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NOT PLAYING 001:
Lex and Dan watch Beverly Hills Cop together for the first time. They marvel at Banana Man, vests, and how (ass? fanny? butt?)-focused the stars of the film seem. And they do the Neutron Dance, of course.
RECOMMENDED IF YOU LIKE 027:
A conversation with Peter Bagge, the Harvey Award–winning author of the '90s alt-comic Hate.
APPS FOR KIDS 051:
We reviewed Cookie Clicker, a pointless and dangerously addictive web game.
Adam Koford (aka Ape Lad) joined us to talk about his new book of cartoons, Down with the Laugh-Out-Loud Cats, which he self-published so he could have more control over its design.
THE NEW DISRUPTORS 050:
Alli Dryer and Jenni Leder, user interface/user experience (UI/UX) designers, changed their lives -- and those of their husbands —- to bring their lives closer to what they want within the structure of employment.
YOU ARE NOT SO SMART 012:
"Mate poachers abound," explains this week's guest, psychologist David Buss, who says that his research supports his hypothesis that human jealousy is an adaptation forged by evolutionary forces to deal with the problems of infidelity.
TELL ME SOMETHING I DON'T KNOW 018:
Fantagraphics Books has published some of the greatest cartoonists in history including George Herriman, Charles Schulz, Carl Barks, the Hernandez Brothers, Robert Crumb, Chris Ware, Dan Clowes, Peter Bagge, and many more.
INCREDIBLY INTERESTING AUTHORS 002:
Not only has Apple's chief of design Jony Ive made Apple one of the most valuable companies in the world -- his design has overturned entire industries, from music and mobile phones to PCs and tablets, says Leander Kahney, author of Jony Ive's biography.
BOARS, GORE, AND SWORDS 119:
Red and Ivan discuss chapters Arya VII and Bran III in A Storm of Swords, drink a bottle of wine, discuss Arya and archery, 200-yard archery shots, The Hound and Canadian Gold, Hodoring, and mind control. They end with discussion of Ender’s Game and the Thor sequel.
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