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For our third season, we're bringing you the iconic Lucy. How did a small-town girl who was told she had no talent become the funniest, most recognizable woman in America? From her early years as a model to her triumphant takeover of television, this is the story of Lucille Ball, as never heard before. Join host Ben Mankiewicz as he delves into the private world of America’s funniest redhead and hear for yourself the many triumphs and tragedies, with surprising revelations at every turn.
 
The official podcast for HBO’s Between The World And Me. Each week, host and Executive Producer Susan Kelechi Watson leads in-depth discussions with thought leaders and creatives to extend the conversation, unpack the film, and relive key moments from the landmark work. Stream HBO’s Between The World And Me, starting November 21st at 8pm on HBO Max.
 
W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu are comedians who take politics seriously — and longtime friends, trying to help keep each other sane. Join them as they pull the alarm on the dumpster fire that is American politics, and talk to the creators, thinkers, and leaders doing the work to defend and reinvent our democracy.
 
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We’re sharing a bonus episode from our friends at Revisionist History, Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast about things misunderstood and overlooked. This season, Malcolm’s obsessed with experiments – natural experiments, scientific experiments, thought experiments. In this episode, Malcolm explores a legendary Hollywood mogul, a famous author, a fatal drun…
 
We're sharing an episode from our friends over at Talk Easy. Kamau sits down with host Sam Fragoso to discuss his four-part docuseries We Need to Talk About Cosby. They talk about Kamau's reluctance to talk about Bill Cosby, whose legacy became something he decided to publicly grapple with. You'll hear about Kamau's approach to the series, the inte…
 
Topics Disney’s plans for its adult animation The Steam Deck and what it means for handheld gaming consoles Highlights from the Google Pixel 6 launch event Links Disney’s plans for its adult animation https://deadline.com/2021/02/freeform-tara-duncan-animation-unscripted-push-ip-interest-diversity-1234701474/ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv…
 
From her early years as a model to her triumphant takeover of television, this is the story of Lucille Ball, as never heard before. Join host Ben Mankiewicz as he delves into the private world of America’s funniest redhead and hear for yourself the many triumphs and tragedies, with surprising revelations at every turn. See omnystudio.com/listener f…
 
Topics The Tensor chip and the possible future of Pixel devices WarnerMedia’s commitment to anime and action animation What Sony’s acquisition of Crunchyroll means for the anime industry (Part II) Links The Tensor chip and the possible future of Pixel devices https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/2/22605094/google-pixel-6-pro-tensor-processor-specs-ai-ml…
 
The Bonfire of the Vanities tanks with both critics and the moviegoing public. Brian De Palma leads the autopsy, trying to understand how all these smart people made all the wrong decisions. The only upside is for Julie Salamon, whose book on the production is instantly hailed as a modern classic. But even that success comes at a price, as not ever…
 
With production now in Los Angeles, Brian De Palma feels the pressure from prying studio executives – and from Bruce Willis, who starts directing other actors on how to be funnier. De Palma gets some much-needed encouragement from his friend Steven Spielberg, who is an old pro at playing the Hollywood game. Then, as post-production ramps up, studio…
 
The cast shows its true colors: some are easygoing and relatable, but not Bruce Willis. The New York shoot spirals over budget as the courtroom scene can only be shot at night, and the film’s entire opening is scrapped in favor of the most expensive Steadicam shot ever devised. Meanwhile, Bronx residents show up to throw garbage at the filmmakers, …
 
As Tom Hanks researches his role, nobody recognizes how wrong he is for the part. There's more immediate pushback against the casting of Bruce Willis, since his part was written as British. But the hardest decision comes when the director insists that a Jewish judge be played by a Black actor, to soften the film’s racial tensions. See omnystudio.co…
 
HBO Max presents Trade Secrets, a podcast that gives listeners a VIP pass into the rooms of the world’s best storytellers. We wanted to give you a taste of our first episode, where Misha Green, creator and showrunner of HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country,’ interviews Kamilah Forbes, the director and executive producer of HBO’s film adaption of Ta-Nehisi Coat…
 
One decision could make or break The Bonfire of the Vanities: who will play the female lead? It comes down to two actresses – established, expensive Melanie Griffith or an unknown, alluring 19 year-old named Uma Thurman. Suddenly the producer, Peter Guber, vanishes from the scene, departing both the movie and the studio in a whirl of bad publicity.…
 
A blockbuster book, an all-star cast... what could possibly go wrong? For our second season, we're telling the inside story of The Bonfire of the Vanities, a movie that was supposed to be a hit – but wasn't. Come with us onto the closed set and hear actual recordings of Brian De Palma, Tom Hanks, Melanie Griffith and others, to find out how a highl…
 
Topics The return of Cartoon Cartoons Google Pixel 6 and Pixel Watch rumors Nvidia GeForce Now’s Latin American expansion Links The return of Cartoon Cartoons https://deadline.com/2021/04/cartoon-network-animated-shorts-program-cartoon-cartoons-diverse-storytelling-1234734978/ Google Pixel 6 and Pixel Watch rumors https://youtu.be/xioX3XTRomM https…
 
Hari and Kamau face up to their mistakes before it's too late. And we all learn so much. Rosa Clemente calls bullshit on Puerto Rican statehood—and gives a crash course on the Puerto Rican people’s historic struggle for self-determination. Yasmin Benoit unpacks the basics of asexuality and shares asexual perspectives on libido, attraction, romance,…
 
Topics in this episode include... Favorite animation segment Favorite technology segment Favorite episode Favorite guest Episode that we’re most proud of Goals for the next year ...and more! The Cels & Circuits Podcast's links: https://flow.page/celsandcircuits The Cels & Circuits Shop: https://rb.gy/2zuf7f Support us on Ko-fi here: https://ko-fi.c…
 
LaLa B Holston-Zannell invites Hari and Kamau to let go of the shame and have a real conversation about sex work, white supremacy, and why decriminalization is a matter of life and death for trans Black women. Then Ilana Glazer talks about mobilizing young voters during a pandemic, the pros and cons of baby modeling, and how to make a horror movie …
 
Topics Samsung possibly making a Wear OS smartwatch Donald Trump indirectly causing cartoon cancellations Google Stadia wishlist for 2021 Links Samsung possibly making a Wear OS smartwatch https://9to5google.com/2021/03/03/samsung-wear-os-galaxy-watch-merlot-report/ Donald Trump indirectly causing cartoon cancellations https://www.tv.creativetalent…
 
Three powerful, absolutely-nothing-like-one-another conversations on this week's jam-packed mega-episode: The ACLU's Chase Strangio blows open the absurdity and cruelty of state legislation targeting trans youth who want to play sports—and agrees with Hari about Rodney Dangerfield's relevance to the conversation. Dr. Connie Wun lifts up the humanit…
 
Topics Disney’s shutdown of Blue Sky Studios The aftermath of Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda The state of Android messaging 2 years after Allo Links Disney’s shutdown of Blue Sky Studios https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/behind-screen/disney-to-shutter-ice-age-animation-studio-blue-sky The aftermath of Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda https…
 
Desmond Meade, who led the campaign to restore voting rights to the formerly incarcerated in Florida, returns to talk about Gov. Ron DeSantis's decision to deny him a pardon and renewed threats to democratic participation in his state. But in spite of it all, Desmond's excitement about people exercising the franchise is infectious. Then, Emmy-winni…
 
Do Black people have an attitude problem about the COVID-19 vaccine? Dr. Rhea Boyd says absolutely not—the problem is lack of access to the vaccine and to real information. So she's launched BetweenUsAboutUs, a national campaign with Black doctors, scientists, and health care professionals (and a certain podcast host), to give Black communities the…
 
Topics Inspirations for Skyclimbers Representation in Skyclimbers Additional questions about Skyclimbers Links Skyclimbers Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/skyclimbers/skyclimbers-a-multiplayer-city-building-action-rpg Paratope's website: https://www.paratope.co/​ The Nerf Report's Skyclimbers interview: https://youtu.be/2…
 
Amber Ruffin's career is really taking off (FYI, The Amber Ruffin Show is now on NBC), and she and her sister Lacey Lamar are as close as ever, trading stories about the crazy everyday racist behavior Lacey encounters in their hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. Their book You Won't Believe What Happened to Lacey is necessary reading for anyone who doesn'…
 
Topics Black people in animation to watch Tech companies founded by black people Games with black representation Links Black people in animation to watch https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/soul/77zlWrb9vRYp https://www.netflix.com/title/81332733 https://play.hbomax.com/page/urn:hbo:page:GXbGBEw3y6pGYoAEAAAVc:type:series https://play.hbomax.com/page/…
 
Can we talk about Palestine? Dr. Marc Lamont Hill (who, admittedly, calls himself "a prisoner of hope") says we can, and that Americans are ready to even if our government isn't. He joins Hari and Kamau for a conversation that encompasses Michael Che, Bill Clinton, the Fourth Geneva Convention, and the Columbia House record club. Then Kamau's Mom, …
 
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