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One Bad Mother Episode 70: Mom in the Mirror, with guest Deborah Feingold

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One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Deborah Feingold

Biz and Theresa try to figure out how our childhood memories and images of moms fit -- or don't -- with how we see ourselves now that we're moms. There's a good chance we're over-thinking it. Plus, Biz discovers that the kindergarten playground may be one step away from a prison yard and Theresa makes parenting look easy. We speak with Deborah Feingold who has photographed everyone from Bono to Clinton, about her new book Music, a collection of her most iconic images, and she lays some serious mom-insight bombs on us that may be the answers to all our over-thinking.

Deborah Feingold: Music
DeborahFeingold.com

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amran, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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TS151: Ice Buckets, Michelle Duggar,NY Post Catcalling, with Guest Tanlines

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Throwing Shade

Erin challenged Bryan to throw ice for ALS! So instead he's just gonna write them a check. Also, Queen of Bangs Michelle Duggar of "19 Kids and Counting" said some incredibly stupid things about trans women. And finally, indie super-duo Tanlines drop by to talk about everything from the Ying-Yang twins to Google to Bernadette Peters. Also, can you climax standing up?  

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Throwing Shade #58: Ice Bucket Challenge & Tanlines

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Everyone slather on your coconut oil and turn on Judge Judy, because it's time to hear about the sexual misadventures of Erin and Bryan. Plus, we're talking about the white Beyonce herself: Michelle Duggar. She and her bangs are sending out robocalls that are incredibly misinformed and offensive. Thankfully, the amazing Tanlines are here to talk Nashville and the Ying Yang Twins!


EP. 88 "Mathed Herself" ft. Erin Gibson

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Erin Gibson

Erin Gibson (@gibblertron) joins the ladies to discuss birth control, dresses, peeing on cacti, scratching bolls, how thongs work, hiding your labia, Uber, shitty snacks and more! Produced by David Janove, intern Kailey Godoy, theme song by Zach Ames.

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Sawbones: Spontaneous Combustion

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Sawbones

This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee present the last of their NYC live shows from May with a thorough examination of spontaneous combustion. Look out!

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn LIVE! in LA

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Date: 
10/15/2014 - 20:00
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Los Angeles, CA
Venue Name: 
Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

See Bullseye with Jesse Thorn LIVE in Los Angeles at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery!

* Wednesday, October 15
* Doors 8pm, Show 9pm
* Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
* Live interviews, music and comedy
* NPR Generation Listen sponsored Meet-and-Greet with Jesse Thorn after the show

Our live show last fall sold out early -- buy your tickets now and make sure you don't miss out. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 26th at 12pm PDT. Click here to purchase.

To make it extra special, the show will kick off MaxFunWeek, a celebration of MaxFun podcasts and everything awesome. Mark October 15th - 21st on your calendar now and sign up for the MaxFunWeek email list to make sure you don't miss any of the fun.

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: George Takei and Damian Abraham of ****ed Up

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Bullseye
Guests: 
George Takei
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Damian Abraham
Guests: 
Carolyn Kellogg

New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.

If you're in Los Angeles, come hang with us at a cemetery this October. For real! It's how we're kicking off MaxFunWeek. Find details and ticket information here for our upcoming live show on 10/15 at Hollywood Forever's Masonic Lodge.

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What Is it Like "To Be Takei"? George Takei on Growing Up Japanese-American (and Gay), Acting Challenges and Yes, 'Star Trek'

Star Trek: The Original Series broke ground with its debut in 1966. The show had a multiethnic cast, and creator Gene Roddenberry tackled social issues in a futuristic setting. George Takei was an original castmember, and helped paved the way for Asian-American actors on television with his character Hikaru Sulu.

Takei went on to reprise his role in the animated Star Trek series and six Star Trek movies. He's also accumulated dozens of other acting and voiceover credits, from the 1956 Japanese monster movie Rodan, to The Simpsons, to Heroes.

But the new documentary To Be Takei goes beyond his acting career to show Takei's remarkable backstory and his positivity in the face of adversity. Before he even began kindergarten, he and his family were ordered at gunpoint to a U.S. internment camp for Japanese-Americans. In puberty, he realized that his emerging crushes were on boys, not girls. Takei chose to remain closeted for decades, to shelter his acting career from any fallout over his sexuality.

Takei spoke to us about his family's struggle to retain normalcy during and after their imprisonment in an American internment camp, starring in the Twilight Zone episode that America couldn't handle, and the impact that being gay has had on his personal and professional life. (Yes, there's a Star Trek question in there too.)

To Be Takei is now in theaters and available on VOD.

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Satisfying Thrills, Chills and Noir: Carolyn Kellogg on New Books

Los Angeles Times book critic Carolyn Kellogg stops by to talk about two innovative new books that should satisfy your need for thrills and chills, or noir-ish detectives and dames.

Her first recommendation is Broken Monsters, by Lauren Beukes, a supernatural detective story set in present-day Detroit.

She also suggests checking out Kill My Mother, by acclaimed cartoonist and writer Jules Feiffer. It's a graphic novel which gives a new twist on noir.

Carolyn Kellogg covers books for the Los Angeles Times. You can find her writing online in the Times' book blog, Jacket Copy or follow her on Twitter @paperhaus.

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"Music by Participation": Damian Abraham of ****ed Up on Finding Punk Rock

What happens when a hardcore band makes a rock opera, or quadruple tracks their drums, or writes a beautiful love song? Damian Abraham's band, ****ed Up, has done all of that and more. They started back in 2001, and have only gotten more ambitious over time.

Abraham, also known as Father Damian or Pink Eyes, got his first taste of punk rock as a fourteen-year-old, when the lead singer of the band he was seeing jumped off stage and tackled him and his friends. Abraham loved that punk wasn't "music by observation", it was "music by participation".

He talks to us about what it's like to have punk rock be your life and career, the circumstances that spurred his decision to drop his straightedge lifestyle, and the aesthetics of his music.

****ed Up's newest album is Glass Boys. The band will wrap up a string of U.S. tourdates shortly, and will tour Canada in September.

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The Outshot: 'Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women'

Jesse thinks you too might be charmed by magician Ricky Jay's history of Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women.

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 336 - Alicia Tobin

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Alicia Tobin

Alicia Tobin returns to talk murder TV, parking lot attendants, and Winnipeg.

Download episode 336 here. (right-click)

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MBMBaM 214: Face 2 Face X: Craigslist Croutons

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We did this live show in Los Angeles a few months ago, but that just means the goofs have ripened and fermented for peak flavor. We'll be back with your regularly scheduled fraternal advice next week!

Suggested talking points: Fancy, Shumwaying, Sexy Wii Bowling, Great Job Robber, Dirty Truth or Dare, Truck Bed Contagion, A Puzzle of Flesh, Creating a Human Life, Horse Cons, Super Neutered

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 339: King Frizz with Matt Belknap

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Matt Belknap

Podcaster Matt Belknap joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of hidden talents, business ideas, and Jordan's first ultimate frisbee game.

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