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Ep. 3: Ask a Groomer and My Talking Pet

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Hello again friends! This week, we talk with Jess Rona a professional dog groomer, and she answers all your questions! Well, all the ones we had time for! We talk about two dogs Allegra met this week. We tell you all about another weird dog app sweeping the nation! Travis gives us all the details on Meysi, the world's (possibly) smallest dog. All that and now that Renee has had some time to think, she would like to share her thoughts on whether or not she should get a dog! Don't forget to send us pictures of YOUR dogs to our Twitter and Instagram: @CIPYDPodcast!

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Keegan-Michael Key & Tituss Burgess

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Keegan-Michael Key
Guests: 
Tituss Burgess

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Photo credit: Jesse Thorn

Keegan-Michael Key on Race and Comedy and Why 'Key & Peele' Is Coming to an End

Keegan-Michael Key’s comedy is inexorably tied with his experiences straddling cultural and racial lines as a young man in the Midwest, and he became a keen observer of his surroundings as a child.

His work with his partner Jordan Peele on the Comedy Central show Key & Peele has earned Key Emmy nominations in five categories including Outstanding Variety sketch series, Writing for a Variety Series, Writing for a Variety Special, Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program, and Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Key & Peele's final season is airing now.

Key sits down with Jesse to talk about the differences of approaching comedy from stand up or improv backgrounds, why it’s so easy to immerse himself in distinctive characters like the substitute teacher Mr. Garvey, and why Key & Peele's fifth season will be its last.

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Photo credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images


Tituss Burgess on Being 'Titus Andromedon' on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Following Your Instincts

Tituss Burgess is an actor who has pursued the truth within himself and his performances. Whether it's been in a church choir or on the Broadway stage, Burgess is ready to give it his all.

His successful audition for a small recurring role on 30 Rock put him on Tina Fey's radar, and he's since been cast as Titus Andromedon on the Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Burgess's performance on the show has earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is available for streaming on Netflix.

Burgess joins us to discuss his early days growing up in Georgia, inhabiting the character of Titus Andromedon on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and how he contended with a broken microphone while performing live at the Tony Awards.

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The Outshot: Fletch

Jesse explores the top-notch bluffing going on in this week's recommendation, the 1985 Chevy Chase movie Fletch.

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RISK! #646:

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Nancy Donoval, Javier Morillo and Amy Salloway share stories of shock and awe during our second RISK! show in Minneapolis.
Show: 
RISK!
Guests: 
Nancy Donoval
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Amy Salloway
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Javier Morillo
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Stop Podcasting Yourself 386 - Cam Macleod

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Guests: 
Cam Macleod

Download episode 386 here. (right-click)

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Allen Strickland-Williams / Dan Hodapp

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Show: 
Baby Geniuses
Guests: 
Allen Strickland-Williams
Guests: 
Dan Hodapp

Hello babies! Hot-diggety-dog, do we have a good episode for you! Emily has an obsession with a Japanese cat game and Lisa got a massage! Lisa also watched a Periscope that involved a bee and a nostril. If you could have any exotic pet (without any of the negatives) what would it be? Comedian Allen Strickland-Williams joins us to learn about pre-mastication and take part in an impromptu Minions point/counterpoint in this week's Wiki of the Week. He's also distracted by a fly before telling us everything he knows about presidential elections and being a page at NBC LA. Expert Parker Kerry gives the straight scoop on frosting and icing, then tells all about his campaign for an elected position on a frosting forum! Enjoy!

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Allen Strickland-Williams
Dan Hodapp

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MBMBaM 264: Expecto Punchtronum

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Do you all remember where you were when, on your 11th birthday, you were informed of your pugilistic destiny? We remember it like it was yesterday, because we are TIME WARLOCKS.

Suggested talking points: War Chips, The Frood, Dad's Fingers, Chronomancer, Vitamin Talk, You're a Punchard 'Arry

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 389: Called to Plunder

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Guests: 
Linda Holmes

NPR's Linda Holmes joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the pallet situation in MacArthur, the snacks at the TCA parties, and Linda reveals which TV network has the smelliest publicity mailers.

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The Flop House: Episode #184 - Drive Hard

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Show: 
The Flop House

Take two faded stars, put them in an Aussie C-picture, and encourage them to improvise wildly, and what do you get? The oddly compelling Drive Hard. Meanwhile Elliott improves various movies by adding a little vitamin C(age), Dan reveals what the H.P. in H.P. Lovecraft stands for, and Stuart almost gets Billy Joel lyrics right.

Movies recommended in this episode:

My Brilliant Career
Breaker Morant
The Dirty Dozen
The Interview (1998)

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One Bad Mother Episode 116: Pregnancy Loss with guest Dr. Jessica Zucker

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Dr. Jessica Zucker

Yes, we are a comedy show, but... There is no clever way to say it. This week, Biz and Theresa talk about miscarriages. Theresa shares her experience and together we explore what it's like to go through a pregnancy loss, or have a friend experiencing pregnancy loss, in a culture that doesn't seem to offer much in the way of acknowledgment or support. Clinical psychologist Dr. Jessica Zucker, whose focus is on women's reproductive and maternal mental health, joins us to talk about her own miscarriage and her efforts to make this a less taboo topic with her #IHadAMiscarriage campaign.

What To Say (Or Not) To Someone Who Has Had a Miscarriage (the cartoon)
Dr. Zucker on Good Morning, America
Dr. Zucker's NY Times Opinion piece
Follow Dr. Zucker on twitter @DrZucker
Dr. Zucker's website

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Bright, Echosmith, Talking Dreams, (http://www.echosmith.com also available on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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EP. 136 "Splay" ft. Shadi Petosky

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Shadi Petosky

Shadi Petosky (@shadipetosky) joins the ladies to discuss bra sweat, The Americana, fountains, malls, Bono, Cheesecake Factory, tofu and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song by Zach Ames.

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