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MaxFun Philly Holiday Meet Up

12/20/2014 - 17:00
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Waterfront Winterfest at Penn's Landing

Philadelphia MaxFunsters -- join some pals for a holiday get together at Waterfront Winterfest at Penn's Landing on Saturday, December 20th at 5:00 PM EST. You can RSVP on the Facebook event here.

The Flop House: Episode #167 - From Justin to Kelly

The Flop House

Song of the autumn contest winner Jason MacIssac decreed that we should be subjected to legendary season-one-of-American-Idol ancillary flop From Justin to Kelly. Did he take it easy on us, or is there now a bounty on his head? Meanwhile Stuart introduces his innovative new restaurant concept, and Elliott murders Dan on air.

Movies and TV recommended in this episode:

Inherent Vice
The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies
Nine Days of One Year

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Wham Bam Pow Ep. 79 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Wham Bam Pow

In observance of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Week on Wham Bam Pow, this episode features no fewer than two unintentional pizza puns. Plus, Ricky dishes about one of the early movies that made him, and we decide when a reboot just isn't right.

Next week, we will be watching The Grandmaster, which is currently available on Netflix Watch Instant.

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One Bad Mother Episode 84: Holiday Survival Guide, plus guest Jenny Williams

One Bad Mother
Jenny Williams

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas or whatever holiday you celebrate that brings feelings of cheer and MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF STRESS! Biz and Theresa discuss why the holidays can make even the most innocent of comments about your kids or your parenting style sound like you are the worst parent on the planet. Plus helpful tips on how to survive, Biz confirms a new mother’s worst fears that it actually is hard, and Theresa proves to be more fun than a Disney movie. Brooklyn artist Jenny Williams joins us to talk about her new book What My Daughter Wore and about keeping our creativity going after having kids.

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amran, Hot Jams For Teens (, available on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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RISK! Live in San Francisco

01/24/2015 - 20:00 - 21:30
San Francisco
Venue Name: 
venue TBD

RISK! is excited to return to San Francisco on January 24th. This month our theme is "Intense," and we are excited to present stories from:

Kevin Allison
Leo Allen
Janine Brito
James Adomian
and more!

Hosted by Kevin Allison

RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State. The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. It’s featured people like Janeane Garofalo, Lisa Lampanelli, Kevin Nealon, Margaret Cho, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Lili Taylor, Rachel Dratch, Andy Borowitz and more, dropping the act and showing a side of themselves we’ve never seen before. The weekly podcast gets hundreds of thousands of downloads each month. called it “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.”

TS163: Miami, Anne Geddes, UPS vs. Moms, Rev. Steven Anderson w/ Guest John August

Throwing Shade
John August

Erin and Bryan came back from a trip to Miami, and it really changed Erin for the worse. Plus, the Supreme Court discusses rights for pregnant workers and a preached named Steven Anderson called for the execution of gays. Also, is "dim sum" a euphemism for "penis"? And we talk about the movie "Threesome" with screenwriter and fellow podcaster, John August. 

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EP. 103 "I'll Eat It" ft. Clare O'Kane

Lady to Lady
Clare O'Kane

Clare O'Kane (@babysfirstgun) joins the ladies to discuss Plan B, Thanksgiving, Pitch Perfect 2, Annie, singing from your pussy and more! Produced by David Janove, intern Kailey Godoy, theme song by Zach Ames.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 188: I Pledge a Grievance


Christian brings the case against his wife, Corrin. They're both big fans of a university sports team, and aren't afraid to show their spirit. Christian wants to fly their team's flag outside their house on game days, but Corrin says that's one step too far. Who's right? Who's wrong?

Thanks to Lisa Minogue-White for this week's case name! And thanks to Julian Burrell for engineering this week.

You can see John Hodgman live at his remaining 2014 tourdates in Alexandria, Virginia on December 15 & 16. You can also visit for a Secret Society event that will be open to the public.


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Food Shortage/MREs


Buddies! Welcome back for episode two! Is the Earth running out of food? Will there be mass panic as super maket shelves are emptied? Will Travis and Andie enjoy a glass of fruit-infused hard liquor after the world ends? Join us as we discuss all these topics and the top foods to store in your emegency stock pile! Not only that, we taste test a couple MREs and emergency rations! Thank you so much for listening! Don't forget to subscribe/rate/review and then tell all your friends! Stay safe out there!

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Throwing Shade #70: Pregnant Women & PDA


Erin and Bryan went to Miami this week, but Erin, a.k.a. “The Deadliest Catch,” stayed a few extra hours and became the living embodiment of a club called “Shotz.” Also, UPS fired a woman for being pregnant, and a Baptist preacher has found the cure for AIDS--genocide!

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