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Juliette Gordon Low

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Shmanners

Hello Internet! This week is all about JULIETTE GORDON LOW, creator of the Girl Scouts. Enjoy and be sure to enjoy and tell a friend!

EP59, Women Behaving Badly #6. Evelyn McDonnell on Janelle Monae's "Dirty Computer" (2018)

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Show: 
Heat Rocks
Guests: 
Evelyn McDonnell

The Album: Janelle Monae: Dirty Computer (2018)

To close out our Women Behaving Boldly mini-series, we brought things all the way up to the present by tackling a 2018 album. Our guest, music writer and journalism professor Evelyn McDonnell wanted to talk about Atlanta's Janelle Monae and her recent LP, Dirty Computer.

Between her various alter egos and concept-driven albums, Monae's been a critic's darling since she first broke out ten years ago and the intervening decade hasn't dimmed her creative appeal a bit. Dirty Computer, and its accompany mini-movie of music videos, touches on many of Monae's favorite themes: sci-fi futures (some good, some not so good), fluid identities (including her own evolving sexuality), and some of the most soul/funk/rock/pop concoctions you can imagine.

If Monae's recent gem was a perfect capstone to our six weeks of Women Behaving Boldly, it was perfectly matched by the guest who chose it. McDonnell is one of the most accomplished music journalists of her generation, having previously written the books Queens of Noise, about the Runaways, Army of She, which is about Bjork, and Mamarama, which is about Evelyn herself.  Her latest is the massive anthology, Women Who Rock, a 400 page edited anthology that focuses on over 100 of the most important women in pop music history, written by many of our favorite writers including both Lynnee Denise and Ann Powers, both of whom also contributed to our Women Behaving Boldly series.

More on Evelyn McDonnell

More on Dirty Computer

Show Tracklisting (all songs from Dirty Computer unless indicated otherwise):

  • Make Me Feel
  • Janelle Monae: Sincerely, Jane
  • Janelle Monae: Tightrope
  • Pynk
  • I Like That
  • So Afraid
  • I Like That
  • Pynk
  • Aerosmith: Pink
  • Django Jane
  • Screwed
  • Make Me Feel
  • Americans
  • Don't Judge Me
  • The RH Factory: Poetry

Here is the Spotify playlist of as many songs as we can find on there

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Dave Kloc

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Show: 
Jonah Raydio
Guests: 
Dave Kloc

What happens when you have illustrator/hockey fan, friend Dave Kloc on the podcast and then you ask him to tell you a story? Why, you get a Kloc-En-Spiel. Thats what we have this week as we continue out Jonah Ray-less Jonah Raydio run. We talk Daves rock poster gigs, Neil brings back the segment nobody wanted in ISO Drum Tracks, and we break down what Dave likes in humor.

Jonah Checks in from the Road with visual technician/nephew of past guest/musician Drew Mercandante. We play a bit of his DJ work and his uncles chart topper as well. Its a real good time with one of theist.

SONGS

The 131ers- Nothing As it Should Be
Drew Mercandante- Reclaimer(excerpt)
Dragon Boy Suede- Nut Valet
Malady- Lounge Like A Serpent

Judge John Hodgman Episode 389: Verdict Through the Grapevine

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Stephanie brings the case against her husband, Ross. There is a grapevine growing on the house and around their balcony. Stephanie believes it’s hazardous and wants to get rid of it. But Ross says that it’s a cool feature and he wants it to stay. Who's right? Who's wrong?

You can still buy an "I'm With Claudius" t-shirt, as mentioned in last week's episode! You only have until November 13! Visit the MaxFunStore to get it while you can at MaxFunStore.com!

EVIDENCE

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Thank you to Ryan Dailey for naming this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

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#193 - Best Hogwarts Subject

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Oooh, Harry! Mark and Hal are deciding the Best Subject at Hogwarts! Ooooh!

Still Buffering: How to Election Day

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Still Buffering

All we have to say this week is GO VOTE!

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 556: Jump Jams with Chris Gethard

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Chris Gethard

Chris Gethard joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the crazy magazine Chris used to write for hunting down supernatural stories in New Jersey, the recent commercial Jordan saw that sold him on cooking up some Spam, the emotional conversations Chris has had with his father about his career through the years, and the time Chris frustrated a dominatrix with his notoriously small and inverted nipples.

Chris's new book, Lose Well, is out now!

CIPYD 166: Dog Politics and New Legal Battles

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Hold on! Pause the show! Did you vote? Yes? Okay, click play.

Hi! Welcome to another fantastic episode!

This week Alexis tells us all about the dogs she met in New York, and Allegra tells us about the dogs at Strut Your Mutt. Then, things get edgy, when we take The New York Times to court! Renee tells us all about the latest Dog News and we are outraged. Then, we discuss dog poop and where to put it! An age old debate.

Plus we have a My Mutt Minute and a Listener of the Month!

Cuddle a Corgi and tune in!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 555 - Steph Tolev

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Guests: 
Steph Tolev

Comedian Steph Tolev joins us to talk ghosting, phone numbers, and voting.

Download episode 555 here. (right-click)

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Everything's Coming Up Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror V w/ Nick Wiger

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Guests: 
Nick Wiger

This week, we dig into the ECUS archives! We know people are already setting up holiday decorations… but we are still craving Halloween candy. Nick Wiger (Comedy Bang Bang, I Love You America with Sarah Silverman, Doughboys) spooks Allie and Julia with a discussion on Treehouse of Horror V!

This episode was produced before "Everything's Coming Up Simpsons" was on the Max Fun Network.

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