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Keep It!

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Keep It!
Keep It!

Keep It!

Crooked Media

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Ira Madison III, culture critic and columnist, is joined each week by comedians, journalists, actors, musicians, activists, politicians and more for a conversation at the intersection of pop culture and politics at a time when we're all obsessing over both. Movies! Music! Terrible tweets by celebrities trying to seem engaged while bragging about their latest project! This show has it all. New episodes every Wednesday.

Latest Episodes

"The Ira and Louis Variety Hour! Vol. 2" (with Chelsea Handler)

Ira and Louis launch Jennifer Lopez's Oscar campaign for Hustlers and discuss Scarlett Johansson's defense of Woody Allen, pay disparity on the Crazy Rich Asians writing team, Kevin Hart's messy conversation with Lil Nas X, America's White Claw shortage, and more! Plus, Chelsea Handler joins to discuss her new Netflix documentary on white privilege and how she's gotten politically involved.

85 MIN6 days ago
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"The Ira and Louis Variety Hour! Vol. 2" (with Chelsea Handler)

“Bop to the Top or Bottom” (with Randall Park)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Shar Jossell to discuss Troye Sivan’s invasive interview about his sex life, Dave Chappelle’s controversial new comedy special, why Kirsten Dunst deserves more respect, Lana Del Rey’s new album, and more. Plus, Randall Park joins to talk about rom coms, meeting Keanu Reeves, and those Constance Wu tweets.

89 MIN1 weeks ago
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“Bop to the Top or Bottom” (with Randall Park)

“Neither What, Neither Who” (with Robin Thede)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Rheeqrheeq Chainey to discuss the VMAS, Taylor Swift’s new album LOVER, and Karamo Brown’s new friendship with Sean Spicer. Plus, Robin Thede joins to talk about HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show and the black gaze in comedy.

114 MIN2 weeks ago
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“Neither What, Neither Who” (with Robin Thede)

“Chicken Sandwich for the Soul” (with Jackie Tohn)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Aida Osman to stan Normani and discuss Chick-fil-A and Popeyes’ chicken sandwich war, Jay-Z teaming up with the NFL, #BoycottMulan, and more. Plus, Jackie Tohn joins to talk about the new season of GLOW in Netflix and her past on American Idol.

74 MIN3 weeks ago
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“Chicken Sandwich for the Soul” (with Jackie Tohn)

"Mama Said Equinox, You Out” (with Angelica Ross)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Aida Osman to discuss Missy Elliott's upcoming MTV Video Vanguard award, boycotting Equinox and Soul Cycle, the recently canceled movie 'The Hunt,' Priyanka Chopra's Beautycon showdown, and more! Plus, Angelica Ross joins to talk about meeting Janet Jackson and what 'Pose' means for the future of trans stories.

84 MINAUG 14
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"Mama Said Equinox, You Out” (with Angelica Ross)

“Kamala on a Hot Tin Roof” (with Kathleen Turner)

Ira and Louis are joined by return guest co-host Rheeqrheeq Chainey to honor Toni Morrison, discuss Marianne Williamson fandom, attacks on Kamala Harris, male egos on the set of Hobbs & Shaw. Plus, Kathleen Turner joins to discuss her iconic roles on stage and film and the stunted evolution of female sexuality in Hollywood.

88 MINAUG 7
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“Kamala on a Hot Tin Roof” (with Kathleen Turner)

“Fantasy Hollywoodland” (with Margaret Cho)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Jill Gutowitz to discuss Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Lil Nas X’s breaking the Billboard charts, Andy Cohen’s messy interview with Tituss Burgess, shirtless joggers, and where lesbians hang out in Los Angeles. Plus, Margaret Cho joins to talk about her history doing stand-up and Aaron Spelling TV shows.

93 MINJUL 31
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“Fantasy Hollywoodland” (with Margaret Cho)

“Jailhouse Rocky” (with Angela Bassett)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Fran Tirado (Food 4 Thot, The Outcast) to discuss the Cats trailer, the non-story about Taylor Swift fans attacking Kamala Harris, Kim and Kanye asking Trump to free A$AP from a Swedish prison, the Big Little Lies finale, and The Hollywood Reporter’s Leonardo DiCaprio profile. Plus, Ira sits down with icon Angela Bassett!

102 MINJUL 24
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“Jailhouse Rocky” (with Angela Bassett)

"A Scarlett Johansson Grows in Brooklyn" (with Justin Simien)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Brooke Thomas (The Young Turks) to discuss Emmy nominations, Scarlett Johansson’s comments about political correctness in casting, and Andrea Arnold’s apparent erasure from Big Little Lies. Plus, Justin Simien (creator of Dear White People) returns to talk season 3 of the Netflix series, The Real Housewives of Potomac, Tyler Perry, and Beto O’Rourke’s slave-owning ancestors.

72 MINJUL 17
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"A Scarlett Johansson Grows in Brooklyn" (with Justin Simien)

“Bend It Like Rapinoe” (with Adam Scott)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Rae Sanni to discuss Megan Rapinoe taking on Trump and equal pay, the alleged uproar over Disney’s The Little Mermaid casting, Vanity Fair letting Jeffrey Epstein off the hook in 2003, and more! Plus, Adam Scott drops by for a deep dive on music and working with iconic actresses on Big Little Lies.

89 MINJUL 10
Comments
“Bend It Like Rapinoe” (with Adam Scott)

Latest Episodes

"The Ira and Louis Variety Hour! Vol. 2" (with Chelsea Handler)

Ira and Louis launch Jennifer Lopez's Oscar campaign for Hustlers and discuss Scarlett Johansson's defense of Woody Allen, pay disparity on the Crazy Rich Asians writing team, Kevin Hart's messy conversation with Lil Nas X, America's White Claw shortage, and more! Plus, Chelsea Handler joins to discuss her new Netflix documentary on white privilege and how she's gotten politically involved.

85 MIN6 days ago
Comments
"The Ira and Louis Variety Hour! Vol. 2" (with Chelsea Handler)

“Bop to the Top or Bottom” (with Randall Park)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Shar Jossell to discuss Troye Sivan’s invasive interview about his sex life, Dave Chappelle’s controversial new comedy special, why Kirsten Dunst deserves more respect, Lana Del Rey’s new album, and more. Plus, Randall Park joins to talk about rom coms, meeting Keanu Reeves, and those Constance Wu tweets.

89 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
“Bop to the Top or Bottom” (with Randall Park)

“Neither What, Neither Who” (with Robin Thede)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Rheeqrheeq Chainey to discuss the VMAS, Taylor Swift’s new album LOVER, and Karamo Brown’s new friendship with Sean Spicer. Plus, Robin Thede joins to talk about HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show and the black gaze in comedy.

114 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
“Neither What, Neither Who” (with Robin Thede)

“Chicken Sandwich for the Soul” (with Jackie Tohn)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Aida Osman to stan Normani and discuss Chick-fil-A and Popeyes’ chicken sandwich war, Jay-Z teaming up with the NFL, #BoycottMulan, and more. Plus, Jackie Tohn joins to talk about the new season of GLOW in Netflix and her past on American Idol.

74 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
“Chicken Sandwich for the Soul” (with Jackie Tohn)

"Mama Said Equinox, You Out” (with Angelica Ross)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Aida Osman to discuss Missy Elliott's upcoming MTV Video Vanguard award, boycotting Equinox and Soul Cycle, the recently canceled movie 'The Hunt,' Priyanka Chopra's Beautycon showdown, and more! Plus, Angelica Ross joins to talk about meeting Janet Jackson and what 'Pose' means for the future of trans stories.

84 MINAUG 14
Comments
"Mama Said Equinox, You Out” (with Angelica Ross)

“Kamala on a Hot Tin Roof” (with Kathleen Turner)

Ira and Louis are joined by return guest co-host Rheeqrheeq Chainey to honor Toni Morrison, discuss Marianne Williamson fandom, attacks on Kamala Harris, male egos on the set of Hobbs & Shaw. Plus, Kathleen Turner joins to discuss her iconic roles on stage and film and the stunted evolution of female sexuality in Hollywood.

88 MINAUG 7
Comments
“Kamala on a Hot Tin Roof” (with Kathleen Turner)

“Fantasy Hollywoodland” (with Margaret Cho)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Jill Gutowitz to discuss Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Lil Nas X’s breaking the Billboard charts, Andy Cohen’s messy interview with Tituss Burgess, shirtless joggers, and where lesbians hang out in Los Angeles. Plus, Margaret Cho joins to talk about her history doing stand-up and Aaron Spelling TV shows.

93 MINJUL 31
Comments
“Fantasy Hollywoodland” (with Margaret Cho)

“Jailhouse Rocky” (with Angela Bassett)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Fran Tirado (Food 4 Thot, The Outcast) to discuss the Cats trailer, the non-story about Taylor Swift fans attacking Kamala Harris, Kim and Kanye asking Trump to free A$AP from a Swedish prison, the Big Little Lies finale, and The Hollywood Reporter’s Leonardo DiCaprio profile. Plus, Ira sits down with icon Angela Bassett!

102 MINJUL 24
Comments
“Jailhouse Rocky” (with Angela Bassett)

"A Scarlett Johansson Grows in Brooklyn" (with Justin Simien)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Brooke Thomas (The Young Turks) to discuss Emmy nominations, Scarlett Johansson’s comments about political correctness in casting, and Andrea Arnold’s apparent erasure from Big Little Lies. Plus, Justin Simien (creator of Dear White People) returns to talk season 3 of the Netflix series, The Real Housewives of Potomac, Tyler Perry, and Beto O’Rourke’s slave-owning ancestors.

72 MINJUL 17
Comments
"A Scarlett Johansson Grows in Brooklyn" (with Justin Simien)

“Bend It Like Rapinoe” (with Adam Scott)

Ira and Louis are joined by guest co-host Rae Sanni to discuss Megan Rapinoe taking on Trump and equal pay, the alleged uproar over Disney’s The Little Mermaid casting, Vanity Fair letting Jeffrey Epstein off the hook in 2003, and more! Plus, Adam Scott drops by for a deep dive on music and working with iconic actresses on Big Little Lies.

89 MINJUL 10
Comments
“Bend It Like Rapinoe” (with Adam Scott)

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