Keep It!

Keep It!

Keep It!

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Movies! Music! Celebrities embarrassing themselves! KEEP IT has it all. Each week, Ira Madison III and Louis Virtel 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.
  1. September 28, 2022
    1 hr 37 min
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    "Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying Darling" w. Nick Kroll
    Ira and Louis discuss whether Don't Worry Darling was worth all the drama, Rihanna headlining the Super Bowl, the winner of Big Brother 24, pickleball, and Rolling Stone's 100 Best TV Shows list. Plus, Nick Kro…
  2. September 21, 2022
    1 hr 39 min
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    “The Man Queens” w. Andrea Riseborough
    Ira, Louis, and guest host Sam Sanders dive into The Woman King and Viola Davis’ career, Nicki Minaj’s Twitter-stemmed lawsuits, Adam Levine’s cheating scandal, Mark Wahlberg’s career choices, Cardi B’s bisexua…
  3. September 14, 2022
    1 hr 26 min
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    “Elizabethcountry” w. Edward Enninful
    Ira and Louis discuss the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the reactions to it, the Emmys, Ben Savage’s political bid, the Obamas new portraits, and more. Plus, Edward Enninful joins to discuss his role as Briti…
  4. September 07, 2022
    1 hr 45 min
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    "Darling, Don't Worry My Vibe" w. Betty Gilpin
    Ira and Louis discuss the continuing Don't Worry Darling gossip that has unfolded at the Venice Film Festival, whether they care about The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, Lea Michele's alleged illiteracy…
  5. August 31, 2022
    2 hr 0 min
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    “The Wilde Bunch” w. Jenifer Lewis
    Ira and Louis discuss the drama surrounding Olivia Wilde’s upcoming film Don’t Worry Darling, the relevance of the VMAs, Sydney Sweeney’s online drama, Britney and Elton John’s new version of “Tiny Dancer,” the…
  6. August 24, 2022
    1 hr 28 min
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    “Bringing Up Nepotism Baby” w. John Boyega
    Ira and Louis discuss NYT critic Lena Wilson’s feud with Bodies Bodies Bodies star Amandla Stenberg, Idris Elba not casting his daughter in Beast, their favorite Hollywood nepotism babies, House of the Dragon’s…
  7. August 17, 2022
    1 hr 55 min
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    “I Know What You Rehearsed Last Summer” w. Connie Britton
    Ira and Louis discuss Anne Heche’s legacy, Nathan Fielder’s new series The Rehearsal, Megan thee Stallion’s sophomore album Traumazine, Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, Madonna as a businesswoman, and Marlo H…
  8. August 11, 2022
    3 min
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    Introducing Dare We Say
    Join Josie Totah, Alycia Pascual Peña, and Yasmine Hamady – three young actresses, disruptors, and best friends as they navigate the issues that affect our lives; from hookup culture and social media to structu…
  9. August 10, 2022
    1 hr 31 min
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    "That Thing You Xanadu!" w. Nathalie Emmanuel
    Ira and Louis discuss Olivia Newton-John's legacy, their favorite dance songs, HBO Max's disastrous rebrand, Ezra Miller's reign of terror, Kat McPhee's bad voting record, and more. Plus, Nathalie Emmanuel join…
  10. August 03, 2022
    1 hr 54 min
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    “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Renaissance” w. Neil Patrick Harris
    Ira and Louis are joined by music critic Britt Julious to discuss Beyoncé’s massive new album Renaissance. Neil Patrick Harris joins to discuss his new series Uncoupled, his life as a gay man before publicly co…
  11. July 27, 2022
    1 hr 31 min
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    “The Audacity of Nope”
    While Ira is away, Louis is joined by Angelica Jade Bastién and Guy Branum to discuss Jordan Peele’s Nope, modern filmmakers’ obsession with Steven Spielberg, the current state of prestige TV, Brad Pitt’s skirt…
  12. July 20, 2022
    1 hr 12 min
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    "Bennifer Getting Married" w. Hayley Kiyoko
    Ira, Louis, and guest host Bolu Babalola discuss Bennifer's wedding, Anne Hathway's celebrity rebrand, Love Island, The Gray Man, the monkeypox vaccine rollout, and more. Plus, Hayley Kiyoko joins to discuss he…
  13. June 29, 2022
    1 hr 19 min
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    "House of Presley" w. Jenny Slate
    Ira and Louis discuss Baz Luhrmann's Elvis biopic and the musician's place in pop culture, Lil Nas X's beef with BET, and what the hell is going on with the Barbie movie. Plus, Jenny Slate joins to discuss Marc…
  14. June 22, 2022
    1 hr 36 min
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    "Who's Oontzin' Who?" w. Joel Kim Booster
    Ira and Louis discuss pop's house music revival courtesy of Beyoncé and Drake, J Lo's new documentary, the end of The Wendy Williams Show, Jeopardy handwriting errors, and the conservative uproar over Lightyear…
  15. June 15, 2022
    1 hr 13 min
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    “Broadway Night Lights” w. Rebecca Black
    Ira and Louis discuss the Tony Awards, 90s TV shows, Gaga in Joker 2, new Grammy categories. Plus, Rebecca Black joins to discuss her music career post-“Friday,” the importance of Hilary Duff, and more. ___With…
  16. June 01, 2022
    1 hr 33 min
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    “The Steenburgenda” w. Adam Conover
    Ira and Louis discuss their memories of 90s daytime television, the chokehold Top Gun has on men of a certain age, Ray Liotta’s career, Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein, Kate Bush chart resurgence, and more.…
  17. May 25, 2022
    1 hr 25 min
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    “Oh, the Places Gays Go!” w. Jesse Tyler Ferguson
    Ira and Louis discuss gay travel destinations, musicians being forced to make Tik Toks, Nicole Kidman’s connection to Rebel Wilson, Angela Lansbury’s lifetime achievement award, and more. Plus, Jesse Tyler Ferg…
  18. May 18, 2022
    1 hr 30 min
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    “Babe: White Devil in the City” w. Sissy Spacek
    Ira and Louis discuss Eurovision, Cara Delevigne’s behavior, Jack Harlow’s new album, Grindr, New York City Center’s Into the Woods revival, and more. Plus, legend Sissy Spacek joins to discuss her new series N…
  19. May 11, 2022
    1 hr 30 min
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    “Bring the Girls!” w. Julio Torres
    Ira and Louis discuss the Tony nominations, whether Elisabeth Olsen does Marvel movies (like Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness) for the checks, Kim Kardashian robbing Marilyn Monroe’s grave, and Lady…

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