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White
Lotus
(HBO)

Curated by: Anna Grigoryan

White Lotus season 2 ended its iconic run. In case you missed the ending of this anxiety-fueled mystery our lips are sealed. But we can't say the same about the podcasts. We curated a playlist with episodes talking about the phenomenon of "White Lotus", interviews with the actors, and show reviews.
7 episodes
372 min
Last updated: Jan 15, 2023
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Este Haim
We're kicking off Season 4 with one of Glamour's Woman of the Year 2022: Este Haim, who joins us to discuss all things THE WHITE LOTUS. Este, who served as a music consultant on the show's second season, is ready, willing and able to dish on her experience. We chat about our collective shared love Jennifer Coolidge (obviously), her and Kesha nearly getting arrested in Sicily, arranging the music for Mia's breakout piano ballads, partying late into the night with the cast and crew, Mike White's appearance on SURVIVOR, and more. All that, plus we're joined by WHITE LOTUS stars Murray Bartlett, Meghann Fahy, Adam DiMardco and Beatrice Grannò.Host: Evan Ross KatzGuest host: Sean RossShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Sabrina Impacciatore
Calm
Carefree
Dramatic
This episode of ‘Shut Up Evan’ is in loving memory of Gary Katz as ERK opens with some personal news (1:08). Then ERK and Sean chat with White Lotus’ Sabrina Impacciatore (33:39) who famously portrays the misunderstood hotel manager, Valentina. The Italian actress reminisces on working with Mike White and the support he gave her to explore Valentina to her fullest: her humor, her childlike innocence, her sensitivity, and her love. Listen for all the behind the scenes moments. Ciao! Host: Evan Ross KatzCo-host: Sean RossEditor: Sophia AsmuthShow links:Evan Ross Katz on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/evanrosskatz/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Michael Imperioli
Our best of 2022 series continues with Michael Imperioli, who played a sex-addicted Hollywood producer on vacation in Sicily in HBO's The White Lotus. He's best known for his role as Tony Soprano's hot-headed protégé, Christopher Moltisanti. He talked about both of these roles with Fresh Air producer Sam Briger. Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead remembers musicians who died this year.
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Best Of: 'White Lotus' Creator Mike White / The Life Of A NYC Maître D'
As the second season of HBO's The White Lotus comes to a close, creator Mike White reflects on how it examines the dark side of sex, and how at its heart is a mix of Laverne & Shirley, Fantasy Island and Survivor.Michael Cecchi-Azzolina has worked in several high-end New York City restaurants — adrenaline-fueled workplaces where booze and drugs are plentiful and the health inspector will ruin your day. His memoir about his career as a maître d' is Your Table Is Ready.
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Emily the Criminal, Decision to Leave, and The White Lotus s2 finale
We discuss Emily the Criminal and Decision to Leave, two films about crimes of passion. 02:05 Emily the Criminal, streaming on Netflix, is an impressive feature film debut that hits all the right notes, and then some. 18:27 Decision to Leave, streaming on Mubi, is stylish, unbridled, and utterly, unexpectedly romantic. 35:34 Plus, The White Lotus SEASON 2 FINALE!!! ... Follow us on Twitter and Instagram. For extended show notes — including links that we reference, plus more — subscribe to our Substack. Inquiries, complaints, and recs for what to watch can go to criticismisdead@gmail.com. Music: REEKAH Artwork and design: Sara Macias and Andrew Liu
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The White Lotus, The Menu, and Andor and political praxis
We discuss The White Lotus season 2 and The Menu, two works highlighting the relationship between those who serve and those who take from the silver platter. 02:39 The White Lotus’s second season, streaming on HBO Max, is even better than the first, poking with a sharper, slyer stick at sex, power, and gender dynamics. 23:01 The Menu, currently in theaters, sufficiently skewers foodie culture and fine-dining fetishism, but fails to cut as deeply elsewhere. 37:58 Plus, culture notes about Andor, which has found itself in the middle of a squabble on the left about mass-culture art and revolutionary politics. ... Follow us on Twitter and Instagram. For extended show notes — including links that we reference, plus more — subscribe to our Substack. Inquiries, complaints, and recs for what to watch can go to criticismisdead@gmail.com. Music: REEKAH Artwork and design: Sara Macias and Andrew Liu
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Aubrey Plaza on the Finale of "White Lotus"
“Today” Co-anchor Savannah Guthrie is at the news desk and dishing on her new animated preschool series “Princess Power.” “The White Lotus” star Aubrey Plaza stops by to chat about the follow-up to her best-selling book, “The Return of the Christmas Witch.”See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.