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It's Jedi! Not Jedis! W/ Ben Acker!

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Ben Acker

This week on Bunker Buddies! The AMAZING Ben Acker is on the show as our co host! Hang on to your hats for this one cause we go all over the place! Format can take a hike!
We find our if Ben learned anything that might help him in the apocalypse by writing a Star Wars book and that Ben is 100% a 6'6" Beta which seems like an oxymoron. Go check out Thriling Adventure Hour http://thrillingadventurehour.com a podcast/show Ben created and buy his new book on Amazon here! Email me some 'would you rather's or topics and gear you think we need to discuss TravisAndAndie@gmail.com Follow me on twitter @AndieBolt thanks for all your continued support! Stay Safe Out There, Hope and Cheesecake.

The Greatest Generation Ep 131: The Deep End of the Pool (S6E6)

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When the Entrepreneur’s new internship program is announced, the first participant is a brilliant orphan who fits right in. But when she starts showing off her I Dream of Jeannie impression, the crew’s most hated god-thing shows up to reprise his role as judge, jury and executioner. How did the costume department spin cloth out of cotton candy? What does being adopted have to do with fighting a warp explosion with your bare hands? Why does Gates get all the hair? It’s the episode we’ll be a little bit embarrassed to talk about at our high school reunions.

#113 - Best Shakespeare Play with Austin Tichenor

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Austin Tichenor

This past Sunday was the Bard's 453rd birthday, and to celebrate Mark and Hal have teamed up with the Reduced Shakespeare Company's Austin Tichenor to choose The Bard's greatest work. Hark! What play through yonder podcast breaks? Only one way to find out...

Check out RSC's new Pop-up Shakespeare book, available for pre-order now!

Still Buffering: How to Prom

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Still Buffering

Happy Prom season! While the teens in giant sparkly dresses and fancy suits roam the streets in search of the turnt-est after parties and best picture taking spots, the older sisters reflect on their past prom experiences while Rileigh shines some light on how big of a deal prom has become. So come join us in the podcast universe we've created and learn all bout twerk sit-ins and Mortal Kombat dance moves.

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

Roze Buddiez: Dating in the Dark

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Rose Buddies

The mid-2000s were a challenging time for all of us, particularly those who were enrolled in reality television programs like Dating in the Dark. This is a show in which strangers are trapped together in a cave, and then tasked with smooching their way out. Join us for another week of erudite discussion on this next-level skeleton-evacuating experience.

CIPYD 91: MARNIE THE DOG and Chihuahuas 2.0

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Shirley Braha
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MARNIE THE DOG

HELLLOOO! WELCOME!

We've got to cut right to the chase and tell you we've got our biggest celebrity guest EVER. MARNIE THE DOG IS HERE! You know her, you love her tongue, now hear her cute bark! Marnie's mom Shirley Braha joins us to tell us all about her adventures with one of the cutest dogs on the planet!

We also have a fantastic mystery Dogs We Met This Week. Plus! We've got Mutt Minute on the Chihuahua! Have we done Chihuahuas before? Yes. Did we find a way to do it again, but BETTER? TUNE IN AND FIND OUT!

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Werner Herzog and Mount Eerie's Phil Elverum

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Bullseye
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Werner Herzog
Guests: 
Phil Elverum

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Phil Elverum of Mount Eerie and The Microphones on his wife's death and creating music honoring that experience

First up: Phil Elverum. He's a recording artist and songwriter. Elverum's career dates back over 20 years, first as the Microphones and later Mt. Eerie. He's produced ambitious, beautiful records that mix genres like folk, noise, death metal, shoegaze and more. It sounds a little like we're listing off different bins in a record store, but it's really compelling stuff.

His albums have all gotten a lot of acclaim, not just because of the studio experimentation but because of the beautiful, kind of ephemeral lyrics he used to tackle big, existential questions.

On his latest record, A Crow Looked At Me, he abandons pretty much all of that. His wife, Geneviève, died of pancreatic cancer last summer.

Phil wrote and recorded the album in the room where she died, using instruments she owned. As an album it's raw, plainly spoken and kind of therapeutic. He talks about really specific moments - trips to the hospital, getting rid of old clothes, getting her mail still.

He talks to Jesse about death and dying, and how he processed thatloss through music. Plus, for a little levity, he talks about his high stakes gambling game: Wad Lord

Phil's new album A Crow Looked At Me is out now.

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Photo: Jesse Thorn

Werner Herzog on his new film Salt and Fire

From eating a shoe onstage to hauling a steamboat over a huge hill in the Amazon, German film director Werner Herzog is one of those public figures that has a kind of mythology to him him. But in Werner's case, a lot of it's true. He has had a career that spans more than 5 decades and dozens of awards, working both in documentaries and narrative films. He's known for Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Fitzcarraldo and Little Dieter Needs To Fly. He says that although he doesn't consider himself a workaholic, he has directed a film almost every year from the beginning of his career, with 3 being released in the last year alone.

Jesse and Werner talk about his new film starring Michael Shannon and Veronica Ferres and what it was like when he was shot during a routine interview with the BBC.

Werner's new films Salt and Fire and Queen of the Desert is out now.

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The Outshot: Broadcast News

Jesse tells us about his why the 1987 classic dramedy Broadcast News is his favorite James L. Brooks film.

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Stop Podcasting Yourself 475 - Evany Rosen

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Evany Rosen

Comedian and author Evany Rosen returns to talk book writing, chicken nuggets, and the It trailer.

Download episode 474 here. (right-click)

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 477: Prepper's Gumbo with Doree Shafrir

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Doree Shafrir

Writer Doree Shafrir joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jesse’s interview with Terry Gross, Doree’s recent trauma getting bit by a dog, and Jordan’s trip to New Orleans. Plus, the guys finally call it quits for a very important reason.

Action Item: Should Jordan take shrooms and go to the Main Street Electrical Parade at Disneyland?

MBMBaM 352: Three Deep On the Window

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We're out here doing our best, burning the candle at both ends, and SHOOT, wouldn't you know it -- we slept through another dang holiday. Another rose flies by, unsmelled, as we hunch tirelessly over the podcast assembly line. Dang it.

Suggested talking points: 420 Missed Connection, Paintball Strats, Bird-based Orbital Decay, Evans Interruptus, Lean On Me, Kitty Litter Delivery Service, Sewer Dancing

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