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English


Episodes

S3, E4 - What Whiskey Does

12/6/2018
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With the seasonal spirit firmly taking hold, a spirit for any season - whiskey, courtesy of local Colorado Springs 'Distillery 291' - makes an appearance, leading to an...interesting episode! Joining regular host Mark Turner, and team captains Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, the acerbic Andrew Dwyer, and deer-in-the-headlights debutant Casey Frase. The gamut is run once more, from ball-testing to bell-ringing, Chinese babies to Canadian curlers, myth-busting to MUUUUURDEEEEER - and much more...

Duration:00:54:22

S3, E3 - From bowel movements to moving sentiments

11/21/2018
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Whistle Stop Week is dropping episode 3 a day early by way of a Thanksgiving gift to you all, the thing we're most thankful for...our dear listeners! Joining regular host Mark Turner, and team captains Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, the delightful Jill Gaebler, and the insightful Ryan Hannigan. This episode, stories that promise to bring both a tear to your eye and a lurch to your stomach, as we once more cover a fortnight of frightening, fantastical, and/or funny news headlines! Thanks to...

Duration:01:00:21

S3, E2 - Girls of Spice and Pigs in Space!

11/8/2018
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Whistle Stop Week, part Deaux, now recording in our brand new home at R&D Studios in downtown Colorado Springs! Joining regular host Mark Turner, and team captains Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, professorial Laura Eurich, and debutant Jonathan Berry. The teams once more wrestle with news from across the globe, as well as headlines both magical and intergalatic! From Harry Potter to horrifying dog porn, from the London Metropolitan Police Force to terrifying Marsian invaders, we run the gamut!...

Duration:00:58:35

S3, E1 - Back with a sack...o'sounds!

10/25/2018
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Whistle Stop Week returns for its 3rd season, now recording in our brand new home at R&D Studios in downtown Colorado Springs! Joining regular host Mark Turner, and team captains Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, grizzled veteran Andrew Dwyer and livewire Lauren McKenzie. Hold on as the team darts from Swaziland to Sweden, Cuba to Canada, stopping only momentarily to consider what one does with their time when YouTube is down...? Thanks to our lovely local sponsors The British Pantry & Tea Shop,...

Duration:00:54:07

SEASON 3 IS JUST ONE WEEK AWAY!!!

10/17/2018
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Whistle Stop Week will return on October 24th, when Season 3 finally kicks-off in all it's beautiful, manic, deranged, hopefully entertaining glory! Join Mark, Carrie, Barz, old panelists and new for your favorite irreverent rattle through the news of the day...

Duration:00:00:22

S2 Summer Special REDUX

10/8/2018
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Our final reheated episode of 2018, our Summer Special from July, when host Mark Turner and regular team captains Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, were joined by a professor and her pupil, Laura Eurich and Melody Klema. We laughed, we cried, we ugly laugh-cried. The usual. The next Whistle Stop Week episode you'll hear later this month will be EPISODE 1 OF SEASON 3!!! Yes, we're a little bit excited...

Duration:00:52:56

Like winter, Whistle Stop Week Season 3 is Coming!

10/3/2018
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Have you missed us? Your favorite podcast people. Whistle Stop Week! Whistle...Stop...oh, nevermind. Whether you missed us or not, we will back with Season 3 before you know it...

Duration:00:00:52

S2 E10 FINALE REDUX! The One Where We Ask the Vital Question...Is it Eight?

9/19/2018
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Wrapping our second season, another person who gets paid to make funny puts their career on the line to join us. A sports journalist whose career is beyond saving tags along, too. Whistle Stop Week wraps it's second season in something resembling style. Joining host Mark Turner, regular captain Carrie Simison and stand-in skipper Andrew Dwyer, is the only sports journalist who can't count past eight (must be why he covers soccer) Nick Rothschild, and debutant and stand-up comedian who proves...

Duration:01:00:15

S2 E9 REDUX! The One Where Carrie Hosts and Women ROAR!

9/5/2018
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Yes, we've finally run out of ideas in Season 2, and so we give hosting duties to usually skipper Carrie Simison. And then we set up teams so that it's boys versus girls. Us...gimmicky? Whistle Stop Week basks in the glow of International Women's Day by unleashing our first ever female host! Joining host-for-the-day Carrie Simison, regular captain Mark Barz and sometime skipper Mark Turner, are shorts-eating April Compo and everyone's favourite 'can't' Coba Hoban!

Duration:00:57:54

S2 E8 REDUX! The One Where We Mix Comedy Red Bull and Amphetamines!

8/22/2018
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This episode is more of a science/social experiment; what happens when you put two crazy people together on a team, give them beer, and then ask them to be both funny and coherent? Whistle Stop Week goes full-bore crazy! Joining host Mark Turner and regular skipper Mark Barz, are the human personification of amphetamines meets Red Bull, Lauren McKenzie and Jim Burke, and quietly sat in the corner preparing her next well placed, impeccably timed zinger, Laura Eurich!

Duration:01:03:00

S2 E7 REDUX! The One True Love...

8/8/2018
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Why wait for Valentines? You can enjoy a comedic massacre any time of the year! Whistle Stop Week dives headlong into Valentines Day, showing it's love for the news of the day by taking the piss out of it! Joining host Mark Turner and regular skippers Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, are the professorial Laura Eurich, and the class-cutting Andrew Dwyer.

Duration:00:56:51

Summer Special: Mummy juice, Disney on ice, and abusive crop circles!

7/27/2018
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Don't say we don't ever give you anything - because here we are, giving you an extra 'Summer Special' episode to tide you over till Season 3 arrives in the fall! Joining host Mark Turner and regular team captains Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, a professor and her pupil, Laura Eurich and Melody Klema. See if you can work out which is which? We're still not sure...

Duration:00:50:26

S2 E6 REDUX! The One With our First Actual Legitimate Comedian!

7/4/2018
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An Independence Day treat for all our 'Murican friends as our budget extended to an actual real-life comedian joining us on the show! What's that old saying? You get what you pay for... Whistle Stop Week continues it's merciless mockery of all things topical news! Joining host Mark Turner and regular skippers Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, are the returning April Campo resplendent in her ten-gallon cowboy hat, and an actual, legitimate, like he-gets-paid-to-do-comedy (not by us) newbie to the...

Duration:00:54:39

S2 E5 REDUX! The One That Might Have Been an Absinthe Induced Dream...

6/20/2018
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At least now we're in 2018, as the show heads in to it's second - what we like to call 'almost funny' - half... Whistle Stop Week is back with its first show of 2018! Joining host Mark Turner and regular skippers Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, are 'Absinthe' Andrew Dwyer and newbie Coba 'SILENCE!' Hoban!

Duration:00:58:08

S2 E4 REDUX! The One Where your Christmas Gift was Darcie

6/6/2018
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It's summertime, so what better to listen than a Christmas episode! If further proof were needed that we give this show very little thought... Whistle Stop Week is back with it's end-of-year Holiday Special! Joining host Mark Turner and regular skippers Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, are show favorites Darcie Hannigan (nee Nolan) and hubby Ryan Hannigan (nee still Hannigan).

Duration:00:58:59

S2 E3 REDUX! The One With Ted X and Tit Cookies!

5/23/2018
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Finally! A repeat of an episode that was actually funny! On your latest Whistle Stop Week, joining host Mark Turner and regular skippers Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, fresh from his 'TED X' talk, the returning Andrew Dwyer, and with a fresh batch of tit cookies, debutant Lauren McKenzie.

Duration:00:58:59

S2 E2 REDUX! The One Where the Politician Battles the Professor!

5/9/2018
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Back when I were a lad this were nothing but fields. Now look at it! It's all... On your latest Whistle Stop Week, joining host Mark Turner and regular skippers Carrie Simison and Mark Barz, Colorado's favorite Councilwoman (assuming you're not a Trump supporter) Jill Gaebler (CityTalk), and our first ever Professor (specializing in NSync) Laura Eurich.

Duration:01:00:00

S2 E1 REDUX! The One Where Carrie Becomes Captain...

4/25/2018
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Remember when... Whistle Stop Week returns for Season 2! Joining your host Mark Turner on your favorite topical news comedy quiz podcast are returning skipper Mark Barz, new captain Carrie Simison, the man with a wit as sharp as his natty socks Jim Burke (Little London Show), and our favorite super-sub Ryan Hannigan (Focus on the Beer).

Duration:00:51:37

Whistle Stop Week - Season 2, Episode 10 (Finale) - 3/28/18

3/27/2018
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Whistle Stop Week wraps it's second season in something resembling style. Joining host Mark Turner, regular captain Carrie Simison and stand-in skipper Andrew Dwyer, is the only sports journalist who can't count past eight (must be why he covers soccer) Nick Rothschild, and debutant and stand-up comedian who proves she can even be hilarious sitting down Melody Klema.

Duration:00:58:44

Whistle Stop Week - Season 2, Episode 9 - 3/14/18

3/14/2018
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Whistle Stop Week basks in the glow of International Women's Day by unleashing our first ever female host! Joining host-for-the-day Carrie Simison, regular captain Mark Barz and sometime skipper Mark Turner, are shorts-eating April Compo and everyone's favourite can't Coba Hoban!

Duration:00:56:23