Adam MacLean

Adam MacLean is the founder of, co-chair of the Abzyme Research Foundation ( and an advisor to TaylorNEXT, the young patron fundraising group of Paul Taylor’s American Modern Dance (

Guest Appearances

September 27, 2018

We’re going deep into the Homophilia vaults for a special interview with the one and only Adam MacLean ( to talk about owning your past, a conscious uncoupling birthday, penis portraits and more! Plus, Dave talks co-hosting the new Bravo show Play by Play, his upcoming appearance on Watch What Happens Live! and Matt reacts!


This episode is sponsored by Robinhood (, Audible ( or text HOMO to 500500), and PrettyLitter ( code: HOMOPHILIA).

August 29, 2018

Bryan and Erin come at you fast this week with updates from the world of Cher! Erin discusses the not-so-surprising news that Scott Lloyd, head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, helped pay for his own abortion despite prohibiting detained immigrants from access to the same services. Then, we’ll hear Bryan’s take on Irish PM Leo Varadkar’s statement regarding the Catholic Church and Pope Francis’s inaction before friend of the show Adam MacLean returns to share his latest recommendations.



And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to and use promo code ‘SHADE’.



This episode is sponsored by Squarespace ( code: SHADE), Scentbird ( code: SHADE), and Sagely Naturals ( code: SHADE20).

December 7, 2017

This week, Bryan brings forth a report from the British tabloid The Sun about drag queens giving LGBTQ-friendly story time and the Anglican Church’s admirable response. Then Erin talks about the shifty treatment of trans shopper Travis Alabanza by Topshop changing facilities, and guest Adam MacLean joins to discuss finding leadership in past transgressions with his new project before giving his take on everything from Justin Timberlake to the dangers of palm oil during a game of Shade or No Shade.


This episode is sponsored by and Casper Mattresses (code: SHADE).