Hysteria

Hysteria

Hysteria

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Political commentator and comedy writer Erin Ryan and former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Alyssa Mastromonaco are joined by a bicoastal squad of funny, opinionated women to talk through everything from reproductive rights to romcoms. They break down the political news of the week, plus the topics, trends, and cultural stories that affect women’s lives.
  1. July 29, 2021
    1 hr 28 min
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    “Masking for Trouble” (with Sen. Tammy Duckworth)
    This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss Simone Biles' choice to sit out the rest of the Olympics and the clout chasers trying to use her to get attention, and break down the chaos and pain swirling…
  2. July 22, 2021
    1 hr 38 min
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    "Big Ship Energy" (with Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein)
    This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk to Astro and Theoretical Physicist Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein about how racism and sexism has set science back, answers our space questions and breaks down the…
  3. July 15, 2021
    1 hr 26 min
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    ”Proud Floozy”
    This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the Texas abortion bill that pits neighbors against each other, Governor Abbott’s threat to arrest Texas Democrats who’ve fled the special session on voting r…
  4. July 08, 2021
    1 hr 16 min
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    "Olympic Torched"
    This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the imminent doom of climate change and the frustrating burden put on consumers rather than the giant corporate polluters. Then Tien Tran and Julissa Arce sto…
  5. July 01, 2021
    1 hr 19 min
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    “Stronger Than Yesterday”
    This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco discuss the Senate’s agonizing infrastructure negotiations process and the importance of maintaining the care economy portion of the bill intact and reflect on the tr…
  6. June 24, 2021
    1 hr 45 min
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    "Solicited Advice" (150th Episode! with Sen. Baldwin)
    This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco talk about the recent Supreme Court decisions and disappointing vaccination rate among the youth. Then, Erin talks to her hometown Senator Tammy Baldwin about the imp…
  7. June 17, 2021
    1 hr 28 min
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    “Over the Rainbow” (with Rep. Gwen Moore)
    This week Erin Ryan and Alyssa Mastromonaco are joined by Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin to discuss the Senate’s recent establishment of Juneteenth as a National holiday, the best ways to celebrate, and what the…