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Hysteria
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Political commentator and comedy writer Erin Ryan is joined by a bicoastal squad of opinionated, mouthy women to discuss news, politics, and cultural stories that affect women's lives, from serious to absurd. Women: 51% of the population and 100% of this podcast. 

Latest Episodes

"Sexy Podcast Costume"

EThis weekErin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about how, six debates in, the Democratic candidates finally got asked about reproductive health. Yay? Then, Dana Schwartz, Kiran Deol, and Tien Tran join to discuss costumes-- from Halloween to what we're expected to put on every day as me move through the world as women. Then, as always, the hills we'll die on.

87 MIN9 hours ago
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"Sexy Podcast Costume"

"Please Don’t Kill Me with an Axe"

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about Elizabeth Warren and this country's depressingly recent history of institutionalized pregnancy discrimination. Fun! Then, spooky October continues with Dana Schwartz, Megan Gailey, and the return of Ziwe in studio to talk about our complicated relationship with True Crime and the real people affected by them. And, as always, our hills.

67 MIN1 weeks ago
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"Please Don’t Kill Me with an Axe"

"Clowns Out of Context"

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about the impeachment circus. Then, Erin chats with Nancy Northup of the Center for Reproductive Rights on the abortion case that might hit the Supreme Court this term. And THEN, Megan Gailey, Naomi Ekperigin, and Dana Schwartz join me in studio to kick off October with an episode on fear. AND THEN, as always, our hills.

94 MIN2 weeks ago
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"Clowns Out of Context"

"I Can’t Quit You"

EThis week Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Erin Ryan live, in the flesh in studio to talk about how being a pain in the ass to your congressional representative might have helped pave the way to Trump's impeachment—in addition to the president doing all those crimes. Then, Megan Gailey makes her triumphant return to the studio to join Kiran Deol to talk about problematic faves-- the things we like that we know are bad but we just can't quit. Then, as always, our hills.

89 MIN3 weeks ago
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"I Can’t Quit You"

"Woo Woo Culture" (with Priyanka Aribindi)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the way the New York Times whiffed its coverage of the FBI whiffing the Kavanaugh investigation. Then, special bonus environment content:, Naomi Klein joins to discuss how we can't shop our way out of the climate crisis. Then, Priyanka Aribindi joins Tien Tran and Dana Schwartz in studio to talk about the difference between wellness and woo-woo nonsense. AND! Our hills.

87 MINSEP 19
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"Woo Woo Culture" (with Priyanka Aribindi)

"Short Term Genital Mate" (with Lane Moore)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about women, data security, and periods and the actual structural change that has happened in the aftermath of the MeToo movement. Then, comedian and author Lane Moore joins Tien Tran and Kiran Deol in studio to talk about soul mates-- what are they? Why are they? And are we all poisoned by Disney movies? And finally, the hills we'll die on.

81 MINSEP 12
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"Short Term Genital Mate" (with Lane Moore)

"Strong Female Characters"

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk, once again, about gun violence and, for the first time, about the bravery of sexual assault survivors who come forward. Then, Naomi Ekperigin, Michaela Watkins, and Grace Parra join in studio to break down the difference between Hollywood's idea of a strong female character and what it actually means to be strong. Then, as always, the hills we'll die on.

75 MINSEP 5
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"Strong Female Characters"

"2 Cool 4 School" (with Kara Klenk)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about world leaders insulting each other's wives as the world literally burns. Then, comedian Kara Klenk makes her Hysteria debut to chat about back to school season with Dana Schwartz and Naomi Ekperigin. And, as always, our hills.

87 MINAUG 29
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"2 Cool 4 School" (with Kara Klenk)

"Idol Hands" (with Jill Gutowitz)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco frame a whole discussion on white suburban women voters in terms of Bachelor in Paradise. It's a wild ride! Then, writer Jill Gutowitz joins in-studio along with Tien Tran and Kiran Deol to discuss what it means to have idols. Then, as always, the hills we'll die on.

83 MINAUG 22
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"Idol Hands" (with Jill Gutowitz)

"Sexual Trolling" (with Akilah Hughes)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about the Trump administration's latest anti-immigrant moves and why Ken Cuccinelli shouldn't rewrite any more American poetry. Then, special guest Akilah Hughes joins Tien Tran and Dana Schwartz in studio to talk about why flirting is so fraught with mystery and confusion. Then, as always, the hills we'll die on.

90 MINAUG 15
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"Sexual Trolling" (with Akilah Hughes)

Latest Episodes

"Sexy Podcast Costume"

EThis weekErin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about how, six debates in, the Democratic candidates finally got asked about reproductive health. Yay? Then, Dana Schwartz, Kiran Deol, and Tien Tran join to discuss costumes-- from Halloween to what we're expected to put on every day as me move through the world as women. Then, as always, the hills we'll die on.

87 MIN9 hours ago
Comments
"Sexy Podcast Costume"

"Please Don’t Kill Me with an Axe"

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about Elizabeth Warren and this country's depressingly recent history of institutionalized pregnancy discrimination. Fun! Then, spooky October continues with Dana Schwartz, Megan Gailey, and the return of Ziwe in studio to talk about our complicated relationship with True Crime and the real people affected by them. And, as always, our hills.

67 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
"Please Don’t Kill Me with an Axe"

"Clowns Out of Context"

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about the impeachment circus. Then, Erin chats with Nancy Northup of the Center for Reproductive Rights on the abortion case that might hit the Supreme Court this term. And THEN, Megan Gailey, Naomi Ekperigin, and Dana Schwartz join me in studio to kick off October with an episode on fear. AND THEN, as always, our hills.

94 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
"Clowns Out of Context"

"I Can’t Quit You"

EThis week Alyssa Mastromonaco joins Erin Ryan live, in the flesh in studio to talk about how being a pain in the ass to your congressional representative might have helped pave the way to Trump's impeachment—in addition to the president doing all those crimes. Then, Megan Gailey makes her triumphant return to the studio to join Kiran Deol to talk about problematic faves-- the things we like that we know are bad but we just can't quit. Then, as always, our hills.

89 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
"I Can’t Quit You"

"Woo Woo Culture" (with Priyanka Aribindi)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the way the New York Times whiffed its coverage of the FBI whiffing the Kavanaugh investigation. Then, special bonus environment content:, Naomi Klein joins to discuss how we can't shop our way out of the climate crisis. Then, Priyanka Aribindi joins Tien Tran and Dana Schwartz in studio to talk about the difference between wellness and woo-woo nonsense. AND! Our hills.

87 MINSEP 19
Comments
"Woo Woo Culture" (with Priyanka Aribindi)

"Short Term Genital Mate" (with Lane Moore)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about women, data security, and periods and the actual structural change that has happened in the aftermath of the MeToo movement. Then, comedian and author Lane Moore joins Tien Tran and Kiran Deol in studio to talk about soul mates-- what are they? Why are they? And are we all poisoned by Disney movies? And finally, the hills we'll die on.

81 MINSEP 12
Comments
"Short Term Genital Mate" (with Lane Moore)

"Strong Female Characters"

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk, once again, about gun violence and, for the first time, about the bravery of sexual assault survivors who come forward. Then, Naomi Ekperigin, Michaela Watkins, and Grace Parra join in studio to break down the difference between Hollywood's idea of a strong female character and what it actually means to be strong. Then, as always, the hills we'll die on.

75 MINSEP 5
Comments
"Strong Female Characters"

"2 Cool 4 School" (with Kara Klenk)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about world leaders insulting each other's wives as the world literally burns. Then, comedian Kara Klenk makes her Hysteria debut to chat about back to school season with Dana Schwartz and Naomi Ekperigin. And, as always, our hills.

87 MINAUG 29
Comments
"2 Cool 4 School" (with Kara Klenk)

"Idol Hands" (with Jill Gutowitz)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco frame a whole discussion on white suburban women voters in terms of Bachelor in Paradise. It's a wild ride! Then, writer Jill Gutowitz joins in-studio along with Tien Tran and Kiran Deol to discuss what it means to have idols. Then, as always, the hills we'll die on.

83 MINAUG 22
Comments
"Idol Hands" (with Jill Gutowitz)

"Sexual Trolling" (with Akilah Hughes)

EThis week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about the Trump administration's latest anti-immigrant moves and why Ken Cuccinelli shouldn't rewrite any more American poetry. Then, special guest Akilah Hughes joins Tien Tran and Dana Schwartz in studio to talk about why flirting is so fraught with mystery and confusion. Then, as always, the hills we'll die on.

90 MINAUG 15
Comments
"Sexual Trolling" (with Akilah Hughes)