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Lindy West

38 Podcast Episodes

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004 Lindy West Presents: Shallow Hal 2

Western Promises

Folks we had fun with this one. We talked about Shrill, Shallow Hal, cumbots, tren abuse, and i calmed down a little bit and took back control over my speech and didnt say 'like' so much. you can leave me alone about it now please thank you. lets try not to punch down. 

1hr 15mins

19 Jul 2021

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“My Curvy Life” (with Senator Gillibrand and Lindy West)


This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco celebrate Trump’s ban from Facebook, discuss Liz Cheney and what we’re calling anarchy in the GOP, share their reactions to that scary New York Times story saying we’ll never reach herd immunity, and honor the teachers in their lives. Plus, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joins to discuss sexual assault in the military and why opposition to her bill to improve the system is melting away. Then, writers and comedians Lindy West and Kara Klenk stop by to talk about Mother’s Day, what it means to be a mom, and what it means to choose not to. Finally Erin makes the case against McMansions and other petty thoughts in I Feel Petty. Show Notes:The Military Justice Improvement And Increasing Prevention Acthttps://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/news/press/release/senators-gillibrand-grassley-ernst-blumenthal-cruz-shaheen-kelly-and-military-sexual-assault-advocates-introduce-new-bipartisan-military-justice-improvement-and-increasing-prevention-actShrill by Lindy West https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780316348461 For a closed-captioned version of this episode, please visit crooked.com/hysteria. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 37mins

6 May 2021

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Lindy West, #ShoutYourAbortion

Une Sacrée Paire d'Ovaires

Pour découvrir la collection NUDES de FEMPO, c’est par ici : http://unbouncepages.com/new-nudes/Dans ce 134 ème épisode, Marie Bongars te raconte la vie de Lindy West, Autrice, journaliste et activiste américaine, qui est notamment à l’origine du hashtag #shoutyourabortion (Crie ton avortement)Bonne écoute!Si vous souhaitez nous contacter, n’hésitez pas à le faire…Par mail : unesacreepairedovaires@gmail.comPar instagram : https://www.instagram.com/unesacreepairedovaires/?hl=frSi vous souhaitez recevoir les transcriptions de ce podcast, vous pouvez me contacter via l’une de ces deux adresses.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


9 Mar 2021

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Lindy West, Kirsten Johnson, and Leyla McCalla

Live Wire with Luke Burbank

Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello chat about the movies they've watched countless times; New York Times opinion writer and bestselling author Lindy West unpacks why she's known as the official hater of Love, Actually; filmmaker Kirsten Johnson comes to terms with the life, death, and legacy of her father through her Netflix documentary Dick Johnson is Dead; and folk singer Leyla McCalla brings the musicality of Langston Hughes' poetry to life with "Song for a Dark Girl" from her recently re-released album Vari-Colored Songs.


14 Nov 2020

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[Full episode] AC/DC, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, Nate Sloan, Lindy West

q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson talks about overcoming hearing loss to create the band's explosive new comeback album Power Up. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen discuss the highs and lows of the 2020 Country Music Association Awards. Musicologist Nate Sloan breaks down why Mariah Carey's festive hit All I Want For Christmas Is You has emerged as a rare newcomer into the canon of classic Christmas songs. Writer Lindy West makes a case for loving flawed Hollywood movies, and also shares her critiques of Love Actually, Harry Potter and Top Gun.


13 Nov 2020

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Sh*t, Actually With Lindy West

Commonwealth Club of California Podcast

It’s natural to feel protective of our favorite movies—they can inform the way we see the world, introduce us to complex themes, or remind us of a simpler time (like before we knew what racism and sexism were). Writer Lindy West argues, however, that liking a movie doesn’t always mean that it’s actually good. In her new book Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema, West uses her trademark wit to test the durability of 23 iconic movies and ask herself the important question: “How’d they hold up?” Join West as she returns to INFORUM to discuss the joys and challenges of re-watching your favorite pieces of cinema and to teach us how to be critical of the trash we love. Note: This program contains EXPLICIT language. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

6 Nov 2020

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Episode 506: Beirut explosion, COVID-19 rehab centres, Black Is King, Blackivists, Lindy West and more

Day 6 from CBC Radio

A devastating explosion shakes the Lebanese capital, rehabilitation centres helping people deal with the aftermath of COVID-19, how one grandmother made her acting debut in Beyonce's new visual album, Black archivists working to preserve their heritage and document Black Lives Matter protests, author Lindy West tackles misogyny in an essay collection, and more.


7 Aug 2020

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Episode 56: Lindy West

The Greenlight Bookstore Podcast

The inimitable Lindy West (author of Shrill) owns the stage at St. Joseph’s College for a reading from her new book The Witches Are Coming and a frank and hilarious talk on women (and men) in media and politics, internet trolls, abortion stories, and more. (Recorded at St. Joseph’s College on November 7, 2019)

1hr 2mins

7 May 2020

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ICYMI - Lindy West Counters Dangerous Abortion Myths (Rebroadcast)

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

Writer Lindy West discusses "Shout Your Abortion," a book that shares people's experiences with abortion to combat anti-choice rhetoric. Originally aired on March 4, 2019. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


15 Mar 2020

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Lindy West in Conversation with Hannah McGregor

Books & Ideas Audio

Lindy West is known for her fierce, funny and forthright analyses of contemporary culture. During a special event at the Vancouver Writers Fest, West speaks with Secret Feminist Agenda host and professor Hannah McGregor about her instant bestseller The Witches Are Coming, feminism, misogyny and meme culture.

1hr 14mins

8 Mar 2020