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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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Headgum

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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

Language:

English


Episodes

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

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:...

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