The Talk of Shame

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The Talk of Shame
Hosted byStreeter Seidell
UpdatesWeekly (Thursday)
Length13–33 minutes
Original releaseMay 15, 2014 – February 26, 2016 (on paternal leave)[1]

The Talk of Shame is a comedy podcast created and hosted by Streeter Seidell, known best for his work with CollegeHumor. Released on May 15, 2014, new episodes are posted weekly and involve Seidell and a guest discussing an embarrassing or shameful story from their past. The show also features a listener-submitted embarrassing story read by a British person. The Talk of Shame joined the HeadGum network in August, 2015.

Content[edit | edit source]

Each episode of The Talk of Shame has a guest to share a story such as Amir Blumenfeld, Chris Gethard, or Jake Hurwitz.[2] After the guest shares a story, Seidell has a British person read a fan-submitted embarrassing story.

Episodes[edit | edit source]

# Title Length (minutes:seconds) Release date
1"Adam Wade and the Litterbox of Doom"17:41May 15, 2014 (2014-05-15)
The first episode of his first podcast featuring Adam Wade. Adam tells a tale of love, cats and something horrible on the PATH train.
2"Dan Gurewitch and the Horrible AM Booty Call"22:05June 12, 2014 (2014-06-12)
Dan Gurewitch’s tale of sweaty, passionate regret.
3"Amir Blumenfeld and the Kiss that Wasn't"24:53June 19, 2014 (2014-06-19)
It’s episode 3 of The Talk of Shame and this one features one of my very best friends, Amir Blumenfeld.
4"Sue Smith and the Diva Cup of Doom"14:20June 26, 2014 (2014-06-26)
The hysterical Sue Smith - of Tits and Giggles - came by to discuss the one yoga pose in which a diva cup isn’t going to cut it.
5"Jake Hurwitz and the Piss that Never Started"17:38July 3, 2014 (2014-07-03)
Jake Hurwitz, the sexiest man I know (and also the co-host of the wonderful If I Were You), brings a tale about one of MDMA’s lesser known side effects.
6"Bonus Episode - Streeter Seidell and the Diaper of Death"19:28July 7, 2014 (2014-07-07)
Bonus Episode! And the guest is the best dude ever. Me.
6"Sabrina Jalees and the No You're Not"21:01July 10, 2014 (2014-07-10)
Sabrina Jalees - she of My Sexy Podcast and one of my favorite standups - came by to share a soul-searing story about an audition gone wrong.
7"Chris Gethard and the Poop that Couldn't Wait"26:45July 17, 2014 (2014-07-17)
Chris Gethard, of The Chris Gethard Show and author of A Bad Idea I’m About To Do, came by to share a horrendous adventure about a shitting his pants and so, so much more.
8"Amanda Seales and the Tootsie that Didn't Roll"17:53July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24)
The wonderful Amanda Seales came by to talk about the trouble with being young, black and unable to dance.
9"Cory Cavin and the Ollie that Didn't Pop"33:17July 31, 2014 (2014-07-31)
Writer/Comic Cory Cavin shares a tale that highlights the horrible consequences one suffers when the gulf between one’s snowboarding ambition and one’s snowboarding skill is wider than one initially realizes.
10"Adam Newman, the Bile and the BJ"13:08August 7, 2014 (2014-08-07)
Standup Comic Adam Newman stopped by my hotel room in Montreal to share a horrible tale about a night of passion that ended in vomit and the family secret that would forever change the way he looked at his dad.
11"Soren Bowie and the Escape from Home Depot"21:14August 14, 2014 (2014-08-14)
The magical Soren Bowie of came by to share with all of us his unique solution to the age old problem of avoiding drunk driving.
12"Michael Swaim and the Boob Honk of Doom"17:50August 21, 2014 (2014-08-21)
Michael Swaim of stopped by to regale us with a tale of an already awkward date gone horribly, horribly wrong.
13"Eliza Skinner and Theater of Absurd"29:00August 28, 2014 (2014-08-28)
The many-multi-hyphenate Eliza Skinner came by to talk about an unfortunate nickname and an even more unfortunate desire to make her art in public.
14"Kara Klenk and the Woman Who Fell to Earth"22:00September 4, 2014 (2014-09-04)
Comedian Kara Klenk came by and shared a story about the hottest defenestration the world has ever seen.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "What happened to The Talk of Shame?". The Talk of Shame. 25 July 2016. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 11 January 2018. 
  2. [1][dead link]