Celebrities: Podcasts Going Deeper Than The Headlines

Here's the real story behind the celebrity stories you hear about

Podcast artwork for Glamorous Trash: A Celebrity Memoir Podcast, Scam Goddess, Fixing Famous People with Chris DeRosa & Dominick Pupa, Daily Fail, and Reality Life with Kate Casey


👉🏽 Chris DeRosa (he/him)

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👉🏽 Pop culture headlines are designed to try and sum up an entire story in one sentence, and few people have the time to read through an article to verify the facts.

These podcasts dig through the gossip rags to give you real and honest takes on the celebrity stories that you can't escape from.

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Glamorous Trash: A Celebrity Memoir Podcast

TV head writer and host Chelsea Devantez loves female celebrity memoirs. She reads the books the tabloids can’t get enough of so you don’t have to! In this episode, Chelsea and guest Misha Brown recap Rebel Wilson's much-anticipated and much-reported-on memoir, talking about the best and worst parts of it, including the horrifying and click-baity story about Sacha Baron Cohen, getting married at Disney World, and getting mistaken for Adele.

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Scam Goddess

Host Laci Mosley takes the stories of scammers and criminals you see splashed across the front page and hilariously recounts their lives to give you the full scope of these infamous villains. In this episode, Laci and guest Josh Gondelman discuss the now infamous, instant-meme-factory Wonka Experience. They break down every fact and figure and give you the full story on why this AI-marketed event failed so tremendously.

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Fixing Famous People with Chris DeRosa & Dominick Pupa

On EarBuds curator Chris’s podcast, he and co-host Dominick Pupa dive deep into the celebrity scandals that dominate the headlines and dissect why people are so upset about the stars who are not just like us. In this episode, podcasters Natalie Katona and Julia Washington join to give a comprehensive walkthrough of the decades-long feud between Charmed stars Shannen Doherty and Alyssa Milano. No stone is left unturned or podcast episode un-listened to in preparation.

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Daily Fail

Hosts Kristen Meinzer and Maura Currie push past the eye-catching headlines and reveal just how much fluff is posted on the UK gossip sites. In this episode, they discuss the way that the British rags take Meghan Markle's new (hilariously strange) hero product for American Riviera Orchard and somehow find a way to use it to blame her for everything wrong with the royal family. If you shake your fist at the constant coverage of the House of Windsor, this is the podcast for you!

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Reality Life with Kate Casey

Host Kate Casey has been in the podcast game a long time and is notorious for interviewing showrunners, executive producers, and lawyers in order to get the real story behind the hottest unscripted TV headlines. In this episode, Kate interviews Scott Johnson, an investigative reporter and author, to discuss The Apple TV+ three-part docuseries Hollywood Con Queen, which explores the shocking story behind one of Hollywood’s biggest scams.


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🦖What if two best friends (who are scientists) secretly brought back dinosaurs? But made them tiny? And then made a podcast about their top secret project? Tiny Dinos is an improvised sitcom/talk show starring science novices Connor Ratliff and James III and featuring a cavalcade of special guests who help them navigate the perils of keeping a big (tiny) secret while maintaining a healthy (unhealthy) friendship.

🎙️On The Downside with Gianmarco Soresi, stand-up comedian and lifelong cynic Gianmarco Soresi interviews people more famous than him about all the downsides to their life. If you like looking on the bright side of life, kindly f*ck off. This is a podcast where complaining is encouraged, negativity is celebrated, and silver linings are debunked.

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