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Dr. Gameshow Ep 6: Potato Cat w/ 11yo Sophie

Dr. Gameshow Ep 6 w/ 11yo Sophie
Dr. Gameshow

11-year-old Sophie joins hosts Jo Firestone & Manolo Moreno to play listener-created games with callers!

Games played: Best In Josh, Movie Star Manolo, and Trev-or-Lewis

This episode sponsored by:
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#219 - Best Playground Equipment


Mark and Hal revisit their childhoods and look at the development of playground technology to pick the best piece of equipment of all time.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 583: Sniffin' Spoons with Beth Appel and Sarah Claspell

Beth Appel
Sarah Claspell

Beth Appel and Sarah Claspell (Everything is Rent podcast) join Jordan in an episode sans Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's birthday sweets hangover and the tea he's using to get through it, Sarah's trip to the Ren Faire earlier in the day, and the ways everyone's mom feels about their creative work. Plus, Jordan's gross malt beverage taste test segment returns!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes

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Photo: Jesse Thorn

Wanda Sykes on her career in comedy.

Wanda Sykes is a legend in the comedy world. Her ability to tackle pop culture and the political spectrum with equal parts agility and wit has earned her many accolades. She's also had several scene-stealing roles as an actor in shows like "Black-ish," "Broad City" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm." She's been nominated for nine Primetime Emmy awards and she won an Emmy for her writing on "The Chris Rock Show."

Wanda is set to star in a live tribute to Norman Lear's "All in the Family" later this month on ABC where she'll be performing alongside Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Foxx, Will Ferrell and so many others in a one-night only special. You can watch it live on May 22.

She also continues to perform comedy across the country. Click here for information about tour dates and to purchase tickets.

This interview originally aired in May of 2016.

The Greatest Discovery Ep 50: Spock Teased (Season 2 Wrap-up)


With mere hours left before auto-renewal updates the CBS All Access Red Angel suit, The Greatest Discovery hosts binge the entire second season. But when Adam and Ben record a new episode, we find out what moments grabbed the time crystal and what segments were lost with Airiam. Have we seen the last of May Ahearn? Will season three explain Calypso? What does spore-drive technology look like in the future?

It’s the season that reunites you with an old friend just before shooting you into the future!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 581 - Mayce Galoni

Mayce Galoni

Comedian Mayce Galoni joins us to talk awards shows, new computers, and construction noises.

Download episode 581 here. (right-click)

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Ep. 10 - EMIL FERRIS "Benevolent Vampires and the Starfish Army"

Emil Ferris

Ep. 10 - EMIL FERRIS "Benevolent Vampires and the Starfish Army"
CW: childhood sexual assault
Welcome back! We have not actually been away for longer than our usual bi-weekly hiatus, but it feels like we have. IN THIS EPISODE we sit down in her home city of Chicago with artist and graphic novelist Emil Ferris. Emil's book "My Favorite Thing is Monsters" affected both Aimee and me deeply; SO deeply that, at our mutual friend, designer Gail Marowitz's suggestion, I was lucky enough to be able to enlist Emil into doing the art for my own last album, The Hanged Man (which was also, by the way, under Gail's brilliant design supervision).
Our conversation ranges from subtle energy and a race of benevolent vampires, to how blockages and limitations in one area of life can lead to deeper understanding and greater heights in others.
As mentioned, there is a self-imposed content warning on this one because we do delve a little bit into childhood trauma, specifically, sexual abuse. In accordance with MY experience and ever-changing perspective and standards CURRENTLY, it's not that heavy, but I realize that we're all wherever we are with this sort of thing, and I want to give you, the listener, the opportunity to opt out of approximately minutes 36:30 to 40:00. This is audibly mentioned in the episode as well.
There's also some light goofing about cigarette smoking and alcohol intake, a little earlier on, so I want to put up a flag about that for you as well.
I also want to link you to some resources, should you need them, and will do so below; both to RAINN, and an organization specifically geared toward helping men through this, called 1in6.
Trust me, though - there is more light and joy in this episode than what I'm describing may make it sound like here, and we hope you'll come out of it a member of the Starfish Army, under Commandante Aimee Mann, and, I guess… Subcommandante… me, with… Special Advisor Emil Ferris? I don't know. I think you get to choose your own rank. We have to figure that part out.
Volume TWO of "My Favorite Thing is Monsters" is due out soon, so please keep eyes peeled for that, and enjoy the show!

Emil Ferris online
"My Favorite Thing is Monsters"
"The Hanged Man" (at Gail Marowitz's design site!)
"Sunrise," the silent film we talk about on Youtube

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Story Break #107: Flat Earth

Story Break

The Earth is FLAT... and it's up to Bryce and Slarlar of the Darksiders to save their races and inflate Earth with the magma from the Necrosun! Thank you to Bryce for the suggestion this week!

MBMBaM 458: Race Island: A Horse Show


A criminal crime happened in front of a breathless nation, and we’re just supposed to sit back and just like, celebrate a weak horse? This will not stand. We will not stand for it.

Suggested talking point: A Robbery on the Racetrack, Darth Navarro, Batilda, Big Awesome Bones, Wet and International Hamburgers, Susan Office, A Thrifty Snip

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 188: Marge in Chains w/ Jono Zalay

Jono Zalay

Comedian Jono Zalay joins us to talk about the time Marge spent time in jail. We find out the true culprit of the crime – was this incident really Grandpa's fault? Plus, why it's no fun to get the shingles and why you shouldn't skip out on jury duty.

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