Stop Podcasting Yourself 408 - Tom Hill

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Tom Hill

Comedian Tom Hill joins us to talk wigs, passport problems, and front row at the movies.

Download episode 408 here. (right-click)

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 410: Live at SF Sketchfest with John Hodgman

John Hodgman

John Hodgman joins Jordan and Jesse live on stage at the Eureka Theatre as part of the 2016 SF Sketchfest.

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MBMBaM 285: Home Alone 0: Blood in the Snow


There's a lot more to the Home Alone series than slapstick home defense and Tim Curry's pronunciation of the word "pizza." Like, a lot more. Some dark stuff, too -- and it all exists within the confines of Justin's pseudo-canonical thriller fiction.

Suggested talking points: Great British Fancast, Detergent Cop, Hugs for Drugs, Bye Bye Potter, Mrs. Bakula, Utility Ghost, Prequels

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One Bad Mother Episode 136: These Toys Suck, plus guest Kristin Quinn

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One Bad Mother
Kristin Quinn

Biz and Theresa return from the holidays to reflect on toys that suck and wonder: is this a good way to teach kids that life will never be what you expect and nothing's actually as cool as the advertisement suggests? Sure! Plus, Biz finds herself in a "Noon Year’s Eve" hell, Theresa is just glad it's all over, and we talk to blogger and author Kristin Quinn about Misadventures In Mommyhood.

Kristin's blog: http://misadventuresinmommyhood.com/

Kristin's book: Misadventures in Mommyhood: the truth & nothing but the truth

Kristin on twitter: https://twitter.com/KristinQuinnMom

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Bright, Echosmith, Talking Dreams, (http://www.echosmith.com also available on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

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Pop Rocket: Episode 53 First Annual Pop Tart Awards

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Guy, Karen, Oliver & Margaret
Pop Rocket
Guy Branum
Oliver Wang
Margaret Wappler
Karen Tongson

Karen Tongson sits in with the team to review and reward the greatest pop culture of the last 12 months.

With Oliver Wang, Margaret Wappler, Karen Tongson and host Guy Branum.

2015 Pop Tart Categories:
Best iTunes Podcasts Reviewer Name
Tarts Of Merit
Best Song
Best Musical Artist
Meme of the Year
Best TV Show
Best Flim
Best Performance Film
Best Performance Television
Tart D'Or for Greatest Pop Culture Thing of 2015

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

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Judge John Hodgman Episode 243: The Nog Tank


Judge Hodgman and Jesse clear the docket on shouting at drive thrus, ski trips, subway turtles and more, and also set the record straight on Sha-Na-Na. Happy New Year!


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TS216: 2016, Making a Murderer, Ted Cruz, US Women Fail

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Throwing Shade

Happy New Year! Here's to a new year full of true crime, false allegations and documentaries about amputated legs. Bryan is kicking it off right with new claims that Ted Cruz is the most gay-friendly Republican candidate (he's not). And Erin discusses a new United Nations finding that says America is really nailing it when it comes to women (it's not). Oh well. At least we'll always have Gloria Swanson jeans. Want to participate in the University of Georgia's College of Public Health gay men's health survey, visit bit.ly/guyswholoveguys .


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Getting Curious: Episode 3 Internet Security: What's Her Story?

Samantha & Jonathan
Getting Curious
Jonathan Van Ness
Samantha Corbin

Jonathan is joined by lobbyist Samantha Corbin to find out about what's happening in the world of internet security, how companies are selling your information and what you can do to avoid it being stolen.

With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Samantha Corbin.

You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram Gay of Thrones. The Getting Curious Facebook group is here and you can follow us on Twitter @Getting_Curious on Twitter.

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International Waters: Episode 65 You Met Bobby?

Adrian, Nadia, Dave, Chris & Carrie
Dave Holmes
Adrian Poynton
Carrie Poppy
Chris Fairbanks
Nadia Kamil

Chris Fairbanks, Carrie Poppy, Nadia Kamil and Adrian Poynton join host, Dave Holmes for a New Year's episode featuring horrific YouTube videos, a defence of eyebrows and celebrity encounters.

Chris Fairbanks wants to plug his new TruTV showAlmost Genius and recommends Ben Roy's performance in the TruTV show, Those Who Can't.

Carrie Poppy wants to plug her MaxFun podcast Oh No Ross and Carrie! and recommends the UCB Theatre show Cool Shit / Weird Shit.

Nadia Kamil wants to plug the movie she just shot, Buzzard Hollow Beef and recommends the Say Something In Welsh podcast.

Adrian Poynton recommends the Australian sitcom Please Like Me.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Nerdist Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave recommends the novel City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Asterios Kokkinos, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Neko Case & Herb Alpert

Neko Case
Herb Alpert

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Neko Case on Self Determination, Loss, and Life on the Farm

Neko Case has been producing exceptional music as a solo artist as well as a collaborator with the indie-rock band, The New Pornographers. Her work has not only revolved around rock, but also the genre of country music.

Case recently released a retrospective vinyl box set, Truckdriver, Gladiator, Mule which collects her music from throughout her career, including some out-of-print and hard to find titles.

Neko Case sat down with Jesse, and told us why she cringed when listening to one of her early songs, how the loss of her parents shaped her personally and creatively, and how living on a farm in Vermont improves her life as artist.

Truckdriver, Gladiator, Mule is available now.

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Herb Alpert on Discovering, Losing and Redisovering His Musical Voice

Herb Alpert is most famous for the music he created with his band, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. The title song of his first album, The Lonely Bull was not only a hit, but was the first album released by A&M Records, which he co-founded with his partner Jerry Moss.

His musical career has spanned over 5 decades and his roles have included him serving not only as a musician, but also a producer. His work with artists have included collaborations with The Carpenters, Liza Minnelli and Janet Jackson. He has also earned numerous awards including 9 Grammys, a Tony and an 2012 National Medal of Arts award.

Herb Alpert joined Bullseye to talk about his brief career as a film actor, how difficult emotional times helped him to become a better musician and how insecurity can persist even when an artist knows he or she is creating something special.

Herb Alpert's most recent album Come Fly With Me is available now.

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The Outshot: Danny Hoch’s Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop

Danny Hoch's Jails, Hospitals and Hip-Hop began as a one-man-show which explored the multi-cultural and multi-lingual world of New York during the rise of hip-hop culture. A version of his play was released as a film in 2000.

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