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Lance Bangs, Bobcat and Ruby; A Best Of

Jonah Raydio
Lance Bangs
Bobcat Goldthwait
Tony Thaxton
Dave Kloc
Clint Trucks
Deanna Rooney

We start with an excerpt from Lance Bangs. We play a song from early in his career Bliss “Gaining Weight” and then Lance takes us through the crazy story of his tour with Mercury Rev on Lollapalooza ’93.

Rozwell Kid with Roger And Bob (Rode Out That Day) from Willow Creek

Next up is Bobcat Goldthwait from the Flying the Episode. He talks his time touring with “The Nirvanas”, his never launched two handed act with David Bowie, and jettisoning his old on stage character.

The Uncluded - Delicate Cycle

Next up we’re back to Lance Bangs where casually mentions surviving a plane crash and we make him go into it. Both Lance stories and even more with him are available on the Episode Before The Next One from our feed.

Swallowing Knives- Life Before Your Job

And finally, when we were putting this best of together, there was only one unanimous call from all of us. “The one where Ruby farted”. Ruby is Jonah and Deannas dog, who is old and has digestive trouble and was a frequent visitor when we did the sow from Jonah backyard shed. We play Sleeping Bag & Rozwell Kid- Miguel This episode features old friends Clint Trucks, Dave Kloc, Deanna Rooney, and Tony Thaxton. A great example of how this show started killing time and a 12 pack in Jonahs backyard.

The Pride of Erie PA- I Know You Kind of Hate Me

See you next week

Bubble Episode 2: Three Stars


Morgan and Mitch work on their personal and professional brands.



Alison Becker - Morgan
Eliza Skinner - Annie
Mike Mitchell - Mitch
Cristela Alonzo - Bonnie
Keith Powell - Van
Tavi Gevinson - Narrator


Bill Corbett, Mark Gagliardi, Tawny Newsome, Vanessa Ramos, Maureen Price, Humphrey Ker, Danielle Radford, Arnie Niekamp


Written & Created by Jordan Morris. Executive Produced by Jordan Morris, Nick Adams, and Jesse Thorn.

Produced by Julia Smith. Directed by Eric Martin. Editing and sound design by Ben Walker. Script Supervision by Shana Daloria. Engineered by Julian Burrell.

Original Music by Annie Hart and Jonathan Coulton.

#173 - Clean Slate XII with Paul & Storm

Paul & Storm

Who better to help us decide on a variety of rapid-fire topics than our very first guests? Paul & Storm stop by to do just that!
Come see We Got This LIVE at the PHIT Comedy Theater in Philadelphia during the Philly Podcast Festival! We've got two shows on Saturday, June 23rd - for tickets and info, click here!

EP39: Eliza Skinner on the "Pretty in Pink" soundtrack (1986)

Heat Rocks
Eliza Skinner

The Album: Pretty In Pink Soundtrack (1986)

Actress and comedian Eliza Skinner is part of the brand new Maximum Fun scripted comedy show, Bubble, and hosts her own music podcast, Cool Playlist. For her guest spot on Heat Rocks, she wanted to revisit one of the iconic soundtracks of the 1980s: Pretty in Pink. The film is a key part of the John Hughes pantheon, alongside The Breakfast Club, 16 Candles and Ferris Bueller's Day Off and arguably boasts the most storied soundtrack of all of them, including now-classics that were written expressly for the film such as OMD's "If You Leave" and Echo and Bunnymen's "Bring On the Dancing Horses," and of course, the reworked, sax-ified version of the Psychedelic Furs' "Pretty In Pink."

Eliza and us discussed how soundtracks can create an invented nostalgia for a time we never knew, what lesser known tracks off this album still bump, and why Ducky really didn't deserve to belong with Andie.

(That said, Ducky did kill it during his "Try a Little Tenderness" scene)

More on the Pretty In Pink soundtrack: 

More on Eliza Skinner:

Show Tracklisting (all songs from Pretty In Pink unless indicated otherwise):

  • Pretty in Pink
  • If You Leave
  • Left of Center
  • Simple Minds: Don't You (Forget About Me)
  • The Barden Bellas: Bellas Finals: Price Tag/ Don't You (Forget About Me)
  • Get to Know Ya
  • Prince: Kiss
  • Prince: Purple Rain
  • Deniece Williams: Let's Hear it for the Boy
  • Modern English: I Melt with You
  • Pretty in Pink
  • Wouldn't it be Good
  • Otis Redding: Try a Little Tenderness
  • New Order: Thieves Like Us (Instrumental)
  • If You Leave
  • Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want
  • Wouldn't it be Good
  • Here's the Spotify playlist of as many of the songs above as we can find on there.

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Still Buffering: How to Teen Stunts

Still Buffering

Our littlest Smirl sister went on a teen adventure this past weekend where she made some decisions that probably weren't the smartest, and our other sisters realized they'd done the same things (and some dumber things too.) So we're cliff diving into the dumb things all teens do and why they do them, come jump in with us!

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 536: Fan Noises with Nick Adams

Nick Adams

Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse to talk about what memes and gifs they can create to push their new scripted sci-fi comedy podcast, BUBBLE, to the top of the iTunes charts, Nick's advocacy for putting a large statue or totem pole in or around your house to mark your territory, and Jesse's incredible Lyft miscommunication that left him criss-crossing Los Angeles for hours.

Listen to the first episode of BUBBLE now!

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MBMBaM 411: Face 2 Face: Bon Voyage!


San Francisco was kind enough to have us come down for a visit and do a live show for them at The Warfield last weekend; a favor we returned by talking a lot about snake sex and secret pizza governments. Thanks to the power of audio recording technology, YOU can hear that VERY show! Right now!

The Greatest Discovery Ep 21: Manu Saadia (Sexual Cousteau)


When there’s a shakeup behind the scenes of Star Trek Discovery, it’s time for Ben and Adam to grip the mics and share the news. But when emotions get hot our hosts pivot to a chat with fellow Trek fan Manu Saadia about his thoughts on the current era of Sci-Fi and his fantastic book "Trekonomics."

Is season 2 still a go? Who’s driving the Disco now? Does Manu drop any economics spoilers?

It’s the episode that brings the heat but cools off with democratic socialism.

CIPYD 148: Ned Kenney and Jurassic Tug

Ned Kenney

Well howdy! Good to see ya!

This week Allegra tells us all about dog-sitting Tilly, the Chihuahua mix that lives up what seems like 10,000 stairs. We have a very charming My Mutt Minute from Suzanne all about her dog Kiki! Tug has a wild week full of disasters, including spitting like a dinosaur. Plus, the dog-loving creator of Laughable, Ned Kenney, joins us to tell us all about his great app and his co-worker Golden Retriever, Cooper!

Hug a hound and tune in!

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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Alia Shawkat and Mackenzie Crook

Alia Shawkat
Mackenzie Crook

New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.

Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images

Alia Shawkat on her new film 'Duck Butter'

This week, Alia Shawkat swings by the Bullseye studio! You probably know Alia from her role as Maeby Fünke on "Arrested Development." It's a role she's had on and off since she was 14. You can check her out on the fifth season of the series, which was recently released on Netflix.
These days she stars in "Search Party" on TBS. She's also the star of the new film "Duck Butter," which she co-wrote with Miguel Arteta.

In the film, Alia plays Naima, an aspiring actress living in Los Angeles. Naima is reserved and clever, but when it comes to dating she's vulnerable and naive. After a bad audition Naima meets a woman named Sergio (Laia Costa) at a nightclub. They hit it off and decide to spend the next 24 hours together awake and totally present - to get all relationship stuff over with: the sex, the fights, all the ups and downs. Together, the two make for a movie that's modest, intimate and really sweet. You can buy or rent it from pretty much any online platform and, starting July 1, you can stream it on Netflix, too.

Alia talks about writing "Duck Butter," and how she relates to Naima. We'll also talk about what she's learned over the years working on "Arrested Development," and why hanging out with the cast always feels like a high school reunion. Plus, she'll talk frankly about the strip club her father owns, and the short documentary she made about the family business.

Check out this interview on YouTube!

Photo: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

Mackenzie Crook on the new season of 'Detectorists'

Earlier this year, we told you why Detectorists is such an amazing show. This week, creator and star of the show Mackenzie Crook will talk about the third and final season of the series, which can be streamed now on Acorn TV.

If you've seen the original version of "The Office," then you probably know Mackenzie Crook for his role as Gareth. He's the office dope -- very awkward, and doesn't really get social cues.

Mackenzie will talk with Jesse about his time on "The Office," and what it was like to get an intentionally terrible haircut from a posh Soho hair stylist for the role of Gareth. And he'll give us a behind the scenes look at "Detectorists." The whole nine yards -- how the idea came to be, getting killer b-roll of insects and frogs, and the complicated world of using metal detectors.

Check out this interview on YouTube!

Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Outshot: Barry Sanders

Jesse will tell us why Barry Sanders is one of the greatest running backs of all-time.

Listen to this segment on YouTube!

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