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#141 - Best Disney Villain LIVE with Autumn Reeser

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Guests: 
Autumn Reeser

Recorded live at Moroccan Lounge in Los Angeles, Autumn Reeser joins us as we return to the Disney Vault, going through 80-plus years of Disney films to find the best villain of all time! You'll laugh, you'll cry, we'll judge!

Ross and Carrie Traverse Flat Earth (Part 1): Pizza-Shaped Earth Edition

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After six years of searching for Flat Earth groups, Ross and Carrie had thought they might never find one with a following near them. That is, until about a year ago, when the age-old belief exploded back onto the, er, global scene. Listen as Ross and Carrie join their local flat earth meetup group and learn why NASA has been lying all this time, which quick tests prove our "planet" is flat, and where Antarctica REALLY is.

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Heat Rocks, EP 6: Ill Camille on Common's "Like Water For Chocolate" (2000)

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Show: 
Heat Rocks
Guests: 
Ill Camille

The album: Common: Like Water For Chocolate (MCA, 2000)

This week, we are joined by Los Angeles rapper, Ill Camille. She picked Common's Like Water For Chocolate from 2000, a moment that marked the Chicago's turn towards becoming a hip-hop elder statesman, backed by the production might of the Soulquarians crew. Camille's love for the album runs deep and during the course of our taping, she'd bust out Common's rhymes, line for line.

More on Common and Like Water For Chocolate:

More on Ill Camille:

Show Tracklisting:

  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "6th Sense (Feat. Bilal)"
  • Ill Camille Heirloom "Black Gold"
  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "Nag Champa (Afrodisiac for the World)"
  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "Geto Heaven"
  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "A Song For Assata (Feat. Cee-Lo Green)"
  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "Funky For You (Feat. Bilal & Jill Scott)"
  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "The Light"
  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "Thelonius (Feat. Slum Village)"
  • Georgia Ann Muldrow: "Untitled/Fantastic Remix"
  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "Dooinit"
  • Common: Like Water For Chocolate "Time Travelin (A Tribute to Fela)"

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 505: Cunnilingus Handlebars with Liz Sczudlo and Scott Gairdner

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Guests: 
Liz Sczudlo
Guests: 
Scott Gairdner

Writer Liz Sczudlo and comedian/writer Scott Gairdner joins Jordan for a non-canonical romp through the unique highlights of both Liz's and Scott's wedding playlists, a taste test of three new malt beverages to that takes everyone back to their college days, and an exploration of Canadian fucking. Plus, Liz drops some fun facts about Kevin Bacon.

Live at the Moroccan Lounge with Janine Brito

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Guests: 
Janine Brito

*Heads up: this episode contains adult language!*

Welcome to a very special CIPYD, live at the Moroccan Lounge in Los Angeles! We have a really fun- and non-family-friendly - show for you. We're talking to guest Janine Brito about her three dogs, Miller, William, and Lucy, and her dream living situation. We also cover the worst dog gifts this holiday season, plus we force Janine to answer the impossible question: "which dog is better?"

Follow along with the visuals here: http://bit.ly/CIPYDslides

A huge thanks to everyone who came out to the show! We had so much fun with you guys!

The Greatest Discovery Ep 8: Kool-Aid Sneeze

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When the U.S.S. Discovery is tasked with a mission to planet Pahvo, it's time for Burnham, Tyler, and Saru to have an experiential Outward Bound camping trip. Light years away L'Rell convinces Admiral Bob to escape and take her into custody. But when Saru gets too in touch with nature and L'Rell overpowers Bob, we're left with more Klingons than answers. Can Burnham stop the crystal? Will Tilly help Stamets kick his habit? Voulez vous coucher a-Voq moi? It's the episode that gives you crystals, but doesn't let you heal with them.

Switchblade Sisters: Coming November 9th

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Guests: 
April Wolfe
Guests: 
Emily Gordon

Our debut episode drops this Thursday!

Make sure to subscribe where ever you listen to podcasts.

On the upcoming premiere episode, April Wolfe (lead film critic at LA Weekly) sits down with the writer and producer of The Big Sick, Emily Gordon. The genre film Emily chooses to discuss is the 2015, horror-western, Bone Tomahawk. Emily highlights the things she loves about the film; the crazy violence, the heartbreaking monologues, the beautiful cinematography. Plus, she also discusses what challenges and joys she encountered in the making of The Big Sick.

That's just a taste of what's to come. Some other upcoming guests include Karyn Kusama (Jennifer's Body, The Invitation) Heather Matarazzo (Welcome to the Dollhouse, The Princess Diaries) and Issa Lopez (Tigers Are Not Afraid).

The first episode of Switchblade Sisters arrives this Thursday, November 9th.

You can check us out on @SwitchbladePod on Twitter. Or email us at switchbladesisters@maximumfun.org
Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: John Hodgman & Tig Notaro

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
John Hodgman
Guests: 
Tig Notaro

New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcasts or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.

Photo: Bex Finch

John Hodgman on his new book Vacationland

It's Bullseye, I'm Jesse Thorn. My first guest: John Hodgman!

Look, you probably know who John is already. He's been a regular contributor to McSweeney's and This American Life and a bunch more. He's an actor who's worked on shows like 30 Rock, Flight of the Conchords, Adventure Time. At my company Maximum Fun he's the judge on the Judge John Hodgman Podcast.

John's also written four books. His latest is Vacationland, and it's kind of a departure for him. John's previous work has been pretty much all jokes - really funny jokes, but nothing personal. Stuff like hobo nicknames and gags about John Cusack or whatever.

Vacationland is plenty funny, but it's also really intimate. It's kind of a meditation on aging and the world we live in today. It's about fatherhood and adolescence and how to accept that at some point in your life. there's gonna be more road behind you than ahead.

John Hodgman joins Jesse to talk about his new book and the swear words he wishes he never said to his children.

Click here to listen to John Hodgman's interview on YouTube

Tig Notaro on weaving fiction and autobiography in One Mississippi

Tig Notaro has been on the show a few times before - the last time was 2014. She was kicking off her Boyish Girl Interrupted tour. Only a couple years before that, she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer - a topic that showed up in her standup in a really honest and affecting way.

In 2015, she collaborated with writer Diablo Cody to create the show One Mississippi, she's also the star. Her character, Tig, is a radio DJ who's moved from Los Angeles back to her home state of Mississippi. Like Tig in real life, she's a cancer survivor, she's gay, she's really, really funny.

One Mississippi is entering its second season on Amazon now.

Click here to listen to Tig's Bullseye interview on YouTube!

The Outshot: Henri Rousseau's Tiger in a Tropical Storm

Finally, for this week's Outshot, Jesse talks about painter Henri Rousseau and his transfixing "Tiger in a Tropical Storm," or… "Surprised!"

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

Stop Podcasting Yourself 503 - DeAnne Smith

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Guests: 
DeAnne Smith

Comedian DeAnne Smith returns to talk breaking rules, press tours, marshmallows.

Download episode 503 here. (right-click)

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Public Displays of Affection

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Show: 
Shmanners

Hello Internet! This week is all about PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF AFFECTION! When, where and what is appropriate? Is it ok in front of your family? All these answers and more! Plus, hear us rant about platonic male affection! What fun!

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