Josh Gondelman And Catherine Cohen: Brooklyn Famous
Josh Gondelman, talks about why he gives strangers pep talks on Twitter, and Catherine Cohen explains how she makes her cabaret comedy into fashion. This episode originally aired June 14, 2019.
Alejandro Escovedo: Punk Rock Roots In Texas
Latino punk veteran Alejandro Escovedo talks about growing up in a big musical family, his year living in the Chelsea Hotel, and his latest album, The Crossing . Then, his love of surfing and French cinema is tested in a gnarly game of This, That, or the Other. Plus, contestants channel their inner fifth grader in a game where every answer can be spelled upside-down on an LCD calculator.
Nicole Byer: Nailed It!
Ask Me Another heads to Seattle! Comedian and host of Nailed It!, Nicole Byer reflects on how she went from waiting tables to performing stand-up, and why celebrating failure is important. This episode originally aired on June 28, 2019.
Michael McDonald: Once A Doobie, Always A Doobie
At the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and "yacht rock" pioneer Michael McDonald reflects on his father's disappointment when he put down the banjo for rock and roll, and why he still considers himself a Doobie Brother. Then he plays a game inspired by his love of singers from the 1960s and '70s. Plus, meet the captain of a "cute lil' yellow tugboat," and gain some nautical knowledge.
Taylor Schilling: Orange Is The New Clown
Taylor Schilling explains why after seven seasons on Orange Is the New Black, she's going to clown school. This episode originally aired May 10, 2019.