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Oct 19, 2018

This week: Oscar-winning director Charles Ferguson talks about his film "Watergate, or How We Learned to Stop an Out-of-Control President." We talk about why John McCain wanted to talk with him, all those Trump-Nixon parallels people keep making, and which young congresswoman deserves a movie of her own. Plus: We talk...

Oct 13, 2018

This week, Tom Arnold joins us to talk about Viceland's "The Hunt for the Trump Tapes." And we pitch him on why his producer's trip to her home country, in search of a "golden showers" tape that has never been proven to exist, would be a great movie.

Oct 3, 2018

This week, Jeff Bridges (!) joins us to talk about his new films "Living in the Future's Past" and "Bad Times at the El Royale" -- and about "Crazyheart," "Starman," and why birds fly in formation. Also about why you should drink through a straw made of pasta or licorice.

And we try to convince him to play President...

Sep 20, 2018

"Slow Burn" host Leon Neyfakh tells us how he made the Clinton-Lewnisky scandal feel fresh, found common ground with Linda Tripp, and the possibility of a "Slow Burn" TV show. We also imagine what the world would be like if Clinton had stepped down after the Lewinsky situation and handed off to President Gore.

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Sep 14, 2018

In May, a 30-year-old man named Michael Rotondo got evicted – by his parents. They took him to court as he pleaded for more time. 

In some corners, his story turned into a referendum on millennials -- feeding into a stereotype about a generation of entitled freeloaders. 

But what if it's actual a distraction from the...