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International Waters: Episode 90 Making Sounds Sound Like Real Sound

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Dave, Sharon Houston, and Brandon Johnson
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Brandon Johnson
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Sharon Houston
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Michael Legge
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Danielle Ward
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Dave Holmes

Brandon Johnson, Sharon Houston, Danielle Ward and Michael Legge join host, Dave Holmes to talk about gross beach love, affairs on the set of Star Wars, and erotic slash fiction.

Brandon Johnson sells DVDs of all the hottest screeners on 6th and Wilshire and recommends Kate Berlant and John Early's 555.

Sharon Houston wants to plug her live shows and recommends you check out Jen Kirkman's live shows.

Danielle Ward is on Twitter @captainward and recommends The Film Fandango podcast.

Michael Legge wants to plug his and Danielle’s podcastDo the Right Thing and claims his mum is nice too.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave wants you to call a family member and tell them you love them.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Riley Silverman, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Christian Dueñas.

Episode 18: Game Designer Jonathan Blow Unpacks 'The Witness'

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On the Adam Ruins Everything podcast, Adam typically brings experts who appeared on the TV show to further expand on the arguments they make on the show. But during the off-season of the TV show, we thought we'd try something new. We are going to start bringing guests onto the show who may or may not have appeared on the show, but who are just as thoughtful and groundbreaking in their work.
 
Today's guest is Jonathan Blow, the indie game developer who is best known as the creator of Braid and The Witness. In The Witness, which was released last year to rave reviews, a player walks around a picturesque island solving complex puzzles. The puzzles themselves are not only incredibly challenging and quite philosophical, but they're almost a glimpse into the highly intelligent mind of Jonathan himself. Jonathan attended the University of California at Berkeley, and worked several jobs including Game Developer Magazine, before releasing Braid in 2008.On the podcast, Jonathan and Adam discuss The Witness at length... including, SPOILER ALERT, the solutions to puzzles and the game's ending! (Don't worry, spoilers will be clearly marked, so you have time to pause.) Within the game, they discuss architecture's role in gaming, how the game raises questions about religion and the self, and much more. If you're planning on playing the game, we encourage you to pause the episode before it gets spoilery and play the game yourself before finishing the episode.

Lady to Lady EP. 209 "Tea, Baths and Soups" ft. Ryan Nemeth

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Lady to Lady
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Ryan Nemeth

Ryan Nemeth (@HotYoungBriley) joins the ladies to discuss whiny cats, bath bombs, old people, Steven Tyler, and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Underground Gangs! w/ J.D. Amato

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J.D. Amato

Hey Buddies! Hello again old friends! We've saved your favorite podcast listening seat for you! Pull it up and sit on down! First, Travis talks about his survival instincts kicking in while visiting San Francisco. We have a WYR all about automated cars that leads to a lengthy discussion on public transportation! We also talk about how you can waterproof your matches! Our Buddy In The Bunker this week is comedian/podcaster/director J.D. Amato who talks to us about urban exploring, leading a futuristic gang and his rich guy escape plan! Enjoy and be sure to share!

The Greatest Generation Ep 103: The Pudding Button (S5E4)

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When the glass pinecone that Data’s brother has been hanging around with makes an unwanted reappearance, it dashes Riker’s hope of post-curry coitus. Starfleet is quick to dispatch a rare old lady-scientist to debate everybody about the relative merits of revenge. Is Captain Picard turning into Burke? Who should shampoo Adam’s crotch? Will she turn Data into an even weirder real doll? You don’t need to be an empath to know that this episode is not in its right mind.

#99 - Binge vs Weekly Episodic TV Watching - LIVE from Hal's car

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The second of two episodes recorded from the backseat of Hal's car, this episode features one of our more modern debates - should you binge watch television, or watch episode weekly? Mark and Hal fight through oppressive heat and stuffiness to find the answer.

MBMBaM 338: Thunderwall

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What's up, Gearheads? We made an episode just for you! Join us for an in-depth discussion on Justin's new ride, and listen in as he breaks down all the special modifications he made both under and above the hood. This baby's got a Hemi, whatever that means.

Sugggested talking points: Justin's New Car, Bassism, Altaba Answers, Ronald's Sex Commercial, Tapping, Brendan Frasier Deep Dive, Too Many Stuffies

Corin Tucker & Tom Arnold

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Bullseye
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Corin Tucker
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Tom Arnold

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.


Photo credit: Jesse Thorn

Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney on The Early Riot Grrrl Scene, Finding Her Voice, and Sleater-Kinney's Return

[r] Sleater-Kinney is one of the most-loved indie bands of the past two decades. The band formed in the latter days of the riot grrrl movement in Olympia, Washington, and found an intense following. They were fierce, and they let their ideas "fill the room".

After recording eight albums and tons of touring, they went on hiatus. The band's members pursued other musical and creative projects, but there was a nagging question -- what would it be like if Sleater-Kinney returned?

In January of 2015, the band released a new record called No Cities to Love. It had been nearly a decade since their last LP.

Corin Tucker, the group's co-founder, joins us to talk about soaking up the punk and riot grrrl scenes of the early 1990s, finding her voice, and why Sleater-Kinney returned.


Photo: Jesse Thorn

Tom Arnold Talks About Shaking Off the Bullies and Making His Own Way

Tom Arnold is a real show business survivor. His first big job in Hollywood was as a writer on Roseanne. He ended up married to her. He became a regular on the show and their relationship was tabloid fodder for five years. By the time they broke up in 1994, you couldn't make it through a late night monologue without a Tom Arnold joke.

But Arnold never stopped working, as a character actor, as a sports talk show host, as a stand up comic, and now in his 50s he's a dad for the first time and he's now been a star in Hollywood for thirty years and continues to make headlines. Arnold also continues to perform stand up across the country.

Tom talks with us about growing up in Iowa and fighting bullies, the difficulties of working in Las Vegas, his enduring respect for Roseanne, and the way he's found satisfaction with his work.

The Outshot: MacGruber

Jesse heartily disagrees with A.O. Scott's review of the film version of MacGruber. In short: MacGruber exists, and the world is better for it.

TS270: Throwing Shade TV Tonight, Jennifer Holliday, Women's March, Guest Derek Meeker

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Throwing Shade

This week Bryan shares the myth of the stomach flu, while Erin shares her plans for the Inauguration. Also, Jennifer Holliday promptly backs out of performing at the Inauguration with a heartfelt response, and the Women’s March on Washington is this Saturday 1/21, and we have all the details. Plus, Bryans partner, guest Derek Meeker is here to discuss their wedding, Derek’s Republican past, and his coming out story. 

Throwing Shade is TONIGHT 1/17 on TV Land at 10:30 PM! Watch it live, set your DVRs, get on Tinder or Grindr and find someone who has a tv! Just watch!

Rose Buddies Ep. 54: Zero G Barfdate

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Rose Buddies

Did we all communally experience last night's episode of The Bachelor in a group fever dream? Did we really witness a Backstreet Boys dance-off, a floating post-yartz smooch and a bouncy castle hook-up? IS THIS THE MATRIX? ARE WE IN THE MATRIX?

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