Loud Women

Two women who share a deep love of comedy dissect and discuss Lindy West's novel and upcoming Hulu series based on the book.

About the show

A comedy lover and real-life standup comedian, Marissa Emanuele and Tooky Kavanagh, share their insights about what it's like to be a woman in the comedy world and how they relate to author Lindy West's autobiography, Shrill.

Grab a glass of your best pinot and listen in as these two provide sharp and hilarious commentary on both the book and the Hulu series starring SNL phenom Aidy Bryant.

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Episodes

  • Pour one out for Fran's hot brother

    July 30th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  56 mins 16 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl

    The Loud Women reunite to process through all the residual emotions after the Shrill series finale. Tooky and Marissa are joined by comic/friend Emily Ruskowski to rehash the final episodes, play f*ck/marry/kill, and speculate about Shrill's legacy. Tooky says the raunchiest thing she's ever said on the podcast.

  • We were all rooting for you!

    June 11th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  43 mins 42 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl

    Tooky and Marissa recap Season 3, Episode 8 of Shrill. This might be the last episode - but stay tuned for more bonus content. We love you <3

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  • Episode 32: It was horny, it was sweet, it was good.

    June 4th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  56 mins 58 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl

    Tooky and Marissa recap Season 3, Episode 7 of Shrill.

    Annie, Will, Fran, and Emily spend a weekend at the Oregon coast, and Annie and Fran reminisce about the early days of their friendship.

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    @HiThisIsMarissa

  • Every friend deserves their own apology cake

    May 28th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  56 mins 17 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl

    Tooky and Marissa recap Season 3, Episode 6 of Shrill.

    Annie tries to make amends after a professional disaster, while Gabe forces her to write a profile of him to promote his memoir; Annie reconnects with someone she wrote off; Fran visits Emily's parents' house for dinner and learns a big secret.

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    @HiThisIsMarissa

  • "I can't help you through this."

    May 21st, 2021  |  Season 3  |  53 mins 19 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl

    Annie faces backlash over her separatist article and realizes she might deserve it; Fran introduces Emily to Nigerian food and her mother.

  • Don't eat my pie unless you’re about to eat my pie

    May 14th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  47 mins 40 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl

    Tooky and Marissa recap Season 3, Episode 4 of Shrill.

    For her first big investigative piece, Annie visits a separatist community outside of Portland; however, she may be out of her depth; Fran and Emily make a sex tape; Annie tries to move things forward with Nick.

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    @HiThisIsMarissa

  • Have you ever been offered a Party Sub?

    May 7th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  42 mins 47 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl

    Tooky and Marissa recap Season 3, Episode 3 of Shrill.

    Amadi sets Annie up on a disastrous bind date. Fran is sick of working from home and takes a job at a salon. Bill and Vera make a big announcement about their future.

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    @TookyMonster
    @HiThisIsMarissa

  • A debate on mustaches

    May 7th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  48 mins 30 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl
  • A to-go bag of ribs

    May 7th, 2021  |  Season 3  |  47 mins 15 secs
    aidy bryant, body positivity, comedy, feminism, hulu, lindy west, saturday night live, shrill, snl

    A newly single Annie jumps back into the dating world with mixed results, and has a traumatic encounter at the doctor. Fran and Take their relationship to the next level. The Thorn faces serious cutbacks.