Are you listening to a podcast, as you search for a new podcast, because you’re obsessed with podcasts? This is the place for your ears. Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser (The Adam Carolla Show) celebrate and break down your favorite shows using audio clips and interviews to highlight the stuff that makes them burst out laughing, burst out crying and burst out into night sweats. (There's also a better than average chance that a clip they share will lead to a juicy reveal about themselves.) There are half a million podcasts in this world; G & T are here to help navigate with this weekly walk down podcast lane.
An abandoned theme park and the last words of a dying young mother. But to cheer you up, serious depression! That’s right - comedian Gary Gulman is everywhere now, but he was in one place for a few weeks, the psych ward, and he’s opening up about electroshock therapy.
Swimming in cash, the fallacy of sunk costs, and why pyramid schemes benefit from your personal shame spiral. And meditations on meditating from a guy who had a panic attack on live TV and is now 10 percent happier - plus, meditations on breakfast cereal and the crunchy, sweet, two-scoops of random that is today’s podcast landscape.
A sex cult leader wants a photo of your labia - but is he just trying to make you accountable, or is he the world’s most inventive self-help perv? Are all men just primitive machines thirsting for angry, revenge sex? And can a lawyer for Albany’s least favorite son actually come across as only 72 percent douchy? All this on today’s Easy Listening, a podcast about podcasts.
Is the side-kick of an evil, sex-trafficking minors psycho-path just as bad as the sex-trafficing psychopath? How to be in a state of bliss when your HBO show gets cancelled and a multi-level marketing group so much worse than AMWAY, it involves you taking a selfie of your labia.
David Crosby storms out but Susan Powell probably didn’t and the COLD podcast introduces us to something called cartoon incest porn. All this and more, or less, if we don’t get to it, on today’s podcast about podcasts.
The hottest new true crime series called "Cold" has G & T hooked and the "Death, Sex and Money" podcast gets to the bottom of what makes sugar daddy websites so alluring. Plus Gina pulls back the curtain on an uncomfortable incident from the Adam Carolla Show.
A woman wants to believes she knows why her mom lost custody of her - but she really has no idea on "This American Life" and a comic at the top of his game would give it all up for one more day with his daughter on "The Moth."
An unfunny pastor is paired with a funny Jewish comic in the hopes of punching up his sermon on "How To with Charles Duhigg" and comedian / actor Adam Ferrara tells the "Relentless" podcast how to succeed at ANYTHING by focusing on just 3 little things.
When the news girl has news, we bring a very special episode of the show. Here, we present what is normally a Patreon episode. There’s some pod talk (Kim Goldman’s “Confronting OJ”), but then Gina spills some big news and juicy details ensue...
Can you OD on OJ? Not today. Kim Goldman’s podcast delivers - from the plaintive wail dude and his shocking back story, to OJ’s new lawyer competing in the Olympics of telephone smarminess, to a nuanced look at a family’s grief.
Gina’s boyfriend, Andy Harris, is pretty funny, and motherhood can be dead serious. This week, on our podcast about podcasts, we are talking about some shows that are very close to home. One is actually, kind of, in Gina’s home.
A binge-eating expert explains why diets don’t work, and the Post Secret guy shares about the ongoing catharsis of sending secrets through the postal system. Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser review their favorite podcasts of the week, and kibbitz about how they relate to the shows they love.
Tom Brady and the case for being a generalist on “The Good Life Podcast,” the one Buddhist mantra that could change everything, ‘Freakonomics” tells us how to change our minds, and why crying at work isn’t as bad as you think. Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser explore their favorite podcasts of the week.
On the podcast about podcasts: “Gangster Capitalism” goes deep on the college admissions scandal, so hosts Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser go deep on this A+ new podcast series, sampling some of the show’s most compelling clips. As a bonus, they explore a podcast about a bizarre cat-fishing scheme, and a new pod exploring corporate failures, including the wildly popular theme park of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker.
Amy Schumer’s dad may be her best podcast guest ever, National Geographic helps us understand why kids lie, a makeup guru creates an empire out of the nude look, and the 400-yard dash that will make you want to sprint, laugh, cry and cheer. Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser discuss the best podcasts of the week.
The podcast about podcasts! Terry Gross gives rapper and flutist Lizzo the “Fresh Air” treatment. “Ear Hustle” returns to let us know Death Row is both better and worse than we think it is. Marc Maron and Dan Harmon explore apologies and hosts Gina and Teresa discuss “Very Bad Words,” the most intellectual effing look at swearing in the podcast world.
In this episode of Easy Listening, Gina and Teresa delve into the world of psychotic psychiatrists with "The Shrink Next Door", they discuss why sit-com death beats sit-com divorce on "Mobituaries with Mo Rocca", they break down the data that proves you're most likely a good mom on "Freakonomics" and finally G & T choke back tears as they listen to what the Love Junkies refer to as a "throw up song" on "Broken Record."
How to influence an election, how to find Nirvana at SoulCycle, how to have a cathartic cry over a dead dog with the help of Mike Rowe, and the unintended consequences of free porn — this week’s podcast about podcasts.
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On this week’s show, a porn star’s tweet leads to a mysterious death. Or does it? No matter whodunnit, Jon Ronson (Last Days of August) and Ira Glass (The American Life) are here to tell us about it. And, Queer Eye for the podcast guy! Jonathan Van Ness warns us that we're ALL susceptible to joining a cult.
This week, the “Missing Richard Simmons” host delves into some pretty bad policing, “The Art of Manliness" tells you why you should shut up while your kids are playing and finally, "Against the Rules" reveals why student loan companies want to get you off the phone as quickly as possible.
This week, Jane Fonda made be 81, but she’s still down for some acting lessons, as she explains on “WTF.” She also had a deeply flawed childhood, which you can learn about on “You Must Remember This.” Plus, Zachary Levi on “Inside of You,” and an enigmatic therapeutic tool that’s part personality test, part Zodiac. On“Going Through It,” a famous cookbook author explains why saying no is good. Finally, “This is Love” reveals a tight-knit group of Italians who find love and acceptance
Murder, incest, stardom, public failure, how to be rich while stiffing your greedy relatives, and Mike Rowe, delivering a dash of soothing, folksy storytelling about a famous person who we like just the way he is - right into your ears - all on this week’s show.
This week, one of the most painful moments from the Adam CarollaShow, the “Bitch Bag” is unearthed for your Easy Listening pleasure. Gina worries that her chin might be trying to kill her (and that your boobs might be trying to kill you) after listening to What’s the Tee with RuPaul. Both hosts take a ride on the Tim Ferriss Wheel for some talk about how magic mushrooms may be the new Xanax. And finally, Oprah and Eckhart Tolle teach us how to keep from getting our feelings hurt.
This week, Gina shares two classic parody songs from the Adam Carolla Show vault, both of which lead to some very personal and wildly uncomfortable revelations. Oprah Winfrey and Eckhart Tolle discuss why we should never talk about our illnesses, and Teresa’s pod crush, Pete Holmes, has to stop his own show because he gets so emotional. So much podcast about podcasts!
Gina and Teresa help celebrate ten years of the Adam Carolla Show with a look back at one of David Alan Grier’s most classic appearances. SPOILER: DAG snores, Adam laughs uncontrollably, and Teresa cries. In other sleep related news; G & T discuss Roseanne’s strict new Ambien policy from “The Joe Rogan Experience” and it’s lights out for the “Sword and Scale” host, who had to leave the show, but not before delivering possibly the pod world’s most awkward live read. After discussing feuds, fr