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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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English


Episodes

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 (and subsequent apology,) memories of having to apologize in elementary school and their over-apologetic current personalities. Plus, an apology for 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...

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"...

Duration:00:44:55

Episode 121: DISRUPTORS

4/26/2018
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Billy and Adam discuss technological disruptors. MoviePass, AirBNB, Uber... how are they helping and what are the unexpected consequences of these businesses? Should we worry about our personal data being used? What does "personal data" actually mean? Plus, a preview of Fun Size, basketball moon shoes and music by Drake! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Listen to Fun Size on Patreon

Duration:00:42:36

Episode 120: KANYE'S TWITTER

4/19/2018
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Billy and Adam discuss the recent set of tweets written by Kanye West. Each one offers a glimpse into Kanye's mind and they discuss who he is writing to and what the tweets might mean. Plus, Billy and Adam's history as fans of Kanye, a sneak peak at their second podcast Fun Size and music from Pac Div! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Listen to Pac Div's 'First Baptist' on Spotify Listen to Fun Size on Patreon

Duration:00:43:47

Episode 119: SCIENCE (w/ Malcolm Barrett)

4/12/2018
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Billy and Adam welcome actor, writer and friend Malcolm Barrett. In this episode they discuss Malcolm's upbringing in a math and science high school and how it may have helped him land roles on sci fi shows like NBC's Timeless. Plus, the black time travel experience, Snapchat's problematic face filters and music by Lost Boyz! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Listen to Fun Size on Patreon!

Duration:00:51:56

Episode 118: FIGHTING (w/ Jen Curran)

4/5/2018
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Billy and Adam welcome fellow Harvard Sailing Team member Jen Curran on the show to discuss fighting. Some people aren't afraid of confrontation - Jen is one of those people. In this episode we reflect on fights at the mall, bananas in the office and her new Los Angeles comedy theater, The Ruby. Plus, music by Kanye West! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Listen to Fun Size on Patreon!

Duration:00:54:37

Episode 117: PRANKS

3/29/2018
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Billy and Adam discuss their history as pranksters. They've thrown pies in their friends' faces and convinced Drake he was going to die in an earthquake. Frankly... they're good at it. Also in the episode, Billy gets nominated for four Sports Emmys, Adam struggles with a clever business card and music by Justin Bieber! Sponsored by: Hims Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Support us Patreon!

Duration:00:43:21

Episode 116: TRIPLE KISS

3/22/2018
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Billy wrote and directed his first short film, Triple Kiss, and it stars Adam. In this episode they discuss where the idea came from, why Billy decided to make it and the value of working with like minded partners. Watch Triple Kiss on Vimeo and share it with your weirdest friends! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Support us on Patreon!

Duration:00:44:48

Episode 115: HOLIDAY MASCOTS

3/15/2018
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Billy and Adam learn about lesser known, but totally real, holiday mascots. Kitchen Gods, Cinnamon Bears, Easter Bilbies and men who dress like groundhogs. Plus, the movie Hook, the taste of nougat and music by Mya! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Support us on Patreon!

Duration:00:46:46

Episode 114: PRINTERS

3/8/2018
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Billy and Adam discuss printers. Naturally. Learn about their first black and white printers, their obsolete color printers and how 3D printers actually work. Plus, Adam's secret life as a fax expert, Billy's brand loyalty to Brother and music from Brendan Shields! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Support us on Patreon!

Duration:00:46:30

Episode 113: WRITING FOR YOURSELF (w/ Ramy Youssef)

3/1/2018
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Billy and Adam are joined by friend and fellow comedian, Ramy Youssef. In this episode, they discuss Ramy's upbringing as a Muslim in New Jersey, how it shaped his approach to comedy and the challenges of turning a personal story into a television pilot. Also, the three give some love to the members in Backstreet Boys, the background actors in Glee and listen to music from B2K! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Support us on Patreon!

Duration:00:54:38

Episode 112: FACTS

2/22/2018
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Billy and Adam read a list of interesting facts and quickly get sidetracked. In this episode they discuss the R&B group 112, Billy's dislike of fish and the healing powers of the ice cream man. Plus, The Snapple Lady, pigs that eat people and music by The Lox! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Support us on Patreon!

Duration:00:49:13

Episode 111: LATE NIGHT PART 2 (w/ Nick Bernstein)

2/15/2018
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Billy and Adam welcome CBS' Late Night VP, and friend, Nick Bernstein to the show. In this episode they discuss Nick's path to becoming a network executive, the importance of having a good attitude and the interesting history of the NBC page program. Plus: The Typo Challenge, USPS appreciation and music by Kanye West! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Support us on Patreon!

Duration:00:51:23

Episode 110: BITCOIN (w/ Amir Blumenfeld)

2/8/2018
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Billy and Adam discuss cryptocurrencies with their guest Amir Blumenfeld. Billy has been investing in imaginary coins for months. Amir has been doing it for years. Adam is deeply confused. What have they learned? What have they earned? And what are they exactly? This crash course in internet coins is guaranteed to get you rich. Plus, music from Wiley! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Support us on Patreon!

Duration:00:51:34

Episode 109: TALK SHOW THE GAME SHOW (w/ Casey Schreiner)

1/31/2018
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Billy and Adam welcome lead judge and head writer for TruTV's, Talk Show The Game Show, Casey Schreiner. In this episode he explains the rules of the show, Billy's contributions and how he created ModernHiker.com. Learn what it takes to be a TV judge and watch Casey every Thursday on TruTV. Plus, music by Calexico! Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea Fun Size on Patreon

Duration:00:49:28