Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 318: Our Own Little Kiss with Chris Fairbanks


Comedian Chris Fairbanks joins Jordan and Jesse for a very special MaxFunDrive episode and a discussion of arena football, Chris' career as a funny dancer, and Jordan's sister's upcoming wedding.

MaxFunDrive progress report: 981 new and upgrading members!


Goal completion: 981/1500 new and upgrading members, 65% there!

Day 5 of the MaxFunDrive has arrived, and we're sitting pretty at 981 new and upgrading members. If you've already taken care of business, we thank you. If you haven't yet, you can do it now over here. That way, you can sail into the weekend with a clear conscience and spend it making your way through the 40+ hours of bonus content we put together for you. Thank you!

Wham Bam Pow Ep. 47 - The Last Stand

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Wham Bam Pow

This week, we chat about the 2013 Schwarzenegger/Knoxville action picture, The Last Stand. Plus, the action hero/comedy figure combo inspires Rhea and Ricky's pitches for similar pairings.

The 2014 MaxFunDrive is happening right now! Won't you support Wham Bam Pow and your other beloved MaxFun podcasts by becoming a new member or upgrading your existing membership? You can do both of those things HERE! Thank you!

And, as promised, here's a picture of Cameron, horizontal on a bull...

...and here's a picture of Ricky, sans fro.

Next week, we'll be watching Gattaca, which is currently available on Netflix Watch Instant.

Follow us on Twitter! Cameron is @cameronesposito, Rhea is @rheabutcher and Ricky is @rickycarmona. Discuss the show using the hashtag #WhamBamPow!

Don't forget about our Facebook and Tumblr pages. You can also email us at

MaxFunDrive progress report: 778 new and upgrading members!


Goal completion: 778/1500 new and upgrading members, 52% there!

It's only Day 4 of the MaxFunDrive, and we've already blown past the half-way mark and are cruising down the slope toward our goal of 1,500 new and upgrading members. We are astonished by and thankful for your generosity! If you've already done your part and signed up or upgraded, imagine all of us (every single host, producer, and staff member) giving you an enthusiastic high five. Is your hand okay? Think about OUR hands!

Speaking of our hosts, because it's day FOUR of the twenty FOURteen MaxFunDrive, we want to give a special tip of the hat to the FOUR new shows we added earlier this year. This is the time to give them some love, so if you've been jamming to Song Exploder, commiserating with Lady to Lady's lady problems, allowing Oh No, Ross & Carrie to show up so you don't have to, or snuggling under the Goosedown, please make sure you become a MaxFun member or upgrade your existing MaxFun membership, and mark that you listen to them. We are so excited to have these amazing shows as part of the MaxFun family, but we need your help to make sure they get paid for the great work they do.

On behalf of all of our shows, new additions and old favorites alike, I thank you so much for your support! Let's keep this train moving!

MaxFunDrive progress report: 558 new and upgrading members!

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Goal completion: 558/1500 new and upgrading members, 37% there!

Another beautiful day has dawned in Los Angeles, and with it, Day 3 of the 2014 MaxFunDrive. We are thrilled to report 558 people have already signed up as new members or upgraded their ongoing donation. Thank you for your awesome support, everybody!

Sign up or upgrade now, and help us reach our goal of 1,500 new and upgrading donors before March 28!

MaxFunDrive progress report: 335 new and upgrading members!


Goal completion: 335/1500 new and upgrading members, 22% there!

It's the second day of the 2014 MaxFunDrive, and 335 fine folks have already joined as new members or upgraded an existing membership. That is a fantastic start, and we want to extend a huge thank you to all of the early birds who have already stepped up.

Our goal is 1,500 new and upgrading members, and we can get there with your help! Sign up as a member or upgrade your membership now, and spread the word!

#MaxFunDrive Tweets!


Thanks to everyone tweeting about the #MaxFunDrive! If you haven't donated yet, do it now!

The 2014 MaxFunDrive is here!


Our annual MaxFunDrive starts TODAY, and we have some really great things in store. First order of business – have you signed up as a MaxFun member yet? Support your favorite shows, get some cool gifts, and help us reach our goal of 1,500 new and upgrading members in ONE FELL SWOOP by simply visiting And thank you!

What are these cool gifts we speak of? We have some truly outstanding gifts lined up for new and upgrading members this year. Mornings got you down? We teamed up with Tonx and STACK Soap to help you with that. Need to class up your glassware? We’ve got your back there, too. There's even something for cruise enthusiasts! You can see all of our gifts here!

Don’t forget to spread the word! Tell the world you’re a proud MaxFun member by tweeting with the #MaxFunDrive hashtag. Want to give some special love to your favorite MaxFun show? Give it a shout out with the #MyMFJam hashtag. We LOVE hearing from you!

Finally, in the spirit of beginning with the end in mind, we are closing out this year’s pledge drive with a LIVE Jordan, Jesse, Go on Friday, March 28th at 7:00 PM PDT at MaxFunHQ. If you’re a MaxFun donor who will be in the LA area on that day, we’d love for you to join us! Just email with the subject line "RSVP". If you can’t make it in person, fear not – we’ll be streaming the show LIVE from our website. Grab a few friends and get a viewing party going, why don’t you?

So buckle up – these next couple of weeks are going to be a wild ride! We hope you enjoy all of the great things we have in store. Please take a moment to sign up or upgrade now, and show your support for your favorite podcasts. Thank you!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 313 - Brent Butt

Brent Butt

Brent Butt joins us to talk about the worst movies, farmer dating, and pigeons. Make sure to donate at

Download episode 313 here. (right-click)

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

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The 2014 MaxFunDrive Gifts!


We are delighted to present this year's MaxFunDrive thank you gift line-up! To get these awesome gifts, just become a new donor or increase your donation by March 28!

If you sign on as a MaxFun member at the $200 per month level, your registration for the second ever Atlantic Ocean Comedy and Music Festival (aka is on us. Ask anybody who went last year – this was an amazing time, and this year, we’re on a newer boat with bigger staterooms.

Get the complementary Atlantic Ocean Comedy and Music Festival Registration

Become a member at $100 per month or more, and we’ll welcome you into The Inner Circle. Every month, we contact the hosts of a MaxFun show, find out what they’re currently digging, and then we send a copy to you. What album is John Hodgman jamming to? What film has been on Nate DiMeo’s mind? The Inner Circle knows.

Join the Inner Circle, and get a culture pick sent to you each month

Last year’s rocks glasses elicited a tremendous response. We heard your enthusiasm, and this year, we want to help our new and upgrading $35+ monthly members fill out their sets with a beautiful pair of highball glasses. Permanently engraved with the MaxFun rocket logo, these glasses exude charm and elegance, whether you’re hosting a get-together with pals or unwinding after a long day.

Get a pair of rocket highball glasses

Join us at the $20 per month level and above, and we'll send you our MaxFun Morning Essentials Kit. We reached out to our friends at Tonx Coffee and STACK Soap, and asked them to help us make your mornings brighter and better. And they delivered.

[1] A half-bag of Tonx Coffee. Sourced from the best coffee producers in the world and lovingly roasted to perfection, this is serious coffee that will put a spring in your step.

[2] A cobalt blue ceramic coffee mug. You’ll need a vessel for that incredible coffee, and this is a great one, carefully selected for its size, width, and weight. And it sports our rocket logo on the side.

[3] A bar of STACK Soap. You can’t tackle your day if you’re not feeling fresh. We’ve teamed up with STACK Soap, the folks who literally reinvented the bar soap, to make sure you’re squeaky clean.

Get the Morning Essentials Kit

Become a monthly member at the $10 level or higher, and you can tame your busy schedule with the first ever MaxFunCal. Featuring gorgeous watercolor paintings of all of your favorite MaxFun hosts as cats by the talented Megan Lynn Kott, this 18-month mini calendar (May 2014-October 2015) is a great way to keep track of your affairs on the go. We guarantee it will put a smile on your face.

Get the Mini MaxFunCal

And last but certainly not least, all of our members who give at least $5 each month have access to our incredible collection of bonus content. We’ve produced hours upon hours of special episodes, just for you. Join now and start listening!

Thinking about donating? Go to to learn more or sign up!

If you have any questions about donations or thank-you gifts, feel free to email me (lindsay at maximumfun dot org).

Thank you to Brian Fernandes of Brianstorm Creative for these beautiful gift mock ups!

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