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Pop Rocket Episode 157 Call Out Culture

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Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Karen Tongson

This week the panel weighs in on call out culture. This episode was recorded shortly after the an article about a woman's date with Aziz Ansari came out. They examine the origins of call out culture, and its impact on the culture at large. It's a rich and nuanced conversation.

Plus, Karen's All About is Season 15 of Top Chef Colorado, and Guy gives Karen half of his "all about" time so he can share his Top Chef thoughts. Guy's spends the other half of his time telling us about a video reel that played at the gay male wedding he attended this past weekend. For anyone thinking of introducing such a reel at his or her own wedding, Guy's got some opinions on it.

Wynter Mitchell's all about Tom Segura's new Netflix comedy special.

That's My Jam:
Karen Tongson - The Cranberries - Linger
Wynter Mitchell - The Cranberries - Ode to My Family
Guy Branum - The Sauce Podcast

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson,
You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket; on Twitter.
Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org

Judge John Hodgman Episode 347: Live From San Francisco Sketchfest, 2018

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"Statute Arf Limitations" and Swift Justice, recorded live at San Francisco Sketchfest! With special guests Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner of Tune-Yards, with a dispute of their own!

Tune-Yards' newest album, "I can feel you creep into my private life," comes out on Friday January 19! It's being released by 4AD, and can be found wherever music is sold! They are also going on tour in February and March. Visit tune-yards.com/#tour for dates and more information.

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Lady to Lady EP. 261 "Wear your NICE Beanie" ft. Lizz Winstead

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Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Lizz Winstead

Lizz Winstead (@LizzWinstead), writer, comic and co-founder of lady parts justice, joins the ladies to discuss the kind of people who wear beanies to the gym, how creepy Amazon's Alexa is, the importance of the upcoming women's march, #metoo, and organizing to create change. Produced by Kailynn West, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Wonderful! Ep. 18: That Smooth Soup

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Wonderful!

Griffin and Rachel try to shake themselves of a long-running illness funk by rapid-firing through some real good stuff that they're real into right now!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya

Farts

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Shmanners
Guests: 
Sydnee McElroy

Hello Internet! This episode is all about FARTS! Recorded LIVE at the Yeager Symposium in Huntington, WV with special guest Dr. Sydnee McElroy! Enjoy and be sure to tell a friend!

#151 - Best Winter Olympics Event

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Next month, the XXIII Winter Olympiad will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, as the nations of the world gather in a showing of sportspersonship and friendly competition - but the REAL competition is over which of the events is the best? Thankfully, Mark and Hal are World-Class decision makers who are here to save the day!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: The Last Jedi's Rian Johnson & The Go! Team

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Rian Johnson
Guests: 
Ian Parton
Guests: 
Nkechi Ka Egenamba aka Ninja

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Photo via Flickr Creative Commons:
Dick Thomas Johnson

Director Rian Johnson on 'The Last Jedi' and working with Carrie Fisher on her last film

The force is strong with this week's guest! Writer and director of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," Rian Johnson joins us in the studio to talk about making the blockbuster and putting himself in the head of characters like Luke Skywalker to write a compelling story.

Rian Johnson first broke through as a writer and director with 2005's "Brick." It's kind of a Coen brothers inspired film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film is set in an Orange County suburb, and it's sort of a neo-noir where most of the main characters are high school students. The tone of the film is eerie and dark, the dialogue is quick and snappy, and most important of all -- it's a great detective story.

Before "Brick," he was an editor for the creepy cult film "May," released in 2002. Other writing and directing credits include the sci-fi thriller "Looper," and the heist film comedy "The Brothers Bloom." He also directed a few of the most memorable Breaking Bad episodes.

When Rian sat down with Jesse they spoke extensively about "The Last Jedi." Including what it was like working with Carrie Fisher on her last film, how he received the offer to direct "The Last Jedi," and why he thought it was important that "Star Wars" be funny.

This segment will include some spoilers to the film, but honestly, if you haven't seen "The Last Jedi" by now you are practically asking for spoilers. You have been warned!

Click here to listen to Rian Johnson's interview on YouTube!

Photo via Flickr Creative Commons:
Kmeron

Ian Parton & Ninja of The Go! Team on their new album 'Semicircle'

Jesse talks with Ian Parton and Ninja of The Go! Team. They're the band that made the Bullseye theme song -- "Huddle Formation."

Formed in the year 2000 in Brighton, England, the band's basically the brainchild of Ian Parton. He recorded a lot of the band's first record in his parent's kitchen and released it as "Thunder, Lightning, Strike." A classic Go! Team track has a lot of influences: hip hop, marching band music, noise rock, 70s soul. A lot of the songs are sample based but they still sound live and fresh. One of Ian's longest running collaborators is the MC Ninja, born Nkechi Ka Egenamba. She's sung and rapped on every Go! Team record.

Ian tells Jesse about his creative process, and what it was like writing the smash hit "Roudou Sanka" by Japanese pop group Momoiro Clover Z. Ninja discusses what it was like when she first heard The Go! Team, and how she brings the music to life on stage.

The Go! Team will be touring this Spring, and their new album "Semicircle" will be released on January 19. For more information visit their website.


The Outshot: Sylvester

Finally, for this week's Outshot: singer-songwriter Sylvester. Jesse tells us about the life of a disco, rhythm and blues, and soul singer with a fabulous stage presence. "Mighty Real" was Sylvester's signature hit. The song was about authenticity. It's hard to imagine him bringing anything but realness.

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

International Waters Ep 114: Band Camp Tramp Stamp

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Chip Pope, Valerie Tosi, and Dave
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Chip Pope
Guests: 
Valerie Tosi
Guests: 
Benjamin Partridge
Guests: 
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Chip Pope, Valerie Tosi, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Benjamin Partridge join host, Dave Holmes for clown murder discussions, performance art weirdos, and made up celebrity biographies

Chip Pope wants to plug Lopez and recommends Luke48 on YouTube.

Valerie Tosi wants to plug The Mermaid Comedy Hour and recommends The Jackie and Laurie podcast.

Margaret Cabourn-Smith wants to plug Do The Right Thing and recommends The Marvelous Ms. Maisel.

Benjamin Partridge wants to plug The Beef and Dairy Network podcast and recommends Whatever Happened to Pizza at McDonald's.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Christian Dueñas and Laura Swisher.

MBMBaM 389: Horsebonology

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This episode contains some dark revelations about Earth's Best Animal, as well as some semi-coherent ramblings fueled by a cocktail of potent cold and flu medicines. It is a challenge; a mountain you must overcome.

Suggested talking points: Nastyman, Sweat Dress, Ghost in the Eggshell, Equine Anatomy, Ski Jeans, Ann, Urinal Transfer

CIPYD 126: Lauren Reeves and the Azawakh

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Guests: 
Lauren Reeves

Hello there!
How are you? Is that a new shirt? It looks great!

This week Renee tells us all about the dog/bear she met at the dog park and reveals some shocking thoughts on cats! Allegra tells us all about the elegant Azawakh in Mutt Minute. Plus, get ready to fall in love with the hilarious Lauren Reeves as we hear all about her perfect dog.

Boop a beagle and tune in!

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