We’ve cried over the injustice of a missing college student in San Luis Obispo, we’ve laughed at Leah Remini cursing, we’ve thought about God with Pete Holmes and comedy with Jason Bateman. We’ve listened to thousands of hours of podcasts, from true crime, to news, to homicidal doctors and sociopathic socialites. We’ve lived through being bored in the house and in the house bored, with help in our earbuds from all the podcasts we have loved – and we’ve even added virologists to our list of favorite podcast hosts, learning what moves could possibly save our lives. Every real housewife has one, and now Obama and the Boss are at it, too. Podcasts, we love you. We have loved you so hard for 100 episodes. We play clips, we kibbitz, we wander down the conversational roads where podcasts lead us, and we share our favorites with you. This is Easy Listening, a podcast about podcasts. Teresa Strasser and Gina Grad welcome you to the show.
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T’s mentions of some podcasts that have stayed with her:
Swindled (that guy sounds like a dick but I love him)
Easy Listening – Ep.39 – “Online Hate And Real Life Swindles on Apple Podcasts
Your Own Backyard: Not a whodunnit, but a why can’t cops arrest who everyone knows dunnit?
Episode 02: The Only Suspect — YOUR OWN BACKYARD
Roseanne on Joe Rogan – two consummate entertainers
Easy Listening: Easy Listening – Ep. 1 – I Didn’t Go Crazy I Stayed Crazy on Apple Podcasts
Pete Holmes talks to Brian Koppleman
You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes: Brian Koppelman on Apple Podcasts
Leah Remini, because of Gina’s impression.
Leah Remini Can F***ing Swear
Lastly, The Daily, from the NYT. It’s the new gold standard in podcasts.
Michael Barbaro and the hmmms. I became obsessed.
About Those Hmms
A producer made him this medley for his bday:
Annie Brown on Twitter: “happy birthday @barbaro. here’s you singing to yourself. or hmm-ing to yourself, rather. https://t.co/lO0h9SrB3Z”
I want a medley of those hmmms. Well, thank you Internet:
All the Hmms That’s Fit to Print — Weixi Zeng
Jennifer Aniston clearing throat supercut
Rachel AKA Jennifer Aniston has a vocal tic in Friends. Seen the viral video?
G’s Clips: Favorites, memories, thoughts, reflections
MOST MEMORABLE SHOWS
3 girls, one Keith: Death and Memory
Amy sings Catch A Falling Star with her dad
Death and Memory – Amy Schumer Presents: 3 Girls, 1 Keith | Podcast on Spotify
Easy Listening – Ep.56 – “Confessions of a Phelps-Roper and Plots Against America”
I keep going back to this ep of Confessional over and over and recommend it to everyone.
Easy Listening – Ep.77 – “Three of the Funniest Friends in Hollywood”
Will Arnett, Sean Hayes and Jason Batemen
Easy Listening – Ep.84 – “No Talc in Your Panties”
I’m still terrified about this
Easy Listening – Ep. 94 – “This is Why You’re Stuck”
Julia Cameron with Brian Koppelman
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