MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 11: Merlin Mann


Merlin Mann shared his thoughts on creativity and producing creative work in a very popular talk at last year's MaxFunCon.

Maybe you couldn't make it in 2009. Well, luckily enough for you, Merlin will be joining us again this year. In anticipation of next week's podcast, in which Jesse will be talking to him about his upcoming book, we're sharing the advice he gave at MaxFunCon 2009.

Merlin is great at breaking down the process of making art, or writing, or however you choose to be awesome and helping you think clearly about how you can stop stalling and just get started. So what are you waiting for? Help him help you by heading over to the MaxFunCon site to get the podcast.

MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 10: John Hodgman and Merlin Mann


A few months ago, MaxFunster Merlin Mann (of 43 Folders and You Look Nice Today fame) conducted a live interview with MaxFunster John Hodgman (of Daily Show and Areas of My Expertise fame).

Want to know what kind of persimmon-kickery these two might be capable of at this year's MaxFunCon? Get the podcast of their conversation over at

MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 9: Andrew WK at WNYC


We guarantee the always epic Andrew WK will be ready to motivate and inspire you at this year's MaxFunCon. Need to get pumped up now? Head over to the MaxFunCon site to hear his live interview and performance on an episode of The Sound of Young America in NYC.

MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 8: Al Madrigal


Al Madrigal is a super guy. He's hilarious, for one: You've probably seen him on Conan or on Craig Ferguson, and he was the Jury Award winner for Best Stand-Up Comedian at the Aspen Comedy Arts Festival.

We've actually known Al since our college radio show days... and even then he was always helpful, friendly and all-around awesome. And that is the kind of folks we want to surround ourselves with at MaxFunCon. He was recently a guest on Jordan, Jesse Go! - head over to the MaxFunCon site for a sneak of his standup as "Smiling Al Madrigal" at MaxfunCon. You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 7: Jonathan Coulton


Jonathan Coulton returns to perform at MaxFunCon after touring his new DVD/CD combo of live performances, it's called: BEST. CONCERT. EVER. If you've never heard his songs before then seriously: get ready to have a new favorite person in your life.

Jump over to to grab it or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 6: Maria Bamford


The Bammer will be returning to MaxFunCon this year, but not only to perform: She will also be leading a standup comedy open-mic for comedians of all levels of skill, so if you've always wanted to give standup comedy a try- now's your chance!

Jump over to to grab her standup set from last year's MaxfunCon, or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 5: Marc Maron


Marc Maron is one of our headliners at MaxFunCon 2010 and one of our favorite comedians ever. His podcast, WTF, remains the top ten on iTunes popularity because yeah: he is that good.

Here he is with Janeane Garofalo, an old friend & partner in crime in the alternative comedy scene of the 90's.

Jump over to to grab it, or subscribe in iTunes.

MaxFunCon: The Installment Plan


If you want to come to MaxFunCon, but you'd rather pay in FOUR EASY PAYMENTS, then have I got news for you...


For a limited time only, people.

MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 4: A Whitman's Sampler of Hilarity


On Episode 4 of the MaxFunCon Podcast we bring you some comedy from our pals:

Elephant Larry

Experience this trifecta of awesome LIVE at MaxFunCon 2010.

Jump over to to grab it, or subscribe in iTunes.

MaxFunCon Graphics!


Are you going to MaxFunCon?

We'd love for you to add these graphics to your blog sidebars, websites, MySpace(?), uhm... Friendsters, AltaVistas, Geocities, NCSA Mosaics, whatever. You can either grab the images themselves here, or copy and paste the code into your whatnots to get a nice little linkeroonie.

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