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‘Come From Away’ Writing Duo Highlight Their 3 Favorite True Story-Inspired Musicals

Irene Sankoff and David Hein wrote the book and music for "Come From Away." It's a new Broadway musical based on a true tale that unfolded in the tiny town of Gander, Newfoundland. During the 9/11 attacks, 38 planes bound for New York had to land in Gander instead. So, the locals had to care for thousands of stranded passengers from around the world. Listen as they share a little more about their musical, before listing their favorite musicals of the stage and screen based on true tales.


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Alan Tudyk Celebrates His 3 Favorite Robots

Alan Tudyk is one of the stars of NBC's new superhero sitcom "Powerless." After honing his chops at Julliard, he's spent most of his career in outer space. He starred in the cult TV hit "Firefly" and lent his voice to a slew of films, including "i, Robot" and "Star Wars Rogue One." Check out his list, in which he sings the praises of his robot heroes.


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Ottessa Moshfegh’s 3 Favorite Wanderers and Weirdos

Ottessa Moshfegh is a frequent contributor to the literary magazine The Paris Review. And her novel "Eileen" was shortlisted for the twenty-sixteen Man Booker prize. Her latest work is a collection of stories about characters on the fringes of society -- it's called "Homesick for Another World." Here she is with a list of characters who are homesick for another time.


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4 Great Holiday Movies…That You Didn’t Know Were Holiday Movies

We think the holidays merited a brand new edition of Guest List, in which an interesting person lists some interesting things. This time around our guest is Richard Lawson. knowledge of film, which he puts to good use as a film critic for Vanity Fair. He makes his case for a few surprisingly Christmassy films that will change up your usual holiday film selection.


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Demi Adejuyigbe’s 3 Reasons to Watch ‘Gilmore Girls’

In a couple of weeks one of TV's most beloved recent dramas is getting a reboot on Netflix. The show is "Gilmore Girls." The revival, consisting of four 90-minute episodes, premieres on the November 25th on Netflix. So, to educate our hosts about the show and to attempt to get non-viewers excited about it, we enlisted the help of Demi Adejuyigbe, co-host of the hit podcast "Gilmore Guys."


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How Rick Astley Rolls

Back in the '80s, Rick Astley scored a string of synth-backed R&B hits. Including "Together Forever"... and another little number that, decades later... earned an unlikely second life as the internet meme "rickrolling." He gave us a list of funny and dramatic alternatives to use the next time you want to rickroll a friend.


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Kyle Kinane’s Guide to Getting Loose

Kyle Kinane has earned a following with gravel-voiced, self-deprecating stories, often about what he ate or drank-- or wished he didn't. He's appeared on Netflix in Judd Apatow's series "Love," and you can also hear him on Comedy Central, where he's their voice-over announcer. His new special premieres on that channel on Oct. 15. It's called "Loose In Chicago." This week, he teaches us how we can find serenity in grocery store aisles, conspiracy theorists, and more.


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Eric Andre Shares His 3 Favorite Awkward Interviews

We've got a brand-new "Guest List," in which an interesting person lists some interesting things. This time around the guest is comedian Eric Andre, host of "The Eric Andre Show." Eric to lists a few disastrous interviews that served as "inspirations" for him to purposefully create one of the worst talk shows ever.


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Moshe Kasher and Natasha Leggero Highlight 3 Pop Culture Road Trips Gone Wrong

Natasha Leggero is one of the creators and stars of the Comedy Central show "Another Period." Moshe Kasher, is a producer on that show and a stand-up comedy star. You may've seen him on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Maron." The two just got married, and are currently road-tripping around the country doing a series of live shows they've dubbed "The Honeymoon Tour." With that in mind, we asked them to list a couple of pop culture road trips.