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Keep It!
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Keep It!

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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

"Facebook/Off" (with Megan Hilty)

EIra and Louis are joined by guest co-host Angelina Burnett, who returns to the pod to discuss CNN's LGTBQ+ Equality Town Hall, Mark Zuckerberg taking on Elizabeth Warren, and more. Plus, Megan Hilty joins to discuss her new film Patsy and Loretta (which was written by guest co-host Angelina!), about the friendship of Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn. Also, Ira and Louis make a big announcement.

84 MIN2 d ago
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"Facebook/Off" (with Megan Hilty)

"See, When You Do Jokery..." (with Joe Manganiello)

EIra, Louis, and guest co-host Matt Rogers discuss the controversy surrounding JOKER and how the film stands in comic book movie canon, Ellen's backlash for befriending George W. Bush, and Pitchfork's 200 Best Songs of the 2010s list. Plus, Joe Manganiello joins to talk about being objectified and why we should revisit True Blood.

89 MIN1 w ago
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"See, When You Do Jokery..." (with Joe Manganiello)

“Gimme Moore” (with Jia Tolentino)

EIra and Louis are joined by guest co-host Wynter Mitchell to discuss Demi Moore’s revealing new memoir Inside Out, a disrespectful review of Debbie Harry’s memoir, and more! Plus, Louis has a Keep It is himself and New Yorker columnist Jia Tolentino joins to discuss her new book Trick Mirror and why we fall in love with the stories we do.

97 MIN2 w ago
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“Gimme Moore” (with Jia Tolentino)

“An Inconvenient Truth Hurts" (with Tarell Alvin McCraney)

EIra and Louis are joined by guest co-host Alyssa Mastromonaco to dive into the highs and lows of the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Greta Thunberg leaving conservatives bothered, Lenny Kravitz’s stolen sunglasses, Mandy Moore's triumphant return to music, and more! Plus, Tarell Alvin McCraney joins to discuss telling black queer storylines on screen and his new TV series, David Makes Man.

93 MIN3 w ago
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“An Inconvenient Truth Hurts" (with Tarell Alvin McCraney)

"Cancel Me If You Can” (with Ezra Koenig)

EIra and Louis are joined by guest co-host Grace Parra to discuss Shane Gillis’ firing from SNL and Andrew Yang hitching himself to the racist comedian, Felicity Huffman’s sentencing, how Keke Palmer became a meme, NBC’s Saved by the Bell reboot, and more. Plus, Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend joins to talk about his Columbia University roots, politics and the joys of country music.

99 MINSEP 18
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"Cancel Me If You Can” (with Ezra Koenig)

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

EIra 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 MINSEP 11
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"The Ira and Louis Variety Hour! Vol. 2" (with Chelsea Handler)

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

EIra 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 MINSEP 4
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“Bop to the Top or Bottom” (with Randall Park)

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

EIra 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 MINAUG 28
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“Neither What, Neither Who” (with Robin Thede)

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

EIra 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 MINAUG 21
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“Chicken Sandwich for the Soul” (with Jackie Tohn)

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

EIra 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)

Latest Episodes

"Facebook/Off" (with Megan Hilty)

EIra and Louis are joined by guest co-host Angelina Burnett, who returns to the pod to discuss CNN's LGTBQ+ Equality Town Hall, Mark Zuckerberg taking on Elizabeth Warren, and more. Plus, Megan Hilty joins to discuss her new film Patsy and Loretta (which was written by guest co-host Angelina!), about the friendship of Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn. Also, Ira and Louis make a big announcement.

84 MIN2 d ago
Comments
"Facebook/Off" (with Megan Hilty)

"See, When You Do Jokery..." (with Joe Manganiello)

EIra, Louis, and guest co-host Matt Rogers discuss the controversy surrounding JOKER and how the film stands in comic book movie canon, Ellen's backlash for befriending George W. Bush, and Pitchfork's 200 Best Songs of the 2010s list. Plus, Joe Manganiello joins to talk about being objectified and why we should revisit True Blood.

89 MIN1 w ago
Comments
"See, When You Do Jokery..." (with Joe Manganiello)

“Gimme Moore” (with Jia Tolentino)

EIra and Louis are joined by guest co-host Wynter Mitchell to discuss Demi Moore’s revealing new memoir Inside Out, a disrespectful review of Debbie Harry’s memoir, and more! Plus, Louis has a Keep It is himself and New Yorker columnist Jia Tolentino joins to discuss her new book Trick Mirror and why we fall in love with the stories we do.

97 MIN2 w ago
Comments
“Gimme Moore” (with Jia Tolentino)

“An Inconvenient Truth Hurts" (with Tarell Alvin McCraney)

EIra and Louis are joined by guest co-host Alyssa Mastromonaco to dive into the highs and lows of the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Greta Thunberg leaving conservatives bothered, Lenny Kravitz’s stolen sunglasses, Mandy Moore's triumphant return to music, and more! Plus, Tarell Alvin McCraney joins to discuss telling black queer storylines on screen and his new TV series, David Makes Man.

93 MIN3 w ago
Comments
“An Inconvenient Truth Hurts" (with Tarell Alvin McCraney)

"Cancel Me If You Can” (with Ezra Koenig)

EIra and Louis are joined by guest co-host Grace Parra to discuss Shane Gillis’ firing from SNL and Andrew Yang hitching himself to the racist comedian, Felicity Huffman’s sentencing, how Keke Palmer became a meme, NBC’s Saved by the Bell reboot, and more. Plus, Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend joins to talk about his Columbia University roots, politics and the joys of country music.

99 MINSEP 18
Comments
"Cancel Me If You Can” (with Ezra Koenig)

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

EIra 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 MINSEP 11
Comments
"The Ira and Louis Variety Hour! Vol. 2" (with Chelsea Handler)

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

EIra 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 MINSEP 4
Comments
“Bop to the Top or Bottom” (with Randall Park)

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

EIra 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 MINAUG 28
Comments
“Neither What, Neither Who” (with Robin Thede)

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

EIra 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 MINAUG 21
Comments
“Chicken Sandwich for the Soul” (with Jackie Tohn)

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

EIra 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)