We announce the winners of the High Five Contest, a conversation which spins out of control.
Jordan discuss beer koozies. He's noticed people bringing them to bars. What's that all about?
Porn in the Woods
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The Sound of Young America and Jordan Jesse GO! are supported in part by Project Breakout!
Pursuant to discussion of the Wii on Jordan, Jesse GO!, a wonderful video from Elephant Larry.
Oh Word presents Cam'ron's Rhyme Book. Great, hilarious work.
They're definitely keeping computers 'putin.
Yuval Taylor is the co-author of "Faking It: The Quest for Authenticity in Popular Music." We discuss what Taylor and his co-author Hugh Barker see as the three forms of musical authenticity: cultural, personal and representational.
We discuss (and hear music from) artists including Leadbelly, Nirvana, Neil Young, Woodie Guthrie, the Rolling Stones, Jimmie Rodgers, Donna Summer, Billy Joel and even Jennifer Lopez.
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Our intersititial music is provided by DJW
The Sound of Young America is underwritten in part by Project Breakout
We'll meet at the Bourgeois Pig on Franklin at 8PM, then we'll catch the 9:30 PM show at the UCBT next door -- the Match Game, featuring our podcast pal Jimmy Pardo and friends. Past match games I've attended have included former TSOYA guests like Bob Odenkirk, Paul F. Tompkins, Patton Oswalt, Chris Hardwick and more.
The Match Game will sell out, so please make reservations now (tickets are a mere $8). Make sure you're making them for Friday night, make sure you confirm them (they'll send you an email with a link), and make sure you let me know you're coming by emailing me your reservation confirmation at jesse at maximumfun.org. I'm going to try talking the theater into saving us some seats so we don't have to wait so long in line.
ALSO! If you're in New York, Elizabeth and Zach are trying to organize an NYC meetup. Click here for more info on that, and throw in your two cents. I've met several of the folks who've said they're going, and they're nice and not weird!
Do you use Last.fm? It's a neat service that tracks what you listen to on your computer, then tells you what else you might like, keeps stats, and other stuff.
Listener and message board poster Mic Dee has started a maximumfun.org last.fm group. Sign up and we can track what we listen to, collectively, including podcasts and music.
I think it's a great idea. So do it.
The Aqua Teen Hunger Force film, "Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Moviefilm for Theaters" is almost in here, and while you wait, rapt, wondering how they're going to convince anyone to sit through the equivalent of seven episodes in a row...
WHY NOT PLAY WITH AMAZING PRIZES?
To quote from the kind PR folks stoking the fires of internet buzz:
We'd love it if you could give away this giftbag for the upcoming movie that includes a meatwad beachball, a meatwad stress relief ball, meatwad socks, an ATHF t-tshirt, a mug koozie, a postercard, and poster.
In order to win... take a picture of yourself making a funny face (or draw one if you have no camera) and upload it to our Flickr group with the tag awesomefunnyface.
THEN... tell me what a "koozie" is. This second part is not actually a requirement of the contest, it's just for my own personal info.
YOU HAVE UNTIL APRIL 13TH, the DATE THE FILM IS RELEASED.
In the early 1960s, James P. Coyle and Mal Sharpe roamed the streets of San Francisco, microphone in hand, roping strangers into bizarre schemes and surreal stunts. Today, their humor is a cultural touchstone for artists as varies as Henry Rollins and The Upright Citizens Brigade.
These recordings are from the Sharpe family archive, which is tended by Mal's daughter, Jennifer Sharpe. You can learn more about Coyle & Sharpe on their website or on MySpace. Their recent box set is These 2 Men Are Imposters.
This week, Coyle & Sharpe attempt to lease out two children. (The children will receive a portion of the proceeds.)
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Just yesterday I was telling Jack McBrayer that I would be crushed if it wasn't picked up. He, needless to say, felt the same way.
Today: RENEWED! WOOOOO HOOOOOO!