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TS179:Chickens, TSA Racial Profiling, Indiana, w/ Guest Nikki Glaser

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Throwing Shade

Why does Bryan seek a 4.75 pound chicken? The answer is inside this week's Throwing Shade.Plus, did you know the TSA has been looking for bombs in sisterlocks and Indiana's religious freedom bill is doing it all wrong, hunty!? All that and we talk to superstar standup Nikki Glaser about all the self-help books she's read. 

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 204: The Puck Stops Here

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Steve brings the case against his best friend Scott. Years ago, Scott introduced Steve to a love of hockey, by inviting him to professional games and teaching him how to play. Steve went on to play in a local rec league, but Scott quit playing entirely. Now Steve wants his friend to get back into the sport and play one last season with him.

Should Scott get back out on the ice, or continue to watch from the stands? Only one man can decide.

This week's episode title suggested by Nick Marritz! Thank you!

And a big thank you to everyone who became members during this year's MaxFunDrive. Your support means so much to us, and will enable us to keep making JJHo for you.

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International Waters: Episode 47 Visible Palpable Hopelessness

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Andy and Alice in London
Guests: 
Alice Lowe
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Andy Riley
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Brandon Barrick
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Emily Maya Mills

Emily Maya Mills, Brandon Barrick, Alice Lowe and Andy Riley join host, Dave Holmes for pop culture quizzing and a run down of some of the worst sitcom adaptations to ever try to cross the Atlantic.

Other useful links this week:

Emily Maya Mills wants to plug her album recording at the UCB Theatre on May 21st and recommends Olive Kittereidge.

Brandon Barrick wants to plug The Friday Forty. Brandon recommends and The Americans on FX.

Alice Lowe wants to plug her BBC radio sketch show, Alice’s Wunderland and recommends the Dangerous Minds blog.

Andy Riley wants to plug his episode of The Odditorium podcast and probably should have plugged the new series of Veep. Andy recommends Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests on the MaxFun forum or through our Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter for updates on guests and when we’ve just posted a new episode (hint: it’ll be 1st and 15th of every month).

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: George Clinton & Christian Acker

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New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.

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P-Funk's George Clinton: From Doo Wop to Funk, and Saving His Musical Career

The musician, producer and 73-year-old mastermind of Parliament-Funkadelic, George Clinton, has never been shy of the limelight. He started his career singing doo wop, later found himself writing songs for Motown, and finally wound up creating a wholly unique sound and visual experience with Parliament-Funkadelic. They made hits like One Nation Under A Groove and Flashlight and their performances were as funky as their tunes.

In recent years, Clinton has found himself entangled in a series of legal battles over the copyrights of his songs. While fighting in the courts, George found himself fighting for his health as well. The doctor of the Funk gave himself his own prognosis: if he was going to continue a musical career and regain agency in his business affairs, he had to clean up his act, and he has.

The pioneer of funk joins us this week to talk about the evolution of his musical career, getting wild onstage, and putting forward momentum back into his musical career -- and even gives us an update on Sly Stone.

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic are still touring and recording, and Clinton recently released his memoir, Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?.

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Andrew Noz on All-Time Favorite Tracks: Organized Konfusion and Ice-T

Hip hop critic Andrew Noz digs way back in the catalogs of past Bullseye guests Pharoahe Monch and Ice-T to recommend some of his favorite tracks.

He suggests taking a listen to the amazing technical performances in Organized Konfusion's "Bring It On", and revisiting a poetic early track from Ice-T, "High Rollers".

Andrew Noz is a hip hop journalist. You can find him blogging at Cocaine Blunts or on Tumblr.

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Comedy: Chris Fairbanks Wonders About Owls

The comedian Chris Fairbanks joined us a few years ago at our annual convocation in the woods, MaxFunCon. And he wondered -- what's up with all these owls?

You can find more from Chris on his official site and on his podcast Do You Need a Ride?, which he co-hosts with Karen Kilgariff.

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Why Tagging is Beautiful: Christian Acker and "Flip the Script"

You know those tags you see on walls, park benches and trash cans everywhere? You might not think it's something beautiful, but Christian Acker does. His book Flip the Script is a look at graffiti typography, and celebrates the art of tagging -- one of the last strongholds of highly refined penmanship.

Acker collected writing and spoke to graffiti artists all over the country, to chronicle and analyze hand styles from Oakland to Queens. In a world where people too rarely place ink to paper, we'll look at a typographical expression that reflects your individuality, roots, and even how long you've been practicing.

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The Outshot: Baba O'Riley

There's at least a couple of good parts of teenagerdom. This week, Jesse shares some of them with The Who's Baba O'Riley.

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This episode originally aired March 11, 2014.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 367 - Allyson Smith

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Guests: 
Allyson Smith

Allyson Smith returns to talk stag films, neighbourhood trash, and second rate dentists.

Download episode 367 here. (right-click)

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org" or phone us at (206) 339-8328.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 370: Live from MaxFunHQ for MaxFunDrive 2015

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Guests: 
Carrie Poppy
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Ross Blocher
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Dave Holmes
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Travis McElroy
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John Hodgman

Highlights from the live JJGo streamed online from MaxFunHQ to cap off the most successful MaxFunDrive ever! Guests include MaxFun hosts Carrie Poppy, Ross Blocher, Dave Holmes, Travis McElroy and John Hodgman.

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MBMBaM 245: Bro's Better, Bro's Best Ch. 62-71

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With Justin moving to an entirely new residence this week, we've compiled another best-of episode for you to reminisce over. Remember the good times? Remember Skulljockeying? Because, like, we don't remember saying this stuff at all.

7:20 - Giant Scott Bakula
13:30 - Earth Girls are Easy and in Submarines
17:15 - Capri Sun on my Jam-Jams
18:18 - Ladyzoo
20:40 - Ghostbustin'
24:40 - Beaches, The Book of the Movie
27:30 - Cool Urinal Usage
41:54 - Spanking Parties
46:10 - Horse Quotes
52:40 - Dean's Office Sex
54:08 - Baby Law
57:13 - Tree Sex
1:01:59 - Screaming Nursery
1:04:27 - A Text from Our Dad
1:05:44 - Skulljockey

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The Kasper Hauser Comedy Podcast Episode 20: Holmes and Watson in The Trial

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Kasper Hauser

Dr. John Watson is on trial for bank robbing, and Sherlock Holmes must help save him from the gallows.

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Ep. 11. Murder on the Rockport Limited - Chapter Two

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Our heroes attempt to make the best out of a swampy situation, and race to Rockport before they miss a fateful train. They also meet a beloved radio personality and spokesperson, and hold him ransom for MaxFunDrive donations. Magnus exhibits his upper body strength. Taako gets charming. Merle takes a stink-bath.

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TS178:Gay Celebrity Sex, Bob Jones University, Mo'ne Davis, Our Fund Drive

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Throwing Shade

Happy Birthday, Erin! Bryan's best gift is the gay relationship description the tabloids have for Tom Cruise and John Travolta. You will wish you never heard it. Plus, Bob Jones III of Bob Jones University finally apologies for wanting to stone gay people, and some jealous college baseball bitch calls 13 year old little league super star Mo'ne Davis a "slut." And hunty! Our fund drive is happening! 1,000 new or upgrading donors and #tspod will put on their talent show! Make it happen by donating here! 

 

 

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