“My Curvy Life” (with Senator Gillibrand and Lindy West)
This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco celebrate Trump’s ban from Facebook, discuss Liz Cheney and what we’re calling anarchy in the GOP, share their reactions to that scary New York Times story saying we’ll never reach herd immunity, and honor the teachers in their lives. Plus, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joins to discuss sexual assault in the military and why opposition to her bill to improve the system is melting away. Then, writers and comedians Lindy West and Kara Klenk stop by to talk about Mother’s Day, what it means to be a mom, and what it means to choose not to. Finally Erin makes the case against McMansions and other petty thoughts in I Feel Petty. Show Notes:The Military Justice Improvement And Increasing Prevention Acthttps://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/news/press/release/senators-gillibrand-grassley-ernst-blumenthal-cruz-shaheen-kelly-and-military-sexual-assault-advocates-introduce-new-bipartisan-military-justice-improvement-and-increasing-prevention-actShrill by Lindy West https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780316348461 For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit crooked.com/hysteria. For a transcript of this episode, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the name of the podcast.
“Toxic Freedom” (with Sophie Ackoff)
“Queens of Drama” (with Senator Hirono)
About The Show
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.