Comedian Jenny Toews joins us to talk teen chauffeuring, Korean buses, and regulating heat.
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Okay, so, let's get conceptual for a bit. This episode, which we're releasing in Justin's absence, is our annual holiday live show, which we recorded in the decidedly non-holiday month of September, and are releasing in the absolutely non-holiday month of March. It was also the live show featured in the MBMBaM TV show! We hope you like it.
Suggested talking points: All the Carols, The Worst Day of Griffin's Life, Gift Card Etiquette, Sexy Santa, Museum Regifting, Munch, Sad Libs, Dolls, My Big Ball, Christmas Nicknames, Justin's Goof-Up
Writer and host Dan Kennedy joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of what happened when Dan's AirBnB hosts asked him to dinner, the increased deployment of the clapping emoji between words online, and how great Laurence Fishburne is in John Wick 2. Plus, Jesse announces the Blue Ribbon Commission who will be judging the finalists of the $1000 #JJGoBigHat Scholarship for Lifelong Learning.
When the Entrepreneur finds an area of space that does not conform with the crew's preconceptions, they aren't sure which pronouns to use to describe it. They face a similar challenge addressing a race of people inhabiting a nearby planet, which inspires Commander Riker to employ some Pea Soup diplomacy. Can we finally be funny about a serious story? How do you get stink off of a main character? What color is Worf's boogie board? It's the episode that features a brand new Previa!
The end of the world is still coming, and it's never been so tedious. Join us as we attend several more talks from Amazing Facts, a lecture series that is much longer than advertised. Carrie is blown away by an entire talk devoted to what day of the week Christians should have worship, and Ross is declared the smartest man in the room for knowing the punchlines to corny jokes. Plus, evolution is wrong, Ross is a bad husband, Carrie confronts the pastor, and the group tips their hand about what church they're affiliated with.
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Why is this movie not in Smalltember? Well, Stu said he wanted to watch Max Magician for his birthday, and we all said “fuck it.” Meanwhile Dan doesn’t know which corpse to punch, Elliott suggests an alternate course for Teen Wolf, and Stu has no pants.
Movies recommended in this episode:
The Edge of Seventeen
My Night at Maud’s
Hello Internet! We sure do hope you're having a great day! We have a really good episode just for YOU! This week is all about FACIAL HAIR! Should you wear a beard to an interview? What's a "beard tax"? Are there different facial hair styles? Answers to those questions and MORE! Plus, a whole lot of facial history! Enjoy and don't forget to share with a friend!
Is it really Hooray for Hollywood in this episode of Minority Korner? Yes, James and Nnekay are celebrating the Oscars this week. But first, Why does James always default to the Jurrassic Park Theme? Was it a game changer?!Dive into James' experience filming Soup Meets Sandwich... and JUST how much James loves Campbell's Soup... whereas Nnekay just wants some of that sweet soup money. The duo ponder if starting late in a career is doable and grabs inspiration from Viola Davis, Morgan Freeman, and Julia Childs. ALSO who is this James Arthur singer chap trying to steal OUR James' steez, Nnekay wants to KNOW. We start things off with Nnekay's Korner, this week she's covering the various types of protest pins celebs were sporting, and some of the interesting political statements the commercials from New York Times, Audible, and GE made during the broadcast of the Oscars. In James' Korner he tackles if the oscars have truly moved on from #oscarssowhite. He also question the myth of the liberal media and if Hollywood's standards more open minded than what they portray themselves to be... hint... things aren't as rosy as we me all think. In honor of our new Tidbit Korner, here are some more tidbits from the episode: Bill Paxton, Kerry Washington, Moonlight, La La Land, Mc Scat Cat, Vera Wang and More! Enjoyyyyyyy!!!!!!!
I want to share a short, disappointing note. It's with a heavy heart that I write that Maximum Fun will no longer be producing new episodes of Getting Curious. We all love the show and love Jonathan, but after nearly a year and a half of effort, we've been unable to generate enough revenue with the show to cover production costs. Simply put, we couldn't see a path to self-sufficiency.
We'll be giving the show to Jonathan to do with as he sees fit in the future. In the meantime, the archive of shows will remain up.
I personally want to thank Jonathan for all he's brought to our community, and thank the producers who worked so hard to make the show a reality.
We've got plenty of irons in the fire, and you should expect more great new MaxFun shows in the near future. Thanks so much for supporting us. - Jesse
April Richardson, Greg Behrendt, Darren Hayes and David Smithyman join host, Dave Holmes for a very special Aussie vs American episode of International Waters. They talk sexy sci-fi songs, the wacky antics of Florida/Australia Man, and relive terrible haircut memories.
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 Neal Brennan's special 3 Mics. and Detroiters on Comedy Central