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Rank #41 in Society & Culture category

Comedy
Society & Culture

Keep It!

By Crooked Media

Rank #41 in Society & Culture category

Comedy
Society & Culture
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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.

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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.

iTunes Ratings

4751 Ratings
Average Ratings
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129
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227

One of my favs

By rando11 - Dec 14 2018
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I love all three of them and their banter is great. Never miss an episode.

I can’t wait for it every week

By ilovedogs98 - Dec 05 2018
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This is a great podcast full of hot takes

iTunes Ratings

4751 Ratings
Average Ratings
4039
238
129
118
227

One of my favs

By rando11 - Dec 14 2018
Read more

I love all three of them and their banter is great. Never miss an episode.

I can’t wait for it every week

By ilovedogs98 - Dec 05 2018
Read more

This is a great podcast full of hot takes

Top 10 Episode of Keep It!

Rank #1: Kanye Don't Impress Me Much

Apr 25 2018
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Kanye West joins the alt-right, while Shania Twain shows love for Donald Trump. Male celebrities taken down by #MeToo plot their comebacks. Kara warns racist internet trolls not to come for Crazy Rich Asians. James Comey needs to do less. The Real Housewives of Atlanta airs a very special episode about racism. Plus, Ira and Kara lament the end of Scandal and Louis has had it with royal babies.

Rank #2: Leave Oprah alone!

Jan 10 2018
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Ira Madison III launches Keep It! with a discussion of the Golden Globes, Time's Up, why Woody Allen has remained unscathed during the #MeToo movement, Tessa Thompson's unnecessary apology to Lena Dunham, and social media's fervor for Oprah to run in 2020. He's joined by staff writer for "Grown-ish" Kara Brown and comedian and writer Louis Virtel to break down the news and name every Meryl Streep Oscar nomination.

Rank #3: Under His Smokey Eye

May 02 2018
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Michelle Wolf roasts media hypocrisy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Time's Up joins the #MuteRKelly movement. Tom Brokaw's friends insist he's not guilty of sexual misconduct. John Legend tries to teach freshman U.S. History to Kanye West. Plus, Ira talks to Zachary Quinto about starring in the Broadway revival of 1968 queer play The Boys in the Band.

Rank #4: Harriet Tubman Killed the Queen Radio Star

Aug 22 2018
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Nicki Minaj has a meltdown when her new album, QUEEN, debuts at #2 behind Travis Scott's ASTROWORLD. Madonna causes a commotion at the MTV Video Music Awards. Asia Argento is embroiled in her own #MeToo scandal. Boots Riley isn't down with Spike Lee's latest joint. Plus, author Michael Arcenaux (I Can't Date Jesus) joins the panel and an Aretha Franklin shade quiz!

Rank #5: When life hands you Don Lemons...

Jan 17 2018
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Ira Madison III, Kara Brown, and Louis Virtel discuss the women who regret working with Woody Allen and the men who continue to remain silent. Don Lemon gets turnt in 2018. Catherine Deneuve is, as the French say, annulé. New sexual assault allegations against Aziz Ansari and James Franco reveal the necessity of solid reporting in the #MeToo era. Plus, Ira is joined by singer and songwriter Rostam to discuss bonding over La La Land during last year’s award season and his solo album debut Half-Light.

Rank #6: HBeyCU

Apr 18 2018
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Kendrick Lamar wins a Pulitzer. Adidas uses Colin Kaepernick's name to scam free press. Taylor Swift ruins disco music. Rihanna tries to make body glitter happen again. Justin Simien, creator of Dear White People, joins Ira, Kara, and Louis to praise Beychella. Plus, Ira has an axe to grind with Rita Ora.

Rank #7: National Treasure: Omarosa’s Book of Secrets

Aug 15 2018
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Tommy Vietor joins Ira, Kara, and Louis to talk about Omarosa’s messy book tour. The Oscars get desperate for viewers. Insatiable, Jack Whitehall, and Ruby Rose are the latest to face social media backlash. Azealia Banks is trapped in Elon Musk’s home. Plus, the NFL, Teen Choice Awards, and a game!

Rank #8: Can’t Fight the Moonves

Aug 01 2018
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Ronan Farrow’s latest piece takes aim at Les Moonves, but CBS’ board keeps his job intact. Jake Tapper is pressed about the Obamas enjoying a Beyoncé concert. MoviePass is on its last leg. Meghan Markle’s father needs to keep Princess Diana’s name out his mouth. Plus, Marti Noxon (Sharp Objects, Dietland, Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) joins Ira, Kara, and Louis to dissect the cult of GOOP.

Rank #9: Lovett or Keep It

Sep 05 2018
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Jon Lovett joins Ira, Kara, and Louis as they try to figure out why Steve Bannon was invited to the New Yorker Festival. Plus, Colin Kaepernick becomes the face of Nike and continued boogeyman of conservatives, Eminem’s latest album is stuck in his homophobic past, Aretha Franklin’s funeral gets messy, and a game of “OK, Stop!” with the A Star is Born trailer!

Rank #10: Louis CKeep It

Aug 29 2018
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Louis C.K. makes his unwanted comeback. John McCain's death brings a reexamination of his problematic political career. The French Open disrespects Serena Williams. Kara shares her list of Top Ten White Women. Plus, Andrew Ti (of the podcast Yo! Is This Racist?) joins for a conversation on Asian representation in the media and the "blaccent" controversy in Crazy Rich Asians.