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#142 - Board Games or Video Games with Chloe Dykstra

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Guests: 
Chloe Dykstra

Board Games. Video Games. Which are the best? We turned to Gamer/Actor/Host Chloe Dykstra to help us get to the bottom of this quandary!

Still Buffering: How to Teen Gadgets

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Still Buffering

The holiday season has arrived, and that means everyone is struggling to figure out what new hip gadgets to get for the teens in their life for the holidays. Not to fear! The Sisters Smirl have you covered, and are here with the hottest teen gadgets of this year and yesteryear, even the ones I'm pretty sure have nothing to do with actual technology.

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

Heat Rocks, EP 7: Anil Dash on Prince's "1999" (1982)

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Show: 
Heat Rocks
Guests: 
Anil Dash

The album: Prince: 1999 (Warner Bros., 1982)

This week, we are joined by Anil Dash, the tech entrepreneur and activist whose love for The Purple One is legendary. He takes us into the Heat Rocks deep dive for Prince's 1999, the album that marked his new wave turn. All three of us share tales of our older family members being scandalized by the sexy-sexiness on the album. Mmmmmm...spicy. 

More on Prince and 1999:

More on Anil Dash:

Show Tracklisting:

  • Prince: 1999 "1999"
  • Prince: 1999 "Delirious"
  • Prince: 1999 "D.M.S.R."
  • Michael Jackson Thriller "Thriller"
  • Prince: 1999 "Little Red Corvette"
  • Prince: 1999 "Lady Cab Driver"
  • Prince: 1999 "Something in the Water"
  • Prince: 1999 "Free"
  • Prince: 1999 "All The Critics Love U in New York"

If you're not already subscribed to Heat Rocks in Apple Podcasts, do it here!

Holiday Decorations

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Show: 
Shmanners

Holiday season is in full swing and you know what that means: HOLIDAY DECORATIONS! How much is too much for the office? How soon is too soon to put them up? What if you don't celebrate Christmas? How did certain decorations become traditions? All that, plus answers to even more of your questions! We also create a brand new beloved holiday character that everyone can enjoy! Enjoy and please be sure to tell a friend!

CIPYD 118: Portuguese Podengos and Doree Shafrir

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Guests: 
Doree Shafrir

Hi there friends!
Thanks for tuning in! This week, we’ve got the wonderful Doree Shafrir (Matt & Doree’s Eggcellent Adventure) to talk about all her pup Beau. Renee tells us about Tug’s first sleepover and his new friend! Plus, a Mutt Minute on the Portuguese Podengo a dog that is both alliterative and excellent.

Snuggle a Setter and listen!
Don’t forget to check out www.cipyd.com for more dog related fun!

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 506: The Sensitive Man in the Kitchen with Katherine Spiers

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Katherine Spiers

Jordan and Jesse take a break from their usual discussion of American handicrafts to have a fun chat with podcast host and food critic Katherine Spiers about Jordan's food adventures in Paris, Jesse's recent vasectomy operation, and Katherine's podcast about food history, Smart Mouth. Plus, Jordan takes a brief detour into first wave viral videos.

The Greatest Discovery Ep 9: Mek'leths at Dawn

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When Starfleet asks for the U.S.S. Discovery to stand down at Pahvo, Lorca decides that instead he'll have his crew crack T'Kuvma's math. But when Burhnam and Tyler sneak around the Klingon death ship, Ash finds himself trapped by P.S.T.D. Can Bob help them escape? Why doesn't L'Rell wear safety glasses? Can Stamets survive 133 live Phish songs?

It's the episode that solves one universal problem, while cloaking another.

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Amy Sedaris & Paul Reiser

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Amy Sedaris
Guests: 
Paul Reiser

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Photo: TruTV

Amy Sedaris on her new show: At Home with Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris made a career playing characters - and we say this with absolutely *zero* shade intended - people who are kind of grotesque and weird. The weirder the better. There's Jerri Blank from Strangers with Candy - a middle aged high school student with an overbite, weird highlights and a penchant for mom jeans. Or Mimi Kanasis, the crazed, kinda plastic-y socialite on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, too. But on her new show, At Home with Amy Sedaris, Amy pretty much plays herself. She talks with Jesse about how that's a transition out of her normal comfort zone.

Also discussed: rabbits (she has one), monkfish (they smell bad when their dead), and Girl Scout badges (she has them all!)

Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Paul Reiser on dramatizing the Tonight Show's golden days.

Paul Reiser is, of course, a longtime standup. Alongside Helen Hunt, he starred in the hit sitcom Mad About You. And he's been acting a lot lately, too - he's great in Amazon's Red Oaks, Stranger Things, he was in Whiplash too. He's also the creator of a brand new TV series, it's called There's Johnny and it's premiering this week on Hulu.

It's set in the early 70s, behind the scene of the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Reiser knew Carson about as well as anybody could and dishes on what it was like appearing on his show almost a dozen times, how the show came together and what it was like following up a hit show like Mad About You.

The Outshot: Who Needs Donuts?

Finally, for this week's Outshot: Who needs "Who Needs Donuts?" You need "Who Needs Donuts?"

Stop Podcasting Yourelf 504 - Brad MacNeil

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Guests: 
Brad MacNeil

Brad MacNeil returns to talk about the worst private party, a weekend in Colombia, and a Calgary wind storm.

Download episode 504 here. (right-click)

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MBMBaM 380: Nuthead

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So, Justin met Jimmy Buffett. And yet, somehow, that is not the thing we end up spending the most time talking about this episode. No, instead, we create a horror movie franchise that's going to really push our brand into the NEXT LEVEL.

Suggested talking points: Justin's Very Good Day, The Next Level, Celebrity Heaven, Infinite Pizza Engine, Claiming Planets, A New and Profitable Horror Franchise

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