Jul 31 • 1HR 4M

He Actually Left His Heart with All of Us

Episode 296: Rumble with Michael Moore

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Academy Award-winning filmmaker and political provocateur Michael Moore offers his subversive and humorous take on the issues of the day and talks to a wide range of people from comedians and politicians to the people who’ve tried to kill him. Plus various mischief with Mike’s friends, family and the neighbors who don’t work for the NSA.
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Twelve days after the passing of Tony Bennett, on this episode of my podcast I share my various personal encounters with this truly great American.

From the first time Tony and I met 33 years ago, to those nights we sat in attendance at the local grade school band concert, to his being there (along with Harry Belafonte) on the opening night of my Broadway show, I experienced the blessings of Tony Bennett in this life.

For years, Tony was an unofficial mentor to me, helping show me the way, standing for goodness and kindness, a source of wisdom on how to make it in this world. 

Please listen to my tribute to this brilliant soul who meant a lot to many — and please share it with others.

— Mike


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Music in today's episode:

"⁠Rags to Riches⁠" — Tony Bennett

"⁠I Left My Heart in San Francisco⁠" — Tony Bennett

"⁠Smile⁠" — Tony Bennett

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