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

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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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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55 Louis Virtel  

Comedian and writer Louis Virtel joins Sarah and Susan to talk about The Carpenters “I’m Caught Between, Goodbye And I Love You,” Other People, Cate Blanchett in Carol, Ordinary People, and “Satisfied” from Hamilton the Musical. Happy Thanksgiving!This episode is brought to you by Hungry Squared, Third Love, and MVMT Watches.

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55 Louis Virtel  

Comedian and writer Louis Virtel joins Sarah and Susan to talk about The Carpenters “I’m Caught Between, Goodbye And I Love You,” Other People, Cate Blanchett in Carol, Ordinary People, and “Satisfied” from Hamilton the Musical. Happy Thanksgiving!

This episode is brought to you by Hungry Squared, Third Love, and MVMT Watches.

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54 Natasha Rothwell  

Writer, comedian, actor Natasha Rothwell (The Characters on Netflix, writer for HBO’s Insecure) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Cynthia Erivo singing “I’m Here” from The Color Purple, Cheers, a Wells Fargo commercial, and Kara Walker’s exhibit at The Broad.This episode is brought to you by Third Love.

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54 Natasha Rothwell  

Writer, comedian, actor Natasha Rothwell (The Characters on Netflix, writer for HBO’s Insecure) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Cynthia Erin singing “I’m Here” from The Color Purple, Cheers, a Wells Fargo commercial, and Kara Walker’s exhibit at The Broad.

This episode is brought to you by Third Love.

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53 Travon Free  

Comedy writer and fellow Earwolf podcaster Travon Free (The Room Where It’s Happening, Any Given Wednesday) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about coming up on the 10th anniversary of the last time he cried real hard, Doctor Who, School of Rock the Musical, Air Bud, and Denzel Washington’s speech at the end of The Great Debaters.This episode is brought to you by Third Love and MVMT Watches.

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53 Travon Free  

Comedy writer and fellow Earwolf podcaster Travon Free (The Room Where It’s Happening, Any Given Wednesday) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about coming up on the 10th anniversary of the last time he cried real hard, Doctor Who, School of Rock the Musical, Air Bud, and Denzel Washington’s speech at the end of The Great Debaters.

This episode is brought to you by Third Love and MVMT Watches.

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52 Julieanne Smolinski  

Writer Julieanne Smolinski (Grace and Frankie, New York Magazine) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Roberta Flack's "Do What You Gotta Do,” the Katherine Ann Porter story "Pale Horse, Pale Rider,” Ken Burns' The War, and the end of The Wonder Years episode "The Accident.”This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron and Third Love.

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