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Podcast: The Good Place: The Podcast: What’s Good: Lin-Manuel Miranda

During the show's hiatus, host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with celebrity fans of The Good Place. In this episode, Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about his role opposite William Jackson Harper as a rapping apple in The Electric Company, playing Amy Santiago's brother on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, his inspiration and process for writing Hamilton and much more.The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019 [more inside]
posted by bq on Jul 9, 2019 - 0 comments

Movie: Mary Poppins Returns

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives. [more inside]
posted by D.Billy on Dec 25, 2018 - 37 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Venezuela  Season 5, Ep 11

This week....
  • A Trump aide was heard to say something unkind about John McCain, regarding his dying of brain cancer, thus fulfilling everyone's dreaded expectations for the kind of people Donald Trump would employ in his office.
  • Scandals swirl around the Trump administration yet yet again again, as Michael Cohen comes under allegations for selling access to Trump.
  • And Now: Local News Gets Real About Mother's Day
  • Main Story: Venezuela. A piece reminiscent of the pre-Trump era, about the serious problems faced by a country that isn't the United States, about the trials currently suffered by Venezuela, which are less about socialism and more about epic levels of mismanagement. Its next elections are on May 20. Its former President was Hugo Chávez, an extremely popular leader who nationalized the oil industry and allowed his citizens to reap the rewards, although his government was notoriously corrupt. His successor, Nicolás Maduro, has not fared nearly as well. It's a long and very interesting piece, ending with Lin-Manuel Miranda in a bird suit pleading with Maduro to get his act together.
The main story is on LastWeekTonight's YouTube channel. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on May 17, 2018 - 4 comments

Podcast: My Brother, My Brother And Me: MBMBaM 376: Face 2 Face: Shrimp, Heaven, Live!

Here's our star-studded live show from the gorgeous King's Theater in Brooklyn, NY! We still cannot believe they allowed us to do a show there. It was irresponsible, is what it was.
posted by Tevin on Oct 16, 2017 - 11 comments

Podcast: Chapo Trap House: Episode 104 - We've Always Been Here (4/30/17)

The chapos perform live at the old Irish-American graveyard at Littlefield NYC, to benefit the Center for Reproductive Rights. Cantor Fitzgerald is paying each of them $4 million to appear; if you have a problem with it, they are private citizens now.
posted by grobstein on Apr 30, 2017 - 4 comments

Drunk History: Hamilton  Season 4, Ep 9

Lin-Manuel Miranda brings us a couple of stories from a little play you might have heard of, a couple of stories that didn't make it into the play, a guest spot via video chat with ?uestlove, and the revelation that he likes the Monkees more than the Beatles. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Nov 30, 2016 - 21 comments

Great Performances: And when my time is up, have I done enough? Will they tell our story?  Season 0, Ep 0

Tonight, the room where it happens will be PBS for the premiere of the Hamildoc: Hamilton's America, a documentary film about the musical, which needs no introduction, and the people and history behind its creation. The documentary features everyone from Lin-Manuel Miranda to Stephen Sondheim to Questlove to Barack Obama and offers an opportunity to see some of the original Broadway cast perform up close. It airs on your local PBS station tonight at 9pm (check local listings) and will stream live on Facebook at 9pm Eastern time, and from your PBS Anywhere app.
posted by zachlipton on Oct 21, 2016 - 40 comments

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