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Wonderful! Ep. 39: The Lovers Pose

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Wonderful!

Rachel's favorite comfortable loungewear! Griffin's favorite mint! Rachel's favorite deal-hunting destination! Griffin's favorite radio station!

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

Pop Rocket Ep. 179: What's in YOUR (pop culture) Bubble? w/ Jordan Morris and Sudi Green

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Sudi, Guy, Jordan, Karen
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Jordan Morris and Sudi Green
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Karen Tongson

This week, Guy Branun and Karen Tongson are joined by Jordan Morris, writer of the new Maximum Fun scripted series Bubble, and Sudi Green, former Totally Biased w/ Kumau Bell production assistant, current model and current writer for Saturday Night Live. In honor of Bubble the team will discuss which shows and films help create their safe bubble from the rest of the scary world.

Jordan is all about is all about Hearts Beat Loud, a summer film that offers the perfect respite from the deluge of CGI battles on the silver screen. Sudi is all about the book Educated, a memoir from Tara Westover that’s startlingly dark, but compulsively readable. Karen is all about The Showtime series The Affair, which just began its latest season and has all the hetero-disaster-kink that fans of the show have come to expect. Guy is all about the Netflix film Set it Up, a rom-com that’s getting a lot of love online… but he just couldn’t quite get into.

The group will take an extensive look at their personal pop culture bubbles; the things that help define their outlook on life in an unchallenged way. But as this country feels more and more divided, not just politically but in media tastes, what shows and films are there that transcend the borders of the Bubble and unite everyone in their consumption? They’ll provide the answers.

With Sudi Green, Karen Tongson, Guy Branum and Jordan Morris.

The Pop Rocket 2018 Summer Book Club is a go! We’re reading Crazy Rich Asians. Join the Facebook group and get in on the conversation.

That’s My Jam:

Sudi - Rachel Crow - Dime.

Karen Tongson - Huey Lewis and the News - Do You Believe in Love?

Jordan Morris - Rachel Cantu - Love Rush.

Guy Branum - Calvin Harris (with Dua Lipa) - One Kiss.

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. Edited by Julian Burrell.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 536: Fan Noises with Nick Adams

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Nick Adams

Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse to talk about what memes and gifs they can create to push their new scripted sci-fi comedy podcast, BUBBLE, to the top of the iTunes charts, Nick's advocacy for putting a large statue or totem pole in or around your house to mark your territory, and Jesse's incredible Lyft miscommunication that left him criss-crossing Los Angeles for hours.

Listen to the first episode of BUBBLE now!

Subscribe on iTunes and get it to the top of those charts!

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 535

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No guest this week as we talk about Bette Midler, phone games, and Gigli.

Download episode 535 here. (right-click)

Come see us in OTTAWA June 28th: Tickets
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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

The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 10

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With Amnesty Lodge and its residents in peril, the Pine Guard sets out to plan their next hunt post-haste — but can they find the strength to do so without the guidance of their absent leader? Aubrey does some recon. Duck gets the hard questions. Ned goes for a drive.

Pop Rocket Ep. 179: Strike a Pose with Las Culturistas

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Guy, Bowen, Matt, Karen, Margaret
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Matt Rogers
Guests: 
Bowen Yang
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler

This week, Guy Branum, Margaret Wappler and Karen Tongson are joined by Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers, the hosts of the Las Culturistas podcast. The gang will discuss the show Pose which focusses on the Ball culture of 1980’s New York.

Bowen is all about everything going down at E3, especially the long-awaited crossover madness that is Kingdom Hearts III. Margaret is all about Ocean's 8, a film that may be full of missed opportunities, but also has enough iconic moments to make it worth the watch. Karen is all about Hannah Gadsby and her newest show Nanette which showcases plenty of laughs and an explanation for why she’s quitting comedy. Matt is all about the trailer for A Star is Born. Guy is all about the Netflix show Lost in Space a sci-fi show that he says is a perfect example of “Competence Porn.”

The group will take an extensive look at Pose, including which characters they enjoy (and which they can’t stand), how they first learned about Ball culture, and why fans of Ru Paul’s Drag Race might enjoy the show.

With Guy Branum, Margaret Wappler, Karen Tongson, Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers.

That’s My Jam:

Matt Rogers - Shea Couleé - Crème Brûlée.

Karen Tongson- Christine and the Queens - dis-moi

Margaret Wappler - Bryan Ferry - Slave to Love.

Guy Branum - Little Big Town - Summer Fever.

Bowen Yang - Big Freedia - Play feat. Goldiie

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. Edited by Julian Burrell.

Wonderful! Ep. 38: SUMMER 2018 PREVIEW

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Wonderful!

This week has been unfathomably buckwild for us, so in lieu of a regular episode, we've got a pretty strange one for you: We're getting psyched up for summer by listing our favorite parts of these, the Hot Months.

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

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 535: Daddy Thicc with Eliza Skinner

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Guests: 
Eliza Skinner

Fan favorite Eliza Skinner joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of not only the abundance of confederate monuments in Eliza's hometown of Richmond, but also the thriving art community; the evocative fish dick hand motion from The Shape of Water; Annette Bening's power move during a film Q&A; and Eliza's key role in MaxFun's new scripted sci-fi comedy podcast BUBBLE.

Subscribe to Bubble today!

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Check out the trailer now!

And if you are in Los Angeles, come to the Bubble launch party on June 12th at Dynasty Typewriter! Get tickets here!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 534 - Ron Funches

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Ron Funches

Comedian Ron Funches joins us to talk fancy toilets, wrestling, and tiny planes.

Download episode 534 here. (right-click)

Come see us in OTTAWA June 28th: Tickets
Come see us in TORONTO June 30th: Tickets

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

MBMBaM 410: Game Man

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You can take the boys out of the video game industry, but you can't take all these video games out of the boys, because WOW, they are lodged REAL deep in there.

Suggested talking points: The Triple, Jeans Investment, Roogie's Bump, Spoiled Plants, Hungry Ghost, The Worst Slider, How to Be Captain

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