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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 450: Autumnal Nip with Kyle Kinane

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Kyle Kinane

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.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 449: Sipowicz Butt with Allan McLeod

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Allan McLeod

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.

Debut Novels and Documentaries with Jade Chang, Jesse Thorn, and April Wolfe

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April Wolfe, Jade Chang, Flynn Wappler, and Margaret
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Pop Rocket
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Margaret Wappler
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Jesse Thorn
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April Wolfe
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Jade Chang

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.

With Margaret Wappler, Jesse Thorn, April Wolfe and Jade Chang.

That’s My Jam:

Margaret Wappler - The Tempest – The Beigeness
Jesse Thorn - Paper Tiger ft. Shafiq Husayn – Weight in Space
April Wolfe - Koyaanisqatsi
Jade Chang - Solange – F.U.B.U.

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

Produced by Christian Dueñas and Kara Hartfor MaximumFun.org.

Bullseye: Kaitlin Olson & Jeff Chang

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Bullseye

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Kaitlin Olson on "Sweet Dee" and the Morally Bankruptcy in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Kaitlin Olson plays Sweet Dee on the long-running sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Dee is the only female member of "The Gang", a bunch of depraved, self-centered pals who run a bar. The Gang is constantly looking for ways to get rich quick, humiliate their enemies, get out of work, and prove once and for all the talent, charisma and brilliance they hold to be self-evident. In an unusual move for a solo female character, Dee doesn't serve to counterbalance the guys' bad behavior -- she absolutely matches their pace.
Olson talks to us about creating a more fully-fleshed character for Dee, how she came to comedy, and how she ended up dating (and marrying) her showrunner.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia just began its eleventh season. It airs Wednesday nights at 10pm on FXX.


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Jeff Chang on Art, Race, and How Diversity Now Means "Them"

Jeff Chang talks to us about what "diversity" means to us today, the struggle for artists to defy racial categorization, and how and why corporations embraced multiculturalism.

Jeff Chang’s newest book- We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation- is an exploration of the current unrest abound in the United States through a series of essays.

The Outshot: What It Means to Be Superhuman

Jesse also tells us about the life and legend of Andre the Giant.

Bullseye: Danny Fields & Judith Light

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
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Bullseye
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Danny Fields
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Judith Light

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Left to Right: Joey Ramone, Danny Fields

Danny Fields on Leaving the Ivy League, Andy Warhol’s Factory, and Managing The Ramones

Danny Fields is a music manager and publicist who was instrumental in signing and promoting some of the biggest names in Punk Rock history.
This week, he and Jesse discuss his decision to leave the ivy league tract, his time in Andy Warhol’s Factory, and what it was like managing The Ramones.


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Judith Light Talks Transparent, Jill Soloway, and LGBTQ Rights

Judith Light has had an almost 40 year acting career in which she’s played strong female characters on shows like One LIfe To Live and Who’s The Boss?. She is now continuing in this motif with her tenure on Broadway, winning two Tony Awards for her performances in the last 5 years, starring in a one woman show, and of course her groundbreaking performance in Transparent.
Judith sits down with guest correspondent Keith Powell to discuss her work on Transparent, the cast’s relationship with Jill Soloway, and the famous courtroom scene on One Life to LIve that launched her career.
You can watch Transparent on Amazon and find information about her one woman play here.

The Outshot: Nostalgia and Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some

Jesse talks about Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some as a reflection of the necessity for people to fall into spells of nostalgia, even if just for 90 minutes.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 447: Live at MaxFunCon East with Robin Thede and Kevin Avery

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Robin Thede
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Kevin Avery

Comedians and writers Robin Thede and Kevin Avery join Jordan and Jesse live on stage at MaxFunCon East.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 446: Under the Sea with Solomon Georgio and Ricky Carmona

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Solomon Georgio
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Ricky Carmona

Comedian Solomon Georgio joins Jesse and guest host Ricky Carmona for a discussion of baseball players with surprising athleticism, reasons they can't enjoy camping, and Solomon and Ricky's love of DJing.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 445: The Plop with Louis Virtel

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Louis Virtel

Comedian and writer Louis Virtel joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of early sexual education experiences, how great Dolly Parton is, Jim Carrey's comedy legacy, and rental car companies "upgrading" to worse cars.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 444: Kept Doofus with Cameron Esposito

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Cameron Esposito

Cameron Esposito joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of straight white men using the word "daddy," Jesse's trip to his new cabin, and Jordan's experience taking a sound bath in the desert.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 443: Horse Dick on a Pony with Dave Shumka

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Dave Shumka

Dave Shumka joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Steve Urkel's catchphrases, Jordan's experience getting insulted by a hotel worker, and Ivanka Trump's ex-boyfriend socialite Bingo Gubleman. Plus, Dave explains the 90's Dorkfolk Revolution in Canada and the guys decide which Maroon 5 member they like most.

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