Robert Hicks, PhD is the director of the Mutter Museum at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. It's a legendary collection of medical history, and more than a few medical oddities.
Rik Cordero's gritty, guerrila-style videos have revolutionized the way hip-hop records are promoted. He's directed clips for Jay-Z, Nas, The Roots and Busta Rhymes among many others. He's also a feature director; his film "Inside A Change" recently won Best Film at the HBO New York International Latino Film Festival.
Sarah Vowell joins Jesse and Jordan to talk about moving, animatronic presidents and more. Her most recent book, The Wordy Shipmates, was just released in paperback.
Scott Adsit is a comedy writer and performer who plays producer Pete on "30 Rock." He was a writer/producer on "Moral Orel" and is a veteran of The Second City. This podcast was recorded as part of our live show at WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in New York City.
Ricky, Julian and Bubbles are the stars of the Canadian documentary-style sitcom The Trailer Park Boys. For years, the show has tracked their charming inability to make anything of themselves. The second film based on the series, Countdown to Liquor Day, marks the end of the show. It was just released in Canada. Viewers in the US can see the show on Direct TV's The 101 Network Thursday nights.
Langhorne Slim is a singer-songwriter whose songs explore the more passionate side of traditional music. His newest album is "Be Set Free." He joined Jesse in the studio for a conversation about his music and a live performance.
Bucky Sinister is a poet, comedian and recovering addict. His most recent book is "Get Up: A Recovery Guide for Misfits, Freaks and Weirdos."
Commentator Marc Maron says he's not ready to buy a belt pre-distressed by an Indian boy.
Seth Romatelli and Jonathan Larroquette join Jesse and Jordan to talk about smart phones and dumb everything else.
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Nathan Rabin has been the head writer of The Onion's AV Club for over ten years, his first book The Big Rewind: A Memoir Brought to You by Pop Culture delves into the unusual upbringing that helped create the pop-culture savant that we know and love today: in a way that's both hilarious and heartbreaking.