Unhappy Hour with Matt Bellassai

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From professional whiner and award-winning drunk Matt Bellassai comes Unhappy Hour, the podcast about everything we love to hate. Join Matt and his special guests as they vent about all things political, personal and cultural. Because nothing brings ...Show More

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Call Me, Beep Me (with Christy Carlson Romano)

41:17 | Aug 11th, 2017

On today’s episode, Matt gives us the terrible news of the week and dives deep into the worst things about straight people with Fran Tirado (Hello Mr., Food 4 Thot). After that, Matt welcomes Christy Carlson Romano (Even Stevens, Kim Possible) to the...Show More

Werkin On My Fitness (with Larry Owens)

59:06 | Mar 5th

Fat rats, delicious sea meat, and diving deep into the horrors of working out. After all that, we've got the talented, hilarious Larry Owens in the studio for an interview and game of Elaborhate! Larry and Matt talk about comedy, musicals, and so muc...Show More

Beware of Dog Owners (with Tracy Clayton)

54:58 | Feb 26th

Used condoms, 2,000 Smurfs and diving deep into the worst kinds of dog owners. This one gets personal. After all that, Tracy Clayton is back in the studio to talk about her new podcast and to play an extended version of Bowl of Sh*ttalk. Check out he...Show More

Breakfast? More Like Break-BLISSt (with Pat Regan)

58:10 | Feb 19th

Polar bears, super smash bro brawl, and diving deep into the beauty of breakfast. Then we've got the hilarious comedian Pat Regan in the studio for an interview and game!

Love? Solved It! (with Lane Moore)

1:08:36 | Feb 12th

Romantic Depot, stoned kids and diving deep into the do's and (mostly) dont's of online dating. Then comedian, musician, author, previous Guest Complainer and Resident Dating Expert Lane Moore joins the pod again! Matt and Lane answer YOUR questions ...Show More

Twerkin' From Home (with Akilah Hughes)

1:05:58 | Feb 5th

Rubber nuggets, no hedgehog kissing, and diving deep into working from home. After all that, comedian, writer, Internet extraordinaire Akilah Hughes joins the podcast as a guest complainer! 

More Money, More B*tching (with Gaby Dunn)

1:05:43 | Jan 29th

Back pain cures, lawless emus and diving deep into Matt's budgeting expertise. Why are we getting all of Matt's bank account information? Because we've got Gaby Dunn on the podcast as our guest complainer!  Gaby is a writer, actor, journalist, comedi...Show More

Trashin' Winter Fashion (with Liza Treyger)

1:02:55 | Jan 22nd

Pringle wine, killing with kindness, and diving deep into the many layers of winter fashion. After all that, we've got comedian Liza Treyger as our guest complainer! Matt and Liza dig into rowdy crowds, performing for family,The Degenerates on Netfli...Show More

POF - Person of Florida (with Franchesca Ramsey)

1:00:58 | Jan 15th

Stolen lottery cards, return of the fatberg, and diving deep into the things in Matt's life that do NOT spark joy. After all that, we've got the amazing Franchesca Ramsey (Decoded, Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore) on the pod. Matt and Franchesca get ...Show More

New Year, New Jeers (with William Jackson Harper)

55:41 | Jan 8th

Twinning, breaking and snuggling, and diving deep into New Year's Resolutions. One of Matt's 2019 goals? Be more positive! So Matt and Bari get earnest in the deep dive, but it doesn't last all that long. They still manage to complain about some of t...Show More

The Grumpy Awards (with Michael Zegen)

1:05:43 | Dec 18th, 2018

E. coliflower, beaver massacres, and diving deep into the worst things about 2018. That's right, the most highly anticipated award ceremony is BACK! Matt is hosting The 2018 Grumpy Awards aka The Grumpies aka A Real Award Show where Matt hands out pr...Show More

Jingle Hell (with Ana Gasteyer)

1:05:16 | Dec 11th, 2018

Anti-french fry propaganda, Abcde, and diving deep into the worst part of holiday cheer: THE MUSIC. You'll never hear "Frosty The Snowman" the same way again. And finally, the legendary Ana Gasteyer, who has graced your movie theaters (Mean Girls), y...Show More

Holiday DecorHATING (with Mamrie Hart)

1:15:32 | Dec 4th, 2018

Dumb dogs, criminal toots, and diving deep into decking the halls. Then we've got the Mamrie Hart in the studio for an interview and game! Mamrie is a hilarious comedian, actress, author and YouTube star. She's got a new podcast with Grace Helbig cal...Show More

Winter Is Coming (with Ashley Nicole Black)

55:57 | Nov 27th, 2018

Bongo break ins, malicious mischief, and diving deep into winter. Then we've got comedian and actor Ashley Nicole Black (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) in the studio to talk about sweet meat, Big Lots! and so much more. Plus, we play a new game clev...Show More

Pilgrims? More Like KILLgrims (with Kimiko Glenn)

52:01 | Nov 20th, 2018

Loose pigs, hologram brides and diving deep into pilgrims. Tis the season for buckle hats, OR IS IT?! Then we've got actor Kimiko Glenn (The Guest Book, Orange Is The New Black) in the studio to talk about her career, scary movies and some personal q...Show More

Only Juice Grapes (with Jo Firestone)

56:40 | Nov 13th, 2018

It's raining pants-less men (from the ceiling of a Waffle House), unidentified flying dildos strike again and a deep dive in the form of an open letter. Dear couple who did not thank Matt for holding the door open for them at Starbucks like the kind ...Show More

Holiday Season's Here, B*tch (with Ike Barinholtz)

58:04 | Nov 6th, 2018

Matt and Bari are back for our Unhappy Hour Season Three premiere! We're calling the paramedics for some pastries and dating ghosts in worst things first. Then we're diving deep into family gatherings, because holiday season is upon us and we all nee...Show More

High School? Not Fetch! (with Daniel Franzese)

1:01:58 | Oct 3rd, 2018

"On October 3rd, he asked me what day it is." We know, we know, we usually come out on Tuesdays, but we just couldn't help ourselves. It's Wednesday, October 3rd, we're wearing pink, and we're talking about Mean Girls for our season finale. First up,...Show More

Great British B*tch Off

45:00 | Sep 25th, 2018

Matt gets his knickers in a twist on all things British.

A Very Musical Episode (with Natalie Walker)

46:31 | Sep 18th, 2018

You read that title right, this is our musical episode. It's the episode nobody asked for and yet everyone has been waiting for. IT'S UNHAPPY HOUR: THE MUSICAL! And by that we mean Matt wrote a bunch of lyrics about his medical problems and then set ...Show More

Strawberry MilkSHAKIN MY HEAD (with Mara Wilson)

44:57 | Sep 11th, 2018

Fred's back, cat murders, and diving deep into all your worst dessert opinions. After that, we've got actor and writer Mara Wilson (Matilda, Why Am I Here?) in the stude to talk about her writing, her life, and things that make her wanna scream. 

The Worst Place (with D'Arcy Carden)

1:01:54 | Sep 4th, 2018

Homophobic cubs, viral brides, and diving deep into the Hell that is Matt's Bad Place. After that, D'Arcy Carden (The Good Place) joins us for an interview and kind-of-a-game! Matt and D'Arcy talk about a lot, but mostly they talk about their embarra...Show More

Two Iconic Asses (with Adam Rippon)

1:01:41 | Aug 28th, 2018

Ice screams, ancient cheese, and diving deep into people who don't GET IT! But you know who does get it? Our special guest complainer, Olympic figure skater and literal icon, Adam Rippon. Matt and Adam talk about skating whilest singing, the 2018 ESP...Show More

No Chillennials (with Grace Helbig)

58:25 | Aug 21st, 2018

Liberated goats, squirrel stalkers, and diving deep into all the things we Millennials have MURDERED. Then we visit comedian, author, and all around Internet Queen Grace Helbig for an interview and "game." 

Who Run The World? (with Erin Gibson)

57:51 | Aug 14th, 2018

Cow detectives, wack-n-bikin', and diving deep into the disgusting minds of Beyoncé haters. Matt finally debunks every "argument" against The Queen, so you can be better prepared if you're ever accosted by that kind of monster. And finally, Erin Gibs...Show More

Two Thousand and Hate (with Catherine Cohen)

54:43 | Aug 7th, 2018

Serial farting, screwing bushes, and diving deep into every mistake we made between the years 2000 - 2009. After all that, we've got the glamorous, hilarious Catherine Cohen on the show for an interview and "game"!

Matt Gets The Rose (with Lane Moore)

45:24 | Jul 31st, 2018

Naked yoga, donut bribes, and diving deep into dating. Resident relationship expert Matt Bellassai shares his least favorite things about dating. Then, a mo(o)re legit expert, comedian Lane Moore (Tinder Live), joins the pod to rant about swiping, wr...Show More

We Smell Like Beef (with Ava Ryan)

47:05 | Jul 24th, 2018

The sink rat, fashun Crocs, and diving deep into babysitting. Why babysitting? Because we're doing this whole episode about children. We even have Ava Ryan of Vine/Facebook/Internet fame on the show for her first podcast interview! And don't worry pa...Show More

Pixar? PixFART! (with W. Kamau Bell)

47:30 | Jul 17th, 2018

Turtle smuggling, clipping nails, and diving deep into Pixar movies. Then Emmy nominated comedian W. Kamau Bell joins the pod to talk about his new Netflix special, his new baby, and more.

Live from Philly!

54:42 | Jul 10th, 2018

Matt and Bari get just a teeny-tiny-barely-noticeable-bit intoxicated live on stage at the Philadelphia Podcast Festival. There's worst things first, a deep dive into summer, and an audience suggested Bowl Of Sh*ttalk.

Fourth of Ju-WHY (with Lauren Duca)

50:57 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Wawagators, blimps, and diving deep into your terrible July 4th barbecue. Then we get patriotic with writer and Teen Vogue columnist Lauren Duca. And by patriotic we mean Matt and Lauren vent about the worst parts of American culture: Trolls. The typ...Show More

Matt's The Pizza Rat (with Lindsey Weber and Emily Fleischaker)

51:34 | Jun 26th, 2018

Apparently Matt doesn't like pizza, so we did a whole episode where he attempts to trash it. First, we go on a pizza crawl around the West Village in NYC. Then we have a formal panel with New York Times Cooking editor Emily Fleischaker and "certified...Show More

All Dads Are Gay (with Raymond Braun)

56:03 | Jun 19th, 2018

HAPPY PRIDE!! The bubonic plague is back, two straights got stuck together mid-coitus, and we dive deep into Bad Dads. Plus, we celebrate Pride Month by complaining with TV Host and LGBTQ+ advocate, Raymond Braun.LIVE SHOW ALERT! Matt and Bari will b...Show More

Later, Nature!

29:36 | May 15th, 2018

Groundhog traffic, ticks, and diving deep into everything else that's terrible about Mother Nature. Matt even steps out of the studio and into a real live park to see what everyone's raving about. Spoiler alert: he's unimpressed. And sunburnt. 

Unhappily Ever After

36:30 | May 8th, 2018

Once upon a time, there was a princess named Matt Bellassai. She saw Frozen on Broadway and decided to shade all the other official Disney Princesses in a special elongated deep dive. But of course, this happens after worst things first. 

Worst Things Thirst (with Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins)

48:14 | May 1st, 2018

Woodchuck jerky, burrito rats, and diving deep into the worst things about hot people. That's right, we're getting THIRSTY on today's show. Thirst Aid Kit co-hosts Nichole Perkins and Bim Adewunmi join Matt in the stude for an interview and game of W...Show More

Like Three Gays In A Pod (with Tobin Low and Kathy Tu)

56:46 | Apr 24th, 2018

High raccoons, gay pills, and diving deep into the worst things about shopping for clothes. Then Kathy Tu and Tobin Low, the amazing co-hosts of WNYC's Nancy, join the pod for an interview and new game/segment/random list Matt made up: Let It Out!

Your Royal HIGHness (with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang)

53:38 | Apr 17th, 2018

Stoned mice, wooing Taylor Swift, and diving deep into the Royal Family. Then Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang from your fav pop culture podcast, Las Culturistas, join Matt for an interview and game of Bowl Of Sh**talk. Get ready for a lot of gay gasps and...Show More

No Way LA (a special episode)

45:02 | Apr 10th, 2018

Matt and Bari fly all the way to Los Angeles for a super deep dive into the worst things about LA. They hike, they attempt to escape a room with Kathy Tu (WNYC's Nancy), they eat vegan food with Ashly Perez (Unfortunately Ashly), and so much more. Al...Show More

Matt Gets Peeved (with Quinta Brunson)

50:03 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Bag-o-hands, lost wallabies, and diving deep into TWO mini topics: Katy Perry and Matt's pet peeves. Then special guest complainer Quinta Brunson (Quinta vs. Everything) joins the pod for an interview and game.

Midwest and Gettin Dressed (with Trixie Mattel)

1:02:28 | Mar 27th, 2018

Doomsday kits, Ragu fires, and diving deep into Matt's Midwestern roots. Then Matt and Bari head to Trixie Mattel's hotel room for a chat and game of Bowl of Sh*t Talk. That's right, we talk to RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars season three WINNER, Trixie...Show More

HGTV: Human Garbage Television (with Amanda Seales)

49:54 | Mar 20th, 2018

Everyone's gay, RIP Toys R Us, and diving deep into the hellish channel that is HGTV. Our guest complainer this week is the hilarious Amanda Seales (Insecure). Matt and Amanda vent about unwanted Internet comments, Hamilton inspired rapping, and that...Show More

Hot Guy March Mattness (with Guy Branum)

59:39 | Mar 13th, 2018

Blues Clues, zombie cheerleaders, and diving deep into Hot Guy March Madness. That’s right, burn your college basketball brackets and fill out our OFFICIAL Unhappy Hour Hot Guy Bracket instead. Or do both, whatever. Play along as we whittle down the ...Show More

Hannah Hates Cake (with Hannah Hart)

38:23 | Mar 6th, 2018

Laced cheesecake, anal worms, and diving deep into award show season. Plus, Hannah Hart joins the pod for a short interview and food themed game of Bowl Of Sh*t Talk. Make sure to check out Hannah's new podcast, Hannahlyze This! Can't get enough Matt...Show More

A Very POT-ter Special (with Evanna Lynch)

1:00:46 | Feb 27th, 2018

Evanna Lynch, a Harry Potter debate, and Matt gets high for the first time at Hogwarts. That’s right Unhappy listeners, this is a special Harry Potter themed episode! To explore Matt’s complex love/hate relationship with Harry (Potter, not Styles, du...Show More

Alternative Olympics (with John Early and Kate Berlant)

53:01 | Feb 20th, 2018

Lactose intolerance, pizza deliveries, strange car encounters and diving deep into the Olympics. Plus guest complainers John Early and Kate Berlant (555, The Characters and Search Party) join the pod to complain about ciabatta, looking like Weird Al,...Show More

ValenWHINE's Day (with Fortune Feimster)

54:40 | Feb 13th, 2018

Toilet hamsters, Mike Pence’s gay figure skater addiction, and the worst things about Valentine’s Day. Plus, guest complainer Fortune Feimster (Chelsea, The Mindy Project) joins the pod to rant about strawberries and proposals.

Airplanes Are The Sh*t (with Nicole Byer)

58:02 | Feb 6th, 2018

Flamethrowers, talking killer whales, and diving deep into the worst airplane passengers. Plus, Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole) joins the pod to complain about airplane blanket surprises, standup insanity, and how Amazon is depriving us of our r...Show More

We're coming baaaack!

02:34 | Feb 1st, 2018

Season two of Unhappy Hour drops this upcoming Tuesday, February 6th. That’s right, we’re coming out on TUESDAYS this season. What better way to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Matt's personal lord and savior, Mr. Harry Edward Styles, than ...Show More

The 2017 Grumpy Awards

19:50 | Dec 22nd, 2017

Matt hosts the inaugural Grumpies, the award ceremony that commemorates and commiserates the worst people/places/things of 2017.

Rants from the Road

29:22 | Dec 1st, 2017

Blake's Tweets, traveling bums, and diving deep into the worst audience members to grace Matt's presence. THAT'S RIGHT! Matt's back in the stude for a quick pod sesh while on break from his tour. You can still see him live! Visit everythingisawfulboo...Show More

Unhappy Hour Live at The Greene Space!

56:50 | Oct 27th, 2017

We had our very first live show at The Greene Space in NYC! Fran Tirado, Tracy Clayton and Heben Nigatu fought for Matt's love in a dating game. We played Bad Thing Bingo, where audience members won the worst prizes. And Julian Velard played along bo...Show More

Halloweiners and Hallowginas (with Jenny Yang)

47:03 | Oct 20th, 2017

Krispy Kreme dust, fajita thievery, and diving deep into your Halloween party, aka Matt's Hell. Do NOT invite him to it. Unless there’s a Halloween lasagna. Plus comedian Jenny Yang joins the show for an interview and game of Which Is Worst. AND DON'...Show More

F**ked... By The Squirreluminati (with Corinne Fisher & Krytsyna Hutchinson)

51:53 | Oct 13th, 2017

Szechuan sauce riots, Kellysham Conway & diving deep into the #Squirreluminati. Then the hosts of Guys We F**ked join Matt in the stude for an interview and game of Who Would You Rather? AND DON'T FORGET! Unhappy Hour's debut live performance is happ...Show More

When Harry Met Matt (with Who! Weekly's Bobby Finger and Lindsey Weber)

47:45 | Oct 6th, 2017

Vagina Necklaces, President Beyoncé Knowles, and the greatest love story ever told: When Harry Styles met Matt. Plus! Bobby and Lindsey of Who! Weekly join Matt for an interview and game of Who or Them?

Cake, Cake, Cake (with Joel Kim Booster)

47:55 | Sep 29th, 2017

Jon Snow’s wedding, WH emails, and diving deep into the upcoming Supreme Court case, CHARLIE CRAIG AND DAVID MULLINS V. MASTERPIECE CAKESHOP, while eating A WHOLE CAKE. Plus! Writer and comedian Joel Kim Booster joins the show for an interview and ga...Show More

A Very Drag Spectacular (With Nico Tortorella)

38:28 | Sep 22nd, 2017

RuPaul’s DragCon, Gay Marriage in Australia, and diving deep into the disaster that is taking gender too seriously. Plus, actor Nico Tortorella (TV Land’s Younger) joins Matt in the studio for an interview and a game of Fuck, Marry, Kill.

That Macaroni and Cheese Sound (with Ziwe Fumudoh)

31:36 | Sep 8th, 2017

Mario Mario, spider propaganda, and diving deep into the worst types of roommates (basically, just Matt. Matt's an awful roommate). Plus, comedian and writer Ziwe Fumudoh (The Rundown with Robin Theade) joins the show for an interview and game of Whi...Show More

Diva Deathmatch (with Matteo Lane)

36:55 | Sep 1st, 2017

Self-driving pizzas, despaciNO, and diving deep into old people. Plus, comedian, singer, illustrator, basically gay mogul Matteo Lane joins the show for an interview and intense game of Diva Deathmatch.

You Scream, I Scream, We're All Screaming (with Heben Nigatu)

37:32 | Aug 25th, 2017

Funeral brawls, animatronic robot uprisings and diving deep into trendy ice cream flavors. To top it all off Heben Nigatu, co-host of Another Round, visits the stude to talk about her least favorite things and to debate white men with Matt.

Jelly Jeans and Other Bad Ideas (with Aparna Nancherla)

35:36 | Aug 18th, 2017

The Plague, Backstreet Boy farts, and diving deep into terrible ideas, (lookin’ at you, cheeto-themed restaurants). And comedian Aparna Nancherla joins the pod to complain about performing, podcasting and existing.

Eat, Rant, Love (with Gillian Jacobs)

39:54 | Aug 4th, 2017

On this week's episode, the worst news of the week and a special dive into Matt's favorite topic: food. Specifically, foods he hates. Specifically, mac n cheese. Yeah. He goes there. Plus, the incredibly funny Gillian Jacobs (Community, Love) joins u...Show More

Snooty is dead, long live Snooki (with Snooki and Joey)

37:37 | Jul 28th, 2017

Matt starts off the show with “Worst Things First,” the most messed up news of the week. After that, he investigates the murky world of straight white men in the form of a deep dive. And finally, Nicole Polizzi and Joey Camasta, hosts of the podcast ...Show More

The Internet Is Terrible, Always (with Tracy Clayton)

32:49 | Jul 21st, 2017

Matt Bellassai talks worst news of the week in “Worst Things First,” and dives deep into the worst people on the Internet. Plus, Tracy Clayton, one half of the hit podcast Another Round, joins the show to talk about all the things she hates, swap hor...Show More

Under Review (with Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson of Throwing Shade)

37:53 | Jul 14th, 2017

Matt Bellassai talks worst news of the week in “Worst Things First” and dives deep into reviews on the Internet. Plus, Matt visits Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson from the hit podcast, Throwing Shade, to talk the revolving nature of the news cycle, stand-...Show More

We Mess With Texas (with Angela Kinsey)

37:24 | Jul 7th, 2017

In the debut episode of Unhappy Hour, Matt Bellassai talks the worst news of the week and dives deep into the horror that is Texas. Plus, inaugural guest Angela Kinsey (The Office, Netflix’s Haters Back Off) joins us over donuts and mimosas to compla...Show More

Coming Soon: Unhappy Hour with Matt Bellassai

02:35 | Jun 28th, 2017

Unhappy Hour is about everything we love to hate. Every week, professional whiner and award-winning drunk Matt Bellassai brings on guests to vent about the things they can't stand. It's like a late night talk show, except it's a podcast  so you can l...Show More