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Shut Up Evan

Evan Ross Katz
61 episodes   Last Updated:Jan 24, 23
Society & Culture
A podcast about gay sh*t and internet culture, SHUT UP EVAN is a bi-weekly podcast fusing LGBTQ+ culture, pop culture and Internet culture into longform discussions. Each week, host Evan Ross Katz is joined by a celeb guest to discuss their early life, career and to get their take on a number of topics ranging from thirst traps to their thoughts on Sarah Michelle Gellar's filmography. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Jan 24, 2023
Emma Roberts
ERK chats with the beloved actress and entrepreneur, EMMA ROBERTS (46:25). They have a lot to catch up on as Roberts’ newest movie, MAYBE I DO, premieres this weekend. Roberts dishes on her best frights in SCREAM 4 and SCREAM QUEENS, her BELLETRIST TV production company (sparked from her love of books), and her deep affection for dolls (just hear her out). Special guests LEA MICHELE and LISA RINNA call in with their own personal questions. ERK and Sean kick-off the episode by celebrating the legacy of BARBARA WALTERS, SCREAM 6's new trailer, and THE REAL FRIENDS OF WEHO Gay Twitter drama.Host: Evan Ross KatzCo-host: Sean RossEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
This episode of ‘Shut Up Evan’ is in loving memory of Gary Katz as ERK opens with some personal news (1:08). Then ERK and Sean chat with White Lotus’ Sabrina Impacciatore (33:39) who famously portrays the misunderstood hotel manager, Valentina. The Italian actress reminisces on working with Mike White and the support he gave her to explore Valentina to her fullest: her humor, her childlike innocence, her sensitivity, and her love. Listen for all the behind the scenes moments. Ciao! Host: Evan Ross KatzCo-host: Sean RossEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dec 27, 2022
Jessie Ware
ERK sits down with English singer songwriter, podcast host, and mother, JESSIE WARE (40:03). Across the pond in New York City, Ware shares anecdotes about recording "What's Your Pleasure," being asked to open for HARRY STYLES, co-hosting 14 seasons of the TABLE MANNERS podcast with her mum, and brushing up on her Jewish faith. Special guests LILY ALLEN, MARK RONSON, and KYLIE MINOGUE all call in with questions of their own. Plus, you’ll hear a new voice as SUE’s new co-host, Sean Ross opens with ERK to wrap up 2022 (0:19). Each select a moment in pop culture that defines the year 2022 and discuss VULTURE'S viral ‘Nepo Babies’ article.Host: Evan Ross KatzCo-host: Sean RossEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dec 14, 2022
Este Haim
We're kicking off Season 4 with one of Glamour's Woman of the Year 2022: Este Haim, who joins us to discuss all things THE WHITE LOTUS. Este, who served as a music consultant on the show's second season, is ready, willing and able to dish on her experience. We chat about our collective shared love Jennifer Coolidge (obviously), her and Kesha nearly getting arrested in Sicily, arranging the music for Mia's breakout piano ballads, partying late into the night with the cast and crew, Mike White's appearance on SURVIVOR, and more. All that, plus we're joined by WHITE LOTUS stars Murray Bartlett, Meghann Fahy, Adam DiMardco and Beatrice Grannò.Host: Evan Ross KatzGuest host: Sean RossShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Nov 22, 2022
'Stepmom' Rewatch
ERK invites you to his inaugural STEPMOM rewatch party with special guests LIAM AIKEN (the actor who portrays Ben in Stepmom) and GABRIELLA KAREFA-JOHNSON (VOGUE’s global fashion editor at large). Listen as the three discuss the 1998 classic starring JULIA ROBERTS and SUSAN SARANDON and why it’s the greatest movie of all time—despite it’s not so great reviews. They cover it all: the chic 90s fashion, the breathtaking set design, the relatable characters, the magical JOHN WILLIAMS score, and the empathetic direction by CHRIS COLUMBUS. An exclusive behind the scenes look at the movie that, simply put, has no notes. Host: Evan Ross KatzEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Oct 04, 2022
Christine Baranski
ERK chats with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Christine Baranski joins us on the Season 3 finale of SHUT UP EVAN to discuss her robust oeuvre, from 9 1/2 WEEKS AND JEFFREY to THE ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES and CRUEL INTENTIONS, and yes, we even discuss some of her deep cuts like BOWFINGER and MARCI X. We also chat about that viral Met Gala photo with Elon Musk, befriending Stephen Sondheim, her love of classical music, early lessons she got in her career as an actress, the possibility of MAMMA MIA 3 and so much more. Plus, we're joined by 6'5" actor Lee Pace, Selma Blair and Baranski's daughter, Isabel Cowles, all of whom are calling in with questions. All that, and journalist Jazmine Hughes joins us to discuss her poignant new profile of Whoopi Goldberg that appeared in THE NEW YORK TIMES.Host: Evan Ross KatzEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/Use code ERK50 for 50% off your first order from CANN using this link https://glnk.io/jr05/evanrosskatz2Get bonus content by joining us on Patreon http://patreon.com/shutupevanSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Sep 20, 2022
Hannah Einbinder
ERK chats with 2x Emmy-nominated HACKS star Hannah Einbinder about her historic LATE SHOW set that caused COVID (JK), the rare chemistry between her and her HACKS co-star Jean Smart, guest judging on DRAG RACE, whether Timmy Chalamet was right about societal collapse being in the air, dressing for a stand-up set, her days as a cheer person and how being raised by two former drug addicts shaped her views on drugs. Plus we're joined by Season 1 guest Katya Zamolodchikova, Cheyenne Jackson, Paul W. Downs and Alex Edelman. All that, plus we're discussing NYFW and a little thing I went and did called getting engaged.Host: Evan Ross KatzEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/Use code ERK50 for 50% off your first order from CANN using this link https://glnk.io/jr05/evanrosskatz2Get bonus content by joining us on Patreon http://patreon.com/shutupevanSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Sep 06, 2022
Tomás Matos
ERK chats with FIRE ISLAND breakout star Tomás Matos about filming one of this summer's biggest hits, growing up in Staten Island, how their family learned to not only respect, but affirm their non-binary identity, their life as a member of the House of Miyake-Mugler, experiencing gender euphoria, plus their thoughts on Demi Lovato, THEY/THEM, Bad Bunny and more. Plus, their FIRE ISLAND co-stars Bowen Yang and James Scully phone in to ask a question. All that, plus we're chatting Lea Michele's inability to evade the rumor that she can't read and how Provincetown changed my life forever.Host: Evan Ross KatzEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/Use code ERK50 for 50% off your first order from CANN using this link https://glnk.io/jr05/evanrosskatz2Get bonus content by joining us on Patreon http://patreon.com/shutupevanSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Aug 23, 2022
Murray Bartlett
ERK chats with LOOKING, TALES OF THE CITY and Emmy-nominated WHITE LOTUS star Murray Bartlett about his early life growing up in Australia, working in hospitality, breaking into the industry, choosing to be out as opposed to having a coming out, the death of Olivia Newton-John, his SEX AND THE CITY appearance, nude scenes, working with Mike White and Jennifer Coolidge, his love of Provincetown and his upcoming appearance on the highly-anticipated HBO show THE LAST OF US. Plus, Sydney Sweeney, Juliette Lewis and Lukas Gage get some questions in as well. All that, plus we're discussing Aidan's return to the SATC universe, 6'5" actor Lee Pace, and death.Host: Evan Ross KatzEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Use code ERK50 for 50% off your first order from CANN using this link https://glnk.io/jr05/evanrosskatz2Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/Get bonus content by joining us on Patreon http://patreon.com/shutupevanSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Aug 09, 2022
Jinkx Monsoon
ERK chats with RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Season 5 winner and RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS Season 7 winner, the only two-time crowned queen in the franchise, Jinkx Monsoon. Hot off her crowning, Jinkx talks how she was convinced to return to the show nearly a decade later, the character she almost did for Snatch Game, the fellow winners she was most surprised to see weren't there and more, plus we talk Barbie, Patti LuPone, finding queerness in Portland and why airports are among the most transphobic places. Plus, Hari Nef, Antoni Porowski and Detox get some questions in as well. All that, plus we're discussing Demi Lovato's decision to add "she/her" back among her preferred pronouns.Host: Evan Ross KatzEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Use code ERK50 for 50% off your first order from CANN using this link https://glnk.io/jr05/evanrosskatz2Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/Get bonus content by joining us on Patreon http://patreon.com/shutupevanSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.