Join Tig Notaro (One Mississippi, Star Trek) and Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm) as they discuss a new documentary every week, with plenty of hilarious diversions and memorable stories along the way!
Tig Notaro (Star Trek, One Mississippi) and Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm) are excited to announce their new podcast! Every week they'll discuss a different documentary, with plenty of memorable stories and hilarity along the way.
Subscribe now-- the first episode of Tig and Cheryl: True Story arrives September 14th!
On the very first episode of True Story, Tig and Cheryl discuss A Band Called Death, a doc about a trio of brothers who formed a '70s punk band in Detroit that gets rediscovered decades later. Tig shares a story about a firsthand experience with the band, and the two discuss their least favorite band names, include Hoobastank and "Chubbawubba."
*This episode contains spoilers!*
Tig and Cheryl discuss Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, a doc chronicling the most infamous fiasco in music festival history. The duo make plans to save the swimming pigs, review potential lessons Tig could learn from "The Secret", and debate how to talk (or not talk) about the birds and the bees with their respective kids.
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Tig and Cheryl welcome their first guest to the podcast, Tiger King director and producer Eric Goode! Tig and Cheryl get answers on some of their biggest questions about the bizarre world of Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, and captive tigers, as Eric provides candid insight into the behind-the-scenes making of the biggest documentary of 2020.
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Tig and Cheryl discuss daring performance artist Marina Abramovic on this extremely revealing (in more ways than one) episode of True Story! Our two hosts review which moments in the film made them cry, before nearly crying laughing at their recollections of performance art mishaps in their past. Plus, Tig talks about how Marina has personally inspired her.
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Tig and Cheryl take on their first true crime documentary with the classic docuseries The Staircase. Aside from analyzing whether an owl might have commited the crime, Cheryl can't get over the poor cooking skills of a convicted murderer, and Tig talks about a certain criminal defense attorney she feels could be her "type."
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Enter Sandman, as well as Tig and Cheryl, as our favorite doc-duo discusses this alternately heavy and hilarious documentary chronicling the interpersonal drama of one of the biggest rock acts of all time. From one band member's questionable fashion sense, to another's confident use of the word "squillions," Tig and Cheryl have plenty of insights and stories to share, whether you've seen the documentary or not!
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Tig and Cheryl elect to discuss Boys State, a timely 2020 documentary following a group of teenage boys as they run for office at an annual mock government summer camp held in Austin, Texas. Our hosts are impressed by the political ability of some of the boys-- but dismayed by the "talent show" portion of the doc. Tig also ponders why guys chant "hoo, hoo."
Tig and Cheryl explore the long walk to the spotlight as they discuss the Oscar-winning backup singer doc "20 Feet From Stardom". Our doc-duo swaps stories about discovering their singing abilities (or lack thereof), get chills from listening to "Gimme Shelter," and yes... even take a shot at singing some songs themselves! *this episode contains spoilers* (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Join Tig and Cheryl for a tour of an unfinished mega-mansion on the outskirts of Orlando, as they discuss the hit documentary "The Queen of Versailles"! Tig and Cheryl share laughs over doggie bags and dog doors, swap timeshare stories, and give advice for cleaning up poop as they review one of the most bizarre and entertaining "riches to rags" stories ever told. *this episode contains spoilers* (email@example.com)