Rank #1: If ‘Jesus Is King,’ Who Is Kanye? | Ringer Dish
After many false alarms, Kanye West’s newest album, ‘Jesus Is King,’ dropped on Friday. We talk about the rollout of the album (3:12), how the last three years of West’s career have brought us to this point (11:56), and what could be next for the rapper (31:35).
Oct 28 2019
Rank #2: Lindsay Lohan Wants Her Furniture Back, Pete Davidson Strikes Again, and Hailey Baldwin Was Definitely Not Talking About Selena Gomez on Instagram | Tea Time
Cody Simpson apparently used to date Lindsay Lohan's younger sister, and Lohan had a few words to say about that on Instagram this week (3:34). Mike Posner's completing his walk across America was the only pure thing to happen on social media this week (6:25). Pete Davidson was seen having lunch with 18-year-old model Kaia Gerber (13:18), and why is Christian Bale's son nicknamed "Burrito" (24:38)?
Oct 25 2019
Rank #3: Songs of Summer, Sister Corner, and VSCO Girls | 4RealSeez
Zoe Simmons, 14, and Liz Kelly, 25, team up to discuss their unique perspective on teen culture in 2019, including: 'Stranger Things' Season 3, the best and worst songs of summer, YouTube vloggers, a check-in with America's favorite wild man, Ben Simmons, summer book club, a defense of recent Adam Sandler movies, and more!
Hosts: Liz Kelly, Zoe Simmons
Jun 27 2019
Rank #4: YouTuber Beef, the Summer of Billie Eilish, and Middle School Exodus | 4RealSeez
Zoe Simmons, 13, and Liz Kelly, 25, team up to discuss their unique perspective on teen culture in 2019, including: the James Charles YouTube "scandal," the film 'Booksmart,' singer Billie Eilish, Weezer's ruining a classic song, an unlikely friendship between two pop culture icons, graduating middle school, favorite high school movies, and more!
Jun 06 2019
Rank #5: A Tale of Two Movie Stars: Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio | Ringer Dish
Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are undoubtedly two of the most famous movie stars of a generation. We trace their careers, from Leo's run as a '90s teen heartthrob (3:10) to Brad Pitt's time as a leading man (26:27), and discuss where their careers have taken them these past five years (37:22).
Host: Amanda Dobbins
Jul 22 2019
Rank #6: What We Learned From the Prince Harry–Meghan Markle Documentary, J. Law’s Autumnal Wedding, and Jake Gyllenhaal: Animal Rescuer | Jam Session
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle revealed a lot about themselves in an hourlong TV documentary that premiered on Sunday night (1:00); the movie was ostensibly about their tour through Africa but really about how the couple feels about the British press (8:04). Jennifer Lawrence got married to art gallerist Cooke Maroney over the weekend and their guest list was truly star-studded (24:42). Plus, Jake Gyllenhaal might officially be our favorite New York celebrity (34:40).
Oct 21 2019
Rank #7: What 'The Hills: New Beginnings' Tells Us About Post-Reality-TV Fame | Ringer Dish
Almost a decade after 'The Hills' ended, Heidi, Audrina, and Whitney are back along with a slate of new cast members in 'The Hills: New Beginnings.' We talk about why the original iteration of the show was such a phenomenon (5:07), the overarching sadness of the new version (14:03), and the losers (21:57) and winners of the show (43:07).
Host: Amanda Dobbins
Aug 05 2019
Rank #8: Tik Tok, Area 51, Pop Music, and a 'Stranger Things' Review | 4RealSeez
Zoe Simmons, 14, and Liz Kelly, 25, team up to discuss their unique perspective on teen culture in 2019, including: a Tik Tok explanation, SnapChat's resurgence, the "Storm Area 51" group, Kardashians, summer TV shows (SPOILERS) 'Dead to Me' and 'Stranger Things 3,' pop music, Sister Corner, and more!
Hosts: Liz Kelly, Zoe Simmons
Aug 01 2019
Rank #9: End of Summer Breakups, Magic Johnson’s Top 60 Lists, and Inside Lena Dunham’s Apartment | Jam Session
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are splitting up and now Brody Jenner’s ex Kaitlynn Carter is involved (1:37). The timeline for Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx’s breakup is very strange (13:51). In celebration of his 60th birthday, Magic Johnson released lists of his favorite movies, R&B artists, and more (19:29). Plus: our favorite books we’ve read this summer (33:32).
Aug 21 2019
Rank #10: Breaking Down Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ | Ringer Dish
‘Lover’ is better than ‘Reputation,’ and that’s really all we can ask for. We break down our favorite and least favorite songs of the album, do some close reading of “Forgot That You Existed” and “London Boy,” and pick the six songs we’d cut from the album.
Host: Juliet Litman
Aug 26 2019
Rank #11: A Second Wedding in Wyoming, Royal Renovations, and Beach Read Recommendations | Jam Session
Karlie Kloss and Joshua Kushner had a second wedding celebration in Wyoming and invited an eclectic group of guests (1:30). Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are receiving some blowback for spending about $3 million on renovations for their new home (11:39). George Clooney had a plumbing incident at his Lake Como home just before the Obamas showed up (17:25) and ‘The Hills’ is back and this time more depressing (22:11). Plus: some summer book recommendations (29:51).
Jun 26 2019
Rank #12: Inside the Aura of Brad Pitt | Jam Session
Brad Pitt is GQ's October cover star and the magazine's senior staff writer Zach Baron joins the show to tell us what it was like to profile the actor. We talk about Pitt's inability to take a bad photo (2:26), his transformation as an actor throughout the years (21:15), and his love of sculpting (34:51).
Guest: Zach Baron
Sep 18 2019
Rank #13: Timothee Chalamet Season Starts Now, 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' One Year Later, and Dissecting the Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Breakup | Tea Time
The 'Little Women' trailer debuted this week, which means Timothée Chalamet season is about to begin (1:19). Emily Ratajkowski may or may not be faking her armpit hair on the cover of Harper's Bazaar (7:11). We reflect on the beloved Netflix rom-com 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' one year after its premiere (27:42), and Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have split after eight months of marriage, which, for us, means love is dead (33:21).
Aug 16 2019
Rank #14: Summer TV, Taylor Swift, Boyfriends, and Back to School | 4RealSeez
Zoe Simmons, 14, and Liz Kelly, 25, team up to discuss their unique perspective on teen culture in 2019, including: 'Jane The Virgin', MTV, 2000s TV reboots, the stereotypical teenage girl's room, upcoming movies, Taylor Swift's new album, starting high school, when your dad meets your boyfriend, and more!
Aug 29 2019
Rank #15: USWNT Celebrations, Wimbledon Watch 2019, and a Mystery Grab Bag of Celebrity News | Jam Session
Watching the U.S. Women’s National Team celebrate their World Cup win is just as fun as watching them play (1:00). Plus: Celebrities are in the stands to watch the Wimbledon tennis tournament (12:14), Celine Dion has been quietly killing it at Paris couture week (23:26), and Jake Gyllenhaal may or may not be running an Instagram account for his cat (29:17).
Host: Amanda Dobbins
Guest: Alyssa Bereznak
Jul 10 2019
Rank #16: How the British Tabloids Treat Meghan Markle, Plus: a Big Bieber Wedding and Adele’s Potential New Flame | Jam Session
Meghan Markle is suing the British tabloid Mail on Sunday for publishing a letter she wrote to her father. Prince Harry issued a scathing statement comparing the British tabloid press’s treatment of Markle to that of his mother, Princess Diana (1:04). Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber had a second wedding in South Carolina on Monday night and we have some questions (14:00). Adele may be dating the British grime rapper Skepta (25:28). Plus: October reading recommendations (41:25).
Oct 02 2019
Rank #17: The Highs and Lows of the 2019 Emmy Awards | Ringer Dish
We rank our highs and lows of the 2019 Emmy Awards including the fashion hits and misses (1:30), Phoebe Waller Bridge beating out Julia Louis-Dreyfus for outstanding lead actress in a comedic series (6:09), the in-memoriam segment featuring Halsey (20:07), and Juliet accidentally spoiling ‘Last Christmas’ for Amanda (38:04).
Sep 23 2019
Rank #18: The ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’ Premiere Party, Bradley Cooper’s NYC Summer, and Another Edition of Mystery Grab Bag | Jam Session
A seemingly random group of celebrities showed up for the ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’ premiere, including Britney Spears and John Stamos (1:00). Bradley Cooper is enjoying his summer spent in New York City, but is in desperate need of a stylist (20:38). Plus, a Jake Gyllenhaal update, the ‘Cats’ trailer (30:54), and recipes that go viral on Instagram (45:47).
Host: Amanda Dobbins
Guest: Alison Herman
Jul 24 2019
Rank #19: 'Lover' Instant Reactions, Celebrity Photoshop Fails, and a Too-Close Read of the VMA's Seating Chart | Tea Time
Taylor Swift's newest album, 'Lover,' was released on Friday and spoiler alert: it's good (0:30). Julia Roberts, Rob Lowe, and Tom Holland were among the celebrities that got duped by an Instagram hoax (14:24). Why are so many celebrities so bad a Photoshopping their Instagram photos (20:50)? Plus: 'The Bachelor' vs. '90 Day Fiancé' (30:41).
Aug 23 2019
Rank #20: Bradley and Irina Are Over, Chris and Katherine Marry, and Rihanna's in Love | Jam Session
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have officially called it quits, and some anonymous sources have pointed to ‘A Star is Born’ as the cause (1:00). Rihanna was interviewed by her 'Ocean’s 8' costar Sarah Paulson and revealed a few things (10:11). Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger got married in Montecito (19:57), and the Beyhive went a bit too far with Nicole Curran (28:07).
Read Sarah Paulson’s interview of Rihanna here.
Jun 12 2019