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Lady to Lady EP. 265 "Stay Grateful" ft. Dani Fernandez

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Show: 
Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Dani Fernandez

Dani Fernandez (@msdanifernandez) and the ladies share the poopy truth about the internal mechanics of running marathons, the Super Bowl aftermath, when to put makeup on if you never leave the house, how to appropriately have a crush on someone, and staying grateful. Produced by Kailynn West, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Wonderful! Ep. 22: A Mouthful of Secrets

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Wonderful!

Rachel's favorite symbolic tiger! Griffin's favorite Olympic event! Rachel's favorite romantic origin story! Griffin's favorite adventures!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya

#155 - Best Harrison Ford Role

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Whether you're watching him seek fortune and glory, shoot first, or tell people to get off his plane, Harrison Ford's work has yielded several memorable roles. Only one of them can be the best, though. That's where we come in.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 518: Duvet Snatcher with Nick Wiger

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Guests: 
Nick Wiger

Nick Wiger, comedy writer and podcaster, joins Jordan and Jesse as they take a break from their usual topic for a discussion of the wedding Nick and Jordan attended at the Madonna Inn, Jesse's recent call to 9-1-1, and the perils of living in Santa Monica.

Heat Rocks EP21: Pharoahe Monch on Main Source's "Breaking Atoms" (1991)

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Show: 
Heat Rocks
Guests: 
Pharoahe Monch

The album: Main Source: Breaking Atoms (1991)

MC extraordinaire Pharoahe Monch was no stranger to the trio known as Main Source (Large Professor + DJs K-Cut and Sir Scratch) back in the early '90s: Monch and Large Professor came up under the tutelage of the same mentor: producer Paul C. Though C was tragically murdered in 1989, both his proteges would go onto have banner years in '91 as Large Professor saw Main Source's Breaking Atoms released to critical fanfare while Monch enjoyed the same just a couple of months later when he and Prince Po released their debut, self-titled LP as Organized Konfusion.

Monch sat down with us to talk about the experience of buying Breaking Atoms on tape from Hot Waxx in Queens and having it blow his mind on that first listen as well as what he's learned from the album in the 25+ years since. Listen to this episode live at your BBQ...

More on Main Source and Breaking Atoms

More on Pharoahe Monch

Show Tracklisting (all songs from Breaking Atoms unless indicated otherwise):

  • “Large Professor”
  • Pharoahe Monch: Internal Affairs “Simon Says”
  • “Vamos A Rapiar”
  • “Looking At The Front Door”
  • “Just A Friendly Game Of Baseball”
  • Lou Donaldson: Pretty Things Pot Belly”
  • “Just Hanging Out”
  • The Honeydrippers: "Impeach The President"
  • Sister Nancy: One, Two “Bam Bam”
  • Jesse Anderson: Thomas “Mighty Mighty”
  • “Peace Is Not The Word To Play”
  • “He Got So Much Soul”
  • Bob James: One “Nautilus”

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CIPYD 130: Valentine's Day with Jenny Jaffe & Mike Levine"

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Guests: 
Jenny Jaffe
Guests: 
Mike Levine

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY EVE! Will you be our Valentine? (And while we're at it, will you also be cool when we can only remember the name of ONE of the dogs we met this week? Awesome. You're the best.) We have the Affenpinscher for this week's mutt minute. AND! We have power couple Jenny Jaffe and Mike Levine here to tell us all about their amazing pup Spoof, who is truly a contender for the world's cutest dog. Grab your dog/valentine and tune in!

Plus, don't forget to mark your calendars: we're taking your calls for our call-in show on February 17th at 2pm PST! Call us at 323-250-3315 to tell us all about your dogs!

The Greatest Discovery Ep 15: 21 Jump Streeting Qo'noS

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When Georgiou assembles a rag-tag team of main characters to visit Qo’noS it’s time to throw on some leather jackets and eat some space-whale popsicles. But when Tilly smokes some dank volcano nugs she learns that the team’s mission is more dangerous than they originally thought. Has Burnham learned that it’s ok to love? What adventures will the Emperor get into next? Klingons have two dongs.

It’s the season finale that brings fringe to a phaser fight!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: David Wain and Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
David Wain
Guests: 
Stuart Murdoch

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Photo: Jesse Thorn

David Wain on his new Netflix film "A Futile and Stupid Gesture"

David Wain got his first big break very early on in his life as a co-founder of the MTV sketch comedy show "The State." He then went on to direct "Role Models" and the cult classic "Wet Hot American Summer," but the transition from hit network television show to popular movie director was neither clear nor direct. For a long time after "The State," Wain was down on his luck - he didn't have another job and was not being asked to work on anything else. Wain tells Jesse about his time in therapy and how that helped him plan his next move toward filmmaking, which ultimately, led him to where he is today.

His latest Netflix movie "A Futile and Stupid Gesture," is about the successful, yet tragic life of Wain's own comedic hero Doug Kenney. Kenney founded The National Lampoon magazine and made the movies "Animal House" and "Caddyshack" - two movies that had huge impacts on fans of comedy everywhere, including Wain.

Photo: Kmeron via Flickr Creative Commons

Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian on his latest EPs "How to Solve Our Human Problems"

The last installment of indie pop band Belle and Sebastian's EP trilogy "How to Solve Our Human Problems" is out this week. Stuart Murdoch is the band's founder and lead vocalist. Belle and Sebastian's records are on hundreds of top 10 lists and their second album "If You're Feeling Sinister" is considered by many critics to be one of the best albums of the '90's.

Murdoch admits that when he was young becoming a musician was never part of his life plan. His path to founding Belle and Sebastian actually began with an illness. In the 1980's, Murdoch first discovered his continued struggle with chronic fatigue syndrome. He dropped out of college, spent a lot of time in the hospital, and moved back in with his parents. It was there in the quiet moments that he began to write tunes on his piano. On the suggestion of his doctor, he joined a class for unemployed musicians where he met Stuart David, Belle and Sebastian's co-founder.

Murdoch also talks with Jesse about his passion for baseball, why many of the songs in the latest EPs are ones your uncle would want to dance to at a wedding, and how his interest in Buddhism and meditation play a part in the overall concept of "How to Solve Our Human Problems."

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The Outshot: Scarface

And finally, on the Outshot, Houston rapper Scarface has shaped his career by directly facing the trauma and consequences of gang violence, not just the desire for power and fear that fuel it.

MBMBaM 393: Bungrob Squareman

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Time's running out to sign up for the Olympics! Don't sweat it if you miss the deadline, though. Our dude Todd can get you to the top of the hill. Just keep that between you, us and Todd, okay?

Suggested talking points: Olympic Walk-Ups, Fun Registry, Smashing the Pac-Man, I'll Dance At Your Wedding, Baby's First Words, Gargoyles

Stop Podcasting Yourself 517

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No guest this week as we explore the worlds of trading cards, Oscar bait, and municipal politics.

Download episode 517 here. (right-click)

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