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CIPYD 183: Maximum Updates and Travis McElroy Returns!

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Guests: 
Travis McElroy

Welcome to week two of Max Fun Drive! We are so grateful for your support, we genuinely have the best listeners in the world. If you would like to become a member head on over to maximumfun.org/donate. Treat yourself to some Bonus Content!

This week we've brought back the Produfus himself, Travis McElroy! Travis is here to update us on all things Buttercup AND tell us all about his new dog Lily! You definitely don't want to miss it! We've also got some fun pupdates and a great My Mutt Minute!

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

The Greatest Discovery Ep 45: Taint on Taint (S2E10)

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When an unsettling secret is revealed to Burnham, she serves up some two-fisted justice. But when Michael is also found to have a link to the Red Angel, it's time to take the satellites out of the Shenzhou's backyard and re-direct them on Michael's death. Does Culber find Bob? Is the Red Angel also tethered to a shadow? What just happened?

It's the episode that deletes one memory, while altering others.

Ep. 7 - Money Mark Nishita "I Gotta Find my Own Ice Cream"

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Guests: 
Mark Nishita

WEEK TWO OF THE MAXIMUM FUN PLEDGE DRIVE!
In this episode, we sat down with "Money Mark," Mark Nishita, musician, inventor, producer, etc. We touch on everything from being a middle child, to the Chinese Exclusion Act, piano rolls, and the macho/privileged side of crate digging for break beats with the Beastie Boys. A couple of things that don't necessarily NEED explaining, but that I will anyway, are that:
1. Mark references a panel that he and I were on at South by Southwest in 2018. It was broadly about surviving and adapting as an artist in the changing business/media/technological environment, and I found his contributions to the discussion to be smart, inspiring, and challenging. I think I immediately texted Aimee and suggested we interview him for the podcast.
2. In our introduction, I started down a path of bringing up a song about music that I actually LIKE, before we got sidetracked down Main St. into Seegerville. The song I was going to bring up is "Geno," by Dexy's Midnight Runners. This was doubly relevant in that it has recently been a hot topic of conversation among a number friends and other podcast hosts that Aimee feels that, in her life, she has heard "Come on Eileen" enough times to warrant not really wanting to ever hear it again. This news came out on an episode of Judge John Hodgman the same week that I was performing in a Dexy's Midnight Runners tribute band at the Bell House in Brooklyn, and I very much enjoyed singing "Come on Eileen."
Links to all of that AND MORE (except the Seeger songs, because... come on):
Money Mark dot com
Money Mark "" (iTunes link)
Earthquaker Devices
(where we also recorded this interview) with his inventions, including piano roll manipulation
Dexy's Midnight Runners "
Geno," on Top of the Pops
Become a member of Maiximum Fun

Stop Podcasting Yourself 575 - Charlie Demers

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Guests: 
Charlie Demers

It’s week 2 of MaxFunDrive 2019 so we’ve got another one of our favourite guests.
Comedian and writer Charlie returns to talk famous Rips, Texas exes, and Canadian production values.

Please support the show by going to maxiumfun.org/donate

Download episode 575 here. (right-click)

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org"
Phone us at (844)779-7631 (or UGH-SPY-POD1)
Mailing address: Suite 144 - 6362 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC V5W 0A1

MBMBaM 452: The Cornbread Heist of the Century

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It’s week two of the MaxFunDrive, and already we’re looking for ways to boost our bottom line on the off chance this whole operation goes off the rails. If you see that sweet yellow bread sailing through the clouds, you’ll know our mission was a success.

Suggested talking points: Shazam-Watch, Serve Yourself, Pet Crocodile, Hammy Sagar, The P’Zone Cometh, The Point of Bubble Baths, Cornbread Drones, Whoopie Cushion Strategy Guide

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 181: An Interview w/ Head Ned of Okilly Dokilly

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We're doing something a little different this week! We're joined by the lead singer of Okilly Dokilly, the world's only "Nedal" band. Yep, a subgenre of metal music themed around Ned Flanders. The band's new album "Howdilly Twodilly" drops March 29th. Jordan Morris guest hosts with Julia on this epic musical journey of obscure Simpsons references and heavy metal.

The MaxFunDrive wraps up this week! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the Max Fun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can help out during the drive.

Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Episode 37 - Say Hello to our Little Friends

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Guests: 
Beth Helmstetter
Guests: 
Daniel Grimsland

It’s the second and final week of the Maximum Fun Pledge Drive, and we’re ever-closer to our self-decreed goal of 10,000 new members. Actually, we don’t know how close we are, but if we hit it, we’ll throw a party. And if we throw a party, it’ll be with the help of our guest, events planner Beth Helmstetter! Also, in preparation for the release of Tim Burton’s “Dumbo,” Paula and Adam review a related classic, Brian De Palma’s “Scarface!” We promise this makes sense. A little. Also, meet the first winner of our Hotel Soap Contest, and we find a whole class full of Nobodies listening to Paula Poundstone... in Sweden!

Guest:
Beth Helmstetter
Owner, Beth Helmstetter Events
Website: bethhelmstetter.com
Instagram: @bethhelmstetter
Facebook: @bethhelmstetterevents
Twitter: @bethhelmstetter

House band
Daniel Grimsland, electric bass
Spotify: The Little Miss
The Grape And The Grain
3
Instagram: @danielgrimsland
@thelittlemiss_
Facebook: @danielgrimslandmusic

The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep 254: Uncle Magic (DS9 S4E5)

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When a lover from Dax’s past visits Deep Space Nine, the rest of the crew expects some tension between them. But after their scientific collaboration results in personal fireworks, they’ll have to decide if imperiling their futures as Trill symbiotes is worth the risk. What is average, really? How do you turn crying into kissing? What would “Season 1 Bashir” do? It’s the episode that stretches the tension taffy!

It’s the last week of #MaxFunDrive 2019!

Our goal is 2,000 new and upgrading supporters. If we hit the goal, we’re going to build a Millenium Falcon lego set and drop it off something, and we’re going to make a short documentary about the whole thing! Become a supporter now to get instant access to our bonus content and help us achieve our goal.

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The Jackie and Laurie Show #169: That "Jackie"

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This week on the Jackie and Laurie Show, American sweetheart, buy a house, and racist brunch.

Comic of the Week: Sofiya Alexander @TheSofiya

We have a website! Laurie made it!

www.jackieandlaurieshow.com

 

Buy Laurie's new book Dead People Suck!

http://amzn.to/2yNYF4Y

Follow @jackiekashian and @anylaurie16 on Twitter!

Pop Rocket Goes to USC to Teach the Kids Why Pop Culture Matters

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Show: 
Pop Rocket

It’s the first live episode of Pop Rocket. Professor Karen Tongson invited the panel to give a lesson on why pop culture matters, with a focus on the past decade. You’ll learn what pop culture of the 2010s will last, and what culture won’t be remembered. Plus we’ll hear from some of Karen’s students, including a special jam brought to the show by Clayton. You won’t want to miss this must-listen episode!

All Abouts

Margaret: Out for Blood

Karen: Shrill

Wynter: The Fox-Disney merger

That's My Jam

Margaret: Lizzo - Cuz I Luv You

Clayton: 4 Non Blondes - What’s Up

Wynter: Beyonce feat. Frank Ocean - Superpower

Karen: Guy Branum, Karen Tongson, Margaret Wappler, Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh

Did you know that you can now call and leave voicemails for the show? You can! If you want to comment on an episode, give us any feedback or just call to get advice from a panel member, the number is: (530) 237-4108

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Produced by Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

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