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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 500: Art Cuck with Nick Adams

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Guests: 
Nick Adams
Guests: 
Jim Real

Nick "Repeat" Adams joins Jordan and Jesse for this very momentous episode and a discussion of Jordan's trip to Paris, the sex rules on BoJack Horseman, and how everyone in Game of Thrones must reek. Plus, Jim Real, the Master of Would You Rather calls in from the carpool lane and we get a call with a grand romantic gesture. Let's go!

Dolley Madison

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Shmanners

Hello Internet! You've joined us once again for another very special biography! This time, the first(maybe?) First Lady DOLLEY MADISON! Did she save a bunch of important documents and portraits? Probably! Did she help shape the office of First Lady? Definitely! Find our more and if you enjoy it, please tell a friend!

Patty Schemel / James Austin Johnson

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Baby Geniuses
Guests: 
Patty Schemel
Guests: 
James Austin Johnson

Hello babies!

Lisa is finally getting around to watching The Sopranos in its entirety, so we’re finally getting around to discussing how James Gandolfini is actually kind of hunky. Well, specifically, when he was alive. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for “Republic of Molossia,” a micronation in the United States founded by Kevin Baugh (b. July 30, 1962) and headquartered at his home near Dayton, Nevada. Road trip, anyone? We welcome musician Patty Schemel, who had an interesting mole related experience recently. On Expert Hour, we are joined by actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr, who teaches us a few ways to help us lead greener lives.

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Patty Schemel
James Austin Johnson

The Greatest Generation Ep 176: Greatest Generation Forever (S7E25)

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When Captain Picard starts slipping through time, his sanity is called into question. But when Q shows up to blame him for the creation of a space-time butthole, Picard must unify the crews of his past, present and future in order to save humanity. Does Star Trek First Contact bubble bath have an expiration date? Does Worf have a holodeck eating disorder? What does all this have to do with Joel Schumacher’s Batman films? It’s the episode that’s the end of one thing, and the beginning of another!

Sawbones: Aspirin

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Sawbones

Join Dr. Sydnee as she shocks Justin with the revelation that aspirin isn't for headaches anymore, along with plenty of other stunning facts about this wonder pill.

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's Purium Transformation (Part 2): Before and After Edition

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Ross and Carrie conclude their Purium diets, passing through stages of grief and losing confidence faster than pounds. One thing is for sure: Purium's staff nutritionist is here to tell you why everything that's going wrong is your fault. Plus, Carrie reads the founder's strange book, Ross eats a $9 avocado, and we send a sample off to be tested for lead. Will we die of Purium? Are we typing this from the ghost realm? Find out!

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Get to Know Heat Rocks Host Morgan Rhodes!

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Maximum Fun's newest show Heat Rocks debuts on Tuesday, October 3rd! Yesterday, you learned a little bit about host Oliver Wang. Today, we'll introduce you to host Morgan Rhodes!

Tell us a little about yourself.

I've been a music supervisor for five years and in radio for ten, both as a music programmer/DJ and as a music critic. I'm currently working on Season 2 of Dear White People which airs in the spring of 2018. I love working around music.

What led you to create Heat Rocks?

I'm so talkative when it comes to music so initially I thought about having a show where Oliver and I talk about the songs and albums we love. Then I thought it might be interesting to create space for artists and scholars to be generous, to speak well of other peoples work. It's been incredibly rewarding listening to artists and scholars we are fans of wax poetic about their personal heat rocks.

What are you most excited for people to hear on the show?

I'm most excited for people to be as surprised as Oliver and I have been at the albums our guests have chosen. Their heat rocks have been wonderful surprises.

What's one thing that's surprised you about the process of making this podcast?

I had no idea Maximum Fun's studio was so cool. It is small but mighty!

What's your personal heat rock?

Wow. How much time do you have?

Get to Know Heat Rocks Host Oliver Wang!

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Maximum Fun's newest show Heat Rocks debuts on Tuesday, October 3rd! Read on to get to know co-host Oliver Wang before you check out the outstanding first episode.

Tell us a little about yourself.

I wear many hats (literally and figuratively) but my main job is as a sociology professor at Cal State Long Beach, where I’ve been since 2006. I’ve also been an arts/culture writer since the mid-90s. I started as a music critic but these days, I write about everything from urban change to food to car clubs. I’ve also been a DJ for 25 years and I continue to collect records and occasionally, play them out.

What led you to create Heat Rocks?

It may seem archaic but I still love the album as a format. The idea that an artist would sit down to create an album as a collection of ideas, as a creative statement, is still compelling. I always knew I wanted to create a podcast around albums and when I approached Morgan to be the co-host, we cooked up the idea of inviting guests to talk about the albums they love. Ultimately, Heat Rocks is an album appreciation show.

What are you most excited for people to hear on the show?

It’s the surprise factor when you hear what guests want to talk about. Phonte choosing, for example, “Intro” by Intro, an early ‘90s new jack swing album totally caught me off guard but it turned out to be an incredibly fun episode. Likewise, I wouldn’t have guessed that one of Ill Camille’s favorite albums was Common’s “Like Water For Chocolate” but she had every verse on that album memorized. Every. Verse. It was incredible.

What's your personal heat rock?

I have many! But if you twisted my arm to just pick one, I might have to go with Al Green’s “I’m Still In Love With You.” It doesn’t even have “Let’s Stay Together” on it yet it’s 9 songs, barely over half an hour long, and it’s damn near perfect.

The Greatest Generation Ep 175: It’s Like They Skinned Rowlf (S7E24)

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When Lieutenant Ro is sent on a mission to infiltrate the Maquis, it’s just another late-Season 7 daddy-issues episode. But when the conflict between her loyalty to the Federation and her hatred of Cardassians comes to the fore, Picard doubles down on his inappropriate workplace behavior. Is Beverly the ship’s greatest disease vector? Are Starfleet officers the narcs of the Alpha Quadrant? How are we supposed to sympathize with Bajorans when all they eat are wraps? Everybody knows that the Federation are the good guys, but what this episode presupposes is, maybe they’re not?

Take A Knee, Star Trek: Discovery, Megyn Kelly, Anthony Weiner, Paul Revere’s Outhouse, Hugh Hefner, 280 Characters, Graham-Cassidy Thwarted, Trump Tax Plan, Ivanka and Jared’s Emails, Russian Social Media, Trump and Puerto Rico

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INTRO 0:24
New Date
New Home
Bevs Like These
Star Trek: Discovery

BTH 13:27
Megyn Kelly
Anthony Weiner
Paul Revere’s Outhouse
Hugh Hefner
280 Characters

PR 46:33
Graham-Cassidy Thwarted
Take a Knee
Trump Tax Plan
Ivanka and Jared’s Emails
Russian Social Media Interference
Trump and Puerto Rico

Wi-Five 1:31:04

Outro 1:33:58

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