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Judge John Hodgman Episode 160: The French Correction

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Guests: 
Jonathan Goldstein

Two Quebecers quarrel: should they speak English or French when they're out and about in their hometown of Montreal?

We're joined this week by expert witness Jonathan Goldstein, host of CBC's WireTap and author of I'll Seize the Day Tomorrow (along with several other excellent books).

If you want to join our conversation about this episode, please click on the Forum link below.

Thanks to Thomas McCambley for suggesting this week's case name! To suggest a title for a future episode, like us on Facebook at Judge John Hodgman. We regularly put a call for submissions.

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International Waters: Episode 26 A Cheeky Vimto

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Jamie, Dave, Tess (and Bullseye producer, Julia's dog, Skipper)
Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Angela Barnes
Guests: 
Jamie Kaler
Guests: 
Justin Moorhouse
Guests: 
Tess Barker

Angela Barnes, Jamie Kaler, Justin Moorhouse and Tess Barker join host, Dave Holmes for pop-culture quizzing, blue jokes, chips vs. crisps and a cheeky Vimto.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos. Produced by Colin Anderson and Jennifer Marmor.

Other useful links this week:
Buy tickets for Angela’s 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Show.
Watch season 2 of Jamie’s America: Facts Vs Fiction on American Heroes Channel.
Justin’s podcast is About 30 Minutes, Never More than 45.
Tess’s Lady to Lady is our current favourite other MaxFun podcast.
…and here’s Jeremy Irons presenting British kids’ TV.

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TS136: Solange, Michael Sam, Ask Amy, Casseroles

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Show: 
Throwing Shade
A man kissed another man on ESPN and the world didn't turn inside out and envelope itself in lava! Hooray! And another wonderful letter to Ask Amy. Stay cool, dudes, Olsen Twins style. 

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Throwing Shade #43: Solange and Michael Sam

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A man kissed another man on ESPN and the world didn't turn inside out and envelope itself in lava! Hooray! And another wonderful letter to Ask Amy. Stay cool, dudes, Olsen Twins style.


Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Judy Greer, Richard Ayoade, Nick Stoller

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Judy Greer
Guests: 
Richard Ayoade
Guests: 
Nick Stoller
Guests: 
Todd Martens

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Judy Greer on Always Being the Co-Star and Midwestern Modesty

Judy Greer engages in fan-profiling. It sounds kind of sketchy, but before you get upset -- know that it's nothing bad. It's just a useful tool. Strangers stop her in the street, or at the airport, or in coffee shops all the time. It's always a variation on the same question... "What do I know you from?" And they won't let her go until she can help them solve the riddle.

She's an actress, so they probably know her from one of her many roles as "the best friend", in a movie like The Wedding Planner or Thirteen Going on Thirty. Or maybe they recognize her from her role as the slightly unhinged secretary Kitty Sanchez in Arrested Development. It could be any number of things, since Greer has almost a hundred credits on her IMDb page.

She rarely plays the lead, however, and so people often don't know her name.

Greer joins us this week to talk about love for the animated series Archer, the modest Midwestern roots that never allow her to turn down a role, and the freedom she finds in not being the leading lady -- and of course, she'll fan-profile our host, Jesse. Her new book, I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star is available now. You can also catch her in one of our favorite series, Archer, on FX, or on her new sitcom Married this July.

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Todd Martens on New Music: Le Butcherettes and Wye Oak

It's time to get out of your winter music rut and spring into something new! Music critic Todd Martens of the Los Angeles Times joins us this week to introduce us to some of his own current favorites.

His first recommendation is Le Butcherettes' new album Cry is for the Flies which has a feral, guitar-driven, riot-girl feel.

He also suggests checking out Shriek, the new album from Wye Oak, which uses synthy sounds to give an ethereal, reflective feeling.

You can find Martens' writing in the LA Times or on their music blog, Pop and Hiss.

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I Wish I'd Made That: Nick Stoller Talks About 'Children of Men'

We often talk to artists about their influences -- the movies, music, and art that inspired them creatively. Some of that stuff is so good and so perfect that they sometimes wish they’d made it themselves.
This segment is about just those kind of things. It's called "I Wish I'd Made That."

This week, we talk to Nick Stoller. He's the director of the new Seth Rogen comedy Neighbors. But the thing he wishes he'd made isn't a comedy. It's a well-crafted science fiction movie that had him sitting in shocked silence -- Alfonso Cuaron's Children of Men.

Neighbors is now in theaters nationwide.

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'The Double' Director Richard Ayoade: Dealing with Public Persona, Identity, and Viewing Your Own Work

If you know the English actor and comedian Richard Ayoade by sight, it's probably from his role as IT worker Maurice Moss in the English sitcom The IT Crowd. Or maybe you've even seen him alongside American movie stars like Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn in The Watch.

He's got a very precise and funny presence on-screen, but he's most comfortable behind the camera. He co-created and directed the perfectly stilted and styled horror-slash-medical drama Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, and he's also directed two feature films. The first, 2011's Submarine, is a coming-of-age movie about a teenager's solipsism and romantic obsessions. His new film, The Double, is a comedic drama, and an exploration of the self and identity based on a Fyodor Dostoyevsky novel of the same name.

'The Double' is about a lonely, unremarkable government clerk named Simon, played by Jesse Eisenberg, whose life is slowly usurped when James, a new employee, shows up -- also played by Jesse Eisenberg. James is a physical double of Simon. Personality-wise, though, they’re the opposite. James is self-assured and charismatic, everything Simon wishes he could be, but isn't.

Ayoade joins us this week to talk about working with Jesse Eisenberg, forming identity, and why it's hard to sit back and enjoy his own work.

The Double is in theaters and available on VOD now.

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The Outshot: Bill Murray's oft-forgotten 90s flick 'Quick Change'

People often talk about two phases of Bill Murray's career. Think of Caddyshack and Ghostbusters in the 80s. Then, Lost In Translation and Broken Flowers in the 2000s. But there’s an oft-overlooked Bill Murray movie that was released in 1990; and you’ve got to watch it.

Jesse shares his love for the only movie Bill Murray has ever directed -- Quick Change.

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 321 - Chris Locke

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Guests: 
Chris Locke

Comedian Chris Locke joins us to talk posters, Donald Duck, and patio drinking.

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

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 324: White People Be Peein' with Nick Adams and Jasper Redd

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Guests: 
Nick Adams
Guests: 
Jasper Redd

Jasper Redd and Nick Adams join Jesse for a discussion of growing up in the woods versus the city, summer camp, and a key difference between white people and black people.

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My Brother, My Brother and Me 200: The Two-Hundredth One

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Gang, thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. You're the wind beneath our wings, and also the wings themselves. You're also the rest of the plane, or the bird, depending on what kind of wings we're talking about, here.

Suggested talking points: Singing Episode, Pussywillow Tribal Tattoo, Steellll Dreamz, Velociraptor Hugs, Lenny Kravitz' Fiery Bird Dress Hotline, All-Purpose Goof Room

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One Bad Mother Episode 55: Happy Mother's Day, Now Eat! with guest Eleni Mandell

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Eleni Mandell

Biz and Theresa remember back to what it was like celebrating Mother’s Day as kids. In retrospect, Mom may have gotten a raw deal, including having to share her dime-store, rock-hard but selected-with-love, chocolates. Plus, we talk about introducing solids and wonder if anyone cares what we feed our kids. Eleni Mandell returns to talk about her new album, “Let’s Fly A Kite,” and about touring with 3-year-olds (it's apparently super).

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The new album: Let's Fly a Kite
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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 Amran, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Like Dreamers Do, Eleni Mandell, Lets Fly A Kite (http://elenimandell.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans (www.cornbreadted.com)

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TS135: Bro Cuddling, Choose Purity, Spider-Man, Ryan Gosling

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Throwing Shade
Bryan finally removes the makeup and wigs and shows us all who he really is, all while talking about how UK sports bros are into hugging and kissing each other, cause what's the big deal? Plus, Erin talks about everyone's favorite Fall Carnival, the Choose Purity Slut Shaming Event, sponsored by the Las Vegas police. Plus, find out what "The Toe-Tag Monologues" is. Are? Is. 

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