The only podcast dedicated to celebrating women over the age of Céline Dion
Oct. 16, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason spend a huge amount of time covering all the Lady empowerment blooming from the downfall of the Weinstein monster, including pieces of the story from Mira Sorvino, Rosanna Arquette, Ellen Barkin, Jane Fonda, Penelope Ann Miller, Emma Thompson, Courtney Love, Rita Moreno, Tippi Hedren, Rose Marie, and a truly disgusting angle from Donna Karan. ALSO: Ivana Tr**p asserts dominance not only over her First Lady status but also Marla Maples' career choices, resolution on the big mystery of what Brooke Shields' character will be opposite Mariska Hargitay on Law & Order SVU, Sharon Stone's severed hands add more questions than answers about what her HBO series/app is all about, a new hip for Patti LuPone, a new career direction for Viola Davis, and Diana Rigg playing a new character in My Fair Lady...? (....and much much more)
Oct. 9, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason follow up on the continuing Lady feud between Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker over who is at fault for the demise of the COMPLETELY UNNECESSARY "Sex & the City 3" film. Also: Ashley Judd's bombshell accusations against disgusting monster Harvey Weinstein and the Lady implications of the story through Naomi Judd and Gloria Allred, a LadyWatch call for help with an idea to help Puerto Rico featuring Rita Moreno and Chita Rivera, renowned physiologist Kirstie Alley weighs in on an airtight plan to end gun violence in America once and for all, Amanda Lepore puts her expensive blood to good use, Marina Abramovic wants you to taste her, and Ivana Tr**p is back in the spotlight and it's everything nobody wanted. PLUS: Allee Willis sings for The D, Jenifer Lewis sings for The B, Debbie Allen sings for The G, and MUCH MUCH MORE!
Oct. 2, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason discuss the rift between Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall over the status of a third "Sex and the City" film, welcome Megan Mullally back into the skin of Karen Walker on "Will & Grace" (now more deplorable than ever!), and send their greatest admiration to classy Lady Julia Louis Dreyfus for using her breast cancer diagnosis as a call to provide healthcare for all! ALSO: preparing for Olivia de Havilland's (possibly?) imminent return to an LA courthouse, breaking down the nature of loneliness as seen through the lens of Jane Fonda's performance in "Our Souls at Night", singing the infinite praises of Phylicia Rashad's towering performance in "Head of Passes", worrying about what Liza Minnelli's eyes are telling us about the state of her health, announcing a chance to see ABBA "live" on stage in all their 70s glory, applauding Lynda Carter for putting James Cameron in his place about "Wonder Woman", and MUCH MUCH MORE!
Sept. 25, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason recap last week's thrilling Lady wins at the Emmy Awards, including beautiful speeches from Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, and Ann Dowd, plus a record-tying win for Julia Louis Dreyfus, sore loser tweets from Jackie Hoffman, and Delta Burke's explosive tear ducts. ALSO: Jason shares his thoughts on Billie Jean King's biopic, Battle of the Sexes, more Halloween and corpse laughs coming Jamie Lee Curtis's way, Dionne Warwick will NOT talk about Whitney Houston and just wants to get back to discussing "dot com", trying to figure out what the hell "Duckling Donna Summer" is, last-minute participation in the new Blade Runner for Sean Young, Dame Judi Dench dethrones Dame Maggie Smith but Dame Joan Collins is the one gloating (and general requests for information about how Ryan and Jason can attend future Damings), Judge Judy pitches in to get college kids arguing again, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are back with a 30th anniversary special, and much much more!
Sept. 18, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason
Sept. 11, 2017
Sept. 4, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason record an episode on Jason's birthday with Lady surprises and Lady reminisces, PLUS Susan Sarandon is stealing Jason's dating moves, Kathleen Turner is finding her rice, Christina Crawford is now a playwright, Kathy Bates and her very disjointed Netflix show, Sally Kellerman loses her hidden valley, a suggestion for Betty Buckley to dress as Grizabella for The Resistance, Ute Lemper's Germanic self-love, and Oprah, Viola Davis and Tina Knowles unwittingly rally a black love matters movement. Oh, and MUCH MUCH more!
Aug. 28, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason stumble disoriented from the universal alignments and earthly disorder to seek some semblance of normalcy through watching Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenbergen, and Diane Keaton stare at the sun. PLUS: SAG elections are good news for Gabrielle Carteris and bad news for Frances Fisher, a Florida judge smacks a prosecutor with the words of Carly Simon, Lucie Arnaz working with Cate Blanchett on a biopic of her mother Lucille Ball, Kathleen Turner thinks hate, Mary Stuart Masterson moves from ticks to bees, Viola Davis coming to all 4 major networks simultaneously to discuss high school, honors for Frances McDormand in the vault of a Shaker barn, and much much more!
Aug. 21, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason return from a second mini-summer hiatus to a full docket of Lady news to catch up on, including gifts from the LadyWatchers, further developments from Aretha Franklin on her retirement plan, Annie Lennox sounding the alert to save Sinead O'Connor, Rose Marie sounding the alert for more Twitter followers, LadyCruise News sounding the alert for Oprah and Gayle to dock in Vermont somehow, Judge Judy and JK Rowling continuing to collect money hand-over-fist from their brands, Lisa Frank is everywhere you want to be, Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman-Hughes use their fists for a good Lady cause, plus a round-up of Lady movie trailers (featuring multiple entries from Michelle Pfeiffer and Celia Imrie), and much much more!
Aug. 14, 2017
Ryan and Jason pay tribute to a fallen Lady: a woman who disappeared from the spotlight after an extended and iconic run as America's little sister Joanie Cunningham, only to pop up periodically when it seemed the news was less than good. A woman who we hope found the happiness she sought for so many years outside of the grind that is Hollywood's sausage factory, Ms. Erin Moran.
Aug. 14, 2017
Ryan and Jason pay tribute to a fallen Lady: a woman whose distinctive face and voice is emblematic of a different time in Hollywood, one in which character and talent was valued above bland conventional sex appeal, and when theatre actors could transition seamlessly to a film career. Our tribute to a Lady whose life and work were cut egregiously short by her sudden death, Glenne Headly.
Aug. 7, 2017
On another installment in the series of Dead LadyWatch episodes, Ryan and Jason take a cruise along the trail of fascination and hindsight, this time plumbing the depths of the tragedy and mystique surrounding all the highs and lows of the great Natalie Wood's meticulously calculated career and consistently timely womanhood, as well as (of course) the storied and tumultuous romance that would eventually navigate her into the murky circumstances surrounding an untimely and puzzling death at the tender Lady-in-Waiting age of 42.
July 31, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason follow up on an escalation in the Olivia de Havilland Feud lawsuit, and just days before the show goes for all the Emmy gold! PLUS: A tribute to iconic voiceover actress June Foray, political Lady news from Hillary Clinton, Maxine Waters, and healthcare heroes from across the aisle, movie trailer round-up featuring controversial offerings from Whoopi Goldberg and Anjelica Huston, a singing cabaret debut from Kathleen Turner twice in one night, how Diana Ross and Celine Dion ended up in a Buckingham Palace exhibit for Princess Diana, and much much more!
July 24, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason glow about Glo, trip about Girls Trip, and marvel at the couture gift that is Celine Dion given complete freedom in front of a film crew. PLUS: What the SAG elections might mean for incumbent Gabrielle Carteris (and what it definitely means to teenage Jason), Elaine Paige clearly taking troll tour tips from Cher and Barbra Streisand, Whoopi Goldberg is having her best year since 1991, Stockard Channing's bleak outlook on the future of LadyWatch, Sandra Bullock's Bird Box blindfold, and Brigitte Nielsen seamlessly stepping into the shoes of a disgraced Glee actor. ALSO: Prayers for Aretha's health, prayers for Imelda Staunton's feet, prayers for Martina McBride fans, and MUCH MUCH MORE!
July 17, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason are BACK, and SO MUCH has happened! While Ryan did some major LadyWatching in New York, Jason did some lower-level LadyWatching of his own in the cemetery. PLUS - The bounty of Lady riches in the 2017 Emmy nominations, the gift of Olivia de Havilland dusting off her favorite Law Suit from the closet to give Ryan Murphy an epilogue for his "Feud", the Academy welcomes a huge swath of new Lady members to their ranks (and elect a new Lady to their esteemed Board of Governors!), stirring old beef with Lollobrigida vs. Loren and Sharon Stone vs. Madonna (and why Whitney Houston can't even catch a break from this story in death). ALSO: A new species of Enya fish, a revenge fantasy for Susan Boyle's mob of yobs, Billie Jean King takes Emma Stone to school on whitewashing, a newly minted Dame on Queen Elizabeth's Annual Birthday Honor List sets a royal record, Melanie Griffith naked in Laguna, "The Simpsons" Ladies in a cagematch, and MUCH MUCH MORE!
July 10, 2017
On this week's final hiatus episode of the summer, Ryan and Jason once again dig into some of their Dead LadyWatch - this time WITH A TWIST! Ryan poses a conversation starter that results in some unexpected Lady territory, as the boys reminisce about some of their Lady origin stories. Next week: WE'RE BACK!!!
July 3, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason dig through the Google Alert archives to bring LadyWatchers another installment of Fake LadyWatch: June, June, JOAN Edition! These bite-sized summer hiatus episodes also feature regularly scheduled Lady Birthdays and LadyWatcher submissions, and as much nonsense as you can possibly take. Up next week: A new take on our Dead LadyWatch series!
June 26, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason dig through the Google Alert archives to bring LadyWatchers another installment of Fake LadyWatch: June, June, JOAN Edition! These bite-sized summer hiatus episodes also feature regularly scheduled Lady Birthdays and LadyWatcher submissions, and as much nonsense as you can possibly take. Up next week: 1 more round of Fake LadyWatch....
June 19, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason announce a quick summer hiatus (A QUICK ONE - WITH SCHEDULED CONTENT!), and attempt to wrap up current events for June as best they can by press time. Not only does this include triumphant Lady wins at the Tony Awards for Bette Midler, Laurie Metcalf, and Cynthia Nixon, but also follow-ups on Martina Navratilova and now Billie Jean King's thoughts on the Margaret Court controversy (and Tina Arena's thoughts too!), plus Julia Roberts in loud talks about new career moves, Christine McVie giving Ryan conflicted feelings for Stevie Nicks, and concert news from Bonnie Raitt, Patty Griffin, and Carole King. ALSO: Badass Debbie Allen stories from the 80s, Britt Eckland gives us a glimpse into the KLM First Class gift bag, Ann Hampton-Calloway's GMT request for the entire world, and of course, MUCH MUCH MORE!
June 12, 2017
On this week's LadyWatch agenda: Ryan and Jason marvel at the gargantuan success of "Wonder Woman" and discuss the implications for Ladies in film going forward. ALSO: Sad news on the passing of Lady Glenne Headly, Ryan heralds the LadyHeroes of Netflix's "The Keepers", a final call for Phylicia Rashad to come to her senses, Martina Navratilova does not let a backhand escape her wrath, what Aretha Franklin is doing in the Krispy Kreme test kitchens, why Martha Stewart is sneaking into her housekeeper's drawers at night, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Board of Governors elections pitting Geena Davis, Whoopi Goldberg, and Rita Wilson against each other, why you should be careful if Celine Dion invites you to her bedroom, and MUCH MUCH MORE!