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The Margaret Cho

The Margaret Cho

Earios

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Through Margaret Cho's iconic work in comedy, fashion, music, and activism, she’s developed deep, lasting friendships with - well - a bunch of famous people, while never losing her desire to search for and support the next big thing. On THE MARGARET CHO, join her for a series of intimate interviews: a chat with a celebrity friend you already know (or thought you did!) or an up-and-coming artist you might not know, but should.

Latest Episodes

Evan Ross Katz & Bruce Daniels

This week, Margaret talks with host of the podcast Shut Up Evan, Evan Ross Katz about his and Margaret’s future kiki. Then, she speaks with comedian and writer Bruce Daniels about his experience of race in America, as well as old memories of them hanging out together back in the day. Also in this episode: - Bruce and Margaret break down the disconnect between what you are taught about history in school vs. the actual truth. - Evan and Margaret agree that there’s just something queer about Lisa Rinna. To learn more about Evan, follow him @evanrosskatz To learn more about Bruce, follow him @brucedaniels The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51 MIN6 d ago
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Evan Ross Katz & Bruce Daniels

Kelly Osbourne

This week, Margaret talks with TV personality Kelly Osbourne about her involvement in the Black Lives Matter protest movement and how she’s passing the time in quarantine. Also in this episode: - Kelly’s and Margaret’s pups demand attention throughout the conversation, so of course, they get introduced to one another via Zoom - Kelly talks about experiencing an OCD flare up during this pandemic To learn more about Kelly, follow her on Twitter and Instagram @kellyosbourne. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 MIN1 w ago
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Kelly Osbourne

Gina Brillon

This week, Margaret talks with comedian Gina Brillon about being a female stand up and why they continue to be outnumbered. Also in this episode: - Gina and Margaret talk about “cancel culture” in comedy; When is it merited and when is it not? - The college comedy circuit and that time Margaret performed in a cafeteria on two tables pushed together. To learn more about Gina, check out her comedy special The Floor is Lava on Prime orfollow her on Twitter @GinaBrillon. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42 MIN2 w ago
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Gina Brillon

Maysoon Zayid

This week, Margaret talks with actress and comedian Maysoon Zayid about being Palestinian American and how this identity helped kick off her comedy career. Also in this episode: - Maysoon talks about wanting to be a voice for the disabled community and shines a light on ‘disability porn’ - The General Hospital role that has been the culmination of Maysoon’s lifelong dream - That time Maysoon compared Yasser Arafat to Luke from General Hospital (read the article here: https://www.thedailybeast.com/radioactive-revelations-raise-the-question-who-killed-arafat) To learn more about Maysoon, check out her Ted Talk or visit her website here: https://maysoon.com/ The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40 MIN3 w ago
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Maysoon Zayid

Sharon Osbourne and Kathy Valentine

This week, Margaret talks with TV host Sharon Osbourne about the in-the-works movie on her husband Ozzy's life. Then she speaks to Go-Go’s member Kathy Valentine about her new book ‘All I Ever Wanted’. Also in this episode: - Sharon and Margaret discuss their past lives - Kathy tells Margaret about her journey from addiction to recovery - Sharon dishes on the show that started it all, The Osbourne’s - Margaret tells Kathy about watching the Go-Go's perform as a teen in San Francisco To learn more about Sharon Osbourne, follow her on Twitter @MrsSOsbourne. To learn more about Kathy Valentine and to purchase her book, visit https://kathyvalentine.com/. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

47 MINJUL 7
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Sharon Osbourne and Kathy Valentine

Pride Bonus: Cameron Esposito

In her final pride bonus episode, Margaret speaks with author and comedian Cameron Esposito about how her comedy reflects her life experiences and where she sees stand-up going post-quarantine. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

44 MINJUL 2
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Pride Bonus: Cameron Esposito

Randall Park

This week, Margaret talks to actor Randall Park about growing up in a Korean American family and his hilarious sitcom, Fresh Off the Boat. Also in this episode: - A deep dive into old time TV, including Good Times and Sanford and Son - How Margaret and Randall’s parents feel about their chosen career paths - How their Korean families dealt with hardships (hint - pay it no mind!) To learn more about Randall and what he is up to, follow him on instagram @RandallPark. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43 MINJUN 30
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Randall Park

Pride Bonus: Dan Savage

In her next Pride bonus episode, Margaret speaks to sex advice columnist and America's sweetheart Dan Savage about how times have changed for the gay community since the days of the “hanky code” (if you know, you know). Also in this episode: - Dan talks about his It Gets Better Project (https://itgetsbetter.org/) - Dan’s former life as a drag queen and why he stopped doing it - The decoder ring needed to understand the variations in color on all of those Pride flags - Sex during quarantine: How to spice it up whether you are partnered or alone - Why Dan believes masturbation should “be about hope for the future” The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40 MINJUN 25
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Pride Bonus: Dan Savage

Lil Miss Hot Mess

This week, Margaret talks to drag superstar and children’s book author Lil Miss Hot Mess about “queerantine” and her work with Drag Queen Story Hour at libraries worldwide. To learn more about Lil Miss Hot Mess and her new children's book The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish, visit https://www.lilmisshotmess.com/ The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30 MINJUN 23
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Lil Miss Hot Mess

Pride Bonus: Melissa Rivers

In honor of Pride Month, Margaret speaks with TV host Melissa Rivers about her late mother, Joan, and their relationship with the LGBTQ community. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 MINJUN 18
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Pride Bonus: Melissa Rivers

Latest Episodes

Evan Ross Katz & Bruce Daniels

This week, Margaret talks with host of the podcast Shut Up Evan, Evan Ross Katz about his and Margaret’s future kiki. Then, she speaks with comedian and writer Bruce Daniels about his experience of race in America, as well as old memories of them hanging out together back in the day. Also in this episode: - Bruce and Margaret break down the disconnect between what you are taught about history in school vs. the actual truth. - Evan and Margaret agree that there’s just something queer about Lisa Rinna. To learn more about Evan, follow him @evanrosskatz To learn more about Bruce, follow him @brucedaniels The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Evan Ross Katz & Bruce Daniels

Kelly Osbourne

This week, Margaret talks with TV personality Kelly Osbourne about her involvement in the Black Lives Matter protest movement and how she’s passing the time in quarantine. Also in this episode: - Kelly’s and Margaret’s pups demand attention throughout the conversation, so of course, they get introduced to one another via Zoom - Kelly talks about experiencing an OCD flare up during this pandemic To learn more about Kelly, follow her on Twitter and Instagram @kellyosbourne. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Kelly Osbourne

Gina Brillon

This week, Margaret talks with comedian Gina Brillon about being a female stand up and why they continue to be outnumbered. Also in this episode: - Gina and Margaret talk about “cancel culture” in comedy; When is it merited and when is it not? - The college comedy circuit and that time Margaret performed in a cafeteria on two tables pushed together. To learn more about Gina, check out her comedy special The Floor is Lava on Prime orfollow her on Twitter @GinaBrillon. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Gina Brillon

Maysoon Zayid

This week, Margaret talks with actress and comedian Maysoon Zayid about being Palestinian American and how this identity helped kick off her comedy career. Also in this episode: - Maysoon talks about wanting to be a voice for the disabled community and shines a light on ‘disability porn’ - The General Hospital role that has been the culmination of Maysoon’s lifelong dream - That time Maysoon compared Yasser Arafat to Luke from General Hospital (read the article here: https://www.thedailybeast.com/radioactive-revelations-raise-the-question-who-killed-arafat) To learn more about Maysoon, check out her Ted Talk or visit her website here: https://maysoon.com/ The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Maysoon Zayid

Sharon Osbourne and Kathy Valentine

This week, Margaret talks with TV host Sharon Osbourne about the in-the-works movie on her husband Ozzy's life. Then she speaks to Go-Go’s member Kathy Valentine about her new book ‘All I Ever Wanted’. Also in this episode: - Sharon and Margaret discuss their past lives - Kathy tells Margaret about her journey from addiction to recovery - Sharon dishes on the show that started it all, The Osbourne’s - Margaret tells Kathy about watching the Go-Go's perform as a teen in San Francisco To learn more about Sharon Osbourne, follow her on Twitter @MrsSOsbourne. To learn more about Kathy Valentine and to purchase her book, visit https://kathyvalentine.com/. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

47 MINJUL 7
Comments
Sharon Osbourne and Kathy Valentine

Pride Bonus: Cameron Esposito

In her final pride bonus episode, Margaret speaks with author and comedian Cameron Esposito about how her comedy reflects her life experiences and where she sees stand-up going post-quarantine. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

44 MINJUL 2
Comments
Pride Bonus: Cameron Esposito

Randall Park

This week, Margaret talks to actor Randall Park about growing up in a Korean American family and his hilarious sitcom, Fresh Off the Boat. Also in this episode: - A deep dive into old time TV, including Good Times and Sanford and Son - How Margaret and Randall’s parents feel about their chosen career paths - How their Korean families dealt with hardships (hint - pay it no mind!) To learn more about Randall and what he is up to, follow him on instagram @RandallPark. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43 MINJUN 30
Comments
Randall Park

Pride Bonus: Dan Savage

In her next Pride bonus episode, Margaret speaks to sex advice columnist and America's sweetheart Dan Savage about how times have changed for the gay community since the days of the “hanky code” (if you know, you know). Also in this episode: - Dan talks about his It Gets Better Project (https://itgetsbetter.org/) - Dan’s former life as a drag queen and why he stopped doing it - The decoder ring needed to understand the variations in color on all of those Pride flags - Sex during quarantine: How to spice it up whether you are partnered or alone - Why Dan believes masturbation should “be about hope for the future” The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40 MINJUN 25
Comments
Pride Bonus: Dan Savage

Lil Miss Hot Mess

This week, Margaret talks to drag superstar and children’s book author Lil Miss Hot Mess about “queerantine” and her work with Drag Queen Story Hour at libraries worldwide. To learn more about Lil Miss Hot Mess and her new children's book The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish, visit https://www.lilmisshotmess.com/ The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30 MINJUN 23
Comments
Lil Miss Hot Mess

Pride Bonus: Melissa Rivers

In honor of Pride Month, Margaret speaks with TV host Melissa Rivers about her late mother, Joan, and their relationship with the LGBTQ community. The Margaret Cho is an Earios production. Theme music by Garrison Starr. Contact Margaret at Margaret@earios.net. Edited by Tracy Levy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35 MINJUN 18
Comments
Pride Bonus: Melissa Rivers
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