this american life

The Ira Glass/Terry Gross Sex Tape No One Asked For Is Hilarious

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There are a handful of podcasts I listen to on a regular basis, and NPR's "This American Life" with Ira Glass and "Fresh Air" with Terry Gross are two of them.

#SNL

You Can Finally Put Some Delicious Schweddy Balls In Your Mouth

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All the way back in 1998 Ana Gasteyer, Molly Shannon, and Alec Baldwin (as Pete Schweddy) starred in an SNL skit called <a href="http://snltranscripts.jt.org/98/98idish.phtml">The Delicious Dish</a>, in which they poked fun at NPR and introduced us all to Alec Baldwin's Schweddy Balls.

WAIT WAIT DON'T TELL ME

Bill Clinton Is Totally A Broney

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As you may have noticed, some people have gone a bit gaga over "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" -- which is a really good show -- and have made <a href="../music/2011/06/wu-tang-clan-beastie-boys-and-seinfeld-headline-the-best-of-my-little-pony-youtube-mashups/">funny song mashups</a> and <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/05/physical-impossibilities-in-my-little-pony-friendship-is-magic">A+ physics presentations</a> about the ponies.

Spotlight

Video: Adele’s Tiny Desk Concert For NPR

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=170180"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/adele">Adele's</a> raw, powerful voice draws emotion to the surface like a pump drawing oil from deep within the heart of the Earth.

NPR

Your Daily Funk – “Balcon De La Luna”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=154487"> I'm not sure if my father is to blame due to the incessant spins of  <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moonflower_%28album%29">Moonflower</a> growing up, but I've always been susceptible to the grooves emanating from a guitar.

#MLB

NPR Nancy Crying About Handshakes

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Last time we heard from Grandpa Munster lookalike Frank Deford, he was writing and blabbing for NPR about how <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/11/npr-nancy-boy-decries-trick-plays#page/1">trick plays are child abuse</a>.

SMOKE BREAK

So What Exactly Is A 360 Deal?

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/04/360-record-deals-look-to-become-the-norm"> The folks over at NPR have a question/answer column pertaining to the music industry and <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/360-record-deals">360 deals</a> was topic du jour.

TRICK PLAYS

NPR Nancy Boy Decries Trick Plays

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By now, if you have basic Internet, then you’ve seen the clip of Driscoll Middle School’s football team pulling a fast one on their opponents, and if you search “Driscoll Middle School” or even “trick play” on YouTube, you’ll get 400 pages of “Greatest Trick Play Ever” and various other verbal celebrations and tributes.

The Sea

CBR On NPR

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Since <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/01/video-mos-def-performs-umi-says-on-austin-city-limits">public television got some shine</a>, why can't LC's first love get some as well.

TV/Movies

“History In The Making…Once Again” – Obama To Appear On Leno

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President Obama sure has no qualms being a trailblazer as he is set to make <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2008/11/the-week-that-really-really-was">history</a> once again by appearing on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno this Thursday.

THE COOLER

2.13 The Cooler

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Marshette Williams Honoring J Dilla's Music and His Legacy [NPR] If You Laugh You're Going To Hell [Industry Shakedown] 29 Teams, 36 Potential Trades for Amare Stoudemire [Yardbarker] Juelz Santana XXL Outtakes [NR] I Would Totally Have Sex With This Plane [WL] Valentine's Day On a [...].


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