Episodes

EPISODE 97: ADAM CAROLLA AND THE TRUMP FIXER

We are coming at you hotter than a pair of Jewish space lasers! We don’t usually get political here, but when Trump’s fixer Michael Cohen gets together with legendary talker Adam Carolla, something amazing happens. Their conversation was part of both of their podcasts and the most notable thing — They disagree. And it’s civil....

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EPISODE 96: THE QUEENS OF KVETCH

If you don’t like Fran Lebowitz, let me borrow a phrase from the great Ted Lasso, “that’s like Woody Allen playing clarinet. I don’t want to hear it.” What I do want to hear is the greatest New Yorker talking all things Manhattan during the pandemic without another great New Yorker and world class talker,...

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EPISODE 95: An Apology Hotline Is Sorry, Not Sorry

I don’t know if apologizing to an anonymous phone line cleanses the soul, but the process does seem to appeal to a wide swath of humanity, from teenage runaways to well, serial killers? On today’s show, we are ringing up The Apology Line, a new podcast series from Wondery that will have you wondering about...

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EPISODE 94: This Is Why You’re Stuck

If the existence of other people’s pandemic projects makes you feel icky inside, because you know you could write that book or upload that video or tune that guitar or paint that landscape, but you’re stuck – you really need to hear this. The American godmother of creativity makes a podcast appearance and it’s almost...

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Episode 93 – Part 2 – Hilaria and the Baldwinitos

Hilaria Baldwin has a mom podcast, and it heavily pushes her Spanish identity. Meanwhile, what do you do when one of your kids claims to be Spanish, but you know you’re not and she’s not? The tough moment when Hilaria’s madre has to decide whether or not to throw her daughter under EL AUTOBUS. Speaking...

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Episode 92: We Are All Hilaria Part 1

Who among us hasn’t told a little white lie to make ourselves seem more interesting to strangers? It’s often harmless and leaves us looking more mysterious and exotic to our new friends. But when this tiny fib blossoms into a full blown scandal, you have to make a choice – do you and your husband...

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Episode 91: Ira Glass and What It’s Like To Be 25

It’s been said that Neil Diamond is the Pope of the Jews. And by it’s been said, I mean it’s been said by me. And if that is true, it follows that Ira Glass is the Pope of podcasters, the OG, the godfather, the Mac Daddy, the chairman of the sound board, and the Adam...

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Episode 90: Abuses In The Church

Is a podcast about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, produced by the Catholic church, a case of the Fox hosting a podcast about the chicken coop? It seemed worth finding out, so this week, we talk about a new 10-part series produced by The Catholic University of America, and covering long-standing sexual abuse scandals...

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Episode 89: Breaking Up With Bad Habits

Breaking up is hard to do. Just ask Neil Sedaka, who penned that famous lyric in 1962. That’s right, I just name checked Neil Sedaka. When all you had was the terrestrial radio, that song was LIT. But what about when a break up isn’t the gooey center of a pop song, but instead the...

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Episode 88: Where Is It Written You Are Supposed To Be Happy?

Episode 87: Where is it Written You’re Supposed to be Happy? If you could have — or ok, borrow — how to describe her? The warmest earth mother type, buddhist teacher, sweet bubbe, big sister bestie, rabbi and perfect buttered scone of human being — If you could have this person whisper in your ear...

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episode 87: The Hidden Lives of Tyrants

The secret lives of tyrants can be downright fascinating, from their semi-kidnapped full-time sushi chefs, to their meth dealing, to their breeding of giant dog sized bunnies.  One podcast shares behind the scenes looks at many of humanity’s very worst people. This week on Easy Listening – a podcast about podcasts – we introduce you...

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episode 86: Behind The 90’s Music

So, I guess the fortune teller’s right. Should’ve seen just what was there and not some holy light But you crawled beneath my veins and now. I don’t care, I had no luck.I don’t miss it all that much. There’s just so many things. That I can touch, I’m torn, between which episode of my...

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