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Stop Podcasting Yourself 556 - Paul Myers

Paul Myers

Author Paul Myers joins us to talk the Kids in the Hall, mime, and coat checks.

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List of U.S. presidential campaign slogans

Baby Geniuses

Hello babies!

Everyone breathing alright out there? We recap some of the nice things that have happened since the recent midterm elections. Lisa purchased and wore an adult halloween costume to work. Emily ponders new ways to lure children to her cottage. On Chunch Chat, Lisa is considering acquiring a horse. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "List of U.S. presidential campaign slogans."

MBMBaM 433: Fred Savage, Piss Warrior


Hey, sorry about the title on this one. We really don't have an excuse. All we can say is that it's not nonsense words -- we have a nice, long discussion about the topic described. There really was no other option.

Suggested talking points: Talkin' Dino, Pizza Water, Sprayzer Tag, The Fate of Davis, Claw Malfunction, Workplace Sound Pranks

Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 18: Heavy Data and Heavy Metals

Jon Schleuss
Jeff Agnew
Jonah Glickman

We take a hard look at the numbers - and how to make them prettier. Los Angeles Times data journalist Jon Schleuss tells us how to analyze elections - and our listeners. Then - if Paula quits comedy... how would she fare as a welder? On our Kareer Korner, Jeff Agnew of the Universal Technical Institute gives Paula a peek at what might await her behind the mask. Also, we take our newfound knowledge of data journalism to new heights as we unveil our online map of places where lost survivalist Thomas Coyne ISN’T.

House band
Jonah “Knuckles” Glickman

Jon Schleuss
Data journalist, Los Angeles Times
Twitter: @gaufre
Instagram: @schleuss
Website: Jon Schleuss

Jeff Agnew
Welding Instructor
Universal Technical Institute
Twitter: @UTITweet
Facebook: @UTI
YouTube: Universal Technical Institute

The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep 235: Not Purple Sports Car Success (DS9 S3E12)


When Ghosts and Gimme’s team up to take over the DMV, initially only the Dims will support their cause. But when the Defiant starts to drain its supply of time travel particles, the Chief rolls a three-sided dice. What are good demands when you’ve got that big hostage energy? Are hippies weird or high? Where’s the soot? It’s the episode we recorded on our way into the eight figure club!

Come see us live on tour with Greatest Gen Khan!

Follow The Game of Buttholes: The Will of the Prophets!

The Flop House: Episode #270 - Interview with the Vampire

The Flop House

Remember that surprisingly well-defined contest Elliott spearheaded a few episodes back? Well the contest winner decided what we should watch, and it was Interview with the Vampire. Will we fall victim to its bloodsucking charms? Meanwhile, Elliott apologizes to goths, Stuart lists a few Ecks vs. Sever sequels, and Dan disputes the very premise of the movie.

Movies recommended in this episode:

First Man
The Night Comes for Us
Save the Tiger

Pop Rocket Ep. 199 Hip Hop, Pop, and Mental Health w/ Clarkisha Kent

Margaret Wappler, Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh, Clarkisha Kent, Karen Tongson
Pop Rocket
Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh
Margaret Wappler
Karen Tongson
Clarkisha Kent

Kanye West’s rambling, pro-Trump speech on SNL late September may have surprised casual observers, but by that point, his fans had heard both his outrageous statements and his frank talk about mental health for months. Charlagmane tha God lamented his canceled TimesTalk with Kanye on Instagram as a missed opportunity, writing, "Normalizing being mentally healthy is a conversation that I really wanted to have with Kanye because he's been so vocal about his own mental health struggles. Unfortunately, I think to have that conversation with him right now would not be productive and a total distraction from the point of the convo which is to eradicate the stigma of mental health especially in the black community."

Well, we’re going to have that conversation today and we're joined by Clarkisha Kent, film and pop culture critic- known to some as a "professional hater." The panelists discuss rapper Mac Miller's death, Chris Brown's history of domestic violence, and Jay-Z's openness about lacking the necessary emotional tools for marriage, among other things.

To be clear, we are not medical professionals.

All Abouts

Margaret is all about Lucy McBath. Lucy is the newly elected Representative of Georgia's 6th Congressional district. She is a national spokeswoman for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, which she joined after her son, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed in what is believed to be a hate crime.

Karen is all about Sharice Davids. She's one of the two Native American women elected to Congress in the midterm election and represents Kansas's 3rd district.

Clarkisha is all about the Twitter beef between herself and other black critics and Rebel Wilson over Rebel's claim that she is the first plus-sized woman to lead a romantic comedy.

Wynter is all about Season 4: The Dream Door of the Syfy channel's horror anthology TV show "Channel Zero."

That's My Jam

Margaret - Jamie Isaac - Doing Better

Karen - Ariana Grande - thank u, next

Clarkisha - The New Respects - Something to Believe In

Wynter - Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

With Wynter Mitchell-Rohrbaugh, Karen Tongson, Margaret Wappler, and Clarkisha Kent.

Did you know that you can now call and leave voicemails for the show? You can! If you want to comment on an episode, give us any feedback or just call to get advice from a panel member, the number is: (530) 237-4108

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Produced by Laura Swisher for Edited by Shana Daloria. This episode was engineered by Christian Dueñas.

Who Shot Ya? Episode 62: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Alonso's Christmas Minute with Film Critic Katie Walsh

Who Shot Ya?
Katie Walsh

Bohemian Rhapsody

Don't stop me now! We're talking about the new Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. We are so lucky this week to be joined by friend of the podcast, film critic Katie Walsh. This episode was recorded the night of the election, so you can certainly hear a level of optimistic anxiety in all the host's voices. The crew dissects all the important parts of the new movie: Rami Malek's fake teeth, the bad jokes, and how many times the band members say that they're a family. Plus, we chat about the phenomenon of straight actors playing gay characters. AND, most importantly, Alonso kicks of the Holiday season with a new weekly segment called The El Mero Mero de Navidad Christmas Minute. Each week Alonso will recap all the Christmas movies he's watched from the past week. The only caveat is that he must do it in under a minute. And as always, we have staff picks.

In news, the titles for the new Avatar sequels are in, the LA Film Festival is no more, and JJ Abrams seeks a "Megadeal."

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

Ricky - Hip-Hop Evolution
Alonso - Shirkers
April - Memories of Murder
Katie - El Ángel

PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out!

Next week we're discussing Overlord.

With Katie Walsh, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at
Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for

Sawbones: Jilly Juice


This week on Sawbones, Dr. Sydnee and Justin take a swig from the new miracle drink Jilly Juice, which can not only cure every disease but can regrow limbs! (It can't, it makes you puke and poop and that's it, but you should listen anyway.)

Subscribe on iTunes! then, tweet about or follow the show on Twitter (@Sawbones) so all your friends and family can be as horrified and entertained as you.

Music: "Medicines" by The Taxpayers

Ross and Carrie and Carrie's Australian Talk: Hypocrisy Edition


Carrie takes a hard look at hypocrisy: how we handily recognize it in others but overlook it in ourselves, and some charitable ways to consider and respond to the hypocrisies we encounter. It's an online-exclusive sharing of Carrie's talk at the Australian Skeptics convention on October 13th. Plus, Ross and Carrie share the winners of the owl art contest and announce some upcoming live shows!

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