Best Mcsweeneys podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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Margaret McSweeney in her kitchen each week for some Kitchen Chat. You’ll not only hear great cooking tips from chefs but you’ll also learn the recipe for a great life with experts at Margaret’s table. Savor all that your day has to offer with the inspiration and insight from Kitchen Chat. Everything always happens in the kitchen!
 
Ella McSweeney's recent posts to audioboom.com
 
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The Organist
Monthly
 
Take a weird, thoughtful and pleasurable journey into literature, music, art, philosophy, the internet, language, and history with McSweeney's and KCRW. This unconventional arts-and-culture magazine features contributors and guests like Miranda...
 
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Terry McSweeney
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Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Jen Kirkman, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing pr ...
 
Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Jen Kirkman, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing pr ...
 
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
 
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RTÉ - Mind Matters
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Ella McSweeney looks at the workings of the human brain.
 
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Improper Etiquette
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Leah McSweeney, creator and CEO of Married to The Mob and Laura Stylez, radio personality from Hot 97’s Ebro and the Morning are launching their very own podcast Improper Etiquette. We will discuss love, sex, relationships and interview the strongest female figures in music, fashion and business. Join Leah and Laura as they allow you into their lives and bring you along for the ride.Contact us at improperetiquettepodcast@gmail.com
 
Made in Ireland is a 13 part radio series, presented by Ella McSweeney, which tells the stories of what we used to make in this country, and how such traditions and skills are continuing today. It is an Athena Media production, presented by Ella McSweeney and funded through the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision scheme.
 
4-part science series, presented by Ella McSweeney, which gives listeners a window on marine biology and oceanography in Irish seas.
 
Equal parts cringeworthy, heartwarming, and hilarious; the “How to be Less Awkward” podcast centers around real-life awkward stories told by the people who lived them. The conversational style will leave you feeling like you’ve just had a great night of over-sharing with friends. Presented by the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF) network and hosted by comedian Laura Merli. Original theme music by Drew Bligh. Laura Merli is a Boston based standup, improviser, and writer who's work has been publ ...
 
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This Photo Life
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An occasional podcast hosted by Andy McSweeney that discusses all things in this photographic life. via http://AndyMcPhoto.com
 
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You Got Jobbed
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Unforgettable stories about people and jobs. Based on interesting or unusual job interviews from the McSweeney's website.
 
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RTÉ - Shanks Mare
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Ella McSweeney goes walking around the country and introduces usto the people, flora and fauna she meets along the way.
 
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It's Emmy season! Bullseye brings you two talented, fascinating Emmy nominees this week. First up: Megan Mullally! One of the best in the game. Like, maybe you're a fan of Parks and Recreation. She played Tammy, the ex-wife of Ron Swanson. She's a kind of menacing, toxic seductress. Or maybe you saw her on Childrens Hospital, or 30 Rock, or hea ...…
 
On this week’s episode of Improper Etiquette, we discuss Beyoncé’s VOGUE spread, and how the celebration of pregnancy can positively impact women. We also talk about our new favorite TV shows (shout-out to Sacha Baron Cohen’s EXCELLENT Who Is America,) the TLC identical twin marriages, and the bizarre trend of snapchat filter cosmetic surgery. ...…
 
This week, we'll remember Jonathan Gold by revisiting our conversation with him. Jonathan's work in food criticism was legendary. In 2007, his work earned him a Pulitzer. To this date, he's still the only food critic to ever earn that honor. When he joined us in 2011, he discussed the one food fear he just couldn't overcome, and how he discover ...…
 
This week on Improper Etiquette, we FINALLY welcome the amazing DJ Megan Ryte! Megan shares her journey from early beginnings DJ-ing in Virginia and Miami, to signing with Interscope and becoming the first female DJ in hip-hop to curate an album. She also talks about auditioning for the original Love & Hip-Hop Miami, her almost-casting on This ...…
 
"Who is your dream interview?" you might ask Jesse Thorn, or another public radio host. And for Bullseye, here is your answer: Randy Newman! Randy's career spans over half a century. He's written music for films (duh), but has also revealed himself to be an artist of the highest caliber on his solo records. His music is beautifully written, fun ...…
 
What an honor for Kitchen Chat to once again be on the Red Carpet at the James Beard Awards to capture the excitement and stories of the nominees and participants. Thank you Chef Jaime Laurita, brand ambassador for Viking, for being my co-host. Highlights of the evening included meeting two icons: Chef Jose Andres, recipient of Humanitarian of ...…
 
On this episode of Improper Etiquette, we discuss our various religious upbringings, the disgraceful CEO of Feminist Apparel, and the disappearance of VJ Jesse Camp. We also talk about the (beyond amazing) Mister Roger documentary, the tragic murder of Nia Wilson, and analyze the impact of censorship in present day USA. Plus, Laura shares her n ...…
 
This week, we want to introduce you to a new comic: Johan Miranda. He lives in Los Angeles, was raised in San Francisco. When he was three years old, he and his parents traveled to the US on a tourist visa - and they haven't left since. Johan is one of the approximately 700,000 people covered under the US Government's DACA policy (Deferred Acti ...…
 
This week on Improper Etiquette, we discuss the outrageous drama regarding the owner of Juice Press, the Scott Storch documentary, and the validity of the Clermont Twin’s fraud allegations. We also talk about the fuckery of Elon Musk, Kylie Jenner’s status as a “self-made billionaire,” Asia Argento’s latest nonsense, and we revisit the Gypsy Ro ...…
 
This week, we've got April Wolfe holding things down in the host chair. April is a film critic and panelist on the Maximum Fun podcast Who Shot Ya. She also hosts her own show here at MaxFun - it's called Switchblade Sisters. Every week on Switchblade Sisters, April talks with a female filmmaker about a different genre film - horror, cult, west ...…
 
On this week’s episode of Improper Etiquette, we welcome the incredible Jazerai Allen- Lord! Jazz shares her come-up from reclaiming her individuality in San Diego to becoming one of NYC’s most prominent multifaceted creatives. She also dishes on making smart business and personal investments, her contributions to #TrillFit, the importance of a ...…
 
From KCRW and McSweeney’s, the Organist returns with its fifth season on July 12!By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Andrew Leland).
 
We're doing something a little different this week: you're about to hear three of our favorite interviews from Heat Rocks, one of our sister shows here at company Maximum Fun. Heat Rocks is a music podcast about passion. It's hosted by Oliver Wang, a veteran hip-hop writer, and Morgan Rhodes - she's a music supervisor who's worked closely with ...…
 
Hey all! Just popping in to give you a special treat this Thursday. You've probably heard about it already, but Maximum Fun - the company that makes Bullseye, Judge John Hodgman and more - just produced its very first scripted series. It's called "Bubble," it's sort of a sci-fi sitcom and we're all *extremely* proud of it. The show follows four ...…
 
On this episode of Improper Etiquette, we celebrate last week’s amazing panel at VFILES, and how we felt inspired by our incredible guests! We also discuss parenting through puberty, the female equivalent to “Big Dick Energy,” and the controversy of Ian Connor’s attendance at the Louis Vuitton show. Plus, Leah shares updates from her Penthouse ...…
 
We're listening to some of our favorite interviews from Bullseyes past this week, and we've got a couple doozies. First up: the living legend, the master of funk music, Dr. Funkenstein himself: George Clinton, from 2014. The impact he's had on modern music is so huge that he's almost more myth than actual person nowadays, but Clinton's life sto ...…
 
Ali Rosen is redefining potluck one dish at a time. As she says, “If potlucks bring to mind covered dish dinners, it’s time to rebrand. Think of them instead as outsourced dinner parties: when everyone brings a dish to share, entertaining is as easy as setting the table.” As a Southern transplant living and working in New York City, Ali hosts a ...…
 
On this bonus mini-episode, we share a special announcement about tomorrow’s live podcast at VFILES! We also give a special thanks to the amazing Claire J (shout out to our incredible listeners who came out to SOUL!) and Leah debuts her new article in PENTHOUSE! Enjoy- hope to see you tomorrow!
 
So much of Bullseye is about what we think is great in culture today. And, for our money, one of the most compelling creative forces around is a guy named Boots Riley. For the first few decades in his career, Boots fronted the Coup. The Coup are a catchy, deeply political rap group from the Bay Area. Then, Boots had a movie idea. One that took ...…
 
“I didn’t pick the restaurant industry. It picked me.” Chef Gale Gand on Kitchen Chat Award winning pastry chef Gale Gand has a passion for pastries. She has won two James Beard awards, including one for Outstanding Pastry Chef and one for Outstanding Service for her former restaurant Tru. Gale Gand is a seasoned TV celebrity who worked with Ju ...…
 
On episode 82 of Improper Etiquette, we discuss Nicki Minaj’s controversial ELLE interview, anti-Semitic fuckboys, and our stances on politically correct comedy. We also dish on our favorite female rappers, our love for Rico Nasty, and some our favorite true-crime stories. Plus, Leah investigates the Anthony Bourdain case a-la HOMELAND, Laura g ...…
 
Alia Shawkat came by the Bullseye studios and holy moly, what a brilliant, funny human being! You know her as Maeby Fünke from TV's Arrested Development, which just dropped its fifth season. She also leads the TBS series Search Party these days. But Alia just starred in a really interesting film - it's called Duck Butter, and it tells the story ...…
 
“Chicago is a choice for me. When I had a six table restaurant in the Florida Pan Handle in 1993, my dream always was that maybe some day I’ll be able to have a restaurant in Chicago and sit down with the smartest restaurant people around.” Kevin Boehm, co-founder of Boka Restaurant Group At age ten, Kevin Boehm knew that he wanted to become a ...…
 
Everyone on Instagram always asks @WhatsGabyCookin. Gaby Dalkin is the Pied Piper of the culinary world. Gaby’s enthusiasm, encouragement, recipes and authenticity help her followers become even better home chefs all while having fun in the kitchen. ` Recently, Gaby joined Chef Jaime Laurita and me in the Viking and La Cornue Showroom at the Me ...…
 
The talents of Pamela Adlon are many. First, she's an incredible voice actress who's worked on literally dozens of shows. You probably know her best as Bobby from King of the Hill, though, where she was brilliant. Then there's her work on live action TV - she starred on prestige shows like Californication and Louie. And now, she co-created and ...…
 
We’re back from sick leave for Episode 81! This week, we dive right into the tragic death of Anthony Bourdain, and the unfortunate aftermath involving Asia Argento and Rose McGowan. We also discuss Ariana Grande’s recent engagement, wild airplane masturbation stories, Beyoncé and Jay Z’s intimate photos, and the high-tech sex robots that have j ...…
 
Chelsea Davison (The Tonight Show, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, Madtv) revisits not getting the message that romantic interest wasn't there, passing notes in middle school, and solid advice for adults that haven't quite gotten those all important conversation skills.
 
General Hospital star, Jackie Zeman is a foodie. Although she loves to eat, Jackie admits that she is not a good cook and she wishes a “food fairy” would come into her kitchen. Ironically, her character, Nurse Bobbie, was a restaurateur on General Hospital. She and her onscreen brother Luke Spencer ran Kelly’s Diner. Although the food is real o ...…
 
This week, we've got a real treat for you: Metta World Peace! Even for a former NBA All Star and Champion, Metta has a big personality. When he played he had a reputation for hard defense and an unmatched intensity on the court. When it worked, it made him passionate, tough and nearly impossible to get past. But when didn't, things went south e ...…
 
On this week’s episode of Improper Etiquette, we discuss the audacity of young children, Harvey Weinstein’s arrest, and faux-liberal reactions to NYC school zoning. Also, we talk about the health benefits of cockroach milk, the allegations against Nev from Catfish, and #wherearethechildren. Plus, Leah gives up on cleansing in favor of NLP, Laur ...…
 
Fans of Bob's Burgers, Archer, Home Movies and Dr. Katz, rejoice! Jesse's talking with the incomparable H. Jon Benjamin this week. With lead roles in some of the most popular comedies of all time, it's hard to call Jon a failure. But he doesn't really mind the label. In fact, he just wrote a book called "Failure is an Option: An Attempted Memoi ...…
 
“An amalgam of styles around the world – that’s what’s going to happen in the home kitchen. It has already started. If you begin with big flavor then you end with big flavor… It’s transformative.” Christopher Kimball, founder of America’s Test Kitchen and Milk Street Christopher Kimball’s culinary journey began in childhood when he made his fir ...…
 
Stand up comedian Rohan Padhye shares the time he forgot he had gone on a date with someone and saw them again, and again...and again; how he feels different after moving from Boston to NYC, and moving on from his ex.
 
On episode 79 of IE, we discuss the Royal Family drama, the ups and downs of Mayor de Blasio’s term, and who exactly is the child known as Lil’ Tay. Also, we analyze the Cardi B and Azealia Banks beef, childhood freedom, the controversy over Lars Von Trier’s The House That Jack Built, and bizarre new-age definitions of consent. Plus, Leah dream ...…
 
For over a decade, actress Geena Davis has been spearheading an institute that gathers the numbers on gender balance on-screen. On this week's episode, she shares her fascinating take on what they do with all their findings plus, some heartwarming stories about how her work has shaped the way her children think about TV and film. Then, writer a ...…
 
Mary Cait Kelly shares how she was serenaded after a high school break up, not thinking about bras, and overcoming Catholicism.
 
This week, writer and director Robert Smigel breaks down what really happened when he was showrunning "The Dana Carvey" show. Plus, he'll talk about so much more including his time on SNL, and his new movie "The Week Of" on Netflix. And probably his best known creation: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Then, Gillian Jacobs. You know her from her r ...…
 
On this episode of Improper Etiquette, we welcome Lynsey Ayala, owner of cannabis wellness brand, BreadxButta! Lynsey gives us the rundown on how she founded her business, how she incorporates her family’s traditional remedies into her products, and how we can use BreadxButta products in our daily routine! We also discuss the badassery of Vanes ...…
 
This week, two great musician interviews from the Bullseye archives. First up: Neko Case. It's hard to think of a singer/songwriter more beloved in the alt country / indie rock world Case inhabits. Her work - about half a dozen solo albums and a long list of collaborations with artists like New Pornographers and kd lang - has thrilled critics f ...…
 
On episode 77 of Improper Etiquette, we discuss Kanye West’s bullshit of the week, the dangers of durian fruit, cannibalistic Netflix films, and the varying scents of vaginas. Also, we dish on #MuteRKelly, FX’s Atlanta, the Nike women’s revolt, and national treasure Michelle Wolf. Plus, Laura shares her new love for The Handmaid’s Tale, Leah sw ...…
 
Comedian Myq Kaplan is one of our few guests to have outgrown feeling awkward. He shares his secrets to not feeling embarrassed, some times he did feel weird in high school, and his philosophy on life.
 
This week, we're talking with two *very* funny people. First: Roy Wood Jr. Roy's a correspondent on the Daily Show these days, but the road he took to get there is fascinating. Roy produced, wrote and hosted on a grab bag of different radio shows, first in his hometown of Birmingham, AL, then in Los Angeles. He's also a standup with his own wei ...…
 
On this super-episode of IE, we welcome Kathy Iandoli, hip-hop journalist extraordinaire! Kathy dishes on the lack of documentation of women in hip-hop, working with icons like Prodigy (RIP), and sharing dinner with Lil’ Kim at TGI Friday’s. We also discuss the NXIVM sex cult, the strength of Kelis, the Bill Cosby verdict, and the fuckery of Ka ...…
 
New Edition was an unlikely boy-band from Boston that launched Bobby Brown’s career and incubated the smooth 90s R&B of Bell Biv DeVoe.By webmaster@kcrw.org (KCRW, Andrew Leland).
 
Don't sleep on this one. It's a celebration of one of the best shows ever: The Wire! First, you'll hear a vintage Bullseye interview (recorded live to tape in the apartment back in '08) with two of the show's most beloved stars: Wendell Pierce, who played Det. Bunk Moreland, and Andre Royo, who played Bubbles. Royo and Pierce talk about the slo ...…
 
“There are differences but there’s more commonality in ethnic groups. I try to find the common denominator of ingredients in different cultures and apply it to what I do.” Chef Bill Kim, UrbanBelly Chef Bill Kim Recently, Chef Jaime Laurita and I had a kitchen chat in the Viking and La Cornue Showroom in Chicago with Chef Bill Kim to discuss hi ...…
 
On our 75th episode of Improper Etiquette, we welcome fabulous spiritual advisor Emilia Ortiz! Emilia shares her journey of learning and practicing spiritual healing, brujería, and how she uses her gifts to help others. She also shares how to navigate lucid dreams, using crystals as tools of manifestation, and maintaining healthy relationships ...…
 
Comedian/Author Laura Hankin (Feminarchy, Jane and Laura, Summertime Girls, SO MUCH MORE) shares some run ins with exes, the awkward side of grief, and the willpower to not read the comments.
 
Emmy Award winning actress Edie Falco and San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence are our guests on this week's show. Edie Falco is a brilliant, charming person. She's best known for her roles in "The Sopranos" and "Nurse Jackie." These days, she's been getting a lot of movie work: she's starring opposite Jay Duplass in the new movie "Outs ...…
 
On this episode of Improper Etiquette, we welcome our first-ever pregnant guest, Marz Lovejoy! Marz breaks down her journey from Minneapolis to NYC, her awesome contributions to Office Magazine, and how she gives back both professionally and charitably. We also discuss our stances on home vs hospital births, Instagram censorship, premature blow ...…
 
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