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International Waters: Episode 86 Hey, Mind if I Turn On?

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Emily, Dave and Brandie
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Brandie Posey
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Emily Maya Mills
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Kayleigh Llewellyn
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Tom Allen
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Dave Holmes

Brandie Posey, Emily Maya Mills, Kayleigh Llewellyn and Tom Allen join Dave Holmes to learn about the secret verse of the Cheers theme song, Toblerone controversies, and childhood animal traumas.

Brandie Posey wants to plug Burn This Election and her podcast, Lady to Lady and recommends the List of Demands comedy festival.

Emily Maya Mills wants to plug the Disney show Right Now Kapow and the UCB web series Pricks and recommends the FX show Atlanta.

Kayleigh Llewellyn wants to plug her shows at The Free Association Theatre and recommends One Mississippi and Better Things.

Tom Allen wants to plug his upcoming shows and recommends Suzi Ruffell's comedy.

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.

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

Written by Riley Silverman and Sarah Morgan, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Christian Dueñas.

Meet Tom Allen and Holly Walsh: Team UK for this month's episode of International Waters

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By Chris Bowman

In a continuing effort to initiate the uninitiated, we bring you a brief conversation with the UK side of this month’s installment of International Waters. Holly Walsh may be best known as the comedian who broke her elbow on a very public stage. Or possibly for her Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer nominated show Hollycopter. She’s appeared on many British panel shows including the pop music quiz show Nevermind the Buzzcocks and 8 Out of 10 Cats. Tom Allen is a Fringe festival veteran. After six consecutive appearances, he decided to sit it out this year. He’s a regular cast member on the BBC Radio Four show Bleak Expectations. He also writes and presents the show Dictionary Corner.

There’s a disturbing trend with the comedians who have been on this show. They are all exceedingly nice. Which begs the question: "What do they know that we don’t know?" For now, I think it’s residual Olympic fever.

International Waters: Holly, you are only the second repeat guest to appear on International Waters. Please describe how it feels.

Holly Walsh: Well, I feel like the first time I learned a great deal. Also, I’ve watched a lot of the Olympics, so I’m going to use some sporting phrases. I feel like I did enough in the first to get me through to the second one. But right now, I’m going to dig deep, I’m going to look forward, and I’m just going to do the best I can.

International Waters Episode 7: Live in London

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Holly Walsh
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Tom Allen
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Ron Babcock
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Jordan Morris
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Jon Ronson

Strap-in for conspiracy theories, national delicacies and an argument over cheese as special guest, Jon Ronson, joins contestants Holly Walsh, Jordan Morris, Ron Babcock and Tom Allen at the Leicester Square Theatre in London.

With both teams on the same continent for the first time ever we learn about British “mine food”, Gentleman’s Relish and The Big Dog Theory.

We’ve got more photos on our Facebook page and if you missed out on this one, we’ll be taping live International Waters episodes at MaxFunCon East and at The San Francisco Comedy and Burrito Festival.

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