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It's a Two-fer Tuesday! Join us as we chat to double returning guests and comedians Chris Charpentier and Bobby Crane. The boys discuss Bose, Idaho white dude music, bands that jam that are not jam bands and how to make Bobby cry.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_120.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 6:16 AM

Comedian Matt Monroe joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about meta movie making, Tarantino's sense of humor, and the white guilt associated with Django Unchained. 

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_119.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 4:00 AM

Graphic Designer Josh Mattison joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about why Cyclopse was the lamest member of the X-Men, the lack of strong female leads, and the many spin-offs of the massive Marvel universe.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_118.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 4:58 AM

Sam Tallent, Ian Karmel, Matt Ingebretson, and Andy Haynes join Kevin and Taylor live from TRVE Brewery to talk about their favorite stand-up specials

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_117.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 5:35 PM

Writer/Editor/Archaeologist/Man-About-Town Mark Sanders joins Kevin and Taylor as they indulge his BB gun obession, learn about the history of the BB gun, and why the book he was working on doesn't exist.

Direct download: Ep._116_-_BB_Guns_w__Mark_Sanders.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 9:14 AM

Westword Music Editor Kiernan Maletsky joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about growing up without a TV, rapping Weird Al on road trips, and the importance of UHF.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_115.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 8:58 AM

Improviser-Comedian Haley Driscoll joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about her favorite sketches, being a creative weirdo in high school, and how the Kids have influenced her comedy.

Direct download: Ep._114_-_Kids_in_the_Hall_w__Haley_Driscoll.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 7:21 AM

Artist and Taylor's sister Kate Gonda stops by to talk about dressing like Peter Pan as a child, reading the books as a teen, and being frustrated with man-boys.

Direct download: Ep._113_-_Peter_Pan_w__Kate_Gonda.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 6:23 AM

Kevin and Taylor thought a minisode was long over due as they catch up on Kevin's travel, Taylor's existential crisis, and the pop culture that accompanies them.

Direct download: Mid_Summer_Minisode.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 6:44 AM

Comedian Kevin O'Shea joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about acting out The State sketches at summer camp, meeting some of the cast, and the show's influence on his comedy today.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_112.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 4:00 AM