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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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Lady to Lady LIVE at UCB Sunset

01/09/2015 - 22:30 - 23:30
Los Angeles
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UCB Sunset

Lady to Lady is the cult hit talk show from the minds of Barbara Gray, Brandie Posey, and Tess Barker. Think The View meets PeeWee's Playhouse, with a dash of David Lynch. Combining roundtables on pop culture with ridiculous sketches & craigslist talent searches, every show is a one time only night to remember.

Lady to Lady is also a popular podcast on the Maximum Fun Podcast Network with past guests like Aisha Tyler, Laura Kightlinger & French Stewart.

Directed by David Janove.

TS165: Christmas, Star Wars, I Am Santa Claus & Zillow

Throwing Shade

This week, Erin and Bryan exchange Christmas gifts! Then, Bryan talks about the gay Santa Claus in Morgan Spurlock's new documentary I Am Santa Claus, and Erin looks at sexual harassment at Plus, they talk about the new Star Wars Trailer. For 10 seconds.

Watch Us!  Every Wednesday on Funny or Die

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Tweet Us!  @gibblertron & @bryansafi Use the Hashtag #tspod

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Throwing Shade #72: Merry Christmas & Star Wars


Happy Holidaze, kids! This week, Bryan and Erin exchange tastefully wrapped Christmas presents and discuss kid-friendly topics like alleged sexual harassment at and gay Santa Clauses that kiss with little heads that come out of their unhinged jaws! So, bring the whole family--all the dick pics are blurred!

Apocalypse Dating/Holidays

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Happy holidays buddies! On this very special (and somewhat irregular!) episode, we cover a wide range of topics! Are you worried about how poor hygiene will effect your dating life during the Apocalypse? Are you struggling to find that perfect holiday gift for the prepper who has everything? What will you give your loved ones after it all goes to hell? The answer to all three is basically 'guns and toothbrushes". Also, enjoy the random discussion on gun control! Wondering what you can get us for the holidays? EASY! Just share us with a friend!

Tickets to the Jan. 6th live show!

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Brentalfloss's website!

Justin Russo's website!

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 190: Pizza Parley


Meredith brings the case against her husband Jason. Years ago, they settled a fantasy football dispute with a "pizza truce". Jason would be allowed to choose Meredith's pizza toppings for as long as they were together. Is their contract still valid?

Thanks to Amy Franco 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.

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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Destination DIY Detour With The Doubleclicks

Destination DIY
Angela & Aubrey Webber

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Sisters Aubrey and Angela Webber are The Doubleclicks. They make music about dinosaurs, geek girl realism, Star Trek, internet trolls, burritos and many other things that will warm your nerdy, little heart.

In addition to creating beautiful harmonies for their clever lyrics, the Webber sisters also book their own shows and record a lot of their own music. They also had a massively successful Kickstarter in 2014. We talked about their recent tour, the worst thing they've ever made, and what it's like to work closely as siblings.

Here's a video for their charming song "Dimentrodon" (also the title track from their latest album):

Their song "Nothing To Prove" went viral earlier this year.

(The "Home on the Range" parody mentioned in the interview seems to be missing from the internet.)

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Sawbones: Appalachian Folk Medicine


This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are passing your baby around a table leg as they explore the history of Appalachian folk cures live from Huntington, WV.

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: Nick Offerman, Billy Bragg and Dolly Parton

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This week's episode includes content from previous broadcasts. Check out the links below to listen and share each segment.

Nick Offerman Talks Moustaches, Woodworking and Luck

Nick Offerman is a man accustomed to being recognized. As city administrator Ron Swanson on NBC's Parks and Recreation, he sports one of the most revered moustaches in recent television history. He'll explain why his moustache is may actually be more famous than he is.

Swanson has a lot in common with Offerman. They both pride themselves on masculinity and have a penchant for carpentry. But Offerman says there are some major differences between himself and the character he portrays; like the fact that Offerman took two semesters of ballet classes.

Offerman also talks about the joys and perils of growing up in a small town in Illinois, how he discovered his theatrical side, and why woodworking continues to be central to his life.

Offerman's book, Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living is now available in paperback. You can also catch his new comedy special on Netflix. It's called American Ham, and see him in the final season of Parks and Recreation, which begins January 13th.

This segment originally aired October, 15 2013.

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Billy Bragg on "The Song That Changed My Life": Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'"

Billy Bragg performs politically-minded folk music with a punk rock edge, songs with a tone and attitude somewhere between Woody Guthrie and The Sex Pistols. But what led him to develop his voice as an artist?

As Bragg explains, one of the most pivotal moments in his life happened during his lunch break at a record store. He put on a record that changed his life: Bob Dylan's folk anthem The Times They Are A-Changin'.

Billy Bragg's latest album is called Tooth & Nail.

This segment originally aired April 23, 2012.

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Dolly Parton on Show-Business and Sacrifice

Dolly Parton's beautiful voice and musical talent could have carried her to some measure of success. But it was Parton's unwavering drive and embrace of hard work that made her a superstar.

Parton will talk about the personal sacrifices she made for professional success, the events that shaped her life and how she feels about them now.

She'll also share stories about childhood. Parton grew up in the mountains of Tennessee with a large family and a not-so-large home. You'll find out how her upbringing relates to one of her most-loved songs, "I Will Always Love You".

Parton's newest album, Blue Smoke is available now.

This segment originally aired December 11, 2012.

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The Outshot: Michael Mann's Thief

Jesse recommends the 1981 noir film Thief, starring James Caan. It's a crime thriller about one last big score, but it's just as much about running from loneliness and is about running from the cops. Director Michael Mann infuses it with a cool, dark beauty unlike any robbery film you've ever seen.

This segment originally aired July 8, 2013.

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RISK! Holiday Stories 6

Hank Chen, Nicole Byer, Danny Lobell, Sandi Marx and Sam Feirstein share stories happy and horrific on The Holidays.
Hank Chen
Nicole Byer
Danny Lobell
Sandi Marx
Sam Feirstein
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