Betches Sup

Betches Sup
Welcome the group chat! In this biweekly comedy politics podcast made by women for women, hosts Amanda Duberman, Alise Morales, and Milly Tamarez curate and dissect the week’s biggest stories in news and politics while mixing smart, personal analysis with a healthy spoonful of humor to make it all go down easier. From political campaigns to pop culture, we’re processing it the only way we know how: together, and with jokes. For constant news updates, sign up for the Sup email newsletter at and follow us on Instagram at @betches_sup.

Latest Episodes

Where to Start

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Today’s Headlines: Donald Trump's indictment is still awaited as indications suggest an imminent one related to election interference. In Texas, a teacher was fired for attending a drag show and posting about it on Facebook. Senator Diane Feinstein faced criticism for appearing confused during a hearing. Prince Harry's lawsuit against a tabloid will proceed to trial. The DOJ is investigating the Memphis Police Department for potential discriminatory policing. July was recorded as the hottest month ever, prompting new actions by the Biden administration to protect workers and invest in climate preparedness. Resources/Articles mentioned in this episode: CNN: The latest on the special counsel's Trump 2020 election and January 6 probe The Hill: READ: Superseding indictment says Trump team tried to delete Mar-a-Lago surveillance footage ABC 13: 'I'll do it again': Baytown Baptist academy teachers fired after night at downtown Houston drag show CNN: Feinstein gets confused in Senate Appropriations hearing and has to be prodded to vote AP News: Prince Harry loses part of lawsuit but will get his day in court against The Sun publisher NBC News: Justice Department to investigate Memphis police's use of force and possible discriminatory policing The Guardian: ‘Era of global boiling has arrived,’ says UN chief as July set to be hottest month on record Morning Announcements is produced by Sami Sage alongside Amanda Duberman and Bridget Schwartz Edited by Grace Hernandez-Johnson

#879 ‘Non-human Biologics’ (Aliens, Mitch McConnell)

Topics: How we’re handling this summer of record-breaking temperatures Reacting to the wildest moments from the House Oversight Committee hearing on potential extra-terrestrial life Do we think there are aliens? We take the question as far as it goes. What to expect if another Trump indictment drops this week Why Rudy Giuliani is back in the news Are Men OK? No, we mean it, is Mitch McConnell physically ok?

Thursday, July 27th, 2023

Today’s Headlines: A plea deal for Hunter Biden on misdemeanor tax charges fell apart after a federal judge rejected the terms, expressing concerns about potential protection from future prosecution. In Israel, the Supreme Court will review a law limiting its authority to overturn government actions, leading to mass protests and economic repercussions. Retired Major David Grusch testified before the House Oversight Committee, claiming the U.S. government had a secret program collecting materials from crashed UFOs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suffered a health event during a press conference but later returned, stating he was fine. Resources/Articles mentioned in this episode: NBC News: Hunter Biden pleads not guilty after plea deal is derailed CNN: Israeli Supreme Court to review law that limits its power, setting up showdown with government Independent: UFO hearing – live: Pentagon whistleblowers share explosive claims of alien technology defying laws of physics Politico: McConnell episode alarms Senate GOP Morning Announcements is produced by Sami Sage alongside Amanda Duberman and Bridget Schwartz Edited by Grace Hernandez-Johnson

The Hosts

Amanda Duberman
Amanda Duberman is currently the editorial director of the Betches Sup. She was previously an editor at HuffPost. She will always be a snowflake.
Alise Morales
Alise Morales is a Brooklyn-based comedian and voice actress. In addition to hosting the Betches Sup Podcast, she is the writer of the Betches Sup newsletter.
Milly Tamarez
Milly Tamarez is a stand-up, comedy writer, and podcaster based out of Brooklyn, New York. She has written for ABC, NPR, BuzzFeed, Reductress, MTV, BRIC, and her work has been featured on Thrillist, Vice, BET, Vulture, and Comedy Central. She is one of the creators and producers of Flexx (a satire magazine for people of color) and Diverse as Fuck Festival, a festival that highlights diversity in comedy.

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