Dinner for One: Paul Feig, Champion of Female Friendships… And Walking Sticks

We're serving up something different on the feed today. It's the second installment of our new "Dinner for One" series -- a single, almost unedited conversation with a luminary in arts and entertainment. This time around, Brendan talks with writer, director, and producer extraordinaire Paul Feig. Listen as the two examine how "Bridesmaids" led to more creative freedom when writing women characters, why Melissa McCarthy's rage as Sean Spicer is so funny, and more. Plus, he and Brendan bond over style and Paul explains why "comfort is a state of mind." Cheers!

384: Kathryn Hahn, Tituss Burgess, Mac DeMarco

The irrepressible Tituss Burgess from "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" doles out etiquette advice and plays matchmaker... "I Love Dick" actor Kathryn Hahn pokes fun at the high-art world... Indie musician Mac DeMarco DJ's his Italian family dinner... A visit to a vegan butcher... Wisdom from New York Times bestselling author Anne Lamott. Plus, a cocktail tribute to VHS tapes and Jane Fonda, how to look like leadership material, and a new track from alternative hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces!

Speakeasy Special: Charlamagne Tha God, Aimee Mann, Thomas Middleditch

Surprise! It's an all-new Speakeasy Special -- a bonus mid-week treat filled with unheard bits and bobs from our interviews. Listen as "Silicon Valley" star Thomas Middleditch flexes his improv muscle and invents an entire fictional food chain (with a signature drink!) in less than 60 seconds. Then, get a mint condition etiquette answer from singer-songwriter Aimee Mann, before settling in with a thoughtful discussion with author and radio personality Charlamagne Tha God about why Twitter isn't the greatest place for constructive conversation. Plus, Rico shares a not-so-hot "Star Wars" investment tip and more.

320: Peter Capaldi, Paul Scheer, Shamir

Encore Broadcast: Peter Capaldi -- star of the beloved sci-fi series "Dr. Who" -- brings etiquette advice via TARDIS... Funnyman Paul Scheer revels in terrible movies, pseudo-reality... Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi explores how the tech boom and gentrification have remade San Francisco, her hometown... Dance-pop star Shamir works it, while working retail, and whips up a party soundtrack... We connect the dots in the history of Twister -- a game once derided as "sex in a box"... and more!

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