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Judge John Hodgman Episode 359: Beyond a Reasonable Bout

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MaxFunDrive is still happening! Become a member today and support the production of Judge John Hodgman every week. This show could not exist without your support! Visit maximumfun.org/donate to contribute and to check out what kind of sweet thank you gifts you can receive!

This week on Judge John Hodgman, Brandon files suit against his wife, Marie. A few months ago, Brandon won his first and only amateur boxing match. He’s starting to get the itch to compete again but Marie is opposed! Who’s right? Who’s wrong?

EVIDENCE

Here's the video from the fight. Brandon is in the blue jersey. The fight begins at around 1:50!

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Thank you to Ryan Stratton 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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Pop Rocket #170: The Cult Episode

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
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Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Akina Cox

This week, Guy Branum, Karen Tongson, Margaret Wappler and Wynter Mitchell are joined by LA-based artist Akina Cox to discuss the Netflix documentary series Wild Wild Country and cults in pop culture.

Karen Tongson is all about Killing Eve on BBC America, which features the return to TV of the beloved Sandra Oh. Wynter is all about The Zen Diaries of Gary Shandling on HBO, Judd Apatow’s love letter to one of the best and most complex comics in history. Akina is all about Ron Chernow’s biography of Ulysses Grant, which is guaranteed to NOT have not be adapted into a musical. Margaret is all about Junot Diaz’s New Yorker article about the trauma he experienced as a child. Guy is all about John Sherman’s Buzzfeed article about Love Simon’s shortcomings as a movie featuring queer characters.

The panel will their why cults have become such a fascinating subject in entertainment, including Far Cry 5, Wild, Wild Country and more. Plus, Akin will share her experience of growing up in an actual cult and her thoughts on some of the modern famous charismatic religious figures.

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

That’s My Jam:

Akina Cox - SASAMI - Callous

Karen Tongson - Jens Lekman -To Know Your Mission -

Margaret Wappler - Nat King Cole - Nature Boy

Guy Branum Rex Orange County - Loving is Easy

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 Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

Wonderful! Ep. 29: Tito Taylor

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Wonderful!

Rachel's favorite information extraction method! Griffin's favorite YouTube time-waster! Rachel's favorite brown soda! Griffin's favorite autobiographical song!

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

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 526: Sarcophagus Party with Elliott Kalan and Laura Swisher

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Guests: 
Elliott Kalan
Guests: 
Laura Swisher

Celebrated writer and podcaster Elliott Kalan joins Jordan and Jesse for this very special MaxFunDrive episode! They get into the magical celebrity graveyard trips Elliott and his son take, Jesse's favorite museum in London, and Elliott's dream Michael B Jordan role. Plus, Laura Swisher, MaxFun's Senior Producer joins in to take calls and talk about the amazing bonus content from across the network.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 525 - Darcy Michael

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Guests: 
Darcy Michael

Comedian Darcy Michael returns to talk plastic surgery, eye doctors, and kiwi fruit.

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MBMBaM 401: Max Cooljazz

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We've climbed out of the smoking, anxiety-filled crater of Episode 400 to bring you this, a perfectly normal episode. This one's got a 100 percent guarantee that at no point will Al Roker manifest and dunk on us for our unprofessionalism. OR WILL HE?!?

Suggested talking points: Season Three, Boss Monkey, 60 Mile High Club, Office Prank Videos, Billy Joel Cosplay, Wet Salad, I'm the Shrek, Lunch Bunch

The The Adventure Zone Zone: Experiments Post-Mortem, More on Season Two!

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Everyone's favorite Talk Show About a Podcast Hosted By The People Who Do the Actual Podcast is back, just in time for the MaxFunDrive! We're answering your questions about the experimental arcs, and discussing our plans for season two with The Adventure Zone: Amnesty!

Judge John Hodgman Episode 358: Chips Annoy!

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Guests: 
Alton Brown

It's MaxFunDrive time! Become a member today and support the production of Judge John Hodgman every week. This show could not exist without your support! Visit maximumfun.org/donate to contribute and to check out what kind of sweet thank you gifts you can receive!

This week on Judge John Hodgman, Jeremy files suit against his partner, Christine. He says that when Christine bakes chocolate chip cookies, she bakes them for too long. Christine says that her cookies are always perfectly done! Who’s right? Who’s wrong? With Expert Witness, ALTON BROWN!

Plus, Alton sticks around after the case to help us clear a miniature docket composed of food related disputes.

Huge thanks to Alton Brown for providing such valuable expertise on this episode! You can catch him on Iron Chef Gauntlet on Food Network, premiering its second season TONIGHT, APRIL 4, 2018 at 9pm ET! Alton is on Twitter @altonbrown and will be live-Tweeting through tonight's premiere.

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Thank you to Tom Early 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. 28: Wuh-Woh, WaghettiOs

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Wonderful!

Griffin's favorite online community! Rachel's favorite musical artist of all time! Griffin's favorite fun-zone! Rachel's favorite childhood staple food!

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

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 525: Hairy Teen Stanton with Griffin McElroy

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Guests: 
Griffin McElroy

Griffin McElroy joins Jordan and Jesse for a very special MaxFunDrive episode! They get deep into adolescent confusions like when you should start shaving and the undiscussed phenomena of bumps under your nipples, the majesty and the fear that the Grand Canyon inspires, and the mystery behind the vampiric existence of Count from Sesame Street.

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