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Throwing Shade Web Series #16 - Non-Gay Christmas Ornaments and Winter in LA (#109)

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It may be a frigid 60 degrees in LA, but Erin and Bryan are back with a hot new episode of the Throwing Shade web series for your eyeballs. This week Erin takes the pomp and circumstance out of Dia de Los Muertos, Bryan reveals his controversial new diet book, and the pair discuss the tragedy of a grown woman running while wearing a boa. Can you feel the heat?


Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: June Diane Raphael, Bill Hader, The Internet, Jasper Redd

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
June Diane Raphael
Guests: 
Bill Hader
Guests: 
The Internet
Guests: 
Jasper Redd

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This week's show was taped in front of a live audience at KPCC's Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena, California. Thanks to KPCC, the Forum, and everyone who came out that evening! Catch Bullseye every Saturday at 3pm on KPCC.

A montage of our evening at the Crawford Family Forum - photo by KPCC

Jasper Redd is Not a Funeral Person

Comedian Jasper Redd stops by the live show to clear up a few things. He’s been drinking all week, he stays away from food that’s pink and fluffy, and, most importantly, he is not a funeral person.

For more from Jasper Redd, follow him on Twitter.

Painful Experiences and Clown Class with June Diane Raphael

Our first guest on the program is June Diane Raphael. You've probably seen her in a number of TV shows, web series and movies over the past few years -- she's played a gynecologist on New Girl, a federal agent on NTSF: SD: SUV::, a dating show contestant and bachelorette on Burning Love, and vapid office worker Tynnyfer on Parks and Recreation.

Raphael co-wrote and co-stars in the new movie Ass Backwards with her longtime friend collaborator Casey Wilson (of Saturday Night Live and Happy Endings fame). The film is available on VOD and is in theaters this week. Raphael and Wilson play Kate and Chloe, two clueless best friends who go on a road trip to participate in their hometown beauty pageant.

Raphael’s bond with Wilson goes all the way back to their freshman year of college. It was a special moment in time when they both found themselves in a class dedicated to the art of clowning.

June stops by the live recording to discuss her new movie, one of the worst moments of her life and the dreaded clowning Ring of Fire.

Bill Hader on First Impressions, Vincent Price, and Saying Goodbye to Stefon

You probably know Bill Hader for his spot-on impressions from his eight seasons on Saturday Night Live. They weren't always the most topical -- Alan Alda, Peter O'Toole, and Vincent Price don't make the headlines every week -- but they were endlessly funny. And yet he came into the SNL fold with nary an impression to his name.

He also helped create original characters like Stefon, the New York City correspondent on Weekend Update, the cranky elderly newscaster Herb Welch, and Italian talk show host Vinny Vedecci.

Hader sits down with Jesse to talk about his favorite sketches that never made it to air, his obsession with old movies and his last moments at SNL.

The Internet Performs "Dontcha" Live

The soul / trip-hop group The Internet, part of the Odd Future collective, stops by to perform their new single “Dontcha.”

The band's new album Feel Good is out now. You can also catch them performing at the Odd Future Carnival this Saturday, November 9th in Los Angeles.

The Outshot: Babe: Pig in the City

The natural reaction to talking animals, especially CGI-rendered speech in farm animals, is more than likely a dismissive chuckle. However, an exception should be made for a movie about a brave little pig who takes a dangerous journey through a bustling metropolis. This week, Jesse explains why Babe: Pig in the City depicts one of his heroes.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 294 - Sarah Szloboda

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Sarah Szloboda

Sarah Szloboda returns to talk abandoned zoos, Phil Collins, and Orange is the New Black.

Download episode 294 here. (right-click)

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Seeking Indie Animator

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We need an animator for a short, cool, paid (not a lot) project - someone whose style is, in Jesse's words "sweet/lovely/pretty."

Email henry@maximumfun.org with any reels, clips, resumes, questions, comments, etc.

My Brother, My Brother and Me 174: Starbucks Castle Doctrine

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We're back! All three of us are back! We had a rough patch there, but don't worry -- your podcast flow isn't gonna be interrupted by any pesky wedding rituals for like, three weeks or so.

Suggested talking points: Eatotron, The Ron Paul Extranet, Shoplifting, Tick Tock Barber Shop, Guy Fieri's Rat Fans, Herald Lover, Stealing Channing Tatum

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 298: White Noise with Matt Mira

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Guests: 
Matt Mira

Comedian and podcaster Matt Mira joins Jesse and Jordan for a discussion of Jesse and Theresa's new baby, Jordan's Haunted Hayride trip, and Matt's enthusiasm for model trains.

Scary Stories 4: Yikes!

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Show: 
RISK!
Guests: 
Jackson McKeehan
Guests: 
Scott Whitehair
Guests: 
Brett Wean
Guests: 
Heidi Galore

Song: RISK! Theme by Wormburner and John Sondericker

Song: Maia by Kreng

Radio Story: A Light in the Dark by Jackson McKeehan

Live Story: WWFD by Scott Whitehair

Song: Lady Luck by Pickwick

Radio Story: Behind That Door by Brett Wean

Radio Story: Anybody Home by Heidi Galore

Song: Breakers by Local Natives

Sawbones: Baldness

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Sawbones

Listen, it's a great hairpiece, nobody's arguing that. But we know. We all know. Luckily, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are here to help you cast it off as we bring you time-tested, largely fake cures for baldness in an episode suggested by our buddy Brentalfloss. Enjoy!

You can subscribe to the 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

Wham Bam Pow Ep. 31 - Escape Plan

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Show: 
Wham Bam Pow

This week, Rhea and Ricky discuss the Schwarzenegger/Stallone/50 Cent action thriller Escape Plan, which is in theaters now. Plus, in honor of Halloween, they share the spooky, creepy, and horrifying movie moments that made them.

Follow us on Twitter! Cameron is @cameronesposito, Rhea is @rheabutcher and Ricky is @rickycarmona. Discuss the show using the hashtag #WhamBamPow!

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Throwing Shade #108 - Hallowqueen, Campus Sexual Assault, Gay Waiters, Lost Boys

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Happy Hallowqueen! Bryan and Erin bring you two scary stories from the real world, Emily Yoffe's op-ed "College Women:Stop Getting Drunk"  and a Carrabbas' waiter who received hateful advice about being gay instead of a tip.
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