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Writer Susan Orlean (The Orchid Thief, The New Yorker) and actor Sarah Thyre (Strangers with Candy, Late Night w/ Conan O'Brien) co-host CRYBABIES, a deeply funny, often intimate, and surprisingly moving podcast about the things that make us cry. Each episode features guests of every creative stripe - writers, actors, musicians, comedians - who discuss the music, books, movies, television, and other cultural cues that make them weepy. These candid conversations with your favorite artists make CRYBABIES an original, must-listen podcast.Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)
||Explicit94 Malcolm Gladwell and Theda Hammel||Esteemed writer Malcolm Gladwell (Revisionist History Podcast, The New Yorker) joins Sarah and Susan for Crybabies live from the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. They talk about the opening stanza from Billy Bragg’s.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit93 Emily Nussbaum||Emily Nussbaum, the Pulitzer prize winning television critic for The New Yorker joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Kathy Mattea’s “Where’ve You Been?”, the 1982 “Just because I love you Mom” Bell Telephone ad, “When She Loved Me” from..||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit92 Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon||Oscar nominated married couple/writers/actors/comedians Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon (The Big Sick) join Sarah and Susan to talk about their thought process behind the sex scenes in their film The Big Sick, Danny & Annie, Peter Bjorn...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit91 Scott Thompson||Comedian Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall, Hannibal) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart” by Al Green, the death of Nancy in Oliver Twist, “The Killing of Georgie” by Rod Stewart, the I Got The Bullets...||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit90 John Early||Actor, comedian, all around talent John Early (TBS’ Search Party) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about “Softly and Tenderly” from Junebug, Hamm Samwich’s “Bicycle,” the Tomorrow scene from Serial Mom, and Molly Shannon in Year of the...||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit89 Joely Fisher||Actress, singer, Broadway hoofer, and author Joely Fisher (Ellen, ’Til Death) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about her book Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures, her family Eddie Fisher, Connie Stevens, and Carrie Fisher, Aimee...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit88 Busy Philipps||Actor Busy Philipps joins Susan and Sarah to talk about crying in restaurants, the monologue by Elio’s Dad, Mr. Perlman, in “Call Me By Your Name” by Andre Aciman, “Does Not Suffice” by Joanna Newsom, the poem “Good Bones” by Maggie Smith.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit87 Kurt Braunohler and Lauren Cook||Comedians, actors, and married couple Kurt Braunohler and Lauren Cook join Sarah and Susan to talk about the ending part of Okja, Anne of Green Gables, The Time Traveler’s Wife, and Whitney Houston singing “I Will Always Love You.” This...||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit86 Mo Gaffney||Writer, actor, comedian, activist Mo Gaffney (Absolutely Fabulous) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Jose Carrera singing “Maria” from Westside Story, Terms of Endearment, “Funeral Blues” by W.H. Auden, and Bette Midler’s “Stay With Me...||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit85 Carina Chocano||Writer and essayist Carina Chocano (You Play The Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Princesses, Trainwrecks and Other Mixed Messages) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Babe when he finds out his mom is dead, PJ Harvey’s “Rid of Me,” Eternal Sunshine of..||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit84 Live at Chi Fest 2017 w/ Bill Kurtis, Kelly Hogan, The Lawrence Peters Outfit||TV Journalist, narrator, and Chicago legend Bill Kurtis joins Sarah Thyre and guest co-host Andy Richter to talk about Aaron Copland’s “Fanfare For The Common Man,” Paul Potts on Britain’s Got Talent, Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,”.||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit83 Anne Gisleson||Writer Anne Gisleson (The Futilitarians) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Down by Law, Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here,” and 20 Feet from Stardom. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/CRYBABIES) and Leesa...||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit82 Ruth Reichl||Ruth Reichl, the esteemed chef, food editor, and beautiful writer of words for Gourmet Magazine and LA Times joins Sarah and Susan to talk about the 2016 Olympic Moms ad by Procter and Gamble, the poem The Gaffe by CK Williams, the short story The...||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit81 Anne Kreamer and Kurt Andersen||Journalist/author Anne Kreamer (It’s Always Personal) and novelist Kurt Andersen (Studio 360, Fantasyland) join Sarah and Susan to talk about Angie Thomas and TLC, Friday Night Lights, David Carr, and Homeward Bound. This episode is brought to...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFind Full Archive of Crybabies on Stitcher Premium||Find Full Archive of Crybabies on Stitcher Premium||7/2/1970||Free||View in iTunes|
I love a good cry . . . and a good laugh
Fun, funny and with a nod to the tissue box.
Two episodes in and I'm subscribed
This is a fun and silly podcast. Laughing a bunch and getting teary at times, this is a good way to live. Hail Crybabies!
Wonderful Emotional Outlet and Fun!
This is a very unusual podcast but I love it and look forward to each new episode. The two hosts are so compatible and easy to listen to. Crybabies just makes me laugh, cry a bit and relate to the human emotions explored. Always enjoy the mix of music, guests and discussions. More than sentimental and soppy; its a great outlet that I look forward to future episodes. Highly recommend it.