Crybabies

Crybabies

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The commercial with the soldier returning home just in time for the holidays, the story of the star-crossed lovers, the song about moving on from a bad relationship: these things always manager to make Sarah Thyre (“Strangers with Candy”) and Susan Orlean (The New Yorker) cry. Listen in as they discuss with a weekly guest the things that tickle your tear ducts.

Episodes

68 Jensen Karp  

Author, podcaster, and co-creator of Drop the Mic, Jensen Karp (Kanye West Owes Me $300, Get Up On This) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about growing up crying with his mom, Mike & The Mechanics’ “The Living Years,” the 1989 film Dad, Kirk Gibson’s game winning home run during the 1988 World Series, Alan Watts’ “The Mind,” and the finale of Six Feet Under. This episode is brought to you by Le Tote (www.letote.com code: CRYBABY) and Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/CRYBABIES).

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67 Hannah Hart  

Comedian, actor, digital influencer, and best-selling author Hannah Hart (Buffering) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about soldiers coming home videos, The Muppet Christmas Carol, and a good slow clap. This episode is brought to you by Third love (www.thirdlove.com/babies) and Le Tote (www.letote.com code: CRYBABY).

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66 Mike Doughty  

Singer-songwriter Mike Doughty joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Magnetic Fields’ “Grand Canyon,” Judy Collins’ “Send in the Clowns,” “Subway” from the original cast recording of Preludes, and much more. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies) and Lola (www.mylola.com code: CRYBABIES).

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65 Mara Wilson  

The wonderful actor and writer Mara Wilson (Where Am I Now?, Matilda) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Pulp’s “Do You Remember The First Time,” the Gamester of Ireland Is Fine segment from an episode of This American Life, The Simpsons, and Our Town. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies) and Spring (www.shopspring.com code: CRYBABY).

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64 Lady Bunny  

The one and only Lady Bunny, drag queen, DJ, and founder of the annual Wigstock event joins Sarah and Susan to talk about clowns, wedding crying, To Kill A Mockingbird, Precious, and Horace Faith’s “Black Pearl.” This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies).

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63 Richard Kramer  

Writer/producer Richard Kramer (Thirtysomething, My So-Called Life, Nashville) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Keith Carradine’s “I’m Easy” from Nashville, DogTown Pit bull rescue, a moment of testimony from his recent stint as a juror that made him cry, “The Dead” by James Joyce, Tennessee Williams’ Baby Doll, and “I Happen To Like New York” by Judy Garland.This episode is brought to you by Lola (www.mylola.com code: CRYBABIES) and Spring (www.shopspring.com code: CRYBABY).

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63 Richard Kramer  

Writer/producer Richard Kramer (Thirtysomething, My So-Called Life, Nashville) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Keith Carradine’s “I’m Easy” from Nashville, DogTown Pit bull rescue, a moment of testimony from his recent stint as a juror that made him cry, “The Dead” by James Joyce, Tennessee Williams’ Baby Doll, and “I Happen To Like New York” by Judy Garland. This episode is brought to you by Lola (www.mylola.com code: CRYBABIES) and Spring (www.shopspring.com code: CRYBABY).

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62 Marisa Silver  

Acclaimed novelist and NY Times Bestselling author Marisa Silver (Little Nothing) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor, “I Think It’s Going To Rain Today” by Randy Newman, childhood themes, the last chapter of Winnie the Pooh, and the song “Sunday” from the Stephen Sondheim musical Sunday in the Park with George.This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies) and Hullo (www.hullopillow.com/crybabies).

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62 Marisa Silver  

Acclaimed novelist and NY Times Bestselling author Marisa Silver (Little Nothing) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor, “I Think It’s Going To Rain Today” by Randy Newman, childhood themes, the last chapter of Winnie the Pooh, and the song “Sunday” from the Stephen Sondheim musical Sunday in the Park with George. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies) and Hullo (www.hullopillow.com/crybabies).

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61 Kyle Kinane  

Comedian Kyle Kinane joins Sarah and Susan to talk about seeing LCD Soundsystem at Outside Lands, watching the movie The Bucket List while in Las Vegas, and walking around 30 Rock alone after taping The Tonight Show.This episode is brought to you by Lola (www.mylola.com code: CRYBABIES) and Hullo (www.hullopillow.com/crybabies).

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61 Kyle Kinane  

Comedian Kyle Kinane joins Sarah and Susan to talk about seeing LCD Soundsystem at Outside Lands, watching the movie The Bucket List while in Las Vegas, and walking around 30 Rock alone after taping The Tonight Show.

This episode is brought to you by Lola (www.mylola.com code: CRYBABIES) and Hullo (www.hullopillow.com/crybabies).

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60 Negin Farsad  

Comedian, author, and podcaster Negin Farsad (Fake the Nation , How to Make White People Laugh) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about having to cry for the movie 3rd Street Blackout, crying onstage while performing stand-up, Grey's Anatomy, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, and the pilot episode of Friday Night Lights.This episode is brought to you by Third Love ( www.thirdlove.com/babies ).

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60 Negin Farsad  

Comedian, author, and podcaster Negin Farsad (Fake the Nation , How to Make White People Laugh) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about having to cry for the movie 3rd Street Blackout, crying onstage while performing stand-up, Grey's Anatomy, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, and the pilot episode of Friday Night Lights. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies).

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59 Molly Shannon  

The wonderful, warm, and witty actress Molly Shannon (Other People, HBO’s Divorce, SNL) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about "Smile" by Nat King Cole, the movies "Ponette" and "Annie," an Emily Dickinson poem, and snowy scenes.This episode is brought to you by Third Love ( www.thirdlove.com/babies ).

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59 Molly Shannon  

The wonderful, warm, and witty actress Molly Shannon (Other People, HBO’s Divorce, SNL) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about "Smile" by Nat King Cole, the movies "Ponette" and "Annie," an Emily Dickinson poem, and snowy scenes.

This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies).

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58 A Crybabies Musical Extra Ft. Jill Sobule  

Crybabies proudly presents a special live performance from wonderful singer-songwriter Jill Sobule (writer/producer of the show’s theme song). Recorded live at the Now Hear This Festival in Anaheim, this is our gift to you listeners.

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58. A Crybabies Musical Extra Ft. Jill Sobule  

Crybabies proudly presents a special live performance from wonderful singer-songwriter Jill Sobule (writer/producer of the show’s theme song). Recorded live at the Now Hear This Festival in Anaheim, this is our gift to you listeners.

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57 Jennifer Weiner  

Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner (Hungry Heart, The Littlest Bigfoot) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about  Spock’s death in Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan, the funeral scene from “A Prayer for Owen Meany”, and “I Go Back to May 1937” by Sharon Olds.This episode is brought to you by Third Love ( www.thirdlove.com/babies ).

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57 Jennifer Weiner  

Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner (Hungry Heart, The Littlest Bigfoot) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about  Spock’s death in Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan, the funeral scene from “A Prayer for Owen Meany”, and “I Go Back to May 1937” by Sharon Olds.

This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies).

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56 Live from first annual Chicago Podcast Festival w/ Rick Kogan, Susan Messing, and musical guest Sunshine Boys  

The Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Kogan joins Sarah and guest co-host, local improv legend Susan Messing (Second City, The Annoyance Theater, iO Theater) live at the Chicago Podcast Festival to talk about John Prine’s “Hello In There,” A River Runs Through It, and Spartacus. Plus, special musical guests Sunshine Boys open with a cover of the famous "Crybabies" theme, and play a few originals to wrap up this magical evening.This episode is brought to you by Hungry Squared, Third Love ( www.thirdlove.com/babies ), MVMT Watches ( www.mvmtwatches.com/crybabies ).

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