Hysteria is a podcast from the Crooked Media group that is hosted by all females each week. Main host Erin Ryan is a political commentator and comedy writer who invites various female guests from around the county to discuss news, politics, and cultural stories that affect women's lives, from serious to absurd, in ways that are direct and honest and opinionated. While women are 51% of the population, they are 100% of this podcast.
About the Host
Erin Gloria Ryan is a senior editor at The Daily Beast and a contributor to CNN. She was born in Frederic, Wisconsin and attended the University of Notre Dame. Post-college, she moved to Chicago where she served a year as an Americorps VISTA at the University of Chicago’s Neighborhood Schools Program. She was hired as a staff writer at the website Jezebel in 2011, and in 2012, she moved to New York City to pursue her writing career and grow bangs like a good feminist. Since moving to New York, she’s written for the VH1 show Best Week Ever, worked her way up the masthead to Managing Editor at Jezebel, written for the New York Times and Playboy, among other publications. She currently lives alone in Manhattan with her cat.