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Adam Ruins Everything Episode 20: Doug Massey Gives Us the Facts on Immigration

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From the push to build a border wall to the recent executive order temporarily banning immigrants from Muslim-majority countries, there are so many emotions associated with the current immigration policy proposals. But what are the real facts regarding immigration history in this country? And what are immigrants'  actual impacts on our society? Today we try to answer those questions with our guest Professor Doug Massey. Doug is a Princeton Sociology Professor who appeared on Adam Ruins Immigration. His research focuses on international migration, race and housing, discrimination, education, urban poverty, and Latin America, especially Mexico. On the episode, Doug and Adam discuss the negative net migration flow of immigrants coming into United States from Mexico, the United States' reliance on migrant labor, and what reasonable immigration policy looks like.

Adam is on Twitter @AdamConover and you can find past episodes and bonus content from the TruTV show at AdamRuinsEverything.com.
Produced by Shara Morris for MaximumFun.org.

 

Lady to Lady EP. 213 "Does She Like Chickens?" ft. Louis Virtel

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Lady to Lady
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Louis Virtel

Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) joins the ladies to discuss jeopardy snap, reddit, game shows, barbara streisand, howie d, jon hamm, rom coms, myspace, chess and more! Produced by David Janove, booker Marie Colette, theme song Zach Ames.

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Travel Ban Update, Gorsuch Criticisms, HeWillNotDivide.US, Pewdiepie, Wall Cost, Impeachment Bets, Grammy's, Rowling v. Morgan, Trumpdate

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Hello and welcome to Trends Like These: Early Edition! You see, both Travis and Brent are traveling on Wednesday so the intention was for this to be a short one. Somehow, it still ended up an hour long. This week in Beyond the Headlines: Travel Ban Update, Gorsuch Criticisms, HeWillNotDivide.US, Pewdiepie, Wall Cost, Impeachment Bets, Grammy's, and Rowling v. Morgan. We have a Trumpdate for you regarding the visit of Shinzo Abe and the resigning of Michael Flynn. Plus, the Wi-Five of the Week! Enjoy and be sure to share!

Gymnastic Apocalypse! w/ Tybee Diskin

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Tybee Diskin

Hey buddies! How are you? We're good and very very busy! In this week's WYR, travel by boat or travel by train? We take a look at some Doomsday jewelry and talk about what we look for in apocalypse accessories. We watch and discuss a video all about making an at home forge! We also discuss which water bottle is the best! Joining us in the bunker this week is one of our favorites: Tybee Diskin! She talks gymnastics, martial arts and rock climbing! Enjoy and be sure to share!

The Greatest Generation Ep 111: Hundred Proof Star Trek (S5E12)

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When some aliens with very upsetting temple loaf hitch a ride, Troi wakes up in a coma after one of them forces himself inside her mind. Unaware of the crime or its gravity, the crew tries to figure out what’s causing senior staff to slip into comas one by one. Is Riker really a horrible person? Did Marina Sirtis really punch that guy? It’s the episode that is almost impossible to make jokes about.

#103 - Best Berry

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Mark and Hal stretch the very definition of berry to its limit as they determine the best Berry of them all.

You can get the first ever We Got This t-shirt right now! Show your pride and knowledge about m&m consumption as never before!

International Waters: Episode 92 Nurse Whom

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John Butler, Stephanie Escajeda, Ingrid Oliver, Jimmy Pardo, and Dave Holmes
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Jimmy Pardo
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Stephanie Escajeda
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John Butler
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Ingrid Oliver
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Dave Holmes

Jimmy Pardo, Stephanie Escajeda, John Butler and Ingrid Oliver join host, Dave Holmes for some controversial pop song talk, Steve Bannon sex dreams, and terrible present discussions.

Jimmy Pardo wants to plug Never Not Funny's Annual Pardcastathon charity livestream and recommends you check out comediansGary Petersen , Sean White , and Barbara Gray.

Stephanie Escajeda wants to plug her daughter's Instagram account @kidfluencer and Making History on Fox and recommends Search Party on TBS and Gleason.

John Butler wants to plug Handsome Devil and recommends Other People.

Ingrid Oliver wants to plug You, Me and Him and recommends What's Left by Nick Cohen.

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 Sarah Morgan and Riley Silverman, recorded at MaxFunHQ in LA and GuiltFreePost in London, produced by Jennifer Marmor , Christian Duenas and Laura Swisher.

Still Buffering: How to Dating (Part 2)

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Still Buffering

Happy Valentine's Day! To celebrate this (kinda sucky) day, the sisters continue their conversation on dating that they started many months ago. Last time, they covered how teens start dating and "talking to" someone, and now they're here to tell you how to go on the most successful teen dates throughout the years, from ample parking space dates to "Netflix and chilling." We hope you have a decent Valentine's Day and don't eat any of those chalky conversation hearts (even though Teylor loves them.)

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Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Pete Holmes and Mike Mills

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Bullseye
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Pete Holmes
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Mike Mills

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: Frederick M Brown/Getty Images

Pete Holmes, creator and star of HBO's Crashing

This week Jesse talks with standup comic Pete Holmes. He's the creator and star of Crashing, a brand new show on HBO that's based in part on his life.

Compared with many of his standup peers, Pete had somewhat of an atypical upbringing. He was raised as an evangelical Christian and attended a Christian college, where he studied to be a youth pastor. He began performing standup in his early 20s, getting his start in New York City's club scene before playing to crowds around the country.

At the age of 28, Pete's marriage fell apart, which forced him to reevaluate his life and beliefs. Pete talks to Jesse about how setbacks such as his divorce and the cancellation of his late night show on TBS, The Pete Holmes Show, ended up paving the way for his current success. His divorce also supplied autobiographical material for his new HBO series Crashing. In the show, he plays a young comedian who finds himself dazed and newly single after his wife leaves him for a boxer.

Crashing premieres on HBO on February 19th.


Photo: Jesse Thorn

Mike Mills, director of 20th Century Women

Jesse also talks with Mike Mills, director of 20th Century Women, which is up for the Best Original Screenplay Oscar. Before his career in feature films, Mills made his name directing short films and music videos, working with bands like Air, Blonde Redhead, and Pulp.

In 2010, Mills directed Beginners, a comedy/drama that told the story of a fictionalized version of his father, who came out of the closet in his late 70s. Christopher Plummer, who played his dad, won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

Mills' latest film, 20th Century Women, is about his mom. It tells the story of Dorothea (Annette Benning), a single mom living in a big house in Santa Barbara with two boarders and her teenage son, Jamie. The movie is also an exploration of the 1970s cultural landscape, including 2nd wave feminism and punk rock.

Mike talks with Jesse about his relationship with his parents, who grew up in the Depression era, as well as his philosophy on character development. He also tell Jesse about one of his first loves: skateboarding.

Learn more about 20th Century Women and where you can watch it.

Photo: YouTube

The Outshot: Babe: Pig in the City

You might laugh if you hear about a movie with CGI-rendered talking animals, but that just means you haven't seen Babe: Pig in the City. In this week's Outshot, Jesse explains why a movie about a brave little pig wandering through a bustling metropolis makes him cry every time he watches it.

Ep. 58: Thirty-Eight Quarter-Jobs

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Rose Buddies

It's Go-Homes week on the Bachelor as Nick narrows down the roster to this season's Final Four. Which, of course, means this episode was kind of lame -- BUT -- we got a big surprise announcement in the form of confirmation of the next Bachelorette! Join us as we just freak the hell out about it.

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