This episode, Guy and Margaret are joined by two very special guests to talk about Netflix’s most expensive series The Crown. They talk about Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, whether Prince Philip is hot or not, and who has played the best Elizabeth on screen. Have smart phones ruined bathroom meditation? Did the Gilmore Girls reboot live up to expectations? And is Julio Torres leading the way in writing smart comedy about queer experience?(***hint, the answer is a resounding yes***). And as always, the panel will delight you with their latest jams and what they are all about.
Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.
While you're using the internet to stream this podcast, Adam and this week's guest Ethan Zuckerman are talking about how we're ruining the Internet. Things are getting meta here. Ethan, who appeared on Adam Ruins the Internet, has studied the internet and its affects for years. He's currently the Director of the Center for Civic Media at MIT and an Associate Professor at the MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on the distribution of attention in mainstream and new media, the use of technology for international development, and the use of new media technologies by activists.
On the podcast, Adam and Ethan discuss how people are the products of free services like Facebook and Google, not the consumers. They also go into Ethan's early days working at Tripod where he invented the pop-up ad, and why we need more weirdness like the hamster dance on the internet.
Donny brings the case against his roommate, Glenn. Glenn tends to cook quesadillas in their shared New York City apartment several times a week. Donny finds that the smell of peppers and onions is too powerful to handle and wants Glenn to vary his cooking routine. With Guest Bailiff Jean Grae!
Big thanks to our Guest Bailiff Jean Grae for joining us this week! You can find her on Twitter @JeanGreasy.
You can also catch her Church of the Infinite You at Union Hall in Brooklyn every other Sunday at 3pm. The next Church of the Infinite You takes place on December 18th. December 24th will be a Special Blowout Christmas service at 8pm. Jean is working on getting livestream up for that. If you would like to help, you can join her patreon at patreon.com/jeangrae.
Jean’s live talk show, The Show Show, returns to Union Hall Wednesday Dec 7th with guests Baratunde Thurston, Aparna Nancherla and a special to-be-announced guest. The show is at 8 pm and will be the first Wednesday of every month.
Thank you to Paul Ruh & Tom Brinton for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put a call for submissions.
Grace Parra (@GraceParra360) joins the ladies to discuss macaroni art, break ups, piano recitals, relationship regrets and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.
Hello Buddies! It seems we have accidentally stumbled upon our 100th episode! We may not have planned anything, but have we still got a great one for you! First, Travis delivers what is quite possibly the most confusing WYR yet! It ends up leading to a conversation about love and Black Mirror and we're just not sure how we got there! Then, we have some more Prepper Holiday Gift Ideas! We are so excited to be joined this week by the incredible Andre Gower! You may know him from Monster Squad or from his podcast Squadcast! You might also know him from generally being awesome all over the place! So take a listen, enjoy and remember to share!
Lay back. Close your eyes. Prepare yourself for a journey into sleep, guided by the McElroy Brothers and sponsored by Casper. ASMR? You know it. Stunts? You betcha. Distinctive oil stink? No sir.
WARNING: DO NOT LISTEN TO THIS UNLESS YOU'RE READY TO GO THE FUCK TO SLEEP.
For as long as songs have existed, comedy songs have been around (don't fact check that). Mark and Hal enlist the help of musician and funny person Jonathan Coulton to help them dig through all of the musical mayhem and come away with a definitive victor! Plus, Mark and Hal add a new correspondent to the show.
You can spend a week at sea with Jonathan, Mark, Hal, and tons of other really cool creative people during the 2017 JoCo Cruise - get a cabin already!
This week, the sisters are joined by a very special guest who knows more about video games than anyone they know, America's favorite oldest brother, Justin McElroy! Join us as we take a journey through the ever-changing world of video games and learn that Justin's teen experience would be described as...there?
Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas
Hey buddies! Happy Howlidays!
We've got an episode you're really going to enjoy this week. John Ross Bowie (Speechless, The Big Bang Theory) joins us to talk about his lovely dog Sunny! Renee tells us all about the Airedale Terrier in Mutt Minute! Alexis delivers a very special Dogs We Met This Week. Plus, we talk about having dogs during the holiday season!
Grab some hot cocoa and tune in!
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Welsh musician and composer John Cale moved to New York during the mid 1960’s. Instantly becoming part of the experimental music scene, along with Lou Reed, he was one of the founding members of seminal band Velvet Underground. He left the band in 1968 and since then has released dozens of albums. One of his most successful albums Fragments of a Rainy Season, originally recorded live during his 1992 tour, has just been reissued.
This week, John tells Jesse about his time in Velvet Undergound, working as a producer for The Stooges and Patti Smith, and who his favorite hip-hop artist is.
You can find more information about the reissue of Fragments of a Rainy Season here.
TJ Jagodowski and Dave Pasquesi are two of the most successful improv artists to ever exist. Both veterans of Chicago’s prestigious improv school Second City, they met in 2002 and had an instant connection that is very rare to find in an improv partner.
This week, Jesse sits down with the pair at the first ever Chicago Podcast Festival to discuss their improv methods, their road to longform improv, and why they never left Chicago, and why stand-up would be easier than improv
Solo Project of musician Jason Narducy who has played with everyone from Superchunk to Bob Mould. Here is his set from Bullseye live at the Chicago Podcast Festival.
Find more information and music here.