This week writer, producer, North Carolinian and old friend Emily V Gordon comes by.We talk talking with friends, taping down man boobs, NIN throwback ticketing techniques. We caught up on what Emily’s playing these days and Jonah recommends the game Florence and the old webisodes of Emilys old podcast The Indoor Kids. We go over what not to say in a submission email and Emily reveals her reasons for hating “the healing properties of Sugar Rios”.
In this episode Ru and Michelle are joined by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. They discuss their film 'The Big Sick', outlets, Palm Springs, Hush, Murder on the Orient Express, This episode is sponsored by Disobedience, Stitch Fix, and Phlur.
Oscar nominated married couple/writers/actors/comedians Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon (The Big Sick) join Sarah and Susan to talk about their thought process behind the sex scenes in their film The Big Sick, Danny & Annie, Peter Bjorn & John’s “Objects Of My Affection,” Fred Rogers testifying before the Senate Subcommittee on Communications for PBS funding, the ending scene of Harry and the Hendersons and the “My Friends, You Bow to No One” scene from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.This episode is brought to you by Juice Beauty (www.juicebeauty.com/CRYBABIES code: CRYBABIES20) and Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/CRYBABIES).
The real-life couple co-wrote the romantic comedy 'The Big Sick,' which stars Nanjiani, and is based on their own relationship. The movie is nominated for an Academy Award for best original screenplay. Also, we remember cabaret singer Wesla Whitfield, who died last week at the age of 70. She spoke with Terry Gross in 1988.