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December 2, 2023 49 mins
Dakota Johnson, whose new documentary is The Disappearance of Shere Hite, joins panelists Adam Felber, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, and Alonzo Bodden to talk famous families, Fifty Shades of Gray, and more.
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Our deep dive into our 25-year history continues with appearances from Jane Curtin, Adam Savage, Hannah Kearney, Muffet McGraw, and more!
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November 18, 2023 47 mins
L.L. Bean CEO Stephen Smith joins Hari Kondabolu, Maeve Higgins, and Roy Blount, Jr. on stage in Maine to talk about jelly beans.
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November 11, 2023 47 mins
John Stamos joins panelists Emmy Blotnick, Skyler Higley, and Tom Bodett to talk about his new memoir, his feud with Tony Danza, and more!
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November 4, 2023 47 mins
Dr. Rae-Wynn Grant is a bear expert and one of the new hosts of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. She joins panelists Adam Burke, Maeve Higgins, and Tom Papa to talk bear attacks, gummy bears, and the strange joy of being squeezed by a boa constrictor.
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October 28, 2023 47 mins
This week, Bernie Taupin joins guest host Peter Grosz and panelists Alonzo Bodden, Zainab Johnson, and Paula Poundstone to talk about his new memoir Scattershot
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October 21, 2023 47 mins
James Patterson, the best selling author in the world, joins panelists Alzo Slade, Faith Salie, and Matt Rogers to talk about feuds, fights, outlines, and airports.
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October 14, 2023 48 mins
We're celebrating 25 years on the air with another dive into our archive. Enjoy interviews with John Goodman, Sam Waterston, Jenny Slate, and a never-before-heard Bluff game!
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Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar joins panelists Shantira Jackson, Maz Jobrani, and Roy Blount, Jr, to talk about how being named Miss Idaho prepared her for the Supreme Court
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September 30, 2023 47 mins
This week, we're live in LA with comedy legend Bob Odenkirk, and his daughter Erin. They talk their new book of poems, growing up with a dad on TV, and more.
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September 23, 2023 47 mins
John Wilson is the creator of the Emmy-nominated How To With John Wilson, and joins us to talk about being paid in Wite-Out and the best place in New York to meet a referee.
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September 16, 2023 48 mins
Secretary Clinton joins us this week to talk about the Clinton Global Initiative's wild afterparties and whether or not she's seen Pete Davidson's tattoo of her.
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September 9, 2023 47 mins
Martinus Evans is a fitness influencer and the founder of the radically inclusive Slow AF Run Club. He may be proudly slow, but can he answer our questions about something fast AF, the Concorde jet?
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September 2, 2023 47 mins
Bob Seger is an Ann Arbor legend, a Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer who also happens to be one of the best selling artists of all time. He made it big with "Night Moves" but can he answer our questions about Knight Moves, or chess strategies?
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August 26, 2023 47 mins
Mark Ronson is the Grammy and Oscar-winning producer behind the score and soundtrack for Barbie. He joins guest host Negin Farsad and panelists Shantira Jackson, Alzo Slade, and Luke Burbank.
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August 19, 2023 47 mins
Our deep dive into our 25 year history continues with appearances from Brian May, Esperanza Spalding, Cyndi Lauper and more!
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August 12, 2023 47 mins
This week, we continue our 25 year retrospective with appearances from Donny Osmond, Kristen Bell + Dax Shepard, Ina Garten, and more!
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August 5, 2023 48 mins
Maggie Smith is one of the world's most beloved poets. She joins us to talk about her new memoir, how she owes her fame to Starbucks, and why her mom may get banned from the library.
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July 29, 2023 47 mins
For some, being a triple-threat actor/writer/comedian is enough, but not for Randall Park, who decided to add "director" to the list with his debut film Shortcomings. He joins guest host Karen Chee and panelists Zainab Johnson, Tom Bodett and Josh Gondelman.
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July 22, 2023 47 mins
Damian Lillard joins us in Portland to talk about his storied career, from Dame Time, to rap battles, to owning a Toyota Dealership. He's assisted by panelists Luke Burbank, Paula Poundstone, and Helen Hong
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