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International Waters: Episode 56 CIPYD? Vs. Bunker Buddies

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Allegra, Renee, Dave, Travis & Andie
Guests: 
Dave Holmes
Guests: 
Allegra Ringo
Guests: 
Andie Bolt
Guests: 
Renee Colvert
Guests: 
Travis McElroy

Allegra Ringo , Renee Colvert, Andie Bolt and Travis McElroy join host, Dave Holmes to determine which podcast is better, Can I Pet Your Dog? or Bunker Buddies.

Useful links this week:
Allegra Ringo wants to plug her and Renee's podcast,Can I Pet Your Dog? and recommends the movie The Diary of a Teenage Girl and the TV show You're the Worst which is currently available on Hulu.

Renee Colvert wants to plug Can I Pet Your Dog on Twitter @CIPYDPodcast and recommends the David Foster Wallace biopic The End of the Tour and the TV show Difficult People.

Andie Bolt wants to plug her Twitter @AndieBolt, her podcast Bunker Buddies and her UCB LA show on September 5th and recommends the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton.

Travis McElroy wants to plug the Adventure Zone and MBMBaM shows at LA Podfest. If you can't make it in person click "live stream" and use the code "zone" or "brother"! Not only does it save YOU $5, it helps support the shows as well! Even better news? The shows will be archived for a month so you won't have to worry about missing them! Travis recommends Jon Ronson's latest book So You've Been Publicly Shamed and the latest season of BoJack Horseman on Netflix.

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 TV show Bachelor in Paradise.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests in our Facebook group. Follow us on Twitter @IWPod for updates on guests and alerts when we post new episodes (hint: it’ll be 1st and 15th of every month).

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 223: Waiting For the Drop

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Listen in as Judge John rules on metal meat utensils, the right way to put toilet paper on the roll, how to confront a 40 year old listening to EDM, Vlad the Impaler-based religions, and the proper order to listen to podcast episodes. This week with Bailiff Jesse Thorn! If you've ever wanted to know WWVD, this is the episode for you.

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Pop Rocket: Episode 33 Women of Comedy & @FATJEW with Louis Virtel

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Special guest, Louis Virtel
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Oliver Wang
Guests: 
Louis Virtel

Louis Virtel joins the team to talk about emotional pick-me-ups, Soundcloud takedowns and the comedy world's reaction to an alleged internet plagiarist being signed by a major agency.

With Wynter Mitchell, Louis Virtel.

That’s My Jam:
Wynter Mitchell - We Want Eazy by Eazy-E
Oliver Wang - Come Back to Your Lover by Falling Stones
Louis Virtel - Running Back to You by Vanessa Williams
Guy Branum - The Sewers of Paris podcast by Matt Baume

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.

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MBMBaM 265: The Ballad of Tit Liquid

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We'll be the first ones to admit that the title of this episode is pretty unpleasing to the senses. But you need to listen to it, because it's also our most franchisable episode to date, and you don't want to get left behind.

Suggested talking points: Fiddler on the Ground, Three Badges Deep, Foot Kiss, Pretend Better, Multiverse Spoilers

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: 'Playing House' & Hari Kondabolu

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New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.

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Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham of Playing House: Improv in the Writers' Room, Showing Real Friendships on TV, and 'Girl Porn'

Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham play best friends on TV, and if their on-screen chemistry seems real, it is. They met doing improv comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and have been writing partners ever since. They co-created and star in Playing House, a sitcom about female friendship that's more reminiscent of Lucy and Ethel than it is Carrie Bradshaw's gang.

Playing House follows Emma and Maggie, two women who have been friends forever. Maggie stayed in their hometown, got married, and is expecting a baby. Emma has been professionally ambitious, closing business deals in Shanghai, and hasn't been back to visit for what must be years.

Parham and St. Clair join us to talk about the marathon improv sessions that produce the show's jokes, the designer home "girl porn" that provides contrast to their characters' weirdness, and their real-life friendship.

Playing House airs on the USA network Tuesday nights at 10/9c. It's now in its second season.

This interview originally aired April 29, 2014.

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Canonball with Marc Weingarten and Tyson Cornell: King Crimson’s 'In The Court of the Crimson King'

Every so often we like to take a closer look at albums that should be considered classics, to find out what makes them great. It's Canonball.

No one says The Rolling Stones don’t belong in the pop music canon. But what about Genesis? Or Yes? What about the prog rockers? The music wasn’t down and dirty, and the songs weren’t pop-radio short. Sometimes they were downright long. But prog has always had its loyalists.

This week Marc Weingarten and Tyson Cornell, the editors of the prog rock anthology Yes Is The Answer: (And Other Prog Rock Tales), explain why the King Crimson album In The Court of the Crimson King is a classic, and how it laid the foundation for a whole genre. They’ll explain how these classically trained musicians mixed flutes, horns, blues riffs, and synthesizers to create this face melting album.

Yes Is The Answer: (And Other Prog Rock Tales) is now available in paperback.

This segment originally aired June 10, 2014.

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Hari Kondabolu: 'Waiting for 2042' and Stand Up Comedy with Required Reading

Hari Kondabolu is a stand up comedian. You might have seen him on the late, great Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. He's also performed stand up on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Late Show with David Letterman.

Hari didn't think he would be a comedian. He thought that he was going to law school. Then somewhere between taking an Americorps Job organizing immigrants in Seattle and taking the LSAT, things changed direction. He transitioned into stand-up comedy.

Hari talks to us about the unique profile of his fans, how he fits into the "alternative" comedy scene, and how he actually got into a discussion about the racism of Apu from The Simpsons with Hank Azaria -- the real voice of Apu.

His debut album, Waiting for 2042, is available through BandCamp and iTunes.

This interview originally aired July 22, 2014.

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The Outshot: The Everyday Wonder of 'American Splendor'

Jesse explains why Harvey Pekar makes putting one foot in front of the other feel like something special.

This segment originally aired July 22, 2014.

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 387 - Christine Bortolin

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Guests: 
Christine Bortolin

Christine Bortolin returns to talk about buildings with names, sweat techniques, and cartoonish glue.

Download episode 387 here. (right-click)

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org" or phone us at (206) 339-8328.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 390: Headache in a Bottle with Nick Wiger and Vanessa Ramos

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Guests: 
Nick Wiger
Guests: 
Vanessa Ramos

Nick Wiger and Vanessa Ramos join Jordan for a discussion of local TV commericals, extreme opinions on the internet, and first alcholic drinks. Plus, Jordan brings in a Fiesta Box of malt beverages for everyone to taste and rate.

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Ep. 21. Petals to the Metal - Chapter Four

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Having straight-up embarrassed themselves in their first encounter with The Raven, our heroes look for alternative methods of defeating her. Merle channels a Train God. Magnus makes a fishy deal. Taako receives some bathroom aid.

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TS198:Wolves,Stonewall,Kymora Johnson,w/ Guest Charles Rogers

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Show: 
Throwing Shade

Did you know that ants love meat and Hollywood hates minorities? This week Cruella Deville takes form as the National Travel Basketball Association, which is refusing to let girls play, and Bryan and Erin are pissed. Plus, Bryan discusses how the new movie Stonewall under-represents key gay figures in the Stonewall Riots. Hello, a woman punched a cop! All that and an interview with Charles Rogers…let the haters begin!

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Pop Rocket: Episode 32 Romcom Summit with Linda Holmes

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Wynter, Guy, Margaret & Linda
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler
Guests: 
Linda Holmes

Linda Holmes (from NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour) stops by to talk about the most exciting upcoming TV shows and to get serious about romantic comedy.

Plus, music to fight to, #periodsarenotaninsult and Wynter’s met all of her teenage crushes.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Margaret Wappler and Linda Holmes.

That’s My Jam:
Wynter Mitchell - On the Bound by Fiona Apple
Margaret Wappler - Ugly Cherries by PWR BTTM
Guy Branum - Desi Girl from Dostana
Linda Holmes - Why Can’t You Behave from Kiss Me Kate

Each week we 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.

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