Red Scare is a cultural commentary podcast hosted by bohemian layabouts Anna Khachiyan and Dasha Nekrasova. Support the ladies on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/RedScare Follow @annakhachiyan Follow @nobody_stop_me
The ladies review Martin Scorsese's new Fran Lebowitz docuseries, Pretend It's a City, and Rob Garver's 2018 Pauline Kael documentary, What She Said. Plus we ask what's up with Kamala's disastrous Vogue cover.
The ladies discuss Kim and Kanye's divorce and the riot on Capitol Hill.
The ladies talk to Mark Crispin Miller, the NYU professor suing his colleagues for libel over a classroom masking controversy, about covid heresy, academic freedom, conspiracy theories, Edward Bernays, and the changing face of propaganda in the internet age. Read and sign Professor Miller's Change.org petition here and donate to hisgofundme.…
The ladies discuss the WSJ's problematic op-ed on Dr. Jill Biden's problematic honorific, FKA Twigs suing Shia LaBeouf for abuse, Tulsi Gabbard's trans ban bill for women's sports, and the Guardian's claim that podcasts are the new frontier of misinformation.
The ladies discuss Obama's comments on "snappy slogans," the most recent LA lockdown, Warner Bros.' covid-conscious streaming putsch, and the new NYT op-ed on PornHub's exploitation of women and children. Suggested reading below. Nicholas Kristof, The Children of PornHub. *** UPDATE ON THE E-SHOPPE: If you ordered merch from our online store, we ex…
We're unlocking our Slavoj Zizek episode for Thanksgiving. Video available on YouTube. Description below! *** The ladies chat with philosopher Slavoj Zizek about his recent books Pandemic! and Pandemic! 2.
The ladies review Eric Bogosian's shock jock drama Talk Radio (1988) and one-man standup play Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll (1990).
Glenn Greenwald is back to talk about the state of journalism and the fate of the election.
The ladies answer your spookiest love and sex questions.
The ladies discuss Hunter Biden's hard drive, Billie Eilish's body reveal, Stevie Nicks' abortion comments and The NYT's Modern Love piece on what happens when you marry a sociopath. Suggested reading below.
The ladies are joined by fashion designer Paul Cupo to discuss the Spring-Summer 2021 shows. Announcement: For the next episode we'll be talking about David Cronenberg's The Brood and A Dangerous Method. Also don't forget to subscribe to Paul's podcast Not Really.
The ladies discuss last night's presidential debate, Trump's tax returns, Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination, and the situation in Nagorno Karabakh.
The ladies discuss the new race filter app Gradient, the Union Square climate change countdown clock, Alyssa Milano calling the cops on a teen, and Judith Butler's latest interview in The New Statesman.
The ladies review Netflix's latest film offerings, Maimouna Doucoure's Cuties and Charlie Kaufman's I'm Thinking of Ending Things.
The ladies discuss Bella Thorne's OnlyFans stunt, the sports strikes and NPR's In Defense of Looting interview.
The ladies discuss Steve Bannon's surprise indictment, the DNC's cringe shenanigans, Marianne Williamson's posting game, and the latest "New York is dead" genre piece.
The ladies discuss Kamala Harris for Veep, Ben Shapiro on WAP, the situation in Belarus and the Alex Morse scandal.
The ladies are back for another round of taking your burning love and sex questions.
The ladies discuss Barbie's line of political dolls and the #ChallengeAccepted hashtag campaign. Plus, we review Lana Del Rey's gorgeous poetry audiobook.
The ladies discuss the Antifa Athena, AOC's House floor theatrics, Burger Records getting canceled, Kanye's latest meltdown, and review Taylor Swift's new album.
The ladies discuss the Harper's Letter and its discontents, the Instagram bid to cancel Jon Rafman and the new culture war no one knew was a thing: public sex. Suggested reading below. Ana Valens, Public sex is at the center of a queer culture war
The ladies discuss #JewishPrivilege trending, Wayfair's kids in cabinets trafficking drama, Kanye teasing a presidential bid, and The Guardian's sexist skyscrapers piece. Suggested reading below. Leslie Kern, 'Upward-thrusting buildings ejaculating into the sky' — do cities have to be so sexist?
The ladies review Vasili Pichul's Little Vera (1988) and Paul Schrader's Hardcore (1979).
The ladies discuss Bill de Blasio's BLM-related antics, Reddit's "hate speech" purge and the St. Louis gun couple.
The ladies discuss the latest developments in the grooming discourse, including Chris D'Elia and Ansel Elgort getting cancelled for doing stuff with underage girls and Madison Beer getting cancelled for "romanticizing" Lolita.
The ladies discuss the situation with CHAZ, the crackdown on confederate statues and cop shows, and Chuck Wendig getting cancelled. Related reading and viewing below. Amanda Hess, The Protests come for 'Paw Patrol' Matt Taibbi, The American Press is Destroying Itself The Bellows, Conversation with Adolph Reed and Walter Benn Michaels…
The ladies discuss the Dems' kente cloth stunt, the latest updates in police reform and the wave of professional shakeups gripping the media industry in the wake of the riots.
The ladies discuss the protests unfolding across the country, Trump's Twitter censorship saga and the new Netflix Epstein doc.
Amber A'Lee Frost is back again to talk with the ladies about the Central Park Karen, Jia Tolentino's human trafficking apologia, and Jimmy Fallon getting "cancelled" for blackface.
The ladies discuss Lana Del Rey's open letter, the Call Her Daddy blowout, and Joe Rogan's Spotify deal.
The ladies discuss the NYT-led Ronan Farrow backlash, Susan Faludi's #MeToo revisionism, and WaPo's Stacey Abrams hagiography. Relevant reading below! Ben Smith, Is Ronan Farrow Too Good to Be True? Glenn Greenwald, Ben Smith's NYT Critique of Ronan Farrow Describes a Toxic, Corrosive, and Still-Vibrant Trump-Era Pathology: "Resistance Journalism" …
The ladies talk about Amber A'Lee Frost's newest on wearing the mask for Damage Mag, Amanda Hess on Covidshaming for The NYT, Helen Fisher's bold claim that coronavirus is good for dating in the same pages, and Mary Kate Olsen's emergency divorce petition. Relevant reading below! Amber A'Lee Frost, I'm Not Wearing A Mask Amanda Hess, The Social-Dis…
The ladies discuss J.Crew's bankruptcy, Adele's weight loss, the Alison Roman/Chrissy Teigen/Marie Condo beef, Michel Houellebecq's coronavirus letter, and The NYT's profile of TradCath Twitter. Relevant reading below! Christopher Dawson, Catholicism and the Bourgeois Mind. David Cayley, Questions on the Current Pandemic from the Point of View of I…
We're unlocking Dasha's birthday episode as a reminder of better days. Description below! *** It's Dasha's birthday! The ladies discuss Jacobin's piece on how porn has replaced intimacy and a New York Times article on how more women are opting for the single life. Read the Jacobin piece here. Read the NYT piece here.…
We're unlocking our premium episode discussing Grimes' pregnancy announcement in honor of the birth of her healthy baby boy X Æ A-12. Description below! *** The ladies discuss Justin Bieber's Lyme diagnosis, Paul Krugman's pedo faux pas, Grimes' pregnancy announcement, Elizabeth Wurtzel's passing and The Cut's profile of the girlboss resistance.…
The ladies unpack the charges of antisemitism swirling around Bill de Blasio's "Jewish community" tweet and woke Twitter's Anne Frank "Becky" discourse. Plus, we review James Crump's new documentary on Jordan Wolfson. Watch the JWolf doc here.
Kantbot, star of Alex Lee Moyer's new documentary TFW No GF, joins the ladies to talk about the film, trolling and posting, and whether incels are real.
The ladies discuss Kim Jong-un's ill health and hot sister, Lysolgate, The NYT's oped on nude selfies as "high art," Slavoj Zizek's latest on sex and spirituality in the time of corona, and jacking off to cartoons. Read the Times piece here. Read Zizek's column here.
The ladies talk to journalist and author Yasha Levine about the Russian American immigrant experience and his book Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet.
We're unlocking one of our favorite premium episodes. *** Iconic journalist Glenn Greenwald joins the ladies to talk about the future of civil liberties, the failure of Democratic institutions and quarantine fashion.
The ladies discuss Bernie's Biden endorsement, AOC's NYT interview and Bill Maher's Chinese virus rant. Plus, Dasha talks affect theory and Anna reports her medical findings on obesity, smoking and coronavirus.
Actress and model Hari Nef joins the ladies to talk about quarantine life, the Bernie campaign, and the acting craft.
The ladies talk about OK Boomer girl, the OnlyFans surge, and Louis CK's new comedy special. Read the OnlyFans article here.
The ladies talk to political strategist Steve Bannon about the impact of Bernie's 2020 presidential campaign, the failure of the institutional response to the coronavirus pandemic — and ask him how you can call yourself a populist if you don't believe in universal healthcare.
Iconic journalist Glenn Greenwald joins the ladies to talk about the future of civil liberties, the failure of Democratic institutions and quarantine fashion.
The ladies answer your burning questions about love and sex on lockdown.
The ladies are back with some emergency quarantine content, discussing Melania Trump's Covid-19 PSA, NYC's "sex and coronavirus" health memo, Joe Biden's mysterious absence from politics and Slavoj Zizek's latest pandemic dispatch. Read the Zizek piece here.
The ladies keep you informed on the latest updates from the pandemic, including Bernie blowing his campaign, Trump "going left," celebs acting wack, The Cut's obligatory "polyamory under coronavirus" headline, and Zizek's breakdown of the whole situation. Read the Cut piece here. Read Zizek's analysis here.…
Twitter comedy genius and former Bernie staffer Ben Mora stops by the pod to talk about the pandemic, the election and more. Follow Ben @bitch_updates.
Happy Friday the 13th! As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, the ladies chat with New York Times columnist and author Ross Douthat about his new book, The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of our own Success. Buy Ross's book here.