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EPISODE 121: WHEN FAMILY AND CAREER GET TOXIC

Britney Spears is once again getting flooded with media attention. But this time, it’s not for her world tours or Vegas residencies. These days, she’s not even performing. Britney is still in the thick of dealing with her conservatorship – a word that most of us never heard of until she became famous for fighting…

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EPISODE 12O: THE DAVE CHAPPELLE PODCAST

Dave Chappelle’s new sound pastiche podcast can just drop its mic, leave a lonely yet dramatic spotlight on the stage, and win podcasting for the decade, Sarah Silverman is looking for a guy she met when she was 13 who dangled her out a dorm room window and she’s hoping her podcast listeners can help….

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EPISODE 119: WHEN GUESTS GET UNDER YOUR SKIN

Episode 119 – WHEN GUESTS GET UNDER YOUR SKIN What do you get when you cross a devout orthodox Jew with incredibly conservative beliefs and a formerly drug-addicted atheist comedian who believes compassion and love can heal the world? Fortunately for those of us who are sick of people screaming at each other without hearing…

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EPISODE 118: BILL COSBY CONVICTION UNRAVELS

EPISODE 118: Bill Cosby Conviction Unravels Bill Cosby was released from prison after his sexual assault conviction was overturned on a technicality. It’s time to look back on a podcast we covered just after its release, “Chasing Cosby” which gives many of his victims a voice for the first time. Judge Joe Brown has recently…

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EPISODE 115: LOOKING FORWARD TO 70

If you want a heads up about how something is about to go down, you ask someone who’s done it already. This applies to literally everything on the planet. So if we know it makes sense to ask an expert, why do so many people ignore the chance to chat with the older generation who’ve…

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EPISODE 114 – THE TRUTH ABOUT NAVY SEALS – WE CAN’T HANDLE IT

The men of Alpha platoon Seal Team 7 called their chief a psycho, evil, a man capable of grisly crimes haunting even to veteran soldiers. Nursing prisoners to death, posing with deceased prisoners, this is tough stuff. And for the most part, the world of this elite fighting force was top secret, heroes working in…

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EPISODE 113: FORGIVE THIS!!!

It’s been said that holding onto a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. But sometimes that poison concoction is just so tempting…sweet even. You don’t need a big gulp of it…just a little swig to keep you straight. The problem is that the poison turns bitter every time and…

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EPISODE 110: DYING ALONE WITH A WEIRD BOX

What’s left after a life? Can a box of artifacts from the box of a man who died indigent tell a story that illuminates something about the human condition. IT’s not Pandora’s box, it’s Matthew McGill’s and a new podcast series serves up one beautiful un-boxing. We play clips, we kibbitz – this is Easy…

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EPISODE 109 -THE BIG WEDDING GRIFT

Here comes the Bride … CHILLA. That’s a bridal podcast, one among many, but a good excuse for us to discuss Gina Grad’s upcoming nuptials and all the ways BIG WEDDING is trying to pick her pockets. We play clips, we kibbitz, this is Easy Listening, a podcast about podcasts. Teresa Strasser and GIna Grad…

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EPISODE 108: NO IMPROVING ON THE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION

EPISODE 108: No Improving on the Improvement Association If you remember where you were when you listened to the last few words of the podcast S-Town, if you still don’t see how Adnan Syed could have murdered Hae Min Lee seeing as he was in the library talking to Asia McClain, The Improvement Association is…

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