This week: It's our 100th episode! To celebrate, Brendan talks to one of his dream guests, music icon Randy Newman... Rico excavates a 100-Year-Old Egg... And we delve into our own history (with booze). Also, listeners share their own dream dinner party guests. Plus, we make a long overdue call to the Sea and Cake, and spin a historic cover song from Dr. Dog.
This week: Actor Michael Sheen speaks in tongues... Lady Godiva streaks into Tea Partiers' hearts... And a sweet pill erases bitter memories. Plus, a dark joke from director Tim Burton and a bright tune from The Sandwitches.
This week: Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold talks Hymnals and hair… Gaming gets a ladies’ Man… And three stars are borne - by master chef Paul Liebrandt. Plus, a joke from street artiste Shepard Fairey, and a dreamy tune by Dirty Projectors.
This week: Actor Anton Yelchin can’t let go of Legos… Spider-Dan climbs the walls… And Del the Funky Homosapien has a ball. Plus we revel in a new tune from L.A. band Alexander.
This week: Former poet laureate Billy Collins talks death and baseball… The lonely journey of the Gar-Barge… And Rico survives a San Fran food rave. Plus, new music from Black Lips, and jokes from a Vivian Girl.
This week: Comedian Demetri Martin fires up his brain machine… We go on the lam with the most punk-rock fugitive in history…. And Morgan Spurlock makes us cry. Plus, virtual kisses and a rockin’ lullaby from Modern Mothers.
This week: A special DPD, as Broadway legend Elaine Stritch answers listeners' etiquette questions in a most "ladylike" way. She's dated Brando, dissed Sinatra, and conquered the Great White Way... but can she handle the social graces of a dinner party?
This week, feast upon our favorite food segments from podcasts past: Rico attacks a WWII-era sandwich… Brendan warily bites into a sushirrito… and we learn about really baked goods. Don’t call them leftovers; they’re East-Overs. Plus! Feast your ears on a waiter joke, and scarf down a food tune from Brendan himself.
This week: Actress Vera Farmiga has a productive year... We learn who to blame for online SPAM... And Rico goes Dutch... Plus, a joke from author T.C. Boyle and a new tune from ace songsmith Cass McCombs.
This week: Actress Greta Gerwig finds the right dress for the big time... Two ping pong players thaw the Cold War... And the "sleep elite" put shuteye to rest. Plus a joke from Texas musician/artist Terry Allen and "The Morning" from The Weeknd [sic].