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  • 84. Thoughts from The Tortured Poets Department

    Chris breaks down Taylor Swift's new album 'The Tortured Poets Department' with his track-by-track takes and thoughts about her full Anthology. From the Post Malone featured opener to the heartbreaking bop that had him think about Swift's former friend Katy Perry. Plus, he shares his opinions on where this album ranks among the Taylor Swift collection. It's a moment dedicated to the moment, Taylor Swift, this week on The Gist.Listen! It’s Vetrano: Instagram: TikTok:  YouTube: X: 

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  • 83. The Traitors Season 3 Casting

    Chris is talking all about The Traitors this week! The internet broke when rumors that the season three cast had been revealed at NBC Universal's Upfront presentation early this week. Were Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie returning to reality TV on the popular game show? Was Howie Mandel really ready to put his fear of germs aside for $250k? The answer... was no. The rumors turned out to be just that, but it did get Chris thinking about who he'd like to see make their way to the castle in the upcoming season. From Real Housewives to reality TV icons, he names 'em all in this special episode. Listen! It’s Vetrano: Instagram: TikTok:  YouTube: X: 
  • 82. RHONJ Returns with a Birthday Bombshell

    Chris is breaking down the birthday bombshell that kicked off the the Real Housewives of New Jersey's 14th season this week. The first 80 seconds of the season teases big things in store for the months ahead and the tides are turning for some of the friends in the group, but what does this mean for the show's future? Then, after recapping the highs and lows of the first glimpse of RHONJ, Chris shares his thoughts on the Vanderpump Rules reunion trailer, retracts some previously bad choices he shared on the podcast, and talks Selling The OC. It's a reality TV rundown this week, and you don't want to miss it! Listen! It’s Vetrano: Instagram: TikTok:  YouTube: X: 
  • 81. Chris + Danny Roberts (Real World: New Orleans)

    This week Chris welcomes Danny Roberts, star of MTV's iconic Real World: New Orleans series. In this revealing interview, Danny spills secrets on what it was like joining the show back in 2000 and becoming an overnight gay icon. Growing up a closeted country boy, Danny never imagined he'd end up becoming a celebrity, walking red carpets, and signing an exclusive development deal with The CW network. From small town to overnight fame to walking away from it all, Danny's story has more twists and turns than a Pride parade. He dishes on what happened behind the scenes of the cast's reunion on Real World Homecoming and shares which reality show would get him to make a return to TV.Though he doesn't do a lot of public appearances, he's embraced his role as a trailblazing voice for the LGBTQ community and sits down with Chris to share his very unique and courageous story with The Gist. Listen! It’s Vetrano: Instagram: TikTok: YouTube: X: 
  • 80. Pop Culture Round Up: Team Teresa vs. Team Melissa (w/ Emily Vecchio)

    Friend of the pod Emily Vecchio joins Chris for this month's pop culture round up, which includes a discussion about the Spice Girls reunion, a review of Taylor Swift's surprise double album drop (hello, The Tortured Poets Department era!), and the loaded baked potato that ended Tori Spelling's wedding. It's a wild week on The Gist as the duo break down the insane stories that had our jaws on the floor this last month. And if you thought things couldn't get any wilder, think again! The Bravo besties goes head-to-head in a fierce showdown: Team Teresa vs. Team Melissa. Who will emerge victorious in this epic battle of the Housewives titans? Don't miss out as we attempt to bridge the gap in the legendary Jersey feud, just in time for the highly anticipated new season of Real Housewives of New Jersey!Listen! It’s Vetrano: Instagram: TikTok:  YouTube: X: 
  • 79. “Make It Nice(r)!”: 10 Things Bravo Should Change

    Chris is handing out a performance review to Bravo TV this week, as he shares ten things the network needs to consider changing to improve the quality of the content and diversify viewership. From which Housewives need to go to what types of programming Bravo execs should consider when building their upcoming lineup. Chris has some hot, but potentially unpopular, takes that he shares in this Top 10 style episode that delivers "receipts, proof, timelines, screenshots." Once you hear how Chris wants to "make it nice!," head over to his socials and share your opinions on how Bravo could spice things up. Listen! It’s Vetrano: Instagram: TikTok:  YouTube: X: 
  • 78. VanderpumPalooza (VPR vs. The Valley vs. Vanderpump Villa)

    It's a VanderpumPalooza this week on The Gist, as Chris breaks down all three of the Lisa Vanderpump produced series that are airing simultaneously and ranks one of them supreme. Chris shares his thoughts on the current season of Vanderpump Rules and the dynamics of how the show has changed in a post-Scandoval era. Then, he breaks down The Valley, which delivers familiar faces in a new format that Bravo has branded the next chapter of VPR. But is Jax the number one guy in this group? And finally, Chris is weighing in on the new Hulu series Vanderpump Villa, which blends what we got from early VPR with Bravo's Below Deck. But is it worth watching? Tune in to find out. For more from host Chris Vetrano and The Gist, check out the links below.Listen! It’s Vetrano: Instagram: TikTok:  YouTube: X: