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The Blurst of Times: A Simpsons Podcast
104 minutes | 9 months ago
"Bart Star" vs "Looking for Mr. Goodbart" w/ Thomas Jones
This episode, comedian and musician Thomas Jones joins me to discuss S09E08 "Bart Star", youth sports and Thomas's time playing football and me getting bullied in baseball, video games, anime, manga, and a bunch more! Plus, we discuss S28E20 "Looking for Mr. Goodbart" Check out Thomas's music on BandCamp! https://thomasjones.bandcamp.com Remember to follow the show on Twitter at @Blurst_ofTimes! And check out www.blurst.moe for more stuff (videos and other junk will be there soon) As always, thanks to @Dankmus for the music!
92 minutes | 10 months ago
"E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)" vs "Papa Don't Leech" w/ Laura Sanders
We're back after a long hiatus! Does this podcast release regularly anymore? Who knows?! This episode, comedian Laura Sanders joins me to discuss Season 11's tomacco episode "E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt)" and Season 19's "Papa Don't Leech". We also talk about getting trapped in conversations, the Truman Show and COVID-19, repressing rage, the IRS (shit I have to do my taxes still!), The Dixie Chicks (when they were still called that just a mere few weeks ago!), and me selling out for product endorsements. Follow Laura at @YayLauraSanders Follow me and the show at @animatedGeoff and @blurst_ofTimes and www.burst.moe As always, thanks to @Dankmus for the theme music!
102 minutes | a year ago
"Flaming Moe's" vs "Flaming Moe" w/ T. Cole Newton
Better late than never, right?! This episode, owner of the New Orleans bars Twelve Mile Limit and The Domino, T. Cole Newton, comes on to discuss season 3's "Flaming Moe's" and breaking from tradition I manually selected the modern episode -- season 22's "Flaming Moe" wherein Moe and Smithers turn the bar into a gay bar. I thought since Cole owns two bars, let's talk about two bar makeover episodes. We also discuss some other classic Simpsons episodes and tropes, what it's like owning a bar not only under normal circumstances, but also under these new "unprecedented times". When bars reopen, give The Domino and Twelve Mile Limit a visit. You can also buy merch or donate to their bartenders by visiting twelvemilelimit.com Follow us on Twitter @Blurst_ofTimes and on the web at www.blurst.moe Thanks to @Dankmus for the theme music!
68 minutes | a year ago
"Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield" vs "Jazzy and the Pussycats" w/ Jake Flores
This episode, comedian and host of the podcasts "Pod Damn America" and "Why You Mad" Jake Flores joins to discuss season 7's "Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield" and we discuss class and difficulties in being in groups you don't feel you're a part of and comedy and a wealth of other topics before talking about Season 18's "Jazzy and the Pussycats" Follow Jake on social media at @feraljokes, his podcasts @PodDamnAmerica and @WhyYouMadPod, and listen to him reading "Little Women" on his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/jakeflorescomedy Follow us on @Blurst_ofTimes and @animatedGeoff And special thanks to @Dankmus for the theme music!
86 minutes | a year ago
"Mother Simpson" vs "MoneyBart" w/ Benjamin Hoffman
Told ya we'd be back! The first episode recorded entirely in quarantine, and thank god I had our guest also record it because my computer did not record it! The guest this episode is comedian and political junkie and perennial perineum photographer Benjamin Hoffman. He's also 1/3rd of the fantastic leftist podcast No Pods, No Casters. Today, we discuss living in quarantine and the whole mess of this world, plus Season 7's "Mother Simpson" and get into family and a bunch of other stuff, and eventually discuss Season 22's "MoneyBart". Follow Benjamin on Twitter at @benjaminhoffazz and Instagram at @babejamin_hoffman Follow is on Twitter at @Blurst_ofTimes and on Facebook! Thanks to @dankmus for the theme music!
81 minutes | a year ago
"Homer vs The Eighteenth Amendment" vs "My Fair Laddy" w/ Dave Ross
And we're back! In this episode, comedian Dave Ross ("Late Late Show with James Corden", "Corporate") joins me to discuss Season 8's "Homer vs the Eighteenth Amendment", our fraught relationships with alcohol, growing up, comedy, friendships, and Season 17's "My Fair Laddy" Check out Dave Ross on Twitter and Instagram at @davetotheross and his website davetotheross.com where you can purchase his album "The Only Man Who Has Ever Had Sex" Follow the podcast on Twitter at @blurst_ofTimes Thanks to @dankmus for the theme music!
1 minutes | a year ago
WE ARE NOT DEAD
We're coming back! Got a bunch of new guests and episodes lined up! Stay subscribed and check our twitter @blurst_oftimes for updates! See you soon!
129 minutes | 2 years ago
"You Only Move Twice" vs "Go Fly a Coot" w/ Dr. Daddy
This week, the admin and creator of New Orleans-focused meme page "Dr. Daddy's Who Dat NOLA Crime Wave Syndicate" joins us to discuss Season 8's "You Only Move Twice" along with memes, where is "The Line", Mark Zuckerberg, football, Paul McCartney, and Louisiana politics and then we try to talk about Season 26's "Go Fly a Coot" but can't find much worth discussing about it. Find Dr. Daddy on Facebook and Instagram! Follow us on Twitter at @Blurst_ofTimes and @animatedGeoff Thanks to @dankmus for the theme music!
99 minutes | 2 years ago
"Treehouse of Horror V" vs "Treehouse of Horror XXIII" w/ Shawn Dugas
Shawn Dugas returns to discuss not one but TWO Treehouses of Horror, just in time for Halloween! First we discuss Season 6's "Treehouse V", Dennis Quaid, eyesight, Saved by the Bell, Dennis Quaid again, and then we cover Season 24's "Treehouse XXIII" which was kind of okay! Follow us on Twitter @Blurst_ofTimes Special thanks to @Dankmus for the theme music!
84 minutes | 2 years ago
"Moaning Lisa" vs "Homer the Father" w/ Andrew Healan
This week, comedian Andrew Healan joins us to discuss our first Season 1 episode, "Moaning Lisa". We talk about dealing with depression and sadness, family, the stark differences in these early Simpsons episodes and then we move on to Season 22's "Homer the Father" which was just a good ol' fun episode with a lot of good visual gags and jokes with an over-the-top plot. Follow Andrew @andrewhealan on all social media Follow us on Twitter @Blurst_ofTimes and http://blurst.moe Special thanks to @Dankmus for the theme music!
106 minutes | 2 years ago
"Lisa's Date with Density" vs "Gone Boy" w/ Julie Mitchell
This very late episode NYC comedian Julie Mitchell and Geoffrey discuss season 8's "Lisa's Date with Density", Jeffrey Epstein and powerful shitheads, party busses, race, sexism, identity, and a bunch of other buzz words that will make some "well actually" guy on Twitter call us snowflakes! And then we cover Season 29's "Gone Boy" and learn to appreciate a decent late season Sideshow Bob episode. Follow Julie on all social media @JuliePoptart Follow us on Twitter @Blurst_ofTimes Visit our website http://blurst.moe Special thanks to @Dankmus for letting us use the theme music.
62 minutes | 2 years ago
"A Streetcar Named Marge" vs "The Homer of Seville" w/ Ted Orphan
This week, comedian Ted Orphan joins us to discuss Season 4's "A Streetcar Named Marge" to give us a non-native New Orleanian's perspective on how the show was perceived outside of the Crescent City. Later, we get into Season 19's "The Homer of Seville" which by chance just happened to be another musical episode and wasn't that bad! Follow Ted on Twitter at @Ted_Orphan Follow us on Twitter at @Blurst_ofTimes And visit us on our website blurst.moe! Thanks to Dankmus for the theme music!
2 minutes | 2 years ago
[Preview] "A Streetcar Named Marge" w/ Ted Orphan
Next week, comedian Ted Orphan stops by to discuss Season 4's "A Streetcar Named Marge", and then we also cover season 19's "The Homer of Seville" -- two musical episodes by chance! Follow Ted online at @Ted_Orphan and follow us at @Blurst_ofTimes. We'll see you on August 13th!
117 minutes | 2 years ago
"Bart vs. Australia" vs "The Color Yellow" w/ Brad Trenery
This week, Geoffrey's joined by his Australian-born friend Brad Trenery to discuss Season 6, Episode 16 "Bart vs. Australia". Brad talks about growing up in Australia and what is was like watching The Simpsons there. He also explains some of the Australian references in the episode like "Waltzing Matilda", the frogs, "shrimp on the barbie", and yes, he does tell us which way the toilets flow! After that, we discuss Season 21, Episode 13 "The Color Yellow" wherein we find out The Simpson family is apparently descendants of slaves. Yep. Follow us on Twitter at @blurst_oftimes Shout out to Dankmus for the theme music! @dankmus on Twitter
2 minutes | 2 years ago
[Preview] "Bart vs. Australia" w/ Brad Trenery
Next week, episode 8 drops with my Australian-born Simpsons fan friend Brad Trenery who wanted to discuss "Bart Vs. Australia" and how it affected him as an Australian, and the country's reaction. We also learn A LOT about "Waltzing Matilda", what it was like getting American TV overseas, and yes, which direction the toilets flow! Tune in on July 30th for the full (extended) episode!
58 minutes | 2 years ago
"Cape Feare" vs. "Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles" w/ Kate Larose
This week, Geoffrey talked with his cousin Kate Larose about growing up Simpsons fans and their favorite episode S05E02 "Cape Feare" and also a lot of Frasier references. Then, they talk about S27E11 "Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles" and how weird-in-a-bad-way it was. Follow Kate at @kateshow81! Follow us at @blurst_oftimes Follow theme music creator @Dankmus!
77 minutes | 2 years ago
"The Old Man and the Lisa" vs "Luca$" w/ Rivers Langley
LA-based comedian and host of "The Goods from The Woods" podcast Rivers Langley stopped by while in town on tour and we discussed Season 8 Episode 21: "The Old Man and the Lisa", our first non-Homer-centric episode I believe. That brings us deep into some pro-wrestling talk where Rivers explains what pro-wrestling is to Geoffrey. We also discuss how corporations are shitty about he environment and then we talk about Season 25, Episode 17 "Luca$". Follow Rivers on Twitter at @RiversLangley and @TheGoodsPod Follow us at @Blurst_ofTimes Follow the generous maker of our theme music @Dankmus!
99 minutes | 2 years ago
"Treehouse of Horror III" vs. "Pork and Burns" w/ Shawn Dugas
This week, Shawn Dugas comes by to discuss his favorite Treehouse of Horror episode, from Season 4. After we divert into googling a lot of the references in the episode, we talk about Season 28 Episode 11: "Pork and Burns" where we discuss what sparks us joy and why it wasn't this episode. Follow Shawn on Twitter @okaywillthisdo Follow us at @blurst_oftimes and @animatedGeoff Follow @dankmus, who created the music we use for our theme song.
45 minutes | 2 years ago
"Homer at the Bat" vs "The Heartbroke Kid" w/ Will Monson
In the first 100% sober-recorded episode, improviser, comedian, and writer/producer for The Rip-off Show Will Monson comes by to discuss what may be one of the most memorable episode of the Simpsons, S03E17 "Homer at the Bat". We cover a lot of ground on some of the visual goofs and references in the episode and then we turn fast forward 13 years into the future to S16E17 "The Heartbroke Kid", and episode where bart gets hooked on junk food and gets super unhealthy. Follow Will at @repatrroar on all social media Follow us at @blurst_oftimes Thanks to Dankmus for the theme music! Hosted by Geoffrey Gauchet - @animatedGeoff
53 minutes | 2 years ago
"King-Size Homer" vs "The Kid is All Right" w/ Andrew Polk
This week, L.A.-by-way-of-LA comedian Andrew Polk stops by to talk about his favorite classic episode, S07E07 "King-Size Homer". After that, we discuss his randomly-chosen modern episode S25E06 "The Kid is All Right". Along the way we talk about how watching TV has changed, the cultural divide between generations, racist right-wing morning radio DJs Walton & Johnson, and the future of The Simpsons. Special thanks to Dankmus for the theme music. Follow us on Twitter at @blurst_ofTimes
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