Join co-hosts Julia Gray and Drew H. as they recap every episode of THEE seminal teen soap opera of the 2000s: the CW's Gossip Girl. Every week, the girls discuss the eternal war between Blair and Serena with special guests. You know you love us...XOXO, Girls Room. In addition, check out our recaps of HBO's Girls! Julia and Drew covered the foundational text of the 2010s from September 2022 to January 2024, and all old episodes can be found in the feed. They may not be the voice of their generation, but they're certainly a voice of a generation.
The Wild Brunch (feat. Jack Mazzeo)
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1:29:45This world...it's crazy. Julia Gray (Washington Post, The Ringer) and Drew H. are joined by Gossip Girl historian and Chicago icon Jack Mazzeo to discuss Season 1, Episode 2 of Gossip Girl. This episode has it all: pro-bullying arguments, throwing your LG Chocolate in the trash, feet pics, and a brand new segment called "Victim of the Week." XOXO, Girls Room. Follow Girls Room on TikTok. Follow Drew on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Julia on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Jack on Twitter and Instagram.
XOXO, Gossip Girl Pilot
1:26:47You know you love us...Julia Gray (Washington Post, The Ringer) and Drew H. begin a new chapter of the podcast and dive DEEP into one of the greatest TV pilots in history--the very first episode of The CW's GOSSIP GIRL. The hotties get into the Blair/Serena dichotomy, why the characters treat Connecticut like Mongolia, actor height, Rufus hatred, and so much more. XOXO, Girls Room. Follow Drew on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Julia on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Girls Room on TikTok.
39:40Julia and Drew discuss Lena Dunham's feature film debut Tiny Furniture! The girls discuss being 22 and psychotic, Jemima Kirke's fantastic performance, Phaedra Parks, "Love In This Club" as an act of radical peace and empathy, YouTube, and more. Follow Drew on Twitter. Follow Julia on Twitter.
FROM THE VAULT: A Southern Sitdown (feat. Dakota Wright)
1:01:35Drew releases his Crisis Twink interview with TikTok sensation and always sassy rarely classy Southern belle Dakota Wright! Drew and Dakota had a wonderful chat about Housewives, Southern life, country music, their shared Carolina affinity, and so much more. You won't want to miss out! NOTE: This interview was recorded in November 2022.
Real Is What You Feel (feat. Tyler Dinucci)
1:39:30Drew is joined for an extra special episode of Girls Room by dear sister, Crisis Twink fan favorite, and thought leader Tyler Dinucci to discuss RuPaul's Drag Race S16, The Traitors US S2, Joss Whedon, the inherently contradictory nature of presentational aesthetics, and jush. What a gift. Follow Drew on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Julia on Twitter and Instagram.
49:15READ! Hi all! We're taking today off because we're frankly exhausted and need a week. Enjoy a walk back to the very beginning of Girls Room, all the way back when we were wee babes on Spotify Greenroom. The audio is not great but the takes are fresh. Julia will be on vacation for the next two weeks, and in the meantime, Drew will be dropping some exclusive bonus content EVERY DAY on Spotify. We'll be back together in early February. Love you all, and please consider rating and reviewing if you haven't.
Latching (feat. Chris Murphy)
1:01:33We're finally at the end (of Girls, don't worry). Julia Gray (Washington Post, The Ringer) and Drew H. are joined by returning fan favorite and awards season guru Chris Murphy (Vanity Fair) to discuss the Girls series finale. From envelope-shaped nipples to flight-based phone sex, this episode has it all. What a thrill to talk about this masterpiece of a show! Follow Drew on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Julia on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Chris on Twitter.
RE-RELEASE: Two Plane Rides (feat. Eric Eidelstein)
53:07NOTE: We'll be back with a new episode Sunday; our day jobs got insane this week and unfortunately that takes precedence. You are still loved and we will drop a fun Culture Catch-Up in your feed this weekend. The finale episode is out 1/12! Happy New Year! Endlessly appreciative of your listenership. Julia Gray (Washington Post, The Ringer) and Drew H. are joined by TV writer Eric Eidelstein to unpack the Season Three finale of HBO's Girls. The girls discuss Loreen and her sisters, the arrival of Patti LuPone, Adam's big break, car crashes, and so much more. Follow Drew on Twitter. Follow Julia on Twitter. Follow Eric on Twitter.