This week on Unorthodox, IDF soldiers are smokin.’

Our Jewish guest is David Duchovny, best known for his roles in The X-Files and Californication but a fiction writer in his own right—his new novel, Bucky F*cking Dent, follows a Red Sox-loving father and son during the 1978 World Series. He tells us how fictional FBI agent Fox Mulder would feel about James Comey right about now, his favorite X-Files meme, and his long-lost Yale Ph.D. thesis on magic and technology in 20th-century fiction.

And now for something completely different! Our Gentile of the Week is John Cleese, whose memoir, So, Anyway, is now out in paperback and audiobook. The legendary British comedian and actor tells Liel about the first time he heard a good Jewish joke, why The Hangover is a terrible movie, and how the Black Knights from Monty Python and the Holy Grail might just be a metaphor for Jewish history.

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