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Al Franken, Roy Moore, Republican Tax Bill, “Terrible Men” with Rachel Stine, Papa John’s, Trump Tweets, Is “Get Out” a Comedy? Taylor Swift: Secret Nazi? Marijuana Overdose Debunk, Violent Protests In Poland, Steve Mnuchin Photo


INTRO 0:25

Travis is in Chicago

Bevs Like These

Australia votes for marriage equality


Papa John’s Neo-nazi Tweet

Taylor Swift: “Secret Nazi?”

“Get Out” vs Golden Globes

Marijuana Overdose Debunk

Poland Nationalist March



Trump Tweets

Roy Moore

Al Franken

Sexual Harassment in Congress

Steve Mnuchin Money Photo

Republican Tax Bill Update

TIDBITS 1:26:00

Don Jr. & Wikileaks

Cards Against Humanity vs. Trump

Shep Smith debunks Uranium One

North California Shooting

Keystone XL Pipeline Leaks

Russian Ambassador re: Trump Campaign

WI-FIVE 1:33:49

OUTRO 1:35:01

Judge John Hodgman LIVE at San Francisco Sketchfest!

01/11/2018 - 20:00 - 21:30
San Francisco, CA
Venue Name: 
Castro Theatre

Judge John Hodgman LIVE at San Francisco Sketchfest!
Thursday January 11, 2018 at 8:00pm

Castro Theatre
429 Castro Street
San Francisco, CA 94114


Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are riding the circuit to bring Live Justice to a stage near you.

Direct from Judge John Hodgman Podcast (named Fifteenth in Rolling Stone’s top 20 comedy podcasts!), Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Thorn are bringing their mix of non-swearing comedy, pop culture obsession, and sheer, unadulterated fake legal wisdom to the stage.

Along with surprises, special guests, and live justice lightning rounds, each show will feature a number of live hearings between people in your town. Judge Hodgman will listen to both sides and then tell them who is right and who is wrong.

Previous disputes have included:
-is a hot dog a sandwich?
-when is it may someone else’s Chinese food be legally considered abandoned property?
-is it OK to rifle through the trash for prize coupons in a Canadian pizza parlor?
-will you order my mom to buy me a motorcycle and a vape pen?

If you have a long-simmering fight with a friend or loved one that you’d finally like resolved, submit your case to and specify that you wish to be heard live on stage and tell us where you live.

Or, just shut your pie hole and come and enjoy the show!

For more info on San Francisco Sketchfest click here.

Who Shot Ya? Episode 11: Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri w/ Inkoo Kang

Who Shot Ya?
Ricky Carmona
April Wolfe
Alonso Duralde
Inkoo Kang

On this week's episode the gang is joined by friend-of-the-show, film critic Inkoo Kang, to discuss Martin McDonagh's new film Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri. Heads up: This episode features a provocative and heated debate about the film that pits April and Inkoo against Alonso and Ricky. Inkoo fills everyone in on the new Stephen Soderbergh "Choose Your Own Adventure" film, Mosaic. April challenges the Directors Guild of America to advocate for its female members. And of course, the holiday tradition continues with another installment of Stump Alonso.

In news, Gal Gadot confirms that Brett Ratner is not involved with Wonder Woman 2, Stephen Soderberg has a new series for your phone, the DGA announces a spike in the number of women and ethnic minorities hired as first time directors, and people are watching Netflix in the bathroom.

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

April - They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Alonso - I'll Be Seeing You
Inkoo - Happy Valley
Ricky - Darkman

With Alonso Duralde, April Wolfe, Inkoo Kang and Ricky Carmona.

You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at
Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for

Story Break Episode 31: Chuck E. Cheese

Story Break

The team attempts to break the story of the legendary and slightly terrifying children's entertainer: Chuck E Cheese!


Ben Ellis

Ben Ellis, software genius and bug out vehicle expert is back to talk about his new job developing technology for VIRGIN HYPERLOOP ONE the super train that's going to change the way the world works. Ben has left Land Rover/Jaguar since the last time we talked with him and is working on surviving Los Angeles. He, of course, immediately joined a local off roading club where a guy flipped his Jeep... Twice. Lots of vehicle and tech jargon! You're gonna love it!

Search us on Facebook! Follow Ben on Instagram @ezalis for vehicles and tech sturf. Be sure to rate and subscribe on iTunes. Share with your friends! Help them survive the apocalypse with you! @TravisandAndie on twitter. @AndieBolt on instagram

MK104: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah! It's A Racist World After All! (Racist Disney Rides, Black Women's Hair, Run Disney 10K, Song of the South, Jungle Cruise, Uncle Remus)

Minority Korner

Ready. Set. Go! James returns from Run Disney weekend, the main event he's been training for over the past 2 months to complete his first 10K... did he?... dun dun dun! While at Disneyland Resort the magic of Disney wore off of James as he discovered 5 racist rides at Disneyland that need some serious side eye, and a makeover. Get ready to have your childhood bubble burst! For example do you know the racist movie Splash Mountain is based on? Song of the South, which gave us complicated songs like Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah, and characters like Uncle Remus. James breaks it down! Up next it's Nnekay's most passionate korner to date! In response to the Made Well campaign Nnekay unpacks how and why Black women's hair in particular is political and is a keen example of intersectionality of Blackness and feminism, along with it's history and protest. Also the debate over Ferris Wheels is waged, and we can neither confirm or deny if this episode will discuss or talk about sex benches. 

MUSIC: Brownout 

EDITOR: Dr. Tara Dunderdale 

Twitter: @minoritykorner
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Tights and Fights Ep. 67: The art of part-time wrestler

Hal Lublin, Danielle Radford, Mike Eagle
Hal Lublin
Danielle Radford
Mike Eagle

It’s the final stop before the last Big 4 WWE show of the year!

Survivor Series continues to have tons of wrenches thrown into it at the 11th hour. Turns out Alexa Bliss will be facing Charlotte on Sunday after she beat Natalia for the Smackdown Women’s title. Between this, Roman Reigns returning, and Jason Jordan being replaced on the RAW team, there’s a lot going on. But is all of this serving to make for a better show, or is it just showing how haphazardly WWE is putting this together?

Speaking of Roman he and the Shield finally had their first match as a unit in years. They’re all set to face the New Day in few days. Should they have wait for a bit longer for that Shield reunion? How about that RAW invasion? What are the stakes as we approach Sunday?

And how excited is Danielle to have a fourth season of Lucha Underground confirmed?!

Main Event

Triple H is officially the fifth member of Monday Night RAW’s Survivor Series team! Between him, Kurt Angle, Shane McMahon and John Cena, that’s FOUR part-time wrestlers split across each team. Is this the best way to utilize a partite performer in WWE? What is? Should a part-timer ever be champion? We’ll talk about it.

One Bad Mother Episode 230: Playing Favorites plus Early Childhood Development Expert Dr. Gloria Walther

One Bad Mother
Biz Ellis
Theresa Thorn
Dr. Gloria Walther

Don’t tell your sister but you are my favorite! Biz and Theresa talk about favoritism in our homes growing up and how we are trying to steer clear of it now that we're parents. We can at least agree that screaming “why can’t you be more like your brother” is probably a bad idea, right? It gets hard when we wrestle with feeling like we have to over-do to make each child feel they are getting enough attention, especially when they have such different needs. Plus Biz is visited by the demon mom spirit, Theresa has a gender rant, and we talk to early childhood development expert and author, Dr. Gloria Walther.

Check out Dr. Walther and Stuart Lichtman's Eye To Eye series on early childhood development:
Eye to Eye, Volume One
Eye to Eye, Volume Two
Eye to Eye, Volume Three: Becoming a More Relaxed and Effective Parent
Eye to Eye, Volume Four

Check out our book! You're Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You're Winning at Parenting!

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (, avail on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

Switchblade Sisters Episode 2: Near Dark with Karyn Kusama

April Wolfe
Karyn Kusama

This week, April sits down with director Karyn Kusama (Girl Fight, Jennifer's Body, The Invitation) to discuss the Kathryn Bigelow vampire classic, Near Dark. The two marvel at Bigelow's mastery in crafting a vampire western, the amazing performance of Bill Paxton as the villainous Severen, and the elegant cinematography throughout the film. Plus, Karyn talks about her journey as a director from discovering Michelle Rodriguez for Girl Fight, to subverting genre expectations for Jennifer's Body.

You can watch Karyn's most recent film The Invitation on Netflix.

And if you haven't seen it yet, go watch Near Dark.

You can let us know what you think of Switchblade Sisters at @SwitchbladePod on Twitter. Or email us at
Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for

The Adventure Zone: Commitment - Episode 3


Our heroes face their first test of combat with their newfound superpowers, with … mixed results. Kardala tells a painful joke. Remy keeps the peace. Nadiya is good out here.

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