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Baby Geniuses

Hello fellow human buddies! Nothing strange going on here! Just a couple of normal humans doing a podcast, same as always! And even if we were impostors, how could you tell? A secret code phrase? Could you tell from our mannerisms? Or maybe you'd just stab us and see how it goes. That's pretty much Andie's solution. Also, learn about a really interesting mental illness. Also, Andie is an indigo child and Travis is a psychopath apparently. It's a pretty weird stream of consciousness episode!

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Intro and outro music thanks to Brentalfloss

Art thanks to Justin Russo

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Sawbones: The Dancing Plague

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Sawbones

This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin recount a horrifying, real-world case ... of Boogie Fever.

You can subscribe to their show right now on iTunes! Then tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

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MBMBaM 238: Face 2 Face 11: No One Goes Home Alone

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Live from the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery! Join us as we pitch projects to Tim Allen, discuss the sexual potential of Donny Osmond and hang out with our pal, Drew Davenport.

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Rene Russo & Dan Gilroy of 'Nightcrawler'

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Bullseye
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Rene Russo
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Dan Gilroy
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Alexandre Desplat

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.

And if you're looking for a particular segment to listen to or share, check us out on Soundcloud.

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Dan Gilroy and Rene Russo of 'Nightcrawler' on Seediness in TV News, Writing a Desperate But Strong Female Character, and the Constraints of Independent Film

Dan Gilroy is the writer and director of the movie Nightcrawler, which is nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay. The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Lou Bloom, a video stringer for a local TV news program, and Dan's wife Rene Russo as an overnight news producer, Nina.

Lou is an anti-hero, bordering on a psychopath. His attempts to build a career and establish relationships with others are charmingly off-kilter. But also more than a little creepy. Russo’s character, Nina, ends up on the receiving end of both the charm and the creepiness.

Jesse spoke with Gilroy and Russo in front of a live audience at a benefit for the film nonprofit Vidiots.

Nightcrawler is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray.

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Song Exploder: Alexandre Desplat on Creating The Imitation Game's Theme

Alexandre Desplat is an Academy-Award-nominated French film composer. He's written the score for lots of Hollywood movies: Zero Dark Thirty, Harry Potter, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and several Harry Potter films among others.

Desplat talked to Hrishi Hirway for an episode of his podcast, Song Exploder. On Song Exploder, Hrishi asks musicians to deconstruct their songs, track by track. This year, Alexandre has been nominated again for an Oscar twice in the same category, for his work on both "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and "The Imitation Game".

The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the English mathematician Alan Turing. Turing helped crack the Enigma code during World War II, but his achievements didn't keep him from being persecuted for his sexuality.

Desplate broke down the orchestration in the main theme from the film.

You can listen to other episodes of Song Exploder on our website, in iTunes or wherever you download podcasts.


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The Outshot: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Jesse talks about beauty, perfectionism and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

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RISK! #618: Cripes!

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Rye Silverman, Steve Belanger and Andrea Allan share stories of cripes-tastic crises.
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RISK!
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Rye Silverman
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Steve Belanger
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Andrea Allan
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Stop Podcasting Yourself 360 - Sean Proudlove

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Sean Proudlove

Sean Proudlove returns to talk retirement homes, naked men, and Ron White.

Download episode 360 here. (right-click)

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org" or phone us at (206) 339-8328.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 363: Live at SF Sketchfest with Maeve Higgins and Roman Mars

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Maeve Higgins
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Roman Mars

Comedian Maeve Higgins and radio host Roman Mars join Jordan and Jesse live on stage at Cobb's Comedy Club for SF Sketchfest.

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Song Exploder No. 29: Alexandre Desplat

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Song Exploder
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Alexandre Desplat

The Imitation Game is a biographical film about Alan Turing, a mathematician who pioneered computer science and helped the British government break Nazi codes, but was then later prosecuted by the British government for being gay. Composer Alexandre Desplat created the score, which was nominated for a Golden Globe and an Oscar — his eighth Oscar nomination. In this episode, he breaks down the orchestration of the main theme from the film, which plays during the title sequence.

Here's Alexandre Desplat conducting the London symphony Orchestra performing The Imitation Game Suite:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XTRfIdJLoA

Buy "The Imitation Game" on iTunes.

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The Flop House: Episode #171 - No Good Deed

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The Flop House

Flop House repeat offender Idris Elba romances Taraji P. Henson in the Valentine's Day favorite No Good Deed. Wait, did we say "romances?" We meant "terrorizes." Meanwhile Elliott tells us of James Bond films of the future, Dan tries to play a game of Radio Zork, and Stuart introduces the new Sweet Amazing Candy Penis.
Movies recommended in this episode:

Roma
Happy Christmas
Coherence

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Wham Bam Pow Ep. 85 - American Sniper

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Wham Bam Pow
Guests: 
Jared Logan

This week, Rhea's adrift in the ocean, so Cameron and Ricky invite comedian Jared Logan to join the panel for an in-depth discussion of American Sniper and the culture surrounding it. Plus, Cameron shares a TV show that made her, and everyone tries to figure out Sienna Miller.

Next week, we'll be watching Big Hero 6, which is available now in theaters.

You can follow Jared Logan on Twitter @JaredLogan, and you can find all of his upcoming tour dates here!

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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