Sixpence None The Richer

This week we talk to Leigh Nash of legendary pop/rock band Sixpence None The Richer. After a breakup in 2004, the band is back with a new full-length album called Lost In Transition. We also talk to international evangelist Luis Palau about his friendship with someone who's been in the news recently, Pope Francis. Plus, Cameron's White House robe, Tyler's cephalophobia and a Wal-mart deer hunt. Of course.

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Sixpence None The Richer, "Radio"

Watch Sixpence None The Richer perform "Radio" from their album Lost in Transition at Peter Nappi's Studio in Nashville, TN.

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Notable Jokes & Runs

1:38 - Cameron assumes the podcast audience is illiterate and don't like to read the Bible. Jokes about listeners' comments being typed in by their parents.

2:54 - Chad says he has a one-eyed dog, and insists this is not a euphemism.

3:31 - Cameron joes that everyone kissed to Leigh Nash back in the day.

4:06 - A discussion of the new Pope Francis, and how weird it would be to be friends with him. They talk about his positive feedback and "chill" demeanor. Tyler thinks the pope would be into the Dance Party.

6:28 - Cameron talks about going to the White House next week for an Easter Week prayer breakfast. He tells the story of when he got a Presidential robe from the gift shop closet. Tyler clarifies that this isn't Narnia.

23:26 - They talk about Tyler's fear of the sea and things with tentacles. We learn that Tyler's fears started with the Disney film The Little Mermaid. Other stories about shark experiences, and advice gleaned from Shark Week.

57:19 - Jesse sings the '90s jingle from the Crossfire game.

59:57 - Jesse and Tyler each rethink their position on the previous episode's space discussion based on the new idea that there might be tentacled aliens in space.

63:00 - They joke about sending Bob Goff into space in order to be an ambassador for humanity to the aliens. They end up deciding that Richard Branson should build Bob Goff a Starship Enterprise, stocked with Tomorrowland burgers for sustenance.

66:16 - Tyler calls Jesse the Questlove to his Justin Timberlake. Also, more discussion of the cast members' fears. Maya: kaciraffphobia (bugs crawling in and out of your ears), and eating fish. Jesse: rats, mice, and squirrels. Tyler's old tentacle-tattooed girlfriend.

74:12 - Jesse and Maya talk about wanting to switch birthdays, since hers is on April 1st. The group lists every gag gift they can think about, including a cake with a literal bomb in it.

Notable Guest Moments

36:47 - Introduction to Leigh Nash of Sixpence None the Richer.

45:35 - Introduction to Luis Palau.

Other Notable Moments

13:29 - Relevant Recomments: Woodkid (with jokes that his real name is Juan Geppetto), A Place at the Table, Sigur Ros.

21:24 - Jesse's slice about a two-headed shark found in the belly of another shark.

30:18 - Maya's slice about a guy who shot a ten-point buck after seeing it in a Wal-Mart parking lot.

33:32 - Maya also talks about a man in the UK who robbed a convenience store who was caught when they followed the footprints to his house.

34:11 - Tyler's slice about an office pool for the lottery and won. They gave a cut of the money to a woman who had participated in previous attempts, but not this particular time.

55:14 - Feedback to Question of the Week: "What are your best tips for being cool?"

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Question of the Week

What is your irrational fear?

Jesse is afraid of two-headed sharks. Tyler is afraid of large tentacled creatures. Maya is afraid of bugs nesting in her ear while she sleeps. So this week, we want to ask you, what is your irrational fear?




Keji commented…

Oh! Also... there IS a reason for Jurassic Park's re-release in IMAX 3D, no? It's the 20th anniversary of the movie coming out.

Matt Dudley


Matt Dudley commented…

I have a friend that has an irrational fear of "pointy airplanes" (like this one: )
It's amazing how seeing one can really cause her tensions to take flight!



frewdaddy commented…

While I don't have an irrational fear...I should have the same issue as Maya.

A few years back I woke up in the middle of the night with the sensation (and sound) that water was going to come out of my ear...which was weird cause I hadn't been swimming that day. Tried helping it out with a q-tip and went back to sleep.

I woke again a while later with the same sensation and went to the bathroom to grab another q-tip. Once there, however, I could tell I wouldn't need the swab as the water seemed to be coming out on its own...even though I was standing upright.

I flipped on the light, looked in the mirror and to my horror, it wasn't water at all. A giant spider came crawling out. By giant, I really mean tiny and barely visible.

I screamed. I ran into the bedroom and almost wept recounting the story to my wife.

Fortunately, no baby spiders had been laid...that I know of.

Adam Davis


Adam Davis commented…

Every time I give blood at blood drives at work, I have an irrational fear that I will pass out and wet myself and will forever be known as the guy that wet himself at the blood drive. So every time I give blood, I make it a point to use the bathroom multiple times and won't drink anything for about an hour before my time to give blood.

You may be asking yourself, "Well if you're fear is that strong, why do you still give blood?" If mass blood loss doesn't care whether or not I soil myself then neither should I.

Michael Hadley


Michael Hadley commented…

I have a fear of suspension bridges. Not one that keeps me from driving on them, but I always go a little faster so I can get across in case it fails. I long has the golden gate bridge been around? It cannot be holding up well....

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