90s Percentile #65: Lost Highway, Raphael Punching Hitler, Richie Rich, Where's the Money, Lebowski? (with Joanna Tillman)

90s Percentile #65: Lost Highway, Raphael Punching Hitler, Richie Rich, Where's the Money, Lebowski? (with Joanna Tillman)

Writer, comedian, propmaster, and improviser Joanna Tillman (the UCB Archnemesis team) joins Dan and Jack to brave the Random Topic Jenny, discuss the work of David Lynch, and get surprisingly deep on representations of Hitler in mass media.  

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Worst Episode Ever #103: Jack, Dan, Martha, and Ralph, and Alice

Worst Episode Ever #103: Jack, Dan, Martha, and Ralph, and Alice

S20E06 - Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words

Nerds and jerks Jack and Dan watch Season 20's "Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words", an episode where Homer breaks couples up for money, Lisa becomes a crosswords enthusiast, and the core conflict of the story doesn't start until the final three minutes. Which Bus Stop Character is an anti-vaxxer? When can obvious music cues be effective? Who's taking your food? How does our sexual crosswords bit end? All that plus Lisa the Bouvier, sad sack shit, and a sound effect made by a shoe horn? (12 letters, across).

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Worst Episode Ever #102: Mayoween III: Trinkets in There

Worst Episode Ever #102: Mayoween III: Trinkets in There

S25E02 - Treehouse of Horror XXIV

t's May Officially so Dan & Jack make American humor great again and host their third Mayoween, watching Season 25's Treehouse of Horror XXIV, an episode featuring among other vignettes a particularly groophic Dr. Seuss parody. How long will it be until we lose all our new listeners? What's our go-to "that's not annoying" example? When was the cut-off time to make clock position jokes? Which Bus Stop character is a Romanologist? All that plus William of the Bull, butt beats, Bay Ridge Thing, Marsupicletus, and our Die Hard with a Vengeance Podcast.

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Worst Episode Ever #101: It's Grime Time

Worst Episode Ever #101: It's Grime Time

S08E23 - Homer's Enemy

After one hundred test shows, Dan and Jack watch Season 8's Homer Enemy aka The Frank Grimes episode and discuss in an extra long discussion whether it can be considered The Simpsons' first jump-the-shark moment. They also break down the nature of who Frank Grimes is and what he stands for both in and out of the Simpsons canon. Did The Simpsons become meta because of its age or because of the comedy trends of the late 90s? Has Homer had any other enemies? How do you get an A+ in WEE 101? All that plus four shadows, comagedies, our post-grammar podcast, Rooney-Lou Corner, and a little column G.

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