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I'm Sorry

Lemonada Media

This is a podcast about apologies. Each week, our hosts unpack the latest and greatest in Twitter gaffes, petty beef, and not-so-subtle shade. Forgive? Forget? Or cancel? Listen to comedians Hoja Lopez, Mohanad Elshieky, and Kiki Monique process our public and personal controversies together. Let’s debate when to let stuff go and when to say #ImSorry.

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Episodes

Great Art, Bad People with Claire Dederer, River Rights, Greening Up Gaming
May 26 2023
Great Art, Bad People with Claire Dederer, River Rights, Greening Up Gaming
A deluge of money is streaming into the southwest to incentivize people to save the Colorado River. The long-awaited video game “Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom” has gamers talking about their carbon footprint. Then, what are we to do with art we love made by people we don’t? V chats with author and critic Claire Dederer, whose latest book, Monsters: A Fan’s Dilemma, explores our relationship with music, films, and other art in the wake of #MeToo. Can we, and should we, separate the art from the artist? Note: This conversation contains mention of abuse. If you think this will be hard or harmful to listen to, you can turn off the episode after the first commercial break. Follow Claire at @clairedederer on Instagram and Twitter.   Keep up with V on TikTok at @underthedesknews and on Twitter at @VitusSpehar. And stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia.  Apple Books has teamed up with Lemonada Media for an audiobook club. The May pick, Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma by Claire Dederer, is a highly topical and blisteringly smart examination of whether we can separate artists from their art, asking: what are the responsibilities that come with being a fan? For more details, visit http://apple.co/lemonadabooks For a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this and every other Lemonada show, go to lemonadamedia.com/sponsors. Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Listen to This: Stressing in My Flesh Suit (with Mike Birbiglia)
Dec 30 2022
Listen to This: Stressing in My Flesh Suit (with Mike Birbiglia)
If you like I’m Sorry, we think you’ll LOVE Funny Cuz It’s True with Elyse Myers. In this episode, Mike Birbiglia joins Elyse to talk about his new Broadway show “The Old Man and The Pool,” and how he makes a show about death and mortality funny. Mike gets into his creative process around joke writing, like how he got underneath the meaning behind a joke about his car accident and a drunk driver. Plus, he tells Elyse why he thinks performing comedy is like stripping.   Each week on Funny Cuz It’s True, host Elyse Myers sits down with her favorite creators, friends and comedians to find the stories that have stuck with them and changed their lives in small ways. Not so funny moments that have become funny over time. She wants to know how they handled these situations and learned to laugh about them years later. How do they do it? Great question, I’d love to tell you (but you have to listen to find out).    For more Funny Cuz It’s True, click here: https://link.chtbl.com/funnycuzitstruewithelysemyers.    Please note, this show contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    You can find out more about our show @lemonadamedia on all social platforms, or follow us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Listen to This: Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby! with Margaret Cho
Dec 23 2022
Listen to This: Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby! with Margaret Cho
The team behind I’m Sorry is so excited to share Raised by Ricki, hosted by Ricki Lake herself alongside TV personality and digital creator Kalen Allen. In this episode, iconic comedian, actress, and musician Margaret Cho joins Ricki and Kalen to talk about sex work, sex positivity, and how society’s views on all things sex have evolved since the 90s. She talks about her time as a phone sex worker, how working at a leather dildo shop kickstarted her LGBTQIA+ advocacy, and her memories of how The Ricki Lake Show handled sex-related topics in the 90s – and what she thinks a Ricki Lake Show episode about sex work would look like today.   In the 1990s, a generation of kids, teens, and young adults got home, kicked off their sneakers, and settled down in front of the TV to watch Ricki Lake. Raised By Ricki revisits the 90s iconic talk show, The Ricki Lake Show, and the era to which it belonged. Part rewatch podcast, part cultural retrospective, and mostly hilarious, join Ricki and Kalen each week along with cultural icons like John Waters, Rosie O’Donnell, and Andy Cohen, past producers, former guests, former audience members and more. Drop your backpack at the door, pop a Hot Pocket in the microwave, and look back on the days where we were all raised by Ricki – and introduce her to a whole new generation today.    For more Raised By Ricki, click here: https://link.chtbl.com/RaisedbyRickiPodcast.    Please note, this show contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    You can find out more about our show @lemonadamedia on all social platforms, or follow us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Listen to This: Deck the Hallmark with Bran, Dan, and V
Dec 16 2022
Listen to This: Deck the Hallmark with Bran, Dan, and V
Hallmark has become an expert at cranking out holiday movies. And Brandon Gray and Daniel Thompson have become experts at watching and reviewing them. In this episode of V Interesting from Lemonada Media, V brings on these good friends to duke it out over which Hallmark movies are actually good and to share everything they’ve learned about the Hallmark universe, like how the network has evolved under new leadership. As hosts of the popular Deck the Hallmark podcast, Bran and Dan have a whole sleighful to unload.   About V Interesting: Sometimes TikTok superstar V Spehar needs more than a minute to bring you the news. The Under the Desk News anchor is bringing their sharp outfits and sharper commentary to a new, twice-weekly show with Lemonada Media. On Tuesdays, V highlights the interesting parts of stories we often lose in the chaotic news cycle. Fridays are their chance to spend a lot of time going deeper into the complex, evergreen Big Issues that matter most, but don’t have a simple, Tweetable solution. Part explainer, part thought-starter show, V’s goal is to make you the most well-informed and “v interesting” person in any crowd.   For more V Interesting, click here: https://link.chtbl.com/vinteresting.    Please note, this show contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    Keep up with V on TikTok at @underthedesknews and on Twitter at @VitusSpehar.   For more of Bran and Dan’s hot Hallmark takes, follow @hallmarkpodcast on Twitter and Instagram. You can find Deck the Hallmark wherever you get your podcasts.   Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia, or follow us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Workin' On It Holiday Special
Dec 9 2022
Workin' On It Holiday Special
The team behind I’m Sorry is excited to share this special holiday episode of Workin’ On It.   On Workin' On It, Meghan Trainor and her big brother Ryan Trainor get more honest than ever before. The sibling duo takes on a new topic each week, shares their stories, and brings listeners into the conversation. From becoming a new mom, to navigating Hollywood, to mental health, and everything in between, Meghan, Ryan, and friends get into the nitty gritty of their lives and leave no details behind. Prepare to laugh, cry, and hopefully learn something new.    On today’s episode, Meghan and Ryan return to the podcast world with an all new Holiday Special ft. Chris Olsen, Maddie Grace Jepsen, and Kyron Hamilton.   For more Workin’ On It, click here: https://link.chtbl.com/WorkinOnIt.    Please note, Workin' On It contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    Follow, Follow, Follow!  Workin’ On It @workinonitpod Meghan Trainor @meghan_trainor Ryan Trainor @ryan.trainor Ryan’s Twitch: https://m.twitch.tv/ryantrainor @chrisolsen @maddiegracejepsen @kyron.hamilton   Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: lemonadamedia.com/sponsors   Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Listen to This: Closed Mouths Don’t Get Gifts (with Paul Scheer)
Dec 2 2022
Listen to This: Closed Mouths Don’t Get Gifts (with Paul Scheer)
The team behind I’m Sorry is so excited to share Add to Cart, hosted by Kulap Vilaysack and SuChin Pak. In this episode, Ku and Su catch up on life with baby Emerald, who arrived during her mother’s peak szn (a.k.a the holidays). That also means it’s time to check in with the gift-giving master Paul Scheer. Santa Scheer is back with gift guide 3.0, nerdy edition, which includes everything from collectible Blu-Ray movies to banana-dressing board games. Plus, he’s got a hot tip on how to prepare for the unexpected gift scenario.    Join the hosts of Add to Cart, comedian-writer-director Kulap Vilaysack and veteran journalist SuChin Pak, in a subversive take on consumerism. Each week, they have honest, revealing (sometimes TMI) conversations about all the big and little things they’re adding to, or removing from, their carts. They decide what's worth the monetary/emotional investment, and what's not. From beauty products and health trends, to celebrities and philosophies they’re passionate about, our hosts dig into anything we buy into and what it says about who we are.    For more Add to Cart, click here: https://link.chtbl.com/AddToCart.    Please note, Add To Cart contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    To see all products mentioned in this episode, head to @addtocartpod on Instagram. Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia.    Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: lemonadamedia.com/sponsors   Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Listen to This: We Go Off Script with Andy Cohen!
Oct 28 2022
Listen to This: We Go Off Script with Andy Cohen!
Cameras, real people, and no script. Anything could happen. In this episode of Raised By Ricki from Lemonada Media, Ricki Lake and Kalen Allen are joined by Andy Cohen, executive producer of “The Real Housewives” and “Watch What Happens Live!” Andy talks about his lifelong love of reality TV and talk shows, the inspiration behind “The Real Housewives,” and how he first became a host. Plus, Ricki dishes on her time as the headmistress of “Charm School.”   In the 1990s, a generation of kids, teens, and young adults got home, kicked off their sneakers, and settled down in front of the TV to watch Ricki Lake. Hosted by Ricki herself alongside TV personality and digital creator Kalen Allen, Raised By Ricki revisits the 90s iconic talk show, The Ricki Lake Show, and the era to which it belonged. Part rewatch podcast, part cultural retrospective, and mostly hilarious, join Ricki and Kalen each week along with cultural icons like John Waters, Rosie O’Donnell, and Andy Cohen, past producers, former guests, former audience members and more. Drop your backpack at the door, pop a Hot Pocket in the microwave, and look back on the days where we were all raised by Ricki – and introduce her to a whole new generation today.    For more Raised By Ricki, click here: https://link.chtbl.com/RaisedbyRickiPodcast.    Please note, I’m Sorry contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    You can find out more about our show @lemonadamedia on all social platforms, or follow us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Listen to This: Faux News, Verified Scam, No More Wire Hangers
Oct 14 2022
Listen to This: Faux News, Verified Scam, No More Wire Hangers
Hoja joins V Spehar, host of the podcast V Interesting, to chat about how CNN is shifting the way it covers news to mirror a right-wing media outlet. And how far would you go to get a blue checkmark on Instagram? We’ll hear about a verification scheme that cost users thousands of dollars. V and Hoja also weigh how effective some protesting tactics are – like wearing Handmaid’s Tales costumes and using coat hanger iconography – when fighting for reproductive rights. Plus, resources on how to safely receive emergency contraception and medical abortion pills. Later, V asks Hoja about public apologies, cancel culture, and owning up to your mistakes.    About V Interesting: Sometimes TikTok superstar V Spehar needs more than a minute to bring you the news. The Under the Desk News anchor is bringing their sharp outfits and sharper commentary to a new, twice-weekly show with Lemonada Media. On Tuesdays, V highlights the interesting parts of stories we often lose in the chaotic news cycle. Fridays are their chance to spend a lot of time going deeper into the complex, evergreen Big Issues that matter most, but don’t have a simple, Tweetable solution. Part explainer, part thought-starter show, V’s goal is to make you the most well-informed and “v interesting” person in any crowd.   Please note, I’m Sorry contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    Listen to V Interesting here: https://link.chtbl.com/vinteresting. Keep up with V on TikTok at @underthedesknews and on Twitter at @VitusSpehar.   You can find out more about our show @lemonadamedia on all social platforms, or follow us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Listen to This: When He’s Crying and Your Titty’s Out
Oct 7 2022
Listen to This: When He’s Crying and Your Titty’s Out
Hoja and Kiki have never shared a conversation this intimate. On this episode of Good Sex from Lemonada Media, the two mine their sexual pasts to figure out who owes them apologies, and why they both prefer lovers who are a little rough around the edges. Plus, Kiki compares the dating scenes of NY and LA and Hoja helps her confront the shame that can accompany a dry spell.   Good sex is all about good communication. And we believe honest conversations are the best way to get there. That’s why we’ve asked duos of all types to open up to each other - no host! - about pleasure, intimacy and what turns them on. Listen to hear intimate chats, sexual revelations and playful moments between friends, lovers and everyone in between. Search Good Sex wherever you get your podcasts to hear more.   Please note, I’m Sorry contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    You can find out more about our show @lemonadamedia on all social platforms, or follow us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    Listen to Good Sex here: https://link.chtbl.com/GoodSex. If you’re interested in being a part of Good Sex, fill out this form: bit.ly/goodsexpodcast.    Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Inside Adam Levine’s (Alleged) Affair
Sep 23 2022
Inside Adam Levine’s (Alleged) Affair
She will be loved. And her. And her. And also her. This week, Kiki, Hoja, and Mohanad dive deep into Adam Levine’s alleged affair with Instagram model Sumner Stroh. They get into the TikTok that started it all, the cringey DMs, Levine’s official statement, and the rumors that he and wife Behati Prinsloo secretly have an open relationship. Plus, the crew reacts to Kanye West’s claim that he’s never read a book, dig into the launch of Donda Academy, and chat about what they’d teach if they started their own schools (bagel-ometry, anyone?). And, Mohanad introduces a new royal conspiracy theory and Hoja shares her most embarrassing ESL moment of all time.    Please note, I’m Sorry contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    Subscribe to I’m Sorry Premium on Spotify: https://anchor.fm/imsorrypremium/subscribe.    Do you have someone you need to apologize to? Does someone owe you an apology? We want to hear about it! Send us an email at imsorry@lemonadamedia.com or DM us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    You can find out more about our show @lemonadamedia on all social platforms.   Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
King Charles and Queen Quinta
Sep 16 2022
King Charles and Queen Quinta
Hoja, Kiki, and Mohanad unpack everything Emmys – the winners (Succession, Abbott Elementary), the losers that should have been winners (Better Call Saul), and the straight-up losers (Jimmy Kimmel). Then, it’s Mohanad’s moment to shine as the crew breaks down the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. They talk about the new King Charles, the continuous media scrutiny of Meghan Markle, and the many many many apologies the royal family owes to former British colonies. Plus, Hoja gets stabbed, Kiki gets mellow (but not too mellow), and Mohanad gets his mic taken away on this week’s Sorry Not Sorry.    Please note, I’m Sorry contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    Subscribe to I’m Sorry Premium on Spotify: https://anchor.fm/imsorrypremium/subscribe.    Do you have someone you need to apologize to? Does someone owe you an apology? We want to hear about it! Send us an email at imsorry@lemonadamedia.com or DM us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    You can find out more about our show @lemonadamedia on all social platforms.   Go to www.dietsmoke.com and use code IMSORRY for 15% off your entire purchase. Must be 21 and older to order.   Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hoja’s Harry Styles/Chris Pine Lesbian Fantasy
Sep 9 2022
Hoja’s Harry Styles/Chris Pine Lesbian Fantasy
Hoja’s BFF Stacey joins the crew for a very special birthday celebration episode. Together, they answer some of life’s biggest questions: did Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine? Did Florence Pugh and Olivia Wilde make eye contact during Don’t Worry Darling’s 5-minute standing ovation? Which Chris is the best Chris??? Pine? Evans? Definitely not Pratt. Plus, Stacey reveals why she’s been a long-time Olivia Wilde hater, Hoja details her sexy Harry Styles/Chris Pine fantasy, and Kiki drops a hot take about a beloved cult classic movie.    Please note, I’m Sorry contains mature themes and may not be appropriate for all listeners.    Follow Stacey @staceydoesitbetter on Instagram.    Subscribe to I’m Sorry Premium on Spotify: https://anchor.fm/imsorrypremium/subscribe.    Do you have someone you need to apologize to? Does someone owe you an apology? We want to hear about it! Send us an email at imsorry@lemonadamedia.com or DM us on Instagram @imsorry_podcast.    You can find out more about our show @lemonadamedia on all social platforms.   Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/    Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.