Hal Lublin, Josh Briggs, Richard Herring and Iszi Lawrence join host, Dave Holmes to argue about weird British slang, mannequin robberies, and haggis smuggling.
Hal Lublin wants to plug Tights And Fights and We Got This LIVE at SF Sketchfest and recommends Red Oaks on Amazon.
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. Dave would like to recommend The Sun is Also A Star.
When Jordan suffers a tragic coconut injury, damaging his memory, Jesse has to remind Jordan of what has happened on the show during the past year.
PREPARE FOR BLASTOFF. We're diving into the details and stats of ALL 30 of the contestants for the upcoming season of The Bachelorette. Will Nick Viall, that milk-fed beauty, find love this time around? Like they always say, the third time's the charm! And if it isn't, then fuck it, give 'em a fourth time. Let's keep throwing this dude-spaghetti at the wall until he sticks.
We're all on holiday break as we spend some time with our recently expanded families, but instead of skipping a biweek, our friends at The Flop House put together a SUPER BEEFY bonus episode for us! The Hogsbottom Three, fresh off their MaxFunDrive Switcheroo debut, are up against some devious dangers whipped up by DM Stuart Wellington: an old foe, a volcanic giant and the deadliest bowl of chili ever stewed.
This week Bryan discusses the disappointments he felt from some of Oprah's favorite things, while Erin shares some horrors she discovered walking around the studio lot. Also women in china who are called Tongqi are unaware they are married to closeted gay men, and a sub-Reddit devoted to gay ex-mormons has become a place to highlight one mans family struggles.
This week, Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn clear the docket with the help of Deputy Judge Nick Offerman! The Judge, Bailiff and Deputy Judge rule on cocktail drinking etiquette, mail protocol and more! Plus some listener letters regarding previous episodes.
Nick's newest book, Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop, is available wherever books are sold. His latest movie, The Founder, opens nationwide on January 20th.
Comedian Chris Wilson returns to talk about staying up all night, needle retention, and snow.
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Sorry, no recap this week.
Happy Candlenights, everybody! This year's curse-free Candlenights spectacular isn't a live show, but it's pretty merry all the same. Please enjoy what turned out to be an in-depth teardown of the supernatural being known as Santa Clause, which -- DANG IT. We can't NOT spell it that way.
Suggested talking points: Stuck Santa, Wrapping Preservation, Fashion Santa, Hallmark Madness, Star King, Rudolph's Vindication, Toys for Dogs and Babies
Podcaster Helen Zaltzman joins Jordan and Jesse fora discussion of frolf as America's new pastime, Jesse's excess cardamum, and Jordan's trip to see Smash Mouth in Pasadena. Plus, Helen's husband Martin Austwick jumps in for momentous occasions and the guys saw a screening of Fences with a Q&A with Denzel Washington.
This week Bryan recalls being the team whistler for the Harlem Globetrotters while Erin shares her recent attempt at a hike up Runyon with Oliver. Also One Million Moms is at it again and they are pissed about Highlights Magazine featuring same sex families, and male dominated Christmas movies have been prominent for way longer than necessary but with the Bechdel test you can find something less male-centric this holiday season! Happy Holidays HoneyBunz!