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Creation Date May 31st, 2019
Updated Date Updated June 17th, 2019
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28. Bob Newhart
Episode of
Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend
Stand-up comedian and actor Bob Newhart feels anxious about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.Bob sits down with Conan to share stories about meeting Don Rickles for the first time, sitting in for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show, leaping from accounting to showbusiness, beautiful moments from The Bob Newhart Show, the danger of cynicism in comedy, and Chicago values. Plus, Conan responds to a listener voicemail about an award that was named after him.Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.This episode is sponsored by Chrysler Pacifica (, Mizzen+Main ( code: CONAN), Turo, and Calming Comfort ( code: CONAN).
He bought the law
Episode of
Future Perfect
John M. Olin isn’t a household name, but his foundation helped create the Federalist Society, turned federal judges against environmental protection and unions, and bankrolled conservative polemicists like Dinesh D’Souza. How did one small foundation do so much to advance conservatism?Jane Mayer’s history of the Olin FoundationMayer’s full book Dark MoneyJames Piereson remembers his time as president of the Olin FoundationJohn Miller’s sympathetic history of the Olin FoundationSteve Teles on the rise of the conservative legal movementAmanda Hollis-Brusky’s history of the Federalist SocietyAsh, Chen, and Naidu on the impact of the Manne seminarsThe time Tim Geithner called Dinesh D’Souza a dick
2020 Candidates, Rachel Held Evans, and Our Journey on LGBTQ Rights
Episode of
Pantsuit Politics
We start by talking about developments in the 2020 field, including the addition of Mark Charles, Kirsten Gillibrand's failure to launch, and security risks exemplified by what happened to Kamala Harris. We also share our heartbreak over the shooting in Virginia Beach and ponder President Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom.  For Compliment the Other Side, Beth honors the work of Democrats in Connecticut who are working on a new budget package.  In our main segment, we respond to listener Cody's message about Pride Month. We share our personal journeys in relation to LGBTQ rights and how we got to the positions we hold now. Finally, we reflect again on the life and legacy of Rachel Held Evans and what an honor it was to be at her funeral this weekend. It was truly a sacred experience and we are so grateful to have known her. We encourage you to take the time to watch the funeral service yourself. Thanks to our sponsors: theSkimm, ThirdLove, and FabFitFun. Thank you for being a part of our community! We couldn't do what we do without you. To become a tangible supporter of the show, please visit our Patreon page, purchase a copy of our book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening), or share the word about our work in your own circles. 
Excuse Me on the Tier
Episode of
Ear Hustle
Ear Hustle is back with season four! Let’s get oriented: to a new format and a new inside host, and through the stories of guys learning the prison ropes in Reception, while they wait to find out where they’ll serve their time. A heads-up: This episode contains graphic descriptions of violence. Listener discretion is advised. Thanks to John “Yahya” Johnson, Talib Brooks, David Ditto, Louis Brackett and Jeff Atkins for sharing their stories with us. Ear Hustle is produced by Nigel Poor, Earlonne Woods, Rahsaan “New York” Thomas, John “Yahya” Johnson, Pat Mesiti-Miller and Bruce Wallace. This episode was scored with music by Antwan Williams and David Jassy. Big thanks to Lt. Sam Robinson and Warden Ron Davis for continuing to support the show, as we enter our fourth season! Thanks to HelloFresh for sponsoring this episode. Find out more about the show at, including how to sign up for our newsletter, or send a question (by postcard) that might get answered in a future episode. Ear Hustle is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX.
Phoebe and Michelle Buteau Get Cozy
Episode of
Sooo Many White Guys
For the first time in Sooo Many White Guys history, Phoebe conducts an interview entirely in bed! She is joined by her dear friend and fellow comedian Michelle Buteau. Michelle is launching her new podcast Adulting with WNYC Studios - and it drops today! Plus, Michelle talks about her latest film Always Be My Maybe, how she decided to become a stand up comic in the days after 9/11, and her challenging path to becoming a mom. Michelle’s new podcast Adulting launches today - subscribe now!
Sim City, Wisconsin
Episode of
Future Perfect
Diane Hendricks is the richest self-made woman in America, and she has used her fortune to remake the city of Beloit, Wisconsin. But she’s also used her riches to bankroll former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, and to crush unions in the state. In this episode: How do we reconcile Beloiters’ love for her with her broader effects on the state?Bran Lichtenstein spends a fair amount of time with Diane Hendricks in his documentary As Goes JanesvilleAlexandra Stevenson’s profile of Diane HendricksHendricks’s donations in the 2018 electionsMary Bottari on the Bradley Foundation and public sector unionsWhen Hendricks joined Trump’s economic advisory council
#1286 - Anthony Jeselnik
Episode of
The Joe Rogan Experience
Anthony Jeselnik is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer. His new special "Anthony Jeselnik: Fire in the Maternity Ward" will be available streaming on Netflix on April 30.
When money makes it weird
Episode of
This Is Uncomfortable
Reema tries to settle a debt she’s been avoiding. And what happens when one person in a relationship has way more money?