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Park Pals is a fun, best-friend inspired Parks and Recreation rewatch podcast! Hosted by Holly Constant and Madi Hockaday, two real-life Ann and Leslie's! If you like Office Ladies, you'll love Park Pals! We research every episode from deleted scenes to commentary! We also have amazing guest stars ranging from Jay Jackson (Perd Hapley) to Vincent Jones (co-writer of the theme song!) and we of course bring our friends on and real government employees to geek out about everything Parks! We do ...
 
Academy Award–winning director Pete Docter and Academy Award–nominated producer Jonas Rivera talk about Inside Out. The Disney Pixar animated comedy is set inside the mind of 11-year-old Riley—who’s just moved to a scary new town. To help her adjust, Riley’s emotions—voiced by stars like Amy Poehler (Joy) and Mindy Kaling (Disgust)—battle for control of her brain.
 
Join us on an enlightening ride of conversation, from comedy to family, current events, music, politics, social issues and more. While topics will cover any and everything you can think of, the show will always feature the unique perspectives of celebrities, politicians and everyday folk. Celebrity guests include Julia Louis Dreyfus, Jordan Peele, Rashida Jones, RuPaul, Katy Segal, Judd Apatow, Brian Grazer, Amy Poehler, Charles Barkley, Lilly Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Martin Sheen, and more. At n ...
 
Are you good at Making stuff? Well let me tell you; our hosts are. And so are Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman! They're doing a contest of hand made goods that get progressively harder called Making It! If you're in on that, than get in on the MAKING IT AFTER SHOW PODCAST because John Comerford and Tamara Berg are pretty good at it themselves are are going to be breaking down every single episode! Tune in for insider knowledge, pro critiques, and maybe a few special guests!
 
Comedy writer/comic/author/radio personality/journalist Jeffrey Gurian brings you an inside look at the comedy world with interviews from the biggest A-list stars including Jimmy Fallon, Chelsea Handler, Jon Stewart, Seth Meyers, Nick Kroll, Bill Burr, Russell Peters, Amy Poehler, Lisa Lampanelli, Susie Essman and so many more! Mixed in with Jeffrey's take on the events of the day, and reports from GNN, (Gurian News Network) the most unusual stories from around the world missed by mainstream ...
 
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Learning Lots

Brie Larson, Jessie Ennis

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Learning Lots with Brie Larson & Jessie Ennis is a podcast aimed at holding stimulating conversations around pop-culture, trending topics, and some of life's deepest questions. Each episode takes listeners through various segments and will feature celebrities, friends, and experts you know and love.
 
Celebrities, thought leaders and influential persons answer the question: How do you define a Miracle? These conversations will inspire, provide hope, and motivate you to dream big and create miracles in your own life and the lives of those around you.
 
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This week, Glenn and Daniel check out a French Dispatch, and a series of meandering vignettes which may or may not coalesce into a coherent narrative. And it’s up to our intrepid podcasters (with special guest and friend of the show Jason) to determine which is which. First, we check out Wes Anderson’s vision of The New Yorker as a star-studded ant…
 
Guest stars galore! Will Arnett, Justin Theroux, Sean Trainor, oh my! Why in the heck does Leslie have such awful dates and why is Ann being weird about her "friend?" Join us as we meet a bunch of new people, new relationships are discovered and blossomed, April gets friendly with Ron and Andy (in different ways, duh) and we meet THE Jean Ralphio o…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Republicans spreading the baseless claim that mass cancellations and delays by Southwest Airlines were due to President Biden’s vaccine and testing requirements. Then, Sen. Elizabeth Warren talks about Biden’s infrastructure agenda, Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema and why the Democratic Party needs to show how they …
 
Seth takes a look at Rep. Steve Scalise refusing to say the 2020 election was not stolen while the Biden administration blocks Trump's attempt to hide records from the coup investigation. Then, Hillary Clinton and author Louise Penny talk about events in Washington D.C. becoming stranger than fiction and Clinton comments on the United States’ withd…
 
lis·ten / verb / give one's attention to a sound. Author, television host and former CIA officer Amaryllis Fox talks with Brie and Jessie about listening, and the importance of listening to our enemies. They're also joined by Instagram-birder Joshua Bellamy who discusses birdwatching and what separates one birdsong from another. Follow Learning Lot…
 
Oh my, do we have a true TREAT for you today! Today we talk to the lovely, intelligent, wonderful April Eden who plays Trish in the Beauty Pageant, Chair Model in the Office AND TECHNICALLY she is a Parks employee (through Griffith Observatory of course)! She is also an incredible scientist, tour guide (once she goes back to LA she'll be doing that…
 
Seth takes a closer look at a Senate report that provides damning new details about Donald Trump’s attempts to get the Justice Department to overturn the 2020 election. Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt and Joe Kelly talk about writing Season 3 of Ted Lasso and explain the origins of the show. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Californ…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Facebook’s absolutely disastrous week filled with a damning whistleblower interview, an unprecedented outage and a shocking Senate hearing. Then, Brett Goldstein reveals the embarrassing details about his Emmy win, talks about working as a writer and actor on Ted Lasso and complains about American football. See Privacy P…
 
Seth takes a closer look at progressive Democrats staging a collective show of force against the two Senate moderates holding up President Biden’s agenda. Then, David Chase talks about his new film The Many Saints of Newark, the comedic elements of The Sopranos and the casting of Steven Van Zandt. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and…
 
Seth takes a closer look at two centrist Democrats blocking the entire Democratic agenda without saying what they want. Then, Colin Jost talks about seeing Peyronie's disease commercials, his mom’s reaction to his son’s name and his friendship with Michael Che. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https:/…
 
Seth takes a closer look at centrist Democrats holding Joe Biden’s agenda hostage while Republicans threaten to crater the economy. Then, Spencer Ackerman talks about his new book Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump, the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and writing a Suicide Squad comic book. See Privacy Policy at h…
 
Time for a SEXY DEXY CHRISTMAS SCANDAL!!!! Leslie goes on Pawnee Today to defend herself and her friend, April subtly flirts with Andy and we all have a jolly merry Christmas time! Thanks to Mo Collins (aka Joan!) for sending a voicemail and thank you to Gillian Vigman and Jonathan Goldstein for trading emails! We hope to hear from you very soon! A…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Fox News banning Rudy Giuliani as both Giuliani and the network face defamation lawsuits. Then, Billy Bob Thornton talks about making music during the pandemic, dealing with his germaphobia and his friendship with Warren Zevon. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19…
 
can·na·bis / noun / a tall plant with a stiff upright stem, divided serrated leaves, and glandular hairs. It is used to produce hemp fibre and as a drug. Comedian, actress, television host and activist Chelsea Handler talks with Brie and Jessie about weed and the dark history of American cannabis law. Follow Learning Lots on Instagram, Twitter, & L…
 
On today's episode of our books podcast, Late Night's Sarah Jenks-Daly speaks with novelist Lauren Groff, author of the new book Matrix. She also talks to Chantel Calloway, creator of the hit board game Rhyme Antics. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
*CW: This episode contains mentions of suicide, substance abuse, familial and intimate partner violence, pregnancy loss, and rape, as pertains to the subject matter of each film. This week, Glenn and Daniel check out the misfiring adaptation of the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen, whose narrative problems stem as much from its original book as fr…
 
Seth takes a closer look at progressives in Congress pushing forward with a transformative $3.5 trillion spending plan that would invest heavily in climate infrastructure amid historic wildfires, droughts and flooding. Then, Bill Burr talks about recording his comedy album Live from Madison Square Garden, speaks his mind about Mr. Potato Head and d…
 
Sooooo you got a divorce, of course of course. This week we talk about Tom's divorce! We go on the longest tangent you ever heard about strip club experiences, deleted scenes and SO MANY WONDERFUL GUESTS! We hear from the Divorce Horse himself, Jon Paul Burkhart! He gave us so many AMAZING behind the scenes details that you will go wild over! We al…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Republicans coming up with increasingly insane arguments against Biden’s vaccine requirements and other COVID measures after several polls show that they are widely popular. Then, Amy Adams talks about learning the Applebee's TikTok dance, working with Ben Platt and Kaitlyn Dever on the Dear Evan Hansen film and Disencha…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the biggest scandal and mystery in current politics: What happened to Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend’s balls? Then, the cast of Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Andre Braugher, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Dirk Blocker, Joel McKinnon Miller) and co-creator Dan Goor join Seth to celebrate the series …
 
Seth takes a closer look at Trumpism losing badly in California when Governor Gavin Newsom easily beat back a GOP-led recall effort. Then, B. J. Novak talks about The Premise, shares his opinion about short movies vs. short films and discusses his experience working with Ed Asner. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Priva…
 
We went super over last time but we still couldn't resist talking and catching up, so enjoy this bonus episode of us being friends as we discuss wedding planning and Vegas and ummmmm...... more wedding planning! Have a great week! Please rate and review us! Questions? Comments? Email us! parkpalspodcast@gmail.com Truly, Madi and Holly @parkpalspodc…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Republican response to President Biden’s new vaccine requirements and Rudy Giuliani’s bizarre rant at a 9/11 memorial dinner. Then, Machine Gun Kelly talks about smashing his guitar during his 2021 VMAs performance, his friendship with Pete Davidson and his new graphic novel Machine Gun Kelly's Hotel Diablo. See Priv…
 
re·gret / verb / feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that one has done or failed to do). Melissa McCarthy [Bridesmaids, Mike & Molly, Saturday Night Live] talks with Brie and Jessie about regret, the things we regret and why. Later on we check in with you, our listeners, to hear about your regrets. Follow Learning Lots on Instagram…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Biden administration ousting several Trump holdovers from military academy boards, while Trump claims Confederate General Robert E. Lee would have won the war in Afghanistan. Then, Paula Pell talks about working at a mall when she was younger and her dog’s adorable overbite. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/pr…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Republicans standing in the way of urgently needed action against climate change while also staging a brazen attack on Roe v. Wade. Then, Selena Gomez reveals what prompted her to join the "Only Murders in the Building" cast, gushes over working with castmates Steve Martin and Martin Short and describes her experience at…
 
BOOLAH BOOLAH BOOLAH!!!!!!!! Join us as Leslie tries to beat Ron at hunting, we learn where in the heck that cabin was and as always tangents upon tangents about Dean Holland and the brilliance that is his jump cuts. ALSO, you get an extra special long episode because Alison, our sweet fan who shares our obsession with Hamilton, comes on to talk ab…
 
Amber Ruffin focuses a minute of fury on the Texas heartbeat bill becoming law, making it illegal to get an abortion at six weeks or later. Then, John Mulaney tells Seth about his eventful year. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
This week we share a classic Park Pals episode, our amazing conversation with the incomparable Jay Jackson! Thank you so much for listening and thank you Jay for your time, we still are in shock this happened. Please follow him and all of his life adventures below! Get a cameo video for a loved one, tell your friends who want to be a reporter about…
 
press·sure / noun / the use of persuasion, influence, or intimidation to make someone do something. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson discusses pressure and how to handle it with Brie and Jessie. They’re also joined by sport and performance psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais. Follow Learning Lots on Instagram, Twitter, & Linktree Follow Bri…
 
On today's episode of our books podcast, Late Night's Sarah Jenks-Daly speaks with Cecily Strong, whose new memoir This Will All Be Over Soon is available now. She also talks to award-winning writer and editor Raakhee Mirchandani. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the FDA warning people not to take livestock de-wormer as GOP politicians continue to oppose mask and vaccine mandates. Hannah Einbinder talks about her role in Hacks, having her chops busted by Jean Smart and supporting herself at the start of her stand-up career. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Cali…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Republicans who supported Trump’s deal with the Taliban to withdraw shamelessly piling on and trying to erase history. Then, Michael Keaton talks about his horse-riding hobby and the time he accidentally emailed Bradley Cooper when ordering a saddle. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Priv…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the crowd at a Trump rally booing COVID-19 vaccines before the FDA finally granted full approval to the Pfizer vaccine. Then, Patton Oswalt talks about hitting the road again to tour, shares photos from him in a school Dungeons and Dragons club and fencing club and his wife Meredith Salenger joins him to talk about their…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Republicans like Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump lying about masks and trying to rewrite history when it comes to their negligent handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Then, Cecily Strong talks about moving to upstate New York during the pandemic and her dramatic interactions with nature. See Privacy Policy at https://art1…
 
Seth takes a closer look at right-wing pundits and politicians engaging in cynical finger-pointing as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan. Then, Brendan Hunt talks about being a new father, Ted Lasso’s slew of Emmy nominations and his life in Amsterdam. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.c…
 
Today we welcome the extraordinary magnificent tropical fish Kris Carr to the show!!!!!!!! Join us as we watch the Parks Department try to win with their murinal.. I mean mural... and we discuss everything like why Ron loves shoe shines from Andy, why Tom is into shapes, the longest tangest on Criminal Minds (which our friend Mia Topalian was in! S…
 
Seth takes a closer look at the Taliban regaining control of Afghanistan as a 20 year foreign policy disaster that American officials from both parties bear responsibility for comes to a tragic end. Then, Dana Bash discusses the Taliban taking over Afghanistan, the attacks on CNN journalist Clarissa Ward and what about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez…
 
puz·zle / noun / a game, toy, or problem designed to test ingenuity or knowledge. Magician, wordsmith and puzzle creator David Kwong talks with Brie and Jessie about puzzles, crosswords and magic, and puts them to the test with an original Learning Lots puzzle! Follow Learning Lots on Instagram, Twitter, & Linktree Follow Brie Larson on Instagram &…
 
This week, Glenn and Daniel gaze back into last week, when Glenn wrote 2,000 glowing words about writer/director David Lowery‘s rich, gorgeous, legendary tone poem The Green Knight, which captured both of our imaginations. And then we venture into James Gunn‘s post-Super return to R-rated comic book storytelling, in a American intervention tale str…
 
Seth takes a closer look at a judge greenlighting a series of defamation lawsuits against three Donald Trump allies who lied about the election. Then, Ethan Hawke talks about joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Moon Knight, getting a fake ID when he was younger and the inspiration behind his new graphic novel Meadowlark: A Coming-of-Age Crime …
 
Seth takes a closer look at Donald Trump’s refusal to help Rudy Giuliani pay his legal bills and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s recent meltdown. Then, Dr. Fauchberg (Andy Samberg) stops by Late Night to share health updates on a new virus going around called the Frisbee virus. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Noti…
 
Amy Poehler joins Seth to discuss Andrew Cuomo’s resignation from governor of New York and other headlines. Then, Kevin Smith gushes about Seth’s special Lobby Baby, tells the story of his visit to the periodontist and teases his upcoming film Clerks 3. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.c…
 
Seth takes a closer look at damning new evidence of Donald Trump’s plan to overthrow democracy. Then, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard talk about hosting their competition series Family Game Fight! and Bell’s new show Do, Re & Mi. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-i…
 
We talked to DEXHART!!!! He’s as big of a fan of the show as we are! You Park Pals get a long episode today because we were so entranced by these stories and conversation that we didn’t dare cut much of anything. There are secret cut lines (he had his script omg!), music (did you know he studied opera?! 🤯), improv, soap opera BTS and just so much m…
 
act·ing / noun / the art or occupation of performing in plays, movies, or television productions. Jacob Tremblay [Luca, Wonder, Room] discusses acting with Brie and Jessie, and goes down memory lane from co-starring Brie in Room. Later in the episode Brie and Jessie go full method and perform Shakespeare monologues. Follow Learning Lots on Instagra…
 
On today's episode of our books podcast, Late Night's Sarah Jenks-Daly speaks with Nick McDonell, author of The Council of Animals, and Elizabeth Nyamayaro, author of I Am A Girl from Africa. She is also the head of HeForShe and a special advisor for the United Nations World Food Programme. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Califo…
 
This week, Glenn and Daniel see what’s new from the twisted mind of M. Night Shyamalan, who now has a body of work that we actively look forward to, however we end up reacting to each film. And then we go back to 2012, to check out an overlooked indie coming-of-age LGBT teen romance from that year’s Sundance Film Festival, Mosquita Y Mari, from dir…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Marjorie Taylor Greene refusing to say whether she’s been vaccinated and Republicans saying we should learn to live with climate change. Then, Tim Robinson talks about the work that went into his coffin flops sketch, working on a Saturday Night Live sketch that included a bug that could have been detrimental to New York'…
 
Seth takes a closer look at Trump's former inaugural committee chair, Tom Barrack, being accused of illegally using his connections and access to Trump to lobby on behalf of a foreign government. Then, Lorde talks about the biggest difference between New Zealand and New York, fulfilling her childhood dream of traveling to Antarctica and what it was…
 
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