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  1. Margaret Cho and Sean Rameswaram join Negin to describe what it’s been like living in California as fires ravage the West Coast. Margaret also defines the term “Koreaboo” and Sean explains why the U.S. should be more like Australia when it comes to Election Day.
  2. On this week’s Throwing Shade, Erin discusses an op-ed from track and field Olympian Gwen Berry detailing the punishment she suffered as a consequence of raising her first on the podium. Then, Bryan talks about the new book from J.K. Rowling featuring a “cross-dressing serial killer,” plus emotional reactions to a fake story about the world’s first “anal birth.”
  3. Mookie Blaiklock aka LilMookieB joins Matt Besser to discuss of his podcast YOU ARE WORTHY. LilMookieB shares thoughts upon therapy, empathy, and why comedy is no longer of his focus, as more important being the spreading of love and positivity upon the world. Plus, Matt welcomes his former masterclass student Background (Eva Anderson) to share of her advancements in feelings and emotions since leaving the profession. In the words of Cobra Kai: strike first, strike hard, no mercy.
  4. There are fewer than 50 days until the 2020 United States elections, and over at Getting Curious, we’re feeling a little… shaky. To lay the foundation for this final stretch of election season, Jonathan’s calling on an expert in strong leadership, intersectional policies, and enduring hope: Sec. Julián Castro. Sec. Castro has served as Mayor of San Antonio, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Obama, and a 2020 Presidential candidate. He just launched his new podcast Our America with Julián Castro on Lemonada Media.
  5. Actor and producer Sean Hayes feels indifferent about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Sean sits down with Conan to talk about choosing acting over becoming a concert pianist, dangerous childhood games, and his podcast SmartLess with Jason Bateman and Will Arnett. Plus, Conan decides what kind of uncle he wants to be on another Review the Reviewers.
  6. The Boys host a surprise birthday party for PAUL F. TOMPKINS with some help from a few close friends.
  7. Comedian, writer and actor Deon Cole feels wonderful every time he’s with Conan O’Brien. Deon sits down with Conan to discuss the authentic mini-bar experience, being a comedian before anything else, and learning to DJ during the pandemic. Later, things get heated between Conan and his team as they share controversial opinions on a summertime treat during a Review the Reviewers.
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    Episode 161 - Gaby Dunn

    This week has absolutely everything you need: Matt and Dave’s literary corner, Dave’s meet-cute story and the prolific Gaby Dunn. The guys chat with Gaby about her Patrick Swazye tattoos, Idina Menzel, Adele Dazeem, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chris O’Donnell, being better than everyone else in high school, Rent, Star Trek, Meow Mix, Cubbyhole, Julius’ Can You Ever Forgive Me?, meeting Gaby’s partner (fomer guest Mal Blum!), conventional beauty and expanding beauty ideals, confidence, poly people during the pandemic, Zoom sex parties, medical emergencies during the pandemic, and plans to have cocktails on the front lawn.
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    Episode 217 - Sweatpants 2020

    Allison Raskin and Sally Kohn join Negin to weigh in on the "October Surprise" vaccine and why election polls are often inaccurate. They also debate the rise of sweatpants during the pandemic. Negin has some strong feelings about airport style.
  10. Andy Daly joins Matt Besser to investigate his recent Twitter ban, inspiring scenes about Twitter HQ’s flagging department, finding common ground, stories from phone banking, and more.
  11. One of the lessons in Dr. Edith Eger’s latest book The Gift is that love equals time. And on this week’s Getting Curious, Dr. Eger is joining Jonathan for an hour of love, compassion, and life lessons. Dr. Eger is a bestselling author, psychologist, and Holocaust survivor. Her first book The Choice, released in 2018, details her story of courage and resilience as a survivor of Auschwitz. In The Gift, which comes out later this month, she shares some of her best advice for confronting life’s challenges and building a meaningful existence.
  12. YASSIR LESTER returns to help The Boys produce the Emmys.
  13. Showrunner Liz Feldman sits down with Cameron to discuss her show Dead to Me on Netflix, her long career working in comedy, and what she learned from working with Ellen.
  14. This week on Throwing Shade, Erin takes a look at the long history of activism within the WNBA, along with the formation of a Social Justice Council. Then, Bryan covers the story of American couple Derek Mize and Jonathan Gregg, whose daughter was born by an English surrogate and subsequently denied birthright citizenship by the U.S. State Department due to being considered “out of wedlock.”
  15. Houston improv team Can’t Tell Us Nothing (Jon Myles, Tandiwe Kone, Antoine W.B., Amechi Ngwe) and Rafe Williams join Matt Besser this week for scenes about tossing burgers to an audience, speeding on the Highway to Hell, the constitutional right to invade personal space, and more.
  16. Actress Jameela Jamil feels better about her hair for being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Jameela sits down with Conan to talk about the roots of British self-deprecation, injecting humor into sex, and encouraging body positivity with the ‘I Weigh’ Instagram movement. Later, Conan shares his excitement over his newest piece of headwear.
  17. Author Casper ter Kuile sits down with Cameron to discuss his beginnings in climate activism, understanding the role of spiritual practices, and how he’s been dealing with the JK Rowling catastrophe.
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    Episode 159 - Laci Mosley

    The Scam Goddess herself, Laci Mosley, joins Matt and Dave today!!! Did she scam her way on the show? Who cares! She’s such a delight it would be an honor if she did. (She didn’t.) Matt, Dave and Laci dish about LA parking tickets and getting your car towed, working and auditioning during COVID times, secret hair styling, not liking rules, Legendary, Selling Sunset, Justin Hartley, the Scam Goddess theme song, COVID scams and how to flip it on scammers, Laci’s “Leg 2020” campaign, RNC, making racists famous, writing jokes about family, sleepover discoveries, dating apps, and the helpful observation Laci’s mom made.
  19. Joyelle Johnson and John Fugelsang join Negin to dig into GOP dirt, including Kellyanne Conway’s White House departure and the Jerry Falwell, Jr. controversy. They also share what TV shows have been keeping them sane during the pandemic and what’s been inspiring them creatively.
  20. BETH STELLING joins The Boys to help create The Comedy Bubble.
  21. This week, Bryan and Erin take a moment to address the shooting of Jacob Blake before getting into their ‘ssues. First, Bryan talks about the revelation that Jerry Falwell Jr. and his wife Becki engaged in a surreptitious relationship with Giancarlo Granda and Jerry’s subsequent resignation from Liberty University. Then, Erin discusses Mayor Barry Presgraves’ racist and sexist ‘joke’ about Biden’s VP pick and just where the apology went wrong. And make sure to check out Deeper Shade of Shade on Stitcher Premium, where Bryan and Erin interview their favorite friends of the show. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/shade and use promo code ‘SHADE’. HEAR THE EPISODE
  22. Musical guest Jim Bryson joins improvisers Seth Morris and Brian Huskey for this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Jim performs songs that inspire scenes about a hometown with an awful name, new laws in a supermarket, skipping a funeral to go to Arby’s, and more.
  23. Producer Ashlee Marie Preston and director Julianna Brudek sit down with Cameron to discuss their new documentary Disarm Hate.
  24. Comedian Michael Che feels honored to be Conan O’Brien’s friend. Michael sits down with Conan to talk about his first stand-up experience, jumping into the deep end at Saturday Night Live, and why jokes about politics and race will always hold up. Plus, Conan tries his hand at reading some erotic fiction.
  25. On this week’s Throwing Shade, Bryan talks about right-wing pundit Alan Keyes and his endorsement of a “miracle drink” which he claims cures everything from HIV to autism. Spoilers: it’s full of bleach. Then, Erin gives it up for Finland’s new prime minister, 34-year old Sanna Marin, before diving into stories about an initiative to make “virginity testing” a felony in NY State and a study about how women respond to the warped body images that Instagram loves to promote.
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