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#55 - Coffee or Tea with Cecil Baldwin

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Guests: 
Cecil Baldwin

Coffee or Tea? It's not just a question you're asked after a meal - it's a vicious blood feud that spans the globe, and Mark and Hal have enlisted the help of friend and actor Cecil Baldwin, best known as the voice of Night Vale Community Radio, to help them out!

Do you want to become a supporter of We Got This and get some great Thank-You Gifts while you're at it? Go to the MaxFunDrive, set up your monthly donation, and list us as a show you listen to! The MaxFunDrive lasts through the 25th of March.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 417 - Brent Butt

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Guests: 
Brent Butt

It's week 1 of MaxFunDrive 2016. Donate to the show at maximumfun.org/donate. This week, Brent Butt returns to talk about joining Facebook in this day and age, dead celebrities, and Fuller House.

Download episode 417 here. (right-click)

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MBMBaM 294: Goofbusters

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AWWWW DUNK. It's MaxFunDrive time! We're kicking off a two-week celebration of your generosity with this an episode that's just, like, chock-full of pandering. By which we mean we revive all of our classic bits, some of which were dead for very good reasons.

Suggested talking points: Haunted Doll Watch, Hat Stink, Quinoa Month, The Saddest Lib, Lil' Musky, Boogle, Mailroom Ghost, Dr. M'Crum, Truck Month, Regarding Marrying Sonic Characters

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 419: Anals of History with Nick Adams

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Guests: 
Nick Adams

Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse for an extra special MaxFunDrive edition of the show. Biggest episode ever some might say. From startling revelations to tips on getting a hat on a cat, this one has it all.

It's MaxFunDrive 2016! Go to http://www.MaximumFun.org/Donate to support the shows you love and get some cool stuff!

The 2016 MaxFunDrive starts TODAY!

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The 2016 MaxFunDrive is here! The next two weeks are all about us delivering the best episodes of the year. It's also the single best time to support your favorite MaxFun shows by becoming a monthly member or upgrading your existing membership. We love making awesome shows for you, year-round, but we need your help to do it!

In addition to the Warm Glow one feels when contributing during the MaxFunDrive, new and upgrading members will get some truly astonishing thank you gifts: your selection of a classy, MaxFun bandana; the Adventure Necessities Collection, for all of your out-doorsy needs; and an elegantly practical thermos (drinkware for the adventurer), just to name a few. Plus, all members get access to our enormous collection of bonus content -- dozens of hours of secret podcasts just for you!

Our goal this year is a whopping 5000 new and upgrading members. Can we count on you to help us reach that goal? Join or upgrade now at maximumfun.org/donate. And once you do, be sure to let us know on Twitter with the #MaxFunDrive hashtag, so we may doff our caps to you.

Thank you so much for your support! Let's make the 2016 MaxFunDrive the greatest yet!

MaxFunDrive 2016 Gifts!

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It’s that time of year again, friends. When you donate to Maximum Fun during the MaxFunDrive, you get the satisfaction of knowing you helped directly support your favorite hosts and the network that brings their podcasts to you.

You also get some totally sweet gifts that are only available during the MaxFunDrive.

To be eligible for these gifts, just sign up as a new or upgrading member between March 14 and March 25th. That's it! Here's what we’ve got for you this year:

If you sign on as a MaxFun member at the $200 per month level, we'll cover your registration for either MaxFunCon East or MaxFunCon 2017. Registration includes food, lodging, classes, and entertainment for the entire weekend -- basically everything you'll need to have the best weekend ever, short of transportation there. We'll even throw in a bunch of new friends for free. We’ll also say really, really nice things about you around the office at MaxFunHQ.

Get complimentary MaxFunCon 2017 registration

Become a member at $100 per month or more, and we’ll welcome you into The Inner Circle. MaxFun hosts are always discovering awesome music, movies, and books, and once you're part of The Inner Circle, they'll share those picks with you. Each month, we ask a host to select a piece of culture they love, and we send a copy to you in the mail or digitally with a note about who’s recommending it and what they have to say about it.

Join The Inner Circle, and get a hand-picked selection sent to you each month

New and upgrading $35 plus monthly members will receive a durable MaxFun-branded stainless steel vacuum thermos with screw-off travel tumbler. You can even take the plastic cap off the bottom of the thermos to cover your tumbler and prevent spills. Whether you’re concerned the meeting you’re attending won’t provide hot drinks, or you just want to bring some soup on your next hike with your pup, this thermos has got you covered.

Get a MaxFun-branded vacuum thermos

The gift package we assembled for our new and upgrading $20 plus monthly members is full of essential items for your next adventure. The MaxFun Adventure Necessities kit includes:

    a MaxFun-rocket-emblazoned stainless steel multi-tool, featuring a knife, spring-loaded scissors, tweezers, a toothpick, a nail file, and key ring;
    a paracord bracelet that not only looks cool, but can be unraveled and used as a utility cord in emergencies;
    a packet of hot chocolate mix, because you’re going to want some hot drinks around that campfire; and
    a travel pack of toilet tissue, which is useful if you’re camping! Also if you find yourself paper-less in a public bathroom and no one will spare a square. Also, because it’s just kind of great to be able to mail people toilet paper.


Get the MaxFun Adventure Necessities

Ok, here’s the thing, we are super jazzed about our $10 gift this year, and we think you will be, too. New and upgrading monthly members who sign on at the $10 level or higher will get to choose a drive-exclusive, show-specific bandana designed by Megan Lynn Kott of 2014’s cat calendar pledge gift fame. Megan did an amazing job designing all of the prints for these 22” navy blue cotton bandanas, and this is the first time you can pick a gift that directly represents your favorite Maximum Fun podcast. Put it on your head, put it on your dog, or just pack your bindle and move away with this MaxFun bandana. Check out all of the fantastic designs!

Get a MaxFun show-specific bandana

Finally, all of our members who give at least $5 per month are granted access to our collection of exclusive bonus content. You'll get over 75 hours of extra episodes, outtakes, Q&As, extended cuts, videos, and pilots from all of your favorite shows. That’s three days of stuff. That’s enough bonus content to last you the entirety of a cross-country road trip, even if you listen during sleeping breaks. Become a member now, and start listening!

Want to support Maximum Fun and get cool stuff for doing so? Go to http://maximumfun.org/donate to find out more and join or upgrade now!

If you have any questions about memberships or thank you gifts, you can send an email to stacey@maximumfun.org.

And a big thank you to Brian "Sunny D" Fernandes of Brianstorm Creative for these beautiful gift mockups.

Thanks for listening, supporting, and being generally awesome! Let’s make this the best pledge drive yet!

Weddings: Attendance

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Show: 
Shmanners

Hello friends! We are so glad you got our invitation and were able to attend! Please, be sure to treat yourself to the buffet and open bar! You see, this week we're talking about proper wedding attendance etiquette. How does one properly RSVP? What about giving gifts when you already have to pay for a destination wedding? How much do you have to spend on a gift any way? Dress code at a wedding can definitely be tricky too! We'll also help you out with what to do during the ceremony and reception! Be sure to take a favor home with you!

Pop Rocket: Episode 62 The People Vs. O.J. Simpson with Ricky Carmona

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Wynter, Guy, Ricky & Margaret
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Ricky Carmona
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler

New seasons of Broad City and House of Cards are both stronger than ever, but the TV show that's rocking our worlds right now is The People Vs. O.J. Simpson. Wham Bam Pow's Ricky Carmona joins us to talk it through.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Ricky Carmona and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:
Wynter Mitchell - March Madness performed live on SNL by Future
Ricky Carmona - Am I Wrong by Anderson Paak
Margaret Wappler - Golden Coast by Allison Weiss
Guy Branum - JAP Battle from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Colin Anderson & Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

One Bad Mother Episode 145: Clothes Make The Kids (If They Could Only Dress Themselves), plus Veterinarian Dr. Katie Gies

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Dr. Katie Gies

Biz and Theresa try to decide how important OUR style is when it comes to what our kids wear. And does what they wear reflect on the job we're doing as their parents? “I swear my two-year-old really does love vintage! HE picked this out!” When "should" our kids be dressing themselves and what "should" we be doing to help? (If your kid isn't already dressing herself, eh, she probably will once she's in college.) Plus, Biz bears witness, Theresa can't see, and we talk to veterinarian Dr. Katie Gies about how to pick a family dog and how to prepare your pets for a new baby.

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

Kim Kardashian, Freddy Mercury Biopic, Caitlyn Jenner, Political Update, Trump Song

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Hey there Cool Kid! Why don't you come in an sit a spell? We have lots of great stories for you this week! First, a quick update on the Kesha case. Kim Kardashian made news with a controversial nude pic. Sacha Baron Cohen revealed why he walked from a Freddie Mercury biopic. Caitlyn Jenner expressed her political views on the season premiere of her show. We've got a political up date including a very special surprise! All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week!

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