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Wonderful! Ep. 42: Professor Groovyshoes

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Wonderful!

Griffin's favorite party games! Rachel's favorite beverage review system! Griffin's favorite jazz standard! Rachel's favorite surprise delivery!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya

Bubble Episode 5: Nothing Trivial

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Bubble

Morgan, Annie, and Mitch try relaxing down at the pub. It doesn't work.

Want to support Bubble? Visit maximumfun.org/bubble to help pay for it.

CAST:

Starring:

Alison Becker - Morgan
Eliza Skinner - Annie
Mike Mitchell - Mitch
Cristela Alonzo - Bonnie
Keith Powell - Van
Tavi Gevinson - Narrator

Featuring:

Steve Agee, Rob Corddry, Judy Greer, Emily Heller, David Gborie, Renee Colvert, and Kyle Kinane

OFF-MIC:

Created by Jordan Morris. Executive Produced by Jordan Morris, Nick Adams, and Jesse Thorn.

Written by Sarah Morgan.

Produced by Julia Smith. Directed by Eric Martin. Editing and sound design by Ben Walker. Script Supervision by Shana Daloria. Engineered by Casey O'Brien.

Original Music by Annie Hart.

#176 - Vanilla or Chocolate

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While fighting through a nasty case of Pancake Leg, Hal and Mark sit down in Philadelphia to settle this classic debate once and for all.

MBMBaM 414: Hogsplash

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This one's got the summer stink all over it. We're talking about those PRETTY fireworks, talking about getting brave for amusement park attractions, and singing us some ice cream songs. Also, Marilu Henner drops by so that Justin can apologize for accidentally shouting towards her face!

Suggested talking points: The Most Beautiful Firework, Rollercoaster Bravery, Havin' a Hogsplash, Hot Chocolate Truck, Special Guestpert: Marilu Henner

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 539: Big Dad Energy with Janine Brito

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Guests: 
Janine Brito

Comedian, TV writer, and BUBBLE writer Janine Brito joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of everyone's go-to sleepover movie rentals, the tale of how Janine used the Nextdoor app to keep a surprisingly valuable tortoise from being sold on the black market, and Jesse's need for Janine's (and listeners') boat expertise. Plus, Jordan coins a new summer mindset!

Get your San Diego Comic Con BUBBLE tickets here!

Listen to BUBBLE today! The fourth episode is out now!

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Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 145: The Cartridge Family w/ Hampton Yount

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Guests: 
Hampton Yount

Comedian Hampton Yount swings by the Max Fun studios to talk about one of his favorite episodes "The Cartridge Family." In the midst of the FIFA World Cup hope you guys are ready for some soccer! This episode was very controversial when it first aired for it's neutral depiction of guns. Yep, the soccer riot episode is the same episode as the gun obsessed Homer episode. Is it as odd as you remember? Plus, we'll tell you why we love a big angry mob … only in cartoons, of course!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Heat Rocks Special, feat. Jay Smooth, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Vernon Reid

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Jay Smooth
Guests: 
Meshell Ndegeocello
Guests: 
Vernon Reid

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 a music lover, you'll want to subscribe to Heat Rocks as well.

We're doing something a little different this week - we're listening to three of our favorite interviews from Heat Rocks, one of our sister shows at Maximum Fun. Heat Rocks is a music podcast about passion. It's hosted by Oliver Wang, a veteran hip-hop writer, and Morgan Rhodes - she's a music supervisor who's worked closely with Ava DuVernay. Each week, Heat Rocks brings you a conversation with a guest about the album that shaped their lives. Morgan and Oliver have talked with people like Cut Chemist, Ishmael Butler, Ann Powers and more.

Expect deep, compelling conversations about R&B, Soul, Jazz, Hip-hop and more. Oliver and Morgan use each record as a jumping off point to talk about its history and its context.


Jay Smooth on 'Raising Hell' Run DMC

Jay Smooth is a legend. His cultural and political commentary, much of which he does through his pioneering Ill Doctrine videos, have positioned him as one of the hip-hop generation's leading pundits. He's also hosted one of the longest-running rap shows in the world: The Underground Railroad on WBAI.

Jay wanted to revisit Raising Hell, a paradigm-shifting rap album that, as we discuss, has seemingly become underrated through the passage of time, though it is unquestionably one of the most important hip-hop releasesever. We get into the moment in which Run DMC first arrived, how they changed the game for rap artists (for better and for worse) and of course, all our fire track and sleeper jam picks off this LP.

Check out this segment on YouTube!

This interview is only a small segment from a full interview of Heat Rocks. You can listen to the full interview here!


Photo: Mike Coppola / Getty Images

Meshell Ndegeocello on 'Purple Rain' by Prince

Meshell Ndegeocello is a songwriter, a singer, a rapper and a bass player. She broke through in the 90's as a signee to Madonna's Maverick Records label. She was a huge player in the soul and dance scene - she still is, actually. And if you aren't familiar with her by name, you almost definitely heard her duet with John Mellencamp, a cover of Van Morrison's "Wild Night."

Morgan and Oliver asked her for her Heat Rock, she picked a stone cold classic: Prince's Purple Rain. She'll tell us what it felt like when she heard Prince wanted to sign her onto his record label.

Check out this segment on YouTube!

This interview is only a small segment from a full interview of an upcoming episode of Heat Rocks. Keep an eye out for the full interview here!


Vernon Reid on 'Band of Gypsys' by Jimi Hendrix

Vernon Reid is one of rock's greatest guitarists, having rising to stardom in the 1980s as a member of Living Colour. It's not surprising, therefore, that he'd choose an album by one of rock's other great guitarists: Jimi Hendrix and his final album, Band of Gypsys, recorded live at the Fillmore East and released in the spring of 1970, less than a year before he died. Reid gave us an amazing lesson into what exactly made Hendrix so brilliant.

Check out this segment on YouTube!

This interview is only a small segment from a full interview of Heat Rocks. You can listen to the full interview here!

If you're not already subscribed to Heat Rocks in Apple Podcasts, do it here!

Go Fact Yourself in NYC 2nd Show

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Date: 
07/22/2018 - 12:00 - 13:30
City: 
New York, NY
Venue Name: 
Caveat

21 A Clinton Ave
New York, NY 10002

Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/go-fact-yourself-live-tickets-47646390637

Go Fact Yourself is a live game show recorded as a podcast for the Maximum Fun network. Host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong bring together the smartest celebrities they know and make them look dumb… and then smart again!

TWO SHOWS ONLY! Join us for a special NYC live taping of Go Fact Yourself, a game show podcast from J. Keith van Straaten, Jim Newman, and Maximum Fun. Go Fact Yourself features comedians, actors and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don’t worry, if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts!

Host: J. Keith van Straaten!
Co-host: Helen Hong!
Celebrity Guests:
Sun 22nd: Eve Plumb + TBA

Previous Guests include: Maria Bamford, Pete Holmes, Grant Imahara, Laraine Newman, Jimmy Pardo, Paul Scheer, Paul F. Tompkins, Glynn Washington, and Fred Willard.

Please note, lineup is subject to change.

Doors: 11:30am
Show: 12:00pm
Tickets: $10 adv / $X15 door
21+
Please note this is a mixed seated and standing venue. Please arrive early for the best seats.

Go Fact Yourself in NYC

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Date: 
07/21/2018 - 12:00 - 13:30
City: 
New York, NY
Venue Name: 
Caveat

21A Clinton St
New York, NY 10002

Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/go-fact-yourself-live-tickets-47646390637

Go Fact Yourself is a live game show recorded as a podcast for the Maximum Fun network. Host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong bring together the smartest celebrities they know and make them look dumb… and then smart again!

TWO SHOWS ONLY! Join us for a special NYC live taping of Go Fact Yourself, a game show podcast from J. Keith van Straaten, Jim Newman, and Maximum Fun. Go Fact Yourself features comedians, actors and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don’t worry, if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts!

Host: J. Keith van Straaten!
Co-host: Helen Hong!
Celebrity Guests:
Sat 21st: Stacy London + Scott Rogowsky

Previous Guests include: Maria Bamford, Pete Holmes, Grant Imahara, Laraine Newman, Jimmy Pardo, Paul Scheer, Paul F. Tompkins, Glynn Washington, and Fred Willard.

Please note, lineup is subject to change.

Doors: 11:30am
Show: 12:00pm
Tickets: $10 adv / $X15 door
21+
Please note this is a mixed seated and standing venue. Please arrive early for the best seats.

Napping

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Shmanners

Hey Internet! It's time to wake up and check out this new episode all about NAPPING! Enjoy and be sure to share with friends!

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