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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 551: Destroy the West with Elizabeth Laime

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Guests: 
Elizabeth Laime

Writer and podcaster Elizabeth Laime joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the special Daddy's Day Out when Jesse took his kids to the roller rink, the magical Catherine Keener-esque teacher who somehow manages to get Jesse's son to clean up, and the obnoxious toy robot that is ruining Jesse's life. Plus, Elizabeth busts out her dynamic pterodactyl impression and Jordan creates a new Ernest movie.

International Waters Ep 131: Sperm Sitting

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Klee Wiggins, Sabrina Jalees, and Dave
Guests: 
Sabrina Jalees
Guests: 
Klee Wiggins
Guests: 
Nadia Kamil
Guests: 
Naz Osmanoglu

Sabrina Jalees, Klee Wiggins, Naz Osmanoglu and Nadia Kamil join host, Dave Holmes for bartender life advice, celebrity drinking puns, and stories about waking up with weird things in your mouth.

Sabrina Jalees wants to plug her comedy special on Netflix and her Instagram account @sabrinajalees and recommends Mae Martin and Lisa Traeger.

Klee Wiggins wants to plug her upcoming appearance at LA Comic Con and recommends Fairyland by Alysia Abbott.

Naz Osmanoglu wants to plug his Facebook page and recommends Nadia Kamil's medical expertise.

Nadia Kamil wants to plug becoming a doctor and recommends This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes. Dave would like to recommend Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Christian Dueñas and Laura Swisher.

MBMBaM 427: Face 2 Face: Adult Big Green Reptiles

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We're finally all squared away after our wild month of travel! As things slowly start to calm down, we've prepared for you one more live show -- this time, from Seattle's beautiful Paramount Theater! It was a surely an evening of tossed friendship and scrambled goofs. We'll be back with a regular episode next week!

The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep 229: You Can Kill Them With Embarrassment (DS9 S3E6)

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When a familiar purple haired lady returns to the station to fool Quark twice, he takes the bait and brings more than just shame on himself. But when part of the acquisition becomes Odo’s charge, the station’s safety will have to rest on the Lycine Contingency. Is Sisko’s parenting style inspired by Larry Miller? Do clothes make the man, and if so, why is this kid in a ninja costume? Should we be concerned about how Odo has decorated Chez Bucket? It’s the episode where the crew gets handed a win in a pelican case.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 550: Fart Me to the Moon with Dan McCoy and Elliott Kalan

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Guests: 
Dan McCoy
Guests: 
Elliott Kalan

Dan McCoy and Elliott Kalan from the Max Fun podcast The Flop House join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of graham crackers and other naughty breakfasts, Dan's identity as a baker in Jon Stewart's eyes, and the best songs written specifically for a movie. Plus, Jesse has some complicated questions about gray beard hairs, Elliott runs down a list of funny things his son has said recently, and Jordan describes his visit to a restaurant owned by a cult.

MBMBaM 426: The Home of Smooth Daddy

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Last week, we slept soundly, knowing that we didn't live in a world where our brothers could publicly, viciously dunk on us in public, for the whole world to see, and remember. After the events of the past few days, that sense of security has been eternally shattered.

Suggested talking points: Brotherly Betrayal, Of Thrones Game, xX_J0hnY4nk33z_Xx, Larry the ASMR Guy, The Real Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Machine, Nancy's Necklace, Na'vi Yard Signs, Castaway Bloopers

The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep 228: She Puts the Beige in Bajor (DS9 S3E5)

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When Major Kira is given an unwanted makeover, her aestheticians give her the hard sell on accepting her new look. But when she begins to question their motivations, she’ll have to depend on those she hates the most to get her out of this mess. How do you defend against a “look dunk”? What are the seats you should choose for your wife on an airplane? Do you ever want to get handsy with the loaf? It’s the episode that makes us question our very identities!

Ep 20: Go Fact Yourself with Matt Besser and Lyric Lewis

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Jody Duncan, J. Keith Van Straaten, Lyric Lewis, Helen Hong, Matt Besser
Guests: 
Lyric Lewis and Matt Besser
Guests: 
Jody Duncan and Debby Schriver
Guests: 
J. Keith Van Straaten
Guests: 
Helen Hong

Matt Besser is a comedian, actor, writer, director and founding member of The Upright Citizens Brigade. He also hosts the weekly podcast improv4humans. He tells J. Keith about the two word prompts he’s banned at shows (hint: one’s a type of fruit and the other is a type of animal), and how it came about that he’s featured on his very own Topps baseball card.

Lyric Lewis is an actress and Groundlings Theater performer who’s perhaps best known for her role as Stef on NBC’s A.P. Bio. You may also recognize Lyric from Comedy Central’s Drunk History, and she tells us about an upcoming episode she did about “Cleopatra’s punk ass little sister”.

In this episode, we’ll learn about how Matt adapted the visual format of improv to an audio-only medium, how Lyric used astrology to sort out potential dating prospects, and why Matt claims his memory is spotty, even though Lyric has a hard time believing him.

What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between “damping” and a “dampening”?

What’s the difference between “club soda” and “seltzer?”

Areas of Expertise

Matt Besser: Arkansas cults, Arkansas Razorback football post-1978 and the film Repo Man

Lyric Lewis: The film Jurassic Park, Greek mythology and astrology.

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten
Helen Hong
Matt Besser
Lyric Lewis

With guest experts:

Debby Schriver, an author whose book Whispering in the Daylight: The Children of Tony Alamo Christian Ministries and their Journey to Freedom is about to become a documentary.

Jody Duncan, the author of numerous books about the making of movies.

Go Fact Yourself was devised by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, and produced in collaboration with Maximum Fun. The show is recorded at the Angel City Brewery in downtown Los Angeles.

Theme Song by Jonathan Green
David McKeever is the Live Sound Engineer.
Maximum Fun's Senior Producer is Laura Swisher
The show is edited by Julian Burrell.

Friendly Fire Ep 37: Dr. Strangelove

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Friendly Fire

Dr. Strangelove: Is this simply a film that pokes fun at government systems, or is this movie a cautionary tale for all who watch? On today's episode Adam, Ben, and John mutually assure podcast destruction while reviewing this 1964 Comedy.

This film is available on:

Hulu, Amazon, YouTube, Google Play, Vudu

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Next Film, The Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), is available on:

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One Bad Mother, Episode 272: Do I Make Better Choices For Myself Now That I’m A Parent? Plus Dr. Krista Lauer talks Lice

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Dr. Krista Lauer

Biz and Theresa wonder if we make better decisions for ourselves now that we are parents. Do our choices get more thoughtful? Or are we more likely to make rushed in-the-moment decisions? Biz’s haircut says “in the moment” and suggests that might not be a good decision making process for her. Plus Biz is crossing her words, Theresa compliments a fellow OBM, and we talk to Dr. Krista Lauer about LICE! Yep, lice.

You can find out more at Liceclinicsofamerica.com or on Twitter @LiceNoMore.

Check out our book! You're Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You're Winning at Parenting!

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Show Music
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

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