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Story Break #53: Space Mountain

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Story Break

This week the team breaks the story behind the best theme park attraction you'll never see: Space Mountain!

The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 7

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The Pine Guard heads to the scene of last night's attack to gather valuable intel about the latest abomination -- but end up finding much, much more than they bargained for. Aubrey sees the unseen. Duck helps with the laundry. Ned takes a dive.

Wonderful! Ep. 30: Droney

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Wonderful!

Griffin's favorite difficult game! Rachel's return to the Poetry Corner! Griffin's favorite outer space goofs! Rachel's favorite shaped meat!

Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus - https://open.spotify.com/album/7n6zRzTrGPIHt0kRvmWoya

Judge John Hodgman Episode 360: Yappy Trails

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Thank you everyone who became a new or upgrading member during the 2018 MaxFunDrive! You helped us not only hit our goal of 25,000 new or upgrading members, but we also hit our stretch goal of 28,000 new or upgrading members! We are thrilled to have all of you who contributed as members and we are thankful to you for keeping the show going.

This week on Judge John Hodgman, Chase brings the case against his father, Chris. When they go hiking, Chris likes to use that time to chat with his kid. But, Chase likes to quietly enjoy his surroundings. He would like his dad to give him the serenity he desires. Who’s right? Who’s wrong?

Here is the essay, "Pond Scum" by Kathryn Shulz about Henry David Thoreau that Judge John Hodgman mentioned during the podcast.

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Pop Rocket #171: SHHHHHHHHHHH...a quiet place

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Pop Rocket
Guests: 
Guy Branum
Guests: 
Karen Tongson
Guests: 
Wynter Mitchell
Guests: 
Riley Silverman

This week, Guy Branum, Karen Tongson and Wynter Mitchell are joined by Riley Silverman. She’s the head writer of the Max Fun podcast, International Waters. They discuss A Quiet Place, John Krasinski’s horror film about a family trying to survive a post-apocalyptic world where monsters kill anything that makes sound.

Karen is all about the video for Janelle Monáe’s new music video for the track PYNK, which she says may have established her as a force in queer performance and art. Guy and Wynter are all about Beyonce’s Coachella performance, which may have single-handedly made the music festival relevant again. Riley is all about the movie Blockers, a comedy that she says feels refreshingly scripted.

The panel will their discuss what they think of A Quiet Place, including whether it has a positive portrayal of a character with a disability and explain their theories about what the film’s subtext could be.

With Karen Tongson, Guy Branum, Margaret Wappler, Wynter Mitchell and Riley Silverman.

That’s My Jam:

Riley Silverman - Jeremy Jordan - She Used to be Mine

Karen Tongson - Windy - The Association

Wynter Mitchell - Prince - Purple Music

Guy Branum Mel Tormé - Stardust

MBMBaM 402: Face 2 Face: That Good Hot Dog Syrup

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Here's our recent live show from the McFarlin Memorial Auditorium in Dallas, Texas, in which we INVENT A NEW SYRUP?!?! Please don't share this one on-line until we hear back from the patent office.

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 527: Real Wemon Have Curves with Kimmy Gatewood

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Kimmy Gatewood

Director and actor Kimmy Gatewood joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of her wrestling injuries from her time on Netflix's G.L.O.W., Jordan's childhood friends who had a secret Sega Genesis they hid from their strict parents, and Jesse's complicated feelings about indie wrestling and minor league basketball.

International Waters Ep. 120: Riddled with Porn Viruses

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Guests: 
Dave Holmes
Guests: 
Tom Cowell
Guests: 
Michelle de Swarte
Guests: 
Bowen Yang
Guests: 
Matt Rogers

Bowen Yang, Michelle de Swarte, Tom Cowell and Matt Rogers join host, Dave Holmes, to discuss computer problems, tax write-offs and more.

Michelle wants to plug her upcoming one-woman show in August in Ediburgh and recommends the comedian Thanyia Moore.

Tom wants to plug his podcast A Great Listening Experience and recommends The FX Show Trust.

Matt and Bowen want to plug their podcast Las Colturistas and recommends Catherine Cohen at Club Cumming and Pat Regan’s show Unsuccessful by Choice.

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.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 526 - Stacey McLachlan

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Guests: 
Stacey McLachlan

Performer and podcaster Stacey McLachlan returns to talk wall art, egg hunting, and double features with the mayor.

Download episode 526 here. (right-click)

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The Adventure Zone: Amnesty - Episode 6

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A new menace encroaches on Kepler, West Virginia. Have our heroes kept up with their training in the months since their last monstrous encounter? Or has this latest abomination caught them unawares? Aubrey takes a dip. Duck shows off some new moves. Ned gets airtime.

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