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WAX YOUR CADILLACEpisode 080 “Wax Your Cadillac” Marc is old, John is young, as we remember 2014 and welcome 2015! The duo look back at the biggest stories of their lives in 2014 and discuss getting and giving Christmas gifts, dealing with noise complaints and watching “Sharknado” (plus a movie review challenge). A debate on the ethics of releasing emails from the Sony hacking scandal and the release of “The Interview, re-imagining films through reedited trailers, childhood memories of boobs and meatballs, an End of Show Food makes up for a previous strike-out. Plus a new improv game “Eulogy” looks back at show titles, reveals a connection between yoga and Popeye, and waxes a Cadillac.   Download

2014 CHRISTMAS SPECIALEpisode 079 “Christmas Spectacular 2014” John is covered in mistletoe and presents the top three strangest Christmas songs. Marc and John discuss the science and politics of “bro-hugs”, and celebrate the holidays with a look at Christmas past, present and future. A tale of promoting maturity and peace amongst men on the NYC subway, Christmas traditions and food include “Like a Virgin” and lasagna, and a heatless End of Show Food. Plus our gifts to the listeners: a special performance by Marc and John of a classic 1980’s TV holiday episode (You got it dude!) and Elsie starts a tradition with dramatic readings of Christmas songs. Download

PEPPERONI PANTSEpisode 078 “Pepperoni Pants” John has PP Pants, and a visit to John’s World reveals a noisy, senile cat and a control room open-mic embarrassment. Noisy theatergoers, hating exercise, Tina Fey’s improv rules,  and a round of the improv game “Funny You Should Ask” explores how Walmart got John a chance to go into space and how milking rats and turtles affects the taste of croissants! Plus a special visit from the Old Man complicates Elsie’s Thanksgiving-inspired End of Show Food and the world premiere of the full “Cookie Wipes” commercial spot featuring  songwriter Lucy Kalantari and announcer Peter Coleman!!!  Download

EXACT FRAMEEpisode 077 “Exact Frame” A Christmas Leprechaun, a tandem movie review of a Pacino film, Pacino VS Ignatowski, an unsatisfying police report, pizza, Bibimbap and foods you would eat every day of your life, an evil and bitchy Dr. Ruth-like networking interrupter, waffle-stealing, an incredible Lillyhammer coincidence, a restaurant idea for just the “Best Stuff” and for ordering from other people’s tables, a new improv game “Black Cloud” finds the worst parts of curing Ebola and winning the Lottery. Plus the return of Elsie and End of Show Food brings unexpected S’Mores! Download 

EDUCATED PEOPLEEpisode 076 “Educated People” An incredibly full show! Alfred Hitchcock vs James Mason, a problem with iTunes, the dangers of using work computers for personal use, a call to get off of Facebook, the profane school bus, accidentally texting to the wrong number, social media swearing the origins of phrases like honkey and get your dander up, the gigantic paella and old people dating beer goggles, Marc missed his 30th high school reunion, a movie review challenge from John for a Pacino-featured needle flick Marc can’t shake sexist thoughts after a TV audition, a new improv game “The TV Theme Twist” explores making wine with “Happy Days”, Nascar meets “I love Lucy”, buying a suit on “Gilligan’s Island”, and an “Addams Family” high school reunion! Download

cookie wipes 2Episode 075 “Cookie Wipes” John is still bound and gagged, and we take an unsatisfying stop into John’s World. The Old Man stops by to complain about Dollar Stores, music-less Music Television and more, and a new improv game  “Jingle Jam” creates jingles from imaginary products including Eisenhower Action Figures, Egg Roll-Ups, Watermelon Seat Covers and Salmon-Flavored Water! Plus guest songwriter Lucy Kalantari talks being an artist after childbirth, joining the ranks of Grammy ballots, and plays a round of the jingle game with the revolutionary new product Cookie Wipes! Download
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VICE PRESIDENT MILEY CYRUSEpisode 074 “Vice President Miley Cyrus” John is dressed like Boris Karloff for a happy ending and shares the three worst things to put on a credit card! Marc gets serious and shares a heartfelt, gripping story of being recently and violently attacked and fearing for his life. John finds common ground with the 1980’s film “Nothing in Common”, Marc reviews one of Robin Williams’ last films, a quick cat update, and a new improv game “Silver Lining” sees the bright side of Vice President Miley Cyrus, a grapeless world and the invention of the “papple”. Plus, Elsie’s latest end of show food brings more questions than happiness (A detailed telling of the attack can be read here). Download
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DOLLFACEEpisode 073 “Doll Face” John sands his toenails with a power drill in a hazmat suit, a list of sex toys turned everyday objects, holiday get-togethers are complicated, a movie review assignment, a round of the hilarious improv game “The Meh News” covers a changing stoplight and a new goldfish, and Elsie fights for the microphone while offering elk jerky! Special guest photographer Suzanne Heintz shares inside tales, getting arrested, motivations, best times, almost quitting, and everything none has ever asked about her about her infamous “Life Once Removed” project and 14 years of globetrotting, weddings and dogsledding with a pack of mannequins. Plus, she reports on a bite of hot dog in a round of the improv game. Download
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PEE WEE GILLIGANEpisode 072 “Pee Wee Gilligan” John is dressed as an Ewok so he can wash his car with a hint of cinnamon, an update on Chester the untouchable homeless cat, John’s World explores extreme couponing, Marc’s Fred Flinstone-like BBQ Ribs, hit and run accidents ad memories of past car crashes, the new improv game “Audition” brings Owen Wilson versus Shakespeare and Schwarzenegger versus Gilligan’s Island plus an idea for an Ah-nuld ad Pee Wee Herman version of the Skipper and his little buddy. Elsie’s spicy End of Show Food gets a perfect score!  Download  
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FILMTASTICEpisode 071 “Filmtastic” John juggles weapons while playing Words with Friends and delivers a movie review of “Time After Time”. Marc reveals an unfortunate surprise homeless guest, the duo discusses how they’ll spend imaginary $425 Million lottery winnings, and a new improv game “Dramatic Pause” brings excitement to band-aids and watermelon-cutting. Special guest Hollywood character actor Spencer Garrett (Star Trek, House of Cards, Air Force One, Aquarius, Satisfaction, Mad Men etc.) talks movies, TV, widgets, why he enjoys character acting, Gene Hackman’s nuanced acting, the importance of theater, his famous mother, acting choices, business advice to actors, who makes him star-struck, and a hilarious story about Christopher Walken, Italy and an alligator—plus he searches for Walken in a film-noir styled round of “Dramatic Pause”! Download
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TREK OR TREATEpisode 070 “Trek or Treat” John is dressed as Homer Simpson, and the duo talk credit card fiascos, an American hero, an alternate Star trek intro, and a new improv game “Trek or Treat” explores the Australian Outback and Khan’s interruption of a Clinton inauguration? Plus Elsie brings some flavors of Moscow to End of Show Food. Download
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Two Years OldEpisode 069 “Two Years And Counting” The 70th episode celebrates the show’s two year anniversary with a look back at some of the Top 20 moments from the last year, including games, guests, food, memories, inventions and more. Listen Download

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