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The Shrink Next Door

Listen to The Shrink Next Door exclusively with Wondery+. Join now to binge the show and hear bonus episodes and interviews with the cast of the Apple TV+ series inspired by the podcast.Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turning to the wrong person for help for three decades. Written and hosted by Joe Nocera, a columnist for Bloomberg.Join Wondery+ to listen now at https://wondery.app.link/shrink or in Apple Podcasts.The Shrink Next Door is now an Apple Original series, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. Watch now only on Apple TV+ http://apple.co/-TheShrinkNextDoor

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Introducing The Shrink Next Door

Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turning to the wrong person for help for three decades. Written and hosted by Joe Nocera, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion.Listen to The Shrink Next Door podcast exclusively with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for more exclusives, binges, early access, and ad-free listening. Available in the Wondery App https://wondery.app.link/shrink or in Apple Podcasts.The Shrink Next Door is now an Apple Original series, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. Watch now only on Apple TV+ http://apple.co/-TheShrinkNextDoorSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

2mins

6 May 2019

Rank #1

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Interview with Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd | 11

The Shrink Next Door is now an Apple TV+ series with Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd, playing the roles of Marty Markowitz and Ike Hershkopf. Joe Nocera talks with the two actors about what it was like to step into the shoes of two real life people, how they decided which part they were going to play, and what they learned from this wild journey.The Shrink Next Door is now an Apple Original series, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. Watch now only on Apple TV+ http://apple.co/-TheShrinkNextDoor See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

13mins

12 Nov 2021

Rank #2

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Interview with Kathryn Hahn and Casey Wilson | 12

For Kathryn Hahn and Casey Wilson, it was a new challenge to play roles that were based on real-life people: Marty’s sister and Ike’s wife. Both actresses spoke to Joe Nocera about the acting choices they made as women who love two very different, but troubled men.The Shrink Next Door is now an Apple Original series, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. Watch now only on Apple TV+http://apple.co/-TheShrinkNextDoorSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

20mins

19 Nov 2021

Rank #3

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How Michael Showalter Translated the Podcast to the TV Screen | 13

Between a global pandemic and filming the entire TV series in Los Angeles, Michael Showalter talks about the challenges he faced in bringing the podcast to the television screen and how his own experience in therapy sparked his initial interest in Marty and Ike's story.The Shrink Next Door is now an Apple Original series, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. Watch now only on Apple TV+http://apple.co/-TheShrinkNextDoorSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

29mins

3 Dec 2021

Rank #4

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How Georgia Pritchett Filled in the Blanks | 14

Georgia Pritchett has a track record of bringing humanity into awful, morally compromised characters. She talks with Joe Nocera, about how she brought that same approach to The Shrink Next Door, what she thought when she first heard the podcast and why she sees the whole saga as a love story.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

22mins

17 Dec 2021

Rank #5

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Wondery Presents: Scamfluencers

You never really know someone…especially online. In today’s world, the power of influence can be the quickest path to money and fame, and it often ends in ruin. These are the stories of the world’s most insidious Scamfluencers. And we are their prey. On Wondery’s new weekly series, join co-hosts Scaachi Koul and Sarah Hagi as they unpack epic stories of deception from the worlds of social media, fashion, finance, health, and wellness. These influencers claim to be everything from charismatic healers to trusted financial insiders to experts in dating. They cast spells over millions. Why do we believe them, and how does our culture allow them to thrive? From Black Swan Murder to a fake social media influencer to an audacious Hollywood Ponzi schemer, each season will take the listener along the twists and turns, the impact on victims, and what’s left when the facade falls away.Listen to Scamfluencers: wondery.fm/SND_ScamfluencersSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

6mins

11 Apr 2022

Rank #6