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The Hold Steady is for Women

The Hold Steady is for Women

By Steady Ladies

The Hold Steady is for Women is a podcast about fandom, taking up space, and reclaiming America's Greatest Bar Band for Dads as America's Greatest Band for Everyone Who Wants to Have a Good Time Tonight. We share our origin stories, favorite shows, scene reports, and most importantly, drive home the fact that The Hold Steady is for all of us. Hosted by Desi, Heidi and Kayleigh.
Our intro and outro music is "You Can Make Him Like You," written by The Hold Steady and performed by Early Riser.
Follow us on Twitter at @steadyladies
Say hi at steadyladies@gmail.com
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"Massive Nights and Nervous Coughs"

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"Hot Ones"
"Hot Ones"
In which your heroes share some HOT TAKES - a.k.a. the most overrated AND underrated Hold Steady songs, in our expert opinions. A ghost in Heidi’s apartment made weird noises on this recording. We’re sorry. But our mics worked this time. You’re welcome. Show notes: THS Tour Dad, the inimitable Dave Burton, is recovering from a stroke and his friends and family started this GoFundMe to help with medical bills and other expenses - please give what you can: www.gofundme.com/f/dave-burton-recovery-fund The Three Faces of Foley, Nosi edition Kristen Meinzer's and Jolenta Greenberg's By the Book podcast Two Dix (NSFW, at all) 'Game of Thrones' and the Hold Steady team for season 3 song - Entertainment Weekly, 2013 “Do it like lil baby challenge” which we refuse to further explore, but you can click this link if YOU want to “Just Saying,” from The Dilemma (2011) Original Motion Picture Soundtrack The New York Theatre Organ Society “Stay Positive” music video All three of us have Brooklinen sheets because we are real grown-up adults. Please sponsor us. Shout out to Election Profit Makers, another extremely specific niche podcast that has somehow also started covering college sports. Once again: THS Tour Dad, the inimitable Dave Burton, is recovering from a stroke and his friends and family started this GoFundMe to help with medical bills and other expenses - please give what you can: www.gofundme.com/f/dave-burton-recovery-fund ‘The Hold Steady is for Women’ is hosted by Desi, Heidi and Kayleigh. Get in touch at steadyladies@gmail.com or on Twitter @steadyladies www.thebrokerdealer.net Our intro and outro is "You Can Make Him Like You," written by The Hold Steady and performed by Early Riser.
53:59
November 07, 2022
"Greek without the tragedy"
"Greek without the tragedy"
"You Gotta Dance (With Who You Came to the Dance With)" - https://theholdsteady.bandcamp.com/track/you-gotta-dance-with-who-you-came-to-the-dance-with-3 "212 Margarita" - https://theholdsteady.bandcamp.com/track/212-margarita-2 Tiny Mix Tapes review of ‘Almost Killed Me’ - www.tinymixtapes.com/music-review/hold-steady-almost-killed-me Craig Finn solo tour dates - https://craigfinn.net/tour  When Craig attained Seamless ad-level fame: www.stereogum.com/1811931/check-out-craig-finn-marnie-stern-in-seamless-subway-ads/news/ A closer look at said Seamless ad: https://www.stereogum.com/2116041/craig-finn-hold-steady-springsteen-replacements/interviews/weve-got-a-file-on-you/ My Pillow Guy arrest as THS lyrics: twitter.com/willsommer/status/1569846092795355136 The Hoodrat Recap podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/746o3BF0kkH0uHP9Gjcsrb That's How I Remember It with Craig Finn podcast: https://creative.talkhouse.com/originals/thatshowirememberit Please email your suggestions for Hold Steady songs in need of a Kidz Bop rewrite here: steadyladies@gmail.com or tweet at us: @steadyladies ___ ‘The Hold Steady is for Women’ is hosted by Desi, Heidi and Kayleigh. Get in touch at steadyladies@gmail.com or on Twitter @steadyladies www.thebrokerdealer.net Our intro and outro music is "You Can Make Him Like You," written by The Hold Steady and performed by Early Riser.
45:42
October 03, 2022
"Massive Nights and Nervous Coughs"
"Massive Nights and Nervous Coughs"
We're back, baybee! What have we been up to? How was Massive Nights 2021? Who are The Grifters? How many animals interrupted the making of this episode? Why are men? All these answers and MORE in the first episode of The Hold Steady is for Women in 2022. (Unfortunately, I was watching 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' while writing this episode description and it may have influenced its tone. Sorry. -HV) Important links: Desi and Nosi in matching sweaters: https://tinyurl.com/nosidesi http://www.hypnoticdog.co The Blizzard Man and Ludacris on SNL: https://youtu.be/l2r3dBNDRug Waterloo Seltzer: please sponsor us The Hold Steady is for Women is hosted by Desi, Heidi and Kayleigh. Our intro and outro music is "You Can Make Him Like You," written by The Hold Steady and performed by Early Riser. www.earlyrisermusic.com Follow us on Twitter at @steadyladies twitter.com/steadyladies
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January 11, 2022
"Hornets and Home Depot"
"Hornets and Home Depot"
We're back from our unannounced (sorry) summer hiatus! We're going on weird shopping trips, sharing a double order of joy/love/respect, talking about Heaven is Whenever B-sides and as always, being frightened by the robot lady voice on Zoom.  Follow Desi's perfect daughter Nosi on Instagram: www.instagram.com/heythere_nosigirl Watch the long-lost show "Bands on the Run" on Flickerstick's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLjeyVlzx_y-tQdq1D_MFFg The Hold Steady is for Women is hosted by Desi, Heidi and Kayleigh. Our intro and outro music is "You Can Make Him Like You," written by The Hold Steady and covered by Early Riser. www.earlyrisermusic.com Follow us on Twitter at @steadyladies twitter.com/steadyladies
54:26
September 15, 2021
"50 ways to leave the party"
"50 ways to leave the party"
In which we talk about a couple of our favorite B-sides from Thrashing Thru the Passion, our feelings about "going back to normal," and Van Morrison's fall from grace. Plus some other stuff.  Noel Gallagher complaining while making tea. A selfie from Kayleigh, as promised. Cultaholic on Twitch. The Hold Steady is for Women is hosted by Desi, Heidi and Kayleigh. Our intro and outro music is "You Can Make Him Like You," written by The Hold Steady and covered by Early Riser. Follow us on Twitter at @steadyladies
46:09
June 01, 2021
"Justice for Teeth Dreams"
"Justice for Teeth Dreams"
In this episode, we tackle the controversial legacy of Teeth Dreams, The Hold Steady's sixth studio album. Join us as we lock our bedroom doors and listen to this record, track by track. We hope this whole thing doesn't frighten you. Justice for Teeth Dreams. Follow us on Twitter at @steadyladies
55:50
May 18, 2021
"Bleeding money and f*cked"
"Bleeding money and f*cked"
Today we finally came back. This episode covers chosen family, politics in music, and consent in the pit (yes, that's a thing). Stay Positive. We f*cking love you.
30:16
May 04, 2021
"Organs, harpsichords, and in the year of our Lord"
"Organs, harpsichords, and in the year of our Lord"
It's the inaugural episode of The Hold Steady is for Women! We talk about our origin stories, our first shows, our favorite shows, and rewriting the story of what it means to be a Hold Steady fan. Heidi forgot to set up her microphone properly. She's sorry. Rate, review, subscribe, and stay positive.
39:53
April 21, 2021
"Discarded Lifter Puller Lyrics" (Trailer)
"Discarded Lifter Puller Lyrics" (Trailer)
The Hold Steady is for Women is a podcast about fandom, taking up space, and reclaiming the narrative of America's Greatest Bar Band for Dads as America's Greatest Band for Everyone Who Wants to Have a Good Time Tonight. Stay tuned as we share our origin stories, favorite shows, scene reports, and most importantly, drive home the fact that The Hold Steady is for all of us. Hosted by Desi, Heidi and Kayleigh.  Music: Early Riser - "You Can Make Him Like You" (The Hold Steady cover) Photo by Desi Thorne Follow us on Twitter: @steadyladies
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March 24, 2021