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Show Your Work: How Sean Penn is Like The Worst Kanye

Duana Posted by Duana at February 13, 2019 20:14:31 February 13, 2019 20:14:31
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We’re back! Thanks for bearing with us during our unscheduled break due to various Crimes Of Winter. After a quick announcement about some big moves in my appearance (Megalyn Echikunwoke was the actress I couldn’t think of here, btw), we get to the truth – the balmy weather of LA and the Oscars are so, so close… Which means it’s high time to be talking about the nonsense that Sean Penn penned in Deadline Full Story

Show Your Work: Emily and John, Hollywood’s New Power Couple? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 9, 2019 16:43:58 January 9, 2019 16:43:58
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Duana and I recorded this week’s episode of Show Your Work on Monday, right after our Golden Globes all-nighter. And we could have kept going. This is award season – there’s so much to unpack! We start with the show itself, inside baseball on the production value and why the Globes, especially this year, seemed so… unproduced? This is not a new event. Full Story

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Show Your Work: the work of Michelle Obama

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 19, 2018 16:59:29 December 19, 2018 16:59:29

Michelle Obama’s book, Becoming, is the bestselling hardcover of 2018 – and it was only released a month ago. Probably many of you have asked for it for Christmas and you’ll be reading it over the holidays. Perfect. Read it and then listen to this episode because while it’s been called a memoir, we read it as a book about work – the work that Michelle Obama put in so that by the time she got to the White House, she was ready. Full Story

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