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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.

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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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One Bad Mother
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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!

Thank you to all our listeners who support the show as monthly members of MaximumFun.org. Our sponsors this week are Super Chewer Bark Box and Vital Farms. For a limited time get 50% off your first month of Super Chewer on a 6 or 12-month plan. Visit Superchewer.com/obm and use code obm at checkout. To get your coupon for Vital Farms pasture-raised eggs, head to Vitalfarms.com/mother.

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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

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 549: Clean Up on Aisle Three Way with Kevin Porter and Caroline Ely

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Kevin Porter
Guests: 
Caroline Ely

Kevin Porter and Caroline Ely from the podcast Good Christian Fun join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of how many cigarettes everyone has smoked, Caroline's top breads, and the catchiness of a Christian pop punk anthem about abstinence. Plus, a cool ass baby shows up to spit on the Hippocratic Oath, and everyone does their best to punch up an orgy.

MBMBaM 425: Bigfoot Meat

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Human civilization has long pondered the question of Bigfoot's existence. But have we, in searching for the Bigfoot, avoided confronting the far more pressing concern: Which kind of dipping sauce goes best with Bigfoot Meat?

Suggested talking points: Iron Deferens, Mork Tipping, Demons in the Dugout, Failure to Fish, Harry and Fieri, Not Brave

International Waters Ep 130: All Babies Are Racist

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Emily Maya Mills, Dave, and Molly Hawkey
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Emily Maya Mills
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Holly Burn
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Simon Kane
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Molly Hawkey

Emily Maya Mills, Molly Hawkey, Holly Burn and Simon Kane join host, Dave Holmes for shark heists, transatlantic newlywed games, and Smash Mouth musicals

Emily Maya Mills wants to plug her album, By A Thread and Clean Freaks on WhoHaha and recommends The Dress Up Gang.

Molly Hawkey wants to plug SpermCast and recommends The Big Ones podcast.

Holly Burn wants to plug her upcoming live dates and her YouTube channel and recommends Peach Club on YouTube.

Simon Kane wants to plug John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme on Radio 4 and An Execution (By Invitation Only) and recommends Samantha Bee's segment on Asgardia and National Theatre of Brent.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes

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.

The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep 227: Be The Industrial Mixer You Want To See In The World (DS9 S3E4)

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When Jadzia whips out some treacly keyboard skills at a dinner party, she puts the Siskos in an awkward position. But as her life turns into a bad episode of Fool Us with Penn and Teller, it starts to seem like Dax may have forgotten more than just her level of musical proficiency. Which host is in the pocket of Big Pun? Are Dax and Sisko chess hipsters? How does anyone get any shuteye on the Defiant? It’s the episode where we find out who’s Charlie Brown, and whose balls he’s trying to kick.

Come see us live on tour with Greatest Gen Khan!

Follow The Game of Buttholes: The Will of the Prophets!

Story Break #74: Warhammer: Blood Bowl

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Story Break

We tackle (YES THE PUN WORKS FINALLY) Warhammer's take on American football - Blood Bowl! Plus a new ending segment - an audio trailer of the movie!

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 548: Deez Nuts Woof Woof with Ben Blacker

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Ben Blacker

Writer and podcaster Ben Blacker joins Jordan and Jesse for a debate over what should be included in the holy trinity of dippin' sauces, a rundown of Ben's ambitious weekend including a birthday party talent show, and a new mystery from Jordan concerning his jocular swimming coach, and the discovery of a very important note from Jesse's wife that could change his life forever. Plus, Ben has a new comic book coming out called Hex Wives!

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