Brian Huskey joins Jordan and Jesse for discussion of Christmas negatives, Jesse's nog preferences, and the appeal of Charlie Brown's Christmas Special. Plus, the guys break out the JJGo Mailbag, and Jordan makes up a song about shopping at Target.
Jordan and Jesse are joined by Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell from the Doughboys podcast live on stage in Anaheim as part of the Now Hear This podcast festival.
Ian Karmel joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of old Trivial Pursuit games, Ian's rules for public bathroom usage, and Wilford Brimley's sex life. Plus, Jordan helps Jesse commit to his new nickname, Ian pitches a few invention ideas, and there's a new situation in Jordan's special work bathroom.
Sarah Morgan joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan and Sarah's trip to Halloween Horror Nights, Jesse's experience taking Simon Trick or Treating, and Jordan's obsession with the video game Bloodborne.
Musician Sara Watkins joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the new "shiny legs" meme, Jordan's stay at a hotel hosting Puppet Conf, and Sara's dream holiday craft project. Plus Jordan may or may not enter the Rant Zone to deliver one of his signature rants.
Writer Jonathan Ames joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jonathan's history fencing, the specifics of Hulk Hogan's sex tape trial, and the new Nintendo Switch commercial.
Armando Iannucci is a legendary comedy writer originally from Glasgow, now residing in London. He created hit shows such as The Thick of It and its offspring Veep. He developed the celebrated character, Alan Partridge, and wrote the screenplay for the 2009 political satire film In The Loop . He has won countless Primetime Emmy and BAFTA Awards, and has worked with some of comedy's greatest actors.
This week, Armando and Jesse sit down to talk about writing The Thick of It, working with renowned actors such as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Peter Capaldi & Jeffrey Tambour, and how he found humor in Stalinism for his upcoming film The Death of Stalin.
Josie Long is a British comedian who started stand-up at a young age, winning one of England’s most prestigious comedy awards at the age of 17. She has toured with legendary comedian Stuart Lee, and has performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe regularly over the past 10 years.
She performed a live stand-up set for Bullseye Live in London. Her latest BBC 3 short TOP TEN: Opinions That May Or May Not Have Got Me Dumped (Josie Long) is a good summary of Josie's comedic sensibility.
Sharon Horgan is a British comedy actor, writer, and producer. These skills have been used in tandem on many of her projects, most notably Catastrophe and Pulling. Her upcoming HBO show Divorce stars Sarah Jessica Parker.
Sharon and Jesse discuss the differences between Catastrophe and Divorce, writing about sensitive topics, and the autobiographical nature of her projects.
Romare is a London based electronic music artist on the Ninja Tunes Label. His new album Love Songs: Part 2 will be released November 11th.
Jesse talks about the modesty in Houston rapper Devin the Dude’s songs.
Comedian Kyle Kinane joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of craft services at Jordan's work, airplane boarding order, everyone's childhood cool teachers, and costume options for Halloween this year.
Actor Allan McLeod joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of showing your butt on TV, Allan's desire to smoke weed with his dad, and the surprising amount of dog movies that Dean Cain has starred in.
Margaret takes over hosting duties this week and sits down with author Jade Chang, LA Weekly film critic April Wolfe, and host of Pop Rocket’s sister show Bullseye, Jesse Thorn to talk about documentaries! Plus, Margaret talks to Jade about her new book, The Wangs vs. The World. Jesse talks about the Golden State Warriors, April has a few words to say on The Handmaiden, and Margaret reviews the Anthony Weiner documentary.
That’s My Jam:
Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.