The country mouse and the city mouse meet, and they will FIGHT TO THE BITTER END. The suburb mouse will be there too, as Mark and Hal discuss the advantages and disadvantages of living if rural vs urban vs suburban areas. Hal puts a famous restaurant chain on blast, and Mark does his best to keep the peace.
This weekend: Going to SDCC? Come see Hal Friday evening in the "World of Mouse Guard" Panel. Going to be in NYC? See Mark in the special TAH Show in Brooklyn!
Join the trio of sisters in their discussion of the most popular and their most favorite teen romantic comedies. And if you were wondering what in the world was happening between Kanye and Taylor Swift, don't worry, they have you covered on that too.
Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas
My goodness friends, where does the time go?! It seems like just yesterday we started doing this show, but here we are already at a year! We have a lot of really great stuff jam-packed in this episode and we hope you like it! Let's start off by trying to remember our favorite "reminiscing songs" and discussing a little thing called brunch. In Dogs We Met This Week, 5 brunch dogs, a game night dog and a stroller dog OH MY! Learn all about Rhodesian Ridgebacks! In Cool Dog Tech, Pokemon GO could help make your morning dog walks even more fun! We have a very special interview with Renee and Allegra! Finally, we share our favorite listener memories and Travis shares a big announcement. Enjoy, and don't forget to share!
Danny McBride is comedic writer and actor who started his career starring in the cult classic comedy, The Foot Fist Way. Although the film went to Sundance and was a modest success, McBride went back to North Virginia to work as a substitute teacher. Danny and frequent collaborator Jody Hill began creating the series Eastbound & Down, which would jumpstart McBride’s career and make him a film and television star.
He has appeared in numerous comedy films, such as Tropic Thunder, 30 Minutes or Less, and Observe and Report. McBride is perhaps best known for writing and starring in the HBO series Eastbound & Down, where he plays disgraced MLB player, Kenny Powers.
McBride sat down with Jesse to talk about about working with Jody Hill, writing for Eastbound and Down, and dealing with people who idolize Kenny Powers just a little too much.
Danny McBride’s new show is called Vice Principals.
Jazz bassist Miroslav Vitouš explains how working with Weather Report on the composition Morning Lake is an experience he will never forget.
Miroslav Vitouš’s new album is called
Jesse talks about the film Hunt for the Wilderpeople and why calling it “twee” is actually a compliment.
Here's our live show from the Wilbur Theater in beautiful Boston, MA! We talk a lot about Pokemon Go in this episode, which is only appropriate, because one out of the three of us was also playing Pokemon Go basically the whole time we were on stage.
Rapper Open Mike Eagle joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of everyone's favorite pies, Jordan's upcoming trip to Alaska, Jeff Goldblum's attractiveness and Jesse's growing VHS collection.
When the Enterprise discovers the aftermath of an attack on a planetary colony, they become suspicious of the two elderly survivors shacked up in the nicest house on their block. These survivors also seem unusually obsessed with their landscaping, which catches Commander Riker off-guard. But when Counselor Troi gets a bad song stuck in her head, the crew starts to wonder if there's something sinister going on inside their Malibu home. How many scarves is a reputation worth? Is there such thing as a lethal amount of guile? Why won't Captain Picard tell anyone what he's thinking? It's the episode where we play ALL the music.
Comedian Chris Locke returns to talk dad anxiety, new nausea, and trading cards.
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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's new book Party of One is available for pre-sale now. Dave would like to recommend the Oscar Hijuelos novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love.
James is STILL across the whole planet from Nnekay and living it up in Amsterdam with Bae. He met the parents and may or may not have bonded over the EuroCup and some Canal Tours. Meanwhile back stateside, Nnekay has a lumpy uterus and tells a tale on why self advocating is important. James share his method to change the police system for the better, in the Police Reform Korner. Nnekay takes us to the Ancient Africa Korner to share some stories about why learning about african ancient civilizations are important. Will James stump Nnekay in Quizlet Korner this week? One tidbit covered involves a very interesting development with the Black Panthers! So stop, look, and listen because Minority Korner is hot and fresh this week ready for your ear holes!