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Nick Kroll as "El Chupacabra" on WTF

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This trumps the heck out of me and Jordan's arguments about El Cucuy and El Piolin. Nick Kroll is amazing.



Thank you so very much, MaxFunster Scott. Thank you so very much.

John Hodgman on Goldman Sachs


John Hodgman explains the function and history of Goldman Sachs for GQ.

"What is Goldman Sachs?

"Goldman Sachs is an investment bank founded in 1869 with the simple goal of providing short-term loans to local businesses and to secretly run the U.S. government."

Eddie Pepitone on WTF


A month or so ago, I went and did Marc Maron's WTF at the UCB Theater. It was a lot of fun, and maybe the most fun was Eddie Pepitone's profane, meandering rant on the Balloon Boy and Parks and Recreation and so on.

Very NSFW.

Reppin the CT


Colbert rips a guest verse with Alicia Keys.

MaxFunCon Podcast Ep. 5: Marc Maron


Marc Maron is one of our headliners at MaxFunCon 2010 and one of our favorite comedians ever. His podcast, WTF, remains the top ten on iTunes popularity because yeah: he is that good.

Here he is with Janeane Garofalo, an old friend & partner in crime in the alternative comedy scene of the 90's.

Jump over to to grab it, or subscribe in iTunes.

TSOYA Classics: Your Brain on Music with Matmos and Daniel J. Levitin (October 20th, 2006)


This week on The Sound of Young America, we explode your brain with the power of music and ideas. Our first guest, Daniel J. Levitin, is the author of "This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession." Levitin a former record producer, who today is a neuroscientist studying the relationship between the brain and music.

Then we speak with the electronic music duo Matmos. Their new album, "The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast," presents ten biographical sketches of historical figures they admire. The music itself is composed of sounds related to the figures, including a cow's reproductive system played in the manner of a bagpipe.

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MaxFunCon: The Installment Plan


If you want to come to MaxFunCon, but you'd rather pay in FOUR EASY PAYMENTS, then have I got news for you...


For a limited time only, people.

Podcast: The College Years: FOOD

Jamis McNiven

The College Years is a look deep into the vaults of The Sound of Young America. Take a journey with us every week as we post a new program or two from our salad days.

Today's theme is FOOD - Our guest is Jamis McNiven, eccentric restaurant mogul of Bucks of Woodside and the author of Breakfast at Bucks: Tales From the Pancake Guy.
Also Jordan gets some ideas on how to make the most out of his short time left in college.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 119: Pith & Vinegar

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Paul F. Tompkins

With the dapper and hilarious Paul F. Tompkins - the guys take some calls, talk about being on tv commercials and put an end to the great dessert war.

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