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One Bad Mother Episode 236: The 2nd Annual HOLIDAY Genius Fail Spectacular, Plus Rants Show

One Bad Mother

It's the 2nd Annual HOLIDAY Genius Fail Spectacular, Plus Rants Show! Take that, 2017! This week we need to destress from the holidays and kick off the new year right with you, our special guests, as you share your genius and fails of the holidays!

Tickets for One Bad Mother Live at SF Sketchfest with special guest Eliza Skinner on Sunday, January 21st 2018 are on sale now!

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Show Music
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

Setup - The Adventure Zone: Amnesty


We're moving on to a new game, new genre and new world as we continue our run of experimental mini-arcs! This time around, Griffin's back in the saddle as GM as we play the Horror-Lite RPG Monster of the Week! Join us in this setup episode if you want to hear about this arc's setting, and get the 411 on our new characters.

12 Days of Still Buffering (Live from Candlenights!)

Still Buffering

The holiday season may be over, but the spirit of Candlenights lives on all year round! So to save you from those post-holiday blues, here is our live episode from this year's Candlenights Spectacular in our very own hometown of Huntington, West Virginia! We wrote a song, things got a little weird, there were many Buscemis and scrunchies.

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

Pop Rocket Episode 155: The Endless Red Carpet

Pop Rocket
Guy Branum
Margaret Wappler
Wynter Mitchell
Karen Tongson

This week, Guy and the gang talk about awards season and give some Oscar predictions! How will awards shows change in the #metoo era? Are we all tired of obvious Oscar bait? WHY DO THE GRAMMYS EXIST?! Plus, Karen catches up on Downton Abbey, Wynter discusses Black Mirror, Margaret loves Amazon's Rose Parade show, and Guy argues on Facebook about Call Me By Your Name.

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

That’s My Jam:

Margaret Wappler - Jonny Greenwood - House of Woodcock
Karen Tongson - Japanese Breakfast - Machinist
Wynter Mitchell - ABBA - Happy New Year
Guy Branum - Curtiss Maldoon - Sepheryn (Ray of Light)

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

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Produced by Christian Dueñas for

Judge John Hodgman Episode 345: Chandler Braggin' on Beeps


Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn kick off 2018 in chambers and ready to clear the docket! They talk about listening to songs on repeat, work attire, suitcase storage, a New England donut and coffee chain, and more!

Here are a few videos discussed in this week's episode:

Sha Na Na at Woodstock in 1969

Plus, here is the episode of The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project that Judge Hodgman recommended, which also contains Sha Na Na discussion.

Chandler and Rachel show us how to use Windows 95



Lady to Lady EP. 259 "Back Dicks" ft. Matt Ingebretson & Jake Weisman

Lady to Lady
Matt Ingebretson
Jake Weisman

Matt Ingebretson (@mattingebretson) & Jake Weisman (@weismanjake) join the ladies to talk about their new show Corporate on Comedy Central and Tess starts the new year with a special announcement. They talk about how surreal it is to be on billboards and the best graffiti they've seen drawn on their faces so far as well as the the best names for private parts. Produced by Kailynn West, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Wonderful! Ep. 17: Wake Me Up Inside!!


Griffin's favorite music-mixing card game! Rachel's favorite episode of her favorite show! Griffin's favorite life-affirming YouTube video! Rachel's favorite stone fruit-based poem!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus -

Inside Pop Ep. 106 - Black Mirror, The Chi, Forgotten Films of 2017 with Dave Karger, Pop Culture Resolutions

Inside Pop
Dave Karger

Did you resolve to put more time and energy into staying on top of the best pop culture stories of the week? Lucky for you, The Pop Insiders are here to help you keep that resolution with our brand new episode!

First, we give our spoiler free reviews of the new Lena Waithe Showtime drama - The Chi (please feel free to listen and then correct our pronunciation of the title of this show) and the first episode of the new season of Black Mirror.

Then we speak with IMDb special correspondent and frequent Today Show awards commentator - Dave Karger - about the movies of 2017 that may not be front-runners for the big awards, but are definitely worthy of your attention. From Detroit to Wonderstruck to Downsizing, Dave will tell you why you should give these flicks a second - or maybe first chance.

We also share our pop culture resolutions for the new year and hold each other accountable for how successful we were in keeping our 2017 resolutions.

And the Big Sell returns - Sean recommends (wait for it) a new new age song (nope that isn't a typo) to start Amita's year off on an optimistic and blissful note.

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#149 - Chaplin or Keaton with Paul Dooley

Paul Dooley

Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton - two comedic masters of the silent era. Which one is the best of the best? We recruited our pal Paul Dooley to help us choose!
See Mark and Hal LIVE in San Francisco on Sunday, January 14th with guests Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher! Get tickets here.

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