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Judge John Hodgman Episode 160: The French Correction

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Jonathan Goldstein

Two Quebecers quarrel: should they speak English or French when they're out and about in their hometown of Montreal?

We're joined this week by expert witness Jonathan Goldstein, host of CBC's WireTap and author of I'll Seize the Day Tomorrow (along with several other excellent books).

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 159: The Waiting Game

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Mollie files suit against her husband Geoff. She says Geoff can be overly competitive when playing board games, and takes his sweet time plotting the perfect move to crush his opponents. She wants Geoff to get a move on! Geoff says playing the game means taking the time to do it right. Who's right? Who's wrong?

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 158: Tipping the Scales of Justice

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Joe and his wife Marika bring today's case. Marika says Joe's habit of tipping housekeeping and service workers with coins is rude and contrary to the spirit of the gesture. Joe says, as long as he's tipping, what's the problem? Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 157: Honey Don't

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Guests: 
Jordan Morris
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Mary Roach

Lani says her husband Alistair insists on doing most of the chores at home. She says she's tired of having to ask him to take out the garbage when she could very well do it herself! Is Alistair TOO chivalrous?

With a special guest appearance from MaxFun pal, Mary Roach (author of the terrific book Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal). Thanks, Mary!

Judge Jesse Thorn takes over for Hodgman this week, and the bailiff's spot is filled by Jordan Morris. Judge Hodgman will return to the courtroom next week!

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 156: Two's Company

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Guests: 
Jordan Morris

Judge Jesse Thorn takes over for Hodgman this week, and the bailiff's spot is filled by Jordan Morris!

Margaret files suit against her male housemate and best friend, who's lied to his family about living with a woman. She wants him to come clean! He says it would only complicate things. Who's right? Who's wrong?

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 155: The Perp Walk

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Guests: 
John Roderick

Lisa says her boyfriend Mitch's jaywalking is annoying and downright dangerous. Mitch says jaywalking can be done safely, and that he's got it down to a science. Who's right?

We're joined this week by Guest Bailiff John Roderick of The Long Winters and the podcast Roderick on the Line, with Merlin Mann. Thanks John!

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 154: Visitation Rights

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John Roderick

Kevin insists that his best friend Ross abandon his daily routine and small-town life and visit him in the city once in awhile.

We're joined this week and next by Guest Bailiff John Roderick of The Long Winters and the podcast Roderick on the Line, with Merlin Mann. Thanks John!

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 153: God Save the Teen

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Should a teenage Anglophile go to college (sorry, university) in the UK? His older brother says he'd be happier attending school in the States.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 152: Arraigning Cats and Dogs

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Eileen brings the case against her boyfriend Tyler. They recently moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, and Eileen thinks it's the right time to get a dog -- specifically, a corgi. Tyler is a cat person and says a cat would be the better pet. Who RULES and who DROOLS?

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 151: Sic Semper Dramatis

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Will wants his brother Andrew to stop making scenes and acting like a reality TV star in public. NOTE: Some occasional bad language in this episode.

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We're joined again by Western Massachusetts radio personality Monte Belmonte of 93.9 WRSI The River in Northampton, MA. Thanks again to Monte and WRSI!

Thanks to Jason Yucis for suggesting this week's case name! To suggest a title for a future episode, like us on Facebook at Judge John Hodgman! We regularly put a call for submissions.

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