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#680: Tully / Top 5 Too-Real Parenting Moments

"It's the most terrifying day in your life, the day the first one is born." Bill Murray bringing the truth in Sofia...

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#681: Lord of the Rings 15th Anniversary / Top 5 LOTR Scenes

Released in consecutive Decembers beginning in 2001, Peter Jackson’s colossal adaptation of Tolkien’s LORD OF THE...

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#682: Solo: A Star Wars Story / Paul Schrader / Deadpool 2

40 (movie) years after Han Solo first boasted about his 12-parsec Kessel Run, the new SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY finally...

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#683: Almost Famous / Steven Hyden

With rock writer and cultural critic Steven Hyden dropping by to discuss his new book, "Twilight of the Gods: A...

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#684: Top 5 Classic Rock Moments in Movies

Whether used ironically or to provide insight - or just to make characters look really, really cool - classic rock...

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#685: Incredibles 2 / Top 5 Pixar Performances / Hereditary

Pixar has done a lot of things right over the past 23 years (note the studio's 80% average Metacritic rating), but...

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#686: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom / Top 5 Movie Chrises

It isn't enough that we've been blessed with four hunky dudes named Chris, all with solid acting chops and charisma...

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#687: Top 5 Women in Westerns / Damsel

Sure, movie westerns are mostly about dudes on horseback quick-drawing pistols in small, dusty cow-towns, but some of...

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#688: Sorry To Bother You / Top 5 Worst Movie Jobs / Ant Man & The Wasp

Comedy, social satire, dystopian nightmare: rapper, producer, political activist Boots Riley's debut film SORRY TO...

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#689: Bo Burnham (Eighth Grade) / Top 5 Struggling Adolescents

When Bo Burnham's EIGHTH GRADE debuted at Sundance in January, the response was mostly ecstatic - but also a little...

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Alibaba exec Joe Tsai (Live at Code 2018)

Joe Tsai, the executive vice chairman of Chinese commerce giant Alibaba, talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey at the...

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#690: Top 5 Films of 2018 (So Far)

At the half-way point of the year in movies, Adam and Josh are in agreement on the top two films of 2018, but share...

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#691: Mission: Impossible - Fallout / Top 5 Tom Cruise Performances (Revisited)

The "M:I" franchise is over 20 years old, with its sixth installment - MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT - currently in...

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#692: The Dark Knight 10th Anniv. / HBO's Sharp Objects

THE DARK KNIGHT turns ten this summer, and in the years since it won critical raves and dominated the 2008 box...

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Elon Musk was once like you (Daniel Gross, partner, Y Combinator)

Y Combinator Partner Daniel Gross talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and The Verge's Casey Newton about why he returned...

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What's funny about Trump? (Alexandra Petri, columnist, the Washington Post)

Alexandra Petri, who writes the Compost blog for The Washington Post, talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and Chorus CEO...

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki (Live at Code Media 2018)

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach,...

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Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on techlash and #MeToo (Live)

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher at the 2018 Lesbians Who Tech Summit in San Francisco,...

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Ronan Farrow on ‘War on Peace,’ Harvey Weinstein and winning a Pulitzer

Investigative journalist Ronan Farrow talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “War on Peace: The End of...

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Michael Pollan: LSD and other psychedelics inspired some of Silicon Valley’s greatest inventions

Journalist and author Michael Pollan talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “How to Change Your Mind:...

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