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Throwing Shade #57 - Gay Supreme Court, The Power of Negative Thinking, Ikea Monkey, Beyonce

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Crunk does not even BEGIN to describe this episode of Throwing Shade. DOMA, Prop 8, negative thinking AND BEYONCE!?!? You ARE welcome and have a holly, jolly Christmas, bah bah bah bah bah bah bup. 
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Stop Podcasting Yourself 247 - Kurt Braunohler

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Kurt Braunohler

Comedian Kurt Braunohler joins us to talk about the world's largest truck stop, western movies, and prank videos.

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RISK! #410: Women on Men

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RISK!
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Melanie Hamlett
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Lillian Devane
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Julia Wiedeman
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My Brother, My Brother and Me 132: iJolene

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We've got one week until Candlenights, an episode known for its cleanliness and familial accessibility. You know what that means? This week, we're exclusively talkin' 'bout dicks.

Suggested talking points: The Garden, Blastercard, Casper The Super Conservative Ghost, Life Apps, Sreven, Shower Karate, Romancing the Parents, Santa Barn Farce

Judge John Hodgman Episode 87: Thanks, But No Pranks

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Patrick brings this week’s dispute against his housemate Wyatt. Patrick and Wyatt were engaged in a spirited neighborhood prank war with other houses on their street. It was all fun and games until Wyatt felt a prank levied against their house went TOO FAR, and he took to social media to bring the conflict to an end. Patrick believes Wyatt overreacted, and he feels the outburst alienated them from their neighbors. Who is right? And should the prank war continue? Only one man can decide.

Thanks to The Cave in Long Island City, New York for generously allowing us to use their recording facilities this week and to engineer Marcus Parks. The Cave hosts several comedy podcasts, and you can find them at CaveComedyRadio.com.

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Throwing Shade #56: Sluttiest Gay Cities in America, Hasbro vs. Girls, John Travolta, Hotel Disaster

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Fresh in from their world tour of Philly and New York, Bryan and Erin talk sluttiest gay cities in the continental U.S., Hasbro's defense against smart kids who see through their gender specific toys, and John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John's Christmas disaster, "I Think You Might Like This." Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell cock. 
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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Simon Amstell, Brian K. Vaughan, and Jordan Morris

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Show: 
Bullseye
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Simon Amstell
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Brian K. Vaughan
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Jason Kottke
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Jordan Morris

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Explaining the Bloop and David Chang's "The Mind of a Chef" with Jason Kottke

Jason Kottke, master collector of the internet's most fascinating links (assembled at his website, kottke.org), shares some current favorites. He recommends diving in to explore the world's unexplained sounds and David Chang's new PBS show, The Mind of a Chef, airing now on PBS and also available online.

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Simon Amstell on provoking Jermaine Jackson, his shamanic quest to find peace, and television fame

Years before he became famous in Britain for skewering celebrities on Popworld and Nevermind the Buzzcocks, Simon's Amstell's childhood ambition was to be on TV. And unlike most kids with dreams of TV stardom, he made it a reality -- but found it less fulfilling than he had hoped. Comedian, writer and TV host Amstell joins us this week to share his experiences in the entertainment industry, including navigating the delicate line between crafting clever comedy and bullying his celebrity guests as a TV host, writing and starring in Grandma's House, a sitcom with parallels to his own life, and seeking enlightenment on a Shamanic quest in South America.

Simon Amstell will be performing his very funny and deeply personal stage show Numb in early 2013. His most recent stand-up special Do Nothing recently aired on BBC America.

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Jordan Morris ranks America's stuff

In this era of constant hustle and bustle, who can keep up with what's HOT and what's NOT in these United States? Fortunately, expert stuff-ranker Jordan Morris joins us this week to fill us in and set us straight.

Jordan Morris co-hosts the podcast Jordan, Jesse, Go!. You can follow him on Twitter at @Jordan_Morris.
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Brian K. Vaughan on creation, from babies to universes

Brian K. Vaughan has the kind of strange and epic vision that's made for science fiction and fantasy. He's written award-winning comic book series like Ex Machina and Y: The Last Man, and crafted otherworldly storylines for several seasons of Lost.

His works are notable for their intimacy and beautiful, meticulously crafted characters, despite grandly epic settings. His most recent comic book series Saga is a prime example: Vaughan presents a fundamentally domestic story of parents trying to give their child a good life, backed by a colossal, galactic war. He joins us this week to share why he enjoys storytelling on a grand scale. Vaughan also explains why writing stories about lesser-known comic characters -- like Marvel's weird wildman Ka-Zar -- can be preferable to writing about the big names like Spiderman, and he tracks how fatherhood has affected his writing.

A collection of the first six issues of Brian K. Vaughan's monthly comic book series Saga is available now.
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The Outshot: Brass Eye's Paedogeddon

Please be advised: the content in this week's Outshot may be objectionable to some listeners.

As more details emerge surrounding the BBC's recent horrific pedophilia scandals, Jesse recalls a special episode of the satirical UK television series Brass Eye, called Paedogeddon. The episode was made in response to a similar panic about pedophilia in Britain over a decade ago. Here's a look at Brass Eye's take on media hysteria.

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 246 - Warren Bates

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Warren Bates

Warren Bates returns to talk fast food promotional cups, communal dining, and Graham's dumb art project.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 253: Gasbagging with Sara Benincasa

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Sara Benincasa

Comedian Sara Benincasa joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Gordon Ramsay, trolling, Sara's bathtub talk show, and eating alone.

RISK! #409: In My Own Skin

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RISK!
Guests: 
Andrew Solmssen
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Lee Harrington
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