Hysteria

“Getting Real” (with Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein)

“Getting Real” (with Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein)

Hysteria - September 2, 2021 - 1:28:19

Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco break down the new Texas abortion ban, SCOTUS's deafening silence, and what this means for Roe v. Wade. Then in a special labor day episode, the panel gets real about reality TV. Erin and Alyssa are joined by Megan Gailey, Hysteria producer Caroline Reston and theoretical physicist Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein to break down why smart people love reality tv, how The Real World changed the world, and why 90 Day Fiance has more heart than any other show on television. Plus the gang shares who they think is the most iconic reality star of all time.Show Notes:Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein’s book is available now!The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred https://cprescodweinstein.comFor 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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