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048 - I Write Sins Not Tragedies

Patreon picked it and Miel and Demi punched it, together! On a meta, riff heavy and guestless mirage of an episode, Miel and Demi finally tackle the widely requested Panic! At The Disco emo/alternative/pop-punk/who cares classic, "I Write Sins Not Tragedies". BONUS CONTENT ALERT – Patrons get a BEHIND THE SCENES MAKING-OF THE PUNCH-UP VIDEO! Subscribe to the PUTJ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/punchupthejam UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Black Sheep" by Metric, "Dead On Arrival" by Fall Out Boy


047 - Wannabe (w/ Grace Spelman)

We wanna really, really, really wanna understand The Spice Girls classic "Wannabe". Music obsessed Grace Spelman drops by to help Miel and Demi get to the bottom of the zig-a-zig-ah. It's probably sexual. You've been warned. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Iko Iko" by The Dixie Cups, "Crazy In Love" by Beyonce ft. Jay Z, "Baiana" by Barbatuques


046 - Too Close (w/ Horny Ben)

The HORNIEST song with the HORNIEST friend! Supremely sex positive Ben Cahn (@buncahn) joins his old pals Miel and Demi to break down Next's wildly requested secret boner jam, "Too Close" *THIS EPISODE IS SUPREMELY EXPLICIT, SEXY AND FUNNY LISTEN WITH CAUTION* Unpunchable jams: "Can't Help Falling In Love With You" by Elvis Presley, "breathin" by Ariana Grande, "Hot Thoughts" by Spoon


045 - Daughters (w Nick Kocher)

Should John Mayer apologize for his 2003 grammy award winning single, "Daughters"? Probably. Former John Mayer stan Nick Kocher (SNL, It's Always Sunny, Britanick) joins to figure it out. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Daughter" by Yellow Ostrich, "From Little Things Big Things Grow" by Paul Kelly, "Freight Train" by Elizabeth Cotten


044 - Regulate (w/ Chris Cubas)

REGULATOOOOOORS! On an all-new episode, Chris Cubas (Cancelled – @chriscubas) stops by to break down Young Guns, rap slang, eating skirts, white "black" musicians, and eventually, Warren G & Nate Dogg's psychopathic 1994 G-funk hit "Regulate!" • This episode is brought to you by PolicyGenius! • UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: “May I Have This Dance” by Francis & the Lights (ft. Chance The Rapper, “Shea Butter Mami” by Matt McGhee, “Retrograde” by James Blake


043 - Freek-A-Leek (w/ Dani Fernandez)

On a very sexy episode, Dani Fernandez (host, Nerdist, the Nerdificient podcast – @msdanifernandez) joins us to examine horny middle school dances, the crunk genre, Petey Pablo's dick, sexual drug use, and eventually, the self-deprecating nature of Petey Pablo's extremely horny 2004 crunk hit, "Freek-A-Leek!" #EatPussyAndVote • This episode is brought to you by Quip! http://getquip.com/JAM • UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Dead Man's Party" by Oingo Boingo, "Dreams Tonite" by Alvvays, "Welcome to...


042 - Monster Mash

Today on Punch Up The Jam, we get dressed up like childrens' monsters, take to the stage at UCB Sunset, and talk all about Dracula's son Crick, the race of monsters, monsters having sex (a lot), and eventually, Bobby "Boris" Pickett's 1962 holiday standard "Monster Mash!" • We have a Patreon now! http://www.patreon.com/punchupthejam • UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Werewolf Bar Mitzvah" - Tracy Morgan, Donald Glover, "A Nightmare On My Street" - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince


041 - That's The Way It Is (w/ Eliot Glazer)

CELINE DION??? Listen: yes. Eliot Glazer (Broad City, Haunting Renditions, You're Making It Worse) regales Miel and Demi with Celine-isms as they try to figure out what is "that" and what way "is" it? UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Take It With Me" by Tom Waits, "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion, "Tyrone" by Erykah Badu


040 - Kokomo (w/ Jon Gabrus)

Is Kokomo a physical location, or a timeless, spiritual plane of existence in the perpetual Happy Hour of the mind? Jon Gabrus (@gabrus – High & Mighty, Raised By TV, Action Boyz) stops by to talk about his schoolchild memories of Kokomo, Sebastian the crab, geolocated orgasms, John Stamos yogurt and eventually, the Beach Boys's 1988 tropical cruise ship anthem, Kokomo! This episode is brought to you by Hims and Quip! • http://forhims.com/JAM • http://getquip.com/JAM UNPUNCHABLE JAMS:...


039 - Misery Business

Miel and Demi try to remember how to podcast after a month off to punch-up Paramore's pop-punk classic "Misery Business". Demi audibly eats fruit snacks it's a wild one HIT THAT SNARE! UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "The Park" by Feist, "He Loves U Not" by Dream


Bonus Episode! Q's AND A's!

You sent in your Q's, we brought some A's. In a special non-format episode, Miel and Demi reveal how they met, their history making music and ...monkey milk?


038 - L.A. Woman (w/ Paul F. Tompkins)

What is 70s rock music but drunken poetry set to a series of overlapped solos? On this week's Punch Up The Jam, Paul F. Tompkins (Spontaneanation, Threedom, Bojack Horseman – @pftompkins) joins us to talk about CSI, quaaludes, Adam Sandler, baseball cap etiquette, the B52s, and eventually, The Doors's unintelligible scream-y opus, "L.A. Woman!" This episode is brought to you by Quip! http://getquip.com/JAM UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: “Five Years” by David Bowie, “Queen Bitch” by David Bowie, “Wake Up...


037 - Cowboy Take Me Away (w/ Christine Sydelko)

Is "Cowboy" a drug dealer with no teeth? In this fever dream of an episode, Miel and Demi are joined by YouTuber Christine Sydelko for the Dixie Chick's classic, "Cowboy Take Me Away". UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Shoop" - Salt N Pepa, "Nick of Time" - Bonnie Raitt, "Black Star (Radiohead Cover)" - Gillian Welch


036 - Baby Got Back (w/ Andrew Ti)

Andrew Ti (@ANDREWTI – Yo, Is This Racist?) drops in to help Miel and Demi tackle the king of butt songs, Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back". Sexism, racism and ooo Rumplesmoothskin! UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "I'm Not Going To Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You" by Black Kids, "She Belongs To Me" by Bob Dylan, "International Players Anthem (I Choose You)" by UGK feat. OutKast


035 - A Thousand Miles (w/ Jon Cozart)

What secrets (and crimes) lie in your “precious memories?” Jon Cozart (@joncozart – Paint) stops by to help us make our way through the process of parody, Father Time, reasonable walking distances, the afterlife, Minority Report, and eventually, Vanessa Carlton’s culturally-persistent 2001 ballad, “A Thousand Miles!” UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: Yebba - “Evergreen,” A*Teens – “Upside Down,” Lizzo - “Boys”


034 - Nookie (w/ Jamie Loftus)

Cool adult Jamie Loftus (@jamieloftusHELP – Bechdel Cast, The Hacker Who Codes) joins to dissect the nu-metal classic, "Nookie" by Limp Bizkit. Featuring a VERY special punch-up by Miel's actual musician brother, Henri Bardot! UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Wesley's Theory" by Kendrick Lamar, "Islands in the Stream" by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, "Love Like You Care" by Perlo.


033 - Bust A Move (w/ Hrishikesh Hirway)

What exactly is the "move," and how much guidance is Young MC willing to give when he tells us to "bust it?" We're joined by Hrishikesh Hirway (@hrishihirway – Song Exploder, West Wing Weekly, Everything Sucks!) to talk about delayed gratification, hip hop sampling, public libraries, proper winking protocol, and eventually, the extremely-fallible wisdom imparted in Young MC's 1989 stone cold rhymer, "Bust A Move!" This episode is brought to you by Casper! https://casper.com/jam UNPUNCHABLE...


032 - I Don't Mind (w/ Eliza Skinner)

Eliza Skinner (@elizaskinner – Drop the Mic) joins Miel and Demi to figure out where Usher and Juicy J went wrong with their 2011 stripper love song, "I Don't Mind". Though the song may rife with fake claps and misguided male feminism, it does give Demi cause to try to teach the girls how to twerk and to discuss armpit merkins. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Nice for What" by Drake, "County Line" by Cass Mccombs, "Free Your Mind" by En Vogue.


031 - Somebody's Watching Me (w/ Mary Kobayashi)

Did Rockwell invent 2018 Sad Girl Twitter? Mary Kobayashi (@marykoco – John Levenstein's Retirement Party) joins to unpack the not-so-secret Michael Jackson collab "Somebody's Watching Me" by wannabe British man, Rockwell. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis and the News, "Rent" by Big Freedia, "Where Is My Mind" (Pixies Cover) by Maxence Cyrin


030 - Teenage Dirtbag (w/ Dylan Gelula)

Listening to Iron Maiden does a dirtbag make? Dylan Gelula (@dylangelula – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) helps Miel and Demi try to make sense of the incel fantasy rock anthem, "Teenage Dirtbag" by Wheatus. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Like A Surgeon" by Weird Al, "Short Court Style" by Natalie Prass, "Zebra" by Beach House