Portland

MK98: Minority Korner Takes a Knee (Portland, Janet Jackson, Airplane Movie Picks, NFL Boycott, Francis Scott Key, History of National Anthem, Life After Hate, Voodoo Donuts, Colin Kapernick, Baywatch, Alien: Covenant, Rough Night, The Mummy)

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Minority Korner

Synchronize your watches because it's time... to give a fuck! We weigh in on the NFL Boycott and make an attempt to see both sides. James kicks it off (see what we did there) looking at two articles from the Root on opposite sides of the conversation. We'll catch you up on the man that started it all, Colin Kapernick, and theorize the real reason he's not getting picked by a team, why the NBA isn't having this same problem supporting it's players in their peaceful protests, and just what you can do to get involved! If you haven't participated in any #resist/#persist movements this year: now's the time! Nnekay continues the conversation examining the history of our National Anthem that we hear are sports games all the time, along with it's author. It might not surprise you that it comes from racist roots, and Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner... was a white supremacist. Also did you know about the missing 3rd stanza? What got his beef started with Black folks, turning him into a past day Taylor Swift? But FIRST! James is back to the Estados Unidos, and is back to his Carmen San Diego tricks again. Jetsetting to Portland for a Marvel THWIP Shoot in Portland, James has something he'd like to discuss in regards to this "liberal" town. Also legendary Voodoo Donuts... we need to talk. Life After Hate is an organization that needs your dollas! It was started by former white supremacist in Portland, working to end the irradiation of the KKK... See why we need to talk about Portland? Most importantly we need to talk about our friend... Ms. Jackson- cause we at nasty (definitely living up to our EXPLICIT in this episode). James has some inside scoop on why she's crying on stage, after her divorce, and what really happened in the marriage... ALLEGEDLY (for legal reasons). Also, Nnekay has tips about the power of a Manj wig. Ever on an airplane and not sure what to watch? James has been on so many planes he's got your airplane movie reviews! Rough Night Out, Baywatch, Alien:Covenant, The Mummy, Unbreakable, which one's to watch and which to.. skip! Stick around to the end to hear James' bombshell announcement! 

DONATE TO LIFE AFTER HATE: 

https://www.lifeafterhate.org/donate

 

NFL BOYCOTT:

Articles by Stephen Crockett@ The Root:

Black Men Still Watching the NFL Are Running Out of Excuses

If You're a Black Man Watching the NFL Here's What I Know About You

Jason Johnson @ The Root: 

A Black Person's Guide to Happily Watching the NFL

More Articles: 

http://www.theroot.com/colin-kaepernicks-nfl-jersey-is-still-doing-well-...

https://www.themarysue.com/trump-kaepernick-curry-racism/

 

National Anthem

http://www.theroot.com/star-spangled-bigotry-the-hidden-racist-history-o...

https://www.theglobalist.com/francis-scott-key-and-the-slavery-question/

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/wheres-debate-fran...

 

CIPYD Live at Bridgetown with Janeane Garofolo, Karen Kilgariff, and Drew Lynch

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Guests: 
Janeane Garofolo
Guests: 
Karen Kilgariff
Guests: 
Drew Lynch

Whoa! We have an extra special episode for you! This is our first-ever live episode, recorded at the Bossanova Ballroom in Portland during the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. We talk Portland dog businesses and Oregon dog heroes, then we talk about pretty much every dog subject we can think of with guests Janeane Garofolo, Karen Kilgariff, and Drew Lynch!

Warning: this episode contains strong language and strong political opinions, and might not be suitable for everyone!

Enjoy!

Judge John Hodgman Episode 282: Live from Portland, Maine 2016

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Guests: 
Joel Mann
Guests: 
David Raitt

"Text of Kin" and "Triple Word Scorn," taped in front of a live audience in Portland, ME during the 2016 Tour of Live Justice! Plus, Swift Justice and songs from Joel Mann and David Raitt!

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Judge John Hodgman Ep. 10: The Cone-Tractual Dispute

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The manufacture of a food truck awning leads to a Portland-infused nightmare. Judge John Hodgman decides what the best compensation is for 40 hours of sewing, and teaches us what's really important: friendship.

To view the evidence in this case, click here.

Interview with Comics Writer Brian Michael Bendis

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Brian Michael Bendis

Brian Michael Bendis on The Sound of Young America from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo.

Brian Michael Bendis is an acclaimed comics writer. His work has ranged from independent crime comics to the artist-controlled superhero imprint Image to helming some of the most important characters in superhero comics for Marvel. Several years ago, he re-created Spider Man for the 21st century with Ultimate Spider Man. He now steers Marvel's most important superteam, The Avengers. We spoke with Brian at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon.

Nick Kroll Live in Portland

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Nick Kroll

Nick Kroll on The Sound of Young America from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo.

Nick Kroll has been featured in the television shows Cavemen, Sit Down & Shut Up, The Human Giant and The Life & Times of Tim. He's also the author of Bar Mitzvah Disco.
We spoke with Nick in Portland at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

Jordan Jesse Go at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Video

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Jordan, Jesse, GO! - Live from The Bridgetown Comedy Festival from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo.

Here's video of me and Jordan at Bridgetown, along with David Koechner and James Adomian as Gary Busey.

The Third Floor on The Sound of Young America

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The 3rd Floor on The Sound of Young America from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo.

Here's the final video from our Portland Sound of Young America show.

Portland's own Third Floor sketch comedy.

Blitzen Trapper Live Video on The Sound of Young America

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Blitzen Trapper on The Sound of Young America from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo.

Another segment from our live videos from the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. This will be podcast in audio form in a couple of weeks.

Big Dogs

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Guests: 
David Koechner
Guests: 
James Adomian

Jordan, Jesse, GO! - Live from The Bridgetown Comedy Festival from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo.

Jesse and Jordan are live in Portland with David Koechner and James Adomian. They play a game, give out candy and talk about masturbating to John Updike.

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