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Have your pressing issues decided by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman, Certified Judge. If you'd like John Hodgman to solve your pressing issue, simply email it, along with your phone number, to hodgman@maximumfun.org. THAT IS ALL.

Have your pressing issues decided by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman, Certified Judge. If you'd like John Hodgman to solve your pressing issue, simply email it, along with your phone number, to hodgman@maximumfun.org. THAT IS ALL.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Have your pressing issues decided by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman, Certified Judge. If you'd like John Hodgman to solve your pressing issue, simply email it, along with your phone number, to hodgman@maximumfun.org. THAT IS ALL.

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@hodgman

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English

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The Sound of Young America 340 Mount Washington Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90065


Episodes

Classic Friendaround

9/19/2018
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Guest Bailiff Jean Grae returns to the court to help Judge John Hodgman clear the docket! They talk about party hosting responsibilities, dad jokes, pet names, keeping the bathroom door open and Hogwarts house sorting. Plus much, much more!

Duration:00:52:33

Jerky Duty

9/12/2018
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Adara brings the case against her friend, Bobby. They host a radio show together and Bobby likes to do fake celebrity phone calls on air. Adara thinks that while it’s sometimes funny, it’s not always successful. She would like him to limit his fake calls. Who's right? Who's wrong? PLEASE NOTE: This episode makes a brief, glancing reference to the Predator movies. It was recorded weeks before recent news emerged about the problematic personnel decisions that took place in the production of...

Duration:00:57:10

Don't Call the Next Witness

9/5/2018
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Kirya brings the case against her mother, Tanja. Tanja hates talking on the phone. She doesn’t even have a phone anymore. But, Kirya is worried about Tanja’s safety and also wants to be able to call her. Who's right? Who's wrong? Thank you to Jack Mathews for naming this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

Duration:00:52:06

Race Closed

8/29/2018
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Keri brings the case against her boyfriend, Jim. Jim plays and streams car racing simulators. He’s developed an audience and has a bit of a following. But, Keri thinks all of this racing is cutting into their quality time. She would like to be able to plan more activities for them to do together, without worrying about his racing schedule. Thank you to Ian MacKechnie for naming this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly...

Duration:00:55:30

Jerseyprudence

8/22/2018
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Andrew brings the case against his dad, George. Andrew would like for George to come see him in Queens more often. But George says it’s too much of a trek from where he lives in New Jersey. Thank you to Andrew Scales for naming this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions there.

Duration:00:51:44

Waffle House Arrest

8/15/2018
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Shenlyn brings the case against her husband, Martin. Shenlyn loves to go out for breakfast with family and friends, but Martin prefers breakfast at home. He thinks that he can cook breakfast at home better and for less money. She wishes he would participate in her breakfast outings. With Guest Bailiff Maeve Higgins! Thank you to Gavin Pouliot for naming this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

Duration:01:03:38

Nein Tense of the Law

8/8/2018
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Colleen brings the case against her husband, Kevin. They send their kids to a German language immersion school. Kevin has begun taking German language classes and wants to practice speaking it with the kids at home. But Colleen thinks that his terrible pronunciation will have adverse effects on the kids' learning. With Guest Bailiff Maeve Higgins! Thank you to Rob Waters for suggesting this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We...

Duration:00:55:07

Swipe Right to Remain Silent

8/1/2018
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Phillip brings the case against his girlfriend, Rachel. The two of them met on a dating app. Rachel wants to tell people they met another way, but Phillip thinks they should just be honest. With Guest Judge Cristela Alonzo! Thank you to Anne Mandola Jones for suggesting this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, follow Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions there.

Duration:00:54:28

Statute of Celebrations

7/25/2018
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Rick brings the case against his wife, Sarah. When Sarah’s birthday month rolls around, she likes to plan different celebrations with various groups of people in her life. Rick thinks it’s too many birthday events and would like to set a two-celebration limit. With Summertime Funtime Bailiff Monte Belmonte! Thank you to Jordan Welch & Jennifer Milner for suggesting this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call...

Duration:00:51:14

Much Ado About Clothing

7/18/2018
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Jason brings the case against his friend, Francisco. They run a community Shakespeare theatre group together. Jason would like to try doing more contemporary and experimental Shakespeare adaptations, but Francisco is opposed. With Summertime Funtime Bailiff Monte Belmonte! Thank you to Chris Ubben for suggesting this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

Duration:00:53:51

Edible Arraignments

7/11/2018
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Judge John Hodgman is away from the court on this week's episode. Bailiff Jesse Thorn is taking over judging duties, with friend of the court Jordan Morris serving as bailiff! Jennie brings the case against her husband, John. John has received a lot of gag gifts over the years that happen to be food items. He is currently storing all of them in the fridge. Jennie wants him to get rid of the gifted food but John is too sentimental! Thank you to Jason Jackman for suggesting this week's...

Duration:00:54:20

Into the Teal

7/4/2018
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Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers this week to clear the docket! They talk about bedroom wall colors, loud clappers, meat cooking utensils, holiday cards, locking doors, and millenials.

Duration:00:47:20

Live From Chicago 2018, Part 2

6/27/2018
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Judge John Hodgman is live in Chicago again, at Thalia Hall for the Onion Comedy and Arts Festival! "Amendment to the Constellation" plus Swift Justice disputes about dogs, farts and a special pair of newly married litigants! Plus, music from OHMME! Thank you to Colan Kennelly for suggesting this week's case! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

Duration:01:17:09

The Booth, the Whole Booth, and Nothing But the Booth

6/20/2018
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Sophie is filing suit against her parents, Toby and Thor. If they are out to eat and seated at a table they don't like, Toby and Thor will ask to sit elsewhere. Sophie thinks that her parents should just deal with the table they've been given. Who's right? Who's wrong? Thank you to Ian Brodie for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

Duration:00:53:32

The Whistle Throne

6/13/2018
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Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers this week to clear the docket with special guest, Alison Becker! They talk about whistling, serving pizza at your wedding, the beginning of Spring, ordering food to go at a sit-down restaurant, and eating bacon with a fork! Alison Becker is one of the stars of Maximum Fun's brand new scripted serial podcast, BUBBLE! Make sure to check it out now, wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:53:27

Live From Chicago, 2018

6/6/2018
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This week's episode was recorded live in Chicago at Thalia Hall, as part of The Onion Comedy & Arts Festival! Tune in for "Tilty or Not Tilty" plus Swift Justice disputes about bedtimes, an online boat game and watching crime dramas. Plus, music from Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart of OHMME! Thank you to Logan Green for suggesting the title "Tilty or Not Tilty"! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

Duration:01:09:15

Dance Like No One is Showering

5/30/2018
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Judge John Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse Thorn are in chambers this week, clearing that docket! They talk about disputes having to do with speakerphone, water conservation, soda fountains, Leap Day birthdays, mud rooms and hosting out of town guests.

Duration:00:44:15

Across State Felines

5/23/2018
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Adrienne brings the case against her boyfriend, David. They are going to be attending graduate school in different states and cannot agree on how to handle custody of their two cats. Adrienne says it's more practical for David to take care of them but David thinks Adrienne will miss them too much. Who's right, who's wrong? Thank you to Charles Louis Richter for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a...

Duration:00:55:50

Wedding Clashers

5/16/2018
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Laura brings the case against her fiance, Zach. Laura would like to elope but Zach thinks that they should have a bigger, more traditional wedding. Who's right, who's wrong? Thank you to Nora McCaffrey Glaser for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions. Music in this week's episode: Faceoff Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:56:43

Eminent Bromain

5/9/2018
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Theresa brings the case against her brother, Paul. Paul insists on referring to her childhood bedroom as the "Guest Room." But Theresa thinks it should still be called "Theresa's Room." Who's right, who's wrong? Thank you to Tom Early for suggesting this week's title! To suggest a title for a future episode, like Judge John Hodgman on Facebook. We regularly put out a call for submissions.

Duration:00:49:47