Ep. 31: "My Birds": Sandra Bernhard, Jeffery Self
On this week's episode of How Was Your Week?, the fierce, gorgeous, iconic, and straight-up fabulous SANDRA BERNHARD talks to Julie about the audacity of acoustic guitars in synnagogues, hovering helicopters, the influence of "The King of Comedy," and her stint as a honor student at the Charles Ross School of Beauty.
Then, JEFFERY SELF joins us to discuss his encounter and follow-up email with his idol, BRETT BUTLER. It is a memorable and deeply funny story full of birds, cigars, loony turns of phrase, and regret.
Also, Julie speculates about the ghosts that invariably haunt Billy Bush's day-to-day life, discusses why it doesn't matter whether Nancy Grace farted on television the other day, and enjoys a special snack on a plane that was previously served to a famous actress.
Host: Julie Klausner
Guests: Sandra Bernhard, Jeffrey Self
Produced by Chris Spooner
Original Artwork by Marcia Neumeier
Sandra Bernhard photo by Lawrence Ferber
Music by Ted Leo