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International Waters is a pop culture comedy quiz show where land laws do not apply. Join host Jesse Thorn and competing teams of world-famous comedians from the US and UK in a hilarious and lively test of pop culture knowledge (and the ability to make up baloney when that knowledge fails)






Ep 104: Sequin Guns

Ify Nwadiwe, Kira Soltanovich, Lou Sanders and Alexis Dubus join host, Dave Holmes for truly terrible British accents, gender-swapped cover songs, and @Midnight spinoffs Ify Nwadiwe wants to plug his Twitch channel and recommends up and coming actor John Boyega. Kira Soltanovich wants to plug her comedy special, You Did This To Me and recommends Paranormal Karen. Lou Sanders wants to plug An Apology to All the Guys I've Touched and recommends Rachel Stubbings and Luke McQueen's comedy and...

Duration: 00:49:03

Ep 103: #Spexit

Sean Michael Boozer, Brie Eley, Ruth Bratt and Kieran Hodgson join host, Dave Holmes for summer movie discussion, hairy food stories, and first world problem fixes Sean Michael Boozer wants to plug The Color Collective and recommends the Undisclosed Podcast, @MerriamWebster and @tedlieu . Brie Eley wants to plug June's Cleaver at IO West and Marele Entertainment and recommends The Great British Baking Show. Ruth Bratt wants to plug People Just Do Nothing and Showstopper and recommends...

Duration: 00:45:59

Ep 102: Legitimate Sandwiches

Michaela Watkins, Sam Jay, Tom Crowley and Jenny Bede join host, Dave Holmes for movie musical questioning, space chicken puns, and gross beach activities. Michaela Watkins wants to plug Casual on Hulu and How to Not Kill Yourself for 30 Days and recommends The Handmaid's Tale on Hulu. Sam Jay wants to plug her upcoming Comedy Central half hour special and wants to let you know that her dog is finally pooping outside instead of on the pad. Tom Crowley wants to plug Wooden Overcoats and...

Duration: 00:38:18

Ep 101: Reverse Kate Bush

Nick Holmes, Molly Hawkey, Frog Stone and Spencer Jones join host, Dave Holmes for embarrassing childhood stories, dirty Google searches, and Duckula chats Nick Holmes wants to plug his Tumblr, Gilmore Girls and his book, Time Spent Falling and recommends close personal friend Dave Holmes' memoir, Party of One. Molly Hawkey wants to plug her Bachelor and Bachelorette videos and recommends One Day at a Time on Netflix. Frog Stone wants to plug Bucket on BBC Four and recommends the Ronna...

Duration: 00:52:19

Ep 100: Oops We Did Oligarchy Again

Caitlin Gill, Billy Wayne Davis, Joz Norris and Rachel Parris join host, Dave Holmes for clip show goodness, spicy food adventures, and Beatle-Pirate mashups Caitlin Gill wants to plug Crabapples with Bobcat Goldthwait and recommends Angie Tribeca. Billy Wayne Davis wants to plug his live tour and his album Live at Third Man Records and recommends you listen to Skyway Man. Joz Norris wants to plug his live shows and his short films and recommends Laugh Out London. Rachel Parris wants...

Duration: 00:43:16

Ep 99: NCIS: Liverpool

Matt Braunger, Jessica McKenna, Sophie Duker and Andrew Hunter Murray join host, Dave Holmes for health fad stories, local celebrities biographies, and good old fashioned alligator fighting. Matt Braunger wants to plug Ding-Donger with Matt Braunger and his stand up special Big Dumb Animal and recommends Black Hole by Bucky Sinister. Jessica McKenna wants to plug her upcoming UCB LA shows and the ABC webseries Serious Music and recommends Lincoln in the Bardo by George...

Duration: 00:45:11

Ep 98: A Furious 69

Ophira Eisenberg, Bil Dwyer, Tom Bell and Holly Burn join host, Dave Holmes for vigilante justice stories, truly awful Doctor Who-inspired music, and first world problem-solving. Ophira Eisenberg wants to plug Ask Me Another on NPR and recommends Swing Time by Zadie Smith. Bil Dwyer wants to plug The Lying Bell and recommends Witchsy.com. Tom Bell wants to plug the fact that he and David Bowie have the same birthday and recommends The Groundhog Day Musical. Holly Burn wants to plug...

Duration: 01:00:43

Ep 97: A Very Floppy Muppet

Graham Elwood, Guy Branum, Lucy Pearman and Caroline Mabey join host, Dave Holmes for World War 3 talk, Barry Manilow duets, and good ol' meat pile state fairs. Graham Elwood wants to plug Ear Buds: The Podcast Documentary and recommends The Mixed Feelings Podcast. Guy Branum wants to plug Talk Show the Game Show on truTV and recommends the Las Culturistas podcast. Lucy Pearman wants to plug her upcoming Edinburgh shows and recommends Caroline Mabey. Caroline Mabey wants to plug her...

Duration: 00:40:39

Ep 96: Daddy's Got A Deep Voice

Amber Nash, D'Arcy Carden, Susy Kane and Humphrey Ker join Dave Holmes for Archer rule 34 discussions, Bigfoot fan fiction, and Ducktales/Hall & Oates singalongs. Amber Nash wants to plug Archer on FXX and recommends Man Seeking Woman on FXX. D'Arcy Carden wants to plug The Good Place on NBC and recommends Big Little Lies on HBO. Humphrey Ker wants to plug The Penny Dreadfuls on Radio 4 and recommends Autumnlands by Kurt Busiek. Susy Kane wants to plug The Missing Hancock on Radio 4...

Duration: 00:51:07

Ep 95: Psychics and Brussels Sprouts

Andy Kindler, Scott Thompson, Sarah Morgan and Chris Martin join host, Dave Holmes for swinger party talks, vampire leprechauns debates, and the wonders of US drinking culture. Andy Kindler wants to plug his very first Just for Laughs Speech from 1996 and recommends you check out up and coming comedian Scott Thompson. Scott Thompson wants to plug What Would Sal Do? and recommends Girls on HBO. Sarah Morgan recommends The Regular Features Podcast and Alice Lowe's Prevenge. Chris Martin...

Duration: 00:50:27

Ep 94: Sex Pest Gremlin

Lisa Loeb, Chris Schleicher, Jon Blyth and Steve Hogarty join Dave Holmes to talk about awful Doctor Who reboots, puma cares vs human cares, and why Friends is the worst show on Earth. Lisa Loeb wants to plug her album, Feel What U Feel and recommends Renee Stahl's album, Simpatico Chris Schleicher is on Twitter @CSchleichsRun and recommends Please Like Me on Hulu Jon Blyth wants to plug The King Billy Pub in Nottingham and recommends Duck Gets a Job by Sonny Ross. Steve Hogarty wants...

Duration: 00:51:42

Ep 93: Fairy Bread for the Masses

April Richardson, Greg Behrendt, Darren Hayes and David Smithyman join Dave Holmes for a very special Aussie vs American episode of International Waters. They talk sexy sci-fi songs, the wacky antics of Florida/Australia Man, and relive terrible haircut memories. April Richardson is on tour all over the country and recommends you watch Sing Street. Greg Behrendt wants to plug his tour and recommends Taboo with Tom Hardy. Darren Hayes wants to plug his show at the Hollywood Improv and...

Duration: 00:52:54

Ep 92: Nurse Whom

Jimmy Pardo, Stephanie Escajeda, John Butler and Ingrid Oliver join Dave Holmes for some controversial pop song talk, Steve Bannon sex dreams, and terrible present discussions. Jimmy Pardo would like to plug Never Not Funny's annual Pardcastathon charity livestream and recommends you check out comedians Sean White, Barbara Gray (who has a show on MaxFun!), and Gary Petersen. Stephanie Escajeda wants to plug her daughter's Instagram account @kidfluencer and Making History on Fox and...

Duration: 00:46:05

Ep 91: LIVE at SF Sketchfest

Mike Phirman, Erica Rhodes, James Acaster and Aisling Bea join Dave Holmes for an episode recorded LIVE at the Eureka Theatre for SF Sketchfest. They try their best pick up lines, eat truly awful Bay area delicacies, and accidentally order some dollhouses for everyone. Mike Phirman wants to plug his song, You've Got What it Takes and recommends the Sleep with Me podcast. Erica Rhodes wants to plug The Night Light Comedy Show and recommends you listen to Caitlin Rose. James Acaster wants...

Duration: 00:45:59

Ep 90: Making Sounds Sound Like Real Sound

Brandon Johnson, Sharon Houston, Danielle Ward and Michael Legge join host Dave Holmes to talk about gross beach love, affairs on the set of Star Wars, and erotic slash fiction. Brandon Johnson is selling all the hottest screeners on 6th and Wilshire and recommends Kate Berlant and John Early's 555 Sharon Houston is on Twitter @sharon_houston and wants to plug her live shows and thinks you should check out Jen Kirkman's live tour. Danielle Ward is on Twitter @captainward and...

Duration: 00:42:19

Ep 89: Did Red Buttons Die?

Hal Lublin, Josh Briggs, Richard Herring and Iszi Lawrence join Dave Holmes to argue about weird British slang, mannequin robberies, and haggis smuggling. Hal Lublin wants to plug Tights and Fights (on Maximum Fun!) and We Got This LIVE at SF Sketchfest and recommends Red Oaks on Amazon Josh Briggs wants to plug Totally Beverages and Sometimes Hot Sauce and recommends Descender by Jeff Lemire. Richard Herring wants to plug As It Occurs to Me and recommends Peacock and Gamble and the...

Duration: 00:56:57

Ep 88: Dog on Top, Baby on Bottom

Joe Starr, Lauren Ashley Bishop, Carrie Quinlan and Nick Doody join Dave Holmes to talk about catchy Christmas tunes, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air’s secret second verse, and (terrible) Christmas cracker jokes. Joe Starr would like to plug The Roast of Darth Vader and recommends MaxFun's own Lady to Lady podcast. Lauren Ashley Bishop would like to plug Harry the Dog's Instagram @senordirtyharry and recommends The Mindy Project. Carrie Quinlan would like to plug the Yonderland Christmas...

Duration: 01:07:38

Ep 87: Is "Blood on Your Hands" One Word?

Beth Stelling, Kurt Long, Brennan Reece, and Margaret Cabourn-Smith join Dave Holmes to talk about Home Alone remakes, why Batman smells, and gross biscuits. Beth Stelling wants to plug Red Oaks on Amazon and recommends Insecure on HBO Kurt Long wants you to listen to his podcast Dudes of Future/Past and recommends Black Mirror Brennan Reece is currently on tour and recommends the podcast All Killa No Filla Margaret Cabourn-Smith wants to plug her podcast, Do the Right Thing, and...

Duration: 00:48:48

Ep 86: Hey, Mind if I Turn On?

Brandie Posey, Emily Maya Mills, Kayleigh Llewellyn and Tom Allen join Dave Holmes to learn about the secret verse of the Cheers theme song, Toblerone controversies, and childhood animal traumas. Brandie Posey wants to plug Burn This Election and her podcast, Lady to Lady and recommends the List of Demands comedy festival. Emily Maya Mills wants to plug the Disney show Right Now Kapow and the UCB web series Pricks and recommends the FX show Atlanta Kayleigh Llewellyn wants to plug her...

Duration: 00:54:42

Ep 85: Too Much Eye Contact

Julia Prescott, Rob Fee, Thom Tuck and Sofie Hagen join host, Dave Holmes to talk about The Spice Girls, #firstworldproblems, and proper blowjob etiquette. Julia Prescott wants to plug her podcast Everything's Coming Up Podcast and recommends The Doughboys podcast Rob Fee is on Twitter, @RobFee and recommends you go see The MisterWives and Jack Garrett on tour Thom Tuck wants to plug his American Election special at the Bethnal Green Working Men's Club and recommends picking up Bob...

Duration: 00:48:14

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