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87 - Ghostbusters (w/ Open Mike Eagle & Neil Cicierega)

Demi's LAST EPISODE and WOW what a one to go out on! TWO extremely special guests, legitimate artist Open Mike Eagle (@Mike_Eagle - The New Negroes) & mashup king himself Neil Cicierega (@neilcic - Mouth Moods) join us onstage at XOXO fest for the unpacking of Ray Parker Jr. "Ghostbusters" you've all been waiting for. Busting FEELS GOOD !!!! I'm crying. This episode is also available as a video on our YouTube channel! https://youtu.be/6wl2n9dauCo UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Marty Beller Mask" by...


86 - Santeria (LIVE w/ Ian Karmel)

SUBLIME. IAN KARMEL. DEMI’S PENULTIMATE SHOW! All live from Bumbershoot. Hot takes galore. An audience full of Dixie chicks. Interpretive dance that you cannot see but you certainly can feel. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Runaway" by Kanye West ft. Pusha T, "Life on Mars" by David Bowie, and "I Can't Make You Love Me" by Bonnie Raitt. Want more Punch Up The Jam? Become a Patron today! Follow us on social: Punch Up The Jam: twitter.com/punchupthejam | instagram.com/punchupthejam Unpunchable Jams...


85 - Hotel California PART TWO (w/ Miel's Dad)

THE TWO PART FEVER DREAM SERIES continues with Hotel California and Miel's Dad Jim! In case you missed last week, listen to that first! Or if you hate information, just listen to this one!!!!! It's your life!!!!!!!!!!!!! UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "When You Wish Upon A Star" - by Jiminy Cricket (Sung by Cliff Edwards) and "If I'm Unworthy" by Blake Mills. Want more Punch Up The Jam? Become a Patron today! Follow us on social: Punch Up The Jam: twitter.com/punchupthejam |...


84 - Hotel California PART ONE (w/ Miel's Dad)

Eagles AND the return of Miel's Dad Jim? A TWO part episode of a very much one episode podcast?! No DEMI!? Recorded...on the ISLAND????? WHAT is HAPPENING?! A lot, explained in episode but in a nutshell: there's a two-week gap between end of frontloaded studio episodes and the last two live episodes together. Miel will be continuing the podcast (!!!) and there will be tweaks to the show after Demi's departure, not reflected in this interim two-parter. So if you like an informative episode,...


83 - The Boy is Mine (w/ Naomi Ekperigin & Andy Beckerman)

Brandy and Monica, Miel and Demi, Naomi Ekperigin And Andy Beckerman (Couples Therapy podcast) OH MY!!!! The whole damn team assembles to dissect the 90's R&B classic two-chord love triangle anthem, "The Boy Is Mine". I LOVE YOU, THE GOOOOOOOD WIIIIIIIIIFEEEE (this joke will make sense once you listen). UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Nobody's Supposed To Be Here" by Deborah Cox, "Blue Line Swinger" by Yo La Tengo, "Betray My Heart" by D'Angelo & The Vanguard, and "I'm His Girl" by Friends. Want more...


82 - Shallow (w/ Sean Clements)

WE’RE OFF THE DEEP END, WATCH AS WE DIVE IN to discuss Shallow with (@SeanClements - Hollywood Handbook podcast). It’s the song from A Star is Born where Lady Gaga wails and Bradley Cooper also does something. Deep end and shallows??? Help. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Pretty Eyes" by The Silver Jews, "Love You Like That" by Dagny, and "Always Remember Us This Way" from A Star is Born. Want more Punch Up The Jam? Become a Patron today! Follow us on social: Punch Up The Jam:...


81 - I Don't Want To Be (w/ Carl Tart)

Watch out Gavin Degraw, Carl Tart (@dammitcarl - Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Flagrant Ones podcast) and the punch babies are on the CASE, asking questions like how did an existential anthem become the One Tree Hill theme song? We don't answer any of these questions but I can tell you the punch up is the strangest in show history and no I'm not sorry !!! xoxo Miel UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Redneck Woman" by Gretchen, "Back That Azz Up" by Juvenile, "Summertime" by Fresh Prince, and "Crush" by David...


80 - Two Princes (Live w/ Jon Gabrus & Alice Wetterlund)

TWO princes?! MORE LIKE FOUR BABY! Hold onto your (pointy woolen) hats so your dad doesn't eat them! Jon Gabrus (@gabrus - High & Mighty, Raised by TV podcasts) AND Alice Wetterlund (@alicewetterlund - Treks and the City podcast) help make sense of the Spin Doctor's hackey sack anthem "Two Princes" on this very special double guest LIVE spectacular! It's as chaotic as this song! Di bi bi bip, di bi bi bi di Bi di-di-le-di ba da ba da ba da ba Da ba da ba da ba da ba UNPUNCHABLE JAMS:...


79 - You Get What You Give (w/ Hayes Davenport)

Come around, we WON'T kick your ass in. Hayes Davenport (@hayesdavenport - Hollywood Handbook podcast) brings the 1998 bucket hat classic "You Get What You Give" by the New Radicals to the stüd. Why did Gregg with three G's threaten children? Is it a DSA negging anthem? Should we bring kicking as a threat back? Correct. It's a kick ass time. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Your Best American Girl" by Mitski, "I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times)" by Jamie XX, and "Doo-Wop (That Thing)" by Lauryn...


78 - Poison (w/ Matt Belknap)

WRONG MOVE, YOU'RE DEAD, as in if you don't listen to this episode with Matt Belknap (@mattbelknap - Never Not Funny podcast, Co-Founder of ASpecialThing Records) about Bell Biv Devoe's "Poison" you will die, eventually, from natural causes, hopefully. You also will if you do listen to it, sorry. Listen we're 78 episodes deep I don't know what to write here anymore. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Brothers Gonna Work it Out" by Public Enemy, "Can I Take You Out Tonight" by Luther Vandross, and "Oh Baby"...


77 - Kiss From a Rose (w/ Travis McElroy)

We punched up the TRUE national anthem with Travis McElroy (@travismcelroy - My Brother, My Brother and Me, The Adventure Zone podcasts). Is it drugs? Is it love? Are they the same thing? Seal will never explain his 1994 hit "Kiss From A Rose" and personally??? I respect that. Video of the punch-up available on Youtube! Plus, an important announcement from Demi. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Locomotive Breath" by Jethro Tull, "Don't Give Up" by The Whitest Boy Alive, "Black Rainbow" by St. Vincent,...


76 - Walking in Memphis (w/ Jesse David Fox)

Wait WHAT did the ghost of Elvis do in the jungle room?!? Jesse David Fox (@jessedavidfox - Vulture Senior Editor, Good One: A Podcast About Jokes) leads the investigation deep into the 1991 Marc Cohn classic, "Walking in Memphis". What a gross lil ghost !!!!! Be sure to check out Jesse's HeadGum podcast, Good One: A Podcast About Jokes. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "The Back Seat of My Car" by Paul McCartney, "Incredible Thoughts" by The Lonely Island, "Chelsea Hotel No. 2" by Leonard Cohen. Want...


75 - Feel Good Inc. (w/ Julia Nunes)

Sha shaba shaka shaba! On this week's episode (as picked by our Patreon listeners) we're joined by Julia Nunes (@julianunes - musician, YouTuber) to discuss the absurd, virtual (and ephermerberal) lyricism of Gorillaz's 2005 hit, "Feel Good Inc.!" (Or as Julia calls it, Feels Good Inc.!) Check out Julia's new album on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5KxxHTQit8vvtn3JFyw3MH?si=C20yd7SjQPGvrvVWeHAr-Q UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Love On Top" by Beyoncé, "Flower Moon (ft. Steve Lacy)" by...


74 - Believe (w/ Nicole Byer)

DO YOU BELIEVE that Nicole Byer (@nicolebyer - Nailed it!, Why Won't You Date Me podcast) came through to absolutely bathe in Cher's 1998 hit "BELIEVE" ?!? WARNING: this episode contains what can only be described as "power giggling" so listen responsibly!!! Check out Nicole Byer's new podcast Best Friends: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/best-friends-with-nicole-byer-and-sasheer-zamata/id1464766741 UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Simon Says" by Megan Thee Stallion, "Big Ole Freak" by Megan Thee...


73 - London Bridge (w/ Ben Siemon)

OH SH*T (are we allowed to swear in here?) Ben Siemon (@BenjaminJS - DuckTales, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) brings the perfect podcast energy to decode Fergie’s vaguely London themed, predominately alcohol themed, possibly pants themed? 2006 hit “London Bridge”. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "La Forêt" by Lescop, "Juice" by Lizzo, and "Pimpin All Over The World" by Ludacris. Want more Punch Up The Jam? Become a Patron today! You'll support the show plus perks like: DOWNLOADVOTEWEEKLY BONUS...


72 - My Sharona (w/ Adam Conover)

*to the tune of My Sharona* AdAM ConOVER!!! Not sorry anyway Adam Conover (@adamconover - Adam Ruin Everything, Factually Podcast) comes by to unpack The Knack's creepy classic, "My Sharona". Disgusting... but does it slap? UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Lazy Line Painter Jane" by Belle and Sebastian, "Radio, Radio" by Elvis Costello, and "Le temps de l'amour" by Françoise Hardy. Want more Punch Up The Jam? Become a Patron today! You'll support the show plus perks like: DOWNLOADVOTEWEEKLY BONUS...


71 - Jolene (w/ Fiona Landers)

We punched it just because we can!!! The dutiful duo examines Dolly Parton's husband robbery anthem "Jolene" with Fiona Landers (@fionasings4u - UCB, Unicorn Store). Shoutout to Addie Weyrich and Megan Batoon for contributing vocals to this punch-up! UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "That's How Strong My Love Is" by Otis Redding, "Prince Johnny" by St. Vincent, and "Another One" by Mac DeMarco. Los Angeles! Come see Punch Up The Jam LIVE May 22nd at the Regent Theater. Tickets:...


70 - I'm Yours (w/ Jacquis Neal)

This episode has more twists and turns than a mraze!!! Infamous Mrazologist Jacquis Neal (@jacquisneal - Culture Kings podcast) brings the knowledge and positivity to the stüd to unpack Jason Mraz's 2008 hit "I'm Yours" and ...converts us into mrazholes? Or something adjasont. (Apologies again for the usage of the word stüd but I am contractually obligated to continue using it until super producer Marissa physically forces me to stop.) UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Conversation 16" by The National,...


69 - Pony (w/ Kevin Porter)

We're just a couple of bachelors, lookin for whatever part of the lower body is supposed to represent the different parts of the pony!! Kevin Porter (@KevinTPorter - Good Christian Fun, Gilmore Guys podcast) joins us for our 69th episode spectacular to dissect the choreography of equestrian sex, juices, and eventually, the consensual, sensual stylings of Ginuwine's 1996 grinding groove, "Pony!" Los Angeles! Come see Punch Up The Jam LIVE May 22nd at the Regent Theater. Tickets:...


68 - Space Jam (w/ Ben Mekler)

COME ON AND SLAM, WELCOME TO PUNCH UP THE (space) JAM. Writer/Director Ben Mekler joins DeMiel to discuss "Space Jam" from the movie "Space Jam" by the Quad City DJs (also if any scientists listen please confirm that we absolutely nailed Space Kaboom theory). UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Grand Espoir" by Yukihiro Takahashi, "Try To Believe" by Mosley & The B-Men, "I Am a Wolf and You Are the Moon" by Craig Wedren and Isaac Carpenter, and "The Origin Of Love" from Hedwig and The Angry Itch. Want more...