Staff politics writer for VICE, Eve Peyser, recently interviewed Jill Stein and lucky for us she's here to tell us all about it. She also joins us to chat about Kardashian meltdowns, and the real reasons Trump is actually terrible. Amanda unfortunately wasn't able to join us this week so comedian Keren Margolia, host of the podcast Unhireable, stepped in to be our guest co-host.
Lauren Duca has returned to impart more of her man displeasing wisdom. She joins us to chat about Megyn Kelly's Putin interview, blocking people on Twitter, and Tucker Carlson calling her an "uninspiring 26-year-old blogger."
This week we're chatting with Samantha Irby about the roll back of Obamacare's contraceptive mandate, living and writing in Chicago, and of course, Samantha's new book, "We Are Never Meeting in Real Life."
Economic Editor for Think Progress Bryce Covert joins us to break down Trump's proposed budget and chat about Melania's hand swat. We've also got some helpful pieces of advice for you straight from Ivanka Trump's website.
Erin is back from Nepal and we're so excited! No guest this week so we're calling this a BAE episode, just Briana, Amanda, and Erin trying to keep each other calm. We chat about Erin's 5 week trip to Nepal, the fresh hell that is our news cycle and Erin shares her Muppet theory.
Joining us this week is Elizabeth Spiers! Erin, Amanda, and Briana chat with Elizabeth about the friendship that lead to the founding of Gawker, growing up in Alabama, and the new project she's excited to be working on.
This week author and historian Alexis Coe joins us to chat all about U.S. presidents! We're talking about presidential daddy issues, presidential marriages and even presidential sack and cracks. If you like this episode you should definitely check out Alexis' pod, Presidents Are People Too! It's funny and full of great info nuggets about the dudes who've lead our country.
Rachel Bloom, the co-creator and star of the CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is this week's guest! She joins Erin, Amanda, and Briana to talk all about the show, how a past Girl Friday guest helped her meet her writing partner, and she tells us a pretty great Man Displeased.
Ashley Nicole Black is a writer and correspondent for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and lucky for us, this week's guest! She joins Erin, Amanda, and Briana to talk about how she started working for Full Frontal, her time working on a cruise ship, and why it's more difficult for women and POC to find TV writing jobs.
Editor in Chief of Fusion.net Dodai Stewart and her metallic winged adidas (check out a pic of her shoes on our twitter @girlfridaycast, they're pretty awesome) joins us to talk about the power and grace of Maxine Waters, that epic April Ryan head shake, and Melania Trump's women's empowerment speech. Also, SPOILER ALERT: We talk about HBO's Big Little Lies so if you haven't watch the show skip over those 5 minutes or so of conversation (starts around the 30 min mark.)
This week we're joined by Zerlina Maxwell, Director of Progressive Programming for Sirius XM! We chat about Zerlina's time working for Hillary Clinton's Campaign, Comey's hearing and the Russia/Trump investigation and of course, men we've displeased.
Found and Editor in Chief of Scary Mommy Jill Smokler joins Erin Gloria Ryan, Amanda Duarte, and Briana Haynie to talk about how she started blogging, dealing with online trolls while running a successful website, and comparing the development of your child to Donald Trump.
Kate Sidley, writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, joins Erin Gloria Ryan, Amanda Duarte, and Briana Haynie to talk about getting her cool comedy job, writing comedy in the age of Trump, and metaphors!