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164: One Good Mother and Movie Mutts

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This is NOT the halloween episode we SWEAR! We're just excited! This is the ALMOST halloween episode which is a big difference.

This week, Renee met a dog Petter! That's right, someone as excited to pet Tug as we usually are to meet other dogs!
Allegra steps up to the plate to determine if she is a good or bad dog mother! (Spoiler alert, she's great!)
Plus, we find out Alexis is psychic, hear about some Movie Mutts, and more!

Tune in, be brave, carve a pumpkin!

This is a test!

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This is just a test! test.

The Greatest Generation DS9 Ep. 232: Big Commander Energy (DS9 S3E9)

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When the Federation’s most popular commander beams aboard DS9 for a little R&R, the crew believes he’ll be making the station his own personal Risa. But after he starts throwing the D around too aggressively, the most sensitive parts of the galaxy are in danger of being punished. Where can you get a dope-ass tamale? Is Cal Hudson’s true legacy sartorial? Do the Cardassians take a dump without a plan? It’s the episode that chooses the wrench!

Come see us live on tour with Greatest Gen Khan!

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

Beef And Dairy Network Podcast - Episode 40 - Beef Call

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Guests: 
Max Davis
Guests: 
Shivani Thussu
Guests: 
Anna Leong Brophy
Guests: 
Mike Wozniak

Max Davis, Shivani Thussu, Anna Leong Brophy and Mike Wozniak join in for this episode which is an edition of Beef Call, the Beef And Dairy Network’s weekly live quiz webstream.

By Max Davis, Shivani Thussu, Anna Leong Brophy and Mike Wozniak. Thanks to Tom Crowley.

Music:
“60s Quiz Show” “Climbing The Mountain” “Gizmo” “Pure Swell” “Swollen Cloud” “Bit Rio”
Podington Bear
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Sawbones: 27 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

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Show: 
Sawbones

Dr. Sydnee and Justin asked why you, their beloved listeners, haven't gotten a flu shot and now they're taking 27 (yes, 27) of your most common excuses and blowing them to smithereens.

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 Synchronize With Teal Swan (Part 1): Shadow Work Edition

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Ross and Carrie attend a Synchronization Workshop offered by Teal Swan, a mysterious "spiritual luminary," who claims to use her extrasensory abilities to see into your soul and offer the exact advice you need... whether you know it or not. Teal, who says she was horrifically abused in a Satanic cult as a child, and that she remembers her past lives with perfect clarity, calls on Ross, Carrie, and the other attendees to face their dark past, difficult beliefs, and suppressed memories in order to finally embrace their shadows.

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Ep 22: Go Fact Yourself with Stacy London and Scott Rogowsky

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Christa, J. Keith, Scott, Helen, Stacy
Guests: 
Stacy London & Scott Rogowsky
Guests: 
Christa LiTrenta
Guests: 
J. Keith van Straaten & Helen Hong

It's the first episode of Go Fact Yourself recorded in New York!

Fashion stylist Stacy London is a New York Times Bestselling author. And for ten seasons, she was best known as the host of What Not to Wear on TLC. And while she still prides herself on being a fashionista, she insists her advice for others… but Helen still remembers when that wasn’t the case.

Scott Rogowsky can be seen on the popular app-based trivia gameshow HQ. He’s also known for the theater talk show Running Late with Scott Rogowsky. It’s all helped him reach a level of fame that allowed him to fulfill a lifelong dream: play in the Celebrity softball game where he got to pitch against Shaquille O’Neil.

In this episode, we’ll learn about the subtleties of cocktail ingredients, learn about how to have a proper “mid-life renaissance” and why sweet desserts are superior to savory ones.

What’s the difference?

What’s the difference between “Manhattan” and an “Old-fashioned” cocktail?

What’s the difference between “Manhattan” and “New England” clam chowder?

Areas of Expertise

Stacy London: The best desserts in New York City, the film Tootsie and French existentialism.

Scott Rogowsky: The show Seinfeld, Woody Allen movies and minor league baseball teams.

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten
Helen Hong
Stacy London
Scott Rogowsky

With guest experts:

Christa LiTrenta, director of culinary training for Magnolia Bakery.

Dick Cavett, actor and broadcasting legend.

Go Fact Yourself was devised by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, and produced in collaboration with Maximum Fun. The show is recorded at Caveat in New York City.

Theme Song by Jonathan Green
Maximum Fun's Senior Producer is Laura Swisher
The show is edited by Julian Burrell.

Pop Rocket Ep. 196 Bad Times at the El Royale w/Drea Clark

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Drea Clark, Margaret Wappler, Guy Branum, and Karen Tongson
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler
Guests: 
Drea Clark

It’s 1969. Four guests check into the El Royale Hotel: a priest (Jeff Bridges), a vacuum salesman (Jon Hamm), a singer (Cynthia Erivo), and a hippie (Dakota Johnson). They all - save one - have something mysterious going on behind the scenes and the hotel itself is not what it appears to be. When they check in, there’s a storm a-brewin'.

Join Guy, Karen, Margaret, and producer/film festival programmer/Who Shot Ya contributor and now Pop Rocket guest Drea Clark as they pick apart Drew Goddard’s neo-noir ensemble Bad Times at The El Royale. They get into the movie's twists, turns, non-linear construction, Cynthia Erivo's breakout performance, and how it's kind of like Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, but not nearly as macho.

All Abouts

Drea is all about a long read article from The Texas Monthly called The Love Story that Upended the Texas Prison System about the alliance and romantic relationship between a lawyer and an inmate that ultimately brought attention to a nationwide scandal and disrupted the system of abuse of prisoners in Texas.

Margaret is all about the second season of the Slate podcast Slow Burn, which covers the impeachment of former president Bill Clinton.

Karen is all about The LA Dodgers pulling ahead of the Milwaukee Brewers (as of last Wednesday) in the National League Championship Series.

Guy is all about Glenn Close's performance in her new movie The Wife.

That's My Jam

Karen - Trashcan Sinatras - All Night

Margaret - Alvvays - In Undertow.

Drea - Tierra Whack - MUMBO JUMBO

With Guy Branum, Karen Tongson, Drea Clark, and Margaret Wappler.

You can let us know what you think of Pop Rocket and suggest topics in our Facebook group or via @PopRocket on Twitter.

If you haven't already, follow us on Instagram.

Produced by Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org. Edited by Shana Daloria.

Who Shot Ya? Episode 59: We Take Flight with 'First Man' and Discuss The Movies That Scared Us The Most

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Show: 
Who Shot Ya?
Guests: 
Ricky Carmona
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
April Wolfe

First Man

April Wolfe is back everybody! Albeit a bit jet lagged. This week the crew takes off with a discussion of First Man. April calls Damien Chazelle an "old man." Alonso salivates over Milk Bar. And Ricky invents a new cocktail. Plus, we chat about the movies that still scare us to this day. And as always, staff picks.

In news, the original Aladdin screenwriter is not happy, Chow Yun-fat is giving away all his money, and David Lynch knows how to fix this country.

Weekly Movie Recommendations:

Ricky - Contact
Alonso - Can You Ever Forgive Me?
April - The Picture of Dorian Gray

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 Halloween with Betsy Sodaro.

With 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 whoshotya@maximumfun.org
Produced by Casey O'Brien and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org.

Story Break #79: The Zybourne Clock

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Show: 
Story Break

We dive into a bit of obscure internet history and make a movie out of it!

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