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Judge John Hodgman Episode 429: Tough Talk With LeVar Burton

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Guests: 
LeVar Burton

It's time to clear the docket! This week, LeVar Burton joins the Court to dispense some justice! They all discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation, dressing your baby in controversial onesies, naming dogs, a letter from a listener about talking to home robots, and an appeal to a previous decision regarding remotely controlling the thermostat.

Huge thanks to LeVar Burton for joining us this week! His podcast LeVar Burton Reads has just begun its 5th season. Check it out wherever you download podcasts or at levarburtonpodcast.com!

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Wonderful! 97: 12 Angry Virtual Pets

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Wonderful!

Griffin's favorite practical shopping! Rachel's favorite non-fiction piece! Griffin's favorite benign digital distraction! Rachel's favorite home away from home!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya

So... You're Canadian (Trailer)

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Dave Hill isn't from Canada. But his grandfather Clarence Vincent Blake, Sr. was, and he wouldn't shut up about it. Still, Dave wondered: what do we even really know about Canadians? So every Tuesday, Dave attempts to get to know our neighbors to the north - one Canadian at a time. And yeah, of course he talks about curling.

We Got This #234 - Denny's vs IHOP vs Perkins

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Three chain diners enter. One chain diner leaves. Everybody feels a little sick afterward. Where's the bathroom?

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 598: Gobble Gobble Baby with Scott Gairdner and Jason Sheridan

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Guests: 
Scott Gairdner
Guests: 
Jason Sheridan

Scott Gairdner (Podcast: The Ride podcast) and Jason Sheridan (Podcast: The Ride podcast) join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse's recent oral surgery and the gentle manner in which his dentist scolds him, the intense tournament that Jason and Scott held on their theme park/entertainment podcast to determine the best fake rocks in the world, and the various strategies one might employ to revive a stressed-out hummingbird. Plus, Jordan launches a new plan to harness the power of the podcast audience.

Go to MaxFunStore.com to get your hands on some sweet Summer Boys of Summer Tour merch!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' and 'Gilmore Girls'

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Amy Sherman-Palladino

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Photo: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Amy Sherman-Palladino on the latest season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Amy Sherman-Palladino has worked on some of the most unique programs to be ever greenlit for the TV screen. You've seen her work on Gilmore Girls. For three seasons, she was a writer on Roseanne, and wrote some really iconic episodes.

Her latest work can be seen on Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. It's been nominated for a bunch of Emmys, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Best Directing. Amy took home a few wins last year, for the show. She was the first woman to win an Emmy for best comedy writing and directing.

The show circles around Midge Maisel and her dysfunctional family. Midge is a housewife who lives in ‘50s New York. She finds out her husband is having an affair. And decides to channel her pain into a blossoming stand-up career.

Most of Amy's shows follow a common thread. They're all about women, but … maybe not the kind of women you expect to see on TV. They all follow families that were kind of nuts. Families dealing with the ups and downs that life throws at them.

Amy Sherman-Palladino talks about what she learned working on Roseanne in her early 20's, and how that experience helped her create Gilmore Girls. Plus, did you know the Gilmore Girls pitch kind of happened by chance? Of course, we'll take some time to talk about Mrs. Maisel, too!

The Greatest Discover Ep 58: Structure Brings Freedom with Anson Mount

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When faced with a crucial dilemma—another hoof or find Nechayev's table— Adam and Ben split up at Star Trek Las Vegas. But when producer extraordinaire Robs presents a third option, your hosts bee-line it to the production area and take a quick break with an actor who knows his craft. Can Anson Mount answer the questions with no prep time? Do time crystals come into play? How many other Trek actors were listening in on this interview?

It's the episode that takes you behind the scenes, and behind the convention!

CIPYD 201: Alison Rosen Returns!

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Guests: 
Alison Rosen

We couldn't be more thrilled this week to have Alison Rosen back on the show to update us about her life balancing having a dog AND human babies. We also have some fresh Dog Movie News about the Lady and the Tramp! We have a DOUBLE My Mutt Minute and Crumboat updates! Plus, Renee's tongue manages to tie itself completely in a knot throughout the course of this episode!

You don't want to miss it!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 596 - Allie Entwistle

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Allie Entwistle

Improviser Allie Entwistle returns to talk family bands, road rage, and long shoes.

Download episode 596 here. (right-click)

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MBMBaM 473: Spooketti

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Hey, Summer! Come over here for a second! We want to talk to you about … the beach. All the beach stuff we want to do during you, Summer. What’s that bear trap doing on the ground? Why’s Autumn hiding behind us with a big net in its hand? Don’t worry about that, Summer. Just … come over here for a sec, will ya?

Suggested talking points: Backpack Shopping, LASIK Check-In, Master Chief Lessons for Baby Boomers, Ghost Rider vs. Everyone, Pasta 4 Life, Ranch Mouth, Get Sticky Off It

Transcript available here

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