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The JV Club Ep. 340: Kit Pongetti

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Show: 
The JV Club
Guests: 
Kit Pongetti

This week JV is delighted to welcome her dear friend, the uber-talented and hilarious Kit Pongetti (“Scrubs”), for a conversation consisting of 50% JV laughter! Plus! Falling in love at first strum and the special thrill of a good old fashioned stakeout.

Hosted by Janet Varney.

Edited by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

The JV Club will be LIVE at the Bellhouse in Brooklyn on Wednesday Oct. 9th! Details and tickets are available now.

The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 35

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The defenders of Kepler, West Virginia continue their desperate struggle for survival. A world away, a softly spoken truth reverberates down a subterranean chasm. The Pine Guard’s destiny waits below.

The penultimate episode of the Amnesty campaign.

Switchblade Sisters Episode 97: 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' with Producer Heather Buckley

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Guests: 
Heather Buckley

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Heather Buckley is a grand maester of film and horror. The first feature she produced, Jenn Wexler’s The Ranger, for Glass Eye Pix and Hood River Entertainment, premiered at SXSW and played numerous festivals on an international run before it was released in NYC and LA. Heather’s work as a film analyst and journalist spans over a decade, with bylines in Vulture, Dread Central, and Fangoria. Her background in SFX work includes: Circus of the Dead, Dead Still, and We Are Still Here. She is currently a Blu-Ray special features producer, creating documentaries for Kino Lorber, Lionsgate/Vestron, Arrow Films and Shout Factory releases, including John Carpenter's The Thing, Barton Fink, The Long Riders, Saw 10th Anniversary Reissue, and Army of Darkness.

The movie that Heather chose this week is a real doozy - Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. Heather talks about how she believes it's one of the most important films ever made. She discusses how this film forces the audience to root for violence. She elaborates on the fact that this movie has no moral center, and how it's the audience's job to gauge morality. And she and April also discuss the controversy this film sparked upon release and why the movie was initially difficult to get a hold of.

You can see Heather's work all over the place. Plus, you can watch The Ranger on Shudder.

And if you haven't seen Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer yet, be careful.

With April Wolfe and Heather Buckley.

You can let us know what you think of Switchblade Sisters on Twitter or Facebook.

Or email us at switchbladesisters@maximumfun.org.

Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

One Bad Mother, Episode 320: If Only I Could Be In A Minor Accident. Plus Graphic Novelist Nidhi Chanani

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Show: 
One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Nidhi Chanani

Biz and Theresa confess to fantasizing about receiving a minor injury in order to get a break, but that quickly dissolves into a conversation about how fucked up that is. Is it actually worse to ask, or gasp…tell the people in our lives we need a real break than breaking a leg? Plus Biz thanks social media, Theresa discovers that at the end of the tunnel there’s more tunnel, and we talk to Nidhi Chanani about her debut graphic novel Pashmina.

Follow Nidhi on Twitter @nidhiart and on her website at Everydayloveart.com. Her graphic novel Pashmina is available now.

We are coming to Boston for a live One Bad Mother podcast!! We will be at CitySpace on Saturday, September 14th. You can purchase your tickets at Onebadmotherpodcast.com/tour.

Check out Theresa's new book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold

Our book You're Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You're Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold.

Thank you to all our listeners who support the show as monthly members of MaximumFun.org. Our sponsors this week are Michelin and Casper. Next time when you’re looking for new tires for the family car, consider Michelin Premier® All Season tires. Michelin, performance EVERY time! Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting Casper.com/badmother and using code badmother at checkout.

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

Judge John Hodgman LIVE IN PORTLAND, MAINE!

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Date: 
11/11/2019 - 20:00 - 21:30
City: 
Portland, ME
Venue Name: 
State Theatre

Judge John Hodgman LIVE in Portland, ME
Monday, November 11, 2019
Doors: 7pm, Show: 8pm

State Theatre
609 Congress St
Portland, ME
04101

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13 AT 10AM EDT! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Judge John Hodgman LIVE IN WASHINGTON DC!

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Date: 
11/10/2019 - 20:00 - 21:30
City: 
Washington, DC
Venue Name: 
Lincoln Theatre

Judge John Hodgman LIVE in Washington, DC!
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Doors: 6:30pm, Show: 8pm

Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street N.W.
Washington, DC
20009

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13 AT 10AM EDT! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Judge John Hodgman LIVE IN ATLANTA!

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Date: 
11/08/2019 - 19:00 - 20:30
City: 
Atlanta, GA
Venue Name: 
Variety Playhouse

Judge John Hodgman LIVE in Atlanta, GA!
Friday, November 8, 2019
Doors: 6pm, Show: 7pm

Variety Playhouse
1099 Euclid Ave.
Atlanta, GA
30307

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13 AT 10AM EDT! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Judge John Hodgman LIVE IN DURHAM!

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Date: 
11/07/2019 - 20:00 - 21:30
City: 
Durham, NC
Venue Name: 
The Carolina Theatre

Judge John Hodgman LIVE in Durham, NC!
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Doors: 7pm, Show: 8pm

The Carolina Theatre
309 West Morgan Street
Durham, NC
27701

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13 AT 10AM EDT! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Judge John Hodgman LIVE IN TORONTO!

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Date: 
11/06/2019 - 20:00 - 21:30
City: 
Toronto, ON
Venue Name: 
Danforth Music Hall

Judge John Hodgman LIVE in Toronto, Ontario!
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Doors: 7pm, Show: 8pm

Danforth Music Hall
147 Danforth Ave.
Toronto, ON
Canada
CN M5V 1X6

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13 AT 10AM EDT! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

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