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Ep 60 - F*&k That Whale and Other Public Domain Books

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Show: 
Reading Glasses

Brea and Mallory discuss public domain books and solve some book light problems. Use the hashtag #ReadingGlassesPodcast to participate in online discussion! Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

Reading Glasses Merch
Librivox

Links -

Reading Glasses Facebook Group

Reading Glasses Goodreads Group

Apex Magazine Page Advice Article

Amazon Wish List

Books Mentioned -

Florida by Lauren Groff

Sweet and Low by Nick White

Find Me by Laura Van Den Burg

Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Dune by Frank Herbert

Judge John Hodgman Episode 375: Swipe Right to Remain Silent

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Guests: 
Cristela Alonzo

Phillip brings the case against his girlfriend, Rachel. The two of them met on a dating app. Rachel wants to tell people they met another way, but Phillip thinks they should just be honest. With Guest Judge Cristela Alonzo!

We were thrilled to have Guest Judge Cristela join the court on this week's episode. You can find her on Twitter @Cristela9. Her standup special, Lower Classy, is on Netflix. And of course, don't miss her on Bubble, MaxFun's scripted sci-fi comedy show!

EVIDENCE

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Thank you to Anne Mandola Jones for suggesting this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

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International Waters Ep 127: Meth or Alligators

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Guests: 
Bassem Youssef
Guests: 
Zabeth Russell
Guests: 
Max Davis
Guests: 
Grainne Maguire

Bassem Youssef, Zabeth Russell, Grainne Maguire and Max Davis join host, Dave Holmes for first world problem-solving, terrible gnome puns, and rockumentary pitches.

Bassem Youssef wants to plug Remade in America and recommends Westworld on HBO.

Zabeth Russell wants to plug GLOW on Netflix and Too Old to Die Young on Amazon and recommends Molly Hawkey's Spermcast.

Grainne Maguire wants to plug her Edinburgh Fringe show and recommends Love Island.

Max Davis wants to plug Dead Ringers on BBC Radio 4 and Horrible Histories and recommends Barry on HBO.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes. Dave would like to recommend Eighth Grade.

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 Christian Dueñas and Laura Swisher.

EP45: Amber Navran on King's "We Are King" (2016)

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Show: 
Heat Rocks
Guests: 
Amber Navran

The Album: KING: We Are KING (2016)

Los Angeles' underground soul scene is full of talent. The scene's unique blend of soul, jazz, lo-fi, and electronica has helped to bring LA into prominence. Amber Navran is part of the community, first as a member of soul jazz trio Moonchild, and now as a solo artist. Her debut project, Speak Up was released to critical acclaim in 2017 and showcases both her musicianship and her buttery vocals. She joined us to talk about KING, the Grammy-nominated trio whose EP The Story blew them all the way up and thrust them into the Twitterverse where they remain faves.

We talked about the harmonies that make KING's music so swoon-worthy, the arrangements that have dazzled listeners since 2011, and the many reasons "We Are KING" is a heat rock.

More on Amber Navran

More on KING

Show Tracklisting (all songs from We Are King unless indicated otherwise):

  • The Greatest
  • Moonchild: Be Free
  • Amber Navran: He's Been Gone
  • Hey
  • Adele: Rolling in the Deep
  • Lalah Hathaway: Where it all Begins
  • Little Dragon: Ritual Reunion
  • Supernatural
  • The Story
  • Hey
  • Moonchild: Every Part (For Linda)
  • Supernatural
  • The Right One
  • Red Eye
  • Quincy Jones: Tell Me A Bedtime Story
  • Carry On
  • Mister Chameleon
  • In the Meantime
  • The Right One
  • The Greatest
  • Supernatural
  • Moonchild: Run Away (Remix)
  • Hey

Here's the Spotify playlist of as many of the songs above as we can find on there.

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

Chris Farren and Christina Johns

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Show: 
Jonah Raydio
Guests: 
Chris Farren
Guests: 
Christina Johns

Merry podcast, friends. Old friend Christina Johns brings by her friend Chris Farren and all is great!

We talk early musical escapades with his band Fake Problems, how he ended up on the Todd Glass show regularly and Christians new job. We also discuss Chris’ involvement in a classic meme shirts creation.

We talk 8th Grade, baby Driver and the death of MoviePass. We also talk songs we love by bands we hate. Hit us up on twitter to let us know yours.

Check out Chris and Jeff Rosenstocks band The Essential Antartico Vespucci. Check out the RISK book that Jonah has a story in.

“The weekend was kind of a blur”
-Neil Mahoney

SONGS

Fake Problems- Songs for Teenagers

AJJ- Keep On Chooglin’

Antarctigo Vespucci- Bang

Jenn Champion- Bleed

The Ophelias- Fog

Roar- Wondering Why

#179 - Best Cookie

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Mark makes a surprise visit back to L.A., where he and Hal talk about a topic near and dear to both of their hearts: What IS the best cookie?

Still Buffering: How to Family Dinners

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Show: 
Still Buffering

We're sorry we missed our episode last week! All three sisters were on island time, and podcasting can get tricky when you're on an actual island. But, we're back this week and ready to talk about all those awkward family dinners you may have dealt with as a teen. Whether they were at your house, a friend's, or (worse of all) a significant other's, there have always been difficulties with them all and we want to talk about them!

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

MBMBaM 417: DVDs For The People

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We're settling into the smoky, comfortable embrace of the authorial lifestyle, which means this show's about to get a LOT more distinguished. Smear some of your fanciest cheese on your most exquisite bread, and let's get erudite together.

Suggested talking points: Fancy Author Chat, A Twice-Lost Wallet, The Ross Archetype, 10 Straight Hours of Zydeco, The Slowest Imaginable Fast Food, The Hollywood Seal of Approval

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 542: Hot Time Summer Hang with Mara Wilson and Marina Shifrin

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Guests: 
Mara Wilson
Guests: 
Marina Shifrin

Jordan takes the reigns this week and is joined by actress and writer Mara Wilson and comedian and writer Marina Shifrin for a discussion of how Marina's father reacted to the sex stories in her new book, Mara's love of the Magnolia Park neighborhood in Burbank, and the powerful nostalgia of Empire Records. Plus, Jordan brings in some malt beverages for the beloved summer drink taste test segment.

Check out Mara's Substack newsletter, "Shant We Tell the Vicar?" here!

Check out Marina's new book, "30 Before 30: How I Made a Mess of My 20s, and You Can Too" here!

And, of course, BUBBLE is still going strong -- episode seven is out and the big finale is coming this week!

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Or use this feed for your other podcatcher needs:
https://maximumfun.org/feeds/bubble.xml

The Greatest Discovery Ep 24: Legendarily Horny

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When Kirk & Co. pick up an untrustworthy businessman named Harvey Mudd and his women associates, the men on the Enterprise are overtaken by a spell. But when Mudd turns out to be making deals behind Kirk's back it’s finally time to pry off this annoying barnacle. Will Kirk be able to withstand the spell? How much slink can you get in one episode? What’s with the groovy Spock?

It’s the episode Big Rod wrote after watching a Nancy Sinatra music video!

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