This week, Justin and Dr. Sydnee bring you the thrilling story of how a former department store clerk from Greece saved countless lives with the invention of a single test.
Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers
This week on One Bad Mother, Biz and Theresa wonder why stepping foot into elementary school can churn up our own personal anxiety about making friends as adults with other parents. Is it all in our minds or should we just hang out behind the cafeteria and start smoking? Plus Biz gives up the bottle, Theresa takes up the bottle and Kiera Butler, a senior editor at Mother Jones joins to talk about the silence surrounding birth related injuries.
The Mother Jones Piece: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/01/childbirth-injuries-prolapse...
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Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (http://adiraamram.com, avail on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans
Recorded live at Thalia Hall in Chicago as a part of Maximum Fun's Very Very Fun Day, February 11th, 2017.
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Hello there Cool Kid! We have a jam packed ep for you this week! In Beyond The Headlines: America Chavez, Bill O'Reilly in trouble, Romo Retires, Manilow comes out, and giant pink diamond! This week, Pepsi both released their new ad and canceled that ad after MUCH backlash! A leading Russian opposition paper broke a story this week that gay men in Chechnya are being detained and, in some cases, murdered by local authorities. In Politics Round Up: Trump U Settlement, North Korea missiles (again), Flynn Seeks Immunity, Bannon Ousted From NSC and more. All this plus the Wi-Five of the Week! Enjoy!
Wrestlemania is the longest, most exciting and most exhausting WWE event every single year. The 33rd edition of the show was no different.
In fact, between Mania, the Hall of Fame, RAW, Smackdown, TakeOver: Orlando and the pre and post-shows for those events, there were over 24 hours (!!!!!) of WWE content on TV in the past seven days.
New champions were crowned, new stars debuted, old stars retired, and a lot more.
It’s can all be overwhelming, but luckily the Nation of Conversation is here to break down all of the things that happened… or at least the stuff that we cared about.
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This week Bryan gets revolutionary news from Derrick, while Erin shares her disastrous one day Palm Springs adventure. Also, North Caroline Governor Roy Cooper finally showed his true colors and instead of repealing HB2 like promised created a compromise bill instead, and a new male contraception technique called RISUG is getting ignored by every drug manufacturer in the US.
In honor of the premier of Guy Branum's new truTV show, the gang is talking about game shows this week! Karen reminisces about the implicit corniness of 70's and 80's game shows, Wynter talks about the accessibility differences between quiz shows like Jeopardy and Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader, and Margaret tells us about the time she was on The Price is Right. Plus, we learn about Wynter's new obsession with ASMR-adjacent Youtube click-holes, and Guy tells us why he was stunned by the latest episodes of Feud, Girls, and the gang discuss the series finale of Big Little Lies. Finally, the gang tell us which tracks they can't stop listening to.
**There are many plot revealing spoilers in this episode, particularly about the series finale of Big Little Lies**
Rocketeers, don't forget to tune into Guy Branum's NEW tv program called Talk Show The Game Show every Wednesdy at 10/9c on truTV, with a premier date of April 5th!
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Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are back in chambers this week to clear the docket! Guest Kurt Braunohler joins them to discuss cases regarding tacos, culture recommendations, a dispute against the Judge himself and more!
Kurt's new podcast, Wedlock, which he co-hosts with his wife Lauren Cook, premiers on Audible on April 20. You can listen to the trailer here. His other podcast, Emotional Hangs, is available on Feral Audio, and wherever you download podcasts.
Sign up for Judge Hodgman's newsletter at bit.ly/hodgmail. If you're in the Western, MA area this summer, make sure to check out the Solid Sound Festival, where Judge Hodgman is hosting the Comedy Stage. Judge Hodgman's newest book Vacationland is also available for pre-order at bit.ly/painfulbeaches.
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Peggy O'Leary (@PeggyOLeary) joins the ladies to discuss the grand canyon, funeral directing, horseback riding, Costa Rica, time shares, slap the bag, sweet and low and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.
In this week's episode, we bring back solar engineer Lee Barats to talk about his recent survival trip to the keys in Florida where they had to forage for their own food and ended up eating a lot of questionable items. We open up our mail bag and read some emails that are lots of suggestions for cool content we should check out including hilarious robots, Snowpiercer the graphic novel and more! If you have suggestions of topics, feedback, fun anecdotes, hit us up on our Facebook page by searching Bunker Buddies or tweet at us @TravisandAndie This is an episode you won't wanna miss! Thanks for your continued support! Means nothing without you guys! Here are some links to this week's topics:
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Snowpiercer the graphic novel: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Transperceneige
Robotics Ted Talk: Here
Lee Barats on Twitter @LeeBarats
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