Purim via Lady GaGa Down Under

Anne and Michael discuss the recent Purim celebration (including how the Rabbi dressed up for it) and how Lady GaGa joined the festivities. Also, we go over our opinions on the Vancouver Olympics and the potentially fatal nature of winter sports. Plus, Harry Potter stands up for gay teens, hanging out with incomprehensible friends, another of the many reasons to avoid Alabama, things made in China, watching scary movies for $10,000, what’s up with the Oscars, animals and glorified swimming pools and the weirdness that is Bindi. Included is a news story on how the 911 system killed a guy.

Songs included: Pata Pata, Bad Romance and Jai Ho.

An Olympian Effort

After a week off, Anne and Michael discuss Purim (coming soon), Anne’s new hair cut, what happened to Chekov’s kid and the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, including the fashion-forwardness of skater Johnny Weir. Also covered in detail are the future of Alexander McQueen’s clothing line, how many hours it takes to be a “hero”, CPAC and the terror that is the resurgence of the John Birch Society. Plus, “broken” government, comedian John DiCrosta and Eartha Kitt is alive!
Songs included are: Hallelujah and My Heart Belongs to Daddy.

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Lizards, Rubber Ducks & gorillas, Oh MY

Join Anne and Michael as they wax thoughtful about the Grammys, German guys with lizards, why NOT to eat a rubber duck, new and exciting ways for terrorists to blow us up and why doctors should never smile. Plus, Rip Torn gets lost on the way home, the Situation(tm) wants to market underwear and hallucinogenic bears. Also, France bans some more stuff while an inflatable gorilla starts a fire. OH! And it’s Groundhog Day!
Songs featured might be: I don’t need no doctor and Rock the Casbah (in Arabic).

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It’s nae Scottish

This episode, broadcast on January 26, 2010 features a new intro song for the show. Anne and Michael discuss the mysteries of where sound goes once it is created, the enormous talent that is William Shatner, horrible FAKE Massachusetts accents, holy water that really isn’t, banning words and phrases from the dictionary, stuff that’s happening in Scotland, political exhaustion and the amazing feat of Charlie Simpson, a 7 year old who has raised more than $200,000 for Haiti Earthquake relief.
Songs featured include: Diablo Rojo, Shambayla and Stoppin’ the Love.
Also featured, “Adventures in Marriage“.

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Take your Christmas lights down

The January 12th, 2010 episode starts with Anne’s annual rant about when to take your Christmas lights down (The last acceptable day is Epiphany, by the way) and continues with discussions about Casablanca, solving the world’s problems and wondering why it is newsworthy to say it is cold in the winter. Also, Harry Reid gets in trouble for saying that Senator Obama is a negro who speaks well. Plus, the new tell-all book about the recent campaigns, “Game Change”, is discussed. One of Anne’s favorite things ever: Rod Blagojevich says he is “blacker than Obama.” And there’s a whole lot more people! Plus Chris Hawley calls in!

Songs featured include: Black or White, She’s a Beauty and I think I’m Going to Kill Myself.

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New Year

Happy New Year! The first show of the decade! Yay!
Michael is an idiot and leaves his cell phone on in the studio (he’s got a little fairy ring tone). Anne and Michael talk about Sir Isaac Newton and his alleged birthday, Kate calls after a “devastating” poetry reading, there’s some dicsussion about the surname, “Ayscoff”, South Carolina shows its collective brilliance once again by offering Chik-Fil-A coupons for wearing your seatbelt, McDonald’s still thinks they are serving “food” (we disagree) and a dating site bans 5,000 subscribers for gaining weight over the holidays. We also discuss the film, “The Hangover”.
Music by such celebrated performers as Shawn McDonald, David Carradine and George Takei (not together) and the song, “Fatso” by The Story.

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Happy Christmas

Anne and Michael discuss what he does to the show when she’s not around. Also, bobcats, snow, rain in Seattle (“Weather Chat”), the Sequim rainforest, scientists discover a really really old house in Nazareth, Leonardo’s forced air heating system, shards, a pause before Christmas information, Jay emails and asks about Jesus’ puberty, Sarah Palin goes “a little bit” incognito, Dick Wolf pisses off Bill O’Reilly (defender of the poor) and someone finds 22 million missing emails from the George Bush white house and a beer in a tree. Plus, does President Obama have to keep a copy of everything done on his Blackberry?

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Get your pants off the ground

This episode originally aired January 19th, 2010 and finds Anne and Michael talking about Katrina and the Haiti earthquake, the insanity of Rush Limbaugh and the truth about Danny Glover. Anne is “cranky” and Michael’s eyes are bugging him (and both seem to be apathetic but don’t much seem to care). Also covered, the upcoming election in Massachusetts, Scott Brown’s nude centerfold, the nineties being a really sucky decade, the phenomenon surrounding the new hit song, “Pants on the Ground”, the Golden Globes and what one does when you find a tooth in a “Milky Bar”. Also, a new feature is added to the show called, “Bad Celebrity Songs” aka songs that never should have been recorded. Ever. Also, a woman rewires her husband’s table saw.

Songs featured include: Apples and Oranges, Highly Illogical, I kissed a girl and “Lady, we’re not together any more” (a performance from the American Idol auditions).

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