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The Nose On Cynthia Nixon's Bagel, 'Searching,' And Some Other Stuff

Sep 14, 2018

Actress Cynthia Nixon lost the Democratic gubernatorial primary in New York yesterday. Did she lose because of the kind of bagel she eats? Probably not. But from the Nose's point of view, what could really matter more than that?

And Vulture, last week -- "as the discourse rages on about whether or not political correctness is destroying comedy (spoiler alert: it isn't)" -- ran a piece on the jokes comedians regret. But here's the real question: Do we want comedians regretting their jokes, tasteless or not?

Finally: Aneesh Chaganty's directorial debut, Searching, is maybe the first movie told entirely from the point of view of all of our screens. And it's maybe the first mainstream Hollywood thriller with an Asian-American lead actor (and while Crazy Rich Asians is still near the top of the charts).

And here's the recipe that Taneisha endorsed: Milk Bar's Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Some other stuff that happened this week, give or take:

GUESTS:

  • Taneisha Duggan - Producing associate at TheaterWorks
  • Carolyn Paine Actress, comedian, and dancer; founder, director, and choreographer of CONNetic Dance
  • Bill Yousman - Professor of Media Studies at Sacred Heart University

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.