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Tim Heidecker on the Craziest Day of his Entire Career

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Tim Heidecker

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Decker courtesy Adult Swim

Tim Heidecker on the Craziest Day of his Entire Career

The Craziest F**king Day of my Entire Career is a segment where we let some of our favorite people tell us the wildest stories from their long and storied time in showbiz. This time it’s Tim Heidecker, a comedian, actor and creator of intricate worlds in which he often plays a fictionalized version of himself.

For one, he is half of the very funny comedy duo Tim and Eric. A partnership that has spawned four TV shows, countless tours and a feature length film. The two are set to tour again in early 2020.

He also hosts Adult Swim's On Cinema At The Cinema, along with Gregg Turkington. Together the two review movies in a fictional universe that seems to be ever expanding. In 11 seasons and going strong Tim has nearly killed himself with new age medicine, overdosed on nutritional vaping systems and performed in corny electronic music acts.

Tim's character from On Cinema is also the star and creator of another show, a low-budget action thriller called Decker. His character, Special Agent Jack Decker, is a spy that could easily be the illegitimate spawn of Trump and Chuck Norris. He’ll tell us about a time when his character was just a little too on the nose, just a little too close for comfort.

Most recently, Tim’s character ran for District Attorney in the county of San Bernardino, California. That campaign is the subject of his new movie Mister America. Stream it or download it online.

Friendly Fire Ep 98: Alexander (2004)

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Friendly Fire

Portraying a tale thousands of years old on film can be quite a chore. But when Oliver Stone puts his spoon in the cauldron, we see that the ancient Greeks are more similar to us than you may have thought. And on today's episode Adam, Ben, and John come to believe the fear of death drives all—while they review this four-hour epic!

This film is available on : Amazon, Apple, and your local library

Next Film: Major Dundee (1965)
Available on: Amazon, Apple, and your local library

MK206: Christopher Columbus the OG Incel (Charlie's Angels, Christopher Columbus an A$$#@!%, Incels, Facebook Protocol, Steven Miller)

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Show: 
Minority Korner
Guests: 
Samantha Nzessi

This week we are joined once again by Samantha Nzessi of the Maskulinity Podcast. James poses a question to the Korner: what do you do when you see someone you kind of know on your Facebook wall... posting some real, misguided, misinformed bullshit?... Like some really fringe pro Trum stuff!?! Did I mention this person was a Black woman? Oh goddess! James has a movie review of Charlie’s Angeles as he's one of the few who saw it. What happened ya’ll? The first Charlie’s Angeles written and directed by a woman free from the male gaze... and ya’ll missed out- he'll give you the scope of why it’s so dope and why you need to give it some money! In 1492.. an asshole sailed the ocean blue. You don’t think Chris Columbus was an asshole? Well don’t worry James has got the receipts to back it up, CC is worst than you think! And just how did this terrible man get a national holiday to begin with?!? As our resident masculinity expert, Samantha, is going to take us on a deep dive into the world of incels. Just what are they? And was the idea really started by a queer woman and co opted by men who took it, and ruined it?... yes... This is an eye opening conversation putting a lot of dudes like Chris Columbus, Steven Miller, and Trump into a hugely perspective.

LINKS: 

Christopher Columbus was an Asshole

https://bit.ly/335VeFT, https://bit.ly/34blkbM

Samantha Bee Full Frontal Segment: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHLer9kOWIM

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The JV Club with Janet Varney Ep. 350: DeAnne Smith

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Show: 
The JV Club
Guests: 
DeAnne Smith

Surely this is the most mime-and-clowning-heavy episode of The JV Club to date, thanks to award-winning comedian DeAnne Smith, who gamely humors JV’s ongoing enthusiasm for the subject. Plus! Jodie and Joni worship, surprise cherry pie, and much more.

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

The JV Club with Janet Varney Ep. 349: Susanne Yeagley

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Show: 
The JV Club
Guests: 
Susanne Yeagley

It’s not just anyone who gets featured in an Amy Grant music video, y’all. So load up your baked potato and delight in the joy that is Susan Yeagley (“Parks and Rec”) and her tales of the wonders of Nashville and surrounding areas. Including an upside-down country music legend!

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Stop Podcasting Yourself Bonus Episode - LIVE from Vancouver with Alicia Tobin and Brent Butt

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Guests: 
Alicia Tobin
Guests: 
Brent Butt

Recorded live at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver as a part of Just For Laughs Northwest, February 17th, 2019.

Download the episode here. (right-click)

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Switchblade Sisters Episode 107: 'Another Earth' with 'Fun Size Horror' Producer & Director Mali Elfman

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Mali Elfman

Another Earth

April is back in the studio to talk with the one and only Mali Elfman. She's on the show to talk about the very interesting Brit Marling film, Another Earth. Mali elaborates on the challenges of working with investors. She discusses the strategy for producing Karen Gillan's directorial debut The Party's Just Beginning. Plus, she talks about how her father, the famed composer Danny Elfman, taught her to "speak composer."

Fun Size Horror Vol. 1 is streaming on Prime now.

And if you haven't seen Another Earth... get on it!

With April Wolfe and Mali Elfman.

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Or email us at switchbladesisters@maximumfun.org.

Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

Still Buffering: How to Cereal

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Still Buffering

It's CEREAL TIME here at Still Buffering, and the Smirl sisters are diving headfirst into a bowl of sugary goodness with you to figure out the BEST cereal (or maybe just talk about it through the ages like we always do).

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

EP113: Shana Redmond on Jodeci's "Forever My Lady" (1991)

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Show: 
Heat Rocks
Guests: 
Shana Redmond
The Album: Jodeci’s Forever My Lady (1991)
 
“Don’t talk, just listen.”

Jodeci announced themselves to the world on their 1991 debut album, Forever My Lady. They didn’t invent new jack swing but few R&B groups so seamlessly melded the bravado of hip-hop style with soulful pipes that could melt hearts and quicken pulses. Backed by the musical mentorship of Al B. Sure and A&R-ed by a young Uptown intern named Sean “Puffy” Combs, Jodeci all but heralded the end of ‘80s quiet storm respectability and stepped left of the youthful innocence of early New Edition and even the genteel charm of their contemporaries, Boyz II Men. K-Ci, JoJo, Mr. Dalvin and DeVanté Swing were the self-proclaimed “bad boys of R&B” and they wore that attitude on their sleeve and in their songs.

 
Forever My Lady was the pick of our guest, UCLA professor, Dr. Shana Redmond who studies popular music, race and politics. Her first book, from 2014, was Anthem: Social Movements and the Sound of Solidarity in the African Diaspora and she’s currently working on two new books including Everything Man about the life and legacy of singer, actor and activist Paul Robeson. She discovered Jodeci at the precocious age of 11 and along with Morgan and Oliver, they discussed how Jodeci cut a different path into R&B of the era, whether the album’s ballads or dance jams aged better, and whether or not Jodeci covering the ‘60s pop group, The Association, was a wise decision or not. 
 
More on Shana Redmond
More on Forever My Lady

Show Tracklisting (all songs from Forever My Lady unless indicated otherwise):

  • Forever My Lady
  • Stay
  • Pebbles: Love Makes Things Happen
  • MC Hammer: Addams Groove
  • Come and Talk to Me
  • 112: Cupid
  • It's Alright
  • Interlude (553 - Nasty)
  • Stay
  • U and I
  • Come And Talk To Me
  • Jodeci: Feenin (Remix)
  • The Association: Cherish
  • Cherish
  • X's We Share
  • Forever My Lady

 

Here is the Spotify playlist of as many songs as we can find there.

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One Bad Mother, Episode 330: Sunday Sunday, Oh Sh*t Tomorrow’s Monday! Plus, Carvell Wallace on Parenting and Fred Rogers

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Carvell Wallace

Biz and Theresa continue our "days of the week" series in which we complain about each day of the week. This time our target is Sunday. What was once a day of rest and recovery is now a day of chaos and exhaustion. Is Sunday the new Friday? Plus for Biz nothing has changed, Theresa exists and we talk to Carvell Wallace about parenting advice and Fred Rogers.

Follow Carvell on Twitter @CarvellWallace and find out more about his work on his website at Carvellwallace.com. You can listen to his new podcast Finding Fred wherever you get your podcasts.

Check out Theresa's new book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold

Our book You're Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You're Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold.

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (http://adiraamram.com, avail on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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