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TS194:Magic Mike XXL, Marriage Equality, Serena Williams

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Throwing Shade

Back from vacay and all we want to talk about is the most exciting thing to happen to American personal freedom in a long time - Magic Mike XXL. Have you seen it? Erin has. Three times. Find out what Bryan's mom call Hawaiian things, marriage equality, let the haters begin, and Serena Williams, number one tennis super star, number two paid female athlete. Hunnnybun!  

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International Waters: Episode 54 Living the Blap Blap Blap

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Zabeth, Solomon and Dave
Show: 
Baby Geniuses
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Solomon Georgio
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Zabeth Russell
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Susy Kane
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Matt Kirshen

Zabeth Russell, Solomon Georgio, Matt Kirshen and Susy Kane join host, Dave Holmes for Noughties nostalgia, superheroes and a which country’s the worst throwdown.

Other useful links this week:

Zabeth Russell wants to plug her upcoming movie Bloodsucking Bastards which comes to theatres September 4th and recommends the webseries F’ed.

Solomon Georgio wants to plug his Twitter, @SolomonGeorgio and recommends the black feminist writer Ijeoma Oluo.

Matt Kirshen wants to plug his podcast Probably Science and recommends his Probably Science co-host, Jesse Case’s new podcast Jesse Versus Cancer.

Susy Kane wants to plug Big Problems with Helen Keen which she can currently be heard in on the BBC and recommends Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell which is currently running on BBC America.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend the Al Pacino film Dog Day Afternoon which he just saw on Netflix.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests in our Facebook group. Follow us on Twitter for updates on guests and when we’ve just posted a new episode (1st and 15th of every month).

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 218: Troll-o Contendere

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Charlie brings the case against her boyfriend Brandon. Brandon says that if a friend posts an opinion or thought on social media, he's entitled to respond with his own thoughts. Charlie says this "calling out" has gone too far.

Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.

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

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.

You can also follow our fantastic Summer Bailiff Monte Belmonte and listen to him on WRSI 93.9 The River!

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Fallout Games! w/ Griffin McElroy

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Baby Geniuses
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Griffin McElroy

Griffin McElroy joins us this week to discuss the popular apocalyptic game series Fallout! What lessons can we learn from the game? What are some cool Fallout facts? More importantly, is the world headed towards a Matrix/Ready Player One style apocalypse? The only way to find out is to listen! Or you could wait til everyone is trapped inside their game systems in about 8 years! Good times!

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Intro and outro music thanks to Brentalfloss

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Sawbones: The Seasick-Proof Saloon

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Sawbones

This week on Sawbones, Justin and Dr. Sydnee crash a boat into a pier to cure your seasickness.

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: Judy Greer & Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces

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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.

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Judy Greer on Always Being the Co-Star and Midwestern Modesty

Judy Greer engages in fan-profiling. It sounds kind of sketchy, but before you get upset -- know that it's nothing bad. It's just a useful tool. Strangers stop her in the street, or at the airport, or in coffee shops all the time. It's always a variation on the same question... "What do I know you from?" And they won't let her go until she can help them solve the riddle.

She's an actress, so they probably know her from one of her many roles as "the best friend", in a movie like The Wedding Planner or Thirteen Going on Thirty. Or maybe they recognize her from her role as the slightly unhinged secretary Kitty Sanchez in Arrested Development. It could be any number of things, since Greer has almost a hundred credits on her IMDb page.

She rarely plays the lead, however, and so people often don't know her name.

Greer joins us this week to talk about love for the animated series Archer, the modest Midwestern roots that never allow her to turn down a role, and the freedom she finds in not being the leading lady -- and of course, she'll fan-profile our host, Jesse. Her book I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star is available now in paperback.

Greer co-stars in the FX series Married, which begins its second season this week.

This interview originally aired in May 2014.

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Ishmael Butler on the Short Life of Digable Planets and the Cosmic Hip Hop of Shabazz Palaces

In the early 1990s, the hip hop group Digable Planets broke through with their single "Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)". The single was jazzy and laid-back, and became a crossover hit. The trio were pegged by some as a counterpoint to gangsta rap, but they didn't love the efforts to categorize their sound. They went further on their next boundary-pushing release, the classic record Blowout Comb. The album was critically acclaimed, but didn't sell well, and the group drifted apart shortly afterward.

Founding member Ishmael Butler was only in his mid 20s when Digable Planets broke up. And so he tried other things, like filmmaking. He still made music, but the releases were few and far between. A few years ago, he teamed up with Tendai Maraire to form a new group called Shabazz Palaces.

Shabazz Palaces' most recent release is called Lese Majesty, and it expands on their interstellar sound. Shabazz Palaces is playing shows and festivals across the U.S. this summer and fall.

Butler spoke to us about his days as a indie label gopher, the awkward audition Digable Planets had to endure for a record company executive, and the the transformative sounds of Shabazz Palaces.

This interview originally aired in August 2014.

The Outshot: Orson Welles and 'Touch of Evil'

Jesse explains why the last Hollywood picture Orson Welles directed, Touch of Evil, tells us so much about Welles as an artist.

This segment originally aired in August 2014.

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RISK! #642: Meant For Each Other?

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Margaret Cho, Al Jackson, Dixie De La Tour and Tyler Greene share stories about hook-ups good, bad and ugly.
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RISK!
Guests: 
Margaret Cho
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Tyler Greene
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Dixie De La Tour
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Al Jackson
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Stop Podcasting Yourself 382 - Darcy Michael

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Darcy Michael

Darcy Michael returns to talk Canadian showbiz, tuba parties, and Entourage.

Download episode 382 here. (right-click)

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MBMBaM 260: Bro's Better, Bro's Best Ch. 72 - 81

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With the J-Man living in Island Time, we've gone back to the future - and then past again I guess? - to dig up some of our favorite goofs and pranks from the early years of our show. You better watch out, because Crocoswine's a-coming.

3:20 - Indecent Proposal
5:05 - The First Sad Lib
8:00 - PB&J
10:55 - Greed of the Magi
12:35 - Gooshing from the Johnsons
15:35 - Scrotoshop
19:43 - Everbuddies
22:40 - Firework
26:28 - Crocoswine
28:15 - Frank Lloyd Dirty Boy
43:35 - Buttery Nipples
44:50 - Mindfreak
47:30 - Giamatti Apologies
48:30 - Penis World
52:05 - Fly Me to Heaven Vid Kid
53:43 - Who Gugioned?
57:20 - Metallicas
1:01:13 - Skyrim Sex Pizza
1:02:43 - 90 Pizza Rolls
1:06:29 - Risk/Reward

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 385: Live at the UCB with John Ross Bowie and Jamie Denbo

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John Ross Bowie and Jamie Denbo join Jordan and Jesse Live at the UCB Theater in Los Angeles for a discussion of seeing high school plays while high, old timey baseball teams, and euphemistic waterslide names.

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