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John Hodgman Live in Toronto

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Date: 
09/29/2015 - 19:00
City: 
Toronto, ON, Canada
Venue Name: 
Queen Elizabeth Theatre

John Hodgman will perform live in Toronto as part of Just For Laughs!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
7:00pm

Queen Elizabeth Theatre
190 Princes' Blvd.
Toronto, ON M6K 3C3
Canada

Tickets may be purchased for John's individual show or as part of a pass.

For individual tickets, click here.

For Just For Laughs passes, click here.

John Hodgman Live in Chicago

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Date: 
09/24/2015 - 20:00
City: 
Chicago, IL
Venue Name: 
Thalia Hall

John Hodgman: Vacationland Live in Chicago

Thursday, September 24, 2015
8:00pm Doors
9:00pm Show

Thalia Hall
1807 S Allport St
Chicago, IL 60608

Tickets are available now!

In his latest one-human show, VACATIONLAND, John Hodgman will discuss these topics:

-his home commonwealth of MASSACHUSETTS, the birthplace of rage

-his exile to the state of MAINE, home to the world’s most painful beaches

-the laws regarding the dumping of household garbage in various rural towns

-how the people of various rural towns are probably planning to sacrifice you to their god

-the evolutionary purpose of the weird dad mustache

-how to decide which small animals you should love as members of your family and which you should kill with traps and poison

-other things he might think about that very morning--who knows?

-and how to tolerate the other great ambiguities of life, such as your death, garbage dumping (see above), and city busses, which, let’s face it, can pretty much end up going ANYWHERE if the driver goes crazy or just has a soul full of mischief. It's terrifying.

John Hodgman will meet audience members and sign things after each performance.

Wham Bam Pow Ep. 102 - Spy

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Show: 
Wham Bam Pow
Guests: 
Emily V. Gordon

This week, Rhea and Ricky are joined by the hilarious Emily Gordon to discuss Melissa McCarthy's action/comedy Spy! Plus, Rhea reveals a movie that made her, and we all wonder why The Crow remake is a thing that's happening.

You can follow Emily on Twitter @thegynomite. Check out her video game podcast, The Indoor Kids!

Next week we'll be watching San Andreas which is in theaters now!

Follow us on Twitter! Cameron is @cameronesposito, Rhea is @rheabutcher and Ricky is @rickycarmona. Discuss the show using the hashtag #WhamBamPow!

Don't forget about our Facebook and Tumblr pages. You can also email us at whambampow@maximumfun.org

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TS190:Groceries, Witchcraft, DJ Ten Walls & Pro-Choice Parents

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Show: 
Throwing Shade

Why is Siggi's yogurt the best? Good luck getting that information from this week's Throwing Shade. Plus, DJ Ten Walls said some dumb homophobic stuff and Ilyse Hogue shoves her preggers belly in the face of anti-choicers. Let the haters begin!

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Ep. 17. Lunar Interlude I: Carnival Chaos

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In this brief interlude between adventures, our heroes attend an office party — well, a carnival — at the Bureau of Balance’s lunar headquarters. They also hit up the Fantasy Costco, where they must match wits with their most fearsome mercantile foe yet. Taako makes a discrete trade. Merle tries on some cool-ass slippies. Magnus finally finds a friend.

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EP. 129 "Diaper Move" ft. Rachel Lichtman

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Rachel Lichtman

Rachel Lichtman (@djrotaryrachel) joins the ladies to discuss hugging your doctor, road rage, waiting on tables, real dolls, sending food back, using the woman card and more! Produced by David Janove, theme song by Zach Ames.

Email us your Lady Problem at ladytolady@maximumfun.org

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 215: Great Balls of Ire

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Aron brings the case against his wife Molly. They recently moved into a new home, located next door to a public park. The kids playing in the park continually kick or throw balls over the fence, and the couple's yard is strewn with the balls. Aron and Molly can't agree on how best to return the balls and appease the kids. Who's right? Who's wrong?

Harish Krishnamoorthi named this week's case via the Judge John Hodgman Facebook page. Thanks, Harish!

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Rendered #5 Mighty Tieton

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The view looking west down Wisconsin Ave. in Tieton, WA. Photo by Phoebe Flanigan
Show: 
Rendered
Guests: 
Ed Marquand, founder of Mighty Tieton
Guests: 
Stanley Hall, Mayor of Tieton
Guests: 
Jackie Williams, owner of Orchard Monkeys
Guests: 
Kerry Quint, co-founder of Goathead Press

Listen to this episode on SoundCloud
Talk about it on Reddit
Subscribe in iTunes

How did a detour, a patch of goathead thorns, and a flat bike tire change one guy's life, and bring an economic boost to a sleepy, little town?

Welcome to Tieton, Washington. Population: 1,200. In some ways, it’s your quintessential small town: three churches, an antique shop, a couple of cafes. No highway, no railroad. For the most part, people make their money farming apples. But unlike most other farming towns in the region, Tieton is also something of a destination for artists and urban creatives from across the country. In this episode, we take a close look at how these people ended up in Tieton — and how their presence there has changed this town.

This story was produced by Phoebe Flanigan with help from Team Rendered.

Find out more about the Mighty Tieton organization and check out Phoebe's photos:

Created with flickr slideshow.

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International Waters: Episode 52 Live at MaxFunCon

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Photo by Kenneth Lecky
Guests: 
Paul F. Tompkins
Guests: 
Janie Haddad-Tompkins
Guests: 
Nadia Kamil
Guests: 
Helen Zaltzman

Paul F. Tompkins, Janie Haddad-Tompkins , Nadia Kamil and Helen Zaltzman join host, Dave Holmes up in Lake Arrowhead to face questions about Kate Moss, exploding creatures and classic summer movies.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos, recorded at MaxFunCon 2015 by Nick White, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests on the MaxFun forum or through our Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter for updates on guests and when we’ve just posted a new episode it’ll be 1st and 15th of every month).

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Horror Movie Killers! w/ Monika Smith

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Freddy? Jason? Critters? This week we're talking famous movie killers! What are the rules of survival (according to a popular franchise)? What are our scariest movie memories? What personal rules do we live by to avoid horror movie scenarios? Which movies hold up and which have become period pieces? All this and more, come on in and close the door behind you...

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Intro and outro music thanks to Brentalfloss

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