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Join comic book fans Jen Stansfield-Marek and Shawn Marek every Thursday for WORST COLLECTION EVER. It's a comedy show where Jen and Shawn poke fun at their own collection of random comic books, most of which that they bought for a dollar or less. Most of the comics are not really worth anything monetarily but they have to justify their purchase somehow! Email the podcast and talk to the hosts at worstcollectionever@gmail.com!
 
Download the official Manchester United Podcast for exclusive interviews from some of the biggest names in football as they reveal stories you will have never heard before. Sam Homewood, Helen Evans and David May sit down with legends from the past and present day to give you a unique insight to Manchester United and the sometimes unbelievable world of football. If you'd like to get in touch with the pod, e-mail utdpodcast@manutd.co.uk This is the only official podcast for fans of the Red De ...
 
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
 
This is Béla Guttmann's Curse, a football podcast by supporters and for supporters. We like to consider ourselves as 'beggars of good football' as Eduardo Galeano suggests in "Soccer in Sun and Shadow". Not only will we be bringing you updates on how the leagues across the world are going, but we also will be sharing things about the beautiful game that interest us, such as histories of clubs, politics and football, transfer rumours, and everything in between.
 
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This episode originally aired as the Patreon bonus episode for July 2019. The original description follows: So I really wanted this song to turn out super country but then I started going through effects for my keyboard and guitar and...I got lost in space. So. Many. Synthesizers. For inspiration, I basically just listened to Mordin vs. Spock and c…
 
This week we are revisiting our conversation with musician Tom Fec, better known by his stage name, Tobacco. His latest album, Hot Wet & Sassy comes out at the end of October. Tom joined Jesse last year to talk about his musical influences, his creative process, and why he rejects the label of psychedelic rock. Plus he tells us why you'll occasiona…
 
Iron Man #64 (1973) Iron Man participates in Detroit’s urban renewal initiative as he shoulderblocks down decrepit buildings. He is ambushed by Doctor Spectrum and defeats him handily with the entire inventory of a Spencer’s Gifts. Later, while in the middle of cuckolding Happy Hogan, Tony is surprised yet again, this time by a grey monster with te…
 
Padma Lakshmi is a model, actress and the host of Top Chef on Bravo. She's the person telling everyone to pack their knives and go home. Her latest television series is Taste the Nation With Padma Lakshmi on Hulu. Each episode, Padma travels to a different part of the United States to highlight an immigrant community. The show celebrates different …
 
Former Manchester United Women's Team goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain talks to the UTD Podcast this week to look back on her career and time with manager Casey Stoney. She talks about being in awe at the size of United when she joined, and how proud she is when she sees young girls wearing her name on their replica shirts. Recently retired, Siobhan …
 
We're joined by Kyle Kinane who chats with Jesse about his latest comedy special Trampoline in a Ditch. It was recorded in 2019. His voice is probably most well-known from his work on Comedy Central but did you know he was also in a punk band? Kyle joins Bullseye to chat about challenging himself and his audience with new topics, being the voice of…
 
Actor Richard Jenkins joins guest host Jordan Morris on Bullseye this week. Among his many roles, Richard is perhaps best known for his supporting actor roles on critically acclaimed TV shows like Six Feet Under and movies like The Shape of Water. He joins us to talk about his new films, Kajillionaire and The Last Shift, the show he saw as a kid th…
 
Manchester United legend Andy Cole joins the podcast this week with some incredible stories about his Premier League career. Coley talks about the numerous confrontations he had on the way to becoming a record-breaking goalscorer and how he used those critics to spur him on. He talks about his famous relationship on the pitch with United strike par…
 
After recording Smash Fiction episode 139 (The Shadow vs. The Phantom vs. Darkman vs. Dick Tracy), Claire, Dan, MeganBob, and Miles decided to have a brief but in-depth conversation about the experience of watching some of the weirdest films to emerge from the 90s. Enjoy this rare chance to listen to our hosts not scream at each other as we chat ab…
 
Hari Kunzru is a novelist and journalist. He is the author of several novels including: My Revolutions, Gods Without Men, and White Tears. His latest novel is called Red Pill. The book's protagonist is an unnamed narrator. He's a writer in Brooklyn, married with kids. In the back of his mind, he can't shake this feeling: something bad is about to h…
 
Weird Suspense: The Tarantula #1 (1975) Its not Halloween until you read a comic about a Dark Ages curse that turns men into tarantula-based men. This week in our FOURTH (!!) book from Atlas Comics, we meet Count Lycos Search Engine, who must now satiate his “unnatural lust” for paralyzed human meat on the regular. Thankfully, comedian Kyle Kinane …
 
Veteran comedian Eddie Pepitone loves turning our expectations on their head. He's a working man's comedian with a set that perfectly melds the impassioned righteous rage of Lewis Black with the more understated observations of a comedian like Steven Wright. These days, due to the global pandemic, he's taken his act digital: live streams, video con…
 
To celebrate our first 50 episodes of the UTD Podcast we're marking the occasion by bringing you our best clips from the first year. From Paul Scholes to Paul Pogba, we've had some of the biggest names in the club's history tell their story; Eric Cantona told us the meaning of life, Robin van Persie revealed his humility before arriving at Old Traf…
 
Crypt of Shadows #3 (1973) CRYPT OF SHADOWS is a horror reprint anthology that showcases all the anachronistic goodness of 1950s STRANGE TALES stories. Featured here we have: Andy Capp in Hell A card shark getting schooled by Marty Feldman A criminal who can’t tell the difference between whale viscera and sand A corpse falling on top of the first-e…
 
Writer Roger Angell is our guest his week. Roger is best known for his writing and editing for The New Yorker and most notably wrote about his love of baseball. This week, in celebration of his 100th birthday, we revisit our 2016 interview with him. He shares stories about being a young kid in New York watching Babe Ruth play, which baseball player…
 
Catherine O'Hara is a comedy legend. Her work embodies a particularly special brand of comic absurdity. She helped launch SCTV alongside other burgeoning comedy greats like John Candy and Eugene Levy. She went on to star in some huge blockbuster comedies: Beetlejuice. Home Alone. Best in Show. At the Emmy awards a few weeks ago Schitt's Creek swept…
 
Cult hero at Manchester United, Diego Forlan is this week's guest on the Pod. The Uruguayan was on top form as he looked back on his career in the Premier League and beyond. Diego looks back on his first days at the club, training with Sir Alex Ferguson and having to translate for Cristiano Ronaldo! He also spoke about some of his iconic moments at…
 
This episode originally aired as the Patreon bonus episode for May 2019. The original description follows: Okay, this show is now officially called "Miles Has Feelings," so you probably think you know what you're getting into, but guys... Miles has so many feelings about NBC's sci-fi sitcom The Good Place, it's not even funny. Miles loves this show…
 
Guest host Julie Klausner is joined by Noah Hawley. Noah's the creator and showrunner behind the hit television series Fargo. Season 4 of the series kicks off next week and we've got all of your pressing questions about the season up for discussion. We chat about about the challenges of storytelling during a shutdown, setting adequate intentions go…
 
Frank Turner talks with guest host Jordan Morris about his new album, a split LP with punk legends NOFX. They'll also talk about the communal experience of singing around an acoustic guitar, and how The Clash inspired him to make a big life decision as a young man. Plus, Frank tells us about the coolest thing an 11-year old can order from a catalog…
 
Simon Rich is a novelist and screenwriter who has worked on Saturday Night Live. He created and wrote for the show Man Seeking Woman and Miracle Workers, a very funny anthology series starring Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi. His latest work can be seen in An American Pickle from HBO Max. The movie is based on a short story Simon wrote in 2013. …
 
Legendary former Manchester United goalkeeper Alex Stepney is our guest this week, a man not short on stories or medals. Alex took us back to when he was about to leave Chelsea - but didn't know which team he'd be signing for. He recalled his surprise as in walked Sir Matt Busby to bring him to Old Trafford. He also revealed how he heard the tragic…
 
The Song That Changed My Life is a segment that gives us the chance to talk with some of our favorite artists about the music that made them who they are today. This time around, we're joined by Stephen Malkmus, the former frontman of Pavement. The band's been called one of the best acts from the '90s. The band broke up in 1999, and Malkmus has kep…
 
Marvel Premiere #28 (1976) In the most unexpected of occurrences, the sole survivor of a prehistoric race returns from interplanetary exile to lay claim to Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, dropping a huge mountain in the middle of the street. Ghost Rider was going to hit up a Westerns matinee at the New Beverly but now he has to deal with this. Con…
 
Ahead of their second season we'll revisit our interview with PEN15's Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle. They are the stars and creators of the very funny Hulu show. It's about two middle school girls coming of age in the early 2000s. The show deals with sensitive topics like getting your first period or being bullied, but also has tons of heart and hum…
 
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Roy Carroll joined the Podcast this week to reflect on his Premier League career. The Northern Irishman spoke about his first days at Old Trafford where he was a little starstruck being introduced to David Beckham, and of his pride at winning the Premier League with Man Utd. He also talked us through the infamous…
 
This episode originally aired as the Patreon bonus episode for March 2019. The original description follows: So here’s a fun opening story… The first thing I recorded for this song was the bass line. I then picked up my sax to play in order to figure out what key I had played the bass line in. Well, I actually couldn’t figure it out. No note or sca…
 
Justice League of America #106 (1973) Red Tornado gets so trashed that he gets bounced over to Earth-One and gets a new face from a blind man in the mountains. He shows up to help the JLA and Batman’s like “you can help us but you still suck.” Superman, meanwhile, can’t wait to burn a hole in Reddy’s head. In an ironic twist, Superman’s violent ten…
 
First up this week, Jesse's 2011 interview with funk bass legend Bootsy Collins. A bassist by happenstance, in his teen years Bootsy was discovered and hired by James Brown to be part of the band The J.B.'s. At only 19, he was on the rise and made the move to play with another inventive funk artist, George Clinton, as part of Parliament-Funkadelic.…
 
Former Manchester United striker Alan Smith is this week's guest, with a timely appearance as his other ex-club, Leeds United, are promoted back to the Premier League. Smudge opens up about his feelings at the time of that move from Elland Road to Old Trafford, revealing how his dad broke the news to friends in their local pub. But the Yorkshireman…
 
This week, guest host Jordan Morris talks to Jeff VanderMeer about what inspires his writing.The NY Times Best-Selling author has a new book out that is a sort diversion from his norm. It's targeted toward a younger audience but keeps all of the wonder and fun of his previous works. His 2014 novel, "Annihilation" won the Nebula award and was turned…
 
Avengers #185 (1979) Wanda and Pietro go back home to Transylvania to find out if they really were the children of 1940s superheroes as opposed to being a militant mutant’s kids that he left to be raised by the High Evolutionary and a bovine woman. In the middle of the night, a medieval pick-up artist negs Wanda into taking a trip up the Swiss Alps…
 
In case you haven't heard: Bill and Ted are back! And today we're joined by Alex Winter. Alex talks with Carrie Poppy about his new movie Bill & Ted Face the Music, his documentary about former child stars, Showbiz Kids, and why he left acting for 25 years. Plus, he'll reveal what the "S" in Bill S. Preston Esq. stands for. San Dimas High School Fo…
 
Nemanja Matic joins the UTD Podcast while at the club's training camp in Germany. The (now former) Serbian International revealed what it was like working under Jose Mourinho at Chelsea and then again at Manchester United, and how that compares to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's management today. He also talks of his pride at the Old Trafford faithful repur…
 
This episode originally aired as the Patreon bonus episode for February 2019. The original description follows: Man oh man, I never know what sort of team we'll end up with when we do these bonus episodes, but the $5+ Patrons never fail to make some really interesting choices. As usual, I didn't decide on the central concept of this episode until I…
 
Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #1 (1954) / Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #2 (1954) Jimmy Olson, Superman’s dumbest Earth friend (I don’t know - he might have a Kryptonian equivalent), continues to ruin Superman and Clark Kent’s lives. In the first story, Jimmy handles a to-do list for Superman while he’s out saving folks in Switzerland. Instead of, you …
 
Phil Neville joins the UTD Podcast this week to look back on his eventful career both at Manchester United and Everton. The former United defender told the Pod team about how he and his brother Gary used to aspire to be like the Charlton brothers, and draws comparisons with his own experiences coming through the Man Utd Academy to that of his son H…
 
WildC.A.T.s Annual #1 (2000) We finally got around to messing with a WildC.A.T.s book on the show and its smack dab in the middle of their jabroni period where the original team died and angry cyborgs ran amok. In this (I guess) annual, Grifter’s brother Condition Red returns from the dead only to get returned to dust by Grifter himself. Its not al…
 
Journalist Marilyn Chase talks with Jesse about her new book, Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa, which celebrates the life and work of the legendary artist. She talks about Ruth's early life and influences, her experiences while in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II, and her lasting artistic legacy. All that on the…
 
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