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Orange Street News, North Carolina Boycott, HuffPo Hustle, Zika Virus

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Welcome once more Cool Kids! A quick update on the Primaries and it's on with the episode! Learn about an intrepid reporter who covered a murder and was met with backlash! Mostly because she's 9. Artists and business have been stepping up to boycott North Carolina ever since HB2! Travis found three fun stories on Huffington Post and we're doing all 3! An empowering Muppet, a poor choice of words and Satanic Masturbation, what fun! Brent provides a little perspective on the Zika Virus panic. All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week!

TS230:Portland,Gay Partners,La'Porsha Renae,Astronomy Professors

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Show: 
Throwing Shade

We're pretty certain Oliver can sniff out fear and exhaustion because this week Bryan lived his nightmare and ran into Erin while working out. Also American Idol runner up La'Porsha Renae was raised to hate gay "lifestyles" and two astronomy professors need a good butt kicking for sexually harassing female students. WWGD? What would Galileo do?

Pop Rocket Mailbag #2

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
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Wynter Mitchell
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Oliver Wang
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Margaret Wappler

The Pop Rocket gang answer YOUR questions from the Facebook group and the MaxFun subreddit. Guy discusses the old G4 days, Oliver talks basketball, Wynter voices her love for The Real Housewives, and Margaret goes into her wild college days.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:

Wynter Mitchell - Control by Janet Jackson
Oliver Wang - Gossip by Cyril Neville
Margaret Wappler - Diamond Dogs by David Bowie
Guy Branum - Baraat by Mychael Danna

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

Pop Rocket: Episode 66 D.I.V.O.R.C.E.

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Oliver Wang
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler

The team talk about real and fictional divorces in TV and film. Plus Crowds on Demand, Glen Weldon's new book The Caped Crusade, #AWP16 and Hamburger Helper's April Fool's Mixtape.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:
Wynter Mitchell - FML (Feat. The Weeknd) TLOP by Kanye West
Oliver Wang - Bye Baby by Nas
Margaret Wappler - D.I.V.O.R.C.E. by Tammy Wynette
Guy Branum - I Am What I Am from La Cage Aux Folles

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Colin Anderson & Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

Premature Burial!

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Settle in Buddies, lay back and get comfy cause you might be here for awhile! For centuries, premature burial was not only a real concern, it was a common occurrence! Now a days, its more a risk of being body-bagged prematurely. Learn about the sometimes confusing, sometimes terrifying Safety Coffin! Sit comfortably in our Waiting Mortuary! Kick out the casket and climb on up! So, cut off a finger, stick a red hot poker up your butt and join us for another fun episode of Bunker Buddies!

EP. 170 " Let's Explore Dad-Mom" ft. Tess Rafferty

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Tess Rafferty

Tess Rafferty (@tessrafferty) joins the ladies to discuss showering, Carrie Bradshaw, getting married by your therapist, bachelorette parties, lunchables and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 257: Jesse Finds a Crux

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Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn clear out the docket on free refills, open mics (or is it open MIKES?), canoe weekends and what to do if your friend recommends a book he hasn't actually read.

MaxFunCon East tickets on sale NOW! Join us over Labor Day for an all-inclusive weekend of live comedy, podcasts, music, and educational sessions.

And if you live in Los Angeles, tickets are also one sale to see Judge Hodgman perform his one man show, VACATIONLAND at the Largo on Thursday June 9th!

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#59 - Practical vs Digital Effects with Tommy Haake

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Guests: 
Tommy Haake

Almost every movie made has some form of special effects in them. In modern filmmaking, digital effects have become commonplace - but are we missing out on the more practically driven effects of older films. Mark and Hal sit down with effects wizard Tommy Haake to talk about the history of effects, the blending of techniques, and settle once and for all which kind of effects are better!

CIPYD 38: Amy Spalding and Ball Dog

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Guests: 
Amy Spalding

Welcome to another episode of Can I Pet Your Dog! Now, listen to us talk about amusement parks for 10 minutes! OK, back to dogs! In Dogs We Met This Week, Cassidy protects Travis from (fake) Murder! Renee gives you a more-or-less 60 second Miniature Pinscher rundown in Mutt Minute! We've got an interview with YA author Amy Spalding mostly about her dog Violet. In Dog News, the US's first Dog Cafe and dogs used as pro tennis ball retrievers! Enjoy!

MBMBaM 298: The Impossible Joke

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We're ramping up to our 300th Episode Extravaganza in the only way we know how: By releasing this episode late, and spending a whooooole lot of it talking about Randy Quaid and Mario Lopez.

Suggested talking points: An Embarrassment of Quaids, Hyper C.O.P.S., Mario Lopez Facts, Car Songs, Satin Bags, Wrestle Babies

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