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The Greatest Generation Ep 165: Leotard Conversation (S7E14)

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When Beverly’s grandma wills her an erotic candle, her eye color isn’t the only thing that changes. But Troi and Picard grow increasingly suspicious when she starts dressing like an old. Is this mayor what would happen if the Dark Crystal puppets grew up? Where do babies come from? Was Nagilum an MRA? It’s the episode where we come to loggerheads over podcasting fluid.

We Got This #130 - Streaming TV Smackdown

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Mark has done it again, this time taking two topics, deciding them both, then pitting the winners against one another. This time, it's all about streaming TV! Which service is best, and can the best streaming TV service topple watching live TV? Only one way to find out.
See Mark and Hal LIVE in NYC on Sunday, October 8th at 6pm as part of NYCC Presents! Get tickets here.

Still Buffering: How to Gym Class

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Still Buffering

Our youngest sister has managed to escape one of school's worst parts, gym class, and her gym class brought about some pretty interesting stories. So let's discuss all the best and worst parts of this terrible part of school, like parachute day, dodgeball, and...crabsketball?

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

CIPYD 107: Katelyn Hempstead and German Shorthaired Pointers

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Guests: 
Katelyn Hempstead

Welcome to can I pet your dog! We're officially a two dog hosting team and we cannot be stopped! This week we've we're joined by the wonderful and hilarious Katelyn Hempstead (host of Lizard People) to tell us about her experiences with big and small dogs. Renee gives us an incredible 60 seconds on the German Shorthaired Pointer. PLUS we have some breaking dog news! And of course some updates on Tugboat.

Pull up a poodle and tune in!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Ellie Kemper & Flying Lotus

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Ellie Kemper
Guests: 
Flying Lotus

New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcasts or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.


Photo: Jason Merritt / Getty Images

Ellie Kemper on her career as a comedic actress, wrestling with privilege, and her Emmy-nominated role in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

[r] Ellie Kemper first achieved breakout success as Erin Hannon on the NBC sitcom The Office. Her turn as the happy-go-lucky office receptionist was popular with fans and critics alike and showcased her gifts as a comedic actress. Those talents have since been leveraged on the big screen in box office hit films like Bridesmaids and 21 Jump Street.

Now she plays the title character in the Netflix Original series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a role for which she recently earned her second straight Emmy nomination for Best Comedy Actress. Despite the show’s dark premise -- Kimmy Schmidt was held captive by a cult leader for years in an underground bunker -- the show plays it all for laughs as she tries to rebuild her life in New York City. Her years of isolation have left her ignorant of many cultural touchstones, but she pushes through with an enthusiasm and tenacity that is both endearing and hilarious.

Ellie joined Jesse in 2016 to talk about her early experiences of living and working in New York, mining material from her time at Princeton and her self-consciousness about privilege.

Catch all the episodes of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix. The show was recently renewed for a fourth season.

Listen to Jesse's 2016 interview with Ellie Kemper.

Flying Lotus on his aunt Alice Coltrane, J Dilla, and more

Flying Lotus is a critically acclaimed music producer whose sound lies somewhere between progressive hip-hop and dance music. In 2010, Jesse spoke to him about his unique style and his remarkable musical lineage -- his aunt was the great jazz pianist Alice Coltrane. FlyLo also tells Jesse about how his mother convinced him to submit music to Cartoon Network's [adult swim], and the influence of the late hip-hop producer J Dilla on his music.

You can find out what Flying Lotus is up to next at Flying-Lotus.com. You can also watch his 2016 film Kuso on iTunes, or wherever else you rent your films.

Listen to Jesse's 2010 interview with Flying Lotus.

Photo: Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

The Outshot: Remembering Phife Dawg

Jesse fondly remembers Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest as a "big brother" figure in hip-hop.

Listen to Jesse's Outshot on the late rapper Phife Dawg.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 492 - D.J. Demers

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D.J. Demers

Comedian and John Mayer fan D.J. Demers returns to talk organs, celebrity sightings, and aliens vs. dinosaurs.

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MBMBaM 368: The Sun Shines On Our Dark Planet!

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Justin, Travis and Dane are back again to talk about the few blissful minutes of sun our world received on this blessed rotation. Justin also pitches a very, VERY whimsical story about food that isn't rocks!!! Can you imagine!?!?

Suggested talking points: The Sun Day, Time Chunks, Personal Pan Immunity, Pizza Daniel, News Spoilers, Pancake Trap, Doober Dads, Kevin James' Height Correction, Principal Theft

Barber Shops and Salons

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Shmanners

Hello Internet! Before we start our description... there's something different about you, isn't there? Is that a new shirt? New shoes? OH! You got your hair cut! This episode is all about BARBER SHOPS AND SALONS! How much do you tip? Do you have to talk? Is it ok to say no to a shampoo? How do you find a new stylist? What's the historical significance of the barber? All these questions and MORE! Enjoy and be sure to share.

Demi Adejuyigbe / Brad Morris

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Show: 
Baby Geniuses
Guests: 
Demi Adejuyigbe
Guests: 
Brad Morris

Hello babies!

Emily is doing some shows in Texas this week! If you’re in the general vicinity of Texas make it a point to check her out and let her make you laugh! Is the brown noise real? On that note, when was the last time you laughed so hard you peed your pants? Was it this decade? Have you ever made someone pee their Levi’s? On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for “Margaret Howe Lovatt,” a volunteer naturalist from Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands, who took part in a NASA-funded research project in which she attempted to teach a dolphin named Peter to understand and mimic human speech. She used some unconventional methods in attempt to achieve her goal. We welcome Demi Adejuyigbe, who tells us the tale of Lincoln’s grave robbers. On Expert Hour, we are joined by brand consultant James Courtneay-Breadwich. 

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Demi Adejuyigbe
Brad Morris

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 494: Live at Angel City Brewery with Elliott Kalan and Open Mike Eagle

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Guests: 
Elliott Kalan
Guests: 
Open Mike Eagle
Guests: 
Danielle Radford
Guests: 
Riley Silverman

Jordan and Jesse are joined live on stage from the Angel City Brewery in Los Angeles by Elliot Kalan from The Flophouse podcast and Open Mike Eagle from the Tights and Fights podcast. Plus, bonus stand up sets from Riley Silverman and Danielle Radford.

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