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Literally! With Rob Lowe

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This is literally a podcast where people I love, admire, and know well will be in a safe space to really let their hair down (assuming they have any). I will cover the thoughtful to the extremely random. So join me and my guests from the world of movies, TV, sports, music, and culture for fun, wide-ranging, free-wheeling conversations.

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This is literally a podcast where people I love, admire, and know well will be in a safe space to really let their hair down (assuming they have any). I will cover the thoughtful to the extremely random. So join me and my guests from the world of movies, TV, sports, music, and culture for fun, wide-ranging, free-wheeling conversations.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Ashley Flowers: Courtroom Drama

6/13/2024
“Crime Junkie" host Ashley Flowers and Rob are talking true crime! Ashley joins Rob Lowe to talk about their shared love for Indiana, the cases they are obsessed with, Ashley’s dream of making a cameo on “Law & Order: SVU,” naming her company after her beloved dog, why they both adore Caitlin Clark, her new show "Crime Junkie AF" on her SiriusXM channel Crime Junkie Radio, and the famous serial killer role that Rob didn’t want to play. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:55:52

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Ted Danson & Woody Harrelson Are Reunited!

6/12/2024
Ted and Woody are back together to bring you a brand new podcast from Team Coco! It’s called “Where Everybody Knows Your Name with Ted Danson and Woody Harrelson (Sometimes)" and it’s out right now! They’re talking to guests like Conan O’Brien, Will Arnett, Jane Fonda, Billy Eichner, Kristen Bell, and yours truly! I got to join Ted for an episode and it was a blast. So head over to “Where Everybody Knows Your Name with Ted Danson and Woody Harrelson (Sometimes)" to subscribe and listen to my episode as soon as it comes out!

Duration:00:02:55

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Matthew Lowe: Civilian Son

6/6/2024
At long last, Rob’s son Matthew Lowe is on the show! VC investor, attorney, and fisherman Matthew Lowe joins Rob to discuss golfing with his mom Sheryl Lowe in Hawaii, appearing in “The West Wing” as a kid, watching Dad’s movies as a family, encouraging his father to join “Parks & Rec,” sitting next to Rob in the iconic NFL hat photo, studying for the bar exam, how shooting their show “The Lowe Files” convinced Matthew that ghosts are real, and his predictions for the future of media. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:46:26

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Forrest Galante: Stingray Shuffle

5/30/2024
Wildlife biologist and outdoor adventurer Forrest Galante joins Rob Lowe to discuss re-discovering animals thought to be extinct, his recent “Shark Week” shoots, the real-life story that inspired “Jaws”, Rob’s recent experience getting stung by a stingray, and much more. Plus, Rob shares his thoughts on the Roast of Tom Brady and his suggestions for the next Netflix Roast recipient! Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:44:58

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Adam Carolla: No Air Conditioning

5/23/2024
Adam and Rob remember the days of woodshop class! Comedian and podcaster Adam Carolla joins Rob Lowe to discuss the odd jobs he did before entering show business, his unconventional first encounter with longtime friend Jimmy Kimmel, betting big on podcasting back in 2009, listening to “Loveline” as a teenager, the value of woodshop class, and his new animated show, “Mr. Birchum.” Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:51:21

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Marc Andreessen: Fire Hose of Knowledge

5/16/2024
When Rob has questions about the future of technology and artificial intelligence, he goes to Marc Andreessen! Legendary investor and entrepreneur Marc Andreessen joins Rob Lowe to discuss the future of TikTok in the U.S., three major ways that artificial intelligence will improve the lives of everyday people, how a simple photo landed Kenny G in a world of trouble in China, the secrets of the algorithm, his early internship at IBM, and much more. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:01:04:30

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Thomas Lennon: Coffee & Some Nuts

5/9/2024
Things get very silly when Thomas and Rob are together. Actor, writer, and comedian Thomas Lennon joins Rob Lowe to discuss the new Netflix film “Unfrosted,” receiving notes from Jerry Seinfeld, Thomas and Rob's ridiculous on-set jokes from the filming of “Monster Trucks,” getting fired gracefully, how studio lot parking spaces reveal your true standing in Hollywood, and much more. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:49:50

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Jeff Daniels: Pitching a No-Hitter

5/2/2024
Jeff and Rob both love performing drama AND comedy! Jeff Daniels joins Rob Lowe to discuss how working with Jim Carrey on “Dumb and Dumber” taught him fearlessness, committing to his thick accent in Netflix’s “A Man in Full,” his memories of the brilliant James Gandolfini, their experiences performing Aaron Sorkin dialogue, watching Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger's process on "Terms of Endearment,” and why Jeff settled down in Michigan. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:01:02:02

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Dr. Mark Hyman: It's What You Eat!

4/25/2024
Rob is entering his 60s and committing to a better diet…with the help of the esteemed Dr. Mark Hyman! Dr. Mark Hyman (renowned physician, medical advisor to the Clintons, and the host of “The Doctor's Farmacy” podcast) joins Rob Lowe to discuss the Ozempic revolution, the real key to longevity, the obesity statistic that shocked Rob, what foods to avoid, and the easy-to-find snacks that just might help you live longer. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:51:04

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Paul Scheer: Phyllis Diller’s Chili

4/18/2024
Comedian, actor, and podcaster Paul Scheer joins Rob Lowe to discuss celebrity-owned restaurants, the “M*A*S*H” theme song, why the team behind “The League” decided to end the show while they were still on top, Rob’s traumatic childhood talent show memory, the greatest audition story ever, and Paul’s new memoir, “Joyful Recollections of Trauma.” Pre-order “Joyful Recollections of Trauma” now - out May 21st! Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:57:14

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Kelly Ripa: Jiminy Cricket

4/11/2024
Kelly Ripa joins Rob Lowe to discuss getting “knighted” by Disney, the joys of working with her husband, why Rob was one of Kelly’s favorite guest co-hosts, trying out the Oculus headset, Rob’s 60th birthday party, her podcast “Let's Talk Off Camera with Kelly Ripa,” and her big goal to get out of hair and makeup! Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:52:04

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Katey Sagal: Berry Pie

4/4/2024
Katey and Rob looooove talking to other sober people! Actress and musician Katey Sagal joins Rob Lowe to discuss her new podcast with husband Kurt Sutter, the joys of sobriety, the passing of her godfather Norman Lear, being a Keith Richards girl, working with the amazing John Ritter, why “Sons of Anarchy” convinced Rob to go buy a biker jacket, being of service, and much more. Listen to Katey’s new podcast, “PIE with Kurt Sutter and Katey Sagal!” Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:44:33

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Tig Notaro: Do They Even Know?

3/28/2024
Tig and Rob are silent laughers. Comedian Tig Notaro joins Rob Lowe to discuss their shared obsession with the song “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” by Band Aid, her foolproof method for testing potential TV show titles, her love for drama and despair, her podcast “Handsome,” and her new comedy special, “Hello Again.” Plus, Rob reveals a bit of White House trivia he learned shooting “The West Wing.” Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:49:40

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Daryl Davis: Changing Minds

3/21/2024
Rob is a huge admirer of the incredible activist and R&B musician Daryl Davis. He is the first Black author to write a book on the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) based on in-person interviews, and he has convinced dozens of Klansmen to leave and denounce the hate group. Today, Daryl joins Rob to discuss his incredible activism work, the power of conversation, his experiences meeting with the KKK as a Black man, and playing with legends like Chuck Berry and B.B. King. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:49:25

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Ted Sarandos: Video Store

3/14/2024
Rob Lowe and Ted Sarandos love to quote their favorite movies together! Co-CEO of Netflix (and film fanatic) Ted Sarandos joins Rob Lowe to discuss his early days as a video store manager in Arizona, the little-seen Netflix comedy series that he is obsessed with, how the Netflix algorithm and his own fandom led to the company’s deal with Adam Sandler, what AI could mean for the entertainment industry, and much more. Plus, Rob shares one of his favorite golf memories! Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:47:18

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Nando Parrado: The Miracle of the Andes

3/7/2024
This episode of “Literally” is unlike any other. Rob Lowe is joined by Nando Parrado, one of the 16 survivors of the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed in the Andes mountains in 1972. After spending 72 days trapped in the mountains, Nando, along with his friend and teammate, climbed through the Andes mountains for 10 days to find help. Nando Parrado talks to Rob Lowe about his incredible story of survival, faith, and teamwork. They also discuss the new film adaptation of Nando’s experience: the Oscar-nominated 2023 film, "Society of the Snow," now on Netflix. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:46:58

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Hilary Swank: No Gurus on Set

2/29/2024
Hilary and Rob go waaaaaaaay back! Hilary Swank joins Rob Lowe to discuss her baby twins, being called “too half-hour” by a CBS executive, the photoshoot she did for Rob and Sheryl in the 90’s, the incredible animal rescue work Hilary did in the wake of 9/11, skiing with Clint Eastwood, memories from the Oscars, and why she feels her father would be proud to see her new film, “Ordinary Angels.” Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:43:41

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Jon Cryer: No Coke for Duckie

2/22/2024
Jon and Rob have been in the same circles for decades, but now they are finally getting some quality time together! Jon Cryer joins Rob Lowe to discuss the Brat Pack days, auditioning for "St. Elmo's Fire," the surprising connection between Jon’s mom and Rob’s mom, working with Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men," and Jon’s new sitcom, "Extended Family." Plus, a fan asks Rob to decide: if he could only listen to one album for the rest of his life, what album would it be? Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:01:07:06

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Rev Run: Turn It Down

2/15/2024
Rob and Rev Run are kindred spirits! The legendary rapper, DJ, and minister Rev Run joins Rob Lowe to discuss the incredible legacy of his group Run-DMC, growing up in the sixties and seventies, focusing on family, finding inspiration in the tub, and the new Peacock docuseries, "Kings From Queens: The Run DMC Story.” Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:40:15

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Cheryl Hines: The Queen

2/8/2024
Cheryl and Rob have so much to catch up on! Cheryl Hines joins Rob Lowe to discuss the final season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Larry David’s run-in with Elmo, how she would dress as First Lady, choosing your Secret Service code-name, Cheryl’s mom’s birthday at Thunder Down Under, and much more. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show!

Duration:00:51:38