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Jeff Rubin (of CollegeHumor) presents interviews with creative people who have turned their obsessions into professions, as well as expert analysis on geeky things that they probably do.

Jeff Rubin (of CollegeHumor) presents interviews with creative people who have turned their obsessions into professions, as well as expert analysis on geeky things that they probably do.
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Jeff Rubin (of CollegeHumor) presents interviews with creative people who have turned their obsessions into professions, as well as expert analysis on geeky things that they probably do.

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English


Episodes

Wikipedia Editor w/ Over 1.8 Million Edits

4/17/2018
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Justin Knapp has edited Wikipedia over 1.8 million times, putting him at #2 on the all-time list. Here, he explains how and why. Here's a link to Justin's Wikipedia account, "koavf".

Duration:01:19:03

[rerun] Classic Simpsons Trivia

4/3/2018
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The hosts of Classic Simpsons Trivia Night in Brooklyn put together a quiz, and I gathered the three biggest Simpsons fans I know to see who could answer the most. Originally recorded in 2013, though the trivia only covers seasons 2 through 10 so nothing is out-of-date!

Duration:01:04:27

Lego Master Builder

3/20/2018
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Robbie McCarthy was a Lego Maser Builder at Legoland, where he designed and built large-scale Lego sculptures. Here, he explains how and why.

Duration:00:55:35

Videogame Collector Extraordinaire, Syd Bolton

3/6/2018
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Syd Bolton has one of the world's largest collections of videogames. He also collects computers, video discs, and runs the Personal Computer Museum in Brantford, Ontario. Here, he explains how and why.

Duration:01:07:03

The Art & Science of Reboots

2/20/2018
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Dr. William Proctor is a Senior Lecturer in Media at Bournemouth University who has written extensively on the topic of reboots. Here, he explains how and why. Spoilers for The Last Jedi!

Duration:01:10:54

Warcraft, Hearthstone & LOTR Cookbooks w/ Chelsea Monroe-Cassel

2/6/2018
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Last time she was on the JRJR Show, Chelsea Monroe-Cassel had just written a Game of Thrones cookbook. Since then, she's written cookbooks that cover Warcraft, Hearthstone, and Lord of the Rings. Here, she explains how and why.

Duration:00:42:46

World's Greatest Pinball Player for 2017, Zach Sharpe

1/23/2018
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According to the International Flipper Pinball Association, Zach Sharpe is the World's Greatest Pinball Player of 2017. Here, he explains how and why. Click here for my first interview with Zach, from 2011, about the time he appeared in a Mortal Kombat ad.

Duration:00:55:08

207 - Let's Play Sherlock Holmes w/ Ronny Chieng & Owen Parsons

12/13/2017
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Ronny Chieng (correspondent on The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah) and Owen Parsons (head writer of The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper) stop by to help me review mystery boardgame Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective.

Duration:00:35:21

NBA Jam: The Book

11/28/2017
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Reyan Ali is researching the history of NBA Jam and writing a book about it. Here, he explains how and why. Preorder the book at http://tinyurl.com/nbajambook

Duration:00:53:20

Cirque du Sewer

11/7/2017
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Melissa Alreth travels around the country touring with what she describes as, "the world's only rat and cat circus." Here, she explains how and why. Watch video of Melissa's act and follow her work at http://www.cirquedusewershow.com/

Duration:00:51:12

Shark Tank's Largest Investment + Halloween Haunted Hayrides

10/24/2017
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Melissa Carbone is the CEO of Ten Thirty One productions, a company that produces live horror events around the country. When she presented the company on Shark Tank, she walked away with $2 million from Marc Cuban - the largest investment in Shark Tank history. She just wrote a book about all of this called Ready, Fire, Aim, and here she explains how and why.

Duration:00:50:55

Toy Commercial Writer

10/10/2017
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Evan Elberson writes toy commercials. Here, he explains how and why.

Duration:00:45:27

Cornhole Champion Christine Papcke

9/26/2017
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In both singles and doubles, Christine Papcke is one of the most accomplished players in the American Cornhole League. Here, she explains how and why.

Duration:00:42:27

How Videogames Get Made w/ Jason Schreier

9/12/2017
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Jason Schreier of Kotaku stops by to discuss his new book Blood Sweat and Pixels, which goes behind the scenes of how videogames get made.

Duration:00:53:48

[Rerun] Kumail, Emily, Pat and the Metagame

8/22/2017
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In this rerun (which is being posted immediately after a clip show) we play The Metgame. The Metagame is a game about discussion.

Duration:01:02:56

Episode 200 - Best of the Best of the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show

8/8/2017
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Jeff celebrates the milestone with clips from the best of the best of The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show.

Duration:00:59:28

Summer Movie Review 2017

7/25/2017
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Pat Cassels and Jeff report on their annual tradition of seeing way too many summer movies. We discuss the following movies, in this order, with 5 minutes(ish) per movie: 1.Baby Driver 2.Cars 3 3.The Mummy 4.Valerian 5.The Big Sick 6.It Comes At Night 7.War for the Planet of the Apes 8.Transformers: The Last Knight (which neither of us saw) 9.Wonder Woman 10.Spider-Man: Homecoming 11.Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 12.Alien Covenant 13.Okja 14.Dunkirk

Duration:01:52:03

Bring Your Own Book

7/11/2017
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Bring Your Own Book is a game where bring their own books, then search those books for phrases to take out of context. This week we test it out with Tom Phillip (GQ), Laura Lane (This Is Why You’re Single), Henry Goldman (Buzzfeed News), and Dan Gurewitch (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver).

Duration:00:42:15

Blade 2 w/ Jon Gabrus

6/20/2017
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Jon Gabrus stops by to discuss one of Jeff's all-time favorite movies, Blade 2. Check out Gabrus’ podcast High & Mighty where, last week, we discussed Blade 1 (which is pretty good, but not as good as Blade 2).

Duration:00:58:06

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