381: Thomas Middleditch, Justin Simien, Cold War Kids

"Silicon Valley" star Thomas Middleditch gets silly and waxes poetic on his days as a Dungeons & Dragons wizard… "Dear White People" creator Justin Simien tells us how to deal with a Northerner who says y'all… Two-fifths of Cold War Kids mix a sentimental playlist… and author Elena Passarello introduces us to Mozart's favorite pet. Plus, Thomas Jefferson saves the Library of Congress, a forgotten pioneer of American cuisine, and "coffin liquor."

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Speakeasy Special: Sasheer Zamata of ‘SNL,’ Danny Boyle, Gillian Jacobs

Give Tuesday a fun boost with this Speakeasy Special! This episode covers it all: Nerds, Steve Inskeep jokes, pizza crust etiquette... need we say more?

First up, you'll get a previously unaired slice from our interview with Gillian Jacobs. Then, hear a full dose of etiquette from our South by Southwest show with "Saturday Night Live" star Sasheer Zamata. Rico reminisces about the era when being a nerd wasn't cool (pantsing and wedgies are discussed). Plus, "T2 Trainspotting" director Danny Boyle explains why he can't get enough of the Young Fathers song "Only God Knows."

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350: Rashida Jones, Yo-Yo Ma, Tegan and Sara

Encore Broadcast: Multi-hyphenate Rashida Jones -- one of the forces behind TV's police farce "Angie Tribeca"-- comes bearing wisdom for 'overdogs'... Cello maestro Yo-Yo Ma gets existential... Pop sensations Tegan and Sara craft a party playlist that's frank -- and French... The man and myth behind the doughnut, as we know it... Photographing your dinner makes you happy?! Rico fact checks (with more doughnut)... Funny-person Negin Farsad ponders etiquette and 'other' questions... Plus, blessed jokes, magical chocolate, and your next favorite song!

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380: Aimee Mann, Hank Azaria, Jason Jones

Hank Azaria ("Brockmire") talks about baseball in at least five different voices... Aimee Mann disses tattoo copycats, sings about actual cats ... "Daily Show" expat Jason Jones -- now starring in "The Detour" -- relives the terrors of moving to New York City ... Molly Wood unveils the latest scholarship at the University of Utah -- for video game players ... and we learn how we've been using salt completely wrong. Plus, Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand makes a dinner party playlist for his pals, we toast a dry Niagara Falls, and we announce/lament the winner of Martini Madness!

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