After a brief hiatus so I could get some much-needed procedures done, Dave Hill's Podcasting Incident is back like a mofo with Episode 74. This time around I let Krister Johnson (@kristerjohnson), writer (The Onion, New York Times, EW, GQ), comedian, and one half of the faux Christian acoustic duo God's Pottery (Check out their fake teen survival guide What Would God's Pottery Do: The Ultimate Guide to Survivng Your Teens and/or Being Successful), into my beautiful home for a delightful conversation that covers topics including but not limited to whether or not he is actually Swedish, letting his son watch him take a crap, how his dog swallowed a used condom once, and so much more. For more information on this podcast and other Dave-related topics, please visit my website at www.davehillonline.com and follow me on Twitter at @mrdavehill. Okay, great. You are the best. Thanks so much.
This week, our episode is live at Marines Memorial Theater from SF Sketchfest!
Brianne, a dog trainer, owns a small poodle named Shilo. She likes to take Shilo everywhere – the bus, classes at SF State, even restaurants. But this annoys her boyfriend, Zach, who thinks that Shilo's constant company is annoying, saying that it's representative of Brianne's attitude that the rules don't apply to her. Does Shilo need a shorter leash? Only Judge John Hodgman can decide.
We're also joined by past expert witness JOHN DARNIELLE of The Mountain Goats for a truly special musical set.
Zoe brings this week's case against her mother Rochelle. Zoe and Rochelle adopted a puppy last summer, and Zoe did much of the heavy lifting when it came to caring for and training the dog. In the fall, however, school started up, and Zoe moved thousands of miles away. Now Zoe wants to have a long-distance say in how her mother cares for the dog -- Rochelle balks at the idea. Who is right? Judge John Hodgman will decide.
Guest bailiff Scott Adsit joins us in the courtroom this week! You can catch him on 30 Rock, which airs Thursday nights on NBC; if you prefer to see him live, he performs with fellow 30 Rock actor John Lutz in the improv show John and Scott at the UCB Theater in Chelsea. Scott will also be part of a larger improv show called Stolen House, which will appear Off-Broadway in January.
If that's not enough excitement for one episode, Judge Hodgman also announces the winner of the WarioWare: Smooth Moves contest issued in Judge John Hodgman Episode 79: Irre-console-able Differences! Congratulations to the lucky (and talented) winner!
Special thanks to Gabriel Sisquieros for suggesting this title.