“Giving It up For Less” is a podcast about oversharing hosted by actress and comedian Lauren Ash (Superstore). If you know Lauren, you know she’s someone who often talks about her real life in very public settings. Lauren is joined by old and new friends to share real stories about their lives that they probably shouldn’t tell. Tune in each week to catch a new story that you didn’t know you needed to hear. "Giving It Up For Less" is produced by Embassy Row.
Hey, guess what? Scissoring Isn't a Thing—or is it? From discussing identity to dismantling old school stereotypes about the LGBTQ+ community, co-hosts Daryn Carp (Andy Cohen's assistant and host of People's Reality Check) and Liz Culley (digital media executive and podcaster) get some of the most personal and hilarious interviews from your favorite celebs and personalities. Covering pop culture to coming out stories to even celeb crushes, no topic is off limits. Daryn and Liz are entertainm ...
British-born artist Shantell Martin joins the girls from her home in Jersey City to discuss growing up as a black queer woman in white working class neighborhood and family, how she maintains her artistic integrity working with big brands and feeling seen and heard within the LGBTQ+ community.
An original member of Showtime’s “The Real L Word,” Whitney Mixter discusses how she was portrayed on reality television, jumping straight into VH1’s “Couples Therapy” right after marriage, her event Krave and how you don’t have to define yourself with a label.
Singer, actress and Broadway performer Peppermint sits down with the girls to chat about her new upcoming album “Letters to My Lovers,” trans representation in mainstream music, getting literally left off the bus during her time on Drag Race, coming out in second grade to her best friend.
Writer and executive producer Regina Hicks chats with Daryn & Liz about her “half life” before coming out, working on epic shows like “Girlfriends” and “Insecure” and how a TV show helped her fully realize who she was.
Alexandra Fine, co-founder and CEO of Dame Products, sits down with Daryn and Liz to talk about the challenge of being in a sexually oriented business, the importance of being inclusive and how she started a sex toy company that closed the pleasure gap.
It's officially been 6 months since the beginning of quarantine so Lauren's doing another check in! In this episode, Lauren reflects on the past 6 months, going back to work on Superstore and she answers some more #AskAsh questions!
Fashion stylist and TV personality Brad Goreski visits with us to discuss his deep love of Bravo’s “Housewives,” being bullied throughout school, finding his “tribe” in Toronto and how he and his longtime partner Gary Janetti met one stunning summer on the beach in Greece.
Lauren's back to answer your questions and give advice! If you have a dumb lie or a question for Lauren, email email@example.com or DM GIUFLPOD on Instagram!
Podcast host and fashion columnist Evan Ross Katz joins the girls from Carrie Bradshaw’s closet (via Zoom background) to chat the evolution of coming out as a public figure, his approach to interviewing and his love for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Comedian, producer, actor and fellow The Taylor Strecker Show co-host Emma Willmann chats with the girls about her own internalized homophobia growing up, coming out at an all women’s college and her love of meat. Yes, meat.
Australian tennis icon, coach and commentator Rennae Stubbs joins the girls during the pandemic to discuss her wildly successful career, her “secret” relationship with her doubles partner and how to handle super fans. Also, Liz almost dies at one point.
Chrissy Metz (This Is Us) joins Lauren to discuss the challenges of going to bars alone, relationships during quarantine, and Halloween Horror Nights.
Fashion model, author, and host Kim Stolz talks to Liz and Daryn about her infamous lesbian bar “The Dalloway,” being on America’s Top Model, how a stint in conversion therapy during high school didn’t work (obivously) the stupid questions straight people ask.
Lauren and Gigi Gorgeous (Glam Where I Am, This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous) discuss piercing mishaps, making their own makeup and getting caught in lies by their mothers.
Podcaster, writer and comedian Chris Burns, a.k.a. “@FatCarrieBradshaw,” joins Daryn and Liz to discuss drag, coming out and his search for “Michael Schenkenberg wet.”
Heidi Gardner (SNL) stops by Giving It Up For Less to chat with Lauren about cats in quarantine, stories of perseverance and Heidi's affinity for prank calling.
Comedian, performer and staff writer on SNL, Sam Jay tells the girls how she came up (and out) in the Atlanta Black gay scene, “doubled her energy” while dealing with Lupus to focus on comedy after turning 30- years-old and how being gay wasn’t even on her radar growing up as she didn’t see herself in 90s lesbian culture, which felt mainly white. C…
Lauren and her best friend/sister Christy Oxborrow fancy themselves part time sleuths and in this special episode, they have a few drinks and dive deep into one of the new episodes of Unsolved Mysteries called "No Ride Home." Christy's online detective work proves impressive as she brings to light some damning evidence that could actually impact th…
This week, Lauren gives GIUFL listeners advice! Everything from relationships and friendships, political activism and what to do if you're feeling down, Lauren tries to help you solve your problems.由Embassy Row
Danny Pellegrino, writer, content creator and comedian joins Liz and Daryn to talk about the importance of taking charge of your own life and how transitioning from performing to podcasting helped him heal from his depression.由Embassy Row
This week, Lauren is joined by Nikki & Brie Bella! They chat about the importance of being authentic in all things, terrible dates they've had and Nikki gives listeners spot-on advice for how to have a guy stop texting you. Thanks so much to our partner, Prose. Visit www.prose.com/giufl for your FREE in-depth hair quiz and 15% off.…
Jazzmyne Robbins a plus-size model and Buzzfeed content creator, talks to us about growing up as a biracial cis gendered lesbian woman in the Midwest, working hard and climbing the ladder in digital media and finding her tribe in Los Angeles.由Embassy Row
Lauren and Emily Hampshire (Schitt's Creek) discuss Zoom fatigue during quarantine, the worst questions they've gotten in interviews and how Emily feels about spiders.由Embassy Row
Founders of the cult LA based ice cream brand Coolhaus Natasha Case and Freya Estreller give the real scoop on how they met, the ups and downs of starting a business together and the stigma of raising kids as a lesbian couple.由Embassy Row
The world lost a very special person this week to COVID-19. Nick Cordero was a Broadway star and a former colleague of Lauren’s. She wanted to share some of her thoughts and feelings during this tough time.由Embassy Row
Lauren and Sarah Levy (Schitt's Creek) virtually meet up to discuss the bourgeoning success of Canadian television in America, holding grudges for family members and how they both try to make other people feel comfortable during uncomfortable social situations.由Embassy Row
Blogger, entrepreneur and television personality Kaitlynn Carter joins Daryn and Liz to talk about her first (and very public) relationship with a woman, leaning into discovering her authentic self and some insights on ‘The Hills’ reboot.由Embassy Row
Lauren and her Superstore co-star Kaliko Kauahi talk about how their pets have adjusted to quarantine, Lauren's bird-rescue gone wrong and the notebook Kauahi took to lost and found. Thanks so much to our partner, Prose. Visit www.prose.com/giufl for your FREE in-depth hair quiz and 15% off.由Embassy Row
Growing up in Los Angeles, multidisciplinary artist Rachel Mason had no clue her parents owned one of the most famous gay video and book stores, “Circus of Books.” In this episode Rachel discusses how she turned her life story into the hit Netflix documentary “Circus of Books,” her relationship with our favorite tranpa Buck Angel and being a mother…
In this first ever two guest episode of Giving It Up for Less, Lauren and the hosts of the podcast 'Scissoring Isn't A Thing', Daryn Carp & Liz Culley, recount various situations that were misunderstandings, OnlyFans accounts and culling their old phone contacts.由Embassy Row
From Southern debutante to a series regular on The Mindy Project, actor and comedian Fortune Feimster tells the girls how she turned Hollywood “nos” into “yeses”' and how one Lifetime movie helped push her out of the closet.由Embassy Row
This week, Jaimie Alexander (Thor, Blindspot) joins Lauren to discuss their mutual competitive nature during board games, Jaimie's AirBnb decor, how they feel about targeted Instagram ads and Lauren introduces a new segment to the show called "Last Thing I'll Say".由Embassy Row
Co-star of the hit HBO show “We’re Here” Shangela chats with Liz and Daryn all the way from Paris, Texas! Shangela discusses making it in mainstream TV and film, being a “Drag Mom” to her many drag kids and her newest and most important venture yet—”Feed the Queens,” a non profit supporting Drag entertainers during Covid-19.…
In this week's episode, Lauren shares her thoughts on the protests, the Black Lives Matter movement and getting justice for Breonna Taylor.由Embassy Row
Liz and Daryn sit down with actor, comic and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 8 winner Caldwell Tidicue also known as “Bob The Drag Queen.” In this interview, Bob and the girls discuss racism in America, the importance of the #BLM movement and the impact Bob’s recent hit HBO docuseries “We’re Here,” has had on the LGBTQ+ community.…
Hannah Berner (Summer House, Berning in Hell podcast) and Lauren have a zoom date where they deep dive into Hannah’s dating life in quarantine, her cats and how they feel about unsolicited Facetimes.由Embassy Row
Hannah Berner, a video producer, former tennis player, and the newest cast member of ‘Summer House,’ stops by to chat about her sexuality and when she feels most confident in her body.由Embassy Row
Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother, Avengers and Stumptown) and Lauren discuss their early days in Los Angeles including where they both lived while auditioning and how Cobie became a member of the Magic Castle.由Embassy Row
Daryn and Liz chat with the former Chief Stew of Below Deck, “tall-sexual” Kate Chastain, about her first experience with a woman and the double standards between dating men and women.由Embassy Row
Lauren and her mom, Laurel, spent Mother's Day recording this week's episode of Giving It Up for Less. They discuss different overreactions they've had over the years (or sometimes "not" overreactions according to Laurel)including Laurel & Lauren's first time down a water slide.由Embassy Row
The radio host you love, Taylor Strecker, joins her good friends Daryn and Liz to discuss her divorce, gay stereotypes and supporting other women in the entertainment industry.由Embassy Row
One of the stars from ‘Shahs of Sunset,’ Reza Farahan, stops by to chat about what the show did for the Persian community, his first relationship with a boy, and what gave him the courage to come out to his family.由Embassy Row
Lauren and her friend & co-star, America Ferrera (Superstore, Ugly Betty) chat about their experiences growing up being bullies and America's experience selling a dresser on Craigslist.Thanks to our partner Care/Of | TakeCareOf.com Promo Code: GIUFL50由Embassy Row
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Dr. Jen, physician, author, and television correspondent, joins Daryn and Liz to talk about her initial reaction when her son came out, the taboo with women’s sexual health issues, low sexual desire, and vaginal rejuvenation由Embassy Row
Adult film actor, producer, motivational speaker, and transsexual man Buck Angel discusses self-acceptance that goes beyond gender, breaking into the porn industry, and coming to terms with his gender dysphoria.由Embassy Row
Elena Davies (Big Brother, The MiscELENAeous Podcast) and Lauren really dive into their past crushes and dating life and Elena tells Lauren about her genuine love for Superstore and its impact on her life.由Embassy Row
Leah McSweeney, the newest New York housewife and founder of the clothing brand Married to the Mob, discusses her first fashion epiphany, her views on sexuality, and gives the exclusive story on how she really became the newest member of RHONY.由Embassy Row
Lauren and her Superstore co-star Colton Dunn (Superstore, Blockers, Key & Peele) discuss coming up in the comedy club scene, how they dealt with hecklers and some memorable moments while touring with their comedy troupes.由Embassy Row
Model, activist, author, and designer Tess Holliday discusses how she pushes back on society’s standards of beauty, how being openly queer has made her a better person, and why she wishes as a culture we “called in instead of calling out.”由Embassy Row