154: NewsRadio Never Did a Gay Episode

2022-06-23T17:04:37+00:00June 18th, 2022|

“Halloween” (October 30, 1996) Considering that every other major Must See TV sitcom did at least one gay episode, it’s surprising that NewsRadio didn’t — especially when you consider the fact that its lead actor, Dave Foley, jumped straight to NBC from Kids in the Hall, which experimented with gender [...]

153: Rosa Diaz Is Bi… And Brooklyn Nine-Nine Is Copaganda

2022-06-23T05:24:43+00:00June 15th, 2022|

“Game Night” (December 12, 2017) Right off the top of the bat, we need to admit that yes, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a show about cops. There’s no getting around that. We try our best to discuss how to weight its copaganda status against every other aspect of the show, and [...]

Oxtails with Jesse Sparks

2022-05-24T23:05:49+00:00May 24th, 2022|

The ultimate party tip: have a lot of potatoes. Listen to Smart Mouth: iTunes • Google Podcasts • Stitcher • Spotify • RadioPublic • TuneIn • Libsyn Check out all our episodes so far here. If you like, pledge a buck or two on Patreon. Jesse IG Eater.com The One Recipe Smart Mouth newsletter Smart Mouth IG Links: The Settlement Cook Book Hawaiian Food with Sarah Kuhn [...]

148: Girlfriends Hosts a Lesbian Baby Shower

2022-05-23T22:50:45+00:00May 12th, 2022|

“And Baby Makes Four” (November 3, 2003) Before she was the literal mom on Blackish, Tracee Ellis Ross was the glue holding the figurative family together for eight seasons on Girlfriends. Drew and Glen are joined by ended the way it did. BTW: Two more viewing suggestions beyond Girlfriends: the “There’s Something [...]

Madame’s Place Was TV’s First Gay Puppet Sitcom

2022-04-28T18:52:04+00:00April 28th, 2022|

“#001” (September 20, 1982) Look, Madame’s Place wasn’t a good sitcom, but it was the gayest puppet-focused sitcom and also a contender for one of the first gay sitcoms, on account of its draggy sensibility and the fact that the man behind Madame was one of the first openly gay [...]


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