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Normal Gossip
Normal Gossip
Normal Gossip

Normal Gossip delivers juicy, strange, funny, and utterly banal gossip about people you’ll never know and never meet. Host Kelsey McKinney discusses... more

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Episodes

Steampunk-Ass Murder Mystery with Tuck Woodstock

Gender Reveal host and producer Tuck Woodstock joins us for an epic love story from another time .... the early... more

26 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
The Science Behind Gossip with Eshin Jolly

Dr. Eshin Jolly joins us this week to teach us about the science of gossiping!!! Eshin is a post-doctoral researcher... more

19 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
In Defense of Children with Youngmi Mayer

Comedian and host of Feeling Asian and Hairy Butthole Youngmi Mayer joins us to get to the bottom of a... more

12 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
You Can't Fight with Heiress Tongue with Matt Bellassai

Comedian, writer, and host of Unhappy Hour Matt Bellassai joins us for sojourn into the messy world of queer kickball... more

05 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Christmas is Cancelled with Laurel Bristow

We're thrilled to welcome everyone’s favorite guide to infectious diseases, Laurel Bristow. She's the program director for Emory’s TB Research... more

28 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Loud Cats and Thin Walls with Sabrina Imbler

Defector staff writer and creature correspondent Sabrina Imbler joins us for a story about the lives we lead on the... more

21 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
The Adventures of Flat Margaret with Jessica Goodman

Writer Jessica Goodman joins us for a tale of a One Direction concert weekend gone wrong.  Follow Jessica on Instagram @jessicagoodman... more

14 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Righteous Lesbian Energy with Samantha Irby

Welcome to season 3! We're kicking it off with writer and comedian Samantha Irby for a story about a misguided... more

07 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Poledancing, book clubs, and gay men's chorus: Your niche gossip

We've been waiting for your niche gossip all season, and you delivered! Five stories of clubs, communities, and small towns,... more

24 Aug 2022 · 50 minutes
Telephone Game with Alex and Justin

Alex and Justin spent season 2 playing a little game of telephone with the guests....and kept Kelsey out of the... more

10 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Conflict Archaeology with Julia Furlan

Julia Furlan joins us for a pandemic wedding saga. You can support Normal Gossip directly by buying merch or becoming... more

06 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Dishing in the Confessional with Emma Eun-joo Choi

Comedian, writer, and host of NPR's Everyone & Their Mom, Emma Eun-joo Choi, joins us for a story about teenage... more

29 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Podcast Famous with Brian Park

Comedian and host of Feeling Asian Brian Park makes the case for just sending that risky DM already.  You can support... more

22 Jun 2022 · 53 minutes
Personality of a Tan Wall with Tobin Low

Tobin Low (Nancy, This American Life, Radiolab) joins us for a romantic (?) tale about hourly work and spilled milk.  You... more

15 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Short King of East Texas with Lindsey Weber and Bobby Finger

Who Weekly's Lindsey Weber and Bobby Finger join us for a story about a dad's mid-life crisis and the friends... more

08 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Squirrel Enthusiast with Tracy Clayton

Tracy Clayton joins us this week to affirm her hatred of squirrels, and also to judge who is truly the... more

01 Jun 2022 · 54 minutes
The Not-Quite-Magicians with Kalyn Kahler

Defector’s Kalyn Kahler decides whether this week’s story is about a benevolent business owner with boundary issues — or a... more

25 May 2022 · 1 hour,
Grandma's 'Best Friend' Dot with Danielle Henderson

Welcome to season 2! This week, Danielle Henderson joins us for a prime piece of vintage gossip that will knock... more

18 May 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Bonus #2: Your FAQ + Some BIG Announcements!

Kelsey and Alex answer your most burning questions: How do we make the show? Why did we take a break?... more

04 May 2022 · 55 minutes
Season 1 BONUS: Your Family Gossip

We’re back with a special gossip treat for you! Kelsey is joined by Normal Gossip producer Alex Sujong Laughlin to... more

20 Apr 2022 · 54 minutes
Spot the Scammer with Claire Fallon and Emma Gray

Claire Fallon and Emma Gray join us for our season 1 finale to hear about a girls trip gone horribly... more

23 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
No One Tells Josh Gondelman the Good Gossip

This week, comedian Josh Gondelman loves the gossip story we told him so much he compared it to O. Henry... more

16 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Nemesis by Proxy, with Delia Cai

Senior Vanity Fair correspondent Delia Cai joins us to break down some real John Tucker Must Die shit. Follow Delia... more

09 Feb 2022 · 51 minutes
Leave ‘em a Little Bit Broke, a Little Bit Mad with Laci Mosley

THE Scam Goddess, Laci Mosley, joins us in an adventure to the South where a group of sorority sisters teach... more

02 Feb 2022 · 56 minutes
Always Google Your Neighbors with Megan Greenwell

Megan Greenwell dishes some upstate woods gossip and we tell her about a mysterious, entrepreneurial neighbor. Follow Megan on Twitter... more

26 Jan 2022 · 38 minutes
Can I Say Something Bitchy? With Rachelle Hampton

Rachelle Hampton, host of Slate’s ICYMI podcast, joins us to unravel the scandal brewing in a neighborhood knitting circle! Listen to... more

19 Jan 2022 · 41 minutes
Dickmatized with Sam Sanders

Sam Sanders, Correspondent and host of NPR's "It's Been a Minute," joins us for our second episode! Join us as... more

12 Jan 2022 · 40 minutes
Gossiptonin with Virgie Tovar

Author, activist, and podcast host Virgie Tovar joins us for our first ever gossip story! Join us as we revel... more

05 Jan 2022 · 34 minutes
S1: You didn't hear this from me

After two years where gossip has been hard to find, we decided it was finally time to create a space... more

17 Nov 2021 · 3 minutes
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Rachelle Hampton, host of Slate’s ICYMI podcast, joins us to unravel the scandal brewing in a neighborhood knitting circle! Listen to ICYMI and... more