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Before sibling duo Vanessa Bayer and Jonah Bayer took the comedy, music and general world by storm, they were just some lil weirdo kids. Joined by exciting guests who also started out this way, they reminisce about everything from toys to trends on How Did We Get Weird? Unless you’re a monster, you’ll want to listen to this nostalgia-filled, hilarious and surprisingly sweet podcast where they discuss how those formative years that shaped them into who they are today.
 
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In addition to having a very cool first name, Jonah Ray Rodrigues is a hilarious writer, comedian, actor and the current host of Mystery Science Theatre 3000. Jonah and Vanessa caught up with Jonah Ray Rodrigues to discuss what it was like growing up in Hawaii, his adolescent insecurities and the psychic connection between Steven Seagal and punk ro…
 
In this episode, our incredibly talented friend Bridget Everett stops by the pod fresh off the premiere of her new HBO show “Somebody Somewhere” and a feature in The New Yorker. Together we question why anyone ever thought dodgeball was a good idea for kids and reminisce on the glory of being a tall kid playing tetherball. We also dig deeper than e…
 
We could not be more thrilled to have our friend and comedy icon Amy Schumer on the podcast this week! We discuss the international adventures Amy had with Vanessa and Jonah on the Trainwreck European press tour, her musical connections ranging from Taking Back Sunday to Madonna, and what a dream it would have been to belong to The Baby-Sitters Clu…
 
In addition to playing drums for Superchunk, The Mountain Goats and Bob Mould today's guest Jon Wurster is one of the funniest people on the planet as evidenced by his work with former HDWGW guest Tom Scharpling on The Best Show. On this episode we discuss first instruments, why unearned confidence is such good comedy fodder and what it's like to p…
 
In this episode, comedian, podcaster and all-around great guy Chris Gethard stops by to reminisce with Jonah and Vanessa about lunch room food fights, food dares and physically challenging candy like Warheads. Meanwhile, Vanessa wonders what the hell was up with her elementary and middle school administrators being so obsessed with the noise levels…
 
This week, Jonah and Vanessa welcome writer, producer, and former MTV VJ Dave Holmes to the pod to talk about radio and how it's transformed over the years, teen magazines, and Jonah's childhood love of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pies. We also discuss Dave's encounters with Pauly Shore as well as vintage perfume commercials and their incredible j…
 
You know Tom Scharpling as the host of The Best Show and author of the bestselling book, It Never Ends: A Memoir with Nice Memories!, but he's also a friend of both of the Bayers. On this episode of the podcast, we discuss the origins of The Original Todd, Vanessa's onstage roasting of Jonah's bands and our favorite personal experiences with Papa R…
 
You know Laura Jane Grace from Against Me! and her solo career, but we bet you don't know about her childhood obsession with action figures. This week Laura stopped by the podcast to discuss her decades-long relationship with G.I.Joes and the detailed storylines she would build around them. We also discuss getting cappuccinos at Lilith Fair, band r…
 
On this week's episode, Vanessa and Jonah discuss all things birthdays with their good friend the wildly talented Taran Killam. Why you ask? BECAUSE IT'S VANESSA'S BIRTHDAY! They talk about the best birthdays, slumber parties, Taran's uncanny ability to summarize Breaking Bad, and who's behind the incredibly cool theme music and sound effects on th…
 
Friend of the pod Bowen Yang stopped by this week to discuss his childhood obsession with Pokeman's less popular but more badass peer, Digimon. Along the way Jonah pitches Bowen on a potentially lucrative business deal, Vanessa sings some of your favorite commercial jingles and we debate the return of Oreo Cakesters. We also discuss the pros and co…
 
The one and only Fred Armisen (Portlandia, Saturday Night Live) stopped by the podcast this week to discuss his first concert experience: Seeing DEVO at Radio City Music Hall on October 31st, 1981, right down the street from where Fear were destroying the SNL set at 30 Rock. In this largely music-themed episode, we also discuss Fred's love of all t…
 
In this episode, Jonah and Vanessa welcome the electrifying actor/comedian Matt Rogers (Las Culturistas, Haute Dog). They discuss the 1995 fantasy adventure film Jumanji and have their own fantasy adventure debating its logistics. Plus, they talk wacky family members, iced tea versus soda as a childhood status symbol, favorite pizza chains and dare…
 
In this episode, Jonah and Vanessa welcome the hilarious and talented Langston Kerman, who you might know as an actor, writer, comedian and host of "My Momma Told Me." They discuss their nostalgic childhood journeys of getting to school: From watching incredible bus fights to Jonah peeling into the highschool parking lot blasting what Vanessa calls…
 
You know Claudia O'Doherty from her roles on Love and Inside Amy Schumer, but did you also know she shares an unhealthy habit of late-night online shopping with Vanessa? On this episode of the HDWGW, Claudia looks back on her childhood in Australia and reminisces about a popular commercial for lamb where Naomi Watts turns down a date with Tom Cruis…
 
You may know Bobby Moynihan as Vanessa's former castmate on SNL or Uno Pizzeria's most famous bartender, but before all that he was a big fan of Saturday Morning Cartoons. On this incredibly educational episode of How Did We Get Weird?, we discuss the origins of He-Man, She-Ra and the Masters Of The Universe franchise. We also reminisce about Bobby…
 
In this seminal episode, Jonah and Vanessa sit down with the incomparable Beck Bennett (Saturday Night Live) to discuss his love for Lean Pockets and other cultural touchstones from the past. They also delve into the infamous lore that Jonah and Vanessa's dad is, in fact, the first person to ever be named "Todd." Spoiler alert: Vanessa is a great w…
 
Years ago, Jonah and Vanessa watched the 2001 Jack Black/Gwyneth Paltrow romantic comedy "Shallow Hal" together and Vanessa was so high that she reversed the plot of the film. For this special and incredibly important podcast episode, Jonah and Vanessa have rewatched the film in a more lucid state and they are ready to delve into it's complex plotl…
 
We've got Movie Sign! This week, Jonah sits down with actors/writers Trace Beaulieu and Kevin Murphy to watch Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie! Trace and Kevin talk about their fraught relationship with the studio, the early crowdfunding plan they considered, making MST3K more cinematic for the big screen, scenes and songs they wish they'd f…
 
Jonah drops out of the air vents to watch Toy Soldiers with actor Wil Wheaton! By the time he turned 18, Wil had spent half of his life acting, but the abuse he suffered on and off set left him disillusioned and depressed. Then he joined a cast of fellow young actors in Toy Soldiers and his interest in filmmaking was renewed. Wil tells Jonah about …
 
It's a bloody free-for-all as Jonah watches Pooka Lives! with actor Malcolm Barrett, actor/Executive Producer Felicia Day, and director Alejandro Brugués! They talk about making every shot count on a low-budget film, why actors should never eat in a scene, having trouble hitting your marks, being from Brooklyn, and tearing down walls (literal and m…
 
This week, Jonah watches The Big Sick with dear friend and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Emily V. Gordon! In 2006, when Emily and actor Kumail Nanjiani were newly dating, she developed a sudden life-threatening illness and was placed in a medically induced coma. After a lengthy recovery period, Emily and Kumail adapted that harrowing experie…
 
Jonah grabs an oar and dives into Juan of The Dead with writer/director Alejandro Brugués! Alejandro grew up in Havana during the Cold War, but his parents' work as diplomats gave him access to an outside world—including American movies—unavailable to most Cubans. He tells Jonah about writing a zombie movie for an audience that had never seen zombi…
 
Jonah ventures into the woods to watch 2009's Friday The 13th with actor Derek Mears! Despite his imposing stature, Derek actually came up in improv comedy, but it was a theme park job that opened the door to his dual career in acting and stuntwork. His intense preparation and dependability have earned him a number of iconic roles, including Jason …
 
Jonah is joined by Bill S. Preston Esq. himself, actor Alex Winter, to watch Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey! From his start as a child actor on Broadway to his prolific career as a documentary filmmaker, Alex has forged a path through sheer hard work. He discusses how Bill and Ted evolved for the sequel, how he and Keanu Reeves fleshed out their charac…
 
On the premiere episode of Let Me Watch Your Movie With You, Jonah sits down with writer/director Mick Garris to watch his sci-fi horror comedy Critters 2: The Main Course! They chart Mick's evolution from a teenage journalist interviewing Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin to a director working with Steven Spielberg and Stephen King. Along the way, the…
 
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