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R U Talkin' R.E.M. Re: ME?

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Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?

Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?
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Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) come together as superfan Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the music and impact of the band R.E.M. Through an album by album analysis, listen to these friends break down everything and nothing about the band. This is good rock n’ roll, uh, music. This is the podcast formerly known as U Talkin' U2 To Me?

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Episodes

Collapse Into Now with Haley Joel Osment

8/15/2018
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Actor Haley Joel Osment joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss R.E.M.’s 15th and final studio album Collapse into Now. They talk about when Haley first heard of R.E.M., Haley’s first concert ever being the Up Tour three days before The Sixth Sense was released, and how Adam was almost in A.I. Artificial Intelligence. Plus, the Scotts talk about films that make them hungry in another episode of “I Love Films.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/rem).

Duration:02:27:45

Collabs Into Now

8/8/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman are back together this week to discuss all of R.E.M.’s collaborations. They also talk about Scott being trapped in a parking lot for hours as The Cure played in concert, the cursing situation at their households, and Prince. Plus, an important update in another episode of “U Talkin’ U2 To Me?”. This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/rem).

Duration:01:48:17

Accelerate with Dave Holmes

8/1/2018
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TV personality, writer and co-host of Homophilia, Dave Holmes joins Adam Scott Aukerman as they discuss R.E.M.’s fourteenth studio album, Accelerate. Dave talks about how he got involved with MTV’s first Wanna Be a VJ contest, interviewing Michael Stipe, and his Top 10 R.E.M. songs. Plus, the Scotts open up the ol’ mailbag and debut an episode of “I’m Sorry.”

Duration:02:08:02

U Talkin’ U2 To Me?: eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour Pt. 2 with U2

7/25/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman are excited to share their exclusive interviews with the band members of U2 from Madison Square Garden. Bonobos and Thedge talk about why “Summer of Love” is becoming an important song, their go to karaoke jams, and join the Scotts for an episode of a different show. Plus, Adam Clay 2000 Pounds give the Scotts a backstage tour of Madison Square Garden. And what does Larry Mullen Sr.'s Son have in store for the Scotts? This episode is brought to you by Squarespace...

Duration:02:17:43

U Talkin’ U2 To Me?: eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour Pt. 1 with Andy Daly and Phoebe Robinson

7/18/2018
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Andy Daly (Review) and Phoebe Robinson (2 Dope Queens) are back to join Adam Scott Aukerman as they discuss U2’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour. Andy talks about his U2 fan club debacle, what happened on that faithful May 16th night at The Forum in Inglewood, and the most suspenseful part of the night for Andy. Then, Phoebe talks about memorable moments from the 5 shows she saw, the return of MacPhisto, and receiving a hand written note from Bonobos. Plus, stay tuned for next week’s episode...

Duration:02:12:41

Around the Sun with Todd Barry

7/11/2018
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Stand-up comedian and actor Todd Barry joins Adam Scott Aukerman as they roll up their sleeves to discuss R.E.M.’s thirteenth studio album, Around the Sun. Todd talks about sitting in with bands like Yo La Tengo as a drummer, when he first heard of R.E.M., and the times he rubbed shoulders with the band. Plus, they dive into In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003, open up the ol’ mailbag, and Todd shares his Top 10 R.E.M. songs. This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM),...

Duration:02:09:47

Staind Glass 2 with Todd Glass

6/27/2018
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It’s been awhile! Comedian extraordinaire Todd Glass returns to join Adam Scott Aukerman for the second installment of Staind Glass. This time around Todd shares all he knows about the band R.E.M and tries to guess which songs are performed by R.E.M. or not. They also get into why Todd is nervous to be back on the show, why the Scotts haven’t been invited to one of Todd’s parties, and the time Todd crashed a wedding. Pick up a brand new “Staind Glass” T-shirt over at www.podswag.com This...

Duration:01:39:24

Reveal

6/20/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman make a splash this week as they discuss R.E.M.’s twelfth studio album, Reveal. We’ll find out who wins the award for “worst guy” and where the boys found themselves on the May 14th, 2001 release date before they dive into the album track-by-track. Plus, they plot out a hat trick in an episode of “Great Docs.” This episode is sponsored by New West Records (www.arthurbuckmusic.com), The Sound of Vinyl (www.soundofvinyl.com/REM) and Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: REM).

Duration:02:21:59

Man on the Moon Soundtrack (w/ Edgar Wright)

6/13/2018
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Filmmaker Edgar Wright (Baby Driver) joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the soundtrack to the 1999 film Man on the Moon. Edgar talks about the decision to put R.E.M.’s “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1” in Baby Driver, what he thinks makes for good music in movies and films, and what makes a good soundtrack. Plus, stick around for Oscar winning composer Steven Price’s version of “New Orleans Instrumental No. 1.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM) and Sound of Vinyl...

Duration:02:12:45

Up

6/6/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman return once again to discuss R.E.M.’s eleventh studio album, Up. We’ll hear of typewriter faults, fan-submitted sequencings, and their shared love of the Doobie Brothers before they dive into R.E.M.’s first album as a trio. Plus, they describe kissing styles during an episode of “What’s Your Kiss Style?” This episode is sponsored by The Sound of Vinyl (www.soundofvinyl.com/REM) and LightStream (www.lightstream.com/REM).

Duration:02:32:55

Fanclub Singles (1988-1998)

5/30/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman slow things down this week to discuss R.E.M.’s Fan Club Singles (minus the Christmas songs) from 1988-1998. They’ll talk about the dissolution of the classic era of R.E.M., Bill Berry quitting the band, and they open up the R.E.M. mail bag. Plus, they share what they eat at the movies in another episode of “I Love Films.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM).

Duration:01:46:20

New Adventures in Hi-Fi

5/23/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman continue on this week to discuss R.E.M.’s tenth studio album New Adventures in Hi-Fi. We’ll hear from a listener during an episode of “How’s Your Baby” and Adam tries to figure out which Parks & Rec character he would be. Then they cover how an onstage aneurysm in Switzerland led R.E.M. to produce the looser 1996 album before listening through song by song. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/REM code: REM).

Duration:02:29:06

Monster with April Richardson

5/16/2018
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Comedian April Richardson joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss R.E.M.’s ninth studio album Monster. They’ll talk about when April first heard the band, meeting Mike Mills by going to his house, and her Top 10 R.E.M. songs. Plus, Scott and Scott talk about their Rocky Horror Picture Show phases, Rivers Cuomo’s R.E.M. cover, and U2 & R.E.M. teaming up to play “One.”

Duration:02:38:38

Slowing It Down with David Wain

5/9/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman take a break this week from discussing R.E.M.’s discography and instead welcome film director and friend David Wain to talk about his experiences in an R.E.M. tribute band. Scott reads his favorite reviews of the podcast so far and David shares the secret to playing drums before listing his Top 10 R.E.M. Songs of All Time. Plus, David shows off his Jimmy Stewart on an episode of “There’s Always Time For Impressions.” This episode is sponsored by Squarespace...

Duration:02:00:35

Automatic for the People

5/2/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman rejoin to discuss R.E.M.’s seminal eighth studio album Automatic for the People. We’ll get the scoop on where to find the best pizza slices, how Adam ended up as an extra in an R.E.M. music video, and where the boys found themselves upon the 1992 album’s release before they dive into Automatic for the People. Plus, Adam talks about a film he saw on a new episode of “I Love Films.” This episode is sponsored by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM).

Duration:01:51:12

Out of Time

4/25/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman return to talk about R.E.M.’s seventh studio album Out of Time. They’ll talk about the negative reception to CDs as well as what they were doing when the 1991 album released before going through Out of Time song by song. Plus, they’ll discuss the personality of the album, its scrapbook qualities, and how it reflects a band in transition.

Duration:02:00:23

Green with Lance Bangs

4/18/2018
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Director Lance Bangs joins Adam Scott Aukerman once again to really dig in to R.E.M.’s sixth studio album Green. They’ll talk about how the 1988 album’s release intentionally coincided with Election Day, the incorporation of the mandolin into R.E.M.’s sound, and which song has the most annoying video. Plus, they pick apart the layered vocals and share their fan club experiences. This episode is sponsored by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM).

Duration:01:28:24

Green? with Lance Bangs

4/11/2018
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Director Lance Bangs joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss R.E.M.’s sixth studio album Green. They’ll talk about R.E.M.’s partial reunion in Portland, when Lance first heard of the band, and how Lance began to know the band and start collaborating with them. Plus, Scott and Scott tell us a little bit more about themselves on an episode of “Talkin’ Bout Me.” This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: REM).

Duration:01:36:40

R U Talkin’ U2 To Me?: Slowin’ It Down with Phoebe Robinson and Andy Daly

4/4/2018
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Phoebe Robinson (2 Dope Queens) and Andy Daly (Review) join Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss all things U2. Phoebe talks about the first time she heard U2, meeting her boyfriend at a U2 concert, and the gift she received from Bono. Then, Andy talks about his very specific U2 daydream, the first time he heard U2, and his experience with the U2 website. Plus, they share their Top U2 Songs and rankings. This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/U2) and The Wine Down Podcast.

Duration:02:04:16

Document

3/28/2018
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Adam Scott Aukerman welcome everyone back as they discuss R.E.M.’s fifth studio album, Document. They’ll talk about eyes, what R.E.M. stands for, and Adam’s old tie-dye business at 15 years old before diving into the 1987 album. Plus, they chat about Adam’s alternate universe life in another episode of “Talkin’ Bout Other Timelines.” This episode is brought to you by Spotify and Squarespace.

Duration:01:45:24