Noah Baumbach has grown up. The director’s last movie about divorce - 2005’s The Squid and the Whale - took the perspective of the kids. For his latest - the acclaimed Marriage Story - Baumbach explores the bitter remains of a once loving partnership. Adam and Josh debate whether the film plays favorites, but praise the performances from leads Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson and an ensemble featuring memorable turns from Alan Alda, Laura Dern, Julie Hagerty, and Ray Liotta.Plus, the wisdom we can glean from the Top 5 Movies About Marriage.0:00 - Billboard1:12 - Review: “Marriage Story”Chanele McGuinness, “Powerless”31:33 - Next Week/Notes35:27 - Polls [Hanks / 9 From ‘99 Performances]46:15 - Top 5: Movies About Marriage1:30:18 - Outro Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Leonard Cohen’s son, Adam Cohen, talks about bringing his father’s final work to life: a posthumous album called Thanks for the Dance. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud fills us in on Facebook’s latest experiment, a meme-creation app called Whale, which is currently only available on the Canadian App Store. Singer-songwriter FKA twigs discusses her long-awaited sophomore album, Magdalene, and why she wants to rewrite women’s stories that have been “twisted by the patriarchy.” Poet Reginald Dwayne Betts tells us about his third collection of poetry, Felon, a personal examination of incarceration, family and justice.
1.3 billion dollars will buy a lot of ice. That’s how much Frozen made after its release in 2013. The film also gave Disney princess fans two new favorites in sisters Anna and Elsa, and it made a star of Olaf the talking snowman. Now the band is back together for Frozen 2, which finds Anna and Elsa on yet another adventure.
The Scary Clippers, Cheating Astros, Best NFL Picks, and The Morning Show WTF Half-Season Recap With Mallory Rubin and Amanda Dobbins | The Bill Simmons Podcast
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks about Celtics-Clippers (2:27) before sitting down with Mallory Rubin to talk NFL QBs, including Philip Rivers, Mitchell Trubisky, Patrick Mahomes, and Tom Brady (20:42), before Mallory’s Most Intriguing, in which she shares her top five story lines of the week, including this weekend’s NFC playoff implications, Chase Young’s return to Ohio State football, Astros SpyGate, and more (34:45). Then Bill and Mallory run through some Million Dollar Picks (1:02:35). Finally, Bill is joined by Amanda Dobbins to discuss the Apple+ flagship show, ‘The Morning Show’ (1:18:52).
On The Gist, is Pete Buttigieg ready?In the interview, Mike talks to former United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin about his time in office, how he drastically reduced wait times at VA medical centers, and the infamous tweet that got him fired. His new book is It Shouldn’t Be This Hard to Serve Your Country: Our Broken Government and the Plight of Veterans.In the Spiel, Fiona Hill. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Brian Babylon first shared on the show in June of 2012 about an awkward moment on the job.
After beating cancer, the Chicago-based singer circled back to faith. Vocalo chatted with Torres about bringing in the light.
Here’s what Illinois consumers should consider when picking a product for the first time.
The blocks around 47th Street and California Avenue are filled with typical Chicago structures. Then there’s this building.