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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

Owner of the Oriental Theater Scott LaBarbera joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about Trey Parker & Matt Stone's writing process, growing up Jehovah's witness, and the evolution of South Park

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_111.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 4:00 AM

From the Westword writer Ashley Rogers joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about surreal dream sequences, cry-dancing, and how a VHS box set made her the Twin Peaks girl in college.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_110.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 11:39 AM

Comedian Allen Strickland Williams joins Kevin and Taylor to talk about the two Johns, goofy/dark lyrics, and the time he spent an entire cruise listening to They Might Be Giants.

Direct download: These_Things_Matter_Episode_109.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 9:00 AM