Lily Tomlin received a bit of advice early in her life that she really took to heart: If you can’t be direct, why be? Lily’s direct approach to performing, exemplified by her creation of original characters, led her to early success in New York cabarets, spots on The Merv Griffin Show, and her breakout showcase on Laugh-In. Lily and Marc talk about her personal and professional relationship with her longtime collaborator and now wife Jane Wagner, her roles in movies like Nashville and 9 to 5, and her friendship with Jane Fonda that continues today as they reach the sixth season of Grace and Frankie. This episode is sponsored by Avenue 5 on HBO and Capterra.
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mark Sanford joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his campaign, and his challenge to U.S. President Trump. Actress Lily Tomlin, and her partner, producer Jane Wagner, talk about their personal and professional partnership, and their new Lincoln Center retrospective, "Two Free Women". Our Michel Martin speaks to author Paul Tough, whose new book "The Years that Matter Most", examines how the university system is still weighted in favor of the wealthy. via Knit
There's a lot of laughter and even some tears on this episode of "Happy Sad Confused". Would you expect anything less from two icons like Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin? In the sprawling conversation, Josh talks to the two famed actors about their similarities and differences, why they're loving bringing a different face to old age on their hit show "Grace & Frankie" and what filmmaker Jane would love to work with.Plus, you can't have two legendary activists without a candid conversation about the Time's Up movement, what they'd recommend young activists do today, and what cause is making them lose sleep. But on the whole this is a joyous conversation and a rare treat to hear from two of the greats recounting amazing stories of two lives well lived. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Lily Tomlin talks to Simon about Grandma. Plus the UK Box Office Top 10 and Mark's reviews of the week's new films including Christmas With The Coopers, Krampus, Victor Frankenstein and The Night Before.
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