponsored content (1:16). Jason Momoa broke up with his beard to save the environment (15:42). Noah Centineo's second Netflix rom-com premiered this week, and it seems like they took some of the dialogue straight from his Twitter feed (20:27). And Dax Shepard has a weird relationship with Jell-O (25:56). Hosts: Kate Halliwell, Amelia Wedemeyer, and Liz Kelly
April 17, 2019
The documentary about Beyonce’s 2018 Coachella performance premiered this week and immediately overshadowed the actual Coachella festival (0:43). We analyze some seemingly staged paparazzi photos of Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx (24:50). Plus, a check-in with the royal family (40:49). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
April 16, 2019
Tiger Woods’s shocking victory at The Masters (03:00), last week’s arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (25:30), and Ron Rapoport on the art of writing a sports biography (36:00). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
April 13, 2019
Kim Kardashian is becoming a lawyer and other things we learned from her Vogue profile (4:30). The Jonas Brothers are riding hard for a random college bar at Penn State University (8:55). There has been a disturbance in the Hollywood Chris Rankings (24:05), and a cautionary warning before you watch Netlifx's 'Our Planet' (30:25). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer
April 11, 2019
Many prominent people in Silicon Valley use extreme dieting in order to maximize their productivity; where's the line between "biohacking" and disordered eating (1:57)? Joe Biden's nonapology for unwanted touching drew a round of criticism from people on Twitter; when did we all become experts on the art of apology (20:03)? Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity
April 9, 2019
Joe Biden’s unwanted touching (03:00), the destruction of the Alliance of American Football (25:00), and the Paul Pierce vs. Dwyane Wade sports debate (38:00). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
April 5, 2019
Billy Ray Cyrus is making country music hip again with a remix of 'Old Town Country Road' (1:19), three pieces of lifestyle advice we learned from Kourtney Kardashian's new website Poosh (6:36), the worst April Fools pranks by celebrities (12:58), and trying to understand what janties are (21:26). Hosts: Kate Halliwell, Liz Kelly, and Amelia Wedemeyer
April 4, 2019
Allegations that A-Rod cheated on J.Lo are coming out just days after they announced their engagement (1:12). There are rumors flying about a potential rift between Kate Middleton and her friend Rose Hanbury (6:03), both members of a British social group nicknamed “The Turnip Toffs” (13:28). In her own words, Chloë Sevigny tells the NYT's T Magazine what her most prized possession is (25:49), and other iconic Chloë Sevigny moments (35:44). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins Guest: Chris Ryan Read the T Magazine article about Chloë Sevigny here.
April 2, 2019
Donald Trump continues his total-exoneration victory lap and Rachel Maddow refuses to let the Mueller report go (04:30); the sports media world flips on LeBron James (23:30); and a new book reveals the behind-the-scenes chaos at 'The View' (39:00). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
March 30, 2019
The trailer for the newest season of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' dropped this week and it looks like we are in store for a dramatic season (3:42). Miley Cyrus may be bringing back 'Hannah Montana' (10:33). We pick our favorite movies of 1999 (20:22), and try to figure out why 'Avengers: Endgame' is going to be three hours long (25:02). Hosts: Kate Halliwell, Liz Kelly, and Amelia Wedemeyer
March 27, 2019
Michael Avenatti was charged this week with trying to extort Nike for millions of dollars (1:59). How did the lawyer go from a rising political star to being hated by both the left and right (6:46)? Also, Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, settled a case the state of Oklahoma had brought against them for allegedly igniting the opioid crisis with the creation of OxyContin (19:49). Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity
March 26, 2019
The delivery of Robert Mueller's much-anticipated report (03:00), the world reacts to Michigan State’s Tom Izzo yelling at a player during the NCAA tournament (32:15), and a “Notebook Dump” on tape recording interviews, journalist headshots, and more (43:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
March 22, 2019
Congratulations to Jessica Simpson, who finally gave birth to her third child after what felt like a multiyear pregnancy (1:05). Also, we investigate Ben Affleck walking around Los Angeles (12:00), discuss Garrett Hedlund being the perfect rebound guy (20:03), and wonder whether the Hadid sisters are actually reading the books they're carrying around with them (32:30). Hosts: Kate Halliwell, Liz Kelly, and Amelia Wedemeyer
March 20, 2019
Elizabeth Holmes is back in the news after the premiere of the HBO documentary about Theranos (4:33). The college-admissions scandal might be the greatest celebrity scam story of the century (13:16). If you want to get back at your ex-wife, a 42-foot-tall photograph of you with your new wife might work (29:34), and we celebrate J.Lo and A-Rod’s engagement (33:07). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins Read more about Harry Macklowe’s photographs here.
March 19, 2019
Beto O’Rourke running for the Democratic nomination for president (03:00), the happiness of today’s NBA players (23:30), and Tucker Carlson's audio clips unearthed by Media Matters (38:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
March 15, 2019
Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are courting jail time thanks to Operation Varsity Blues, but was USC worth it? (4:15) J.Lo and A-Rod are finally engaged, but her ring is smaller than his (13:40). 'Triple Frontier' lived up to expectations (21:30), and the 'Aladdin' movie may be better than we thought (28:45). Hosts: Amelia Wedemeyer, Kate Halliwell, and Liz Kelly
March 13, 2019
Federal agents arrested 50 people this week, including the actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, for allegedly bribing people to get their children into elite colleges (2:35). What does this story say about class mobility and the United States' obsession with college (19:42)? Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity
March 12, 2019
The passing of legendary sportswriter Dan Jenkins (03:00), whether the Democrats have a right to stiff Fox News for a primary debate (32:45), and ESPN baseball analyst Jessica Mendoza’s new position with the New York Mets (40:30).   Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
March 8, 2019
Pete Davidson is back in a big way with a new tattoo and new public displays of affection (3:48). Ahead of her 30th birthday, Taylor Swift published a list in Elle that runs down 30 things she has learned (13:46). Emily Ratajkowski needs to pay her rent (20:16), and why 'Triple Frontier' is a movie made with women in mind (23:56). Hosts: Amelia Wedemeyer, Kate Halliwell, and Liz Kelly
March 7, 2019
Jordyn Woods went on Jada Pinkett Smith’s talk show ‘Red Table Talk’ to tell her side of the Tristan Thompson drama (1:06). We remember Luke Perry, who taught a generation about teen idols (19:31), and go deep on celebrities at Madison Square Garden (26:56). Hosts: Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins
March 5, 2019
How the Dallas Cowboys got Jason Witten back (03:00), Jane Mayer’s New Yorker story about Fox News (22:45), and what the Bob Kraft media coverage says about the way we cover a scandal (36:45). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
March 1, 2019
Taylor Swift is dropping some major hints that she's going to release new music (1:00). A follow-up to our investigation of the Tristan-Khloe-Jordyn saga (5:14). A new investigation into whether Brie Larson is actually friends with Emma Stone and Jennifer Lawrence (17:25). And Liz brings back her worst take of the week (22:49). Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer
February 28, 2019
The social platform Pinterest is going after anti-vaxxing memes in a big way, but what does this mean for free speech online (1:39)? CNN published an investigation of the famous soul singer James Brown this month with grisly allegations about his past. What happens to someone's legacy when new information about them comes out after they've died (22:56)? Hosts: Kate Knibbs and Justin Charity Read the CNN investigation into James Brown here.
February 26, 2019
Discussing the best media subplots from the Oscars (02:00), CNN hiring a Jeff Sessions flack to help guide its 2020 election coverage (20:15), and the Zion Williamson think pieces (30:45). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
February 23, 2019
We go deep on the Khloe-Jordyn-Tristan cheating scandal (5:11). Miranda Lambert's new husband previously went viral for being a hot dancing cop (15:34). We preview the Oscars and make some predictions (22:11), and stay tuned until the end for Tea Time's inaugural guest, Bill Simmons (28:40)! Hosts: Liz Kelly, Kate Halliwell, and Amelia Wedemeyer Guest: Bill Simmons
February 20, 2019
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. Watch the Architectural Digest tour of Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard's home here.
February 20, 2019
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
February 16, 2019
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
February 14, 2019
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
February 12, 2019
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
February 9, 2019
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
February 7, 2019
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.
February 5, 2019
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
February 2, 2019
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
January 31, 2019
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
January 29, 2019
The responsibilities faced by journalists when tweeting about breaking news stories (03:00), the mass media congregation in Atlanta for the Super Bowl (20:45), and saying goodbye to one of New York’s oldest literary bars (38:00). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
January 26, 2019
Pete Davidson has been hanging out with John Mulaney and we hope Mulaney is a good influence on him (2:44). Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are postponing their wedding (16:50). The 2019 Vanity Fair Hollywood cover is the best one yet (30:10). Hosts: Kate Halliwell, Liz Kelly, and Amelia Wedemeyer
January 24, 2019
Jeff Bezos announced two weeks ago that he and his wife were getting a divorce; shortly afterward, the National Enquirer published a report of his affair that included some racy text messages (1:46). Cardi B is being vocal about her political beliefs (34:41), Leonardo DiCaprio flies JetBlue (42:09), and a false article about Miley Cyrus being pregnant reminds us which celebrity news sources we can and cannot trust (43:44). Hosts: Amanda Dobbins and Juliet Litman Read Kate Knibbs on the Jeff Bezos divorce here. Read Alyssa Bereznak on blind items here.
January 22, 2019
The high-stakes journalism standoff following the BuzzFeed scoop (02:30), NFL referees blow a call in the worst possible media age (25:00), and Adam Moss stepping down after 15 years as editor of New York Magazine (40:30). Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
January 18, 2019
John Mayer is officially making his comeback (1:05), Chris Pratt got engaged to Katherine Schwarzenegger and we have a wild theory about why (8:12), and don't come for Harry Styles because his fans will come for you (16:03). Hosts: Amelia Wedemeyer, Kate Halliwell, Liz Kelly
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