Raised by Ricki
In the 1990s, a generation of kids, teens, and young adults got home, kicked off their sneakers, and settled down in front of the TV to watch Ricki Lake. Hosted by Ricki herself alongside TV personality and digital creator Kalen Allen, Raised By Ricki revisits the 90s iconic talk show, The Ricki Lake Show, and the era to which it belonged. Part rewatch podcast, part cultural retrospective, and mostly hilarious, join Ricki and Kalen each week along with cultural icons like John Waters, Rosie O’Donnell, and Andy Cohen, past producers, former guests, former audience members and more. Drop your backpack at the door, pop a Hot Pocket in the microwave, and look back on the days where we were all raised by Ricki – and introduce her to a whole new generation today.
Listen to more episodes of Raised by Ricki
March 9, 2023 | Look Who’s Dropped By! It’s “That Ricki Lake Guy!” with Andew Scher
March 2, 2023 | Grab Your Mug … It’s Time to Spill Some Reali-Tea with Danny Pellegrino
March 1, 2023 | Making Grandmas Proud (with Nate Bargatze)
February 23, 2023 | We’re Taking It Back to 1999, Where “Boosters” Were Bragging About Committing Crime!
February 16, 2023 | SuChin Pak Is All That and a Bag of Chips
February 2, 2023 | Has Your Bestie Done Something Whack? Don’t Worry! We’ve Got Your Back (with Aminatou Sow)
January 26, 2023 | Is Love Really Blind? We’ll See When We Hit Rewind!
January 19, 2023 | You Knew Him as the Gay Pimp. Where Is Jonny McGovern Now?
January 12, 2023 | Order in the Court! All Rise for Judge Lauren Lake.
January 5, 2023 | U Got It Bad … for The Ricki Lake Show’s Musical Guests
December 29, 2022 | ICYMI: Excuse Me Y’all, Don’t Be Misled, The Ricki Lake Show Is Not Dead
December 20, 2022 | Listen Now: Pop Culture Happy Hour
December 15, 2022 | If You Can’t Achieve It, They Can Weave It
December 8, 2022 | The Queen of Daytime Talk Talks to Bob the Drag Queen
December 5, 2022 | ICYMI: Rosie O’Donnell, We Want to Know… What Really Happened On Your Old Show
December 1, 2022 | Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby! with Margaret Cho
November 17, 2022 | We’re Here, Queer and on TV! with Steven Canals and Dominick Pupa
November 10, 2022 | Tess Holliday is Here to Say: Eff Your Beauty Standards!
November 3, 2022 | She Was Raised by Ricki … and Is Meeting Her at Last!
October 31, 2022 | Listen to This: We Go Off Script with Andy Cohen!
October 22, 2022 | She Met Her Siblings On TV…Where Is She Now?
October 18, 2022 | We Go Off Script with Andy Cohen!
October 15, 2022 | The Wig Snatch Episode
October 12, 2022 | Today, I’m Talking Trash with John Waters!
October 6, 2022 | Sally Jessy, You ARE the Mother… of Talk Shows!
September 29, 2022 | Kalen Asks Ricki’s Fave TV Psychic, What Is My Future?
September 15, 2022 | Excuse Me Y’all, Don’t Be Misled, The Ricki Lake Show Is Not Dead
September 15, 2022 | Rosie O’Donnell, We Want to Know…What Really Happened On Your Old Show