The magical scamp Rumpelstiltskin himself joins us. He talks about his long life, love of pranks, and his perfect day. Plus, Mac gets slightly accosted at a comedy show.
Episode 265: From the comedy group Whalehouse, Jeff Whitaker and Tre Fuentes join Mac and David in studio. Plus, surprise guest Paul Bearer! We talk about approaches to comedy, Tre in Waco, repressed memories, asshole geniuses, and The Dark Knight Strikes Again.
Recorded on 9/03/13
Episode 246: Mac’s not here. David is joined by Tre Fuentes from Precious Dads. Talk of Jurassic Park, Ninja Turtle ranking, child beatings, scams, scum-judging, and more.
Original air date 1/12/13
Opener: “Black Mold” by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, from the album Meat and Bone
“Pearly Gates” by Disappears, from the album Lux
Closer: “5 Years” by Limes, from album Tarantula Plus Blue Blood
Episode 207: It’s show two of our Membership Drive and we got a packed house. Comedians Courtney Sevener and Tre Fuentes, and Rush Evans from KOOP’s Around the Town Sounds and Off the Beatle Path. Insane toilet display updates, Mac goes to Santa Fe, flying’s not natural, the awful band Rush (they’re the worst), hotel germs, and more. If this is your first time listening to the MWS, choose a different podcast. Membership Drive shows aren’t for rookies. The drive did end early however, so next show is back to normal. Now where’s my coffee, rook?
Original air date 03/03/12.
Opener: “Take ‘Em All” by Cock Sparrer, from the album Shock Troops
“Serpents” by Sharon Van Etten, from the album Tramp
Closer: “Chi-Town” by Cribs, from the album Chi-Town
Episode 200: Oh em eff gee it’s our 200th show. To celebrate we invited some listeners to unite and form a live studio audience, including Katie Sicking, Andrew Rosas, Tre Fuentes, Courtney Sevener, Nathan the world’s nicest caller, and more. And what did we do with all this excitement and attention? Squandered it talking about dumb stuff. Talk of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, flies on food, a dumb TV show, and a future prediction segment which bombs big time. Thanks for 200, dudes!
“Couldn’t I Just Tell You” by Todd Rundgren, from the album Something/Anything?
Closer: “In the New Year” by The Walkmen, from the album You & Me