The wonderful Abby Campbell returns for our Christmas episode to talk getting engaged, Dave's dreams, and Swiss cheese dishes. Then Emmett Hall and Chris Gauthier stop by to perform a Christmas pageant.
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This week's case, To Tree or Not to Tree.
Jason and Brandi disagree: Jason believes that Christmas decorations should not be put up before Christmas Eve, keeping the spirit of Advent. Brandi argues that they should go up in the first week of December, so that the decorations may be enjoyed longer. Only one man can settle the dispute.
Marc Maron got personal during his standup at MaxFunCon 2010, and here's your chance to listen to it.
Be sure to visit www.maxfuncon.com to find out everything there is to know about MaxFunCon 2011, and subscribe to the MaxFunCon Podcast to hear exciting segments from last year's MaxFunCon as they become available. In the coming weeks we'll bring you segments with some MaxFun favorites, including John Hodgman and Jonathan Coulton.
Curtis Gwinn joins Jesse and Jordan to talk about movies for children and adults of all ages, crazy interviews, and more.
Our buddy Graham Clark, from Stop Podcasting Yourself, has a tremendous selection of paintings he has masterfully created with his beard. They are currently being auctioned, and SEVERAL OF THE AUCTIONS END TODAY. All proceeds go towards his friend's cancer fight.
And be sure to visit www.maxfuncon.com to find up-to-the-minute information about MaxFunCon 2011 and subscribe to the MaxFunCon Podcast to hear exciting segments from last year's MaxFunCon as they become available. Next week, standup from Marc Maron.
I couldn't be more excited about Carrie Brownstein & Fred Armisen's sketch show Portlandia. This is the first sketch they've released: it's sort of a thesis statement. It's amazing.
"Portland is where young people go to retire."
"In Portland, you can like... go to a record store and sell your CDs."
Portlandia premiers January 21st at 10:30 on IFC.
(Full disclosure: I work part-time on an IFC show.)