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Judge John Hodgman Episode 131: May it Breeze the Court

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Our litigant Adrienne has always used fan noise to fall asleep. Her husband says the noise drives him crazy, and that it masks night sounds too well - he worries that they won't hear a burglar alarm or their daughter crying in the middle of the night. Should Adrienne keep her sleep aid, or is Patrick entitled to peace and quiet?

Thanks to Bob Canty for suggesting a variation of 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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Judge John Hodgman Episode 130: Strictly Courtroom

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Ricardo brings the case against his girlfriend Paola. They both love to salsa dance, but Ricardo needs some work on technique. He'd like to perfect his skills out at the salsa clubs, but Paola says she'd rather teach him at home, where they can take it at their own pace. Where should they make their moves? Only one man can decide.

Thanks to Rob Coggeshall and Alan Con B 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.

Please also note our thanks to Matt Reid and Stephan MacLeod, who created this amazing version of Podcast On, Judge Hodgman's version of the Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers "Roadrunner" from Episode 128, Horseless Miscarriage of Justice.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 129: Lingua Fracas

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Doug brings the case against his best friend Ty. Ty insists on pronouncing foreign words with the proper accent when speaking in English. Doug says this is pretentious, and that Ty should just accept the common pronunciation of words when he's Stateside.

Thanks to Michael Davidson Jr 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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Judge John Hodgman Episode 128: Horseless Miscarriage of Justice

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Abraham, a self-described gearhead, brings the case against his sister Sonja: why won't she take his advice when buying a car?

Thanks to Paul Ruh 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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Judge John Hodgman Episode 127: 12 Angry Birds

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Anna brings the case against her boyfriend, David. David says Anna is addicted to playing electronic games, to her own detriment . Anna says the games are simply recreational and relaxing, and that she can quit any time she wants. Is Anna a gaming addict? Only one man can decide.

Thanks to Kate Powers 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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Judge John Hodgman Episode 126: There's No Crime Like the Present

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Emily and Otto have a dispute about gift-giving - when is it required? Otto works long shifts in a remote location and says it's difficult to find time to buy traditional presents. Emily still wants him to recognize holidays and birthdays. Can the Judge resolve their problem at present?

This week is our farewell show to guest bailiff Monte Belmonte of 93.9 WRSI The River in Northampton, Massachussetts. Till next time...

And thanks to Avidan Ackerson 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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Judge John Hodgman Episode 125: Weight, Weight, Don't Judge Me

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Chad and Elizabeth like to challenge each other to the occasional friendly weight loss competition. But they differ on how to measure the losing winner. Can Judge Hodgman weigh the options?

Please note: Judge John Hodgman is in no way a medical or legal authority.

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

And thanks to Mitchel Ahern 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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Judge John Hodgman Episode 124: Coast Mortem

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Dan and Jen have a bicoastal dispute. They currently live in San Francisco, California but are ready for a move. Dan wants to return to their home state of Massachusetts to experience the seasons, but Jen says she's too used to California weather and thinks LA is the better option for them both. Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.

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

And thanks to Holly Ashworth 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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Judge John Hodgman Episode 123: Emergency Podcast System

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Kristin and Justin are a married couple. Kristin says her husband isn't reacting with the proper amount of alarm to tornado warnings in their town. Justin says he's weighed the risks and has his own game plan for tornadoes. Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.

We're joined again by the spitfire guest bailiff Monte Belmonte of 93.9 WRSI The River in Northampton, MA. Thanks again to Monte and WRSI!

And thanks to Tim Fargus 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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Judge John Hodgman Episode 122: Reckless Endungeonment

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Ryan and Dan are longtime friends who have played hundreds of role-playing games together over the years. Dan's become bored with what he sees as "safe" gameplay recently and decided to shake it up, taking more risks with his character. Ryan says this type of play doesn't fit with their style and is ruining everyone's fun. Who's right? Who's wrong? Only one man can decide.

Judge John Hodgman is ably assisted yet again by guest Bailiff Monte Belmonte of the terrific WRSI The River in Northampton, MA. Thanks again to Monte and WRSI for helping us produce this show!

And thanks to Tavie P. 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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