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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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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 158: 2004 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS

1/17/2019
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Billy and Adam walk down a 15 year old red carpet and visit the 2004 Teen Choice Awards. Who were the winners, the losers, the villains and the hotties? Grab your trophy surfboards, we're going back in time, teens! Plus, music by Frank Ocean and Lindsay Lohan! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:47:09

Episode 157: HARRY POTTER (w/ Maggie Marion)

1/10/2019
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Billy and Adam are joined by wizard-in-training, Maggie Marion, to discuss the world of Harry Potter. In this episode, they learn about Harry, Hats, Muggles and more. Also, Maggie explains which Hogwarts house Billy and Adam belong in, how the story parallels today's political problems and shares her love for reading out loud. Plus, Adam's broken foot, Billy's dumb presumptions and music by Bette Midler! Sponsor: Bombfell Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A:...

Duration:00:48:42

Episode 156: GOOD NEWS

1/3/2019
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Billy and Adam want to share a little good news. In this episode, they take a look back at some of the positive global headlines that didn't make national news last year. Adidas created recycled shoes, turtle safety improved by a lot, free socks were given to 8 million people, border walls came down and environmental protections went up. Plus, a debate on debates, mailing body parts to enemies and music by Keynes and Hayek! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A:...

Duration:00:48:26

Episode 155: THIS YEAR'S EPISODES

12/28/2018
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In this year-end episode, Billy and Adam take a look back at the No Joke podcasts they made in 2018. What were their favorite episodes? Who were their favorite guests? And what was their most inane topic? (It was Mocktails.) Celebrate another year of Billy and Adam's banter by listening to them banter about another year. With music by Green Day! Sponsored by: Jord Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:50:42

Episode 154: SANTA MOVIES

12/20/2018
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Billy and Adam take a look at some of the popular, and lesser known, movies that star Santa Claus. What makes a good Santa story? And why does it always require someone getting magically transported? Relive movies like Elf, Bad Santa and Ernest Saves Christmas and then learn about movies like Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, Krampus and something called Prancer. Plus, Billy almost ruins a Dickens classic and music by Frank Scafuri! Sponsored by: Jord Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the...

Duration:00:47:19

Episode 153: IDIOMS

12/13/2018
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Billy and Adam explore popular American idioms to determine what they mean. Why do people say, "Hit the hay" instead of "going to bed?" What does, "Make hay while the sun shines," mean? And why are there so many idioms about hay? Plus, music by Phish, Crucial Conflict and a trip back to the drawing board. Sponsored by: Jord Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:38:51

Episode 152: EGGS (w/ Nick Korbee)

12/6/2018
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Billy and Adam are joined by executive chef, partner and friend, Nick Korbee. In this episode, they learn about his NYC establishment, Egg Shop, and what it takes to run a restaurant. Is it better to master one dish or cater to a wide audience? Is it daunting to try and improve the bacon, egg and cheese? And are allergy driven meals here to stay? Plus, International Deathburgers, Vietnam War themed restaurants and our new ad bell! Sponsored by: Butcher Box & Bombfell Theme: Send Medicine...

Duration:00:46:50

EPISODE 151: WALLETS PART 3 (w/ Reilly Anspaugh)

11/29/2018
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Billy and Adam are joined by actress, writer and wallet owner, Reilly Anspaugh. In this episode, they learn a little more about the female wallet. How is a wallet different than a bag? How is a bag different than a purse? And what would compel someone to store a pill and a sheet of paper in their pocket? These questions get answered, plus music from DMX and Hillary Duff! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:44:27

Episode 150: INTERVIEWS (w/ Jesse David Fox)

11/22/2018
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Billy and Adam are joined by senior editor for Vulture, Jesse David Fox. Jesse has conducted interviews with some of comedy's biggest names including Jimmy Fallon, Jerry Seinfeld, Reggie Watts and more. In this episode they discuss the different approaches to preparing for and conducting interviews. Plus, some appreciation for Sinbad, Jesse's podcast Good One and music from the Carousel soundtrack! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:44:22

Episode 149: CLUELESS (w/ Marina Michelson)

11/15/2018
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Billy and Adam are joined by filmmaker, and fiancé, Marina Michelson to discuss her short film, Biophilia, and her favorite film, Clueless. In this episode they revisit the Clueless cast, the quotes, the music and the upcoming reboot. Plus, info on where you can watch Biophilia, Billy vs. Zack Morris and music by Jill Sobule! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:44:22

Episode 148: SNAKES LIVE

11/8/2018
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Billy and Adam perform a concert live on No Joke. In this episode, they reflect on their catalogue of rap songs and roll the dice to see if they can remember the lyrics to some of them. Hear them perform tracks about chicken, delis, Kevin, Czechoslovakia and more. Plus, a Spotify playlist request and new music by The Jeps! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:46:37

Episode 147: TWO YEARS LATER

11/1/2018
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It's been two years since the 2016 election. In this episode, Billy and Adam discuss how they've changed, how the country has changed and what changes they would like to see in the coming years. The Midterm Elections are right around the corner. The future is now. Please vote for a brighter tomorrow. With music by Robyn. Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:53:16

Episode 146: CANVASSING (w/ Dan Gregor)

10/25/2018
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Billy and Adam take it to the streets and welcome Dan Gregor to the show. Dan has written and produced on How I Met Your Mother and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, directed the feature Most Likely to Murder and is about to reboot Rookie of the Year. But in this episode, he discusses his work canvassing for the Democratic Party before the midterm elections. How does one get involved? Does going door-to-door get confrontational? What does it do? These questions get answered, plus a final push for young...

Duration:00:51:27

Episode 145: WU TANG CLAN

10/18/2018
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Billy and Adam are for the children... and so is Wu Tang. In this episode, Billy and Adam provide a quick history lesson on each member of the rap group, Wu Tang Clan. RZA, GZA, ODB, Method Man, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Cappadonna and Masta Killa. Who are they? How did their crew get formed? Who is the architect of it all? And what does each member provide? These questions get answered, plus a quick tip on computer captcha and music by Method Man! Theme: Send...

Duration:00:46:03

Episode 144: PUBLIC TRANSIT

10/11/2018
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Billy and Adam take a ride with the people and discuss public transportation. In this episode they recall the perils of the Long Long Island Railroad, the culture of NYC subways and their low-key love for the LA Gold Line. Plus, a second definition for the word "gross," a dismissal of Elon Musk, the Mole People and music by Mos Def! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:46:34

Episode 143: ONE HIT WONDERS

10/4/2018
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Billy and Adam reflect on rock and roll's most iconic one hit wonders. You know the songs - but who are the artists? In this episode, they learn about Soft Cell, The Baha Men, Los Del Rio, Toni Basil, A-Ha and others. Plus, more Q&A with B&A, a HeadGum pizza debacle and music by Tim Heidecker! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:48:51

Episode 142: BOARD GAMES

9/27/2018
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Billy and Adam roll the dice and do an episode about board games. What games did they grow up on? What games do they currently play? And why do board games turn people into maniacs? Plus, Billy and Adam discuss a recent twitter controversy in which listeners confessed to hating the "ad bell," a recap of the first Q&A with B&A and music by Anita Ward! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Q&A with B&A: http://Patreon.com/NoJokePod

Duration:00:47:49

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