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A weekly pop-culture breakdown show based on Jezebel's daily column Dirt Bag. Each week Madeleine Davies digs deep on the shallow industry of celebrity gossip, giving you an inside look at how famous people, publicists, tabloids, and even things like Scientology come together to create the celebrity news you love to hate.

A weekly pop-culture breakdown show based on Jezebel's daily column Dirt Bag. Each week Madeleine Davies digs deep on the shallow industry of celebrity gossip, giving you an inside look at how famous people, publicists, tabloids, and even things like Scientology come together to create the celebrity news you love to hate.
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A weekly pop-culture breakdown show based on Jezebel's daily column Dirt Bag. Each week Madeleine Davies digs deep on the shallow industry of celebrity gossip, giving you an inside look at how famous people, publicists, tabloids, and even things like Scientology come together to create the celebrity news you love to hate.

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Episodes

It’s a Royal Wedding Extravaganza!!!

5/23/2018
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The Royal Wedding is over, and now, a woman who starred on Suits is the Duchess of Sussex. We’re joined by Jezebel’s royal correspondent Kelly Faircloth, who has spent the past week immersing herself in wedding madness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:39

Smoking in the Bathroom at the Met

5/16/2018
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The Met Gala may have come and gone, but the memory of gowns, glamour, celebrities and Rihanna lives on forever. Jezebel’s deputy editor and resident fashion EXPERT Julianne Escobedo Shepherd joins us to dissect why we love to hate to love fashion’s biggest night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:10

Let Me Be Your Rock of Love, Part I (RECAST)

5/9/2018
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On the next two episodes, we sit down with the father and mother of celeb-reality television, real life couple Mark Cronin and Lisa Lopez, whose shows The Surreal Life, Flavor of Love, Rock of Love, and all their spin-offs dominated VH1 from 2003-2009. Now working on their latest creation, Bravo’s Below Deck, the pair indulge us in looking back and dishing dirt on casting and corralling volatile people, being friends with New York, and all the tawdry delights that they’ve given us throughout...

Duration:00:58:00

The Casting Couch (RECAST)

5/2/2018
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The Harvey Weinstein scandal has brought new focus to an old concept that never fully went away: the casting couch, the sexist and harmful trope of female actors having sex with producers for movie roles. Joining us in the studio is Jezebel staff writer and resident historian Kelly Faircloth to talk about the history of the casting couch--and the association of actresses and sex work--that dates as far back as the restoration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:36

The Kids Are Not Alright

4/25/2018
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We sit down with Jezebel pop culture reporter Hazel Cills to unpack the grossest dirt of all: the nasty mess of influencer drama. We take a walk down memory lane with Jeffree Star, excavate the Bhad Bhabie/WoahhVicky/Lil Tay fracas, and reminisce about that time Logan Paul offended literally the entire world with one vlog...and both Pauls offend us with their presence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:07

What If You Fart in A Quiet Place?

4/18/2018
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With Jordan Peele’s Oscar win for “Get Out” and John Krasinski’s directorial breakout “A Quiet Place,” horror films have become in demand for A list talent. What does that mean for the genre? What does it mean for the press cycle? What makes a good horror film good and a bad horror film bad, and are bad scary movies actually the BEST scary movies? Joining us for the discussion is writer, editor, and lifelong horror fan, Corban Goble (Pitchfork, the Players Tribute, In Learn more about...

Duration:00:44:12

Who Still Cares About Glee? Sadly, We Do!

4/11/2018
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Jaye Hunt and Robert Ackerman of the podcast "One More Thing" join us to discuss their theory that Glee star Lea Michele possibly, maybe, can't read. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:55

Are You Ready to See Your Fixer Upper?

4/4/2018
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Madeleine and Megan have a nice chat with Jezebel staff writer Kelly Faircloth to talk about the end of Fixer Upper, the guiltiest of guilty pleasures, and the reasons why HGTV is so damn compelling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:59

"I'm Gonna Have to Leave the Room:" Revisiting the Best of 'Trading Spaces'

3/28/2018
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Madeleine and Megan are joined by friend of the podcast Kate Dries to look back at our favorite home improvement show of the aughts, TLC’s Trading Spaces, which is being rebooted for 2018. Joining them in conversation is our pal Ryan Creed, who just so happened to appear on the show at the end of its run. Listen along as he takes us behind the scenes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:11

You're Born and the Rest Is Drag with BenDeLaCreme

3/21/2018
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Days after the shocking end to a lackluster season of the best show on television, Ru Paul’s Drag Race All Stars, we sit down with Miss Congeniality herself, BenDeLaCreme, to talk about the self-elimination, reality television, and the high art of lip syncing for your life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:43

Drama Klub: Korean Soap Operas and the Americans Who Love Them

3/14/2018
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Last week’s episode was all about British teen dramas and this week, we’re keeping in theme--only this time we’re traveling to Korea (through our televisions at least) where KDrama reigns supreme and male celebrities have to step away at their peak for mandatory military service. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:36

Skins Alive: The Agony and Ecstasy of the British Teen Show

3/7/2018
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If it’s wrong for an adult to love British teen shows like Skins and My Mad Fat Diary, then we don’t want to be right! Joining us this week on DirtCast is new Jezebel staff writer Ashley Reese to talk about her passion (which we share) for the raw and extremely out there British teen shows of the late aughts and slightly after. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:44

And the Oscar Goes to...Mother!

2/28/2018
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As awards season finally winds its way to a close, we sit down with some old friends--Joanna Rothkopf and Bobby Finger for a very special Oscar’s episode. We discuss Tim-o-tee Chalamet, the indignity of mother!’s erasure, and whether or not they’ll fuck it up like they did last year with the best picture winners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:16

Cabs are Here!

2/21/2018
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This week, we got Sallyann Salsano, creator of Jersey Shore and the upcoming Hunter Mountain and Jersey Shore: Vacation to talk about the making of a successful reality show empire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:32

Whither the Pop Star Purity Ring?

2/14/2018
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Cupid’s arrow strikes only the lucky few, but for a handful of mid-2000s pop stars, if it did, they couldn’t actually seal the deal. Why? God, of course. We sit down with Jezebel’s own Hazel Cills for a discussion about the great moral sex panic of the early 2000s, and why and how purity and virginity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:19

Megan Went to the GOOP Summit and All She Got Was Brainwashed

2/7/2018
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After a long and restful hiatus, we’re back and ready to punch 2018 square in the face!!! We will be talking about all the juicy pop culture crap that we missed while we were off, including all the awards shows you missed or maybe didn’t want to watch, the GOOP summit, Kylie Jenner’s baby and the dirtiest dirt of all: Robert Wagner has FINALLY been named a “person of interest” in the 1981 death of Natalie Wood. Alex Bedder and Rachel Lubitz join us to discuss. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:44:45

Nip/Tuck: A Century of Actors Fucking with Their Faces (RECAST)

12/27/2017
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Splinter’s Dodai Stewart joins Madeleine and Megan to talk about two of their favorite subjects, celebrities and plastic surgery! From the early facelift that left silent movie actress Mary Pickford unable to smile to the not-so-secret nose jobs of the Mickey Mouse Club, we’re exploring the trends in and ramifications of the elective cosmetic surgeries and dermatological procedures of the rich and the famous. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:03

What Is a “Rape Choreographer” and Why Do Movie Sets Need Them? (RECAST)

12/20/2017
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With rape scenes more prevalent in TV and movies than ever before, it’s become all the more important for directors to insure a safe set in which all performers (whether they’re portraying the victim or the rapist) feel safe and supported. LA Weekly film critic April Wolfe joins us on this week’s episode to discuss the dangerous history of rape in film and how sets are evolving to correct the violations committed by actors and directors of the past. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:54:00

It’s Beginning To Feel A Lot Like Mariah Carey’s Christmas

12/6/2017
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Is Mariah Carey the queen of Christmas? Or is she--as she says (now)--unworthy of such a lofty, made-up title? This week, we’re joined by Jezebel Senior Writer and Mariah Carey superfan Rich Juzwiak to discuss Mimi’s love of the holiest of days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:48

The Stassi Schroeder Apology Tour

11/29/2017
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This week, we sat down with Jezebel staff writer Ellie Shechet to dig through the mountains of fresh, loamy celebrity gossip--Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged! Lena Dunham is apologizing for something, as is Stassi Schroeder of Vanderpump Rules!--for an extended, apologetic game-filled edition of the Dirtiest Dirt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:07

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