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Stop Podcasting Yourself 517

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No guest this week as we explore the worlds of trading cards, Oscar bait, and municipal politics.

Download episode 517 here. (right-click)

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org"
Phone us at (844)779-7631 (or UGH-SPY-POD1)
Mailing address: Suite 144 - 6362 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC V5W 0A1

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Story Break #43: Mario

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Show: 
Story Break
Guests: 
Alex Lemley

The team is joined by the creator of @SuperMarioFact, Alex Lemley, to break the potential story behind the upcoming Mario movie!

Judge John Hodgman Episode 350: Duplo Jeopardy

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Guests: 
Seth Mnookin

Caleb brings the case against his friend, Ryan. Caleb is ready to get rid of his Lego collection, but Ryan thinks he should keep it in storage. Ryan says that even though Caleb thinks he’s ready to let it go, he will later regret parting with these sets. Who's right? Who's wrong? With Expert Witness Seth Mnookin!

Huge thanks to Expert Witness Seth Mnookin for his extensive Lego knowledge. His latest book is The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy, and it's available wherever books are sold. You can find Seth on Twitter @sethmnookin and his website is SethMnookin.com

If you have any Lego you'd like to send to Caleb, to help his dreams come true, please send them to:

Lego for Caleb
PO Box 45044 Brentwood PO
Calgary, AB, Canada
T2L 1Y4

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This episode is dedicated to Carl Garner Jr., who was tragically killed on Sunday, February 4, 2018, due to gun violence. Listeners of the show will remember him as the student of Eric Little in Kentucky, who wrote the essay about why a hot dog is not a sandwich. Carl's essay can be heard in Episode 243: The Nog Tank.

Carl's aunt has started a Go Fund Me page to help his family with the funeral expenses. Visit https://www.gofundme.com/carls-garner-funeral to donate.

Folks are also welcome to offer donations to the Lexington Day Treatment Center, where Carl studied with Eric. The address is:

Lexington Day Treatment Center
c/o Stephanie Hong
1177 Harry Sykes Way
Lexington, KY 40504

Flowers may go to:
3792 Red River Drive
Lexington, KY 40517

We wish to express our deepest sympathies to Carl's friends, family and loved ones. Thank you, Carl.

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Thank you to Jonathan Reiter for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

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Wonderful! Ep. 21: Podcasting for the Gold

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Show: 
Wonderful!

Griffin's favorite teen drama! Rachel's favorite personal characteristic! Griffin's favorite slow jam! Rachel's favorite uplifting pop tune!

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

Pop Rocket Episode 161: That's What I Do!

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler
Guests: 
Karen Tongson

This week, Guy and the gang discuss different representations of their respective careers in pop culture. How accurately is stand up comedy portrayed in Seinfeld? Are the lives of archaeology professors anywhere near as interesting as Indiana Jones'? Does ER do a good job of showing the process of having a baby? Plus, Karen talks The Alienist, Margaret gets into more podcasts, and Guy is in love with One Day at a Time.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:

Margaret Wappler - First Aid Kit - America
Karen Tongson - Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
Guy Branum - The comedy of Bob Smith

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to our Spotify playlists.

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.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 517: Live at SF Sketchfest with Andy Richter, Alison Rosen, and Bayonics

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Guests: 
Andy Richter
Guests: 
Alison Rosen
Guests: 
Bayonics

Jordan and Jesse take a break from their usual studio recording for a live episode from the Gateway Theater in San Francisco as part of the 2018 SF Sketchfest with special guests Andy Richter, Alison Rosen, and Bayonics.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 516 - Kathleen McGee

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Guests: 
Kathleen McGee

Comedian Kathleen McGee returns to talk past lives, bowling alley carpet, and finding wallets.

Download episode 516 here. (right-click)

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org"
Phone us at (844)779-7631 (or UGH-SPY-POD1)
Mailing address: Suite 144 - 6362 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC V5W 0A1

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MBMBaM 392: Big Game Tony Sunday

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We're breaking down all the wild twists and turns of Big Game Tony Sunday, a game we definitely had not watched at the time of this recording. Our prophecies, as per usual, ended up being eerily accurate.

Suggested talking points: Super Bowl Predictions (Again), Kissing Curry, Armpit Bird, Cookie Angel Test, Wake Up to Bagels, I Like-A Do Whaaaat?!?!

Story Break Episode 42: The SPLURGE

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Story Break

In honor of The Purge, the team attempts to break the story of THE SPLURGE! For 12 hours only, all shopping is FREE!

International Waters Ep 115: You're in a Cult Now

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Siobhan Thompson, Karen Kilgariff, Dave, Humphrey Ker, and Georgia Hardstark
Guests: 
Karen Kilgariff
Guests: 
Georgia Hardstark
Guests: 
Siobhan Thompson
Guests: 
Humphrey Ker
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark, Siobhan Thompson and Humphrey Ker join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing hobby stories, made up TV show theme song lyrics, and romantic debating

Karen Kilgariff wants to plug her Twitter @KarenKilgariff and recommends Godless on Netflix and CollegeHumor.

Georgia Hardstark wants to plug My Favorite Murder and recommends The Fall Line Podcast.

Siobhan Thompson wants to plug CollegeHumor and recommends My Favorite Murder.

Humphrey Ker wants to plug Ibiza on Netflix and recommends the music of Miner, The Muppet Christmas Carol and John Mulaney's bits on Law and Order.

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 Your New Norman Rockwell by Micah Schnabel.

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 Christian Dueñas and Laura Swisher.

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