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EP. 137 " Pyramid Scheme" ft. Kay Cannon

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Kay Cannon

Kay Cannon (writer of Pitch Perfect) joins the ladies to discuss a capella, hot air balloons, The Bachelorette, Britney and Kevin, theater, nemeses, Babs' family and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Sawbones: Hygiene


This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee throw the baby out with the bathwater (literally) as they explore the history of hygiene.

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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Pop Rocket: Episode 32 Romcom Summit with Linda Holmes

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Wynter, Guy, Margaret & Linda
Pop Rocket
Guy Branum
Wynter Mitchell
Margaret Wappler
Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes (from NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour) stops by to talk about the most exciting upcoming TV shows and to get serious about romantic comedy.

Plus, music to fight to, #periodsarenotaninsult and Wynter’s met all of her teenage crushes.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler and Linda Holmes.

That’s My Jam:
Wynter Mitchell - On the Bound by Fiona Apple
Margaret Wappler - Ugly Cherries by PWR BTTM
Guy Branum - Desi Girl from Dostana
Linda Holmes - Why Can’t You Behave from Kiss Me Kate

Each week we 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.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 222: Eminent Toe-main


Amy brings the case against her girlfriend Alexa. They made a bet. If Amy won, Alexa had to refrain from wearing a certain pair of shoes in public for three days. Amy believes that Alexa broke the terms of their agreement by wearing the shoes in their yard. Alexa says she stuck to the rules. Who's right? Who's wrong?

Addison Fox named this week's case via the Judge John Hodgman Facebook page. Thanks, Addison!

If you want to be part of a nicer place on the internet, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @Hodgman, Bailiff Jesse @JesseThorn.



Submitted by Amy

Exhibit A: "The Offending Footwear"

Exhibit B: "View of the Street From the Picnic Table"

Exhibit C: "View of the Yard From the Sidewalk"

Exhibit D: "View of the Yard From the Street"

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Post-Apocalypse Team! w/ Hal Lublin

Hal Lublin

Hello Buddies! Are you like us? When you meet a new friend, do you immediately assess how they would do in a survival situation? This week we are joined by Hal Lublin (host of We Got This, also of Thrilling Adventure Hour and Welcome to Nightvale) to discuss our ideal team members! Who is your "good times" person? Are you a leader or a caretaker? Which Chris Pratt character do you want on your team? So come take a listen and then tweet us all the people/characters we forgot!

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Intro and outro music thanks to Brentalfloss

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#24 - Soda, Pop, Or Coke?

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Based on Courtney Kelly's suggestion, Mark & Hal step into the middle of the Great Cola Turf War to sift through all the rhetoric and determine once and for all what we should call our carbonated drinks!

Topics include:

- The South

- Onomatopoeia

- The Smithsonian & America's Funniest Home Videos

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Ep. 3: Ask a Groomer and My Talking Pet


Hello again friends! This week, we talk with Jess Rona a professional dog groomer, and she answers all your questions! Well, all the ones we had time for! We talk about two dogs Allegra met this week. We tell you all about another weird dog app sweeping the nation! Travis gives us all the details on Meysi, the world's (possibly) smallest dog. All that and now that Renee has had some time to think, she would like to share her thoughts on whether or not she should get a dog! Don't forget to send us pictures of YOUR dogs to our Twitter and Instagram: @CIPYDPodcast!

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Keegan-Michael Key & Tituss Burgess

Keegan-Michael Key
Tituss Burgess

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.

And if you're looking for a particular segment to listen to or share, check us out on Soundcloud.

Photo credit: Jesse Thorn

Keegan-Michael Key on Race and Comedy and Why 'Key & Peele' Is Coming to an End

Keegan-Michael Key’s comedy is inexorably tied with his experiences straddling cultural and racial lines as a young man in the Midwest, and he became a keen observer of his surroundings as a child.

His work with his partner Jordan Peele on the Comedy Central show Key & Peele has earned Key Emmy nominations in five categories including Outstanding Variety sketch series, Writing for a Variety Series, Writing for a Variety Special, Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program, and Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Key & Peele's final season is airing now.

Key sits down with Jesse to talk about the differences of approaching comedy from stand up or improv backgrounds, why it’s so easy to immerse himself in distinctive characters like the substitute teacher Mr. Garvey, and why Key & Peele's fifth season will be its last.

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Photo credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Tituss Burgess on Being 'Titus Andromedon' on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Following Your Instincts

Tituss Burgess is an actor who has pursued the truth within himself and his performances. Whether it's been in a church choir or on the Broadway stage, Burgess is ready to give it his all.

His successful audition for a small recurring role on 30 Rock put him on Tina Fey's radar, and he's since been cast as Titus Andromedon on the Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Burgess's performance on the show has earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is available for streaming on Netflix.

Burgess joins us to discuss his early days growing up in Georgia, inhabiting the character of Titus Andromedon on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and how he contended with a broken microphone while performing live at the Tony Awards.

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The Outshot: Fletch

Jesse explores the top-notch bluffing going on in this week's recommendation, the 1985 Chevy Chase movie Fletch.

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RISK! #646:

Nancy Donoval, Javier Morillo and Amy Salloway share stories of shock and awe during our second RISK! show in Minneapolis.
Nancy Donoval
Amy Salloway
Javier Morillo
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Stop Podcasting Yourself 386 - Cam Macleod

Cam Macleod

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