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EP. 79 "Fries, Thighs and Guys" ft. Becky Garcia

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Lady to Lady
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Becky Garcia

Becky Garcia (@beckymgarcia) joins the ladies to discuss Diane Keaton, selling a house, Abe Lincoln, divas, Rufio, 400 Blows, George Costanza, changing in front of open windows and more! Produced by David Janove, theme song by Zach Ames.

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Throwing Shade #46: Jill Abramson & The Harvey Milk Stamp

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Bad news! The electric company owes Bryan $10,000! But don't worry because there's also...great news! The new Harvey Milk stamp is out and available at a post office near you! But back to the bad news. Some of us still have problems with women in the workplace, even though we don't think we do. You know what they say - you take the good, you take the bad, you take them both, and then you have...mostly bad news.


Judge John Hodgman Episode 163: Backseat Jiver

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Zaki always controls the stereo on long car rides, and Michelle wants to get in on the action. Who gets to choose the audio playlist on a road trip, the driver or the passenger?

If you want to join our conversation about this episode, please click on the Forum link below.

Thanks to Sarah Bourassa for suggesting this week's case name! To suggest a title for a future episode, like us on Facebook at Judge John Hodgman. We regularly put a call for submissions.

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Zaki's Playlist (right click to download PDF)

Michelle's Playlist (right click to download PDF)

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Sawbones: Teething

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Sawbones

This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are gonna perforate your baby in loads of unpleasant ways with a history of teething.

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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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Luis Guzman

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Looking for information on this week's episode of Bullseye?

Luis Guzman: From activist and social worker to prolific character actor

Luis Guzman is one of America's most successful and prolific character actors. He's appeared in dozens of films and television series, from Short Eyes in the 1970s to Miami Vice in the 1980s to Carlito's Way, Boogie Nights and The Limey in the 1990s. He made a name for himself playing thugs and cops. A few years ago, he was on the short-lived but beloved series How To Make It In America.

He talks with us about growing up in New York's Lower East Side, and about his work there as an activist and social worker. As a teen, he hung out at the legendary New Yorican Poets Cafe, watching poets and writers like Amiri Baraka, Allen Ginsburg and Miguel Piñero. Piñero ended up casting Guzman in Short Eyes, and got him his first television audition for Miami Vice. Since then, Guzman has become a favorite of directors like P.T. Anderson and Steven Soderbergh.

Pitchfork's Ian Cohen on his Favorite Heavy Rock

Ian Cohen, contributing editor at Pitchfork, stops by to recommend some of his all-time favorite heavy rock releases.

He tells us about an album which (in a move unusual for its genre) has an entirely pink cover. Deafheaven’s newest album, Sunbather, has been well-received and is on its way to becoming “an absolute landmark.”

In addition, Ian recommends the most recent Swans album,The Seer. In a bold creative move, the band creates a title track well over thirty minutes long.

Artisanal Pencil Sharpening with David Rees

If you knew about David Rees in the 2000s, it was probably for his indie political cartoon Get Your War On. When we caught up with Rees a few years ago, he had decided to get back in touch with an old-school writing instrument -- the pencil. Rees started his own artisanal pencil sharpening service, sharpening bespoke pencils, and wrote a book called How To Sharpen Pencils. Rees joined us to discuss the lost art of pencil sharpening.

Be on the lookout for Rees' upcoming show on the National Geographic Channel, Going Deep with David Rees, this summer.

The Outshot: Threat by Jay-Z

Rap isn't poetry – it's its own thing. But, like poets, many of the best rappers imbue their lyrics with layers of meaning. Need proof? Jesse suggests a close listen to a single verse of Jay-Z's "Threat".

Stop Podcasting Yourself 324 - Peter Carlone

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Peter Carlone

Comedian Peter Carlone joins us to talk volleyball, cutlery, and Step By Step.

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My Brother, My Brother and Me 203: Upper Montana

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Six nipples, two bodies, one bed. Aw, don't fret none about it, buddy. That's just the algebra of love. Carry the three. Solve for sex.

Suggested talking points: Nonnee Kisses, One Mo' Again, Elevator Fetish, Booth Sides, Tuba Lessons, Shitty Slickers, YHTN

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Song Exploder № 11: NITE JEWEL

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Song Exploder
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Ramona Gonzalez
Guests: 
Cole MGN
"One Second of Love"

In this episode, we'll get a deconstructed view of the song One Second of Love by Nite Jewel. I spoke to Ramona Gonzalez of Nite Jewel and her partner and producer Cole MGN in their home studio in Los Angeles as they took a break from making a new record. Coming up, they'll talk about the process they undertook, including recording to tape as a creative restriction, and collaborating with their friends and each other.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 327: Huge Dong Plumbing with Dave Shumka

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Dave Shumka

Comedian and podcaster Dave Shumka joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of millennial television shows, non-sexual fetish videos and Jordan's upcoming trip to Burning Man. Plus, long time listener Ronnie joins in to take some momentous occasions and help Jesse find his next car.

ACTION ITEMS:

• What should Jordan do at Burning Man?
• What kind of car should Jesse get?

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Ross and Carrie Try Oil Pulling: Swish and Spit Edition

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Curious about the latest oral hygiene fad based on an ancient Ayurvedic practice? You know, the one that predates the invention of tooth brushes and floss? By popular demand, Ross and Carrie spend more than a month swishing oil and looking for somewhere to spit. Do they still have teeth? You decide.

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