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Each episode, comedians Billy Scafuri and Adam Lustick explore a single topic and discuss their past, current and future relationships with it.

Each episode, comedians Billy Scafuri and Adam Lustick explore a single topic and discuss their past, current and future relationships with it.
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United States

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Each episode, comedians Billy Scafuri and Adam Lustick explore a single topic and discuss their past, current and future relationships with it.

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@NoJokePod

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English


Episodes

Episode 141: FREQUENCIES (w/ Bennett Williamson)

9/20/2018
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Billy and Adam are joined by friend, artist and audio expert, Bennett Williamson. Bennett hosts multiple radio shows and has built a radio station too. But how do radio stations work? And how do sound waves work? In this episode, they discuss the electromagnetic spectrum, invisible energy, DJing and Wallets the Board Game. Plus, "Q&A with B&A," and music by Hailu Mergia! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Patreon: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:46:50

Episode 140: NIKE

9/13/2018
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Billy and Adam discuss the relevancy and responsibility of the Nike brand. They’ve made Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th annual, "Just Do It" campaign. Why did they do it? Should they have done it? Is the NFL mad? Is that a good thing? Plus, their infamous marketing campaigns, a major Patreon announcement and music by basketballs! Sponsor: Warby Parker Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Patreon: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:42:27

Episode 139: REALITY TV (w/ Max Silvestri)

9/6/2018
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Billy and Adam are joined by comedian and writer Max Silvestri to discuss the world of reality TV. Max has hosted a reality show on Bravo, written iconic reality recaps for NY Mag and is a low-key fan of Vanderpump Rules. In this episode, they talk through the cultural impact of reality TV and where they think unscripted media is heading. Plus, Max has a new Netflix special and music by Dena Deadly! Sponsor: Quip Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Patreon: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:49:15

Episode 138: DEAR ABBY

8/30/2018
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Billy and Adam wanted to give advice but no one had any questions for them. So, they did the next best thing and answered questions submitted to the advice column, Dear Abby. In this episode, Billy and Adam give unsolicited advice on televisions at the dinner table, spiders in the mailbox and hitting the road after your kids are grown up. Plus, sibling rivalries, fifteen year old thieves and music from Band of Horses! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Patreon:...

Duration:00:45:24

Episode 137: THE 1999 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS

8/23/2018
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Billy and Adam cover a topic nobody asked for and recap the 1999 Teen Choice Awards. They look back on the winners, the losers and the surprising amount of Brandy. Find out who won Best Hottie, Most Disgusting Movie Scene, Favorite Athlete and Choice Model. Revisit an era that was ruled by Ricky Martin, Britney Spears, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. Grab your surfboard, teens, we're heading back to the Willenium. With music from The Beach Boys! Sponsor: Mack Weldon Theme:...

Duration:00:43:15

Episode 136: LEBRON JAMES PART 2 (w/ Amir Blumenfeld)

8/16/2018
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Billy and Adam welcome friend and Lakers fan, Amir Blumenfeld, to discuss his newest star player, Lebron James. In this episode they explore Lebron's low key announcement, why he chose LA, how it differed from "The Decision" and how Lakers fans reacted to the news. Also, an examination of #NBATwitter and Amir's quest to be accepted by it's members. Plus, Trump's dumb attacks on Lebron, the new public school he opened in Akron and a summer anthem by Zedd! Sponsors: RXBAR & Quip Theme: Send...

Duration:00:41:56

Episode 135: TOURING (w/ Ryan Glennan)

8/9/2018
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Billy and Adam welcome friend and musician, Ryan Glennan, to the show. In this episode they discuss the highs and lows of going on the road. The vans, the spreadsheets and the shady guy who runs the motel. Plus, performing for no one, the joys of McGriddles and new music from Ryan's band, Send Medicine! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Tour: http://www.sendmedicineband.com/ Fun Size: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:51:20

Episode 134: SUMMER ANTHEMS PART 3

8/2/2018
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Billy and Adam host the third annual Summer Anthems episode and discuss iconic music from Christina Aguilera, The Black Eyed Peas, LMFAO, Drake, Usher, Mariah Carey, Beyonce and more! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:47:58

Episode 133: FOOD CULTURE (w/ Katherine Spiers)

7/26/2018
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Billy and Adam welcome food writer and friend, Katherine Spiers, to the show. In this episode they discuss the untimely deaths of Jonathan Gold and Anthony Bourdain. How did their approach to food, and life, influence people? What can we learn from them? And what is The Rogue 99? Plus, Katherine's glossy childhood, Billy and Adam say the "T word" and music by Lady of Rage! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:50:33

Episode 132: DANCING (w/ Megan Batoon)

7/19/2018
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Billy and Adam can't dance but choreographer, and friend, Megan Batoon is here to help. In this episode, Megan offers some tips to save them on the dance floor. Also, they discuss Billy's broken hips, Adam's wild style and Megan's relationship to coin flips. Plus, Billy and Adam engage in a dance contest, Megan gets a promotion in Step Up and music by Trip Lee! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:45:21

Episode 131: WATER PARKS

7/12/2018
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Billy and Adam make a splash and take a trip to the water park. In this episode, they discuss lazy rivers, speed slides, wave pools and pee-pee problems. Then, they design their own water park. It's got a whale. Plus, candy from Slovakia, low risk waterfalls and music from the Little Mermaid! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:48:36

Episode 130: WALLETS PART 2 (w/ Marty Michael)

7/5/2018
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Billy and Adam bring back one of their most popular topics with HeadGum founder, Marty Michael. In this episode, they explore Marty's wallet to determine what it says about him. It's organized, it's minimalist, it's fancy... it's Marty. Plus, wallets in the front pocket, money clip cockiness and music from Juvenile! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:44:51

Episode 129: NY vs. LA

6/28/2018
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Billy and Adam debate each city's offerings to see which region is king. In this episode they compare pizza vs tacos, four seasons vs one, traffic vs subways, accents, fashion, architecture and more. Plus, a freestyle from Tupac and Biggie! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:46:52

Episode 128: SPORTS REPORTING (w/ Dave Schilling)

6/22/2018
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Billy and Adam are joined by their friend, and writer for Bleacher Report, Dave Schilling. In this episode Dave explains his path to sports writing, what it's like covering the NBA finals and a brief history of working at Grantland. They also discuss the future of sports journalism and examine how, and why, the industry has changed over the past decade. Plus, jacked mascots, drinking on the job and music from Neil Diamond! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate:...

Duration:00:42:58

Episode 127: APOLOGIES

6/7/2018
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Billy and Adam will not apologize for discussing apologies. In this episode they explore Roseanne Barr's racist tweets, memories of having to say "I'm sorry," and their current, apology-driven personalities. Plus, a recap of the Mocktail episode and music by Amy Winehouse! Sponsor: Quip Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:44:31

Episode 126: MOCKTAILS

5/31/2018
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Billy and Adam leave the alcohol on the shelf and try to talk about mocktails. Cocktails without booze. Fun. Also in the episode, a critical analysis of The Offspring, the legend of Coco Lopez and a drink called the Meg Ryan. Plus, Adam "comes around" and music by Green Day! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:42:58

Episode 125: CURSES

5/24/2018
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Billy and Adam have had a string of bad luck. They talked about Bitcoin and the market crashed. They talked about the Knicks and Porzingis tore his ACL. They talked about Kanye's Twitter and, well, you get the point. In an effort to reverse the curse, they look the problem straight in the eye and discuss curses. The Kennedys, The Bermuda Triangle, The Madden Curse and more. Plus, music by Screamin Jay Hawkins! Sponsored by: Hims Theme: Send Medicine - Way To The Sea Donate to the show at...

Duration:00:43:35

Episode 124: TROPHIES

5/17/2018
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Billy won two Sports Emmys and Adam has questions. In this episode they discuss the nature of the work, the nominations and the moment Billy found out he won. Plus, Good King Wenceslas, The ECNYs and music by Drake! Sponsored by: Quip Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate to "Fun Size" on Patreon

Duration:00:40:42

Episode 123: TV MOMS

5/10/2018
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Billy and Adam celebrate Mothers Day by honoring the women who raised them... TV Moms. In this episode they discuss Sophia from the Golden Girls, Estelle Costanza, both Aunt Vivs and so many more moms. Plus, a trip around the world with Hyped 4.0, a tease of their second podcast, Fun Size, and music by Dick Van Dyke! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate to "Fun Size" on Patreon

Duration:00:39:52

Episode 122: 30 BEFORE 30 (w/ Marina Shifrin)

5/3/2018
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Billy and Adam sit down with author, adventurer and friend Marina Shifrin to discuss her new book, 30 Before 30. At age 23, Marina made a list of goals to accomplish before her 30th birthday. Well, she accomplished them... wrote about them... and her stories are hilarious. Also in the episode - growing up in a Russian household, the unexpected consequences of going viral and the perfect way to quit your job. Plus, music by M83! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Donate to "Fun Size" on...

Duration:00:44:55