Tim Siedell (@badbanana)
This week we talk to writer Tim Siedell - better known on Twitter as @badbanana. Tim is one of the funniest people on Twitter, having been put on the "must follow" list by the likes of Paste and MSNBC. We also spotlight up and coming Pop/R&B band, Haim, find out why Cameron had to take a court-ordered motorcycle class and discuss how Sharknado is bringing our country together.
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Notable Jokes & Runs
4:10 - Cameron talks about his time at Bob Goff's lodge in Canada. Jesse calls it Bob Goff's Law Log Lodge.
Notable Guest Moments
47:28 - Introduction to Tim Siedell, aka @badbanana
56:45 - Introduction to Haim.
Other Notable Moments
1:58 - Cameron talks about the previous episode, for which he was absent.
11:24 - Cameron talks about having to take a motorcycle safety class because someone else wrecked his Vespa.
20:30 - Jesse talks about Bike Week, motorcycle gangs, and hatchets.
26:55 - Jesse's slice about a column called "Why I am a Creationist". This leads to a really deep and interesting discussion about vitriolic discussions on social media.
38:01 - Jesse's slice about Twitter jokes about the film Sharknado.
41:18 - Eddie's slice about a Florida man who woke up speaking only Swedish.
44:07 - Calvin's slice about a new Japanese facial treatment using live snails.
66:11 - Feedback to Question of the Week: "What was the most awkward or hilarious wedding moment
you've ever seen?"
Question of the Week
What's the funniest tweet you've ever read or written?
In honor of this week's podcast guest, we wanted to ask a Twitter-related question. So tell us, what is the funniest tweet you've ever read, or what is the tweet you've written that you're most proud of?