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Story Break #84: I, Chocula

Story Break

General Mills put out the call, and we answer with a movie about everyone's favorite breakfast vampire!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 558 - Erin Gibson

Erin Gibson

Author and Throwing Shade host Erin Gibson joins us to talk Erin’s new book, Dave’s new shelf, and Justin Timberlake’s new album.

Download episode 558 here. (right-click)

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MBMBaM 435: The Pasta Poem


Hey, y'all on the lookout for great, online deals from trusted sources? Here's a great deal for you: An almost hour-long audio file with a bunch of jokes on it! And how much will it cost you? Like forty dollars!

Suggested talking points: Beezbos' Hunger, Secret Benefits, Dream Poetry, That's A Christmas To Me: Round One, The Basement Toilet, Dougway

Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 20: The Boss Man Cometh

Jesse Thorn
Star Tomlinson
Vincent Camuglia

Paula and Adam try to look busy when Maximum Fun’s CEO Jesse Thorn comes over for dinner. And by “dinner” we mean “Doritos and “Double Stuf Oreos.” Jesse helps us understand what makes a successful podcast, and then we demonstrate how much we’ve learned by talking about Paula’s clogged pipes. Yes, Star Tomlinson, owner and CEO of The Drain Co. helps us determine what Paula shouldn’t have flushed. Also, we unveil our new T-shirts, which are available now at the Maximum Fun Store!

House band
Vincent Camuglia, clarinet


Jesse Thorn
Owner, Maximum Fun
Twitter: @JesseThorn

Star Tomlinson
Owner & CEO of The Drain Co.
Facebook: @TheDrainCo
Instagram: @TheDrainCo
Yelp: The Drain Co

The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep 237: A Hundred Duck-Sized Odos (DS9 S3E14)


When Kira and Odo borrow a Starfleet runabout they get stuck doing Starfleet work. But when the mission turns into a crisis, Odo will have to decide if he believes Kira’s performance. Does Odo have a butt? Which side of the iron curtain is the best venue for metamorphosis humor? Does O’Brien have a kayak kink? It’s the episode that adds a fifth rule of Greatest Genquisition.

Come see us live on tour with Greatest Gen Khan!

Follow The Game of Buttholes: The Will of the Prophets!

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Live at SF Sketchfest 2018!

01/20/2019 - 13:00 - 14:30
San Francisco, CA
Venue Name: 
Punchline Comedy Club

Join Jordan and Jesse and very special guests for a live taping of Jordan, Jesse, Go! at San Francisco's legendary comedy club, The Punchline on Sunday January 20th at 1pm as part of the SF Sketchfest.


Who Shot Ya? Episode 64: 'Widows' and a Call From the 'Who Shotline'

Who Shot Ya?
Ricky Carmona
Alonso Duralde
April Wolfe
Drea Clark


Even though Thanksgiving is over, let us give thanks for this wonderful new episode of 'Who Shot Ya?' Drea Clark is back in the building to talk with the crew about Widows. Alonso mourns the loss of 'Irv's Burgers' in West Hollywood. April shares a great Ethan Hawke story. Drea attends a festival for festival planners. And Ricky rejoices at the re-opening of the New Beverly Cinema. Plus, we take a call from the 'Who Shotline.' Alonso almost has a heart attack during the "El Mero Mero De Navidad Christmas Minute.' And as always, staff picks.

In news, Eddie Redmayne admits he gave an "interesting" performance in Jupiter Ascending, General Mills wants to make a Cereal Monsters film franchise, and the Criterion Channel is re-born.

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

Ricky - Mi Familia
Alonso - The Christmas Chronicles
April - Cam
Drea - Shoplifters

PLUS, we have two Spotify playlists. One is for Movie Soundtracks and the other is for Movie Scores. Check 'em out!

Next week we're discussing Creed II with CJ Sullivan .

With Drea Clark, April Wolfe, Alonso Duralde, and Ricky Carmona.

You can let us know what you think of Who Shot Ya? at @WhoShotYaPod on Twitter. Or email us at

Call us on the "Who Shotline" - WSY-803-1664

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Still Buffering: How to Bras

Still Buffering

Well, it's Thanksgiving, but we wanted to give you something to listen to so you can recover from all of those conversations you had to have probably about politics or something with your family. So we're talking about bras! And underwear! And hats for breastfeeding moms! Wait, what?

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

GO SIT ON A PILE OF BRICKS (Making Black Friday BLACK, Bubonic Plague, Shanice, Kerry Washington, Widows)

Minority Korner

We hope all of you are full off of the feast from the previous day! Now we have a FEAST for your earholes! Nnekay will be making Black Friday actually Black, by giving you guys some black owned businesses to do all your holiday shopping with! James has dusted off our friend the Quizlet Korner... this time it's all about the Bubonic Plague... of course there is a twist. But before that we get into what Shanice is up too, other than smiling and liking our smiles, notes about American Son staring Kerry Washington on Broadway, kick ass Viola Davis in Widows, and Marianne Williamson's EPIC 2020 announcement! 


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Friendly Fire Ep 46: The Deer Hunter

Friendly Fire

The Deer Hunter: Is this film a slice of life experience which explores the ripple effect of war, or is this story a slow burn of small town life? On today's episode we hunt what is "this" and what's "this" while reviewing a 1978 drama.

This film is available on:

Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, Google Play, and Vudu

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Next Film, Valkyrie, is available on:

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