Netflix and Phil

Ep. 125: Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal’s new food series and DoubleX Gabfest co-host June Thomas on the future of podcasting

February 22, 2018

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Our Jewish guest this week is Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal, whose new Netflix series Somebody Feed Phil chronicles his eating adventures around the word. He tells about the episode filmed in Tel Aviv—which features cameos from chefs Michael Solomonov and Uri Buri and why he thinks food is such an important unifying force. Our gentile of the week is June Thomas, managing producer of Slate podcasts and one of the hosts of the Double X Gabfest. She explains why podcast hosts like talking to other podcast hosts, and presents the panel with a great question: Who’s the best Jewish character in U.S. television history?

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