RAINN WILSON (“THE OFFICE) TALKS TO JOSH RADNOR (“HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER) AND BEN LEE ON THE TALKHOUSE PODCAST

OTHER NEW TALKHOUSE PIECES INCLUDE ERYKAH BADU ON FELA KUTI, XIU XIU’S JAMIE STEWART ON MORRISSEY’S LOW IN HIGH SCHOOL, BATHS ON HIS EARLY MUSICAL OUTPUT AND MORE

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This week on the Talkhouse Podcast, actor Rainn Wilson (“The Office”) speaks with two old friends, actor Josh Radnor (“How I Met Your Mother”) and Australian singer-songwriter Ben Lee, who have just released their first album together as Radnor & Lee. Listen HERE.

Also at Talkhouse this week, an exclusive excerpt from Erykah Badu’s essays accompanying the Badu-curated Fela Kuti box set (read it HERE), Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart reviews Morrissey’s Low in High School (read it HERE), rapper Fat Tony discusses how his relationship with his little brother affects his music (read it HERE) and electronic artist Baths dissects his earlier musical output (read it HERE). 

Additionally, award-winning filmmaker Chad Hartigan suggests some ideas for fixing the Oscars (read it HERE), actor and filmmaker Jade Jenise Dixon writes about coming to terms with an abusive relationship through screenwriting (read it HERE) and director and film critic Jim Hemphill discusses the television action series "S.W.A.T." (read it HERE).

Other recent Talkhouse pieces have included rising singer/songwriter Mitski writing about Weezer’s new album Pacific Daydream (read it HERE), a conversation between Chuck D and Tom Morello about the relationship between politics and protest music (listen HERE) and Talkhouse’s first-ever food essay, wherein Adam Geringer-Dunn, chef and owner of NYC’s popular Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co., discusses TV cooking shows and the disconnect between "how we look at food in our kitchens and how we use it as entertainment" (read it HERE).

Talkhouse’s editorial website and podcast offer an alternative to traditional models of journalism and criticism. Readers and listeners gain unique insight to the creative process as musicians, actors, filmmakers, comedians and leaders in the food world explore and express their opinions on each other’s crafts in writing and on the podcast. All content on Talkhouse—written editorial, audio podcasts and video—is created by musicians, filmmakers, actors, chefs and more. Talkhouse has changed the journalistic landscape with landmark contributions from the late Lou Reed, Moonlight director Barry Jenkins, Rose McGowan and hundreds of other creative leaders. On the Talkhouse Podcast, guests have included Kid Cudi talking with Paul Reubens, Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) in conversation with Talib Kweli, Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre sitting down with Nicole Holofcener, and Darren Aronofsky talking with one of his cinematic heroes, Alejandro Jodorowsky.

The fast-rising media company continues to grow its platform in scope with the recent launch of its Food Podcast, with the debut episode featuring a discussion between NYC restaurateur Andrew Carmellini and rapper A$AP Ferg (listen HERE). The Talkhouse Podcast was recently named a Webby Award honoree (Best Individual Podcast Episode), while Amy Rose Spiegel was hired as editor-in-chief of Talkhouse Music, highlighting the organization’s continuing growth and evolution.

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