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Maria Bamford Finds Humor In 'Weakness'




Maria Bamford's latest special is titled “Weakness Is The Brand.”
Maria Bamford's latest special is titled “Weakness Is The Brand.”
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On today's show:

Laughing With Her

(Starts at 8:00)

Comedian Maria Bamford is known for talking candidly about mental health. Her latest comedy special is called “Weakness Is The Brand.” She also has a web series called “What’s Your Ailment?,” in which she interviews actors and comedians about their mental health struggles. She spoke with The Frame’s John Horn in studio about her latest projects, her dogs and her knack for impressions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtjC_hxt3C4

Hollywood's ATM For Politicians

(Starts at :45)

As Super Tuesday approaches, the presidential candidates have Hollywood on their itineraries. Ted Johnson of Deadline Hollywood talks with John about who the entertainment industry is embracing.

The Making Of 'Abbey Road'

(Starts at 19:00)

Fifty years ago, at the 1970 Grammy Awards, The Beatles’ "Abbey Road" was up for Album of the Year. It had been the number one album for 17 weeks in the UK, and 11 weeks in the U.S. It became their best-selling studio album and many critics have said it was the band’s best ever. But it didn’t win Album of the Year. That went to Blood, Sweat & Tears. The only Grammy for "Abbey Road" was for engineering. The Frame contributor Tim Greiving recently  paid a visit to the assistant engineer on those sessions, John Kurlander, who — incredibly — was only 18 at the time.