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Ep. 38. The Crystal Kingdom - Chapter Ten

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It's time for the final confrontation. Who's been hunting our heroes all throughout this campaign? What's Lucas really after? Why is Merle getting just completely boned in every fight? Answers to these questions and more linger just behind the play button. Taako has a plan. Magnus has a snack. Merle says his prayers.

TS231:Frappiato Maxiato,John Kasich,Ted Cruz,Guest Jason Micallef

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Show: 
Throwing Shade

Attention all women, John Kasich has a one size fits all solution for sexual assault on women! Just avoid parties with alcohol, got it? Ted Cruz also has some wise words for married gay republicans, he thinks they can uhh ummm uhh...next question. Did you hear that Throwing Shade the TV show got picked up? Well guest and future TVLand sister friend Jason Micallef is here and has once in a lifetime insight on Heathers.

Judge John Hodgman Episode 258: In Moto Parentis

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Leigh files suit against her son Duncan. Duncan is ready to take to the open road on a motorcycle. His parents aren't fans of the idea, and want him to wait until he's older and can shoulder the cost and risk on his own.

Thanks to James Hupp for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put a call for submissions.

Or send in your case at www.maximumfun.org/jjho or by emailing hodgman@maximumfun.org!

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International Waters: Episode 72 The Paltrow Treatment

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Guests: 
Katy Brand
Guests: 
Gareth Gwynn
Guests: 
Karen Kilgariff
Guests: 
Keith Powell

Karen Kilgariff, Keith Powell, Katy Brand and Gareth Gwynn join host, Dave Holmes for a c-bomb littered riot of secret spilling and Gwyneth dissing, comedy quizzing.

Note: The UK team weren't able to take part in the secret spilling part – apparently calling the show International Waters doesn't offer the level of protection from English laws that one might have hoped.

Karen Kilgariff wants to plug her podcasts Do You Need A Ride and My Favorite Murder as well as her recent appearance in Zach Galifianakis' new show, Baskets and recommends Julia Davies' TV show Hunderby.

Keith Powell wants to plug his web series Keith Broke His Leg and recommends Jeff Nichol's new movie Midnight Special.

Katy Brand wants to plug her novel, Brenda Monk is Funny and her up-coming Edinburgh Fringe show, I Was A Teenage Christian. Katy recommends Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney's TV show, Catastrophe.

Gareth Gwynn wants to plug his TV show Bull and recommends former IW guest, Ben Partridge's new MaxFun podcast, Beef and Dairy Network.

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 Chris Gethard's new podcast Beautiful Anonymous.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

Getting Curious: Episode 11 What is Gender Identity?

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Show: 
Getting Curious
Guests: 
Jonathan Van Ness
Guests: 
Ian Harvie

Jonathan is joined by comedian and actor Ian Harvie to talk about moving to Los Angeles, Transparent, and what it means to truly be comfortable with your gender identity.

With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Ian Harvie.

Produced by Colin Anderson and Christian Duenas for MaximumFun.org

More information:
Ian’s TED Talk

You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram Gay of Thrones.
The Getting Curious Facebook group is here and you can follow us on Twitter @Getting_Curious on Twitter.

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Nick Hornby & Luis Guzmán

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Nick Hornby on 'Funny Girl', Creativity and Ambition

Nick Hornby became famous as a literary writer for men. His first three books were about guys, fans specifically, Fever Pitch was a memoir about Hornby’s love of soccer; High Fidelity was about a record store owner, struggling with love. About A Boy was about a sort of boyish man tending to a mannish boy.

Hornby has since written several other books and screenplays, including Oscar nominees An Education and Brooklyn.

His recent novel, Funny Girl, is about a working class young woman in the 1960s who leaves her small town in search of a career on television, and her success on a BBC sitcom.

Nick Hornby sat down with Jesse to talk about why he set his novel in the mid-60s (and why its protagonist is a woman), personal ambition and creativity, and what it's like to be a Hollywood dinner guest.

Funny Girl is available now in paperback.

The interview originally aired in March 2015.


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Luis Guzmán on 'The Part'

Luis Guzmán is a veteran character actor. But back in the early 1990s, he was still working as a social worker on the Lower East Side, and acting was more of a side gig. Then he got a role that put him on the map -- the thuggish sidekick Pachanga in the 1993 movie Carlito's Way.

As Guzmán tells it, everything crystallized with that role.

You can currently see Luis Guzmán in the role of Jesse Sallander on the CBS hospital drama, Code Black. On the show, he plays the role of the trauma unit’s senior nurse, affectionately referred to as “Momma”.

The interview originally aired in March 2015.

The Outshot: Devil in a Blue Dress

Jesse explains why Easy Rawlins, of Devil in A Blue Dress, is a different breed of private detective.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 422 - Mark Little

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Guests: 
Mark Little

Comedian Mark Little returns to talk Power Rangers, Skype interviews, and April Fools. Also, the return of Celebrity Crush Hat.

Download episode 422 here. (right-click)

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

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MBMBaM 299: The Shorting Hat

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This is it: The end of an era. In this episode, we put the opening chapter of the MBMBaM experience behind us. Join us for a deep gaze into the TIME PORTAL, where all possible podcast futures will be revealed.

Suggested talking points: The End of Vol. 1, Sunglasses Discovery, Yahoo's Demise, Hogshorts, Check Revival, Stink Jacket

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 424: The Hammer Principle with Ron Funches

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Guests: 
Ron Funches

Jordan and Jesse start the show with a discussion of what makes a good elementary school, Jesse's homework related trauma, and a kid named Pirate. Then comedian and actor Ron Funches joins in to talk about Jordan's strategy to approach an attractive Scientologist, the status of WWE these days, and Fred Durst's online dating profile.

One Bad Mother Episode 150: My Life Is An Actual Sh*t-Show

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Show: 
One Bad Mother

Biz and Theresa explore what it's like when we have a lot of hard days in a row. You know, when you think you're almost over the hump of one problem and then three new ones crop up? It's enough to make a sleep-deprived mama cry...and we do! Plus, Biz's six-year-old now knows the word "sexy" but not exactly how to use it, Theresa longs for a commune lifestyle, and no guest this week means Theresa has extra time to unburden herself and get some validation from Biz, and we discover a new OBM mantra!

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

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