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The Adventure Zone Presents: The Ballad of Bigfoot: An Amnesty Story

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Travis takes the reins in this not-remotely-canonical prequel to our recently concluded Appalachian supernatural drama. This is the wildest live episode of any podcast we’ve ever done. We’re still not entirely sure what happened up there.

Judge John Hodgman Episode 437: Stick and Move and No New Butterfinger

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Guests: 
Paula Poundstone

This week, Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers to clear the docket with special guest Paula Poundstone! You've heard Paula as a frequent guest on NPR’s weekly comedy news quiz, Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me. She also hosts the Maximum Fun podcast Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone with co-host Adam Felber. Paula P. joins us to promote her debut rap single: Not My Butterfinger. We talk candy bars, bathroom trash cans, etiquette for packing bags for airport flights, cell phone plans, and more!

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Wonderful! 104: Find A Thigh

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Show: 
Wonderful!

Rachel's favorite handy appendage! Griffin's favorite ursine competition! Rachel's favorite public work! Griffin's favorite autumnal agricultural activity!

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

#242 - Best Time Travel Destination

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We Got This with Mark and Hal breaks the time-space barrier. FINALLY. Be prepared to learn when to visit first when you do the same!

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 606: Protect the Kraken with Rob Corddry

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Guests: 
Rob Corddry

Rob Corddry (The Unicorn) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the hyperbolic news alert Jordan saw about Frankie Muniz going full tilt horny on main, Jesse's skeptical trip to the Pasadena Playhouse for a new rendition of Little Shop of Horrors, and what it's like to work with the incredibly intense actor Walton Goggins.

Michael Myers vs Laurie Strode

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Show: 
Troubled Waters
Guests: 
Lucé Tomlin-Brenner
Guests: 
Elliott Kalan
Guests: 
Mano Agapion
Guests: 
Addie Weyrich

Elliott Kalan, Addie Weyrich, Mano Agapion, and Lucé Tomlin-Brenner join host Dave Holmes on our first annual Troubled Waters Halloween Spooktacular.

 

Team Michael Myers

Elliott Kalan and Lucé Tomlin-Brenner

Team Lauri Strode

Addie Weyrich and Mano Agapion

 

This week, our teams argue about haunted houses, tell some truly terrifying tales, and learn about strange foreign candies.

 

Mano Agapion wants to plug We Love Trash, Drag Her, and his upcoming UCB shows, and recommends Jawline on Hulu

Elliott Kalan wants to plug The Flop House here on MaxFun and his children's book Horse Meets Dog and recommends Los Espookys and Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Lucé Tomlin-Brenner wants to plug her short film Messed Up and her live show Cursed, and recommends Swiped to Death and All This Can Be Yours

Addie Weyrich wants to plug Socktober and Everything's Great at Dynasty Typewriter and recommends the Mind Fudge Series

And Finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes

Find us on Twitter! We are @TroubledPod and you can also find us on Facebook.

Call us on the official Troubled Waters hotline! Our number is 323-300-4984. Our producers will have a new prompt for you to answer and we may just use your call on the show

Don't want to pay those international calling fees? Email us a voice memo! troubledwaterspod@gmail.com

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and produced by Christian Dueñas and Laura Swisher.

 

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"Chase Pulse Faster" "Unseen Horrors" and "The House of Leaves" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: John Leguizamo

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
John Leguizamo

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Photo: Jesse Thorn

John Leguizamo on his special "A Latin History for Morons"

John Leguizamo is a super-famous actor who's been in well over 100 movies and TV shows. You probably know him from his work in films such as Carlito's Way, The Pest, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar and the Ice Age franchise of movies.

His resume is impressive enough but John's also a writer whose created and starred in a handful of powerful, hilarious one-man shows over his career.

There was his debut production titled, Mambo Mouth, in which he played a total of seven different characters on the stage — compiled and composited from people in his past. They're all deeply personal. Touching and hilarious, too: Leguizamo finds a way to talk about himself and the people in his life - sometimes channel those people - with a remarkably sensitive touch.

John's latest show is called Latin History for Morons. The title kind of explains the show's conceit: with a chalkboard and a professor-y looking suit, Leguizamo gives the audience a history of the Americas that you don't always see in textbooks: stories of oppression, exploitation, disease and war.
But, since it's John Leguizamo… there are dozens of funny voices, recreations of historical figures long-since dead. And it all begins with a story about Leguizamo's life: a few years back, his son was bullied over his latinx heritage at school. Leguizamo wanted to do something about it. Give him something to be proud of.

John talks to Bullseye about that incident in the show - how it happened, how it affected his son, and how it affected him.

Latin History for Morons is streaming now on Netflix.

You can get tickets for the live show here.

Catch John in the flick Playing with Fire in theaters
November 8.

So... You're Canadian with Dave Hill Episode 8: Nils Rusch

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Guests: 
Nils Rusch

This episode is dedicated to filmmaker Trudy Stewart.
Dave continues his quest to get to know our neighbors to the north, one Canadian at a time. This week, Dave chats with Merrickville, Ontario resident, taxi driver, father, husband and man-about-town Nils Rusch who gives Dave the lowdown on poutine, curling, 2002 romantic comedy film Men with Brooms and more. It's pretty much the most Canadian thing you can listen to this week.
Dave's new book Parking the Moose is out NOW! Buy it here or wherever incredible books are sold.
New episodes of So... You're Canadian are released every Tuesday on the Maximum Fun Network! Follow Dave Hill's Podcasting Incident on Facebook for updates. Follow Dave Hill on Instagram. Join our incredible weekly newsletterChat with listeners at Dave Hill's Facebooking Incident. Visit Dave Hill's website.

The Greatest Discovery Ep 62: Suppress Your Freaky

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When Spock boldly beams onto Pike's enterprise as an ensign he's met by Number 1, an iPad, and a task to ask lots of questions. But when a turbolift malfunction traps the two for what seems like hours, it's time to take a seat then sing some songs. Will Spock and Number 1 drive each other mad? Does the turbolift tune-up get rid of the handle? Where are the cheerful facts about the square of the hypotenuse?

It's the episode that traps you in a box and then gives you a sense of awe.

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