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Wu Tang Clan

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Release Date: 09/22/2021

A Tribute to Air Conditioning show art A Tribute to Air Conditioning

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This week the boys are joined by the hilarious Seth Pomeroy for a chat about the real hero of summertime Air Conditioning. Yes, glorious AC! Cooler of rooms. Friend to the warm. Savior of the meltable. We gush about keeping cool in the summer time. ?   Is it rad? Is “white people” taco night rad?     Kyle – A quiet place day one (film) / the concept of sketch comedy Matthew – The Magic Prank Show with Justin Willman (show) Seth – Taskmaster (show)   Check out Burnside playing video games at https://www.twitch.tv/stayindoorsburnside   Get Kyle Clark's I'm a...

Karaoke show art Karaoke

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Kyle, Matthew, and Laura sit outside in Kyle's backyard and have a chat with Alex Blugerman about his love for Karaoke. We were gonna do a second hiking episode and then all the sudden we'd been on topic chatting about Karaoke and it seems pretty irresponsible for us to not roll with the change. A great example of how change can be a good and helpful tool for personal growth. Anyway, uh, we debate Happy Meal toys and its gets shockingly dark. Oh, and Laura gets some good zingers on Matthew! Sign you name up on the list and get ready to sing along with the crew...     Is it rad? Happy...

Long Podcast Afterglow show art Long Podcast Afterglow

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This week we join Kyle and River's Langly for a post mortum for the upcoming Goods from the Woods “2003 in Review” episode. Plus, in the intro Burnside and Kyle chat about online sexy clown girls, Norm McDonald, and Halloween at SeaWorld...   Is it Rad? Are you more likely to listen to new music by artists you already like or something totally new?     Weekly Rads: Kyle – Hit Man (movie) Matthew – A frosted mug of Chocolate Milk, mixed with a battery powered mixer (frosty treat)   Check out Burnside playing video games at https://www.twitch.tv/stayindoorsburnside...

Repertory Theaters show art Repertory Theaters

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Longtime friend of the show and head Stonecutter John Ungaro chat with Kyle, Matthew, and Laura about going to see movies when they're not new movies. It really is wild how much the way you see something can affect how you think of it. Plus, a lot of general movie talk. Let us know on instagram what are some of the best repertory screenings you've ever seen?   Is it rad? Are director's cuts rad?   Weekly Rads: Kyle- Angeltape – Dralah (album) Matthew - Videos about upcoming computer cases (videos) Laura - Queen of Hearts by Zolita (album) John Ungaro - Bleak Week (film festival)...

Cheekface show art Cheekface

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The boys are joined by the hilarious Kevin Anderson of the Bleak in Review podcast for a chat about the music of the band Cheekface. Cheekface exist in that unique genre occupied by groups like Cake and They Might Be Giants. If you're a longtime fan or new to the band this ep is not a bad primer. But don't you worry! There are tangents and puns as far as the eye can see! Some of them get weird. Come get weird as well.   Is it rad? Donald Duck (judged as a person)   Weekly Rads: Kyle – Rumors by Fleetwood Mac (album) Matthew and Laura – Poor Things (movie)   Check out...

The Riff Raff Show show art The Riff Raff Show

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Kyle and Burnside are joined by comedian Billy Meyers III for a conversation about Billy's journey from Florida to running one of the coolest shows at The Comedy Store. Plus, in grand This Is Rad! fashion the episode was recorded outside of his apartment in Hollywood. Plus, another intro with just the Boyz!   Is it Rad? Is drinking a beer in the shower rad?   Weekly Rads: Kyle – Total Clarity - Against Me! (album) Matthew – The reliability of holiday sales at retail locations (seasonal convenience)   Check out Burnside playing video games at...

Putting Out Records show art Putting Out Records

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This week Kyle and Matthew are joined by OC comedian and longtime friend of Kyle's Evan Cassidy. Evan has run many many shows over the years and, like Kyle, has put out the time and money to invest in releasing albums. If you're looking for a copy of Keith Carey's “Forever Nap” hit up Evan. He's got you covered. They chat about learning the process of self releasing albums. They share tips along with things they'd have done differently. A very fun episode celebrating DIY.     Is it Rad? Are melon ballers rad?     Weekly Rads: Kyle – Getting back into the saddle...

Paper, Scissors, Rock show art Paper, Scissors, Rock

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In a surprising turn of events, a guest bailed. But this time Kyle and Burnside are prepared. Enough time has elapsed since they last spoke that they've got plenty to talk about including, seeing Idles live, what makes a good rice krispy treat, and a debate about amateur tornado chasing. Fun stuff!     Is it rad?: Is Puppy Chow rad? (aka muddy buddies)     Weekly Rads: Kyle – Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (book) Matthew – People in the food services industry who respect your customers. (business practice) C2S hand coffee grinder (kitchen utensil) Check out Burnside...

(not) Indie Labels show art (not) Indie Labels

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We give you a bit of the old and a bit of the new this week! We do an old fashion intro with just the boyz. Then, Burnside is off to see Idles and we get some classic new school TIR where the guest had to bail out hours before the episode and we got a new guest. The old guest recommended the new guest and we're totally not mad at the first guest. Plus, Kyle's chat with the second guest has some good stuff. The real Indie Labels episode will be fun. In the mean time, enjoy this.   Special Thanks to Jon Shefsky   Weekly Rads: Kyle – The Work of Steve Albini (RIP) Matthew – Fallout...

1999 show art 1999

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The Martin Duprass (@themartinduprass) return to the show to chat about the year that birthed the dawn of the Willennium, 1999. They talk about the wildness of the Y2K era. Plus, lotta good movies came out that year.   More importatnly: The Martin Dupras have done a remake of Kevin Smith's 1999 film Dogma based on their memories of the movie having not seeing it for a while. It's a wild ride.     Watch DawgMuh: As We Remember It     Is It Rad: Is charcuterie for dinner rad?   Weekly Rads: Kyle - Where's My Utopia by Yard Act (album) Matthew – Carnival Cruise...

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This week Kyle and Matthew discuss a topic that ain't nothing to f@ck with. They are joined by one of Rad's favorite guests, the one and only Ed Greer for a rousing discussion about the music and the cultural impact of The Wu Tang Clan. What kind of impact does the idea of rappers as super heroes do to a young person's brain? What are the entry points for getting into Wu Tang and what are the essential albums? All this and several hours more will get discussed as we step into the slums of Shaolin and enter the 36 chambers...


Weekly Rads:

Kyle - Cobra Kai (show)

Matthew - Code Red Mountain Dew float (tasty treat)

Ed - The fallout from the Rocketeer reboot having a black lead (thing that happened)


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