Red Scare is a cultural commentary podcast hosted by bohemian layabouts Anna Khachiyan and Dasha Nekrasova.
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The ladies talk about Amber A'Lee Frost's newest on wearing the mask for Damage Mag, Amanda Hess on Covidshaming for The NYT, Helen Fisher's bold claim that coronavirus is good for dating in the same pages, and Mary Kate Olsen's emergency divorce petition.
We're unlocking Dasha's birthday episode as a reminder of better days. Description below!
It's Dasha's birthday! The ladies discuss Jacobin's piece on how **** has replaced intimacy and a New York Times article on how more women are opting for the single life.
We're unlocking our premium episode discussing Grimes' pregnancy announcement in honor of the birth of her healthy baby boy X Æ A-12. Description below!
The ladies discuss Justin Bieber's Lyme diagnosis, Paul Krugman's pedo faux pas, Grimes' pregnancy announcement, Elizabeth Wurtzel's passing and The Cut's profile of the girlboss resistance.
The ladies unpack the charges of antisemitism swirling around Bill de Blasio's "Jewish community" tweet and woke Twitter's Anne Frank "Becky" discourse. Plus, we review James Crump's new documentary on Jordan Wolfson.
The ladies discuss Kim Jong-un's ill health and hot sister, Lysolgate, The NYT's oped on nude selfies as "high art," Slavoj Zizek's latest on *** and spirituality in the time of corona, and jacking off to cartoons.
We're unlocking one of our favorite premium episodes.
Iconic journalist Glenn Greenwald joins the ladies to talk about the future of civil liberties, the failure of Democratic institutions and quarantine fashion.
The ladies discuss Bernie's Biden endorsement, AOC's NYT interview and Bill Maher's Chinese virus rant. Plus, Dasha talks affect theory and Anna reports her medical findings on obesity, smoking and coronavirus.
The ladies talk to political strategist Steve Bannon about the impact of Bernie's 2020 presidential campaign, the failure of the institutional response to the coronavirus pandemic — and ask him how you can call yourself a populist if you don't believe in universal healthcare.
The ladies are back with some emergency quarantine content, discussing Melania Trump's Covid-19 PSA, NYC's "*** and coronavirus" health memo, Joe Biden's mysterious absence from politics and Slavoj Zizek's latest pandemic dispatch.
The ladies keep you informed on the latest updates from the pandemic, including Bernie blowing his campaign, Trump "going left," celebs acting wack, The Cut's obligatory "polyamory under coronavirus" headline, and Zizek's breakdown of the whole situation.
Happy Friday the 13th! As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, the ladies chat with New York Times columnist and author Ross Douthat about his new book, The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of our own Success.
The ladies discuss Michael Bloomberg's attempt to buy his way into the presidential race via memes, the rumors that Jameela Jamil has Munchausen Syndrome, and AOC's announcing her stint as a guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race.
The ladies discuss The NYT's BOGO Warren/Klobuchar endorsement, Joe Rogan's unofficial Bernie endorsement, Hillary Clinton's "nobody likes him" comments, Uber's latest ableism scandal, and the alleged epidemic of men who won't date "woke" women.
For part one of the podcast crossover of the decade, the ladies are joined by Paul Cupo and Patrik Sandberg of Not Really to discuss Obama's year-end list, Bret Stephens' Jewish question, and the new Netflix doc on kitten killer Luka Magnotta.
Subscribe to the Not Really Patreon to hear part two.
Amber A'Lee Frost returns to chat with the ladies about Allegra Hobbs' musings on the writer as influencer, Keith Gessen's insights on disciplining your kids, and her own theory that skincare is a science not a luxury.
The ladies discuss Kumail Nanjiani's Marvel-financed fitness journey, Jia Tolentino's timely musings on the rise of "Instagram Face," The Atlantic's latest longread on "toxic masculinity," and The Wing's male invasion.
The ladies discuss Kamala dropping out of the race, Buttigieg's McKinsey ties, Hillary's Howard Stern appearance, the Peloton ad controversy and Camille Paglia's latest column on the death of the Hollywood *** symbol.
The ladies discuss Michael Bloomberg's rumored stab at the presidency, Jeff Goldblum's remarks in defense of Woody Allen, the new rape allegations against Roman Polanski; plus, we review Bong Joon-ho's class-conscious dark comedy thriller Parasite.
We're unlocking another one of our premium eps!
The ladies discuss Dasha's Lana Del Rey concert experience, viral climate change teen Greta Thunberg and Jordan Peterson's rehab stint for Klonopin addiction.
The ladies are back to talk about influencer Caroline Calloway's friendship #MeToo at the hands of her ghostwriter and gal pal Natalie Beach, Lauren Duca's academia woes, Justin Trudeau's blackface fiasco, and SNL giving new hire Shane Gillis the axe over recently unearthed racist remarks.
The ladies are joined by poet Ariana Reines to discuss poetry, astrology and her new release, A Sand Book.
See Ariana read on 9/11 with Ali Leibegott at The Poetry Project and on 9/13 at The Strand with CAConrad, Rob Brezsny and Zoe Brezsny.
The ladies discuss Marianne Williamson's Roxy fundraiser, the Jeffrey Epstein hearing, Kim Kardashian's "cultural appropriation" shapewear scandal, and Caitlin Flanagan's take on Ilhan Omar's FGM stance.
Patrik Sandberg returns for part one of two-part episode to talk about The Cut's viral exposé, "The Most Gullible Man in Cambridge," about how a Harvard law professor got gamed by a pair of woke feminist grifters.
Poster socialite Mecha stops by the pod to talk about Catholicism and the Left, the role of organized religion in challenging the liberal consensus, the church's stance on abortion and homosexuality, and its well-publicized pedophilia problem.
The ladies discuss Ross Perot's passing, Tom Steyer's presidential bid, Ljubljana's controversial new Melania Trump statue, the casting of a black Ariel in the live action Little Mermaid reboot, and billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's *** trafficking charges.
The ladies are back to discuss Andy Ngo's scuffle with Portland antifa, Trump's visit to North Korea, and Vogue's profile of the women Democrats running for president. Plus, we review snubbed presidential contender Marianne Williamson's self-help bestseller A Return to Love.
The ladies discuss Sarah Huckabee Sanders' departure from the White House, OJ Simpson's return to Twitter, Jessica Biel's brush with anti-vaxxing, Moira Donegan's claim that men don't do their fair share of household chores and the NYT's reporting on the rise of sobriety as a lifestyle brand.
The ladies recap their vacations, Moby's Natalie Portman apologia, George Ciccariello-Maher's girlfriend controversy, Joe Biden's "Superpredator" woes and The Cut's viral article on incels getting plastic surgery to look like chads.
The ladies are on Spring Break, so we're unlocking another premium ep on the heels of the Gucci turban controversy.
Amber A'Lee Frost stops by the pod to chat about the State of the Union address, Barbara Ehrenreich, Bernie Sanders, and the Gucci "blackface" mask.
Creative director and fashion insider Patrik Sandberg joins the ladies to talk about the Met Gala and the shifting cultural meaning of camp.
Susan Sontag, "Notes on Camp"
Bruce La Bruce, "Notes on Camp/Anti Camp"
The ladies talk about Notre Dame going up in flames, the Trump Administration's apparent sanctuary cities immigration about-face, and Brett Easton Ellis' problematic press tour for his upcoming nonfiction release "White" — as well as offer up some impromptu reviews of Soho's most deplorable shopping hotspots.
If you didn't want to hear a rape joke, why did you come? We're unlocking our episode with Vanessa Place. Description below:
The ladies are joined by performance artist and criminal defense lawyer Vanessa Place to discuss her new book You Had To Be There, a text version of her performance piece in which she recites rape jokes to an audience. Trigger warning, obviously.
Journalist Michael Tracey joins the ladies to talk about what we've learned from the Mueller Report, the media's Russian collusion moral panic and the left's most inconvenient presidential hopeful, Tulsi Gabbard
The ladies discuss their predictions for the Mueller report, Andrew Yang's stance against circumcision, America's triumph over ISIS, and Jezebel's petty stab at taking down libfem juggernaut Lauren Duca
The ladies discuss Diane Feinstein and Amy Klobuchar's latest girlboss antics, Lifetime's critically acclaimed R. Kelly documentary, and the controversy over whether to repatriate America's ISIS Bride Hoda Muthana