We Sank Kourtney Kardashian’s Dolce & Gabanna Superyacht Wedding (feat. Emily Kirkpatrick)

Links: Meghan McCain Says She and RHOBH Star Erika Girardi ‘Bond Over Being Hated’ [People] Ramona Singer Alien v. Predator vibes: [Carey O’Donnell Twitter] Dave Chappelle ‘attacker’ admits he was inspired by Will Smith slap of Chris Rock at Oscars [NY Post] Director James Gray invokes Soviet Union with Anne Hathaway and Jeremy Strong at Cannes: [Twitter] About his new movie: [The…

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Listener Letter Happy Hour: Famous Pokemon Fans, Evangelical Emos, and Sonja Sightings!

About: Obsessive about the dark underworld of Instagram influencers, celebrity-induced conspiracy theories, and modern media shenanigans? You’re in the right place! Hosted by Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, Eating For Free is a weekly investigative podcast reporting live from the absolute edge of the internet. We’re a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is increasingly chaotic and…

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Live! From the Crunch Wrap Carpet At Dolly Parton’s Taco Bell Musical

Obsessive about the dark underworld of Instagram influencers, celebrity-induced conspiracy theories, and modern media shenanigans? You’re in the right place! Hosted by Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, Eating For Free is a weekly investigative podcast reporting live from the absolute edge of the internet. We’re a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is increasingly chaotic and mass…

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Does Dr. Phil Pay Child Support to TikTok Psychologists?

Obsessive about the dark underworld of Instagram influencers, celebrity-induced conspiracy theories, and modern media shenanigans? You’re in the right place! Hosted by Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, Eating For Free is a weekly investigative podcast reporting live from the absolute edge of the internet. We’re a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is increasingly chaotic and mass…

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We Sank The NFT Superyacht At Bitcoin Miami 2022 (Part 2)

Obsessive about the dark underworld of Instagram influencers, celebrity-induced conspiracy theories, and modern media shenanigans? You’re in the right place! Hosted by Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, Eating For Free is a weekly investigative podcast reporting live from the absolute edge of the internet. We’re a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is increasingly chaotic and mass…

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We Sank The NFT Superyacht At Bitcoin Miami 2022 (Part 1)

Obsessive about the dark underworld of Instagram influencers, celebrity-induced conspiracy theories, and modern media shenanigans? You’re in the right place! Hosted by Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, Eating For Free is a weekly investigative podcast reporting live from the absolute edge of the internet. We’re a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is increasingly chaotic and mass…

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Rihanna is Pregnant With Drake’s Baby… Also We’re Lying

Obsessive about the dark underworld of Instagram influencers, celebrity-induced conspiracy theories, and modern media shenanigans? You’re in the right place! Hosted by Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, Eating For Free is a weekly investigative podcast reporting live from the absolute edge of the internet. We’re a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is increasingly chaotic and mass…

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Selena Gomez’s Mental Health Vibes Machine Also Mints NFTs

About: Obsessive about the dark underworld of Instagram influencers, celebrity-induced conspiracy theories, and modern media shenanigans? You’re in the right place! Hosted by Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, Eating For Free is a weekly investigative podcast reporting live from the absolute edge of the internet. We’re a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is increasingly chaotic and…

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Will Smith Slapped Open Tinseltown’s Ancient Curse Seal

About: Obsessive about the dark underworld of Instagram influencers, celebrity-induced conspiracy theories, and modern media shenanigans? You’re in the right place! Hosted by Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, Eating For Free is a weekly investigative podcast reporting live from the absolute edge of the internet. We’re a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is increasingly chaotic and…

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We Replaced Pete Davidson On The Blue Origin Shuttle

We’re back with our hot topics round up this week to talk everything from Real Housewives Shakeups to Celebrity Spaceflight Drama. Links: Bravo to Reboot ‘Real Housewives of New York City’ With New Cast — and Launch Second ‘RHONY’ With Ex-Stars (EXCLUSIVE), Variety Blue Origin Is Replacing Pete Davidson with Company’s Rocket Architect on Next Space Flight, People Joss Whedon Update: Sarah…

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The Sickening Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Sister Wife Files (feat. Shamira Ibrahim)

We’re back with a super special episode featuring podcast favorite and star culture reporter Shamira Ibrahim, to discuss the wet farts let off by the three part Real Housewives of Salt Lake City reunion. Featuring Jen Shah’s court indictments, encrypted messaging, rectal bleeding, and questionably sourced Louis Vuitton bags!  You can follow and find Shamira’s work and socials here. About: Obsessive about…

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Decoding Demi Lovato’s Cuneiform Tablets at the Euphoria Wrap Party

Hello all! We’re back with yet another episode, chock full of surprises about Barbie Ferreira, Gwyneth Paltrow, Megan Fox’s new enemy, Akon’s puzzling Ponzi scheme, and some suspicious cuneiform tablets Demi Lovato may or may not have bought from Hobby Lobby. Find our notes for the show below! Links: ‘Euphoria’ star Barbie Ferreira responds to speculation about behind-the-scenes drama: ‘Sometimes, things take…

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Everywhere I Look There’s HGTV Interior Designers With Three First Names

Hello future friends and fellow GAGs! This is Ashlyn, first of her name, podcast producer extraordinaire, and silencer of on-air vape hits. To protect the precious little sanity Joan and Matt still have, they asked me to also watch and review a few shows in Magnolia’s lineup. Did I survive? Technically. But Chip and Joanna: I will see you in Hell. The…

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Bored Out of My Mind Rifling Through Netflix’s Trash Cans

My name is Joan Summers and I am still bored out of my mind. Thankfully, I’ve broken into Netflix HQ and am now rifling through their trash cans. Lots of interesting stuff in these things, like the press packages they didn’t send Molly Ringwald for her birthday, and what appears to be Millie Bobby Brown’s burner phone. Let’s see what it says!…

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Where Can We Go to Escape Utah-Based Interior Design Demons?

Welcome to Magnolia Month! Every week, we’ll share in depth reviews of just about every new show on the absolutely cursed Magnolia Network, from Fixer Upper demons Chip and Joanna Gaines. This week, Matthew has just barely survived a near fatal encounter a “van life” enthusiast, immediately after he jumped from the burning wreckage of a Utah schoolhouse turned suburbanite Victorian brothel.…

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E4F Deep Dive: The Pickle Rick Bong Lore of Paris Hilton’s NFTs

We’re back with brand new episodes! In our latest series, we dove deep into the burgeoning celebrity NFT pyramid scheme industry, in which already rich losers jump in on a craze changing the landscape of the internet forever. From Paris Hilton’s weed-crazed monkey NFTs to Roblox labor exploitation and even accusations of insider trading, the rabbit hole goes much deeper than anyone…

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Bored Out of My Mind At Lisa Rinna’s Ugly Party

My name is Joan Summers and I am once again bored out of my mind. Nobody finds this very surprising, least of all me, while I sit posted up at Lisa Rinna’s disco dance lip kit party. If this entire charade can even be described as such. It’s a new week, with lots of silly little happenings in Tinseltown and abroad. Whether…

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Bored Out of My Mind: The First

My name is Joan Summers, and in unsurprising news, I’m bored out of my mind. And so I’m determined to do something about it. As many of you know, I quit my job at an extremely prestigious magazine that paid me $1 million dollars a day, at which I would blog 1 million times a day, about anything really. But especially the…

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Society If We Cared About Straight Men

The following has been transcribed from a radio signal of unknown origin, shortly following the collapse of 21st century global civilization after Maddy Morphosis’ appearance on the international Drag Olympics.

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We’re a blog now!

Everyone knows that Joan Summers was a very famous blogger making $100 million dollars a post before an evil misogynist with a venture capitalist army aimed a missile at her top-secret blogging submarine and destroyed her life forever… until now! This blog is an attempt to wrangle Eating For Free the podcast, created by Joan and co-host Matthew Lawson, into a coherent…

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About These Menaces

The only podcast and blog transmitting live from the absolute edge of the internet!

Creators Joan Summers and Matthew Lawson, alongside many more, are a new wave of gossip sleuths at a time when our culture is chaotic and mass media lacks the talent or clarity to make sense of our shared capitalist nightmare!

Join us for pop culture investigations, podcasts, guest essays, and so much more.

Meet the Team

Joan Summers / editor, writer, host / twitter
Matthew Lawson / writer, content producer, host / twitter
Ashlyn Thomas / writer, audio producer, social / twitter