This week's episode is the first-ever one recorded live at The Bell House in beautiful New York City! Isn't that exciting? It is very exciting.Join Julie as she interviews Fred Armisen, Billy Eichner and Paul F. Tompkins live on stage, while Ted Leo and his band watch! Enjoy a special appearance by Jackée, live via satellite! And marvel in the first-ever IFC Roast of Miranda July.
Plus--Fred covers a Beatles classic, Paul speaks judgementally of Hugh Jackman's casual garb, Billy and Julie cast the all-black cast of the new Steel Magnolias on Lifetime, and a musical tribute to Seal.
Also--we find out which late night TV icon co-wrote "It's Raining Men"! Teddy Leo comes out on the record against mustaches! Which band Julie considers "The Funky Doors"! And why Paul F. Tompkins's mother believes he is friends with a famous satirist. The first of what will hopefully be many terrific live podcast recordings!
The Guests:Billy EichnerPaul F. TompkinsFred ArmisenAnd JACKÉE HARRY The Band:Teddy Leo Chris WilsonMarty KeyJodi BuonnannoThe Cast:Anthony Atamanuik (Vincent Gallo)John Gemberling (Neil LaBute)Jessica Chaffin (Lorraine Bracco)Billy Eichner (Chubby Checker)Fred Armisen (Tom Six)and Introducing Kiesha as Miranda July
The Dream Team:Alex Scordelis (Writer)Marianne Ways (Live Show Producer)Chris Spooner (Tech, Podcast Producer, Graphic Designer)Jake Fogelnest (Consultant)Rachel Shukert (Writer)Jack Fagan (Consultant; Muse)Kelly Hudson (Video Editor)Steve Kandell & everyone at Spin Magazine (Sponsors)