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Pop Rocket: Episode 15 Game of Thrones, P-22 & Bad News Bears

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Pop Rocket
Guy Branum
Oliver Wang
Margaret Wappler

Game of Thrones is back so we talk about “learning to Cersei”, ask whether a TV show can ever have enough incest and get into the wonders of sexposition. Plus we name the pieces of culture we initially disliked but then came to love.

With Guy Branum, Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:

Oliver Wang - Warm and Tender Love by Percy Sledge
Margaret Wappler - Fourth of July by Sufjan Stevens

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

Other useful links this week…

Guy was all about Parul Sehgal’s TED Talk about Envy.
Oliver recommended the EMP Pop Conference in Seattle.
You can find more info on Oliver’s new book at and buy Guy’s album

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics on the MaxFun forum, our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

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Wham Bam Pow Ep. 94 - Bound

Wham Bam Pow

This week, Rhea and Ricky pitch Christopher Meloni vehicles, we chat about the Wachowskis' film Bound, and we appreciate the splendor of Gina Gershon and Jennifer Tilly.

Next week we'll be off, but we'll be back on April 30th with a chat about Ex Machina, which is in theaters now!

Follow us on Twitter! Cameron is @cameronesposito, Rhea is @rheabutcher and Ricky is @rickycarmona. Discuss the show using the hashtag #WhamBamPow!

Don't forget about our Facebook and Tumblr pages. You can also email us at

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TS181:San Diego, Faith & Flying, Rep. Molly White with Guest Timothy Simons

Throwing Shade

This week in "Your Boner is Not My Problem", Erin discusses the problem of Orthodox Judaic men refusing to sit next to women who aren't their wives (so everyone). Bryan reads Molly White, Texas representative and boring name haver, for refusing to speak to her gay constituents. And speaking of politics (segue) Timothy Simons from HBO's "Veep" stops by to talk lobsters, set building, and gambling with dreams. 

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Ep. 12. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Three


Our heroes board their fateful train to Neverwinter, and are rude to just about every single person aboard. Merle strikes out at evangelism. Magnus learns that he may not, in fact, have the biggest muscles. Taako just wrecks some baby carrots.

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EP. 120 "Nellie Apologist" ft. Kulap Vilaysack

Lady to Lady
Kulap Vilaysack

Kulap Vilaysack (@kulap) joins the ladies to discuss last names, confessions, origin stories, butt stuff, taxes, 7/11 and more! Produced by David Janove, intern Kailey Godoy, theme song by Zach Ames.

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Sawbones: "Heroes" of Patent Medicine: Volume 2


This week on Sawbones, in the second part of a three-part series, Dr. Sydnee and Justin introduce you to some of the craziest operators from the heyday of patent medicines.

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 206: Moon and Stars

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Judge Hodgman rules on busted doors, schoolbus naming, and whether or not cereal is a soup. Plus a Hodgman Dubbel update!

Check out the prototype made real by Paul Bruneau here!


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One Bad Mother Listener Meetups on Mother's Day Weekend!

05/09/2015 (All day)
In or Near Your City
Venue Name: 
A Location Near You!

In honor of Mother's Day (and just because we want to hang out with each other), we're making Saturday, May 9th an international meet-up day for One Bad Mother listeners! We have meet-ups scheduled in a bunch of cities, and more meet-ups are being organized as we speak! Check back here for updates, we'll be adding cities as we get the details. If you're not seeing your city below and you're interested in organizing or attending a meet-up, connect with other listeners in your area using our facebook group!

Brooklyn, NY
JJ Byrne Park on 5th Avenue btwn 3rd & 4th Streets
Join the facebook invite!

Portland, OR
11 AM
Westmoreland Nature Playground at Westmoreland Park
Join the facebook invite!

Austin, TX
2pm at Mueller Park in Central Austin
Join the facebook invite!

Houston, TX
Discovery Green (1500 McKinney St)
Notes: You can bring your kids to play on the playground, or the splash pad, or just run around. Then we can catch some brunch/lunch at Phoenicia.

Minneapolis/St. Paul
Sea Salt Eatery (4801 Minnehaha Ave South, Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Baby-friendly, other kids optional. It's outdoors in Minnehaha Falls Park, so we're hoping for nice weather! Anyone can join the Twin Cities OBM Meetup group for more info on facebook.

Cambridge Common Park, near the playground. Lida will have a yellow balloon tied to her stroller and will be wearing her OBM t-shirt.

Luxury Bunkers! w/ Cameron Esposito

Cameron Esposito

Hello buddies! It's our long awaited Luxury Bunkers episode! We're joined by the incredible Cameron Esposito! We discuss what it is to not only survive, but to survive in luxury! Pool in your bunker? That's luxury! Big screen TV in your corrugated steel tube? Luxury! 1970's underground house complete with lawn? ULTIMATE LUXURY! All that and so so so so so much more! What would our luxury bunkers look like? Individual or group bunker survival? What's Brendan Fraser up to? (Probably living underground!) Join us and tell your friends to come along!

To buy Cameron's stand up album click this link here!

To donate to Bunker Buddies, click this link here!

To buy a special message on Bunker Buddies, click this link here!

And don't forget to follow us on Twitter!

Intro and outro music thanks to Brentalfloss

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International Waters: Episode 48 Hitler, Robot Hitler & Werewolf Hitler

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Biz, Dave, Humphrey and Laura
Biz Ellis
Humphrey Ker
Laura Solon

Biz Ellis, Humphrey Ker and Laura Solon join host, Dave Holmes for Biz Ellis, Humphrey Ker and Laura Solon join Dave Holmes for jentacular delights, transatlantic commercials and human centipedes.

Other useful links this week:

Biz Ellis wants to plug her own MaxFun podcast, One Bad Mother and recommends Marvel’s new Netflix adaptation of Daredevil.

Humphrey Ker wants to recommend

Laura Solon recommends the book summarising app Blinkist.

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. Catch Dave in the latest Gay of Thrones video. Dave would like to recommend Frank Turner’s new song Get Better.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests on the MaxFun forum or through our Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter for updates on guests and when we’ve just posted a new episode (hint: it’ll be 1st and 15th of every month).

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