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Movies! Music! Celebrities embarrassing themselves! KEEP IT has it all. Each week, Ira Madison III, Louis Virtel, and Aida Osman are joined by comedians, journalists, actors, musicians, activists, politicians and more to discuss the latest ways pop culture and entertainment are intersecting with politics and society. New episodes drop every Wednesday.

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Movies! Music! Celebrities embarrassing themselves! KEEP IT has it all. Each week, Ira Madison III, Louis Virtel, and Aida Osman are joined by comedians, journalists, actors, musicians, activists, politicians and more to discuss the latest ways pop culture and entertainment are intersecting with politics and society. New episodes drop every Wednesday.

    “Au Parasocial” (with Sutton Foster)

    “Au Parasocial” (with Sutton Foster)

    Ira, Louis, and guest host Traci Thomas discuss how we should talk about celebrities now, their favorite actors’ best and worst films, Meghan McCain’s reasoning for leaving The View, NFL coach Jon Gruden’s firing, and what constitutes a “shitshow.” Plus, Sutton Foster joins to discuss her new memoir Hooked: How Crafting Saved My Life, her history on Broadway, and the upcoming revival of The Music Man.


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    • 1 hr 49 min
    "Celebrity Pod Match" (with Carrie Brownstein)

    "Celebrity Pod Match" (with Carrie Brownstein)

    Ira, Louis, and guest host Tre'Vell Anderson discuss Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special, the celebrity podcast boom, the fifth installment of Scream, Jeopardy! conspiracies, and gaps in elevators. Plus, Carrie Brownstein joins to discuss her new film The Nowhere Inn, music documentaries, and more.


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    • 1 hr 42 min
    "Lock, Stock and Two Hundred Episodes" (with Alan Cumming)

    "Lock, Stock and Two Hundred Episodes" (with Alan Cumming)

    For Keep It's 200th episode, Ira and Louis are joined by guest host Leslie Grossman to discuss Facebook's shut down, Britney Spears' imminent freedom from her conservatorship, Adele's return, and Ellen Pompeo's feud with Denzel Washington. Plus, Alan Cumming joins to discuss his new memoir Baggage, Spice World, and more.


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    • 1 hr 36 min
    “Tony! Tony! Tonỳ!” (with Annaleigh Ashford)

    “Tony! Tony! Tonỳ!” (with Annaleigh Ashford)

    Ira, Louis, and guest host Denne Michele discuss the Tony Awards’ comeback, Elvira’s coming out and our favorite (and least favorite) coming out stories, Dear Evan Hansen, Kelly Price’s alleged disappearance, and more. Plus, Annaleigh Ashford joins to discuss Impeachment: American Crime Story and reuniting with the theatre community at the Tonys.


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    • 1 hr 26 min
    “The Crown’s Speech(es)” (with Hayley Mills)

    “The Crown’s Speech(es)” (with Hayley Mills)

    Ira, Louis, and guest host Solomon Georgio discuss the 73rd Primetime Emmys, Lil Nas X’s debut album, Norm Macdonald, the 10th anniversary of Call Me Maybe, the struggle of being a Barb, and more. Plus, Louis chats with Hayley Mills about her career and new memoir Forever Young.


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    • 1 hr 26 min
    “Ira and Louis Variety Hour! Vol. 3: Barbageddon” (w. Antoni Porowski)

    “Ira and Louis Variety Hour! Vol. 3: Barbageddon” (w. Antoni Porowski)

    Ira and Louis discuss The VMAS, The Met Gala, Nicki Minaj’s anti-vax tweets, Kacey Musgrave’s divorce album star-crossed, and the CBS reality show The Activist. Plus, Antoni Porowski joins to discuss his new cookbook Let’s Do Dinner, his favorite Real Housewife of Potomac, and more.


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    Correction:
    This episode falsely claims that Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly are Geminis. They are, in fact, Tauruses. The Keep It hosts and production team apologize to the Fox-Kelly's, Geminis, Tauruses, and to anyone else our error may have harmed.
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    • 1 hr 31 min

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