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Hello Internet! This week, we're talking tattoos! A little bit about the history, but mostly we focus on the modern dos and donts! How to work with your artist on the design. Do you tip? How do you stop people from touching your tattoos? Do you have to explain WHY you got your tattoo to everyone who asks? Answers to these and even more of your questions! Enjoy and please share!

Minority Korner 79: Put It In A Pamphlet and Get The Word Out: Hashtag Historical Facts (Debra Messing, Brooke Shields, Dolores Huerta, The Bracero Program, Cheng I Sao, Women In Power, Mya, Blaque, Monica & Brandi)

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Minority Korner

Nnekay and James dabble in the reality tv arts by saving many of their weekly conversations for on air. This week, James sent Nnekay little tid bits about his exciting, action packed, and glamours week. Tired of #winelife and #craftlife Nnekay was desperate to hear. James adventures might have included and not limited by Debra Messing, Brooke Shields, bowling, and laser tag. James also teases his up coming interview with Brian Benson (aka Cousin Wonderlette) and his up coming documentary on Dolores Huerta- keep an ear our for an August debut. Nnekay is also briefly upset about the lack of diversity in the new Blade Runner 2049 trailer. In James' Korner, we're talking about the Bracero Program- started in 1942, it was a program to get labor from Mexico to come to America and work to help fill the deficit left by the war. By covering this program, James helps to clarify the continued trend America has by inviting Mexicans to America for labor then turning around and deporting them. This happened during the 1900s, the braceros program, and again today. How can we stop this cycle of xenophobia? In Nnekay's Korner, she is inspired by The amazing Lady Pirate Cheng I Sao, who in the 1800s lead a fleet larger than the Chinese Navy and was one of the most successful pirates ever to exist. So taking Cheng I Sao's cue, Nnekay decides to state some facts about the current position of women in leadership. It might be shocking, but basically it ain't good. We inspire those around us to seek higher positions of power and to support all the Baby Lady Bosses we know. In Quizlet Korner, James decides to bring it back with R&B Pop Princesses! Can Nnekay name that tune?


One Bad Mother Episode 204: Don’t Talk To Your Mother That Way!

One Bad Mother

In honor of Mother’s Day, Biz and Theresa wonder whether we have inadvertently allowed ourselves to become doormats! When we hear our partners tell our kids, "Don't talk to your mother that way," why are we surprised? It's nice to know someone has our backs, but...maybe we should also have our own backs! How do we practice patience while also standing up to our kids when they cross the line? How do we stand up to ourselves when we treat ourselves badly? Plus, Biz spends money on garbage and Theresa would like to stop having kids now!

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Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (, avail on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

Sawbones: Tetralogy of Fallot


Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel's heartfelt plea for healthcare on behalf of his infant son, Tetralogy of Fallot has been in the headlines. This week on Sawbones, join us for the inspiring story of how we fought back against the debilitating ailment.

Subscribe 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

Tights and Fights Ep. 41: The sounds of a king with Hannibal Buress

Mike Eagle, Hannibal Buress, Danielle Radford and Mike Eagle
Hal Lublin
Danielle Radford
Mike Eagle
Hannibal Buress

This week, the team is joined by comedian and podcaster Hannibal Buress to take a special look at the music of Triple H! From his early WWF days as Hunter Hearst Helmsley to the modern King of Kings, we promise you’ll never hear his music the same way again.

Plus, Nation of Conversation will still break down all the news of the week. That includes whether WWE is using Samoa Joe the right way, what we think about Sheamus and Cesaro as the No. 1 contenders for the tag-team championships and why the Fashion Files continue to be the greatest thing in wrestling today.

Hosted by Hal Lublin, Danielle Radford and Mike Eagle.

Produced by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

The Three Count:

Danielle put over GQ’s feature on The Rock.

Mike put over The Raven Effect podcast..

Hal put over Dolph Ziggler on Talking Smack.

If you wanna talk about more wrestling throughout the week be sure to join us on Facebook or @TightsFights on Twitter.

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American Gods (Review), Pepe The Frog, French Election, Family Kicked Off Flight, Bombay Sapphire, Mike Huckabee, Florida Man Chokes Girlfriend, First (?) Genderless Acting Award, Clapper and Yates Testimony, Healthcare Bill, Comey Fired


Intro: 0:23-5:54

Bevs Like These
American Gods Ep. 1 Review

Beyond the Headlines: 6:00-42:36

Pepe the Frog Is Dead
French Election Results
Family Kicked Off Delta Flight
Bombay Sapphire Recall
Mike Huckabee Is A Piece Of Shit (Editorial)
Florida Man Chokes Girlfriend
First (?) Genderless Acting Award

Politics Round Up: 44:07-1:24:52

Clapper and Yates Testimony
Healthcare Bill Passes House
FBI Director James Comey Fired

Wi-Five: 1:24:57- 1:27:57

Outro: 1:28:01

TS286: Sally Yates, Snapped, Alabama's HB24 & Kentucky's Last Abortion Clinic

Throwing Shade

Nothing says relaxation like the 20th anniversary of Snapped: Scott Peterson, The Handmaid's Tale, or Sally Yates reading Ted Cruz to filth. Bryan and Erin needed to chill after getting worked up about Alabama's HB24 - which allows adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples who want to adopt - and Kentucky's Gov. Matt Bevin's war on the last abortion clinic in the state. Ciao!

He's Got A Gun! w/ Kevin Brueck!!

Kevin Brueck

Welcome back buddies! Forgive us for the late episode this week but I think you're gonna dig this one! We have the oh so talented @KevinBrueck on to talk about 10 Cloverfield Lane, apocalypse skills for entertainment purposes... We get Kevin in our Bunker for a Buddy interview! And he is officially the only human, who's not a cop, I know in LA who owns a gun. He's an actor with a gun yawl! Will it get controversial?! IDK! We usually avoid guns cause the world got so serious but this episode we get into it! It's the apocalypse! Lets do it! Send thoughts to tweet at us @TravisAndAndie

Pop Rocket Episode 123: Celebrity Journalism

Pop Rocket
Guy Branum
Wynter Mitchell
Margaret Wappler
Karen Tongson
Abby Stern

This week, we have the gang back together plus celebrity journalist and novelist Abby Stern to talk the evolution and the current disintegration of celebrity journalism. We get a historical outline of celebrity journalism, from Hedda Hopper and Louis B. Mayer to TMZ and Instagram influencers. The gang explores the symbiotic relationship between celebrities and the press, and how that has evolved over time. We find out where each of our panelists' "do not report" line is when covering celebrities, and which era they think is best for celebrity journalism. We get a postmortem from Wynter regarding Phaedra's dramatic exit from Real Housewives of Atlanta and Margaret tells us about the jealousy she feels towards the French people after their latest election. Karen tells us about why she loves May sweeps and Guy gives us a reason to stop being mad at Susan Sarandon.

Abby's brand new book According To A Source, which will be released May 23rd, can be pre-ordered now!

With Guy Branum, Karen Tongson, Margaret Wappler, Wynter Mitchell, and Abby Stern.

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Other Links:
Phaedra's Fall From Grace
Guardian article on the French media not reporting on the Macron leaks

Produced by Christian Dueñas and Kara Hart for

Judge John Hodgman Episode 312: New Schemes to Violate the Social Contract


Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers this week to clear the docket! They discuss disputes about children in bars, wearing sweatpants to work, movie theater garbage and more! Plus a listener letter about virtual reality and the Renaissance Faire!

Judge Hodgman's newest book Vacationland is available for pre-order at

Make sure to check out Bailiff Jesse's vintage shop at for great vintage accessories, scarves, pocket squares and other fun, decorative items. Don't forget to use the code SWEATERJUSTICE at check out for free shipping in the United States!

Click here to check out the article Kelly sent in about the University of Washington HIT lab, home of Spiderworld: virtual arachnophobia therapy!



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