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Holidays Around the World (Live at Candlenights)


Hello Internet! This week it's our Candlenights Live episode all about HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD! Enjoy and be sure to share!

#201 - Best Parody Movie with Paul Sabourin

Paul Sabourin

Paul Sabourin of Paul & Storm is back for more, and this time he's brought research. Get ready to learn what the best parody movie of all time is...

International Waters Ep 137: Just Don't

Jon Gabrus, Nate Craig, and Dave
Jon Gabrus
Nate Craig
Thomas Parry
Caroline Mabey

Jon Gabrus, Nate Craig, Caroline Mabey and Thomas Parry join host, Dave Holmes for toasty puns, questionable new year's resolutions, and embarrassing animal stories.

Jon Gabrus wants to plug High and Mighty on HeadGum and recommends Killing Eve.

Nate Craig wants to plug Maniac on Netflix and his album Preferred Customer and recommends supporting live comedy.

Caroline Mabey wants to plug her upcoming tour dates and recommends the Hoovering podcast.

Thomas Parry wants to plug Tom Parry's Fancy Dressed Life and recommends The Horizon Just Laughed by Damien Jurado.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and would like to recommend Dogs on Netflix and Eighth Grade.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

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

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 564: Candy Please with Nick Wiger and Mike Mitchell

Nick Wiger
Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger (Doughboys, I Love You America, Love) join Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of the three distinct phases of the frozen yogurt craze that has swept America for the last two decades, the idea that really hard, poorly designed video games based on popular franchises hurt children's self esteem in the 80's and 90's, and the importance of context when discussing swimming prowess or showering with others. Plus, everyone brainstorms some ideas for 2019 slogans that will get us pumped up to take on the new year. Make sure to vote for your favorite!

And come see Bubble and JJGo and The Doughboys at SF Sketchfest!

Stop Podcasting Yourself 563 - Aaron Read

Aaron Read

Comedian Aaron Read returns to talk homo sapiens, oysters, and Christmas parties.

Download episode 563 here. (right-click)

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Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep: 170: Homer the Vigilante w/ Casey Boyd

Casey Boyd

This week, Mad Magazine's Casey Boyd joins us to chat about "Homer the Vigilante." We'll discuss the work of John Swartzwelder at length – and how his writing has influenced a very specific type of voice in comedy. We'll also chat Conan, dog songs, and Detective Pikachu. It's the last episode of 2018 and we're glad that we get to end it with a Swartzwelder episode. Cheers!

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Hasan Minhaj & Sharon Horgan

Hasan Minhaj
Sharon Horgan

New to Bullseye? Subscribe to our podcast in iTunes or with your favorite podcatcher to make sure you automatically get the newest episode every week.

Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Hasan Minhaj on Doing Stand Up Comedy in Other Countries and Air Jordans

Hasan Minhaj hosts the new Netflix show Patriot Act. He was also a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, which he did up until August of 2018. His comedy is a mix of political and satirical comedy.

Hasan and Jesse talk about his one-man show, stand up comedy in other countries, and sneakers.

Click here to listen to Hasan Minhaj's interview on YouTube.

This interview originally aired in 2016.

Photo: Jesse Thorn

Catastrophe's Sharon Horgan on Creating Flawed Characters

Sharon Horgan has a knack for the creating shows that reveal her characters as determined, funny, sexy, complex, and at times, very flustered. Her comedy has a lot of insightful observations into what it means to be a professional woman negotiating multiple roles including wife and mother. These themes are in full display on her show Catastrophe.

Sharon sat down with Jesse to talk about getting past the awkwardness of writing and filming sex scenes, the evolution of a relationship before and after having kids, and the reasons she likes playing a character who can sometimes come off as a jerk.

A new season of Catastrophe comes out later this year.

Click here to listen to Sharon Horgan's interview on YouTube.

This interview originally aired in 2016.

Photo: Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

The Outshot: Prince

Jesse remembers how the musician Prince inspired people to dare to be themselves.

Click here to listen to The Outshot on YouTube.

MBMBaM 440: The Naming of 2019


This episode is pretty dang near mandatory for anyone who wants to live 2019 in the correct manner. Join us as we decide the most powerful, most liberating, most attainable goal-slogan imaginable — a process that, yes, does take us half the episode.

Suggested talking points: Deliberation of the Annual Theme for One-Half an Hour, Yeastblasting, Parkour for Cash, Round Etiquette, Bean Halen

Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone Ep 25: Escape From 2018!

Jorge Reyes

As we wait for the ball to drop from high above Miranda Street, Paula and Adam review 2018... and how much it sucked! Still, there were some high points - weren’t there? Maybe a certain podcast making its debut...? We ring in the New Year by sampling some of our listeners’ lowest expectations for 2019. Also, with M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” poised to hit theaters, we review the first of its two prequels, 2000’s “Unbreakable,” starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, and the surprising hair stylings of Robert Louis Stevenson.

House band
Jorge Reyes, saxophone

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The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep 242: Uncle Terrans (DS9 S3E19)


When Commander Sisko gets taken to the Mirror Universe, he makes strong choices w/r/t “the right thing to do” vs. “the Mirror Universe thing to do.” But when confronted face to face with his Prime Dead wife, his mission begins to suffer from a case of performance anxiety. Is the human brain capable of grappling with the sexual morality of multiple universes? Are the Pakleds in charge? Should we be getting more cut fruit in our diet? It’s a feel-good version of politics that you wish existed.

Come see us live on tour with Greatest Gen Khan!

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