About the Show
Mike and Justin discuss the Donald Trump dumpster fire, trending social media clickbait, stupid memes and weird art.
Episode 64: ‘Middle-aged Men Twerking’, with Special Guest Steve O’Neill
January 22nd, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
Maryland public school social media coordinator gets fired for an educational tweet gone viral, Mike explains the “contradiction” between climate change and a snowball, and Steve presents 2016’s most offensive British advertisements.
Episode 63: ‘Prostitute Vending Machines’, with Special Guest Jeremy McLellan
January 15th, 2017 | 58 mins 17 secs
Trump vociferously denies his alleged ties to Russia, TV anchor tells Alexa to buy thousands of doll houses, a badly designed meme equates teen sex and soda, a middle-aged man with an RV seeks a youthful companion,
Episode 62: ‘You Are the Flower’, with Special Guest Jeff Hopkins
January 8th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
A stoner prankster changes the Hollywood sign, teenage Justin visits a psychiatrist, thousands move to Edmonton to stare into a philanderer’s steely blue eyes, Jeff considers the Cult of Crossfit, Mike brags about his hypothetical pranks,
Episode 61: ‘Everyone Should Be Ashamed of Themselves’, with Special Guest Lindsay Goldwert
December 30th, 2016 | 56 mins 45 secs
Trump coins the word ‘unpresidented,’ an elderly woman freezes inside a locked car, Christina Sommers declares her fix for the gender wage gap, Lindsay forgets she’s on camera, Facebook starts flagging fake news,
Episode 60: ‘The Michael Jackson Corollary’, with Special Guest Adam Christopher
December 23rd, 2016 | 59 mins 53 secs
Justin defends male Santa, Vanessa Otero (patent attorney) proposes a truthiness chart, ‘my flag’ makes the list of 6 Things You Don’t Mess with, VW owners maximize sellback opportunity, José López creates impossible stone taffy,
Episode 59: ‘Grammar Police’, with Special Guests B.R. Cohen and Simon Tonev
December 18th, 2016 | 50 mins 37 secs
Catwoman arrested for slashing boyfriend with scissors during fight, racist meme delineates between old-school gangster and modern-day thug, Sofia Vergara gets sued by her own embryos, Simon considers emotional prostitution,
Episode 58: ‘A True Flat-Earther’, with Special Guest Austin Baird
December 11th, 2016 | 1 hr 8 mins
Mall of America hires a black Santa, Austin reports on his voyage among the ‘Flat Earthers in Christ’ Facebook group, ‘suicide bomber’ squirrel hospitalizes Chicago politician who spoke out against squirrels, Mike wants a Yosegi box for Christmas.
Episode 57: ‘Less Gentlemanly and Pastoral’, with Special Guests Faded Paper Figures
December 4th, 2016 | 1 hr 12 mins
Mitt and Donald go to dinner, Michaels shopper loses her mind over bags, Justin is solicited by an interrupting astrologist, Kael and John discuss their first favorite songs, Japanese theme park regrets dead fish ice skating rink.
Episode 56: ‘Mushy Honeycomb Helmets,’ with Special Guest Giulio Anichini
November 27th, 2016 | 1 hr 1 min
‘Post-truth’ is Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 ‘Word of the Year,’ transabled woman yearns to lose feeling in her leg, fashion designers refuse to offer their services to Melania Trump, and Mike tempts fate by riding a four-wheeler without a helmet.
Episode 55: ‘A Christmas Skirmish’, with Special Guests Michael Winfield and Richard Manfredi
November 20th, 2016 | 1 hr 4 mins
Trump becomes harder to parody, drivers in China put scary reflective decals in their rear windows, 2016 may be the year to safely say ‘Merry Christmas’ again, edible beetle larvae deliver as much iron to the body as beef,
Episode 54: ‘I Happened Upon a Body,’ with Special Guest Darren Husted
November 13th, 2016 | 1 hr 8 mins
A heartbroken mom happens upon the Clintons in the woods, Trump supporters revise their stance on dissent, Facebook promises to show you less fake news, and Mike loses money on a wager. SHOW NOTES Introduction I’ve Made a Huge Mistake podcast on Tw...
Episode 53: ‘HIV-positive Children Party Crashers’, with Special Guest Scott Hofmeister
November 6th, 2016 | 1 hr 7 mins
Starbucks releases an anti-Christmas coffee cup, Tim Kaine’s positive demeanor gets on Mike’s nerves, Scott passes on the office of POTUS, Sarma Melngailis becomes a runaway fugitive, and the guys consider expensive skeleton art exhibitions as an alter...
Episode 52: ‘Low-risk Kissing’, with Special Guest Seán McGuire
October 30th, 2016 | 1 hr 7 mins
Seán abandons paganism, kid needs permission slip to read ‘Fahrenheit 451,’ Mike and Justin fail to cast their ballots in the 2012 election, area woman wins $1M trying to show husband lottery tickets are a waste of money,
Episode 51: ‘The Opposite of Feminism’, with Special Guest Chris Esplin
October 23rd, 2016 | 1 hr 5 mins
Facebook’s annual privacy opt-out post, the anti-tampon-tax-break guy, a critical review of the 31 most hilariously bad-themed weddings of all time, eucalyptus kaleidoscopic bark, and accidental topless beach trips.
Episode 50: ‘Insane Clown Posse,’ with Special Guest Periods for Politicians
October 16th, 2016 | 1 hr 4 mins
The creepy clown craze, the rise and fall of Kenneth Bone, Christians for Donald Trump, gender as a social construct, putatively postmodern elongated objects, and Justin’s first kiss. SHOW NOTES Introduction Periods for Politicians on Facebook Peri...