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Science communicators Ella Hubber, Tom Lum, and Caroline Roper share anything and everything interesting! Each episode they teach each other about a science topic, answer a question, and learn about a miscellaneous topic. Whether it's bugs on drugs, temporal illusions, or reality tv, there's so much out there, so let's learn everything! Join our Discord, email us, and follow us everywhere at https://www.LetsLearnEverythingPod.com
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A movie podcast that isn't just a bunch of straight white dudes. Comedian Ify Nwadiwe is joined by film producer Drea Clark and film critic Alonso Duralde for a fast, funny, flight through film. Maximum Film! is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.
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Remember what it was like to be an awkward teenager? And remember how some things haven't really changed that much for you since then? Join proud dork Janet Varney as she explores the highs and lows of the bygone years with some of her favorite women as they talk their way through the terrible teens into adult-lescence. Warning: This Podcast Contains Sincerity.
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On this banger of an ep, we're joined by the multi-talented co-host of the science podcast Let's Learn Everything, Tom Lum (@TomLumPerson)! We have a chat about PSP games, load-bearing Fallout 4 mods, Tom's history with game development, the good parts of TikTok, internet hypervigilance, Adventure Time, and more! Tom is a total joy and has an amazi…
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Heads-up! This is a very special episode of The JV Club! In which we welcome Max Fun’s own Tom Lum (Let’s Learn Everything!), who may or may not have listened to The JV Club as a teen himself and is now a guest on it talking about his teen years. Which may or may not move JV to tears. We bet you can guess on that one. So dig into your Eggs Benedict…
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We all use Wikipedia, but how did it come to be? What's the first number to not have a Wikipedia page, and what does that say about math and humans? And what on Earth is Perpetual Stew? Follow Annie and Depths of Wikipedia on Instagam/Twitter/Tiktok! Images we talk about: Sloane's Gap nostalgia.wikipedia.com Support us with a Max Fun Membership! Jo…
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A new film directed by Roger Ross Williams tells the true story of luchador Saúl Armendáriz, who was determined to fight and win on his own terms as Cassandro…and made (gay) history in the process. Then, we’ll take a look at some other documentary-to-drama story arcs. What’s Good Alonso - Ava DuVernay’s “Lights, Caramel, Action” Drea - “Body’s choi…
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On this lovely little ep, we're joined by Zac and Malika of Hyper RPG (@Hyper_RPG) for a chat about child bullies, not recognizing faces, making livestream magic happen, parasocial dynamics, anti-fandom, spooky manga, and more! It's a delight. Check it out. Follow us on Twitter at @leightonnight and on Instagram at @leighton_night. You can find Bri…
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What’s Good Alonso - the existence of Hallmark’s Notes of Autumn Drea - library card sign up month Kahea - night walks/Rick Rubin’s book Ify - football stuff, The Challenge, new paints for tiny boys…and oh, Beyonce ITIDIC Over 200 Filmmakers and Actors Signed a Letter Asking TIFF to Drop RBC Sponsor NB: This story was updated after recording with e…
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What lies below the depths of the sea... and why should we stop being so afraid of it? Okay we know crystals can't heal you, but could they actually do... something? And why are time capsules more complicated than you'd think, and why should we love them anyway? Images/Videos we talk about: The Phantom Jellyfish (warning for Thalassophobia) The Ven…
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Celebrate living in the moment– which in this case includes “moments” devoted to excessive cheek blush, dead teeth, and the raw sexual power of Night Court and Three’s Company– from one of the creators and stars of NBC’s Best Friends Forever, Jessica St. Clair. This episode also requires audience participation, via several non-rhetorical questions …
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What’s Good Alonso - Bellota Bellota Drea - Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld Brandy - Video Patreon Feed Julie - new kitten (getting his nails trimmed) Ify - weekend trip, painting tiny boys ITIDIC Taylor Swift’s Studio-Free Surprise Concert Film Alonso is Back From Venice! Festival Recap in a strange year… Staff Picks Drea - You Are So Not Inv…
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What’s Good Alonso - Ben & Jerry’s Gimme S’more Drea - Inkoo Kang’s Newsletter, This Was Cool Carlos - Return to the dry heat of LA Ify - Aunts in town and cooking ITIDIC DUNE 2 Pushed to 2024 Los Angeles Is Having an Art House Moment 8.5 Million People Went to Theaters on National Cinema Day Carlos’s LA Times Piece about Blue Beetle’s cultural ref…
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Today, we're chillin. On this solo ep, we pop on an ambient track and talk about movie scores, being a theater kid, tyrannical teachers, Smokey Robinson, I Think You Should Leave, and more! To listen along with the TV gLitter track, check out Vespers here and sync up with us: https://on.soundcloud.com/JZFfh. Follow us on Twitter at @leightonnight a…
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Why are lawns so bad, and what could we grow instead? How much can we learn from an esoteric word like Psammophile? And why is the Guinness Book of World Records wonderful and terrible at the same time? How complicated is trying to scientifically study gender? Why does it feel like water get discovered on Mars every other month? And what's so great…
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It’s been a rough summer for the planet, friends! So take this opportunity to smile at delightful Boy of Summer Matt Apodaca (Get Played pod) and his SoCal class clownery. So get those double jumps and hot wings queued up for a summery good time! This show was edited with help from Daniel SchroederBy Maximum Fun
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From Sundance 2023 to an arthouse screen near you, MUTT is the first feature from director Vuk Lungulov-Klotz. Starring Lío Mehiel as Feña, it tells the story of a young trans guy who is having a pretty stressful day navigating surprises from his ex, his little sister, his father, and the city at large. We discuss the film, and the nominate Best On…
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IT'S A GOOD ONE! I mean, they're all good, but wow-- this week we're joined by lawyer, professor, and children's radio show host Bill Childs (@billchilds) for a chat about Action Park, theme park accidents, roller coasters, music from our childhoods, a mysterious dinosaur album, tort law, and more! Bill is a sweetheart and a total mensch-- be sure …
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