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The Flop House: Episode #168 - Rage

The Flop House

Merry Cagemas everyone! The store was all out of Left Behind (well… it hasn’t been released to video or streaming yet), so we got you a Rage. We hope you’re not too disappointed. Meanwhile Elliott reads the Looney Tunes dinner specials, Dan reveals the medical source of his word-slurring, and Stuart just can’t stop chewing.

Movies and TV recommended in this episode:

For a Few Dollars More
9 Deaths of the Ninja

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Last Man/Woman on Earth


Hello Buddies and Happy New Year! Andie and Travis take a break from the festivities this week to discuss what they think would happen if they were the last man or the last woman on earth. The conversation quickly turns to what the world would look like if it were all men/all women! Would gender expectations shift? Would the concepts of “masculinity” and “femininity” go right out the window? Would Andie get to smooch Channing Tatum while Travis gets to be the “token guy” at all the parades?! Find out this week on Bunker Buddies as we have one of our most esoteric conversation yet!

Don’t forget to subscribe/rate/review on iTunes!

Intro and outro by Brentalfloss

Art by Justin Russo

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 191: TL;DNR


Andy brings the case against his friend Katie. Several years ago, he persuaded her to read his favorite fantasy series. She also agreed to finish the series by his birthday. The date has come and gone, but Katie has not completed the books. Should she pick up the pace?

Thanks to Joseph Wang for this week's case name!

San Francisco Bay area! See Judge John Hodgman Live! Judge Hodgman will return to mete out justice as part of SF Sketchfest on Friday, February 6th at Marines Memorial Theater. The show is almost 90% sold out as of this posting!

Tickets available here

More information about the show and Sketchfest available here.

We need YOU to submit cases to be heard that evening! If you and another party
- reside in the SF Bay area, or will be able to attend the show on February 6
- have a legitimate beef, large or small

... write us with the details! Send it directly to or submit via our webform here.


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Sawbones: Alcohol


This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are getting absolutely, figuratively tanked as they explore the history of alcohol as medicine. To your health!

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: Best Comedy of 2014 Special


Today we're spotlighting what we think is the greatest comedy of the year. The Bullseye staff has poured over plenty of records, including industry veterans, newcomers and lesser known talents. Now we're ready to showcase what we think is the best stand up comedy of 2014.

You can find all of these albums available for purchase, except for the set from the Atlantic Ocean Comedy and Music Festival.

Patton Oswalt - Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time

Cristela Alonzo - Some Of The Hits

Cameron Esposito - Same Sex Symbol

Jasper Redd - Jazz Talk

Jim Gaffigan - Obsessed

Hannibal Buress - Live From Chicago

Tommy Johnagin - Stand-Up Comedy 3

Nadia Kamil at the the Atlantic Ocean Comedy and Music Festival

Chris Gethard - My Comedy Album

Andrés du Bouchet - 20-Sided Guy

Bob Odenkirk - Amateur Hour

Jackie Kashian - This Will Make an Excellent Horcrux

Sarah Silverman - We Are Miracles

Hari Kondabolu - Waiting for 2042

Did we miss your favorite stand up special this year? Add your recommendation to the list! You can discuss this episode on our forum. You can also talk about it at Maximum Fun's sub Reddit, or join our lively discussions in the Maximum Fun Facebook group. Or you can just Tweet us -- @Bullseye.

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.

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Holiday Stories 7

Aubrey O'Day, Conner Habib, Matt Donnelly and Jenna Matthys share stories that are kinda sorta about the Holidays.
Aubrey O'Day
Conner Habib
Matt Donnelly
Jenna Matthys
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International Waters: Episode 41 The Right to Bear Arse

Dave, Travis and Amelie
Amelie Gillette
Travis McElroy
James Acaster
Pippa Evans

Amelie Gillette, Travis McElroy, Pippa Evans and James Acaster join host, Dave Holmes for an end of 2014 special.

We discuss favourite falling down videos, argue over which nation has claim over Nicki Minaj’s butt, make a weird number of references to Sister Act and did we mention the paedos?

Other useful links this week:

Amelie Gillette wants to plug the remaining episodes of Selfie playing out every Tuesday on Hulu and recommends The Comeback, which may as well be the official HBO show of International Waters at this point we’ve recommended it so often.

Travis McElroy wants to plug My Brother, My Brother and Me, The Adventure Zone and Bunker Buddies and recommends Sawbones, his little brother’s comedy videogame videos on, Andie Bolt’s Warrior Lady web series Red Baroness and Bunker Buddies theme tune composer Brentalfloss. Travis would also like to recommend the new Walk the Moon album and promises that he has no vested interest in the band.

Pippa Evans is on Twitter @iampippaevans and wants to plug her Christmas single. Pippa recommends great London charity, Hackney Pirates.

James Acaster wants to plug his live dates and his web series, Sweet Home Ketteringa . He’s on Twitter @JamesAcaster and want’s to recommend the new Retro Spankees’ album Meagre Vengeance.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend The New Basement Tapes - Spotify users can the album here.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests on the MaxFun forum or through our Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter for updates on guests and when we’ve just posted a new episode (hint: it’ll be 1st and 15th of every month).

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 354 - Kyle Bottom


Kyle Bottom returns to talk the most popular competitive trading card game on the planet, Christmas trees, and Skittles.

Download episode 354 here. (right-click)

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org" or phone us at (206) 339-8328.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 357: The Good Eye with Martin Starr

Martin Starr

Actor Martin Starr joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Vine videos, videogames and Jerry Seinfeld's Halloween children's book.

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MBMBaM 232: Rim Allen

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We're wrapping 20-Forward up RIGHT. Which is to say, we are forgetting the theme of the year completely, because honestly, we didn't do a great job of fulfilling it. Ah, well - onward and upward, into The Grift!

Suggested talking points: Face 2 Face, Handkerchief Woes, 60 Waffles, Shitty Ringtones, Joey the Giant, Dry Hump Tipz, Keep That Good Smell, Sexy Santa Party, Who Bangers

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