May 12, 2016
EP. 41 — LIVE from The Bell House NYC w/ Eugene Mirman, Cole Escola, Amy Sedaris, Jodi Lennon, Jon Glaser, Ted Leo
lt’s a star-studded extravaganza as Eugene Mirman, Cole Escola, Amy Sedaris, Jodi Lennon, Jon Glaser, and Ted Leo join Sarah & Susan for a special LIVE Crybabies recorded at The Bell House in New York City! Our guests share their favorite tearjerkers: The Mountain Goats, Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand, The Elephant Man, John Malkovich, Brokeback Mountain, Mask, “Cavatina” from The Deer Hunter, along with special character performances by Cole Escola and Jon Glaser, and a moving musical finale by Ted Leo. This is Crybabies at its weepy best.
March 12, 2019
EP. 95 — Live at Bard College
Guest Michael Ian Black
Special guests Michael Ian Black (Obscure, The State), Karen Chee (Late Night with Seth Meyers), and Gary Shteyngart (Super Sad True Love Story) join Sarah and Susan for a special Crybabies episode recorded live from the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College.
May 9, 2018
EP. 94 — 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 “Levi Stubbs’ Tears,” the Google Chrome commercial “Jess Time,” W.H. Auden’s “Funeral Blues” from Four Weddings and a Funeral, and “Puff, the Magic Dragon.” Plus, a special performance of the Crybabies theme and an original song by Theda Hammel!
April 25, 2018
EP. 93 — Emily Nussbaum
Guest 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 Toy Story 2, and the final scene in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode “Becoming, Part Two.”
This episode is brought to you by Front Porch People (www.thefrontporchpeople.com) and Modcloth (www.modcloth.com code: CRYBABIES).