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Podcast: Jordan, Jesse GO!: Ep 40: Howard Johnson

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On this week's program, we return from a long layoff and shake off the rust. Topics discussed include former New York Mets third baseman Howard Johnson, The Darjeeling Limited and much more.

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Podcast: Jordan, Jesse Go!: Ep. 54: I Dream of Jordan

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This week on the show a listener calls in to tell the story of her erotic dream about Jordan, plus a discussion of the merits of excercise and much, much more.

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* Liam Neeson or Leslie Neilsen?
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Podcast: Ben Karlin of The Onion, The Daily Show and The Colbert Report

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Ben Karlin was an early editor of The Onion before heading to Hollywood to work on film and television projects. He eventually helped create the Jon Stewart version of The Daily Show as it's head writer and eventually Executive Producer. He was lead writer on the Daily Show's enormously succesful book, "America: The Book." He co-created The Colbert Report, then quit, in part to edit the new book "Things I've Learned From Women Who've Dumped Me." The book is a collection of essays on, well, the subject in the title.

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Podcast: Jesse Go!, Ep. 31: Big Time Gene O'Neill

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Big Time Gene O'Neill takes over for Jordan. Then something happens.

Introduction
Jesse and Gene discuss sibling jealousy and Gene's BIG TIME Hollywood family.

Transformers
Gene reviews Transformers -- comparing the movie to a dream, not so much in the exciting fantasy sense, but more in the "what the hell just happened" sense.
The Listener Speaks


Some miscellaneous, non-pertinent calls, including a drunken lecture.
Talkin' Babies


"Having a baby is a lot like going to prison."

Project Breakout


There's a new comedy competition at www.comedy.projectbreakout.com: Sketch Comedy VS. Stand-Up. Visit the site for details on how to enter!

Zoo Animal Showdown!
Elephant Vs. Sloth


Listeners share their thoughts on this week's match-up, and we find out which beast came out on top.

Next Match-up:
Bear Vs. Rhino

Sure to be a showdown of gargantuan proportions - its the battle of Majestic Horn vs. Slashing Claws! Vote today!

More Stupidity

Highlights in this week's batch include the eating of change and the wearing of pee.


Outro


Hey everyone, check out Jordan at the Del Close Improv Marathon at the UCB in New York this Friday. If you don't, you're a turkey. It's that simple. He'll be performing with the group Macguffin at 8:30 PM, followed by The Smartest Panel of Experts in the Universe Ever at 12:30 AM. GO OR YOU'RE A TURKEY.


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*Vote in the third round of the Zoo Animal Showdown! Visit the forum for details.
*Jesse's going on vacation next week. Call in and ask a question you wouldn't want Jesse to be there for.

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Podcast: Comedy: Morgan Murphy and Andy Kindler Live

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Andy Kindler (above) is a legend in the world of alternative comedy. Since bursting onto the comedy scene in the early 1990s, he's appeared on innumberable television programs performing standup, including several appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, for which he is now a field correspondent. Within the comedy world, he's best known for openly mocking the standup world in his annual "State of the Industry Address" at the Aspen Comedy Festival. Andy's set was recorded live at the Westside Eclectic in Santa Monica, California.

Morgan Murphy is one of the fast-rising stars of the comedy world. She wrote for and appeared several times on Jimmy Kimmel Live, before quitting to pursue standup full-time. She's toured nationally with The Comedians of Comedy and Neil Hamburger, among others. Morgan performed as part of TSOYA Live at the SF Sketchfest.

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Podcast: TSOYA: Patton Oswalt

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Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt makes his record-setting twelve-kwajillionth visit to The Sound of Young America. He's now a movie star -- voicing the rat Remy in the new Pixar Animation film Ratatouille. He's also got a brand new comedy CD, called "Werewolves and Lollipops," out on the Sub Pop label. It's always a pleasure to talk to one of the masters of comedy.

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Podcast: Tony Millionaire, creator of Maakies and The Drinky Crow Show

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Tony Millionaire is the creator of the comic strip Maakies, which runs in alternative newspapers around the country. The strip has also birthed two television adaptations: a series of shorts that ran on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, and now a new longer-form series which premiers later this year on Cartoon Network [adult swim]. The strips are known for their combination of distinctive and often complex line art and typically profane humor. The newest collection of Maakies strips is "The Maakies with the Wrinkled Knees."

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Podcast: Jordan, Jesse Go! Eps. 53 & 53A: Whipped Her False Lover

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This week on the show Jesse and Jordan are joined by comedian Jasper Redd. Much is discussed, including an article about a guy named "Jesse Thorne" in the New York Times. Be sure to download both parts of this week's episode: 53 and 53A. Only episode 53 is in the player below, and depending on your settings, iTunes may only download the most recent episode and leave 53A behind.

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Podcast: The College Years: A Family Affair

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The College Years is a look deep into the vaults of The Sound of Young America. Take a journey with us every week as we post a new program or two from our salad days.

"Hoaxpert" Alex Boese of MuseumofHoaxes.com joins Jesse and Jordan, talking mostly about PT Barnum. Jesse's brothers also call up seeking advice and telling jokes. Also, learn how to use a CB radio.

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Podcast: Joel Hodgson, Frank Conniff and J. Elvis Weinstein of Cinematic Titanic and Mystery Science Theater 3000

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Joel Hodgson, Frank Conniff and J. Elvis Weinstein are 3/5ths of Cinematic Titanic. The series of DVDs and digital downloads combines old, terrible films with comic commentary. If the description sounds familiar, you might be thinking of the long-running cult comedy classic Mystery Science Theater 3000, of which Hodgson was the original host. We talk with Joel, Frank and J. Elvis about their careers in comedy, why they got the band back together, and more. We even delve into their relationship with Rifftrax, a similar outfit run by some other MST3K expats.

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