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Pizza (LIVE!)

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Shmanners

This week it's our live episode from Chicago all about PIZZA! We know we said it was going to be caroling, but due to travel and stuff we had to push it to next week. Still, this episode is way good and you are gonna love it!

MBMBaM 384: Face 2 Face: TORONTO! LISTEN!

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Despite the title of this live episode of My Brother, My Brother and Me, this one's actually from our performance at PodCon 2017 in beautiful, foggy Seattle! Join us as we dive into some pressing Yahoos with the help of our constant guardian, Rock N' Roll Navi.

Heat Rocks, EP 11: Suzi Analogue on Missy Elliott's "Da Real World" (1999)

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Heat Rocks
Guests: 
Suzi Analogue

The album: Missy Elliott: Da Real World (Elektra, 1999)

Artist and producer Suzi Analogue originally hails from Missy Elliott's native state of Virginia though these days, she's rooted in Los Angeles, having come up within the city's beat scene. Suzi wanted to talk about what she described as the "underdog" album, Missy's enormously successful yet somewhat forgotten sophomore album, Da Real World, one in a string of five back-to-back platinum LPs for Missy and her production partner, Timbaland. We talked about Missy's creative genius and what that meant for a young girl, growing up in VA.

More on Missy Elliott and Da Real World:

More on Suzi Analogue

Show Tracklisting (all songs from Da Real World unless indicated otherwise):

  • All In My Grill
  • Suzi Analogue: Wildflower (from Zonez V3)
  • Mr. DJ
  • Missy Elliott: The Rain (from Supa Dupa Fly)
  • You Don't Know (feat. Lil Mo)
  • Stickin' Chickens (feat. Aaliyah)
  • Timbaland and Magoo: Up Jumps the Boogie (from Welcome To Our World)
  • Timbaland and Magoo: Clock Strikes (from Welcome To Our World)
  • Bus A Rhyme (feat. Eminem)
  • Crazy Feelings (feat. Beyonce)
  • U Can't Resist (feat. BG and Juvenile)
  • She's a Bitch
  • Beat Biters
  • We Did It

If you're not already subscribed to Heat Rocks in Apple Podcasts, do it here!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Judd Apatow & Romesh Ranganathan

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Judd Apatow
Guests: 
Romesh Ranganathan

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Judd Apatow on returning to stand-up comedy after more than 20 years

Judd Apatow is responsible for some of the funniest films and television shows of the past two decades. He got his start in Hollywood mostly by working behind the scenes - he was a writer on “The Larry Sanders Show,” a showrunner on “The Ben Stiller Show” and served as an executive producer on the short-lived NBC cult classic “Freaks and Geeks.”

Apatow has also produced movies like “Bridesmaids” and “Superbad,” and has written and directed plenty of features too, including, “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” “Funny People,” “This Is 40,” and “Knocked Up.”

One of Judd’s true passions is stand-up comedy. When he was a teenager he worked at the East Side Comedy Club in Long Island. Back then he brushed shoulders with comics like Eddie Murphy and Rosie O’Donnell. In 1992, he was featured on HBO’s “Young Comedians Special.” In it, he shares the stage with Ray Romano and Andy Kindler.

Judd Apatow’s new Netflix stand-up special is appropriately called “Judd Apatow: The Return,” it marks his return to stand-up after more than 20 years. His material is sincere and relatable just like many of his films. In the special, he reads terrible poetry he wrote as a teenage to get the crowd going, he jokes about the disastrous time he threw the first pitch for the New York Mets, and he imagines what would happened if he ever decided to smoke pot with his kids. Need we say more!

Jesse talks with Judd about the new comedy special, and why it’s important to him to consciously choose to make his projects more inclusive and diverse.

Click here to listen to Judd Apatow's interview on YouTube!

Photo: Rory James/Flickr

Romesh Ranganathan on how his family's immigrant history informed his comedy

You might not know Romesh Ranganathan yet, but in the UK he’s a big celebrity best known for his stand-up comedy. He’s been a regular on spin offs of “The Great British Bake Off” and “The Apprentice.”

Romesh also hosts a travel show on the BBC called “Asian Provocateur.” In it, he travels around the world reconnecting with his parents’ home country of Sri Lanka. In the second season, Romesh travels to various locations in North America to meet more of his relatives, and his mother, Shanthi, tags along for his adventure.

The highlights of the show often feature Shanthi. She will stop at nothing to chide Romesh whenever she gets a chance. It’s really funny -- dare we say his mom is funnier than him. And Romesh knows this -- his relationship with his hilarious mother often drives much of his stand-up routine.

With hopes of making it big in the states; Romesh just moved to America with his wife, kids, and of course, his mother. He has an upcoming performance at the Greek Theater on Thursday December, 21, and tickets are still available. Romesh’s new comedy special, “Irrational,” was recorded at London's Hammersmith Apollo, and is available now. He hosts a podcast called "Hip Hop Saved My Life."

Jesse talks with Romesh about his love of hip-hop, and what it's like going from crying once a month in a corporate bathroom stall to selling out concert halls in London.

Click here to listen to Romesh Ranganathan's interview on YouTube!

The Outshot: 30 Rock’s Dr. Spaceman

Finally, for this week's Outshot: Dr. Spaceman. 30 Rock was a show with a thousand nearly perfect jokes. But there was only one most perfect joke among all those nearly perfect jokes. Jesse talks about what makes Chris Parnell’s portrayal Dr. Spaceman a very good bad doctor.

Click here to listen to Jesse's Outshot on YouTube!

CIPYD 122: Brussels Griffon and Blake the Dog

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Hi there friend!

Have you finished your holiday shopping? Did you remember to get something for your dog? Your favorite crazy aunts are here to help you through the crazy holiday season! This episode, we learn all about the Brussels Griffon in Mutt Minute. Allegra tells us all about the cool new dog she met named Blake! Plus, some very important dog science on the intelligence of cats and dogs.

Grab a Griffon and tune in!

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 510: Hammerstice with Josh Gondelman

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Guests: 
Josh Gondelman

Comedian and writer Josh Gondelman joins Jordan and Jesse as they set aside their usual topic and get into Jordan's idea to push Anal August, Jesse's glamorous Star Wars premiere experience, and Josh's AirBnB bait and switch.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 508 - Dave Merheje

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Dave Merheje

Comedian Dave Merheje returns to talk fears, beard oil, and log barns. Also, we get the names of so many TV shows, actors, and singers wrong. You’ll be so frustrated.

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The Greatest Generation Ep 187: Vaguely Nutcrackery (DS9 S1E9)

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When diplomats from the Gamma Quadrant head straight past a good premise, they wind up in Quark’s bar. But when the Ferengi act like Ferengi, the stakes are raised for the staff of DS9 in the worst way possible. Are the Wadi elves or sharks? Is O’Brien just going to spend the rest of Season 1 on an air mattress at his mother-in-law’s house? Is Major Kira our emotional proxy? It’s the episode that is paid for with swag from a natural history museum gift shop.

Patreon's Big Mistake, Russia Barred from Olympics, Bryan Singer, Michael Flynn, Terrible Men with Courtney Enlow, Resistbot co-creator Jason Putorti, 2018 Midterm Preview, California Wildfires, Super-Bad Gun Bill Passes in the House, Killer Cop Sentenced

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Guests: 
Courtney Enlow
Guests: 
Jason Putorti

INTRO 0:25
 
News Just Keeps Going
Dilly Dilly
The Disaster Artist
Bevs Like These
 
BEYOND THE HEADLINES 6:39
 
Christmas Tree Costume Girl
Russia Barred from Olympics
Patreon's Big Mistake
California Wildfires
 
TERRIBLE MEN 32:45
 
Time's POTY: "The Silence Breakers"
Danny Masterson & House of Cards S6
John Conyers & Al Franken
Bryan Singer
Trent Franks & Blake Farenthold
Roy Moore
19 Allegations Against Trump
INTERVIEW: Courtney Enlow
 
RESISTBOT CO-CREATOR JASON PUTORTI 1:15:34
 
POLITICS ROUNDUP 1:36:02

Michael Flynn
Trump's Self-Implicating Tweet
Are Pence's Hands Clean?
What If Trump Got Impeached?
HR 38: Super-Bad Gun Bill
Tax Bill Post-mortem
2018 Midterm Preview
 
TIDBITS 2:13:42
 
Gay Wedding Cake SCOTUS Case
Trump Names Jerusalem New Israeli Capital
Walter Scott Killer Cop Sentenced to 20 Years
28 Senators Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Plan
 
WI-FIVE 2:20:53
 
OUTRO 2:23:29

Who Shot Ya? Episode 14: Bad Movies and The Disaster Artist with Elliott Kalan

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Show: 
Who Shot Ya?
Guests: 
Ricky Carmona
Guests: 
April Wolfe
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Elliott Kalan

Oh hai, everyone! In light of the release of The Disaster Artist, this week the gang is talking about bad movies. You know, the movies that are so terrible, but so enjoyable to watch. And who better to have on the show than bad movie expert and host of , Elliott Kalan. The crew discusses their thoughts on The Disaster Artist AND the original masterpiece, The Room. Plus, Elliott opens up about the true beauty of horrible cinema. And, as always, the gang tries their best to Stump Alonso! This time Elliott provides the question, and it is a doozy.

In news, John Oliver goes after Dustin Hoffman, RedBox releases their list of top rentals, Hallmark has huge ratings, Disney removes Frozen short from theaters, and Bryan Singer is fired.

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

April - Icarus
Alonso - The Lonely Lady
Elliott - Popatopolis
Ricky - Summer of Sam

With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Elliott Kalan, and Ricky Carmona.

You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at whoshotya@maximumfun.org
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