Jesse Thorn is the host and producer of Bullseye and Jordan, Jesse, Go!, and the co-hosts and producer of Judge John Hodgman.
It's our final wintertime rollicking docket clearing episode! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse bid a farewell for now to Joel Mann the Mole Man, and his studio at WERU in Orland, Maine. They talk about ghosts, pineapple on pizza, valuable trading cards, Phish, and much more! Plus a 90 second episode of JJHo written by a neural network!LINKS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:George Saunders' new book A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and LifeSarah Vowell talking to Jesse about her book Unfamiliar Fishes on The Sound of Young AmericaNathan Rabin's book You Don't Know Me But You Don't Like Me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse, and My Misadventures with Two of Music's Most Maligned TribesAndrew's favorite Phish "song" (his favorite part is the bit from 11 min to 15 min or so. "The climb around 13:30-14:30 is just pure bliss")
It's Extra Bailiff Day with Summertime Fun Time Bailiff Monte Belmonte! In the winter! Monte joins Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse in chambers to discuss mini golf, joke origins, winter layering, local TV stations, child names, and the return of the hit segment DRACULA OR NO!LINKS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:Spicy Pony Head by Kasper HauserDogsledder Blair Braverman's Twitter thread about suiting up for Winter weatherDana Hersey of Channel 38's The Movie LoftKOFY TV 20 San Francisco (stereo!)Monte's Bed-In for Cancer Connection: to Monte's podcast A Week of Mornings!
The docket is full of cases and there is only one justice team to clear it! Judge Hodgman and Bailiff Jesse discuss what counts as dating, duets, grand strategy space simulators, and much more! 
We are continuing to clear the docket! Disputes about how to pronounce "vegan" and "drawer," when to clear the snow from the sidewalk, scheduling a Roomba, Cheez-Its vs Cheese Nips, and much more! Plus a new Dracula-related segment!As mentioned on the show, here's that video by Carlos Medina, "Are you a Drakula or no??":  
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Jan 24th, 1981
Los Angeles, CA, USA
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1 month, 1 week
Podchaser Creator ID logo 342538