“Masking for Trouble” (with Sen. Tammy Duckworth)

“Masking for Trouble” (with Sen. Tammy Duckworth)

Hysteria - July 29, 2021 - 1:25:46

This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss Simone Biles' choice to sit out the rest of the Olympics and the clout chasers trying to use her to get attention, and break down the chaos and pain swirling around the January 6th commission. Plus, Erin sits down with Senator Tammy Duckworth to talk about her newest bill that would give parents paid leave following a pregnancy loss. Next: Megan Gailey and comedian Nori Reed join for a cathartic conversation about the pandemic and give those choosing to be unvaccinated a piece of their mind! Finally, what classic metal band are Alyssa and Erin listening to this week? Find out in Sanity Corner. Show Notes:Sanity Corner:Megan: Love Island UK (available on Hulu)Erin + Alyssa: Metallica and other 90’s hard rockNori: On the hunt for a mini bag!For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit crooked.com/hysteria. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast.

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Political commentator and comedy writer Erin Ryan and former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Alyssa Mastromonaco are 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 lives.

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