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EP. 110 "Favorite Things"

Lady to Lady

The ladies discuss all their favorite things from when they were kids, teenagers and adults. Produced by David Janove, Intern Kailey Godoy, theme song by Zach Ames.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 196: Mi Casa Es Shoeless Casa


Julia brings the case against her husband Sean. Sean likes to keep the house neat and clean. He insists that all guests remove their shoes before entering the house. Julia says the guest's comfort is paramount, and that they shouldn't have to take off their shoes if they don't want to. Who's right? Who's wrong?

Thanks to Kiesha Jenkins-Duffy for this week's case name!



Submitted by Julia

Photos of the house and mudroom

Throwing Shade #78: The Super Bowl & Kristen Stewart


Erin and Bryan watched the big game but can only talk about that creepy Nationwide commercial, the inspiring McDonald's ad, and the terrifying sharks in the Katy Perry performance. Plus, the author of The Thorn Birds died, but her obituaries just talked about how basic and fat she was. And Kristen Stewart is maybe in a relationship with a woman, and we should all care. But the biggest news? Erin got a dog!

Bug Out Vehicles


Buddies! It's that time of the week once more! Tell me, have you thought about your mode of transport should all hell break loose? Are you more of an SUV or a motorcycle person? Perhaps you prefer an option less traditional? On this week's episode Travis and Andie discuss all your vehicular options when it comes to the apocalypse. They also go in to basic vehicular maintenance skills and what to keep in your BOV! They also talk A LOT about Batman and trains. Have you thought about trains as a Bug Out Vehicle?

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Intro and outro music thanks to Brentalfloss

Art thanks to Justin Russo

Sawbones: Measles


This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are getting really angry about measles. Come get mad with us.

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

Pop Rocket: Episode 005 Super Bowl, Ghostbusters and #ThatCism

Wynter and Guy
Wynter Mitchell
Jesse Thorn
Guy Branum

The team unpack last weekend’s Super Bowl, argue the merits of original, animated and re-booted Ghostbusting and call out a sports themed batch of #ThatCism.

With Wynter Mitchell, Jesse Thorn and host Guy Branum.

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics on the MaxFun forum, our Facebook group or via @PRPod on Twitter.

Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler will be back next week.

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: John Oliver & Larry Wilmore

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John Oliver on 'Last Week Tonight', American Positivity and a Love Story That Began at the RNC

Though John Oliver is English, he's probably best known now for being part of an American cultural institution -- The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He served as the show's "Senior British Correspondent" for seven years before he was tapped to guest host in 2013. Stewart went off to shoot a documentary, and Oliver filled in as host for eight weeks, to great critical acclaim.

It was an audition of sorts, and Oliver got the part. He was offered his own weekly show on HBO, which began airing just a few weeks ago. Last Week Tonight provides Oliver his own platform to talk and joke about everything from the death penalty to climate change to the Indian general election.

He joins us to talk about his love for American positivity, his tone and approach for Last Week Tonight, the unique challenges of doing news satire and the signature field pieces of The Daily Show, and the romantic story of how he met his wife at the Republican National Convention.

Oliver's show Last Week Tonight airs on HBO Sunday nights at 11pm. He also co-hosts The Bugle podcast with Andy Zaltzman.

This interview originally aired May 20, 2014.

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My Brother, My Brother and Me Proffer Advice: Reading Classic Lit, Gaming with Your Boss, and Solo Concert-Going

Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy and Griffin McElroy stop by Bullseye to solve our cultural quandaries. Listen to their advice on reading classic literature like "Super Fudge", playing video games with your boss and grooving solo at a James Taylor concert.

If you still have questions that need answers, the McElroy brothers host a weekly advice show for the modern era called My Brother, My Brother, and Me. You can subscribe wherever you download podcasts and send your queries to

This segment originally aired January 28, 2014.

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Larry Wilmore on His Early Comedy Writing and Training at The Daily Show

Last year, as Stephen Colbert stepped away from The Colbert Report, Comedy Central cast their net for a new nightly host. They settled on someone close to home -- the Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore. Wilmore has just launched the new program. It's called The Nightly Show.

Before his time with Jon Stewart, Wilmore wrote for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and In Living Color. He also created The Bernie Mac Show, and co-created The PJs with Eddie Murphy.

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore airs weeknights at 11:30 on Comedy Central.

This interview originally aired February 3, 2009.

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The Outshot: Why "I Want You Back" Is The Greatest Pop Song Ever

There's really only one way to prove "I Want You Back" is the greatest pop song ever: listen.

This segment originally aired September 23, 2013.

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RISK! #617: Live from San Fran 2015

James Adomian, Leo Allen, Janine Brito, Dominic Dierkes and DC Pierson share stories about times things got a bit too intense.
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Janine Brito
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DC Pierson

Stop Podcasting Yourself 359 - Nicole Passmore

Nicole Passmore

Nicole Passmore returns to talk British MTV, Portland, and more vermin.

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Karl Hess/Mary Holland

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Baby Geniuses
Karl Hess
Mary Holland

Hello babies! On this episode, we sit down and chat all things pirate with comedian Karl Hess! We also have an eye opening conversation about BUTTS! Did you know that you can tell someone’s past/future just from looking at pictures of their butt? Well, Sylvester Stallone’s mom thinks so! We do not advocate sending pictures of your butt to Ms. Stallone. Just send them to us! Then we sit down with fantasy fiction writer Margie Donk! She teaches us a couple tools of the trade like setting thing a million years in the future and revealing things are powered by blood! She is also a huge fan of Dell computers it seems. Enjoy!

Emily Heller

Lisa Hanawalt

Karl Hess

Mary Holland

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