Something2XP is back after a 7 month hiatus! This episode features theatrical producer and events coordinator, Sam Warner. Michael and Sam talked about growing up in Philadelphia, GallifreyOne, Doctor Who fandom, bad feet, growing up nerdy, The Muppets, Jim Henson’s death, practical vs. CGI effects, The Lord of the Rings, Jurassic Park, The Sixth Sense, theater productions, props, TV mysteries, generational media, Perry Mason, Fantasia, family TV viewing, V: The Series, Battlestar Galactica, Buck Rogers in the 23rd Century, AlienNation, oppression, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, societal woes, religion, and books.
This episode features rabbinical student and addiction counselor, Erik Uriarte. Michael and Erik discussed Judaism, shabbat, Challah, spices, Purim, Yiddish vs. Hebrew, The Torah vs. The Talmud, translation vs. interpretation, variations in Jewish culture, family history, Julius Bamberger, World War II, anti-semitism, greed, good vs. evil, grey areas, sin, Judaism vs. Christianity, The Council of Nicea, Jewish popular culture, Jewish comedy, commitment, cooking, kosher cooking, Ethiopian food, video games, LARPing, TV, podcasts, and comics.
This episode is sponsored by WhedonCon 2017. Get your single day or full weekend tickets at http://whedoncon.com.
This episode features comedian, Jen Saunderson. Michael and Jen talked about standup, Seattle, The Comedy Underground, roller derby, comedy clubs, strip clubs, burlesque, higher education, comedy podcasts, Laurie Kilmartin, baking, holiday parties, breads of the world, French onion soup, holiday cookies, childhood comedy influences, Garfield comics, The Rabbit of Seville, Muppet Babies, college comedy shows, grandma’s sex toys, wedding rings, Elijah Wood, Andy Dick, impressions, Justin Rupple, First Impressions with Dana Carvey, The Filling is Mutual, aphrodisiac cupcakes, oysters, seafood, the first date with her husband, soundtracks, The Twilight Zone, height disparity, Gilmore Girls, sex on TV, Victoria, The Walking Dead, and Black Mirror.