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#92 - Chili: Beans Or No Beans?

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This week, Mark and Hal answer one of the first topics they ever received: should chili be made with beans or NO beans? The fate of the world hangs in the balance.

See Mark and Hal LIVE in the last Thrilling Adventure Hour before the extended hiatus. Get tickets here!

See Mark and Hal LIVE at SF Sketchfest on Saturday, January 14th! Get tickets here.

Still Buffering: How (Not) to Bully

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Show: 
Still Buffering

In another special late-night edition of the show, the sisters tackle a more serious topic: bullying. All three have many stories to share, many of them about bullies that were surprisingly thorough and dedicated to their bits. But don't worry, the sisters have moved on from those terrible middle school days and are ready to goof about them and hopefully help some of you who may be dealing with some bullies right now.

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

CIPYD 71: Travis McElroy Returns!

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Guests: 
Travis McElroy

Hello there! How's it goin'?

This week Travis McElroy, our wonderful former producer, returns to the show! Travis updates us about his life with a new baby and (more importantly) how Buttercup is handling the change. We also have a Mutt Minute on the Pekingese! If that's not enough for you, in Dogs We Met This Week Allegra tells us about Doug the Pug! That's right, that's a dog name that rhymes with it's breed. Of course, we also have a Facebook Thread of the Week!

So, crank it to 11 and tune in!

Don't forget to leave us a voicemail with your Dog Victories and Dogsasers at (323) 250 - 3315!

Check out Travis in Til Death Do Us Blart!
Plus, don't forget to sign up for Seeso - future home of the My Brother, My Brother and Me show!

Trump/Times, Holiday Hole, Vote Audit, Pizzagate, Richard Spencer

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Hello Cool Kids! We're back from Thanksgiving and we're ready to talk turkey! First, a quick rundown on what happened when Donald Trump (finally) sat down with the NY Times. The folks at Cards Against Humanity offered a very strange Black Friday deal this year! It looks like we are going to end up doing a vote recount in at least one state, possibly more! A very strange and completely unfounded conspiracy has been blossoming under the radar on the Internet. We also take a look at the man leading the Alt-Right. All that, plus the Wi-Five of the Week! Enjoy and don't forget to share!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Sarah Jessica Parker and Dwayne Kennedy

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Sarah Jessica Parker
Guests: 
Dwayne Kennedy

New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.


Photo: Brad Barket/Getty Images

Sarah Jessica Parker on her HBO show Divorce, the hardest part of being on Sex and the City, and finding distance between herself and the characters she plays

Sarah Jessica Parker began her career on Broadway, quickly moving on to acting in classic films throughout the 80’s and 90’s such as Footloose and LA Story. She is probably best known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on HBO’s Sex And The City, ending in 2004. Now she’s back on HBO in a new comedic drama called Divorce.
She sits down with Jesse this week to discuss her role on that show, the hardest part about acting in Sex And The City, and how she finds distance between herself and the characters she plays on screen. They also talk about the glory of Thomas Haden Church's mustache.
You can watch Divorce Sundays on HBO.

Dwayne Kennedy

Dwayne Kennedy has been in the stand-up game for about thirty years now, performing everywhere, from Showtime at the Apollo to The Late Show with David Letterman, but he’s still a bit of a comic’s comic.
Listen here for some of his performance at Bullseye with Jesse Thorn live at the Chicago Podcast Festival.

The Outshot: Curtis Mayfield

For this week’s Outshot, Jesse tells us why he listens to Curtis Mayfield when he’s feeling down.

How to Fight Trump with Katt Hoban & Cynthia Sanchez

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Show: 
Baby Geniuses
Guests: 
Katt Hoban
Guests: 
Cynthia Sanchez

Hello babies!

This is our first episode recorded post-election. Welcome to the new world! We unpack some of our feelings regarding this hellscape. On Chunch Chat, we’re experience a Chunch news drought. We talk Martha’s new show, in which she offers some wisdom about prison and being struck by lightning. On Wiki of the Week, we discover the page for Candle Salad. It’s a really funny looking salad - Look up a picture. We forgo our traditional Expert Hour segment for an interview with non fictional experts. Cynthia Sanchez is an organizer who works for PICO, who organizes around immigration, homelessness, youth, district elections and voter engagement. Katt Hoban is a former youth worker, community organizer, and occupier who studies social movements in the sociology PhD program at UC Irvine.

Emily Heller

Lisa Hanawalt

Katt Hoban

Cynthia Sanchez

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 456: Nogs and Toddies with Brian Huskey

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Guests: 
Brian Huskey

Brian Huskey joins Jordan and Jesse for discussion of Christmas negatives, Jesse's nog preferences, and the appeal of Charlie Brown's Christmas Special. Plus, the guys break out the JJGo Mailbag, and Jordan makes up a song about shopping at Target.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 454 - Amy Goodmurphy

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Guests: 
Amy Goodmurphy

Comedian Amy Goodmurphy joins us to talk scary movies, Play-Doh, and little earthquakes.

Download episode 454 here. (right-click)

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Judge John Hodgman at San Francisco Sketchfest

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Date: 
01/13/2017 - 19:30 - 21:00
City: 
San Francisco, CA
Venue Name: 
The Curran

Friday, January 13, 2017
7:30 PM
The Curran
445 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

JUDGE JOHN HODGMAN and BAILIFF JESSE THORN are returning to San Francisco to bring LIVE JUSTICE San Francisco Sketchfest.

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 the BAY AREA. 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 www.maximumfun.org/jjho and specify that you wish to be heard LIVE ON STAGE.

Or, just shut your pie hole and come and enjoy JUDGE JOHN HODGMAN: LIVE JUSTICE at SF Sketchfest.

MBMBaM 331: Bro's Better, Bro's Best Ch. 112-121

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Well, now Griffin had a baby too. Listen, we've heard all the jokes already, so let us just save you some time: The McElroy Brothers can't stop procreating. We get it. Ha-ha. Anyway, here's another greatest hits episode, we hope you like it half as much as we like MAKING BABIES.

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