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Hysteria

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Each week, political commentator and comedy writer Erin Ryan is joined by a bicoastal squad of funny, opinionated women to talk through everything from reproductive rights to romcoms. They break down the political news of the week, plus the topics, trends, and cultural stories that affect women’s li… read more

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"Just Win, Baby!" (with Elizabeth Warren, Candace Valenzuela and Caroline Rose Giuliani)

October 22nd, 2020

1:25:16

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco are joined by an all-star lineup of guests. First, Senator Elizabeth Warren joins to discuss her education plans in a fingers crossed post-Trump world and lets us in on …

"Judging Amy" (with Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton)

October 15th, 2020

1:26:27

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco, decked in sequins, are joined by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton of Washington DC to discuss DC …

“Confusions and Regrets” (with Stacey Abrams)

October 8th, 2020

1:21:20

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco are joined by Stacey Abrams to discuss her work combating voter suppression and her stint as a romance novelist. Then Grace Parra joins to discuss the COVID-19 infiltration of …

"ACB, OMG, WTF" (with America Ferrera, Julissa Arce & Rep. Gwen Moore)

October 1st, 2020

1:24:47

We’re still reeling! This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco react to Tuesday night’s debates and break down Amy Coney Barrett’s extremely un-Ginsburg-y judicial record. Next, Congresswoman Gwen Moore joins to …

"Ruth-less" (with Susan Rice & Sen. Mazie Hirono)

September 24th, 2020

1:19:49

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco are fired up! First they chat with BFF of the pod Sen. Mazie Hirono about the Senate fight over Ruth Bader Ginburg’s Supreme Court seat. Then, they’re joined by Alyssa’s ride …

"The Revolution is Not Glam" (with Sen. Tammy Duckworth)

September 17th, 2020

1:24:53

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk to Senator Tammy Duckworth about the military’s sexual harassment response program and Trump’s non-stop shit talk of our troops. Then, Erin and Alyssa unpack the …

"Ring the Alarm" (with Jane Fonda and Annie Leonard)

September 10th, 2020

1:14:43

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco tackle the latest GOP attack on abortion rights (cc Ted Cruz). Then Jane Fonda and Executive Director of Greenpeace Annie Leonard join to discuss their Fire Drill Fridays …

"Teach!" (with Rep. Ayanna Pressley)

September 3rd, 2020

1:39:32

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk to Rep. Ayanna Pressley about how joy can propel us to November 3rd and beyond. Plus Erin and Alyssa check in with students, teachers and parents who are grappling with …

"Hope v. Fear" (with Sherenté)

August 27th, 2020

1:23:43

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss Democratic Kansas legislature candidate Aaron Coleman and his history of abusing women. Plus: Don …

“Cardi B. Anthony” (with Shaniqua McClendon)

August 20th, 2020

1:00:45

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco break down Night 1 and 2 of the Democratic National Convention, from the unexpectedly good, and …

"Sexism is Boring"

August 13th, 2020

1:10:17

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco react to Kamala Harris’ nomination for Vice President, from the historic nature of the ticket to the surprising news that she’s 5’2. Then, Grace Parra and Dana Schwartz join …

"Unfollow the Leader" (with Rep. Abby Finkenauer)

August 6th, 2020

1:13:04

This week Erin Ryan is joined by Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer to discuss her successful push for endometriosis funding and her personal story …

"Sup, Lady-dogs?"

July 30th, 2020

1:22:37

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco breakdown Joe Biden’s VP candidates and the ensuing sexist media coverage of said contenders. Plus, they examine why there’s such an effort to protect extremely non-essential …

"Exceptional Bitches" (with Rep. Ilhan Omar)

July 23rd, 2020

1:18:14

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to breakdown why men think it’s okay to call a colleague a “fucking …

“Take the W” (with Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Kelley O’Hara & Haley Rosen)

July 16th, 2020

1:35:03

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco chat with Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal to get some tips on how to gracefully handle being right all the …

"Courting Disaster"

July 9th, 2020

1:15:28

This week, Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco bemoan the two most recent disappointments out of SCOTUS, discuss the tragedy of Vanessa Guillen, and give an update on Ghislane Maxwell’s ongoing journey to hell. Then, Dana …

"E-mask-ulated" (with Rep. Karen Bass & Alexis McGill Johnson)

July 2nd, 2020

1:30:20

Hysteria is celebrating 100 episodes! This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco are joined by Congresswoman Karen Bass to discuss Congress’s fight …

"Girded Loins" (with Senator Tammy Baldwin)

June 25th, 2020

1:16:09

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco are joined by Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin to discuss the state’s nasty political landscape and how to …

“Momentum!”

June 18th, 2020

1:16:45

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss how our government has seemingly given up on the fight against COVID-19 and Ted Cruz’s relentless search for a guy to fight actor Ron Perlman. Then Tien Tran joins to …

"History Defeating" (with Kimberlé Crenshaw)

June 11th, 2020

1:24:41

This week Erin Ryan is joined by the Executive Director of the African American Policy Forum Kimberlé Crenshaw to discuss how we keep Black women’s …

"Beyond the Hashtag"

June 4th, 2020

1:11:10

This week Erin Ryan, Alyssa Mastromonaco, Rheeqrheeq Chainey, Julissa Arce, and Shaniqua McClendon discuss the emotional impact of nationwide …

"You Made it Weird"

May 28th, 2020

1:07:10

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco reveal their pandemic crush. Hint: she’s the Prime Minister of New Zealand and her name is Jacinda Ardern. Wait is that how a hint works? Plus Twitter is now (sort of) fact …

"2020 Is Canceled" (with Katie Hill)

May 21st, 2020

1:13:03

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk to former Congresswoman Katie Hill to do a postmortem on a lost congressional seat, and how to get it back. Then, Erin and Alyssa take in the shocking Jane Roe death-bed …

"Cities In Dust"

May 14th, 2020

1:15:20

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the surprising ways COVID-19 could reshape the electoral map, plus TIME correspondent Molly Ball …

“K-hole”

May 7th, 2020

1:11:50

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco comb through Biden’s women fantasy league of VP contenders. Plus, CA-25 Congressional candidate Christy Smith stops by to discuss her campaign, and her priorities if she wins …

"Beauty In The After Times"

April 30th, 2020

1:21:13

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the Tara Reade allegations against Joe Biden, and try to reconcile handling sexual assault claims …

"We ALL Want Haircuts, Karen"

April 23rd, 2020

1:05:07

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the string of “reopen America” protests and their shameless ties to the Koch Brothers. Then Ziwe …

"Las Lonely Ladies"

April 16th, 2020

1:11:07

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk to Emergency Physician Esther Choo about the stark reality of working inside a hospital and how she manages watching the daily Trump briefings. Then Dana Schwartz joins …

"She-Hulks of the Pandemic"

April 9th, 2020

1:16:10

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco bid a sad adieu to Bernie Sanders’ campaign for president, then speak with Wisconsin Congressional candidate Tricia Zunker on the democratic fight to reclaim the badger state. …

"Lean Out"

April 3rd, 2020

49:14

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the staggering number of unemployment claims since COVID-19 hit the US, and protections, or lack thereof, employers are taking to protect their workers. Then Tien Tran …

"F*ckery Afoot" (with Senator Mazie Hirono)

March 26th, 2020

1:18:49

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco go in on GOP fuckery and the Senate’s new COVID-19 aid package with Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono. Then …

"The Good Hysteria"

March 19th, 2020

1:11:09

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco react to the political response to COVID-19. Then Megan Gailey joins them to discuss how they’re staying …

"Balls & Strikes"

March 12th, 2020

1:11:06

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss Elizabeth Warren’s exit from the race and Bernie Sanders’ crusade forward. Then Megan Gailey and Hall of Shame hosts Rachel Bonnetta and Rachna Fruchbom join in-studio …

"Enemy Of The Perfect" (with Katie Hill)

March 5th, 2020

1:27:23

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco wonder if Tuesday was all that Super and try to solve the mystery of the disappearing Elizabeth Warren. …

"Bye Harvey"

February 27th, 2020

1:09:25

This week  Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the moderators’ poor performances at Tuesday debate and get to the bottom of what the fuck is …

"Hustlers"

February 20th, 2020

1:10:53

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco ask the most pressing political question of our lifetime: Why is Michael Bloomberg? Then in a bio-coastal …

"There’s Something About Chivalry"

February 13th, 2020

1:20:33

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the New Hampshire primary results and implore the media to stop extrapolating national trends …

"IOWA: I Obviously Want Answers"

February 6th, 2020

1:25:50

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco tear through Trump’s lie-ridden State of the Union. Then Grace Parra, Megan Gailey, and Francesca Fiorentini join in-studio to process their emotions, resentments and cautious …

"Fakers and Takers"

January 30th, 2020

1:20:12

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco investigate why Mike Pompeo carries around a blank map, and which presidential candidates received the most internet grifter endorsements. Then Rheeqrheeq Chainey, Tien Tran, …

"#NoFilter"

January 23rd, 2020

1:15:10

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco take on the New York Times’ non presidential endorsements and the new Hillary Clinton documentary. Then, …

“Lovely Beef”

January 16th, 2020

1:15:17

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about the beef that’s spoiling the week in Democratic primary news. Then, Naomi Ekperigin, Kiran …

"Little NoMen"

January 9th, 2020

1:02:20

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco take on the new Harvey Weinstein charges out of Los Angeles and the GOP congressmen and women hellbent on repealing Roe v. Wade. Then Michaela Watkins and Megan Gailey join …

"Happy F*cking New Years"

December 26th, 2019

1:12:17

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco look ahead to 2020 and how we’re going to keep ourselves in fighting shape for the most important …

"Drive-by Bongo"

December 19th, 2019

1:09:22

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about whether Barack Obama is right when he says women are better leaders than men. There’s …

"Bleach and Vaseline"

December 12th, 2019

1:14:07

This week Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Erin Ryan in-studio to discuss why Katie Hill isn’t staying silent about revenge porn and why that’s good, and why the Supreme Court is staying silent on a Kentucky abortion law and …

"December Scaries"

December 5th, 2019

1:15:00

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss this most Devin of news cycles, and chat with NARAL president Ilyse Hogue about Ohio’s magical new law and what is to be done when we live in a snow globe of tears and …

"Meat Robots"

November 28th, 2019

1:17:19

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco reflect on who they’re thankful for and share their favorite things to make on Thanksgiving (yes; that …

"Ok Gloria Steinem" (with Gloria Steinem)

November 21st, 2019

1:23:54


This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco answer the burning question: how many guys can Gordon Sondland throw under a single bus? Plus Virginia State Senator Jennifer McClellan calls in to talk about how close we are …

"Virginity is a Construct"

November 14th, 2019

1:17:38

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss why the news has gotten so hacky. Then Kiran Deol, Tien Tran and Priyanka Aribindi join in-studio …

"Say It To My Face!"

November 7th, 2019

1:16:47

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco reflect on some actual good news: Tuesday’s election results didn’t suck! And some bad news: new polling …

"Head Witch in Charge"

October 31st, 2019

1:11:10

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco dive into the Katie Hill mess and our bleak future of revenge porn as oppo research. Then, Julissa Arce, …

"America’s Babadook"(with Francesca Fiorentini)

October 24th, 2019

1:17:40

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about how the old timey sexism of dress codes isn't actually that old timey at all. Then, Francesca …

"Sexy Podcast Costume"

October 17th, 2019

1:27:10

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about how, six debates in, the Democratic candidates finally got asked about reproductive health. …

"Please Don’t Kill Me with an Axe"

October 10th, 2019

1:07:35

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about Elizabeth Warren and this country's depressingly recent history of institutionalized pregnancy discrimination. Fun! Then, spooky October continues with Dana …

"Clowns Out of Context"

October 3rd, 2019

1:34:51

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about the impeachment circus. Then, Erin chats with Nancy Northup of the Center for Reproductive Rights on the abortion case that might hit the Supreme Court this term. …

"I Can’t Quit You"

September 26th, 2019

1:29:27

This week Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Erin Ryan live, in the flesh in studio to talk about how being a pain in the ass to your congressional representative might have helped pave the way to Trump's impeachment—in addition …

"Woo Woo Culture" (with Priyanka Aribindi)

September 19th, 2019

1:27:07

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the way the New York Times whiffed its coverage of the FBI whiffing the Kavanaugh investigation. Then, special bonus environment content:, Naomi Klein joins to discuss …

"Short Term Genital Mate" (with Lane Moore)

September 12th, 2019

1:21:10

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about women, data security, and periods and the actual structural change that has happened in the aftermath of the MeToo movement. Then, comedian and author Lane Moore …

"Strong Female Characters"

September 5th, 2019

1:15:22

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk, once again, about gun violence and, for the first time, about the bravery of sexual assault …

"2 Cool 4 School" (with Kara Klenk)

August 29th, 2019

1:27:03

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about world leaders insulting each other's wives as the world literally burns. Then, comedian Kara …

"Idol Hands" (with Jill Gutowitz)

August 22nd, 2019

1:23:20

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco frame a whole discussion on white suburban women voters in terms of Bachelor in Paradise. It's a wild …

"Sexual Trolling" (with Akilah Hughes)

August 15th, 2019

1:30:07

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about the Trump administration's latest anti-immigrant moves and why Ken Cuccinelli shouldn't …

"Under the Gun" (with Shannon Watts)

August 8th, 2019

1:20:02

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk with Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action to discuss what we can do to take positive action …

"Literally Dead"

August 1st, 2019

1:22:12

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco answer some burning questions including: What's Alan Dershowitz's problem? Is there any hope for women who still support Donald Trump? Then, Michaela Watkins, Megan Gailey, …

"Behold the Power of the Squad" (with Francesca Fiorentini)

July 25th, 2019

1:31:48

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco ponder the question: How do you solve a problem like Al Franken? Then, Francesca Fiorentini joins Kiran …

“It’s Your Day!”

July 18th, 2019

1:20:04

Description: This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco deliver a State of the Uterus and talk about how to keep the spotlight on women’s reproductive rights. Then, Megan Gailey, Naomi Ekperigin, and Dana Schwartz join …

"The Creep Community" (with Kathy Griffin)

July 11th, 2019

1:38:42

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk some awful news: the Epstein mess, and some good news: Elizabeth Warren making history, again. Then, …

"The In Crowd" (with Brooke Thomas)

July 4th, 2019

1:15:29

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about why Unwanted Ivanka is popping up everywhere. Then, journalist Brooke Thomas joins in-studio along with Tien Tran and Grace Parra to discuss fitting in, standing …

"Trust Issues" (with Julissa Arce)

June 27th, 2019

1:15:34

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco are back and discuss the president’s newest sexual misconduct accusation, the nation’s shrug emoji response and what to do about the latest round of horrors from the US-Mexico …

"Cry It Out" (with Priyanka Aribindi)

June 20th, 2019

1:22:27

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco chat about the last year in garbage, and how to stay happy when things keep getting worse. Then, Crooked …

"Hardly Working" (with Senator Tammy Baldwin)

June 13th, 2019

1:15:36

This week Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin joins Erin Ryan to talk about LGBTQ visibility and rights and how a good night's sleep and a homemade teleprompter helps get things done. Then, Grace Parra and Michaela Watkins …

"Trophy Women" (with Kara Brown)

June 6th, 2019

1:41:07

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss how little the young royals care for the young Trumps, Hope Hicks (Our Lady Of Perpetual Self-Pity), and whether Elizabeth Warren was right to shun Fox News. Then, …

"Believe It Or Not"

May 30th, 2019

1:11:26

This week Erin Ryan and everybody's favorite Alyssa Mastromonaco joins to talk about Hope Hicks’ New York Times glamor shot and what this week's …

"On Demand, Without Apology"

May 23rd, 2019

1:18:14

This week Erin and the number one Alyssa Mastromonaco of all time joins to discuss what's been on our minds a lot this week: a new smattering of anti-choice laws in states like Alabama, Missouri, and Ohio, and what we …

"Bitch, I Care" (with Allison Williams)

May 16th, 2019

1:15:29

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco unpack the hellish hellscape of a hell week, from what’s happening in Alabama, Georgia and beyond and …

"Mother Dearest" (with Jane Marie)

May 9th, 2019

1:18:11

It’s the mother of all episodes! Erin Ryan and the ever-electable Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss this week's news-- from new maternal mortality legislation to what's happening in Georgia. Then, Tien Tran, Grace Parra and …

"All By Myself"

May 2nd, 2019

1:17:54

This week Erin Ryan is joined by Michaela Watkins, Kiran Deol, and Dana Schwartz to tackle being alone, whether that's alone with your thoughts, …

"Pants on Fire"

April 25th, 2019

1:18:51

This week, Erin Ryan is joined Megan Gailey, Grace Parra and Dana Schwartz to talk about the lies we tell each other, the lies we tell ourselves, and why liars are so fascinating. Plus, Alyssa Mastromonaco joins to …

"Cut and Run"

April 18th, 2019

1:15:47

This week Erin Ryan is joined by Kiran Deol, Dana Schwartz and Tien Tran to get to the heart of how and why we make the decision to quit. (Don’t …

"Shame, Shame, Shame"

April 11th, 2019

1:05:41

This week Erin Ryan is joined by Megan Gailey, Michaela Watkins and Grace Parra to shamelessly discuss shame. Is it a weapon of the patriarchy or a …

"Charlotte’s Web of Lies"

April 4th, 2019

1:08:28

This week Erin Ryan is joined by Kiran Deol, Tien Tran and Dana Schwartz to talk about the invisible labor that women take on. Plus Alyssa …

"Confidence Women"

March 28th, 2019

1:14:28

This week Erin Ryan is joined by Tien Tran, Naomi Ekperigin and Michaela Watkins to unravel the multitude of reasons women feel a little bad about …

"The Meritocracy Show"

March 21st, 2019

1:02:29

This week Erin Ryan is joined by the LA OGs Kiran Deol, Megan Gailey, and Grace Parra to get to the truth of the so-called meritocracy of American …

"Gossip, Folks"

March 14th, 2019

1:13:14

Have you heard? This week Erin Ryan is joined by Michaela Watkins, Grace Parra and Tien Tran to discuss gossip as both a useful tool and a deadly …

"We Solved Feminism!"

March 7th, 2019

58:11

This week Erin Ryan is joined by Megan Gailey, Naomi Ekperigin and Tien Tran to discuss all the different facets of feminism and why yelling “GIRL …

"Money, Cash, (Bernie) Bros"

February 28th, 2019

1:10:23

She’s arrived, live and in the flesh! Alyssa Mastromonaco is in studio and joins Erin Ryan, Kiran Deol and newest member of the Hysteria fam Naomi …

"Can We Be Friends?"

February 21st, 2019

1:07:58

This week Erin is joined by Michaela Watkins, Grace Parra and Dana Schwartz as they attempt to navigate the minefields and Elysian Fields of female friendships. Making friends is hard; dumping friends is even harder! …

"U Up? "

February 14th, 2019

1:04:31

On this very special Valentines Day, Erin is joined by Megan Gailey and welcomes new members of the Hysteria fam Dana Schwartz and Tien Tran. We tackle the big questions: how much is a sext worth? Why aren’t millennials …

"What's Wrong With Men?"

February 7th, 2019

1:12:54

We’re back, and more adamant than ever! This week, Erin is joined by Grace Parra, Kiran Deol and brand new member of the Hysteria fam Michaela …

"Silver Linings Yearbook"

December 27th, 2018

50:38

It’s our last episode of the year and Erin is joined by Megan Gailey and Grace Parra to take a look back on an exhausting but rewarding 2018, from the heroes who yelled at Jeff Flake in an elevator to the Laurel/Yanny …

"Help Your Mother!"

December 20th, 2018

1:13:47

This week Erin is joined by Megan Gailey and Grace Parra to celebrate Penny Marshall’s legacy and NY Attorney General Barbara Underwood’s epic …

"Beyonce of Gun Control" (with Shannon Watts)

December 13th, 2018

1:12:25

This week Erin is joined by Megan Gailey and Kiran Deol to discuss the dream of Nancy Pelosi as Trump’s worst nightmare, a small SCOTUS victory for …

"Valencia Non Grata"

December 6th, 2018

1:16:23

This week Erin is joined by Grace Parra and special guest co-host Tien Tran to investigate whether or not Kellyanne Conway and her husband are engaged in a twisted form of flirting, why Michelle Obama said S-H-I-T and …

"Pass Those Pearls Down"

November 29th, 2018

1:13:17

This week Erin is joined by Megan Gailey and Ziwe to cover the bleak election news from Mississippi, Secretary DeVos’ new proposal to protect college …

"Hillsgiving"

November 22nd, 2018

56:21

It’s a very special Thanksgiving episode of Hysteria! This week Erin is joined by Grace Parra and Kiran Deol to finally open some of that reader …

"Darling, Will U Murder Me?"

November 15th, 2018

1:06:44

The election is over and we can finally relax...haha kidding we’re stuck in an endless hell cycle until probably forever or until the earth drowns …

"A Lady Wave"

November 8th, 2018

1:07:31

This week, we take a moment to enjoy the sweet taste of 2018 victory before we start full steam ahead into 2020. Erin is joined by Kiran Deol and …

"Red Wine At Noon" (with Amber Heard)

November 1st, 2018

1:13:41

This week: Erin tries to give a pep talk, Megan Gailey teaches us about safety work and Kiran Deol shows up dressed like a pirate. Your hosts tackle …

"What The Hex?"

October 25th, 2018

58:16

Everywhere you look…We’ve got a full house on Hysteria! This week Erin is joined in studio by Kiran Deol and Grace Parra as they weigh in on …

"Ghost Of Your Penis"

October 18th, 2018

1:15:54

This week Erin is joined by Megan Gailey and Grace Parra to meditate on the merits of “horseface” as an insult, parse all the ways USA gymnastics has …

"Tiramisu of Garbage" (with Senator Heidi Heitkamp)

October 11th, 2018

1:03:57

This week, Erin is joined by Megan Gailey and Kiran Deol to discuss what’s next in our Kavanaugh hellscape. (Trust us, we’re just as tired of talking …

"Head Explodes" (with Senator Mazie Hirono)

October 4th, 2018

1:16:14

This week Erin is joined by Grace Parra and Kiran Deol as they navigate the beer-soaked hell that is this week. But it’s not all bad: they also focus …

"Listen To The Lady"

September 27th, 2018

1:02:44

Erin, Megan, and Kiran shine a light on a group of congressional lady candidates whose accomplishments will make you feel guilty for binging that 13th episode of The Good Place last night. Then Alyssa Mastromonaco joins …

"Unicorns Of Men" (with Jane Marie)

September 20th, 2018

1:12:07

Erin, Grace, and Megan talk about Toad from Mario Kart for the worst possible reason. Then, Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Erin for the latest on how Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation is impacting Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme …

"Be A Hero"

September 13th, 2018

1:03:36

Erin, Grace, and Kiran break down the news, starting with a study that finds that the number of women working in TV dropped last year. Then, Alyssa stops by to update us about the Kavanaugh hearings. Is there a word …

"Sasse-hole" (with Michaela Watkins)

September 6th, 2018

1:07:54

Erin is joined by Kiran Deol and Grace Parra to rummage through this piping hot garbage week. Then, Alyssa Mastromonaco unloads on Brett Kavanaugh. …

"Catsuit Nation" (with Zoe Lister Jones)

August 30th, 2018

1:09:22

Erin is joined by Kiran De'ol, Megan Gailey, and special guest host Zoe Lister Jones to ask the tough questions: Why does the president only care …

"The #MeToo Cruise"

August 23rd, 2018

59:55

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the Michael Cohen pleading guilty of times, it was the Asia Argento allegations of times. Join Erin, Grace, and Kiran as they journey through the ups and downs …

"Not Ready To Make Nice?" (LIVE at Outside Lands with Phoebe Robinson)

August 16th, 2018

1:06:07

Guest Phoebe Robinson of Two Dope Queens joins Erin Ryan, Megan Gailey, and Grace Parra at the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco. The crew predicts what fresh hell Omarosa will unearth, talks about why the …

"U Bum"

August 9th, 2018

1:04:27

This week, Kiran De’ol and Megan Gailey join Erin to talk about female governors, the sad state of maternity leave, and the surprisingly contentious …

"Republican Chicken" (with Nicole Byer )

August 2nd, 2018

1:06:20

Grace Parra and Megan Gailey join Erin Ryan to discuss the ongoing US invasion of the uterus, whether or not Homeland Security secretary Kiersten …

"Venn Diagram of B.S."

July 26th, 2018

1:02:30

Erin Ryan is joined by Kiran Deol and Grace Parra to discuss the serious issue of family separation and the much less serious issue of Trump fans …

"Make Amend(ment)s"

July 19th, 2018

56:27

Erin, Alyssa, and Ziwe find a new meaning to NRA, discuss the ERA, and find sad-gress in the Emmy nominations. Also: This Week in Sorry, dumb hills we will die on, an important update on dick pics, and we pay our final …

"Supreme Headache"

July 12th, 2018

1:01:46

Erin, Blair, and Ziwe try to find kernels of good news among the bad as they grapple with the imminent presence of a guy named Brett on the Supreme Court. They also talk about a new movie that sounds hilarious, weak …

"Freedom Hangover"

July 5th, 2018

55:11

In this episode, we discuss the idea of freedom and reproductive rights, plus a conversation about what’s going on at the U.S. - Mexico border. Then, we answer listener questions in a segment called Dude You Asked and …

"Courts, Civility, and other C words"

June 28th, 2018

1:15:01

In this episode, we meet all six of our bicoastal squad of cohosts to discuss the Anthony Kennedy retirement announcement, as well as civility and …

Hysteria (coming soon!)

June 14th, 2018

1:19

Get ready for your new favorite podcast, Hysteria, hosted by Erin Ryan and a bicoastal crew of hilarious and super smart ladies.

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