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Go Fact Yourself with Greg Behrendt & Quinn Cummings!

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Date: 
09/30/2019 - 20:00 - 21:30
City: 
Los Angeles, CA
Venue Name: 
Center for Inquiry West

2535 W Temple St
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Tickets are free when you RSVP HERE.

Join us at the Center for Inquiry for a live taping of Go Fact Yourself, a game show podcast from J. Keith van Straaten, Jim Newman, and Maximum Fun. Go Fact Yourself features comedians, actors and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don't worry, if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts!

Hosts: J. Keith van Straaten & Helen Hong!

Guests:

8:00pm: Greg Behrendt & Quinn Cummings!

Please note, lineup is subject to change.

Dancing Baby

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Show: 
Baby Geniuses

Hello, babies!

We are coming out on this episode as fudge truthers - When was the last time you had fudge? Does anyone other than tourists buy it? Are there people making new batches of fudge, or was all fudge made in the 80s? On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for Dancing Baby. No, it's not a page about when our listeners dance with excitement when we drop a new episode!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: David Oyelowo

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Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
David Oyelowo

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Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

David Oyelowo on doing chase scenes with Tom Cruise and working in Hollywood

Classically-trained actor David Oyelowo has done such an amazing job perfecting his "American" accent in his roles that we sometimes forget he's from Oxford, England!

He's an incredibly versatile actor. David got his start at the Royal Shakespeare company in London. From there, he took smaller parts on British TV and in movies like The Help and Jack Reacher. You may be familiar with his work as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Ava DuVernay's 2014 film Selma. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his portrayal of the late civil rights activist.

David's latest movie is Don’t Let Go which was just released. It's a supernatural thriller that melds elements of murder-mystery with that of a police procedural. The film premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival. In it, David plays Detective Jack Radcliff. He's a man in a rush against time to save his family. David stars opposite fellow DuVernay alum Storm Reid.

He's quite good in it. But, then again, David's good in everything. When Bullseye talked to the actor in 2018 David had just starred in a movie that could not have been more different than an academy award nominated biopic like Selma. Starring in an action comedy called Gringo, David played Harold Soyinka. He's kind of a middle manager at a big pharmaceutical company in Chicago. The company's decided to get in on the medical marijuana business in a big way - by manufacturing a weed pill. So they send Harold to Mexico to deliver the formula.

We hope this isn't a spoiler, but things don't go as planned for Harold.

Before long he's swept into Mexico's criminal underground. He gets kidnapped. He gets shot at. He gets in a car chase with a cartel hit man. Oyelowo's character, for his part, is barely aware of what's going and spends pretty much everything freaking out. It's goofy, it's kind of dumb, and it's really funny.

Gringo is streaming on Amazon Prime.

Don’t Let Go is in theaters now.

This interview originally aired in March of 2018.

Ep. 15 - Kim Gordon “Is Art Really All Design Now?”

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Guests: 
Kim Gordon

Ep. 15 - Kim Gordon “Is Art Really All Design Now?”

Very happy to bring you another interview in a different kitchen - this time, the mighty Kim Gordon’s (kitchen) (and interview)!
I fairly idolized Kim for her presence in Sonic Youth, but I see her more now as an inspiration in how to live a creative life when life keeps getting longer. I was privileged to attend the opening of her Wreaths show in LA a couple of years ago, not long after Aimee and I were lucky to catch an early live set of Body/Head, right around the time Kim was beginning to write her BOOK, etc., etc., you get the picture. And I have trouble sticking to a podcast schedule.
Anyway, Kim’s a legend for good reason, and I thank her for sitting down with us and I’m glad we DIDN’T talk a ton about music, but more about life and her return to her first love, the visual arts.
Some links:

An example of the wreath art (that you can *purchase*) on Artsy.com: “Wreath Painting Northampton Blue” 2011

An article in the Pittsburgh City Paper about the Warhol museum exhibit, which, in classic timing for this podcast, as of the moment I’m writing this, literally closed two days ago: “Kim Gordon's Lo-Fi Glamour exhibit at The Andy Warhol Museum is bold, crude, and dangerous”

Great footage of early-ish Sonic Youth (1983), live in Poitiers, Fr., with Kim on vocals

Letterman performance of “Bull in the Heather

Free Kitten’s “What’s Fair” live at CB’s in 1994

Body/Head live & P’fork interview, St. Vitus, NYC 2013 (This is the show Aimee and I happened to be at, coincidentally)

And one of my all-time favorite’s of Kim’s, “Shadow of a Doubt

Find us:

@AimeeMann
@TedLeo
@artofprocesspod
@MaxFunHQ

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 600: Millennial Kraken with Chris Fairbanks

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Guests: 
Chris Fairbanks

Fan-favorite Chris Fairbanks (Do You Need a Ride? podcast, stand up comedy) joins Jordan and Jesse to celebrate their 600th episode and take calls from listeners about momentous occasions that have happened in their life since the show started. We hear from someone who had twins born two years apart, a true baseball hero, and a midwife who delivered her first baby in spectacular fashion.

Happy 600 episodes, thanks for listening for all these years!!

So... You're Canadian with Dave Hill Episode 2: K. Trevor Wilson

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Guests: 
K. Trevor Wilson

Dave continues his quest to get to know our mysterious neighbors to the North, one Canadian at a time. This week, Dave chats with comedian, actor and seriously Canadian person: K. Trevor Wilson ("Squirrely Dan" on Hulu's Letterkenny).

New episodes of So... You're Canadian are released every Tuesday on Maximum Fun!

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The Greatest Discovery Ep 59: One Chop Chump (TOS S2E12)

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When a hunky new crewman reroutes the current path, the Enterprise recalculate the logic of their mission. But when it turns out Harry Mudd and his army of Robo-people are behind this, it's time to stand-up to temptation and throw out some insane requests. Will Mudd ever feel like settling down? Are there more glowing orbs on the ship? Will Discovery season three provide androids like this?

It's the episode that gives us Mudd, and leaves us searching for more.

CIPYD 203: Nick Turner and Lyra Smith

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Guests: 
Nick Turner
Guests: 
Lyra Smith

Welcome aboard!
This week we are thrilled to have Nick Turner and Lyra Smith from the brand new podcast Get Rich Nick to tell us all about their wonderful dog! We also have a big Crumboat update as it was Crumb's first big road-trip to Arizona. Plus, a My Mutt Minute from Mary & Bear that may or may not have made us cry!

Tune in!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 598 - John Cullen

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Guests: 
John Cullen

Comedian John Cullen joins us to talk high school reading lists, children’s entertainers, and an island wedding.

Download episode 598 here. (right-click)

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Troubled Waters Ep 14: Tight vs Loose

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Show: 
Troubled Waters
Guests: 
Flula Borg
Guests: 
Emily Duke
Guests: 
Blair Socci
Guests: 
Steph Tolev

Flula Borg, Blair Socci, Steph Tolev and Emily Duke join host, Dave Holmes to settle once and for all, does middle school suck?

Team Tight
Flula Borg and Emily Duke

Team Loose
Blair Socci and Steph Tolev

This week, it's our back to school episode and our contestants share some truly insane school stories, tackle some punny questions, and argue over a childhood prank story sent in by a listener.

Flula Borg wants to plug his single "Self Care Sunday" and The Punies podcast.

Blair Socci wants to plug her upcoming live shows and the Blair and Greta show and recommends Robby Hoffman and Punkie Johnson.

Steph Tolev wants to plug her album I'm Not Well and Deb & Steph on Comedy Central and recommends Dave Ross' new album.

Emily Duke wants to plug Garbage People and recommends Chris Gethard Presents.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes.

Find us on Twitter! We are @TroubledPod. You can also find us on Facebook .

Call us on the official Troubled Waters hotline! Our number is 323-300-4984. Our producers will have a new prompt for you to answer and we may just use your call on the show.

Don't want to pay those pesky international calling fees? Email us a voice memo!
troubledwaterspod@gmail.com

Written by Riley Silverman and John-Luke Roberts, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and produced by Christian Dueñas and Laura Swisher.

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