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Sawbones: Sweating Sickness

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Sawbones

This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are gonna make you sweat with their history of the totally bizarre phenomenon known as "Sweating Sickness."

You can subscribe to their 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

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 209: Kung Fu Fighting with Jean Grae

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Jean Grae

Judge Hodgman clears out the docket, ruling on teenage liars, snuggling with teddy bears, sopping up messes with toilet paper, and more.

This week Bailiff Jean Grae returns to assist with the proceedings! For more Jean, check out her Bandcamp!

Bailiff Jesse returns to the courtroom next week.

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Morals! w/ Milana Vayntrub

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Milana Vayntrub

Oh, hello there buddies! We hope you enjoy this episode, it's the RIGHT thing to do! Look in your hearts, think you know right from wrong? Would that change if you lived on the blasted wasteland? What would you resort to in order to survive? We're joined this week by the amazing Milana Vayntrub! You may know her as the ATT Girl or from her series Other Space! If you enjoy our episode, the moral thing to do is to tell all your friends!

Check out Milana's series Other Space

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Intro and outro music thanks to Brentalfloss

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: James Burrows & Future Islands

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Bullseye
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James Burrows
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Samuel Herring

New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.

And if you're looking for a particular segment to listen to or share, check us out on Soundcloud.


Photo by Jesse Thorn

Sitcom Guru James Burrows on Andy Kaufman, Teaching Ted Danson to Tend Bar, and Why He's Still Directing

Forty-one years ago, James Burrows stepped on the set of The Mary Tyler Moore Show to direct an episode. It was his very first gig as a TV director. Since then, he co-created Cheers and became known as the go-to guy to direct your sitcom pilot. He's directed more than fifty pilot episodes, including those for Taxi, Frasier, Will & Grace, Friends, Two and a Half Men and The Big Bang Theory, and he adds more to his resume every season.

Burrows is the son of the famous playwright Abe Burrows, who wrote the book for Broadway musicals like Guys and Dolls and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

James Burrows will talk about creating his own career path on television, working with Andy Kaufman (and Andy's alter-ego Tony Clifton), brainstorming the elements that would become Cheers, and why he continues to direct.

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Samuel Herring of Future Islands Explains Why Joy Division's "Digital" Changed His Life

Samuel Herring, the frontman for the synth-pop band Future Islands, grew up loving hip hop (as he still does).

But there's a rock song that helped him put him on the path to forming the band Future Islands with bandmate William Cashion. And that song is Joy Division's "Digital". It's the song that changed his life.

Future Islands just released two brand-new singles, and they're out on tour this summer and fall to promote their newest album, titled Singles.

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The Outshot: The Revolutionary Afrobeat of Fela Kuti

Jesse pays tribute to the feeling of Fela.

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 372 - Al Madrigal

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Al Madrigal

Comedian Al Madrigal joins us to talk home improvement shows, ice cream obsession, and dance competitions.

Download episode 372 here. (right-click)

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MBMBaM 250: The Best in the Biz

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We're done skipping the celebrations of our major podcast moments, like our five-year anniversary, or the hundredth time Justin did a Chilean Miners goof. Join us for a particularly introspective journey this week, and also for a frank discussion about Jackie Chan's romantic potency.

Suggested talking points: Missed Observations, Massage Courtesy, Married to Jackie Chan, Mr. Predator, Mary Spookins, C&C Music Factory Day Job, Dafoe Tears

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RISK! #632: Casual Sex?

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Kate Willett, Sandra Elliot and Shannon Cason share stories about sex that was supposed to be no big deal, but then was.
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RISK!
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Shannon Cason
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Kate Willett
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Sandra Elliot
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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 375: Holes with Goals with Brandie Posey and Barbara Gray

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Brandie Posey
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Barbara Gray

Brandie Posey and Barbara Gray from the Lady to Lady podcast join Jesse for a discussion of The Mighty Ducks, Jesse's unidentified abdominal pain and the book Home Comforts by Cheryl Mendelson. Plus, there's a lot of outfit talk.

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Pop Rocket: Episode 17 Bruce Jenner, Jeffrey Jay and a Mad Men Spoiler

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Pop Rocket
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Guy Branum
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Wynter Mitchell
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Margaret Wappler
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Jeffrey Jay

Comedian Jeffrey Jay joins the team to talk about Bruce Jenner’s 20/20 interview and why it’s the single most important trans event we’ve seen. Plus we hear which what person’s involvement guarantees that each of our panel will see a film.

With host Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler and guest Jeffrey Jay.

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

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The Flop House: Episode #177 - Dracula Untold

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The Flop House

We've seen him 3D, but are we ready for Dracula: Untold? Meanwhile Stuart demonstrates his innovative mixology, and Elliot and Dan reveal the surprising Dracula-centric details of the Mad Men finale.
Movies recommended in this episode:

Donnie Brasco
Spring
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary

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