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Bryan Safi

Bryan is a comedian, actor and writer living in Los Angeles. He is the co-hosts and co-creator of the THROWING SHADE podcast, live show and TV show.
Recent episodes featuring Bryan Safi
New Alphabet Song, Remain in Mexico Policy, OK Boomer, Iranian Women and Soccer
Throwing Shade
There may be a new alphabet song, but Patti LaBelle’s is still the only one that counts! This week, Bryan talks about the Department of Homeland Security’s “Migrant Protection Protocols” that force asylum seekers to wait in Mexican border cities, as well as stats on the dangers faced by LGBT+ migrants from Central America. Then, Erin discusses the first Iranian soccer match in 40 years to allow women to attend (and why that’s not as much of a win for gender equality as it might seem).   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.     This episode is sponsored by Dipsea (www.dipseastories.com/shade), Casetify (www.casetify.com/SHADE), and Parcast - Dog Tales (www.parcast.com/DOGTALES).
Oxfam Wales Report, Trump’s Anti-LGBTQ Adoption Rule, Guest Tom Lenk
Throwing Shade
This week, Erin discusses a recent Oxfam report giving the Welsh government a poor grade when it comes to the advancement of women’s rights. Then, Bryan talks about the proposal by the Trump administration to do away with an Obama-era rule prohibiting LGBTQ discrimination by adoption and foster care agencies. Plus, actor Tom Lenk joins to chat about Instagram garbage collecting, TubaChristmas, bits with Bradley Whitford, and his podcast Trashcast.   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.   This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Away (www.awaytravel.com/shade2019 code: SHADE2019), and Calm (www.calm.com/shade).
LGB Alliance, Ernst & Young, Guest Laci Mosley
Throwing Shade
This week Bryan discusses “gender critical” lawyer Allison Bailey’s tweet announcing the formation of an “LGB Alliance” that not only excludes trans people, but denies their very existence. Then, Erin takes us through the breaking story of consulting firm Ernst & Young’s wildly sexist training policies, and later, comedian Laci Mosley stops by to talk about her podcast Scam Goddess as well as some of her favorite fraudsters.   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.     This episode is sponsored by BlueChew (www.bluechew.com code: SHADE) and Grove (www.grove.co/shade).
Fast Fashion, Antwon Stephens, Dedrek Finley
Throwing Shade
This week, Erin tosses out stats on fast fashion that reveal the extent of the industry’s contributions to pollution and plastic consumption. Then, Bryan touches on the historic congressional campaign of Antwon Stephens, Pete Buttigieg earning his spot in the limelight, and a troubling lawsuit against Rosario Dawson.   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.     This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/SHADE code: SHADE), Shame on You podcast, and Dipsea (www.dipseastories.com/shade).
Zelenksy Press Conference, Wealth Disparity for Women, Guest Joel Stein
Throwing Shade
This week, Bryan talks about the 14-hour press conference given by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky in the wake of the Trump impeachment proceedings. Then, Erin discusses the return of generational wealth disparity for women and how systems designed to help women are actually benefiting men. Plus, author Joel Stein drops by to talk about writing and researching for his new book, In Defense of Elitism: Why I'm Better Than You and You're Better Than Someone Who Didn't Buy This Book.   And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’.     This episode is sponsored by Grove (www.grove.co/SHADE), Casetify (www.casetify.com/SHADE), and Calm (www.calm.com/SHADE).
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Los Angeles, CA, USA
Episode Count
470
Podcast Count
16
Total Airtime
2 weeks, 4 days