The Dinner Party Download

By Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam

The Dinner Party Download is a fast and funny hour of culture, food and conversation -- the arts and leisure section of public radio -- with hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam. Previous guests include Steve Martin, Scarlett Johansson and Kevin Hart. Entertainment Weekly named The Dinner Party Download one of 20 Podcasts You Need to Hear in 2015. Twitter: @dinnerpartydnld.

  1. 1.
    384: Kathryn Hahn, Tituss Burgess, Mac DeMarco12 August 2017
    51:25
  2. 2.
    391: The 2017 All-Icebreaker Episode5 August 2017
    16:00
  3. 3.
    374: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ottessa Moshfegh, Beer Porridge29 July 2017
    52:03
  4. 4.
    390: Flying Lotus, Kyle Mooney, Teju Cole, And a Chill Playlist to Beat the Heat21 July 2017
    50:55
  5. 5.
    389: Alan Alda, Mitski, and a $12 Million Card Trick14 July 2017
    52:44
  6. 6.
    Speakeasy Special: Vinyls, Tyson(s) and Bears!8 July 2017
    27:34
  7. 7.
    388: Alison Brie GLOWs, Samin Nosrat on acid, & more1 July 2017
    54:30
  8. 8.
    Look Up and Listen!23 June 2017
    54:49
  1. 9.
    Dinner for One: Giancarlo Esposito, Master Character Actor... and One-Time Aspiring Reiki Master17 June 2017
    28:05
  2. 10.
    346: Saoirse Ronan, Cameron Diaz, Solomon Georgio9 June 2017
    53:50
  3. 11.
    386: Damon Lindelof, Phoenix, Farewell to Frank Deford3 June 2017
    50:04
  4. 12.
    Dinner for One: Damon Lindelof, Creator of 'Lost' and 'The Leftovers,' Goes Hot Tubbing With Rico31 May 2017
    27:25
  5. 13.
    385: Paul Feig, Samantha Irby, Danger Mouse & Sam Cohen27 May 2017
    51:02
  6. 14.
    Dinner for One: Paul Feig, Champion of Female Friendships... And Walking Sticks25 May 2017
    30:36
  7. 15.
    384: Kathryn Hahn, Tituss Burgess, Mac DeMarco20 May 2017
    52:27
  8. 16.
    Speakeasy Special: Charlamagne Tha God, Aimee Mann, Thomas Middleditch17 May 2017
    15:48
  9. 17.
    320: Peter Capaldi, Paul Scheer, Shamir13 May 2017
    50:44
  10. 18.
    383: The 2017 All-Music Episode5 May 2017
    52:46
  11. 19.
    382: Charlamagne tha God, John Ridley, Feist28 April 2017
    53:30
  12. 20.
    381: Thomas Middleditch, Justin Simien, Cold War Kids22 April 2017
    51:39
  13. 21.
    Speakeasy Special: Sasheer Zamata of 'SNL,' Danny Boyle, Gillian Jacobs19 April 2017
    24:47
  14. 22.
    350: Rashida Jones, Yo-Yo Ma, Tegan and Sara15 April 2017
    50:56
  15. 23.
    380: Aimee Mann, Hank Azaria, Jason Jones7 April 2017
    52:14
  16. 24.
    379: Katie Couric, Prentice Penny, Jens Lekman (w/ guest host Lauren Ober)31 March 2017
    56:52
  17. 25.
    378: Danny Boyle, RuPaul, Alan Tudyk25 March 2017
    54:32
  18. 26.
    SXSW Speakeasy Special: RuPaul, Rachel Bloom, Adrianne Lenker18 March 2017
    23:32
  19. 27.
    377: Gillian Jacobs, Sam Richardson, Jay Som11 March 2017
    52:05
  20. 28.
    376: Pete Holmes, Jordan Peele, Valerie June4 March 2017
    52:32
  21. 29.
    Dinner for One: Jordan Peele Reflects on the Real Horrors at the Heart of ‘Get Out’25 February 2017
    26:29
  22. 30.
    375: Damien Chazelle, George Saunders, Rhiannon Giddens, Menu Mysteries18 February 2017
    52:33
  23. 31.
    374: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ottessa Moshfegh, Beer Porridge11 February 2017
    51:46
  24. 32.
    373: Rachel Bloom, Steve Aoki, James Baldwin in His Own Words4 February 2017
    51:36
  25. 33.
    Speakeasy Special: Ava DuVernay, Barry Jenkins, Steve Jones1 February 2017
    16:02
  26. 34.
    358: America Ferrera, Norm Macdonald, Dinosaur Jr.28 January 2017
    53:02
  27. 35.
    372: Brit Marling, Cristela Alonzo, Aravind Adiga21 January 2017
    49:37
  28. 36.
    371: Ava DuVernay, Steve Jones, Pancake Cheesesteak14 January 2017
    51:00
  29. 37.
    370: Mike Mills, Weyes Blood, the Crazy Cat Behind 'Krazy Kat'7 January 2017
    51:22
  30. 38.
    Best of 2016: Saoirse Ronan, Guillermo del Toro, Jamila Woods31 December 2016
    56:03
  31. 39.
    The 2016 Holiday Special: Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward, Alton Brown, Nick Offerman23 December 2016
    54:20
  32. 40.
    367: Barry Jenkins, Gael Garcia Bernal, Lucy Dacus17 December 2016
    53:25
  33. 41.
    Speakeasy Special: Anthony Bourdain, Jamila Woods, Rick Astley14 December 2016
    20:23
  34. 42.
    DPD Holiday Special Special: Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels, Fran Lebowitz, Macklemore10 December 2016
    55:08
  35. 43.
    366: Anthony Bourdain, Mackenzie Davis, Kurt Wagner3 December 2016
    52:50
  36. 44.
    The 2016 All-Food Show25 November 2016
    52:05
  37. 45.
    Episode 354: Kristen Bell, Sharon Jones, Junius Meyvant19 November 2016
    52:22
  38. 46.
    364: Davy Rothbart, Annabelle Gurwitch, Gustavo Arellano, Demi Adejuyigbe12 November 2016
    44:54
  39. 47.
    363: Nick Offerman, Emily Witt, Rick Astley5 November 2016
    54:08
  40. 48.
    362: The 2016 All-Book Episode29 October 2016
    54:09
  41. 49.
    349: Barney Frank, Anna Chlumsky, Hailu Mergia22 October 2016
    54:50
  42. 50.
    361: Kelly Reichardt, Kevin Hart, Chris Thile14 October 2016
    53:14
  43. 51.
    360: Rebecca Hall, Jane Lynch, How To Dress Well7 October 2016
    51:56
  44. 52.
    359: Seth Meyers, Maureen Dowd, Eric Andre, Phoebe Robinson30 September 2016
    53:20
  45. 53.
    Debate Party Download "InstaPod!" Feat. Maureen Dowd27 September 2016
    10:16
  46. 54.
    Episode 343: The ALL-TV Episode24 September 2016
    51:15
  47. 55.
    Episode 358: America Ferrera, Norm Macdonald, Dinosaur Jr.16 September 2016
    53:24
  48. 56.
    Episode 357: Guillermo del Toro, Dave Barry, Jamila Woods10 September 2016
    52:01
  49. 57.
    Episode 356: Craig Robinson, Angel Olsen, and Sake Karaoke2 September 2016
    50:30
  50. 58.
    Episode 347: Colin Farrell, Maria Bamford, Frankie Cosmos27 August 2016
    53:26
  51. 59.
    Episode 355: The 2016 All-Icebreaker Episode20 August 2016
    14:41
  52. 60.
    Episode 326: Allison Janney, Norman Lear, John Mulaney13 August 2016
    54:42
  53. 61.
    Speakeasy Special: Food Fight with Jim Gaffigan, 'The Sporkful,' and 'Nerdette'10 August 2016
    18:09
  54. 62.
    Episode 342: Nicholas Hoult, Tatiana Maslany, Duncan Sheik6 August 2016
    53:50
  55. 63.
    Episode 354: Kristen Bell, Sharon Jones, Junius Meyvant30 July 2016
    51:55
  56. 64.
    Episode 353: Jim Gaffigan, Emma Cline, Anna Meredith23 July 2016
    52:16
  57. 65.
    Episode 352: Shiri Appleby, Jessi Klein, Wyatt Cenac16 July 2016
    52:26
  58. 66.
    Episode 339: Viola Davis, Alan Cumming, Dave Navarro8 July 2016
    52:04
  59. 67.
    Episode 351: Anna Kendrick, D.A. Pennebaker, Fantastic Negrito1 July 2016
    53:19
  60. 68.
    Episode 350: Rashida Jones, Yo-Yo Ma, Tegan and Sara24 June 2016
    53:29
  61. 69.
    Speakeasy Special: Sam Heughan, Dick Cavett, Saoirse Ronan, Opus Moreschi23 June 2016
    16:56
  62. 70.
    Episode 349: Barney Frank, Anna Chlumsky, Hailu Mergia18 June 2016
    52:50
  63. 71.
    Episode 307: Alison Bechdel, Chuck Palahniuk, Colleen11 June 2016
    53:02
  64. 72.
    Episode 328: Ian McKellen, Cindy Crawford, Wine Crime4 June 2016
    50:07
  65. 73.
    Episode 348: Sam Heughan, Sebastian Junger, Moshe Kasher and Natasha Leggero27 May 2016
    53:40
  66. 74.
    Episode 347: Colin Farrell, Maria Bamford, Frankie Cosmos21 May 2016
    54:00
  67. 75.
    Speakeasy Special: Ellie Kemper, Cameron Esposito, Michael McKean, Emmy the Great18 May 2016
    17:47
  68. 76.
    Episode 252: Marc Maron, Philippe Petit, and Soylent13 May 2016
    54:50
  69. 77.
    Episode 346: Saoirse Ronan, Cameron Diaz, Solomon Georgio7 May 2016
    55:38
  70. 78.
    Episode 345: Jessica Williams, Dick Cavett, Michael McKean30 April 2016
    50:46
  71. 79.
    Episode 344: Anderson Cooper, Nahnatchka Khan, Parquet Courts23 April 2016
    51:46
  72. 80.
    Episode 318: Salman Rushdie, Alice Cooper, Carly Rae Jepsen16 April 2016
    49:57
  73. 81.
    Episode 343: The ALL-TV Episode8 April 2016
    49:51
  74. 82.
    Episode 342: Nicholas Hoult, Tatiana Maslany, Duncan Sheik2 April 2016
    49:50
  75. 83.
    Episode 341: Daniel Clowes, Cameron Esposito, Quilt26 March 2016
    52:10
  76. 84.
    340: Jeff Nichols, Lauren Weedman, Tindersticks19 March 2016
    51:37
  77. 85.
    Speakeasy Special #6: Alan Cumming, Adam McKay, Dave Navarro16 March 2016
    13:47
  78. 86.
    Episode 329: Alicia Vikander, Randall Munroe, EL VY12 March 2016
    51:58
  79. 87.
    Episode 339: Viola Davis, Alan Cumming, Dave Navarro5 March 2016
    51:07
  80. 88.
    Episode 338: The NOTscars Special27 February 2016
    49:57
  81. 89.
    Episode 337: Adam McKay, George Miller, Santigold20 February 2016
    50:04
  82. 90.
    Episode 336: Jason Schwartzman, Jenny Slate, Father John Misty, Lena Waithe13 February 2016
    57:03
  83. 91.
    Speakeasy Special #5: Sir Ian McKellen and Teyonah Parris10 February 2016
    13:25
  84. 92.
    Episode 323: Olivia Wilde, Elvis Costello, Paul F. Tompkins6 February 2016
    50:47
  85. 93.
    Episode 325: Brie Larson, Gloria Steinem, Raury30 January 2016
    51:46
  86. 94.
    Episode 335: John Slattery, Eleanor Friedberger, Friendly Fish23 January 2016
    51:45
  87. 95.
    Episode 334: Teyonah Parris, Savages, and Profanely Good Etiquette16 January 2016
    51:06
  88. 96.
    Episode 333: Peter Berg, Pusha T, Illeana Douglas9 January 2016
    50:25
  89. 97.
    Episode 315: Jason Segel, Diablo Cody, and Three Cool Cats31 December 2015
    51:31
  90. 98.
    Best of 2015: Carrie Brownstein, Oscar Isaac, Shamir24 December 2015
    53:28
  91. 99.
    Episode 331: Gael Garcia Bernal, Molly Crabapple, Hannibal Buress19 December 2015
    50:03
  92. 100.
    2015 DPD Holiday Special: Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels, Fran Lebowitz, Macklemore18 December 2015
    55:08

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