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International Waters Ep 125: Old Wet Ham

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Guests: 
Dave Nadelberg
Guests: 
Jackie Tohn
Guests: 
Athena Kugblenu
Guests: 
Howard Read

Jackie Tohn, Dave Nadelberg, Athena Kugblenu and Howard Read join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing childhood memories, certified karaoke bangers, and gritty Paddington reboots

Jackie Tohn wants to plug GLOW on Netflix and recommends Kate Nash's music and Zumbo's Just Desserts.

Dave Nadelberg wants to plug The Mortified Guide on Netflix and The Mortified podcast and recommends the music of Tom Rosenthal.

Athena Kugblenu wants to plug her website and recommends Dear White People on Netflix.

Howard Read wants to plug Horrible Histories and Little Howard and recommends Wild Wild Country on Netflix.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes

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.

Pop Rocket Ep. 180: Dietland is Unapologetically Fat w/ Lindy West

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Lindy, Guy, Karen, Margaret
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Lindy West
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler

This week, Guy Branun, Margaret Wappler and Karen Tongson are joined by Lindy West, New York Times opinion writer and bestselling author of the book Shrill to discuss the AMC show Dietland and one of TV’s best fat characters ever: Plum Kettle.

Lindy is all about is all about the UK show Grand Designs, which offers a respite of pleasantness in the current world of television. Margaret is all about Michelle Goldberg's NYT op-ed We Have a Crisis of Democracy, Not Manners, which takes a look at the morality behind Sarah Huckabee Sanders being kicked out of a restaurant. Karen is all about The World Cup, especially the Group that includes Mexico, Sweden, Germany and South Korea. Guy is all about the Netflix series Alex Strangelove a show with a lot of potential…but suffers from the unfortunate issue of being stuck in white suburbia.

The group will take an extensive look at Dietland and the history of fat characters on television. Why is it that even the “good” takes on this archetype often end up feeling incomplete? What would it take for people to get past the message of “body empowerment” when writing stories about fat bout fat people?

The Pop Rocket 2018 Summer Book Club is a go! We’re reading Crazy Rich Asians. Join the Facebook group and get in on the conversation.

With Lindy West, Karen Tongson, Guy Branum and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:

Margaret - The Carters - NICE.

Karen - Germans - Cruel

Lindy - Bobby McFerrin - Don’t Worry Be Happy.

Guy - Lizzo - Boys.

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

Produced by Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org. Edited by Julian Burrell.

Pop Rocket Ep. 179: What's in YOUR (pop culture) Bubble? w/ Jordan Morris and Sudi Green

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Sudi, Guy, Jordan, Karen
Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Jordan Morris and Sudi Green
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Karen Tongson

This week, Guy Branun and Karen Tongson are joined by Jordan Morris, writer of the new Maximum Fun scripted series Bubble, and Sudi Green, former Totally Biased w/ Kumau Bell production assistant, current model and current writer for Saturday Night Live. In honor of Bubble the team will discuss which shows and films help create their safe bubble from the rest of the scary world.

Jordan is all about is all about Hearts Beat Loud, a summer film that offers the perfect respite from the deluge of CGI battles on the silver screen. Sudi is all about the book Educated, a memoir from Tara Westover that’s startlingly dark, but compulsively readable. Karen is all about The Showtime series The Affair, which just began its latest season and has all the hetero-disaster-kink that fans of the show have come to expect. Guy is all about the Netflix film Set it Up, a rom-com that’s getting a lot of love online… but he just couldn’t quite get into.

The group will take an extensive look at their personal pop culture bubbles; the things that help define their outlook on life in an unchallenged way. But as this country feels more and more divided, not just politically but in media tastes, what shows and films are there that transcend the borders of the Bubble and unite everyone in their consumption? They’ll provide the answers.

With Sudi Green, Karen Tongson, Guy Branum and Jordan Morris.

The Pop Rocket 2018 Summer Book Club is a go! We’re reading Crazy Rich Asians. Join the Facebook group and get in on the conversation.

That’s My Jam:

Sudi - Rachel Crow - Dime.

Karen Tongson - Huey Lewis and the News - Do You Believe in Love?

Jordan Morris - Rachel Cantu - Love Rush.

Guy Branum - Calvin Harris (with Dua Lipa) - One Kiss.

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

Produced by Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org. Edited by Julian Burrell.

International Waters Ep. 118: Westworld for Ducks

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Lisa, Dave, and Andrew
Guests: 
Dave Holmes
Guests: 
Andrew Ti
Guests: 
Lisa Linke
Guests: 
Kat Bond
Guests: 
Ben Targét

Kat Bond, Ben Targét, Andrew Ti and Lisa Linke join host, Dave Holmes, stupid behavior fueled by love, cat crime dramas, numbers in music and international musical adaptations.

Kat wants to plug her upcoming live gigs and recommends the Fact Up Podcast.

Ben wants to plug Battersea Arts Center and recommends The Arts Emergency charity.

Andrew wants to plug His podcast "Yo, is this racist?" and recommends The Chinese rap group Higher Brothers.

Lisa wants to plug keeping up with her on Twitter and recommends The book "The Power"

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month.

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 Jennifer Marmor, Julian Burrell, and Laura Swisher.

International Waters Ep 117:Look Like Cher, Move Like Tina Turner

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David, Marcella Arguello, and Adam McArthur
Guests: 
Marcella Arguello
Guests: 
Adam McArthur
Guests: 
Thom Tuck
Guests: 
Danielle Ward

Marcella Arguello, Adam McArthur, Thom Tuck and Danielle Ward join host, Dave Holmes for terrible celebrity interviews, sad song makeovers, and some good ol cultural spring cleaning.

Marcella Arguello wants to plug Women Crush Wednesdays at Nerdmelt and recommends supporting women in comedy.

Adam McArthur wants to plug Star vs. The Forces of Evil and recommends Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

Thom Tuck wants to plug his website and recommends Julien Baker's music.

Danielle Ward wants to plug Great Ormond Street Hospital and recommends Katherine Ryan and Bridget Christie.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month.

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 Jennifer Marmor, Christian Dueñas, and Laura Swisher.

International Waters Ep 116: Muppet, Please

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Dave, Kristina Wong, and J Keith Van Straaten
Guests: 
J Keith Van Straaten
Guests: 
Kristina Wong
Guests: 
Harriet Kemsley
Guests: 
Glenn Moore

Kristina Wong, J Keith Van Straaten, Glenn Moore and Harriet Kemsley join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing drunk stories, romcom ruining, and Ugandan rap

Kristina Wong wants to plug her eventual run for public office and recommends Landry Prep students' college acceptance videos.

J Keith Van Straaten wants to plug Go Fact Yourself from Maximum Fun and recommends Effectively Wild.

Glenn Moore wants to plug his live shows and Absolute Radio and recommends Review.

Harriet Kemsley wants to plug Bobby and Harriet Get Married and Why is Harriet Crying? and recommends The Guilty Feminist.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend Rogue Magic.

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.

Episode 22 - Red State Blue State written by Adam McKay & Chris Henchy

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Guests: 
David Koechner as Billy
Guests: 
Busy Philipps as Janie
Guests: 
Baron Vaughn as Evan
Guests: 
Michaela Watkins as Wendy
Guests: 
Marcus Scribner as Oliver
Guests: 
Mikey Madison as Courtney
Guests: 
Craig Cackowski as Teddy
Guests: 
Sujata Day as Customer/Student/Elderly Woman
Guests: 
Joel Spence as Dr. Howard Lean
Guests: 
Andrew Reich with Stage Directions

In this episode, Ben Blacker interviews Adam McKay (The Big Short, Anchorman) regarding the dead pilot he wrote with Chris Henchy (The Other Guys, Daddy’s Home) called, Red State Blue State. You'll also listen to a live table read of Red State Blue State, performed by some of today's funniest comedic actors.

LIVE SHOW ALERT! Come to our next one on 3/11! We’ll be reading dead pilots by:

Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein (Never Been Kissed; He's Just Not That Into You)
Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi (Ride Along; The Invitation)
Elizabeth Laime (Totally Laime; Totally Married; Totally Mommy)

Location:
Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth
2511 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dead-pilots-society-tickets-42799302867?aff...

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International Waters Ep 115: You're in a Cult Now

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Siobhan Thompson, Karen Kilgariff, Dave, Humphrey Ker, and Georgia Hardstark
Guests: 
Karen Kilgariff
Guests: 
Georgia Hardstark
Guests: 
Siobhan Thompson
Guests: 
Humphrey Ker
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark, Siobhan Thompson and Humphrey Ker join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing hobby stories, made up TV show theme song lyrics, and romantic debating

Karen Kilgariff wants to plug her Twitter @KarenKilgariff and recommends Godless on Netflix and CollegeHumor.

Georgia Hardstark wants to plug My Favorite Murder and recommends The Fall Line Podcast.

Siobhan Thompson wants to plug CollegeHumor and recommends My Favorite Murder.

Humphrey Ker wants to plug Ibiza on Netflix and recommends the music of Miner, The Muppet Christmas Carol and John Mulaney's bits on Law and Order.

And finally, Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend Your New Norman Rockwell by Micah Schnabel.

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.