Hot Pizza Ass hosted by comedian Erin Darling Torralva is a self-love podcast covering topics including body image issues, sexual orientation, and the ways society makes us feel marginalized, and how inspirational people work through these challenges every day to shine their light, and become who they were meant to be in this world.
Break Ups & Downs
26:08Host Erin Darling Torralva is back after a long podcast hiatus to talk about recent life updates including a really difficult decision, in her most vulnerable episode yet. Get your tissues ready. TOPICS INCLUDE: Lessons learned in a break up Tough decisions Taking time for yourself Solo trips Feminist plays given to you by questionable people The cult of immediacy Love, acceptance, and gratitude And of course, advice for anyone surviving a break up...
Personal Safety & Podcasting Tips with Jaimie and Jake from Strictly Stalking
41:29Jaimie Beebe and Jake Deptula from "Strictly Stalking" podcast join the show to talk about personal safety tips, and give advice on what to do if you have a stalker. They also share they story on how and why they started the podcast, growing it to 5 million listens. TOPICS INCLUDE: Important creative and business decisions in the beginning stages of "Strictly Stalking" The challenges and sensitivities of interviewing people who have experienced trauma Dealing with personal triggers What to do if you have a stalker Their advice for anyone launching a podcast What to do if you have a friend who you think is being stalked Why listening to your gut is so important RESOURCES: RAINN Abuse Support Stalking Awareness Strictly Stalking on IG Email: [email protected] SUPPORT: Hot Pizza Ass on Patreon Share with a friend! Leave a 5 star review
Defying The Odds With Joslyn Davis
53:52Host, content creator, and producer Joslyn Davis joins the podcast to tell us the story of building Clevver - Youtube's first and biggest entertainment new channel to rebuild after some unexpected shifts. To launching her own YouTube channel and creating her own company with Lily Marston - our shared channel, and overshare podcast. TOPICS INCLUDE: Knowing when to take a break Turning into the 2.0 version of yourself, and upgrading all around The importance of family Bouncing back from challenges Going from bartending to a full time career in TV hosting Interviewing some of the biggest stars in Hollywood before they were huge The trauma of the instant shut down of DEFY media Flipping houses with her hubby FOLLOW JOSLYN On Youtube My appearance on Overshare Podcast On IG, and TikTok SUPPORT Hot Pizza Ass on Patreon Leave us a review on iTunes!
Comedian and Positivity Connoisseur Orlando Leyba
47:17Orlando Leyba is a talented comedian and writer, you've seen him on HBO Latino with his special "Adorable" or on the Tonight Show. We talk about his comedy journey - the story of how he started, the importance of staying positive and not taking anything too personally, and lessons learned from strong women. Also, the biggest tips he has for anyone starting out as a comic. TOPICS INCLUDE Thriving in the pandemic Being a positivity connoisseur What his mom and grandmother taught him that changed life The importance of common sense His advice on what every comics should know when they are first starting out Finding your comedy crew The story behind the name of his special, "Adorable" FOLLOW Watch Orlando's special "Adorable" on HBO Folllow Orlando on IG and Twitter for show dates and road gigs SUPPORT Hot Pizza Ass on Patreon - for an exclusive "Behind the Episode" essay on this episode, and an extended video clip for patrons only! MEET BREEZY Did you know your candles could be made with toxins that can have negative effects on your hormones? Treat yourself to a beautiful, clean candle with customizable containers that are also refillable, leading to less waste! I'm a huge fan of Breezy Candle. Not only are they clean, but the scents are also incredible. My favorite scents are Jasmine + Fig, and Mojave Rose. Check out BreezyCandle.com for orders!
Becoming Legendary With Becky
29:49Becky has arrived! How she went from growing up in the South in church to finding herself in the ballroom scene in LA, which led to a new path of embracing herself to the fullest and getting cast on HBO Max's "Legendary" and performing with Bebe Rexha. We talk about the magic that happens when you truly embrace yourself, and live life on your own terms! TOPICS INCLUDE: Embracing an alter ego to become a fully realized version of self Embracing the divine masc and divine femme Changing a name and identity Making life fun Being unapologetic and free Aspects of ourselves we embrace and what we deny LINKS: Becky on IG Becky on Twitter Support Hot Pizza Ass on Patreon
Poppin' Corks with Winemaker Eric Jensen
57:44On our first Hot Pizza Ass road trip Erin and Zach Harper (NBA Radio, Count the Dings) went to visit Eric Jensen, critically acclaimed winemaker at Booker in Paso Robles and host of Poppin’ Corks podcast. We share a bottle of Krug as Eric tells us his story of how he left a career producing music festivals behind, to enter the wine industry - an industry that requires patience, and a very different skill set as a farmer. This is an episode about growth, changing the aristocratic culture of the wine industry, and the importance of building community. Eric's built a strong one and he's actively giving back to address systemic issues at the root, and change the accessibility and exclusive culture of the wine industry. It’s an inspiring conversation that I know you’ll enjoy. TOPICS INCLUDE: Breaking barriers Stories of wine gone bad Accepting failure, and using it to your advantage Why the price tag doesn’t really matter when it comes to drinking wine The systemic issues within the wine industry Embracing change Why putting employees first is important for leadership LINKS: Follow Booker on IG Book a tasting at Booker My Favorite Neighbor Poppin’ Corks Podcast SUPPORT: Hot Pizza Ass on Patreon Review Hot Pizza Ass on iTunes
Everything's Coming Up Rosey Blair
1:06:22Welcome Rosey Blair to the Hot Pizza Ass Podcast! How she went from working in retail to becoming an influencer, plus size blogger, hilarious video creator, and consultant. Why she quit comedy in LA, moved to Dallas, and a few years later came full circle as a content creator on TikTok now entertaining us with her funny and truthful content – like her addictive viral series about celebrities who were fat shamed in the media. We talk about problematic aspects of celebrity culture, career tips, and of course, self-love. TOPICS INCLUDE: Billie Eillish and the unnecessary hypersexualization of pop stars The dangerous gleeful body shaming of celebrities and characters in pop culture Problematic celebrity interviews (Britney, Paris, Diane Sawyer, Letterman, anybody?) Celebrity nude leaks and consent Why she left Hollywood and the stereotypical type-cast roles behind to blaze her own path Getting bullied online, and how to deal with negativity online How she started building her brand and business online Luxury retail nightmare stories Her styling secrets for a great OOTD post Why doing social media “for the wrong reasons” never works LINKS Rosey on TikTok and IG Open Book by Jessica Simpson SUPPORT Hot Pizza Ass on Patreon Write a review on iTunes Use code DARLING30 on Eaze.com for 30% off
Q&A - Your Questions Answered!
25:31Erin talks about getting out of a rut and answers your questions in this Q&A episode presented by Eaze. Need some relaxation? Sleep aids? Self care? Go to Eaze.com and use code DARLING30 for 30% off your first order. TOPICS INCLUDE: Navigating social events post-pandemic Handling bad thoughts and memories Big life changes Clearing the decks LINKS: Pukka herbal cacao latte Best eucalyptus oil - Ever Spring Almost 30 Podcast on ruts Hot Pizza Ass Patreon Rate us on iTunes Amazon store with all my wellness recommendations
13:53You're Khloe Kardashian, you've been body shamed, bullied, and compared to your sisters for years. An unedited photo of you is accidentally posted to the Internet. What do you do about it? This is an episode about the insidious effects of shame. And how body shaming and toxic beauty standards can only be resolved if we confront our shame, and don't let an unedited photo spark a legal reaction in an attempt to purge the entire Internet of a normal photo. Instead of a cease and desist of an unedited photo, how about a #ceaseanddesistonshame?
Influencer and Conspiracy Culture Discussed with David Farrier
1:00:59Journalist, filmmaker, and conspiracy debunker David Farrier joins the podcast for a fun conversation about why influencer culture should be burned to the ground, why conspiracy culture is damaging, and of course, we take a look back at his fascinating documentary "Tickled." TOPICS INCLUDE: The dangerous intersection of influencer culture and conspiracy culture Deplatforming The origin of QAnon ConspiracySeriously on TikTok Dealing with negativity online What parents need to watch out for when their kids post content to TikTok and YouTube Why we share so widely online Spending the night in a possibly haunted mental institution FOLLOW DAVID: On Twitter On Substack Watch "Dark Tourist" on Netflix Listen to Armchaired and Dangerous SUPPORT THE PODCAST On patreon Leave us a review on iTunes!