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  1. Even if you're still stuck in the credits of Cool as Ice, you probably know you're in for something crazy! We watched it and invited Brian Huskey to join us in reveling in this relic of the early 90s. Weird biker gangs, inexplicable love stories, and the Witness Protection Program flesh out what is essentially a feature-length hip hop music video starring Vanilla Ice. What does Vanilla think of the movie? Learn as Rob Van Winkle joins the crew for the final few minutes to give insight into the stunts, the sets, and the jargon that has stood the test of time.
  2. Patton Oswalt is an expert writer, performer, and cartoon rat, but can he get Mike out of his nautical emergency? Find out this week on Mike Detective. Oh, and if five minutes a week isn't enough for you, you can find Mike on Twitter @MikeDetective.
  3. There is no tiptoeing around it, this movie blows! Not even a French Peter Dinklage in cornrows can save this non-comedy about a full-sized dwarf dealing with his wife's pregnancy. Not sold yet? Neither is Dave Holmes who joined us in watching this Sundance "Official Selection." Check out Tiptoes if you haven't yet, and pick up a brand new How Did This Get Made? shirt!
  4. The Smurfs is a movie about an ad executive who is struggling with a pregnant girlfriend and a big assignment at work. Am I missing anything? Paul F. Tompkins joins the gang to discuss this kid's movie and its many flaws: The unnecessarily complicated language, the blatant animal abuse, the awkward casting of Tim Gunn, even the terrible trailers are up for judgment. We introduce the first ever Second Opinions segment, and as always close it up with You've Got Mail. If you've got a child's heart, or had to drag your children to see this movie, you'll enjoy this episode!
  5. Imagine Dirty Harry but more violent and with robots. Our two special guests Brian Posehn and Rhett Miller joined us to talk about Cobra on this week’s How Did This Get Made? LIVE at Bumbershoot! We discuss everything from Stallone’s obsession with food, the modeling shoot music video, and the New Order’s decision to attack in bright daylight. That’s not all, we also open it up to questions and hear about Jason’s childhood fear of killer clowns. Feel the heat! Be sure to get tickets to the JUST ADDED 10pm How Did This Get Made? LIVE show from The Bell House in New York featuring a new movie and new guests!
  6. While it is impossible to replace Scott Aukerman, Paul F. Tompkins does a better job than any. On this episode he does the whole Paul-F-Tompkins-thing until his grandma's get there to teach us a little bit about Paul's upbringing. Paul also brings on his friend from the highly underrated (in this nerds opinion) show It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Kaitlin Olson, who teaches us a bit about working with a depressed alcoholic version of the Gentleman Tompkins.
  7. Are you ready for a double shot of Ku-ku and Wie-wie? In this first ever episode of Two Charted, Howard and Kulap share their personal charts where you'll learn about their favorite topics of the week especially made for Two Charted! Thank Ku for listening and keep coming back!
  8. IT’S BEEN quite a while since Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has been on Comedy Bean Bag and this time he’s here for a special comprehensive interview of his entire career! Shortly after expressing his love for Vampire Weekend, Scott & Lord ALW are caught off guard by the return of the stabby lil’ orphan boy Fourvel. Equipped with a bandolier full of his little brother Threevel’s scraps, he claims to be here to apologize but does he have other motives? Tune in to find out!
  9. Happy April Fools! The joke is on us as today’s co-host Nick Kroll joins Scott to talk about Kroll Show season 2, sandwiches, and showcase his Christopher Walken impression as they wait for Jon Hamm to arrive. Eventually Jon arrives to chat about the return of Mad Men, shooting the pilot of Mad Men with the crew from The Sopranos, and Capitol One commercials. And if that’s not enough for you, we are introduced to El Chupacabra’s brother El Chupacabro!
  10. Is Aubrey a piano prodigy or a stripper? Is it all real or a piece of creative writing? Is this the worst movie Lindsay Lohan has ever been in or flat out the worst movie ever? These are just a few of the questions I Know Who Killed Me left us with. Ken Marino is our victim this week and he helps Paul, June, and Jason piece together the plot, characters, and ridiculous symbols that make this horror thriller such a bomb. Enjoy, and be sure to pick up your tickets toHow Did This Get Made? LIVEat Largo on November 15th!
  11. Sean and Hayes discuss why hosts should be fans of their shows as they go over this week’s events in competition shows. They help us figure out who will stay and go on “Top Chef” with a game of You Just Got Kicked Off The Show, try to change the game of the show “The Amazing Race” with a segment called One Wish, and get into some of their favorite moments of “The Challenge” with a segment called The Highlight Real. Lily Elise tells us about what she learned from her time on the first season of “The Voice” and judges a battleround between Sean and Hayes to K-Ci & JoJo.
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    Episode 49 — Pop Quiz

    Okay, it's quiz time: Who has made it big on Parks and Recreation, written movie scripts for major studios, won an Emmy for writing the Oscars, and had a starring role in a movie? That's right, the answer is Ben Schwartz who joins us this week for a detailed discussion of UK iTunes Singles and a tricky game of Chart Roulette. This is a guy who can kill at Howard's quizzes, offer up legitimate showbiz knowledge in the Movie Chart, and summon his very own dolphin when the roulette wheel started acting up! Get to know the un-douchy, Lego-loving, gypsy-seducing side of Jean Ralphio this week on Who Charted?! Be sure to visit the Earwolf store to pick up a copy of Who Charted? LIVE in Seattle with special guest Sir Mix-A-Lot!
  13. Sean and Hayes discover a curse that hangs over their podcast as they go over this week's events in singing shows. The Funniest Joke of the Week is declared. The two of them debate a controversial element of "The Amazing Race" and annotate yet another "Shark Tank" segment in a game of Tanks But No Tanks. DAMIEN FAHEY admits to enjoying the show "Gigolos" and plays a game of Sean's design.
  14. Sean and Hayes address the feelings they experienced watching this week's singing competition shows. A segment of "Shark Tank" is analyzed via a game of Tanks But No Tanks. Hayes sits down for a pre-taped interview with Survivor producer Charlie Parsons. DC Pierson opens up about his affection for MTV's Real World/Road Rules Challenge and helps crown this week's reality GameChanger.
  15. Kristen Schaal makes her first in-studio appearance on today’s special Thursday episode of Comedy Bang Bang! Kristen schools co-host Nancy Cooper on rare pennies, microphone techniques, and invites her to Los Angeles for a 24 hour comedy training experience. Teenager Rick Faber then stops by to share his true feelings about being an awful teenager, some of the terrible antics his group of friends have gotten into, and has a confession to make during a game of Would You Rather?
  16. It's a starlight night here in the chart orchard and we've got three musketeers here to prep you with some charts before Halloween: Howard, Kulap, and our special guest Jimmy Pardo! Jimmy logs off the Chicago message boards for long enough to talk Billboard Halloween Charts, weekend box office results, and play a quick round of chart darts. Movie trivia, celebrity sightings,embarrassingTom Petty stories, they're all in here! And if you stop byEarwolf.comyou can listen to our internet only bonus chart. Maybe you can do that while you pick up yourWho Charted? LIVE tickets????
  17. There is an erotic creature loose in the studio! Her name is June Diane Raphael and she's left her buddies at How Did This Get Made? to countdown the Billboard Tastemakers Chart, the Movie Chart, and to play a quick round of Chart Roulette. She and Howard discuss Devo awareness, commiserate over scares and frights, and define "upstairs" versus "downstairs." And that's just a taste! Be sure to listen for the announcement of the 12 Cups of Summah winner, you stumblebums!
  18. It’s that time of year where you try to not get burned when roasting chestnuts over an open fire and have the whole family gather round the ol’ computer for a special holiday podcast treat! Scott welcomes fan favorite Harris Wittels as he tells us about his new book/stocking stuffer Humblebrag: The Art of False Modesty and showcases a brand new edition of Harris’ Foam Corner. Bjork, Neil Young, and Billy Braggart serenade us with some holiday cheer and Paul Rust has a couple of New Ho Ho Hos for us. Ice-T gives us a history lesson on Santa Claus and Bill Cosby-Bukowski makes up a holiday themed Jelloem. Then first timer Liz joins in on the festivities to talk about her new reality show “Publicity.” Merry Christmas!
  19. One of our favorite film directors Werner Herzog and one of America’s favorite comedians Chris Fairbanks are here on today’s Comedy Bang Bang! Werner lets us know about his upcoming acting debut and Chris reveals the truth behind pancakes and flapjacks. Will Werner give up directing? Why are pancakes plaguing the nation? Does role play come into a game of Would You Rather? All these questions and more will be answered once you give this episode a listen!
  20. Comedy Maestro Judd Apatow is here for his very first appearance on Comedy Bang Bang! 16 Year-Old Intern Marissa Wompler joins us as well for a discussion about inviting herself over Judd’s for a sleepover with his daughter Maude, his new film This Is 40, and his first time meeting Albert Brooks. Also, Judd lends an ear to Marissa’s recent incident during Spook Fest, talks about having his kids in his movies, and plays a game of Would You Rather? Plus, Graham Parker stops by to tell us about his reunion with the Rumour, how he got involved with Judd Apatow, and plays a song off his latest album “Three Chords Good.” Womp up the volume! Don't forget to vote on the Comedy Bang Bang Best Of poll!
  21. Let us cherish our last few moments of summah before the drab and dreary non-summah seasons take over. Let us spend the twilight of the finest season enjoying charts and the delightful Todd Barry. Let us learn what is on the Billboard Country Singles Chart and what the heck Straw Dogs is about. Let us enjoy Todd's impression of dubstep music and a rousing game of Chart Piata. And most importantly, let us design Who Charted? themed cups and koozies for a chance to win the 12.5 Cups of Summah. Goodbye summah. We'll miss you dearly.
  22. Ask and ye shall receive! This week's guest was begged for by listeners and after much negotiation we managed to wrangle him onto the show. I'm talking of course about Scott Aukerman, Earwolf co-founder and Kulap's darling bridegroom. You'll learn in this episode that he's also a dance music aficionado, a excellent movie trailer interpreter, and a skilled roulette player. You'll hear some of Scott's classic impressions and more than a few Chart Exclusives plus you'll learn how Scott and Kulap first met! This is an episode not to be missed, so check it out and keep sending in your submissions to the Heal With My Steel Video Contest!
  23. Lock the gates! We have an incredible one on one, getting into the actors pain interview with Marc Maron of the WTF podcast on today’s special Thursday episode of Comedy Bing Bong! Marc tells us what we can expect on his new show “Maron,” takes us through his past TV deals, and shares what advice he would give to a younger Marc Maron. Will things get deep enough to make Marc shed tears? Tune in to find out!
  24. Oh, Abduction. We laughed, we cried (at least Jason did), we got uncomfortable, we were confused. Jessica Chaffin is our guest this week to unwrap the layers of awfulness that awarded Abduction its 4% score on Rotten Tomatoes. From the Pittsburghian influence to the subtle racism, we're here to try to make sense of it all. Rent Abduction from Amazon using this link to support the show, and join us for this train-ride to mediocrity.
  25. Where do we start with Old Dogs? Human puppet suits? A cross-eyed Rita Wilson? Sports marketing? Paul, June, and Jason invite Casey Wilson to help sift through the farts and crotch-shots that make up this 87 minute masterpiece. Casey and Paul reenact one of the more subtle, dramatic moments from the film, while Jason crosses the line with his jet-pack criticisms. Listen to see if your tag-line got used, and be sure to check us out on Facebook!
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