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The Work of Michelle Obama

1:35:39 | Dec 19th, 2018

This week: 'Becoming' by Michelle Obama is the bestselling hardcover book of 2018 and it only came out a month ago. Officially this a memoir but for us, it’s a book about work, the work that came before the White House, the work that set her up for s...Show More
Seth Rogen: The Sleeper Hit

1:20:09 | May 29th

This week: People keep talking about Seth Rogen’s glowup but what’s on the outside is just catching up to all the great work he’s been doing and showing for years. Julianna Margulies’s work now includes hair advocacy. And the language of the writer’s...Show More
"There's No Room For Maybe" - Riverdale Writer Michael Grassi Takes Us To School

1:24:19 | May 22nd

This week we're joined by Michael Grassi, writer and Co-EP on 'Riverdale', and showrunner of the CW's upcoming spinoff, 'Katy Keene' (starring Lucy Hale, natch!) Michael gets real about teen actor chemistry, being a Canadian in an American room, and ...Show More
Can Constance Wu Take a Lesson From the Fug Girls?

2:02:19 | May 15th

This week: Constance Wu's outburst after 'Fresh Off The Boat' was renewed last week, and is this a mistake she can recover from? Also, Charlize Theron is a celebrated Oscar-winning actress, but what happens when a role demands you do something you ha...Show More
Daisy Jones *Should* Drive You Nuts

51:36 | May 8th

In our second chat with the amazing Taylor Jenkins-Reid we deep dive into 'Daisy Jones And The Six', and get into group dynamics, boy sh-t, how women relate to each other at work (and why it can make us question ourselves) - plus, TJR gives us the sc...Show More
Is Game Of Thrones Too (Literally) Dark?

1:39:01 | May 1st

“The Long Night” episode of Game of Thrones had a lot of people talking…and squinting. We unpack the work behind the look of the show and the tech that goes into it and we share our thoughts on what was lost in the darkness. From there we get into Ch...Show More
SYW Master Class: Author Taylor Jenkins Reid Isn't Sorry she's 'Selfish'

1:02:55 | Apr 24th

This week's episode is a near religious experience as Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of NYT bestseller 'Daisy Jones & The Six' tells us why men's interest in her work doesn't interest her, why ambition must be bigger than talent, and why being 'selfish'...Show More
Beyoncé, Homecoming Queen

1:36:12 | Apr 17th

This week: We pressed play on Homecoming, Beyoncé's Coachella film literally the moment it dropped on Netflix -- now in the first ever Show Your Work LIVE episode, we're joined by Kathleen to talk about how one year later, one incredible show has a w...Show More
How to End the Game of Thrones

1:28:01 | Apr 10th

This week: As we prepare for the final episode of Game of Thrones, we discuss what we want and what we need as the story comes to a close. Taraji P Henson’s new interview gives us what we want via what she needs. And apparently what Marvel needs when...Show More
Could Cardi’s Old Hustle Get Her Cancelled and Zack Morris Didn’t Get Paid

1:38:14 | Apr 3rd

This week: Should Cardi B’s past come back to cancel her? Why did Mark Paul Gosselar fire his momager? And how Sarah Silverman’s glam squad bill is kind of like your cab chits.
Take a Little Time to Enjoy the View of Jon Snow’s Hair

1:38:04 | Mar 27th

Today's episode is all about the Hollywood work questions we can't answer... from a juicy Jenny McCarthy excerpt from the upcoming tell all book about 'The View', why did Barbara Walters lose control of a show she created? And after Game Of Thrones, ...Show More
College Scams, New Names, Old Magic

1:18:48 | Mar 20th

This week: How does a lifetime of nerding out over fancy schools and 'elite' admissions lead to covering one of the biggest celebrity stories of our time? How did Lilly Singh’s decade on YouTube lead her to her late night moment? Also…how exactly did...Show More
Oprah, Gayle, and Jada’s Media Throwback

1:24:17 | Mar 13th

On this episode: How Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, and Jada Pinkett Smith all showed their work last week, making headlines with with big, old school appointment-TV interviews that felt like a throwback, exactly the format required to handle Michael Jac...Show More
The Many (Work) Lives of Mr JOE ZEE

47:14 | Mar 6th

This week: Part 2 of our interview with Joe Zee...because how could we possibly contain all the work he's been showing in one episode? And of course we've saved the celebrity stories for the follow-up including Beyoncé, Britney, and Winona, as Joe lo...Show More
The Unstoppable Mr. JOE ZEE Shows Us His Work!

55:36 | Feb 27th

He's prolific, hilarious, indomitable -- and Canadian. Our delicious (and fast-paced!) conversation with Joe Zee, one of the original disruptors in Fashion, Magazines, & Television, dives into his favourite topic -- work! In the first of two incredi...Show More
Brie Larson Puts Her Money Where Captain Marvel's Mouth Is

1:26:27 | Feb 20th

This week: Lots of celebs talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion - but Brie Larson is backing it up. We talk about what that means for the upcoming promotion of Captain Marvel and how it can work. Then, we're giddy about this year's Osc...Show More
Sean Penn Shows Ass, Not Work

1:47:07 | Feb 13th

We're back! As Oscar voting opens, how Sean Penn's misguided screed about Bradley Cooper's artistic man-pain might hurt him. Then, 'Russian Doll' deserves to be at the top of your Netflix list - is the genius of creator-star Natasha Lyonne a surprise...Show More
What Would Samuel L Jackson Do at Fyre Fest?

1:38:46 | Jan 23rd

This week: When it's not working. Like you, we can't look away from the Netflix doc about Fyre Fest -- we dig into the gruesome mistakes and lapses in judgment, plus how do you know which 'influencers' you can trust? Then SMILF star & creator Frankie...Show More
Patty Jenkins made the Best Chris

1:37:59 | Jan 16th

On this week’s episode, we study the work of Patty Jenkins and her collaborations with her “muse”, Chris Pine. What goes into an effective actor/director partnership and is that why he’s the Best Chris? But first, we discuss the work that went into L...Show More
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski - The New Hollywood Power Couple?

1:37:07 | Jan 9th

This week, we unpack the production side of the Golden Globes and how the show fell short. Then we deep dive into the power game of Emily Blunt and John Krasinski - over a decade’s worth of work is now coming to light. The same can be said for Bill H...Show More
The Work of Writing Part 2 with Allison Winn Scotch

1:13:54 | Jan 2nd

We are back with another episode on writing, this time with novelist Allison Winn Scotch. We go back to the beginning and her work as a magazine writer and follow her transition to books and now screenplays. What were the obstacles along the way? Wha...Show More
The Oscar Host Problem, STILL

1:41:57 | Dec 12th, 2018

This week: the work that goes into hosting the Oscars is massive, so who should be doing it? We have some suggestions. Then, why Megan Fox surprised us - with her new work, and thoughts that made us see her past work in a new way. Finally, should we ...Show More
The Work of Writing Part 1

42:44 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Welcome to our bonus mini-episode! It’s a bonus mini-episode about writing and the differences in the writing process when you write for yourself or when you write for a host or a show or anyone else. We also share best practices and hacks that other...Show More
The Making of Michael B Jordan

1:29:49 | Nov 28th, 2018

This week: Michael B Jordan is now a proper movie star, at a time when fewer and fewer movie stars have emerged. On this episode, we look back at how he made himself a movie star and specifically where he worked to become one. We also get into female...Show More
Julia & Taylor & Lilly & Jen: The Work Of Celebrity Self-Care

1:28:20 | Nov 21st, 2018

This week on the podcast we’re looking at the guts and glory of women in Hollywood who are taking care of themselves the best way they know how. From the unprecedented demands of Taylor Swift’s new deal to Lilly Singh’s surprising announcement, and t...Show More
The Work of the Allusionist

1:01:54 | Nov 14th, 2018

This week: We sit down with Helen Zaltzman, the host of The Allusionist and the Answer Me This! podcasts to talk about the work of being an OG podcaster, building a career from new media, building a career out of her “niche” interests, and her favour...Show More
Harry & Meghan’s Royal Tour Report Card (& Scandal?)

1:25:45 | Nov 6th, 2018

On this episode: We grade Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first tour performance and, in the process, Duana may have stumbled upon a royal crime but first, the art of the Hollywood pitch, with and without Julia Roberts, and the impact the US midterm...Show More
Megyn, Money, and SEX

1:39:41 | Oct 31st, 2018

The Megyn Kelly experiment on TODAY has failed! We discuss all the reasons why Megyn on NBC didn't work, and look back at our own thoughts when she first arrived. Plus, we're in the Golden Age of Peak TV -- so why are some writers and actors finding ...Show More
Talk to Kidman, Already!

1:15:11 | Oct 24th, 2018

Celebrities’ coworkers drive them nuts just like yours! This week, how Nicole Kidman asked director Joel Edgerton to shape up, Lena Dunham's split with Jenni Konner kicks off a discussion about professional partnerships and Hollywood 'babysitters', p...Show More
Lainey + ? = Awkward AF Interview

1:31:36 | Oct 17th, 2018

We're back! Season Three kicks off with a deep dive into Harry & Meghan on their first official tour with Sussex-to-be on board -- what does it take to make them seem so effortlessly awesome? Plus we dive into the work that made you love "A Star Is B...Show More
Crazy Rich Asians!

1:40:13 | Aug 22nd, 2018

On this bonus episode of Show Your Work: Crazy Rich Asians exceeded expectations, opening in the top spot at the box office. We deep dive on movie, the romantic comedy, the costumes, the craft, the characters, the mahjong…and The Audition. Catch u...Show More
Emma Stone Has Everything Alison Brie Wants

1:18:41 | Jul 3rd, 2018

On our season finale: The announcement of Greta Gerwig's probable cast for Little Women, including Emma Stone, Saoirse Ronan, and Meryl Streep has us doing the unthinkable... yawning. Plus we talk about how Alison Brie is desperately trying to Show H...Show More
Finding The Sexy... Amy Adams Aside

1:29:03 | Jun 25th, 2018

This week: The sexy celebrity money stories often involve how they spend it… or lose it. But we’re turned on by the work of managing it and managing it well. From suddenly-celeb showrunners to authors and accountants, the showbiz jobs that used to be...Show More
Drake, Sandy B, Tiffany & Tracee: The work of knowing and not knowing

1:18:47 | Jun 18th, 2018

On today's show: We talk about the work that went into Drake going back to school. If Hollywood is high school, Tiffany Haddish is now at the popular kids’ table. She’s been candid about how that has changed her experiences and the effect that has ha...Show More
Reese Witherspoon’s Sunshine Leadership

1:28:29 | Jun 11th, 2018

On today's show: Reese Witherspoon’s “Type A” personality makes her well-suited to leadership. But how did she go from Type A to Hello Sunshine? And what is the work that went into how she’s changing the game not only in Hollywood but in the publishi...Show More
Serena, Sam Bee, and Drake’s Crisis Management

1:51:41 | Jun 4th, 2018

This week: How did the work and the work process of Serena Williams change when she became a parent? And how is she, the Greatest of All Time, changing the way we talk about parenting and the workplace? Next, we compare how Samantha Bee and Drake eac...Show More
Should Drake Help Jason Bateman?

1:32:56 | May 28th, 2018

This week: it's no surprise Drake owns the internet. But this time he might be breaking records for speed *and* most burns in three minutes. How does he do it? Plus we dig into the spectacular fail of Jason Bateman and the Arrested Development cast i...Show More
Prince Harry & Meghan Markle – the Royal Wedding Work

1:50:47 | May 21st, 2018

This week: A fairy tale doesn’t just happen. Everything from the schedule to the seating plan to the service to the songs, all of it required strategy and consideration and… WORK! On this episode, we break down the elements that made Prince Harry and...Show More
Snubbed by Shonda? And Jessica Alba's No Sure Thing

1:18:31 | May 14th, 2018

This week: TV pilot pickups were rolling in as we recorded, so from Jessica Alba to Kerry Washington, Nina Dobrev to Harry Styles, we discussed who's up and who's out as the fall TV landscape takes place. Then why Ryan Murphy, whose success doesn't k...Show More
Rihanna, CEO

1:39:55 | May 4th, 2018

This week: Rihanna covers the new issue of Vogue ahead of the Met Gala and the release of Oceans 8 and the launch of her lingerie line. How has she built her empire and what is her leadership style? Then, the working challenges of working mothers as ...Show More
Shawn Mendes and the Popstar Formula

1:35:06 | Apr 23rd, 2018

As Shawn Mendes prepares to release his third album, we compare his process to process that his popstar predecessors have followed –and whether or not it benefits him to adhere to it. How is social media benefiting Jennifer Garner and …how can she ge...Show More
All Bey Everything

1:29:21 | Apr 17th, 2018

This week: We're not recovered from Beyoncé's game-changing Coachella performance, and break down all the incredible elements of WORK that made #Beychella so incredible, from the music and preparation to those costume malfunctions and camera moves. P...Show More
Katie Holmes, Joshua Jackson, and the one thing Britney never did...

1:56:07 | Apr 2nd, 2018

This week, it’s a 1998 throwback – did Michelle Williams do Joshua Jackson a favour on that EW cover, or was it the other way around? An when you hear ‘Katie Holmes’, what do you think? Then, Britney Spears’ first ever fashion campaign has us think...Show More
Zendaya's Secret Style Weapon, Lena Waithe's Wardrobe, & our Ticking Clock

1:53:07 | Mar 26th, 2018

How does a red carpet look come together? Why it’s not as easy as saying “fire the stylist”. Celebrity style is an entire ecosystem unto itself. Lena Waithe covers Vanity Fair – and what this means not just for her but for the magazine. We also discu...Show More
Emma Stone’s Fashion Moves

1:39:17 | Mar 19th, 2018

This week: Emma Stone’s first campaign for Louis Vuitton and the work of fashion partnerships in Hollywood. How the Queen was underpaid on The Crown and what Judd Apatow had to say about it. And the tricky task of getting better at diversity in casti...Show More
The Room Where It Happens

1:54:07 | Mar 12th, 2018

On this episode: it’s been a week since Frances McDormand namechecked the Inclusion Rider at the Oscars. How does it work? How will its supporters sustain the momentum for it, especially since it already has its detractors? Next the work of Ava DuVer...Show More
The Complications of A Comeback

2:01:00 | Feb 26th, 2018

On this episode: Brendan Fraser is a lot more complicated than we thought – and it’s reflected in his work. Then, as we approach the Oscars, we get into the work of Get Out - and how certain members of that film’s cast are also more complicated than ...Show More
The Work of Wakanda

1:34:48 | Feb 19th, 2018

This week: Kathleen joins us to talk about Black Panther and the love and care that went into creating the world, and we discuss who this world is for – and how those of us who are not of the world can still participate by appreciating without approp...Show More
The Hermione Granger of Feng Shui

1:34:49 | Feb 12th, 2018

On this episode: Ahead of Lunar New Year, we attempt to unravel the mysteries of my mother’s annual Chinese Zodiac and feng shui forecasts. And what that might have in common with Ice Cube’s “Good Day”. Also, Will Smith is so great on Instagram…but w...Show More
Katherine Heigl and the Spice Girls have ...Opportunities

1:17:39 | Feb 5th, 2018

On this episode: Katherine Heigl has joined the cast of 'Suits'. Is this a risk? And for whom? We appreciate Manny Jacinto, in many different ways. We also appreciate ….Kim Kardashian and her petty ways. And how she’s using them to her best business ...Show More
Oprah: the voice, the actress

1:42:18 | Jan 29th, 2018

This week: Does Oprah Winfrey approach a promotional schedule the way other actors do and how is she using those presidential rumours to her advantage as she works to promote this movie? Then, now that television award season is over, do we need to c...Show More
How Ellen Pompeo got paid

1:42:30 | Jan 19th, 2018

Ellen Pompeo is now the highest paid woman on a primetime drama. And her interview in The Hollywood Reporter is not just everything we do here at Show Your Work, it’s a meditation on the entire Hollywood ecosystem. This is why we are dedicating this ...Show More
How Michelle Williams Made Lemonade

1:22:02 | Jan 15th, 2018

On this episode: we discuss the 1.5 million dollar pay disparity between Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg, Lainey and I fight back and forth about who gets to read the best lines from the recent Variety piece on Tyra Banks, we examine the question...Show More
The Future is Blue Ivy

1:46:51 | Jan 2nd, 2018

On the first episode of 2018, we break down the most competitive category at the Golden Globes and celebrate the time of Laura Dern. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is probably best at recognising new comedy – and this year is no exception wi...Show More
Eyes On The Prize

1:59:00 | Dec 18th, 2017

On this episode: What if Nicole Kidman can't wear anything gorgeous? What if Jessica Biel has a chance at winning? At the end of the weirdest, hardest year even in Hollywood, we have a supersized discussion about how the Golden Globes and SAGs are re...Show More
Dirty Work

1:34:56 | Dec 11th, 2017

On this episode - We have strong words for sloppy work by Jennifer Lawrence, digging into JK Rowling's disappointing statement on Johnny Depp is all work and no fun, we discuss whether Gabrielle Union's book tour will be her breakthrough, and Lainey ...Show More
The Season of Something

1:40:00 | Dec 4th, 2017

On this week’s podcast: Meghan Markle's going to be closer to us than we ever expected, Selena Gomez surprises us as 'woman of the year' and what that has to do with child stardom, why Matt Lauer infected everyone at his workplace, plus a debate on w...Show More
All Systems Go!

1:18:49 | Nov 27th, 2017

On today's show: We discuss the strategy and philosophy around the when, why, and how of Harry & Meghan's engagement, Kendrick Lamar sets the stage for the Grammys, why Margot Robbie's work goes against everything she's been taught, and whether we ne...Show More
Drake's Push, J.Law's Backseat, and Foxy Tights

1:18:37 | Nov 20th, 2017

Welcome back to Season 2 of Show Your Work! On today's show: Have we returned to a Hollywood changed? The dynamics of The Hollywood Reporter Actress roundtable and the difference between Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence. Also Drake’s billion...Show More
Harvey Weinstein Edition

1:11:02 | Oct 11th, 2017

As the Harvey Weinstein disaster unleashed over the last few days we try to answer how it happened, what's going to happen next, and to point out all the ways that it’s both completely similar to and different from a hundred of these stories we’ve he...Show More
Taylor Swift is The Matrix

2:02:21 | Aug 28th, 2017

On our season finale: we discuss the highs and lows of Taylor Swift's work and why she is scrutinized the way she is, whether or not Joss Whedon's fake feminism and hypocrisy change how you feel about his work and if can it inform his future projects...Show More
The Kardashian Decade

1:51:52 | Aug 21st, 2017

This week: we discuss Kris Jenner’s now infamous negotiating skills, how the Kardashians have completely disrupted the Hollywood ecosystem, and what they have in common with another disruptor (the one who’s in the White House). And as Drake makes a ...Show More
Taylor Swift Uses Her Privilege

1:44:55 | Aug 14th, 2017

This week: Taylor Swift puts her mouth where her money is, showing her work on the witness stand. We discuss John Cho's leading man status -- and dig into whether beauty is a catalyst for diversity. Then, we check out the non-verbal work happening a...Show More
Angelina's Attempts At Normal

1:37:45 | Jul 31st, 2017

On this episode: Angelina Jolie's first interview has her in trouble for manipulating child actors...and maybe adults too, child stars and their Momagers - from Katherine Heigl to Justin to Britney, with shout-outs to Alyssa Milano and the Erdös-Baco...Show More
Mindy Kaling, Pregnancy Non-Interrupted

1:31:57 | Jul 24th, 2017

On this episode: why 'Girls Trip' is a breakout movie for Tiffany Haddish, aged 37, and why it has to be now. Don't worry everyone, Mindy Kaling's baby won't get in the way of any productions, Will Smith's large balls are helping Netflix, and is it o...Show More
Charlize Theron is Not Cute

1:44:07 | Jul 17th, 2017

On today's show: how Charlize Theron overcame 'cute' and became an action star, and why publishing salaries, sports-style, may not play in Hollywood. Plus we ‘parse’ Frank Darabont's amazing/terrible 'Walking Dead' emails, and do we need to care abou...Show More
Ashton Kutcher's Infinite 'Flirting' Wisdom & Emma Stone's Truth About Money Lies

1:28:49 | Jul 10th, 2017

Did you hear? Ashton Kutcher's going to fix gender equality in Silicon Valley! Plus, Daniel Dae-Kim and Grace Park know their worth when Hawaii Five-0 doesn't, plus why Laverne Cox may be mad at Andrew Garfield, and can you be a feminist and love Bab...Show More
Jay-Z’s Would-Be Empire & Why We Love Trucks

1:27:53 | Jul 5th, 2017

In this episode: What we talk about while waiting to hear Jay-Z's 4:44, the creator of UnREAL and Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce on how your brain explodes when you find out who does less work and gets more money, TJ Miller's obnoxious interview after...Show More
The Weeknd hits a 'Homer', Elizabeth Banks Strikes Out

1:27:57 | Jun 20th, 2017

On this episode: how Graceland should be Priscilla Presley's master class of business, Elizabeth Banks' calling out of Steven Spielberg and how it will inform her work, how Drake shielded himself from Tall Poppy Syndrome by boasting about the Six, an...Show More
The Difference between Jennifer Lopez & Tom Cruise

1:36:05 | Jun 12th, 2017

Why do mistakes roll off J.Lo's back? When exactly did we stop thinking Tom Cruise was 'A list'? Plus, why Black Panther is aiming at comic book beginners, and why Seth Rogen being Seth Rogen led us to learn there's something called 'VidAngel'. Shudd...Show More
Wonder Women

1:12:06 | Jun 7th, 2017

The significance of Patty Jenkins' direction of 'Wonder Woman' for women filmmakers, whether or not we'll see 10 Dianas in every classroom in a few years, Ariana Grande's classy tribute and how Manchester has changed her career, and the less than cla...Show More
Rihanna, Robert Pattinson, and "That F-cking Boat Movie"

1:33:59 | May 29th, 2017

This week: Rihanna and Lupita head to the Big Screen thanks to Twitter, Lainey gets Duana to consider Robert Pattinson... sort of, we try to unsee the remake of 'Dirty Dancing' but can't unsee it's biggest victim, and why Zach Braff and Josh Radnor b...Show More
Brie Larson & Jimmy Fallon: It Girls and People Pleasers

1:44:17 | May 22nd, 2017

This week: does Brie Larson have “it”, Jimmy Fallon’s damage control, Busy Phillips and her Instagram career confessions, and the (un?)fairness of Robin Wright's pay inequity for 'House of Cards'. Catch us weekly on iTunes and Google Play, and hit ...Show More
Is Miley Being Miley & Kelly Ripa’s Bad Bosses

1:44:11 | May 15th, 2017

On this week's episode: the many reasons why Miley's new song is so disappointing, how Lady Gaga's changing personas are not the same as Miley's, why Kelly Ripa has every right to be pissed at Ryan Seacrest joining Live! while having more layered ont...Show More
Make Brad Pitt Great Again

1:33:14 | May 8th, 2017

On this episode: Brad Pitt's GQ redemption piece and why you rolled your eyes so hard, why the Handmaid's Tale can't be binge-watched, how Chris Rock's Rolling Stone interview isn't the GQ piece on Pitt, and Lainey’s Hamilton report card. Catch us we...Show More
Blake Lively "Pops", Anne Hathaway's "Scared"...We Roll Our Eyes

1:40:45 | Apr 24th, 2017

On this episode: Anne Hathaway effortlessly cues up a huge round of headlines about a mistake she's "scared" she made... just in time for her movie to benefit. Blake Lively loses her cool, Harry Styles manipulates us and we like it-- plus, we parse r...Show More
That Time Lainey Loved Katy Perry...

1:21:27 | Apr 17th, 2017

On this episode: is Reese Witherspoon most endearing at her bossy-mom best? Katy Perry's Vogue article reveals a lot about her work AND theirs. As #Scandal turns 100, Shonda Rhimes shows her work, literally, and why celebrities can go broke making mi...Show More
Meghan Markle's Major Message, and the Solo Strategy of Harry Styles

1:33:26 | Apr 10th, 2017

This week: Meghan Markle shut down her website… what does it mean?! Harry Styles goes solo and an impromptu fight about ‘N Sync. Also, Gabrielle Union works with her hair, what movies CAN women direct, and, do we need to care about #ThatsHarrassment?...Show More
Tina Fey's Privilege Shows, Was Scarlett's 'Ghost' Flop Her Fault?

1:19:33 | Apr 4th, 2017

On this episode: why the finale of 'Big Little Lies' meant so much, who's blaming Scarlett Johansson for the 'Ghost In The Shell' flop, Did Tina Fey show up when we needed her, and who is 'we', anyway? Plus, the politics of privacy in the 'S-Town' po...Show More
The Rihanna Work Plan and Eye-Rolling Gwyneth's Executive Modesty

1:30:47 | Mar 27th, 2017

On this episode: Rihanna on Bates Motel and how her appearance fits into her career plan, Jenny Slate's (un)revealing Vulture interview, Gwyneth Paltrow's foray into vitamins on goop and eye rolling her non-CEO-ness, the work of running an online blo...Show More
Prince William: Lazy or Confused?

1:34:58 | Mar 20th, 2017

This week: what "work" do the British Royals do and should we be bothered? Emily Blunt and John Krasinski and should real-life Hollywood couples work together; how Stephen Colbert figured it out, Noel Wells and impressing SNL dinosaurs; Girls and the...Show More
Scarjo & KStew: Movie Stars or Actors Who Star in Movies?

1:47:05 | Mar 13th, 2017

In this episode: Emma Watson drops the mic about Beyoncé and feminism, director Melina Matsoukas makes you notice her, Scarlett Johannson's divorce, mommy-shaming, and perplexing career, Kristen Stewart--movie star or star of movies? And as Buffy tur...Show More
Growing Pains

1:20:50 | Mar 6th, 2017

On this episode: debriefing the Best Picture clusterf-ck and why producers and not directors typically accept Best Picture nods, Angelina Jolie's Guerlain deal and her future standing in Hollywood, what kind of actor is Jake Gyllenhaal, Connie Britto...Show More
Working Capital

1:02:18 | Feb 20th, 2017

On this episode: Adele's retreat and how much capital it takes to walk away when you’re on top, the lack of female directors in Hollywood, Donald Glover's momentum, and (ugh) Justin Timberlake. Catch us weekly on iTunes and Google Play, and hit us ...Show More
Reese Witherspoon's Perfect Lies and Lena Dunham's Radical Thighs

1:24:16 | Feb 8th, 2017

On this episode: How Reese Witherspoon’s career led to 'Big Little Lies', re-imagining the rom-com (and maybe writing our own), the Hollywood assistant and West Wing boy sh-t, and finally, Lena Dunham's radically gratuitous nudity and did Girls answe...Show More
The Beyoncé Pregnancy and Other Less Relevant Things (Obviously)

1:14:57 | Feb 6th, 2017

This week: The Beyoncé Pregnancy and her public privacy, Lady Gaga's Superbowl message, Ben Affleck pulls out of directing Batman, whether or not we need to want to f-ck Aquaman's mom, and a couple of your letters. Catch us weekly on iTunes and Goo...Show More
Call Outs, Comedy, and the Trouble with Taylor

1:14:16 | Jan 30th, 2017

This week: Oscar nom. reactions, Twitter call-outs from Constance Wu, plus politics invade the celebrity sphere, from Taylor Swift to Ewan McGregor, and we parse career moves from Selena Gomez and Sasheer Zamata. Catch us weekly on iTunes and Googl...Show More
Paparazzi and Morning TV

1:11:51 | Jan 23rd, 2017

On today's podcast: Chrissy Teigen's social media openness and the celebrity-paparazzi 'contract', Megyn Kelly going Hollywood, life and death at the TCA's, Great News's disappointing intro, Ariel Winter's many problems, and the raising of a child ac...Show More
Six Degrees of Money Dicks

1:07:31 | Jan 16th, 2017

On today's episode: Brie Larson's shading of Casey Affleck at the Globes, Johnny Depp's legal and money issues, Zoe Sandana's Trump "defence" versus Nicole Kidman's version, why the Hidden Figures story was told, Blackish's tight turnaround, and Vict...Show More
C-nty Torch Pass & Miss Golden Nepotism

45:33 | Jan 9th, 2017

On this week's podcast: The weird-ass Hollywood coming-out-party nepotism job called Miss Golden Globe (taped before the Golden Globes aired this past weekend), what it means that Julia Roberts appears to have officially endorsed Natalie Portman, the...Show More
Nut Crushers and Trojan Horses

58:48 | Dec 19th, 2016

On this week's podcast: Emmy Rossum gets her cut, why Teen Vogue is the must-read right now, and as Girls leaves, Insecure rises. Plus our highs and lows of 2016. Catch us weekly on iTunes and Google Play (yet to reflect new name), and hit us up on...Show More
Show Your Work Podcast: Baby Lady Natalie Portman

54:10 | Dec 12th, 2016

On this episode: Our official christening – we finally settle on a name! Why Natalie Portman is annoying, why James Marsden is still waiting for his moment, and thank you Ryan Murphy. Catch us weekly on iTunes and Google Play (yet to reflect new na...Show More
We Don’t F-cking Care If You Like It Jimmy Fallon!

1:03:53 | Dec 5th, 2016

On today's yet-to-be named podcast: The Rock's “machinations”, Gabrielle Union's personal and professional stand, Anna Kendrick's attitude, and Duana tells Jimmy Fallon to f-ck off with his Gilmore Girls endorsement.
The Show Your Work Podcast

57:22 | Dec 5th, 2016

Duana and I are kicking off a new podcast series in which we discuss the work behind the gossip, the shows, the scripts, and the screenplays. On today’s episode, we discuss whether or not Hamilton was right to call out Mike Pence, if Fantastic Beasts...Show More
The Work of Protecting Casey Affleck

56:21 | Dec 5th, 2016

On today’s episode, we discuss whether or not Hamilton was right to call out Mike Pence, if Fantastic Beasts has the magic, and the new Gilmore Girls series. Hit us up @laineygossip and @duanaelise. We’re still working on publishing to this series to...Show More