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RISK! #608: Living Big

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Marc Amigone, Meagan Voss and Justin Hall share stories about choosing a bigger way to be.
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RISK!
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Justin Hall
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Meagan Voss
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Sawbones: The Heimlich Maneuver

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Sawbones

This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin introduce you to Dr. Heimlich, the man who got one thing real right and several other things just a little wrong.

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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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Mavis Staples

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Bullseye
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Mavis Staples


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Mavis Staples talks about Singing Gospel, Civil Rights, and Working with Prince

Mavis Staples is one of the greatest singers of our time-- a gospel, soul and R&B vocalist known for her rich, throaty voice. She began as the lead member of The Staple Singers in the 1950's, a family gospel group formed by Pops Staples and several of his children.

The Staple Singers achieved hits with "Respect Yourself", "I'll Take You There" and "Let's Do it Again". They also became a musical voice of the American Civil Rights Movement with their protest music.

Staples has reinvented her sound over the decades. She's worked with Curtis Mayfield, Ry Cooder, Bob Dylan and Prince (Yes, THAT Prince).

Her most recent album One True Vine was released in 2013 and produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy. You can find a partial transcript of this interview here.

This segment originally aired January 30th, 2011.

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My Brother, My Brother and Me Offer Pop Culture Advice

Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me join the show to answer pop culture quandaries from listeners.

Are you ever too old to hang up posters on your walls? Should you ever tell your children that the shows they like actually suck? Is it ever a good idea to talk to a stranger about the book they're reading? The brothers proffer their advice with a healthy amount of goofs mixed in.

If you liked what you heard, over 200 episodes of My Brother, My Brother and Me are available on
iTunes and right here on Maximumfun.org

This segment originally aired February 28, 2012.

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The Outshot: Bill Cunningham New York

Jesse examines the often superficial fashion world and finds a stunningly sincere and emotional portrait of a man. The man is New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham, and the portrait is Richard Press's biographical documentary Bill Cunningham New York.

This segment originally aired March 24, 2012.

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 349 - Jon Dore

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Jon Dore

Poet Jon Dore joins us to talk Alan Thicke, horse people, and of course, poems.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 352: That Vape Life with Mike Royce

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Mike Royce

Television producer and writer Mike Royce joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's new lifestyle, Guy Fieri's restaurant in New York, and Star Trek movies.

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Rory Scovel/Jared Logan

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Baby Geniuses
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Rory Scovel
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Jared Logan

Hello babies! This week's guest is the hilarious comedian and Emily's Ground Floor co-star Rory Scovel! We talk to him about mushrooms, Batman, and LA lifestyles! Then, Professor Albert Frank teaches us all about war! Plus: milk and honey torture! Ghostbusters! And so much more!!!

Emily Heller

Lisa Hanawalt

Rory Scovel

Jared Logan

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MBMBaM 227: Streaks on the China

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We think we've dished out about all the advice that exists in this, the material plane. Come with us as we dive into new worlds, and explore the infinite possibilities of THE CRYSTAL REALM.

Suggested talking points: Serial Pringles, Thank You Topaz, The Truman Show Modesty, Look Stealing, Rude Peeps, Fancy Jism, Scott Bakula Slash Fic, Magic Angel, Clipper Rippers

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A Thanksgiving Detour with Destination DIY

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Destination DIY

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Destination DIY host Julie Sabatier tells a story live on stage about that time she cooked potatoes for her Idaho in-laws. Watch the video here or catch the audio on the podcast. This story was part of the Back Fence PDX live storytelling series. The theme of the evening was "Recipe for Disaster."

Julie Sabatier at Back Fence PDX from Back Fence PDX on Vimeo.

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Wham Bam Pow Ep. 76 - Interstellar

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Wham Bam Pow

This week, we settle in with Christopher Nolan's newest sci-fi blockbuster Interstellar and try to figure out what it all means. Plus, Ricky gets a haircut, and we unwittingly brainstorm the next great stoner comedy.

Next week, we will be watching Batman, which is currently on Netflix Watch Instant.

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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One Bad Mother Episode 81: Weaning

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One Bad Mother

Biz and Theresa talk about weaning this week, which means there is bonus mom judging! Plus, Theresa really can’t cook and Biz isn’t trying hard enough to be a good mother. Our most uplifting show yet! To lighten the mood we have a special mom breaking down about in-laws! Everyone is doing a great job!

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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 Amran, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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