Friends playing and podcasting together can be hit and miss. Conspiracy banter can sometimes feel rampant or partisan, but when done well, you feel included in their camaraderie (see Marian Keyes and Tara Flynn’s Now You’re Asking).
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Opposites often attract, and few professional pairings have been more surprising — and sublime — than Led Zeppelin rocker Robert Plant and bluegrass star Alison Krauss, who have collaborated on albums lifting sand (2007) and raise the roof (2021). They are guest stars partnera series exploring the creative partnerships between friends, colleagues, siblings and lovers.
Many guests may be unfamiliar to listeners outside the US, but the interspersed with Plant and Krauss; Bad Feminist Roxane Gay and her Design matters girlfriend Debbie Millman; and Hamilton and the heights Creators Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thomas Kail should be enough to satisfy those looking for recognized names. There’s also plenty to learn from Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, who stepped down six years after acquiring Facebook, and Canadian identical twin musicians Tegan and Sara.
Best Friend Therapy
Not content with running the wildly successful podcast How failWriting books and taking over Pin Drop Studio was revealed on Elizabeth Day in March Best Friend Therapy with her best friend, psychotherapist Emma Reed Turrell.
They reveal the dilemmas of our time, such as B. the forced fun—the frenzied anticipation and inevitable disappointment of celebrating birthdays, weddings, and other milestones—and how to create occasions that are tailored rather than terrifying. Her candid chatter and expertise strikes just the right balance between simple listening and teaching.
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Are we ready to rethink lockdown? Audible Locked upwhich, despite the name, isn’t about making people cry, but inviting comedy duos or comedy buddies to share how they’re coping with “the new normal.”
There’s our own Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, from catastrophe Fame, Fast show his friends Paul Whitehouse and Harry Enfield, panel show experts Katherine Ryan and Jimmy Carr, and actors and co-writers Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, who worked together for the first time on the irreverent TV series Distance before you go to the cinema Shaun of the Dead. However, it’s arguably Jennifer Saunders and Dawn French who draw the most giggles.
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