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Pop Rocket Episode 145: Gone But Not Forgotten

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Karen Tongson

This week, Louis and the gang sit down to discuss celebrities and death. What deaths affected them the most? Does every newspaper really have an obit for Tom Hanks ready to go? Plus, Alonso gets back into Riverdale, Karen has beef with Klingons, Wynter tells us about her journey with Spencer Pratt, and Louis has some concerns about the new Mamma Mia.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - Bleu - DDBDD
Karen Tongson - St. Vincent - Pills
Wynter Mitchell - Da Brat - That's What I'm Looking For
Louis Virtel - Klymaxx - The Men All Pause

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

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 Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.

International Waters Ep 108: Allergic to Whale Dander

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Michelle Biloon, Chris Fairbanks, and Dave
Guests: 
Michelle Biloon
Guests: 
Chris Fairbanks
Guests: 
Jessica Fostekew
Guests: 
Joe Sutherland
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Chris Fairbanks, Michelle Biloon, Jessica Fostekew and Joe Sutherland join host, Dave Holmes for terrible dating experiences, spooky celebrity names, and improvised theme song lyrics.

Chris Fairbanks wants to plug One Mississippi and recommends Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle.

Michelle Biloon wants to plug her social media presence and recommends Paper Girls by Brian K Vaughn.

Jessica Fostekew wants to plug his water bottle designs and recommends Channel 4's documentary on Princess Diana.

Joe Sutherland wants to plug the Guilty Feminist podcast and recommends Handmaid's Tale on Hulu.

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 Strictly Business with Derek Contreras.

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 and Christian Dueñas.

Pop Rocket Episode 143: It's the End of the World

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell

This week, Louis and the gang chat about dystopias and how the future is the worst. They chat about the weirdly prescient Back to the Future 2, Octavia Butler's Parable series, and why utopias are so boring. Karen tells us how she stayed calm during an active shooter scare at USC, Wynter is all about the newest season of You're the Worst, Alonso needs you to listen to KEOM, and Louis can't wait for the First Wives Club TV show.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - Bruce Springsteen - Viva Las Vegas
Karen Tongson - Color Me Badd - All 4 Love
Wynter Mitchell - Tom Petty - I Won't Back Down
Louis Virtel - Half the Way - Crystal Gale

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

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 Christian Dueñas and Casey O'Brienfor MaximumFun.org.

International Waters Ep 106: Boys I Have Googled

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Klee Wiggins, Dave, and Ricky Carmona
Guests: 
Ricky Carmona
Guests: 
Klee Wiggins
Guests: 
Felicity Ward
Guests: 
David Morgan
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Ricky Carmona, Klee Wiggins, David Morgan and Felicity Ward join host, Dave Holmes for vampire boobs, Australia man v. Florida man debates, and sexy nerd boy chat

Ricky Carmona wants to plug his new movie podcast on Maximum Fun, Who Shot Ya? and recommends Balloon Mindstate, Reservoir Dogs and Jackie Brown.

Klee Wiggins wants to plug her Twitter @kleethepimp and recommends Ed Greer Destroys on DeviantArt.

David Morgan wants to plug his upcoming podcast, So I Met This Boy and recommends Difficult People on Hulu.

Felicity Ward wants to plug her website and recommends the obscure sitcom Seinfeld.

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 Googling Zachary Levi shirtless.

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.

Pop Rocket Episode 140: Remembering 9/11 with Louis Virtel

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Louis Virtel
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Alonso Duralde
Guests: 
Karen Tongson

This week on Pop Rocket, comedian, writer and performer Louis Virtel sits in for Guy while he is away. Louis and the gang discuss 9/11 and the immediate and long term impacts it had on pop culture. Have we yet to chronicle 9/11 in a meaningful way? How has new consumption changed since 2001?

Plus, Wynter discusses the new season of American Horror Story, Karen is rewatching The L-Word, Louis can't stop watching British game shows, and Alonso wants to let us all know that Episodes is still on and still pretty great.

With Louis Virtel, Wynter Mitchell, Karen Tongson and Alonso Duralde.

That’s My Jam:

Alonso Duralde - Roger Joseph Manning Jr. - Too Late for Us Now
Karen Tongson - Earth, Wind and Fire - In The Stone
Wynter Mitchell- 24hrs - What You Like
Louis Virtel - Fergie - You Already Know

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

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 Christian Dueñas and Casey O'Brien for MaximumFun.org.

International Waters Ep 105: Don't Bring Chip Into This

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Dave, Maggie Maye, and Scott Krinsky
Guests: 
Scott Krinsky
Guests: 
Maggie Maye
Guests: 
Andrea Hubert
Guests: 
Simon Kane
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Scott Krinsky, Maggie Maye, Simon Kane and Andrea Hubert join host, Dave Holmes for some erotic fan fiction, festival pick up lines, and millennial rebranding.

Scott Krinsky wants to plug Dave Made a Maze and recommends Ozark.

Maggie Maye wants to plug her upcoming live shows and recommends The Wicked and the Divine.

Simon Kane wants to plug Unattended Articles and John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme and recommends London Hughes and The Establishment.

Andrea Hubert wants to plug Bobby and Harriet Get Married and recommends Garret Millerick.

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 104: Sequin Gun

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Dave, Ify Nwadiwe, and Kira Soltanovich
Guests: 
Ify Nwadiwe
Guests: 
Kira Soltanovich
Guests: 
Alexis Dubus
Guests: 
Lou Sanders
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Ify Nwadiwe, Kira Soltanovich, Lou Sanders and Alexis Dubus join host, Dave Holmes for truly terrible British accents, gender-swapped cover songs, and @Midnight spinoffs

Ify Nwadiwe wants to plug his Twitch channel and recommends up and coming actor John Boyega.

Kira Soltanovich wants to plug her comedy special, You Did This To Me and recommends Paranormal Karen.

Lou Sanders wants to plug An Apology to All the Guys I've Touched and recommends Rachel Stubbings and Luke McQueen's comedy and I Love Dick on Amazon.

Alexis Dubus wants to plug his Bandcamp albums and recommends Stranger than We Can Imagine by John Higgs.

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 anything by Robyn.

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 103: #Spexit

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Brie Eley, Sean Michael Boozer, Dave Holmes
Guests: 
Brie Eley
Guests: 
Sean Michael Boozer
Guests: 
Kieran Hodgson
Guests: 
Ruth Bratt
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Sean Michael Boozer, Brie Eley, Ruth Bratt and Kieran Hodgson join host, Dave Holmes for summer movie discussion, hairy food stories, and first world problem fixes

Sean Michael Boozer wants to plug The Color Collective and recommends the Undisclosed Podcast, @MerriamWebster and @tedlieu .

Brie Eley wants to plug June's Cleaver at IO West and Marele Entertainment and recommends The Great British Baking Show.

Ruth Bratt wants to plug People Just Do Nothing and Showstopper and recommends GLOW on Netflix.

Kieran Hodgson recommends Star Trek: Deep Space Nice.

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 Handsome Devil on Netflix.

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: Episode 101 Reverse Kate Bush

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Molly Hawkey, Dave, and Nick Holmes
Guests: 
Nick Holmes
Guests: 
Molley Hawkey
Guests: 
Frog Stone
Guests: 
Spencer Jones
Guests: 
Dave Holmes

Nick Holmes, Molly Hawkey, Frog Stone and Spencer Jones join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing childhood stories, dirty Google searches, and Duckula chats

Nick Holmes wants to plug his Tumblr, Gilmore Girls and his book, Time Spent Falling and recommends close personal friend Dave Holmes' memoir, Party of One.

Molly Hawkey wants to plug her Bachelor and Bachelorette videos and recommends One Day at a Time on Netflix.

Frog Stone wants to plug Bucket on BBC Four and recommends the Ronna & Beverly podcast .

Spencer Jones wants to plug his website and recommends you check out Facebook for really cool political opinions .

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 IW's head writer Riley Silverman's album rerelease, Intimate Apparel.

Pop Rocket: Episode 130 The Pop Rocket Summer 2017 Book Club

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Show: 
Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Margaret Wappler

tapes, or dust off your book and come join Guy, Karen, and Margaret for the annual Pop Rocket Summer Book Club Special! This week, the gang discuss Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower. They also take some of YOUR questions and comments from the Pop Rocket Facebook group. Plus, Karen is super into Ken dolls, Margaret is in full summertime jam mode, and Guy has a few words on The Beguiled.

With Guy Branum, Karen Tongson and Margaret Wappler.

That’s My Jam:

Margaret Wappler - The Magic Numbers - Love Me Like You
Karen Tongson - SWV - Right Here (Human Nature Remix)
Guy Branum - Ricky Martin - Vente Pa' Ca

Each week we’ll add everyone’s jams to this handy Spotify playlist.

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 Christian Dueñas and Kara Hartfor MaximumFun.org.

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