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MaxFunDrive update: 5706 new and upgrading donors, plus weekend amnesty

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With your help, we broke 5700 new and upgrading members, and we'll be giving over 18,500 meals to Los Angeles families. Thank you so much for being part of the most successful MaxFunDrive ever! If you haven't yet had a chance to join or upgrade, we'll be offering the exclusive gifts through the weekend, so sign up now! This is your last shot at the tote bag, In-Flight Power Pack, and MaxFun shot glasses -- don't miss out!

MaxFunDrive 2015: Final day! 5146!

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Let's keep this short and sweet. We're in the final hours of the drive, and it's your last opportunity to support your favorite podcasters, get great gifts, help us contribute meals to hungry families, and guarantee the podcasting event of the year in one fell swoop. We're shooting for the stars with this last stretch goal of 6000, but we think we can do it. Become a MaxFun member or upgrade your membership now to help us get there!

Also, don't forget we're capping off the drive with a live Jordan, Jesse, Go this evening! You'll be able to watch on our Ustream channel here, or embedded in a blog post.

Let's do this! Thank you!

The Kasper Hauser Comedy Podcast Episode 20: Holmes and Watson in The Trial

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Guests: 
Kasper Hauser

Dr. John Watson is on trial for bank robbing, and Sherlock Holmes must help save him from the gallows.

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MaxFunDrive 2015 Final Challenge!

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You did it! You helped us reach our stretch goal of 4000 new and upgrading members, which is astonishing. You can look forward to two additional bonus episodes from every show in the next year, plus the JJGo Boat Show, plus Travis's MBMBaM tattoo, and a Back to the Future commentary track from Rhea. You've nearly cleaned us out of stretch goals, but we had one stuck in our back pocket.

With a little over one day left, we want to blow this thing out of the water. You know the movie Freaky Friday with Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis? We want to do that, but with podcasts. That's right -- a full-on, podcast host swap. We tested the crossover waters with MaxFunWeek, but we want to take things to the next level. Maybe the McElroys will dispense podcast justice in John Hodgman's place. Or perhaps the Pop Rocket crew will explore some questionable scientific claims. Will Jesse play D&D? We'll shuffle up the teams and have a full week of wild podcast mashups later this year. It'll be a total blast! The catch? We need 6000 new and upgrading members by tomorrow night.

We're already at 4600, and it's a stretch, but attainable! If you've been waiting for the final moment to become a member, now is the time to take the plunge. It's the best time to support your favorite podcasts, we still have an awesome lineup of gifts, and we're still pledging five meals for hungry families per each new and upgrading member over 2000, so the incentives are manifold. Do it now.

If you've already joined or upgraded, thank you! Help us spread the word AND enter to win free registration for MaxFunCon 2015 by tweeting a link to the donate page (maximumfun.org/donate) along with the #MaxFunDrive hashtag. The best tweet will be chosen by Jordan and Jesse at the live JJGo that will cap off the drive tomorrow night at 7 PM PDT.

Thank you again for your overwhelming show of support! We so appreciate it!

Wham Bam Pow Ep. 91 - Total Recall LIVE!

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Show: 
Wham Bam Pow
Guests: 
Lindsay Pavlas

This week, Cameron, Rhea, and Ricky are coming at you LIVE from the UCB Theater in Los Angeles to tell you all about Total Recall! Plus, producer Lindsay shares the movie that made her, and we all wonder why the TMNT are such scumbags.

It's the MaxFunDrive! Become a member or upgrade your existing membership NOW to support Wham Bam Pow and all of your other favorite Maximum Fun shows!

Next week we'll be watching Tank Girl, which is available now on Netflix Watch Instant.

Follow us on Twitter! Cameron is @cameronesposito, Rhea is @rheabutcher and Ricky is @rickycarmona. Discuss the show using the hashtag #WhamBamPow!

Don't forget about our Facebook and Tumblr pages. You can also email us at whambampow@maximumfun.org

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Ep. 11. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Two

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Our heroes attempt to make the best out of a swampy situation, and race to Rockport before they miss a fateful train. They also meet a beloved radio personality and spokesperson, and hold him ransom for MaxFunDrive donations. Magnus exhibits his upper body strength. Taako gets charming. Merle takes a stink-bath.

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TS178:Gay Celebrity Sex, Bob Jones University, Mo'ne Davis, Our Fund Drive

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Show: 
Throwing Shade

Happy Birthday, Erin! Bryan's best gift is the gay relationship description the tabloids have for Tom Cruise and John Travolta. You will wish you never heard it. Plus, Bob Jones III of Bob Jones University finally apologies for wanting to stone gay people, and some jealous college baseball bitch calls 13 year old little league super star Mo'ne Davis a "slut." And hunty! Our fund drive is happening! 1,000 new or upgrading donors and #tspod will put on their talent show! Make it happen by donating here! 

 

 

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EP. 117 "No Direction" ft. Janine Brito

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Janine Brito

Janine Brito (@janinebrito) joins the ladies for another Maximum Fun Drive episode filled with games and lady problems! Visit Maximumfun.org/donate for more information about how you can support Lady to Lady and all the great shows on our network. Produced by David Janove, Intern Kailey Godoy, Theme Song by Zach Ames.

Email us your Lady Problem at ladytolady@maximumfun.org

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One Bad Mother Episode 98: When Only Mama Will Do, plus guest Janelle Hanchett!

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Janelle Hanchett

Biz and Theresa talk about that special time in a child's life when only Mama will do. We aren’t sure it feels as good as it should. Plus, Theresa compliments her partner, coughing drives Biz to the edge of madness, and we welcome back one of our favorite people, Janelle Hanchett of the blog Renegade Mothering, to talk about parenting and the internet.

RenegadeMothering.com
I Became a Mother, and Died to Live, by Janelle Hanchett
Follow Janelle on twitter @RenegadeMama1

Join our new and lively OBM facebook group for like-minded parents to share and discuss everything kid- and parenting-related! Non-parents are also welcome! Join here.

Share your genius and fail moments! Call 206-350-9485

Subscribe to One Bad Mother in iTunes
Join our mailing list!
Follow One Bad Mother on Twitter
Follow Biz on Twitter
Follow Theresa on Twitter
Check us out on Facebook and like us!
Get a OBM tee from the MaxFunStore!
Interested in hosting a OBM meet-up in your area? Email theresa at maximum fun dot org.

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 Amran, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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