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Show Your Work: The Oscar host, Megan Fox, and Oh Happy Day

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 12, 2018 17:14:12 December 12, 2018 17:14:12
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At post time, the Academy has still not yet announced a replacement for Kevin Hart as the host of the Oscars. There are rumours that they may decide to go with no host for the Oscars. This is, apparently, not a job that anyone wants. Or is it that no one that they want wants the job? How deep is their list? How creative is their list of possible hosts? Duana and discuss the work of hosting the Oscars and we take the opportunity to sh-t on the people who did sh-t work when they were hosting the Oscars. Full Story

Show Your Work: The Work of Writing Part 1

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 3, 2018 20:10:35 December 3, 2018 20:10:35

Welcome to our first bonus mini-episode on writing – because we talk about writing so much, and we all write so much, and because there are so many different kinds of writing. But first…here’s our takeoff point: A couple of weeks ago, Laurie Kilmartin talked to Vulture Full Story

Show Your Work: The Work of The Allusionist

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 14, 2018 15:07:53 November 14, 2018 15:07:53

As promised, this season on Show Your Work, we’ll be highlighting the work of people we admire, people who are doing great work. It’s our honour to feature on this week’s new episode the work of Helen Zaltzman. Helen is the host of The Allusionist and Answer Me This! podcasts. She’s an OG podcaster. Full Story

Show Your Work: Megyn, Money, and Sex

Lainey Posted by Lainey at October 31, 2018 15:12:39 October 31, 2018 15:12:39

To be clear, which we repeat several times on this week’s episode of Show Your Work, Megyn Kelly’s blackface comments last week were gross and the fact that she claims she didn’t know is gross and all of it is gross. That said, Megyn Kelly’s time at NBC, how she got there, and how all that led up to why she’s leaving there, is a work conversation involving more people than just Megyn Kelly. Full Story

Show Your Work: the Crazy Rich Asians edition

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 22, 2018 19:24:29 August 22, 2018 19:24:29
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As promised, here is our bonus episode of Show Your Work dedicated to Crazy Rich Asians. For almost two hours, Duana and I discuss the movie’s formula, its romantic comedy formula, its relationship to the romantic comedies we’re all so familiar with, and how it both honours the rom-com tradition and updates the genre. Full Story

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Show Your Work: Little Women & Guilty Pleasures

Lainey Posted by Lainey at July 3, 2018 20:27:08 July 3, 2018 20:27:08
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We’re wrapping up Season 2 of the Show Your Work podcast with a classic and a casting update. How do you feel about Little Women? Are you like Duana and read it once a year? Do you watch the 1994 version starring Winona Ryder over and over again? It’s been reported that Greta Gerwig will be directing a reboot starring Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Saoirse Ronan, and Timothee Chalamet. Full Story