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Go Fact Yourself with Dunn, Sterling, Brody and Perkins!

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Date: 
03/24/2019 - 17:00 - 21:00
City: 
Los Angeles
Venue Name: 
Angel City Brewery

216 Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

RSVP for free.

Join us for a double header 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!

This is two shows in one night! Only one RSVP is needed.

Host: J. Keith van Straaten!

Co-host: Helen Hong!

Guests:

5:00pm: Mindy Sterling and Dylan Brody!

7:00pm: Gaby Dunn and Dwayne Perkins!

Please note, lineup is subject to change.

Age policy:
Children who are 13 or under are allowed in until 8pm with a parent. People ages 14-20 are not allowed into the venue at all. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Story Break #100: Second Chances

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Show: 
Story Break

We tackle breaks from the first ONE HUNDRED EPISODES we feel deserve a second chance...

Matt Arnold is @mattlarnold Will Campos is @willbcampos Freddie Wong is @fwong because he got on Twitter way before those two

Stop Podcasting Yourself 574 - Erica Sigurdson

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Guests: 
Erica Sigurdson

It’s week 1 of MaxFunDrive 2019 so we’ve invited one of our favourite guests. Comedian Erica Sigurdson returns to talk inventions, toast, and open mics.

Please support the show by going to maxiumfun.org/donate

Download episode 574 here. (right-click)

Email us at "spy [at] maximumfun [dot] org"
Phone us at (844)779-7631 (or UGH-SPY-POD1)
Mailing address: Suite 144 - 6362 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC V5W 0A1

The Jackie and Laurie Show #168: Too Tired To Fight Back

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This week on the Jackie and Laurie Show, dead comics, sittin' with Uncle Dirty, and not ashamed to steal.

Comic of the Week: Carolyn Castiglia @missckc

We have a website! Laurie made it!

www.jackieandlaurieshow.com

 

Buy Laurie's new book Dead People Suck!

http://amzn.to/2yNYF4Y

Follow @jackiekashian and @anylaurie16 on Twitter!

Mini-episode! For Real This Time! - MaxFunDrive is here! Shane Dawson says I DID NOT F*** MY CAT, JK Rowling's New Gay Potter Lore, Brent's 2020 Minute

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It's so mini, you don't even need the timecodes.
Sit back, relax and enjoy, briefly!
INTRO
So This is Monday
Bevs Like These
SHANE DAWSON DENIES CAT HUMPING
JK ROWLING'S UNNECESSARY GAY LORE
BRENT'S 2020 MINUTE
OUTRO
#MaxFunDrive!
Brent and Travis's Cincinnati Show!
Courtney at C2E2!

Episode 36 - Pearl written by Andrew Reich

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Guests: 
Julia Duffy as Pearl
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Tony Hale as Billy
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Alice Wetterlund as Olivia
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Craig Cackowski as Kurt
Guests: 
Atsuko Okatsuka as Sara
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Tawny Newsome as Shelby/Waitress/Quinn
Guests: 
Keiko Agena as Arlene
Guests: 
Kevin Pollak as Len
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Guy Branum as Doctor Hudson/Radio Announcer/Student #2
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Joel Kim Booster as Henry/Student #1
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Carla Cackowski as Deedee
Guests: 
Lucy Davis as Joy
Guests: 
Will Choi as Travis/Cicerone

HAPPY MAX FUN DRIVE!! This month's episode was recorded live at SF Sketchfest 2019! It’s Andrew's all-time favorite of his own dead pilots. Inspired by his own mother, "Pearl" tells the story of a woman who receives a diagnosis of terminal cancer, and decides to use the time she has remaining to orchestrate the lives of her loved ones to her liking. Before the read, you'll hear Ben’s interview with Andrew where he discusses the process of developing this very personal story into a network sitcom. Enjoy!

For more Dead Pilot Society episodes and information about our live shows, please subscribe to the podcast!
Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram, and Twitter, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com

Thank you so much to all of our current and new supporters! You're the reason we love doing this show and we're so happy that you guys love the pod so much.

If you're not a Max Fun member you can become one by going to maximumfun.org and tell them you're a member because of Dead Pilots Society! The donations we get from Max Fun Drive go directly into improving the podcast so you can continue to enjoy it for years to come!

MaxFunDrive 2019 Gifts!

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Due to some technical issues, at the time of posting, the new gifts aren't displayed yet on maximumfun.org/donate. Don't worry, we're hard at work getting things updated. In the meantime, if you sign up to become a member right now, you'll still get these sweet drive-exclusive pledge gifts you've heard so much about -- we'll send you an email to confirm your pin selection. You can see all of the gifts (including all of the pins selections) below. Thanks for your patience and support!


MaxFun High Fiver

$5: Bonus Content

For just $5 per month, you’ll receive immediate access to our single most popular thank you gift: hours upon hours upon hours of bonus content from all of our shows! There’s really something for everyone in our oversized (if metaphorical) bonus content vault, from exclusive music, wild videos, fan-favorite guests, and more!


Friend of the Family


$10: One of 41 Enamel Pins & Letterpress MaxFun Membership Card & Bonus Content

The finest accessories for your jean jackets, cork boards, lapels, and fanny packs are back for the third year running - beautiful enamel pins designed by the inimitable Megan Lynn Kott! Choose your favorite from 41 unique, show-specific designs, and declare your fandom to your fellow listeners and the world at large.

Plus, you'll receive your own letterpress MaxFun membership card, ideal for flashing, should anyone doubt your podcast bona fides.

And of course you'll get access to all of our bonus content!


Diamond Friendship Circle

$20: Maximum Fun Jigsaw Puzzle & One of 41 Enamel Pins & Letterpress MaxFun Membership Card & Bonus Content

Sometimes you need a chill activity to keep your hands busy while you're listening to your favorite podcasts. With that in mind, we are thrilled to present our $20 monthly members with the first ever Maximum Fun Jigsaw Puzzle! One of our favorite artists, Geoffrey Tice, brought to life our vision of a listener enjoying a podcast from MaxFun HQ while gazing over Los Angeles's MacArthur Park lake.

This beauty's 550 pieces come together to create an 18"x24" final product, which is challenging enough to appeal to the hardcore puzzler, but definitely still doable for novices. Glue the finished puzzle together to hang on your wall, or take it apart and keep it as your trusty companion for future bonus content binges!

Naturally, you'll also receive your choice of enamel pin, a letterpress membership card, and access to all of our bonus content!


Leadership Squad

$35: Rocket Engraved Glass Coffee Mug & Maximum Fun Jigsaw Puzzle & One of 41 Enamel Pins & Letterpress MaxFun Membership Card & Bonus Content

Your morning (or afternoon or evening -- we're not judging) beverage should appeal to your eyes as much as your taste buds, which is why our new and upgrading $35 monthly members will receive a beautiful glass coffee mug, permanently engraved with our rocket logo. Sip your coffee (or hot chocolate or hot toddy -- again, we're NOT JUDGING) in style!

Will you still receive the Maximum Fun jigsaw puzzle, your chosen enamel pin, a letterpress membership card, and access to our bonus content? Yes, of course!


Silver Seagull

$50: Custom Metal MaxFun Membership Card & Rocket Engraved Glass Coffee Mug & Maximum Fun Jigsaw Puzzle & One of 41 Enamel Pins & Letterpress MaxFun Membership Card & Bonus Content

We recognize contributing $50 per month in support of our podcasts is a huge, solid commitment, and your gift should be something that reflects that solidity -- something like a solid, metal MaxFun membership card, laser engraved with your name (or whatever you’d like, provided it fits on the line).

That extra special membership card AND a rocket engraved glass coffee mug, the MaxFun jigsaw puzzle, your choice of enamel pin, a letterpress membership card (for when you want to be light and casual with your proof of membership), and access to all of our bonus content are yours at $50 per month.


Golden Eagles

$100: Membership in the Inner Circle culture club & Immortalization at MaxFun HQ & Custom Metal MaxFun Membership Card & Rocket Engraved Glass Coffee Mug & Maximum Fun Jigsaw Puzzle & One of 41 Enamel Pins & Letterpress MaxFun Membership Card & Bonus Content

Golden Eagles are welcomed into the Inner Circle, receiving hand-picked pieces of culture from their favorite MaxFun hosts. Each month, a host will select a movie, album, game, book, or other piece of culture that they’ve been currently enjoying or is an all-time favorite, and we’ll send you a copy in the mail (or e-mail) along with a note from the host explaining their choice.

Plus, we’ll immortalize you in MaxFun HQ! We’ll engrave your name on an engraving plate that will be permanently displayed in our office. How’s that for commitment?

Last but not least, our Golden Eagles are invited to the annual get-together in Los Angeles the evening before MaxFunCon. It’s a great opportunity to rub elbows with MaxFun staff, hosts, and special guests!

All that PLUS the metal engraved membership card, the rocket engraved glass coffee mug, the MaxFun jigsaw puzzle, your choice of enamel pin, a letterpress membership card, and access to all of our bonus content! Do you have room in your home for all of that?


Platinum Angels

$200: Complimentary Registration at MaxFunCon 2020 & Membership in the Inner Circle culture club & Immortalization at MaxFun HQ & Custom Metal MaxFun Membership Card & Rocket Engraved Glass Coffee Mug & Maximum Fun Jigsaw Puzzle & One of 41 Enamel Pins & Letterpress MaxFun Membership Card & Bonus Content

Our Platinum Angels soar in the stratosphere, helping spread joy and podcasts to all. If you choose to join their ranks, we’ll comp your registration to MaxFunCon 2020 in Lake Arrowhead. What’s MaxFunCon, you ask? Only the best weekend for fans of comedy, creativity, friendship, and natural beauty imaginable! Registration is all inclusive (food, lodging, entertainment, ridic bevs [both alcoholic and non-alcoholic], and swag) -- all you need to do is get yourself to Lake Arrowhead, and you’re in.

If you’re ready to inhale that rarefied Lake Arrowhead air as a Platinum Angel, in addition to your registration, you’ll also get membership in the Inner Circle, immortalization at MaxFun HQ, an invitation to our pre-MaxFunCon soiree, a custom engraved metal membership card, a rocket engraved glass coffee mug, the MaxFun jigsaw puzzle, your choice of enamel pin, a letterpress membership card, and access to our treasure trove of bonus content.

Everything's Coming Up Simpsons Ep. 181: Homer's Triple Bypass w/ David Silverman

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Guests: 
David Silverman

We're joined by legendary Simpsons director David Silverman! He'll give is a behind the scenes look at an episode he directed. Find out why the episode terrified Allie and Julia when they were kids. Plus, why David believes his musical talents have helped his career in animation.

The MaxFunDrive kicks off this week! Right now is the best time to support this show and all of the Maximum Fun podcasts you love by starting a monthly membership or upgrading your existing one! Listen carefully and find out how you can help out during the drive.

MBMBaM 451: Spider-Man’s Magic Potion

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Happy MaxFunDrive, everybody! We’re kicking things off with a genuine POTION PARTY! Come and get strong and fast and powerful with us, and consider kicking in a donation while you’re at it! This potion’s for you!

Suggested talking points: The Piper, Surprise Bonus Fish, Big Monster Wheel Power Boy, My Foul Lady, Guy-Pounded Chicken, The Best Potion, Orgling, DVD Dead Drops

Ep. 6 - Rhea Butcher “A Weird Flesh Skeleton (and the Maximum Fun Pledge Drive)”

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Guests: 
Rhea Butcher

Ep. 6 - Rhea Butcher “A Weird Flesh Skeleton (and the Maximum Fun Pledge Drive)”

VERY happy to bring you A SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE in what would’ve otherwise been a dark week for us (in the sense that we wouldn’t normally be delivering a podcast because we’re on a bi-weekly schedule, because, I mean… it’s always pretty dark these days… and weeks) with our friend, comedian Rhea Butcher!
If you like our dumb intro conversations, then, my friends, you are in for a treat, because this may be our dumbest ever. It’s mainly about Saltines vs. Rice Crackers.
No ads this episode, but we do take a few breaks to talk about the MaxFun annual pledge drive, which kicks off today, Monday, March 18, 2019. The entire network is largely listener supported, so thusly, we rely on your support. You can make a one-time donation or become a member with a recurring monthly contribution. These range from five dollars a month all the way up to two hundred dollars a month, and there are, as you’d imagine, some great gifts for all the various pledge levels. At the basic level, you get access to over a hundred hours of bonus content from ALL of the shows on the MaxFun network, and what we’re offering is a “new” Both song. For the rare bird out there who somehow came to this show through podcasts and not our music careers, Aimee and I perform both under our own names, and together as The Both. If you caught any of our shows toward the tail end of the touring cycle on our last Both album, you may have seen us play this live, as we were working it up then, but this is the first time a recorded version will see the light of day. We hope you’ll become a member, in our name, and we hope you’ll enjoy. Links to all the MaxFun stuff below.
RHEA is currently on tour all over the damned place, and the tour comes near you, I can’t recommend going to one of the shows strongly enough. Hell, if you’ve got the means and the time, MAKE A TRIP TO SOMEWHERE ELSE to see her.
LINKS:
Rhea Butcher on tour!
Maximum Fun membership sign-up page!
Take My Wife lost its original platform when NBC’s streaming comedy service SeeSo stopped doing original programming, but it’s run is once again available for streaming at pretty much all the services!
Thank you for listening; thank you for supporting us; thank you for supporting each other.

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