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Podcast: Kasper Hauser Comedy Podcast: Ep. 14: The News 6 Update

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This week: Bay Area news update -- more at six.

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Podcast: They Might Be Giants

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John & John
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They Might Be Giants are giants in a field of their own creation. Their funny art-rock has it's roots in the New York performance art world, but it's gone through many incarnations in 25 years. The band's most recent record, The Else, is largely produced by The Dust Brothers. They've also begun podcasting and offering free concert downloads.

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Greg Saunier of Deerhoof
Bob Odenkirk
Ted Leo

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Podcast: The College Years: Mace Detective Gets His Man (Or: Jordan's Amnesia!)

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The College Years is a look deep into the vaults of The Sound of Young America. Take a journey with us every week as we post a new program or two from our salad days.

Mace Detective, Private Detective is back on the job in this week's trip back to the College Years, as he solves murders and drinks fruity beverages. Jordan Morris later attempts to recover from amnesia caused by an unknown source.

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Podcast: Jordan, Jesse, Go!: Ep. 30: Jordan, Jesse, Drama!

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As the podcast turns...following a call to The Best Show on WFMU, Jesse is forced to make a heartbreaking decision.

Introduction
Jesse and Jordan are hanging out in the local billiard parlor.
Movie Talk
Jordan gives a "thumbs up" to Live Free or Die Hard, etc.
Listener Calls


This starts out with a discussion of casual racism in LA, but works its way into some miscellaneous calls.
Project Breakout


There's a new comedy competition at projectbreakout.com: Sketch Comedy VS. Stand-Up. Visit the site for details on how to enter!

Miserly Jordan


That miserly Jordan takes a step toward being less miserly when he buys 10 dollar ice cube trays.

Zoo Animal Showdown!
Monkey vs. Lion

Listeners call in with their thoughts on, and we find out the winner of, Monkey Vs. Lion!

Next Match-up:
Elephant Vs. Sloth

Who will you send to the next round? Vote today!

Stupid Listeners, Funny Calls!

We had quite a few responses to last week's stupid challenge, but one takes the cake. We'll give you a hint: It involves peeing all over the floor.

Hang It Up, Keep It Up


Let Jesse Thorn be your moral compass with the long awaited return of HIU-KIU.

A Tough Decision


AND YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS THE EXCITING CONCLUSION TO THIS WEEK'S SHOW. TOO IMPORTANT TO TEASE!! HERE IS SOME BACKGROUND INFORMATION.


ACTION ITEMS:


*Vote in the second round of the Zoo Animal Showdown! Visit the forum for details.
*Have you ever done something stupid? Think you can beat today's calls? Call in and tell us about it.

CONTINUING ACTION ITEMS:

* Review the show on iTunes.
* Do you have a dispute Judge John Hodgman can solve on a future broadcast? Email it to us! Put Judge John in the subject line.
* Have personal questions for Jesse and Jordan? Call 206-984-4FUN and tell us what they are!
* Would you like to play Would You Rather with us on a future episode? Email us or give us a call at 206-984-4FUN.

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Podcast: TSOYA Classic: The Onion

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We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America's vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics.

The Onion has been reporting fake news since 1988, when it was created by two juniors in their University of Wisconsin dorm room. Today its empire covers nearly all forms of media, and its hilarious wit and satire has never dulled. On this week's show, we talk with staff writer Joe Garden and editor-in-chief Carol Kolb.

Also -- Recorded comedy from the Sklar Brothers and Hard N Phirm!

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Podcast: Coyle & Sharpe, Ep. 13: Foot Apple

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In the early 1960s, James P. Coyle and Mal Sharpe roamed the streets of San Francisco, microphone in hand, roping strangers into bizarre schemes and surreal stunts. Today, their humor is a cultural touchstone for artists as varied as Henry Rollins and The Upright Citizens Brigade.

These recordings are from the Sharpe family archive, which is tended by Mal's daughter, Jennifer Sharpe. You can learn more about Coyle & Sharpe on their website or on MySpace. Their recent box set is These 2 Men Are Imposters.

This week, Coyle & Sharpe talk seriously with a man about apples growing human feet, and how, if need be, he might herd them across the country.

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Podcast: Jordan, Jesse, Go!: Ep. 29: Hot Tubbin' with Ashkon

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This week's show features very special guest Ashkon, who's song "Hot Tubbin'" has been tearing up the Max Fun charts since its debut a few weeks ago.

Introduction
Jesse and Jordan are in a Dinosaur Park. They say dinosaur names they know, and give you a preview of the show to come.

Listener Calls
Happy pet stories (aka the Cat Came Back), First Time Drunk, Waiting on the Tow Truck, Crying at the Cracker Barrel... no, it's not Jordan's new country album, it's listener calls!

Calls from Listeners


Jordan receives some shoe advice and gets propositioned. He'll also be put on the internet in his underwear, for you to dress up.

People Who Listen to the Show Dial a Number and Leave a Message and Jordan and Jesse Talk About It


Longtime pal Brian shares a cautionary tail about knives, Jesse is corrected, and the definitive White-Guy-Know-It-All theory is offered.

Zoo Animal Showdown!
Monkey vs. Lion

Jesse introduces a new segment called Zoo Animal Showdown. This week's match up: Monkey Vs. Lion. Head to the forum to cast your vote!

Ashkon

Jordan and Jesse chat with Ashkon about wild nights in LA, his connection with Murder Inc.'s Irv Gotti, and, of course, hot tubbin' on the late night. Yadadamean?

Ashkon Performs

Ashkon performs an acoustic version of "Hot Tubbin'" and an awesome freestyle rap.

Outro:


Lots of action items this week!



ACTION ITEMS:


*Vote in the first round of the Zoo Animal Showdown! Visit the forum for details.
*Have you ever done something stupid? Think you can beat Brian's stabbing the crap out of his hands? Call in and tell us about it!
*Coming Soon: Dress up Paper Doll Jordan on our flickr page!
*Check out Ashkon at www.gradschoolmusic.com


CONTINUING ACTION ITEMS:

* Review the show on iTunes.

* Do you have a dispute Judge John Hodgman can solve on a future broadcast? Email it to us! Put Judge John in the subject line.

* Have personal questions for Jesse and Jordan? Call 206-984-4FUN and tell us what they are!

* Would you like to play Would You Rather with us on a future episode? Email us or give us a call at 206-984-4FUN.

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Podcast: TSOYA Classic: Old Men

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Watch Mr. Wizard
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Bullseye

 Shelley Berman We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America's vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics.

This episode features a couple of old fogies. You probably know him best as Larry David's dad on Curb Your Enthusiasm - but Shelley Berman has been a legend in the comedy world since the 1950's. He was a co-founder of Second City and his debut album Inside Shelley Berman won the first non-music Grammy Award...ever.

We also talk with Don Herbert AKA Mr. Wizard AKA Donny Hizza. He was the host and creator of the 1950's children's program Watch Mr. Wizard and its 1990's Nickelodeon revival Mr. Wizard's World. He eats the whole time he's being interviewed.

Podcast: TSOYA: Elmore Leonard

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Elmore Leonard is one of America's most treasured and acclaimed writers of popular fiction. He's written 41 novels, having started writing westerns for magazines in the 50s. His latest, "Up in Honey's Room," is set on the homefront during World War II, a war of which Leonard is himself a veteran.

You might also enjoy these past programs:
"Elements of Style" with writer George Pelecanos and illustrator Maira Kalman
Neal Pollack, author of "Alternadad"
Chuck Klosterman & Dave Foley

Our intersititial music is provided by Dan Wally

Podcast: TSOYA: Dave Hill

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Comedian Dave Hill has taken the New York comedy world by storm over the last three years. His stage show, "The Dave Hill Explosion," has hosted celebs like Sandra Bernhard and Dick Cavett. He's also made a name for himself online, with videos for Superdeluxe, among other venues. His most recent project is a television series for the Mojo network, called "King of Miami."

You might also enjoy these past programs:
Michael Cera (Arrested Development)
Bob Odenkirk (Mr. Show)
Sarah Thyre (Strangers with Candy)

Our intersititial music is provided by Dan Wally

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