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Bonus Episode! Q's AND A's!

9/13/2018
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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?

Duration:01:19:05

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

8/30/2018
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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...

Duration:01:37:47

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

8/23/2018
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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

Duration:00:54:06

036 - Baby Got Back (w/ Andrew Ti)

8/16/2018
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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

Duration:01:39:41

035 - A Thousand Miles (w/ Jon Cozart)

8/9/2018
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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”

Duration:01:05:19

034 - Nookie (w/ Jamie Loftus)

8/2/2018
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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.

Duration:01:10:50

033 - Bust A Move (w/ Hrishikesh Hirway)

7/26/2018
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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!...

Duration:01:37:40

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

7/19/2018
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Eliza Skinner (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.

Duration:01:11:34

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

7/12/2018
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Did Rockwell invent 2018 Sad Girl Twitter? Mary Kobayashi (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

Duration:01:08:08

030 - Teenage Dirtbag (w/ Dylan Gelula)

7/5/2018
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Listening to Iron Maiden does a dirtbag make? Dylan Gelula (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

Duration:01:01:11

029 - The Star-Spangled Banner

6/28/2018
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Today on Punch Up The Jam, we talk about dog dicks, mountains, Miel's alternate ideas for money, updating the Statue of Liberty, fireworks vs. rockets, and eventually, Francis Scott Key's 19th-century ode to a wavy legend, "The Star-Spangled Banner!" This episode is brought to you by Quip! http://getquip.com/JAM UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: Kacey Musgraves - "High Horse," Al Green - "Love and Happiness"

Duration:01:12:29

028 - Summer Girls (w/ Hannah Pilkes)

6/21/2018
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For the first day of summer, Hannah Pilkes (Groundlings) joins to tackle one of the most requested songs, LFO's "Summer Girls", as well as the true meaning Hip Hop Marmalade. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Dance Magic Dance" by David Bowie, "Will2k" by Will Smith, "Jesus Etc." by Wilco

Duration:01:25:23

027 - What A Fool Believes (w/ Miel's Dad)

6/14/2018
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On a special Father's day edition of the show, Miel's dad (composer behind the original Space Jam commercials, co-producer of Miel) stops by to share his musical expertise and help us dissect the most Dad song of all time – The Doobie Brothers' "What A Fool Believes!" UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Owner of a Lonely Heart" - Yes, "Four Out Of Five" - Arctic Monkeys, "Helplessly Hoping" - Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. This episode is brought to you by Storyworth! http://storyworth.com/JAM

Duration:01:18:21

026 - It Wasn't Me (w/ Ify Nwadiwe)

6/7/2018
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Ify Nwadiwe (comedian, co-host of Nerdificient & Candy Dinner) drops by to break down the logistics (and sitcom potential) of Rik Rok's cheating, as shown in Shaggy's 2000 song "It Wasn't Me!" UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: “Call Your Girlfriend” - Robyn, “What Would Meek Do?” - Pusha T, “B.O.B” - OutKast This episode is brought to you by Quip (getquip.com/JAM) & Audible! (audible.com/PUNCHUP)

Duration:01:09:34

025 - One Week (w/ Anthony Troli)

5/31/2018
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The most requested song with the most requested guest! Miel and Demi are joined by friend and Gilmore Guys fav Anthony Troli to get to the bottom of the Barenaked Ladies banger "One Week", uncovering the mystery of Chalet Swiss along the way. A HUGE thank you to @IanEdgerly for producing the absolute hell out of the punch-up. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Fluorescent Adolescent" by Arctic Monkeys, "My Favourite Game" by the Cardigans, "You Can Call Me Al" by Paul Simon

Duration:01:14:18

024 - Pour Some Sugar on Me (w/ Erin Whitehead)

5/24/2018
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Is "sugar" heroin or sex or quarters for the peep show window? Erin Whitehead (Wild Horses) joins to help Miel and Demi figure it out and leaves with a new a capella improv duo. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Angel" by Sarah McLachlan, "Alone" by Heart, "Hold On" by Wilson Phillips

Duration:01:15:24

023 - Short People

5/17/2018
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On an all-new episode of Punch Up The Jam, Miel and Demi dive into Toy Story, Steve Harvey, feet, eagle screeches, and eventually, Randy Newman's 1977 song about them– "Short People!" UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "Losing You" - Randy Newman, "Mr. Blue Sky" - Electric Light Orchestra

Duration:00:58:06

022 - Hey Ma (w/ David Gborie)

5/10/2018
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David Gborie (All Fantasy Everything, Shinin) joins to dissect the Cam'Ron ft. Juelz Santana classic "Hey Ma" just in time for Mother's Day. UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "High Power" by Kendrick Lamar, "Do You Realize" by The Flaming Lips, "Suzanne" by Leonard Cohen

Duration:01:19:07

021 - Fat Lip (w/ Whitmer Thomas)

5/3/2018
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Demi and Miel are joined by comedian Whitmer Thomas (@whitmerthomas) to talk about skateboarding, 2000s pop punk culture, old people, conformity, and eventually, Sum 41's 2001 anthem to rudeness "Fat Lip!" UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: Blink-182 - "Wendy Clear", Sharon Van Etten - "One Day", The Strokes - "Someday"

Duration:01:43:25

020 - Mr. Brightside (w/ Biniam Bizuneh)

4/26/2018
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Does Mr. Brightside live in a cage? Miel and Demi are joined by comic/actor Biniam Bizuneh to try to figure it out, while Miel learns that 'Maybach' and 'Maytag' are not the same thing and no one knows if cigarettes can hotbox (probably not right? What's google.) UNPUNCHABLE JAMS: "The General" by Dispatch, "Jesus of Suburbia" by Green Day, "Creature Comfort" by Arcade Fire

Duration:01:06:48