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Literally! With Rob Lowe

Author: Stitcher & Team Coco, 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.
35 Episodes
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In which Rob and actor/comedian George Lopez talk about breaking out in the closing days of Johnny Carson, life lessons George took from his baseball coach, timing, luck, fear, and getting back up again. Plus: we hear the story of how George ended up as a witness at the Michael Jackson trial. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actress/comedian/writer Lisa Kudrow discuss the Friends reunion, parenting, Rob’s experience on Who Do You Think You Are, improv training vs dramatic acting classes, and much more. Plus: Lisa really wants to know what happened to The Grinder. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actress/comedian/author Jenny Slate discuss ASMR, meeting on the set of Parks & Recreation, Jenny’s SNL audition, and being allergic to cynicism. Plus: we hear about Seinfeld dropping in during an inopportune Weekend Update rehearsal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and producer/author/executive Peter Guber take a tour through Peter’s illustrious career, discussing films like Rain Man, Midnight Express, An American Werewolf In London, A River Runs Through It, and the power of narrative. Plus: Peter explains how crucial casting the right villain is. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chris Pratt (re-release)

Chris Pratt (re-release)

2020-12-2801:09:595

Revisit our first episode, in which Rob and actor/producer Chris Pratt discuss formative favorites, their time together on Parks & Recreation, and Rob’s disastrous audition for Footloose. Plus: Rob and Chris discover they both have a surprising connection to Barbra Streisand. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and writer/producer Mike Schur discuss quarantine cuts, virtual writers’ rooms, the vital importance of silliness, the SNL sketches that never were, and of course Parks & Recreation. Plus: we learn Mike’s response when told Chris Pratt had been offered the “racoon movie.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Best of 2020

Best of 2020

2020-12-2101:09:593

In which Rob presents his Greatest Hits from the first year of Literally! with Rob Lowe, including appearances by Conan O’Brien, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mike Myers, David Spade, Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Keegan Michael-Key, Tiffany Haddish and many more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actor/producer/author Michael J. Fox discuss the balance of realism and optimism, Transcendental Meditation, being in a jungle for six months with Sean Penn, and dissect some of Paul Simon’s most cryptic lyrics. Plus: we learn Michael’s favorite theme song from one of his movies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actress/comedian/writer Catherine O’Hara discuss bad auditions, following in Gilda Radner’s footsteps, Schitt’s Creek's historic Emmy wins, and the secret inspiration for Moira’s look. Plus: Catherine challenges Rob to an on-the-spot impression. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actor/comedian/musician Jim Belushi discuss making About Last Night, the advice John Belushi gave to a 12-year old Rob, the birth of the Blues Brothers, and creating a sitcom marriage where nobody has to apologize. Plus: a $20 bet is on the line. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In The Clutch (w/ Jo Koy)

In The Clutch (w/ Jo Koy)

2020-11-2601:05:164

In which Rob and comedian Jo Koy discuss Las Vegas during the pandemic, pre-show rituals, keeping up with the Black Eyed Peas, and take a deep dive on Seattle sports and the Philippines. Plus: an announcement about Jo and Rob’s new street racing show, coming soon. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actor/comedian Eric Andre discuss beatniks vs hipsters, mean pranks vs funny pranks, and making the Eric Andre Show pilot in an abandoned bodega. Plus: Eric shows us his upright bass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and producer Jerry Bruckheimer do a deep dive on Jerry’s illustrious career in film & television, including the initial inspiration for Top Gun, casting Flashdance, the creation of the CSI franchise, dialing in Captain Jack Sparrow, and much more. Plus: we get the inside scoop on the forthcoming Top Gun: Maverick. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actor/comedian Jon Lovitz discuss the history of Jon's Saturday Night Live characters, the strange fate of his cat Mr Marc Stevenson, and roasting Arnold Schwarzenegger. Plus: we learn about the surprising original cast for Bad Boys. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and journalist/author Maria Shriver take a deep dive on compassion, work ethic, family, succeeding in a boys’ club environment, and the positive aspects of solitude. Plus: we learn about a surprising letter from Rose Kennedy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actress/author/comedian Jane Lynch discuss non-traditional pet names, Transcendental Meditation, working with Christopher Guest, and discover they have much more in common than they expected. Plus: we learn if Jane would rather see a UFO, a ghost, or a Bigfoot in another edition of The Lowe Down. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and writer/director Aaron Sorkin discuss The West Wing reunion special, their favorite episodes of the show, how Rob was cast as Sam Seaborn, a disastrous moment from the opening night of A Few Good Men in London, and doing Chekov with Christopher Walken. Plus: Parks & Recreation superfan Aaron turns the tables and interviews Rob.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actress/comedian/author Tiffany Haddish discuss buying a theater together in Dayton, OH, roller skating in the '80s, and Rob gives his advice for upstaging Nicolas Cage. Plus: we learn how alike Tiffany and Sharon Stone really are. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and actor/comedian Martin Short discuss making jokes at their manager’s funeral, who got cut out of Three Amigos, dealing with hecklers, SCTV vs SNL, and the meanest thing Jiminy Glick ever said. Plus: Rob tries to get invited onto David Geffen’s boat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In which Rob and broadcaster/Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan discuss getting older, Michael Jordan vs Kobe, drawing strength from adversity, and the $100,000 Pyramid. Plus: Michael insists Rob explain what being "a fan of the league” actually means. Michael’s new clothing line MSX by Michael Strahan for NFL is out now on MSXbyMichaelStrahan.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Comments (68)

Cody Moss

There's a pretty large section that repeats at the end about reservoir dogs, are we ever going to get the Michael J Fox one fixed?

Jan 14th
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Jennifer Stevens

abruptly ended.. and seems like there was more show still..

Jan 12th
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Desiree Daigle

But the actual interview is missing!

Dec 26th
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Karen Gonzalez

this episode was just ads what gives??

Dec 23rd
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Jennifer Stevens

I found the full interview on Apple podcasts

Dec 18th
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Michelle St. Dennis

where's the interview??

Dec 18th
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Ronica's Ride

great 15 minute commercial break with 10 second clip of MJF. LITERALLY wtf

Dec 17th
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Bobby Moracco

where is the interview Rob? was so looking forward to it!

Dec 17th
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Josh Bronson

what the actual hell!?. 15 mins of ads!!!!

Dec 17th
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Jennifer Stevens

only 13min of ads. no interview

Dec 17th
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Katie Miller

So many commercials

Nov 11th
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Gunner

This is Literally the funniest and best podcast Rob has made, so far.

Nov 8th
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Kathy Hogue

I am literally enjoying this pod cast! Has changed my opinion on some of his guests. Like them all so far!

Sep 24th
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Carol Gnerlich

Love you and love the podcast!! Keep on working and can't wait for 911 Lone Star to return!

Sep 22nd
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Paula Huson

I would love for you to talk to James Spader! just a suggestion. Love the show Rob!

Sep 17th
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Phily boy 214 215 affiliated for life #FUCK RATS

HEY GUYS YOU REALLY WANT TO HELP. PLEASE HELP ME AND MY GIRLS NO MATTER HOW MUCH OR WHAT #ALEXBALWDIN #ROBL

Sep 17th
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Phily boy 214 215 affiliated for life #FUCK RATS

#THE1IBEENWAITING4

Sep 17th
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Debbie Lagasca

Loved this and ALL the episodes I’ve listened to!!!

Sep 16th
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Non Ficsean

seems like all podcasts have the same people as guests now. who is next Joe Rogan ?

Sep 10th
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JML

All I can hear is Kyle Dunnigan.

Sep 4th
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