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"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

Fresh Air

04:21 min | 3 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

"You know i think in the country. Not very and i think i think my grandparents jewish grandparents from the east coast at the beginning had a hard time with it And then they loved my dad's so much that they got over it. But i think a big part of their existence in california was there was dislike beautiful kind of like a utopian enclave. We had all these family friends. Like if you would ask me at age six you know. If i knew that you know fifteen years prior would have been illegal for parents to be together. I would have no idea because we had you know all these friends we had. We had a lot of interracial families that we're friends with like lumet and his wife and sidney poitier and you know dickie and many rudolph my rudolph's parents so we had all these you know. My parents did a very good job of of surrounding us with people that look like us and had similar families to a so. It didn't feel weird to us. So you know my wrote off as a kid. Yes she was at my house. The day i was born while she was five. Four or five yeah. Our parents were really good friends. Were you good friends. Yes we are good friends. That's that's great. Yeah she's the best. The best so finally when i see q. On refer to as cue think. Like i remember when your father now now is this i conspiracy theory. What's it like for you to see q. Of time now listen. Queue will always be my dad. I don't i don't whoever that other person is might not even exist so they don't get to take thunder and hopefully the legacy of my dad and his you know enormous life and contribution will be the only q. The people remember. Hopefully this'll fizzle out rashida jones. It has been such a pleasure to talk with you. Thank you so much you too. Thank you so much. What a pleasure. Rashida jones stars in the new film comedy on the rocks which streaming on apple tv plus her documentary about her father quincy jones is streaming on netflixif as is her latest tv series black af.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

Fresh Air

01:53 min | 3 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

"There was several different presidents. Nbc that wanted to cancel it and then got talked out of it or cancelled it and then change their minds and we were just getting like little pickups here and there six episodes twelve episodes so it didn't feel like a successful show did from the inside in the sense that the cast loved each other. We love to play with each other. It was such a dynamic Writing staff and cast and every minute of shooting. That show was so enjoyable. Truly every minute. And i think everybody who was on it would say the same but then netflix's happened streaming happened and that show is it sort of rewritten as enormous cult. Hit but the truth is it wasn't when we were on which is probably good because it meant that we could just sort of enjoy each other there you know so finally when i see q. On refer to as q. I think like i remember when q just met your father. Now now it's conspiracy theory gras now. What's it like for you to see q. Time now listen. Queue will always be my dad. I don't whoever that other person is might not even exist so They're they don't get to take the thunder and and hopefully the legacy of my dad and his you know enormous life and contribution will be the only cue that people remember. Hopefully this'll his lout rashida jones. It has been such a pleasure to talk with. You thank you so much you too. Thank you so much. What a pleasure. Rashida jones stars in the new film comedy on the rocks which streaming an apple tv plus her documentary about her father. Quincy jones is streaming on netflix. As is her latest tv series black af..

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

Fresh Air

05:36 min | 3 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

"She stars in the new film on the rocks with bill. Murray as her father and marlon wayans as her husband was written and directed by sofia. Coppola jones directed a documentary about her. Father quincy jones which won a grammy in two thousand nineteen for best music film. You know in in your documentary about your father..

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

Fresh Air

04:54 min | 3 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

"Let's get back to my interview with rashida jones. She stars in the film on the rocks with bill. Murray as her father marlon wayans husband. It was written and directed by sofia coppola. Jones directed a documentary about her father. Quincy jones which won a grammy twenty nineteen for best music film. You majored in religion and philosophy. I think when you're at harvard right..

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

Fresh Air

02:54 min | 3 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

"She decided she didn't want that and she gave it up to raise us and to just kind of be in her family so that when that happened it felt like changed. It changed the dynamic of our household and at changed My dynamic with it. Because i think in some ways i've always thought that fame had you know has has very very difficult consequences and i don't think everybody i don't think every family i don't think every person is designed to carry the weight of fame. I think people think it's this wonderful magical. He'll and it's actually the opposite. It's like can be a poison it can be Intoxicating and destructive. Yeah i mean your mother says near documentary about your father that after the color purple which he worked so hard on writing the music That he had given away parts of himself before but that after like there was nothing left he was just depleted giving it all away and she found that whole she found that very upsetting anything blind that there was nothing left for her and that's when she ended the relationship so it sounds like you know fame was part of the reason why your parents separated. Yeah i mean he's a workaholic too. I think famous a part of that for sure because fame intensifies. You know what people demand from you. So if you're already susceptible to people wanting things from you and deadlines and You know Being pulled on by that fame doesn't make that any better for sure and And i think you know my dad does belong to the world. He's always been that kind of person anyway. Like even though he has to be internal and create and all the stuff that he loves people. He gets his energy from people He loves to travel. He loves to you know. Meet all different types of people in that way. He's perfectly suited for fame. You know And he's good at it. He good at it. Not everybody's like that and my mom was kind of an introvert and it was hard on her..

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

Fresh Air

04:35 min | 3 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

"There was some of his workers toiletries and his luggage sloppy more but she couldn't put them in her carry on through security so he offered to put them in his luggage. That's it raise your hand if that sounds fishing. I shouldn't have said anything. Forget it reject his phone. No do yourself a favor. Checkers text messages. If it's i mean and they come to nothing but you know ms we'll make sure dean is not like you as a nerd. He's a good guy creek dad. He's a man it's nature males are forced to fight to dominate and to impregnate all females. I remember the first time i saw. Your mother was a beach party back. All the girls were bikinis. Your mother walked out of the ocean in a white one piece swimming suit. And that was it for me. I was done staying on track. What does dean have planned for your birthday. He's not going to be here for our birthday. What kind of guy forgets his wife's birthday. He didn't forget he has a work trip. But we're going to celebrate when he gets back who's not the same i traveled. I never mr birthday right but you had some other shortcomings. We're shooting jones. Welcome to fresh air. It's a pleasure to have you on her show. It's a pleasure to be here as a father and as a man bill murray's character is is often really charming and charismatic insufferable. An out of touch when it comes to anything related to gender. What are you sir to like that of another generation. Who's in your life whether it's a father or an uncle or a friend of your father's or whatever i mean you're fond of them in with your father you love him. You don't wanna kinda lecture him on on gender or do you. I mean. I had i had issues with my father who grew up in the generation of women. Drivers lists ridiculous. How do you deal with it yet. That's a good question. I mean i think. I think would so lovely about this movie is. It doesn't really answer that question because the truth is i think it's okay to live in the middle where you love somebody who has completely different perspective on the world because they just grew up at a at a completely different time and i think there's way there's kind of tender ways and ins where you can talk to them about it and then there's times that you.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

Fresh Air

03:10 min | 3 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Fresh Air

"From whyy in philadelphia. I'm terry gross with fresh air today. Rashida jones she stars in the new film comedy on the rocks which was written and directed by sofia coppola. Jones plays a writer and mother suspects. Her husband is having an affair. Her father played by bill. Murray is a well known art dealer. Who's used to being the center of attention and gives her advice based on his own outdated view of masculinity. We'll talk about the film and the emotional year leading up to it. When jones became a mother and lost her own mother. Peggy lipton who started in the mod squad shall also tell us about being the child of a famous couple. her father is quincy jones being biracial. And how that affected her life and acting career and what you learned about her father while making a documentary about him support for this podcast comes from the neubauer. Family foundation supporting. Whyy's fresh air and its commitment to sharing ideas and encouraging meaningful conversation. My guest rashida jones stars with bill. Murray in the new movie on the rocks which was just nominated for a critics choice award for best comedy it was written and directed by sofia coppola and draws on coppola's relationship with her famous father francis ford coppola jones made a grammy award winning documentary about her famous father. Quincy jones her mother. Peggy lipton start in the series. The mod squad. Rashida jones co starred in seven seasons of the nbc comedy series parks and recreation as an perkins. She had a recurring role for two seasons of the office. As jim's girlfriend jones now co stars with kenya barras in the netflix series black af and co hosts a podcast with bill gates and on the rocks. She plays laura a successful writer. Who been unable to complete her latest book. She's been at home in manhattan raising her two young daughters and doing the cooking and housework while her husband has been traveling a lot getting his new business off the ground. She feels stuck and taken for granted which is eating away at her confidence. Although she can't even admitted to herself she thinks her husband may be having an affair with his new co worker. She starts to confide in her father felix. A successful art dealer seemed to know everyone important in manhattan and constantly talks with his daughter. About what men are really like as if he were some kind of anthropological scholar of masculinity. He offers that in part as an explanation for his many affairs. Which was the reason. Laura's mother divorced him when laura tells her father felix about her husband's constant travel and his latest trip felix comments. The hotel her husband stayed in is not a place. You would stay if you were on a business trip and suggests it would be a good place for an affair. Laura denies that possibility at first. Here's bill murray and rashida jones. There was something what never mind what there were some..

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Rashida Jones named next president of MSNBC

Morning News with Manda Factor and Gregg Hersholt

00:19 sec | 5 months ago

Rashida Jones named next president of MSNBC

"As the longtime president of MSNBC to be replaced early next year by rising NBC News executive Rashida Jones. She has been with NBC News for the past seven years and right now is chief of breaking news and major events at the network. She'll become the first black executive to lead one of the major cable networks. It's 6 28 and

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Rashida Jones named next president of MSNBC

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:16 sec | 5 months ago

Rashida Jones named next president of MSNBC

"Is about to get a new president Rashida Jones, the networks One senior vice president will take over the reins in a major shakeup MSNBC has placed near the bottom of recent cable news ratings. With her appointment, Jones becomes the first black female executive to run a major cable news network. Well, it's

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Bill Gates, the Virus and the Quest to Vaccinate the World

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

10:14 min | 6 months ago

Bill Gates, the Virus and the Quest to Vaccinate the World

"Who gates welcome back to the daily social distancing. Show good to see you you lost. Join us on the show. I would say it was about seven months ago and seven months ago. Just like dr fauci. You said you will worried because you felt like the worst was yet to come a lot of people accused you of peddling fear and terror and now it appears that unfortunately you were correct. Here's my question to you. Why does it seem like we've become worse at handling the pandemic you know in europe in the us then we were seven months ago when seven months ago. It was so bad. Well there's a couple of things working against us. I is that with the winter when we're colder we. The virus multiplies more and more indoors. More so that is not a good thing and then there's a certain fatigue. Some of the things people have had to do in terms of staying away from friends. That's tougher i've to say this round. It looks like europe is getting better compliance with the restrictions than the. Us is so they're starting to see a downturn. When you talk about that compliance and when you talk about the downturn is part of the downturn like should we should we be looking at the virus cases or should we be looking at the deaths because i never know which one is more important than usual. Be like a million more people to me. Five million seven million and then you'll see some doctors saying yes but fewer people are dying from because we know how to treat it. How should we be looking at this virus and the fight that we have against. It's well the case is our leading indicator it is true that cases are translating into less doubts for two reasons. One is that the cases are more in the young people Who are less likely to be very sick. And the other is that the quality of treatment including some new drugs like decks method have been proven out so when you do get hospitalized you have a higher chance of survival but were predicted to go back to over two thousand deaths a day in the months ahead so for the next six to eight months news is mostly bad after that the volume of the vaccine will have kicked in and then we'll have a light at the end of the tunnel. Wow i mean the the question is then i think for a lot of people is like. How long tunnel. How bad does that tunnel get. And how do we stop it from being the worst possible tunnel one of the big things. A lot of people are worried about is going to be the transition between joe biden. donald trump. You know you've worked with governments all over the world working on their vaccine distribution working on healthcare around the planet. You know how important it is for one administration to talk to the next when it comes to Handing off on their plans. How much do you think this will actually affect america's response if if there isn't a transition well it's unfortunate that the current administration got tied into a positive narrative that you know we're turning the corner And that you now have this transition will make. The message is a little less clear. You know this is when you'd love to see the best. Cdc people on tv reminding us about social distancing and masks. You know particularly when there is that fatigue out there so leaders at all level. This is a chance to step up even on politicians. You know encouraging friends that hey we. We don't want this additional several hundred thousand deaths you know it'd be adjective. A person who dies know when the vaccine is absolutely on the way and so i think the good news should drive compliance not lacks laxity as somebody who's done work globally around healthcare for so long especially around infectious diseases. What have you found is the key to encouraging or convincing community members to buy into the measures that keep them safe where we had vaccine resistance with polio and they're getting the religious leaders to speak out have them a visibly vaccinating their own children for would like we'd never stopped polio in africa and yet now it's just been certified that we've gone three years without wild polio so activating the trust hierarchy and getting rid of the conspiracy political element to it and just reminding people you know in this case. It's about saving lives in that case it's about kids not being paralyzed people back to that. Very human impact. If we don't behave well. I think it will often come through. It's interesting that you bring up conspiracies because the conspiracy theories about you online have are insane on social media and social media has propagates them in a way where it's like bill gates is trying to create vaccines so that he can cook troll your minds and he wants to vaccinate. Everybody can implant change. People's dna is what they said. You're going to change our dna. So that i don't know we turn into something and then we work for you somewhere. I don't know the full story. I'm still learning it when you see these things first of all. Have you been able to track down where it comes from. And secondly have you. Even i know you think about these things you want to like the biggest thing because i hadn't even thought about like the motivation behind it because i'm always trying to figure out who benefits from a conspiracy theory and i'd love to know if you've put any thought to this at all because of how many people won't get a vaccine because they truly believe conspiracy theories yeah usually when you work on infectious disease like dr fauci and high do your your kind of obscure in a nobody talks about t be or or malaria so here we have this complete turnaround where vaccines and are they. Good for people are now front and center. And there's always been a small group of anti vaccination people and we see this with you know measles vaccine. They've now got a platform and they've sort of joined forces with some political and spiracy abuse and it's so easy to click on particularly when a simple explanation for this pandemic that there is somebody evil behind it. You know as somehow easier than you know the true biology which is actually kind of complicated so we have to make the truth more interesting. And you know we've got a label things with the truth and sadly the naievety about how to make social media work. Well is pretty strong. And that's coincided with the election and the epidemic. I wish i had the answer. But you know it's it's it's out there in big big numbers and hasn't it just keeps growing so when we look at the vaccine. Now i mean that's now the story you know. Now the world is waiting for the vaccine because the vaccine becomes the key that unlocks the doors. You say the lights at the end of the tunnel. The question then is how do people get the vaccine. How effective will the distribution method be and how difficult is will the vaccine short supply. The good news is that there's four other vaccines that are likely to get approved fairly quickly as well. The fact that pfizer worked so well makes us optimistic. That astrazeneca johnson and johnson vacs which those are much cheaper easier to scale and don't require that cold chain so we'll have a lot of scenes and we need to prioritize people. At risk elder people people working nursing homes and each country Will have to decide okay. Who goes first. That's still a little bit confused in the us but hopefully we'll get that straightened out very very soon because the vaccine is likely to be shipped a lot in the month of december as you said anti vaccine community has only grown over time. I think the us is now the biggest hub of anti vexes in the world it started as a fringe thing with measles now with corona it is fully fledged and because of politics it's been amplified so now you'll have some people who on the liberal side saying i don't trust that vaccine it was made under trump and then you'll have other people saying like i don't trust that vaccine that came from joe biden and the and the democrats trying to brainwash. It's a lot of people may not want to take the vaccine which may now go against everything we've worked toward. So how do you begin convincing people that the vaccine is safe like in the midst of this political crisis. Well it's clear that the fda through the professional staff. They're all the things that are supposed to do likewise pfizer. There's even an external committee that will weigh in just to make absolutely sure that the the political desire to get this quickly did not in fact the efficacy and safety review and i feel very confident because the people involved are are really doing their job. Well we don't need everyone to take the vaccine. Society will have to decide if there's some jobs like going to a nursing home in taking care of somebody's grandparents whether that person you know how strongly you encourage them to have a vaccine so they're not spreading seeing but with this level of efficacy if we can get to seventy five percent dosed then you'll block the spread of the disease with measles you'd have to get to like ninety five percent because it's even more infectious but the good news here is that we just need that maturity and i think as people see people taking the vaccine and they see that The side effects of any are very very rare. That confidence will build and that will be good for society because when you take the vaccine you're helping to protect other people.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

07:47 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

"The daily show she'll distancing show that they ll social distancing show or because the daily show social distancing in the United States of America. You Know I. can call it anything now I can name it. What we can call it can even be like welcome to the Rashida Jones daily showed social distancing show shows up distance social show. So showed social on the shore. Welcome to either way. Welcome to the show. Thank you I'm surprised you even have time to do this to be honest. You are easily one of the most active people I've ever come across in my life. It'll be like I turn on. Netflix over she the Jones is in black af I'm like, oh, that's cool over. She does also going to be directing episodes of black and like wait she's directing isn't she directing other things sometimes director she's directing like with its ads movies or other TV shows and it's like, oh, she's writing other. So for somebody like you who's always doing something, how have you handled doing so much nothing during the pandemic. Well, the weird thing about me is all though I, I like to do things. It's not like I have to be with other people and and in fact, I sort of prefer being with less people not I'm not like A. An extrovert I might pose as an extrovert sometimes I really like time alone. So I miss dancing with my friends I have to say I missed like -cational like just like an epic night out but you know most nights are big. They're just like weird perfunctory social. Sometimes? Work. Relating. I'm happy to eliminate that level of going out. You know just missed like hugging my friends and dancing mainly I think one of the things that people have always loved about you the roles that you play. It always feels like there's a little bit of Rashida in them but you've got you've got you've got a range of characters and a range of personalities, but one thing. People have always loved about you and your repertoire is comedy. You know with it was parks and recreation or whether it was like any tribeca it's like you know you've always you've always had that charisma in the world of comedy your natural. That's that's what you are. You've got a new movie coming out now with Bill Murray, one of the comedy legends of all time and. It's interesting because in this movie, you cling more of a strict rule. Was that easier or harder for you especially when you're in scenes with Bill Murray. Will I do tend to play the straight roll like that's been that has been my cross to bear for better for worse for the past you know fifteen years in my career I get to be the kind of sane thoughtful pragmatic friend or wife or girlfriend or daughter. Now of like the kind of Zany person you know I'm I'm the voice of. But you know I do feel like there's a certain skill set to that. But this is yeah, this is a very, very pared-down version of the straight man because I you know bill plays my father who assists larger than life very charismatic figure who has a lot of opinions about men and women and relationships, monogamy insects sex, and I just listen I just take it in I listen and sometimes disagree with him but it's it's no more than like an eye roll or ahead nod but it's great. I mean who doesn't want to sit and listen to. Bill Murray theorize day I mean that's just a joy as a human being let alone after it's a it's a it's a premises while I I love the idea of this daughter and father who on this journey to try and catch the husband who they believe is cheating. It's an interesting way to connect like it's an interesting bond to form between a daughter and her father. What did you? What did you? What did you like about the project I love Sophia coca-cola and? I just think she's such a force. She said she such a unique aesthetic and perspective is filmmaker and I've always wanted to work with her and have worked with our little bit. So anything that she's doing I'm interested in but you know I don't see movies like this very often you don't see movies about adult women and their authors like that's just a like a weirdly. Unexplored territory I just love this idea of like you know that that bond and be being a daddy's girl myself. Exploring like how bond can sometimes. Be a bit hindrance in terms of like your personal development like I. Think this character has to learn how to not listen to her dad after years of respecting him and listening to him she's got to be like you know what I got it from here. It's my life. So and I love that because I've never seen that before. A melting we don't see often anymore is human beings. socializing like crazy in New York City and I'm not gonNA like it was triggering for me. I, feel like you should put a warning before the movie because I I started watching it. I was like, Oh, on the rocks, this is going to be fantastic Bill Murray Rashida Jones. Here we go. This is fun and then all I saw was New York pre pandemic, and for the first like twenty minutes of the movie I'm like, why are these people hugging each other? Why are people? What are these people doing of the year and when you watch it back now? It's a different world. It's a different world i. Watch anything to touchy. Where's your mask I mean Washer Especially, with this be because we filmed right before you probably couldn't really film anymore we finish in July deals instantly nostalgic. We're just kind of like didn't know how carefree we were actually actually being by like traipsing the streets of New York City. we yet is strange to watch and there was a couple of things actually that we had to talk about afterwards because. Bill had this whole thing about people wash their hands too much and immediately fell dated were you know we just couldn't say that anymore you know rest new era so yes weird. It's very strange. Before I let you go, there is one thing I have been meaning to ask you for a very long time and I just haven't had the opportunity. It is about an episode of Black Mirror that you wrote. Nosedive. And now I know lot of people don't know episodes by the title, but it was an episode about a woman who lived in society based around people judging other people and determining their successful failure in life I remember watching it going ha of all the blackmore episodes. This one is the least realistic I enjoyed it but I was like this is the least realistic. I was like this won't happen I think it's more likely that you're going have the robot B.'s killing. The seems a little bit crazy to me and then Social. Media really kicked into gear, and now we do live in a world where you one tweets away from your career being taken away you one moment away on facebook from your family canceling it's become so extreme. Did. You prophesied this based on things you were seeing or did you just think to yourself? This would be crazy and then it happened. Well I can't take. Any credit for that because Charlie Brooker who created black near is an island of genius and I use that word lightly. So he really come I mean he's he's the hub of all of these. Horrible. But. Very realistic prophecies because so much of what he's written about has come true sadly. But I did you know I I begged him to work on the show and he brought this idea to me and Mike Mike sure who critic parks recreation and the good place and I I asked my read it with with me and the truth is I relate to the so much and felt like I could bring some perspective to this because somebody who lives a little bit in the public eye you sort of are in that world anyway I mean you are ending on somebody.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

01:37 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

05:02 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

"They put an oxygen mask over me, and then I just had them removed the mask I said, take it off and they took it off and I said terms and conditions apply. Then they took me to the hospital Lincoln. Right. Let's go to the voice mail bag and listen to some calls from the people what you guys say Yes. was doing a few episodes back. You joked about how you weren't even given a name and your family because you had so many kids right away insert voicemail is pertaining to that. Okay. Everybody is just. A little pamphlet, I was listening to you. Talk about how families stock naming their children. I married a one hundred Irish men seen was the child of. And recently, we were looking to apply for jewel. For he and our children. So he had pull his first. Garage. Parents gave him I nine. Years old he's found out. Is. I know it was. Funny in Connecticut. Thanks. Okay, let me make something very clear. Joking also not joking all jokes are based in reality and yes the family I grew up in kids started coming fast and furious and things got a little chaotic. Kids were every day. You're going to the bathroom and be a new person there, and you'd say who were you? Know and it was just that's how it is. So I do think my dad stalled on naming me for a little bit. Okay. told me that they you know I was the number three and they ended up having sex and I think by that point they say like well, I don't know we'll figure it out. Yes the rush and so. I think it's when he was saw the movie Conan, the barbarian. Nineteen eighty that he said, hey, that works and I think at the at the time I, was thirteen. Yeah. Have a name was that long I didn't have a name I'm sorry. What did everyone call you? They called me Baby O'Brien oh, baby O'Brien and they called me that up until I think I was thirty three. I did get a name fairly quickly took my data a little while, but he came up with the name but I sympathize with this woman. Yeah. She found out what I already knew, which is the Irish we go for quantity over quality right? Let's just have a lot of kids. One of them do something. Okay. That's that's the idea who cares what their name is. Yeah you know yeah. I mean your family especially if you don't have that much of a difference between siblings no, I'm wise I'm born. I think. Five months after my brother Luc. Oh, which we've we've scientists came and talked to my parents and it was it was in the paper. It was in the local paper. We're we're spaced about five months apart no one understood it. Yeah. That's like Kangaroos can have a baby being birth but one like warming up in the oven. Yes. Like if assembly line no, it's true. It's how they make the burgers at any fast food restaurants you. You have to have one warming on the conveyor belt while another others finished cooking. So yeah. Biological, sense. This is true. I I, I'm not even this is not a joke. Oh, it's not a joke. Phrase scientists from around the world visited my parents and said, you're having these children five months apart. Luke was almost done when I was being formed. and. He was telling me in the womb. Don't touch my stuff. He was saying. You know that stuff over there is mine and that's my poster and. Don't touch it and I couldn't wait for him to move out. Yeah, and then. I to have. Got To have a couple of months on my own in there. Once he was gone. So I took down East coasters because he was into star. Trek. And I was into star wars so. Anyway, this is very strange and disturbing riff. But it's true. It's really weird. All true. All six children in my family were born in a three year period. My Gosh true story we were all born in a three year period and no one understands how it happened. Sharing an apartment thickly. Download came in it was the original friends. Was the original friends there was six of us and we were all in one apartment and people were wondering. How. Could they afford that womb in New York City yeah. It's that's stupid. I took it too far. You took him way too far. Doors of funny, knoller Dame. Yeah. I, know we're talking about names. Yeah I. do think that your parents naming you Conan it's almost as if they knew you were gonNA be famous and they're like less name this one something different or I will I was the only one that had a like sort of copper red hair. Okay. So I think they just said what?.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

01:30 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

"So that he can rub his nipple on a subway and people think he's just call it a niche. It's more creepy that he calls it a nipple pockets and be honest I, just call it pocket. Pocket. Rashida Jones I adore you and I I really admire you and. I very happy for you. So thank you very much for doing this. Really this is so fun. It could have done this for hours spent well then let's do four more hours. And I really really fun. I really apologize there's a pony and some chocolates and some wine headed your way and I just really apologized for the don't worry I will it's the time we live in you know. Notes in Engineering Studio Sound Studio should have worked. GonNa go and people some new astles. Nanking. Serious I'M A guy. I would never do that people working for me right soda. Did you see her a chill? Such a chill guy I'm MCI chill alright. Like. How God I hate when she singer fruits, it's just so book ending it with Real Yeah. Let through unless you forgot to mention that I love fruit and you love fruit and you loved it biting into it into a very sensitive microphone. Hope I see you soon then? Same. Yeah. Same. You're the best I really have on what's where we're just going to put that.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

06:21 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

"No. I I stopped. Writing this down. It's a daily practice practice. I think having children does help a lot. Yeah. Because then you start to think wait a minute if anyone talked to my son or my daughter the way, I just talk to myself I would kill this. Find US killing stick and I'd kill them. But and I think it's one of the reasons why unfortunately. You're adept at both acting, but then also writing because I think the writers mind is hyper self critical. It's weird because it's the kind of thing you don't want to get rid of altogether because it is. No it is. Can't how you right and it is how you create but like, can you control it? You only are critical with yourself. When you need to be not control me, I did want to say that. I never questioned why it'd be hard on myself but knowing you and then hearing you say that you're have have not always been nice to yourself and that you've been really hard on yourself I think. But you're. GonNa, why would you do that? It's so weird disconnect. You know what I mean. You're just young I don't see why you would ever do that in a million years I'm I I'm sure that everyone listening and you have so many fans feel the same way but that's how it is and people should know that's just how it is. I think I think loneliness is is the human condition right? Baseline human condition you come here lung you leave alone you have to figure out how to fill your time and also try to find joy through that but those are all optional thing. The bottom line is it's it's hard to be alive. Obviously I won the lottery in so many ways and I would never not acknowledged the privilege of that. But being being stuck in your own head in your emotions can sometimes be a chaotic place that nobody else would ever ever understand right and so I that's why I try my best to also not judge you know what there's a great I think it's an expression. Like don't compare your insides somebody else's outside because it's just not a fair comparison. You just don't know how people feel in their own bodies ever. So that to me is just a tool to remain empathetic towards other vassal including myself and we do live in a culture of envy and hey she's in movies and on television and gets to write and produce, and so her life is amazing and they don't understand that. It's complicated. My life is amazing, but sometimes, I can't feel that. A lot of people feel that way. I saw that move you show show kids movie that documentary about Oh it's very good. It's made by Alex Winter? Outdoor. He's now documentarian it's really good and he talks to a lot of kids who grew up famous Wil Wheaton Jovanovich Mara what's her name? Mara Wilson who played with Tilda? And they talk about the experience of you know it's so pronounced when you're a kid like they're they're young and they're talented and their famous and everybody loves them and that's when your kid but not one of them says I like I wish I all of them wanted to change it. All of them. I have long maintained that fame and attention in adulation is the most powerful drug in the world is more powerful than any other drug. Any pharmaceutical company has come up with and that air ago no child should be famous. It should just did almost shouldn't be allowed. It should be like a lun law because you would not give. A five year old a powerful opioid you just would or heroin you would never do it I think it's heartbreaking. This same could be said for social media not to. White Wire, kids allowed to just partake in this thing that's literally designed to get them addicted. Well, you did that amazing Black Mirror episode nosedive that you co wrote with Mike sure and I thought that every if you haven't seen that episode of Black Mirror. Check it out nosedive with bryce Dallas Howard. It is fantastic and I think it is one of the best. Yes. You are slight. There's like a slight exaggeration, which is I think one of the things you're is so good at, but you guys took social media and you took it to not really that much further than where we are right now. So it not maybe fifteen years into the future or maybe five and you saw how completely obliterating it is to a human identity. Because it changes your behavior because you're now interacting I mean, this is sort of like a quote from Gerin linear a great. He's just a great thinker on the subject. He's he's speak slot the social dilemma, but but you know you're now taking this third party that's controlling in changing and manipulating interfering with the behavior between two people just like that episode is about that, which is like you will change your behavior based on the consequences of behavior as told to you by the. Will I love that episode and had no idea did not know that you'd go written it and then. Perform yes and then I heard there was still a little jealousy and envy when I heard that you had been involved and. So anyway, we'll discuss that at another time. You really hurt I'm so sorry well. I don't like being outdone left and right But that's what we've got going here. I guess you do it all and I do one thing. She says this took a turn. Let's wrap up what we've learned from Rashida Jones, which is no child should be famous. We, must love ourselves watch out for social media. 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"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

04:08 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

"Said. And Zero. Vitamin. He said Almost got that role the four-year-old because he'd had hurt his dad's say it's so much while they were watching movies. It could have been made if I had a parrot that lived with me, it would always be saying he's not funny. Fuss about him. Eric. I think I've aged, but I do. I think actors and parts are destined for each other. You know that out obviously lost in translation like that was a moment and Mike Conic moment and it could have only ever been scarlet bill. You know what's so great. So now you're working with Bill Murray and I can't even imagine I again I do not have your skill set I am not an actor but I think If I was in a scene with Bill Murray I'd keep stepping outside my body and saying, oh, that's so cool. I'm in a scene with Bill Murray like this is it's surreal and confusing as a as a long time admire of his but you know the good news was we'd worked together before. So it wasn't like if I was just stepping out I probably would have been. Because it is a lot. It's a lot to digest, but we are friends and we've worked together before and. Not For this many days in a row ever. But I was in the Bill Murray Christmas special that Sophia directed your bill did an episode of my show. Angie TRIBECA. So we had a little bit of experience on camera but yeah no, it was completely and utterly nerve wracking. He's also. I know him and I don't know if he changes into a different person I've always known him in this comedy context. He's always been very nice to me and very bill. Murray you know like I do but I don't know if you're working with him in an acting situation if he changes in any way or if he's still Bill Murray, do you know what I'm saying he's do I do I mean he is you know he's There's something about him. He's just mysterious. He is sort of an island of a person but as an actor, he's very available and present and and listens, and also does so many beautiful things without doing anything like he just is has a very, very fine tuned instrument going on, they're not just with comedy, but with with all demotion you know but yeah, there is something it's always going to be like the the minute we stopped rolling he's. Like Bill Murray and then we're on the street and everybody wants to hang out with everybody wants to have an experience with him and I, don't think that will ever change but I do feel like I probably know him pretty well, we spent a lot of time together and I know pretty well and I do I really adore him as as a human being I was at a party years ago when my daughter was the first time we my wife and I, went to a party after our daughter was born and she was a couple of months old but we just went to this party because we thought we can do it and will bring the baby and it was like a New Year's Party and Bill Murray was at this party and I was holding my daughter who is just a couple of months old and rocking her and he went none on on on. That's not how you do it. That's not a Adila. This is how you do it online. I'll never forget that he had a drink in his hand like a gin and tonic and he put it in the breast pocket of his jacket he jammed a gin and tonic into the. Tumbler glass into the vest like the breast nipple pocket of his sports jacket. Thank you I'm sorry I, call it the nipple bacchus. 'cause I cut a little hole in there so I can put my finger and rub my nipple. And people think I'm trying to get the lint out. So don't judge me. Rashida Jones if I want to rub my nibble through.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

02:04 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

"Ten years. that. I shouldn't even be talking about being Louis. Because I. So can't relate by can relate to is as a kid I tried a bunch of things and for a while I thought I'm not going to be in show business I just have to be a good student that's what I have to be because there's no way. I'm ever going to be in show business and then I found out that your trajectory was kind of the same in some ways very much. So I, mean, I think probably what I was doing that you weren't doing I was rebelling against my family because I was like Oh everybody's in show business. So I'm not going to do that because I'm GonNa do something dangerous like be a lawyer I'll show. I'm going to be a tax attorney. Donald show them. My. Relatives that was my way of rebelling was like deciding of is going to be an academic. And a really good student in you know. Just, like a way to individual it. So yeah, I had the same thing as you were I was like I'm not. I'm not going to be in show business because I also at the time I thought like show business is flighty it's it's it doesn't require anything but like the need to be looked at the scene you know and I think once I got over VAT like my the reason I did it was I don't think it was because I wanted to be a maybe it was I don't know I'm not going to psychoanalyze because I wanted to be accepted. Or, seen or said yes to. But once I realized there was something else to in there was like a bit of a craft and a science to it. I found it interesting but I think I did you like make it my own I because I was so I was so steeped in it growing up you know no, it almost feels like a comedy sketch where your mother and father both very famous accomplished people who are entertainers and then you get you know get accepted to Yale. Law School and they act like you're in a cult and they're trying.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

02:10 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

"Just have those meatballs in that whatever that Lincoln Berry juice. Did you sit at a table that you built and then And then I. I wouldn't touch that MDF particle board. The well, it's good enough for the rest of us will eat their meat balls and how yeah. Well, all meal for three dollars the best and it's worth it and good company. Yeah atmosphere. I'll go with you next time Matt Go. With you guys for dinner will take you for your birthday. Belated birthday double date sounds good. I'm in your you can't come though I can't go. Take a lot of the attention away and people be like, Oh, it's Conan and excuse me I don't think they go. It's CONAN. I think they go. He's No And then they hear chorals singing and light comes in through the windows. It's much brighter than sunlight. And I touch them in their wounds are he'll? Anyway Shia love that Kuhnen I don't think. So what does that my son? That's what my son says. Every morning 'cause. You can come you can come Tikey from Bobby, Darin make, fun of us the whole time not you know me I like to guess I do I like I said that I enjoy the good things in life and I go to Ikea for the meatballs I would go to Costco for the hotdogs I just hang out of gas station sometimes to work the air pump because it's free. I do it just go to gas stations in a Mike the free and they're like, yeah, and then I just spray it into the air. uh-huh. Wasteful and they're like Sir you and a make you said it was free, right? Yeah. But you're going to fly anything. You said was free like wait a minute. Are You CUCKOO Cuckoo Cuckoo? Off Lights Choral Music Angels. I heal the lepers. Oh,.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

03:04 min | 7 months ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

"Fruit roll up and you're set for life. And you're you're very You're a cheap date. Oh, come on. No, it's good I mean what's is that an insult? No. So what'd you go come on? I, don't know 'cause I don't WanNa be a cheap date I want people to work it. Well Anyway. Yeah. What's your mom costco in a COBB who could ask for more? Gowrali what's happening on your end nothing? You know just did not leaving my house yeah. Well, you tell a fine story. I can't wait for the movie and wait for the screen play. Well, I'm not going to Costco I can tell you that my now now you're worried about catching the. Know I'm not worried about that. Cove is SNOB. It doesn't go to Costco. Likes to. Hang. Out. At higher end stores. It's true. It's I've actually talked to Cova cove is like You. See. You Lord and Taylor. It hangs out at. Yeah. High end mostly high end stores I think COSCO can be high end. Of course again I love Costco I had a costco card I can't see you in cost. I feel I love your overwhelmed. What do you mean like because there's a lot going on and I feel like you just walk in and be like. No I loved it loved it. I bought a nine hundred pounds. Anything I just always said, was I don't even care what it is I just want nine hundred pounds of it does seem like you get lost and then end up staying the night in there. Yeah. Oh you're saying I would not one human is specifically would yeah like you'd get lost in there and couldn't find the door and then the lights would go off and you just sleep in like economy size bag of Syria get lost anywhere get lost in a costco. If you're GONNA be trapped anywhere get trapped in a costco when Zombie apocalypse comes I will go to a costco and I'll just hang out there eat eight hundred pounds of sugar pops I would sleep on a great inflatable mattress I build a fort out of giant massive. Cases of BRILLO PADS and. zombies wouldn't leave me. They just leave me alone nine televisions at the same time. That's right. Too I. Love It. Oh, what a dream? Only those hotdogs those like sixty says. You. Know what I'm GonNa say something and maybe going on a limb here but you always know the best meat is the cheapest meat. Excuse me the cheapest. Pay As little as possible for any meat you're ingesting and guaranteed to be the best for you and the highest quality. Sometimes I go to just eat their meat balls because you can have. Twenty meatballs. Wait a minute you go to. Fifty walk into an Ikea with plate and you don't even buy anything you just load up on meatballs. All I can do one better than that Amanda and I have gone there just for dinner not even shop He. Drew, you went to just to eat dinner. Yeah. Just have those meatballs in that whatever that Lincoln Berry juice. Did you sit at a table that you built and then And then I. I wouldn't.

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"rashida jones" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan

In Bed with Nick and Megan

02:29 min | 1 year ago

"rashida jones" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan

"Yeah, so just kind of scratching over to our. World of Acting We talk about acting for a little bit I mean. I'll just say this like I think you know it's a rare thing to have a job. That is you know it's many many hours during the day where you're sort of like. You know it's it's. It's pretty intensive, but an not just saying this is nick is present, but the job that we shared parks and recreation. There was something so. Energizing and moralizing Abou the vibe on our set, and the and the the Sasha Yeah. It was special. I, so look forward to go into work every day. I couldn't wait I couldn't wait yeah yeah. I envy that you know. I think that that's so cool and it was every time I was ever on your set. I felt the same way and I was like. This is the best and you know you guys had such a great cast, but everybody I mean everybody from Mike Sheron down like you know. Leadership is fantastic. Yeah in nine. Starts from that my. Me and Mike and amy. Yeah and I haven't really had that. So you know that is an easy breezy kind of you know ideal way to. Make a living. If you can get into a situation like that, it's just so you just don't know how to. It's hard to find like it's hard to figure out how to get there, but guy I don't think you can actually do anything to get there in a weird way. You know just got lucky. It's fate. Yeah, a just this is. A. Really enjoying this. Conversation is bringing up lots of memories for me. And what I totally forgot. Until just now was. That I initially auditioned for a different part L.. Tape! and. We had a blast SITA's. Levin interest. Eventually to end up Marketa and NBC was like no, No, no, no! You're suggesting that Rashida Jones would be interested.

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‘Parks and Rec' cast reunites for an unforgettable special that left fans in tears

Glenn Beck

00:29 sec | 1 year ago

‘Parks and Rec' cast reunites for an unforgettable special that left fans in tears

"And fans of NBC's hit show parks and rec going to have a treat tonight it's been five years since the NBC sitcom parks and rec ended but tonight fans of the show get a reunion the half hour scripted special is being done to help raise money for feeding America's covert nineteen response fund almost all of the original cast members will be back including Amy Poehler Rashida Jones Nick Offerman Aziz Ansari Chris Pratt and others as well as several guest stars from

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'Parks and Recreation' reunion special premiers tonight on NBC

Charlie Parker

00:37 sec | 1 year ago

'Parks and Recreation' reunion special premiers tonight on NBC

"Well fans of the NBC's hit show parks and rec will be tuned in tonight for a reunion of sorts it's been five years since the NBC sitcom parks and rec ended but tonight fans of the show get a reunion the half hour scripted special is being done to help raise money for feeding America's covert nineteen response fund almost all of the original cast members will be back including Amy Poehler Rashida Jones Nick Offerman Aziz Ansari Chris Pratt and others as well as several guest stars from the show the original show ran from two thousand nine to twenty fifteen

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‘Parks and Recreation’ cast to reunite for scripted special to aid coronavirus response fund

Donna and Steve

00:46 sec | 1 year ago

‘Parks and Recreation’ cast to reunite for scripted special to aid coronavirus response fund

"NBC has announced that the cast of parks and recreation is set to reunite for a half hour scripted special airing on April thirtieth in aid of covert nineteen almost all of the original cast members including Amy Poehler Rashida Jones Aziz Ansari Nick Offerman Aubrey plaza Chris Pratt Adam Scott and rob Lowe jimo here and read I will be back in character for the special the special spear headed by co creator Michael Schur will help raise money for feeding America's covert nineteen response fund very run down on an ounce and I but the people who love parks and rec love parks and rec that's that's really cool and I'm sure some weird at home Skype you sue me kind of a version of it but it'll be great some new anything new now is just so

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'Toy Story 4' is a Masterpiece. Is It in Pixar's Top 5?

The Big Picture

10:49 min | 2 years ago

'Toy Story 4' is a Masterpiece. Is It in Pixar's Top 5?

"You. I'm Shawn fantasy editor in chief of the ringer. And this is the big Pixar podcast. They conversation show about Toy Story, four and all sorts of childish things. I'm joined today by apparent at the ringer rob heart villa. Hello rub. Hello. How's it going? It's going very well. And I appreciate you being here. You know, some of my frequent co host on the show among them, amended Dobbins, and Chris Ryan are, just straight up assholes about animated movies, and I noticed that I need to have people on to talk about important animated films. And I think even before you were a parent, you would have been a thoughtful and sophisticated guest for this episode, but you are a father and so you are happenings moves to Pixar in, in deep way in recent years. Is that fair to say that's very fair to say very complicated relationship with these movies at this point? But yes, yes, so we'll talk about that a bit on this show. I think we'll start the show though by talking about the new Pixar movie, which is, of course, Toy Story four, I think, when Pixar I started about twenty or so years ago, I never would have guessed that. That there would have been a fourth installment of any of these movies, in fact when they started. They seemed like a new version of a kind of storytelling that didn't necessitate sequels if you look on the ring dot com right now you can read a really interesting column by miles Surrey about the state of Pixar and their decision to make a series of sequels over the last ten years, and what that means for their, their brand, and what it means for their business and what it means for their creativity. And in some ways, I think it's been really threatened over the last few years, you know, we were just talking before we started recording about the infamous cars, three, which I would say is not one of the more legendary. In the Pixar verse. But Toy Story four, I thought was quite wonderful. And I thought it hearkens back to what makes a lot of these films. Great and also push them forward a little bit, rob. How did you receive toys story for what did you make in the movie, I saw last night with my sons who are eight and five and sort of Iraq is sort of preview screening. And I my kids laughed more laughed, louder just more obnoxiously than at any movie. I think that I've ever taken them to know. So I by by that measure, I mean it was a huge success. And I thought it was wonderful, and I thought it push things forward, but also sort of hold back on that sort of classic Pixar idea that like the kids are delighted, and the parents are total emotional wrecks. You know what I'm saying? Like I it's sort of an impressive mass magic trick that these movies can do. And I think especially of inside out, you know, which was, my, I think I've written about this on the side a couple times now. But like my son walk. Out of inside out. He was five at the time and he thought anger was funny, and I was just crying mess, you know, because I just watched I just watch goofball island, which is like the visual manifestation of like a joyful kid becoming a sullen teenager, like depicted, on, like a giant theater screen, and it was just the most crushing experience like the way those movies these movies are designed to work on those two levels, and they sort of drive, the parents to the toy store, but also to therapy, like, I, I feel like this one was sort of uncomplicated, Katie just funny and delightful and I had it seriousness and had like themes that parents, especially it would pick up on. But like it wasn't working that dichotomy where it was sort of, like designed to upset me personally, you know what I'm saying? Like I feel like they can play with that a little bit. But they don't have to hammer at it all the time in every movie that they put out, you know, I could just enjoy my kids, enjoying this one, a lot more than I feel like the last. Several Pixar movies. Yeah. I agree with that. I do think though, there is this entire school of almost academic sought around Pixar movies. And if you want to, if you want to experience Toy Story four as an exegesis on creationism and identity and a cartesian analysis of society, you probably could do that. I absolutely. Yeah. And I think that is that, that whole divide is fascinating to me the way that you've underlying basically the pure kid enjoyment of something, and the way that adults are entertained, and even moved by some of their films. I feel like can you give me a little bit of a sense of as a parent? What it's like to see a lot of movies like this, not just Pixar movies, but animated movies or what's on TV or what streaming for your kids and what the balance is between this is secretly for parents. And this is actually just dumb entertainment for kids, so that they don't like break things in the kitchen. Yeah. I mean, I feel like I've seen every type of movie along that spectrum, you know, and I haven't hated any. Movie that I think I've taken my kids to even like down to, like rock dog or whatever, you know, like I it's the LEGO movies are trying to be adult and trying to be knowing and it feels like they are specifically pitched for the adults in a way that, like a lot of the jokes are going right over the kids heads, like I don't dislike those movies, but I think that the LEGO movies are a little too cute about that. You know, I've seen plenty of things like, you know, the emoji movie or the trolls movie or whatever. Which are, you know, have theoretically adult jokes, but aren't trying to work that duality certainly the way that Pixar movies. Are you think about four key who like the new protagonist are like the new cool character here in Toy Story, four four key spends the movie like having an identity crisis like ease? He's a new toy but he thinks he's trash. And like he wants to be trash like he's literally, a spark with pipe cleaner arms, and he spends the whole first thirty minutes of the movie is going trash trash. And like I think that's really profound. And my son just really loves the way that four key keep saying, trash trash, like he did it. My son did it all the way home whole drive home like. And it's that's a cool. Little thing, that's you know, the different levels, and you can appreciate it on without it having to be this comedy versus tragedy divide. You know, it's sort of typifies, you know, again, like inside out, or even like the last toys story movie, Toy Story, three ends, of course, with, like, the scene, where they're all heading down into the incinerator, and they all sort of somberly, join hands and they're sort of resigned to the fact that they're all gonna die like all these little toys, and it's you know, I'm sort of a crying rack, and like my sons are sort of mildly disturbed, but they figure everything is going to be okay. And it is, but, like there's a moment of like pure pesos on that level in this movie, and I was, frankly, kind of relieves like the idea that I have to walk into every Pixar movie like braced dad, this huge sort of existential breakdown, you know, as my kids, just enjoy themselves like at felt like we pulled back on that. A little bit. And I was grateful for that. I agree with you. It's it did feel bit like an episodic adventure, which wasn't a bad Yang. I think sometimes you can get a movie like that, where the stakes have been lowered from the previous film, and you're like, well nigh. You're just wasting my time. But inevitably when it's a movie about anthropomorphized toys, somehow, it's nice to just have something that is a little bit more fun. I mean you mentioned Toy Story three which, you know, sort of ends with that transition from Andy to Bonnie, and then inevitably Bonnie becomes the, the young child, who is the owner of all these toys. And so were reintroduced to a world that features some of Bonnie's toys, and then the toys from the classical Toy Story story, and then four he comes along on the first day school. I, I did feel in that sort of first day of school moment that I was getting some of those inside out vibes that you're talking about where it's sort of, like they have managed to metastasized the most vulnerable feeling that you can have in your life. That that's scary trust. They of school where like I don't know anybody and everybody hates me. And I'm afraid and I miss everything. Is comfortable around me and they zero in on it, and they show it to you through the eyes of a little kid. And you immediately feel a recognition. That is a storytelling power. That is often overstated about Pixar allow me to overstate at wants more like it's amazing how they manage to locate and isolate those feelings and show them to you on screen, and make you relate to them like I am consistently blown away by that. There's another one at the end, when there's the kid lost at the fair, you know, she's just sort of there's a little girl, and she's crammed between, you know, to food carts or whatever, and she's crying and like, yeah, it's the exact same feeling and I yeah, there's a conversation also I think it's between Woody and four key. And like I think what he says, like, you know, these kids like you watch them grow up and become a person. And then they leave, you know, they'll do things you'll never see like the whole point of these movies is that the toys realized that one day, they'll be abandoned. You know, one day, they'll fall out a favor and one day, the kids will run off without them and won't need them anymore. That's, that's not even subtexts. Like that's just that's exa-. Exactly how parents feel watching these movies, you know, I think that's always there. And it is really striking. You know, I mean, this is possibly the best movie I've ever seen with the numeral four in it. You know what I'm saying? As you as you said, like I understand sort of the dismay, or at least a concern that Pixar has become by and large, like a sequel factory, you know, but I I I didn't dislike incredible to at all. But like I felt like certainly this was a better sequel than any of the other sequels that we've had this year. Obviously, you've been talking about how terrible and how sort of lifeless, they are like this is just a one eighty from that. Yeah. They staved it off. It's, it's a pretty impressive single-handed job in a in a friend summer from hell for this movie to come along and, and gay ever. So briefly, I think I think pause things one thing, that's notable too, is, you know, we're talking about the human emotion that they're able to imbue into these films and into these characters in the movies directed by Josh Cooley, who is. Essentially a first time Pixar director, though. He's worked for the company for a while and the screenplay has two people credited, but the story has two four six eight people credited and it's a complicated list of people. I'm going to read it to you really quickly story by John Lasseter Rashida Jones will McCormack Josh Cooley. Valerie LaPointe, Martin Hines, Stephanie, fulsome, and Andrew Stanton. Now, the last two people are the official authors of the screenplay famously when this movie came together, Rashida Jones and will McCormack her writing partner were brought on board to write it, and they eventually left the project because they felt like they were not as open minded about new voices, particularly a woman of color talking about the way to tell these stories for Pixar Pixar, very famously has had some fraught history with, with John Lasseter, one of its co founders chief imagine ear for a number of years due to sexual misconduct allegations. And the company has I, I would say affectively weathered the. Storm, whatever that can mean an has moved on from Lassiter, who I believe is most recently appointed to a position on inside of sky dance, and they're animated division of paramount, but it's so strange to have an event like that happening

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Bill Murray, Oscar And Apple discussed on Mark Levin

Mark Levin

00:19 sec | 2 years ago

Bill Murray, Oscar And Apple discussed on Mark Levin

"TJ teeny Sofia Coppola Bill Murray will reunite sixteen years after the Oscar winning lost in translation in the splash hits feature film yet announced by apple a twenty four says Coppola's on the rocks will be the indie studios first project under its joint deal with apple it stars Rashida Jones as a young mother who reconnects with her larger than life father to

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Away, Tumi Send Luggage Competitors Packing

Business Wars Daily

04:14 min | 2 years ago

Away, Tumi Send Luggage Competitors Packing

"Business wars daily is brought to you by the podcast the growth show each week. They explore inspiring stories that get to the heart of how people grow a business an idea or movement. Stay tuned at the end of this episode here a little more about this fascinating new show. From wondering, I'm David Brown. And this is business wars daily on this Friday December fourteenth. Are you looking ahead to your holiday travel plans? These days I'm giving a lot more thought to my luggage since so many airlines are charging to check suitcases. If I have to carry it on it better, hold all my stuff and be easy to handle. Well, it turns out I'm far from the only one thing about suitcases this sleepy product category is suddenly raging. Hot Samsonite, the old faithful of the luggage industry. Spent almost two billion dollars in two thousand sixteen to acquire to me, a luggage company. Known for sleek pricey baggage and long warranties. Toomey pulled Samsonite into the twenty first century, and the brand is now leading Samsonite southeast sales growth, but not everyone can cough up more than five hundred bucks for a suitcase. And that's where an upstart brand called away comes in founded by two former Worby Parker employees for years ago. Away is already approaching revenues of one hundred fifty million dollars the direct to consumer company goes head to head with Toomey producing fun, colorful, sturdy luggage. But at about half the price and with built in phone chargers. What's really different about both to me and away though is not the luggage itself. But the way it's being marketed as a fashion statement, not just as the functional item. It is both companies are jumping on the street where trend of collaborating with celebrities to make limited edition product lines to me hooked up with NBA star. Russell Westbrook and away offers ever changing partnerships with celebrities like actress Rashida Jones and model Carly clause. Both companies go to town on Instagram and travelers respond, and there's one more reason why suitcases are so hot right now. Millions more of us are traveling four billion people flew in two thousand seventeen that's up. Two hundred eighty million from two thousand sixteen crowded airports might not be fun. But they do make one more luggage, Trent helpful choosing chartreuse suitcase makes it a whole lot easier to spot on that pack baggage carousel. From wendy. This is business. Worse daily. This week's episodes were written edited and produced by lane Appleton grant Ginny lower, our editor producer are executive producers marshal Louis gated by or non lupus for wondering. I'm David Brown. We'll see you next week. You know, it's never been easier to start a business, but it's never been harder to grow that business. I wanna tell you about a great new podcast, call the growth show, which is created by hub spot. They make free and paid tools that help you grow your business each week on the growth show. They explored the inspiring stories behind how people grow a business and idea or a movement. You'll learn about the challenges entrepreneur space in starting a company and you'll hear about some of the most interesting topics in business like social media marketing, the future of bots and the rise of subscription services. They also have some amazing guests on their show like Allie Weiss of glossier and Joe dessino creator of Spartan race, the growth show is chock full of great stories. Amazing guests and helpful advice. Subscribe to the growth show today on tunein Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you listen.

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Giovanna Devo Wyatt, Lisbeth And Rashida Jones Keenan Thompson discussed on Chad Benson

Chad Benson

01:16 min | 2 years ago

Giovanna Devo Wyatt, Lisbeth And Rashida Jones Keenan Thompson discussed on Chad Benson

"The girl with the dragon tattoo in this installment Lisbeth is back and finds herself and her lover trapped in a web of danger from. Spies. Hackers and the government itself. Clara foiling, Keith Stanfield, Sylvia hoops, and Stephen merchant's star in this crime thriller taking audiences back to World War Two is the war horror film overlord just hours before d day. An allied force parachutes the Nazi occupied France to destroy a crucial communications hub with the soldiers. Must fight off a Riddick. Enemy fighters created in a sinister and top secret laboratory project, Giovanna Devo Wyatt. Russell John Madero invoking Woodbine star and another holiday favorite gets rebooted again for the big screen in the Grinch in this three d computer animated comedy the title character hates Christmas. And schemes to steal it from the nearby residents of whoville Benedict. Cumberbatch Rashida Jones Keenan Thompson and Angela lansbury lend their voices to this retelling of the Dr Seuss classic. Still in theaters are Bohumil rhapsody, the nutcracker and the four realms. Nobody's Fool a

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Rashida Jones to Direct Quincy Jones Documentary for Netflix

Donna and Steve

01:45 min | 3 years ago

Rashida Jones to Direct Quincy Jones Documentary for Netflix

"World. Has changed since that time. Put. It. On a Saturday morning both sure I'd wake up to that. Absolutely Switch out from, Pepe. Pig. Every once in a while. Down I love the alpha. I'd love to see you never seen. One episode looks. All, that's why. You're so crass. About you just hate it you're you're disappointed. This is stupid why this and you've never even watched it his looks great Gets. His own show It's not oh gosh moving on Netflix is developing a new documentary on Quincy Jones directed by Allen Hicks, and, the jazz. Musicians daughter Rashida Jones the streaming company announced that the documentary will be tailed Quincy and will, debut on. Net flicks September twenty first Quincy will explore Quincy Jones's life and career through a combination of modern day, in our cable footage highlighting his musical evolution, as, a trumpeter producer. Conductor composer and arranger the film will look. Into the mentorship relationships Quincy Jones is, formed over the years Philly musicians and members of the entertainment industry, such as Michael Jackson Oprah. Winfrey and Will Smith I really love that Rashida Jones is making her. Mark, behind the camera yeah Yeah she's she's smart she is funny she she gets. Beautiful He's And CNN will air a final seven episode season of Anthony, bourdain popular, parts unknown this fall according to a spokeswoman for the. Networks CNN has won finished episode and four others that will have to rely on directors and producers to. Complete the first episode will be the only one to use more Dame's near, ration- a signature element of the. Series other episodes in the..

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