Keep It!

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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Society and Culture

Podcasts

"Sic Cancel Tyrannis” (with Sam Lansky)

Ira, Aida, and Louis discuss k-pop fans taking down Trump, Chris D’Elia and Ansel Elgort’s sexual misconduct allegations, Tina Fey pulling 30 Rock’s blackface...

"Empires & Records" (with Drew Dixon)

Ira, Aida, and Louis discuss the SCOTUS' monumental ruling on LGBTQ+ workplace discrimination, The Academy's new efforts for inclusion, Dave Chappelle's new...

"Places in the Art" (with Kimberly Drew)

Ira, Louis, and Aida discuss how We're Here and Legendary center queer narratives, the hollowness of exposing Republican hypocrisy, Vanderpump Rules' racism...

"Law and Disorder" (with Bowen Yang)

Protests erupt in the wake of George Floyd's murder by a Minneapolis police officer. #BlackoutTuesday spirals from purposeful activism to performative allyship...