Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 369: Punk Rock Brunch with Nick Adams

Nick Adams

Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, Jordan's run-in with some rockabilly ladies, and Jesse's friend Alice from photography class.

And it's MaxFunDrive time! Go to http://www.MaximumFun.org/Donate to support the show!

If we reach our stretch goal of 2500 new or upgrading members, Jordan and Jesse will buy a boat on Craigslist and record a show from the middle of the MacArthur Park lake. #jjgogrosslake

Ep. 10. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Episode One

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Our heroes are sent out on their first mission as Reclaimers for the Bureau of Balance. Their initial task is an impossible one: Do they possess the competence required to be on time for a train? The answer may surprise you, but — no, actually, it probably won’t.

TITLE: TS177:The Jinx, IUD's, Dolce and Gabbana & Our Fund Drive

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It's MaxFun Drive and Cher and Oliver the Dog are here to take your call! Go to MaximumFun.org/donate and while you're supporting your favorite podcast, listen to Bryan and Erin talk about IUD's and Dolce and Gabbana and doll eyed murderer The Jinx. 



One Bad Mother Episode 97: In-Laws, with guest Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

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One Bad Mother
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Biz and Theresa finally go there and talk about in-laws, oh my! Before we put our foot too far in our mouths we get insight into many of the issues created by joining families with Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, author of Don’t Roll Your Eyes: Making In-Laws into Family. Plus, we bust out some epic listener calls, including a working mom's video conference call that goes terribly wrong and a mom whose baby would probably sleep through the night if it weren't for dad's extraordinarily loud peeing!

Don't Roll Your Eyes: Making In-Laws Into Family, by Dr. Ruth Nemzoff
Dr. Nemzoff's Website
Follow Dr. Nemzoff on twitter @RuthNemzoff

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Mama’s Boy, Shayna Ferm, The Pump and Dump
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amran, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans (www.cornbreadted.com and available on iTunes

Judge John Hodgman Episode 202: Impersona Non Grata

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Jon Ronson

KLAXON! KLAXON! It's MaxFunDrive time! Rep your Judge John Hodgman pride by becoming a monthly sustaining member of Maximum Fun and selecting JJH as one of your favorite shows. Help us meet our goal of 2000 new and upgrading members by March 27th! There's a level for everyone -- check 'em out at www.maximumfun.org/donate. Your ongoing support makes this show possible. Thank you.

Dana brings the case against his friend Brendan. Several years ago, Brendan started a Hulk parody twitter account, and he used Dana's real name in the Twitter handle. Brendan says the account is funny; Dana says it's bordering on impersonation. Who's right? Who's wrong?

Thanks to Vernon Maher, who named this week's episode! And thanks to our expert witness Jon Ronson, author of the upcoming book So You've Been Publicly Shamed!


Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Patton Oswalt, 'Fresh Off the Boat' & Jemaine Clement

Patton Oswalt
Randall Park
Nahnatchka Khan
Jemaine Clement

It's MaxFunDrive time! The production of Bullseye is funded by your donations. Become a monthly sustaining member now, and get cool thank you-gifts, plus unlock challenge funds from other donors and help us meet our goal of 2000 new and upgrading members by March 27th. Just visit www.maximumfun.org/donate!

Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Patton Oswalt on Immersion in Art (and Life)

There was a period of time in the mid to late 1990s when Patton Oswalt spent most of his waking hours indoors. He'd be in a TV writers' room all day, make his way to the movie theater for a film or two, and then hit the stand up stage before going to sleep. Then he'd get up and do it all over again.

His movie obsession was supposed to teach him how to be a filmmaker and create better art, but he found he was missing out on life, and art was no substitute.

Oswalt's new book is called Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction to Film.

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Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Jemaine Clement on Stevie Wonder's "For Once in My Life"

You likely know Jemaine Clement best as half of the New Zealand comedy-music duo The Flight of the Conchords. Their show ran for several seasons on HBO.

More recently, Clement co-wrote, -directed and -stars in the new movie What We Do in the Shadows, about modern day vampire housemates.

What song changed his life? Stevie Wonder's recording of "For Once in My Life".

What We Do in the Shadows is in theaters now.

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Photo: ABC/Bob D'Amico

The Asian-American Sitcom in 2015: Randall Park and Nahnatchka Khan on 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Fresh Off the Boat is the first network sitcom about Asian-Americans in a long time, and that's a big deal. The creative team behind the show, including memoirist Eddie Huang, showrunner Nahnatchka Khan and star Randall Park have publicly grappled with that blessing and burden. How do you retain the specificity of the Tawainese-American experience and provide that to a group of Americans who are hungry for mass-market representation, and also make a show that's big-tent enough to welcome hundreds of millions of Americans who don't know what bao are?

We're joined by Nahnatchka Khan and Randall Park to talk about trying to achieve those goals, how they see their own American experiences, and how to write a sitcom dad who's not dumb.

Fresh Off the Boat airs Tuesday nights at 8/7c on ABC.

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The Outshot: The Perfect Sly & the Family Stone Album

Jesse explains how Sly and the Family Stone made a perfect album, even as they slowly disintegrated as a group.

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 365 - Ivan Decker

Ivan Decker

It's MaxFunDrive 2015, and Ivan Decker returns to talk motorcycles, ice cream, and teenage comedy. To support the show, go to maximumfun.org and click "donate."

Download episode 365 here. (right-click)

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

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MBMBaM 243: Lenny Kravitz Marinara Breast Milk


Happy MaxFunDrive, everybody! This is our first of two pledge drive episodes, and it's extra-long, meaning we have way more time to talk about haunted dolls and Travis' unhealthy relationship with food. Also: Lenny Kravitz Marinara Breast Milk.

Suggested talking points: Babypizza, Precog Wendy's, Mayonnaise Boys, Angel Lover, Photography Class, Food Faces, Burning Man Bartering, Chicken Memory, Fabric Secrets, Katie/Frida, Whip-Its Master

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 368: Upgrade to Blast with Alison Rosen

Alison Rosen

Alison Rosen joins Jordan and Jesse for an extra long pledge drive episode! They discuss Alison's podcast in the news, medical marijuana options, and Jordan's reaction to changing dish soaps. Plus Christian joins everyone for momentous occasions!

It's MaxFunDrive 2015! Go to http://www.MaximumFun.org/donate to get in on it!

International Waters: Episode 46 Come to Bottom End Are Ye?

Robin, Beth, Dana, Dave & Susy
Robin Ince
Beth Stelling
Dana Gould
Susy Kane

Which birds of prey should you avoid including in your novel and which will give you a bitchy look? How do you ruin an Englishman’s day? And can Beth or Susy get a word in while Robin and Dana are talking about Hammer Horror films?

Dana Gould, Beth Stelling, Robin Ince and Susy Kane join host, Dave Holmes.

Other useful links this week:

Dana Gould wants to plug his podcast The Dana Gould Hour and recommends “the best television series of its kind since Twin Peaks”, the original French version of The Returned, Les Revenants, which is currently available through Netflix. Also, the Twitter feed @TVNetworkNotes.

Beth Stelling wants to plug her up-coming gigs atSouth By Southwest and at Zanies in Chicago. You should also check out her great, recent Conan appearance. Beth recommends The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Robin Ince wants to plug The Infinite Monkey Cage podcast and his own upcoming tour dates in the UK and Australia. Robin recommends John Ronson’s latest book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed and Josie Long’s current tour.

Susy Kane wants to plug The Missing Hancocks, a BBC radio series she did recently that’s now available on CD. Susy recommends the Casting Call Woe Tumblr, which posts real actual casting notices from the web - "Stunning actress needed to play a naked dead body. No pay" sort of thing.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and currently has a TV show running on Ovation, called American Canvas at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend Kim Gordon from Sonic Youth’s new memoir, Girl In A Band.

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 on the MaxFun forum or through our Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter for updates on guests and when we’ve just posted a new episode (hint: it’ll be 1st and 15th of every month).

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