Actress and improviser Chelsey Crisp (of Fresh Off the Boat, Bleed and Duchess Riot) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Chelsey's experience shooting a horror movie in a genuinely scary place, the time Jordan saged his apartment, and Jesse's dilemma of not having received a utility bill in years.
Guy and Wynter are joined by special guests Humphrey Ker and Jameela Jamil to talk about the Royal Family in pop culture, just in time for the Queen’s birthday. Sit down, have a cup of tea, and listen to our most British episode yet.
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Biz and Theresa open old wounds and share some of our most mortifying moments from childhood! We wonder how these experiences will come into play when our own kids inevitably experience embarrassing moments of their own. Plus, Biz hangs ten, Theresa watches it all go down the drain, and we talk to Catherine Newman about her new memoir Catastrophic Happiness: Finding Joy In Childhood’s Messy Years.
Catastrophic Happiness: Finding Joy In Childhood’s Messy Years, by Catherine Newman
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Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
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Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans
It's time for the final confrontation. Who's been hunting our heroes all throughout this campaign? What's Lucas really after? Why is Merle getting just completely boned in every fight? Answers to these questions and more linger just behind the play button. Taako has a plan. Magnus has a snack. Merle says his prayers.
Attention all women, John Kasich has a one size fits all solution for sexual assault on women! Just avoid parties with alcohol, got it? Ted Cruz also has some wise words for married gay republicans, he thinks they can uhh ummm uhh...next question. Did you hear that Throwing Shade the TV show got picked up? Well guest and future TVLand sister friend Jason Micallef is here and has once in a lifetime insight on Heathers.
Leigh files suit against her son Duncan. Duncan is ready to take to the open road on a motorcycle. His parents aren't fans of the idea, and want him to wait until he's older and can shoulder the cost and risk on his own.
Thanks to James Hupp for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put a call for submissions.
Note: The UK team weren't able to take part in the secret spilling part – apparently calling the show International Waters doesn't offer the level of protection from English laws that one might have hoped.
Karen Kilgariff wants to plug her podcasts Do You Need A Ride and My Favorite Murder as well as her recent appearance in Zach Galifianakis' new show, Baskets and recommends Julia Davies' TV show Hunderby.
And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend Chris Gethard's new podcast Beautiful Anonymous.
Jonathan is joined by comedian and actor Ian Harvie to talk about moving to Los Angeles, Transparent, and what it means to truly be comfortable with your gender identity.
Ian’s TED Talk
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Nick Hornby became famous as a literary writer for men. His first three books were about guys, fans specifically, Fever Pitch was a memoir about Hornby’s love of soccer; High Fidelity was about a record store owner, struggling with love. About A Boy was about a sort of boyish man tending to a mannish boy.
Hornby has since written several other books and screenplays, including Oscar nominees An Education and Brooklyn.
His recent novel, Funny Girl, is about a working class young woman in the 1960s who leaves her small town in search of a career on television, and her success on a BBC sitcom.
Nick Hornby sat down with Jesse to talk about why he set his novel in the mid-60s (and why its protagonist is a woman), personal ambition and creativity, and what it's like to be a Hollywood dinner guest.
Funny Girl is available now in paperback.
The interview originally aired in March 2015.
Luis Guzmán is a veteran character actor. But back in the early 1990s, he was still working as a social worker on the Lower East Side, and acting was more of a side gig. Then he got a role that put him on the map -- the thuggish sidekick Pachanga in the 1993 movie Carlito's Way.
As Guzmán tells it, everything crystallized with that role.
You can currently see Luis Guzmán in the role of Jesse Sallander on the CBS hospital drama, Code Black. On the show, he plays the role of the trauma unit’s senior nurse, affectionately referred to as “Momma”.
The interview originally aired in March 2015.
Jesse explains why Easy Rawlins, of Devil in A Blue Dress, is a different breed of private detective.
Comedian Mark Little returns to talk Power Rangers, Skype interviews, and April Fools. Also, the return of Celebrity Crush Hat.
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