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Pop Rocket Episode 149: Thanksgiving with Katherine Spiers

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Katherine Spiers, Wynter, Louis, Karen, and Dave
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Katherine Spiers
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Dave White

Louis and the gang sit down with writer and host of the Smart Mouth podcast, Katherine Spiers, to talk about Thanksgiving traditions and trade a couple of great (and terrible) Thanksgiving stories. Plus, Wynter loves Bruno Mars, Karen talks fried chicken, Katherine needs more Lady Dynamite in her life, Louis declared Rosie O'Donnell the greatest talk show host, and Dave can't deal with Oprah's Favorite Things.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson, Dave White and special guest Katherine Spiers

That’s My Jam:

Dave White - N.E.R.D - Lemon
Karen Tongson - Train - Drops of Jupiter
Wynter Mitchell - Joji - Pills
Louis Virtel - Jody Watley - I'm the One You Need
Katherine Spiers - George Benson - Give Me the Night

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

International Waters Ep 110: Peanut Butter Possibilities

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Lauren Lapkus, Kurt Long, and Dave
Guests: 
Lauren Lapkus
Guests: 
Kurt Long
Guests: 
Lucy Porter
Guests: 
Sunil Patel

Lauren Lapkus, Kurt Long, Lucy Porter and Sunil Patel join host, Dave Holmes for discussions on dog marriage, holiday themed pickup lines, and truly bizarre movie names.

Lauren Lapkus wants to plug With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus and recommends the Natch Beaut podcast.

Kurt Long wants to plug Dudes of Future/Past and recommends Tila Tequila's YouTube channel.

Lucy Porter wants to plug her upcoming tour and recommends Desiree Burch.

Sunil Patel wants to plug Why is Harriet Crying and Borderline on Channel 5 and recommends The Delightful Sausage.

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 The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor, Christian Dueñas, and Laura Swisher.

Pop Rocket Episode 148: Faux-tige Fatigue with Dave White

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Dave White

This week, Louis, Karen and film critic Dave White sit down to discuss faux prestige (or faux-tige) movies and television. What exactly makes something faux-tige? Karen breaks it down for us. Plus, Louis talks about the time he asked Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell some hard questions, Karen brings in some more Stranger Things..things, and Dave can't stand any of the Bad Moms.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Dave White.

That’s My Jam:

Dave White - Bikini Kill - New Radio
Karen Tongson- Icicle Works - Whisper to a Scream (Birds Fly)
Louis Virtel- Olivia Newton-John - Make a Move on Me

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

The Unusual Suspect

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde

This week, the gang talks about THAT actor. Is his career through? Has Kevin come out of the closet in the worst possible way? Plus, a spoiler-free discussion on Stranger Things season 2, Louis reviews 3 classic movies, and Alonso is ready for the Hallmark Christmas movie onslaught.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - Cheryl Lynn - Star Love
Wynter Mitchell - Beck - Seventh Heaven
Louis Virtel - Rufus ft. Chaka Khan - Do You Love What You Feel

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

International Waters Ep 109: Have A Leeching

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Guests: 
Dan Gill
Guests: 
Daniel Weingarten
Guests: 
Tom Neenan
Guests: 
Helen Duff
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Dan Gill, Daniel Weingarten, Tom Neenan and Helen Duff join host, Dave Holmes for flat Earth conspiracy theories, a dissertation on conkers, and clickbait headlining.

Dan Gill wants to plug Groomzillas and recommends Men on Super Deluxe.

Daniel Weingarten wants to plug his Twitter @dwcomedy and recommends Hard Eight and The Marias.

Tom Neenan wants to plug The Hauntening and recommends The Casebook of Max and Ivan.

Helen Duff wants to plug her website and Holmes and Watson and recommends A Little Life and The Heart on Radiotopia.

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 The Line of Beauty.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor, Christian Dueñas, and Laura Swisher.

Pop Rocket Episode 145: Gone But Not Forgotten

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Karen Tongson

This week, Louis and the gang sit down to discuss celebrities and death. What deaths affected them the most? Does every newspaper really have an obit for Tom Hanks ready to go? Plus, Alonso gets back into Riverdale, Karen has beef with Klingons, Wynter tells us about her journey with Spencer Pratt, and Louis has some concerns about the new Mamma Mia.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - Bleu - DDBDD
Karen Tongson - St. Vincent - Pills
Wynter Mitchell - Da Brat - That's What I'm Looking For
Louis Virtel - Klymaxx - The Men All Pause

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

International Waters Ep 108: Allergic to Whale Dander

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Michelle Biloon, Chris Fairbanks, and Dave
Guests: 
Michelle Biloon
Guests: 
Chris Fairbanks
Guests: 
Jessica Fostekew
Guests: 
Joe Sutherland
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Chris Fairbanks, Michelle Biloon, Jessica Fostekew and Joe Sutherland join host, Dave Holmes for terrible dating experiences, spooky celebrity names, and improvised theme song lyrics.

Chris Fairbanks wants to plug One Mississippi and recommends Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle.

Michelle Biloon wants to plug her social media presence and recommends Paper Girls by Brian K Vaughn.

Jessica Fostekew wants to plug his water bottle designs and recommends Channel 4's documentary on Princess Diana.

Joe Sutherland wants to plug the Guilty Feminist podcast and recommends Handmaid's Tale on Hulu.

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 Strictly Business with Derek Contreras.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Christian Dueñas.

Pop Rocket Episode 143: It's the End of the World

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell

This week, Louis and the gang chat about dystopias and how the future is the worst. They chat about the weirdly prescient Back to the Future 2, Octavia Butler's Parable series, and why utopias are so boring. Karen tells us how she stayed calm during an active shooter scare at USC, Wynter is all about the newest season of You're the Worst, Alonso needs you to listen to KEOM, and Louis can't wait for the First Wives Club TV show.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - Bruce Springsteen - Viva Las Vegas
Karen Tongson - Color Me Badd - All 4 Love
Wynter Mitchell - Tom Petty - I Won't Back Down
Louis Virtel - Half the Way - Crystal Gale

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Christian Dueñas and Casey O'Brienfor MaximumFun.org.

International Waters Ep 106: Boys I Have Googled

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Klee Wiggins, Dave, and Ricky Carmona
Guests: 
Ricky Carmona
Guests: 
Klee Wiggins
Guests: 
Felicity Ward
Guests: 
David Morgan
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Ricky Carmona, Klee Wiggins, David Morgan and Felicity Ward join host, Dave Holmes for vampire boobs, Australia man v. Florida man debates, and sexy nerd boy chat

Ricky Carmona wants to plug his new movie podcast on Maximum Fun, Who Shot Ya? and recommends Balloon Mindstate, Reservoir Dogs and Jackie Brown.

Klee Wiggins wants to plug her Twitter @kleethepimp and recommends Ed Greer Destroys on DeviantArt.

David Morgan wants to plug his upcoming podcast, So I Met This Boy and recommends Difficult People on Hulu.

Felicity Ward wants to plug her website and recommends the obscure sitcom Seinfeld.

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 Googling Zachary Levi shirtless.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor, Christian Dueñas, and Laura Swisher.

Pop Rocket Episode 140: Remembering 9/11 with Louis Virtel

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Karen Tongson

This week on Pop Rocket, comedian, writer and performer Louis Virtel sits in for Guy while he is away. Louis and the gang discuss 9/11 and the immediate and long term impacts it had on pop culture. Have we yet to chronicle 9/11 in a meaningful way? How has new consumption changed since 2001?

Plus, Wynter discusses the new season of American Horror Story, Karen is rewatching The L-Word, Louis can't stop watching British game shows, and Alonso wants to let us all know that Episodes is still on and still pretty great.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - Roger Joseph Manning Jr. - Too Late for Us Now
Karen Tongson - Earth, Wind and Fire - In The Stone
Wynter Mitchell- 24hrs - What You Like
Louis Virtel - Fergie - You Already Know

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Christian Dueñas and Casey O'Brien for MaximumFun.org.

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