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Nerdist Podcast: Muscles Ripley
Episode 523: Nerdist Podcast
Muscles Ripley
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Nerdist Podcast: Muscles Ripley

It’s some hostful fun to help you get through your week! Jonah tells a story that nearly kills Matt from laughter, Matt got a new bike, and Chris learns how to make proper eye contact! Also, Matt and Jonah are doing a live podcast of their own on June 5th in Phoenix!

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  1. ztb says:

    God, there better be a tshirt for muscles ripley

  2. michelle says:

    Jonah, you broke Matt!  Im late to the party but had a good time. 
    thanks for posting!
    and …bertmern… my thoughts exactly.

  3. mmaves says:

    Late to this podcast – but a shout out to Matt – I still have a VCR, and it exists only to play my original, un-remastered, Star Wars VHS copies (which remain my favorite childhood b-day present ever.)  They used to be played once a year, now – they, and the VCR are being saved to view on my deathbed.  I will meet my maker knowing Han shot first.

  4. Atticus says:

    Aw, you guys. Missed you :’)

  5. Jen says:

    @Matt I think the Italian soccer star you were talking about is Mario Balotelli. 

  6. David says:

    Not feeling the race jokes too much, but aside from that very entertaining! 

  7. jen says:

    I hope Matt and Jonah sing the theme song again for their new podcast 😛 

  8. Mentioning Rad and Inline skating in the same podcast? ARE YOU IN MY BRAIN?

  9. Dave says:

    My first DVD was The Usual Suspects

  10. matt spears says:

    skate board exploitation movie….
    Thrashin’ (1986) – ….
    speaking of Josh Brolin …. awesome terrible movie.
    hey Nonny Nonny!!

  11. dana says:

    oh, hostfuls. you make me lol and repel strangers <3

  12. Neb says:

    Holy laughities!  Best intro ever!  Still having aftershock laughs.

  13. Ray says:

    Love the shit out of Jonah for mentioning “Airborne”

  14. Joseph says:

    If Chris is going to Tokyo, most of the signs are in Romanji to help out foreigners.  Also, barely anybody speaks English in Tokyo, but the ones who do will want to talk with you as soon as they learn you’re from America.  

  15. Ryan Neal says:

    The movie “Rad” can be watched in it’s entirety on youtube.

    • pdpdpd says:

      It can?  I dunno. I tried, but couldn’t make it past 20min in.  As rad as I thought rad was when i was 8 or whatever, man, that movie did not age well.  Some things are better remembered than relived.

  16. DDuncan says:

    THANK YOU for this! I laughed OUT LOUD on the bus this morning. Hilarious!! I love the hostfuls!

  17. Arabrabbra says:

    SHOUT OUT TO AIRBORNE! God I love that movie. Taped it off of Showtime in the 90s and watched it until the tape wore out. Young Seth Green hahaha. SO BADLY GOOD. And SO 90s for a 90s child like myself.

  18. JetpackBlues says:

    @Chris: Hire Hannah Hart as your translator!
    An acquaintance who took many years of Japanese classes said that the 4th year was when everything was totally in Japanese.  Instructor would speak no English, etc.
    I know enough to be dangerous, but not useful.

  19. Brian says:

    Can you believe it?!

  20. Misty says:

    While it’s awesome that you three have been so incredibly busy in exciting things, I’m very happy to see a new hostful! As already stated, there’s nothing quite like hearing you three joke and laugh, and it makes the work day just a little less tedious. Glad I work from home, though–me busting out in laughter would not have been approved in my former cubicle world.

  21. Crispy Lips says:

    love hostful

  22. James says:

    Are you guys ever coming to Indianapolis? 

  23. Diplominator says:

    It was but it doesn’t exist anymore. There’s a more or less identical site called that is pretty fun, though.
    Hopefully I don’t look like an idiot because someone realized that after 13:54 in the podcast but the discussion seems like it’s moved on.

  24. Jen says:

    Yeah!  Thank You !  Another Hostful arrives just in time. Part of the sanity preservation service you may unknowingly provide. 

  25. I love these podcasts. It’s what I imagine having friends would be like.

  26. Wildride says:

    The trick will be to find a situation for the Live Challenge to have the subject relate to Bush Sr. and award “1000 points — Of light”.  Bonus points if the recipient is one of the scragglier comics and you can add “… For the homeless man.”

  27. Chris, here’s an idea for the extra day a week for hostfuls: Have the extra day be on Saturday, but it can only be used for hostfuls (NEVER for guests, then it’ll just become like every other day) and it’s an optional podcast. If you can do a hostful that week, great! We get a Saturday podcast! If you can’t, that’s also great! You have busy lives, it’s understandable, and there’s no Saturday podcast.

  28. NRK says:

    There is nothing I enjoy listening to more than when you guys lose it laughing at each other’s jokes.  It truly makes me laugh out load (and people in my office think there is something wrong with me).  This is going to the top of the re-listen pile.  Thanks for making my day!

  29. Jared says:

    “What else was Kevin Kline in?”Phoebe Cates!!!

  30. atomsmith says:

    YAY, IT’S MATT!  (also chris and jonah)

  31. Rebecca says:

    Going from what I see in the podcast description, is there any way to post Matt and Jonah’s live podcast as a bonus episode? I haven’t listened to the episode yet so maybe it has been answered but if not, I would love to hear an episode sans Chris (I hope no offense is taken, but there aren’t a lot of opportunities to hear the other two banter without him, aside from the odd episode where he needs to leave the room for a few minutes).