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Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
Created with the excess time one has when he is a stay at home husband, I bring you Under the Blanket a semi Original Podcast. With such intriguing topics as dumb people we know, sports, all things nerd, the movie "Uncommon Valor", whiskey, really good music, girls we never slept with, life and everything in between. Please join us as we learn about you, and you learn how to be awesome, coming to you weekly till we are too hungover to talk about anything. Life is never perfect its always a l ...
 
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Luke and Andrew pay tribute to the late Louie Anderson and listen back to his greatest gambling story. Plus, the news anchor who showed little empathy when his colleague was hit by a car on live TV is trying to convince the world that he is a human with real feelings. Luke and Andrew travel back in TBTL history to find out if Luke displayed any emp…
 
Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello reveal what our listeners have “gotten wrong” in the world of pop culture; comedian Paul F. Tompkins unpacks "weekend water" and passive-aggressive carolers; social critic Sarah Marshall, host of the podcast You're Wrong About, discusses why our misperceptions of the past are largely influenced by th…
 
Luke and Andrew give Genevieve a call so she can describe the TERRIBLE movie trailer she saw this weekend (Sorry, Owen Wilson.) Plus, Luke is delighted by a couple of pieces of audio he stumbled on recently, including sound of a reporter who got hit by a car live on TV. And Andrew comes up with a great new catch phrase…but then forgets it immediate…
 
Luke has a big tattoo decision to make, and he’s only got 3 hours to figure it out. Plus, Andrew’s been watching some weird stuff with his new screen projector. And a listener has some powerful new intel on a theater promotional tool from 2003 that has loomed large in Andrew’s relationship.By Luke Burbank & Andrew Walsh
 
This week, we look back to the things that captivated us and sometimes even, for a time, defined us as kids, and it’s as weird and awkward as we figured it would be. Plus, Meredith is walking on sunshine after some major good news, Ann is cleaning up the aftermath of gingerbread winter dryness, Bobby’ is finally reviewing cascatelli, and Hillary is…
 
Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello share some feedback that's made the biggest impact on our listeners; actor Connor Ratliff explains how being fired by Tom Hanks inspired his hit podcast Dead Eyes, through which he unpacks showbiz rejection; Mikki Kendall, author of Hood Feminism, explains how to right the historical wrongs of the ma…
 
The wayward son of a manufacturing dynasty tries to sow fresh roots in his family tree. Sources: Jane Mayer Daniel Schulman Brian O’Reilly & Patty De Llosa Katharine Q. Seelye Family Ghosts is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kindred Spirits, our community of supporters on Patreon. For just $5 per month, Kindred Spirits hear our …
 
This week, your intrepid entertainment reporters*, Christy and Hillary, wipe the Cheeto dust from their sweatpants and get ready to deep (deep) dive into all the wonderful, silly, and stupid things they ingested while two screening on their parents couches. Listen as we talk about some of our favorite and least favorite movies/tv shows (not books, …
 
Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello discuss the things our audience is resolving *not* to do this year; celebrated poet Kaveh Akbar explains how learning Farsi as his first language shaped his poetic sense of the English language; writer Danielle Henderson (Feminist Ryan Gosling) unpacks her memoir The Ugly Cry and how her iconoclastic…
 
It’s been a busy two weeks of Christmas, New Year’s, birthdays, travel, and reconnecting with family. While some of us are still on the move, 60% percent of your TSHE hosts have dragged their bleary-eyed selves to the studio on January 1st to catch up and sort through their newly acquired emotional baggage. Bobby lost the nutcracker pool. Meredith’…
 
Sam has a memory he can't explain - which, in turn, explains a lot about Family Ghosts. Thanks to Marcy and Betsy - check out A Funny Feeling here. And find the Neighborhood Watch photo essay here. Family Ghosts is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kindred Spirits, our community of supporters on Patreon. If you have the means, ple…
 
Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello unveil some hidden talents of our listeners; actor and best-selling author David Duchovny explains how his latest novel Truly Like Lightning is an attempt to have a larger conversation about America; jump rope world champions Nick and Kaylee Woodard test Luke's skills with a virtual lesson; and alt-f…
 
It’s Christmas week, and we’re cracking open the TSHE Vault™ to bring you a beloved favorite holiday special from the Before Times—episode 12, from Dec. 25, 2019. Enjoy our hope and optimism for the year ahead. (Sigh.) Seriously though, it’s a TSHE Classic™ and worth a(nother) listen. As written in 2019: #12: Tidings of “Comfirt and Joy” (A Very TS…
 
Host Luke Burbank and announcer Elena Passarello put a spin on some of our listeners’ favorite words and phrases; hip hop performer and activist Talib Kweli recounts stepping away from big-budget rap culture to become an independent artist; bestselling author George Saunders revisits his love of teaching through unpacking 19th century Russian liter…
 
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