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Brain Jail is a place where the ex-churched Kevin Tienken, Jace Avery & Ben Avery can comedically talk about whatever they want... and then feel guilty about it. Three comics stricken with guilt over almost everything they find hilarious. We feel bad but want to make you laugh so... we're sorry? I guess, but also your welcome. Brain Jail
 
The Office co-stars and best friends, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, are doing the ultimate The Office re-watch podcast for you. Each week Jenna and Angela will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind the scene stories that only two people who were there, can tell you.
 
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Larry is joined by film director Ken Kwapis to talk about his new book ‘But What I Really Want to Do Is Direct: Lessons from a Life Behind the Camera’ along with plenty of advice for those interested in television and film making. Later, the two discuss what they think needs to be on television right now (62:00) as well as working on ‘The Office.’…
 
The New York Times' Peter Beinart and former Defense and State department staffer Kori Schake join Christiane Amanpour to debate whether the U.S. should take a leading role in global affairs. Then, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about the importance of leadership as yet another shocking coronavirus record is set in America. W. Kamau Bell and H…
 
All week on q (Nov. 30 to Dec. 4), we're exploring the many ways that artists deal with, and draw from, mental health issues in a series called Sound Mind: Mental Health and the Arts. Celebrity chef David Chang opens up about his battle with bipolar disorder and suicidal thoughts, sharing how his workaholism fueled a mental health crisis. Katy Perr…
 
Science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. and global public health professor Devi Sridhar join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the implications of Britain giving emergency authorization to the Pfzier-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine. Then, actor Riz Ahmed and director Darius Marder talk about reaching out to the deaf community for their film, "Sound of Meta…
 
For just $20 a month, Philo offers consumers more than 60 cable channels. It's a simple value proposition that has helped this venture stand out in a crowded marketplace of so-called virtual MVPDs. And as Philo CEO Andrew McCollum explains, he's not about to make the mistake that has the prices of many of his competitors soaring.…
 
All week on q (Nov. 30 to Dec. 4), we're exploring the many ways that artists deal with, and draw from, mental health issues in a series called Sound Mind: Mental Health and the Arts. Rupi Kaur discusses her new poetry collection Home Body, and shares how sudden fame impacted her mental health. Meichi Ng talks about her new book Barely Functional A…
 
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights founder Hossam Bahgat and human rights activist Jess Kelly join Christiane Amanpour to discuss Kelly’s husband and other activists' arrests. Then, award-winning investigative journalist Mariana van Zeller breaks down her new series for National Geographic, “Trafficked.” Finance columnist Michelle Singletary t…
 
Cathy Park Hong talks with Sam about her book Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning. She discusses how watching comedian Richard Pryor influenced her to write honestly about Asian American identity, and how her Korean parents' experience of immigration has made their understanding of race different from her own. Hong is known globally for her…
 
All week on q (Nov. 30 to Dec. 4), we're exploring the many ways that artists deal with, and draw from, mental health issues in a series called Sound Mind: Mental Health and the Arts. Vivek Shraya discusses the challenges she faces both personally and as an artist when it comes to adapting to the new normal and just "showing up" every day. Josh Gro…
 
Ellie Geranmayeh from the European Council on Foreign Relations joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the potential fallout from the killing of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Then, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg breaks down what a Biden presidency means for the Alliance. Turning to the arts, actor Wendell Pierce speaks to Ama…
 
All week on q (Nov. 30 to Dec. 4), we're exploring the many ways that artists deal with, and draw from, mental health issues in a series called Sound Mind: Mental Health and the Arts. Blackfoot roots singer Forrest Eaglespeaker of The North Sound talks about how he uses music to cope with addiction and the effects of Indigenous intergenerational tr…
 
On today's episode of Late Night Lit, Late Night supervising producer Sarah Jenks-Daly speaks with Deesha Philyaw, author of the new novel "The Secret Lives of Church Ladies." Then, she speaks with Todd Doughty, senior v-p and deputy publisher at Doubleday. Plus, hear some book recommendations from members of the Late Night staff. Mentioned in this…
 
Really going full Forest Gump in this episode. Ben is worried, Jace and Kevin are brilliant! Enjoy! Donate to Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatter.com Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/X8RRmGY Direct RSS: https://feed.podbean.com/brainjail/feed.xml Onlyfans: https://onlyfans.com/brainjailpod Send us an e-mail: BrainJailPod@gmail.com Writ…
 
For the holiday, Sam revisits his conversation with award-winning author James McBride. McBride's latest book Deacon King Kong tells the story of how one man's decision brings together the different racial communities of 1960s Brooklyn to solve a larger issue. Sam chats with McBride as he shares his thoughts on the hope he has for communities, the …
 
Musician Billy Corgan talks about the return of the mighty Smashing Pumpkins with the release of the band's brand new double album, Cyr. On this week's q This music panel, freelance music journalists Tabassum Siddiqui and Maura Johnston discuss the biggest snubs and surprises of the 2021 Grammy Award nominations. Grammy Award-winning pianist and co…
 
Venezuelan opposition activist Leopoldo López joins Christiane Amanpour from exile in Madrid to discuss what the Biden administration’s next steps should be. He explains how their multilateral approach brings hope of a coordinated effort against Nicolas Maduro. Then renowned anti-death penalty campaigner Sister Helen Prejean speaks out on President…
 
Actress Kim Cattrall talks about her starring role in the new series Filthy Rich, and shares what she thinks ties her most iconic roles together. Polaris Prize-winning musician Lido Pimienta fills us in on the inspiration behind her new record Miss Colombia, and performs a song for us. Multidisciplinary artist Curtis Talwst Santiago describes how h…
 
As President-elect Joe Biden names Tony Blinken as his new Secretary of State, Anthony Gardner, former U.S. Ambassador to the EU, and David Miliband, CEO of International Rescue Committee, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what his foreign policy agenda could look like in a post-Trump era. Turning to coronavirus - the Mayors of two leading cities…
 
Sinclair Broadcast Group has taken the streaming wars to local markets. The TV station giant is expanding its ad-supported STIRR platform designed to help its nearly 200 stations better monetize digital viewing of newscasts and syndicated programming. Adam Ware, Sinclair's VP and general manager of national networks and platforms, talks about the g…
 
Hitmaker Tayla Parx tells us what it's like to sing her own story after writing big songs for the likes of Ariana Grande, Mariah Carey, Janelle Monáe and many more. Singer-songwriter Alan Doyle recounts some of the funny and cautionary tales from his new book All Together Now: A Newfoundlander's Light Tales for Heavy Times. Filmmaker John Wilson ta…
 
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the UK foreign aid cuts, the decision to close churches during lockdown and measurements being put in place in response to sexual abuse within the Church of England. Turning from faith to education – Leon Botstein, the president of Bard College, discusses the call to clos…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Trump firing one of his lawyers after she claimed the election was rigged as part of a vast conspiracy involving the CIA, the Republican governor of Georgia and the president of Venezuela - who died seven years ago. Then, he speaks with musician Jeff Tweedy.
 
With the holidays coming, we're all trying to figure out how to celebrate with loved ones from a distance. When all we have to connect this year are phone calls and video chats, how do we make the most out of our conversations? In this episode from NPR's Life Kit Sam gets advice from the owner of a hair salon, whose job has taught her to be a good …
 
Author Rumaan Alam tells us how he captured the existential dread of 2020 in his bestselling new novel Leave the World Behind. Visual artist Christi Belcourt talks about her first-ever career retrospective, Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth, at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Filmmaker Edoardo Ponti discusses what it was like to direct his…
 
Grammy-winning reggae artist Shaggy reflects on 20 years of It Wasn't Me, his love of Newfoundland, and his new holiday album Christmas in the Islands. On this week's screen panel, Ishani Nath and John Semley discuss The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air Reunion and why the '90s sitcom still resonates today. Actress Michaela Coel talks about turning personal…
 
A very funny episode. Kevin & Jace go sicko mode on newbs while continues his effort to contract pink eye. Seriously funny episode ENJOY! Join the Discord: https://discord.gg/X8RRmGY Direct RSS: https://feed.podbean.com/brainjail/feed.xml Onlyfans: https://onlyfans.com/brainjailpod Send us an e-mail: BrainJailPod@gmail.com Write us a review so ever…
 
Larry is joined by Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post columnist and host of CNN’s ‘GPS,’ to discuss his new book, ‘Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.’ The two also discuss the progress of COVID-19 vaccines, the growing inequality gap in the pandemic, and more. Host: Larry Wilmore Guest: Fareed Zakaria…
 
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his petition to investigate Rupert Murdoch's media monopoly, and what a Biden presidency might mean for U.S.-China relations. Then, celebrated film director Steve McQueen talks about his latest work of cinema, “Small Axe.” Moderna chairman Noubar Afeyan speaks to Walte…
 
Georgia's Senate runoffs have become national races as control of the Senate depends on who wins. Sam asks Tia Mitchell, Washington correspondent for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, if Georgia voters are looking at the runoffs the way the rest of the country is. Then, Sam chats with comedians W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu, hosts of the podcast…
 
Widow of Jamal Khashoggi Hatice Cengiz joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss her husband’s legacy and new documentary “The Dissident.” Bryan Fogel, the film’s director himself, talks about his powerful work and the murder of Khashoggi. Then, New York Times reporter Ronen Bergman tells Amanpour why he thinks the White House is using the time it has l…
 
Canadian singer Anne Murray shares her most joyous Christmas memories and brings some early holiday cheer with a new album, The Ultimate Christmas Collection. Writer and director Darius Marder talks about his new film starring Riz Ahmed, called Sound of Metal, which tells the story of a heavy metal drummer who loses his hearing and struggles to reb…
 
Country music icon Dolly Parton shares the stories behind songs she wrote in her childhood on up to huge hits like Jolene, I Will Always Love You and Coat of Many Colors. Halifax pop duo Neon Dreams tell us what it's like to be back on stage and how they're touring safely in the Atlantic bubble. Playwright, writer and director David E. Talbert disc…
 
Seth takes a closer look at President Trump and senior members of the Republican Party engaging in an assault on democracy in an attempt to hang onto power and undercut the legitimately elected next president, Joe Biden. Then, Rachel Bloom talks about becoming a new mother during the pandemic, shares details from her labor and shares a poem from he…
 
A new and exclusive CNN investigation from Correspondent Nima Elbagir reveals precisely what happened in Nigeria last month, when thousands protested against police brutality. Then, author Thomas E. Ricks speaks to Christiane Amanpour about his book, “First Principles.” Vox Co-founder Matthew Yglesias talks to Walter Isaacson about the importance o…
 
Comedian David Cross talks about pivoting to drama in his new film, The Dark Divide, about a butterfly scientist who's grieving his dead wife while on a hiking expedition. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new novel to check out: Indians on Vacation by Thomas King. Oscar winner Kate Winslet discusses her new film, Ammonite, and w…
 
Former Senior Adviser to Barack Obama Valerie Jarrett joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the former president's new memoir and President Trump's refusal to concede. Then, Chess Grandmasters Garry Kasparov and Judit Polgar talk about new Netflix mini-series “The Queen’s Gambit.” Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Behavioural Economics Professor Dan Ariely…
 
Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss Moderna’s promising coronavirus vaccine developments. Journalist Walter Isaacson shares his experience as a trial volunteer for the Pfizer vaccine. Then, Georgia Senate Candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to Amanpour about his campaign and the high stakes race. Hari Sreenivasan talk…
 
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