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Nerdist Podcast: Jack Antonoff
Episode 647: Nerdist Podcast
Jack Antonoff
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Nerdist Podcast: Jack Antonoff

The very talented Jack Antonoff chats with Chris and Jonah! They have a deep conversation about death, prioritizing what is actually important in life, and how they cope with the anxiety of their careers. They also talk about the new Bleachers album and how Jack writes the songs and chooses where they go within an album!

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  1. Rachel says:

    This episode was great!  I rarely listen to podcasts more than once, but this one earned a repeat.  I really enjoy listening to the episodes where the chats get deep and philosophical…and when I find myself constantly saying “You think that? Me too!”  
    Solidarity, my friends and fellow nerds!

  2. Christina says:

    I love Jonah’s little giggle “hehe” when Chris says something that tickles him! Great conversation. Jack was really open and seemed comfortable sharing a lot!

  3. Tracy says:

    I love these episodes where the guest just feels like another one of the nerdists.  Great natural conversations, funny but also deep

    • Christopher says:

      Sorry, this one was a trial to get through. Don’t really know why this guy was on the podcast, and based on some of his comments/attitude during it, I’m not even going to spend the time Bing-ing him to find out what he does.
      Understand this was free to listen to, and I did listen to it, but an elitist NYC hipster millennial’s strum & angst and twee-ness just wasn’t my cup of tea.
      (And yes, there are people who can not be into guests but not be haters about it.)

  4. dilophosaurus says:

    look forward to listening to this on my commute.
    Hey Chris…I know Pete Holmes already interviewed him but David Bazan might be a great person to interview as well! 

  5. Danny says:

    This song explores some of what you discussed, with people not caring about others’ hang-ups:

  6. Mchu says:

    Why would you feel sorry for a dude who is a millionaire, lives in New York City, has genuine love,  and gets to lives his dream?  Do something for yourself instead of leaving insults in the comments section of podcasts.

    • Dave B says:

      When he says “feel sorry” he doesn’t men it.  It’s how he’s phrasing his statement to avoid looking like a total jackass… he failed.

  7. Sara says:

    As a point to the “Everybody feels like garbage convo” i kept going to the doctor like “I FEEL LIKE SHIT” and it turned out there was a magic cure cuz my thyroid wasn’t working and it took 2 years for them to find it.  So check that out

    • CommenterA says:

      I’m sure even I could dig in there and find your thyroid in 2… 3 weeks max. C’mon, docs! At least you’re ok now.

  8. Heather says:

    Thoroughly enjoyed this, felt like I could have kept listening for another hour. Jack was really interesting and I enjoyed how the conversation got quite deep but not in a depressing kind of way. I have started to really suffer from anxiety and panic attacks in the past year or so and I really appreciate hearing about how other people deal with it. Thanks!

    • Nikki says:

      I was on paxil and then lexapro forever for panic attacks and anxiety and honestly it did help me, but I didn’t like the thought of being on them for the rest of my life. I lost my health insurance so I had to go off of it, and when I got health insurance back I decided not to go back on them. Instead, I started taking vitamins and probiotics and I don’t know what it is about the combination, but it actually helps! It’s a hard thing because people respond differently to a variety of treatments. good luck to you

  9. Corran says:

    How can you listen to a podcast like this and say something so shallow? It’s sad that there are still ignorant people like you shouting random hurtful things from the darkness. And for what? To piss everyone off? Try contributing some positive shit into the world instead of your toxic thoughts.  Trust me you’ll feel better about yourself.

  10. afke says:

    That is an awful thing to say