Bryan Safi

Bryan is the co-host and co-creator of the THROWING SHADE podcast, live show and TV show. As an actor, you’ve seen him on shows like MODERN FAMILY, THE BIG BANG THEORY, SUPERSTORE and as Charlie in the Will Ferrell/Kristen Wiig Lifetime original movie opus A DEADLY ADOPTION. He currently plays Alan Lowenstein on Freeform’s long-running series YOUNG & HUNGRY. As a writer, he’s written many of your fave videos on Funny or Die and won an Emmy for his work on THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW.

Host Information

Throwing Shade

Throwing Shade is the political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBT rights with hilarity and vulgarity. Spend your Thursdays with the podcast called "the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and charming" by Entertainment Weekly and "Oprah's #1 pick" by an iTunes reviewer who is not Oprah.

Guest Appearances

Husbands vs Partners, Regional Theater and "Trading Spaces" Fails

Homophilia #5September 8, 2017

Throwing Shade's Bryan Safi joins Matt and Dave this week to talk about Jenny Jones, "Trading Spaces" fails, marriage, plus a boy band member's shocking NYE wardrobe. Also, Dave recaps his impromptu regional theater experience, and the guys give advice to their…

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A Mansion House

Paul F. Tompkins parachutes his way toward Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guests are Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson of Throwing Shade! They chat about what time period they belong in, the origins of high heels, and the 1970 film The…

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Throwing Shade's Steampunk Aunt

Who Charted? #346July 19, 2017

Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson (Throwing Shade) join Howard and Kulap for a midsummah night’s Who Charted! Bryan and Erin celebrate their big move to Earwolf and debate the sexiest season for songs while counting down the Top 5 Hot Tracks on…

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Revenge Porn (w/ Allyn Morse)

Actor/writer Allyn Morse (Scotch Moses) joins Deanna as well as guest host Bryan Safi for this week's HTBLO! Bryan shares the scariest thing about having a late night show before they talk to Allyn about the origin of her cool name, having…

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Black Out and Get Out (w/ Bryan Safi)

Bryan Safi (Throwing Shade) is back with Casey and Danielle and he deconstructs the new OC trailer with the eye of a surgeon and the heart of a true housewives connoisseur. They also take on PART FOUR of The Berkshires and break…

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Bryan Safi, Erin Gibson: The Etique-cast

Welcome back to The Etique-cast, the polite podcast that explores all things courteous with your hosts Harnold Palmer (Bryan Safi) and Rita Teresa (Erin Gibson). Harnold and Rita welcome Manners Mentor Roberta “Bobby” Bell this week to converse about polite pickup lines,…

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Racism Motivating Election Voters (w/ Erin Gibson, Bryan Safi)

Yo, Is This Racist? #920April 19, 2017

Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi of Throwing Shade join Andrew to talk about radishes, racism motivating Trump voters in the election, the trope of a black man preying on women in The 40-Year-Old Virgin and more. As always, leave us a message…

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RHNY Reunion Part One (w/ Bryan Safi)

Danielle and Casey are back in the pear wall papered nook covering the NY reunion  and they are joined by the dreamy and delightful Bryan Safi. Bryan calls for Kelli's dismissal from the franchise and surprises everyone with who his favorite housewife…

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Gods of Egypt

Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi of Throwing Shade podcast joins Paul and Jason in-studio to discuss the 2016 Fantasy film Gods of Egypt. Is it a good sign when the opening narration isn't confident in remembering the plot of the movie? What…

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Weedies

Who Charted? #234May 27, 2015

Throwing Shade’s Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi expose the true intentions of geese on today’s Who Charted! As they countdown the Top 5 Billboard: Hot 100 songs, we hear how women can be creeps too, how much a room in Howard’s animal…

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Ignore All Instincts!

Totally Laime #195October 25, 2013

You know him from the incredible podcast, Throwing Shade, and from his previous appearance on this here very show - what can we say, we can't get enough of him! BRYAN SAFI came back on and we discussed youth humiliation, fuck apps,…

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Adult Sex Ed!

Totally Laime #85September 18, 2011

Well, we're smitten. He's a Southern gent, funny as all get-out, and willingly went on the ride that was this podcast ~ BRYAN SAFI came on TLP and we giggled our butts off. All of us - Elizabeth, Psychic Andy AND Ruby…

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Oscar Season

Glitter in the Garbage #10February 9, 2011

Ah, Los Angeles in February, can't you just taste the Glitter in the Garbage? With Oscar nominations out you can see all the Angelinos in their native habitat, be it discussing their plastic surgery, protecting their neighborhoods from invaders, ruing their thoughtless…

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