• Big Boi and Catherine O'Hara MP3

    [r] Actress Catherine O’Hara talks about her start with the Second City’s SCTV, blockbuster success with Beetlejuice and Home Alone, and her perfect encapsulation of comic absurdity in Christopher Guest films like Waiting for Guffman and A Mighty Wind. But first, Jesse talks to Big Boi -- one half of OutKast. The hip hop duo swung back and forth across the spectrum of popular music -- zigging with cult fa...

    25.11.2013

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  • Ep. 301: The Scottish Hen with Geoff Haggerty MP3

    Writer and showrunner Geoff Haggerty joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of magic, nudity in movies and television, Jesse's trip to the bike shop, and Jesse's voice acting.

    25.11.2013

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  • Ep. 281: Salute Your Chorts with Alex Blagg MP3

    Alex Blagg joins Jordan and Jesse for a further discussion of FULL CHORT, a tutorial on making an ice cream cake, a story of Jordan's trip to the library and the most terrifying momentous ever.

    01.07.2013

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  • Lemmy and Jackson Publick MP3

    [r] Who is Lemmy? Well he’s the singer for Motörhead and he’s revered by metal fans around the globe. Jesse talked to Lemmy in person a couple of years ago at SxSW and you’ll hear that amazing conversation later in the show. But first we revisit Jesse’s conversation with Jackson Publick, the co-creator of The Venture Bros. The show has just returned for a fifth season after a long hiatu...

    24.06.2013

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    24.06.2013

  • Ep. 280: Trojan Horse with Steve Agee MP3

    Comedian Steve Agee joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of pickles, Tyrese. barbeque, and vanity license plates.

    24.06.2013

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  • Paul Feig and Ophira Eisenberg MP3

    Director Paul Feig talks about being a child magician, an actor and stand-up, and what finally drove him behind the camera to direct film and television. Plus, he’ll talk about his new movie The Heat, his last movie Bridesmaids, and why he likes watching women be funny. Then Ophira Eisenberg talks about why she used to date so much and so often. She’s the host of NPR’s Ask Me Another, and her mem...

    17.06.2013

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    17.06.2013

  • Ep. 279: The Optometrist's Daughter with Alison Becker MP3

    Alison Becker joins Jordan and Jesse for a comparison of spa experiences, an exploration of American Girl dolls, and a discussion of a new exercise technique.

    17.06.2013

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    17.06.2013

  • Charlie Wilson from The Gap Band MP3

    Charlie Wilson made hits in the 80s as the frontman of the Gap Band. In the 90s he was homeless on the streets of LA. Then, he turned it all around. Jesse talks with Charlie Wilson about his astonishing career with The Gap Band and his later collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Tupac and more. Plus hear stand-up comedy from The Daily Show’s Al Madrigal, culture picks from Mark Frauenfelder, and which  Mountain G...

    11.06.2013

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    11.06.2013

  • Ep. 278: Herman's Headache with Rhea Butcher MP3

    Comedian and podcaster Rhea Butcher joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of skateboarding, Taco Bell, organizing remotes, and everyone eats some european candy sent in by a listener.

    10.06.2013

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    10.06.2013

  • “Weird Al” Yankovic and Geoffrey Nunberg MP3

    [r] “Weird Al” Yankovic is a master of parody music and one of the all-time bestselling accordionists. He and Jesse talk about Yankovic’s multi-decade career. Plus, Bullseye’s rap contributor Andrew Noz talks about some his all-time favorite tracks. Then Geoffrey Nunberg discusses the origins of the word A-hole, and how its cultural significance has changed over time. Lastly, Jesse reveals w...

    04.06.2013

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    04.06.2013

  • Christopher Guest & Dan Kennedy MP3

    Christopher Guest talks about the origins of his signature style of parodic filmmaking. He’ll also talk about why music pops up in his movies so much. Guest explored folk music in A Mighty Wind and community musical theater in Waiting For Guffman. His new TV show on HBO is called Family Tree. After that, Dan Kennedy will talk about his new novel American Spirit. Plus, the AV Club tells us about the new Mikal C...

    27.05.2013

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    27.05.2013

  • Ep. 277: Farticus Poops and Toots MP3

    Jordan and Jesse fly solo this week and discuss the MaxFun softball team, Jordan's most recent celebrity sighting, Fast Six, and Jesse recommends some underwear.

    27.05.2013

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  • Ep. 276: Dropped a Baby with Natasha Muse MP3

    Comedian Natasha Muse joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of rare Dr. Pepper, artisanal pickling, and Jordan talks about his trip to Nicolas Cage's estate sale.

    20.05.2013

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    20.05.2013

  • Mel Brooks and The Source Family MP3

    Jesse talks to Mel Brooks about his unparalleled career -- from writing for Sid Caesar on television in the 1950s to working with Gene Wilder on The Producers, Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein in the 60s and 70s. Then later, Jesse talks to the directors of a documentary that follows the transformation of a man from WWII flying ace into Father Yod - the leader of a 1970s commune in the Hollywood Hills. Plus hear...

    14.05.2013

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    14.05.2013

  • Ep. 275: Ghost Zoo with John Roy MP3

    Comedian John Roy joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jordan's coyote attack, Cumberbitches, HBO programming, and morning radio.

    12.05.2013

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    12.05.2013

  • Huey Lewis and Phone Phreaking with Phil Lapsley MP3

    Jesse talks to Huey Lewis about his pub rock beginnings, his multi-platinum success with the album Sports, and how he wrote songs for movies like Back to the Future and Pineapple Express. He also talks about the time he snuck onto an airplane bound for London. Then, from free flights to free phone calls. Find out how “phreakers” were able to use computerized tones to unlock an entire phone network. Heck, ...

    07.05.2013

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  • Ep. 274: Big Band with Dana Snyder MP3

    Actor Dana Snyder joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Jewish wizards, Wad Lord, and Jesse breaks down The Spinners' song, "Rubberband Man."

    06.05.2013

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    06.05.2013

  • Simon Amstell and Brian K. Vaughan MP3

    We revisit Jesse’s interview with the delightful stand-up comic Simon Amstell. On TV, he prods at the powers that be and has even caused a few walk-offs. But despite the escapades, Amstell spends much of his time on stage and off looking inward, at himself. The self-doubt got so deep that he went on a shamanic quest to South America for answers. Then Brian K Vaughn talks about his comic book series SAGA. It...

    30.04.2013

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    30.04.2013

  • Ep. 273: Wad Lord with Phil Elverum MP3

    Phil Elverum from the band Mount Eerie joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of fights in baseball, dominos, a game Phil made up on tour and Jesse getting banned from a thrift store.

    29.04.2013

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    29.04.2013

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Armando Iannucci and Billy Bragg MP3

    We’re talking Veep this week with the HBO comedy’s showrunner, Armando Iannucci, and its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Iannucci talks about geeking out on American and British politics and recreating them on-screen. Then, Louis-Dreyfus talks about her days on Seinfeld and her favorite dirty phrase from Veep. Plus, British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg talks about the song that changed his life.

    23.04.2013

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