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Stop Podcasting Yourself 478 - Ivan Decker

Ivan Decker

Comedian Ivan Decker returns to talk beer leagues, being sick, and grown-up parties.

Download episode 478 here. (right-click)

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 480: Child Colleague with Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson

Bryan Safi
Erin Gibson

Throwing Shade's Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the proliferation of the word "discotheque" in foreign language textbooks, the nightmare of having a pig as a pet, and the astonishing existence of Guy Fieri's Trashcan Nachos.

MBMBaM 355: The Playbloom


This episode is all about the stuff that gets folks' noodle going. It's one of our most thematically consistent episodes yet, which is a shame. A quarter of it was spent talking about a movie that came out in 2015. Cool!

Suggested talking points: KNKOs, Five Very Large Posters of Orlando Bloom, Year Ball, Milk Tricks, Infinite Banana, Food Recs, Stuck to the Chair

Amy Aniobi / Allen Strickland Williams

Baby Geniuses
Amy Aniobi
Allen Strickland Williams

Hello babies!

Emily is on tour, if you live somewhere in the US check if she’s coming to your town soon! Maybe she’ll even autograph a zine for you? Lisa is on hiatus from work so she has taken up weaving. On Chunch Chat, there is still no new Chunch news. We are suffering from the throes of Chunch withdrawal and no basket house or peafowl will feed our need. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for “Office Assistant,” better known as the infamous Clippy from Microsoft Office. We welcome Amy Aniobi, who shares the beautiful story of her parents’ semi-arranged marriage. I promise it is very sweet and will remind you how love is something you have to work at. On Expert Hour, we are joined by Dirke Foote, a resident of Florida.

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Amy Aniobi
Allen Strickland Williams

The Greatest Generation Ep 136: No Stranger to Terrible Implants (S6E11)


When Captain Jellico relieves Commander Riker of duty, his mission becomes finding the next best hot shot shuttlecraft pilot. (Unfortunately, that's not Geordi.) Meanwhile, Captain Picard is subjected to a form of torture that many would find WAY over the line. How many channels does Gul Madred get on that remote control? What would it take before Riker considered mutiny? How much bun is safe to show on TV? It's the episode that leaves the show a bit better than we found it.

#116 - Best TV Mom with Theresa Thorn

Theresa Thorn

Happy Mother's Day! Mark and Hal are joined by Theresa Thorn, co-host of Max Fun sister podcast One Bad Mother and co-author of You're Doing a Great Job!: 100 Ways You're Winning at Parenting. Together, they pick the Best TV Mom of all time!

The Flop House Live at The Bell House

06/06/2017 - 22:00 - 06/09/2017 - 23:00
New York
Venue Name: 
The Bell House

Live podcast taping at The Bell House in Brooklyn. Doors 9:30 for a 10pm show. Tickets $15.

The Flop House: Episode #231 - Mother's Day

The Flop House
Paul Sabourin

Just in time for Mother’s Day we discuss Mother’s Day. Let it never to be said that we don’t have our finger on the pulse of the zeitgeist. Meanwhile master of impressions Dan returns, Elliott sells branded Timothy Olyphant pants, Stu explains tattoo reveals, and Paul Sabourin from Paul and Storm guests.

Movies recommended in this episode:

Train to Busan
Bad Moms

MaxFunCon Scholarship - Now Accepting Applications!


We've got some exciting news for folks interested in experiencing MaxFunCon, but finding it financially out of reach:

This year, thanks to the generosity of MaxFunCon attendees, we are able to offer one scholarship ticket for the event!

The scholarship will be awarded to an individual who has a strong desire to attend but is financially unable to do so.

This scholarship is a free ticket to the event. It does not cover transportation to the event (i.e., airfare, rental car), but still covers the cost of your MaxFunCon ticket, accommodations, food, drink, and activities.

In order to apply for this scholarship, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • You have significant financial need. Specifically, it would be difficult or impossible for you to attend MaxFunCon if you did not receive a scholarship.
  • You will be able to participate in the entire weekend-long conference. MaxFunCon begins at 4 PM on Friday, June 9th and ends at 1 PM on Sunday, June 11th.
  • You are able to arrange your own transportation to and from Lake Arrowhead, CA to attend MaxFunCon.

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, you will need to fill out this form:

We're asking for a short essay telling us a bit about yourself. Essay instructions are as follows:

  • Explain why you want to go to MaxFunCon. In particular, please describe your creative aspirations and how attending MaxFunCon might help you with your future projects.
  • The essay must be no longer than 300 words. Essays longer than 300 words will not be read or considered.

The deadline for scholarship applications is midnight PT on Friday, May 19th.
We will select and notify the recipient by the end of the day on Wednesday, May 24th.

Finally, a HUGE thank you to all the awesome, generous MaxFunCon attendees who contributed to the Scholarship Fund!



Hello Internet! This week, we're talking tattoos! A little bit about the history, but mostly we focus on the modern dos and donts! How to work with your artist on the design. Do you tip? How do you stop people from touching your tattoos? Do you have to explain WHY you got your tattoo to everyone who asks? Answers to these and even more of your questions! Enjoy and please share!

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