is a 5 part limited series podcast about the return of Louis C.K. brought to you by Michael Barbaro and the team that brings you The Daily.

November 9th 2017 comedian Louis C.K. was preparing for the premier of his film I Love You, Daddy at the Paris Theater in New York City. At approximately 3:17pm the New York Times published a story detailing allegations from 5 women of sexual misconduct, the premier was cancelled, C.K. released a statement and talked to no one for 9 months...except for me...Michael Barbaro, host of The Daily a NYT's podcast. These are the conversations I have had with C.K. over the past year. Louis is making his comeback but is the world ready for his Encore?