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The Adventure Zone: Commitment - Episode 3

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Our heroes face their first test of combat with their newfound superpowers, with … mixed results. Kardala tells a painful joke. Remy keeps the peace. Nadiya is good out here.

Ep 24 - How to Always Have Snacks and Other Self-Help Books and Brook Sitgraves Turner talks Adulting!

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Pop Rocket Episode 149: Thanksgiving with Katherine Spiers

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Katherine Spiers, Wynter, Louis, Karen, and Dave
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Katherine Spiers
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Dave White

Louis and the gang sit down with writer and host of the Smart Mouth podcast, Katherine Spiers, to talk about Thanksgiving traditions and trade a couple of great (and terrible) Thanksgiving stories. Plus, Wynter loves Bruno Mars, Karen talks fried chicken, Katherine needs more Lady Dynamite in her life, Louis declared Rosie O'Donnell the greatest talk show host, and Dave can't deal with Oprah's Favorite Things.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson, Dave White and special guest Katherine Spiers

That’s My Jam:

Dave White - N.E.R.D - Lemon
Karen Tongson - Train - Drops of Jupiter
Wynter Mitchell - Joji - Pills
Louis Virtel - Jody Watley - I'm the One You Need
Katherine Spiers - George Benson - Give Me the Night

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

Adam Ruins Everything Episode 39: Jessica Huseman on Why Filing Taxes Is Unnecessarily Difficult

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We all know how filing taxes is a pain. Every April Americans dig through receipts, meet with accountants, claim their expenses, and pray they're not audited. It takes a significant amount of time and energy, and frankly, it doesn’t make that much sense that we have to calculate what we owe the government.
 
But our guest, Jessica Huseman, who appeared on Adam Ruins the Economy, tells us taxes doesn't have to be so hard. In many other countries around the world, citizens file their taxes through a system called return-free filing. That means instead of citizens calculating what they owe the government, the government will calculate their taxes and essentially send them the bill. Unfortunately, the tax companies like H&R Block and TurboTax prefer the status quo because that means more business for them; they've actually very successfully lobbied the government to keep this system in place.
 
Jessica is a reporter with ProPublica and helped break this story for the organization earlier this year.
 

Adam is on Twitter @AdamConover and you can find past episodes and bonus content from the TruTV show at AdamRuinsEverything.com.
Produced by Shara Morris for MaximumFun.org.

International Waters Ep 110: Peanut Butter Possibilities

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Lauren Lapkus, Kurt Long, and Dave
Guests: 
Lauren Lapkus
Guests: 
Kurt Long
Guests: 
Lucy Porter
Guests: 
Sunil Patel

Lauren Lapkus, Kurt Long, Lucy Porter and Sunil Patel join host, Dave Holmes for discussions on dog marriage, holiday themed pickup lines, and truly bizarre movie names.

Lauren Lapkus wants to plug With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus and recommends the Natch Beaut podcast.

Kurt Long wants to plug Dudes of Future/Past and recommends Tila Tequila's YouTube channel.

Lucy Porter wants to plug her upcoming tour and recommends Desiree Burch.

Sunil Patel wants to plug Why is Harriet Crying and Borderline on Channel 5 and recommends The Delightful Sausage.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor, Christian Dueñas, and Laura Swisher.

Judge John Hodgman Episode 338: Phantom Stereo Repair Shop

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Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are back in chambers this week to clear the docket. They talk about vacuum repairs, scrambled eggs, going away parties and more! Plus a spooooooky listener letter about the devil.

Judge Hodgman's newest book Vacationland is available NOW wherever you get your books! You can find more information about it at bit.ly/painfulbeaches. If you're in Austin, make sure to see Judge Hodgman perform Vacationland LIVE on November 18! Tickets and more info is available at bit.ly/maineinaustin!

Visit PutThisOnShop.com to check out the new wares Bailiff Jesse Thorn has up for sale, including the brand new "Awards & Prizes" section! Don't forget to use the code VINTAGEJUSTICE for free shipping on most items.

Music in this episode:
"This House" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Lady to Lady EP. 252 "Life Hacks and Ikea Recipes" ft. Tamra Davis

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Tamra Davis

Tamra Davis (www.tamradaviscookingshow.com) and the ladies bring you a remote episode from Malibu, CA. They discuss her career beginnings shooting music videos on Super 8 cameras to behind the scenes discussions from her time directing Britney Spears' "Crossroads". She shares life hacks and her simple recipe cookbook. Produced by Kailynn West, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Wonderful! Ep. 11: Fraggle Food Chain

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Show: 
Wonderful!

Griffin's favorite funny video! Rachel's favorite vocab-building board game! Griffin's favorite place on the whole planet! Rachel's favorite children's show!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by Bo En and Augustus: https://open.spotify.com/track/5hs2nY40aeqM0mpP8SBOon

Inside Pop Ep. 100- Interview with Dee Rees & Charles King of Mudbound, 100th Episode, Inside Pop Quiz

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Show: 
Inside Pop
Guests: 
Dee Rees
Guests: 
Charles King

After two years, and thousands of hours of tv viewing, music listening and theater attending . . . Inside Pop’s 100th episode has arrived! Join us as we celebrate 100 episodes of pop culture obsession!

First up, we present our interview with director Dee Rees (Pariah, Bessie) and Charles King, Executive Producer, CEO and Founder of Macro. The pair sit down with Sean to discuss their new film, Mudbound; and in addition to sharing a behind the scenes view of their epic new film, they also discuss their unique working relationship; why they both choose to work in film AND television and their future plans to tell diverse stories.

Next, we celebrate our 100th episode with a special edition of the Inside Pop quiz called, ” You Don’t Know Me Inside Pop . . .Quiz!” Sean and Amita quiz each other on how well they know . . . their own podcast. Can you guess who has won the equivalent of the Inside Pop EGOT? Can you name all of the inductees in Sean’s ‘House of Hyperbole’? Play along to see if your attention span and your memory is better than ours.

And we present the 100th edition of the Big Sell. Sean’s rates Amita’s Big Sell from last week, the artist Makoto Azuma, and sells Amita John Legend’s cover of Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock.”

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