Literally! With Rob Lowe

By Stitcher & Team Coco, Rob Lowe

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Subscribers: 3148
Reviews: 8


 May 3, 2021

Karla Joy
 Jan 24, 2021
Really enjoying this podcast! Keep em comin!


 Oct 30, 2020


 Sep 26, 2020
This podcast is just "okay." Not great, not terrible. I listen to a lot of podcasts and this one can't seem to hold my interest. The guests are great but the interviews/conversations sound awkward and aren't particularly interesting.

Rick
 Aug 13, 2020
Literally one of the better podcast. Really feels like being a fly on the wall

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This is literally a podcast where people I love, admire, and know well will be in a safe space to really let their hair down (assuming they have any). I will cover the thoughtful to the extremely random. So join me and my guests from the world of movies, TV, sports, music, and culture for fun, wide-ranging, free-wheeling conversations. 


Episode Date
The Kojak Moment (w/ Oprah Winfrey)
3519
In which Rob and author/actress/producer Oprah Winfrey discuss what it means to live in gratitude, the pros and cons of meeting your heroes, that time Rob went to a Diana Ross concert with Andy Warhol, and much more. Plus: Rob answers a question about what makes him nervous in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 13, 2021
Supply and Demand: Undefeated (w/ Mark Cuban)
3379
In which Rob and entrepreneur/investor Mark Cuban discuss the modern NBA, digital currency, the future of artificial intelligence, the dawn of streaming technology, and how kids learn today. Plus: Rob answers a question from an expectant parent in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
May 06, 2021
Word Salads and Distortion Fields (w/ Darrell Hammond)
3746
In which Rob and comedian/actor Darrell Hammond dive deep on the science of impersonation, White House Correspondents' Dinners, replacing SNL’s Don Pardo, and entertaining the Westies with Popeye impressions. Plus: Rob answers a question about his dream interview in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 29, 2021
Rob Lowe Can’t Wait for JB Smoove’s New Podcast!
781
Rob Lowe wants you to hear Team Coco’s newest podcast! It’s called May I Elaborate: Daily Wisdom from JB Smoove. Every morning, Monday through Friday, JB will take an inspirational quote and squeeze even more meaning and motivation out of it. This show will help you laugh your way to your most enlightened self. We could all use a personal guru - make yours JB! Check out the first episode here. Wanna hear more? Subscribe! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 26, 2021
The Merch Master (w/ Gabriel Iglesias)
3126
In which Rob and comedian/actor Gabriel Iglesias discuss Tik Tok, compare notes on doing Family Guy, working with Steven Soderbergh, and Gabriel takes Rob on a virtual tour of an unusual collection. Plus: Rob answers a question about being partially deaf in show business in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 22, 2021
DERFINS (w/ Chevy Chase)
2862
In which Rob and actor/comedian/writer Chevy Chase discuss Chevy keeping a cow in his college dorm room, SNL’s famous Land Shark sketch, Three Amigos, Paul Simon’s You Can Call Me Al, Caddyshack, and we learn about how Chevy was the original drummer for Steely Dan. Plus: Rob answers a question about pictures of the sun in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 15, 2021
The Son-In-Law Shot (w/ Gayle King)
3685
In which Rob and journalist/author Gayle King discuss respect in the workplace, Prince Harry sightings, online dating, the importance of a free press, and their complicated relationship with social media. Plus: we learn about the worst celebrity Gayle ever interviewed. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 08, 2021
Malibu Bicycle Cops (w/ David Duchovny)
3786
In which Rob and actor/writer/producer David Duchovny discuss conspiracy theories, David’s albums and novels, minimalism, the danger of doing your own stunts, and their time together on Californication. David’s latest novel, Truly Like Lightning, is available now wherever books are sold. Plus: Rob answers a question about the most surprisingly beautiful place he’s ever traveled to in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 01, 2021
Is That What You’re Calling It? (w/ Zach Galifianakis)
4430
In which Rob and actor/comedian Zach Galifianakis discuss North Carolina sports rivalries, when teleprompters are legal, pitching Baskets, Zach’s two weeks on SNL, the changing tastes in comedy, interviewing President Obama, and Zach’s brand new snowboarding movie from 20 years ago. Plus: Rob answers a question about his hometown in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 25, 2021
It's More Fun With Cookies (w/ Vanessa Bayer)
3960
In which Rob and actress/comedian Vanessa Bayer discuss the pace of big cities vs the suburbs, Vanessa’s summer on Sesame Street, doing Rachel Green for Jennifer Aniston, the brilliance of Encino Man, and rank their favorite QVC hosts. Plus: Rob answers an unusual sports question in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 18, 2021
Let's Proceed (w/ Clive Davis)
3938
Our GRAMMYs special, in which Rob and music production legend Clive Davis discuss the formula for a hit record, signing The Notorious B.I.G., passing on John Mellencamp, a new biopic about Whitney Houston, and the painting of Earth Wind & Fire hanging in the National Portrait Gallery. Plus: Rob and Clive weigh in on the greatest American songwriter. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 14, 2021
Apex Brad (w/ Dax Shepard)
4402
In which Rob and actor/podcaster Dax Shepard discuss pre-interviews, the script for Idiocracy, Punk’d, Burt Reynolds' wetsuit, whether or not Rob’s dad taught Bradley Cooper his backhand, and much more. Plus: Rob answers a call about The Lowe Files in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 11, 2021
Good Hypnosis (w/ Charles Barkley)
4456
In which Rob and broadcaster/basketball legend Charles Barkley discuss The Dream Team, learning to say no, being grateful, taking responsibility, and the best advice that Charles never listened to. Plus: Rob answers a call about his favorite books in the LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mar 04, 2021
Who Killed The Hat? (w/ Bill Burr)
4198
In which Rob and comedian/actor/podcaster Bill Burr dive deep on the NBA, the Royal Albert Hall, and compare notes on sobriety, cigars, and Star Wars. Plus: Rob answers the very first call to our new LoweDown Line. Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 25, 2021
Put Up A Pretty Light (w/ Matthew McConaughey)
4525
In which Rob and actor/author Matthew McConaughey discuss Matthew’s new memoir Greenlights, making Contact together, auditioning for Titanic, launchpad lines, Magic Mike, Wolf Of Wall Street, Joel Schumacher, and we finally find out who coined the term “McConaissance." Plus: Stay tuned to the end for the announcement of our new LoweDown Line! Got a question for Rob? Call our voicemail at (323) 570-4551. Your question could get featured on the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 18, 2021
Hairpiece Police (w/ Joe Rogan)
4069
In which Rob and comedian/podcaster Joe Rogan talk about sensory deprivation tanks, working with the late, great Phil Hartman, the art of happiness, sugar addiction, and National Carnivore Month. Plus: Joe tells Rob exactly how to get “Marvel jacked." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 11, 2021
The Opposite Of Patience (w/ Chelsea Handler)
3837
In which Rob and actress/comedian/author Chelsea Handler discuss dating in a pandemic, learning to look busy doing nothing, and whether or not they share the same shaman. Plus: plans are hatched for Chelsea and Rob’s new celebrity ski tournament. Chelsea’s first standup special in six years, EVOLUTION, is on HBO Max now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Feb 04, 2021
That’s Where I Know You From (w/ Kevin Nealon)
3521
In which Rob and actor/comedian Kevin Nealon talk about impressions, meeting presidents, the people they’ve been starstruck by, drawing caricatures, and Weekend Update. Plus: we find out what Kevin finds interesting about the space between Rob’s nose and his top lip. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 28, 2021
You Should Stay On TV (w/ George Lopez)
4133
In which Rob and actor/comedian George Lopez talk about breaking out in the closing days of Johnny Carson, life lessons George took from his baseball coach, timing, luck, fear, and getting back up again. Plus: we hear the story of how George ended up as a witness at the Michael Jackson trial. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 21, 2021
Walking Into Rooms (w/ Lisa Kudrow)
4694
In which Rob and actress/comedian/writer Lisa Kudrow discuss the Friends reunion, parenting, Rob’s experience on Who Do You Think You Are, improv training vs dramatic acting classes, and much more. Plus: Lisa really wants to know what happened to The Grinder. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 14, 2021
Throw Me A Bone (w/ Jenny Slate)
3188
In which Rob and actress/comedian/author Jenny Slate discuss ASMR, meeting on the set of Parks & Recreation, Jenny’s SNL audition, and being allergic to cynicism. Plus: we hear about Seinfeld dropping in during an inopportune Weekend Update rehearsal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jan 07, 2021
King Is Good (w/ Peter Guber)
2944
In which Rob and producer/author/executive Peter Guber take a tour through Peter’s illustrious career, discussing films like Rain Man, Midnight Express, An American Werewolf In London, A River Runs Through It, and the power of narrative. Plus: Peter explains how crucial casting the right villain is. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 31, 2020
Chris Pratt (re-release)
3643
Revisit our first episode, in which Rob and actor/producer Chris Pratt discuss formative favorites, their time together on Parks & Recreation, and Rob’s disastrous audition for Footloose. Plus: Rob and Chris discover they both have a surprising connection to Barbra Streisand. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 28, 2020
Everybody Wins (w/ Mike Schur)
3523
In which Rob and writer/producer Mike Schur discuss quarantine cuts, virtual writers’ rooms, the vital importance of silliness, the SNL sketches that never were, and of course Parks & Recreation. Plus: we learn Mike’s response when told Chris Pratt had been offered the “racoon movie.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 24, 2020
Best of 2020
3560
In which Rob presents his Greatest Hits from the first year of Literally! with Rob Lowe, including appearances by Conan O’Brien, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mike Myers, David Spade, Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin, Keegan Michael-Key, Tiffany Haddish and many more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 21, 2020
Exterior Night Jungle Rain (w/ Michael J. Fox)
3560
In which Rob and actor/producer/author Michael J. Fox discuss the balance of realism and optimism, Transcendental Meditation, being in a jungle for six months with Sean Penn, and dissect some of Paul Simon’s most cryptic lyrics. Plus: we learn Michael’s favorite theme song from one of his movies. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 17, 2020
Booties & Baby Pictures (w/ Catherine O'Hara)
4169
In which Rob and actress/comedian/writer Catherine O’Hara discuss bad auditions, following in Gilda Radner’s footsteps, Schitt’s Creek's historic Emmy wins, and the secret inspiration for Moira’s look. Plus: Catherine challenges Rob to an on-the-spot impression. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 10, 2020
Character Actor Food (w/ Jim Belushi)
2904
In which Rob and actor/comedian/musician Jim Belushi discuss making About Last Night, the advice John Belushi gave to a 12-year old Rob, the birth of the Blues Brothers, and creating a sitcom marriage where nobody has to apologize. Plus: a $20 bet is on the line. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dec 03, 2020
In The Clutch (w/ Jo Koy)
3195
In which Rob and comedian Jo Koy discuss Las Vegas during the pandemic, pre-show rituals, keeping up with the Black Eyed Peas, and take a deep dive on Seattle sports and the Philippines. Plus: an announcement about Jo and Rob’s new street racing show, coming soon. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 26, 2020
Quit If You Can (w/ Eric Andre)
3431
In which Rob and actor/comedian Eric Andre discuss beatniks vs hipsters, mean pranks vs funny pranks, and making the Eric Andre Show pilot in an abandoned bodega. Plus: Eric shows us his upright bass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 19, 2020
Horatio Caine Is A Wraith (w/ Jerry Bruckheimer)
3532
In which Rob and producer Jerry Bruckheimer do a deep dive on Jerry’s illustrious career in film & television, including the initial inspiration for Top Gun, casting Flashdance, the creation of the CSI franchise, dialing in Captain Jack Sparrow, and much more. Plus: we get the inside scoop on the forthcoming Top Gun: Maverick. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 12, 2020
Sweet Honeysuckle Love (w/ Jon Lovitz)
1960
In which Rob and actor/comedian Jon Lovitz discuss the history of Jon's Saturday Night Live characters, the strange fate of his cat Mr Marc Stevenson, and roasting Arnold Schwarzenegger. Plus: we learn about the surprising original cast for Bad Boys. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Nov 05, 2020
Not One Yip (w/ Maria Shriver)
3689
In which Rob and journalist/author Maria Shriver take a deep dive on compassion, work ethic, family, succeeding in a boys’ club environment, and the positive aspects of solitude. Plus: we learn about a surprising letter from Rose Kennedy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 29, 2020
Stalking Tony The Tiger (w/ Jane Lynch)
4063
In which Rob and actress/author/comedian Jane Lynch discuss non-traditional pet names, Transcendental Meditation, working with Christopher Guest, and discover they have much more in common than they expected. Plus: we learn if Jane would rather see a UFO, a ghost, or a Bigfoot in another edition of The Lowe Down. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 22, 2020
Well There You Have It (w/ Aaron Sorkin)
3611
In which Rob and writer/director Aaron Sorkin discuss The West Wing reunion special, their favorite episodes of the show, how Rob was cast as Sam Seaborn, a disastrous moment from the opening night of A Few Good Men in London, and doing Chekov with Christopher Walken. Plus: Parks & Recreation superfan Aaron turns the tables and interviews Rob.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 15, 2020
Worst Best Listener (w/ Tiffany Haddish)
3945
In which Rob and actress/comedian/author Tiffany Haddish discuss buying a theater together in Dayton, OH, roller skating in the '80s, and Rob gives his advice for upstaging Nicolas Cage. Plus: we learn how alike Tiffany and Sharon Stone really are. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 08, 2020
No One Follows The Frog (w/ Martin Short)
3386
In which Rob and actor/comedian Martin Short discuss making jokes at their manager’s funeral, who got cut out of Three Amigos, dealing with hecklers, SCTV vs SNL, and the meanest thing Jiminy Glick ever said. Plus: Rob tries to get invited onto David Geffen’s boat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 01, 2020
My Greatest Hit (w/ Michael Strahan)
3650
In which Rob and broadcaster/Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan discuss getting older, Michael Jordan vs Kobe, drawing strength from adversity, and the $100,000 Pyramid. Plus: Michael insists Rob explain what being "a fan of the league” actually means. Michael’s new clothing line MSX by Michael Strahan for NFL is out now on MSXbyMichaelStrahan.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 24, 2020
Out There, In Here (w/ Alec Baldwin)
3628
In which Rob and actor/writer/producer Alec Baldwin discuss tension on the set of Glengarry Glen Ross, a voicemail from George C Scott, the projects that got away, and their political ambitions (or lack thereof). Plus: we learn what was always on page 73. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 17, 2020
No Substitute Teacher Energy (w/ Nikki Glaser)
3457
In which Rob and comedian/actress/podcaster Nikki Glaser discuss her performance at Rob’s Comedy Central Roast, filling in for Paula Abdul, getting sober, and moving back in with your parents. Plus: we learn about Rob’s “Ikea Complex." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 10, 2020
This and That (w/ Caitlyn Jenner)
4907
In which Rob and television personality/retired Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner discuss the history of her many iconic photos, her lifelong journey to live authentically, competitiveness, fame and family. Plus: we learn the surprising origin of Caitlyn’s name. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 03, 2020
Introducing Dads: The Podcast
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There’s a new show on the block, and Rob’s here to tell you all about it! Hosted by the hilarious comedian Rory Scovel, “Dads: The Podcast” is all about fatherhood, parenting, and the myriad ways our families have made us who we are—for better and worse. Here’s a peek at the first episode featuring a conversation with America’s favorite redhead, Conan O’Brien. If you like what you hear, head on over to Dads: The Podcast and hit subscribe! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 02, 2020
The Ted Experience (w/ Nick Offerman)
3866
In which Rob and actor/writer/woodworker Nick Offerman discuss their Midwestern roots, Nick’s time coming up on the Chicago stage, the specificity of character names on Parks & Recreation, and the importance of being present. Plus: we learn what it took to achieve Ron Swanson’s iconic hairdo.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 27, 2020
Alan Hale's Lobster Barrel (w/ Dana Carvey)
3289
In which Rob and actor/comedian Dana Carvey discuss poltergeists in Montecito, Mickey Rooney's lost projects, and sleeping in the Lincoln Bedroom. Plus: Paul McCartney provides a recap of the episode.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 20, 2020
Hair Magician (w/ Demi Moore)
3056
In which Rob and actress/producer/author Demi Moore discuss recording foley sounds for her new podcast Dirty Diana, shooting the courtroom scene from A Few Good Men, and reminisce about the effect director Joel Schumacher had on their lives. Plus: Rob tells the story of the infamous “Snow White disaster." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 13, 2020
Play Monster (w/ David Spade)
3866
In which Rob and actor/comedian David Spade discuss SNL nerves, lost watches, and the infamous Spade/Farley fight on the set of Tommy Boy. Plus: we learn about the unusual outcome of a childhood game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aug 06, 2020
Yum Yum (w/ Mike Myers)
3343
In which Rob and comedian/actor/writer Mike Myers discuss painting Colonel Sanders, shushing Paul McCartney, "who do you think you are" vs "who do you want to be," and the perils of getting another take from Quentin Tarantino. Plus: we learn the only two people in existence who actually have the hook-up. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 30, 2020
Dangerous and Scintillating (w/ Gwyneth Paltrow)
3518
In which Rob and actress/author/businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow discuss their 30 year friendship, having Steven Spielberg direct your wedding video, and how Gwyneth has never really left Rob’s guest room. Plus: we learn the tenuous truism that gave Goop its name. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 23, 2020
Shrimpshramp Reduction (w/ Keegan Michael-Key)
3713
In which Rob and actor/writer/producer Keegan-Michael Key discuss eccentric NFL names, the vocal mannerisms of Danny Glover, Keegan’s role opposite Meryl Streep in the new Ryan Murphy movie Prom and so much more. Keegan's new show Game On! airs on CBS. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 16, 2020
Onion Wrangler (w/ Conan O'Brien)
3697
In which Rob and comedian/producer/talk show host Conan O’Brien discuss the difference between sharks and dolphins, how Elizabeth Taylor was able to cry on command, and why Conan thinks ghosts are overrated. Plus: we learn if Conan is actually Rob’s boss or not. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 09, 2020
Showtime (w/ Magic Johnson)
3936
In which Rob and philanthropist/broadcaster/basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson discuss their shared history of the LA Lakers heyday, how Rob escaped by seaplane to catch the 1987 finals against the Celtics, and the origin of Earvin’s nickname. Plus: we learn the answer to the burning question, “Does Barack Obama have game?" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jul 02, 2020
Yes/No (w/ Chris Pratt)
3595
In which Rob and actor/producer Chris Pratt discuss formative favorites, their time together on Parks & Recreation, and Rob’s disastrous audition for Footloose. Plus: Rob and Chris discover they both have a surprising connection to Barbra Streisand. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 25, 2020
LITERALLY! with Rob Lowe (Coming this summer)
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This is literally a podcast where people I love, admire, and know well will be in a safe space to really let their hair down (assuming they have any). I will cover the thoughtful to the extremely random. So join me and my guests from the world of movies, TV, sports, music, and culture for fun, wide-ranging, free-wheeling conversations. Premieres this summer! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Apr 24, 2020