Episodes
Published 02/19/23
Happy Monday, everybody! They were the filthy rich 20-somethings who landed one of the biggest reality TV opportunities of the 2000s. So, what exactly made Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton the ‘It Girls’ of their time? And what exactly brought their childhood friendship undone? Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Magic Mike’s Last Dance for making this...
Published 02/05/23
Hiya, friends! On today’s show: Blake Lively will star in the movie adaptation of Colleen Hoover’s best selling book It Ends With Us, and people have lots to say about that casting decision. Plus, The Bachelors finale delivered some… interesting results, a couple of Aussie actors might have “beef”, while two American actors publicly resolve theirs. And then - the pop culture story of the week. Tiktokker Mikayla Nogueira posted a sponsored mascara video that’s made millions of people very,...
Published 02/01/23
Hello, mates! Welcome to the third and final part of our series on Lindsay Lohan. If there was ever the ultimate celebrity annus horribilis, Lindsay Lohan’s 2007 would come close. And yet, despite all of the doubters, the brightest star of the early noughties would eventually pick herself back up again. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc)  - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Quay...
Published 01/29/23
Happy Saturday, bookworms! This month, we read ‘Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow’ by best-selling author Gabrielle Zevin. The novel is, at its core, a love story between two brilliant gamers, but not a love story in the way you’d expect. Sadie and Sam form a friendship as children in a hospital gaming room and re-kindle as 25-year-olds years later at a train station. The natural connection that bonded them as kids instantly resumes, and, strengthened by their shared interest in video...
Published 01/27/23
Hello, everyone! On today’s show: deep diving the The Great Australian Brawl - how did some of our biggest local celebrities have their argument filmed, sold and shared to the country last week? Then, Kylie Jenner’s baby officially has a name almost one year after being born, we need to talk about those viral Aaron Taylor-Johnson cheating rumours, Austin Butler’s new voice might be here to stay, and why on Earth is everyone in Dubai right now? This week, Mich recommended this Creamy Brie...
Published 01/25/23
Hello, everybody! Welcome to part two of our series on Lindsay Lohan. By the time she was 19, Lindsay Lohan was on top of Hollywood. She had more talent and charisma than directors had seen in years. Only, sometimes fame, money and attention can be the last thing a young person needs. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc)  - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Calm for making this episode...
Published 01/22/23
G’day, friends! On today’s show: The 27-year-old Melbournian who is now “married” to Kanye West, the rise of Amelia Dimoldenberg and her red carpet chemistry with Andrew Garfield, Selena Gomez’s new boyfriend is an… interesting character, and Miley Cyrus has cemented herself as the Queen of the revenge hit: her new song ‘Flowers’ is everywhere right now, and there are plenty of reasons to believe it’s an open letter to her ex-husband Liam Hemsworth. This week, Mich recommended watching A Man...
Published 01/18/23
Happy Monday, legends! You likely know her and love her for her starring roles in The Parent Trap and Mean Girls. But Lindsay Lohan’s life away from the big screen? It was more troublesome than you can probably imagine. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Flight Centre for making this episode possible. Book your next holiday with Flight Centre online,...
Published 01/15/23
Hello, everyone! We’re baaaaack! And boy do we have some catching up to do. Paul Mescal and Phoebe Bridgers may well be over, we obviously need to talk about the Fitzroy Garage Party, a former reality star and another white powder scandal, and then, since when did Selena Gomez and Nicola Peltz Beckham become best friends? Plus, the fast rise of Tiktoker Alix Earle, the Bachelors premieres to dismal ratings and a real housewife finds herself behind real bars. This week, Mich recommended Sports...
Published 01/11/23
Happy Monday, friends! Welcome to the third and final part of our series on One Direction. It was always pretty obvious that Harry Styles was the brightest star in the band. So when One Direction split in 2016, it was no surprise that he doggedly pursued a solo career. Here, we chart his ascension to total superstardom. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Head here...
Published 01/08/23
Hey, wonderful people! Welcome to part two of our series on One Direction. They’d gone from total obscurity to smashing records not even the Beatles had achieved. But behind closed doors? Everything was about to come tumbling down for One Direction. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Elite Eleven for making this episode possible. If you find something...
Published 01/01/23
Hiya, book clubbers! This month, we read You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi. This is a book that flips the romance genre utterly on its head. It’s been five years since protagonist Feyi lost her husband in a car accident. Feyi isn’t ready for anything serious, but a steamy encounter at a rooftop party cascades into a whirlwind summer she could have never imagined: a luxury trip to a tropical island, decadent meals in the glamorous home of a celebrity chef, and a major...
Published 12/30/22
Happy Monday, everybody! They were five boys from the UK, each with a dream to make it in music. Only, when Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Harry Styles wandered into X Factor, nobody could have predicted where they’d end up. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Youswim for making this episode possible. If you want to give them a...
Published 12/25/22
G’day, everybody! On today’s show: the 2022 SEOYAs - that is, the 2022 Shameless End of Year Awards. Today, we’re recapping some of our favourite recommendations of the year, and we’re looking back at the pop culture stories that shaped 2022. We’re also going to share with you a little bit of ‘behind the scenes’ - what segments we loved, what we have slight regret about maybe, and what we’re taking away from the year.  You can vote for your winners on the Shameless Instagram account in this...
Published 12/21/22
Hello, friends! Welcome to the second and final part of our series on Chrissy Teigen. She was the media’s go-to cool girl - a celebrity adored for her wit and sharp tongue. Only, Chrissy Teigen would soon learn that when it comes to the internet, there are receipts. And those receipts will come back to haunt you. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Calm...
Published 12/18/22
Hello, everyone! On today’s show: Kate Ritchie slams the Daily Mail for a gross intrusion of privacy. Say hello to Taylor Swift’s directing era, The White Lotus cements itself as the most culturally relevant TV show of 2022, Abbie Chatfield sparks a national conversation about slut-shaming, and last but certainly not least, our thoughts on the first three episodes of Harry and Meghan’s Netflix series. This week, Mich recommended listening to Billy McFarland on Diary of a CEO. Zara recommended...
Published 12/14/22
Happy Monday, everybody! She was the media’s go-to cool girl - a celebrity adored for her wit and sharp tongue. Only, Chrissy Teigen would soon learn that when it comes to the internet, there are receipts. And those receipts will come back to haunt you. To read the Vanity Fair profile of Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, head here. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta...
Published 12/11/22
Hey, friends! On today’s show: The Good Morning America extra-marital affair that’s absolutely dominating the headlines. Then, the full trailer for Harry and Meghan’s Netflix docu-series is here and, naturally, the internet is bursting with opinions. Plus, Britain’s biggest influencer Molly-Mae has shed some light on what her relationship has been like while pregnant, and, well, we wade through our complicated feelings about it. This week, Zara recommended reading ‘My boyfriend, a writer,...
Published 12/07/22
Happy Monday, legends! She was the Tasmanian-born marketing director who, in the most literal of ways, lived out a real-life fairytale. Because upon meeting Prince Frederik at a bar, Mary Donaldson’s typical Aussie life changed forever. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc) - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Lo Bros Not Soda for making this episode possible. Lo Bros Not Soda cans are...
Published 12/04/22
Happy Thursday, everyone! On today’s show: What the hell is going on with Balenciaga and that ad campaign? Shawn Mendes might be dating his much-older chiropractor, Pete Davidson definitely wants us to think he’s dating Em Rata, Channel 10’s latest reality show is also its latest flop, and then we finally return to the Shameless mailbag: what to do about your friend’s incredibly messy social media activity? This week, Mich gave us two recommendations: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus...
Published 11/30/22
Hello, legends! Welcome to the fourth and final installment of our series on Justin, Selena and Hailey. In March 2018, Justin Bieber’s girlfriend was Selena Gomez. By September, Hailey Baldwin was his wife. The fall-out of that… particularly tight timeline would captivate the public for years to come. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc)  - join in the convo over on our Insta @shamelesspodcast. Big thanks to Disney Plus and...
Published 11/27/22
Happy Saturday, book club friends! This month, we read Coco Mellors’s best-selling debut novel, Cleopatra and Frankenstein. The book follows 24-year-old British artist Cleo, whose chance meeting with a man called Frank (who is some 20 years older than her), changes the course of both of their lives. In Frank, Cleo finds a future where she can paint, be happy and, well, land a green card. When the darkest parts of each of them meet each other, Frank and Cleo are forced to reckon with their...
Published 11/25/22
Hello, pals! On today’s show: It’s all over for Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde, Lily-Rose Depp launches herself headfirst into a nepo baby conversational fire, Brooklyn Beckham tells the world he is a nutter in the kitchen while trying to convince us we need a tutorial for a gin and tonic, and THEN, what’s going on with Taylor and Ticketmaster? This week, Zara recommended two columns from Haley Nahman’s newsletter: ‘On cosmetic procedures and the limits of "destigmatization”’ and ‘Re: getting...
Published 11/23/22
Happy Monday, everybody! Welcome to the third installment of our series on Justin, Selena and Hailey. In December 2015, Justin Bieber was giving off hints that he was back with Selena Gomez. Which was made all the more strange when, three weeks later, he uploaded a photo kissing Hailey Baldwin. To read ‘Justin Bieber Would Like to Reintroduce Himself’ in GQ, head here. Got some thoughts on this scandal you wanna share? We’re allllll ears (also, eyes, heads, bodies, etc etc)  - join in the...
Published 11/20/22