Today We Learned

Curious? Good! Rachel Skarsten (50 Shades of Grey) joins the guys in the studio to drop some knowledge. Plus, Dan was trapped in the Red Room, so Andy Haynes guest hosts!

 

Direct download: twl76_rachel_skarsten.mp3
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Two of New Zealand's finest comedic talents, Taika Waititi (Eagle vs. Shark) and Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords), emerge from the shadows of promoting their new vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows in order to join the guys in the studio. Find out all about the history of the Oscars, Japan's odd love affair with vending machines, the origin of several vampire myths, and much more.

If you'd like to see What We Do in the Shadows in a theater near you, consider donating to their Kickstarter.

Direct download: twl75_jemaine_taika.mp3
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What prank was so epic that it involved a volcano? What do you need to know about Planet of the Apes? What happens when one of our mother's calls? Actor Jocko Sims (Masters of Sex, The Last Ship, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) joins Razzle in studio to answer all of this and more. (Dan was still recovering from eating his body weight in buffalo wings at the Super Bowl)

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Comedian, musician, and all-around rad dad Joe Sib (Wax, SideOneDummy Records) stops by to talk about what highway numbers mean, the iconic video for Wax's "California", David Lee Roth's craziest non-music job, fatherhood, and much more.

Direct download: twl73_joe_sib.mp3
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Where do those inflatable dancing men outside used car dealerships come from? When will we be living underwater? What was the inspiration for Jonny Quest? To find out, Johnny Quest himself, Tim Matheson (Hart of Dixie, The West Wing) joined the guys in the studio to answer all of this and more.

Direct download: twl72_tim_matheson.mp3
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Just in time for the return of Parks and Recreation, actor Jim O'Heir joins the guys in the studio to chat about some of Chicago's greatest inventions, the mysterious "Kentucky meat shower", and much more.

Direct download: twl71_jim_oheir_.mp3
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The fabulous Adina Porter (The 100, The Newsroom) joins the guys in the studio to kick of 2015 in style by talking about the hidden treasures of Sierra Leone, the secret history of Life Savers, and much more.

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Direct download: twl70_adina_porter.mp3
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