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One Bad Mother Episode 93: What DO You Do All Day? plus guest Sally Hepworth

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One Bad Mother
Sally Hepworth

We call bullshit on the "to do list" when none of the ten thousand things we do as a parent everyday counts as a thing we can cross off. Plus, Biz comes to the realization that any problems her kids have may not actually be her fault, Theresa plays mind games with Simon, a listener fails when she realizes the "cock" her son wants to know about isn’t a rooster, and we talk to Sally Hepworth about her debut novel, The Secrets of Midwives.

The Secrets of Midwives, by Sally Hepworth

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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 Amran, Hot Jams For Teens (, available on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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TS173:50 Shades, Alabama Equality Saga, Sen. Tom Corbin, Steel Magnolias

Throwing Shade

Erin saw Fifty Shades of Grey! Bryan saw Steel Magnolias! Plus, South Carolina has a huge problem with women in politics and gay marriage in Alabama is a huge mess! M'Lynn would be so sad. 
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EP. 112 "Bicep Smart" ft. Sarah Tiana

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Lady to Lady
Sarah Tiana

Sarah Tiana (@SarahTiana) joins the ladies to discuss the Boy Next Door, Magic Mike XXL, bullying, blankets, confessions and more! Produced by David Janove, intern Kailey Godoy, theme song by Zach Ames.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 198: Spit Decision, Live from SF Sketchfest

John Vanderslice
Mary Roach

This week, our live show from SF Sketchfest, including "Justice in Thirty Minutes or Less", "Spit Decision" and music from John Vanderslice and A-1.

Many thanks to:
John Vanderslice, with Jason Slota and Jacob Winik!
Mary Roach!

And thanks to The Handsome Family for allowing us to release this special cover of their song "So Much Wine". You can find them online at The Handsome Family, and buy the original song here.

Thank you to Mike Newman for this week's case name!

And be sure to get your Hodgman Dubbel unicycle t-shirt here. Available only until 2/26/15.


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Best Bug Out City/EDC Items

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Oh, come in buddies! You've stumbled upon one of our "social bunkers"! We've got bunkers all over this great land! In this episode, we discuss which city/area would be the best general locations to head to during the apocalypse! Rural or urban? East coast? West coast? Maybe a fancy resort location?

Then, in part 2, we discuss everyday carry items! What items do Travis and Andie have on them on a day-to day basis? What items should YOU carry? What can you carry and not look like a weirdo? Do you own a tasteful satchel? All this and more!

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Intro and outro music thanks to Brentalfloss

Art thanks to Justin Russo

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Throwing Shade #80: Dakota Johnson & Alabama's Gay Marriage Problem


Erin saw Fifty Shades of Grey! Bryan saw Steel Magnolias! Plus, South Carolina has a huge problem with women in politics and gay marriage in Alabama is a huge mess! M'Lynn would be so sad.

Sawbones: Chocolate


This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin are taking a sunrise and sprinkling it with dew as they talk about the history of medicinal chocolate.

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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Pop Rocket 007: 50 Shades, SNL and Social Media

Wynter, Guy, Margaret and Oliver
Pop Rocket
Wynter Mitchell
Guy Branum
Margaret Wappler
Oliver Wang

This week we’re all about 50 Shades, Jupiter Ascending and SNL at 40. We’ll have a conversation about social media in which Guy explains how it can tickle the “witch-hunty part of your brain” and finish up with a selection of everyone’s jams of the moment.

With Guy Branum, Wynter Mitchell, Oliver Wang and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:

Wynter Mitchell - Know Yourself by Drake
Oliver Wang - Dedicated to the One I Love by The Shirelles
Margaret Wappler - You Don’t Own Me by Lesley Gore
Guy Branum - The return of Girl Scout Cookies.

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

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

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Spike Lee & The Creators of 'High Maintenance'

Spike Lee
Katja Blichfeld
Ben Sinclair

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Photo: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Spike Lee on 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus', the Knicks, and Gentrification

Jesse sits down with acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee. Spike tells us about how addiction is made explicit in his new movie, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, how he really feels about Larry Bird and about his own very serious addiction.... to Air Jordans.

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus is in theaters now and available on VOD.

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Photo courtesy Matt Doyle

High Maintenance: Co-Creators Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair Talk About Marijuana, Their Webseries, and Asking for Money

Jesse sits down with Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair. Katja Blichfeld is a casting director who previously won an Emmy for her work on 30 Rock; Ben Sinclair is an actor. The two are a married couple, and created the series High Maintenance, a “not on television” show that follows a New York City marijuana delivery guy as he visits his various clients.

The series has evolved over two seasons and several years of production. Sinclair and Blichfeld released the second half of season 2 on Vimeo earlier this month.

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The Outshot: Wonder Showzen

MTV2's Wonder Showzen looked like a kids' show. But it wasn't. It really, really, wasn't. Jesse tells us why Wonder Showzen is his favorite TV satire of the past decade.

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RISK! #619: Live From Chapel Hill 2!

Kevin Allison, Amy Allen, Ray Christian and Bianca Casusol share stories of mad love at the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival
Kevin Allison
Amy Allen
Ray Christian
Bianca Casusol
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