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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 10

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With Amnesty Lodge and its residents in peril, the Pine Guard sets out to plan their next hunt post-haste — but can they find the strength to do so without the guidance of their absent leader? Aubrey does some recon. Duck gets the hard questions. Ned goes for a drive.

Pop Rocket Ep. 179: Strike a Pose with Las Culturistas

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Guy, Bowen, Matt, Karen, Margaret
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Matt Rogers
Guests: 
Bowen Yang
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler

This week, Guy Branum, Margaret Wappler and Karen Tongson are joined by Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers, the hosts of the Las Culturistas podcast. The gang will discuss the show Pose which focusses on the Ball culture of 1980’s New York.

Bowen is all about everything going down at E3, especially the long-awaited crossover madness that is Kingdom Hearts III. Margaret is all about Ocean's 8, a film that may be full of missed opportunities, but also has enough iconic moments to make it worth the watch. Karen is all about Hannah Gadsby and her newest show Nanette which showcases plenty of laughs and an explanation for why she’s quitting comedy. Matt is all about the trailer for A Star is Born. Guy is all about the Netflix show Lost in Space a sci-fi show that he says is a perfect example of “Competence Porn.”

The group will take an extensive look at Pose, including which characters they enjoy (and which they can’t stand), how they first learned about Ball culture, and why fans of Ru Paul’s Drag Race might enjoy the show.

With Guy Branum, Margaret Wappler, Karen Tongson, Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers.

That’s My Jam:

Matt Rogers - Shea Couleé - Crème Brûlée.

Karen Tongson- Christine and the Queens - dis-moi

Margaret Wappler - Bryan Ferry - Slave to Love.

Guy Branum - Little Big Town - Summer Fever.

Bowen Yang - Big Freedia - Play feat. Goldiie

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 Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org. Edited by Julian Burrell.

Wonderful! Ep. 38: SUMMER 2018 PREVIEW

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Wonderful!

This week has been unfathomably buckwild for us, so in lieu of a regular episode, we've got a pretty strange one for you: We're getting psyched up for summer by listing our favorite parts of these, the Hot Months.

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 535: Daddy Thicc with Eliza Skinner

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Guests: 
Eliza Skinner

Fan favorite Eliza Skinner joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of not only the abundance of confederate monuments in Eliza's hometown of Richmond, but also the thriving art community; the evocative fish dick hand motion from The Shape of Water; Annette Bening's power move during a film Q&A; and Eliza's key role in MaxFun's new scripted sci-fi comedy podcast BUBBLE.

Subscribe to Bubble today!

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Check out the trailer now!

And if you are in Los Angeles, come to the Bubble launch party on June 12th at Dynasty Typewriter! Get tickets here!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 534 - Ron Funches

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Guests: 
Ron Funches

Comedian Ron Funches joins us to talk fancy toilets, wrestling, and tiny planes.

Download episode 534 here. (right-click)

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MBMBaM 410: Game Man

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You can take the boys out of the video game industry, but you can't take all these video games out of the boys, because WOW, they are lodged REAL deep in there.

Suggested talking points: The Triple, Jeans Investment, Roogie's Bump, Spoiled Plants, Hungry Ghost, The Worst Slider, How to Be Captain

Pop Rocket Ep. 178: We Say Goodbye to The Americans

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Margaret, Alonso, Karen
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler

**Warning: This episode contains spoilers from The Americans series finale. If you, like Margaret, want to avoid the spoilers, skip from 7:01 to 14:20.**

This week, Margaret Wappler and Karen Tongson are joined by Alonso Duralde, one of the hosts of the Max Fun podcast Who Shot Ya?, a movie podcast that isn’t hosted by dude-bros. The gang will discuss the finale of FX Series The Americans and the effect of the Cold War on pop culture.

Alonso is all about is all about National Drive-In Day, which is on June 6th but can absolutely be celebrated all month. Margaret is all about Ali Wong’s new Netflix Special Hard Knock Wife , which has gained a lot of attention for being equal parts hilarious, honest and raunchy. Karen is all about the finale of The Americans which - SPOILER ALERT - she and Alonso will discuss in detail.

And in honor the Russian spy drama coming to an end, the team will take a look at what effect the Cold War, nuclear anxiety and cloak-and-dagger politics had on pop culture, both in the modern context and in the 80’s.

With Margaret Wappler, Karen Tongson and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - The Police - Miss Gradenko.

Karen Tongson- Sting - Russians

Margaret Wappler - The Smiths - Ask.

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 Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org. Edited by Julian Burrell.

Wonderful! Ep. 37: Secret Attic Biscuits

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Wonderful!

Rachel's favorite poem about a big city! Griffin's favorite gentle sport! Rachel's favorite spicy sauce! Griffin's favorite week of gaming news!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya

Story Break #59: Creepy Crawlers

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Show: 
Story Break

The team tackles an always difficult horror movie and come up with something mega creepy and mega crawly based off the hit latex bug baking toy!

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 534: Pop Tart with Helen Hong

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Guests: 
Helen Hong

Comedian and podcaster Helen Hong joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Helen's recent trip to Adana, Turkey for a USO tour, the buttwashing toilet that Jesse has in his very own home, and the generous gift Helen recently received consisting of a bag of high tech dildos. Plus, we discuss the newly-announced sci-fi comedy podcast BUBBLE created by Jordan and produced by Maximum Fun!!

Subscribe!

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Check out the trailer now!

And if you are in Los Angeles, come to the Bubble launch party on June 12th at Dynasty Typewriter! Get tickets here!

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