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EP. 158 "Running in Circles" ft. Susan Orlean

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Susan Orlean

Susan Orlean (@susanorlean) joins the ladies to discuss The New Yorker, hate reading, accepting praise, the lottery, Dave Coulier, Elmo, Tim Riggins and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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EP. 157 "Toddler Drunk" ft. Lisa Best

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Lisa Best

Lisa Best (@lisabestcomedy) joins the ladies to discuss being the "cool aunt" paitings, elections, school social experiments, crying and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 245: Live at SF Sketchfest 2016

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Guests: 
Thao Nguyen

"Beyond a Reasonable Drought" and "A Portrait of the Artist as a Weird Dad", taped in front of a live audience at SF Sketchfest 2016! Plus, Swift Justice and songs from special guest Thao Nguyen of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down.

Look out for Thao's new record and tourdates at the band's site. A MAN ALIVE is out March 4th!

Please note that this week's episode includes bleeped swearing.

Thanks to Arlin Golden and Shaun Hickson for suggesting this week's titles! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put a call for submissions.

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Getting Curious: Episode 4 What's A Menstrual Cup?

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Jonathan & Sullivan
Show: 
Getting Curious
Guests: 
Jonathan Van Ness
Guests: 
Sullivan Oakley

Jonathan is joined by Sullivan Oakley to discuss diva cups, the stigma attached to menstruation, and helping women in poverty-stricken areas around the world.

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Pop Rocket: Episode 55 Duets & Books

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler
Guests: 
Christian Dueñas

Guy and Margaret talk about favourite duets, stand-up comedy and the best books from the past year and coming up in 2016. Plus producer Christian Dueñas drops by the studio to talk about video games.

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

Books Margaret’s excited about in 2016:

All the Single Ladies, Rebecca Traister (Mar. 1)
How to be a Person in the World, Heather Havrilesky (July 12)
A Mother’s Reckoning, Sue Klebold (Feb 16)
Imagine Me Gone, Adam Haslett (May 3)
The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead (Sept. 6)
Don DeLillo, Zero K (May)
Eligible, Curtis Sittenfeld (Apr. 19)
Innocents and Others, Dana Spiotta (Mar. 8)
The Wangs vs. The World, Jade Chang (Oct. 4)
Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine by Diane Williams
And Again by Jessica Chiarella

That’s My Jam:
Margaret Wappler - Hotel California by The Eagles
Guy Branum - No Rights No Wrongs by Jess Glynne

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 in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

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Lost At Sea!

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Ahoy Buddies! Look, off in the distance! Could it be... LAND?! Nope, just more ocean! But hopefully you downloaded this episode about what to do if you're lost at sea before you actually became lost! We'll tell you what to do if you're stuck on a raft! What to do if you wash up on a deserted island! We'll even tell you some true Lost at Sea stories! Crack open a coconut, pull up a stack of bamboo, drink some seagull blood and enjoy!

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#47 - Best Former President

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President-nerd Mark takes Hal with him on a quest to determine once and for all which former Commander-In-Chief is the best of the bunch! Can Mark and Hal discuss presidents without getting political? OF COURSE THEY CAN.

Topics include:

- Bumfights

- Frankenstein

- Robots

- Foghorn Leghorn

- Pince-nez

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CIPYD 26: Nicole Cliffe and Screen Cleaning Apps

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Guests: 
Nicole Cliffe

Hello everyone! Welcome to another smash episode of CIPYD! First, we have a minor hair-related injury to report. Then, a Scooby Doo fact and a Travis retraction! In Dogs We Met, get your daily does of Ziggy! Let Renee teach you all about Schipperkes in this week's Mutt Minute. We are so excited to be joined this week b Nicole Cliffe (co-founder of the-toast.net). She has recently added a puppy to her home and combined with her human children, the cuteness is overwhelming. Finally, Allegra shares with us some stupid dog tech. In fact, it might just be the stupidest dog tech! Enjoy!

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MBMBaM 286: Coyotes Ate Our Dad

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Listen, it's our own fault, really. We teased that coyote with the promise of warmth and familial love, which are a coyote's two most favorite things. Feeding him that sweet 'ched probably didn't help things, either.

Suggested talking points: Bliss Delight, Get That Surprise, Meme Scene, Elderly Bank Robbery, Kyle: A Movie About Being a Good Dad and Good Human

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Joel Hodgson & Dr. Robert Hicks

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Joel Hodgson
Guests: 
Robert Hicks
Guests: 
Hari Kondabolu
Guests: 
Spraynard

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our World Tour of Several American Cities! Here's our show recorded in front of a live audience at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia.


Ohoto credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Joel Hodgson on the Rebirth of Mystery Science Theater 3000

Joel Hodgson is a writer, comedian and actor, best known for being the creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K). On the show he played the role of Joel Robinson, a janitor who was forced by two mad scientists to serve on a spacecraft called the Satellite of Love. Hodgson and his three robot friends, Tom Servo, Crow T. Robot and Gypsy humorously riffed on a countless series of terrible B-movies that they were forced to watch. The show maintained a loyal following even after ending its original run in 1999, and was recognized by Time magazine as one of the top 100 television shows of all time in 2007.

Joel joined Jesse to talk about rebooting of MST3K after a successful crowdfunding campaign, garnering over six million dollars and securing funding for a complete new season of the show. The revived show will feature new cast members Jonah Ray, Felicia Day and Patton Oswalt.

Find out more about MST3K by visiting its Kickstarter page.

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Photo credit: Mütter Museum & the Historical Medical Library

Dr. Robert Hicks of the Mütter Museum Talks about Medicine's Evolution, Death and Antique Medical Devices

Dr. Robert Hicks is the Director of the Mütter Museum & the Historical Medical Library in Philadelphia. The museum is recognized as one of the finest and most fascinating museums in the world. Its collection of anatomical specimens, models, antique medical equipment and medical oddities draws over 130,000 visitors every year.

Dr. Hicks shared the stage with Jesse to not only talk about the museum’s work, but also conduct a few experiments on Bullseye's host.

Find out more about the Mutter Museum by visiting its website, or checking out the collection in person.

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Hari Kondabolu on Name Mispronunciation, Rachel Dolezal, and More

Hari Kondabolu is a socio-political stand-up comic who has performed on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Late Show with David Letterman. His debut album, Waiting for 2042 is available now.

To find more about his scheduled tour dates, visit Hari's website.

The music of Pennysylvania punk-band, Spraynard

Spraynard is an American punk band from West Chester, Pennsylvania. They have released several split EPs and three albums. Their latest release is called Mable.

Spraynard's music can be found at spraynardband.bandcamp.com.

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