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S7E1. The Safe Word Is “Evil”

12/3/2018
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Show No Mercy by Slayer. Nathan applies a thin coat of Satan paint, Cameron proves that Slayer is folk music, and Slayer writes some limericks. Learnin' Links: Rammstein's singer performing on fireThe term “person of color”Church of SatanSatanic TempleThe album coverEuler and the bridges of KönigsbergMiriam Jones’ article about murder balladsD’n’D AlignmentAchewood metal band lyrics Listen along to Show No Mercy here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on...

Duration:01:15:12

Bracket: Listener Suggestions!

11/26/2018
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Help us choose an artist after Smash Mouth! Now that Smash Mouth is—mercifully—over and done with, it's time to choose who to do next! We do a bracket of listener suggestions. Help us choose between our two finalists at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DNKBCWM You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page! Alice CooperAlphavilleCounting CrowsDark LotusFiona AppleJ. ColeKing DiamondKornLiving...

Duration:01:15:37

S6E6. What Rough Beast Slouches Towards San Jose to Be Born?

11/19/2018
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Magic by Smash Mouth. Cameron demands to be eaten and put in a bag (in that order), Nathan is gleekin' from both ends, and Smash Mouth? You might know them from "All Star" that is in Shrek. Announcement: next week, we'll be running a bracket of listener suggestions to choose our next artist. Drop us a line at email@boxset.website or tweet at @totbspodcast to suggest an artist! Learnin' Links: KrampusSmash Mouth's cookbookHawk NelsonYeats' poem "The Second Coming"GleekingSteve Harwell...

Duration:01:14:16

S6E5. Clocks, How Do They Work?

11/12/2018
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Summer Girl by Smash Mouth. Nathan tries to see if there’s a little less nothing in this album, Cameron likes his dumb and bad style, and Smash Mouth gets into some real LiveJournal territory. Learnin' Links: Zoom, a bad movieJust one of many examples of Tim Allen being a shitheadSteve Harwell losing his shit, courtesy of Matt Parr Listen along to Summer Girl here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and...

Duration:01:00:51

S6E4. I’ll Be G’there for G’you

11/5/2018
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Get the Picture? by Smash Mouth. Cameron wants to get Tim-Tam blasted, Nathan has some titular fun, and Smash Mouth are the true heroes of the 9/11 years. Learnin' Links: Retrofuturism“Beg the question” vs. "Raise the question”Scientist renounces alpha/beta view of wolvesPickleback Listen along to Get the Picture here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:09:13

S6E3. How Cute It Isn't

10/29/2018
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Smash Mouth by Smash Mouth. Nathan snoozes outside the box set, Cameron wonders if he's activating sleep agents, and Smash Mouth jazzes so hard—er, so smooth. Learnin' Links: PCHColumbia Record ClubSoul patchBloatee Listen along to Smash Mouth here, if you must. You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:00:01

S6E2. Scrappy Overdogs from San Jo

10/22/2018
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Astrolounge by Smash Mouth. Smash Mouth releases an album that's really -ive, Cameron is blinded by the whiteness, and Nathan proves Smash Mouth culture still exists using the power of STATISTICS. Learnin' Links: UFO pronunciationEd Sheeran on Game of ThronesApplejacks racist commercialsUB40's version of "Red Red Wine" Listen along to Astrolounge here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our...

Duration:01:13:59

S6E1. Beer Headphones

10/15/2018
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Fush Yu Mang by Smash Mouth. Nathan doesn’t even have fun being grumpy, Cameron is willing to “give it to him,” and Smash Mouth has a small break in their lives of unending privilege. Learnin' Links: Countable nounThere are twice as many kangaroos as people in AustraliaRat Race concert scene Listen along to Fush Yu Mang here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:33:21

S5E8. Better than Pure Sentimental Nonsense

10/8/2018
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The Visitors by ABBA. Cameron criticizes Nathan for audio good practices, Nathan tries to avoid mom-shaming, and ABBA wants to build a disco song. Learnin' Links: MacGuffinInterlocutorMen by Scene on Radio Listen along to The Visitors here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:08:05

S5E7. Gimme that Divorce Table

10/1/2018
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Cameron attends a musical orgy convention, Nathan has a precognition (of boredom), and and ABBA can’t finish without Night Velvet™. Learnin' Links: PanpipesOmnibus Project’s episode on dancing maniaBad Dad, Soccer DadFeet of clayHit Parade’s episode on the Bee Geesis not a C+C Music Factory songMen by Scene on Radio Listen along to S(o)uper Trouper here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our...

Duration:01:12:23

S5E6. Upbeat Disco Schlager

9/24/2018
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Upbeat Disco Schlager Cameron eats his tea, Nathan complains about dingos punching kangaroos, and and ABBA teaches Genius.com commenters about how the wind casts shadows. Learnin' Links: Omnibus' episode on disco demolitionMnemosyneHarvest by Neil YoungIn case you forgot about Schlager Listen along to Voulez-Vous here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:16:42

S5E5. This Ain't No Mayonnaise

9/17/2018
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ABBA: The Album by ABBA. Nathan does eagle stuff, Cameron eats a nice bow of eagle noodles, and ABBA really makes us think with questions like "what if eagles?" Learnin' Links: SchlagerFucking Jumping the sharkOstinatoMaps—wait! Listen along to ABBA: The Album here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:07:44

S5E4. Ice-Cold Goss

9/10/2018
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Arrival by ABBA. Nathan invents the academic discipline of Mexicorientalism, Cameron gets Famous for His Drippins™, and ABBA teaches us how sexy geometry can be. Learnin' Links: It's legally complicated, but spousal rape was either legal or punished less severely than other forms of rape in the US until 1993ishRoger Ebert famously said that video games cannot be art—but tempered his position a while laterJames Bond, rapistEdward Said's foundational book Orientalism Listen along to...

Duration:01:21:42

S5E3. Sister See-Ya

9/3/2018
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ABBA by ABBA. Nathan makes a bold declaration about trees, Cameron makes a courageous confession about what kind of man he is, and ABBA warms our hearts in the tropical loveland of Sweden. Learnin' Links: Zwarte PietLet me google that for youso “Dutch Slave Coast” Listen along to ABBA here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:02:09

S5E2. My Mama Sad

8/27/2018
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Waterloo by ABBA. This MONDAY MONDAY MONDAY, THRILL as Nathan and Cameron choose completely arbitrary moments where they think ABBA is being self-aware, and then THROW DOWN. Learnin' Links: Did an MJ impersonator sing on the last Michael Jackson album?The Battle of WaterlooCowper’s glandDavid LivingstoneKing Léopold II’s brutal colonial rule in the Congo“Whitey on the Moon”Bechdel testPlease Mr KenendyInside Llewyn DavisNathan’s favorite song by Television Listen along to Waterloo...

Duration:01:18:23

S5E1. Quadrilengual Trilingual Quouple

8/20/2018
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Ring Ring by ABBA. Nathan sags himself right off a cliff, Becca gets herself into an Ikea Situation, and Cameron begins his transformation into Barry Sacks (the king of the bari sax). Learnin' Links: Abba in Hebrew (and other Semitic languages)“Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.”Speaking of angel cats… Listen along to Ring Ring here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!What's in the Box WeeklyBuy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:20:47

S4E9. Wicked T-Pains Never Die

8/13/2018
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Oblivion by T-Pain. Nathan courageously admits he can’t do 18 push-ups, Cameron pitches a movie reboot, and T-Pain is laid to rest. Learnin' Links: HieroglyphicsTeffWPA source recordings Listen along to Oblivion here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!Buy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:12:28

S4E8. Mark T-Wayne

8/6/2018
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Cameron eats problematically, Nathan comes up with a new breakout character, and T-Pain recruits someone to help him be shittier to women. Learnin' Links: HumorismOmnibus podcastKey & Peele DubstepJ. Robert OppenheimerHello From the Magic TavernDunning-Krueger Effectツ Listen along to T-Wayne here! You can support us in several ways: Kick us a few bux on Patreon!Buy T-shirts, sweatshirts, and more at our merch page!

Duration:01:12:22

S4E7. A Blapp Hole

7/30/2018
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Stoic by T-Pain. T-Pain returns after a few years of not making music, with his mixtape Stoic! It’s got some of his highest highs, but also some of his most defensive moments. And what was the deal with that Little Shop of Horrors song, anyway?? Learnin’ Links: An article on Stoicville in the New YorkerDick MoveKoosh ballsMonster Factory plays Knife DadJeffrey Tambor was a real piece of shit on the set of Transparent Listen along to Stoic here! You can support us in several ways: Kick...

Duration:01:25:46

S4E6. A New Train (-Wreck)

7/23/2018
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rEVOLVEr by T-Pain. We're trying out a new format this week! Surprise! We decided to focus less on comprehensiveness, and more on just being enjoyable and entertaining. That is, the old format was increasingly leading to perfunctory song discussions, and nobody wants that. Anyway, this week we talked about T-Pain's studio album Revolver. It's not as memorable as his earliest releases, but there's some solid stuff here. Some really frikken weird stuff, too, but some solid stuff...

Duration:01:24:49