Actress and improviser Chelsey Crisp (of Fresh Off the Boat, Bleed and Duchess Riot) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Chelsey's experience shooting a horror movie in a genuinely scary place, the time Jordan saged his apartment, and Jesse's dilemma of not having received a utility bill in years.
Jordan and Jesse start the show with a discussion of what makes a good elementary school, Jesse's homework related trauma, and a kid named Pirate. Then comedian and actor Ron Funches joins in to talk about Jordan's strategy to approach an attractive Scientologist, the status of WWE these days, and Fred Durst's online dating profile.
Actress Gillian Jacobs joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of websites that make them nervous, the vaping congressman, modern t-shirt canons, and male pregnancy art on the internet.
Michael Showalter joins Jesse and special guest co-host Karen Kigariff for a discussion of his new movie Hello, My Name is Doris, the most charismatic people Jesse has ever met, and Karen's experience working on The Marriage Ref with Jerry Seinfeld.
Highlights from the live JJGo streamed online from MaxFunHQ to cap off the 2016 MaxFunDrive! Guests include MaxFun hosts Jonathan Van Ness, Carrie Poppy, Travis McElroy, Andie Bolt, Teresa McElroy, Renee Colvert, Allegra Ringo, and Erin Gibson.
Josie Long, England's number one celebrity, joins Jordan and Jesse for the second week of MaxFunDrive 2016. Jordan's local Shakey's Pizza Parlor has upped their game, Josie loves eating in America, and Jesse's son Simon has an ambitious new project.
Plus, Jordan has a new incentive to add to the list of MaxFunDrive bonuses for new and upgrading donors! Go to http://www.MaximumFun.org/Donate to support the shows you love.
Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse for an extra special MaxFunDrive edition of the show. Biggest episode ever some might say. From startling revelations to tips on getting a hat on a cat, this one has it all.
It's MaxFunDrive 2016! Go to http://www.MaximumFun.org/Donate to support the shows you love and get some cool stuff!
Mike Mitchell from the Birthday Boys joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Mike's favorite gizmos, Mike's life in Quincy Massachusetts, and the best kind of french fry. Plus, Jesse opens a package of dollar bin comics sent in by a fan.
Comedian, actor and writer Paul Rust joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the Ernest back catalog, Paul's work on the new Pee Wee Herman movie, and an anti-establishment GoFundMe project to fund a Wayne's World sequel. Plus, Jesse has an important Eyes and Nose Light update.
Comedian and podcaster Jimmy Pardo joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of children's show auditions, Jordan's experience as a Prius owner, and Jimmy's feelings about pizza toppings.
Comedian and writer Dwayne Kennedy joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of what makes a good uncle, Dwayne's Donald Trump theory, and Jordan's new neighbor audio mystery.
Comedian and writer Sara Schaefer joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Octonauts corrections from last week's show, Jordan's dream wedding, and people from their past who they can't find on social media.
Sean McCarthy from The Comic's Comic joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's foray into a new arena that is going to maximize his sexual power, Jesse's anger towards a new children's cartoon, and Jesse gets a Christmas present for Jordan and his cat.
Jordan and Jesse go sans guest and have a discussion of Jordan's recent @Midnight appearance, Guy Fieri's participation in his own hashtag game, and the Cherry Poppin' Daddies' song Zoot Suit Riot. Plus, Jesse explores his feelings about Shakespeare.
Alison Rosen joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the fried chicken balls Jesse had for dinner, nighttime urinating patterns, and Alison's potential class at MaxFunCon. Plus, we pick a theme for the new year!
John Hodgman joins Jordan and Jesse live on stage at the Eureka Theatre as part of the 2016 SF Sketchfest.
Allegra Ringo and Renee Colvert from the MaxFun show "Can I Pet Your Dog?" join Jordan for a special holiday episode including hot toddy recipes, Jordan’s Mom’s review of Creed and the challenge of picking a movie to watch with your family on Christmas.
Big Time Gene O'Neill joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the golden age of hilarious basketball player commercials, Ted Cruz meme culture, and Jordan's secret santa experiences. Plus Jesse is a Work-A-Day Goth, Jordan gets a dick shvitz, and Traitor Joe comes up.
Jordan and Jesse roll duo in this episode for a discussion of the magical land of Mentos commercials, Rage Against the Machine's apology for Limp Bizkit, and the enchanting dream of a listener. Plus, there's an update to the Ted Cruz correction policy.
Action Item: What episode of JJGo should presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley listen to? Send your suggestions to @MartinOMalley and hashtag #JJGo.
Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Greek yogurt dumps, Jesse's Christmas decor-fueled dad rage, and Finneus, the white guy with dread locks who worked at KZSC. Also: Talking Rain, power dad shit, and real-beard Santas.
Comedian Dan Telfer joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's Bullseye tour, Jordan's Thanksgiving dinner Facebook troubles, and Jesse and Dan's childhood urge to collect things.
Karen Kilgariff and Chris Fairbanks join Jordan for a discussion of Chris's experience at a day rave, Karen's CD release party at a bar that was also having a "darkwave" music night and Jordan's attempt at scaring his cat with a cucumber.
Glen Weldon from NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Glen's trip to Los Angeles, the Waterworld stunt show at Universal Studios, and of course the erotic martial arts. Plus, Jesse has another update for the Eyes and Nose Light Universe wiki.
Writer, actor and comedian Judah Friedlander joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Judah's interest in competitive table tennis, the guys' hot takes on pumpkin foods, and what it's like to pick fruit in New Jersey. Plus, Jesse has an update on The Eyes and Nose Light.
Writer Sarah Morgan joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of mangos and other foods that they've changed their minds about as an adult, Jesse's visit to a taco truck in Hawaii, and the Elvira show at Knott's Scary Farm.
Musician Dan Deacon joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of specialty sensory deprivation tanks, Dan's upcoming tour with Miley Cyrus, and Cecil Fielder's crippling pog addiction.
Guy Branum joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Guy's childhood boat show visits, which presidential candidates might be mummies, and Jesse's high school meeting with congresswoman Zoe Loftgren.
Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion about being friends with Oprah, speaking to indifferent audiences, and the idea that dogs are having a cultural moment. Plus, Jordan tells us about the scrolling search terms on PornMD.
Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from fellow MaxFun podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me take over for Jordan and Jesse this week! They're joined by Chuck Bryant of the Stuff You Should Know podcast for a discussion of the war on cargo shorts, Justin's children's book ideas, Travis's new favorite fall TV show The Grinder. Plus, Griffin shares a moving story about the time he learned a hard lesson about sweet cream.
Matt Mira joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of how Jesse met a real viking on his trip to Europe, the top licensed slot machines, and Jordan and Matt's appearance on Bar Rescue.
Jordan is joined by writer Emmy Blotnick and comedian Joseph Scrimshaw for a discussion of beating the heat, buying furniture on Craigslist and DJ billboards. Plus, Emmy brings snacks for everyone to sample.
Jordan and Jesse are joined by Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker live on stage at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon.
We had some audio problems with the momentous occasion segment, but if you'd like to listen to a bonus segment with less than ideal sound, go to http://bit.ly/JJGoPDXBonus.
Comedian and writer Erin Gibson joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's new tattoo, Erin's suicide plan, and a new plan for how to correct people on Twitter. Plus, Buzz the dog joins in the fun and we finish out the summer of summer boy.
Comedian and writer Eliza Skinner joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's son Simon and his ever expanding universe of characters, Jordan's recent viewing of Harry Potter and the long lost cause of saving the whales. Plus, Koko from The Pleasure Chest stops in to help everyone realize the true meaning of Anal August.
Comedian Cameron Esposito joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of black Ken dolls, Jesse's son's alter ego, and Cameron dispenses some friendly lesbian sex advice. Plus, everyone tastes some fancy root beer!
Nick Wiger and Vanessa Ramos join Jordan for a discussion of local TV commericals, extreme opinions on the internet, and first alcholic drinks. Plus, Jordan brings in a Fiesta Box of malt beverages for everyone to taste and rate.
NPR's Linda Holmes joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the pallet situation in MacArthur, the snacks at the TCA parties, and Linda reveals which TV network has the smelliest publicity mailers.
Comedian Janine Brito joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the events happening in MacArthur Park outside the office, the evolution of Jordan's favorite dinosaur, and the highlights of Janine's trip to RuPaul's DragCon.
@Midnight head writer Joe Randazzo joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of ice cream flavors, Jordan's trip to see Steely Dan at the Hollywood Bowl, and how Joe's son's kid lawyer phase. Plus, Asterios Kokkinos calls in as he eats his way through the entire Slamtastic Four menu at his local Denny's.
Jordan and Jesse go guestless this week and talk about a sexual fitness tracker, Jesse's realized dream of getting a stipple portrait of himself, and Jordan's new career as an everyday guy who does outrageous things.
John Ross Bowie and Jamie Denbo join Jordan and Jesse Live at the UCB Theater in Los Angeles for a discussion of seeing high school plays while high, old timey baseball teams, and euphemistic waterslide names.
Actress Alison Becker joins Jordan and Jesse for an audio romp with discussions about next level manspreading, fannypackers in Vegas, and Jesse's trip to a farm with goat habitrails and animatronic chickens.
Podcaster Carrie Poppy from Oh No, Ross and Carrie! joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of how Carrie used to transcribe Bachelor talking heads, getting Father's Day cards for stepdads, and Carrie brings in a Guatemalan liquor called Quetzalteca Especial for everyone to try.
Kevin T. Porter and Demi Adejuyigbe from the podcast Gilmore Guys join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of summer boy activities.
Please note: because of technical issues with the recording, this episode is only a mini-sode of the last three segments of the full recording. For completists, a version of the show with the first two longer segments can be found at http://bit.ly/1SEnSUi. However, the sound quality of the first 50 minutes is not very good.
Fan favorites Alie Ward and Dave Horwitz join Jordan for a discussion of everyone's first kiss and virginity story, rhythmic vaping videos, and Alie's experience throwing out the first pitch at a Tigers game.
Comedian and writer Blaine Capatch joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of their kids' viewing obsession, Jordan's visit to CatCon, and fundamentalist praying mantises.
Action Item: call in with your Summer Boy Activities! 206-984-4FUN!
Comedian and actor Steve Agee joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's weekend downtown, an email from China about boats, and Jordan's visit to classic Hollywood restaurant Spago.
Writer and comedian Kevin Avery joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of napping strategies, Kevin's college boy band, Denzel Washington's underrated movies, and how expensive pebble ice makers are.
Comedian Rye Silverman joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of religious Sonic the Hedgehog fan art, the new Max Mad movie, and Rye's recent experience going viral.
Comedian and @midnight writer Emmy Blotnick joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's appendectomy, Jordan's Mother's Day brunch, and the Super Soaker arms race of the 90's.
Brandie Posey and Barbara Gray from the Lady to Lady podcast join Jesse for a discussion of The Mighty Ducks, Jesse's unidentified abdominal pain and the book Home Comforts by Cheryl Mendelson. Plus, there's a lot of outfit talk.
Comedian and writer Bill Corbett joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's experience in a new Fatburger with a bar, the new Rifftrax live events, and prestige TV.
John Hodgman returns home to JJGo for a discussion of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, what it might be like to be a teen girl vampire, and Jordan's latest experience doing hot yoga.
Chris Fairbanks joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's week off, proper terminology for drones, and the time Chris gave the drummer from Staind a ride home.
Highlights from the live JJGo streamed online from MaxFunHQ to cap off the most successful MaxFunDrive ever! Guests include MaxFun hosts Carrie Poppy, Ross Blocher, Dave Holmes, Travis McElroy and John Hodgman.
Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, Jordan's run-in with some rockabilly ladies, and Jesse's friend Alice from photography class.
And it's MaxFunDrive time! Go to http://www.MaximumFun.org/Donate to support the show!
If we reach our stretch goal of 2500 new or upgrading members, Jordan and Jesse will buy a boat on Craigslist and record a show from the middle of the MacArthur Park lake. #jjgogrosslake
Alison Rosen joins Jordan and Jesse for an extra long pledge drive episode! They discuss Alison's podcast in the news, medical marijuana options, and Jordan's reaction to changing dish soaps. Plus Christian joins everyone for momentous occasions!
It's MaxFunDrive 2015! Go to http://www.MaximumFun.org/donate to get in on it!
Janet Varney joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of year-round gourds, Purim dancing, and whistle candy.
Writer Sarah Morgan joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of British candy, cronut knockoffs and Jesse's recent visit to a Salvation Army.
Comedian Matt Braunger and writer Allegra Ringo join Jordan for a discussion of an interesting Uber ride, a goth on a scooter and whether or not Allegra is a psycho.
Pop Rocket host and comedian guy Branum joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Ruth Bader Ginsburg through the years, Alf's vlogging, and new Instagram trends.
Comedian Maeve Higgins and radio host Roman Mars join Jordan and Jesse live on stage at Cobb's Comedy Club for SF Sketchfest.
Kevin "Sprinkles" Pereira joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Santa, Snapchat, and Jordan's new calendar.
Musician and author Dr. Frank (The Mr. T Experience, King Dork) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of nicknames, pirate subculture, and superfoods. Plus, Dr. Frank plays a song!
Comedian Matt Kirshen joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of baseball nicknames, British actors doing American accents, and Jesse's Chuck E. Cheese experience.
Producer and podcaster Emily V. Gordon joins Jordan and Jesse live on stage at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles for a discussion of dental dams, online dating and STD billboards.
Big Time Gene O'Neill joins Jordan and Jesse to celebrate the new year by christening a new catchphrase. Plus, Jesse gets a new calendar and Gene has some resolutions.
• Send in your t-shirt ideas for 2015: Sleazy Like Sunday Morning
Actor Martin Starr joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Vine videos, videogames and Jerry Seinfeld's Halloween children's book.
Comedian, writer and podcaster Marc Maron joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Marc's pan smelting ambitions, Jordan's recent wedding trip, and the companies Marc has confronted on Twitter. Plus, Marc plays the harmonica.
See JJGo live in 2015 --
At the UCB on Franklin in Los Angeles on January 6th alongside the Bunker Buddies!
Tickets available here for $5.
Writer and comedian Vanessa Ramos joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's excursion to get a Christmas tree, videogame movies, and the En Vogue Lifetime movie.
Also: JJGo has a few live shows coming up --
Writer Tess Rafferty joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jurassic World, chain restaurants, and Jordan's trip to see the Cabazon Dinosaurs.
Podcaster, TV host and writer Scott Aukerman joins Jordan and Jesse for a conversation about washing behind the ears, children's books, and Jesse's experience on Scott's television program.
Television producer and writer Mike Royce joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's new lifestyle, Guy Fieri's restaurant in New York, and Star Trek movies.
Comedian, radio host and writer Jimmy Dore joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the appeal of Entourage, commercials for sex toys, and an idea for a new business.
British comedian and writer Holly Walsh joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of famous dogs, Top Gear, and Irish boy bands.
Comedian and podcaster Pat Francis joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of getting autographs, Rick Springfield, and Santa movies.
Tim Kalpakis and Mike Mitchell from the sketch group The Birthday Boys join Jordan and Jesse for a discussiobn of childhood fears, In Living Color, and Jesse's newest license plate sighting.
Artist and podcaster Lisa Hanawalt joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of novelty footwear, Jordan's visit to a cat cafe, and a crazy dragon subreddit.
Travis McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's recent showdown at a wedding, Travis's move across the country, and current and future "dad" music.
JJGo favorites Chris Fairbanks, Asterios Kokkinos and Alie Ward join Jordan for a discussion of Chris' mustache, Jordan's quest for a new video game and Alie's job working with butterflies at the Natural History Museum.
Comedian Hari Kondabolu joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of 90's alternative rock bands, racism in Scooby Doo, and capybara videos.
Comedians Eliza Skinner and Jesse Joyce join Jordan for a discussion of hipster stores, the new Liam Neeson movie, and Disney theme parks.
New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of pitcher cocktails, overgrooming, and the modern day tukey leg craze.
Podcaster and comedian Kulap Vilaysack joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the top three things that are bothering Jesse, Jordan's experience at Burning Man and Kulap's new documentary. Check out her documentary at http://www.originstorydoc.com
Writer and podcaster Nate DiMeo joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the discussion of Space Jam, videos of people playing video games, and Jordan's trip to Six Flags.
Podcaster Matt Belknap joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of hidden talents, business ideas, and Jordan's first ultimate frisbee game.
Writer and podcaster Dan McCoy joins Jordan and Jesse for discussion of the Creative Arts Emmys, Jesse's tailor, and a story from Jesse in response to the recent violence in Ferguson, Missouri.
Writer and producer Alex Blagg joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the Anal August holiday season, Jesse's new car purchase and Jordan's preparation for Burning Man.
Comedian Jake Weisman joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of owning cats, Lou Bega's career and supporting artists you morally disagree with.
Janet Varney joins Jordan and Jesse at their live show with My Brother, My Brother and Me at the Downtown Independent in Los Angeles.
In the podcast crossover event of the summer, Jordan is joined by Glen Weldon from Pop Culture Happy Hour and Rhea Butcher from Wham Bam Pow for a summer blockbuster breakdown, an exploration of the mystifying nostalgia for Boy Meets World and a discussion of Juggalo homosexuality.
NPR host and writer Linda Holmes joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the Quaker religion, the Television Critics Association, and social clubs for adults.
Action item: send in JJGo and MaximumFun merchandise ideas!
Fan favorite Maria Bamford joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's new possible nickname, Maria's community building, survival stories and everyone performs a special version of the national anthem.
Australian comedian Claudia O'Doherty joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of action hero names, Australian hunks, and Japanese toilets.
Fan favorite Dave Holmes joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of educational tv shows, a cooking class Dave took, and Jesse's experience buying Simon a new bed.
Comedian and host Hasan Minhaj joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of sneaker collecting culture, concert experiences, and Hasan's new show on PBS.
Comedian and radio personality Dave Hill joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of millennial music, terrifying commercials, and Jesse takes a side in the ongoing dads vs. grads feud.
Comedian and podcaster Dave Shumka joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of millennial television shows, non-sexual fetish videos and Jordan's upcoming trip to Burning Man. Plus, long time listener Ronnie joins in to take some momentous occasions and help Jesse find his next car.
• What should Jordan do at Burning Man?
• What kind of car should Jesse get?
On a rare guestless episode, Jordan and Jesse sit down for a discussion of nontraditional pets, Jesse's visit to a german delicatessan, and the guys get a special package of Chinese snacks from Donna the olympian.
Comedian Tony Camin and comedy writer Carol Kolb join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Facebook, Jordan's Texas wedding trip, and the upcoming BoatParty.biz.
Jasper Redd and Nick Adams join Jesse for a discussion of growing up in the woods versus the city, summer camp, and a key difference between white people and black people.
Comedian and podcaster April Richardson joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of their recent northwest tour, bar etiquette and April's experience at a rockabilly conference.
Comedian and writer Robin Thede joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of therapists, their trip to an LA Kiss arena football game, and Jesse's vacation.
Mike Schmidt joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's experience at a faerie hunt in Griffith Park, Jesse's feelings about changing in front of strangers, and their upcoming trip to the LA Kiss arena football game.
Comedian and podcaster Graham Elwood joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the movie Pompeii, Anne Hathaway and Jesse's run in with a mysterious man known only as Johnny Westlake.
Also, tickets are on sale for JJGo in the Pacific Northwest!
Portland, April 25th -- http://bit.ly/1lLH0SI
Seattle, April 26th -- http://bit.ly/1kDonfL
Vancouver, April 28th -- http://bit.ly/1oHrb1u
Sunny D, our producer, sits in with Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Brian's early days in LA, downtown Los Angeles, and Jordan's new job.
Also: mark your calendars Pacific Northwest! JJGo and SPY are coming -- Friday April 25 at the Mission Theater in Portland, Saturday April 26 at the Erickson Theater in Seattle, and Monday April 28 at the Vancouver Campus of Simon Fraser University.
Comedian Chris Fairbanks joins Jordan and Jesse for a very special MaxFunDrive episode and a discussion of arena football, Chris' career as a funny dancer, and Jordan's sister's upcoming wedding.
Podcaster Justin McElroy joins Jordan and Jesse in a MaxFun podcast mashup for a discussion of remote recording, Miami sightseeing, and the amazing power of onions. Plus, it's the pledge drive! Go to MaximumFun.org/donate to get involved!
• What should Jordan do in Miami?
Comedian and musician Rachel Bloom joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of terrifying children's movies, dressing for weddings and Jordan's social media cutback.
Writer and podcaster Caleb Bacon joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the characters in Jesse's neighborhood, Jesse's visit to Russell Simmons' house and Jodan's viewing of Cabin Boy.
Rob Corddry and Scott Simpson join Jordan and Jesse live on stage at the Eureka Theater in San Francisco.
Comedian Bill Burr joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Valentine's Day, Bill's high school experience and Shia LaBeouf's new art project.
Comedian and host Aisha Tyler joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Shia LeBouf's penis, Jesse's crack rock experience, and burning man. Plus, Aisha and Jordan give Jesse advice on what to say to high school students at his alma mater.
Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Disneyland, Jesse's new tree, and they take some sultry momentous occasions.
Recorded live on the USS Iowa, Dana Gould and Eliza Skinner join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Disney Cruises, the movie Labor Day, and a quiz game.
Dave Horwitz joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of celebrity kids rapping, the female rap group The Northern State, and Jordan's theory about how men and women should smell. Plus, Dave gets the guys gifts and they all come up with a new slogan for 2014.
• Buy your battleship tickets!
• Buy your SF Sketchfest tickets
• Create some awesome 2014 theme artwork!
Comedian, writer, and producer Andy Woods joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of mall restaurants, Jesse's neighbors, Cards Against Humanity and the Mr. Cooper-verse.
• Buy your battleship tickets!
• Buy your SF Sketchfest tickets
• Post your ideas for the 2104 theme on the MaxFun Subreddit!
Comedian Tess Barker joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of mean teenagers, the new reboot of Real Sex and hypothetical hosting jobs.
Action Items --
• Buy tickets for SF Sketchfest!
• Buy tickets for JJGo on a battleship!
• Get your questions ready for Jordan's AMA on Reddit!
Comedian and writer Guy Branum joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of hipster affectations, Guy's taste in music, and foreign money. Plus, Jesse's brother John joins everyone in the booth for momentous occasions.
Action Items --
• Buy tickets for SF Sketchfest!
• Buy tickets for JJGo on a battleship!
• Get your questions ready for Jordan's AMA on Reddit!
Comedian Nadia Kamil joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of holiday drinks, Catherine Zeta Jones' piano, and Wales.
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon, hosts of the Indoor Kids, join Jordan and Jesse to for a discussion of children's books, Bud Light Cranberita, and the magic of cutting a doughnut in half.
Comedian, writer, and actor Asterios Kokkinos joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Must See TV, the new Hobbit themed menu at Denny's, and putting shoes on dogs.
• Light up r/maximumfun with Pokemon/MaxFun mashups.
• Tweet @scandalwriters and get Jordan back on the show!
Bryan Cook, the creator of Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction, joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's past interaction with some shady police officers, new Candyland, and a terrifying crow encounter.
Writer and showrunner Geoff Haggerty joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of magic, nudity in movies and television, Jesse's trip to the bike shop, and Jesse's voice acting.
As the show hits three hundred episodes, Jordan decides to hang up his headphones and leave the world of podcasting behind. However, Jesse and Brian track him down at a cattle auction and play him some great clips from the last one hundred episodes in an attempt to woo him back into the recording booth.
Comedian and writer Andy Secunda joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's fear of going to bed, Andy's terrifying Orca dream, fruit snacks, and Jordan's experience buying wine for Andy's dinner party.
Action Item: Send in your favorite JJGo moments from the last 100 episodes!
Comedian and podcaster Matt Mira joins Jesse and Jordan for a discussion of Jesse and Theresa's new baby, Jordan's Haunted Hayride trip, and Matt's enthusiasm for model trains.
Chris Fairbanks and Karen Kilgariff join Jordan and Jesse for a live episode taped at the LA Podcasting Festival.
Comedian and podcaster Michelle Biloon joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Michelle's terrifying experience with pony rides, Jesse's search for a preschool, and Jordan's bewilderment over an oddly placed billboard. Plus, Bucky Sinister calls in to help judge the Jordan Morris Poetry Contest.
Comedian and writer Hal Rudnick joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Hal's Penn State roots, Jordan's new commercial, and Jesse gives an update on his electronics repair man.
Action Item -- enter the Jordan Morris Poetry Contest on Tumblr!
Comedian Kimberly Clark joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of toasters, placenta eating, and the end of the Zune era.
Jordan and Jesse go at it alone today and talk about Jordan's recent "dad" audition, a new Ed Begley Jr. movie, and heartthrobs from the past.
Action item: ladies, answer the Van Damme Studies poll! Leave your cultural context commentary in the forum thread! Let's get Jesse and Jordan a MacArthur Fellowship!
Daily Show writer and podcaster Dan McCoy joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of spiderman, Jordan's recent internet fame, and the boat party.
Jordan and Jesse perform live at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in London, England at The Phoenix.
BONUS SEGMENT with Mat Ricardo -- http://bit.ly/169gzcm
Comedian and writer Liz Feldman joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's horder neighbor, Terry Gross' cat, and the new website Lulu. Plus, Joe Blubaugh, winner of the full chort license plate contest comes by for a visit.
Comedian Shelby Fero joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Alan and Robin Thicke, secondary mutations, and crossbows. Plus, they get into Straight Talk for Teens: Teen 2 Teen.
Comedian Dave Ross joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of monkey butt, Jesse's electronic repair man, apartment hunting, and Dave's future comedy special.
Check out the 1000 Cones video -- http://youtu.be/eJnGyJKf0aM
Comedian and actress Emily Maya Mills joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's trip to the National concert, plus Jesse gives a pig-sitting update, there's an ice cream givaway update, and they talk about having sex in a museum.
Action items: What should Jordan and Jesse do with their quinceanera hall? What should Jordan and Jesse's momentous occasion be? Would Jordan look good with Pete-burns?
Scott Simpson joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of global warming, cracker jacks, playground ipod touches, Air BNB and celebrity appearances at Boatparty.biz. (This episode was taped before #1000 Cones started, so there's no ice cream talk this week.)
AND REMEMBER -- August is International JJGo Month! Enter the JJGo Video Contest!
Make a video of your favorite JJGo moments/quotes/etc etc! Do whatever you want! Make it awesome! Or, crappy! This is a QUALITY contest AND a POPULARITY contest! The best one and the one with the most views wins. Use the special keyword: VIDEJJGO.
Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's life on the road, Pacific Rim, the upcoming ice cream giveaway in Denver and a Driving Miss Daisy reboot.
And we did it! 1000 Cones is happening! Jordan and Jesse will be in Denver on August 3rd giving away 1000 free ice creams cones! Stop by Sweet Action Ice Cream ( 52 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80203) in Saturday to pick one up!
James Reichmuth and Rob Baedeker from the sketch comedy group Kasper Hauser join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of creativity, car washes, donut shops, and fast food.
Help Jesse and Jordan buy 1000 people ice cream cones!! http://kck.st/12VAk6B
Writer David Malki ! joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of haircuts, Jordan's trip to the Weird Al Burlesque Show, David's experience with a provocative street performer, and of course - 3D-printed reverse colons.
Plus, August is International JJGo Month! Enter the JJGo Video Contest!
Make a video of your favorite JJGo moments/quotes/etc etc! Do whatever you want! Make it awesome! Or, crappy! This is a QUALITY contest AND a POPULARITY contest! The best one and the one with the most views wins. Use the special keyword: VIDEJJGO. Do it!!
Jen Kirman joins Jordan and Jesse for an extra long episode! They discuss celebrity sexuality, Jordan's nightmare cab ride, riders for thoughtful fans, and celebrities with pigs for pets.
Alex Blagg joins Jordan and Jesse for a further discussion of FULL CHORT, a tutorial on making an ice cream cake, a story of Jordan's trip to the library and the most terrifying momentous occasion ever.
Comedian Steve Agee joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of pickles, Tyrese. barbeque, and the mother of all vanity license plates.
Alison Becker joins Jordan and Jesse for a comparison of spa experiences, an exploration of American Girl dolls, and a discussion of a new exercise technique.
Comedian and podcaster Rhea Butcher joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of skateboarding, Taco Bell, organizing remotes, and everyone eats some european candy sent in by a listener.
Jordan and Jesse fly solo this week and discuss the MaxFun softball team, Jordan's most recent celebrity sighting, Fast Six, and Jesse recommends some underwear.
Action item: get a friend to listen to the show!
Comedian Natasha Muse joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of rare Dr. Pepper, artisanal pickling, and Jordan talks about his trip to Nicolas Cage's estate sale.
Comedian John Roy joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's coyote attack, Cumberbitches, HBO programming, and morning radio.
Actor Dana Snyder joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jewish wizards, Wad Lord, and Jesse breaks down The Spinners' song, "Rubberband Man." Plus Jesse has a few big momentous occasions to announce.
Phil Elverum from the band Mount Eerie joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of fights in baseball, dominos, a game Phil made up on tour and Jesse getting banned from a thrift store.
Comedian and host of Wham Bam Pow, Ricky Carmona joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of softball, baseball movies and Jordan's new comedic persona. Plus, The Master of Would You Rather Jim Real stops by for an epic round of Would You Rather.
The Memory Palace's Nate DiMeo joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Segweys, jury duty and Gary Busey.
Comedian and writer Dave Horwitz joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's flu, Jordan's tour bus encounter and Dave's trip to a renaissance fair.
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Fan favorite Chris Fairbanks joins Jordan and Jesse on this MaxFunDrive edition of JJGo for a discussion of sex toys, Prince, a few new business ventures, and Jordan's trip to WonderCon.
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One Bad Mother co-host Biz Ellis joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of seedy adult books stores that sell potions, raising a child speaking Swedish, Biz's one-eyed rescue cat Onion, and Richmond Virginia's plethora of civil war memorials.
Action Item: What's a good general beginners thing Jordan can request that won't scare somebody off, but will get the most out of his Extreme Restraints offer?
Broadcaster Helen Zaltzman of the podcast "Answer Me This!" joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of cat songs, TV shows, Helen and Jesse's experience at South By Southwest and pudding.
Comedian and author DC Pierson and comedian Cameron Esposito join Jordan for a discussion of burlesque shows, Taken, the Wahlberg brothers, and insurance mascots.
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Television hosts Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of sexual handicaps, gross cocktails, abandoned theme parks, and continue the deliberation about animals that should be on a farm.
Comedian Dan Telfer joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of farm animals, German perverts, Jordan's trip to see Endeavor, the unveiling of Boatparty.biz and Jesse's new headwear.
Action item: what kind of animals would you like to see on a farm? Call us! 206-984-4FUN. Email us at email@example.com.
And http://www.boatparty.biz is live!
Actor and comedian Jon Glaser joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's recent tailor experience, Jon's TV show Delocated, and Jon's formative years. Plus, the youngest JJGo fan Henry stops by.
(The series finale of Delocated airs March 7 on Adult Swim. SET YOUR DVRS.)
Kimmy Gatewood of the Apple Sisters joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Foxy Grandpa films, the Apple Sisters' Las Vegas show and DF Con 2013.
Actor and comedian John Ross Bowie joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of loud kids toys, hippie college experiences, folksy things, and Jesse's new code of ethics.
Comedian and writer April Richardson and writer and actor Jim Festante join Jordan for a discussion of the end times, goth teens, conspiracy documentaries, and christian movies.
Host of public radio show The Dinner Party, Rico Gagliano, joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the films of RZA and ICP, pig pheremones, favorite cheeses, the books of Mary Roach, and dig deeper into the development of Eagle and Pelican.
Nick Adams guest hosts with Jesse and they are joined by comedian Kurt Braunohler for a discussion of Los Angeles' Sunken City, surfing, skateboarding, Huell Howser, and a new sitcom idea.
Comedian, writer, and musician Karen Kilgariff joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of fish trucks, coin operated binoculars, the Philadelphia Mummer's Parade, and the KDOC New Year's Special disaster. Plus, Karen sings a song and they settle on a new slogan for 2013.
J. Keith van Straaten joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's experience at Gay Comic-Con (BentCon), baseball card collecting, their experiences in 2012, and new themes for 2013.
Action item: Suggest a theme for 2013! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-984-4FUN.
Onion writer Seth Reiss joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's recent robe purchase, Jordan's trip to Joshua Tree and Universal Soldier continuity.
Eric Drysdale from the Colbert Report joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of egg nogs, Jewish holidays, teenaged hobbies, clown skills, and the sad state of biker culture.
Comedian Sara Benincasa joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Gordon Ramsay, trolling, Sara's bathtub talk show, and eating alone.
Comedians Jonah Ray and Andy Wood join Jordan for a discussion of LA Neighborhoods, unemployment movies, hipster irony, and sensory deprivation tanks.
The legendary Jonathan Katz and Tom Snyder join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's uncomfortable brunch, Jesse's Afro-Hatian dancing, Jonathan's friendship with David Mamet, and Jonathan and Tom's webseries, Explosion Bus.
Check out Explosion Bus at http://www.explosionbus.com.
Comedianne and writer Laurie Kilmartin joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Speed Racer, Hot Kid Baby Mum Mums Rice Rusks, childrens' books, and Laurie's book Shitty Mom.
Colton Dunn joins Jordan and Jesse to recap Jesse's superstorm survival story, discuss shitty movies that Jesse has seen in theaters, and briefly touch on the sitcom Roc, Ivy Style fashion, and horror movie The Stuff.
Andy Secunda and Brea Grant join Jordan for a discussion of staying "on brand", destination weddings, different types of fans, and their new webseries, Game Shop.
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Recorded live at the San Francisco Comedy and Burrito festival, Jordan and Jesse are joined by special guests Merlin Mann and Scott Simpson.
Comedian Jasper Redd joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of pitting out, air travel, emotional journies, and cowboy hats.
Brent Weinbach sits down with Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of smells, funny names, Turkish Delights, and Jordan watches Brent's new internet video.
Jason Mantzoukas from the podcast How Did This Get Made? sits down with Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Nicolas Cage and Werner Herzog movies. Plus, Donna Vakalis stops by to talk about her olympic experience.
Kevin Allison from The State joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Las Vegas, Robert Krulwich, bicycle safety, and Kevin's storytelling podcast and newest member of the Maximum Fun podcast family, RISK!.
MAXFUN DAY is coming! http://maximumfun.org/maxfunday
Elizabeth Laime of the Totally Laime podcast sits down with Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of punctuality, hand jobs, and relationship "freebies".
NPR correspondent Mike Pesca stops by to join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jewish baseball, overwhelming heat, ironic bigotry, and buildings that used to be banks.
Brian Heater joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the mile high club, a dog beach in Southern California, Bob Mould, and Jordan's psycho neighbor.
Robin Thede joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of grocery store express lanes, pranking Clint Eastwood, bachelor party planning, and scary children's movies of the 80's.
Dave Hill joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of postman pants, disconcerting vans, dry cleaning and hobo pee.
Recorded live at the Leicester Square Theatre in London, Jordan and Jesse are joined by special guest Graham Linehan.
Poet and comedian Bucky Sinister joins Jesse and Jordan for a discussion of San Francisco tourist attractions, Jesse's trip to Mexico, and the Rocket Scouts.
Action item: send in ideas for The Rocket Scouts merit badges.
Go to http://www.rocketscouts.com.
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon from The Indoor Kids podcast join Jordan for a discussion of the Olympics, karaoke, dental dams, and Jordan's new signature Bud Light Lime-A-Rita cocktail.
Jordan's drink recipe and links after the jump!
Scott Simpson, from the podcast You Look Nice Today, joins Jesse and Jordan for a discussion of 7-Up salads, Sissy Bounce, Beavers in Canada, and Jordan's most recent audition.
What song should Jordan sing for his first karaoke song?
What merit badges should we have for Rocket Patrol?
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Reference links/footnotes from the show after the jump!
British comedian Humphrey Ker joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of savory alcohols, British Dennis the Menace, Step Up Revolution and their recent Comic Con experience.
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Vanessa Ragland from the podcast Pop My Culture joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of exploding goats, sponge animal capsules, silkwood baths, and Magic Mike.
Reference links/footnotes from the show after the jump!
Brian Huskey joins Jesse and Jordan for a discussion of outdoor malls, Jimmy Buffet, and motion capture. Also, listener and pentathlete Donna Vakalis calls in to talk about the Olympics, horse blind dates, and laser guns.
Let's buy Donna a laser gun!
Jimmy Pardo joins Jesse and Jordan for a discussion of nightmares, brain Botox, kettle corn, and Dylan going electric.
June Diane Raphael joins Jesse and Jordan for a discussion of Town Cars, The Bachelorette, yoga etiquette, and It's-It.
Dan Gregor, writer for CBS's "How I Met Your Mother", joins Jesse and Jordan for a discussion of youth fishing, Heathcliff, business cards, and the London Olympics.
W. Kamau Bell, Ashkon and Throwing Shade's Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson join Jesse and Jordan for a live show at MaxFunCon.
(Sorry the audio's not perfect - we got a little excited on stage and recorded a little hot.)
Greg Fitzsimmons from Fitzdog Radio joins Jesse and Jordan to talk about yoga, the sensual misadventures of A. Dick and about his comedy alter ego, Grapefruit Simmons.
Alison Rosen from The Adam Carolla Podcast and Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend joins Jesse and Jordan to talk about why a man would visit a strip club, who's better, Bert or Ernie, and what happens to a man's mind when he becomes a father.
Pro wrestler Colt Cabana of the Art of Wrestling podcast joins us to talk about wrestling in Japan, at the Gathering of the Juggalos, and about the porn studio upstairs from our new digs.
Matt Besser from Improv4Humans stops by to discuss the Grateful Dead Archive, the things a suburban man must do and more.
Dave Holmes is a Vegas voyeur, a personal appearer and more.
The Thrilling Adventure Hour's Ben Acker joins Jesse and Jordan for discussion of Van Wilder, college radio, ascetisism and more.
Comedian Ian Edwards joins Jordan and Jesse to discuss ska church, 90s alternative rock bands, and daytime television personalities.
Gene O'Neill joins Jesse and Jordan to explicate a surprisingly dark porno, discuss birthdays with Gene's dad and more.
Rob Corddry joins Jesse and Jordan to talk about neighbor enemies, funny names and more.
Have you ever had a neighbor enemy, or a neighbor enemy disaster?
Have a strategy for Jesse's new neighbor feud?
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The hosts of Throwing Shade join Jesse and Jordan to talk about Jordan's cross-country trip, Jesse's charming airplane seat neighbor and more.
Standup Ali Wong joins us to talk about growing up and getting married, radio icons who may not match up to our iconic images, and a plan for a new gay theme bar.
Jesse also announces a new development in the MaximumFun family! Listen in for the exciting news.
Chicago based comedian, Cameron Esposito, joins Jordan and Jesse this week to talk about performing circus tricks and the divisive world of men's footwear.
Tami Sagher, writer-producer on How I Met Your Mother joins Jesse and Jordan to talk about what Jordan does when he blacks out and more.
Cartoonist Tony Millionaire joins Jordan and Jesse at Thorn Manor to teach us etymology, school dance etiquette, and generational pop culture. Also listen in to find out some of Jordan and Jesse's favorite submissions so far for this year's theme 2012: MORE POWERFUL THAN EVER: GOING APE.
Eliza Skinner joins Jesse and Jordan to change your life forever. Jesse takes on people who take on hypocrisy, and introduces a new theme for 2012: MORE POWERFUL THAN EVER: GOING APE.
On this weeks JJGO! Dave Horwitz Jen Goldberg & Eric Martin join Jordan in the club house for some Bud Light Limes and Good Times! The usual themes are discussed like Spartacus' dong, the margarita guitar and that guy who blogs about the blogs about video games. Let's Go!
While Jesse's away Jordan invites Chris Fairbanks and Aison Becker to the newly renovated sex dungeon! Can't buy me love? Dubstep? Cats? Yup, just the kind of Dungeon you'd expect on Jordan, Jesse, Go!
Author and comedy great Merrill Markoe joins Jordan and Jesse to drop a little knowledge about the best tweets, the perils of house sitting and a Rick Moranis comeback, which starts on Jordan, Jesse, Go!
Eddie Pepitone takes a constitutional and joins Jordan and Jesse to discuss the antiques roadshow, Jordan's hot wings addiction and the alarming red flag that is a Hello Kitty Collection. Take a moonlight walk and Let's Go!
Writer and Comedian Andres Du Bouchet brings the cheeseburgers and his opinions to the Chalet where he, Jordan & Jesse discuss Sky Rim avatars, the comedic stylings of Regis and Kelly and of course, the gravy boat lighthouse.
Maria Thayer from Eagleheart and Strangers With Candy--among others-- joins Jordan and Jesse in the Bone Manor to talk feelings. Like how you feel when you see Bill Murray, being faced with the body of your life's work and Ryan Gosling.
Never Not Funny and Aspecialthing.com's Matt Belknap treks to the Mountain Chalet to talk with Jordan and Jesse about natural disasters in Los Angeles, charitable giving and the shopping experience at Radio Shack. 'Tis the season!
Oscar Nunez from The Office joins Jordan and Jesse to discuss Belfast Baddasses, how to achieve Alan Alda type celebrity status at the dry-cleaners and of course the plight of the pet pigeon. If you live in an Abyss-like space station at the bottom of the sea and DON'T know when The Office airs, you can catch it on Thursdays 9/8c
30 Rock's Keith Powell joins Jordan and Jesse to serenade a birthday girl, give good advice to America's troubled teens and if there's enough time, sprinkle some gay dust.
Childrens Hospital star and Co-Host of Who Charted?, Kulap Vilaysack joins Jordan & Jesse to talk about barber shop super groups, superficial world travelers and awesomely strange gifts.
Don't forget to call in with your favorite bits, clips, moments and what-not of past JJGO episodes to be used in the 200th episode celebration.
Clips can be anywhere from 2-3 minutes on the short end and up to 10-15 minutes on the longer side.
Please give the episode number and the time in episode your clip plays. (as specific as possible please)