Based on Nothing

It's that time of year again! All the stars with the deepest pockets are out for Based on Nothing's 35th Annual Karaoke For Charityoke Podcastathon Extravagnza For Charity. This episode features an all star lineup of guests singing grade A dive bar worthy karaoke in front of a live studio audience to raise fictional money for fictional charities. The guests are weird, the charities are weirder, the karaoke is specatular and the audience loves all of it.

Special thanks to Chet Williams, CJ Bowden, Max Scholnick, Luke Thornton, Kevin Stairiker, Natasha Dye, Mal Smith and Lady Parts. 

New friend and person I had never met before the day we recorded this Jess Bradley (@NewsWithJess) joins me for a fun episode in which two strangers get to know each other and record the first conversation that they ever have. Jess is a radio personality and music fan and she is a perfect first time guest.

We talk about about political discussion at funerals, placing trust in strangers, Courtney Barnett, Pavement and my inability to eloquently explain why their music is so magical to me, Mad Men, Firefly Festival and a multitude of other summer musc festivals and lineups, going viral, Blink-182, Modest Mouse, Milky Chance and much more. 

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The podcast no one asked for is back to ask the question that haunts us more than any other - Where is Brand New's brand new album? It seems closer than ever with the band paying new material live, releasing their old demos on cassette and sending out The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me lyric books almost nine years after the fact. Brand New are giving their fans more intrigue than ever lately and it seems like something is right around the corner.

Friend of the show and Brand New scholar Crit, who has seen Brand New live 34 times, joins us.

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This week I am joined by my friend Zack Connor for a discussion about some our of favorite and least favorite movies, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, getting arrested on the way to Bonnaroo, how sad everything is, Richard Linklater's Before trilogy, The Jinx and much more.

More new episodes coming soon. Subscribe on iTunes and savage us in the reviews.

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In an episode recorded way back in the yesteryear of March 16th, 2015 I am joined by friend and guest c0-host TJ Wells for a film and television centric episode. We talk about our undying love for LOST, Six Feet Under, surprise Christian plot twists, House of Cards, Better Call Saul, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Daily Show, Quentin Tarantino movies, Now You See Me for the 3rd episode in a row, James Bond, Tom Leykis, John Wick, and much more.

Thank you for listening and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes for all April and future episodes!

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