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@Betches is a weekly pop culture podcast covering the topics you actually want to hear, like analyzing celebrity breakups, influencer scandals, the TV shows we’re all watching, and important news (like if Stormi did in fact receive her Birkin for Christmas). Brought to you by Betches Media - your favorite comedic entertainment destination for women, or really anyone who likes a good laugh. Each week, you’ll hear from your favorite personalities who will also give you the deets on what it’s like to actually work at Betches (no, we don't just make Instagram stories all day), including behind the scenes stories from the HQ. (Formerly Betch Slapped)

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@Betches is a weekly pop culture podcast covering the topics you actually want to hear, like analyzing celebrity breakups, influencer scandals, the TV shows we’re all watching, and important news (like if Stormi did in fact receive her Birkin for Christmas). Brought to you by Betches Media - your favorite comedic entertainment destination for women, or really anyone who likes a good laugh. Each week, you’ll hear from your favorite personalities who will also give you the deets on what it’s like to actually work at Betches (no, we don't just make Instagram stories all day), including behind the scenes stories from the HQ. (Formerly Betch Slapped)

    Do You Know Who My Dad Is? Episode 7: The McCains & The Romneys

    Do You Know Who My Dad Is? Episode 7: The McCains & The Romneys

    @Betches presents the seventh installment of the 8-episode limited series exposing the connections you never knew existed: Do You Know Who My Dad Is? explores dynastic nepotism and the effects it has on media, culture, and our current political system. Hosts Bryan Russell Smith and Alicia Angeles are talking all about the privilege that leads inexperienced and unaccomplished children of powerful people to get ahead. 
    This week, we’re talking all about the families responsible for producing two recent Republican presidential nominees, the McCains and the Romneys. First, Bryan tells us about the rise of John McCain, from his family’s military roots to his election to the Senate, and finally his ascendence to power and eventual campaign against Barack Obama in 2008. Next, Alicia explains the origins of Mitt Romney’s dynastic family, including his father’s time as Governor of Michigan, the source of their enormous wealth, and how he became a presidential nominee. Finally, they close things out with a game of “Do You Know Who Said It?” featuring real quotes from both John and Mitt.

    • 57 min
    Is Hocus Pocus The Greatest Halloween Movie Ever? Ft. Naomi Smalls

    Is Hocus Pocus The Greatest Halloween Movie Ever? Ft. Naomi Smalls

    This week Dylan Hafer, Sean Kilby, and Carlie Rice are back to debate the best movies to watch around Halloween time. They start the show with a news story about a cruise ship that may soon be overrun by influencers and Bitcoin bros. Next, they discuss Justin Bieber’s SNL performance and tell us what they think of his newest single. Plus, they weigh in on whether Billie Eillish’s sneakers are actually pink or green, explaining why it’s so hard to come to a consensus on this week’s biggest internet debate. Then they run through the Betches bracket of the best Halloween movies, settling once and for all whether Hocus Pocus takes the crown. Finally, Dylan is joined by Naomi Smalls of RuPaul’s Drag Race to talk about competing on TV, performing in Vegas, and her new virtual one-woman drag show.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Do You Know Who My Dad Is? Episode 6: The Walmart Family & The Koch Brothers

    Do You Know Who My Dad Is? Episode 6: The Walmart Family & The Koch Brothers

    @Betches presents the sixth installment of the 8-episode limited series exposing the connections you never knew existed: Do You Know Who My Dad Is? explores dynastic nepotism and the effects it has on media, culture, and our current political system. Hosts Bryan Russell Smith and Alicia Angeles are talking all about the privilege that leads inexperienced and unaccomplished children of powerful people to get ahead. 
    This week, we’re talking all about two of the richest families in human history, the Waltons and the Kochs. First up, Alicia tells us how Sam Walton and his Walmart empire led his children and their descendants to become the wealthiest family in the world. Next, Bryan tells us all about the infamous Koch brothers and how their family fortune enabled them to become one of the most powerful influencers of political policy on the planet. Finally, they close the show with a game of Walton family trivia called “Retail or Tall Tale” featuring a few facts that just may surprise you.

    • 56 min
    Why TF Is Max Ehrich Crying On The Beach?

    Why TF Is Max Ehrich Crying On The Beach?

    This week Chris, Dana, and Bari assemble to bring you all the tea happening in the world of pop culture. They begin by revealing their feelings on the upcoming season premiere of “The Bachelorette,” in what promises to be one of the messiest seasons yet. Next, they talk about Max Ehrich’s pity party for one on the beach as his breakup with Demi Lovato continues to get weirder and weirder. Later, with the US planning to open travel to London, they discuss whether or not they’re ready to travel internationally. Finally, they tag in Dylan Hafer for a one-on-one interview with pop superstar, Ava Max.

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    • 51 min
    Do You Know Who My Dad Is? Episode 5: Fox News & The New York Times

    Do You Know Who My Dad Is? Episode 5: Fox News & The New York Times

    @Betches presents the fifth installment of the 8-episode limited series exposing the connections you never knew existed: Do You Know Who My Dad Is? explores dynastic nepotism and the effects it has on media, culture, and our current political system. Hosts Bryan Russell Smith and Alicia Angeles are talking all about the privilege that leads inexperienced and unaccomplished children of powerful people to get ahead. 
    On this week’s episode, we’re talking all about the families behind two of the biggest media empires in the world, Fox News (the Murdochs) and The New York Times (the Ochs Sulzbergers). First, Bryan walks us through the history of the Murdochs, starting with patriarch Rupert Murdoch’s rise to wealth and power. Plus, he outline the many scandals the family has endured and how Rupert’s children stand to inherit his vast empire. Next, Alicia outlines the lineage of the Ochs Sulzbergers and how the role of publisher has been passed from one (white male) family member to another for over a century. Finally, they finish this week’s episode with a game called “Get With the Times” all about some of the most interesting facts about these two media families.

    • 56 min
    Leave (Get Out): A Message To COVID ft. JoJo

    Leave (Get Out): A Message To COVID ft. JoJo

    This week Dylan, Alicia and Danny assemble to bring you all the tea happening in the world of pop culture. They begin by discussing President Trump’s Covid 19 diagnosis and the outbreak in the White House. Later they recap the return of SNL and whether or not political humor is as funny when things in America are not so great. Finally, pop music icon JoJo joins the show to talk about her new life as a vegan, how she’s surviving quarantine, and her new official campaign song for the Biden/Harris ticket.

    • 50 min

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