Irish actress Denise Gough tells Kurt Andersen about her lean years before landing her two big breakout roles in London — both of which came to New York. A listener named Sam Cook left the church, but his love of Christian rock remains. In 1963, “The First Family” broke new ground for comedy by openly mocking — and impersonating — a sitting president. And, finally, Andersen talks with Melissa Spitz, who took to Instagram to document — and better understand — her mentally ill mother.
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