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Judge John Hodgman Episode 397: Quid Pro Ho Ho Ho

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Ash-Lei files suit against her brother Josh. Their family does a gift exchange for their Ukrainian Christmas celebration every January. Josh has already opted out of participating in Western Christmas gift giving. He would also like to opt out of the Ukrainian Christmas gift exchange. But Ash-Lei says he should participate. Who's right? Who's wrong?

EVIDENCE

For more photos of Linda Holmes' wonderful dog, Brian, make sure to follow her on Twitter @LindaHolmes. And make sure to check her out on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour.

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Chris Holmes & Drew Pearce

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Show: 
Jonah Raydio
Guests: 
Chris Holmes
Guests: 
Drew Pearce

Hey There, pocasterinios. This week a big big show. Joining us we have past guest/McCartney opening act/musical genius Chris Holmes returning to the show. Joining him is screenwriter/director/Brit Drew Pearce who’s feature debut Hotel Artemis is now on all your streaming devices now.

Chris takes his time on Americas #1 music podcast to première his song cut from Red Dead Redemption 2. He and John Bates had written the credits song for the first game and were asked to write a prequel to the song for Red Dead 2. However, when lyrical songs were cut at the last minute for the game, Chis and John had an extra song on their hands, and Chris played it for us. It’s up on it’s own here at Chris’ bandcamp page. Check it out!

We talk Drews old No Heroics show, Chris release of his first band Yum Yum, drifting in drumming, Chris’ time with the Smashing Pumpkins, the fact that Steven Miller went to high school with the CobraSnake, Paul stories and the Beastie Boys.

All that plus we play some great submitted music

SONGS

Chris Holmes & John Bates song for Red Dead 2. Blessed Are The Peacemakers

The Feels- Work It Out

Over Sea, Under Stone- Fuck Elizabeth

Permanent Makeup-Edgelord Blues

Brad Sucks-Making Me Nervous

Lutheran Heat- Wire, X and Heart

Inside Pop Ep. 143- Winter 2019 Pop Culture Preview

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Inside Pop

We kick off the new year with a special Winter Preview edition of the Inside Pop Quiz! Sean tests Amita's knowledge of major upcoming releases in TV, Music and Movie. Play along and see how much you know (and how much you find out) about some of the most anticipated offerings of the season.

Plus - the Big Sell returns in a big way! Find out why Amita's Big Sell of a conversation between Gina Rodriguez, Gabrielle Union, Ellen Pompeo and Emma Roberts gets four stars! Plus hear all about Sean's Oscar campaign season influenced Big Sell - a revealing discussion between actors Mahershala Ali and John David Washington.

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The Horror films Jordan Peele asked Lupita Nyong'o to Watch Before Filming Us:

Dead Again, The Shining, The Babadook, It Follows, A Tale of Two Sisters, The Birds, Funny Games, Martyrs, Let the Right One In, and The Sixth Sense.

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Wonderful! 66: The Mallpisode

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Wonderful!

Rachel's favorite friend-meeting process! Griffin's favorite typing optimization! Rachel's favorite hair length! Griffin's favorite place to hang as a teen!

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

#202 - Best Pop Tart Flavor

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We've briefly discussed Pop Tarts in the past, but decided that they needed a long-form look, given the history and the alarming variety of flavors. It's unsettling.

Still Buffering: How to Resolutions

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Still Buffering

Happy New New! To celebrate the start of a brand new year, we're talking about our resolutions! You know, those things that everyone talks about but most people forget about by February? Well, we're going over all those hip teen resolutions, as well as what 90s kids should make their resolutions? Is this really a thing? Oh well, let's find out!

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 565: Ping Pong Party with Paula Poundstone

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Guests: 
Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone (Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone) joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Paula's rain soaked ping pong party, the potentially disturbing short story Jesse's son's dictated recently, and the proper use of a bathroom hand mirror. Plus, the people have spoken and we reveal what they chose as the inspirational slogan for 2019.

Get your 2019 Inspirational Slogan T-Shirt here!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Chris and Bridey Elliott on the new horror comedy 'Clara's Ghost'

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Chris Elliott
Guests: 
Bridey Elliott

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Photo: Jesse Thorn

Chris and Bridey Elliott on 'Clara's Ghost'

Chris Elliott got his start in showbiz as a production assistant on "Late Night with David Letterman," before becoming an iconic writer and performer on that show. One of our favorite bits from him on Letterman included a parody of Marlon Brando – in the skit he'd dump bananas out of a sack and slowly dance around them to the tune "The Alley Cat."

After his stint with Letterman, he went on to star in the cult sitcom "Get A Life" and the equally bizarre film "Cabin Boy." Both works have cemented him as an absurdist comedy legend. While those projects are not for everyone; they're a real treat if you can sit though some really cringe worthy moments.

You've definitely seen him in "There's Something About Mary," "Groundhog Day," and "Scary Movie" and in many TV shows, including "The King of Queens," "How I Met Your Mother," and "Everybody Loves Raymond." Most recently, he can be seen as Roland Schitt, the mayor of the small town on Pop Tv's "Schitt's Creek."

Bridey Elliott, his daughter, wrote and directed a new movie called "Clara's Ghost." It's a family collaboration: Bridey also stars in the movie, along with Chris, her sister Abby, and her mother Paula.

The movie takes place over one night. It tells the story of the Reynolds family, who live in a secluded mansion in New England. Chris' character Ted is the patriarch, a comedian past his prime. His daughters work in showbiz, too, but like their dad, haven't gotten a callback in a long time. Then there's Clara, played by Paula Elliott. Clara's discovered a ghost that only she can see.

We'll chat with Chris Elliott about his time on Letterman, and what it was like to work on the strange film "Cabin Boy." Plus, he'll tell us why he doesn't use social media. Bridey will explain how she tried to make horror film that had significant elements of comedy, and how "Cabin Boy" was kind of a horror film when she saw it as a kid. Plus, what it's like when people find out who her dad is, which often garners one of two very different reactions.

Listen to this interview on YouTube!

The Greatest Discovery Ep 35: Repping Breen

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When Harcourt Fenton Mudd is sold to Wilbur the bounty hunter it seems as if Harry's time were up. But when we're shown multiple Mudd captures we're led to believe that Mr. Mudd can escape anything. Does Harcourt have an ace up his sleeve? Will there be more disco music in Disco? Was there a Pulp Fiction character in this Short Trek?

It's the episode that slings a lot of Mudd, but promises to clean up the bots!

CIPYD 172: New Year, New Lawsuits, and New Dog Tech

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Hello Everyone! Welcome to 2019! We're kicking the year off strong with plenty of dogs!

This week, we get to hear all about a new dog-petter Renee and Tug met all while she was holding chicken! Alexis's family dog Rabbit is getting old and LOVING it, find out why! We've got breaking news about dog ears AND some future dog tech we can't wait to order! 

All that and more! Tune in with a Terrier!

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