International Waters

International Waters: Episode 34 Scotch Egg Fight!

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Nate, Santina and Dave in LA
Guests: 
Nate Craig
Guests: 
Santina Muha
Guests: 
Sophie Black
Guests: 
Fergus Craig
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Americans Nate Craig and Santina Muha take on Brits Sophie Black and Fergus Craig for Bud Light Chelada tasting, transcontinental sex party news and a sad farewell to summer.

The teams brainstorm obsolete technology that Apple could revive, filthy British TV adaptations and Nate explains how the LA comedy scene likes to celebrate Independence Day on the beach.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos.

Other useful links this week:

Nate Craig wants to plug his up-coming live dates in Chicago and is a big fan of Senator Elizabeth Warren so thinks we should all pay some attention to her.

Santina Muha is on Twitter @SantinaMuha and will be performing her solo show, That Girl in The Wheelchair at the UCB (LA) at the end of September. Santina thinks you should check out TV show, The Fosters.

Sophie Black wants to plug The Actors School, a sitcom pilot she’s made with Fergus. Sophie thinks you should take a look at BBC sitcom The Walshes.

Fergus Craig has a comedy book coming out in a couple of weeks called Tips for Actors and recommends the music of Alice Ant.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes, hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month and recommends Boy George’s autobiography, Take it Like a Man, which is out now on paper.

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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International Waters: Episode 33 Edición Español

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Danielle, Nadia, Dave, Brent and Shawn
Guests: 
Brent Forrester
Guests: 
Danielle Ward
Guests: 
Nadia Kamil
Guests: 
Shawn Pearlman

American Office and Simpsons writing legend Brent Forrester and Shawn Pearlman take on Brits Danielle Ward and Nadia Kamil for pop-culture quizzing and Pumpkin Spiced Lattes with Dave Holmes.

Everyone’s together in the MaxFun LA studio again and we sample seasonal coffee, learn about buttsteaks and test our teams’ TV detective knowledge.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos.

Other useful links this week:

Shawn Pearlman’s going to be at the New York Comedy Festival with and runs The Comedy Palace, every Thursday at the Palace restaurant in LA.

Brent Forrester thinks you should check out comedian, Paul Rust.

Danielle Ward has two of the musicals she took to the Edinburgh Fringe up on Soundcloud and recommends fellow British comedians Bridget Christie and Sara Pascoe.

Nadia Kamil will be touring the North Eastern United States in October as part of the International Grown-Up Lady Tour, and is currently enjoying the books of Margaret Attwood.

And finally, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on September 12th and recommends
Whit Stillman’s new show on Netflix.

Let us know what you think or suggest guests on the forum or Facebook page and please follow us on Twitter, ya goof!

A MaximumFun.org podcast.

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International Waters: Episode 32 #Goofburn

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Everyone's in LA!
Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Adrian Poynton
Guests: 
Bridgid Ryan
Guests: 
David Park
Guests: 
Humphrey Ker

Americans Bridgid Ryan and David Park take on Brits Adrian Poynton and Humphrey Ker for pop-culture quizzing and beers with Dave Holmes.

Everyone’s together in the MaxFun LA studio and we bone-on for national anthems, learn about them serving camel milk in Third Wave cafes and get nerdy with guessed etymology and a sci-fi round.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos.

Other useful links this week:

Adrian Poynton is on Twitter and recommends the Probably Science podcast, with Matt Kirshen, and HBO’s The Comeback.

Bridgid Ryan is @BridgidRy on Twitter. She’s appearing in The Manson Family Singers at the UCB on August 30th. Bridgid recommends Rob Michael Hugel’s webseries I Hate Being Single and “any Third Wave coffee shop that sells camel milk.

David Park is on Twitter as @DavidPavid. He co-created the AdultSwim short FIST MAN: STRONGEST OF THE SLAB BODIED SLAB LORDS and exec produced up-coming Axs TV show Mockpocalypse (there’s a preview clip here). Catch David performing sci-fi fantasy sketch comedy with his troupe The Lusty Horde at the iO West and find his long-form team on Twitter @DrGodComedy.

Apart from all his own stuff, David recommends revisiting Twin Peaks and checking out the new albums by Jungle and RAC.

Humphrey Ker writes about Liverpool Football Club on Twitter and recommends you check out the WGN series Manhatten and Netflix Original The Battered Bastards of Baseball.

Finally, International Waters co-writer, Sarah Morgan was just on the latest episode of MaxFun showOne Bad Mother which is funny, informative, sweet and out now!

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International Waters: Episode 31 Stiff as a Varnished Eel

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Phill Jupitus and Sadie Hasler in London
Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Rhea Butcher
Guests: 
Adam Conover
Guests: 
Sadie Hasler
Guests: 
Phill Jupitus

Americans Rhea Butcher and Adam Conover take on Brits Sadie Hasler and Phill Jupitus for pop-culture quizzing with Dave Holmes.

Find out about the rude image currently branded on British Milkybars, whether Phill will finally make his sexual switch and why Back to the Future III was a truly ground-breaking film.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos.

Useful links this week:

Sadie Hasler has two plays on a this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, you can see a promo film for The Bastard Children of Remington Steele and there's one for The Secret Wives of Andy Williams up here. Sadie also recommends the new novel Vulgar Things by Lee Rourke.

Phill Jupitus is taking two shows to the Edinburgh Fringe: Shirking Progress is on at The Stand (maybe the best comedy club in the UK) and he’s also doing a Free Fringe run as Porky the Poet. Phill recommends you catch Elvis Costello’s current tour.

Rhea Butcher has some upcoming tour dates, with more being announced soon on her Twitter,
@RheaButcher
. She’s good at Instagram and is co-host of brilliant MaxFun podcast Wham Bam Pow. Rhea recommends specifically Tilda Swinton’s performance in the movie Snowpiercer.

Adam Conover is @AdamConover on Twitter, hosts Fresh Out! LA: Stand-up Comedy at the UCB and recommends Last Week Tonite with John Oliver.

Dave thinks you should check out new Irish film The Stag (or The Bachelor Weekend as it is in the US), which is now available on VoD.

And International Waters co-writer, Sarah Morgan was just on the latest episode of MaxFun show One Bad Mother which is funny, informative, sweet and out now!

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International Waters: Episode 30 Barf! No Points!

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JC, Dave and Dave in MaxFunHQ
Guests: 
Dave Ross
Guests: 
David Reed
Guests: 
Gemma Whelan
Guests: 
JC Coccoli

Americans Dave Ross and JC Coccoli take on Brits David Reed and Game of Thrones’ Gemma Whelan for pop-culture quizzing with Dave Holmes. Find out what JC really thinks about Mussolini, what Gemma had to do in her Game of Thrones audition and which app is like Tinder, but for Canadians.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos.

Other useful links this week:

David Reed invites you to check out his podcast Film Fandango, follow his Twitter and recommends the BBC drama Line of Duty.

Dave Ross is on Twitter @DaveToTheRoss, has a podcast on Nerdist called Terrified and is in the sketch group Women. Dave recommends Ahamed Weinberg’s YouTube show Tech Lounge with Andrew.

Gemma Whelan is on Twitter @GemmaWhelan, plays Yara Greyjoy in Game of Thrones and will be performing the brilliant solo play Dark Vanilla Jungle again at the Soho Theatre later this year. Gemma thinks you should go and see Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire at London’s Young Vic.

JC Coccili is on Twitter and Instagram and will be hosting Miss Education on VH1 later this summer.

And Dave thinks you should see Katt Williams telling the story of when he did the Flavor Flav Comedy Central roast.

International Waters co-writer, Asterios Kokkinos’ new book The Enemies of Twenty-Something Megaman is out now!

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International Waters: Episode 29 Furious at the World

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Stephen and Kayleigh in David Bowie's old London studio
Guests: 
Stephen K Amos
Guests: 
Tara Ariano
Guests: 
David T Cole
Guests: 
Kayleigh Llewellyn

Fake Americans Tara Ariano and David T Cole take on Brits Stephen K Amos and Kayleigh Llewellyn for pop-culture quizzing, plus Dave Holmes finds out what a Bagpuss is, tells us what he thought of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and dishes the dirt on Jon “Duckie” Cryer.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos.

Other useful links this week:

Tara Ariano invites you to check out Previously.TV, @taraariano, and loves MaxFun show Throwing Shade.

Stephen K Amos is on Twitter @StephenKAmos, has UK tour dates here and recommends TV shows Grandma’s House & Friday Night Dinner.

David T Cole is on Twitter @Glark and Stephen Falk’s new FX show, You’re the Worst.

Kayleigh Llewellyn writes the blog My So Called Life in a Box, is currently writing for Ruth Jones’ UK TV series Stella and loves Comedy Central show Broad City.

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International Waters: Episode 28 Kenny G Lane

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Tom and Barunka in David Bowie's studio
Show: 
Bullseye

Alison Stevenson, Barunka O’Shaughnessy, Chris Fairbanks and Tom Meeten join host, Dave Holmes for pop-culture quizzing, competitive toilets and why you should never stir a baby.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos.

Other useful links this week:
Alison Stevenson writes regularly for Vice, and blogs here. She’s doing The Business in San Francisco on June 18th.
Check our Barunka’s BBC TV show Up the Women.
Chris Fairbanks is playing in July and has his other live dates up here.
Catch Tom Meeten in Noel Fielding’s series Luxury Comedy.

We’re dedicating this episode to Rik Mayall who died suddenly last week. He was a massive influence on a lot of modern comedy, particularly for the parts he played in The Young Ones, Bottom and Blackadder. Here’s a nice bit of Rik being silly while doing the Bottom Live! Stage show. RIP.

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International Waters: Episode 27 There Was Boy Ball

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Dan and Helen in London
Guests: 
Dan Tetsell
Guests: 
Helen Zaltzman
Guests: 
Judith Shelton
Guests: 
Sean O'Connor

Judith Shelton, Sean O’Connor, Helen Zaltzman and Dan Tetsell join host, Dave Holmes for pop-culture quizzing, so many puns, lost in translation TV transfers and further discussion of British soaps.

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

Other useful links this week:

Don’t miss Judith’s Relationsh!t Show. June 23rd at the Comedy Central Stage in LA.

Sean is head writer for Norm MacDonald Live on YouTube. You can catch his own Conan stand-up appearance here.

Helen’s main podcast is Answer Me This, but she also makes the Sound Women podcast.

Dan recommends listeners have a look at his series Mongrels on Hulu. But there’s also this ropey YouTube video of his character Jim McGinn being stabbed in Hollyoaks.

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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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International Waters: Episode 25 Because Murder

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Nick and Susan in London
Guests: 
Brandie Posey
Guests: 
Matt Knudsen
Guests: 
Nick Doody
Guests: 
Susan Murray

Brandie Posey, Matt Knudsen, Nick Doody and Susan Murray join host, Dave Holmes for pop-culture quizzing, 90s nostalgia, junk food contemplation and how Spitty McGee managed to stutter that. Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos. Produced by Colin Anderson and Jennifer Marmor.

Other useful links this week:
Brandie’s Lady to Lady is our current favourite other MaxFun podcast.
Here are some YouTube clips of Nick’s Bigipedia BBC radio show.
Matt’s new comedy album is available NOW on iTunes.
Susan’s upcoming gigs can all be found here.

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