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Comedy: God's Pottery on Drugs & Alcohol on The Sound of Young America

God's Pottery

Duo God's Pottery offer some very, very serious advice on battling some common vices.

World of Donks


On this week's Jordan, Jesse, Go!, a caller called in having seen a car done up in the colorful logo of a candy treat. This kind of car theming is a huge trend, particularly in the South. MaxFunster cabeh shared this great article about the movement (and about donks, an interrelated style) from Matt Besser's hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas. Fascinating stuff.

Tidbits from Past Guests: October 14, 2010


Here's what some past guests of The Sound are up to:

  • Longtime ESPN anchor Kenny Mayne's Emmy-nominated web series, Mayne Street, returns for a fourth season. The show is a spoof on his persona and career at ESPN.

  • Writer Elmore Leonard's new novel Djibouti has a documentary filmmaker grappling with Somali pirates on the high seas.

  • The Trailer Park Boys kick off their Drunk, High, and Unemployed Tour tonight in Detroit.

  • Tim and Eric show up at Jimmy Kimmel Live in their Las Vegas finest to talk about their upcoming "Chrimbus" special and U.S. tour. Parts One and Two here.

  • And Team Coco announced a joyful reunion: Andy Richter will be joining Conan on his new show on TBS, airing in a little less than a month.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 148: Santa Cruz Holiday with Matt Besser

Matt Besser

Matt Besser of the Upright Citizens Brigade joins Jesse and Jordan to discuss celebrating 4/20 in Santa Cruz, restaurant staff etiquette, inappropriate jokes and more.

Literary Death Match in LA Tonight


I'm a judge in tonight's Literary Death Match here in Los Angeles. It's a long-running show in New York City where authors do crazy readings, "judges" (that's my role) judge them on completely arbitrary grounds, and we finally learn who wins writing. This show features Seth Greenland (author of The Bones and past TSOYA guest), among others. You can check out this piece in LAist for a clearer picture of the shenanigans planned. If you're in LA, come by and say hi!

Here are the whats, whens and wheres:

Where: The Mountain Bar, 473 Gin Ling Way, Los Angeles (map)
When: Doors open at 7:30 pm, show starts at 9:15 (sharp)
Cost: $7 pre-order, $5 for students with a valid student ID, $10 at the door

The Midnight Show:


Count the past Jordan Jesse Go guests! Hint: there are TWO!

Ciara v. Janet


Above: Ciara's totally awesome video for her totally awesome dance single Gimme Dat. Another part of what Behold the Destroyer correctly identifies as her 7-year effort to be Janet Jackson, circa 1986. Which is totally the best Janet Jackson to be, and is just a great Janet Jackson, overall.

Below: Janet's 1989 video for Rhythm Nation, which is a jam of epic proportions, and is aped in the second half of Ciara's video above.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 135 - Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny

Jamie Kilstein
Allison Kilkenny

Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio join us and it gets political, then it gets less political, then we talk about headbutting someone to death.

Download episode 135 here. (right-click)

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The AV Club from The Toronto Film Festival on The Sound of Young America

Noel Murray
Scott Tobias

Noel Murray and Scott Tobias of The AV Club share their picks from the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. They discuss Sylvain Chomet's The Illusionist, which is animated from a script by Jacques Tati. Also: Darren Aronofsky's latest, Black Swan, which stars Natalie Portman as a ballerina struggling to find the passion to play the Black Swan in Swan Lake. In The Trip, director Michael Winterbottom supervises an impression-off between British comics Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.

They also say they had a number of disappointments at the festival, including It's Kind of a Funny Story (despite a great turn from Zach Galifianakis) and Danny Boyle's latest, 127 Hours. They also didn't like the seriocomic Will Ferrel vehicle Everything Must Go.

Noel and Scott joined us from CIUT in Toronto - our thanks to the station and to Chris Berube, who engineered our session.

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