Dan Curry is more than just the husband of last week’s podcast guest Margot Leitman, he’s also the head writer for The Eric Andre Show, and the author of the novel Kung Fu Lesbian. Dan has a lot to say about his own Beverly Hills, 90210 journey, and we all learn a lot about drug busts discussing this episode. Stay tuned for Dan’s upcoming science & comedy podcast “Science in Exile!”
The deadline to submit your entry for our “Best Rap of the 20th Century” contest is Friday, April 7.
Writer, award-winning storyteller, and podcaster Margot Leitman joins our Beverly Hills, 90210 podcast this week as David deals with his drug addiction and Andrea deals with morning sickness. Margot is the author of Gawky: Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase, and Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You’ll Ever Need. Along with former guest of “The Blaze” H. Alan Scott, Margot hosts Talking Crime, a not-so-serious true crime response podcast.
You can read the Los Angeles Times op-eds referenced in this episode here: “On the Dumping of a 90210 Role Model;” Charles Rosin’s response; Gabrielle Carteris’ response; and the response to her response. We’re also pleased to bring you updates on Peach Pit Willie, Jose Angel Santana, the Big Oaks Lodge, and a double-scoop of Chuck’s Corner!
It’s 2am, Condors, and DJ David Silver can’t be in the studio tonight, so your gals Lizzie and Kat are stepping in to cover his graveyard radio shift. Calls come in from listeners April in Los Angeles, Lance in Montreal, Pallavi in New York, and Jess in Australia. This episode is an experiment into the electronic grid, so it’s a good thing we love to party!
There’s trouble in paradise, as David’s addiction is threatening baby Erin’s safety, Dylan’s little sister Erica is growing up, and Andrea receives some startling test results. Our friend April joins us for this episode of our Beverly Hills, 90210 podcast and offers a law professional’s opinion on the gang’s shenanigans and various custody arrangements. You can listen to David Silver’s depressed playlist on Spotify at tinyurl.com/DJGrimReaper
Writer and fellow Law & Order: SVU obsessive Amy Jacobowitz is the guest on this week’s episode of The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat, and we’re almost as stressed as David Silver during finals. Almost. You can watch Modern/Love, the short film Amy wrote (directed by Lee Toland Krieger, and starring Robert Schwartzman and Naomi Scott) on YouTube.
Kat is joined by her sister Alexx as a guest cohost for this week’s episode, and it’s Christmastime in Beverly Hills. We’re honored to interview a Beverly Hills, 90210 fan, comic book writer Marc Andreyko, whose latest comics anthology Love is Love benefits victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting and their families through Equality Florida.
Guess what, Blazers, Lizzie and Kat are in a throuple now, and our new life partner is visual artist and host of the “Me Reading Stuff” podcast Robyn O’Neil. These things happen when the Santa Ana winds blow through town! In this episode, we tackle Beverly Hills, 90210′s bad hombres like Howard Stern and Dan Rubin, and discuss David Silver’s unnecessarily *extra* nudity. Also, let’s talk Kanye.
Tech journalist, podcaster, and Bay Area native Florence Ion is our guest for “Emily,” the San Francisco-set episode of Beverly Hills, 90210. Florence is one of the hosts of TWiT.tv’s All About Android podcast, and a regular contributor to Android Central. Follow Brandon and Emily’s jaunt around San Francisco using Flo’s handy Google map!
We’re thrilled to welcome writer, actress, and blogger Christine Elise McCarthy back to our podcast to talk about her return to Beverly Hills, 90210 as Brandon’s true love Emily Valentine. Christine first joined us for our "U4EA” live show, but this time it’s just the three of us. Subscribe to Christine’s incredible food porn site Delightful-Delicious-Delovely, and don’t miss her hilarious novel Bathing and the Single Girl.
Beverly Hills, 90210′s 1993 portrayal of a campus rally to raise awareness of rape and sexual violence still sparks an intricate and complicated dialogue many years later. We were privileged to be joined by our friend Danielle Diggins, whose insight about emotional subtleties and legal issues is invaluable. Thanks also to Andy Greene of the Gossip Guys podcast and Derick Armijo of Pop Sickles for their contributions to the conversation.
The whole gang heads to Vegas for Brenda’s elopement, and there was no one better to dish real talk with us about Beverly Hills, 90210 than Ryan O’Connell. Ryan’s a television writer, blogger, and has a fantastic memoir, I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves. Plus, we try out a new segment: “Dope! or Nope!”
Joined by our friend Ashley we celebrated not only Brenda’s engagement to Stuart, but also the first hundred episodes of our Beverly Hills, 90210 podcast. It’s only appropriate that things get pretty silly in this one, and we included a special megamix at the very end, looking back at all the fun we’ve had since starting this podcast in 2014.
It’s the twentieth wedding anniversary for Jim and Cindy Walsh, so we welcomed back one of our favorite married couples, Kristen Ray and Bill Hanstock. Together, we reflect on Beverly Hills, 90210, how to get rid of an unlicensed firearm in California, and puzzles.
You can listen to Bill on the Weirdos From Another Planet! podcast, and Kristen on The Logline Podcast. Read Bill’s writing about sports on UPROXX, and see him talk about pro wrestling on AfterBuzz TV. Bill’s previous appearance on The Blaze podcast was for the episode “Fire and Ice,” and Kristen’s was for “One on One.”
It is such a delight to be joined this week on “The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat” podcast by musician, television host, and raconteur Zach Selwyn to discuss his 25-year obsession with Beverly Hills, 90210, the merits of 2015′s best movie Magic Mike XXL, and much, much more. Zach’s new podcast produced by Anna Faris and co-hosted by actress Missi Pyle, “Missi & Zach Might Bang,” is coming soon!
This week on “The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat” Beverly Hills, 90210 podcast, we’re joined by Chicagoan Joanna Cavaliere, one of the generous donors to our fundraising drive benefiting the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles. Be sure to subscribe to Joanna’s newsletter about pop culture, fashion, and more at http://tinyurl.com/emphasismine!
We didn’t quite get to the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode “Radio Daze” in last week’s episode, but please do make sure to listen to our special interview with actor Paul Johansson about his time playing John Sears on 90210. So this week, we are joined once again by Josh Stewart (1, 2) to get freaky at the freshman pool party / dance contest. Plus, we introduce a new segment for our time at California University!
L.A. listeners, Kat will be performing in the Beverly Hills, 90210 themed storytelling & variety show “I Will Always Love You...” at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on Saturday, December 17 at 9pm. It’s a free show!
Beverly Hills, 90210′s B.M.O.C. John Sears himself, Paul Johansson joins “The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat” podcast to talk about his career from Parker Lewis Can’t Lose to One Tree Hill, Mad Men, Once Upon a Time, and now writing, directing, and more. “Blaze” all-star (1, 2) and pop culture sommelier Josh Stewart joins as guest co-host.
This week’s episode has been postponed to Thursday night so we could schedule the recording with our guest, but we’re sure that it’ll be worth the wait! For now here are some great tidbits from our teen hotline, and a flashback to the Fox promo for this episode of Beverly Hills, 90210.
Since we didn’t even go to a school with a Greek system, we recruited USC Gender Studies professor and pop culture expert Karen Tongson to join us on the show to discuss the Beverly Hills, 90210 episode where Andrea meets an anti-Semitic sorority president! Karen’s cultural study of Los Angeles’ sprawl, Relocations: Queer Suburban Imaginaries, is available on Amazon. She can also be heard as a guest host of the Pop Rocket podcast, and has contributed to the latest issue of the food magazine Lucky Peach.
What we were drinking: Coke Zero
What we were eating: pastries from Porto’s Cuban bakery
We’re excited to bring you a bonus mini episode chock full of Beverly Hills, 90210′s Executive Producer Charles Rosin’s behind-the-scenes scoop about the show’s transition from high school to college.
Recorded LIVE at Comic Con Palm Springs, for this episode when the Beverly Hills 90210 gang gets to California University, we welcomed our friend, and fellow alum of our alma mater, Brian Hill to the stage!
This week on “The Blaze with Lizzie & Kat” podcast, we welcome listener John Biersmith, one of the generous donors to our fundraising campaign benefiting the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles, LIVE VIA SATELLITE (or something) all the way from Kansas City! We talk all about Beverly Hills, 90210 - and the world of toys - with him!
What we were drinking: rosé
What we were eating: gummy fruit snacks
We’re ready to kick off season four of Beverly Hills, 90210 with “nine-oh” superfans and good friends Shelley Reinstein and Liza Okun. As the gang wraps up the summer before college, we’re excited to premiere a new Spotify playlist for freshman year at California University, which you can subscribe to at tinyurl.com/CalUfrosh. Also, don’t forget you can share your 90210 journey with us at our teen hotline: (802) 55-90210!
What we were drinking: Mountain Door wine
What we were eating: Diddy Riese cookies
We took a special look back at the high school years of Beverly Hills 90210 with the series’ executive producer Charles Rosin, counting down his top ten behind-the-scenes tidbits about the season three finale episode, “Commencement,” and answering listener questions!
What we were drinking: Angel City Brewery IPA
What we were eating: Halloween candy
We had the opportunity to interview Lindsay Blake, the genius behind the film and television location hunting site I Am Not A Stalker. We’ve referenced her work numerous times when learning more about where our favorite Beverly Hills, 90210 scenes were filmed, and it was so much fun to freak out together over how much we’re all obsessed with the show.
What we were drinking: watermelon margaritas
What we were eating: chips & guacamole