International Waters

International Waters is a pop culture comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply. Join host Dave Holmes and competing teams of world-famous comedians from the US and UK in a hilarious and lively test of pop culture knowledge (and the ability to make up baloney when that knowledge fails). It's part panel show, part trivia quiz and all laughs. It's also a little embarrassed it wrote that last sentence.

International Waters: Episode 28 Kenny G Lane

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Tom and Barunka in David Bowie's studio
Show: 
Bullseye

Alison Stevenson, Barunka O’Shaughnessy, Chris Fairbanks and Tom Meeten join host, Dave Holmes for pop-culture quizzing, competitive toilets and why you should never stir a baby.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos.

Other useful links this week:
Alison Stevenson writes regularly for Vice, and blogs here. She’s doing The Business in San Francisco on June 18th.
Check our Barunka’s BBC TV show Up the Women.
Chris Fairbanks is playing in July and has his other live dates up here.
Catch Tom Meeten in Noel Fielding’s series Luxury Comedy.

We’re dedicating this episode to Rik Mayall who died suddenly last week. He was a massive influence on a lot of modern comedy, particularly for the parts he played in The Young Ones, Bottom and Blackadder. Here’s a nice bit of Rik being silly while doing the Bottom Live! Stage show. RIP.

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International Waters: Episode 27 There Was Boy Ball

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Dan and Helen in London
Guests: 
Dan Tetsell
Guests: 
Helen Zaltzman
Guests: 
Judith Shelton
Guests: 
Sean O'Connor

Judith Shelton, Sean O’Connor, Helen Zaltzman and Dan Tetsell join host, Dave Holmes for pop-culture quizzing, so many puns, lost in translation TV transfers and further discussion of British soaps.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos. Produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

Other useful links this week:

Don’t miss Judith’s Relationsh!t Show. June 23rd at the Comedy Central Stage in LA.

Sean is head writer for Norm MacDonald Live on YouTube. You can catch his own Conan stand-up appearance here.

Helen’s main podcast is Answer Me This, but she also makes the Sound Women podcast.

Dan recommends listeners have a look at his series Mongrels on Hulu. But there’s also this ropey YouTube video of his character Jim McGinn being stabbed in Hollyoaks.

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International Waters: Episode 26 A Cheeky Vimto

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Jamie, Dave, Tess (and Bullseye producer, Julia's dog, Skipper)
Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Angela Barnes
Guests: 
Jamie Kaler
Guests: 
Justin Moorhouse
Guests: 
Tess Barker

Angela Barnes, Jamie Kaler, Justin Moorhouse and Tess Barker join host, Dave Holmes for pop-culture quizzing, blue jokes, chips vs. crisps and a cheeky Vimto.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos. Produced by Colin Anderson and Jennifer Marmor.

Other useful links this week:
Buy tickets for Angela’s 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Show.
Watch season 2 of Jamie’s America: Facts Vs Fiction on American Heroes Channel.
Justin’s podcast is About 30 Minutes, Never More than 45.
Tess’s Lady to Lady is our current favourite other MaxFun podcast.
…and here’s Jeremy Irons presenting British kids’ TV.

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International Waters: Episode 25 Because Murder

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Nick and Susan in London
Guests: 
Brandie Posey
Guests: 
Matt Knudsen
Guests: 
Nick Doody
Guests: 
Susan Murray

Brandie Posey, Matt Knudsen, Nick Doody and Susan Murray join host, Dave Holmes for pop-culture quizzing, 90s nostalgia, junk food contemplation and how Spitty McGee managed to stutter that. Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos. Produced by Colin Anderson and Jennifer Marmor.

Other useful links this week:
Brandie’s Lady to Lady is our current favourite other MaxFun podcast.
Here are some YouTube clips of Nick’s Bigipedia BBC radio show.
Matt’s new comedy album is available NOW on iTunes.
Susan’s upcoming gigs can all be found here.

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International Waters: Episode 24 Let the Nerds Run Wild

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Dave, Erin and Jake
Guests: 
Erin Gibson
Guests: 
Jake Weisman
Guests: 
Michael Legge
Guests: 
Rachel Parris

Erin Gibson, Jake Weisman, Michael Legge, and Rachel Parris join host, Dave Holmes for transatlantic comedy quizzing, plus Game of Thrones chat, imperial apologies and the secrets of proper, Irish pizza.

Other useful links this week: Here’s Erin’s Gay of Thrones Channel on Funny or Die.

Please let us know what you think on the forum or Facebook page, or you can now follow us on Twitter!

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos. Produced by Colin Anderson and Jennifer Marmor.

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International Waters: Episode 23 Dragon Egg McGee

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Josie Long
Guests: 
April Richardson
Guests: 
Gabe Delahaye
Guests: 
Josie Long
Guests: 
Tom Bell

April Richardson, Gabe Delahaye, Josie Long and Tom Bell join host, Dave Holmes for the transatlantic comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply.

Other useful links this week: Here’s Josie’s YouTube stand-up special.

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International Waters: Episode 22 Why Choose the Battenberg?

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Pippa and John Luke, in London
Guests: 
Barabara Gray
Guests: 
John-Luke Roberts
Guests: 
Pippa Evans
Guests: 
Zach Sherwin

Barbara Gray, John-Luke Roberts, Pippa Evans and Zach Sherwin join host, Dave Holmes for the transatlantic comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply.

Other useful links this week: Here’s what a Battenberg cake looks like. You can find more details about Pippa’s Sunday Assembly alternative to church here and I Googled “Crave” to see what Barbara was talking about and found this.

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This is our MaxFunDrive show. There’s only one of them so we really need you to donate to help support the show and when you do, please remember to lie and tell MaxFun you like International Waters more than other brilliant MaxFun podcasts like One Bad Mother, Lady to Lady, SPY, Jordan, Jesse Go!, Bullseye, The Memory Palace… Hey aren’t there a lot of really great MaxFun shows? Maybe you should donate?

And if you already donate, thank you. But you’ve probably been donating for a few years now and could afford to up your monthly donation. Please do! We’ll make sure you get the new pledge gifts.

That’s all. Thanks for supporting the show and MaxFun.

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International Waters Ep. 21: No Jokes

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Tony Way in Game of Thrones
Guests: 
Derek Miller
Guests: 
Lucy Montgomery
Guests: 
Tony Way
Guests: 
Zabeth Russell

Dave Holmes is joined by Lucy Montgomery & Tony Way for Team UK and Derek Miller & Zabeth Russell for Team USA.

Lucy mentions The Life of Rock with Brian Pern. You should be able to at least view clips here.

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International Waters: Episode 20 The Fire that Engulfs the Woods

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Dave Holmes
Guests: 
Matt Braunger
Guests: 
Beth Stelling
Guests: 
Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Guests: 
Thom Tuck

Dave Holmes is joined by Margaret Cabourn-Smith & Thom Tuck for Team UK and Beth Stelling & Matt Braunger for Team USA.

Matt’s podcast is Ding-Dinger with Matt Braunger.
Margaret’s podcast is Do the Right Thing
And the brilliant Patrick Stewart YouTube clip is here.

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International Waters: Episode 19 Haunted Butchers Hat

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Danielle and Chris in London
Guests: 
Danielle Ward
Guests: 
Chris Neill
Guests: 
Kimberly Clark
Guests: 
Jasper Redd

Kimberly Clark, Jasper Redd, Danielle Ward and Chris Neill all join Dave Holmes for our stupid transatlantic pop-culture quiz.

There's lots of talk about Coronation Street, probably too much if we're honest... and some pretty graphic slash fiction. Fun!

You can hear Jesse guesting on the latest series of Danielle Ward’s podcast, Do The Right Thing.

And don’t forget to subscribe to Jasper and Kimberly’s new MaxFun podcast The Goose Down.

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