Transcripts (17)

Ravi Patel’s Excellent Adventure

Dads: The Podcast

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  • 5 months ago
  • 49:15

Ravi Patel is on a quest for the good life! In his HBO Max docuseries “The Pursuit of Happiness,” the actor and director goes on a globetrotting search for answers to life’s big questions. He talks to Ruthie and Rory about how casting his parents in his productions has brought his family closer together, even if his dad now calls himself a “celebrity speaker.”  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Tig Notaro and the Silent Snugglers

Dads: The Podcast

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  • 5 months ago
  • 37:30

Rory and Ruthie are joined by Tig Notaro and two mostly quiet special guests: her twin sons! Tig’s path to motherhood included a strip mall parking lot and the realization that even in the worst of times, you can still find love. She also talks about why her boys don’t know anything about what she actually does for work—except that it sometimes involves going into outer space. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Roy Wood Jr.’s Son is Leveling Up

Dads: The Podcast

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  • 5 months ago
  • 45:47

“Daily Show” correspondent Roy Wood Jr. hails from a distinguished family of broadcasters—and his four-year-old son is next! Roy talks to Rory and Ruthie about how the precocious kid has been honing his reporting skills during the pandemic (not to mention learning Mandarin and cursive). Roy also talks about how learning about his family’s history has changed his parenting, including when he recently went on “Finding Your Roots.”   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Adam Cayton-Holland’s Dad is Always There

Dads: The Podcast

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  • 6 months ago
  • 43:02

Comedian Adam Cayton-Holland’s dad is practically a superhero! By day, he’s a civil rights attorney who’s gotten people out of Guantanamo Bay. At night, he’s a regular audience member at Adam’s shows, developing his refined taste in stand-up comedy. Adam talks to Rory and Ruthie what it was like to grow up with such a supportive dad. He also explains how good taste in comedy is trickling down to his own toddler son, who’s been busy working out material in front of the neighborhood kids. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Don’t Mess with Aisha Tyler’s Dad

Dads: The Podcast

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  • 6 months ago
  • 01:05:07

Aisha Tyler had a highly unique childhood—for starters, she grew up in an ashram with hippie parents. And as a kid who loved to get lost in science books, there was no greater foil than her dad: a motorcycle-riding “juggernaut” named Jim. Aisha talks to Ruthie and Rory about how her upbringing shaped her incredible career, including her recent pivot to making artisanal booze. Bottom line: Jim Tyler ain’t nuthin’ to f**k with. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.