Allessandria brings the case against her husband Kevin. Kevin is a stay at home dad and has a cell phone, but is selective about when he chooses to use it. Al wants him to pick up when she rings. Kevin says he gets back to her in due time. Who's right? Who's wrong?
Thanks to Craig Eliason for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put a call for submissions.
Submitted by Allessandria
Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse address airplane etiquette, the importance of Hamilton, swear words and more! There's no explicit content in this one, but you may not want kids listening to it all the same.
If you're looking for the hotel mentioned in this week's show, it is the Mayfair Hotel in Miami!
Laura has refused to play Mortal Kombat with her boyfriend Austin since he began doing extensive research and practice outside of their video game sessions. Should Austin come back down to her level so they can play a beloved game together? CAN he even do so?
We're joined us by Guest Bailiff David Rees of the TV show Going Deep, which returns THIS EVENING, Wednesday November 11th at 10/9c on the Esquire Channel!
Thanks to our own defendant, Laura, for this week's case name.
Libby brings the case against her husband Aaron. Aaron is a minister by occupation, and thinks he should always be upfront about his job when meeting new people. Libby says he should play it cool till he gets to know them a bit better. Who's right? Who's wrong?
Thanks to Peter Counter for this week's case name.
Don't miss Bailiff Jesse's World Tour of Several American Cities with Bullseye! Stops in LA, Boston, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Philadelphia, DC await but tickets are going fast. Come see Jesse with William H. Macy, David Cross, Tavi Gevinson, Mission of Burma, Barney Frank, Hari Kondabolu, Chicano Batman, Ray Suarez, Dan Deacon and our own John Hodgman. Get your tickets now! Philly is sold out and the other cities are close on its heels. Visit BullseyeTour.com for more info.
Judge Hodgman and Guest Bailiff Elliott Kalan of the Flop House clear out the docket, ruling on how to talk to a robot, the rights and privileges of toys, the appropriate way to introduce your kids to team sports, and more.
Special thanks to Elliott for joining us this week! Be sure to check out his podcast, The Flop House
Don't miss Bailiff Jesse's World Tour of Several American Cities with Bullseye! Stops in LA, Boston, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Philadelphia, DC await but tickets are going fast. Come see Jesse with William H. Macy, Tavi Gevinson, Mission of Burma, Barney Frank, Hari Kondabolu, Chicano Batman, Ray Suarez, Dan Deacon and our own John Hodgman. Get your tickets now!!
The hilarious and charming John Hodgman and the charming and hilarious John Roderick join us to talk about print magazines, fashion risks, and one another's prized possessions.
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Ted brings the case against his good friend Chris. They will make plans, but Chris will suddenly become unreachable when it comes time to meet up. Ted's calls and texts go unanswered. Ted says Chris needs to step up and let him know when his plans have changed. Chris says the plans weren't firm, so he's not entirely in the wrong. Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.
Thanks to Luke Seemann for this week's case name!
And be sure to get your tickets to Judge Hodgman's ongoing Vacationland tour.
Judge Hodgman and Guest Bailiff Jean Grae take on the proper way to do the YMCA dance, marriage proposals, and more.
And be sure to get your tickets to Judge Hodgman's upcoming Vacationland tour, launching this weekend!
Two friends co-host a literary reading series as a labor of love. Should they begin to seek donations?
This week we say au revoir, till next time to our wonderful Summer Bailiff Monte Belmonte! Thank you for everything, Monte!
Charles Louis Richter named this week's case via the Judge John Hodgman Facebook page. Thanks, Charles!
Listen in as Judge John rules on metal meat utensils, the right way to put toilet paper on the roll, how to confront a 40 year old listening to EDM, Vlad the Impaler-based religions, and the proper order to listen to podcast episodes. This week with Bailiff Jesse Thorn! If you've ever wanted to know WWVD, this is the episode for you.