Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay is an American writer, professor, editor, and commentator.

Guest Appearances

March 23, 2023

Action movie junkie Roxane Gay (Bad Feminist) joins the HDTGM crew to break down all the BAYHEM in 2022’s Ambulance starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Eiza González, and Michael Bay’s dog Nitro.

July 5, 2021

Samantha Bee sits down with Roxane Gay, The New York Times best-selling author of Bad Feminist, to discuss everything from fixing your own plumbing, to the problems facing the publishing industry, and dealing with Twitter trolls.

December 11, 2020

It’s the episode you’ve all been waiting for: Seth Rogen, Roxane Gay and Ashley Ray talking about 90 Day Fiancé. Also Ashley talks about documentaries. But mostly: Seth Rogen and Roxane Gay discuss 90 Day Fiancé as the 8th season starts. We know why you’re here.

You can follow Ashley’s season 8 90 Day Fiancé recaps on Vulture.

TV, I Say with Ashley Ray is a weekly podcast dedicated to all things TV, hosted by Ashley Ray. A freelance TV critic since 2016, Ashley writes for Vulture, The A.V. Club, Elle, Variety, and more! Each week Ashley keeps listeners up to date on the shows everyone is talking about, digs deep into classic tropes, and breaks down the best moments in television with some of your favorite comedians, actors, TV writers and more!

TV, I Say with Ashley Ray is the hangout sitcom of a podcast you’ve been waiting for.

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May 7, 2020

Roxane Gay joins Jameela to discuss twitter as the internet’s cocktail party, concern trolling, her complex experience with weight-loss surgery, where she finds beautiful clothes, and how to keep romance alive during a pandemic. 

March 15, 2019

Esteemed writer and housewives aficionado Roxane Gay honors Casey and Danielle with her presence again on the podcast and gives her thoughts on puppy gate, the sexless lives of the Vanderpump couples and the gift of a Tyler Perry quote. Plus, she joins Casey and Danielle in reading one of the most important scenes that had ever graced the Bravo screen, and dare we say, elevates this masterpiece. 

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July 23, 2018

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes friends near and far, high and low, & big and small back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is writer/professor/author Roxane Gay! Roxane chats about what her name, personality and occupation would be if she were born the opposite sex, playing at construction sites as a kid, and never meeting a dog she’s been cool with her whole life. Then, they are joined by improvisers Ego Nwodim, Gary Anthony Williams, and Maria Blasucci, to improvise a story set in a Filthy Public Bathroom. And as always, Eban (only the best) Schletter scores it all on piano!

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