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International Waters is a pop culture comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply. Join host Jesse Thorn and competing teams of world-famous comedians from the US and UK in a hilarious and lively test of pop culture knowledge (and the ability to make up baloney when that knowledge fails)

International Waters is a pop culture comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply. Join host Jesse Thorn and competing teams of world-famous comedians from the US and UK in a hilarious and lively test of pop culture knowledge (and the ability to make up baloney when that knowledge fails)
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Los Angeles, CA

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International Waters is a pop culture comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply. Join host Jesse Thorn and competing teams of world-famous comedians from the US and UK in a hilarious and lively test of pop culture knowledge (and the ability to make up baloney when that knowledge fails)

Twitter:

@JesseThorn

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 127: Meth or Alligators

8/1/2018
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Bassem Youssef, Zabeth Russell, Grainne Maguire and Max Davis join host, Dave Holmes for first world problem-solving, terrible gnome puns, and rockumentary pitches. Bassem Youssef wants to plug Remade in America and recommends Westworld on HBO. Zabeth Russell wants to plug GLOW on Netflix and Too Old to Die Young on Amazon and recommends Molly Hawkey's Spermcast. Grainne Maguire wants to plug her Edinburgh Fringe show and recommends Love Island. Max Davis wants to plug Dead Ringers on...

Duration:00:42:05

Ep 126: Self-Care Level: Showtune

7/16/2018
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Jordan Morris, Irene White, Alexis Dubus and Sian Docksey join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing school dance stories, emoji-to-audio transformations, and terrible selfies. Jordan Morris wants to plug Bubble on Maximum Fun and recommends Love Rush by Rachel Cantu. Irene White wants to plug Superstore on NBC and recommends The Bold Type on Freeform. Alexis Dubus wants to plug his newborn child and recommends Ben Moor's comedy. Sian Docksey wants to plug her show Interdependent Woman...

Duration:00:50:40

Ep 125: Old Wet Ham

7/2/2018
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Jackie Tohn, Dave Nadelberg, Athena Kugblenu and Howard Read join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing childhood memories, certified karaoke bangers, and gritty Paddington reboots Jackie Tohn wants to plug GLOW on Netflix and recommends Kate Nash's music and Zumbo's Just Desserts. Dave Nadelberg wants to plug The Mortified Guide on Netflix and The Mortified podcast and recommends the music of Tom Rosenthal. Athena Kugblenu wants to plug her website and recommends Dear White People on...

Duration:00:48:58

Ep. 14: with John Ross Bowie and Jackie Kashian

6/15/2018
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In this episode, we learn about the time Jackie Kashian’s father hit on Maria Bamford. It was at Jackie’s wedding. To find out how Maria reacted, take a listen. Also, if anyone books a guest-starring role on NBC’s Speechless, John Ross Bowie will not only have your back, but he’ll show you where the craft service table is on set. Plus, if you ever wondered, “What’s it like growing up in the Theater District in New York?”, you’ll soon find out. Do YOU Know the Difference? Areas of...

Duration:00:59:23

Ep. 124: H.P. Lovecraft: Monster Racist

6/15/2018
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Alison Becker, Keith Powell, Dan Tetsell and Sophie Duker join host, Dave Holmes, to Discuss monsters, defend (and attack) their home countries and decide what the best way to say certain words is. Alison wants to plug Bubble and Best Worst Week Ever. She recommends the Amazon Prime Show The Patriot. Keith wants to plug Bubble and an upcoming episode of Superstore that he directed. He recommends The Great British Baking Show. Sophie wants to plug her stand up show Diet Woke and...

Duration:00:48:24

Ep. 123: America's got Nihilism

6/1/2018
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Paul Foxcroft, Sarah Bennetto, Cecily Knobler and Auggie Smith join host, Dave Holmes, to discuss Coolio, international cuisine and illness that’s powerful enough to transcend the Atlantic. Cecily wants to plug her website and recommends The Arrangement on the E! Network. Auggie wants to plug his upcoming tour dates on his website and recommends the Henry Phillips film Punching the Clown. Paul wants to plug Questing Time, where he makes comedians play Dungeons and Dragons, and...

Duration:00:52:30

Ep. 122: Infested with Chihuahuas

5/15/2018
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Mawaan Rizwan, Emily Lloyd-Saini, Inkoo Kang and Louis Virtell join host, Dave Holmes, to the Princess Bride, Elvis’s career and THE ROYAL WEDDING! Emily wants to plug her appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and recommends the band Young Fathers. Mawaan wants to plug his and Emily’s radio show on BBC Asian Network. Inkoo wants to plug her writing and recommends the Netflix documentary “Wild Wild Country.” Louis wants to plug his podcast Keep It and recommends Kylie Minogue’s...

Duration:00:50:10

Ep. 121: Resigned to Life as a Ghost

5/1/2018
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Eleanor Morton, Garrett Millerick, Amy Spalding and Jacob Sirof join host, Dave Holmes, to discuss delayed messages (which may or may not be in a bottle), LA rain, pot brownies and more. Eleanor wants to plug her new show on the comedy streaming service “Next Up,” and recommends The comedy of Maria Bamford. Garrett wants to plug his show The Devil’s Advocate and recommends the stand-up comedy of Eleanor Morton. Amy wants to plug her new book The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best...

Duration:00:45:46

Ep. 120: Riddled with Porn Viruses

4/16/2018
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Bowen Yang, Michelle de Swarte, Tom Cowell and Matt Rogers join host, Dave Holmes, to discuss computer problems, tax write-offs and more. Michelle wants to plug her upcoming one-woman show in August in Edinburgh and recommends the comedian Thanyia Moore. Tom wants to plug his podcast A Great Listening Experience and recommends The FX Show Trust. Matt and Bowen wants to plug their podcast Las Colturistas and recommends Catherine Cohen at Club Cumming and Pat Regan’s show Unsuccessful...

Duration:00:50:44

Ep. 119: Erotic board-game crossover fan-ficiton

4/2/2018
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Renee Colvert, Jonah Raydio, Brett Goldstein and Hanna Stanbridge join host, Dave Holmes, discuss being forgotten and erotic Clue/Chess crossover fan fiction. Hanna wants to plug the Chris Martin and Carl Donnelly podcast and recommends Pollyanna McIntosh’s upcoming film. Brett wants to plug his film “Super Bob” and recommends the film The Florida Project. Renee wants to plug her podcast Can I Pet Your Dog and recommends The podcast “My Favorite Murder”. Jonah wants to plug his podcast...

Duration:00:45:09

Ep. 118: Westworld for Ducks

3/15/2018
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Kat Bond, Ben Targét, Andrew Ti and Lisa Linke join host, Dave Holmes, stupid behavior fueled by love, cat crime dramas, numbers in music and international musical adaptations. Kat wants to plug her upcoming live gigs and recommends the Fact Up Podcast. Ben wants to plug Battersea Arts Center and recommends The Arts Emergency charity. Andrew wants to plug his podcast "Yo, is this racist?" and recommends The Chinese rap group Higher Brothers. Lisa wants to plug keeping up with her on...

Duration:00:48:40

Ep 117: Look Like Cher, Move Like Tina Turner

3/1/2018
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Marcella Arguello, Adam McArthur, Thom Tuck and Danielle Ward join host, Dave Holmes for terrible celebrity interviews, sad song makeovers, and some good ol' cultural spring cleaning. Marcella Arguello wants to plug Women Crush Wednesdays at Nerdmelt and recommends supporting women in comedy. Adam McArthur wants to plug Star vs. The Forces of Evil and recommends Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. Thom Tuck wants to plug his website and recommends Julien Baker's music. Danielle Ward...

Duration:00:41:03

Ep 116: Muppet, Please

2/15/2018
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Kristina Wong, J Keith Van Straaten, Glenn Moore and Harriet Kemsley join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing drunk stories, romcom ruining, and Ugandan rap Kristina Wong wants to plug her eventual run for public office and recommends Landry Prep students' college acceptance videos. J Keith Van Straaten wants to plug Go Fact Yourself from Maximum Fun and recommends Effectively Wild. Glenn Moore wants to plug his live shows and Absolute Radio and recommends Review. Harriet Kemsley wants...

Duration:00:45:34

Ep 115: You're in a Cult Now

2/1/2018
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Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark, Siobhan Thompson and Humphrey Ker join host, Dave Holmes to chat about embarrassing hobbies, make up TV show theme song lyrics, and workshop new sex puns. Karen Kilgariff wants to plug her Twitter @KarenKilgariff and recommends Godless on Netflix and CollegeHumor. Georgia Hardstark wants to plug My Favorite Murder and recommends The Fall Line Podcast. Siobhan Thompson wants to plug CollegeHumor and recommends My Favorite Murder. Humphrey Ker wants to...

Duration:00:41:37

Ep 114: Band Camp Tramp Stamp

1/16/2018
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Chip Pope, Valerie Tosi, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Benjamin Partridge join host, Dave Holmesfor clown murder discussions, performance art weirdos, and made up celebrity biographies Chip Pope wants to plug Lopez and recommends Luke48 on YouTube. Valerie Tosi wants to plug The Mermaid Comedy Hour and recommends The Jackie and Laurie podcast. Margaret Cabourn-Smith wants to plug Do The Right Thing and recommends The Marvelous Ms. Maisel. Benjamin Partridge wants to plug The Beef and...

Duration:00:50:00

Ep 113: More Than an Uncle

1/2/2018
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Nick Rutherford, Helen Hong, Jameela Jamil and Romesh Ranganathan join host, Dave Holmes for bird crime chats, first world problem solving, and funeral playlist recommendations. Nick Rutherford wants to plug People You May Know and recommends Lady to Lady. Helen Hong wants to plug Go Fact Yourself and recommends The Good Place and Tony Baker's comedy. Jameela Jamil wants to plug The Good Place and recommends Asian Provocateur . Romesh Ranganathan wants to plug his website and...

Duration:01:03:22

Ep 112: We're All in the Same TARDIS

12/15/2017
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Zach Reino, Amanda Troop, Avery Edison and Natt Tapley join host, Dave Holmes for terrible Christmas cracker jokes, unlawful swaying, and toy selling on IW's holiday special! Zach Reino wants to plug his Twitter, @ZachReino and Off Book and recommends The Adventure Zone and Star Trek Discovery. Amanda Troop wants to plug Box Peek and Ripley Improv and recommends Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith. Avery Edison wants to plug her Twitter story of adopting a cat and recommends Red Eye...

Duration:00:55:35

Ep 111: Artisanal Dick Pics

12/1/2017
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Jon Gabrus, Elizabeth Laime, Elf Lyons and Joe Hart join Dave Holmes for Tinder discussions, app idea inventions, and Home Alone reboots. Jon Gabrus wants to plug High and Mighty and ActionBoyz and recommends American Vandal on Netflix and Cuplicated. Elizabeth Laime wants to plug Totally Laime (which will be coming back in 2018) and recommends Theft by Finding by David Sedaris and I'm Sorry on truTV. Elf Lyons wants to plug her live shows and recommends Dead Man's Bones' self titled...

Duration:00:56:57

Ep 110: Peanut Butter Possibilities

11/15/2017
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Lauren Lapkus, Kurt Long, Lucy Porter and Sunil Patel join host, Dave Holmes for discussions on dog marriage, holiday themed pickup lines, and truly bizarre movie names. Lauren Lapkus wants to plug With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus and recommends the Natch Beaut podcast. Kurt Long wants to plug Dudes of Future/Past and recommends Tila Tequila's YouTube channel. Lucy Porter wants to plug her upcoming tour and recommends Desiree Burch. Sunil Patel wants to plug Why is Harriet Crying and...

Duration:00:55:56

Ep 109: Have A Leeching

11/1/2017
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Dan Gill, Daniel Weingarten, Tom Neenan and Helen Duff join host, Dave Holmes for flat Earth conspiracy theories, a dissertation on conkers, and clickbait headlining. Dan Gill wants to plug Groomzillas and recommends Men on Super Deluxe. Daniel Weingarten wants to plug his Twitter @dwcomedy and recommends Hard Eight and The Marias. Tom Neenan wants to plug The Hauntening and recommends The Casebook of Max and Ivan. Helen Duff wants to plug her website and Holmes and Watson and...

Duration:00:47:40