November 13, 2014

EP. 2 — Lizz Winstead

Sarah and Susan’s Cry of the Week picks have them discuss post-sobbing remedies, Katy Perry’s “Roar,” and Andrea Bocelli’s “Con te Partiro.” They then go down memory lane as they chat about the movie The Color Purple and Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech during Classic Cry. Later, comedian/author/co-creator of The Daily Show, Lizz Winstead joins Sarah and Susan to talk about The Replacements’ “Unsatisfied,” growing up in Minneapolis, Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, her dad having her back, hate crafting, and Rod Stewart’s “Reason To Believe.”

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