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Who Shot Ya? Episode 115: 'Last Christmas' and Getting to the Bottom of "Maclunkey" with Matthew D'Ambrosio

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Last Christmas

This isn't our Christmas episode, but you could have fooled me! Drea takes over hosting duties this week as the crew is joined by TV writer Matthew D'Ambrosio (The Vampire Diaries, The Witcher). Much to the delight of Alonso, we discuss Paul Feig's Christmas movie Last Christmas. We chat about other Holiday films. And, as always, we've got staff picks.

In news, the world searches for the true meaning of "Macklunkey," Christian Bale is done transforming his body, and Stephen King still has a gripe with The Shining.

Staff Picks:

Drea - Long Shot
Alonso - Spirited Away
Matthew - Kwaidan

With Drea Clark, Alonso Duralde, and Matthew D'Ambrosio.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 440: Right to Redress

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This week: Right to Redress. Morgan files suit against her sister Sarah. Sarah is getting married in November and asked Morgan to be her maid of honor. According to Sarah, Morgan has an "alternative" style. Sarah would like Morgan to alter certain aspects of her appearance for the wedding. Morgan doesn’t think she needs to change.

Who’s right? Who’s wrong? Only one can decide!

EVIDENCE

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Thank you to Michael Lande for naming this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

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Who Shot Ya? Episode 113: 'Jojo Rabbit' and the Return of the Christmas Zaddy

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Jojo Rabbit

This one's packed, you guys. The gang discusses the "anti-hate satire" Jojo Rabbit. They answer a question from the Who Shotline about dealing with problematic characters. Plus, it's the official return of the Christmas Zaddy himself, Alonso Duralde, in this year's inaugural entry of the 'Christmas Zaddy Christmas Movie Minute.' And, as always, staff picks.

In news, the Game of Thrones showrunners are OUT at Lucasfilm, a sex scene gets cut from Booksmart, and Netflix is testing out variable playback speeds.

Staff Picks:

Ify - The Shabbos Goy and Doctor Sleep
Drea - House on Haunted Hill
Alonso - A Bread Factory

With Ify Nwadiwe, Drea Clark, and Alonso Duralde.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 424: Barbecuties

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Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers to clear that docket. They talk about barbecue, migraine triggers, controlling the thermostat remotely, sharing deodorant, cell phone silencing, watching tv from the other room, and more!

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Story Break #115: Star Wars: A Murder on the Orbital Express

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We forgo our usual descent into wikipedia, to instead, dive into the wild world of WOOKIEEPEDIA! The #1 source for all things Star Wars.

Will the Story Boys be able to craft an intelligible story from 3 random Star Wars articles? Can they craft a mystery so compelling that Hercule Poirot himself would be pulling out his notepad? You don't have to be the world's greatest detective to answer that question.

Who Shot Ya? Episode 87: 'Avengers: Endgame' and Fond Farewells

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Avengers: Endgame

In this episode, the gang says "auf wiedersehen" to two beloved powerhouses - The Avengers, and more importantly, our beloved host Ricky Carmona. But don't worry, this is a fond farewell, with Ricky bringing that Bustelo-fueled Carmona Energy. Plus, the gang answers several calls from the Who Shot Line. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, RIP John Singleton, director Dee Rees sheds some light on "discrimanatory theater practices," and repertory theaters are worried about Fox's film library under Disney ownership.

Staff Picks:

Alonso - Howards End
Drea - Knock Down The House
April - Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Ricky - Sneakers, The Night of the Hunter, Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Interview with the Vampire, Strangers on a Train, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, All About Eve, John Wick: Chapter 2.

With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Ricky Carmona.

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Who Shot Ya? Episode 86: Living That 'High Life' and The Stereotypical Favorite Movies of Millenials with 'The New Negroes' Head Writer Kevin Avery

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High Life

Robert Pattinson, "Fuck Boxes," and screaming babies - you gotta listen to our conversation about the Claire Denis sci-fi odyssey, High Life, to hear all of these topics covered. The crew is joined by the head writer of the new Comedy Central show The New Negroes, Kevin Avery. Plus, they discuss the stereotypical favorite films of millennial men. And, as always, staff picks.

In news, a Wisconsin man saw Captain Marvel 116 times and Abigail Diseny calls CEO Bob Iger's salary insane.

Staff Picks:

Alonso - Some of My Best Friends Are...
Drea - Band Aid
April - Long Weekend
Kevin - Zorro, The Gay Blade

With Alonso Duralde, Drea Clark, April Wolfe, and Kevin Avery.

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#216 - Best Star Wars Droid with Lindsey Kelk

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We're joined by Lindsey Kelk, Hal's co-host from Tights & Fights, who steps in to help us decide, once and for all, who the best Star Wars Droid is.

The JV Club Ep. 312: Kara Morgan

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The JV Club
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Kara Morgan

Swing set Millennium Falcons! Giant Tinker Toys! Band bus makeouts! All this and oodles more with this week’s enchanting guest, Kara Morgan ("Fortune Rookie," "The Kara Morgan Show"). Reach for the stars with us and dare , yes dare, to dream the ultimate Impossible Dream: to intern on a yogurt farm.

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

Story Break #81: Boba Fett

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The galaxy's most feared bounty hunter Boba Fett finally gets a sweet movie of his own that's definitely still happening at Disney yup yup!

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