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#112: Ricki Lake: Learning to persevere and pivot

 

Ricki Lake began her career as a freshman in college when she landed the role of Tracy Turnblad in the cult classic film Hairspray. The movie launched Lake's decades-long career in the entertainment industry as she went on to become one of the most well-known talk show hosts in the country with "The Ricki Lake Show". Today she has found a new passion in documentary filmmaking where she is tackling controversial and thought provoking topics. In this episode, Lake talks about rising up in the entertainment industry, how authenticity has been integral to her career, the life-changing advice she received from Hairspray director John Waters, overcoming loss and her latest project "Weed the People".

#162: Amos Lee, Reaching Out Through Music

 

Musician Amos Lee started meditating in college as a way to cope with his mother's breast cancer diagnosis and his own Generalized Anxiety Disorder. For two years, he was going on retreats and meditating two hours a day. Lee knows what it's like to face personal hardships, so he views his music "as a service," a way to reach out and comfort people who may also be suffering. He talks about how working on his new album, "My New Moon," was therapeutic for him, writing about some very personal experiences. Finally, Lee performs a song he wrote after witnessing his grandmothers passing, in this touching episode. Have a question for Dan? Leave us a voicemail at 646-883-8326.

11/21/18: Who Supports Pelosi?

 

They are now on the record: Fourteen men and two women who really don't want Nancy Pelosi to become speaker of the House again. The letter from current and future House members vowing to not back her will not be enough to block her path to the speakership.

This Week with George Stephanopoulos 

 

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Perspective

 

ABC Radio's award-winning news magazine program, taking you beyond the headlines of today's stories and trends.

Full Episode: Friday, November 23, 2018

 

ABC Radio's award-winning news magazine program, taking you beyond the headlines of today's stories and trends.

Olivia Colman, 'The Favourite'

 

Olivia Colman is in full on "queen mode," starring in "The Favourite" as Queen Anne and Queen Elizabeth in the hit Netflix series, "The Crown."

Full Episode: Friday, November 23, 2018

 

ABC's 20/20 is the primetime news magazine program featuring newsmaker interviews, hard-hitting investigative reports, exclusives, compelling features and medical mysteries.

Monday, Nov. 26: Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sean Hayes

 

Sen. Bernie Sanders weighs in on the unrest at the U.S.-Mexico border and says although he's considering running for president in 2020, what's most important to him is that "Trump be defeated."

 

"Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes shares how he and his husband's love for "The Nutcracker" led to writing a book together.

 

In Hot Topics, the co-hosts discuss the controversy over a same-sex kiss in the Thanksgiving Day Parade and Mika Brzezinski's decision to change her last name after marrying Joe Scarborough.

Kellyanne Conway: "They Should Look a Little Harder" 

 

She's the counselor to the president, but Kellyanne Conway didn't grow up talking about politics at the dinner table. Her Catholic faith has been the bedrock of her life, and she says her beliefs don't always align with the actions of the Trump administration.

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