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The commercial with the soldier returning home just in time for the holidays, the story of the star-crossed lovers, the song about moving on from a bad relationship: these things always manage to make Sarah Thyre (“Strangers with Candy”) and Susan Orlean (The New Yorker) cry. Listen in as they discuss with a weekly guest the things that tickle your tear ducts.

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Episodes

77 Craig Mazin

9/14/2017
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Screenwriter and director Craig Mazin (Identify Thief, The Hangover Part II) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Field of Dreams, Of Mice And Men, and Awakenings.This episode is brought to you by Talkspace (www.talkspace.com/crybabies).

Duration: 00:57:58


76 Chris Fleming

8/31/2017
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Comedian Chris Fleming (Gayle on YouTube) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Bunny going into the city for the first time in Zootopia, the Super Bowl commercial where the Dr. Pepper employee rescues the mop dog, the last scene of the 2009 film Crazy Heart, and the last page of the Polar Express.This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/CRYBABIES).

Duration: 00:39:04


75 Dannah Phirman

8/17/2017
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Actress, comedian, and writer Dannah Phirman (The Hotwives of Orlando, WordGirl, Newsreaders) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about watching Real Housewives as research for her show The Hotwives, “Traveling Soldier” by Dixie Chicks, the goodbye scene from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, “We All Sing with the Same Voice” from Sesame Street, and The Snowman.

Duration: 00:39:19


74 Josh Radnor

8/3/2017
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Actor, director, and screenwriter Josh Radnor joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Defending Your Life, Ram Dass’ letter to Rachel, and “Mercy” by Max Richter.This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/CRYBABIES).

Duration: 00:43:41


73 Annabelle Gurwitch

7/20/2017
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Comedic actress and writer Annabell Gurwitch (Wherever You Go, There They Are) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Dear Evan Hansen, Moonlight, Now and Later candy, thinking about the writer David Rakoff, and much more.This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/CRYBABIES) and Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: CRYBABIES).

Duration: 00:52:48


72 Jami Attenberg

7/6/2017
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Author Jami Attenberg (All Grown Up) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about the first episode of the last season of HBO’s Girls, 20th Century Women, and Prince’s “Purple Rain.”This episode is brought to you by Reality Bytes podcast from Jash and Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: CRYBABIES).

Duration: 00:44:18


71 Live from SXSW with Jill Soloway, Wendy Davis, Kelly Willis

6/22/2017
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Recorded live from South by Southwest, Jill Soloway (Transparent, I Love Dick) and senator Wendy Davis join Sarah to talk about The Lion King’s opening procession at theTony Awards, the video of people in the rotunda in the Capitol from the night of the filibuster, and Out of Africa. Plus, a special performance by Kelly Willis and Jeff Queen. This episode is brought to you by Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: CRYBABIES) and Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/CRYBABIES).

Duration: 00:30:37


70 Live from SF Sketchfest with Adam Savage, Mary Roach, Dave Hill

6/8/2017
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Recorded live from San Francisco Sketchfest, Adam Savage from MythBusters joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Chance the Rapper, crying at the finale of MythBusters, Haruki Murakami’s dystopian novel “1Q84,” The Abyss, and the musical Hamilton. Then, writer and author Mary Roach (Mars, Stiff, Spook, Bonk) stops by to talk about The Cure, Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing, and Harry and Tonto. Plus, a special performance by the great Dave Hill. This episode is brought to you...

Duration: 01:04:55


69 Jackie Kashian

5/25/2017
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Comedian, actor, and podcaster Jackie Kashian (The Dork Forest) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about sales pitches, the 1959 Western The Horse Soldiers, romance novels, and the 1963 film Flipper. This episode is brought to you by Le Tote (www.letote.com code: CRYBABY).

Duration: 00:48:00


68 Jensen Karp

5/11/2017
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Author, podcaster, and co-creator of Drop the Mic, Jensen Karp (Kanye West Owes Me $300, Get Up On This) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about growing up crying with his mom, Mike & The Mechanics’ “The Living Years,” the 1989 film Dad, Kirk Gibson’s game winning home run during the 1988 World Series, Alan Watts’ “The Mind,” and the finale of Six Feet Under. This episode is brought to you by Le Tote (www.letote.com code: CRYBABY) and Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/CRYBABIES).

Duration: 00:46:54


67 Hannah Hart

4/27/2017
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Comedian, actor, digital influencer, and best-selling author Hannah Hart (Buffering) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about soldiers coming home videos, The Muppet Christmas Carol, and a good slow clap. This episode is brought to you by Third love (www.thirdlove.com/babies) and Le Tote (www.letote.com code: CRYBABY).

Duration: 00:33:22


66 Mike Doughty

4/13/2017
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Singer-songwriter Mike Doughty joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Magnetic Fields’ “Grand Canyon,” Judy Collins’ “Send in the Clowns,” “Subway” from the original cast recording of Preludes, and much more. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies) and Lola (www.mylola.com code: CRYBABIES).

Duration: 00:53:40


65 Mara Wilson

3/30/2017
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The wonderful actor and writer Mara Wilson (Where Am I Now?, Matilda) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Pulp’s “Do You Remember The First Time,” the Gamester of Ireland Is Fine segment from an episode of This American Life, The Simpsons, and Our Town. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies) and Spring (www.shopspring.com code: CRYBABY).

Duration: 00:59:13


64 Lady Bunny

3/16/2017
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The one and only Lady Bunny, drag queen, DJ, and founder of the annual Wigstock event joins Sarah and Susan to talk about clowns, wedding crying, To Kill A Mockingbird, Precious, and Horace Faith’s “Black Pearl.” This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies).

Duration: 00:51:19


63 Richard Kramer

3/2/2017
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Writer/producer Richard Kramer (Thirtysomething, My So-Called Life, Nashville) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Keith Carradine’s “I’m Easy” from Nashville, DogTown Pit bull rescue, a moment of testimony from his recent stint as a juror that made him cry, “The Dead” by James Joyce, Tennessee Williams’ Baby Doll, and “I Happen To Like New York” by Judy Garland.This episode is brought to you by Lola (www.mylola.com code: CRYBABIES) and Spring (www.shopspring.com code: CRYBABY).

Duration: 01:06:14


61 Kyle Kinane

2/1/2017
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Comedian Kyle Kinane joins Sarah and Susan to talk about seeing LCD Soundsystem at Outside Lands, watching the movie The Bucket List while in Las Vegas, and walking around 30 Rock alone after taping The Tonight Show. This episode is brought to you by Lola (www.mylola.com code: CRYBABIES) and Hullo (www.hullopillow.com/crybabies).

Duration: 00:56:13


60 Negin Farsad

1/19/2017
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Comedian, author, and podcaster Negin Farsad (Fake the Nation , How to Make White People Laugh) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about having to cry for the movie 3rd Street Blackout, crying onstage while performing stand-up, Grey's Anatomy, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, and the pilot episode of Friday Night Lights. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies).

Duration: 00:51:27


59 Molly Shannon

1/4/2017
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59 Molly Shannon by Earwolf

Duration: 00:42:27


58. A Crybabies Musical Extra Ft. Jill Sobule

12/28/2016
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Crybabies proudly presents a special live performance from wonderful singer-songwriter Jill Sobule (writer/producer of the show’s theme song). Recorded live at the Now Hear This Festival in Anaheim, this is our gift to you listeners.

Duration: 00:11:12


57 Jennifer Weiner

12/21/2016
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Bestselling author Jennifer Weiner (Hungry Heart, The Littlest Bigfoot) joins Sarah and Susan to talk about Spock’s death in Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan, the funeral scene from “A Prayer for Owen Meany”, and “I Go Back to May 1937” by Sharon Olds. This episode is brought to you by Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/babies).

Duration: 00:52:31

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