Drink of the day: Rose spritzer with passion fruit liqueur, lemon/lime seltzer, and frozen strawberries & pineapple. Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are talking about a TON this week because we’ve got a lot to catch up on. We’re loading up The Garbage Barge with all kinds of Nike stuff – the Colin Kaepernick story, … Continue reading "109: Nike and Ethical Consumption, The Predator Movie, Project Runway, The Below Deck Med Finale & More!"
**SO SORRY for the sound issues in our Criminy River segment – we had some serious hardware failure during recording that we could not replace in time. We promise to never make you folx listen to something of such poor quality again. In the meantime, maybe picture that we recorded this in the middle of … Continue reading "108: Michael Avenatti, Kristy Swanson, Serena Williams, Murphy Brown and More!"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are knocking out this quick episode for the last week of August and things are crazy! The entire admin surrounding 45 is falling apart rapidly and some pretty big convictions were handed down this week. We’re talking about Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen and what happened. We’ve got some lovely … Continue reading "107: The Continued Meltdown Of 45’s Administration, John McCain, Crown Heights, And Great Bravo Drama!"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are drinking rose spritzers in Garbage Barge Headquarters and we’re talking about what’s going on in the news this week. There’s the whole “truth isn’t truth” thing from Rudy Giuliani, which is really pretty scary when you think about it. Then we’re going to talk about the protests against police … Continue reading "106: Truth Isn’t Truth, Taking A Knee In The NFL, Elon Musk, Nathan’s Hotdogs and A Ton Of Bravo TV News!"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are BACK and really excited to be here! Colin has been traveling for a couple of weeks and we’re finally back together in the studio where we belong! Today we’re talking about the failed Unite The Right 2 “rally” and what this protest reflects in our culture. Then we’re going … Continue reading "105: Unite The Right 2 “Rally”, Lindsay Lohan and #MeToo, Omarosa And Her Tapes, And Strug Boat!"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are mad at capitalism – I mean, who isn’t at this point? We’re talking about how the uber-rich are buying up businesses with tons of borrowed money and selling off the company, gutting the employees, in order to pay off that debt and make a quick buck. This is actually … Continue reading "Ep104 The Garbage Barge: Capitalism Is Awful, Juicy Criminy River Drama, Bravo News On The Strug Boat!"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are back and we’re taking on a topic we’ve been considering for weeks and weeks! We’re finally talking about the word “queer” and it’s standing in the community. For some, it’s a historically insulting word that brings back trauma and abuse. For others, the word is the only identity that … Continue reading "Ep103 The Garbage Barge: The Word ‘Queer’, Some Dramatic/Nostalgic LiveJournal And Year Book Readings, & Bravo News!"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are in the studio, doing that thing they do! Today we’re taking on the continuous meltdown of our sitting US President! How fun! And, of course, we have to talk a little bit about the She-Ra stuff going on with regard to the new Netflix reboot. Of course, we’ve got … Continue reading "Ep102 The Garbage Barge: 45 Keeps Melting Down, Neckbeard She-Ra Drama, Criminy River, Bravo News, and We Finally Went To Wahlburgers!"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are SO thrilled to bring you our BRAND NEW FORMAT! We’re very excited to stretch out our wings and see what kind of damage we can do with 35-40 minutes instead of our usual 15-20! We’ve got a brand new segment to introduce to you all called Criminy River, and … Continue reading "Ep101 The Garbage Barge: TERFs, PlaneBae, Kylie Jenner, Homophobia, And A TON Of Bravo TV News!"
Happy Strug Boat Saturday! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are celebrating their 100th episode by hosting their biggest giveaway yet! We’ve got a brand new copy of Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Between The World And Me from Ta-Nehisi Coates, a Black Lives Matter button, a full Tarot or Goddess … Continue reading "Ep50 Strug Boat: Our 100th Episode Celebration, Our Biggest Giveaway Ever, And Of Course Some Bravo News!"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta almost couldn’t decide what to talk about this week because the news has been such utter trash lately! We’re going to take on the recent SCOTUS rulings (ug, so many bad rulings…) and the stunning announcement by Chief Justice Kennedy. Then we’re going to talk briefly about the March To … Continue reading "Ep50 The Garbage Barge: Our 1 Year/100th Episode Giveaway And Politics In The USA Today"
Happy Strug Boat Saturday! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta can’t stop with the Bravo. I mean, literally everything in the real world in trash, so we’ve got to focus on THIS. THAT’S HOW BAD THINGS ARE, FOLX. Look, so Joe Guidice is being deported, which is unsurprising but something we absolutely have to talk about. … Continue reading "Ep49 Strug Boat:"
Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are back in the studio bringing you another great episode for Pride Month! Today, we were thrilled to see the amazing retraction written by Donna Minkowitz. In 1994, Minkowitz wrote the Brandon Teena story and mischaracterized and misgendered him throughout the article. The piece went on to be the inspiration … Continue reading "Ep49 The Garbage Barge: How To Do Better: The Amazing Brandon Teena Retraction From Donna Minkowitz"
Happy Strug Boat Saturday! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are doing what they do best and basically are just ranting at you for around 13 minutes about ALL THINGS BRAVO. Because, dudes, Bravo might be the only thing happening in this country that’s worth it these days. We love our previous escapism. We’ve got Southern … Continue reading "Ep48 Strug Boat: We Cannot Stop Doing Bravo"
Happy pride, people, and welcome back! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta had a plan when they walked into the studio to make this episode, but everything changed with the release of an article published in The Atlantic by a man named Jesse Singal. We just can’t understand why such an utterly contemptuous, tone deaf piece … Continue reading "Ep48 The Garbage Barge: The Atlantic And Jesse Singal Do Pride Wrong"
Happy Strug Boat Saturday and happy damn pride, people! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are bringing you a quick little Strug Boat FULL of Bravo and IHOB this week! We love burgers here at TGBHQ, so we’re totally with this stunning pivot by the restaurant giant. How about you? Of course, we wouldn’t be who … Continue reading "Ep47 Strug Boat: International House Of Burgers? International House Of Bravo TV."
Happy pride, people! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are breaking down Pride because it’s June and it’s the right thing to do! We’re talking about how Pride started, where it started, and most importantly – who started it. This is basically a great episode if you need a little primer on the history of pride, … Continue reading "Ep47 The Garbage Barge: All About Pride And Special Pride Month Giveaway!"
Happy Strug Boat Saturday and thanks for tuning in! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are doing that thing they do. You know: Talking about Bravo television’s golden programming! Theses summer series are really bringing the heat. We’re going to talk about the wild ride that is Ashley Jacobs extremely disruptive landing in Charleston for Southern … Continue reading "Ep47 Strug Boat: So Much Bravo: Ashley Jacobs And Southern Charm, Luanne De Lesseps, Bethenny Frankel And RHONY, And Eva...
Thanks for tuning into The Garbage Barge! We’ve got a BIG announcement this week! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are back and we’re talking about TV, people! Specifically, we have to talk about this Arrested Development interview from a couple weeks ago because the conversation needs to continue. Also, we’re going to take a little … Continue reading "Ep46 The Garbage Barge: All Of Your Faves Are Problematic: Arrested Development And Roseanne In The News"
Happy Strug Boat Saturday and thanks for tuning in! Colin Anderson and Candice Chetta are THRILLED because one of their very favorite shows is back for the summer: That’s right! Below Deck Mediterranean! We are entirely biased in favor of this show, and it may have to do with the fact that we got to … Continue reading "Ep45 Strug Boat: Below Deck Med Is Finally Back, Southern Charm’s Ashley Shows Her Whole Self, A Weird Buzzfeed Quiz, And bell hooks Giveaway Info! Our 90th Episode!"