What a Creep
Hosts Margo and Sonia chat about Creeps. We talk about Creeps of the past and the present: It's the who's who of who's the worst. Do you have a story about one of the Creeps we covered? Email us at email@example.com.
info_outline What a Creep: Gwyneth Paltrow & GOOP 09/25/2020
What a Creep: Gwyneth Paltrow & GOOP Gwyneth Paltrow & GOOP are one of the biggest proponents of woo and iffy science which sends actual scientists and doctors into a dizzy. She laughs all the way to the bank while trolling like an expert along the way. Love her or loathe her—she provokes a reaction from people.
info_outline What a Creep: John Kricfalusi (John K.) "Ren & Stimpy" 09/18/2020
What a Creep: John Kricfalusi (John K.) "Ren & Stimpy" John Kricfalusi, also known as John K., was the creator of “Ren & Stimpy.” From 1989 to 1992, he was heavily involved with the first two seasons of the show, including doing the voice of Ren and other characters. He’s also a total creep who was an asshole to work with and preyed on underage girls.
info_outline What a Creep: Jon Voight (Actor Creep) 09/04/2020
What a Creep: Jon Voight (Actor Creep) Jon Voight used to be an exciting actor. He took interesting parts from MIDNIGHT COWBOY to DELIVERANCE. He won an Academy Award for playing a paraplegic Vietnam vet in COMING HOME in 1978. But now he’s probably more famous for being a shitty dad to Angelina Jolie, playing an asshole dad on RAY DONOVAN, and acting like everyone’s ignorant grandpa.
info_outline What a Creep: Ira Einhorn "The Unicorn Killer" (Hippie Creep) 08/28/2020
What a Creep: Ira Einhorn "The Unicorn Killer" (Hippie Creep) What a Creep takes a look at the life of Ira Einhorn who was known as the "pied piper of Philadelphia" for hippies and politicians in the 1970s. Later, he took off for Europe rather than stand trial for his girlfriend Holly Maddux. We talk about his life, escape & capture here.
info_outline What a Creep: John Wayne (Old Timey Hollywood Creep) 08/21/2020
What a Creep: John Wayne (Old Timey Hollywood Creep) John Wayne starred in 142 films, and he was one of the top box office stars for three decades. He was an actor, director, and producer, making him a triple threat. He was also a racist, sexist, homophobe, which makes him a double-triple threat.
info_outline What a Creep: Joss Whedon (Hollywood Creep) 08/14/2020
What a Creep: Joss Whedon (Hollywood Creep) Joss Whedon is one of the most prolific & successful writers, directors, and producers in the entertainment world. He is the brains behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Angel, The Cabin in the Woods, and Justice League. He is famous for his strong female characters, witty dialog, and love of the supernatural and geeky things.
info_outline What a Creep: John Edwards (Political Creep) Season 6, Episode 3 08/07/2020
What a Creep: John Edwards (Political Creep) Season 6, Episode 3 John Edwards was a US Senator for North Carolina and the Democratic nominee for Vice President in 2004 with John Kerry for President. He also ran for president in 2008.
info_outline What a Creep: John Phillips (Papa Creep) Season 6, Episode 2 (Trigger: SA) 07/31/2020
What a Creep: John Phillips (Papa Creep) Season 6, Episode 2 (Trigger: SA) John Phillips was a rock and roll icon who helped create “The Mamas & The Papas” and wrote, produced, and co-wrote some of the most beautiful songs of the 60s including California Dreamin’ and “Monday, Monday”. He is one of the founders of the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival and is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He is also a world-class creep who fat-shamed Cass Elliot and was a lousy parent to his children (to say the least!)
info_outline What a Creep: "Sports Creeps" Mike Tyson, Margaret Court, John Rocker & Sean Avery 07/24/2020
What a Creep: "Sports Creeps" Mike Tyson, Margaret Court, John Rocker & Sean Avery It’s season six here at What a Creep and today’s episode is all about the Creeps and assholes in the sports world (two apiece) and then we talk about a couple of sports folks who are about a “Not Creepy” as it gets. (Mike Tyson, Margaret Court, Sean Avery & John Rocker are the creeps!)
info_outline What a Creep: Leona Helmsley "The Queen of Mean" (Season 5, Episode 10) 07/17/2020
What a Creep: Leona Helmsley "The Queen of Mean" (Season 5, Episode 10) Leona Helmsley and her husband Harry Helmsley had a $1.4 billion real estate empire in New York, including the Empire State Building, the Graybar Building, the Flatiron Building, and 26 hotels.
info_outline What a Creep: Frank Sinatra (Season 5, Episode 9) 07/10/2020
What a Creep: Frank Sinatra (Season 5, Episode 9) Margo & Sonia go back in time to talk about the long life of Frank Sinatra--one of the most talented people of the 20th Century who was notorious for his womanizing and bad temper. Ring a ding ding, suckers!
info_outline What a Creep: Bryan Singer Update & More Creeps in the News 07/03/2020
What a Creep: Bryan Singer Update & More Creeps in the News Bryan Singer’s movies have earned more than $3 billion at the box office, putting him in the top tier of Hollywood directors. His films include four X-MEN movies, THE USUAL SUSPECTS, APT PUPIL, and SUPERMAN RETURNS. He’s also is a serious creep, who has been accused of multiple sexual assaults over the past 20 years, and Hollywood only recently started acknowledging it.
info_outline What a Creep: Woody Allen (Season 5, Episode 7) 06/26/2020
What a Creep: Woody Allen (Season 5, Episode 7) Woody Allen is one of Hollywood’s most celebrated writers and directors. He’s made more than 50 movies. He’s been nominated for the Academy Awards 53 times, and he won 12 times. People liked him so much that they pretended not to notice that Woody Allen is a dirty old man with an obsession for young girls.
info_outline What a Creep: Mario Batali (Season 5, Episode 6) 06/19/2020
What a Creep: Mario Batali (Season 5, Episode 6) Mario Batali is one of the most celebrated chefs of the 21st Century. During his career, he has hosted multiple television shows, authored several bestselling cookbooks, opened Michelin-rated restaurants, was friends with celebrities, was named as GQ Man of the Year in 1999, and won the James Beard Award. Batali is also known as a world-class woman-abusing Creep who has been accused of multiple accounts of sexual assault and harassment. Here is his story.
info_outline What a Creep: Bing Crosby (Season 5, Episode 5) 06/12/2020
What a Creep: Bing Crosby (Season 5, Episode 5) Bing Crosby is one of the first multimedia stars. He hosted a very popular radio show. He starred in more than 70 films, winning an Academy Award for “Going My Way” in 1944. He topped the music charts with nearly 300 hit singles to his credit. He’s one of the most popular entertainers of all time.
info_outline What a Creep: Jerry Lee Lewis (Season 5, Episode 4) 06/05/2020
What a Creep: Jerry Lee Lewis (Season 5, Episode 4) Jerry Lee Lewis is considered one of the pioneers of rock n roll. In 1957, he came onto the music scene with his first big hit “Whole Lotta Shakin Goin’ On”. He was nicknamed “the Killer” and was amazing on the piano. With Elvis Presley heading for a stint in the Army—it was pretty much agreed upon by rock journalists that Jerry Lee Lewis would become the new king of rock.
info_outline What a Creep: Clark Gable (Season 5, Episode 3) 05/29/2020
What a Creep: Clark Gable (Season 5, Episode 3) With his big ears and a thin mustache, Clark Gable is one of the most recognizable movie stars in the world. From “It Happened One Night” and “Gone with the Wind” to “Mutiny on the Bounty” and “The Misfits,” Gable acted in 60 movies over 37 years. He’s also a womanizing creep who cheated on every woman he was in a relationship with and reportedly raped one of his co-stars.
info_outline What a Creep: Phil Spector (Season 5, Episode 2) 05/22/2020
What a Creep: Phil Spector (Season 5, Episode 2) Phil Spector is one of the most celebrated record producers and songwriters of all time who created the world-famous “Wall of Sound.” Today he sits in a prison cell in Stockton, CA serving 19 years to life for the killing of actress Lana Clarkson at his home in 2003. So how did he wind up here? Let’s take a look back at his strange, exceptional, and chaotic life.
info_outline What a Creep: "Talk Show Creeps" (Rosie O'Donnell, Ellen Degeneres, David Letterman & Jay Leno) Season 5, Episode 1 05/15/2020
What a Creep: "Talk Show Creeps" (Rosie O'Donnell, Ellen Degeneres, David Letterman & Jay Leno) Season 5, Episode 1 It’s a whole new season of What a Creep and for our first episode, we are talking about a quartet of talk show hosts who are known for spoke creepy behavior. From verbal harassment to misogyny and threatening wait staff--this crew has some really terrible acts in their past. But don’t you fret--we end each show with our favorite “Non-Creeps” in the showbiz world.
info_outline What a Creep: Elon Musk (Season 4, Episode 10) 05/08/2020
What a Creep: Elon Musk (Season 4, Episode 10) Elon Musk is a billionaire who is known for founding Tesla Motors and SpaceX. He’s also a thin-skinned creep, whose companies are known as “predator zones.” He’s a James Bond villain in the making.
info_outline What a Creep; Roy Cohn (Season 4, Episode 9) 05/01/2020
What a Creep; Roy Cohn (Season 4, Episode 9) Roy Cohn is one of the most influential lawyers to have ever practiced in the United States. Linked closely with McCarthyism and never accepting responsibility for its defeat-- Cohn was a self-described patriot who felt the ends justified the means. He was the professional mentor of current our President and his pugnacious attitude and complete lack of a moral compass during the 50s-80s predicated the world we live in now.
info_outline What a Creep: Bill O'Reilly (Season 4, Episode 8) 04/24/2020
What a Creep: Bill O'Reilly (Season 4, Episode 8) For almost 20 years, Bill O’Reilly was the most popular host on Fox News. He was making $18 million a year as the host of “The O’Reilly Factor.” And every weeknight at 8 p.m., this obnoxious loudmouth would spout his anti-political-correctness stance. He would also use his position at the network to harass female coworkers and guests on his show because he’s a serious creep.
info_outline What a Creep: Jared Kushner (Season 4, Episode 7) 04/17/2020
What a Creep: Jared Kushner (Season 4, Episode 7) Jared Kushner is one of the current president’s most trusted advisors. He is also someone who has been sued for being a slumlord and treating his tenants like trash. So why is he in charge of the Coronavirus response team? We talk about Jared’s creepy real estate deeds here.
info_outline What a Creep: Chris Matthews (Season 5, Episode 6) 04/10/2020
What a Creep: Chris Matthews (Season 5, Episode 6) Sonia talks about Chris Matthews. Known for his news show “Hardball," in-depth knowledge of politics and loud, interrupting interview style, Chris Matthews quit his show in March after a series of inappropriate comments about Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and inappropriate comments to female guests on his show. He’s a real creep.
info_outline What a Creep: Reverend Jim Jones "The Jonestown Massacre" (Season 5, Episode 5) 04/03/2020
What a Creep: Reverend Jim Jones "The Jonestown Massacre" (Season 5, Episode 5) Margo leads the discussion this week talking about a cult Creep--the Reverend Jim Jones who caused the deaths of over 900 people in Jonestown, Guyana in 1978. Jim began his career as a pastor from Indiana who believed in social justice. He eventually morphed into a despot who caused the ruin of countless lives and is the origin story for the expression “drank the Kool-Aid.”
info_outline What a Creep: "The Houston Astros" (Season 5, Episode 4) 03/27/2020
What a Creep: "The Houston Astros" (Season 5, Episode 4) Here’s the pitch: In the 2017 season, the Houston Astros used TV cameras to steal signs from opposing team’s catchers, and communicate the signs to their hitters in real-time by banging on a trash can. It sounds kinda stupid, but it’s a big deal. The Houston Astros won the World Series in 2017, due in no small part to their cheating.
info_outline What a Creep: "Creepy March Madness" Bonus Ep 03/25/2020
What a Creep: "Creepy March Madness" Bonus Ep Margo & Sonia are social distancing while digging up Creeps and we realized that we had so much recent news to discuss, that we should create a bonus ep for everyone to enjoy. It also gives you an idea of our Patreon bonus eps. (In case you are interested in subscribing to our Patreon page!)
info_outline What a Creep: Louis B. Mayer (Founder of MGM Pictures) Season 5, Episode 2 03/20/2020
What a Creep: Louis B. Mayer (Founder of MGM Pictures) Season 5, Episode 2 Margo & Sonia are going back in time to talk about an old-school Hollywood Creep--Louis B. Mayer. He harassed women, ruined careers, helped to cover up crimes, and refused to say anything against Hitler in 1939. But wow--his motion pictures were great!
info_outline What a Creep: "Movie Creeps" (Season 5, Episode 1) 03/16/2020
What a Creep: "Movie Creeps" (Season 5, Episode 1) It’s the start of a new season and we have a whole bunch of Creeps to feature so we decided to start with this fun episode of fictional creeps and creepy moments in movies we used to love. What are some of your favorite movie creeps? What movies are unintentionally creepy to you? Let us know in the comments below or on social media!